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India should bring online classes to order

Regulation needed to curb abuses, but New Delhi should not go as far as Beijing

| India
A student takes an online class at his residence in New Delhi in September 2020: Many of the platforms' marketing campaigns were intended to cause parents to worry that their kids would be left behind in the competition for college places.   © Hindustan Times/Getty Images

Ritesh Kumar Singh is the founder and chief executive of policy research and advisory company Indonomics Consulting in New Delhi.

India faces a two-pronged employment quandary. On the one hand, it has an ever-growing army of youth unable to find work, while on the other Indian industry is unable to find workers with suitable skills in sufficient quantities for its needs.

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