INDIA SKILL DEVELOPMENT

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There'll Be A Billion-Plus Job-Seekers By 2050, So Get Yourself Skilled NOW

This isn't just a catchy headline meant to shock you, though that would be a justified reaction. If you are 25 years old, have graduated from a reputed institute in a traditional higher education discipline and are looking for a job, you may not be handed one on a platter any time soon. You may be cushioned within the famous Indian demographic that is supposed to yield a "dividend", but unlike what you've been reading everywhere, this does not guarantee you employment.
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10 Roadblocks On The Path To A Skilled India

Skill development is one of the essential ingredients for India's future economic growth. Knowing this, the government is striving to initiate and achieve skill development of the working population via vocational education, skill training and other upcoming learning methods. Yet, as we have seen through years of umpteen policies, large-scale skill training is no easy feat. Here are 10 challenges that may prove a deterrent to achieving the goal of a skilled India.