Does more skilling lead to more jobs

  • Skill India was launched on 15th July with the objective of providing skill training to about 400 million people by the year 2022.
  • As per the latest Annual Employment & Unemployment Survey, 6.8% of people have received vocational training among which 4% were informally trained and 2.8% were formally trained.
  • Research shows states that have the highest percentage of people receiving vocational training also have the highest unemployment rates.
  • Overall, out of 5 million people who were trained by National Skill Development Corporation during 2010-2015, only 1.5 million were placed.

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