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Unemployed Educated Rural Workforce in Punjab

If the state government of Punjab wants to address the festering discontent among the unemployed educated rural youth in the state, it needs to look beyond high-tech industries and promote enterprises that can generate appropriate employment opportunities commensurate with their skills and qualifications.

Punjab : Industrial Policy and State's Role

Punjab's new industrial policy promises, among other things, to reduce the government's role in industry. However, even as it withdraws from direct manufacturing activity, the state has an important enabling role to play, especially in the technological upgradation of the SSI sector.

Promoting Science

Regional science councils are burdened with a long list of objectives and little financial help. It is pointless to expect them to function creatively to inculcate scientific temper or to expand the application of science and technology to everyday problems. Punjab's experience is a case in point.
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