‘Machines Will Rule Workplace By 2025'
The Hindu|September 18, 2018
‘Machines Will Rule Workplace By 2025'

More than 54% of India’s employees in 12 sectors need reskilling by 2022, says WEF

In less than seven years, by 2025, machines are projected to overtake humans in workplace task hours in 12 key industry sectors, according to a ‘Future of Jobs’ report by the World Economic Forum (WEF).

Globally, almost half of all companies expect automation to cut their full­time workforce in the next four years; however, new jobs will still lead to a net gain in employment opportunities if sucient reskilling is done. In India, 54% of employees in these sectors will need reskilling by 2022, the WEF said in the report released on Monday.

‘Signicant shift’

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September 18, 2018