Yogima Seth Sharma

  • Keep small companies out of safety compliance: Indian Staffing Federation

    Keep small companies out of safety compliance: Indian Staffing Federation

    “It would be practically difficult for small establishments to get registered and comply with the code engaging additional administrative and other personnel to monitor the health and safety parameters as envisaged in the code,” said Indian Staffing Federation president Rituparna Chakraborty.

    Committed to tackling challenges of undernourishment, child mortality: Rao Inderjit Singh

    Committed to tackling challenges of undernourishment, child mortality: Rao Inderjit Singh

    "The government of India is committed towards tackling the challenges through some of the recent initiatives of various like Swasthaya Bharat Mission, Anaemia Mukt Bharat, POSHAN Abhiyaan, Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana, etc," Rao Inderjit Singh said. Minister Singh was replying to a question on India's global ranking at 102 on the Hunger Index.

    Govt introduces Labour Code on Industrial Relations bill in Lok Sabha

    Govt introduces Labour Code on Industrial Relations bill in Lok Sabha

    The industrial relations code is the third of four labour codes that have got approval from the Cabinet. The Bill consolidates essential elements of three laws—the Trade Unions Act, 1926, the Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946, and the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947—helping improve ease of doing business.

    Industrial Relations Code: Non-renewal of contract won’t be retrenchment

    Industrial Relations Code: Non-renewal of contract won’t be retrenchment

    The labour code on Industrial Relations 2019, cleared by the cabinet last week, also says that fixed-term employees will get all statutory benefits like social security, wages, etc. on par with the regular employees who are doing work of same or similar nature. The Bill is expected to be introduced in parliament on Wednesday.

    MGNREGA may get linked with CPI-R

    MGNREGA may get linked with CPI-R

    Ministry of rural development currently revises the unskilled wage rate under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme based on consumer price index for agricultural labour (CPI-AL) every year for all states/UTs. Besides, the wages are calculated using December month index only.

    States spend Rs 12.99 crore on model career centres: Labour Minister

    States spend Rs 12.99 crore on model career centres: Labour Minister

    As of now, total 997 employment exchanges are functional in the country. The Ministry is implementing the National Career Service (NCS) project for transformation of the National Employment Service to provide a variety of employment related services like job matching, career counseling, vocational guidance, information on skill development courses, etc.

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