79% Of Metro Residents Believe Employment Will Rise With Digital India
Further, 74 percent of respondents feel that employment scare can be handled if the current government undertake empowerment of citizens through Digital Literacy and universal access to Digital Skillset
Seventy-nine percent of the people have firm faith that Digital India will contribute to employment access in all sectors in next 5 years under the current Government and thus reduce unemployment, revealed in the latest survey by Vivoki India, research analytics and knowledge processing startup.
The hope is unprecedented against the backdrop that the Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) put out by National Statistic Office (NSO) which highlighted worrying trends in the job market as the unemployment rate among young urban job seekers has been on the rise. The overwhelming response in the survey came for social security and safety as 82 percent felt that it should be top of the charts.
Further, 74 percent of respondents feel that employment scare can be handled if the current government undertake empowerment of citizens through Digital Literacy and universal access to Digital Skillset. Seventy-two percent of the urban respondents feel that rural internet participation should increase to contribute to the GDP in the long run and strengthen economy under the current Government.
Response to Tele-medicine and Mobile Healthcare Facilities too was lukewarm as only 52 percent of the respondents said yes and 38 percent were against it regarding assigning top priority to the new government for it.
Prime Minister Modi's vision of Digital India is to transform the country into a digitally empowered society, but when it comes to cashless economy the respondents are divided. When asked 'Should the current Government work towards making India a cashless Economy to improve upon overall CAGR', only 53 percent of the respondents supported the cashless economy and 44 percent were against it.