labourers: Only 5,000 out of 24 lakh registered skilled migrants got jobs in 116 districts

New Delhi: Government is said to have informed the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Labour that though more than 24 Lakh migrant skilled labourers had registered for jobs in the wake of the COVID pandemic, only 5000 could be given employment in their home state. The union ministry of Skill Development…

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‘Atmanirbhar’ to make India a nerve centre of global supply chain, it’s not inward looking: MEA official

Kolkata: An official of the ministry of external affairs (MEA) Friday said that the ‘Atmanirbhar’ programme has been launched by the government to make India as a hub of global supply chain and not inward looking. Rahul Chhabra, secretary (economic relations) to the MEA said that the COVID-19 pandemic is…

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Reconsider decision allowing 100 per cent FDI in coal mining: Mamata to Modi

NEW DELHI: Expressing reservations about the central government allowing 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in the coal sector, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to reconsider the decision. “I express my serious reservation on this policy announcement on cogent…

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