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Fostering India’s demographic dividend by upskilling
Jul 19, 2023

Fostering India’s demographic dividend by upskilling

Skilling India’s youth is a daunting task but by fixing some of the leakages in the pipeline, we can perhaps maximise our demographic dividend

Reskilling without a sunset clause
Jan 04, 2019

Reskilling without a sunset clause

Reskilling is all the rage as toilers of every creed scramble to upgrade skills so that they can remain valuable when tasks most suitable to machine l

Rethinking education and skilling in India
May 10, 2018

Rethinking education and skilling in India

Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity. – Aristotle

The need to rethink skilling India
Dec 07, 2017

The need to rethink skilling India

The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) must account for the possibility of interstate migration, rapid urbanisation and possible changes in the social fabric as populations react to new job opportunities.

The skilling gap
Jul 20, 2015

The skilling gap

The private sector can best fill the skilling gap. The information technology industry did this to grow and continues to do. Old economy companies in steel, cement, chemicals, engineering and construction are less willing to fund this public good. They complain that trained employees leave for better opportunities and skilling becomes a never-ending drain on company resources.

The Skilling Imperative in India: The Bridge Between Women and Work
Aug 14, 2023

The Skilling Imperative in India: The Bridge Between Women and Work

Equipping women with employable skills is a far greater challenge than skilling men, as most women in India work low-skill and low-paying jobs in the informal economy. It is a gap that needs to be addressed urgently, as skilling can expand work opportunities for women and increase their participation in the workforce. This brief analyses the participation of women in skills training programmes, underlining the biases that lead to women being trai

Upskilling the chip industry: Transforming human resource into human capital
Sep 12, 2022

Upskilling the chip industry: Transforming human resource into human capital

India needs to harness its unmatched talent pool by upskilling its workforce in the semiconductor domain to become the next R&D hub.

World Youth Skills Day 2022: Upskilling the youth of India
Jul 15, 2022

World Youth Skills Day 2022: Upskilling the youth of India

To address the skill deficit, India needs to extend high technical and vocational courses to improve employability.

BIMSTEC and the fourth industrial revolution: The role of technology in regional development
May 24, 2023

BIMSTEC and the fourth industrial revolution: The role of technology in regional development

After a hiatus of almost two decades, the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) appears poised to once again assume significance in regional affairs. The renewed vigour has already resulted in a fresh agreement on tangible areas of cooperation and ways of resuscitating the organisation. This brief examines the role that will be played by technology and digital skilling in BIMSTEC’s goals toward

Budget allocation for urban development expected to rise by 12 percent
Feb 10, 2024

Budget allocation for urban development expected to rise by 12 percent

The increase in funds allocated for improving the quality of life in urban areas by 12 percent, as pledged in the Interim Budget, is positively receiv

East to West: India’s migrant crisis looms large during COVID-19
Apr 20, 2020

East to West: India’s migrant crisis looms large during COVID-19

While India has numerous policies for social security when it comes to education, healthcare, skilling, food security and pensions — most of these s

How does the new SANKALP project fit into the evolving Skill India Mission?
Sep 25, 2019

How does the new SANKALP project fit into the evolving Skill India Mission?

If administrative features improve, SANKALP can definitely make a positive difference in the ever-evolving skilling landscape of the country.

India’s Rural Youth and SDGs: A case study on Kanchan Ben’s ‘tailored’ skills
Jul 15, 2022

India’s Rural Youth and SDGs: A case study on Kanchan Ben’s ‘tailored’ skills

India must upskill the rural youth through education programmes and skilling initiatives to enhance entrepreneurial abilities and employability.

Job creation, protection and equality: Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic
Jan 27, 2021

Job creation, protection and equality: Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic

India’s leap into the services and IT sector without first going through the appropriate growth models and methods of educating and skilling its ent

Mapping Skills: A Roadmap for India and the UAE
Jul 06, 2020

Mapping Skills: A Roadmap for India and the UAE

The presence of almost nine million Indian nationals in the Gulf region makes India a key source of human capital for the six GCC nations. The majority of these Indians are blue-collar workers engaged in low-paying jobs. As countries like the United Arab Emirates (UAE) move up the technology ladder, they are increasingly seeking workers with specific, certified skills. This report outlines a pilot project for the mapping, harmonisation and accred

Promoting female participation in urban India’s labour force
May 11, 2023

Promoting female participation in urban India’s labour force

The workforce participation rate of India’s women is significantly lower than that of the men; and amongst the women, the employment levels of urban women are lower than those of their rural counterparts. Using the findings of the 2018 Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS), released in 2019, this brief provides an overview of the current state of female labour force participation in urban India. It analyses data on vocational training and employm

Regression in Learning: The High Cost of COVID-19 for India’s Children
Aug 02, 2021

