Salaries jumped during 1993–94 to 2004–05, especially for those in professional, admin fields.
Considering the growth in construction sector, lack of demand for civil engineers comes as quite a surprise.
In contrast, girls (52%) outnumber boys (48%) in architecture and town planning, where placements are the lowest.
‘The World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2018’ released by the ILO states that economic growth in the Asia and the Pacific region is expected to remain buoyant at around 5.5 per cent.
According to the Delhi-based CSE, cities are now running out of land on which to dump their waste and have begun throwing it in the 'backyards' of smaller towns, suburbs and villages.
Interestingly, while most cities in India are faced with a solid waste management crisis, only 2.4 per cent (Rs 4,896 crore) of the total investment is directed towards this sector.
More than 60-70% of India is vulnerable to drought and one-third of the country’s districts have faced more than four droughts in the past decade even as the number of drought-prone areas increased by 57% since 1997.
In March 2015, Modi had appealed to well-to-do sections to voluntarily give up the LPG subsidy, saying this would enable the government to benefit more of the poor.
According to the data available on the Mission website, of the 100 sewage treatment projects, 43 projects are old ones on which work was started before 2015 while the remaining 57 are new initiatives.
191 BJP legislators are yet to identify their third village, while 84 haven’t even picked their second village under the Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAANJHI) scheme.
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