Unemployment a Social Menace: (A study conducted in Nainital ,Uttarakhand,India)
The GDP growth of India is 6.5 percent with just one per cent growth in employment. Uttarakhand alone recorded around six lakh unemployed youths (5.1 percent unemployed in Nainital) as per Directorate of Training and Employment. The objectives framed are as follows:
- To study the causes and consequences of unemployment among youth in Nainital, Uttarakhand
- To study the changing pattern of Leisure
- To suggest policy recommendations to combat unemployment
The researcher would study youth who are between (16 to 30 years), which are 25 all together constituting the universe of the study. Exploratory research designs with simple random sampling method would be used. One interview schedule will be prepared for data collection from the youth. Primary data would be collected from the youth and Secondary data will be gathered from journals, reports, libraries. Analysis of the data would be done using tables and graphs.
With no immediate prospect of a reversal in this disturbing trend and the likelihood that the continuation of high rates of unemployment in the future, it is becoming relevant to examine the contemporary influence of unemployment and leisure in life.