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How to create jobs for India's unemployed millions

Start by giving start-ups their due.

The central challenge in India today is creation of jobs. Every day, an estimated 33,000 citizens join the job market and yet the government is only creating 500 jobs a day, on an average. That's a huge shortfall which does not auger well for the health of the Indian economy's future. Why are jobs not being created in the numbers we need?

There are three prime employment generators in India. Despite sound policies,

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