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Robots, automation undercut Modi's quest to put Indians to work

India's workers and educational system aren't ready for the more complex jobs that workers need when low-skilled roles are taken over by machines.

New Delhi

IN a sweltering factory in southern India, Royal Enfield motorcycles are being painted and lacquered by giant robotic arms that move at twice the maximum speed of a human limb, day in, day out, never making a mistake.

Only a few workers are still needed on the paint line