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People are working at Tripura college student’s LED manufacturing unit.(HT)

Tripura’s college student starts business, provides employment to people during pandemic

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Hindustan Times, Agartala
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2020 11:57 AM IST
Meet Rohit Bhattacharjee, a second year student of English Honours, who started a unit of LED bulb manufacturing at Mahaprabhu Sarani in Dharmanagar sub division of North District.
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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath(File)
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath(File)

CM Yogi asks basic education dept to appoint 31,661 assistant teachers in a week

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON SEP 19, 2020 05:26 PM IST
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday asked the basic shiksha (basic education) department to recruit 31,661 assistant teachers within a week.
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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath(PTI)
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath(PTI)

UP CM directs officials to identify vacancies in all departments and start recruitment in 3 months

By Asian News International| Posted by Nandini | Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON SEP 18, 2020 01:23 PM IST
According to the UP CMO, till now 1,37,000 posts have been filled in the police department and 50,000 posts are filled for teachers. In other departments, more than one lakh posts have been filled. During the period of COVID-19, 1.25 crore people have been given employment, the CMO informed.
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Social worker Baba Adhav(Milind Saurkar/HT Photo)
Social worker Baba Adhav(Milind Saurkar/HT Photo)

Baba Adhav: Ensure food, employment for low income groups

By Abhay Khairnar | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2020 05:02 PM IST
Lockdown always has an adverse impact on people working in unorganised sectors, says Baba Adhav
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A number of railway works have also been identified which can be executed through the MGNREGS, the railway ministry said. (File Photo Vipin Kumar/HT)
A number of railway works have also been identified which can be executed through the MGNREGS, the railway ministry said. (File Photo Vipin Kumar/HT)

8 lakh man-days of employment for migrants over 125 days, says railways

By Anisha Dutta | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2020 08:45 PM IST
The Centre has identified 116 districts with a large concentration of returnee migrant workers in six states for the government’s ambitious employment-cum-rural public works campaign launched by the PM on June 20.
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Chief minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik during video conference meeting of chief ministers with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Covid-19 situation.(ANI File Photo)
Chief minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik during video conference meeting of chief ministers with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Covid-19 situation.(ANI File Photo)

Odisha announces Rs 17,000 crore programme to generate employment

By Debabrata Mohanty | Edited by Meenakshi Ray | Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2020 08:15 AM IST
The Odisha cabinet also granted permission to allow workers to work 115 hours overtime in three months. Women workers can now be engaged in all small and large-scale industries.
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Now, register online on Mohali district’s bureau of employment and entrepreneurship

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2020 08:56 PM IST
Additional deputy commissioner Aashika Jain said registering would help the youth take advantage of various initiatives on career counselling and employment avenues provided by the bureau
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Weekly jobless claims, the most timely data on the economy’s health, are being closely watched for clues on the depth of the downturn, when the waves of layoffs may let up and when a recovery might start.(Reuters file photo)
Weekly jobless claims, the most timely data on the economy’s health, are being closely watched for clues on the depth of the downturn, when the waves of layoffs may let up and when a recovery might start.(Reuters file photo)

US weekly jobless claims seen underscoring deepening economic slump

By Reuters | Washington
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2020 01:48 PM IST
Economists are predicting the economy, which they believe is already in recession, contracted in the first quarter at its sharpest pace since World War II.
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As per the Employees provident fund organisation head office (EPFO) database, of the total payroll additions, around 396,541 are in the 18-25 age group, which is almost 54,000 less than the December additions for this group of job seekers.(Pradeep Gaur/ Mint file photo)
As per the Employees provident fund organisation head office (EPFO) database, of the total payroll additions, around 396,541 are in the 18-25 age group, which is almost 54,000 less than the December additions for this group of job seekers.(Pradeep Gaur/ Mint file photo)

Jan second-worst month for job creation in FY 20

By Prashant K Nanda | Livemint, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 26, 2020 11:18 AM IST
At least 750,441 people joined the formal workforce in January, the government payroll data released on Wednesday showed.
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Women bus drivers could serve as role models for young girls and break the stereotype of what a girl can or cannot do(Hindustan Times)
Women bus drivers could serve as role models for young girls and break the stereotype of what a girl can or cannot do(Hindustan Times)

Ensuring safety and employment for women | Opinion

By Lalita Panicker | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON FEB 08, 2020 07:58 PM IST
There are several benefits of having more women bus drivers. For a start, buses will become less threatening spaces for women
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UPSC(HT file)
UPSC(HT file)

