Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.
6) Do you agree that India’s employment crisis calls for more government expenditure in education, adequate training? Critically comment by weighing the success of the skill India program in the context of the statement.(250 words)
Why this question:
The article weighs the success of Skill India program amidst the job crisis India is facing.
Key demand of the question:
One should bring out the gaps in education system, skill development and employability in the country and the causes and consequences of it.
Critically comment – When asked to analyse, you have to examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them as a whole in a summary. When ‘comment’ is suffixed or prefixed to a directive, we have to express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form an overall opinion thereupon.
Structure of the answer:
In brief explain the issue.
First explain why is the issue, despite having all the programs in place why can’t the job crisis situation be addressed in the country.
Explain the underlying causes – the fact that demography brings a dividend only if the youth is trained properly. Without proper training, instead of benefits, the country gets massive joblessness.
Analyse the problems with skill development programs in the country.
Suggest solutions to overcome.
Conclude with way forward.