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India needs 100 million new jobs by 2026 for country's growth: PwC

80% of the new employment requirements over the next decade would arise in the 10 states

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With a rapidly rising working age population, India would need about 100 million jobs till 2026, a recent study has revealed. Of these, around 80 per cent or 78 million jobs would be needed to be generated in just 10 states. 

PwC has released the report on Nagarik (citizen), a platform, which intends to create a synergy among states, entrepreneurs, corporate houses with market linkages and finance companies at the district level, and generate employment at the local level. 

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First Published: Oct 31 2018 | 8:52 PM IST

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