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  1. 1. Boosting Skillsets: Increasing the Employability of the Youth Submitted By: Vanita Jain Rutika Chhajer Swathi Vijaykumar Jyoti Kothari Nipun Pandya September 5, 2013
  2. 2. Unemployment: The Problem • Workforce available in large number • Unemployed youth • Lack of Talent Available for the Companies 96% 80% 75% 68% 10% Percentage Of workforce receiving training skills 81% 71% 49% 48% 42% 29% Percentage of employers having difficulty in filling jobs (2012) 795.5 487.6 153.6 117.4 China India United states Indonesia Labour Force (in million)
  3. 3. Unemployment as per Age Group The graph depicts that the most unemployed population class of India lies between the age group of 15-29.(2003-08) 11% Working Poor 12% Working Non Poor 28% Students 25% Not Actively seeking Jobs 4% unemploy ed The Most Vulnerable The most vulnerable section of the ppl are not actively seeking & unemployed. The current Govt. policies focus majorly on these areas only. Major Causes: • Huge workforce but no infrastructure to mange them • No sync between education and industry • Burden on main stream courses due to lack of awareness of lucrative opportunities. Unemployment: Causes and Analysis
  4. 4. Employment Exchange Model – Bridging the Gap To get awareness about the skills required at least 5-7 yrs. down the line Inculcating skills syncing with the industry expectations Will provide trainers and der expectations Employment centers will act as coordinator and also provide vocational training to those who are already pass outs or dropouts Relevance : To focus on early inculcating of employability skills rather than at later stages as it is easy to mold person right from the beginning . Also what a person learns over a period of time cannot be inculcated in few months
  5. 5. Elements and their task Employability cells at school • Parents counselling • 5 years future expectations and trends of industry. • EQ, IQ, GK involved in curriculum. • Common test which will include – Psychometric test – Interest test – Aptitude test • Personality development sessions • School teachers and trainers from employment exchange department would be responsible . • Certified school teacher mandatory hired for this very purpose and a training guide from employment exchange centre.
  6. 6. Elements and their task Employability cells at college • Practical exposure through mandatory training at organisation at a very low stipend and keeping efficiency measurement test at organisation for the purpose of pre results placements which is mandatory to be done by organisation and a full report of the same must be sent to employment exchange department as well as employability cells at college so that they can understand and develop the candidates failing in that areas. • Vocational training centres- providing training to both literates as well as illiterates. • Skill set training at institute. • Certified College staff , a industry representative ,chosen by employment exchange centre and employability cell ,and a trainer from employment exchange department would be held responsible for the same.
  7. 7. Elements and their task Industry • To contribute in the meetings at employment exchange centres and employability cells at college and schools. • To give the five year need requirements as per industry. • To assign a special staff for the purpose of hiring and reporting to employment exchange departments and employability cells as well. • To develop a programme and test for the trainees and a basic criterion for the purpose of selection of candidates for training. • To make a representative who would be a trainer in case of certified trainer from a specific industry and make him compliable towards passing the certification. • Mandatory pre result hiring from college based upon the efficiency test results the parameters can be decided on the basis of 5 years prediction of the industry and approved by the employment exchange department head.
  8. 8. Elements and their task Employment exchange departments Responsibilities: • To conduct regular interval meetings with all the members and upgrade the cells with changes. • To certify the school and college staff through a test. • To certify as well as hire trainers for every employment cells at school or college in nation wide and to regulate their activities. • To develop a common curriculum of activities to be conducted by the staff as well as trainers. • To develop a syllabus. • To design a web portal connecting all the elements with each other and therefore keeping the transparency in system. • To mandate web connectivity at every college and school including rural areas with a good speed Financials: The project would need finance for web connectivity at rural places = Rs.700 per connection per school and college. The project would need finance from government, corporate and society.
  9. 9. Impact • Increase in Percentage of Workforce with relevant skill sets • Systematic and Structured Communication Channel between Schools, Colleges and Employment Exchange Centre to synchronize the skill impartment and skill gap • Reduction on burden on ITI’s
  10. 10. Appendix •Youth Employment and Unemployment in India- S. Mahendra Dev and M. Venkatanarayana •Knowledge paper on skill development in India Learner first- Ernest & Young •Youth employment and unemployment: an Indian perspective-Arup Mitra and Sher Verick •Skill gaps and employability higher education in India-Jeemol Unni •Lack of Employable Talent in Today’s Indian Graduates - TOI
  11. 11. Thank You !!