May 13, 2014 Print

In India, government-run job training programs don’t have a great track record. Centre for Public Policy Research, an Atlas Network partner based in southern India, proposes an alternative system of "skill vouchers" to meet the challenge of job training. This system would encourage private companies to create "finishing schools" tailored to their specific needs, and would likely result in a higher percentage of students moving directly into a paid position after completion of training. Read more here.