Joint Committee on The Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill, 2017

09 September 2017 at 10:52

The Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill, 2017 has been referred to a Joint Parliamentary Committee of both the Houses, under the Chairpersonship of Shri Bhupender Yadav, M.P for examination and presenting a Report to the Parliament. The B

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The Code on Wages Bill 2017

06 September 2017 at 10:27

As part of labour law reforms, the Government has undertaken the exercise of rationalisation of the 38 Labour Acts by framing 4 labour codes viz Code on Wages, Code on Industrial Relations, Code on Social Security and Code on occupational safety, hea

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Ministry of Mines invites suggestions on draft Mineral (Auction) (Amendment) Rules, 2017 seeking to amend the Mineral (Auction) Rules, 2015

02 September 2017 at 10:33

Ministry of Mines invites suggestions on draft Mineral (Auction) (Amendment) Rules, 2017 seeking to amend the Mineral (Auction) Rules, 2015 The Ministry of Mines has prepared the draft Mineral (Auction) (Amendment) Rules, 2017 seeking to amend the Mi

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PM addresses tax administrators at Rajasva Gyan Sangam

02 September 2017 at 10:33

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today inaugurated the Rajasva Gyan Sangam at New Delhi, and addressed the tax administrators of both the Union and State Governments. The Prime Minister exhorted the officers to improve their work-culture, to

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Ministry of Mines invites suggestions on draft Offshore Areas Mineral (Development and Regulation) Amendment Bill 2017

02 September 2017 at 10:33

Ministry of Mines invites suggestions on draft Offshore Areas Mineral (Development and Regulation) Amendment Bill 2017 seeking to amend the Offshore Areas Mineral (Development and Regulation) Act 2002 The Ministry of Mines has prepared the draft Offs

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The Union Cabinet approves promulgation of an Ordinance to suitably amend the GST (Compensation to States) Act, 2017

31 August 2017 at 10:33

The Schedule to the Goods and Service Tax (GST) (Compensation to States) Act 2017, specifies the maximum rate at which Goods and Service Tax Compensation Cess may be collected. In respect of motor vehicles, the maximum rate, at which Goods and Servic

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Statement on behalf of The Government - on The Supreme Court Judgement on Right to Privacy

25 August 2017 at 10:49

The nine-judge Bench Supreme Court judgement has today pronounced in the “Privacy Case” by upholding the Right to Privacy as one protected by Article 21 of the Constitution of India. The Government welcomes the view of the Supreme Court,

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EPFO organizes Tiranga Yatra - Commemoration of 75th anniversary of the Quit India Movement in Mumbai

25 August 2017 at 10:49

EPFO organizes Tiranga Yatra – Commemoration of 75th anniversary of the Quit India Movement in Mumbai “Corruption Quit India and make swacch India”, Shri Bandaru Dattatreya appeals There are moments in the journey of nations that fu

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Legislative Reforms for Generating Jobs

11 August 2017 at 11:02

The Government of India have been implementing many programmes / schemes for generating jobs like Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP), Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana, Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana - National Rural Livelihood Miss

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Appointment of Lokpal

11 August 2017 at 11:02

The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 came into force w.e.f. 16.01.2014. The Government initiated the process for appointment by convening the Selection Committee meeting on 03.02.2014. The Selection Committee under section 4(1) of the Act, also consti

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National Water Framework Law

11 August 2017 at 11:01

A Committee constituted by the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Revejunation on 28.12.2015 under the Chairmanship of Dr. Mihir Shah suggested a draft National Water Framework Bill, 2016 which inter-alia, contains provisions fo

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Minimum Wages to Labourers

11 August 2017 at 11:01

The Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Vijay Goel said in the Lok Sabha today that the minimum wages to the labourers working under the Department of Sports & Youth Affairs of Union Territory (UT) of Lakshadweep has been gi

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Guidelines for revised integrated housing scheme for workers

10 August 2017 at 10:52

Ministry of Labour & Employment has released guidelines for the Revised Integrated Housing Scheme (RIHS), 2016 for workers.The scheme provides housing subsidy of Rs. 1,50,000/- per worker for the construction of house to be paid in three installm

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Improving working conditions of labourers through reform in Labour Laws

10 August 2017 at 10:52

The Ministry of Labour and Employment has taken a number of legislative initiatives in labour laws during the last 3 years. Such initiatives include:1. Amendment to the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965 by which eligibility limit for payment of bonus enhanc

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Pension Scheme for The Elderly

09 August 2017 at 10:40

Government has launched the ‘Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (PMVVY)’ to provide social security during old age and to protect elderly persons aged 60 and above against a future fall in their interest income due to uncertain market con

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Consumer Protection Act

09 August 2017 at 10:40

The Consumer Protection Act, 1986 provides a consumer the right to be informed about the quality, quantity, potency, purity, standard and price of goods or services.In so far as drugs are concerned, the manufacture, sell and distribution of drugs is

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Misleading Advertisements in Electronic Media

08 August 2017 at 11:37

The Department of Consumer Affairs has launched an online portal called Grievance Against Misleading Advertisements (GAMA) since March, 2015 for the consumers to file complaint online against misleading advertisements appearing in newspapers, hoardin

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Advisories issued to State/UT Governments for effective implementation of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act 2013

05 August 2017 at 11:32

Advisories issued to State/UT Governments for effective implementation of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Ac

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Child marriages show a declining trend

04 August 2017 at 10:19

As per census 2011, the percentage of child marriage in 2011 is 31.6% which was 52 % in 2001 which shows a decreasing trend. As per National Family Health Survey (NFHS)-4(2015-16), the percentage of Women age 15-19 years who were already mothers or p

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Agreements with Banks for easy deposit & withdrawals of EPF Contributions

03 August 2017 at 15:32

The Employees� Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has tied up/entered into agreement with ten banks to collect EPFO dues and to make payments of Provident Fund (PF) withdrawals, pension and insurance to EPFO beneficiaries. These banks are State

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