NGO Initiatives: Non-Governmental Organisations Initiatives



Globalisation, that is, the opening up of economy (Chenoy 2013) and the implementation of neo-liberal economic policies in the 1990s created new waves in all the sectors in India. Especially, it generated workforce demand in manufacturing and service sectors like retail, media, automobile, hospitality, healthcare, IT and ITES, medical transcription, aviation and marketing. The market required skilled human power to function effectively. The 11th five year plan envisioned to provide skill training to potential employers by strengthening the existing infrastructure and creating proper institutional mechanism to address the needs of the market.


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  1. 1.School of Gender and Development StudiesIndira Gandhi National Open UniversityNew DelhiIndia

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