India's jobs deficit: Project in Gujarat struggling to create employment


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  • Friday, 24 May 2019

An empty shopping centre is pictured at the Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) at Gandhinagar, in the western state of Gujarat, India, March 18, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

GANDHINAGAR, India (Reuters) - (This is one of a series of stories on the difficulties the Modi administration has faced in creating jobs.)

When he was chief minister of the Indian state of Gujarat in 2011, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off an ambitious project to develop a financial hub in the style of Singapore or Dubai.

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