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Govt hasn't set any target for job creation, Labour minister Santosh Gangwar says -Swati Mathur

-The Times of India NEW DELHI: Labour minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar told the Lok Sabha on Monday that the government had not set a target for job creation.   In a written response to INLD MP Dushyant Chautala’s question on employment over the past three years, Gangwar said, “No target has been set by the government. However, the Employment Generation ... is the priority concern of the Government (sic).” The minister said the government...

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New metric for jobs growth to include informal economy -Prashant K Nanda The govt will count jobs created in establishments deploying less than 10 people, which essentially means that shops run by one owner and one employee too will be counted as Employment Generation New Delhi: Expanding the scope of job creation in the country, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government has now decided to start counting jobs created in the non-farm informal sector. The government has asked labour bureau under the Union labour...

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Labour Bureau Data Proves What Modi Govt Isn't Admitting - Demonetisation and GST Hurt Employment -Gaurav Vivek Bhatnagar Though the government is being adamant that there is no data on the impact of demonetisation and GST on the jobs front under various national schemes in India, Labour Bureau data indicates otherwise. New Delhi: While in response to written questions in the Lok Sabha on the impact of demonetisation and Goods and Services Tax (GST) on Employment Generation, the Ministry of Labour and Employment has insisted that it does not possess...

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Job Creation in Organised Sector Dipped by 65% in April-June 2017 -Somesh Jha New Delhi: The pace of job creation in the organised sector fell sharply during April-June 2017 to a three-quarter low due to significant job losses in manufacturing, latest official estimates show. The number of new jobs created declined by around 65% to 64,000 in April-June 2017 from 185,000 in January-March 2017, according to the Labour Bureau’s quarterly report on employment. Job creation during April-June was even lower than the 77,000 reported...

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Will FM Arun Jaitley give a rural touch to Budget 2018 or will he hold on to fiscal prudence? -Shantanu Nandan Sharma

-The Economic Times After Gujarat returned the ruling BJP with a slim margin, the chorus of the establishment was "jo jeeta wohi sikandar" (He who wins is the king). It seemed apt, considering that the party retained Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state, bunking anti-incumbency of 22 years. But opposition wags responded with "jo sikha wohi sikandar", he who learns will be king, in 2019, in the next general elections. Rural Gujarat,...

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