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Women spend most of their daily time in unpaid domestic and care work, shows the latest Time Use Survey data

Women spend most of their daily time in unpaid domestic and care work, shows the latest Time Use Survey data

published Published on : Oct 18, 2020

  Among other things, one of the reasons (given by some economists) behind low labour force participation rate (LFPR) of women vis-à-vis men in the country is that more of young girls are educating themselves, causing an improvement in the secondary and tertiary enrolment rates. It means that more of Indian women are staying out of the labour force in order to continue their education – secondary education and / or...

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Ensuring occupational health and safety of mine workers

published Published on : Oct 1, 2020
Ensuring occupational health and safety of mine workers

Nearly 24 fatal accidents and 47 serious accidents have happened in various coal mines of the country during this year till 31st August. Likewise, 18 fatal accidents and 13 serious accidents have taken place in non-coal mines during the same time period. The accident figures...

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