173rd meeting of ESI Corporation held ESIC vision 2022 approved in principal

21 February 2018 at 12:43

173rd meeting of ESI Corporation held ESIC vision 2022 approved in principal target of covering 10 crore workers till 2022 New Hospital at Bhubneshwar and Raigarh SanctionedMany important decisions were taken in 173rd meeting of ESI Corporation unde

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1620 Child Care Institutions presently functional with 75578 beneficiaries

10 February 2018 at 11:51

As per Section 2(57) and Section 65 of Juvenile Justice(Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015, [JJ Act] each State/UTs is to establish/recognize one or more “Specialised Adoption Agency” (SAA) in each district for housing orphans, a

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701 Juvenile Justice Boards (JJBs) Established in the country

10 February 2018 at 11:51

There are 701 Juvenile Justice Boards (JJBs) in the country which are supported under the Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS) of the Ministry of Women and Child Development. The primary responsibility of setting up the JJBs vests with the State

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More than 1700 Special Juvenile Police Units established in the country

10 February 2018 at 11:51

More than 1700 Special Juvenile Police Units(SJPUs) have been established in the country. Each district and city in the country has atleast one SJPU. The Police officers of the Special Juvenile Police Unit are trained by their respective State Govern

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107 complaints received on SHe-box till date

10 February 2018 at 11:50

Ministry of WCD issued advisories to all States/UTs to ensure effective implementation of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act.In order to ensure the effective implementation of the Sexual Harassmen

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Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007

07 February 2018 at 10:05

According to the findings of a recent Research Study on ‘Centre’s Policy of Older Persons’, commissioned by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, conducted through an External Agency viz. All India Senior Citizens’ C

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Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot Chairs 24th Meeting Of Committee to review protection of Civil Rights {PCR} Act, 1955 & SCs/ STs {PoA} Act, 1989

31 January 2018 at 10:47

Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment chaired the Twenty Fourth meeting of the Committee to review the Protection of Civil Rights {PCR} Act, 1955 and the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocit

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Central Govt to to establish Database of Independent Directors

12 January 2018 at 10:49

The Union Minister of State for Ministry of Law, Justice and Corporate Affairs Shri P.P. Chaudhary: Independent Directors are watch persons of Corporate entities; Capacity development of Independent Directors is very essential since they play a cruci

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Draft Ganga Law

03 January 2018 at 16:49

Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation constituted a Committee vide Office Memorandum dated 21.07.2016 under chairmanship of Justice (Retired) Giridhar Malviya for preparation of Draft Act on river Ganga. The Committee

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Contractual Workers in Mining Sector

03 January 2018 at 16:49

As per the details provided by Directorate General of Mines Safety (DGMS) under the Ministry of Labour & Employment, the number of contract workers are not higher than the regular workers. The details are as provided:- Mining(Average Daily

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Quarterly Report on Employment

03 January 2018 at 16:49

The latest report of Quarterly Employment Survey (QES) released by Labour Bureau till date is for the 4th Round (1 January, 2017 over 1 October, 2016) in the selected eight major sectors such as; Manufacturing, Construction, Trade, Transport, Educati

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Alleged Cases of Slavery

03 January 2018 at 16:49

Article 23 of the Constitution of India prohibits “begar” and other similar forms of forced labour and further provide that any contravention of the said prohibition shall be an offence punishable in accordance with law. The Central Gover

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National Policy on Domestic Workers

03 January 2018 at 16:49

The Ministry of Labour & Employment is considering to formulate a National Policy on Domestic Workers. However, there is no time frame.No such committee is required as a number of stakeholders workshops/meetings have been conducted.The Ministry o

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Govt notifies electoral bonds to clean the system of political funding

03 January 2018 at 11:14

The Government of India notifies the Scheme of Electoral Bonds to cleanse the system of political funding in the country; Electoral Bond would be a bearer instrument in the nature of a Promissory Note and an interest free banking instrument; Bond(s)

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Expansion and universalization of scheme for Adolescent girls approved by the Government

29 December 2017 at 10:26

Scheme for Adolescent Girls was sanctioned in the year 2010 and is implemented in 205 districts across the country. Government has approved expansion and universalisation of the Scheme for Adolescent Girls in a phased manner i.e. in additional 303 di

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Maternity Benefits Under Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana

29 December 2017 at 10:26

The maternity benefits under Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) are available to all Pregnant Women & Lactating Mothers (PW&LM) except those in regular employment with the Central Government or State Government or Public Sector Unde

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A total of 133784 new cases of juveniles apprehended have been reported from 2014-2016

29 December 2017 at 10:26

As reported by National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB), the new cases of juveniles apprehended during the year 2014, 2015 and 2016 are 48228, 41385, 44171 respectively, showing a mixed trend with a decline of 14% in 2015 over 2014 and an increase of 6.73

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Draft National Policy for Women 2017 envisions participation of women as equal partners in all spheres of life

29 December 2017 at 10:25

As a commitment towards fulfilling the larger mandate of women’s empowerment, the Ministry of Women and Child Development has prepared the draft National Policy for Women, 2017 in consultation with various stakeholders to deal with significant

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All Child Care Institutions to be mandatorily registered under the JJ Act, 2015

29 December 2017 at 10:25

Sub-section (1) of Section (41) of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 requires that all Child Care Institutions (CCIs) whether run by State Government or by voluntary or non-governmental organizations shall be registered

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Covering of Indians Working Abroad Under EPFO

22 December 2017 at 10:44

This facility is available to Indian workers who are deputed by their employer to the countries with whom India has entered into a Social Security Agreement (SSA) and they take Certificate of Coverage (COC) from Employees’ Provident Fund Organi

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