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Discuss the potential of India in becoming the capital of gig-workers of the world.

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment.

5. Discuss the potential of India in becoming the capital of gig-workers of the world. (250 words)

Reference:  The Hindu

Why the question:

The article brings to us the potential of India in becoming the capital of gig-workers of the world.

Key Demand of the question:

Bring out the potential of India in becoming the capital of gig-workers of the world.

Directive:

Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Start with what a Gig-economy is.

Body:

You can start by highlighting the changes that the pandemic has brought in the economy in general and in what way it has proved to be a blessing in disguise for the gig- workers.

Explain how gig –economy is evolving; an inclination towards flexible work is being driven by factors such as freedom, technology up gradation, skill focus, additional income and human capital. Gig economy allows task ownership, convenience and flexibility. Based on tastes and preferences, you can determine the number and type of projects you work on, the quantum of your earnings, and thus, the work-life balance.

Discuss the potential of India in becoming the capital of gig-workers of the world.

Conclusion:

Conclude suitably.