Tag: Government

Angandwadi and ASHA workers in Odisha want to be recognised as...

In a bid to call the Government’s attention to low minimum wages, thousands of Angandwani workers participated in a massive rally in Bhubhaneshwar recently....

Not mandatory for government employees to fly Air India

Government officials will no longer be bound to travel by Air India, as the Airline no longer comes under the public ambit. Tuhin Kanta...

‘Not fully vaccinated? Can’t enter workplace’, says Singapore government

Starting January 1, 2022, only fully vaccinated employees will be allowed to return to office in Singapore. According to the Health Ministry of the island,...

Andhra Pradesh government staff to go on strike if demands not...

The state government employees of Andhra Pradesh have threatened to go on strike in a phased manner, if no effort is made to get...

No leaves for West Bengal government officials till October 5, 2021

Government of West Bengal has cancelled all the leaves of state government staff till October 5. The announcement has been made in lieu of...

Government offices to be operational on Saturdays: Kerala government

Following the marginal improvement in the pandemic situation, the Kerala state government has decided to ease COVID-19 restrictions further. Government offices will now function...

MP may hike DA allowance for state government staff

The Madhya Pradesh (MP) Government, led by Shivraj Singh Chouhan, is likely to hike the dearness allowance (DA) for the state-government employees and pensioners....

“Government staff cannot have a say in transfers”: SC

A division bench of the Supreme Court observed that government employees cannot insist on transfer or non-transfer to particular locations, and that the decision...

Uniform maternity leaves for regularised, non-regularised government staff: Madras HC

The Madras High Court has said that there should be no discrimination between regularised married women staff and non-regularised ones in the government workforce,...

PF relief till 2022 for some in the formal sector

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced that the Government will pay the provident fund (PF) share of both employers as well as employees for...

20 lakh jobs to be created as part of Kerala Knowledge...

The Government of Kerala is taking measures as part of the Kerala Knowledge Economy Mission, to create 20 lakh jobs by 2026. It is...

No government jobs, promotions to those with more than 2 children:...

The draft of the proposed UP Population (Control, Stabilisation and Welfare) Bill is likely to be tabled during the monsoon session of the state...

GATE Score to be considered for Coal India hiring

Coal India is accepting applications for 588 management trainee posts. The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2021 score of the candidates will be...

Government employees in Patiala protest against anti-employee recommendations

Punjab-UT Employees and Pensions Joint Front carried out a protest march in Patiala on July 30 against the 6th Pay Commission recommendations, which they...

Minor penalty for government employee in live-in relationship, no back wages

Gore Lal Verma, the petitioner, is a UP government employee, who was dismissed because he was ‘illegally’ living-in with a woman despite being legally...

Government extends wage subsidy, to encourage job creation

The Government’s wage subsidy scheme, which was to end today, that is, June 30, has now been extended till March 31, 2022. The scheme...

5 lakh jobs may be lost in Britain’s hospitality sector

The hospitality sector in Britain may lose about five lakh jobs if the government’s financial support ends. It is uncertain as to when the...

Workplace vaccination drive to include staff and dependents: Centre

The vaccination drives at private workplaces can cover the employees as well as their family members, according to a new directive from the Union...

Unemployment benefits in the US impediment to hiring?

The enhanced benefits that the US government is providing to the unemployed — an additional $300 a week — is actually making it difficult...

Goa government to lift curbs on hiring and infrastructure works

The Goa state government has issued an office memorandum for government departments to resume contractual recruitment and infrastructure works with effect from December 1....

GOI announces ABRY scheme to create jobs

The Government of India has announced the Atmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana (ABRY), to create more jobs. The scheme will offer employment generation incentives to...

‘Safe Workplace Guidelines for Industry and Establishment’ issued by Centre

In a bid to ensure that Unlock 5 goes smooth and safety is ensured for everyone, the Centre has issued Safe Workplace Guidelines for...

DoPT issues new instructions for night duty allowance

The practice of giving night duty allowance to the employees of the Central government with a particular Grade Pay has been terminated. As per...

Kerala govt to turn resorts and houseboats into work-near-home facilities

The Kerala government is planning to set up work-near-home facilities for various organisations, especially information technology (IT) firms. The tenders for site acquisition are...

Statutory EPFO deductions reduced from 12% to 10%

In a move that will benefit about 43 million employees and about 6,50,000 organisations covered under the Employees’ Provident Fund Office (EPFO), the Centre...

Job vacancies announced by IOCL, RBI, PGIMER and others

Aspiring candidates worrying about their future have a reason to cheer up, as public and private organisations— such as the Indian Railways and the...

Few IT employees may be allowed to go to work

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the Government announced in an advisory on March 24, that IT/ITES sector employees, who are involved in...

Only 50% Central-govt employees to attend office

Only fifty per cent of Central-government employees will be allowed to attend office daily, while the rest have been ordered to work from home. As...

Air India employees may go on a strike from 8th Jan

Earlier this week, all the recognised employee unions of Air India met to discuss whether they will take the NCLT (National Company Law Tribunal)...

550 women drivers for government and public-sector vehicles in Kerala

The State Government of Kerala has decided to appoint 550 women as drivers in various government and public-sector offices of the State. New laws...

Industrial workers to take home higher salaries, ESIC contribution lowered

With effect from 1 July, approx. four crore industrial and other workers earning up to Rs 21,000 every month, will enjoy raised take-home salaries....

IRS Association rests its protest after government intervention

The Association had demanded a solution to the manpower shortage at supervisory levels, and introduction of parity in pay.

Government allows premature withdrawal of PPF

The investor will have to provide a valid reason for the same which includes expenditure towards higher education or medical treatment.   

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

Poland gets new LTTS R&D centre, local engineering talent to be...

Larsen & Toubro Technology Services (LTTS), the global engineering services company, has launched its new engineering, research and development (ER&D) centre in Krakow, Poland....

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“Leadership and managerial mindset will have to change,” Maneesha Jha Thakur

A big change in 2022 Decoupling of work and geography will be the focus, with more and more organisations having to address the question, ‘Does...

VFS Global links senior managers’ performance to sustainability goals

VFS Global, the outsourcing and technology services specialist for governments and diplomatic missions across the globe, is linking the performances of senior management for...

Jet Airways’ employees unhappy with resolution plan, call it ill planned

The employees of Jet Airways feel the Airline is forcing them to waive off the pending payments that they are owed, especially gratuity, bonus...

For the first time ever, Saudi airline operated by all-women crew

Flyadeal, a budget subsidiary of flag carrier Saudia, has become the first ever airline in the history of Saudi Arabian aviation to fly with...

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“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...

“If CEO is the father of an organisation, CHRO is the mother,” Pankaj Lochan

Q. You have been shuttling between HR and manufacturing roles. Was it a well-thought out strategy or did you just go with the flow...