Steps taken by Ministry to monitor and encourage for speedy implementation of FRA

07 March 2018 at 10:42

Several steps are being taken by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs for speedy implementation of Forest Rights Act-2006 and settlement of community claims.Under the Forest Rights Act, 2006 (FRA), until 30th, January, 2018 as much as 1 lakh 39,266 Communi

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Social Justice Scenario

07 March 2018 at 10:42

Two Acts of Parliament namely, the Protection of Civil Rights (PCR) Act, 1955, which prescribes punishment for enforcement of any disability arising from practice of ‘untouchability’, and the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Pre

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Registered NGOs For Grants in Aid from Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

07 March 2018 at 10:41

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment launched a portal viz. www.ngograntssje@gov.in for mandatory online submission and processing of grants in aid applications of NGOs, w.e.f. 01-04-2014. As on date 15583 NGOs are registered on the portal

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Decline in Child Labour

06 March 2018 at 10:15

As per 2011 Census, the number of main workers in the age group of 5-14 years in the country is 43.53 lakh which shows a decline from 57.79 lakh as per 2001 Census.As per the data received from States/UTs the number of prosecution launched under Chil

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Registration of Workers

06 March 2018 at 10:15

Statistics of workers in the unorganised sector is not maintained centrally. Section 10 of the Unorganised Workers Social Security Act, 2008 provides that every unorganised worker shall be eligible for registration subject to the fulfilment of the co

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National Policy for Domestic Workers

06 March 2018 at 10:15

In a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today, Union Minister of State (I/C) for Labour and Employment, Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar told that discussion is underway regarding a Policy for Domestic Workers, the salient features of which are as fo

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Cabinet approves Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, 2018

03 March 2018 at 10:18

Cabinet approves Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, 2018Offences worth Rs.100 crore or more under the BillProperty of Fugitive Economic Offenders to be attachedPosted On: 01 MAR 2018 6:55PM by PIB Delhi The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister

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Cabinet approves the Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2018

01 March 2018 at 10:24

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection, and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2018 for introduction in the Parliament.The Bill broadly has the following features:- Addresses

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Electoral Bearer Bond Scheme 2018

23 February 2018 at 11:35

Electoral Bearer Bond Scheme 2018 Sale at Authorised Branches of State Bank of India (SBI)The Government of India has notified the Electoral Bond Scheme 2018 vide Gazette Notification S.O. No.29 (E) dated 02nd January 2018. As per provisions of the

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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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