India’s big problem of low-quality employment

GS Paper 3 Source: Indian Express Direction: Go through it once. Try to understand the trend. No need to remember data/facts. Context:  A report titled “Impact Assessment Study of the Labour Reforms” was published recently, it analysed labour reforms conducted in Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Jharkhand, and Uttar Pradesh during the period 2004-05 …

Youth employment deteriorated in India: ILO report

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Employment   Directions: Note down a few data points Source: The Hindu Context: India experienced severe working-hour and employment losses in 2020 and 2021, and Indian youth employment deteriorated in 2021 compared to 2020, according to the Global Employment Trends for Youth 2022 report released by the International Labour Organization. The …

Issues with India’s public examination System

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Government Policies and intervention   Source: Indian Express Context: Editorial by Varun Gandhi in which he highlighted how the recruitment process for some government posts never ends. It’s diminishing the demographic dividend. As per CMIE data, India needs to create 20 million jobs annually Direction: Non-political articles by Varun Gandhi are …

Prime Minister Employment Generation Program (PMEGP):

GS Paper 2: Syllabus: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.   Context: The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises has approved the extension of the Prime …

Skill development is no longer a matter of choice. It is an imperative to adapt, survive and succeed as it plays a pivotal role in employment and livelihood. Examine the changes that are needed to the India’s skill development model.

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 5. Skill development is no longer a matter of choice. It is an imperative to adapt, survive and succeed as it plays a pivotal role in employment and livelihood. Examine the changes that are needed to the India’s skill development …