Bandaru Dattatreya

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  • Cabinet reshuffle: Six ministers dropped; here's the list

    Cabinet reshuffle: Six ministers dropped; here's the list

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi dropped six ministers from his council of ministers in the latest reshuffle on Sunday. Those dropped are Kalraj Mishra, Bandaru Dattatreya, Faggan Singh Kulaste, Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Sanjiv Balyan and Mahendra Nath Pandey. While Mishra was......

    September 3, 2017
  • Dattatreya seeks Swaraj's help to rescue Hyderabad woman from Doha

    Dattatreya seeks Swaraj's help to rescue Hyderabad woman from Doha

    Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya has sought External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's intervention to rescue a local woman who has allegedly been detained at Doha in Qatar by her "sponsor" with whom she worked as a domestic help. Dattatreya told......

    August 7, 2017
  • Bill to double tax-free gratuity to Rs.20 L in monsoon session

    Bill to double tax-free gratuity to Rs.20 L in monsoon session

    Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya has said the bill which seeks to double the tax-free gratuity ceiling to Rs.20 lakh is likely to be pushed for passage in the upcoming monsoon session of Parliament, beginning July 17. Besides, the bill to......

    July 9, 2017
  • India's unemployment rate falling: Bandaru Dattatreya

    India's unemployment rate falling: Bandaru Dattatreya

    Amid the raging debate on jobless growth in India, Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said on Saturday that the rate of unemployment is going down in India. Talking to reporters here, Dattatreya said his ministry would soon share with the......

    June 17, 2017
  • India's unemployment rate falling, says Labour Minister

    India's unemployment rate falling, says Labour Minister

    Amid the raging debate on jobless growth in India, Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said on Saturday that the rate of unemployment is going down in India. Talking to reporters here, Dattatreya said his ministry would soon share with the......

    June 17, 2017
  • Shah defends Bandaru Dattatreya's 'jobless growth' remark

    Shah defends Bandaru Dattatreya's 'jobless growth' remark

    BJP national president Amit Shah on Saturday defended union minister Bandaru Dattatreya's remark that economic growth was not translating into more employment, saying, job creation in tourism and aviation sectors was not factored in by the minister. In his reaction to......

    June 17, 2017
  • EPF, ESI to extend benefits to unorganised workers

    EPF, ESI to extend benefits to unorganised workers

    The government has decided to extend coverage under the Employees Provident Fund Act and the Employees State Insurance Scheme to 40 crore unorganised workers in the country, Minister of State for Labour & Employment Bandaru Dattatreya said on Monday. Addressing......

    May 29, 2017
  • Finance Ministry approves 8.65% interest rate on EPF

    Finance Ministry approves 8.65% interest rate on EPF

    Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya on Thursday said the Finance Ministery has revised interest rate on Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) to 8.65 per cent for the financial year 2016-17. “Finance Ministry has approved 8.65% interest rate on EPF for 2016-17” Dattatreya said.......

    April 20, 2017
  • EPF Board decides to extend coverage to welfare scheme workers

    EPF Board decides to extend coverage to welfare scheme workers

    The Central Board of Employees Provident Fund Trustees today met under the chairmanship of Minister of State for Labour and Employment Bandaru Dattatreya and decided to recommend to the Government social security cover under the EPF Organisation to volunteers of ......

    March 30, 2017
  • EPF scheme amendment allows up to 90% withdrawal for buying new home

    EPF scheme amendment allows up to 90% withdrawal for buying new home

    Government will amend EPF scheme to enable around 4 crore members of retirement fund body EPFO to withdraw up to 90 per cent of their fund for making down payments while buying homes, Parliament was informed on Wednesday. The amendment......

    March 16, 2017
  • ESI to extend super speciality treatment to retired workers

    ESI to extend super speciality treatment to retired workers

    The Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has decided to provide super speciality treatment to retired employees, if they are subscribing to the medical scheme at the time of their retirement. The decision was taken at the recent 171st ESIC meeting chaired......

    February 27, 2017
  • ESI to extend super speciality treatment to retired workers

    ESI to extend super speciality treatment to retired workers

    The Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has decided to provide super speciality treatment to retired employees, if they are subscribing to the medical scheme at the time of their retirement. The decision was taken at the recent 171st ESIC meeting chaired......

    February 27, 2017
  • Cooperative federalism key to rapid development: Dattatreya

    Cooperative federalism key to rapid development: Dattatreya

    Cooperative federalism is the key to India's rapid development, Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment Bandaru Dattatreya said here on Wednesday. Speaking at the Regional Conference of Labour Ministers of Southern States, Dattatreya said: "Cooperative federalism is a......

    January 11, 2017