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The Social And Economic Cost Of Workers’ Migration

The poor availability of work in the better-paying organised sector and the lure of higher salaries in advanced nations motivate an increasing number of talented young people to go abroad and settle down there 

Given the high share of its young population, India has a huge potential that is being wasted due to the inability of its policymakers to set the right policies. Potentially, there are a lot of workers in the population that can support the non-workers—the young and the elderly—and the economy can grow faster.