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  • 17
  • Sep'20

India to post strong enough growth pick up in second half of 2020: Moody's

New Delhi: Moody's Investors Service on Tuesday said India, China and Indonesia will be the only G-20 emerging economies to post a strong enough pick up of real GDP in the second half of 2020, and retained its projection of 3.1 percent growth contraction for India in 2020. "The economic outlook of emerging market countries is more challenging than in advanced economies... Read More

  • 16
  • Sep'20

6L jobs, Rs 2,500 cr for rural areas in 2 yrs : Punjab Chief Minister

Vowing not to rest till he puts the state’s economy back on the track, Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Saturday announced a slew of welfare measures for people, including facilitation of another six lakh jobs for the youth over the next two years, of which one lakh would be in the government sector... Read More

  • 15
  • Sep'20

Manufacturing is key to creating jobs in services

In the last 15 years, the share of manufacturing in the Indian economy has been stagnant at around 16%. Meanwhile, the share of services has edged towards 50%. This has led to experts arguing that services are more important for job creation. Is that true? Mint takes a look.... Read More

  • 11
  • Sep'20

Embracing Workcations : When Work Is A Vacation

The urge to travel remains stronger than ever before, but the nature of it is changing – travel that is safe in both reality and perception; and work to break the shackles of being chained to a desk! Pleasure in the job, after all, puts perfection in work..... Read More

  • 01
  • Sep'20

How India can rise to the healthcare challenge

Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have and India has all it takes to emerge as a major healthcare provider to the world, according to Farhan Pettiwala, executive director and head development– India & South Asia, Akhand Jyoti Eye Hospital..... Read More

  • 01
  • Sep'20

Samsung, Pegatron and 20 others apply for India's PLI Scheme

Pegatron, Apple’s second-largest contract manufacturer, and Samsung were among 22 companies to have commited investments worth Rs. 11,000 crore while applying for the government’s production-linked incentive scheme that seeks to establish India as a smartphone export hub rivalling northeast Asia’s electronics powerhouses.... Read More

  • 31
  • Aug'20

India’s growth to pick-up from second quarter of FY-21: EY report

India’s growth in the first quarter of current financial year is likely to be “the worst” amongst the four quarters of FY-21 because of economic disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, an EY India’s report said indicating improved economic performance from the second quarter.... Read More

  • 26
  • Aug'20

Designing a new framework for paid period leaves | Analysis

The recent announcement of paid period leave for female employees by an Indian unicorn has once again thrust the issue of mandatory menstrual leave into the spotlight. Many activists feel that menstrual leave should be a paid leave granted by law, like maternity leave.... Read More

  • 26
  • Aug'20

Contractual IT workers to have more demand in India

India's IT and IT-enabled sector has faced the heat of the COVID-19 outbreak in the country. While the government's new directives for unlock 1.0 have resulted in gradual demand for skilled IT workers, it still threatens the future of IT employees in India.... Read More

  • 20
  • Aug'20

Jobs that will be in high demand in the next one-two years

Due to novel coronavirus pandemic, how the businesses operate, big or small, is changing. Some existing jobs are likely to become redundant whereas new jobs and skills are likely to see demand. ET Wealth lists out 8 jobs that are likely to gain traction.... Read More

  • 20
  • Aug'20

Bihar govt announces bonanza for 3.5 lakh contractual teachers ahead of polls

Patna, Aug 19: With an eye on the coming Legislative Assembly election in the state, the Bihar government on Tuesday announced a slew of benefits for 3.5 lakh contractual teachers appointed by panchayati raj institutions and urban local bodies, hiking their pay by 15 per cent besides providing gains of Employees Provident Fund (EPF)..... Read More

  • 19
  • Aug'20

Hiring in India picks up 35% from April to June: Report

Data also suggests that the gap between hires for males and females has narrowed from about 40 percentage points in February to around 30 percentage points in June. This trend is observed across all sectors except for Manufacturing, Finance and Software & IT.... Read More

  • 18
  • Aug'20

Active hiring may resume after January next year: Report

More than half of employers are expecting active hiring to resume after January 2021. Prepared by CareerNet, the survey called 'Present hiring outlook in India - Impact of COVID-19 on hiring' was conducted on over 100 decision-makers from the Human Resources/Talent Acquisition functions across various industries in India.... Read More

 

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