Skilled Manpower Shortage in India

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Prabin said: (Dec 10, 2020)  
From my point of view, India has enough quantity of manpower. But the govt not ready to use it in proper. Most of the people working in abroad are from India especially the doctors from America are 70%of Indians and NASA scientist of 35%from India. So we can identify, Indians damn surely enough quantity of manpower, the government not ready to utilize them. Thank you.

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Riya Srivastava said: (Oct 27, 2020)  
Hello everyone.

I think the main problem is reservation. The person who doesn't have more knowledge is easily eligible for various jobs, studies or other courses and the person who actually deserves the seat is not eligible.

So, they move to different countries and raise their economy. Skilled people are cut off and the undeserving people do nothing and thats why we still have a tagline of our "A developing country".

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Kanika Singh said: (Dec 12, 2019)  
I think the starting point should the primary education. Children should be taught to focus on their skills not just gathering good marks. Since starting kids are taught to memorize things and score good marks. They are not encouraged to use their minds. This reduces the thinking and questioning ability of mind. Their mind can think only upto some limited boundaries. Family environment is also somehow responsible for this. This is the main reason why this education system is producing only literate men, not those who like challenges in life but those who just want a safe and secure government job.

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Sri Saii said: (Aug 1, 2019)  
A warm wishes,

We have skilled manpower, but we are not using them in a correct way. Foreign countries offer the job, in other words they respect our talent. So, all the skilled ones are flying abroad to show up.

No one, wants to leave their motherland. But to survive in this world, they are forced to.

If the situation here changes, we can build a entire new INDIA which will be far from our expectations. And one more thing, students should be taught from their childhood in a manner to dedicate their talent to their country (INDIA) in the FUTURE. So, accordingly education system we follow should change up. Each and everything is inter-linked.

Thank you.

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Prateek said: (Mar 18, 2019)  
As India is developing country it is not the issue. We have best skilled manpower in the world when compare with the other country which are developed. The problem is that our expectations are more as compare to any other thing as a example if a person is skilled in something but the expectations of his are not satisfied he will go to other country to get more wages.

"BILL GATES '' also said that if we stop employing engineers from India. There will be another MICROSOFT born in India.

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Anil Seth said: (Mar 7, 2019)  
Make in India dream can't be fullfil without skilled manpower.

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Jovin Mathias said: (Feb 24, 2019)  
I believe the shortage of skilled manpower is not because of brain drain or people choosing other countries to cover India for work, but the present education system that is there in India. According to a recent report by Hindustan times, over 60 per cent of engineers are jobless and 30 per cent of MBA graduates are struggling to find a Job. The major issue here is a lack of diversity and specialisation in education. Indian education system focuses on the macro aspect rather than the micro aspect in the job market. This leads to an increase in the supply of students for a particular job to the available demand for a job in the market. This leads to a decrease in the demand for students and in return also leads to brain drain.

I believe that the increase in specialisation studies for students will help increase skilled manpower and in return help in the growth of India.

Thank you.

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Lt.Narayan said: (Dec 31, 2018)  
It is right that there is a lack of manpower among students but it the cause of lack of motivation to love the Indian Nation. In this time every student should leave from bad effect of social media because only social media can possible to turn the mind from real education. India every Institution is good for the student but the rule of government cannot be steering the students so that the lack of intellect is increasing. In India the renovation of loving the nation is shorting so the attraction of loving the nation from the students is decreasing. When the loving and respecting of the Bharat soil will be increased among the students India will be a strong manpower holder because there is no lack of keen students. The mother Indian has produced a galaxy of great and the students and youths are one of them. JAI HIND. JAI BHARAT.

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Neeraj said: (May 5, 2018)  
Hi Guys,

As we all know that all the people want to earn more & more money and to earn more money they keep on trying to visit other countries, they also increase their education level so that they can face all the situations around them. As we can notice that education level is poor in India but there are some places which offer a level of education for doing the maximum.

I may agree with this statement, as India is still developing a country and well-educated youth always tries to stay away from the country as they don't get high pay scale and to get a high salary they leave their country forever.

Nowadays companies are using modern technology like advance machinery at all which able to work without huge manpower and that is also a big reason to shortage skilled manpower at the workplace.


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Avinash said: (Apr 26, 2018)  
In my opinion, the skilled manpower is required in India. The skill is required for the development of organisation. Considering the skill, skill may be of different type, but I'm considering the based on the knowledge. In India, the education system is mainly concentrated on the theoretical knowledge. This is not enough for the students, they require practical knowledge also. Then only they can understand easily. When we consider the foreign countries they give more importance practical knowledge, because of that they are innovative, highly talented.

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Avinash said: (Apr 26, 2018)  
In my opinion, the skilled manpower is required in India. The skill is required for the development of organisation. Considering the skill, skill may be of different type, but I'm considering the based on the knowledge. In India the education system is mainly concentrated on the theoretical knowledge. This is not enough for the students, they require practical knowledge also. Then only they can understand easily. When we consider the foreign countries they give more importance practical knowledge, because of that they are innovative, highly talented.

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Shivani Somani said: (Apr 13, 2018)  
Yes, according to my point of view, skill development is needed in our country but the question is that from where we get skills because we all know about our education system. Most of the education institute provide theoretical knowledge not give much emphasis on practical learning that's why we are some steps back from other countries skill power.

Our govt is also making efforts to make our India skilled and it is really appreciable but it also our responsibility to focus on practical learning and knowledge.

We must give attention to knowledge through practical learning and not judge a person according to his marks only.

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Pakhi said: (Feb 18, 2018)  
Well, to be skilled in any field. Knowledge is necessary. And for knowledge education is necessary. In India not all can afford education thus they go for other alternatives like being a labourer. This only takes practical knowledge.

We have so many Indians working in the silicon Valley out for different countries, this proves that we do have brains. What we lack in is education for all. The only reason why people turn towards being a labourer because this doesn't not need any degree or past qualifications etc.

There's no shortage of skilled manpower in India due to this huge population but the proper distribution amongst various fields is lacking.

