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Yogima Seth Sharma

  • Payroll data: Over 23 lakh formal jobs created in November

    Payroll data: Over 23 lakh formal jobs created in November

    The government has been publishing the data on employment created in the formal sector using information on the number of subscribers who have subscribed under three major schemes, namely the Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) Scheme, the Employees’ State Insurance (ESI) Scheme and the National Pension Scheme (NPS).

    EPFO notifies new rules for stenographer's recruitment

    EPFO notifies new rules for stenographer's recruitment

    EPFO is seeking employment of 187 stenographers at Level 4 pay scale, to be revised for 30% of stenographers to Level 6 on completion of five years of regular service. As per the notification, the central board in consultation with the central government may relax any of the provisions of these rules with respect to any class or category of persons.

    National database of workers in informal sector in the works

    National database of workers in informal sector in the works

    The Bill seeks to empower the central government to formulate and notify, from time to time, suitable welfare schemes for unorganised workers on matters related to life and disability cover; health and maternity benefits; old-age protection; education; housing or any other benefit.

    Rural development ministry opens application for director general of NIRD&PR

    Rural development ministry opens application for director general of NIRD&PR

    Rural development ministry has invited applications for the post of director general of the National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRD&PR) to be done directly or through deputation for w term of five years from the date of assuming charge or until the age of 60 years, whichever is earlier.

    NITI Aayog extends deadline for consultations on draft model concession agreement

    NITI Aayog extends deadline for consultations on draft model concession agreement

    The last date for providing comments on the draft model concession agreement has now been extended to February 10, 2020, it said. The earlier date was January 10, 2002. The Aayog is of the view that India has a dire shortage of qualified doctors and hence it is practically not possible for the central/state government to bridge the gap.

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