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Prasanna Mohanty
November 2, 2020
Multiple estimates by multilateral institutions show the COVID-19 pandemic will hit India the hardest by sending 40 million people into \"extreme poverty\", worsen hunger and income inequality, and yet the government seems oblivious with no data, no estimation or policy response


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, October 30, 2020
Procter & Gamble (P&G) India has announced a growth fund of Rs 400 crore to give a hand to the government's vision of a self-reliant country; The pandemic has led everyone to make drastic changes in their lives but it has taken a heavy toll on working women; The credit card issuers have turned cautious in increasing their exposure to weak customers in terms of leverage or people with history of payment delays and defaults and also segments like commercial or corporate cards which are risky in nature. Watch this and more on News Blast.Also Read: Apple turns the tide in India with iPhone 11, iPhone SE; sees record qrtly sales


Prasanna Mohanty
October 12, 2020
India has learnt that growth in GDP does not automatically translate into growth in jobs and that GDP growth does not necessarily mean well-being of a vast majority of population. It needs to put these experiences into work and frame appropriate policy responses to the job crisis


Prasanna Mohanty
October 12, 2020
The economic crisis following the pandemic and untimely national lockdown have been used by both the central and state governments to push through unilateral measures that undermine workers' interest by dismantling critical protections


Ajita Shashidhar
October 7, 2020
A recent report by diversity and inclusion company, Avtar Group says that diversity hiring in 2020 has gone up this year by 32 per cent as opposed to 23 per cent last year


Prasanna Mohanty
October 6, 2020
Part II of this two-part article looks at more data on the growth of temporary or informal workers in India and how it poses a serious threat not just to the wellbeing of millions of its workers but to the growth prospects of the economy in the long run


Prasanna Mohanty
September 23, 2020
Rural economy is struggling with job and income losses, the true extent of which are not known since India isn't tracking or compensating; credit and liquidity risks to small businesses and crop loss due to excess rain


Associated Press
August 28, 2020
As troubles churned outside the gates, Trump painted an optimistic vision of America's future, including an eventual triumph over the coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 175,000 people, left millions unemployed and rewritten the rules of society


BusinessToday.In
August 22, 2020
Prior to the onset of the COVID-19 crisis large numbers of women were excluded from the labour market, while the pandemic has made things much worse, says ILO


Anuradha Pati
August 20, 2020
Since the COVID-19 lockdown, most of the artisans have been out of work. Only 15 out of 40 looms are operational. Stocks have accumulated and they are facing a severe cash crunch


PTI
August 19, 2020
'You know what Donald Trump will do with four more years: blame, bully, and belittle. And you know what Joe Biden will do: build back better,' Bill Clinton said


Reuters
August 8, 2020
Economists believe July was probably the last month of employment gains related to the rehiring of workers after the reopening of businesses


PTI
July 31, 2020
In a conversation with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, Yunus called for making a new beginning towards a system that will create space for the informal and rural economy and all sections of society


PTI
July 31, 2020
Emphasising the need to value human culture, Yunus said everything the world has done is to fuel greed which has destroyed everything


Reuters
July 1, 2020
Worldwide, an estimated 14% of working hours were lost in the second quarter, equivalent to 400 million full-time jobs, due to the pandemic, the ILO said


Chitranjan Kumar
New Delhi, June 25, 2020
As per SBI report, India created 60.8 lakh new payroll (first job) in FY20, which was 28.9 lakh less than the net jobs generated in FY19


Ajita Shashidhar
June 23, 2020
As the retail sector is gradually opening up in the Unlock 1.0 phase, one is hearing about lay-offs, but the retail community is also trying to redeploy unutilised staff in businesses which are short of employees


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 10, 2020
This was the third equated-monthly installment of the post devolution revenue deficit grant as recommended by the 15th Finance Commission


BusinessToday.In
June 10, 2020
India has been listed among 15 countries where relaxing the lockdown could result in an increase in the cases of coronavirus infection more rapidly. And, in extreme cases, it could lead to the situation of re-locking


Chitranjan Kumar
New Delhi, June 10, 2020
Women who were employed before the lockdown were 23.5 percentage points less likely to be employed compared to men in the post-lockdown phase, says report


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