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Nayan said: (Feb 3, 2018)  
The man was talented who contain many skilled in it. To increase our skill the theoretical as well as practical knowledge is very necessary.

But the in our country the most of the importance is given to the theoretical concept.

The best % is not decided our knowledge. The knowledge or talent decide the skill present in man. The main manpower will be increased by increasing the skill in every type of activity in our daily life.


If you do every activity in your daily life according to above sentence you will be successful in your life confirmed.

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Shubham said: (Jan 24, 2018)  
In my opinion, every man of India. They have own skill. Many people are going to another country for high payment job. It is due to the gov had not adopted good implementation.

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Yugandhara G said: (Oct 26, 2017)  
Yes, unfortunately, it's the truth that India lacks skilled manpower. Not only me but the survey conducted by reputed authorities also say the same. Now coming to d cause, we must accept that it's not students but it's d education system who is creating this problem. Our education is 80% theoretical and 20% practical based. No one wants to mug up the notes but they are forced to do so because marks obtained in theory exam is the criteria for evaluation of knowledge in India. Encouragement to improve your skill lacks here, almost 85% students collect n mug up d theoretical notes without any prior knowledge of its actual implementation. Last but not d least if we are talking about the people working in abroad then we should not avoid d fact that 90% of them are from IIT's & IIM's where skill development is the priority this indeed shows the need of skilled based education in other institutes also. And now govt has also started skill-based education platforms this indeed clears that there is a shortage of skilled manpower so they are working on it.

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Pankaj said: (Sep 26, 2017)  
It's really a fantastic discussion point. If we talk on about SHORTAGE OF SKILLED MANPOWER in India. Actually, I agreed of this point because the factual picture I saw. There is a huge scarcity of practical knowledge in engineering colleges and others institute have it also. Totally it goes to our government who give them iso certificate proves that you are able to open institute But our governments never come to see the environment of education. Skilled manpower should be increased, it's so simple to step if it took seriously by the government.

# stop to give permission for open less facility of colleges.

# innovative projects should be permitted.

# In every college must be allowed each day 2 hrs practical knowledge,

# As we know that IIT college's start lot of society like painting, debate, GD, photography, etc like that All private colleges must have opened.

If we take an example of Indian person who defacto did top notch work in India and out of also. Robustness education will be made better manpower skilled.

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Antara Banerjee said: (Aug 19, 2017)  
This statement is vague because nowadays people are well educated and skilled but the opportunities for them is less in comparison to other countries which push them to move to other countries and work for their livelihood. More and more vacancies should open for the skilled manpower so that the flow of manpower to other countries can stop and India can prosper more with the intelligent minds.

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Namdev said: (Aug 19, 2017)  
Hello everyone.

According to me, in India have skilled manpower but the government had not adopted good implementation. That means not offer new companies in India. India has skilled of manpower many of student after completing his education is going to foreign because of a high job with a high payment.

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Ajmera said: (Aug 18, 2017)  
I disagree with this statement. There is a plenty of skilled manpower but we are failing to recognoise them. Example most of the people are working in other countries like USA, australia, london, germany. Etc. Many of our country people are working in well reputed foreign companies as they are not getting much oppurtunities. I can also say that there is somewhat skilled manpower shortage in our country as our education system, parents, educational mnagement needs only ranks and marks not the knowledge. They are making students to mug up with the given notes and get good marks. There is not much support from government to implement education in practical manner. Even if they try some of the political, corrupted educational management won't implement. At the same students should develop their thinking power and think out of the box. They should gain practical knowledge as some of the educational institutions providing quality education.

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Ajay Kumar Panda said: (Aug 18, 2017)  
Hi, everyone. In my opinion, SKILL is not duly respected in our society. For example, we often hesitate to talk politely a Plumber, a Carpenter. On call to our domestic need just because we pay the negotiated charges. They have the Skills what we are talking about. Once we start respecting Skills, respecting the profession, respecting self-esteem we find there is no shortage of skilled man power.

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Gowthaman said: (Aug 16, 2017)  
I totally disagree with the view that India has shortage of skilled manpower. Because India has a vast numof skilled man power in it. But the real problem is that.

1. Government doesnt using it properly.

2. Placing a right person at right job is lapsing.

3. People who are skilled use it for their business purpose. In order to make profit. And some works for other countries.

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Sachin Sehwag said: (Jul 5, 2017)  
Hi friends.

I am Sachin Sehwag.

I am of the strong opinion that the shortage of skilled manpower in India is due to that most of the students are not practical in India. the main aim of student is to get good marks in exam for admission in good college. india can achieve skilled manpower by making the students practical. and it is the responsibility of government to take a look at education system. skilled manpower can be achieved by making good educational facalty.there is a lot of manpower in india but we have to make it skilled manpower by improving education system

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Abhishek Nair said: (Jun 14, 2017)  
Hi guys,

According to me, I think our country has plenty of manpower but scanty of skilled ones. I'm saying that we have a plenty of manpower because a lot of people come from a low-income background so, they choose to do construction jobs of building infrastructures, which contributes a lot to develop the nation but when most of them lack the expertise, then there is a danger for lives and property, leave alone the investment. I think the government as it is implementing new policies for India to reach greater heights must also include and focus on this area as well! There are no less skilled and educated engineers to help India have a promising future at digitalisation and infrastructure but all they could do is create new ideas and schemes execute them etc. But building it and make those ideas real and come alive are done by the labour. Without them, it is nearly impossible to make those plans/ideas successful! Hence a skilled manpower is a necessity for a country, a developing country like India!

Thank you.

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ANKIT said: (Mar 16, 2017)  
We overcome from skilled manpower shortage by opening of some good institute which will give not only theoretical as well as practical knowledge which is required for getting a job. Govt should give permission to open private institute only and only if they are able to fulfill such criteria otherwise not give permission. This is the only way to improve education system strict rule should be made for open any institute to overcome skilled manpower shortage. Why govt. Give permission to open such a huge amount of engineering colleges when there is no need such a huge quantity of engineers. Definitely these colleges are not up to the mark and lead to increase unemployment. Also, enhancement of practical aspect in curriculum is necessary to get skilled manpower.

