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With more young adults entering higher education and increasing job aspirations not matching their educational profile, the new National Employment Policy must accommodate for these trends. Discuss.

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment.

4. With more young adults entering higher education and increasing job aspirations not matching their educational profile, the new National Employment Policy must accommodate for these trends. Discuss. (250 words)

Difficulty level: Moderate

Reference: Live Mint

Why the question:

The government is in the process of setting up an expert committee for drafting a National Employment Policy. Its goal is to enable productive and sufficient job creation, a task that has proven elusive.

Key Demand of the question:

To write about the factors that needs to be addressed in the new National Employment Policy.

Directive word:

Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you must debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You must give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Begin by elaborating with facts regarding more adults entering higher education and their increasing job aspirations.

Body:

Write about the various factors to be addressed by the policy such as creating opportunities that rightly match the profile of the youth at the same time meeting the needs of the industries and also ensuring retention. Also mention about employability factor of the graduates and the college-industry linkage to be created. Further, mention the trend of startups and entrepreneurs and hoe the policy can aid them.

Conclusion:

Conclude by stating that the new policy must reverberate the present needs of the youth looking to have a stable and satisfactory job.