Unemployment in India

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  • Topic: Unemployment, Economics, Economy
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Unemployment means that while the people are willing to work, they have no work to do. The most important reasons of India’s poverty and backwardness are her problem of unemployment. It is pity to see a long queue of young persons, who have devoted ten to sixteen precious years of their lives to their studies standing before the employment exchange office. They are unemployed and longing to get a petty job to earn their bread. Is it not shocking and surprising that the years they spent in getting education proved just a sheer waste of time and made them idle gossiper, hater of physical labor and slave of comforts. We will not find carpenters, shoemakers, tailors or even barbers in this queue of employment searchers. This clearly shows the failure of modern educational system and insolvency of our policy makers. So if we really want to solve the unemployment problem, the educational system must be made job oriented. Now our country does not need only clerks, she is in need of persons who can serve her by their physical and mental skill. There is urgent need of revolutionizing the whole educational system so that it can cope with the new demands of our free country. Unemployment means that while the people are willing to work, they have no work to do. The most important reasons of India’s poverty and backwardness are her problem of unemployment. The advancement in modern technology has invented such machines, robots and computers which can perform the work of thousands of persons alone. These machines need only one o two operators and thus they snatch bread from the hands of thousands of persons. So this type of technical advancement has also increased the problem of unemployment. Our government should adopt the automation in such a wise way that can solve this problem. Government should give due importance to small scale industries, cottage industries, ad labor intensive industries. These industries must be given financial aid, raw material and sales facilities by...
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