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Vishav said: (Mar 11, 2017)  
My opinion is that the country is stuck with reserved talents then how could it get deserved talents?.

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Bharath Kumar said: (Feb 8, 2017)  
Yeah, the manpower is a shortage in INDIA not in Indian people because they were going to other countries to do work after completing their studies. Because they give chance to prove their talent. Our companies provide uncomfortable features so they are work in abroad.

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Likitha said: (Jan 30, 2017)  
Education should be free on each level on every level.

Everyone has "POWER TO DO ANYTHING" SO, WE Cant say they are skilled nd not skilled. In '''NASA''' out of 11 members 8 are Indians. Everyone can prove their talent by step by step;.

All are studying here and going to do jobs in other countries then our India is getting shortage.

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Spandana said: (Jan 30, 2017)  
I agree with this fact that although India has no dearth of manpower but it is largely unskilled. It is due to our education system which focuses on rote learning and passing exams. There is lack of practical training and skills needed to get a job. This point has proved by various studies that about only one-fourth engineering graduates are capable of jobs. This trend will only break when there will be application based learning.

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Hap said: (Dec 28, 2016)  
I think it's not correct. We are having best-skilled person. But the thing is that our management is not giving them the dignity which they deserve. For eg some foreign company would come take away those skilled people. And they start working with them n feel more comfortable than here. Skilled people start working for other nation and help them to develop that nation. This is happening because they offer more salary package than here. So, in a nutshell, please provide them that advantage here. So that they will work for our nation and become an asset for our country.

Thank you.

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Suraj Anand said: (Dec 8, 2016)  
This is very true that India is facing the shortage of skilled manpower. In every field, we can see it either service area are production area.

The reason behind this is so simple.

- Education system.
- Lack of practical knowledge.
- Quality Education.
- And many more things are there who affected it directly.

Our education system is designed for ages.

After a long time, there are not so big changes that are based on the quality of education.

The government approved colleges like the flood they should check their quality also. This institute increases the number of unemployment and unskilled manpower.

On the other hand, Government and institute should be focused on skilled training and based on practical training. In India, there are much skilled manpower, who does not get a good chance to show off.

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Vijay K said: (Dec 4, 2016)  
Yes, I do agree with you, education is the factor, we are still not able to provide proper education. Still, there is a huge difference between private and government education all we need to work in this field so that our generations can be well qualified and unforced we will have well educated and trained manpower. And another factor is one who are well trained they not take interest in growth of our country simply they escape to abroad for job etc but they don't think once how they are providing loss to their country. I think they should work for their own country and spread their talent and experience among people so others can also achieve their goals and become well trained. So if we will go this way then I think one day we will be having skilled and best manpower in the world.

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ARUN UDAYAN said: (Nov 18, 2016)  
My name is Arun. All of you come up with good points, but along with that, I want to add and everyone should realize that the main reason for the shortage of skilled labour was not UN EMPLOYMENT it was due to the UN EMPLOYABILITY of them.

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Ginish said: (Nov 6, 2016)  

I agree with this statement, cause obviously that there is a slight shortage of qualified man power in India. You guys show many points supporting statements, like education problem, migration. Of course, I agree with you guys. All I want to add my point to support given statement. A part people still deviating away from main stream, actually, they do not get sufficient opportunities. They are ordinary peoples and they don't wanna defy their situation, to achieve their goals, ambition. I think this too, one of the reason why peoples go for ordinary work, making skilled manpower shortage in India.

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Shivi said: (Nov 5, 2016)  
I believe that there is a slight shortage of manpower in India. This makes us reflect on various factors, the prior most being the education system of our country. Are we really targeted to produce best of the engineers, doctors or lawyers? Or are we drawn to make more money in this education system? Until and unless we don't improve our education system to match world level, we will face such difficulties. Education also starts from home, so not only students but parents should be counseled to, so that be the right guide for their children who are going to become the future of our country.

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Naidu Earli said: (Nov 2, 2016)  
Hello, everyone.

At my point of view India, skilled manpower, not a shortage. India's politicians hide the skilled persons (not supported by talented people).

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Prasad said: (Oct 22, 2016)  
Hi, friends.

In my point of you, India consists most of the skilled man power but utilizing that skilled man powers in an industry as well as government is very poor. Indians are working in all majors countries with highest packages. The main reason behind going to others countries is higher salaries and luxurious. If Indian companies provide good facilities to the skilled manpower India will be number one country with highest skilled manpower also developed the country.

Thank you.

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Abdul Jabbar said: (Oct 20, 2016)  
As I watch movies when I am interested or free to watch with my friends, when I complete watching movies I will rate movies what the others do, but more than rating I will take some important points from the movies which may be rated as worst by me. That taken important is helpful for me in upcoming days and it is helpful in my day to day life of mine.

I am a practical guy more than theoretical, I believe in perfection and uniqueness for which I need practical as well as theoretical knowledge. Theoretical knowledge is only a base on which practical things has to be done. According to my belief, Uniqueness is a base to get the perfection in work what we do and the level self-belief will play THE major role in to get the perfection in anything.

The self-belief will comparatively reduce your time off work, you will be faster than previous in your work and your work will get THE perfect result.

So it's important to give more preference to the PRACTICAL side than the theoretical, importance on once self-belief, preference to skills more than qualifications and percentages of any individual which I think will reduce the manpower shortage in India to a more than a certain extent.

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Ankita Singh said: (Oct 18, 2016)  
I totally agree with the statement because education system nowadays focuses more on theoretical knowledge than practical knowledge. Due to which imagination and skill don't get chance to come out as people are busy in running rat race. 3 idiots is a fantastic example that can be taken in this. Also people with skill and talent don't get proper platform to showcase their capabilities which end up in their migrating to some other countries.

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Priyanka R Nair said: (Oct 18, 2016)  
Yes, I agree with the statement. There is a lack of skilled manpower in India because today's generation is running for the so-called "White Collar" Jobs as they believe that it improves their status in the society. As a solution for this, Government has already started certain skill oriented training programs for the school and college students.

