Migrant workers Current Affairs, GK & News
The Standing Committee headed by the senior Congress leader Anand Sharma recently submitted a report “Management of COVID-19 pandemic and related issues”. The committee has suggested that the National Migrant Workers Database should be collated at the earliest. In September 2020, the Government of India had expressed its interest to set up a National Migrant ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
A project worth $400 million was signed between the Indian Government and the World Bank to protect India’s poor and vulnerable population affected by the adverse economic crisis caused by the pandemic. The credit is from the International Development Association of the World Bank. About the loan The 400 million USD will help in accelerating ..
Topics: india-world bank • International Development Association • Migrant workers • Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package • Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana • Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana • unorganised sector • Urban Poor • World Bank
Every year, the International Migrants Day is celebrated on December 18 by the United Nations and several other international organizations. This year, the International Migrants Day is celebrated under the following theme Theme: Reimagining Human Mobility Background The resolution to celebrate International Migrants Day was adopted in 1990 during the International Convention on the Protection ..
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
Context in Current Affairs: Around nine states have completed One Nation One Card Reform schemes. They are Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana, Kerala, Haryana, Gujarat, Goa, Uttar Pradesh, Tripura. What are the recent developments? The Central Government has allowed these nine states to increase their additional 23,523 crores of rupees under One Nation One Card Scheme. ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
On November 15, 2020, the Labour Ministry released draft rules under Code on Social Security. The rules provide for Aadhaar-based registration. This includes registration of gig workers, unorganized workers and platform workers on the portal of Central Government. Highlights The draft rules have been linked to the Employees Provident Fund Organization, National Social Security Board, ..
Category: Legal & Constitution Current Affairs
Topics: Aadhaar • Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Boards • Employment provident fund • gig worker • Labour Code • Labour Code on Social Security • Migrant workers • Real Estate regulatory authorities • Social Security