Page-6 of Indian labour law Current Affairs, GK & News

Current Affairs: January 22-23, 2012

T.R. Ramachandran re-elected Press Club of India president The Press Club of India announced that veteran journalist T.R. Ramachandran of G-Files has been re-elected president and Anil Anand of Greater Kashmir is the new secretary general. Leshka project in Meghalaya starts Power generation The Leshka power project in Meghalaya s Jaintia Hills district has started ..

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Shyamala Gopinath panel recommendations

The Government has recently accepted the recommendations of former RBI deputy governor Shyamala Gopinath panel which would help investors earn higher interest on small savings schemes such as public provident fund and post office deposits. The schemes are now under the market-linked interest rate system. What is market-linked interest rate system for small savings scheme? ..

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Implications of 26% FDI in Pension Sector

Recently, the Cabinet has approved changes in the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) Bill, which will also pave the way for 26% foreign investment in pension fund management companies. What is PFRDA Bill? PFRDA was set up as a regulatory body for the pension sector, but the current PFRDA is the Interim PFRDA ..

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Problems with MGNREGA Scheme

Problems with MGNREGA and recasting of the scheme Discuss the problems of the MNREGA Scheme. Do you think that this is a truly Demand Based Programme? Why this scheme needs an overhaul? Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) came into existence by a legislation by Parliament of India in 2005. It provides legal ..

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New Pension Scheme posts low returns

New Pension Scheme is being promoted as long-term financial instrument for an investors old age security. But the latest data released by Government have presented a dismal picture. Investment Options in NPS: The NPS subscribers have two investment options. First they have to open a Tier-1 account where the money is locked in and on ..

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