GURGAON: In 2006, a World Bank report on skill development and vocational training in India spelt it out for all - "The relative supply of workers with technical/vocational skills has declined. This may be due to the fact that workers with technical/vocational qualifications do not have the skills that meet the labour market needs - often because of the poor quality of training provided."
The major industrial cities of the country, like Gurgaon, have seen an upsurge in their younger demographic, along with a parallel decline in employability. There are more hands available, yet not enough skills. The job market has no doubt expanded, but the number of people fit enough to work has been steadily depleting. "Currently, we have enough jobs, with new industries coming into Gurgaon, and many new estates coming up around the city," said M K Sharma, an industrialist. Read more
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