This study has been authored by Ruchika Chaudhary.
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The study has been authored by Ayushi Gupta and Kanika Jha Kingra.
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Evaluate links between demography, skill sets and work locations of workers. Prioritise and get them back
Published on May 05, 2020 06:43 PM IST
By Raghu Raman
Labour is charging up to ₹6000 an acre; combines allowed only in the day from April 15
Published on Apr 14, 2020 12:14 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Shailee Dogra, Mohali
Buy Local: The immediate survival of artisans, their craft and that of their future generations, depends on the choices we make now. If this becomes the norm and gathers momentum, then not only do we aid our current workforce, but we also create more jobs in this industry. Read on.
Updated on Apr 01, 2020 07:53 PM IST
By Payal Khandwala
Care work is highly gendered and a barrier to women’s participation in the paid economy. It’s time we changed that
Updated on Jan 24, 2020 08:16 PM IST
A recent concept, ECE is good for the child, the mother, the family, the society and the economy. Expand it
Published on Jan 14, 2020 12:00 PM IST
By Madhav Chavan
The statistics are not encouraging. Women entrepreneurs, according to a study, made up a mere 13.76% of the total number of entrepreneurs. This puts India at 52nd of 57 countries in the Index of Women Entrepreneurs
Updated on Nov 23, 2019 07:03 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By Lalita Panicker
The IMF on Tuesday trimmed India’s growth forecast by 90 basic points to 6.1 per cent. This is second downward revision in seven months and in total 120 basis points reduction. 100 basis points is equal to one percentage point.
Updated on Oct 18, 2019 07:07 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
In Gurugram, the country’s largest automotive hub, which houses more than a 1,000 automotive manufacturing companies with a 400-plus labour force, more than 40,000 workers, according to labour rights activists, have been affected by the slowdown
Updated on Sep 24, 2019 08:43 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Sonali Verma
Minority affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi presented the data in the Lok Sabha in reply to a question posed by Trinamool Congress member Prasun Banerjee
Updated on Jun 28, 2019 08:58 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amrita Madhukalya
As part of a pilot project, it will start creating parks in 50 tehsils, for which the government has made a provision of ₹300 crore.
Updated on Jun 19, 2019 12:02 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Faisal Malik
The data released by the labour ministry on a day when Modi 2.0 Cabinet took charge, showed 7.8 per cent of all employable urban youth being jobless, while the percentage for the rural was 5.3 per cent.
Updated on May 31, 2019 06:25 PM IST
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
Economists regard competitiveness as vital for the long-term health of a country’s economy as it empowers businesses to achieve sustainable growth, generates jobs and enhance the welfare of citizens.
Updated on May 29, 2019 11:47 AM IST
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
We must take this debate beyond national statistics and scrutinise the local business climate across states in India
Updated on May 10, 2019 07:33 PM IST
By Shamika Ravi
Former CIA acting director Michael Morell, in a podcast discussion with Kurt Campbell and Rich Verma on Thursday, alleged that Pakistan is one of the most dangerous countries in the world.
Updated on May 03, 2019 02:26 PM IST
Washington | By Press Trust of India
The report did not say how the volunteers will be chosen or persuaded or whether it will be mandatory for some to head to the villages.
Updated on Apr 12, 2019 12:45 PM IST
Beijing | By Sutirtho Patranobis
India will be deeply impacted by the turmoil in the Chinese economy, but this is not on our radar yet
Updated on Mar 20, 2019 08:24 PM IST
By Shyam Saran
The changing nature of work is upending traditional employment globally, and with it, social protection systems. Take for instance, insurance, made possible through mandatory contribution and payroll taxes on formal wage employment.
Updated on Feb 20, 2019 05:44 PM IST
By Michal Rutkowski
An HT analysis using the reported findings from the Business Standard story and World Bank population projections shows that the total number of workers in India in 2017-18 is 464.01 million.
Updated on Feb 02, 2019 03:07 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abhishek Jha
With a large labour force, India is well positioned to capture the market of larger firms exiting China for more economic pastures. While the government must offer a strong commitment and support, the Shenzhen-type special governance zones should have institutional and economic autonomy.
Updated on Jan 16, 2019 09:56 AM IST
By Tinaz Mistry and Avanti Durani
By the middle of the century, China’s population is expected to drop to 1.36 billion - a fall in the labour force of close to 200 million. The study also predicted a rise in the dependency rate (increase in the proportion of non-working people like the elderly and the children).
Updated on Jan 07, 2019 10:00 AM IST
Shanghai | By Reuters
It is no one’s contention that electoral rhetoric should be focused only on women but half the population deserves much more attention than it gets now
Updated on Sep 15, 2018 04:26 PM IST
This lack of distinction explains the decline in women’s workforce participation rates. The decline reflects a shift from paid to unpaid work.
Updated on Sep 07, 2018 10:33 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayati Ghosh
While a final conclusion on employment growth should wait for 2017-18 NSSO data, rosy estimates based on selective assumptions do not inspire much confidence .
Updated on Sep 05, 2018 12:54 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amit Basole and Anand Shrivastava
Updated on Mar 29, 2018 09:42 PM IST
Reuters, New Delhi | By Reuters