Automakers, component manufacturers and dealers had already cut 350,000 jobs.
Year-on-year basis the online hiring demand witnessed 16 per cent growth H1 2019 compared to H1 2018.
Company had announced an investment plan of Rs 4,000 crore in to ramp up manufacturing of its smartphones in India.
Auto sales declining for ninth straight month, more auto manufacturers are laying off workers and temporarily halting production.
Parle is not the only food product company to have flagged slowing demand.
After coming to power, Trump has imposed 25 per cent import tariff on Chinese products worth USD 250 billion.
The current decline of the automotive industry can be credited to various factors.
The sector has already culled 3.5 lakh jobs since April.
Automakers, parts manufacturers and dealers have laid off about 350,000 workers since April.
286 showrooms were closed across 271 cities in the 18-month period ended April this year.