Tuesday, Dec 06, 2022

labour force


Need for more frequent labour data by govt flagged, with focus on rural

August 29, 2022 7:46 am

In recent meetings held at the Cabinet Secretariat attended by statistical department and Union Labour Ministry representatives, discussions converged on the need to improve the frequency of the labour market data, especially in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic, a senior government official said.

Bringing women into the workforce

August 17, 2021 7:13 pm

Robust medium-term policies are needed to stimulate demand and supply of female workers in the economy

Most Severely Mauled Enterprises

June 27, 2021 8:51 am

P Chidambaram writes: The pandemic has killed the spirit of entrepreneurship among low-capital, under-20 employment, low-turnover, low-profit-seeking businesspersons. The government watched as their businesses collapsed. For them, it is the way to Atma Nirvana.

Paid work, unpaid work and domestic chores: Why are so many Indian women out of the labour force?

March 09, 2021 8:42 am

Book extract: In her book, Right to equality: From promise to power -- which is the fifth volume in the Rethinking India series, Nisha Agrawal looks at the reality of gender equality in India against the promises made in the country's Constitution

The pillar stands

March 02, 2019 1:00 am

Indian statistical system can withstand political pressures. Legislation and public scrutiny can strengthen it further.

‘69% women not in labour force, large chunk attend to domestic duties only’

February 26, 2015 2:59 am

TISS findings say that noticeably, two major categories which are in not in labour force are ‘attended educational institution’ and ‘attended domestic duties’.

Chinese migrant workers exceed 260 million

May 27, 2013 4:50 pm

The migrant workers force increased by 3.9 per cent to 262.61 million.