GS-III: Issues Related to Unemployment

Throw some light on the types of unemployment that exists in a developing economy like India.

The unemployment refers to the situation where individuals who are willing and available for work are unable to find employment. Various Types: Open unemployment Willing to work, available but unable to find. Disguised Unemployment Though seemingly employed but labour productivity ..

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There is an increasing trend of reserving jobs for locals in the private sector by several states in India. Throw some lights on the arguments given by states and issues associated with such policies.

In the recent past, there have been series of steps by several state governments in reserving jobs for locals in the private sector. E.g. Andhra Pradesh has reserved 80% jobs for the locals, Haryana government has reserved 75% jobs for ..

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Highlight the fundamental reasons behind the employment problem that India is facing currently. Also, suggest a way forward.

Unemployment is defined as a situation when a person actively searching for employment is unable to find work. It is often used as a measure of the health of the economy. According to recent data from the Center for Monitoring ..

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The skill India mission of the government of India faces a 3E challenge, Education, Employment & Employability. Discuss and suggest measures to overcome these challenges.

Indian population has the advantage of being one of the youngest in the world. The focus on skilling the young Indian population began with a structural policy change with the Skill India mission in 2016. 3E challenge: Education: With an ..

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Examine the trends in unemployment rates across various religious groups in the light of Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) data by Ministry of Minority Affairs.

The Ministry of Minority Affairs has placed the data from the Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) related to unemployment rates across various religious groups. Trends across Religious Groups The 2017-18 PLFS had pegged the unemployment rates at 5.8% for rural male, ..

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Giving suitable examples, critically discuss why a thriving food processing industry has potential to address the unemployment crisis in India.

Food processing Industry transforms the agricultural produce into intermediary or ready to use products. Food processing industry is the sunrise industry having immense potential to address the unemployment crisis haunting the country because: India’s favorable location has made it possible ..

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