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Ashwini Kumar Panda said: (Oct 14, 2016)  
I am 30% agree with the statement. Now that much of skilled manpower is required is available in all sectors. Another thing our education system and faculties give more important to theory instead of practical because they have not proper knowledge about practical, it's a fact thing, that less of people accept it. In simple words I said, those things are given a job to the candidate that only place in a syllabus. And also the government and the institution where the candidate study, they also bound to give a proper job in government or in private sector, it is very helpful for the candidate to gain experience.

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Satti said: (Oct 14, 2016)  
Yeah, I agree with that point, our education system purely based on theory, not practical. Just we can observe in so many cases one will study some sector. He will do a job with another sector without knowledge & Without will.

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Kartikey said: (Oct 9, 2016)  
No, not at all. In our country, INDIA has not a shortage of skilled manpower because our country has most impressive talents in all fields. Most of our young generation students are clearing ITI institutes and becoming perfect in all fields like engineer automobile engineers and computer specialist.

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Silpa said: (Sep 28, 2016)  
I agree with the statement "Skilled manpower shortage in India". Because of our education system, lack of financial support and migration of skilled people in India.

Education system: Our education system gives more importance for theoretical knowledge than practical knowledge. In previous days exam means an assessment through which the lecturer can understand the ability of a student. But, nowadays exam means a competition. So, students are trying to get more marks than learning subject.

Financial support: There are many students in India who have the ability to study. But, they are unable to continue their education because of lack of financial support.

Migration: There are some skilled people in India. Some of those are migrating to other countries because of lack of opportunities in their country.

So, the should give financial support to the people. Addition to that, the government should provide a good platform for young people to prove themselves.


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Sachin P said: (Sep 25, 2016)  
I agree with this statement. In India qualified personals are there but they not efficient enough to fulfill the requirement of the industry.

So our manpower must grow further.

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Saptarshi said: (Sep 22, 2016)  
I do agree with the fact, lack of skilled manpower. India has an unlimited resource to produce skilled manpower but lacks the essentiality of maintaining it. There are autorickshaw pullers having MBA. It's not a particular problem that can be pinpointed but a culmination of many.


Political: Anyone wise enough to be an entrepreneur is vilified by political fears.

Educational: Many has political stronghold but lacks a sound mind i.e. a will for good.

Economical: Many having a valid education and will for good lacks financial support to do so.

These are just a few, there is much more.

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Kunal Ahirrao said: (Sep 21, 2016)  
I totally disagree with this point. Our country is fulfilled with Skilled persons but there is no platform available to show their skills and knowledge. And another most important issue is skilled persons are migrating towards foreign countries because the government doesn't care about their skill.

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Sampath S said: (Sep 21, 2016)  
Nowadays, shortage of manpower in INDIA is due to,

1: Migration of educated people to other foreign countries.

2: Lack of practical knowledge and less amount of salary for well-skilled labor.

3: Drop out of school children from the younger age and also no proper guidance to them.

4: Lack of advanced technology and advanced methods to skilled labor.

5: There is no financial support and backup for skilled labor.

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Sandeep Patel said: (Sep 21, 2016)  
Hello, friends.

I think one of the reasons behind this starts from the school itself. It is due to our typical parent's mindset that their son/daughter should be joined in very good result producing schools/colleges and secure good marks. But they don't know how it's going and end up and what impact it has on the child. The child starts to follow his/her parent's dreams than his/her own dream.

The other reason is the poor education system being followed by the Indian government. Because India is lagging behind by about 50 years comparing the other countries. Now it's a high time that government should take a proper step and change it now itself or else in the upcoming years the situation will be even worse.

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Shankar said: (Sep 21, 2016)  
Hi, skilled manpower shortage in is mainly by the government because of the poor peoples are joining in the government schools only so government want to increase their good education systems like decrease in theoretical papers and increasing the practical knowledge and in India there is many skilled persons but they have less chance to prove their knowledge in India.

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Sampath said: (Sep 19, 2016)  
Hello, everyone, it's the right thing India has a shortage of unskilled labour. Due to the lake of the good education system, this is happening, there are many institutions in our country but that institutions are not maintaining their standards, institutions must and should take about the skills of students. Institutions have to improve practical knowledge. The education system has been becoming commercial day by day. Due to lack of education quality, unskilled students are increasing.

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Tarun Jindal said: (Sep 14, 2016)  
Guys, after reading so many arguments I came to the conclusion that the main cause of shortage skilled manpower in India is the facility of the education system. But is it so? It is the only reason? It is equally fault of us, of not thinking about it and moving with the crowd with thought. But answer me till when, there must be an end. Today we the student are not at all worrying about the concept and practical use of knowledge rather mugging the data (so called bookish language) just to get marks. But tell one thing what are you gonna do with this marks?What, securing good? Age in our Indian study boards then what. Skilled manpower is lacking in our country and it will be the main problem until we the today's generation and the coming generation will not take an essential step towards it. So now rather talking about cause and effect of a shortage of skilled manpower we should discuss about its solution.

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Sara said: (Sep 9, 2016)  
As per my view, there is an issue of lack of skilled manpower in India. There are various reasons behind this situations.

1. Our education system: totally based on theories as if there is no need of practical knowledge and after college, when we start our job searching process we suddenly realize we know nothing about our subjects itself.

2. Job opportunities: Job opportunities are fewer as compared to job seekers.

3. Reservations: These are the blunders. The advantage of not deserving candidates over deserving candidates.

Due to these reasons and lack of guiding, Brain drain is becoming popular, because job seekers need to earn their livelihood and they are getting better opportunities outside India.

