Tag: Karnataka

HCL’s TechBee to hire 2,000 class 12 students

As part of its ‘catch them young’ initiative, HCL Technologies is gearing up to hire at least 2,000 students who have passed Class 12...

IKEA opens stores in Bengaluru & Oman; creates jobs for locals

IKEA, the Swedish home furnishings firm, recently opened two stores — one in Nagasundara near Bengaluru in Karnataka, India, and the other in the...

33% reservation for women in outsourced jobs in Karnataka government

Things are looking up for women in the job market across India. Down south, the Government of Karnataka has reserved 33 per cent of...

Karnataka’s 60 industrial projects to create 8,000+ jobs

The Government of Karnataka has approved about 60 industrial projects worth Rs 2,465.94 crore, which are expected to create employment opportunities for more than...

Locus appoints Anshu Singh as VP-HR

Locus, a global logistic solutions company, has announced the appointment of Anshu Singh as its VP & global Head of human resource. Singh carries...

Karnataka CM, ministers, MLAs to enjoy salary hike

On 22 February, the Karnataka Legislative Assembly passed bills hiking salaries and allowances of the chief minister, ministers as well as the legislators. This...

Employees cannot get date of birth changed in records as matter...

The Supreme Court says that employees cannot apply for change of date of birth at will, as a matter of right. The observation was...

Highly-qualified women opting to work as police constables in Karnataka

About 242 women passed out of the Police Training School in Karnataka and took part in the passing out parade. Out of these, about...

Karnataka minister blames WFA culture for low employment rate in the...

Karnataka’s Minister of Higher Education, IT, BT and Skill Development CN Ashwath Narayan, in response to the question of unemployment in the state, said...

Flipkart adds 3 fulfilment centres in Karnataka, creates 14,000 jobs

Flipkart has added three additional fulfilment centres in Karnataka to further strengthen its supply-chain network in the state and meet the growing demand of...

IBM, NASSCOM Foundation make 5000 students employable

In a meaningful partnership between IBM and NASSCOM Foundation, about 5000 underserved youth from Karnataka, Telangana and Delhi-NCR have been trained in data science...

Rapido to hire 100 women in Bengaluru

Rapido, the bike taxi operator, is planning to employ 100 women as operators in a year’s time, in order to attract women customers. However,...

Sikkim, Karnataka, offer cashless medical scheme for government staff

Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang (Golay) officially launched the Su-Swastha Yojana under the aegis of the Health and Family Welfare Department, Government of...

State governments offer incentives to frontline staff, medicos on COVID duty

Amidst the second wave of the pandemic, governments across the states are acknowledging the contribution of the healthcare staff and offering them incentives. The...

Royal Caribbean Cruises stalls India hiring amidst surge in COVID cases

Citing the surge in the number of COVID-19 cases in India, Royal Caribbean Cruises has temporarily suspended its plans to hire from India. According...

Docs to anganwadi workers — strikes across India

Doctors at the Kerala Medical College Hospital will be on strike today, that is, March 3 in protest against the non-clearance of their dues....

4-month strike at Toyota plant in Karnataka ends officially

The workers’ strike at Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) plant in Bidadi, Karnataka, which had been on for four months, has been called off officially....

10 lakh IT jobs in Karnataka in 5 years

The Karnataka Digital Economy Mission (KDEM) is gearing up to ensure that about ten lakh jobs are created in the information technology (IT) sector...

Wistron’s plant to resume operations under probation, hire 15,000

Wistron’s plant at Kolar, Karnataka, is all set to resume operations and hire about 15,000 workers for the purpose. The Company, which makes the...

2-month lockout at Toyota Kirloskar Motor plant ends

Operations at the Bidadi plant of Toyota Kirloskar Motor have resumed after two months of agitation by the workers, which had forced a lockout....

Wistron’s Kolar factory will resume operations in 20 days

Wistron’s Kolar factory, that had been shut down after violence broke out earlier this month, is expected to resume production within 20 days, according...

Five projects to come up in Karnataka, provide jobs to 13,000

Five projects have been given clearance in Karnataka, involving investment of about Rs 26,659 crore, which is hoped to create jobs for over 13,000...

Apple puts Wistron Corp on probation following workers’ violence in ...

Apple has put Wistron on probation saying it will not award new contracts to the Company until the workers’ issues are addressed. Wistron, the...

Vandalism at Wistron plant, thousands of iPhones stolen by agitated workers

Wistron’s iPhone-manufacturing plant in Kolar, Karnataka, witnessed violence on December 12, when more than a 1000 disgruntled workers, angry over non-payment of salary and...

TKM factory workers, management yet to resolve issues

Only a few workers at Toyota Kirloskar Motors (TKM) have resumed work despite the state labour department banning the strike. The issues continue to...

Kirloskar Electric employees call for strike over partial layoffs

The unions of Unit-1 (Govenahalli), Unit-7 (Tumkur) and Unit-15 (Budihyal) of Kirloskar Electric are protesting the partial layoff of workmen. Kirloskar Electric Company laid off...

2 mn jobs by 2025: Karnataka’s new industrial policy

Karnataka’s New Industrial Policy 2020-25 will create two million jobs and is expected to attract Rs 5 lakh crore worth investments over the next...

Karnataka withdraws order allowing IT/BT offices to operate with 50% staff...

Earlier, the Karnataka government had issued a directive allowing information technology (IT) and bio-technology (BT) organisations to resume their operations with 50 per cent...

No layoffs amid lockdown: Karnataka Labour Dept directs companies

In the wake of the coronavirus menace, the Karnataka Labour Department has asked the private sector employers to not lay off a single employee....

Mega sports & cultural meet for Karnataka govt staff

The Karnataka government has planned a three-day sports event for its employees, in which as many as 11000 government employees are expected to participate....

Hunger strike on 20th February by Karnataka transport staff

It is going to be a tough day for public transport users in Karnataka as the employees of all divisions of the state-run transport...

Women in Karnataka will now be allowed to work night shifts

In November, the Karnataka government issued a notification citing the Madras High Court ruling made 19 years back, which had done away with Section...

May Day Parade by Karnataka IT Employees’ Union

A May Day Parade was organised under the aegis of the Karnataka State IT/ITeS Employees’ Union (KITU). The participants marched from the Bangalore Town...

Karnataka creates maximum jobs in the country

Karnataka features among the three Indian states to have generated the maximum number of jobs in the formal sector in the last one year....

IT employees can set up trade union in Karnataka

Backed by the Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU), KITU will help voice the grievances of IT employees.

Apple manufacturing plant in India to create more jobs

The American technology company plans to set up a plant in Karnataka.

100% reservation for Kannadigas in blue-collar jobs in Karnataka’s pvt. sector

The state government is now considering a change in the legislation, to make this move legally justifiable.

Karnataka launches youth skilling programme ‘Yuva Yuga’

This financial year, more than one lakh youth will be trained under this programme.

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,”...

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How Haleon keeps surprise employee exits at bay

Attracting quality talent has always been a challenge for companies. However, now, with the influx of opportunities in the market, the even bigger challenge...

TurboHire raises $2 mn in pre-series A round

TurboHire, an AI-powered recruitment automation platform has raised $2 million in a pre-series A round, which was co-led by Pentathlon Venture Capital and The...

Bert Labs appoints Sameer Rajpal as human capital leader

Sameer Rajpal has taken up the role of human capital leader at Bert Labs, the global AI-IoT powered deep tech company. Rajpal makes this...

ESOPS worth $500,000 for eligible staff of ExperienialEtc

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