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Training module prepared for ICCs constituted under Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2013

  On 25 March 2017 at 10:29

Training module prepared for ICCs constituted under Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 Institutes/Organizations empanelled by WCD Ministry for training programmes/workshops for ICCs Ministry of ...

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Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amended Act, 2016

  On 25 March 2017 at 10:29

Though the Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Act, 1988 has been on the statute book since more than 28 years, the same could not be made operational because of certain inherent defects. With a view to providing effective regime for prohibition of ben ...

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Draft Law on Ponzi Schemes

  On 25 March 2017 at 10:29

In view of the number of complaints with regard to the unauthorized deposit taking activities and duping of gullible people by unscrupulous elements, the Government had constituted an Inter-Ministerial Group (IMG) in the Department of Economic Affair ...

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Gender Budgeting for Transgenders

  On 24 March 2017 at 10:55

The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment has introduced a Bill titled "The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016" in the Lok Sabha on 2.8.2016. The Bill has been referred to the Standing Committee on Social Justice ...

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NFHS-4 indicates reduction in percentage of underweight and stunted children in the country

  On 24 March 2017 at 10:55

Rs.23,092 Crores released to States/UTs under ICDS, Scheme for Adolescent Girls and Maternity Benefit Programme in last three years NFHS-4 indicates reduction in percentage of underweight and stunted children in the country The Ministry of Women & ...

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176 cases registered under Insult to the modesty of women in 2014 and 2015: NCRB

  On 24 March 2017 at 10:55

Section 23 of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 casts responsibility on the appropriate Government to monitor the implementation of this Act and maintain data on the number of cases filed an ...

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EPFO Invest more than Rs. 18 crore in ETFs

  On 23 March 2017 at 10:45

Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) is investing in Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) based on Nifty 50, Sensex and Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSE) Indices. EPFO does not invest in shares and equities of individual companies.The t ...


Maternity Leave in Private Sector

  On 23 March 2017 at 10:44

Maternity benefits to workers in the private sector are regulated under Employees’ State Insurance (ESI) Act, 1948 and Maternity Benefit (MB) Act, 1961. The Government has already enhanced paid maternity leave from 12 weeks to 26 weeks for up t ...

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Information under RTI Act

  On 23 March 2017 at 10:44

No data is centrally maintained either by Government or Central Information Commission (CIC) in respect of cases wherein the information under RTI Act has not been provided to the applicants.CIC adjudicates the second appeals and complaints received ...

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Strict compliance of 'Flag Code of India, 2002' and 'The Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 1971'

  On 22 March 2017 at 12:13

The Ministry of Home Affairs has issued an Advisory to the Chief Secretaries/Administrators of all State Governments/UT Administrations, Secretaries of all Ministries / Departments of Government of India, reiterating to ensure strict compliance of th ...

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