Schneider Electric India Foundation’s “Strategic Skill Development Program “ A Case Study on transforming lives of underprivileged youth through “Electrician Training”
India is expected to reach to the population of 1.4 billion and be one of the most populous nations by 20251 . The population pyramid of country is expected to “bulge” across the 15–64 age brackets over the next decade thereby increasing the working age population from approximately 761 million2 to 869 million during 2011–20203 . As a result, until 2020, India will be experiencing a period of “demographic bonus,” where the growth rate of the working age population would exceed that of the total population4 . Around 64% of India’s population is expected to be in the age bracket of 15–59 years by 2026, with only 13% of the total aged above 60 years.
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