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Prosenjit Datta & Dipak Mondal
New Delhi, September 17, 2018
The GDP back series data 'accidently' became public thanks to a report on real sector statistics prepared by a committee constituted by the National Statistical Commission. In the din that ensued, some of the more serious concerns that the committee raised regarding quality of the data got lost. Business Today's Prosenjit Datta and Dipak Mondal caught up with Sudipto Mundle, chairman of the Committee on Real Sector Statistics, which prepared the new series, to dig deeper into the observations made in the report. Edited excerpts:


BusinessToday.In
September 13, 2018
According to The Economic Times, the proposal envisages setting up 14 national employment zones in the coastal states under the special purpose vehicle route, and is expected to be rolled out ahead of general elections next year, when employment generation is sure to emerge as a key issue. The plans are currently being shaped by the shipping ministry in consultation with think-tank  NITI Aayog.


BusinessToday.In
August 23, 2018
The last time the MGNREGA wages and state minimum wages were aligned was in 2009, but since then several states have announced upward revisions arbitrarily.


BusinessToday.In
August 17, 2018
The labour ministry is reportedly working on a new legislation that will formalise the $20-billion media and entertainment industry.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 20, 2018
While the job scenario in the country is not exactly positive, Rahul seems to have exaggerated the numbers in his speech.


Goutam Das
New Delhi, July 9, 2018
Indian real estate, especially the residential segment, is battered. Homebuyers have been taken for a ride by builders who couldn't complete projects. This led to a trust deficit, and the subsequent enforcement of the Real Estate Regulation and Development Act (RERA), which is now forcing builders to change their operating models. Rajeev Talwar, CEO, DLF Ltd., and Chairman of the National Real Estate Development Council (NAREDCO), tells Business Today's Goutam Das about the changing landscape, why it is time to create excess supply in affordable housing, and how to go about it. Edited excepts:


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 25, 2018
The report added that a three-member committee, constituted by the labour ministry three months ago, is of the opinion that the existing pension is too low, though a final decision is yet to be taken.


BusinessToday.In
June 19, 2018
EPFO has reportedly proposed that its over five crore members be allowed to withdraw only 60 per cent of their PF or an amount equivalent to three months' salary - whichever amount is lower - if they are unemployed for one month.


BusinessToday.In
June 14, 2018
The government is reportedly mulling reforms in labour laws to make sure employers do not keep basic income low in order to reduce employees' contributions towards social security schemes.


Goutam Das
New Delhi, June 11, 2018
How India stores is changing; big money sniffs fortune


Sonal Khetarpal
New Delhi, May 28, 2018
Accordingly to the report, the organised retail will create over 12 lakh jobs, construction and real estate about 1.4 lakh, BFSI 52,500 jobs while automobile sector will add 43,000 plus jobs by 2021.


Anilesh S. Mahajan
New Delhi, May 28, 2018
As the NDA government enters its final year, there is a long unfinished agenda that it may not be able to implement by 2019.


PTI
New Delhi, May 27, 2018
The EPFO decided to cut the administrative charges in view of its expanding business and high recovery of such fees. According to the EPFO estimates, the employers would save in total around Rs 900 crore annually after this move.


PTI
May 16, 2018



PTI
May 3, 2018



BusinessToday.In
May 2, 2018
The retirement fund body said it has discontinued Aadhaar-seeding portal services provided through Common Service Centre (CSC) \"pending vulnerability checks\" and ruled out any leakage of subscribers' data from a government website.


Prosenjit Datta
New Delhi, April 27, 2018
How badly India needs to fix its employment (and unemployment) and jobs data problem can be seen from the furious debates that break out each time a new study on job creation comes out, writes Business Today Editor Prosenjit Datta.


PTI
April 27, 2018



Joe C Mathew
New Delhi, April 23, 2018
The trade union also opposed contract labour, integration of ESIC and EPFO ,and cautioned against opening up Indian social security sector to foreign private players.  


Anilesh S Mahajan
New Delhi, April 4, 2018
The new amendment to the Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Central (Amendment) Rules, 2018, will allow corporate India to employ and deploy labour for a fixed duration.


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