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Report by JPC on Citizenship Bill tabled in Lok Sabha

New Delhi :  A report by the Joint Parliamentary Committee on the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016, which seeks to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslims from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan was tabled in Lok Sabha on Monday. The bill is expected to be discussed in the lower house on […]


Telangana Cabinet renominates Stephenson to Assembly

Hyderabad : The Telangana Cabinet Monday decided to nominate Elvis Stephenson as the nominated member of the Assembly. A proposal to this effect has been forwarded to Governor E S L Narasimhan and a Gazette notification would be issued upon his consent, a release from the Chief Minister’s office […]

Govt weakening HAL to benefit Anil Ambani: Rahul

New Delhi :  Stepping up his attack on the Modi government over the Rafale deal, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused it of weakening state-run aerospace major HAL and destroying India’s strategic capability to benefit businessman Anil Ambani. He also alleged that while the government gave Rs 20,000 […]

Job Fairs

open view web desk The Ministry is implementing the National Career Service (NCS) Project to provide a variety of employment related services like job matching, career counselling, vocational guidance, information on skill development courses, etc.  The project includes establishment of Model Career Centers by the State Government/Institutions of […]

98.38 Lakh Employees benefitted through PMRPY

open view web desk Pradhan Mantri Rojgar Protsahan Yojana (PMRPY) was launched on 9th August, 2016 with the objective to incentivise employers for creation of employment. Under the scheme, Government of India is paying Employer’s full contribution i.e. 12% towards EPF and EPS both (as admissible from time to […]

National Policy on Domestic Workers

open view web desk No such data is maintained at the Central level. However as per the  National Sample Survey(NSSO Statsitics-2011-2012,68th round) according to which estimated 39 lakhs people are employed as domestic workers by private households, of which  26 lakhs are female domestic workers. The Ministry of Labour […]

Formulation of a new Labour Code

open view web desk The Ministry has prepared a Labour Code on Industrial Relations, by simplifying, amalgamating and rationalizing the relevant provisions of the following three Labour Laws:- The Industrial Disputes Act, 1947, The Trade Unions Act, 1926, The Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946. The provisions of […]

Direct Tax Collections for F.Y. 2018-19 up to December, 2018

open view web desk The provisional figures of Direct Tax collections up to December, 2018 show that gross collections are at Rs. 8.74 lakh crore which is 14.1% higher than the gross collections for the corresponding period of last year. Refunds amounting to Rs.1.30 lakh crore have been issued during April, 2018 to December, 2018, […]

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