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Ashutosh said: (Sep 9, 2016)  
As per my view, there is skill manpower shortage in India. It is very irony that being a country if 2nd largest population in the world, there is shortage. If you can see interview of top CEO's of reputated companies they also agree for the same. Skill cannot be developed only by getting degree. We have to improve ourself to such extent that required by organisation. Most of the educated person in India only have their respective degree but they don't know proper communication, body language, good english, good technical/respective job knowledge. Recently the Dehli metro chief Er.Shreedharan told that only 10-15% engineering graduates are able to doing job. We should think about why he said this. There is lack of proper communication, body langauge, good english, technical skill in btech graduate holder. I am giving just an example. This type of gap is present almost all field. If govt wants to improve this situation, govt should do start work from ground level. Most if the children still start their education from govt school only. Govt should provide good communication, enhancing team leader property, good body langauge, skill along with basic education. Colleges, universities should improve these by doing various activity. In engg colleges, these things are must because in engg colleges, most of the engineer who passed out are not able for doing job. So, Govt should increase institute like ITI, DIPLOMA, COMPUTOR COURCES for improving young talent and enable to them for doing worm in their respective field.


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S.Kiran Kumar said: (Sep 5, 2016)  
I don't think so that India is less skilled manpower why because of India have good and more skilled manpower but what happening is due to lack of industrial and employment opportunities.

Indian skilled persons are going to abroad and there they are doing well. For example Satya Nadendla CEO of Microsoft.

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Prachi Gupta said: (Aug 31, 2016)  
I don't think that Indian education system is to be blamed for the lack of skilled manpower in India because it's not only education matters, also have equal importance in sports also only skilled people can excel we have good eg as PV Sindhu, Virat Kohli, Saina Nehwal, Sania Mirza, etc.

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Mr. Subodh said: (Aug 31, 2016)  
Yes it real facts, it's true.

Every year there is opening for 10 lacks job, but in these, they selected only 100 or 200 candidates due to lack of knowledge.

In India, there is many peoples have talent but not good communication, poor body language, no English etc. There is a lot of things we to change because the company needs a good personality person, good communication with good knowledge.

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Sathya Narayanan said: (Aug 23, 2016)  
Hello guys,

Yeah, I accept with you @Arun Kumar, in India, the chances are not given for the talented. Those who have more money and recommendations get the government job easily as compared to the others. In this case, one cannot blame only on reserved people because there are more people who have more talent even though his mark is low. Reservation is government's policy and problem. The problem here starts with the education system. Because they are taught to only score more marks just by memorizing and the concepts are not taught in most of the schools and even in colleges.

And the next thing is even though one scores well in government exams. Their seats are occupied by the people who gives money. And another reason is people are thinking that only if we go abroad like US, Canada. They can lead a happy life. That is a completely wrong aspect,

So coming to the conclusion that if the politics in every field and if there is a change in education system we can show more talented people than any other countries because those who work in NASA 75% are Indians don't they have talent! and google CEO Sundar Pichai is an Indian. As Indians, we must be proud to say this.

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Vishnu Bharadwaj said: (Aug 19, 2016)  
Yes, I agree there is a shortage of skilled manpower in India. The main reasons are:

* Education in India teaches outdated syllabus. Technology is updating day by day. But still, we learn the same syllabus that our fathers read, and which is practivally of no use in today's modern society. I believe that India education system tests only the memory power of the student but not the intelligence and talent in him. Most of the students just buttify the answers and do not grasp the concept.

* The reservation has become a very major problem in India. Only the reserved are getting jobs in India, while the deserved are flying to other countries where they get recognition for their talent.

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Surya Prakash Reddy said: (Aug 17, 2016)  
There is no shortage of skilled manpower in India but, they render their services to some foreign countries because they encourage their skills. In India, we neither the people nor the government encourages their talent. The skills must be encouraged since their childhood. Their exams must be talent based not marks based. The practical approach to a problem must be developed.

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Vikram said: (Aug 14, 2016)  
The reservation candidates case for skilled manpower shortage in India because unreserved people get 97 marks and reserved people get 87 marks but the job will conform who have reserved so skilled manpower we are losing.

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Silent Killer said: (Aug 14, 2016)  
Yes, there is a shortage of skilled manpower in India. But of course, India is not having any shortage of manpower. The major problem is they are not skilled. This is because India is full of villages and farmers. And all the labour community belongs to village area mostly. In the village, they don't get a better education which makes them unskilled labour. To improve this now various skill India activities are going on in India. In recent future, it is hoped that India will have no more shortage of skilled labour.

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Ritu said: (Aug 12, 2016)  
Indeed India has a shortage of skilled manpower. The primary reason is the brain drain where the professionals get settled in abroad. Other reason may be that an individual's potential is given much importance thus undermining his development. Lack of amenities for the educated youth also supports the scarcity of skilled manpower India.

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Rahul said: (Aug 12, 2016)  

My thought that less skilled manpower shortage in India because today modern time education system is not practically. 60% engineering student is not technically eligible.

That is the main reason.


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A Srinivas Rao said: (Aug 2, 2016)  
There are following reasons why India has the less skilled manpower.

1. We are still using an education system which was developed by British government intend to make clerks.

2. Schools and institutions have become money making building.

3. Lack of good government.

4. Government schemes should be such that every child can get the best education at minimum cost, every person can get electricity minimum cost, good hospitals. This is the only way of development. By giving free stuff and reservation we are not helping them we just make them lazy. The World knows that Indians are intelligent but lazy. These are just a temporary arrangement it doesn't change anything.

Today government has taken so many initiatives and started good schemes like skill development, Awaas Yojna, Jandhan Yojna, etc it would be the great impact in future for India.

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Kajol said: (Jul 25, 2016)  
Skilled manpower shortage in India is due to unemployment rate in India. Many skilled Indians find better opportunities in foreign countries hence, they work for them.

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Kireeti Sanagavarapu said: (Jul 15, 2016)  
Skilled manpower shortage is due to the different constraints such as,

- Tradition education system,

- Reservation system,

- Migration of skilled manpower made in India to other countries,

- Inferior complex or low aspiration,

- Less exposure to the contemporary world, etc.

Technology is developing every second but still we are following the syllabus which our grandparents were taught still. We should cope up with the present contemporary technology.

Reservation system in our country is also a great drawback.

Low aspiration is common among the youngsters of our generation should eradicate it.

