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. 

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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