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Rural joblessness rate falls to lowest since lockdown began

New delhi, June 2 -- India's rural job loss rate has shown the highest improvement over the past two months, underscoring the impact of the easing of coronavirus-induced curbs across most parts of the... Read More


EPFO releases Rs.868 crore of pension including arrears

New Delhi, June 1 -- Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) Monday said it has released Rs. 868 crore of pensions including an arrear of Rs. 105 crore to pensioners under the Employees' Pension ... Read More


Gadkari asks industries to contact home states to bring back migrant workers

NEW DELHI, June 1 -- Industries should reach out to the home state of migrants and district administrations where the plants are based to bring back workers, MSME and transport minister Nitin Gadkari ... Read More


Rural unemployment rate falls to 17.92%, lowest since lockdown

NEW DELHI, June 1 -- Rural unemployment rate in India dropped to 17.92% in the week ended 31 May as against 25.09% in the previous week, marking the lowest job loss rate since the country went into a ... Read More


Covid-19: India may see get more foreign students as US, Europe struggle

NEW DELHI, May 31 -- India is likely to gain more international students as key study destinations, including the US and Europe, continue to struggle amid the covid-19 pandemic. Indian universities s... Read More


Schools, colleges to re-open in July after Govt readies safety rules

New Delhi, May 30 -- Bringing clarity to the disrupted education sector, the central government Saturday said schools, colleges and universities are likely to open in the month of July. But the union... Read More


Odisha's labour reform: Exempts small firms from Factories Act, ups firing limit

NEW DELHI, May 30 -- Odisha has amended its key labour laws, exempting a sizable portion of small factories from the purview of Factories Act, 1948, and has allowed companies with up to 300 workers to... Read More


Odisha labour reform: Exempts small firms from Factories Act, hikes firing limit

NEW DELHI, May 30 -- Odisha has amended its key labour laws, exempting a sizable portion of small factories from the purview of Factories Act, 1948, and has allowed companies with up to 300 workers to... Read More


As job loss mounts, labour ministry ties up with TCS iON for career counseling

New Delhi, May 29 -- As job loss numbers grow, the union labour ministry Friday said it has tied up with TCS iON, a strategic unit of the Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to offer career counseling ser... Read More


UGC asks varsities not to insist on immediate fee payment but mull other options

NEW DELHI, May 29 -- Keeping financial constraints of millions of students in mind, the government has asked colleges and universities not to insist on immediate payment of annual or semester fees. H... Read More