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Indian children need to develop their STEM skills, too dependent on textbooks says ex-NASA engineer
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Indian children need to develop their STEM skills, too dependent on textbooks says ex-NASA engineer

He said, children should not just be engaged in rote-learning, or trying to do things in only the way they have been taught.

Amazon plans to generate one million jobs in India by 2025 via investments in technology, infrastructure
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Amazon plans to generate one million jobs in India by 2025 via investments in technology, infrastructure

Amazon.com Inc chief Jeff Bezos had on Wednesday announced $1 billion investment in India to help bring small and medium businesses online and committed to exporting $10 billion worth of India-made goods by 2025.

Govt now to create special finance package for 10 import-driven industries, ensure growth of economy, says Nitin Gadkari
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Govt now to create special finance package for 10 import-driven industries, ensure growth of economy, says Nitin Gadkari

Since the Budget in July, which was not received well by the market and the industry, the government has come out with a slew of initiatives to revive economy, which has hit a six-year low in the June quarter.

Andhra Pradesh passes Bill giving 75% job reservation for local youths, gives factories three years' time to fulfil requirement
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Andhra Pradesh passes Bill giving 75% job reservation for local youths, gives factories three years' time to fulfil requirement

The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly Wednesday passed the AP Employment of Local Candidates in Industries and Factories Bill, 2019, a local reservation bill that mandates employment of at least 75 percent state candidates

In push for employment generation, Modi govt mulls migration support centres, rural self-employment training institutes
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In push for employment generation, Modi govt mulls migration support centres, rural self-employment training institutes

Execution of projects to impart training and provide employment to youth has been slow due to the indifferent attitude of the local machinery.

Why Rahul Gandhi’s Rs 72,000 per annum minimum income promise is a blunder in the making
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Why Rahul Gandhi’s Rs 72,000 per annum minimum income promise is a blunder in the making

Minimum income guarantee promise will most likely shift attention from the more serious unemployment problem.

Amazon India partners with Kerala's Kudumbashree to empower women entrepreneurs
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Amazon India partners with Kerala's Kudumbashree to empower women entrepreneurs

Amazon India will support, train and empower women entrepreneurs associated with Kudumbashree

Tata Steel begins phase-II expansion of Kalinganagar plant in Odisha; expected to be 'lowest-cost' facility in world
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Tata Steel begins phase-II expansion of Kalinganagar plant in Odisha; expected to be 'lowest-cost' facility in world

About 59.6 percent of the total employees engaged directly by Tata Steel are from Odisha, and 80.71 percent of the total contractors' workforce working the company belong to the state,

Punjab labour shortage: Depleting migrant workforce in MSME sector prompts state to upgrade vocational training for locals
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Punjab labour shortage: Depleting migrant workforce in MSME sector prompts state to upgrade vocational training for locals

The industry is now pushing the state government to focus on enhancing the skills of local people to make up for the shortage.

Congress walks out from Uttar Pradesh Assembly over unemployment issue, says govt not serious about providing jobs to youth
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Congress walks out from Uttar Pradesh Assembly over unemployment issue, says govt not serious about providing jobs to youth

Congress members on Friday accused the Uttar Pradesh government of not being serious in providing employment to youths and staged a walkout in the state Assembly.

FinMin to examine private security industry demand for GST cut: MoS Finance Shukla
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FinMin to examine private security industry demand for GST cut: MoS Finance Shukla

There is a merit in the demand for reduction in GST rate to 5 percent as this industry generates roughly 5 lakh job yearly,

Ola inks pact with Haryana government to create 35,000 entrepreneurial opportunities in the state
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Ola inks pact with Haryana government to create 35,000 entrepreneurial opportunities in the state

Ola said on Sunday that it has inked a pact with Haryana's Department of Employment to create 35,000 entrepreneurial opportunities in the state.

Skill development: Govt, pvt sector should work hand in hand to ensure successful ecosystem, says Dharmendra Pradhan
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Skill development: Govt, pvt sector should work hand in hand to ensure successful ecosystem, says Dharmendra Pradhan

Govt is working with countries like Japan, Germany and UAE to ensure global opportunities for skill training and employment for India's youth

Artificial Intelligence will not lead to overall less number of jobs in the country, says Bibek Debroy
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Artificial Intelligence will not lead to overall less number of jobs in the country, says Bibek Debroy

There is no need to be worried about Artificial Intelligence instead India "should be more concerned about human development and skill development", Debroy said

Government launches skill development programme in 6 states for speedy electrification of all households under Saubhagya Yojna
India

Government launches skill development programme in 6 states for speedy electrification of all households under Saubhagya Yojna

On Tuesday, in line with the prime minister's announcement, the Power and Skill Development ministries joined hands to launch a skill development programme in New Delhi to speed up the implementation of the Saubhagya Yojna, the Modi government's flagship universal household electrification programme.

Anti-trafficking Bill gets Cabinet nod; government's focus should now shift from punitive action to rehabilitation
India

Anti-trafficking Bill gets Cabinet nod; government's focus should now shift from punitive action to rehabilitation

The Bombay Prevention of Begging Act, 1959 defines a beggar as someone with ‘no visible means of subsistence and wandering, about or remaining in any public place in such condition or manner, as makes is likely that the person doing so exist soliciting or receiving alms’.

Delhi chief secy assault case: AAP slams city police over raid at Arvind Kejriwal's house, says they are 'dancing on BJP's orders'
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Delhi chief secy assault case: AAP slams city police over raid at Arvind Kejriwal's house, says they are 'dancing on BJP's orders'

Soon after Delhi Police visited Arvind Kejriwal's residence to look for evidence in connection with an alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash there by AAP legislators, the chief minister said that he fights with the Centre for the people.

Budget 2018: Why affordable healthcare will pay off for govt, patients
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Budget 2018: Why affordable healthcare will pay off for govt, patients

The Government must relate healthcare with patient data and artificial intelligence to manage health at lower costs.

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi says minority welfare schemes provided employment to over 50 lakh in last three years
India

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi says minority welfare schemes provided employment to over 50 lakh in last three years

Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi praised the government-appointed inspecting authorities, saying they have ensured "100 percent honest" execution of the minority affairs ministry's programmes

India Inc promises better pay hikes of 10-15% in 2018; mobile manufacturing, fintech, startups seen to hire the most
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India Inc promises better pay hikes of 10-15% in 2018; mobile manufacturing, fintech, startups seen to hire the most

HR experts believe infrastructure, telecom, manufacturing and IT will be among the industry verticals that will grow substantially in the coming year.