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Jammu & Kashmir: PM Modi inaugurates the foundation of multiple development initiatives worth Rs 20,000 crore
India

Jammu & Kashmir: PM Modi inaugurates the foundation of multiple development initiatives worth Rs 20,000 crore

PM Modi further said that these initiatives will provide huge employment opportunities to the youth of Jammu and Kashmir

RSS stresses on 'Bharat-centric' models of employment generation to achieve holistic development
India

RSS stresses on 'Bharat-centric' models of employment generation to achieve holistic development

In the wake of several youth in the country facing unemployment, the Akhil Bharatiya Pratinidhi Sabha (ABPS), the top decision-making body of the RSS, passed a resolution to promote work opportunities to make India self-reliant

Total employment in nine sectors rises to 3.10 crore in July-Sep 2021, says labour survey
India

Total employment in nine sectors rises to 3.10 crore in July-Sep 2021, says labour survey

The nine sectors are manufacturing, construction, trade, transport, education, health, accommodation and restaurant, IT/ BPO and financial services

India's services sector activity expands in Sep; employment rises for first time in 10 months
Business

India's services sector activity expands in Sep; employment rises for first time in 10 months

The improved market environment meant that firms have managed to secure new work and increase business activity during September

Employment in nine sectors, including health at 3.05 crore in April-June quarter, says labour survey
Business

Employment in nine sectors, including health at 3.05 crore in April-June quarter, says labour survey

The nine selected sectors are manufacturing, construction, trade, transport, education, health, accommodation and restaurant, IT/ BPO and financial services

In Cabinet reshuffle, technocrats as ministers can help Prime Minister Narendra Modi deliver better on jobs
India

In Cabinet reshuffle, technocrats as ministers can help Prime Minister Narendra Modi deliver better on jobs

Clearly, the model of bureaucrats alone advising the government, who themselves have little interaction with citizens and opinion-makers, has run its course

COVID-19 pandemic will force 1.8 crore Indians to find a new occupation by 2030, says McKinsey report
India

COVID-19 pandemic will force 1.8 crore Indians to find a new occupation by 2030, says McKinsey report

The long-term effects of the virus may reduce the number of low-wage jobs available, which previously served as a safety net for displaced workers, the report added

UPSESSB scraps recruitment process to fill 15,508 posts of trained graduate, postgraduate teachers in Uttar Pradesh
India

UPSESSB scraps recruitment process to fill 15,508 posts of trained graduate, postgraduate teachers in Uttar Pradesh

The UPSESSB deputy secretary Naval Kishore said that the board will be releasing a fresh recruitment advertisement to fill the vacant posts after addressing all legal issues. Candidates who have already applied will not be required to register again

Narendra Modi calls Tejashwi Yadav 'jungle raj ke yuvraaj', terms his promise of 10 lakh jobs 'hawa hawai'
Politics

Narendra Modi calls Tejashwi Yadav 'jungle raj ke yuvraaj', terms his promise of 10 lakh jobs 'hawa hawai'

Addressing multiple rallies in Bihar, as 71 seats vote in phase one of the Assembly election, the prime minister cautioned against voting for the RJD and batted for Nitish Kumar-led NDA alliance

MK Stalin says NEP will confine education to a few in a decade, asks AIADMK to reject it
Politics

MK Stalin says NEP will confine education to a few in a decade, asks AIADMK to reject it

The DMK leader said contrary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assertions, "education will not be available to all" if the NEP is implemented

H-1B visa holders do not adversely affect US workers; presence of foreign workforce boost employment: Report
Business

H-1B visa holders do not adversely affect US workers; presence of foreign workforce boost employment: Report

The H-1B visa-holders, a majority of them Indian IT professionals, do not adversely affect Americans, according to new research, which also suggests that the presence of foreign workforce having such visas boost employment among other workers in an occupation

The 'Women In Labour' Podcast: Ira Singhal on fighting discrimination against disability, enabling others
Lifestyle

The 'Women In Labour' Podcast: Ira Singhal on fighting discrimination against disability, enabling others

In this episode of Women In Labour, Ira Singhal talks about how she was prevented from joining the civil services because of discrimination against her disability. She contested the case, and then went on to earn the highest score in the country for the civil service exam. Today, she serves in the country’s Indian Administrative Services (IAS).

The 'Women In Labour' Podcast: Sairee Chahal on paving new ways of networking, creating work opportunities
Lifestyle

The 'Women In Labour' Podcast: Sairee Chahal on paving new ways of networking, creating work opportunities

In this episode of Women In Labour, Sairee Chahal, founder of Sheroes, a women-only social network, discusses the many ways in which leveraging shared platforms and community networks can open up the future of work to India's aspirational women.

Nirmala Sitharaman launches INR-USD futures and options contracts on BSE, NSE; economic activity, employment to rise
Business

Nirmala Sitharaman launches INR-USD futures and options contracts on BSE, NSE; economic activity, employment to rise

The launch of INR-USD contracts at the exchanges in GIFT-IFSC is a step in this direction.

The 'Women In Labour' Podcast: Gulesh Chauhan, one of Uber India's top rated drivers, on the challenges and triumphs she faced
Lifestyle

The 'Women In Labour' Podcast: Gulesh Chauhan, one of Uber India's top rated drivers, on the challenges and triumphs she faced

In this episode of Women in Labour, Gulesh Chauhan talks about how she struggled to keep her family afloat after the untimely demise of her husband. An unlikely lifeline, working with Uber as a full-time driver, led her down the road to recovery.

The 'Women In Labour' Podcast: Economist Devika Kher on women being key to India's economic growth
Lifestyle

The 'Women In Labour' Podcast: Economist Devika Kher on women being key to India's economic growth

In this episode of Women in Labour, Devika Kher breaks down the u-curve, one of the most important theories to understand the drop in women's participation in the workforce, in less than 30 minutes.

The 'Women In Labour' Podcast: Filmmaker Paromita Vohra on adopting narratives free of patriarchy
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The 'Women In Labour' Podcast: Filmmaker Paromita Vohra on adopting narratives free of patriarchy

In this episode of Women In Labour, filmmaker Paromita Vohra talks about adopting a narrative that is independent of the patriarchy. She also stresses on women deciding for themselves as to who they are and who they want to be.

The 'Women In Labour' Podcast: Businessman Anant Ahuja on making workspaces friendlier for women
Lifestyle

The 'Women In Labour' Podcast: Businessman Anant Ahuja on making workspaces friendlier for women

In this episode of Women In Labour, Anant Ahuja, Head of Organisational Development at Shahi Exports talks about how the well-being of female workers lies at the heart of successful businesses. He believes in making workspaces work for women — not the other way around.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Record US jobless claims wipe out post-Great Recession employment gains
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: Record US jobless claims wipe out post-Great Recession employment gains

A record 26 million Americans likely sought unemployment benefits over the last five weeks, confirming that all the jobs created during the longest employment boom in US history were wiped out in about a month as the novel coronavirus savages the economy

The 'Women In Labour' Podcast: Two Delhi-based working mothers talk about the importance of creches
Lifestyle

The 'Women In Labour' Podcast: Two Delhi-based working mothers talk about the importance of creches

In this episode of Women In Labour, Aditi Mittal along with guest host Nandita Gupta, speaks to two Delhi-based sisters-in-law, Khushboo and Pooja about the importance of creches for working mothers.