Maternity benefits

Maternity Benefits Act yet to have positive impact on women labour force participation

Lack of awareness about the act, increase in the cost and increased burden on fellow employees are some of the fallouts that employers are attributing to the act, the report said.

published on : 2nd November 2020

Mother of all scams: 66-year-old 'delivers' eight babies in 13 months in Bihar

Names of at least 50 elderly women — all 'beneficiaries' of National Maternity Benefits Scheme — were used to receive Rs 1,400 per month since last year.

published on : 23rd August 2020