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  • Explained : All you need to know about the Aatmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana Nov 13, 2020 04:50 PM IST

    Explained : All you need to know about the Aatmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana

    Here's a look at the key proposals in the Aatmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana, how can one avail it, and why some think its impact is likely to be limited

  • COVID-19 Impact | How to keep climbing the ladder while you work from home Nov 03, 2020 05:26 PM IST

    COVID-19 Impact | How to keep climbing the ladder while you work from home

    To keep progressing professionally, reach out for feedback, polish your skills and stay visible.

  • COVID-19 Impact | 6 million white-collar workers lost jobs during May-August Sep 20, 2020 03:36 PM IST

    COVID-19 Impact | 6 million white-collar workers lost jobs during May-August

    White-collar employment for May-August 2020 was at 12.2 million, the worst since 2016, CMIE data shows. Industrial workers were the next hardest hit, losing 5 million jobs year on year.

  • New government proposal to make firing easier for companies with under 300 employees Sep 19, 2020 06:48 PM IST

    New government proposal to make firing easier for companies with under 300 employees

    This proposal will be a part of the Code on Industrial Relations, 2020 scheduled to be introduced by Labour and Employment Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar in the Lok Sabha on September 19.

  • Coronavirus impact | Nearly 40% more households sought work under MGNREGA this year Sep 16, 2020 02:44 PM IST

    Coronavirus impact | Nearly 40% more households sought work under MGNREGA this year

    Demand for work rose by 38.79 percent as 22.49 crore people sought work under MGNREGA this year until September 12

  • Monthly household income under MGNREGA at Rs 1,400 for FY21 so far: Report Sep 15, 2020 11:25 AM IST

    Monthly household income under MGNREGA at Rs 1,400 for FY21 so far: Report

    The average wage rate per day for each person is Rs 198.78, making it Rs 1,368.40 per month. This was Rs 182.49 (wage per day, per person) in FY20

  • In Pics | How to get ready for the post-COVID-19 job market Jul 19, 2020 03:01 PM IST

    In Pics | How to get ready for the post-COVID-19 job market

    Here’s what you can do to better your resume for the work world post COVID-19

  • 'Railways generated 1.6 lakh mandays of work in 4 weeks under Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan' Jul 17, 2020 07:45 PM IST

    'Railways generated 1.6 lakh mandays of work in 4 weeks under Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan'

    Inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 20, the Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan is in operation in 116 identified districts of six states - Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha and Jharkhand.

  • Demand for MGNREGA work up 70%, but employment opportunities insufficient Jul 06, 2020 01:21 PM IST

    Demand for MGNREGA work up 70%, but employment opportunities insufficient

    Among states, Uttar Pradesh – which saw the highest reverse migration during the lockdown, had the highest applications at 74.94 lakh households in June

  • LinkedIn identifies top 10 in-demand jobs which require skills that can be learnt online Jul 05, 2020 12:09 PM IST

    LinkedIn identifies top 10 in-demand jobs which require skills that can be learnt online

    LinkedIn has identified 10 jobs that are in-demand, pay "a liveable wage" and require skills can be learnt online.

  • MSME Day | With right policies, 2021 can see an MSME boom in India Jun 26, 2020 11:34 AM IST

    MSME Day | With right policies, 2021 can see an MSME boom in India

    Cut the regulatory cholesterol of complex laws and cumbersome paperwork — this will help small businesses focus their resources and energies towards efficiency and higher productivity

  • Trump’s visa ban | It's politics over economics Jun 24, 2020 08:19 AM IST

    Trump’s visa ban | It's politics over economics

    India, in all likelihood, will downplay this move of the Trump administration. It can only hope that the US will eventually take into account the long-term benefits of H-1B visa for its own competitiveness and technological superiority

  • Centre's employment scheme for migrant workers to give new base to rural development: Yogi Adityanath Jun 20, 2020 06:45 PM IST

    Centre's employment scheme for migrant workers to give new base to rural development: Yogi Adityanath

    PM Modi on Saturday launched 'Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyaan' for migrant workers, saying that during the coronavirus-induced lockdown the talent from cities returned to villages and it will now give a boost to development in rural areas.

  • Centre fast-tracks National Employment Policy: Report Jun 18, 2020 04:24 PM IST

    Centre fast-tracks National Employment Policy: Report

    Besides employees, the NEP also seeks to provide a platform for new enterprises and industries to generate employment opportunities

  • Agriculture | Decentralised cold storages are a key to a self-reliant rural India Jun 17, 2020 11:57 AM IST

    Agriculture | Decentralised cold storages are a key to a self-reliant rural India

    Decentralised cold storage has the potential to create more jobs and livelihoods opportunities. It is still at a nascent stage in India and has tremendous growth potential

  • COVID-19: Insights from the Berlin startup ecosystem Jun 10, 2020 03:23 PM IST

    COVID-19: Insights from the Berlin startup ecosystem

    The exchange of information and best practices, as well as the provision of liquidity are the most crucial elements of startup support during this time

  • Manufacturing | Abolish the inspector raj to boost Make in India Jun 09, 2020 12:36 PM IST

    Manufacturing | Abolish the inspector raj to boost Make in India

    The only way forward is to shred the red tape that is binding our entrepreneurs and labour down. This is the bus that Indian manufacturers missed in 1991

  • Unemployment fell in July 2018-June 2019, but not for all social groups Jun 08, 2020 10:28 AM IST

    Unemployment fell in July 2018-June 2019, but not for all social groups

  • Reopening India | Multiplexes will have to reinvent themselves Jun 04, 2020 02:43 PM IST

    Reopening India | Multiplexes will have to reinvent themselves

    Post-COVID-19, multiplexes will have to be ready for a second innings where they will have to move away from being multi-screens that just offer food and beverages to becoming Multi-Purpose Venues

  • Modi Govt 2.0 | COVID-19 has prompted long-pending agricultural reforms May 29, 2020 11:11 AM IST

    Modi Govt 2.0 | COVID-19 has prompted long-pending agricultural reforms

    Based on its performance this last year, the second year of the Modi 2.0 government promises to bring far reaching changes to the agricultural economy

  • Job searches for remote work surge in February-May: Report May 24, 2020 01:44 PM IST

    Job searches for remote work surge in February-May: Report

    Searches for remote work have increased by over 377 per cent as a share of all searches on Indeed India during February to May 2020, it added.

  • COVID-19 | Kerala must abandon its old ways and redefine its growth mantra May 12, 2020 10:56 AM IST

    COVID-19 | Kerala must abandon its old ways and redefine its growth mantra

    With remittances tapering and the tourism sector down, Kerala must focus on a scientific and profitable agriculture sector

  • Labour Laws | States could turn to the four codes set by the Centre May 11, 2020 03:10 PM IST

    Labour Laws | States could turn to the four codes set by the Centre

    While reforms were much needed, some of the hastily drawn changes will do more harm than good

  • Policy | Restructure labour laws to benefit one and all May 11, 2020 10:58 AM IST

    Policy | Restructure labour laws to benefit one and all

    The labyrinth of labour laws are the main reason why medium-size enterprises are entirely missing in India. These laws must be restructured

  • COVID-19 | Challenges tumbling remittances pose for India May 08, 2020 10:14 AM IST

    COVID-19 | Challenges tumbling remittances pose for India

    The reverse migration due to COVID-19 and the global economic gloom will add to the growing unemployment, worsen rural poverty, among other welfare implications

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