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The you may not know INDIA 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 71% or 770 million people are below 35 years of age. Indians are young. 29 million 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 kindergarten and class 10+2. India has 970,000 schools, China has 1,800,000. 6% are the ones that cross the 10+2 stage, (Educational 'Line of Control') 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 GDP enhancement. 72% of all graduates from the 15,600 colleges are Arts graduates. Balance 28% in Science, Commerce, Engineering, I.T., Medical, Law, Management and special subjects. While 95% of the world youth between 15 to 35 years of age learn a vocation , a skill or a trade , 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 VET training! 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 international standards! Information Technology, Software or I.T. is the only exception , 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, 1% are Government jobs, 2% are in the 'organized sector' and the balance 97% in the 'unorganized sector' Out of our 430 million workforce, 94% work in the 'unorganized sector' and about 6% in the 'organized sector'. 1.7%
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