Wednesday, 17 August, 2022
TopicJobs crisis

Topic: Jobs crisis

Why Modi govt is betting on the construction sector to rebuild economy & create jobs

The big capex push will not only create productive assets, but also more jobs. This, in turn, will create sustainable demand as well as crowd in private investment and push growth.

Let them eat communalism: Yogi’s poll pitch may work but heartland’s jobless fury endangers India

While UP’s unemployed are angry, Yogi’s call for a choice between Jinnah and Sardar Patel, more than seven decades after they both died, is the new ‘let them eat cake’.

The ‘great resignation’ is here to stay. And workplaces need to adapt

A 2021 global survey found that 54% of employees would consider leaving their job if they were not afforded some form of flexibility in where and when they work.

SubscriberWrites: ‘Great Resignation’ crisis seems to be taking over India as more people quit jobs post-Covid

The resignations appear to be a sequel to the supply chain crisis that we are facing. Disruption in labour, especially skilled labour, takes a long time to fix, writes Jyoti Lahiri.

The ‘Great Resignation’ is upon us. Connecting with employees is vital for companies

Managers need to navigate the ripple effects of the pandemic as employees reevaluate their careers and leave their jobs in record numbers.

In UP, queue grows for new Covid Warriors course but past ‘Skill India’ trainees await jobs

The Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana was launched in 2015 under Skill India Mission. While the Centre claims more than 80% candidates have been certified, in UP many wait certificates and jobs.

Job-starved Bengal wants employment & not free ration, says Mamata shouldn’t have let Tatas go

Voters across Singur, Howrah, Hooghly in West Bengal have one demand — jobs. They, however, also say Mamata Banerjee govt has fared far better than the Left Front in the last 10 years.

Gurugram Inc won’t expand in Haryana anymore, eyeing hubs like Noida now

There was a palpable change in the direction India was taking in the last six months. Haryana government has put fears in the industry.

In India’s job market, women have higher exit rate, lower entry rate than men: Study

Researchers from IIM Bangalore and Warwick University analysed IHDS data from 2004-05 and 2011-12 to find that the situation is especially stark for women in urban areas.

More young urban Indian men appear to be studying longer, not looking for jobs: New research

Researchers looked at 2004-05 NSS data and 2017-18 labour force survey to find men in 20-29 age group in states like Bihar and Jharkhand either take an informal job or remain unemployed.

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Bihar Chief minister Nitish Kumar with Deputy CM Tejaswi Yadav | ANI File Photo

Operation Lantern fails to light up in Bihar. And BJP in search of a Brahmin face in UP

The no-fuss change of government in Bihar, without horse-trading or MLAs in resorts, has prompted a coalition partner to request the CM to make arrangements for a trip to a hill station.

India’s ‘salaried class’ shrank during Covid, Muslims hit hardest, govt data suggests

India’s salaried class shrank by 2.7 percentage points during pandemic, govt’s Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) shows. But data for religious minorities, women is even bleaker.

Defence

(From left) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, US Secretary of Defence Lloyd J. Austin and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken after the India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, in Washington, 12 April, 2022 | Credit: ANI Photo/ PIB

USAF secy needs Pentagon escort but Indian attaché doesn’t — that’s how deep India-US ties are

Frank Kendall, Secretary of the US Air Force, says the unescorted access to Pentagon for Indian defence attaché 'is aligned with the trust and cooperation we share'.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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