Consulting firm PwC India has collaborated with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and YuWaah (Generation Unlimited in India) to upskill 300 million young Indians over the next 10 years. This collaboration is part of PwC’s global multi-sector partnership with UNICEF and Generation Unlimited to upskill and provide about 1.8 billion youngsters with socio-economic opportunities from school to work by 2030.
This partnership will focus on three facets to India’s digital empowerment for youngsters, which are education, skilling and entrepreneurship. According to the International Labour Organization (ILO), India is staring at a 29 million skill deficit by 2030.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- International Labour Organization Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland.
- International Labour Organization Founder: Paris Peace Conference.
- International Labour Organization Founded: 1919.
- International Labour Organization Director-General: Guy Ryder.