Amendment to the Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996 (Amendment Bill 2018)

01 August 2018 at 11:14

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2018 for introduction in the Parliament. It is a part of the efforts of the Government to encourage institutional arbitrati

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Strategic Partnership Policy

31 July 2018 at 10:15

The policy on Strategic Partnerships in Defence Sector was promulgated on 31.05.2017 as Chapter-VII of Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) 2016 titled as “Revitalising Defence Industrial Ecosystem through Strategic Partnerships”. The Chap

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Female Employment Rate

31 July 2018 at 10:15

Estimates of employment and unemployment are obtained through Labour force surveys conducted by National Sample Survey Office (NSSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation. In addition, Labour Bureau, Ministry of Labour and Employment c

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Revamping of Prevention of Atrocities Act

27 July 2018 at 11:28

The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities){PoA} Act 1989 has already been amended vide its Amendment Act, 2015 enforced on 26.01.2016, with an objective to deliver greater justice to members of Scheduled Castes and Sched

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Prevention of Corruption Act

26 July 2018 at 11:26

The provision of section 13(1)(d)(iii) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 as it presently exists is as follows:“13. Criminal misconduct by a public servant.(1) A public servant is said to commit the offence of criminal misconduct,- ……. if he,

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Rehabilitation of bonded labour

24 July 2018 at 10:26

As per the information received from the States, the number of bonded labourers identified and released so far is as under: Name of the State Number of Bonded Labourers Identified and Released Andhra Pradesh 38,14

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Social Security Schemes

24 July 2018 at 10:26

The Ministry of Labour & Employment, through its Labour Welfare Organizations across the country, implements welfare schemes relating to housing, education and health for beedi workers, mica mine workers, limestone & dolomite mine workers, i

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Modernisation of Employment Exchanges

24 July 2018 at 10:26

As per the information received from the States/UTs, the number of employment exchanges functioning in the country (as on January, 2016) are 997 including Maharashtra, Bihar and Jharkhand. The State-wise detail is at Annexure-I.The Ministry is implem

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Salient features for proposed National Policy for Domestic Workers

24 July 2018 at 10:26

Discussions are underway regarding a Policy for Domestic Workers, the salient features of which are as follows: Inclusion of Domestic Workers in the existing legislations Registration of Domestic workers. Right to form their own associations, trade

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Improving Employability has been the priority concern of the Government

24 July 2018 at 10:26

As per the results of available labour force surveys on Employment-Unemployment conducted by Labour Bureau, Ministry of Labour and Employment, the estimated unemployment rate for persons aged 15 years and above on usual status basis in the country in

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7529 suggestions have been received on HECI Draft Bill as on 15th July, 2018

20 July 2018 at 11:10

The Ministry has prepared a draft Higher Education Commission of India Bill, 2018 for repeal of the University Grants Commission (UGC) Actand setting up Higher Education Commission of India (HECI) for promoting the quality of academic instruction, m

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Illegal Occupation of Waqf Land

19 July 2018 at 10:43

As per provisions of section 32 of the Waqf Act 1995 as amended, general superintendence of all auqaf in a State is vested with the State Waqf Board (SWB) and the Waqf Board is empowered to manage the waqf property and take legal action against unau

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Promotion Policy for Bureaucrats

19 July 2018 at 10:43

The promotions are given in accordance with the provisions in the Recruitment Rules/ Services Rule for the respective posts. The consolidated guidelines on Departmental Promotion Committee (DPC) for making recommendations in regard to fitness of offi

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Furnishing of Property Details

19 July 2018 at 10:43

In terms of Rule 16(2) of the All India Services (Conduct) Rules, 1968, every member of the Service shall submit an annual return to the Cadre Controlling Authority by 31st January of the year following the calendar year for which the return is being

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Amendment in RTI Act

19 July 2018 at 10:43

The Government is considering a proposal to amend the Right to Information Act, 2005.A notice of intention has been given to introduce “The Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2018” in the Rajya Sabha for consideration and its passage

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Shram Suvidha Portal

19 July 2018 at 10:43

Shram Suvidha Portal, launched by the Government on 16.10.2014, caters to four major Organisations under the Ministry of Labour & Employment, namely Office of Chief Labour Commissioner (Central), Directorate General of Mines Safety, Employees&rsq

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Creating credible data on Inter-State Migrants

19 July 2018 at 10:43

In Order to safeguard the interest of the Migrant workers, the Central Government has enacted the Inter-State Migrant Workmen (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Services) Act, 1979 which, inter alia, provides for registration of certain esta

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Eradication of Child Labour

19 July 2018 at 10:42

Under Legislative action plan Government has enacted the Child Labour (Prohibition & Regulation) Amendment Act, 2016 which came into force w.e.f 01.09.2016. The Amendment Act, inter alia, provides for complete prohibition on employment or work o

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Crime and Rape Incidents against Women

19 July 2018 at 10:42

The details of cases registered for crimes against women, including rape, from 2014 to 2016 is as below: Year No. of cases registered 2014 3,39,457 2015 3,29,243 2016 3,38,95

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Proposal to Change Sedition Law

19 July 2018 at 10:42

The Ministry of Home Affairs has written to the Ministry of Law and Justice to request the Law Commission of India to study the usage of the provisions of Section 124 A (Sedition) of IPC and suggest amendments, if any. The Law Commission has undertak

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