User: kar123 Topic: Society
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Last updated: May 28 2016 04:01 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Atal pension scheme not a hit, admits Union minister 27.5.2016 deccanherald.com
Union Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha on Friday conceded that the Atal Pension scheme has not gained popularity as small investors find it complicated. Speaking to reporters on Friday after a review meeting with top bank officials on the performances of Mudra banks and other social security schemes, Sinha agreed that in Karnataka only 21,000 people have enrolled themselves for the scheme. Sinha said, "It is a little complicated but powerful and effective programme. People have not understood it fully. Most of the people think there is no point in depositing for such a longer period of time. They have not sensed the financial security it is offering," The minister lauded Karnataka for performing extremely well in the implementation of Mudra scheme offering small loans to young entrepreneurs. Under this scheme, loans ranging from Rs 50,000 to Rs 10 lakh are offered under three different categories of Shishu, Kishore and Tarun. He said the ministry is sorting out problems associated with this ...
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Maharashtra tops 11-state list with 0.36 million workforce employed as flexi staff 26.5.2016 ET: Jobs
"A licensing regime, on the other hand, will do away with contractors who deprive their staff of all kinds of social security benefits." Chakraborty added.
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DDRC will be strengthened: DC 26.5.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
DDRC will be strengthened: DC
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Pension adalat 24.5.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Pension adalat
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Widows stage protest seeking higher pension 24.5.2016 Hindu: Karnataka
The members of Karnataka Widow-Destitute Women Association staged a protest in Bhadravati city on Monday demanding an increase in the pension amount paid to them by the government.Addressing the prote...
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Porters demand higher wages, better social security 24.5.2016 Hindu: Karnataka
The porters serving with the warehouses of Karnataka Food and Civil Supplies Corporation (KFCSC) staged a protest in the city on Monday demanding higher wages and the strengthening of the social secur...
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Small wonder with big scores 22.5.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Small wonder with big scores
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She sees a ray of hope in her fight for death 18.5.2016 TOI: Cities
Hers has been a fight for dignity in death, of having the right to say no to pain. Today, KB Karibasamma, 77, is more hopeful. The Union health ministry’s decision to seek public response for passive euthanasia has brought a smile on her face. This septuagenarian from Karnataka, who lives in an oldage home in Davanagere, has been craving a peaceful death since the 1990s. A retired teacher, Karibasamma isn’t terminally ill. She lives on her own pension and pays rent for her accommodation.
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AAP govt spent Rs 15 cr in 3 months for ads in print media: RTI reply 16.5.2016 deccanherald.com
Delhis AAP government spent nearly Rs 15 crore on advertisments in the print media during the 91-day period till May 11, according to an RTI reply. The list of publications which had received money from the Kejriwal government for carrying the advertisments interestingly included dailes from Kerala, Karnataka, Odisha and Tamil Nadu among other states. The Delhi government disbursed a total amount of Rs 14.56 crore for advertising excluding broadcast from February 10 to May 11, according to a reply provided to a RTI query by advocate Aman Panwar. The AAP government came under attack from the opposition Congress today for its advertising campaigns. "On one hand we dont have money to pay to safai karamcharis for salary, on one hand we dont have money even to pay for pension but on the other they are spending huge amounts(for advertisments) for self publicity," Congress Leader Ajay Maken said. The Delhi government spent around Rs 5 crore in publicising the two rounds of the odd-even scheme, implemented for ...
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Rs 16 lakh a day is what AAP spent on advertisements 16.5.2016 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Aam Aadmi Party government spent nearly Rs 15 crore on advertisements in the print media during the 91-day period till May 11, according to an Right to Information reply.
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Construction labourers in spot due to govt apathy 16.5.2016 Mangalore - City - The Times of India
Applications by construction labourers seeking financial assistance for the marriage of their children have been pending with the labour department for more than three years.
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‘Resolve issues concerning construction labourers’ 15.5.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
‘Resolve issues concerning construction labourers’
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‘Resolve issues concerning construction labourers’ 15.5.2016 Hindu: Cities
The applications filed by construction labourers seeking financial assistance for the marriage of their children have been pending before the Labour Department for over three years. Similarly, applica...
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Government entity to train job-seekers 15.5.2016 newindianexpress.com
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Slashing age limit of labourers' pension mooted 13.5.2016 deccanherald.com
The Karnataka government will urge the Centre to bring down the age limit of labourers availing pension benefits, said Labour Minister P T Parameshwar Naik on Friday. Currently, it has been decided by the Centre to disburse a pension amount of Rs 1,000 to those labourers registered with the Karnataka Labour Welfare Board, after they turn 60. However, the state government wants to bring down the age limit from 60 years to 55 years for men and 50 years for women, for availing monthly pension, Naik added. Addressing the media, he also said that a 'Kalyana Suraksha Bhavan' is being built at a cost of Rs 14 crore at Dairy Circle in the City, by the Labour Welfare Board. Also, in order to improve the skills of the construction labourers, Sir M Visvesvaraya National Construction Academy will be set up at Obadenahalli in Doddaballapur on 20 acres. The Academy is being built at a cost of Rs 364 crore. The amount will be raised from the labour cess collected by the Board. Earlier, the works of the Academy was ...
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Karnataka Cabinet to decide on release of garment workers 13.5.2016 HBL: Home
48 held for violence last month
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Clarification 6.5.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Clarification
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LIC Added 32.5 L Policy Holders in Last Fiscal Year 5.5.2016 The New Indian Express - Andhra Pradesh - http://newindianexpress.com/states/andhra_pradesh/
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May Day Melange in City 2.5.2016 Star of Mysore
May Day Melange in City
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May Day rally: ‘anti-labour’ policies flayed 2.5.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
May Day rally: ‘anti-labour’ policies flayed
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