Labour Bureau Current Affairs, GK & News

Base year modified in Wage Rate Index (WRI)

Recently, Ministry of Labour released a new series of Wage Rate Index (WRI) with base year 2016. Key Points The Wage Rate Index (WRI) is being compiled and maintained by the Labour Bureau. New series of WRI with base 2016=100 is going to replace old series with base 1963-65. Why base year was revised? Central ..

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All India Survey on Domestic Workers kick-started

Union Labour Minister, Bhupender Yadav, started India’s first survey of domestic workers on November 22, 2021. Key Points The survey of domestic workers is latest among a group of five national jobs enumeration campaigns, launched with the aim of discerning data on vast informal workforce in India. India’s informal workforce will feed a forthcoming national ..

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Labour Ministry & BECIL sign agreement to conduct Survey

The “Labour Bureau”, which is an attached office under the Ministry of Labour & Employment had signed an agreement with the “Broadcast Engineering Consultants India Limited (BECIL)”, which is an enterprise under Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, have signed a service level agreement in order to provide the technical and manpower support to the Labour ..

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Labour Minister to Launch Software for 5 surveys

The Labour Minister, Santosh Gangwar, will launch the software applications for five all India surveys on February 18, 2021. Key Facts The survey will also include the data of migrant and domestic workers. The Labour Minister will also release the instruction manuals with questionnaire for all the five All India Surveys. The survey will be ..

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