Child Labour: A Serious Social Issue

Everywhere in India, be it rural or urban area, there are children begging in the streets; even small children are cleaning the coaches of trains and the aisles of buses, asking for coins. I once needed help moving my scooter in the parking lot. It was late night and there weren’t any people inside the parking area. I noticed a small boy (apparently a cleaner) … Continue reading Child Labour: A Serious Social Issue

Uniform Civil Code- A Threat to Pluralistic Fabric of India.

Uniform Civil Code- A Threat to Pluralistic Fabric of India.   By Monisha Jogan B   ABSTRACT India is a land where thrive multiple religions with their own characteristic of personal intercourse ranging from marriage to inheritance of multicultural diversities. India being a secular country guarantees its minorities the right to follow their own religion, culture and customs under Article 29 and 30. Its identity has … Continue reading Uniform Civil Code- A Threat to Pluralistic Fabric of India.

Future of Employment in India

Future of Employment in India Sasikalapushpa and DR. B. Ramaswamy Employment generation is the key channel through which economic growth translates into prosperity for the population. In a growing economy, employment growth with rising productivity is the most effective mechanism available to the poor to participate in the growth process and raise their standard of living. High economic growth, therefore, unless accompanied by quality employment … Continue reading Future of Employment in India

Inequality in India: what’s the real story?

Inequality in India: what’s the real story?   India is suddenly in the news for all the wrong reasons. It is now hitting the headlines as one of the most unequal countries in the world, whether one measures inequality on the basis of income or wealth. So how unequal is India? As the economist Branko Milanovic says: “The question is simple, the answer is not.” Based … Continue reading Inequality in India: what’s the real story?

EDUCATED UNEMPLOYMENT AND REMEDIES

EDUCATED UNEMPLOYMENT AND REMEDIES 1. Introduction A college degree has long been viewed as the ticket to a good job and social mobility, but many recent college graduates are finding that their investments in education are not paying off. It is true that young people with a bachelor’s degree are more likely to find a job than their less-educated peers, but recent graduates today suffer from … Continue reading EDUCATED UNEMPLOYMENT AND REMEDIES