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On jobs, India behind Pak, Bangla, Afghan

At least two in every five young Indians are not part of the workforce or have no link with education or any form of training, a UN report has said, putting the country behind Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka on these parameters.

The World Economic Situation and Prospects 2020 report, released here on Friday, said over 40 per cent of Indians aged between 20 and 34 were Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) for the period between 2010 and 2018.

The corresponding youth NEET rate – which represents young people outside employment, education or training – was one-third for other South Asian countries like Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.…