Friday, Sep 30, 2022

social welfare


Biden has helped the quiet revolution of giving people money

September 24, 2022 10:17 am

For the six months it was in effect last year, President Joe Biden’s expanded version of the Child Tax Credit provided parents of most American children with monthly checks of $250 or $300 per child; at tax-filing time this year, the credit gave people another lump sum of cash assistance.

DSEU launches fully-funded residential software programming course for women

April 13, 2022 10:29 am

It is being offered by NavGurukul Foundation for Social Welfare and among the stated aims of the programme is “to ensure 100% placement for young girls in coding through DSEU”.

Rash U-turns, half-baked plans

February 16, 2019 12:14 am

Social policy is in danger of getting lost in electoral histrionics.

LawMin vetting provisions of new Cos Act

December 09, 2013 12:50 am

Most of the provisions and rules related to Companies Act,2013,have been sent to the law ministry by the corporate affairs ministry.

‘Basic rights of workers should be spelt out in government contracts’

September 29, 2012 1:34 am

A summit on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) was organised by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) in Chandigarh on Friday.

Cradles for abandoned babies: Minister

June 29, 2012 2:05 am

Mitra said she would write to the state child welfare minister to place a cradle in a room at all state hospitals so that mothers or couples can drop off their unwanted newborns there.

Minor reshuffle,major chaos in child & social welfare dept

March 19, 2012 2:02 am

Mamata Banerjee’s decision to bifurcate the ministry of social welfare and child development department and assign the responsibilities to two different ministers is likely to develop a crisis in providing cooked food for Integrated Child Development Scheme.

District officials told to check crimes against women

March 05, 2012 2:03 am

Mamata Banerjee has instructed all the district magistrates and superintendents of police to regularly hold meetings regarding crime against women.

94 applications heard for ZP elections

January 17, 2012 4:21 am

The office of the social welfare officer near PMT building,Swargate has been flooded with applications for the forthcoming zilla parishad elections.