Labour Ministry Current Affairs, GK & News

Govt to set up panel for National Employment Policy

The central government has planned to set up a committee for National Employment Policy (NEP), which seeks to create a roadmap for improving job opportunities in India. Highlights The committee will comprise of representatives from Ministry of labour and other ministries. It will also include prominent people from industry. It will be a high-powered committee, ..

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Labour ministry to launch e-Sharm Portal

The labour ministry is set to launch a National Database for Unorganised Workers (NDUW) or e-Sharm portal on August 26, 2021. Highlights This portal will help in bringing millions of unorganised workers in India on a common platform. as per an estimate, 92% of India’s workforce of 500 million is unorganised. They are often deprived ..

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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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Industrial Relations Code, 2020 to be implemented by April 2021

The Ministry of Labour recently notified the draft rules for the Industrial Relations Code, 2020. The rules are to be implemented by April, 2021. Highlights The Industrial Relations Rules, 2020 is to supersede the Industrial Tribunal (Central Procedure) Rules, 1949, Industrial Tribunal (Central Procedure) Rules, 1954, Industrial Employment (Standing Order) Central Rules, 1946 and Industrial ..

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Marginal decline in number of job seekers

The Union Labour Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar recently informed that the number of job seekers in the country marginally declined between 2015 and 2017 from 4.35 crore in 2015 to 4.24 crore in 2017. This is the count of job seekers who registered on live register of employment exchanges. The minister also added that all ..

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