Skilling women in India – Unleashing economic power

All good intentions to make India the ‘Skills Capital of the World’ and to reap the benefits of skills-based economic development will fall flat if almost half of its population is not fully engaged in the workforce. 


The saying ‘the hand that rocks the cradle’ has enormous economic connotations for India’s ambitions towards an inclusive workforce.  The benefits of skilling and empowering Indian women amounts to a staggering 27% increase in GDP. The imperativeness of skilling Indian women across all levels is an ‘absolute no brainer’ according to International Monetary Fund’s chief Christine Lagarde…Read more

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