India’s economy has not been creating enough formal jobs to absorb the country’s large and growing youth population. Forces such as technology, restructuring of trade into global value chains, climate change, and now the pandemic, are altering the labour market in unprecedented ways and are exacerbating the employment challenge.
For India’s G20 Presidency, employment and employability must be a priority
During its G20 Presidency, India has a unique opportunity to inform the agenda toward issues of employment and employability. The JustJobs Network will serve as a knowledge partner to the Ministry of Labour and Employment to provide critical research support on labour and employment issues.