you may not know
or 770 million people are below 35 years of age. Indians
people are born every year, 10 million die per year,
population increase 1.8% per year.
90% to 94% drop out rate
of children (including those who
never went to school) between
India has 970,000 schools, China has 1,800,000.
are the ones that cross the 10+2 stage,
which is our so called educated youth, go in for a
regular college degree which may not be very relevant in today's
context for the sake of employment generation and National
of all graduates from the 15,600 colleges are
Arts graduates. Balance 28%
in Science, Commerce,
Engineering, I.T., Medical, Law, Management and special
of the world youth between 15 to 35 years of age
, with a choice of 2,500
vocational education and training (VET) programs, we in India
have only identified about 71 trades, after 58 years of
Independence and hardly 2% of the population goes for formal
India has 11,000 ITI's and VET schools, China has 500,000
senior secondary vocational eduacation and training schools.
We can get engineers and MBA's in India but no carpenters,
plumbers, drivers, repairmen and other skilled personnel as per
Information Technology, Software or I.T. is the only
, possibly due to 50,000 or more private I.T. training
centers spread across the country.
is only 1.5% of the world's GDP. India's present
share is about 5%. For rapid economic growth and employment
generation we need to concentrate on the balance
95% of the
and make it world class.
300* million unemployed / employable age*
and only 45
million have actually registered with employment offices with
little or no hope of getting employment (our estimates)*.
Of all new employment generated,
are Government jobs,
are in the 'organized sector' and the balance
Out of our 430 million
work in the 'unorganized
sector' and about
in the 'organized sector'.