Prof. Asha Bhatia, Faculty, Entrepreneurship & General Management
Chairperson, Enactus Somaiya Social Cell, K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research, Vidyavihar :
“In the Indian education system, the ‘pay off ‘ comes after a long time.and it has been observed that even though a person is educated, he is not necessarily employable.The budget talks of Skill India to coordinate with Make in India. A good move to focus on vocational training, which is the need of the hour specially for the underprivileged. It will give them a means to meet the immediate requirement of their family and other dependents.”
Dr Radha Iyer, Associate Professor, K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research, Vidyavihar:
“There are provisions in the budget for encouraging entrepreneurship, innovation and incubation for the start up community which is welcome. Increasing job creators instead of job seekers is a good move. The budget includes provisions for , Rupees One thousand crore for IT start ups, Rupees One hundred thousand for Self . utilization & talent utilization scheme – SETU & the reduction of royalty for start ups from 25% to 10%.