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Category: Informal Sector
Last updated: Feb 19 2019 16:14 IST RSS 2.0
 
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In India, e-waste recycling comes at a heavy cost to workers’ health and environment 19.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
For as little as $4 a day, Indian workers process dangerous, toxic waste by hand. This unregulated, highly polluting industry is hidden away from police eyes.
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No real job data available: Rajeev Chandrasekhar on growth-loss barb 18.2.2019 Sify Finance
Rajeev Chandrasekhar, a BJP MP explains the reason for lack of real job data.
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Jobless growth turning into job-loss growth: Manmohan Singh 18.2.2019 Sify Finance
Pointing to domestic challenges like agrarian crisis, declining employment opportunities and prevalence of divisive forces, former prime minister Manmohan Singh here on Sunday painted a grim picture of the Indian economy and said the jobless growth was fast turning into the "jobloss growth".
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Vendors violating tobacco norms 18.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
Vendors violating tobacco norms
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California tells Trump that lawsuit over border wall is 'imminent' 17.2.2019 Reuters: World News
California will "imminently" challenge President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to obtain funds for a U.S.-Mexico border wall, state Attorney General Xavier Becerra said on Sunday.
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Wrong for Govt to take credit: Women vendors 15.2.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Wrong for Govt to take credit: Women vendors
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Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan (Pm- Sym) to be Implemented from February 15 14.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-dhan (PM-SYM) will be rolled out by the Ministry of Labour and Employment tomorrow i.e. 15.02.2019. The scheme announced in the Interim Budget was notified by the Ministry recently.
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Institutionalize a code of conduct & self regulation mechanism to curb unethical practices: VP tells Real Estate Industry 14.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon the industry bodies in the Real Estate Sector to institutionalize a code conduct and a self regulation mechanism to curb unethical practices.
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'Modi sarkar will have to work on the quality of jobs' 12.2.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The new Chief Economic Advisor Krishnamurthy Subramanian believes that more than unemployment, it is the quality of employment which needs to be focused on. In an interview with Arup Roychoudhury and Indivjal Dhasmana, Subramanian said that controlling inflation was the Modi government's biggest achievement.
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Budget 2019 passed in Lok Sabha after Congress, NCP and CPI(M) walk out 11.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Narendra Modi government’s Budget was severely criticised for announcing several welfare schemes despite being presented in an election year.
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Facilities for Construction Labourers 11.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The State-wise number of building or other construction workers, registered with the State Building and Other Construction Workers’ Welfare Boards under Section 12 of the Building and Other Construction Workers’ (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 1996 is given at Annexure-I.
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82,000 workmen trained in 6 trades for Highway Projects under Skill Development Program by MSD&E 11.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Chemicals & Fertilizers, Shri Mansukh Mandaviya in a written reply to the Lok Sabha last week informed that the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has initiated Skill Development Program under RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) scheme to train construction workers in the highway sector.
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Tiruchirappalli Airport Can Cater To 3,000 Passengers: PM Modi 10.2.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said Tiruchirappalli airport could cater to as many as 3,000 passengers during peak hours after completion of a new integrated building, for which he laid the...
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EPF enrolment, Income tax data cannot measure job creation: Experts 10.2.2019 Sify Finance
Amid the controversy over the withholding of a report on the country's unemployment situation, the government has cited data from provident fund records, Income Tax filings and the National Pension System (NPS), besides a possible upswing in the informal sector to show generation of crores of new jobs.
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Provident Fund Enrolment, Tax Data Can't Measure Jobs: Think Tank Chief 10.2.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Amid the controversy over the withholding of a report on the country's unemployment situation, the government has cited data from provident fund records, Income Tax filings and the National Pension...
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Review: Farhan Akhtar's 'The Fakir Of Venice' Is Listless Fare 8.2.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The Fakir Of Venice Movie Review: Farhan Akhtar's film could have been a much more engaging if its philosophical kernel were supported by greater filmmaking flair.
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Most States Notify Rules & Schemes under Street Vendors Act 8.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Hardeep S Puri, Minister of State (I/C) for Housing & Urban Affairs has informed that most of the States have formulated and notified their respective rules and schemes under the Street Vendors Act.  “The compliance index prepared by the Centre for Civil Society ranks different states on implementation of various parameters of the Act. I hope that the remaining states will take prompt action to notify the rules and schemes to facilitate extension of the provisions of Act to the street vendors”, he added.
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Centre does not have data on impact of demonetisation on employment, minister tells Lok Sabha 5.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Santosh Kumar Gangwar cited the unemployment rate from 2015-’16 when asked about the latest data available on unemployment.
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City Buzz: Fuel stickers for Delhi | BMC crackdown on plastic | Fire scare in Kolkata Metro..and more! 4.2.2019 Citizen Matters
Why is Delhi asking its cars to get stickers on them? How many crores has Mumbai collected in fines for violation of the plastic ban? And why is the privatisation plan for Trivandrum airport in jeopardy? Catch all this and other notable news from across our cities over the last week.
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Current Affairs wrap for the day: February 2nd, 2019 2.2.2019 Scroll.in
Get all the big national and international news and stay up to date with Current Affairs and General Knowledge to prepare for competitive exams.
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