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ILO report on International Migrant Workers

International Labour Organisation (ILO) published its report on International Migrant Workers. Report was published amid COVID-19 pandemic and increased global industrialisation that have impacted world’s economy by shift in workers crossing borders to look for employment. Key findings of report As per ILO report, number of international migrant workers has increased to 169 million globally. ..

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FICCI’s Business Confidence Survey

FICCI has published its quarterly “Business Confidence Survey”. According to it, Business confidence of Indian companies has come down to its lowest in three quarters in May. In last survey, confidence was at decadal high. Key findings of Survey Business Confidence Index (BCI) declined due to decline in optimism levels of participating companies with respect ..

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1st BRICS Employment Working Group (EWG) Meeting

The first BRICS Employment Working Group was held virtually. It was hosted by India. India assumed BRICS Presidency in 2021. Outcomes of the meet The member countries discussed about promoting social security agreements among BRICS Nations, participation of women in labour force, formalisation of labour markets. The members that participated in the meeting were BRICS ..

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India assumes chairmanship of International Labour Organization after 35 years

On October 23, 2020, the Union Ministry of Labour announced that India has assumed the chairmanship of International Labour Organization after 35 years. The current Labour Secretary Apurva Chandra has been elected as the chairperson of the Governing Body of ILO. He is to preside over the upcoming meeting of the Governing body in November ..

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Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan

The Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan is currently on its 15th week of implementation. So far 32 crore man days of employment have been provided. The Government of India has spent Rs 31,577 crores in these 15 weeks to create employment opportunities under the programme. Highlights Under the scheme, large number of structures were created. This ..

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