“Focus on labour-intensive sectors. When it comes to job creation, the composition of growth matters. India must prioritize the expansion and diversification of labour intensive over capital intensive sectors.”
In an interview with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) India, Sabina Dewan, President and Executive Director of JustJobs Network, talks about ways out of the employment crisis in India. She assesses the impact of COVID-19 and the role of governmental schemes to boost rural employment.