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PTI
November 12, 2018



PTI
November 9, 2018



Piyush Mehra
November 4, 2018
According to government data from 2016, India's under-5 mortality rate (U5MR) i.e. children per 1000, dying before age five, is 39. That is, nearly a million children in India die each year before their fifth birthday.


PTI
October 26, 2018



BusinessToday.in
New Delhi, October 2, 2018
Mahatma Gandhi envisaged villages as self-sufficient republics. He knew that India lived in its villages which is why he stressed on the growth of the rural economy.


PTI
September 30, 2018



Piyush Mehra
September 29, 2018
In spite of its easy accessibility and unquestioned value, breastfeeding coverage remains poor. In India, 58.4% children under three, are not breastfed in their first hour after birth according to the National Family Health Survey- 4, 2015-16.


Mudit Kapoor
New Delhi, September 26, 2018
On Labour Day 2016, many workers in Jharkhand returned Rs 5 (that year's wage rate hike) to the Prime Minister. The next year on Labour Day workers returned Rupee 1 to the PM. This was done to protest against the meagre hike in the wage rate. In 2018-19, there has been no increment in wage rates in 10 states.


Joe C Mathew
New Delhi, September 26, 2018
The report finds that while wages in most sectors have grown steadily, caste and gender disparity remain high.


BusinessToday.In
September 20, 2018
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved an increase in the honorarium for Anganwadi and Asha workers which will become effective next month.


Mudit Kapoor
New Delhi, September 18, 2018
The scheme was ranked as the world's largest public works programme by the World Bank in 2015.


PTI
New Delhi, September 12, 2018
Those who drew an honorarium of Rs 3,000 will from now on get Rs 4,500 and those who used to get Rs 2,200 will get Rs 3,500, he said. The honorarium of Anganwadi helpers will be hiked from Rs 1,500 to Rs 2,500, says the PM.


Sonal Khetarpal
New Delhi, September 4, 2018
According to Xavier Estupinan, Wages Specialist at ILO, in India the wage gap is most in the lowest paid jobs.


T Muralidharan
New Delhi, September 4, 2018
The larger companies will make some noise, but will adopt it, because they have no choice and will start looking at productivity improvement and automation to compensate for the increase in costs. The MSME sector will be impacted.


Devika Singh
August 24, 2018
The app, which is first of its kind in India, allows voters to rate and review the political representatives in their constituencies and has been founded by Pratham Mittal.


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.


Mudit Kapoor
New Delhi, August 21, 2018
Ayushman Bharat Scheme will cover over 10 crore poor and vulnerable families, providing cashless coverage of up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year for secondary and tertiary care hospitalisation.


PTI
August 19, 2018
In his Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that his government would launch the ambitious the Ayushman Bharat healthcare scheme on September 25.


BusinessToday.in
New Delhi, August 6, 2018
Banks collect Rs 5,000 cr as minimum balance penalty in FY 2017-18As many as 21 public sector banks (PSBs) and three major private sector lenders have collected a whopping Rs 5,000 crore from customers for non-maintenance of minimum balance in their accounts in 2017-18. Among the PSBs, the State Bank of India emerged the highest earner with Rs 2433 crore penalty - nearly half of the total collection.PM Modi to inaugurate India Post Payments Bank on August 21Prime Minister Narendra...


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 18, 2018
Contracts for printing the cards and running the call centre will be awarded by August.


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