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  • 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 by the Labour and Employment Minister, Mr Bandaru Dattatreya. The new facility is likely to...

    February 27, 2017
  • About 2.83 lakh estimated central government jobs by 2018

    About 2.83 lakh estimated central government jobs by 2018

    Nearly 2.83 lakh central government jobs are estimated to be generated by next year. This projection has been made in the Union Budget for 2017-18 presented last week by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. As per the budget documents, the workforce of the central government establishments would be 35.67 lakh in 2018, about 2.83 lakh more...

    February 12, 2017
  • China to make preferential policies for Taiwanese

    China to make preferential policies for Taiwanese

    China said on Wednesday that Beijing will frame policies to support and attract Taiwanese to work and live on the mainland. The policies are currently being drawn up, An Fengshan, spokesperson of the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council, was quoted by Xinhua news agency.  An said the policies cover employment, social insurance and...

    February 8, 2017
  • Unemployment rate is rising, says government

    Unemployment rate is rising, says government

    The opposition's allegations aside, the rate of unemployment is actually rising in the country, especially among the backward classes, the government admitted in the Rajya Sabha on Monday. In reply to a question during Question Hour, Minister of State for Planning Rao Inderjit Singh said that overall unemployment was rising, but the rate was highest...

    February 6, 2017
  • Highest-ever MGNREGA outlay is only 1% rise: Labour activists

    Highest-ever MGNREGA outlay is only 1% rise: Labour activists

    The government's claim of "highest-ever" budget allocation for MGNREGA, the rural scheme promising minimum 100 days' employment every year, has failed to impress workers rights groups, who feel the government has "hardly increased" the outlay over last year. "At first glance, it would seem as if the Finance Minister's announcement of an allocation of Rs.48,000 crore...

    February 2, 2017
  • Over 26,000 youth to get employment in 283 new industrial units

    Over 26,000 youth to get employment in 283 new industrial units

    Over 26,000 youth would get employment in industries sector in coming years with state government giving approval for setting up 283 new industrial units in Himachal Pradesh. A government official said the State Level Single Window Clearance and Monitoring Authority has approved 283 industrial enterprises involving investments worth Rs.13262.27 crore. “These industrial units would provide...

    January 1, 2017