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Labour Laws Applicable to Casual and Self Employed Work Force

Reliable estimates of employment and unemployment are obtained through quinquennial labour force surveys conducted by National Sample Survey Office (NSSO). Last such quinquennial labour force survey was conducted during 2009-10. As per results of the most recent survey, 15.6 per cent, 33.5 per cent and 51.0 per cent of the total work force on usual… Read More

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Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana to cover the domestic workers

The Ministry of Labour & Employment has extended the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) to domestic workers. The main objective of this strategy is to inform the beneficiaries regarding enrolment procedures and benefits of the scheme. In addition, State Government also undertakes communication activities aimed at improving the utilization of the scheme. Under the scheme,… Read More

Govt. bans the employment of children below 14 years for dhabas and domestic work

The Union Labour & Employment Minister Shri Mallikarjun Kharge has informed the Rajya Sabha  that the Government of India has banned employment of children below 14 years for dhabas and domestic work. As per 2001 census, the total number of working children between the age group 5-14 years in the country was 1.26 crore out… Read More

National Floor Level Minimum Wage recommended by NCRL

In order to have a uniform wage structure and to reduce the disparity in minimum wages across the country, the concept of National Floor Level Minimum Wage (NFLMW) was mooted on the basis of the recommendations of the National Commission on Rural Labour (NCRL) in 1991. Keeping in view the recommendation of NCRL and taking… Read More

The Labour Bureau in the Ministry of Labour & Employment submits its 13th Survey Report after monitoring the effect of global financial crisis and economic slowdown in India since Sept, 2008

The Labour Bureau in the Ministry of Labour & Employment has submitted its Thirteenth Survey Report after monitoring the effect of global financial crisis and economic slowdown in India since September 2008. This survey is in the series of Quarterly Quick Employment Surveys in Affected Sectors and covers the last quarter of year 2011 (… Read More

Union Budget 2012-13: Proposal to allocate Rs.1000 crore to NSDF

In the Union Budget 2012-13 tabled in the Lok Sabha, an allocation of Rs.1000 crore to National Skill Development Fund (NSDF) has been proposed. It has been stated in the budget speech that in 2011-12 National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) approved 26 new projects, thereby doubling the number of projects sanctioned since 2009 to 52, with… Read More

The 44th Indian Labour Conference recommends on taking up the norms on fixing the minimum wages decided at the 15th ILC

The Union Labour & Employment Minister Shri Mallikarjun Kharge has informed the Rajya Sabha that the norms recommended by the Indian Labour Conference (ILC), held in 1957 are taken into account while fixing the minimum wages. These are as follows: - a) 3 consumption units for one earner. b) Minimum food requirements of 2700 calories… Read More

International Conference on South-South Cooperation inaugurated

Union Labour & Employment Minister Shri Mallikarjun Kharge has said that coming together of the countries of South-South will lead to understanding of the best practices prevailing in these countries, and development of effective technical cooperation programmes. Inaugurating the International Conference on South-South Cooperation Innovations in Public Employment Programmes for Sustainable Inclusive Growth here today,… Read More

International conference on innovations in public employment programme and sustainable inclusive growth to begin on 1st March

Union labour and Employment  Minister Shri Mallikarjun Kharge will inaugurate  the International conference on innovations in public employment programme and sustainable inclusive growth on March 01, 2012 at New Delhi . Labour Ministers from 32 countries will be attending this conference. The objectives of the three day conference organised in collaboration with ILO are : … Read More

Union Labour & Employment Minister’s detailed recommendation on Employability & Employment, Social Security at the 44th Indian Labour Conference

Union Labour & Employment Minister Shri Mallikarjun Kharge today detailed about the recommendations made during the 44th  Indian Labour Conference concluded at Vigyan Bhavan,New Delhi. Addressing the media persons he said this Session of the Indian Labour Conference had elaborate discussions on three agenda items - (i) Minimum Wages (ii) Social Security and (iii) Employability… Read More

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