Welfare Board Current Affairs, GK & News

Labour Ministry transfers Cess Funds for the Construction Workers to fight against COVID-19

On March 24, 2020, the Ministry of Labour and Employment transferred funds to the account of construction workers in the backdrop of outbreak of COVID-19. Highlights The Labour Ministry has directed the state governments and Union Territories to transfer Rs 52,000 crores to the accounts of construction workers. Around 3.5 crore workers who were registered ..

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Classification of Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Communities

The interim Budget 2019 for the second time has set the ball rolling for the Classification of Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Communities. Provisions in the Budget The Budget has made following announcements related to the denotified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Communities: Formation of a committee under the Niti Aayog, which would identify and classify these tribes. ..

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