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Indians lack skillsets to be employed: IBM chief

  • 14/03/2019
  • Global tech major IBM chief Ginni Rometty has said Indians lack the required skillsets even as new-age jobs galore, and exhorted all to look at education beyond obtaining/giving away degrees.
  • The $180-billion domestic software industry directly employs over 4 million.
  • According to private economic think tank CMIE data, as of February, there were as many as 31.2 million youth actively looking for jobs. This is in a country where over 60% of the 1.35 billion population are under 35.
  • Over 65% of the Indian IT staff is "just not re-trainable"