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Unemployment in Jammu and Kashmir Valley among Educated Youth: A Special Reference with District Pulwama | Original Article

Rayees Ahmad Ganie Dr. Sangeeta Jauhari Dr. Usha Vaidya in Shodhaytan (RNTUJ-STN) | Multidisciplinary Academic Research


Unemploymentoccurs when people are without work or actively seeking work. The problem of unemployment is ruining the future of Kashmiri youth. Unemployment can be chronic underemployment and or disguised unemployment. Reports and ground realities tells us that menace of unemployment among the educated youth of JammuandKashmir has touched the new heights with lakhs of candidates applying for few advertised posts by recruiting agencies. There are many frustrating cases among the educated youth of Kashmir, who face the daily competition from the thousands of the people. In this paper attempt has be made to examine the rates and causes of unemployment among the educated youth of Jammu and Kashmir with special focus on pulwama district. More than 1 billion are globally in the age group of 15 and 24. Eighty five percent of these young people are living in developing countries most of them are living in villages where there is more threat of extreme poverty. The International Labour Organization (ILO) estimates that approximately 74 million young women and men are unemployed throughout the world. In Kashmir more than 80 percent youth depend on public sector for employment, many young people are working are working for long hours are  long hours for low pay, struggling to survive . The employment structure is baised towards the tertiary sector in Jammu and Kashmir