Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicLabour Ministry

Topic: Labour Ministry

Many unorganised workers’ accounts not Aadhar-linked, e-SHRAM shows, may not be getting subsidies

Of the 5.29 crore informal sector workers registered on e-SHRAM portal so far, the bank accounts of 74.78% aren’t linked to Aadhaar.

E-shram portal for unorganised sector to be linked to 3 welfare schemes by year-end

Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana will be linked to e-Shram in next fortnight. PM Shram Yogi Maandhan and PM Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana will follow.

3 cr on unorganised workers’ database, 48% women, 55% don’t have Aadhaar-linked accounts

The data also shows that of the approximately 3 crore workers who have registered, 55.77% do not have bank accounts linked to Aadhaar.

India needs high-frequency data for jobs policy, labour ministry’s new survey a good step

The Ministry of Labour has recently released a survey of firm employment data for nine non-farm sectors. The survey will be conducted quarterly and...

Rs 2L accident cover, link to schemes — what new govt portal offers unorganised sector workers

New Delhi: Union Labour Minister Bhupender Yadav Thursday launched the much-awaited national database of unorganised workers, e-SHRAM. An online portal, e-SHRAM will have details...

Database for unorganised workers expected to take off this month, after several missed deadlines

On 29 June, the Supreme Court had fixed 31 July as the deadline for the Centre to make the portal operational. The database’s dry run and security audit is underway now.

US Senate confirms Indian-American Seema Nanda as solicitor for labour department

Nanda also served in the Labour department under the Obama Administration and her office now will play a central role in fighting Covid, climate change and other legal challenges.

Labour codes will miss July date as states aren’t ready, govt target now 1 Oct: Gangwar

New Delhi: The implementation of the Narendra Modi government’s four labour codes is being delayed due to the tardiness on the part of the...

Modi govt needs 3-4 months to roll out database of migrant labour, SC asks why the delay

A comprehensive database of workers employed in unorganised sector was announced in the aftermath of the migrants' crisis last year and was supposed to be completed by June 2021.

Govt sets up expert panel to fix national minimum wage

The group, led by Prof Ajit Mishra, will look into the international best practices on wages and evolve scientific criteria for fixation of minimum wages.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
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RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


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France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.