ShreyasMemberSeptember 1, 2022 at 10:53 PM
It is observed that masses tend to migrate out of their motherland for upskilling their knowledge, and in search of better opportunities. Due to this, multiple problems have emerged and solutions to it must be found as well as implemented.
To begin with, developing countries, especially South Asia, are a major source of skilled professional’s migration to developed countries. As a result, all the latest inventions and innovations in scientific as well as information technology fields now belong to these developed nations. Moreover, this has caused a brain- drain situation along with least inhouse technological progress thereby, stealing nation’s opportunity to prosper. Furthermore, nation’s economy is affected as the tax revenue from these persons is lost which in turn fuels hindrance of development of infrastructure for research. Consequently, developing countries prolong to stay behind in overall development.
In order to tackle these issues, the foremost solution is to strengthen the economic policies along with labour laws. Firstly, to retain the migrated labour, the country can spend hefty amount on developing the infrastructure required for research like setting up numerous labs with latest equipment. Although some expatriates would not come again permanently, but a collaborative approach of exchanging the education and enhancing the skills of own’s masses through their knowledge could prove to be beneficial to improve the shortage of skilled people. Furthermore, if possible, lucrative job positions should be made available to reattract these professionals especially for scientists, professors and doctors.
In conclusion, skilled professionals who have emigrated in search of better opportunities are recoverable assets who can play a part in developing opportunities at home. However, recovery requires the opening of diverse and creative conduits.
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