Job creation up at 8.14 lakh in March: Employees' provident fund organisation payroll data

Around 67.59 jobs were generated in the entire 2018-19 fiscal, the payroll data based on members joining the schemes of the EPFO showed.

published on : 21st May 2019

Unemployment stares youth of Hiremallanahalli in the eye

Well-educated youths of a village in Ballari district apply to become workers under the MGNREGS

published on : 17th May 2019

UK unemployment rate hits 45-year low

"The UK labour market has been remarkably resilient in the face of Brexit-related uncertainty," Hargreaves Lansdown senior economist Ben Brettell said in reaction to the latest data.

published on : 14th May 2019

Job melas of little use?

The rates of unemployment in the country have been shooting through the roof, catapulting the issue into the centre of the current political debate.

published on : 12th May 2019

Housing scheme eludes beneficiaries

The beneficiaries are still waiting for the work to start and the block officials have only been prolonging their agony by not extending any assistance. 

published on : 5th May 2019

22 lakh government jobs to be filled within a year of Congress forming government: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul also said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP had stayed silent on the promises made in 2014 as they were not yet fulfilled.

published on : 4th May 2019

Groundwater levels look up in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh

The groundwater is available at a depth of 3 metres or less in eight villages in the district.

published on : 1st May 2019

Jobs remains top concern for voters: CVOTER-IANS tracker

In a survey carried out on April 26, 28.42 per cent of respondents identified unemployment as their main concern.

published on : 28th April 2019

Jharkhand performs low on jobs, health and policing: Survey

Conducted between October 2018 and December 2018, the survey provides an analysis of 10 most important governance issues as rated by the voters.

published on : 25th April 2019

Job creation down 1.7 per cent in February to 15.03 lakh: Employees State Insurance Corporation

However, EPFO data showed that employment generation increased to 8.61 lakh in February.

published on : 22nd April 2019

50 lakh jobs lost after demonetisation, youth worst hit

The report by Azim Premji University sugested that women were affected more than men. They have higher unemployment rates, as well as lower labour force participation rates.

published on : 17th April 2019

Unemployment major issue, jobless feel BJP can best deal with it: IANS-CVoter 2019 Poll Tracker

Apart from unemployment, family income and poverty are major issues for the jobless, housewives and landless labourers.

published on : 4th April 2019

Poll code keeps job-seeking SC youths waiting in Telangana

The youngsters had applied for loans under the self-employment scheme offered by the Telangana government’s SC Corporation in Hyderabad collectorate.  

published on : 2nd April 2019

Unfulfilled promises, unemployment may impact poll outcome in defection-hit Prakasam district

To compensate for its loss, Donakonda was declared an industrial hub, but there has been no progress so far.

published on : 26th March 2019

Congress spreading falsehoods on job data : Ravi Shankar Prasad

The Law and Information Technology Minister cited that the IT sector generated 8.73 lakh jobs in 5 years with the current government providing employment to 41.40 lakh persons directly.

published on : 20th March 2019
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