Budget 2018: India’s official unemployment at 5% is not an illusion; everybody who wants a job has a job, they just don’t have the wages they want. However, the time is here for big changes in Union Budget 2018; no more a 10-year plan can be 10 one year plans.
Labour laws have to be calibrated away from job protection and towards job creation, if India is to do justice to its youth.
Innovation, quality improvement and quantity expansion in education is held back by the lack of separation of the regulator, service provider and policy-maker.
Getting our youth a decent job is the final verdict of success of all our skilling initiatives
Raising wages by rigging minimum wages is like treating obesity by mandating small sizes
We must make efforts to strike a balance between skills and education