SSC Economics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-1

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    To harness the demographic dividend, policy attention needs to be immediately focused on which of the following areas?

    A)  Agricultural development

    B)  Strengthening macroeconomic stability

    C)  Strengthening of Infrastructure (both social and physical)

    D)  Non-agrarian sector employment

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] By 2022, the average Indian's age would be 29, compared to 37 for China and the US, and 45 for Western Europe. India has the potential not only to meet its own manpower needs but it can also cater to the manpower demand of other nations. Despite a vast majority of population in the productive age group, India has not been able to realise its demographic dividend since a good amount of working population are not employable and most industries are currently struggling with scarcity of skilled workforce.

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