A first-time voter in a fostering democracy
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By | January 12, 2019|National Youth Day|

It is estimated that every year about 20 million citizens in India turn 18. In 2014, approximately 150 million were eligible to vote in the Lok Sabha elections for the first time in their lives. In 2019, that number is expected to rise to about [...]

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Reforms the youth need in the nation
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By | January 12, 2019|National Youth Day|

Based on my own experience, I believe, India needs two critical reforms: Technical Education and Judicial Reform. Even though we churn out high numbers of engineers and diploma graduates, they lack basic technical skills and couldn’t be employed by the industry in various occupations as [...]

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Youth and Elections
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By | January 12, 2019|National Youth Day|

Elections are the perfect example of unpredictability. When elections happen in the largest democracy of the world, it is indeed a big affair. Increasingly adding to the unpredictability factor is the young electorate, comprising of educated youth and first-time voters; people who not only form [...]

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The youth is indeed watching
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By | January 11, 2019|National Youth Day|

Each time the celebration of democracy heralds upon the sovereign skies of India, there is a multitude of currents and countercurrents flowing through the veins of this great nation – and each of these times the youth is invariably at the epicentre of the tremors [...]

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Invest in Education. Invest in a Better India.
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By | January 11, 2019|National Youth Day|

The foundation of a nation lies in the skills and knowledge possessed by its youth. India has more than 50% of its population below the age of 25 and more than 65% below 35. These figures are indicative of the potential collective power of the [...]

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