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NITI Aayog Report on Gig and Platform Economy

NITI Aayog recently published its report titled “India’s Booming Gig and Platform Economy”. Key recommendations of the report In its report, NITI Aayog has proposed fiscal incentives for companies, such as tax breaks or start-up grants. It proposed to provide incentives for companies having one-third of their workforce people with disabilities and women. This move was ..

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NSO Periodic Labour Force Survey – December 2021

The National Statistical Office recently released its findings of the Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS). This is a Quarterly bulletin and is tenth is the series. This is for January to March 2021. What are the key findings of 2021 survey? The unemployment rate of people in the age of 15 years and above was ..

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India’s female labour-force participation declines to 24.8%

According to the recent study of UNGC (United Nations Global Compact) India, female labour-force participation in India has declined from 34 per cent in 2006 to 24.8 per cent in 2020. The study also found that India is the only country among the 153 surveyed countries, where the economic gender gap is larger than the ..

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