Assertion (A): Unemployment leads to wastage of manpower resources.
Reason (R): Increase in unemployment is an indicator of depressed economy.
(a) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
(b) Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
(c) (A) is true but (R) is false.
(d) (A) is false but (R) is true.

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The correct answer of the question is A

Unemployment generates no resource and in this way, manpower gets converted into a liability in spite of the asset. Unemployment affects the overall growth of development. It develops despair and hopelessness among youth. In this way, unemployment increases and makes the economy depressed.

(a) Unemployment leads to wastage of manpower resources.
(b) People who are an asset for the economy turn into a liability.
(c) There is a feeling of hopelessness and despair among the youth.\
(d) People do not have enough money to support their family. Inability of educated people who are willing to work, to find gainful employment, implies a great social waste.
(e) Unemployment tends to increase the economic overload.

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