Labour Ministry Current Affairs, GK & News

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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Labour minister launches ‘Humsafar’ mobile app

The Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar recently launched the mobile application named ‘Humsafar’. The app is launched with an objective of delivering fuel at the door-steps of Housing societies, hotels and hospitals in the National capital region. The app will ensure the delivery of fuel to other bulk buyers of diesel in various NCR cities. This step would ..

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PF rate to remain unchanged

After a lengthy discussion by the various Union Ministries involved in the process, the Union Government has decided to notify an 8.65% interest rate for the PF deposits in India. This offered rate of interest is the same as the one offered last year. What has happened? The Labour Ministry and the Finance Ministry had ..

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