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Shortage of skilled workers: a paradox of the Indian economy

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As a country endowed with labour, India's situation is at best ironic. On the one hand, domestic economic growth has created huge employment demand and job opportunities, while on the other, a shortage of skills is making more people unemployable. What adds to the irony is that there are 17 central government ministries that offer skill development initiatives through school education, institutes of higher learning and specialised vocational training institutes. The large size of the populati...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
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Publisher:
ESRC Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE) Publisher's website
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SKOPE Research Paper
Place of publication:
http://www.skope.ox.ac.uk/publications
Publication date:
2012-01-01
ISSN:
1466-1535
Paper number:
111 November 2012
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English
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2013-05-09

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