A majority of us from the rural background and lies in poverty line so we are less exposed to the contemporary world and cannot habituate to working environment.

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Shweta said: (Jul 9, 2016)  
Hello friends,

According to me the main reason behind shortage is that everyone is just running behind shortcuts, to achieve success irrespective of knowledge they are lagging behind.


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JOSE said: (Jul 9, 2016)  
We have manpower but still lack in skills. Main reason is our education system. Same weightage and scope must be given to practical knowledge. In India, what it happens if you have a 9 or 10 CGPA in your marksheet, then you are considered as most talented. Now ask those students to practically operate something, most of them will fail to do so. Now, we can understand that how come to a student from Japan of the same age is far technologically advanced in comparison to ours. It's only because of their much practical exposure. So, our system to some extent needs to be changed.

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Akshay said: (Jul 8, 2016)  
In my opinions, India doesn't have a shortage of skilled manpower. Because I don't think teachers are not properly guided student are not properly motivated and all that. But the country like UK, USA, etc lure the Indian talented people by offering them better package and facilities than the Indian companies so India's talent are grabbed by abroad country by giving a little bit more than offered in India. People's thinking towards Working in abroad give more responsibilities, status. They prefer to work in abroad than India that's the reason the India have the less skilled manpower.!

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AMANDEEP BISHNOI said: (Jun 24, 2016)  
Hello, friend.

I think that main reason behind skilled manpower shortage in India in government school there are not the skilled teacher because of this the student are not perfect in their skill. Therefore.

The student does not get proper motivation from the teacher. Second thing 'cheating in exam'.

This is a big problem in India.

Thank a lot.

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Rohit said: (Feb 2, 2016)  
For me the main reason behind that education. There is no proper system in rural areas. The government doesn't take GD initiative for Govt school they give the students for a laptop, but they don't take a program how they use them, how the student can in hence the skill. I think that government should make a policy for long turn four in hence the skills.

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Rajeev said: (Jan 22, 2016)  
There is a shortage of skilled manpower mainly because of our education system.

* The syllabus is usually outdated and has no connect with what is being applied in the industry.

* The teachers focus on concepts. The students don't understand them and hence mug up the answers before the exams with the sole intention of passing the exam.

* Application of the concept is not taught and when a student asks a doubt from outside the prescribed text book, more often than not he is told "This is out of syllabus and will not come for the exam". This is the problem.

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Aj Rawat said: (Jan 20, 2016)  
Hello friends.

In my opinion India didn't have a shortage of skilled manpower but the thing is that here every one wants to become engineers, doctor, etc in which today everyone competing and at the end the result is only 10 % students were become engineer and doctor.

The thing is that everyone going for this only in which there is probably less chance. In my opinion student should do some thing unique to get the success in their life.

At last I want say that "People don't know what they need until you give it to them" just think about it.

Thank you.

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Rutik said: (Dec 16, 2015)  
Hi friend.

You ever thought that why our well educated peoples migrate or shifted to US or UK. Because our government doesn't give proper respect, money &proper facilities to them. So according to me this is also one of the reason of the scarcity of skilled manpower India.

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Dewendra said: (Dec 5, 2015)  
My dear friends with lots of respect I want to give my opinion as follows. As per report India is having 3% of urban and 2% of rural unemployment, more than lakh of highly educated people are unemployed and most of Indian companies, government organisation like defence lacks of manpower of their standard. Why? this is because of our education system. We need a change in the pattern.

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Madhukar said: (Dec 1, 2015)  
In India shortage of skilled manpower because our educational system are not that much strong means many teachers appointed by illegally because of that the teachers are not capable to give knowledge to students. The students mug up the theory knowledge and put in the answer sheet. Our educational system theory is important than practical because of that India lacking skilled manpower.

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Dr. Vishram Bapat said: (Nov 4, 2015)  
My Dearest Friends, with huge love and affection, I seek to submit as follows:

It is now worthless to talk about past bad practices and people. Bad people are not bad really because they want to be so. It is very very difficult for an individual to remain good in adverse atmosphere.

My point is that we should all together decide to bring a change. It is a matter of just resolving to align our dreams for our motherland India. It is the time to decide to throw away the shackles of inactivity, negative attitude, laziness and individualism.

Let us resolve to contribute to positive attitude in the society. We should firmly stand by our visionary Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in all the schemes he has initiated such as Make in India, Swachh Bharat, Digital India, Ek Bharat-Shreshth Bharat, Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao and many more. I feel extremely fortunate to see India getting such an immense leader who has already conquered the world attention.

The simple way to contribute solidly is to perform each of our small or big activity most perfectly and encourage friends to do so I wish everyone to join hands to make our nation proud of us!

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Anand said: (Sep 4, 2015)  
According to me the main reason for shortage of skilled lever is that the people who should not be a teacher become a teacher and most talented people become an employ. So they can not guide student as required. The another reason is that in India at the basic level some of the teachers joined as a government teacher illegally so that they are not able to teach.

India has a lot of board (like -ICSE, CBSE, State boards, NIOS etc). It does not shows only the board but also filtrate the rich and poor people of our society. You will be sea that any politician's, IAS office's son etc don't study with state board. So I think its also a reason of shortage of skilled labour.

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Anjali Yadav said: (Jul 29, 2015)  
My opinion is that regarding to this topic is that, nowadays students of India is just learning what is in their textbooks or whichever books. They won' t want to learn real meaning of that. They just blindly learn or read whatever given in the books.

They never try to understand what that's mean if students will try to learn about different topics as well as understanding actual meaning of that. So this also can help in improvement in Indian skilled power.

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Rohit & Pushpendra said: (May 31, 2015)  
So far as I think India has skilled persons but the main problem is in our educational system. They are not providing too much facilities for the students to grow their practical knowledge to research new thing. So the students are not having too much knowledge. That's the main reason for the shortage of skilled people in India.

