Employment provident fund: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Labour Ministry announces Draft Rules under Code on Social Security

Published: November 16, 2020

On November 15, 2020, the Labour Ministry released draft rules under Code on Social Security. The rules provide for Aadhaar-based registration. This includes registration of gig workers, unorganized workers and platform workers on the portal of Central Government. Highlights The draft rules have been linked to the Employees Provident Fund Organization, National Social Security Board, ..

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Atma Nirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana launched to boost employment

Published: November 12, 2020

On November 12, 2020, Finance Minister Smt Nirmala Sitharaman announced the fourth economic stimulus package. During the announcement, the Finance Minister introduced the “Atma Nirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana”. Atma Nirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana The beneficiaries of the scheme include employees in EPFO registered establishments who were on monthly wages less than Rs 15,000. Beneficiaries Atma ..

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PM Modi chairs Cabinet meeting: Key Decisions

Published: July 8, 2020

On July 8, 2020, PM Modi chaired the union cabinet meet. Ministers of various departments attended the meet including Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman, Union Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Home Minister Amit Shah Key Decisions The following key decisions were taken during the union cabinet meeting chaired by PM Modi Pradhan ..

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