‘Higher allocation to rural schemes to offset MNREGS job demand’

The government has reduced the allocation to MNREGS to Rs 60,000 crore for FY24 compared to Rs 73,000 crore budgeted for FY23.

published on : 3rd February 2023

22 per cent cut in MGNREGA allocation, may hit jobs

In the past five years, 21% of the budget for the scheme is used for paying the pending dues of the previous years. “There is already a pending liability of Rs 16,000 crore.

published on : 2nd February 2023

Manufacturing, services log 8.27 per cent attrition in third quarter, says report

In the services sector, apart from IT, educational services witnessed 18.02% attrition, followed by ecommerce & allied start-ups (15.13%).

published on : 31st January 2023

Budget 2023: Focus on job creation

As start-ups and the IT sector could generate more jobs, experts say the upcoming budget should encourage the development of the tech ecosystem.

published on : 30th January 2023

Need to pivot fiscal policy towards job creation

The crisis perpetuates itself as sub-contractualisation of work even within the organised sector promotes insecurity among existing workers about their future.

published on : 29th January 2023

More jobless, but accurate data must for corrective policies

Even if you overlook the divergence in official and private estimates, the need for faster job creation is undeniable.

published on : 27th January 2023

Every one in four Indians surveyed concerned about threat of job layoff: Survey

Global economic slowdown and a potential resurgence of COVID-19 are key areas of worry for Indians.

published on : 25th January 2023

Google's parent Alphabet to fire 12,000 employees; Pichai says 'sorry'

The year 2023 has begun on a bad note for tech workers globally as 91 companies have laid off more than 24,000 tech employees in the first 15 days this month, signalling worse days ahead.

published on : 20th January 2023

Self-employment scheme for youth on cards: Bommai

Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Anurag Singh Thakur said the role of youths was important for the nation.

published on : 13th January 2023

White-collar hiring activities in India rose 4 per cent in December 2022: Report

IT and BPO sectors linked to global markets declined by 19 per cent and 9 per cent, respectively, in December from the first half of the year, with startup hiring impacted the most.

published on : 12th January 2023

Mixed message from economy on New Year’s day

The unemployment rate in rural areas slipped to 7.44% in December from 7.55% in November.

published on : 2nd January 2023

Changing the narrative: Transgender women beat the odds to land govt jobs in Tamil Nadu

District collector J Meghanath Reddy recalls he was discussing with officials to hire educated people when he came across names of Saranya and Ramya Sri.

published on : 25th December 2022

Nuggets on governance from Parliament

Here are a few factoids on governance from Parliament.

published on : 25th December 2022

Blind students group joins Bharat Jodo Yatra; to raise voice against unemployment, inflation, hate

A 12-year-old blind student, said he participated in the Yatra aiming to eliminate hatred between communities and raise his voice against inflation.

published on : 24th December 2022

Govt ran away from debate on China, inflation, unemployment: Congress

The entire Opposition kept demanding a discussion on national security, inflation, unemployment but the government "kept running away", giving one fabricated excuse after the other.

published on : 23rd December 2022

UP govt to give jobs to poor wedded under CM's mass marriage scheme

Dayashankar Singh on Wednesday addressed a mass marriage ceremony organised by the Social Welfare department under Chief Minister's Mass Marriage Scheme at Bansdih PG College in the district.

published on : 15th December 2022

Cops rescue four minor girls kept as domestic help in Delhi

Sharma stated that two of the four rescued girls were from Uttar Pradesh and the other two were from Jharkhand.

published on : 7th December 2022

Urban unemployment rises to 8 per cent in November, shows CMIE data

Experts attribute the rise in the unemployment rate to multiple factors including macro-economic environment.

published on : 2nd December 2022

Unemployment rate rises to three-month high at 8 per cent in November: CMIE

The unemployment rate in urban India was higher at 8.96 per cent, while in rural areas, it was at 7.55 per cent, the CMIE data showed on Thursday.

published on : 1st December 2022

Amid support for Modi, steady grumble about unemployment in Gujarat

Unemployment remains a major issue in Gujarat even as the BJP-ruled state's governance model has been at the core of the Narendra Modi-led dispensation at the Centre.

published on : 1st December 2022
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