Rethinking engineer training is vital to meeting Asian infrastructure demand

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By Asia's Developing Future and Asian Development Bank Institute. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Demand for infrastructure in Asia and the Pacific is surging and so too is the need to train the next generation of workers to construct and manage new infrastructure projects. In this podcast, Dr Sudhir Misra of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur discusses the skills gap in civil engineering in India, the importance of overcoming this common challenge to infrastructure growth and sustainable development in the region, and how it can be practically achieved. Read the transcript https://bit.ly/36wAk5A About the author Sudhir Misra, Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur ADBI’s related publications Is There a Size-Induced Market Failure in Skills Training? https://bit.ly/2PMA4tf Skills Training by Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises: Innovative Cases and the Consortium Approach in the Republic of Korea https://bit.ly/2Ni62vV Building Development Capacities in Asia and the Pacific: Good Practices and Ways Forward for ADBI’s Capacity Building Programs https://bit.ly/36AXSX6 Principles of Infrastructure: Case Studies and Best Practices https://bit.ly/2JPAM5c

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