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Deepika said: (Jan 24, 2015)  
Hi friends,

The main reason for the shortage of skilled person in India is that having lot of fear in them. They have so much in their minds but they don't know how to express them. And the other most important thing is feeling of shy. They mostly have the feeling of guilty. Keeping out all these India is not shortage of skilled person. So few people come out daringly by expressing their ideology. Every cloud has a silver lining likewise everyone in society is skilled person.

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Abhay Gupta said: (Dec 27, 2014)  
According to me India has skilled peoples but due to the lack of proper attention and environment they are not growing like other countries. Many talented student's wants to grow him/her self but due to lack of Money and guidance they are not growing. Ex-like in present time all works are totally depending on computer but due to money problem many students can't purchase so that's why knowledge about that particular areas are stopped. According to me government of India highly responsible for this if they should be providing all these things which is required for study then the students become talented And ratio of skilled person in India become increased.

If the leader's make some rule for the study like they do inspection in the colleges/schools in proper way makes basic study of the students solid then I hope in future skilled person are increased in our India.

Thank to all.

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Preetham said: (Sep 23, 2014)  
Hello, I would like to add a few words. I am a musician and an entrepreneur from India. From what I have seen, India is filled with people who pay attention to high level learning more than basic and that is the actual problem. Every Indian who is put in a state to compete with a foreigner of the same discipline is out-shined by the peer in minute degrees and that is because the basics not being right. Be it product based or service based or any other form living art.

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Pritam Singh said: (Aug 21, 2014)  
My opinion is that in India no shortage of skilled manpower but most of the manpower are skilled but we have to shine them continuously. Eg in the sat-sung, they make the time frame so that these things attack on their mind continuously. So same pattern here everybody know about wrong & right but we have to show them their potential, passion, hard work, soft work etc. Then you will see the effectiveness.

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Maduri said: (Aug 2, 2014)  
Hi I am Maduri,

I want to state my opinion regarding this topic. I do not agree with it first that we have shortage in skill power. We too have skilled people who work for many companies. But they lack is proper guidance. The government is responsible for this. Due to poverty only mainly facilities are not available to the people who are talented. And also reservation system is causing the talented people to suffer a lot.

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S.S.Mani said: (Jun 4, 2014)  
I am concerned about the shortage of skilled manpower in sectors that depend on ITIs and the likes. Till some time back, there were institutes, inferior to ITIs but which were developing youngsters some skills for some trades. It was in a way productive. However now they are changing their lines as they say that no more youngsters are coming for such trades. Reasons are many. Salaries are DISPROPORTIONATELY lower for them compared with what their friends with some higher qualifications earn. So naturally an aversion to be an worker is developing. Second, the charges by even by such second rung institutes have become unaffordable for those who are interested. The net result is industry is suffering. I can bringin AC industry as an example. There are answers, but as long term vision is lacking at higher levels, no initiative is coming through.

My suggestion is for various associations/bodies/technical groups/non profit NGOs must initiate free training, or training with stipend during training from affected trade companies, and also fix a sort of minimum remuneration for them as they come out.

If this is not attempted immediately, the future of at least such trades look very bleak to me.

And I am not an AC mechanic, but a qualified AC engineer running my own branded dealership business, getting affected day by day!

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Spill said: (Mar 20, 2014)  
In INDIA has more knowledge people. In this country need a lot of opportunities and providing good salary in our country. In INDIAN people to avoid go to foreign countries for job. We need more hardworking to get job in our country. In our country has also a lot of opportunities for working job.

Nowadays INDIA has a second place among the population. Then also we need more improvements in our skills. The skills are not developed by school and colleges. If we need more skill developments then we try to improve that.

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Sailorkng said: (Mar 20, 2014)  
What is the impinging problem now?: whether lack of skill or lack of industrial development in accommodating the vast workforce. Consider a Country like Japan after 1945 went for mass recruitment and selection process from schools and colleges. It was on the job training (OJT) that trained, shaped and molded the vast manpower according to its need. TO my mind it occurs that still India needed a rapid expansion of industrialization. If everyone can drive cycle, car and use computer within one month there there is no need skill at all. Given a chance everyone can perform better.

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Preeti Lall said: (Mar 14, 2014)  
Hi All,

It is a harsh reality that we Indians lack in skilled manpower and what we have is not enough and not being utilized properly. Probably now it is time to change our study patterns and develop them in a more constructive manner. Our Government of India should now start a crusade (Set of rules/laws to be followed strictly) from 3rd or 4th grade and beyond where we get to know our hobbies or our likings towards something constructive (sports, dancing, singing, liking towards pets plants, pets, carpentry etc. ).

Equal importance should be given to the vocational activities, because we as humans tend to develop a difference between our likings and dislikings from our early age. Definitely our interests change as we grow but we will have a lot of options to decide from the practical exposure. We never forget our projects, experiments and maths problems, do we? This is because these are the kinds of practical knowledge in which indulged our minds more and more until we have solution.

Just try to remember a small experiment where we distilled water from impurities by using tubes, water, heat and finally vapour. Can you ever for get it? You might forget the names of the chemical reactions but you would never forget how distillation process works. Our single practical experiment has a vital impact on our mind due to which our understanding grows to the wider perspective of how things work.

Today the need is not just to be educated but how skillful you are? It is like our education system makes us educated but not qualified. To qualify we should have specialized skills.

I hope my thoughts are reachable to the right personnels as it will help our education standard and society to grow more. I have a lot of thought that keep popping in my mind but do not have the right people to share with.

Please give your comments if you like or dislike my thought as this might bring out a lot of change that can help us to make our nation grow strong. It is only this time to find out solutions to our problems instead of just discussing and cursing our government for our present situation.


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Nandhini.s said: (Feb 18, 2014)  

I too have a question that Indian people are lack in their practical knowledge?

NO, the indians are not lacking in their knowledge, they have immense knowledge but the way of educating the people is in a wrong way, many foreign countries are coming to India to recruit a talented Indian people to their companies, this shows that indians were skilled but the government of India is not utilising in a proper manner, if the Indian government launches schools and colleges in every nook and corner of the country then all the peoples in inaccessible areas also educated, and in this we can overcome our shortage of skilled manpower in india, our education system should be changed, our education system should be in a practical oriented, during their schooldays itself they should have been teached how to implement their technical skills in their practical life.

