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India joins Reskilling Revolution Initiative at World Economic Forum as a Founding Member

On January 22, 2020, India joined Reskilling Revolution initiative of World Economic Forum. It helps economies to adopt o changes being introduced by Fourth Industrial Revolution. Highlights India joined the Reskilling Revolution Initiative launched at the World Economic Forum as founding member. The other founding members include US, UAE, Russia, Pakistan, France and Brazil. The ..

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UN report on Global Unemployment released

The United Nations specialized agency International Labour Organization in its report has mentioned that Global Unemployment is projected to rise by 2.5 million in 2020. The report also mentions that about 165 million people will not have enough paid work and 120 million people will be either searching for work or jobs or otherwise lack ..

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Global Social Mobility Index launched at World Economic Forum: India ranks 76th

On January 20, 2020, the World Economic Forum released the Social Mobility Index. The index measures social mobility of the population world wide. What is Social Mobility? Social Mobility is the upward or downward movement of an individual in personal circumstances in relation to their parents. The countries’ social mobility was measured based on following ..

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MoSPI: Unemployment rates fall in second quarter

The National Statistics Office working under Ministry of Statistcs and Programme Implementation released its Quarterly Bulletin on November 23, 2019. The report presented the unemployment status, Labor Force Participation Rate, The urban unemployment rate fell to the lowest in the last 4 quarters. It was 9.3% between January and March, 2019 (2nd Quarter, Q2). In ..

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Why Indian Daughters are at Disadvantage?

In India caring for elderly parents is considered a moral, cultural and religious duty. But married daughters are exempt from this responsibility, as once married, they form “a part of the family” they marry into, and as daughters-in-law, are more responsible for looking after the in-laws than their own parents. Moreover, even the parents consider ..

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