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Thirty thousand youth join the job market every day, Gandhi said, but the government creates only 500 jobs a day

Ashish Sharma 

Ashish Sharma At a recent interaction with students and faculty of the University of California in the US, Congress Vice-president Rahul Gandhi said joblessness was a serious problem confronting India. Thirty thousand youth join the job market every day, Gandhi said, but the government creates only 500 jobs a day. Roughly 12 million young people enter the Indian job market every year, he added. What he missed, however, was the fact that it becomes very difficult in the digital age to create jobs, because the technological system within which we live replaces humans with machines in order to promote more ...

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First Published: Fri, September 22 2017. 23:02 IST
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