UPSC civil services recruitment lowest in four years: Personnel Ministry

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2020 02:14 PM IST
A total of 3,750 candidates were recommended by the UPSC in 2015-16, 3,020 in 2016-17, 3,083 in 2017-18 and 2,352 in 2018-19, according to the data given by Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh in a written reply to the upper house.
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So far, six construction workers have killed themselves in the last one month in Guntur district.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
So far, six construction workers have killed themselves in the last one month in Guntur district.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

2 more Andhra workers commit suicide for want of work; Opposition blames it on sand crisis

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2019 07:55 PM IST
So far, six construction workers have killed themselves in the last one month in Guntur district. Opposition parties in the state have said the YSR Congress government is responsible for the suicides of the labourers.
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Delhi CM discusses employment ideas with CII

By Indo Asian News Service | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 22, 2019 02:01 PM IST
The CII shared its interest in working with the Delhi government in creating a Knowledge Centre in Delhi, and Kejriwal said he would be happy to support such a program.
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Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant inaugurates state-level job fair.(PTI)
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant inaugurates state-level job fair.(PTI)

Goa Chief Minister inaugurates state-level job fair

By Asian News International | Panjim (Goa)
PUBLISHED ON OCT 20, 2019 11:46 AM IST
During the fair aimed to bring talent close to employment opportunities, CM Sawant said that “those who intend to have a job should think about their education, skill, interest and strive to secure particular job otherwise they won’t be able to get the job of their choice.
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104.62 million fresh talents likely to enter India’s labour market by 2022.(REUTERS/File)
104.62 million fresh talents likely to enter India’s labour market by 2022.(REUTERS/File)

How skill development is transforming the employment sector in India

By Divya Jain
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2019 06:31 PM IST
Initiatives like Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) and Scheme for Higher Education Youth in Apprenticeship and Skills (SHREYAS) have significantly contributed to the training of millions of Indians and contributed largely to the skill economy.
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It has been found that the terms and conditions of employment - including salary, work hours, schedule flexibility and job security - influence overall health as well as your risk of being injured on the job.(Unsplash)
It has been found that the terms and conditions of employment - including salary, work hours, schedule flexibility and job security - influence overall health as well as your risk of being injured on the job.(Unsplash)

Here’s how your salary, work conditions affect your well being

By Asian News International | Washington D.C. [USA]
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2019 04:28 PM IST
It has been found that the terms and conditions of employment - including salary, work hours, schedule flexibility and job security - influence overall health as well as your risk of being injured on the job.
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Employment shut for Bilaspur open air jail

By Gaurav Bisht | Hindustan Times, Shimla, Shimla
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2019 11:39 AM IST
Due to lack of job opportunities and govt apathy, prison authorities suggest closing down prison
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Amazon has about 50 fulfilment and 200 delivery centres in cities and towns across India.(Ramesh Pathania/HT File Photo)
Amazon has about 50 fulfilment and 200 delivery centres in cities and towns across India.(Ramesh Pathania/HT File Photo)

Amazon India to offer to jobs to ex-servicemen, their spouses

By Indo Asian News Service | Bengaluru
PUBLISHED ON AUG 27, 2019 08:57 AM IST
An e-commerce market analyst, however, said Amazon India should hire more youth in their 20s and 30s given that unemployment rate is at a 45-year peak and job opportunities are scarce due to economic slowdown.
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The government is fully aware that the economy is decelerating and requires additional policy push.(PTI)
The government is fully aware that the economy is decelerating and requires additional policy push.(PTI)

To focus on jobs and growth, PM Modi sets up 2 new cabinet committees

By Rajeev Jayaswal and Roshan Kishore | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2019 08:20 AM IST
Economy has become a major cause of concern for the new government with GDP dropping to 5.8 per cent in the last quarter of the 2018-19, according to NSSO figures. Overall GDP for last financial year has been estimated at 6.8 per cent against a target of 7.2 per cent.
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People wait outside a polling station at Udhampur, about 75 km from Jammu, on April 18. Jammu and Kashmir voted in five phases in the seven-phased general elections.(Nitin Kanotra /HT PHOTO)
People wait outside a polling station at Udhampur, about 75 km from Jammu, on April 18. Jammu and Kashmir voted in five phases in the seven-phased general elections.(Nitin Kanotra /HT PHOTO)

Caste, employment on women’s minds as turnout gap narrows

By Dhamini Ratnam | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2019 10:27 AM IST
These conversations are significant not least because they offers an insight into a group marginalised on account of caste as well as gender.
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Mitlash Devi, 55, a resident of North East Delhi’s Burari, said she has lived through several elections, but nothing was done to uplift their colony.(HT Photo)
Mitlash Devi, 55, a resident of North East Delhi’s Burari, said she has lived through several elections, but nothing was done to uplift their colony.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Employment and civic amenities on the mind of voters in unauthorised colonies

