Tag: West Bengal

Domestic workers in India and minimum wage

In India, there is no dearth of incidents pertaining to exploitation of domestic helps. However, things seem to be moving in the right direction,...

WB govt staff protest, demand DA hike

Employees of the West Bengal government have been seeking revision of dearness allowance as per the 7th Pay Commission. They held protests outside the...

Flipkart to upskill youth in collaboration with PBSSD and West Bengal...

Flipkart, the Indian e-commerce company, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Paschim Banga Society of Skill Development (PBSSD), Technical Education, Training...

Flipkart to create 11,000+ direct jobs in West Bengal

Having inaugurated its largest fulfilment centre in India, Flipkart is all set to provide direct employment to at least 11,000 people in and around...

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...

Flipkart’s West Bengal warehouse to create 3,500 direct jobs

Flipkart, the Indian e-commerce marketplace, is all set to open a new fulfilment centre (FC) in West Bengal. This would be the Company’s second-largest...

Teachers across the country protest against non-payment of salaries

In Gujarat, over 7,000 teachers in about 350 grant-in-aid colleges of the state are yet to receive their salary cheques for the month of...

8000 IT professionals bag jobs via app

Information technology professionals in West Bengal on the lookout for jobs now have a facilitator in the form of the ‘Karma Bhumi’ app. Professionals...

100 contract IT staff of WEBEL, WTL to come under GoWB

About 100 staff working in the information and technology wing of the public works department in West Bengal, have now been brought under direct...

West Bengal’s govt offices see nearly 70% attendance

The government offices in West Bengal seem to be getting back to their normal way of functioning, with almost 70 per cent of the...

Junior doctors, interns get pay hike in West Bengal

With an aim to motivate the junior doctors, interns and house staff at West Bengal’s state-run hospitals, the state government announced an increment in...

Visva Bharati University seeking professors and associate professors

Visva Bharati University (VBU), West Bengal, is looking for 133 professors and associate professors. Applications will be accepted till 20 October, 2019. These professors and...

Is Amazon hiring again after letting go 10,000 globally?

It hasn’t been long since Amazon announced its intention to lay off 10,000 from its global workforce. Now, media reports seem to suggest that the...

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Swiggy employees in Kochi continue strike demanding better pay

Employees of Swiggy, the food-delivery app, have been on a long strike in Kochi, Kerala, demanding better pay, amongst other things. Presently being paid at...

J&K approves HR policy for Anganwadi women workers, helpers

The administrative council of Jammu and Kashmir has approved the HR policy for Anganwadi women workers and helpers, who are employed with the Integrated...

Zeon Lifesciences to upgrade plant, boost production, create more jobs

Zeon Lifesciences, an Indian nutraceutical and herbal products manufacturing company is upgrading its plant in Paonta Sahib, Himachal Pradesh. The objective is to boost...

Casagrand takes 700 employees to Switzerland

Casagrand, the real-estate development firm from South India, is rewarding its employees for their hard work and for helping achieve the sales target last...

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

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