Mains-48: Social Sector & Services [Education, Human Resources]

Code on Social Security, 2019

The Code of Security Bill, 2019 was up for debate in the Lok Sabha in December 2019. This is the fourth labor law code to be approved by the cabinet. What is the purpose of this bill? There are two main goals that this bill aims to fulfill. Firstly, it wants to combine a number ..

Industrial Relations Code Bill, 2019

The Union Cabinet had approved The Industrial Relations Code Bill, 2019, in November last year. The bill intends to amalgamate The Trade Unions Act, 1926, The Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946, and The Industrial Disputes Act, 1947. It is the third labor code out of four that got approved by the cabinet. Key Features ..

Annual Status of Education Report: Key Findings

The Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) 2019 was recently released with discouraging results. What is the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER)? The Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) is an annual report that tries to quantify the status of schooling and basic learning levels for children across Indian states and rural areas. Since ..


India Skills Report 2018-20: How has Youth Fared?

Recently, the India Skills Report 2018-20 was released to some interesting insights. What is the India Skills Report? The India Skills Report is a joint initiative by a Global Talent Assortment Company called PeopleStrong, along with the Confederation of Indian Industry. They had partners such as UNDP, AICTE, and AIU on board as well. The ..

India Is Slowly Rising Up The HDI Ladder

The United Nations Development Programme has released the annual HDI report and India has picked up the pace. What is HDI? The Human Development Index is a list published by the United Nations Development Programme which measures the overall economic and social achievements made by a country. The results are based on the health of ..