Jun 05, 2021 03:07 PM IST
He was addressing the virtual Non-Aligned Movement Labour Ministers Meeting under 109th session of the International Labour Conference last evening.
- Mar 31, 2021 07:06 PM IST
The All-India CPI-IW (Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers) for February, 2021 increased by 0.8 points and stood at 119 points. On 1-month percentage change, it increased by 0.68 per cent with respect to the previous month (January 2021) as against a decline of 0.61 per cent between corresponding months (February 2020) a year ago.
- Mar 23, 2021 07:07 PM IST
The Atmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana is slated to be operational till June, 30, 2021.
- Mar 19, 2021 05:21 PM IST
The All-India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Agricultural Labourers and Rural Labourers for the month of February 2021 decreased by 1 point each to stand at 1037 and 1044 points respectively, compared to January.
- Feb 18, 2021 01:57 PM IST
Addressing the occasion, Gangwar said, "Accurate data plays an important role in policy making. In the absence of accurate data, you cannot analyse the present situation and its impact in the future. It is important, so that benefits of policies percolate down to grass-route level."
- Feb 17, 2021 03:17 PM IST
The surveys are significant since they use information technology to report employment generation.
- Feb 17, 2021 12:47 PM IST
"The sub-group comprises the members from various Ministries of Government of India, subject experts, NGOs and civil society organisations, to prepare a tangible action plan to address issues related to migrant workers," Labour and Employment minister Santosh Gangwar said in a written response
- Feb 08, 2021 08:00 PM IST
The Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar added that as on January 28, 2021, the total number of beneficiaries (new employees) under the Atmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana (ABRY) meant for creating jobs stood at 4.69 lakh.
- Dec 31, 2020 04:37 PM IST
Gains from ETF sales stood at around Rs 3,000 crore which helped the government meet FY20 EPF rate of 8.5 percent.
The 8.5% interest would comprise 8.15% from debt income and balance 0.35% (capital gain) from the sale of ETFs (exchange traded funds) subject to their redemption by 31st December, 2020.
- Dec 21, 2020 05:18 PM IST
The alliance has also proposed the creation of the National Social Security Board for Gig Workers and Platform Workers and a centralised database of platform workers and gig workers of which the workers should have an access to editing, correcting and disputing the records of the aggregators.
- Dec 18, 2020 06:45 PM IST
The retail inflation for farm workers and rural labourers were at 9.41 percent and 9.23 percent, respectively, in November last year.
- Dec 16, 2020 10:11 PM IST
The Labour Ministry has sent a proposal to the Finance Ministry to give concurrence to credit 8.5 percent rate of interest on EPF for 2019-20 earlier this month.
- Dec 13, 2020 11:58 AM IST
The source further said that earlier the Ministry of Finance had sought some clarifications on the rate of interest for the last fiscal, which were duly addressed.
- Dec 09, 2020 05:02 PM IST
Under the Atmanirbhar Bharat Rojgar Yojana, the government will for two years provide employee and employer contribution to the retirement fund for new hires by businesses and entities, Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar said.
- Dec 08, 2020 10:36 AM IST
Labour Code, 2019, will merge three central labour acts, The Trade Unions Act, 1926, The Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946 and The Industrial Disputes Act, 1947.
- Sep 27, 2020 11:47 AM IST
Parliament in its just concluded session passed three labour code bills: the Industrial Relations Code, the Social Security Code, and the Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code.
- Sep 21, 2020 04:36 PM IST
The maximum amount of Rs 8,968.45 crore EPF withdrawals from March 25 to August 31 were recorded in Maharashtra against 7,23,986 claims, followed by Karnataka Rs 6,418.52 crore for 4,84,114 claims and Tamil Nadu (including Puducherry) Rs 5,589.91 crore for 6,20,662 claims.
- Sep 08, 2020 10:28 PM IST
Earlier this month, Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar had indicated that remaining three labour codes on industrial relations, social security and occupational safety and health would be tabled in the ensuing Monsoon session of Parliament.
- Sep 07, 2020 10:30 PM IST
The EPF interest rate announced for 2019-20 was the lowest since 2012-13, when it stood at 8.5 percent. The rate of interest for 2018-19 was 8.65 percent.
- Aug 31, 2020 03:55 PM IST
"Year-on-year inflation based on all-items stood at 5.33 percent for July 2020 as compared to 5.06 percent for the previous month (June 2020) and 5.98 percent during the corresponding month (July 2019) of the previous year," a labour ministry statement said.
- Aug 20, 2020 04:32 PM IST
The all-India consumer price index numbers for agricultural labourers and rural labourers (base:1986-87=100) for the month of July 2020 increased by 3 and 4 points to stand at 1,021 and 1,028 points, respectively, the statement said.
- Jul 09, 2020 06:45 PM IST
Parliament in August last year approved the code to enable introduction of a minimum wage for every worker besides addressing issues like delay in payment to employees.
- Jun 30, 2020 03:55 PM IST
Similarly, as per the data, food inflation stood at 5.88 percent against 6.56 percent in the previous month and 5.21 percent in May 2019.
- Jun 19, 2020 06:20 PM IST
"Point to point rate of inflation based on the CPI-AL (agriculture labourers) and CPI-RL (rural labourers) decreased to 8.40 percent and 8.12 percent in May 2020 from 8.80 percent and 8.52 percent, respectively in April 2020," the labour ministry statement said.
- Feb 14, 2020 08:05 PM IST
The decision was taken at an ESIC meeting chaired by Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar on Thursday.