Regression in Learning: The High Cost of COVID-19 for India’s Children

This brief examines the education crisis that has affected close to 250 million children in India due to school closures implemented as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic. It underlines that the switch to remote learning has created a “regression in learning” that, while cutting across the entire socio-economic spectrum, has disproportionately affected the poor, and among them, the girls. This pandemic-induced education divide and learning l

Regulating fees will not improve quality of Indian HEIs
Dec 11, 2019

Regulating fees will not improve quality of Indian HEIs

India’s demographic dividend will pay off only if the youth are either enrolled in higher education programmes or made job-ready with effective skil

Tackling India’s unemployment problem: Services, skills, and symmetry
Apr 15, 2024

Tackling India’s unemployment problem: Services, skills, and symmetry

The Indian service sector necessitates the implementation of specific policies to guarantee the adoption of technology and upskilling to secure growth

The Crucial 60 Percent: Building the Commonwealth’s Youth Capital
Jul 17, 2023

The Crucial 60 Percent: Building the Commonwealth’s Youth Capital

Young people across the world today are facing multiple challenges: lost school years due to the pandemic-induced lockdowns, the looming climate crisis, increasingly dangerous virtual spaces, and food and energy security concerns triggered by the Ukraine-Russia conflict. This paper analyses the challenges facing the youths of the Commonwealth, where 60 percent of the combined population are under 30 years old, and explores the investments require

The great Indian exam debacle
Jul 21, 2017

The great Indian exam debacle

The “marks moderation” debate, which made headlines this summer, [1] resulted in a frenzied, but incomplete, media coverage. There has been litigation as well, stalling the declaration of high-school results of students of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE), and various state boards. This brief aims to demonstrate how the reliance on a simplistic metric—of a 101-

The just transition framework is unjust
May 01, 2023

The just transition framework is unjust

The current Just Energy Transition Partnerships framework does not work for India because it prioritises G7’s agenda and overlooks our specific energy transition needs and challenges

The PIE Index 2020-21: Measuring the Health of Primary and Secondary Education Systems in India
Jul 20, 2023

The PIE Index 2020-21: Measuring the Health of Primary and Secondary Education Systems in India

Education in India is compulsory and free for primary and middle school, yet about 20 percent of children aged 6-14 remain absent. Analysts offer various explanations for India’s continued challenges in ensuring universal basic education, including lack of access to schools and poor educational environment. In this context, an index measuring the health of the early education system can be a valuable tool. This paper devises a Performance, Infr

The Road to Inclusive Democracy: Measuring the Political Participation of Women in India (1951-2019)
Jul 20, 2023

The Road to Inclusive Democracy: Measuring the Political Participation of Women in India (1951-2019)

This paper analyses historical trends in women’s participation in Indian democracy as voters, contestants, and legislators, using data on state assembly elections between the first one in 1951, and 2019. The paper finds that India is witnessing a strengthening of its democracy as measured in terms of an unprecedented growth in the political participation of women in these three roles. In these 73 years of Indian democracy, the turnout of women

White House 2019 economic report puts a shine on AI and its meaning for the future of work: Top takeaways
May 14, 2019

White House 2019 economic report puts a shine on AI and its meaning for the future of work: Top takeaways

Policy makers are asked to worry deeply about how workers will deal with the costs of reskilling if they aren’t paid for the duration of the reskill

Women and water: Leveraging the potential of green jobs
Oct 13, 2023

Women and water: Leveraging the potential of green jobs

Many of the jobs created through large-scale programmes on water can be taken up by women as long as the skilling gap is addressed along with gender i

World Youth Skills Day 2022: Putting young India first
Jul 15, 2022

World Youth Skills Day 2022: Putting young India first

India has a formidable arsenal of digital skilling programmes for youth, but significant gaps remain, which are a cause of concern for young Indians,

एक लचीले (resilient) समाज के लिए पूंजी के रूप में देश की युवा आबादी!
Aug 16, 2022

एक लचीले (resilient) समाज के लिए पूंजी के रूप में देश की युवा आबादी!

एसडीजी की प्राप्ति के लिए लक्षित क्षेत्रों में युवाओं की

ऑस्ट्रेलिया: ऑनलाइन चाइल्ड सेफ्टी के मामले में नेतृत्वकारी भूमिका का प्रदर्शन
Sep 30, 2022

ऑस्ट्रेलिया: ऑनलाइन चाइल्ड सेफ्टी के मामले में नेतृत्वकारी भूमिका का प्रदर्शन

महामारी के समय ऑनलाइन बाल यौन उत्पीड़न और शोषण के मामलों �

कोरोनामुळे ‘स्टडी इन इंडिया’ला संधी
Jul 23, 2020

कोरोनामुळे ‘स्टडी इन इंडिया’ला संधी

कोरोनामुळे आज बरेच परदेशी विद्यार्थी अमेरिका आणि युरोपीय देशांकडे पाठ फिरवित आहेत. त्यामुळे या नव्या ऑनलाइन शिक्षणामध्ये 'स्टडी इन इंडिया'ला मोठी संधी आहे.

