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| 12 August, 2020, 05:47 AM IST | E-Paper

    Yogima Seth Sharma

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    Karnataka tops list of states seeking skilled workforce to resume industrial activitiesISF seeks changes to draft wage rules, says they are disadvantageous for part-time workersUMANG app sees 180% jump in usage, 11.27 lakh claims between April and July 2020: EPFOArvind Panagariya cautions govt: Import licences will be a complete violation of WTO
    Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh urges Centre to think out of the box while generating employmentUnpaid for months, Anganwadi and Asha workers to hold strike on August 7-8Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan generates 7 crore mandays of employment in the 6 weeks since inceptionRecovery in employment rate slows down in July at 1.7 percentage points: CMIE
    Social security schemes may soon cover gig workers tooDemand for work under the rural employment guarantee scheme falls sharply in JulyIndia's road to recovery gets bumpier in July, thanks to local lockdownsEnhancing competitiveness: Soon, green corridors to slash logistics costs to 10 per cent of GDP
    Committee on labour suggests unemployment insurance for unorganised sector workersWorkers below 30 years of age saw significant job losses during lockdown: CMIESigns of economic revival: Exports at 87% of year-ago level, freight exceedsElectronics Commission in the works to reduce its import dependence on China
    Indian Railways freight loading in July surpasses last year’s levelRailways see a revenue loss of Rs 35,000 crore from passenger segment due to Covid-19States will soon be ranked on a new financial management index for rural developmentEPFO adds 3.18 lakh new subscribers in May as former employment generation improves
    Economy to start recovering in Q4, could grow by 6% in next fiscal year: NITI Aayog VC Rajiv KumarUrban employment shoots up to 35% last week despite intermittent local lockdowns: CMIETwo labour codes finalised by labour ministry may be tabled in monsoon sessionAtmanirbhar mission: Sops likely for electronic automobile components to cut imports
    Govt mapping global skills requirements to help employees get work: PM Narendra ModiIndia was on the path to economic recovery; local lockdowns threw a spanner in the worksRecovery in employment rate becoming difficult due to sudden lockdown in many areas: CMIEIndia needs 6.2% additional spending of GDP to achieve 2030 development goals: NITI
    Buyers from US, EU seek discount, longer credit timeGovt develops ASEEM portal for sustainable livelihood opportunitiesCentre notifies draft wage rules, recommends eight hour working dayBhartiya Mazdoor Sangh to observe week-long nationwide protest against privatisation
    India will bounce back with a vengeance: Amitabh KantJobless rate likely to settle tad higher than pre-Covid levelsGovt begins exercise to develop indicators to track migrant workersTrade unions protest against privatisation of PSUs, railways
    Employment generation under MGNREGS fell by 31.6% in JuneRebound gathers pace as most indicators show improvementGlobal labour market "uncertain", no return to pre-pandemic levels in 2020: ILOGovt needs to pay GST revenue to states in advance, clear  pending dues to MSMEs, say  industry experts
    Clean energy can support India’s economic recovery post-Covid-19High labour supply will lead to drop in wages in urban India: CMIEBlue-collar workers likely to see 10-20% wage hikeMP forms migrant labour commission to provide employment
    Govt exempts FCI from provisions of Contract Labour Rules for 2 yearsEPFO may slash FY20’s interest rate; payout of 8.5% unlikely as PF contributions fallEPFO added just 1.33 lakh net subscribers in AprilFive more sectors may get output-linked incentives
    Migrant workers on the brink of another crisis: ILOIndia is giving its migrants the licence to skillUnemployment rate falls to pre-lockdown level: CMIEDuring lockdown, States disbursed Rs 4957 crore to two crore construction workers
    International Labour Organisation has three strategies to revive world economyLabour ministry to fast-track National Employment PolicyOver 55 million domestic workers around the world are at risk of losing jobs due to lockdownIndia's employment rate improved by 3.3% for week ended June 14: CMIE
    Pharma, life sciences companies scale up hiring as production increasesHigh-level panel proposes merger of panchayati raj and rural development ministryFormal employment in India grew by 28.6% in 2019-20: EPFOKYC norms need to be simple, cost effective: Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant
    Children should not fall into the trap of child labour post covid-19 outbreak: ILOPensioners can now submit life certificates at common service centres: EPFOGovernment certifies nearly 80 Made-in-India Coronavirus testing kitsMadhya Pradesh launches portal to provide employment to migrant workers
    Faster nod for clinical trials of all drugs and vaccines soonEPFO settles 36.02 lakh claims worth Rs 11,540 crore in April-May8.78% unemployment estimate for 2018-19 conservative compared to PLFS: CMIEIndia Post Payment Bank's network helped government transfer financial benefits of $54 million: NITI Aayog CEO
    Trade unions call for nationwide protest on July 3 against changes in labour laws and privatisaionJobless rate was on the mend before COVID-19 hitBhartiya Mazdoor Sangh calls for nationwide agitation on June 10 against govt's privatisation driveGovt to conduct skill mapping exercise on India returnees under SWADES initiative
    EPFO updated KYC data for 52.62 lakh subscribers in April, MayIndia must join RCEP: Arvind PanagariyaGovt taking steps to pay wages of MGNREGA workers in bank account: Narendra Singh Tomar
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