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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


Chitranjan Kumar
August 25, 2020
The April-July period of the current fiscal witnessed 46 per cent growth in work execution (in terms of person-days), coupled with an increase of 12 per cent in average wage under MGNREGA, shows CRISIL report


Prasanna Mohanty
July 16, 2020
For years, job crisis has remained unacknowledged and un-remedied; the COVID-19 pandemic worsened it, but the government has no information on job loss or policy response to it, except for a few relief measures


Rahul Shrivastava
New Delhi, July 9, 2020
In a major change from the past, the draft rules propose that every employer has to issue wage slips, electronically or physically to the employees. This would add to transparency and reduce harassment of workers


PTI
July 7, 2020
The chief minister observed that migrant workers, who went to their native states due to the coronavirus-triggered lockdown, have started coming back to Maharashtra slowly after his government allowed resumption of business activities


PTI
June 13, 2020
Highlighting the difficulties and challenges faced by the sector, Panneerselvam, who holds the Housing portfolio in addition to Finance, said the real estate industry was a major contributor to the GDP and to growth


PTI
June 11, 2020
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, who discussed the plan at a high-level meeting, has asked the Zones to increase work allotted under the government's flagship rural job guarantee programme and explore ways to hire workers under the scheme


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, May 21, 2020
Industry leaders flag issues such as low demand and need for policy reforms in sectors such as aviation, automotive and tourism, which have been badly hit due to the coronavirus pandemic


Hari Hara Mishra
May 19, 2020
This migrant labour support allocation translates to Rs 437 per capita (Rs 3500/8) for a 2-month period for the most vulnerable segment of society. In other words, the support is equivalent to 2 days of MNREGA daily wages (around Rs 200 per day) for a 2-month period


Nirbhay Kumar
New Delhi, May 12, 2020
In a Covid-stricken world, as government spending shifts to healthcare, infrastructure should not get the short shrift. That could severely impact the economy


Rumki Majumdar
January 8, 2020
All eyes will be on the budget 2020 with expectations that the government will do what it takes to get the economy back on track


Team BT
New Delhi, January 7, 2020
Prescriptions from top experts in business, economics, politics and taxation


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, October 30, 2019
Agriculture sector witnessed an increase of 84 lakh jobs, led by crop cultivation. The estimated employment in agri sector rose to 13.9 crore from 13.3 crore, while poultry farming and animal husbandry reported a growth in estimated employment from 18 lakh to 43 lakh


Prasanna Mohanty
October 18, 2019
The low productive agriculture continues to provide maximum employment and the high-skill services maximum income, while the manufacturing sector remains relatively insignificant in either


PTI
August 21, 2019



Prasanna Mohanty
July 25, 2019
Code on Wages 2019: While the idea is good, the real challenge is in implementing it. The enforcement mechanism has proved inadequate in the presentation situation and little attention has been paid to this aspect in the bill which widens the scope of coverage.


Goutam Das
New Delhi, July 4, 2019
Budget 2019: While the current system of determining minimum wages needs simplification, India needs higher compliance too.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 4, 2019
As per to the Economic Survey 2018-19, the central government should notify a \"national floor minimum wage\" that can vary broadly across five geographical regions


Joe C Mathew
New Delhi, June 3, 2019
The fact that Modi wanted Santosh Gangwar to continue in the labour and employment ministry only proves the importance the government attaches to his 'reform agenda'.


PTI
May 16, 2019



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