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| 18 September, 2020, 07:44 PM IST | E-Paper

    Yogima Seth Sharma

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    Person days under MGNREGS go up by 52.1 per cent during April-AugustGovt to focus on skilling in areas like telemedicine: Skill Development minister RK SinghDeveloping nations may need to spend GDP's 3.8% on basic income security, healthcare: ILOCentre sets up high-level committee to prepare roadmap for regularisation of land leasing in agri sector
    Need to focus on agriculture, water resources, financial inclusion and skill development: StudyGovernment examining national strategy on artificial intelligence: Rao Inderjit Singh6.6 mn white collar professional jobs lost during May-August: CMIE15 states seek approval for changes in three labour laws from Centre
    Labour minister Gangwar clarifies his response on migrant workers in ParliamentFunds spent by the skills development ministry on flagship skilling programme drops by over 13%Labour ministry paves way for 50% unemployment benefit to ESIC subscribersContinue to work together against problems resulting from coronavirus: Gangwar to G-20 members
    EPFO moots 8.5% interest payout in 2 instalmentsUnemployment rate shoots up to 8.4% in August as rural jobs disappearThe return of migrants: NREGS work dips, signals rise in demand for industrial labourLabour ministry to table three labour codes in upcoming Parliament session: Santosh Gangwar
    New National Pension Scheme enrolments take a knock in June, lowest since September 2017NPS added just 29,155 subscribers in JuneStates must set up dedicated export departments: NITI AayogTen central trade unions jointly condemn govt’s announcement to privatise more airports
    Highly educated people are much more likely to be unemployed in low-income countries: ILO1,560 listed companies record 2.9% hike in wages in June quarter, lowest in 18 yearsGovt to come up with dedicated training modules for shipping and maritime sectorLabour ministry to give statutory powers to the labour bureau
    Lockdowns take a toll on unorganised sector; PM-SYM sees big dip in enrolmentGovt seeks application for demand-based training under Garib Kalyan Rojgar AbhiyanFive million salaried people lost jobs in July; their ballooning numbers a source of worry: CMIELabour ministry to soon relax eligibility conditions for those awaiting unemployment benefits
    Covid-19 impact: ILO calls for global policy response to protect employment prospects for youthISF suggests govt to allow tax rebates to those who declare their employeesKarnataka tops list of states seeking skilled workforce to resume industrial activitiesISF seeks changes to draft wage rules, says they are disadvantageous for part-time workers
    UMANG 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 WTOBharatiya Mazdoor Sangh urges Centre to think out of the box while generating employmentUnpaid for months, Anganwadi and Asha workers to hold strike on August 7-8
    Garib 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: CMIESocial security schemes may soon cover gig workers tooDemand for work under the rural employment guarantee scheme falls sharply in July
    India'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 GDPCommittee on labour suggests unemployment insurance for unorganised sector workersWorkers below 30 years of age saw significant job losses during lockdown: CMIE
    Signs of economic revival: Exports at 87% of year-ago level, freight exceedsElectronics Commission in the works to reduce its import dependence on ChinaIndian 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-19
    States 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 improvesEconomy 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: CMIE
    Two labour codes finalised by labour ministry may be tabled in monsoon sessionAtmanirbhar mission: Sops likely for electronic automobile components to cut importsGovt 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 works
    Recovery 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: NITIBuyers from US, EU seek discount, longer credit timeGovt develops ASEEM portal for sustainable livelihood opportunities
    Centre notifies draft wage rules, recommends eight hour working dayBhartiya Mazdoor Sangh to observe week-long nationwide protest against privatisationIndia will bounce back with a vengeance: Amitabh KantJobless rate likely to settle tad higher than pre-Covid levels
    Govt begins exercise to develop indicators to track migrant workersTrade unions protest against privatisation of PSUs, railwaysEmployment generation under MGNREGS fell by 31.6% in JuneRebound gathers pace as most indicators show improvement
    Global 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 expertsClean energy can support India’s economic recovery post-Covid-19High labour supply will lead to drop in wages in urban India: CMIE
    Blue-collar workers likely to see 10-20% wage hikeMP forms migrant labour commission to provide employmentGovt 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 fall
    EPFO added just 1.33 lakh net subscribers in AprilFive more sectors may get output-linked incentivesMigrant workers on the brink of another crisis: ILOIndia is giving its migrants the licence to skill
    Unemployment rate falls to pre-lockdown level: CMIEDuring lockdown, States disbursed Rs 4957 crore to two crore construction workersInternational Labour Organisation has three strategies to revive world economyLabour ministry to fast-track National Employment Policy
    Over 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: CMIEPharma, life sciences companies scale up hiring as production increasesHigh-level panel proposes merger of panchayati raj and rural development ministry
    Formal employment in India grew by 28.6% in 2019-20: EPFOKYC norms need to be simple, cost effective: Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh KantChildren should not fall into the trap of child labour post covid-19 outbreak: ILOPensioners can now submit life certificates at common service centres: EPFO
    Government certifies nearly 80 Made-in-India Coronavirus testing kitsMadhya Pradesh launches portal to provide employment to migrant workersFaster nod for clinical trials of all drugs and vaccines soonEPFO settles 36.02 lakh claims worth Rs 11,540 crore in April-May
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