Employment Generation Schemes in India During Plan Periods


  • Dr. Arpana Mishra


In India special emphasis is laid on employability programme right from the inception of five year plan. In first and second five year plan agriculture and industry sectors were given priority to yield the opportunities of employment in these sectors. Labour intensive projects were initiated from third five year plan onwards. The sixth five year plan aimed at the two major goals of reducing under employment for the majority of labour force and cutting down on long term employment. Seventh to ninth plan mainly focused on employment creation opportunities. The tenth plan laid emphasis on the target of absorbing all new entrants to labour force during the next five years and removing unemployment by the end of decade. The eleventh plan also aimed at creating 58 million job opportunities. The twelfth five year plan hopes to make the manufacturing sector a genuine engine of growth which could generate hundred million work opportunities by 2022.


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How to Cite

Dr. Arpana Mishra. (2018). Employment Generation Schemes in India During Plan Periods. Research Inspiration: An International Multidisciplinary E-Journal, 3(IV), 30–38. Retrieved from http://researchinspiration.com/index.php/ri/article/view/91