Obsession with government jobs hurts the economy
Policy Post #105
Editor’s Note ✍️
3.8 million candidates had registered for the Uttar Pradesh Preliminary Eligibility Test (UPPET) in 2022, and pictures of some of them literally hanging on for their lives from trains to reach their exam centers surfaced a while ago. This obsession of a large chunk of India’s population with government jobs is hurting our economy. How? Keep scrolling to find out!
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With that, we bring to you: Policy Post #105!
This Week’s Policy Focus 🔎
Envisioning a Semiconductor Aatmanirbhar Bharat
Anmol R Singh and Sirjan Kaur write: A fiscally sound policy to aid Semiconductor manufacturing can bring multiple gains. It will help avert the Covid-induced unemployment crisis and provide impetus to industrial growth, lifting people out of unsustainable farm employment. The focus should be concentrated on the concept of ‘Design in India’ by strapping diverse, functional allied sectors such as Med Technovation, EV and Agri Tech with the program.
Policy Charcha 💬
The best Podcasts, Videos, Essays and Fellowships for this past week from the world of Policy and Governance!
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A curated list of some of the best jobs and internship opportunities this week from the world of public policy, development sector, impact consulting and communications at large!
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