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Labour Min notifies 8.65% interest rate on EPF for 2018-19

The EPFO has been settling EPF withdrawal claims at 8.55 per cent interest rate, approved for 2017-18. Now, the EPFO will settle accounts at a higher rate of 8.65 per cent for 2018-19.

Dearth of qualified people in north India, says MoS on job crisis; Priyanka Gandhi says stop insulting them

Reacting to his statement, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said that the minister is trying to evade the questions over declining employment rate by blaming it over north Indians.


Santosh Gangwar takes charge as Labour Minister: ‘Have already brought schemes for around 50 crore informal sector workers’

Out of the four proposed labour reforms, Wages Bill 2017 was introduced in the Lok Sabha in August 2017 and was subsequently referred to Parliamentary Standing Committee. The panel gave its report in December 2018.

Any employee, not in employment for a month, to get 75 per cent PF: Labour Minister

This will enable a member of EPF, who is no longer in employment for a continuous period of one month, to avail 75 per cent of the total fund standing to his or her credit, Santosh Gangwar said during Question Hour.

Govt to push wage code, table social security code in Monsoon Session

The draft of social security code was placed on the ministry’s website and public comments were invited and now the government will endeavour to table the bill in forthcoming Monsoon session of the Parliament, labour and employment minister Santosh Gangwar told reporters.

Union Minister Santosh Gangwar: Do not make an issue out of one or two rapes in country as big as India

The government on Saturday approved the promulgation of the Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018, which allowed courts to award death penalty to those convicted of raping children below 12 years of age. 


Budget 2017: Speculation over presentation of Budget, MoS Santosh Gangwar puts ball in Speaker’s court

"So, the chances are budget can be postponed for a day, but the Speaker will decide,” Gangwar said.

Common man has no problem with note ban, says Santosh Gangwar

MoS for Finance speaks to Indian Express in Bareilly, his Lok Sabha constituency.

Akhilesh government not supporting central schemes: Santosh Gangwar

Gangwar had also met Akhilesh Yadav on January 30 on the issues related to textile projects in the state.

Gangwar asks PM to employ NREGA scheme in textile sector

The objective of the proposal is to develop basic amenities in localities of artisans and weavers to motivate them.