INDIA: The next ‘Skill Capital’ of the world?

The Development of every country lies in the foundation of its young population

India stands out amongst most crowded nations of the world due to its youthful residents. By 2022, about 70 % of the country’s population might be of the working age. Skill training is the first priority of the government due to the existing working populace. Unskilled labor in a technologically advancing world has from a bare minimum to no value. Around 2.3% of the workforce in the nation, has formal skill training. The dream of changing India’s unskilled workforce into skilled will be dealt with a heavy competition from existing skilled labor of developed and developing countries. The government has to additionally consider that more than 5 million students drop out of the training framework every year. The students who complete their training face issues in the industry sector as high dropout rate after employment has also been observed.

CSR’s – A ray of hope

The task of building skill development opportunities for the youth cannot be accomplished by the government alone. Regardless of how huge the assigned budget is, the administration needs to finds a way to join hands with the private sector, to bring about a positive change in the numbers of unskilled labourers. Continue reading “INDIA: The next ‘Skill Capital’ of the world?”

3 Stories of Change: By The NGO

India has a population of 1.324 billion as of 2016. With the advancement in medical science and technology over the years, the population is going to increase exponentially. Living in a country which is highly populated offers its own issues. Employment being one of the primary aspects to consider. As technology develops, a decrease in demand for unskilled labour is observed. Technology, at times, serves as a boon and a bane but if the disadvantages of technology development are tackled, one can see effective growth in the economy of the country. Therefore, for technology to develop, the people need to be better skilled.

The Non-Government Organisations (NGO’s) of today have recognised the need for skilled labour. They have targeted the rural villages of the city where majority of the unskilled and unemployed population resides. These individuals have come to the city in search of employment from their respective rural villages and have not been able to get better prospects than doing unskilled jobs in the same communities they reside. Their children will follow their footsteps if no intervention is provided. This is where the following NGO’s among others have taken a call and introduced various skill development programs within the rural communities of the city.

Bringing the change:

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5 Stories Of Change: By The Corporate


India’s populace is immense at 1.21 billion. It is expanding at a rate of 17% and is turning quickly into a worldwide economy. India is one of the most youthful nations on the planet, with the extent of the workforce in the age group of 15-59 years increasing consistently. Be that as it may, by and by, just 2% of the aggregate workforce of India has gone through an aptitude preparation. India has an incredible chance to meet the future demands of the world – India can turn into the overall sourcing center point for a talented workforce. The difficulties for the country get amplified, though, as it needs to connect with a million or more of the workforce-prepared populace while confronting a constantly-expanding movement of work, from agribusiness to assembling and administrations. With the administration propelling various plans to engage this youthful workforce, the difficulties amplify as there is a requirement for a compelling execution of these plans at a grassroot level, with a rise of cooperation from every single partner concerned.

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Industries, NGO’s & The Government: The Connecting Dots

The huge chain of networks that exists in everyone’s life is bound by a pattern of dots – the dots to connect different relations, different emotions, different choices, and different preferences, which come together to complete you as a person of unique identity.

Not beating around the bush, let’s understand the concept of dots! The learning process in India has always been complex, where there is an idea of a network, but lack of implementation. The need for change requires this idea to transform into a well-defined concept, tagged as an ecosystem, where the dots are the key stakeholders, each of them placed at different positions with different sets of responsibilities that can have completely different reactions in the building of a new, sustainable ecosystem, if connected in the correct pattern.

It’s not always about the goal, sometimes it’s about the role!

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