Business & Executive

How Entrepreneurship Can Solve the Problem of Unemployment

By Aniketh Jain | May 15, 2020
Business & Executive| Achiever Network

Unemployment is an adverse economic state where talent heads remain un-hired due to several possible reasons. Lack of employment opportunities, unfavorable working terms and conditions, exploitation, non-professional skills, less technical, and various other clauses contribute to unemployment.

‘According to experts, unemployment is a grave apprehension that threatens socio-economic cohesion’.

Reports show that the global unemployment rate has risen to 4.0% in June 2018 with an unemployed population of 6.6 million. International unemployment is likely to be at the same level as the 2017 unemployment rate, says World Employment and Social Outlook compiled by the International Labor Organisation (ILO). 2009 is marked as the most acute economic crisis around the globe with a hiked unemployment rate of 5.9%. The condition was stabilized after 2014 when this rate dropped down to 5.5%.

The report adds that the development in curtailing vulnerable employment has slowed down in recent years. By 2019, approximately 35 million more employees are likely to join the club of 1.4 billion vulnerable employees, as counted in 2017.

In the meantime, Asia is maintaining a low unemployment rate of 4% by creating job opportunities at a faster pace. However, more than 900 million people are still on vulnerable employment.

India is a leading Asian country generating tremendous job opportunities with its entrepreneurial rise, according to the 2016-2017 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) Report. 2017-2018 GEM Survey states that India has improved the entrepreneurship rate to 14.9% as compared to 9% in 2015 – 2016. The Indian government has initiated various programs such as Make in India, Atal Innovation Mission (AIMs), Self-employment and Talent Utilisation (SETU), Mudra Bank, Reduced corporate tax to 25% and more. This way the Government of India is encouraging the entrepreneurship while multiplying the job vacancies.

Entrepreneurship is a self-employment concept that makes an individual work and onboard others for developing the business. It is a prime source to accelerate economic growth and better social set up altogether. Good entrepreneurship let the person create a favorable and mutually benefitted environment for the business and employees, thus,