Re-imagining education and skilling10 min read 16 Dec 2016, 03:30 AM IST
Estimates suggest that 80% of the people joining the workforce are unemployable; so, higher education in India requires a significant rethink
At a recent roundtable on the future of employment in India, each participant was asked to bring an object that represented their outlook on the subject. To everyone’s amazement, a renowned JNU economist brought a knife. He explained that if India continues to witness its historical pattern of employment, our streets may soon be taken over by unemployed youth brandishing knives!
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