Spike in MGNREGS numbers reveals impact of lockdown
More and more families hit by the Covid storm are seeking shelter under MGNREGA.
State discoms end Force Majeure period, restart power purchases
However, private power companies have started exploring legal options to cont...
Over 57 lakh migrants traveled in over 4,100 'Shramik' special trains since May 1
The top five states where maximum trains terminated are Utt...
About 200 migrant workers lost lives in road accidents during lockdown: SaveLIFE Foundation
Five states Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Telangana and Maharashtra accounted for the maximum deaths of migrant workers, the non-governmental organisation, which is working towards curbing road accidents in the country, said in a statement.
UP takes 50% doctors off duty at facilities with few cases
In a letter on May 31, which ET has accessed, the state health secretary Amit Mohan Prasad said this is being done to “protect” the health workers for Covid-19 duties in future.
OMCs invite fresh bids for ethanol procurement
This will help cash strapped sugar mills to liquidate their sugar inventory as government has asked millers to divert sugar and sugarcane for ethanol production.
Quess Corp to work with government to bring migrant workers back to industries
Quess is among India’s largest private sector employers with over 3.8 lakh people on its rolls, who are deployed across e-commerce, facility management, healthcare, retail, IT services and other industry sectors.
India steps up efforts to curb locust infestation
India has brought the locusts under control at 399 locations in five states and has placed an order to buy 60 new insecticide spraying machines, two government sources said.
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If we lift the drawbridges and retreat into Fortress India, it will ensure low growth and no jobs.
Uttar Pradesh takes steps to increase land availability for industrial development
It was suggested that auctioning of shuttered public sector undertakings (PSUs) that fall under both the industrial development department and other departments like sugar, as well as land under closed central PSUs , be undertaken to build a land bank.
Rabi oilseeds production in 2019-20 to fall by 13.48%, says NBHC
Keeping in consideration the large-scale post monsoon developments and the sowing reports from various parts of the country, NBHC Pvt. Ltd. has come up with its Final Rabi Crop Estimates for 2019-20.
Covid-19 takes its toll on the concept of NCR
Earlier it was Uttar Pradesh and Haryana and now it’s Delhi, which has decided to seal its inter-state borders till June 8. The decision has sent the entire National Capital Region (NCR) in a tizzy.
Bihar to give 2.5 million HCQ tablets
The ICMR has been pushing for the use of HCQ to prevent the spread of Covid-19 infection among frontline workers and, last month, it expanded the scope of the antimalarial medicine’s use.
2.5 lakh Uttar Pradesh labourers to be absorbed across various realty projects in state: NAREDCO
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed by NAREDCO-UP in the presence of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.There are 250 developer members in the state chapter of the body.
Uttar Pradesh govt inks MOUs with industry bodies for 11 lakh jobs to migrant workers
The Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and Indian Industries Association (IIA) accounted for three lakh jobs each, while NARDECO and Laghu Udyog Bharati accounted for 2.5 lakh jobs each, UP MSME minister Sidharth Nath Singh said.
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