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Author archive: Kamal Chaudhary

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A new policy perspective: Time to explore careers other than academics
August 21, 2017
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A new policy perspective: Time to explore careers other than academics
Starting our journey to prepare, attain and demonstrate academic ability (whether we are meant for it or not is a separate question) since childhood, most of our parents at one point or the other had exploited us by waking up early in the morning in the name of “good for our future”, no matter whether […]
Social Sciences
Unemployed Youth: “Invisible Hands” or “Empty Hands” ?
December 26, 2015
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Unemployed Youth: “Invisible Hands” or “Empty Hands” ?
High Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rates during most of the years since 1990s have encouraged the optimistic projections about India’s future economic growth. Juxtaposing mass of “skilled”, “English-speaking” knowledge workers with other key economic elements like macroeconomic stability, a well-developed financial sector, diversified IT sector etc.; India can indeed harness the benefits of this […]
Social Sciences
Transition to Labour Market: Grumpy Journey of Youth with “Dead-end” Exit Points
December 23, 2015
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Transition to Labour Market: Grumpy Journey of Youth with “Dead-end” Exit Points
It was my last semester in the college, sitting in the canteen full of people– indeed an overly noisy place but I could still feel the vacuum as I was lost thinking about career path to be taken. In fact, my thoughts were moving like pendulum between “further education enrolment” and “labour market entry”; direly […]