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Phased introduction of Labour Codes on cards

Posted on : Jan 26, 2022

The two codes which may come in from the next fiscal will be the Social Security Code and the Code on Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions.

More pain for emerging economies when developed world raises rates: IMF

Posted on : Jan 26, 2022

The IMF reduced its 2022 growth forecasts for the emerging economies in Asia to 5.9% from 6.3% previously in its latest outlook

India and US need a free trade agreement, says USIBC president

Posted on : Jan 25, 2022

India and the United States must have a Free Trade Agreement for the protection of their businesses and people, Atul Keshap, the new president of USIBC said.

Centre, J-K to collaborate for next generation administrative reforms

Posted on : Jan 25, 2022

The Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG) under the Union Personnel Ministry will collaborate with the government of Jammu and Kashmir for next-generation administrative reforms, an official statement issued on Tuesday said. The DARPG and the Jammu and Kashmir government will collaborate on creation of an online portal for monitoring progress in 58 District Good Governance Index Indicators, adoption of e-HRMS in the Jammu and Srinagar secretariats, and online monitoring of citizen satisfaction in 150 e-services through Jammu & Kashmir e-services delivery assessment framework, it said. As a follow-up to the launch of the District Good Governance Index on January 22 by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, the roadmap for three key good governance initiatives was drawn up in a meeting held on Tuesday between DARPG Secretary V Srinivas and Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary Arun Kumar Mehta. Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh and Jammu and Kashmir ...

Budget must focus on near-term income support measures, delay fiscal correction: Report

Posted on : Jan 25, 2022

Citing the latest National Statistical Office's estimate on GDP for this fiscal, a report by CRISIL on Tuesday said household consumption is lagging fiscal 2020 levels by three percentage points this fiscal, making it the worst performer among the expenditure-side components of the GDP since the pandemic.