May 12, 2021 9:26 pm
Till date, at least 2.92 lakh individuals have worked under NREGS, against a total of 11.85 lakh in the entire financial year last year.
April 28, 2021 9:13 am
Gender-based discrimination begins before birth and is instilled in the home. But the current health crisis, with men sharing domestic chores and women carrying corpses, may be an inflection point for Indian gender norms
April 18, 2021 7:17 pm
Maharashtra gears up to absorb larger unskilled workforce amid rising number of covid cases.
March 23, 2021 5:30 am
Thakor said the Gujarat State Minimum Wages Advisory Board headed by Bhavnaben Joshipura has three representatives of labour workers and four representatives of industry. It had held met in 2016, 2017, five times in 2018 and once in 2019.
March 17, 2021 9:27 pm
Around 1,500 to 2,000 protesters marched from the old bus stand to Chaura Maidan before holding a meeting there.
September 13, 2020 2:27 pm
The Indian Express travels to Purba Bardhaman, the district with the highest number of households that have availed work under NREGA, to find that in a year of pandemic and polls for Bengal, the job scheme has emerged as a clear safety net for lakhs of households
September 02, 2020 1:45 am
As per the data, while five out of the 22 districts of Punjab have recorded an increase in the women person-days share, two districts are at par with last year’s figure, while remaining all the districts have show a decline.
August 08, 2020 10:52 pm
Till August 7, including new enrolments, there were a total 86.85 lakh households with job cards in the state. A situation where all of them demand work, however, is unlikely. Data shows that just about 35 per cent, or 29.95 lakh households, have demanded work over the past three years.
June 29, 2020 5:33 am
Home to nearly 16 lakh migrant workers from Bihar, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, and Uttarakhand, employed in its textile mills, Surat saw nearly six incidents of violence in its labour colonies, by workers demanding to return home, walking home in protest, confronting police
June 18, 2020 3:48 pm
The move has come at a time when lakhs of migrants have returned to villages in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak and the demand for employment has gone up in rural areas.