Other Official / Governmental Programmes: Government Initiatives for Preparing Youth for the World of Work

  • Ganapathy Palanithurai


Vocational Education and Training (VET) is gaining currency among the policy makers as they visualize VET will help improving economy, employment, and income, increase productivity and reduce social tension and unrest in the present context (Gill et al. 2000). More specifically, it is being viewed as a strategy to achieve demographic dividend. Much of the debate, discourse and analysis in India is linked with meeting the requirements of industry and service sectors. But, much attention has not been given at the ground level for realistic action to translate the intention of the policy makers into reality.


Gross Domestic Product Skill Training Skill Development Skill Education Training Institution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Political Science and Development AdministrationGandhigram Rural Institute - Deemed UniversityGandhigramIndia

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