Indians Building the Future of India’s Workforce: This chapter explores concrete examples of how certain platforms pioneered by ordinary Indians are helping the country encash its demographic dividend, while also facilitating the entry of those often ignored, or left out of the formal workforce. It examines a range of exceptional ideas, policies, and trends that advocate for investing in talent and gives an acute sense of the work that goes behind providing people with the necessary skills to find quality jobs.
Author: Rinchen Norbu Wangchuk
Edited by: Divya Sethu & Tanaya Singh
Source material for figures and facts cited in ‘Key Takeaways’
'UNIFIED SKILL INDIA DIGITAL PLATFORM TO BE LAUNCHED TO EXPAND DIGITAL ECOSYSTEM FOR SKILLING'; Published on 1 February 2023 courtesy Press Information Bureau, Government of India
'Post-pandemic job recovery for Indian women slower than men: Report' by Nupur Dogra; Published on 22 February 2023 courtesy Business Standard
'Skilling India — Here's how the govt's new emphasis could turn our demographic dividend into reality' by Chhavi Banswal; Published on 15 February 2023 courtesy CNBC TV-18
'The enduring sexism of India’s tech industry' by Raksha Kumar; Published on 1 November 2022 courtesy Rest of World