Politicians accused of serious corruption charges, actors indulging in heinous crimes and business men charged with cheating and evading taxes are able to prolong the trial in the courts for several years and then get bail within a few days of being convicted. However, the poor persons who may or may not be law breakers, languish in jail as undertrials for several years without their cases being taken up in the court for hearing.
With more than one lakh engineers passing out every year from one state Tamil Nadu alone , the number of unemployed and under employed engineers passing out of the colleges are now increasing at alarming rate. At the same time, several employers particularly in the core sector complain that they are unable to get adequately competent fresh engineers even for posting as trainees. Obviously, the un employability issues concerning fresh engineers and the state of engineering education needs careful scrutiny and investigation.