No country that runs a government-driven system for technical and vocational education and training has been successful in doing so.
Spending on Housing for All, road construction and other infrastructure projects is likely to create jobs, but it remains to be seen whether this alone will be enough.
Relieving the cash constraints of the poor is a critical way forward in the light of the high dependence of the poor upon non-institutional lenders.
Countries such as Malaysia are winning business at India’s expense, resulting in lost revenue, accolades, profits and taxes.
The number of people needing technical and vocational education is at least 20 million per year, but the system is barely churning out 5 million per year.