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Cities: Our policy orphans

India’s farm to non-farm transition is being murdered by bad urbanization because cities have unelected or impotent leadership

Talent deficit can derail Make in India programme

An article in Financial Chronicle talks about Indian industry facing a chronic shortage of talent in the manufacturing sector, derailing the Make In India programme; along with inputs from Sonal Arora.

Maternity benefits to retain mid-level executives

An article in DNA, talks about recent Maternity Benefits Bill being passed; along with inputs from Rituparna Chakraborty.

Revamping IndiaÔÇÖs 3EÔÇÖs

An authored article of Manish Sabharwal

A radical reboot of India’s employment, education, and employability ecosystem is making good progress

A skill is worth more than a degree on paper

The value of something is shown by demand: 23 lakh candidates (including 2.22 lakh engineers and 255 PhD holders) applied for the 368 vacant peon posts in Uttar Pradesh recently. Some of this excess demand represents the above-market wages and job security of government jobs but most of it is just the unemployability of the educated.

ESOP millionaires among startups are an exception

An authored article of Rituparna Chakraborty in Economic Times Wealth talks about what things employees should keep in mind while opting for a compensation package with the ESOP component.

Imagine a world without vocational teachers?

To train 40 cr youth by 2022, India needs 10 lakh teachers per year; here’s how to get them

The challenge in diversity hiring

This authored article is a byline of Kunal Sen, SVP, TeamLease and Prity Agrawal, Business Head-Services, TeamLease.

ESIC raises wage threshold to Rs.21,000, aims to add 50 lakh workers

An article in Mint talks about ESIC’s decision to raise the wage threshold; along with inputs from Sonal Arora.

The move is expected to bring in 2 crore people—assuming a family of 4—under the Employees State Insurance Corporation net

Part of your salary comes in cash? Employers likely to change pay structure.

An article in Hindustan Times talks about how the demonetization of Rs.500 and Rs.1000/- will impact employees; along with inputs from Rituparna Chakraborty.