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Report on Environmental Benefits and Vulnerability Reduction through MNREGA

Extract from the Report - Study Conducted by Indian Institute of Science:  The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) aims at enhancing the livelihood security of people in rural areas by guaranteeing 100 days of wage-employment in a financial year to a rural household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work.… Read More

Tags: Andhra PradeshBhilwaraChitradurgaKarnatakaMadhya PradeshMahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee ActMGNREGSMohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Indo-Zanzibar collaboration on Labour Programmes

Zanzibar Labour Minister Mr. Haroun Ali Suleiman Calls on Mallikarjuna Kharge Emphasizes need to Strengthen Bilateral Ties A Delegation led by Mr. Harun Ali Suleman, Minister for Labour from the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar today called on Union Labour & Employment Minister Shri Mallikajuna Kharge here in New Delhi today. Welcoming the delegation Shri Kharge referred… Read More

Tags: AfricaGovernment of IndiaIndiaMinister for LabourNew DelhiRevolutionary Government of ZanzibarTanzaniaZanzibar

MGNREGA Strategy for Information Education and Communication

The Ministry of Rural Development has formulated a comprehensive Information Education and Communication (IEC) Strategy exclusively for Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA). The strategy aims to create awareness among rural people and other stake holders with special focus on MGNREGA workers about various aspects of MGNREGA. The strategy also aims at facilitating… Read More

Tags: Gram PanchayatGram SabhaIndiaIndira Awaas YojanaMahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee ActMGNREGARural Development MinistryUnited States

CLR Important | Employees Provident Fund Organization proposes radical changes in Provident Fund Coverage

The Employees Provident Fund Organization(EPFO) readying to re-notify a new definition of "compensation" that will include all allowances. Currently, employers contribute only 12% of the basic salary and dearness allowance, which in fact is not paid by most companies currently, towards their share of "matching" provident fund and the Employees Pension Scheme contribution. Hence, for several thousands of employees,… Read More

Tags: BusinessDearness AllowanceEmployee Provident FundEmployees' Provident Fund Organisation of IndiaEmploymentEPFOSalaryTax credit

International Labour Conference of ILO to begin in Geneva next week

The 102nd Session of International Labour Conference of ILO to begin in Geneva next week Focus will be ON Employment and Social Protection in the new Demographic Context, Sustainable Development, Decent Work and Green Jobs. A Recurrent Discussion on the Strategic Objective of Social Dialogue will also be There. The 102nd Session of International Labour Conference of International Labour… Read More

Tags: Decent WorkEmploymentGenevaInternational Labour OrganizationLabour lawSustainable development

45th Session of the Indian Labour Conference Concludes with A Resolve

45th Session of the Indian Labour Conference Concludes with A Resolve to Provide Universal Social Security Coverage and Assured Pension to the Entire Working Population The 45th Session of the Indian Labour Conference (ILC) today concluded with a resolve to provide universal social security coverage and assured pension to the entire working population. During the… Read More

Tags: Conference CommitteeGovernmentGuy RyderILOIndiaInternational Labour OrganizationLabour lawSarva Shiksha Abhiyan

Pension to Aged Artists

Under the Scheme of Financial Assistance to Persons Distinguished in Letters, Arts and such other walks of life who may be in Indigent Circumstances and their Dependents, applications are received by the Ministry of Culture throughout the year. The above Scheme is being implemented since 1961 and there is a continuous flow of the applications… Read More

Tags: Expert CommitteeImplementationsLanguagesLispPensionProgrammingRetirementScheme

Status of Implementation of One Rank One Pension

Government has always been sensitive to the demand for One Rank One Pension. Keeping in view the spirit of the demand, several Commissions/Committees have gone into the matter. Their recommendations have resulted in improving the pension of past pensioners. The 5th Central Pay Commission did not recommend grant of `One Rank, One Pension` by stating… Read More

Tags: Ex-serviceOfficer (armed forces)OrganizationsPensionPensionerPeopleRajya SabhaSeniors

Govt initiatives for providing details to PF Account Holders

There are no dormant accounts in Employees™ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO). However, as per provision of para 72(6) of the Employees™ Provident Funds (EPF) Scheme, 1952, a member™s account under certain condition is classified as Inoperative Account. All such Inoperative Accounts have a definite claimant. As per Para 73(1) of the EPF Scheme, 1952, a… Read More

Tags: Employee Provident FundEmployees' Provident Fund Organisation of IndiaEmploymentEPFEPFOProvident Fund OrganisationRajya Sabha

Ministry Clarification on DA to EPF Pensioners with meagre pensions

As per the statistics available upto  31.03.2012, the number of pensioners receiving pension less than Rs. 500/- p.m. is around 12 lakh and those receiving more than Rs. 500  and less than Rs.1000/- is around 16.05 lakh. A number of representations have been received against meager pension and demanding increase in the pension. In order to address this issue, the Government of India constituted… Read More

Tags: Board of directorsCBTCentral GovernmentEmployee Provident FundEPFGovernment of IndiaPension fundRupee

Pune – Program on Fundamentals of Labour Laws for Managers – May 7

Please send your reply on seminar@satvam.com or seminar@satvamindia.com Program on Fundamentals of Labour Laws for Managers Date & Time : Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 09.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. (Registration & breakfast: 9.00 to 9.30 am) Venue : The Coronet Hotel, Apte Road, Deccan Gymkhana, Pune 411 004 (Opp. Santosh Bakery) Benefits/ learning objectives:… Read More

Tags: BusinessCompliancecontract labourDeccan Gymkhanaemployee state insuranceEmployees' State Insurance ActEPFESICESISGratuityIncome taxKandivaliLabour lawlabour welfare fundMinimum wageminimum wagesOriental Bank of Commercepayment of bonuspayment of gratuityPoliticsProfessional taxProvidend Fund

International Labour Day – Government Message

Union Labour & Employment Minister Shri Mallikarjuna Kharge has greeted the Labour Fraternity on the eve of International Labour Day for their well being in all walks of life. On this occasion he has reiterated the Governments resolve to continuously pursue its efforts to promote the welfare of workers. Following is the text of Ministers… Read More

Package for Tea and Coffee Growers

The Tea and Coffee Board had made a comprehensive analysis of the problems of the small tea and coffee growers in the country. In the tea sector, more than 2 lakh growers are involved and they are concentrated in the states of Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Tripura and Himachal Pradesh. Of late, small… Read More

Tags: Arunachal PradeshHimachal PradeshManipurMeghalayaMizoramNagalandTamil NaduWest Bengal

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