Saturday, 22 January, 2022

Topic: employment

This is how I made Indian CEOs understand Northeast migration problem

In ‘Eastern Gate’, Sudeep Chakravarti asks what would happen to India’s NE if Bangladesh were to suffer a series of storms due to global warming?

Omicron unlikely to be a concern, staffing firm report predicts better job prospects in Q4

The report by TeamLease also predicts a K-shaped recovery for the employment sector, says it's going to be business as usual for most organisations.

India’s unemployment rate hits 4-month high of 7.9% in December amid Covid surge

The unemployment rate rose in both urban and rural areas signaling sustained risks to the country's economy, according to the data from Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy.

You’d think data on gender is enough for employment, education. But we need data on sex too

The collection of data on a person’s sex has become controversial in recent years. Social scientists say it is a cause for alarm.

New scheme worth Rs 28,400 cr to provide 4.5 lakh jobs in Jammu & Kashmir: Modi govt in RS

MoS Home Nityanand Rai said that J&K has received investment proposals worth Rs 31,000 crore and a business revival package of Rs 1,352.99 cr has been approved.

51% Indian women will be employable in 2022, compared to 46% men: Annual skills survey

India Skills Report 2022 was released by Wheebox, a talent assessment platform, with AICTE, Association of Indian Universities, Confederation of Indian Industries, and other agencies.

What unites Bihar and Kerala young men? It has to do with jobs

Among India’s young men, unemployment rose across all major states in the last decade. And more are moving away from agricultural jobs.

Economic recovery has finally begun, but India needs to watch out for global headwinds

September saw 85 lakh jobs added, the highest since the Covid shock in March 2020. Inflation has fallen, exports are rising, and 1 billion vaccinations is an important milestone.

Saudi Arabia’s quota policy for hiring local people negatively affected firms, study shows

Researchers from Boston University, Y Analytics and Power for All studied the strict nationalisation policy, Nitaqat, which aims to increase employment of Saudis in private sector.

Kejriwal assures unemployment allowance, job quota for locals in Uttarakhand if voted to power

Kejriwal said every youth would get employment if AAP comes to power in next assembly elections & also assured Rs 5,000 allowance to an individual from every family till they got a job.

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File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.


German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach was speaking at Manohar Parrikar Institute of Defence Studies, having come to India with warship Bayern, which made a port call Friday in Mumbai.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.