Category: General Awareness

General Awareness

Unaffordable:Higher education in India

According to data from the National Sample Survey (NSS), 2014 as many as 44.81 million — 16.6 per cent male and 9.5 per cent female —Indian undergraduate students aged between 18 and 24 are too poor to pursue higher education. According to the 2016 All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) report of the ministry of human resources and development (MHRD) as many …

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MOOC: A new way of learning

What is MOOC? Providing free online courses available for anyone to enroll, MOOCs is described as an “affordable and flexible way to learn new skills, advance career and deliver quality educational experiences at scale”. While traditional courses charge tuition, carry credit and limit enrollment to a few dozen to ensure interaction with instructors, the MOOC …

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PwC debuts in India’s educational business

PwC(PricewaterhouseCoopers) is the second largest professional service firm in the world.It is among four big auditors of the world. PwC is present in 157 countries, 756 locations and more than 223,000 people work for it. About 22% of its workforce is from Asia, 26% from North America and 32% from Western Europe. Global revenue of …

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India needs human resource planning

Human Resource Planning means the task of matching people’s skills to the nation’s human resource requirement so as to provide productive job opportunities is a gigantic, yet the most vital thing for maintaining economic and social stability in the economy.Human Resource Planning has been on the forefront in the minds of Indian Planners ever since …

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Problems faced by the Indian Employer

India is the second most populous country in the world and it is rich in the human resource capital. Every year lakhs of students complete their studies and are ready to become potential employees.the main concern in the minds of the students is that whether they will get a satisfactory job or not .Every employee and students are …

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Need of Empowering Indian Youth

Youth is a period of becoming independent from being dependent. India is a nation where 65% of the population falls under 35 age group which makes it a large young nation. About 34% of the Indian Gross National Income is contributed by youth. Youth has a potential to help India on a global scale it just needs a …

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India needs more wage employment and good self-employment

India is becoming a gig economy( an economy which is not dependent on the permanent job) about 75% of our labor force meet the same criteria.In U.S 31% of the workers are part of the gig economy which means India is way ahead of U.S, but this not good. Self-employment in India is not a …

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Self-Employed Vs Entrepreneur

This article is an outcome of my curiosity.As I was reading an article about the impact of entrepreneurship on Indian economy.Suddenly a question popped in my mind that, Is self-employment and entrepreneurship is one and the same thing? Let’s find out Entrepreneurs and the self-employed are the two distinct variations of business owners. Who is Self-Employed? …

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Why women’s workforce participation in India is dropping?

Do you know that? Women’s workforce participation in India is the lowest among BRICS nations.You will be shocked to know that even Somalia do better than us in this case. In 2011 the workforce participation rate was 25.5%.In rural India, women workforce participation was 30% whereas in urban India it was 15%. Economist and sociologist …