By - 26 September 2022
26 September 2022
According to some reports, while jobs have indeed reached small-town India over the last few years, there aren’t many ‘well-paying jobs’ out there. As a result, many graduates and 12th pass workers relocate to urban areas. Most of them, however, struggle in urban areas as well because of lack of required skills.
“There is a dire need to unearth the hidden talent within the 60-65% of the population residing in small towns and rural areas,” Neeti Sharma, president, co-founder, TeamLease Edtech, told FE. “The rural youth has incredible grasping power and learning ability, and with upskilling they can do miracles.” In addition to knowledge, upskilling provides such youth a career path, outlining the steps they can take to reach their objectives.