Indian graduates in a jobless dilemma

Government faces challenges in balancing a growing population of educated youths and unemployment.

    India boasts one of the world's fastest growing economies, and a large young population.

    But its government is facing major challenges creating jobs.

    Academic rather than skill-based subjects are being taught in a majority of schools, and that is hurting students' ability to compete in the global market.

    Al Jazeera's Prerna Suri reports from Kolkata.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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