Employment in India: Social Security Laws, Minimum Wages and Govt. Initiatives

Minimum wages Under the provisions of the Minimum Wages Act, 1948, both Central and State Governments are appropriate Governments to fix, review and revise the minimum wages of the workers employed in the scheduled employments under their respective  jurisdictions. Presently, there are 45 scheduled employments in the Central Sphere while in the State Sphere the number […]

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Suryamitra Skill Development Programme

The National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE), an autonomous institution of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), is the apex National R&D institution in the field of Solar Energy. NISE is organizing “Suryamitra” skill development programmes in collaboration with State Nodal Agencies, at various locations across the country. The programme aims to develop the […]

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National Career Service Portal- Jobs for All

  National Career Service (NCS) project is an initiative launched by the Ministry of Labour and Employment(India) Government of India as a Mission Mode Project for establishing quick and efficient career related services. It was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 20 July 2015 as part of the government’s focus on providing right skills and […]

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Pradhan Mantri Rozgar Protsahan Yojana (PMRPY)

  The Pradhan Mantri Rojgar Protsahan Yojana (PMRPY) is a scheme to incentivise employers registered with the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) for job creation by the Government paying the 8.33% contribution of employers to the Employee Pension Scheme (EPS) in respect of new employees having a new Universal Account Number (UAN). For the textile […]

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Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakram

Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakram (PMJVK) PMJVK aims to address development deficits in identified minority concentration areas. The identification of these areas will be done on the basis of presence of substantial population of notified Minority Communities based on Census, 2011. It will also provide better socio economic infrastructure facilities to minority communities particularly in […]

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Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana

About Scheme This is the flagship scheme for skill training of youth to be implemented by the new Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship through the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). The scheme will cover 10 million youth during the period 2016 -2020. Under this Scheme, Training and Assessment fees are completely paid by the […]

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National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme -NAPS

National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS) National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS) is a new scheme of Government of India to promote apprenticeship. It was launched on19th August 2016. Apprenticeship Training consists of Basic Training and On-the-Job Training/Practical Training at workplace in the industry. The NAPS is effective from notification date of 19th August, 2016. The main […]

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