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Education challenges of employment

India suffers from a poorly educated workforce that is confined to poor quality jobs. Most employment is informal and in the unorganised sector

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Mahesh Vyas
Most of the employed persons in India are poorly educated. The maximum education of a bulk of those employed in India is high school graduation. As of Sept­em­ber-December 2022, nearly 40 per cent of the workforce (we use the term to represent those who are employed) were high school graduates. The maximum educa­t­ion achieved by them was bet­ween the 10th and 12th standards.
 
India suffers from a poorly educated workforce that is confined to poor quality jobs. Most employment is informal and in the unorganised sector. This is not new. But India is still unable to solve this old problem.
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First Published: Jan 30 2023 | 11:59 PM IST

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