कौशल्य विकासासाठी नवा ‘संकल्प’?
Oct 01, 2019

कौशल्य विकासासाठी नवा ‘संकल्प’?

पूर्वीच्या कौशल्य विकास कार्यक्रमात अपयशी ठरलेल्या घटकांचे मूल्यमापन करून, कौशल्य विकासाचा वेग वाढविण्यासाठी केंद्र सरकारने ‘संकल्प’ हा प्रकल्प सुरू केला आहे. 

चिप उद्योग में कौशल विकास: मानव संसाधन को मानवीय पूंजी में बदलने की चुनौती…!
Sep 16, 2022

चिप उद्योग में कौशल विकास: मानव संसाधन को मानवीय पूंजी में बदलने की चुनौती…!

भारत के पास प्रतिभा का अथाह समंदर है. सेमीकंडक्टर के क्षे�

चिप उद्योगाचे कौशल्य आणि मानवी संसाधनाची प्रगती
Jul 28, 2023

चिप उद्योगाचे कौशल्य आणि मानवी संसाधनाची प्रगती

आगामी काळात भारत संशोधन आणि विकास केंद्र बनावा, याकरता सेमीकंडक्टर कार्यक्षेत्रात महत्त्वाच्या जबाबदाऱ्या स्वीकारण्यासाठी कर्मचाऱ्यांच्या गटांना प्रशिक्षित आणि वि�

चौकटीबाहेरच्या शिक्षणासाठी…
Jan 21, 2021

चौकटीबाहेरच्या शिक्षणासाठी…

शाळा-कॉलेजमध्ये मागे पडणाऱ्या मुलांसाठी व्यावसायिक शिक्षण असते, अशी भावना आपल्या समाजात रूढ आहे. तिला छेद देऊन नव्या शैक्षणिक धोरणाची अमलबजावणी व्हायला हवी.

जागतिक युवा कौशल्य दिन 2022: व्यावसायिक अभ्यासक्रमांचा विस्तार करणे आवश्यक
Apr 25, 2023

जागतिक युवा कौशल्य दिन 2022: व्यावसायिक अभ्यासक्रमांचा विस्तार करणे आवश्यक

कौशल्याची कमतरता भरून काढण्यासाठी, रोजगारक्षमता सुधारण्यासाठी भारताला उच्च तांत्रिक आणि व्यावसायिक अभ्यासक्रमांचा विस्तार करणे आवश्यक आहे.

तुलसी यरवेडा: टेक्नोलॉजी के ज़रिए सशक्तिकरण लाने वाली ‘किसानों की टीचर’
Oct 21, 2022

तुलसी यरवेडा: टेक्नोलॉजी के ज़रिए सशक्तिकरण लाने वाली ‘किसानों की टीचर’

तुलसी ने छोटे किसानों को टेक्नोलॉजी का लाभ उठाने में मदद �

दिल्ली सरकारी शाळेतील पोरं हुश्शार!
Jul 20, 2020

दिल्ली सरकारी शाळेतील पोरं हुश्शार!

दिल्लीतील खासगी शाळांच्या निकालाची टक्केवारी ९२.२ टक्के एवढी आहे, तर सरकारी शाळांची टक्केवारी ९७.९२ टक्के आहे. सरकारी शाळांचे हे यश क्रांतिकारी आहे.

देश: महिला श्रमशक्ति और ई-श्रम पोर्टल – एक अचानक सी उभरती प्रवृत्ति का उदय!
Jul 31, 2023

देश: महिला श्रमशक्ति और ई-श्रम पोर्टल – एक अचानक सी उभरती प्रवृत्ति का उदय!

अनपेक्षित रूप से, जैसा की सबसे पहले अपेक्षित था, पुरुषों क

नव्या शैक्षणिक धोरणाची दिशा
Aug 21, 2020

नव्या शैक्षणिक धोरणाची दिशा

नवे शैक्षणिक धोरण आत्ताच्या समस्या सोडवण्याचा प्रयत्न करत असले तरी, दशकाच्या अखेरीपर्यंत तरी ते अंमलबजावणीच्या टप्प्यात पोहचेल का, याविषयी शंका वाटते.

निर्मला कुमारी: मोबाइल वाणी वाली ‘बड़ी दीदी’
Oct 13, 2022

निर्मला कुमारी: मोबाइल वाणी वाली ‘बड़ी दीदी’

किशोरी केंद्र में निर्मला ने लगभग 50 लड़कियों को पढ़ाया, ज�

प्रिया प्रकाश माली: समुदायों को कल्याणकारी योजनाओं से जोड़ने का प्रयास!
Oct 22, 2022

प्रिया प्रकाश माली: समुदायों को कल्याणकारी योजनाओं से जोड़ने का प्रयास!

प्रिया ये तय कर चुकी है कि वो अपने समुदाय के लोगों की ज़िं