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2019 09:01 AM IST
Many said they voted on issues that ranged from national security to unemployment and for parties that would give them better living conditions.
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There is a case for studying how employment guarantee programmes such as the MGNREGA can be strengthened by ensuring livelihoods to those who are in the greatest need and focusing on creation of durable assets that are of value to the poor(HT Photo)
There is a case for studying how employment guarantee programmes such as the MGNREGA can be strengthened by ensuring livelihoods to those who are in the greatest need and focusing on creation of durable assets that are of value to the poor(HT Photo)

Guaranteed employment is a good way to ensure minimum income in India

By Radhicka Kapoor
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2019 08:09 AM IST
Policy makers must examine income and employment guarantee schemes to secure an India free from poverty
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For Smart Cities, it takes about 15-18 months to set up a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) and it takes another 18 months to get the project consultant.(PTI File Photo)
For Smart Cities, it takes about 15-18 months to set up a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) and it takes another 18 months to get the project consultant.(PTI File Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019| ‘Focus on employment correct, criticism on job creation not’: Hardeep Singh Puri

By Anisha Dutta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 21, 2019 05:31 AM IST
For Smart Cities, it takes about 15-18 months to set up a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) and it takes another 18 months to get the project consultant, said Union minister of housing and urban affairs Hardeep Singh Puri.
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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar speaks to the media persons during the Lok Samvad programme at CM's residence, in Patna,Bihar India on Monday Feb 04,2019(Sanotsh Kumar/ HT)
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar speaks to the media persons during the Lok Samvad programme at CM's residence, in Patna,Bihar India on Monday Feb 04,2019(Sanotsh Kumar/ HT)

Nitish Kumar’s jibe at Rahul Gandhi: Worried about his own employment

By Anil Kumar | Hindustan Times, Patna, Patna
PUBLISHED ON FEB 05, 2019 08:17 AM IST
He mocked Gandhi’s promise to grant central university status for Patna University if the UPA came to power at the Centre after the Lok Sabha polls. “I would like to ask what prevented the UPA government from granting central university status for Patna University. This is election time and anything can be promised,” he said.
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Chidambaram’s remark came ahead of the interim Budget on Friday.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Chidambaram’s remark came ahead of the interim Budget on Friday.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

‘How can a country grow without employment?’: P Chidambaram’s dig at Modi govt

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2019 11:31 AM IST
Taking a dig at the Centre, Chidambaram claimed that when the government revised the GDP figures it did not realise that the unemployment figures also got revised.
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The labour ministry’s quick employment survey is also awaiting a go-ahead from the government-appointed jobs panel.(HT File Photo)
The labour ministry’s quick employment survey is also awaiting a go-ahead from the government-appointed jobs panel.(HT File Photo)

Government may report jobs data across all sectors by 2019

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2018 02:21 PM IST
It is likely to unveil a series of employment generation data collected from industries and households, as well as small businesses that have taken out Mudra loans from the government, said three government officials, requesting anonymity.
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Workers at a small factory who make shoddy blanket in Panipat on April 19.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Workers at a small factory who make shoddy blanket in Panipat on April 19.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

A deep dive into India’s job market

By Roshan Kishore | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2018 08:20 AM IST
The State of Working India 2018 highlights important aspects of India’s labour market.
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An NSSO survey shows that in rural areas, the average trip to the water source takes 20 minutes and there is a 15­minute waiting time and it takes several trips to meet the water needs.(PTI File Photo)
An NSSO survey shows that in rural areas, the average trip to the water source takes 20 minutes and there is a 15­minute waiting time and it takes several trips to meet the water needs.(PTI File Photo)

Why clubbing employment and work in India is misleading

By Jayati Ghosh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2018 10:33 AM IST
This lack of distinction explains the decline in women’s workforce participation rates. The decline reflects a shift from paid to unpaid work.
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The biggest reason for this is the employment-income mismatch in agriculture.(HT File Photo)
The biggest reason for this is the employment-income mismatch in agriculture.(HT File Photo)

India’s job challenge: Options aplenty but well-paying ones elude workforce

By Roshan Kishore | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2018 12:52 PM IST
The biggest reason for this is the employment-income mismatch in agriculture. While the share of agriculture in India’s GDP has been coming down, its share of employment has been relatively constant.
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The government plans to start a yearlong exercise in January to survey households on how they spend their time.(File photo)
The government plans to start a yearlong exercise in January to survey households on how they spend their time.(File photo)

Mapping unpaid women’s work is India’s answer to jobs puzzle

By Vrishti Beniwal | Bloomberg
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2018 01:00 PM IST
About 700 million Indians, more than twice the population of the US, are not part of the workforce and their contribution at home is not recorded in the national income.
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