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Human Resource and Skill requirements in Education and Skill development Sector (2013-17), (2017-22)

Minister of State launched the Human Resource and Skill Requirement reports across 24 sectors in India which will serve as the baseline for all skill development initiatives being planned across the country. The idea behind the Skill Gap Studies is to understand which sectors are likely to face the biggest gaps. He said, it is imperative for us to plan the skilling of future workforce of India on the basis of these reports.

As per the report the key drivers for growth in Indian education sector are:

School Education

  •  Increasing government impetus in successive five year plans
  •  Rising disposable income of Indian population
  •  Increase in population in the target age groups
  •  Increasing private sector participation

Higher Education

  •  Increasing private sector participation
  •  Increasing Population in the age group of 15-24 years
  •  Policy drive to improve gross enrolment ratio in higher education institutes

Vocational Education

  • Increasing absorption of dropouts from mainstream education who are seeking a career or skill up
  • Increasing awareness amongst Indian employers and population
  • Increasing private sector participation