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The Problem of Skilling India

Context According to the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), the unemployment rate reached 34% among the 20-24 year-olds in the first quarter of 2019 — it was 37.9% among the urban lot. At least eight million new job seekers enter the job market every year. In 2017, only 5.5 million jobs had been created, and the situation… Continue reading The Problem of Skilling India

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Skill India Mission

According to government estimates, more than 1.04 Crore youth have been trained under the Skill India Mission in the year 2015-16 which is 36.8% higher than the previous year’s recorded data. Key facts: In the current arrangement, 60% of the trainings are directly under Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship while 40% are across other… Continue reading Skill India Mission