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Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren addresses a press conference in Ranchi.(PTI FILE)

Jharkhand MGNREGS workers likely to get a hike of Rs 31 in minimum wage

Ranchi, Hindustan Times | By Sanjoy Dey
PUBLISHED ON JAN 03, 2021 03:54 PM IST
The Jharkhand government has decided to increase minimum wage of MGNREGS workers from Rs 194 to Rs 225 from its own pocket
Steps to ramp up and professionalise India’s care economy will ease up the usual burden on women. Functional care centres for children and older people employing safe and trained domestic workers can help women pursue career options(Kunal Patil/HT)
Steps to ramp up and professionalise India’s care economy will ease up the usual burden on women. Functional care centres for children and older people employing safe and trained domestic workers can help women pursue career options(Kunal Patil/HT)

Opening with care

By Roopa Purushothaman, Anu Madgavkar and Vivek Pandit
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2020 05:36 AM IST
Now, more than ever, women can gain access to work – but only with a trustworthy care economy. It must be professionalised
The state forest department approved to grant around 1.44 acre (0.58 hectare) of mangrove forest land to the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) for constructing a six-lane bridge over the Ulhas creek connecting Thane and Dombivli.(Praful Gangurde/ Hindustan Times)
The state forest department approved to grant around 1.44 acre (0.58 hectare) of mangrove forest land to the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) for constructing a six-lane bridge over the Ulhas creek connecting Thane and Dombivli.(Praful Gangurde/ Hindustan Times)

Maharashtra govt gives nod to grant 1.44 acre of mangrove land for Thane-Dombivli bridge

Mumbai | By Faisal Malik
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2019 12:17 AM IST
The decision was taken following approval from the Ministry of Environment Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) received in April this year.
Unskilled workers are among the most insecure sections of our workforce.Schemes such as the public distribution system often demand permanent address proofs, which migrants find difficult to furnish.(Parveen Kumar/HT File)
Unskilled workers are among the most insecure sections of our workforce.Schemes such as the public distribution system often demand permanent address proofs, which migrants find difficult to furnish.(Parveen Kumar/HT File)

The State must address migrants’ vulnerabilities

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2019 07:26 AM IST
Unskilled workers will increasingly migrate towards the richer south.
The regional disparity in India’s population pyramid is increasing according to a research note by Soumya Kanti Ghosh.(Representative Image/HT File Photo)
The regional disparity in India’s population pyramid is increasing according to a research note by Soumya Kanti Ghosh.(Representative Image/HT File Photo)

Demographic shift impacts South India

New Delhi | By Roshan Kishore, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2019 05:12 PM IST
The regional disparity in India’s population pyramid is increasing according to a research note by Soumya Kanti Ghosh, chief economic advisor of the State Bank of India (SBI).
Degree of unionisation among women workers is half compared to men.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Degree of unionisation among women workers is half compared to men.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

There is no silver bullet to fight inequality

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2018 10:58 AM IST
Not dogma but evidence should guide our fight against inequality
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