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India Skills report 2020

With an eye on the $ 5T economy, Indian industries have increasingly adopted digital solutions and invested in infrastructure. This has culminated in a transformation of the job landscape that has been led by demographic changes, government policies, a rising Industry 4.0 and increasing globalization.

This change is directly affected by the readiness of our present talent pool for new-age jobs or job types and these findings have been condensed into the ISR 2020 report. “It highlights the two sides of the scenario and compares them to understand the prevalent gaps, discusses and puts forth possible solutions that could very well play a pivotal role in India’s growth story. You can check insights of last year’s ISR 2019 report.”

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Sneak Peak of ISR 2021

Did You know

  • 56% Positive Hiring Intent with 71:29 Male Female Hiring Ratio

  • 54% Employability of MBA Degree holders

  • Three States with the Most Attractive Talent
    Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Maharashtra lead the employability index

  • Experienced Professionals Preferred:
    Did you know candidates with a work experience of 1-5 years were most in-demand?

How can this report help you


Can plan their careers based on insights gained on he demand of the talent, in which sectors etc.


They can plan their future talent acquisition plans based on the insights gained on supply of the talent.

Key Contributors

Rajeshwar Tripathi

Chief People Officer

Ravindra Kumar G. P.

Chief Human Resources Officer

Archana Bhaskar

CHRO and Head Corporate Communications

Prashant Bhatnagar

Director – Human Resources

Vishpala Reddy

Regional HR Director & Head, Asia Pacific

Saurabh Govil

President & CHRO

Leaders Speak

Udayan Dutt
Global Functions HR Director-Reckitt Benckiser

Reckitt Benckiser

With the fast adoption and build out of technology in our country, e-commerce would be set to grow, not as another channel but another eco-system where the business would prosper.

Udayan Dutt
Global Functions HR Director
Reckitt Benckiser

Prashant Parashar
President HR-Emcure Pharmaceuticals

Emcure Pharmaceuticals

The Pharmaceutical industry requires people with multidisciplinary knowledge for manufacturing – engineering combined with either pharmaceutical science or biotechnology.

Prashant Parashar
President HR
Emcure Pharmaceuticals

Nirav Jagad

Some of the new roles I foresee that will be in high demand in the future in our industry will be in the space of Data Analytics, Cloud Computing, Cybersecurity, UI UX Designer, Legal and Compliance and People (HR) Professionals.

Nirav Jagad

Sriram V

$5 Trillion cannot come from the Services Industry alone. In the last few decades, India has not focused on Manufacturing. We need to focus on both Services and Manufacturing

Sriram V

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