Exclusive extracts from Rohini Nilekani’s ‘Uncommon Ground’, in which Sunil Mittal and Aruna Roy debate job creation in India.
India’s demographic trajectory is such that, for the next twenty years, about 1 million people will enter the workforce every month. Will there be a sufficient number of jobs for them all? And will these jobs fulfill the aspirations of youth everywhere? What kind of livelihoods do the majority of people want for themselves?