According to a Himachal government press release, Himachal Cabinet today decided to undertake a comprehensive survey through mapping of existing skilled labour of the employable youth and the skill gap thereof and also approved the appointment of a consultant to map the skill study of the youth of Himachal Pradesh. It also approved consultant for preparation of Master Plan and Project Development for’ infrastructure in the Baddi-Barotiwala-Nalagarh Industrial Area.
A lot of young people are unemployed in Himachal or are doing below minimum wage level jobs due to lack of opportunities and also due to lack of required skills.
It would be interesting to see what background the consultant has or is it just a political gimmick. Time to time government has put up consultants who were not able to do much.
What is your say? Time to time we have discussed there are not enough job opportunities, but I feel there are less skilled people and that wont change in few years as quality technical institutes are not there or are in initial phase.
However those who are able to go out of state are also not coming back because salary levels are below compared to bigger cities. Whereas south India is offering excellent job opportunities in non skilled sector also but back in Himachal in recent year itself many call centre operations failed. Even Himachal companies operating them were duped by people from outside.
Is it lack of Himachal entrepreneur’s awareness or is it because they are not able to network properly. Or is it because government has not prepared any laws and plans to save interests of Himachal companies. How strong is Himachal business networking?