048 - Social Sector Services Education Human Resources

Discuss the need for setting up of social stock exchange in India. What are the key challenges in their effective implementation?

Social stock exchange (SSE) refers to a stock exchange platform, to enable funding for enterprises with social benefits. An expert panel constituted by the SEBI has recommended allowing non-profit organisations to directly list on Social Stock Exchanges (SSE). Need for setting up of SSEs: Financial: As per government estimates there are 31 lakh NGOs in ..

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Economic empowerment of women is the key to ensure their social empowerment. Discuss in context of India.

Our constitution prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender and strives for equal pay for equal work (DPSPs). This depicts the link between economic and social empowerment. Economic empowerment – Key to ensuring social empowerment: Economic empowerment brings independence in decision making. Women who earn a decent living can make life choices independently. Enhances reproductive ..

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Explain how the e-Shram portal can help to address the issues faced by workers in the informal sector in India.

In India, more than 90% of workers are employed in the informal sector. The Ministry of Labour and Employment launched the e-Shram portal to register unorganized workers such as construction labourers, migrant workforce, street vendors, domestic workers, etc. It was formed on the directions of the Supreme Court to register unorganized workers so that they ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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