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Learning foreign languages not only enriches our life style and enhances cultural ethos but also offers an unbelievable cornucopia of career alternatives and promising job experiences. We also succeed in having different perspectives and visions of life and the world around us. Our cognitive quality and life skills get very naturally improved. Getting a job at an international level also helps us have a lucrative income, global fame and international identity. We learn the art of cultural tolerance, behavioral coherence and religious adjustment with people from different socio- cultural backgrounds. As per an international report, there would be requirement of more than 1.6 million foreign language experts in various segments of the job market in the coming two decades, especially when the multinational companies are so fast mushrooming across the world. The foreign language professionals are expected to get recru ited in vario us BPO, IT and KPO in India. These professionals may also be recruited in the companies outsourced to India from the European countries. As per the latest trend of global job market and corpo rate culture, the demand for professionals specialized in foreign languages such as French, Russian, German, Chinese, Portuguese, Japanese, Korean, Spanish is likely to soar at a rate never expected before.

Industrial Policy adopted in the post independence period imposed various restrictions on large scale private industries; and industrial policy at that time became synonymous with ‘License and Quota Raj’. While existing industries learned the art of living with this policy, the same policy created barriers for new entrepreneurs. So far as the Small Scale Industries were concerned, the policy allowed SSIs to operate in the consumer goods sector and even many items were reserved for SSIs. Before the advent of the new economic policy in 1991, 812 items were reserved for production in the Small Scale sector. The New Economic Policy (NEP) storm mercilessly killed this policy of reservation. Similarly, Small Industries were given preference in government procurement as well, both in terms of price and purchase preference. Slowly these concessions to SSIs vanished in the name of promoting competition. It was said that reservation policy for SSIs comes in the way of development of technology and kills competition. Protection causes inefficiencies and country would not withstand international competition. It was argued that if we continue protecting domestic industry including Small Scale Industries, Foreign Investors would be discouraged and consumers’ choices would also be hampered. NEP’s arguments took precedence over arguments of employment, decentralization and equity favouring concessions to SSIs. Policy of open imports in the

The learning of a foreign language opens doors to an array of job opportunities in the present dynamic global scenario of the world. It is not only a matter of having an ace up your sleeve and pride for the learners to possess the knowledge of a foreign language but it also equips an aspirant to better face the market of today’s cut-throat-competition. Academic degrees and prof iciency of a foreign language prove to be an entry ticket to the ocean of job opportunities in the segments of tourism, education, diplomatic services, interpretation, translation, international trade and relations, entertainment, public relations, mass media and journalism, publishing, communication, embassies & consulates. Multinational companies having their well-planned network across the nations in the world also recruit foreign language experts in various positions. Moreover, the internet revolution has also considerably helped increase the demand of foreign language professionals in the positions of online content writer, technical translator and interpreter. Various organizations, including the important agencies of the United Nations Organization (UNO), which require foreign language experts in large number, are Food Agriculture Organization, Ministry of External Affairs, and Reserve Bank of India. However, some of the specialized fields of jobs for the professionals of foreign languages are in the areas of -linguistics, interpretation , translation and teaching.