With 356 million 10-24-year-olds, India has the world’s largest youth population.
“Young people are the innovators, creators, builders and leaders of the future. But they can transform the future only if they have skills, health, decision-making, and real choices in life."
The huge unemployment among youth due to lack of skills and poverty is a long term challenge for India.
How to we fix the challenge?
The specific objectives are
To examine the pattern of youth development (employment, appropriate education, skill development and awareness about health) differentials linked with poverty in India.
To know the extent of youth economic engagement in the development of India and its States.
The wealth index clearly shows that the lower the economic condition of the household, the more disadvantaged the youth.
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