ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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How Hope Can Solve the Crisis Facing India’s Youth

Doing Nothing and Being Nothing

The lack of opportunities for training and quality education hinders the development of entrepreneurial talent among India and South Asia’s youth. In this way, they are demoralised and disillusioned with the system and more often than not, with themselves. Some of them believe they are useless, while others do “nothing” and therefore amount to “nothing.” Hope and agency can provide an out for these young people all across India and South Asia.

One of the characteristic features of the social research that the two of us have carried out in North India is the frequency with which young people discuss the topic of “nothing” (Jeffrey 2010; Dyson 2014).

“What are you doing?,” We might ask.

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Updated On : 31st May, 2017
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