demographic dividend

Economic Survey 2016-17: Observations on Demographic Dividend

February 14, 2017

Demographic Dividend refers to a demographically linked economic boost caused by a rise in the working age population {15-59 years or in some cases 15-64 years} and consequent drop in the dependency ratio. A country is expected to reap the demographic dividend when share of its working...

Challenges to Skill Development in India

May 2, 2015

By 2022, India will have the maximum number of working age population in the world; however, skilling has been a roadblock to reap this opportunity. What are the reasons and what can be done to bridge the skilling gap in the country? Discuss.

Overemphasis on services sector

January 21, 2014

“Overemphasis on services and neglect of the manufacturing sector can turn India’s demographic dividend into disaster.” Comment.