Unemployed or Unemployable

This is first of a two part blog highlighting the plight of the informal job sector in India and what needs to be done to mitigate the risk of a largely unemployable youth populace. In a recent survey conducted by the Ministry of Labour Relations, it was found that India despite being on an upward trajectory is still struggling to create more jobs and employers … Continue reading Unemployed or Unemployable

Indian Women: The dormant power

According to the ILO’s Global Employment Trends 2013 report , India’s labour force participation rate (LFPR) for women fell from just over 37 per cent in 2004-05 to 29 per cent in 2009-10 till 27.4 per cent in 2015-16. Out of 131 countries with available data, India ranks 11th from the bottom in female labour force participation. Data for these years throws up a worrying … Continue reading Indian Women: The dormant power