I finally finish my speech by saying that.


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Karthisri said: (Jan 30, 2014)  
It is frank that the India contain a huge of Manpower. But India is unable to use it.

Now a days most of employes anxious to say ' I am working in US ', ' I am in LONDON '. Just think once where he is from. He is from India itself. So please use our manpower for our country to improve.

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Rajeev said: (Jan 28, 2014)  
Hello Everyone.

We live in a country of 1.2 billion population and still we have shortage of trained, skilled and practical people. What a shame for us. But think who is bringing such circumstances. Of course our sure guess will go to our Government responsible for this education system. Yep they are but what about us. I think we are more responsible for such result more than our concerned authority. Suppose today you get placement offer from two companies during your study at college in final year. Lets say one is from India and other from US. Where will we choose to go? Almost 95% of people will choose to go abroad unless they have some their personal issues. Reason being is that they provide us far better environment, a comfortable life and salary that most of us shake hands with them. What benefit did our nation get from you then?

You will awkward to know that HRD ministry spends about 400 crores out of which only 50 crores is taken from students as fees every year in IITs. And Sarcasm is that it is spent for serving to nations other than India.

It is also true that our education system is not that much updated as per the current scenario. We Indians are rich in theoretical part but we can't even bulb a light by connecting wires together such is our practical skill today. The reason behind this all is our corrupt politicians who are taking no interest in bringing change to it is not a topic that will bring ransum to them.

So what we are required is to discuss these issues with our concerned authority right from the grass root label, i.e. University label which can further increase the attention of our national authority. And at the same time Each of Everyone of us should take oath that we are going to contribute something to this nation No matter where we go or from what field be belong.

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Sbl said: (Jan 27, 2014)  
I obey with you. Really skilled manpower shortage in India due to less knowledge in practical things. Just think once on rural areas without any training some people create wonders in technology who told them to how to do it, no one. They put their theoretical knowledge into practical things. Thus why they did it right. So, in our education system stress is high that's what the problem to think freely, whenever that stress is goes on then our education system trained skilled manpower. Then we escape from shortage of skilled manpower.

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Rupesh said: (Jan 26, 2014)  
Hello everyone!

To the best of my knowledge today India's literacy is more or less 70-72%. Since India is a country of huge population, it reflects clearly vast number of people are still uneducated. We can't anticipate skilled job from them. MNC's demands are well qualified employee with perfection for the manpower strength in the company. India seems lagging in this sector. There are deficiencies of institutions also, which could produce skilled manpower in quick successions as compared to japan, US etc.

Our government introduces plans which could give guarantee employment (like NREGA) , but thing which Indian economy needs pretty badly today is the source from where they could gain skills. The plannings of the government are totally flawed. They don't make a well established successful Indian, instead they are making labors with a pathetic job. Government isn't providing opportunities to learn and growth, but they are enhancing those schemes which could help them to stand in center and states. Every politician know this fact pretty well, but they has to indulge in their own life also. The situation how economy suffering from crisis, doesn't bother to upper echelon bureaucrats including politicians.

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Bindu said: (Jan 26, 2014)  
INDIA is a country with lots of great minds and manpower. But everything is going in vain because of the lack of practical education which helps develop greater skills in man. Practical education alone cannot improve skilled manpower there are other reasons also which has to taken care of. If the people of India are skilled in proper manner there is no doubt that India would soon be a developed country. This is the responsibility of our government and each and everyone of us.

The government should give opportunities so that the intelligence and talent of our countrymen will be seen and it will not be wasted.

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Sandeep Desai said: (Jan 9, 2014)  
In India there are lot of resources and lot of manpower but this manpower is not well skilled. This is due to lack of practical knowledge. We have to concentrate on the practical knowledge during our education program.

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SARAT CHANDRA PRASAD said: (Jan 5, 2014)  
Hello everyone.

We know that recently MNCs recruited students of IIT with a package of 1.2 crore rupees.

This proves the capability of people in India. The thing is we are lacking of resources which mould the youth to desired shape by making them skillful. Education became a business in India which is boon for youth making them lacking of skills.

Though there are highly skillful people in India their number is not comparable to population in India. So I agree with the fact that India is in shortage of skilled manpower.

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Gkt said: (Jan 4, 2014)  
Hello Friends,

From my point of about "skilled manpower shortage in India" is that India has got skilled manpower but after people doing graduation they fly to developed country like USA, UK because here in India there is less money being paid as compared to other developed country like USA when they go to other country they do settle there. NASA has got 30% of people are from India, Microsoft has got 20% people are from India, in every sector you will see Indian are working in whole word because of their skills. India has got such skills that they can do any work depend upon the demand.

In India, graduate student who wants to do research on some specific topic they think that they will not able proceed research here because of lack of proper education system, lack of infrastructure, lack of good mentor so, they have go to the other developed country like USA.

In India, our education system have following drawbacks:

1. Lack of infrastructure.

2. Lack of good teacher in government school.

3. In our education system we concentrate more on theoretical knowledge, and we ignore practical knowledge.

- When you will go in any industries you will see that only 20% of theoretical knowledge are implemented so, I think we should concentrate more on practical knowledge.

4. Lack of proper guidance.

5. Government ignorance.

As we know India has population of 1.26 billion and second largest populated country in the world after china. So, India has got lot of manpower but they are less skilled. In India, labour is very cheap many foreign company Walmart, Apple, Microsoft, Google, BMW, Audi are investing in India because they got there job done in.

Less cost and they pay less amount to India because here employment is less there is competition among people so, they are ready to work even at less salary.

- Government should open new research centre, concentrate on industries, improve education system, good infrastructure, pay more to employee so, they will not leaves our motherland.

Thank you.

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Kiran Tate said: (Jan 2, 2014)  
Hello friends,

Probably in India there is less skill because of illiterate people & poverty. Still India is developing in the field of Sports, Education. India has manpower but not skilled they are uneducated. But be proud to be an Indian.

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