Formalisation of employment Current Affairs - 2020

Indo-Italian Business Mission on Food Processing inaugurated

On July 15, 2020, the Union Minister of Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal inaugurated the Digital Indo-Italian Business mission on Food Processing. Highlights The event is to be held for two days. During the event, trade fairs, digital conferences and back to back meetings are to be conducted. Around 23 Italian companies are to Read More…

Periodic Labour Force Survey: Decline in Self-Employed households

The National Statistical Office recently released the Periodic Labour force Survey. According to the survey, the percentage of self-employed households in rural India declined from 52.2% to 51.7% in the year 2019. Highlights The Survey says that in Urban India the self-employed households declined from 32.4% to 31.8%. The decline in rural India is mainly Read More…

Examining the Government Data on Job Creation

The Prime Minister while addressing the Lok Sabha made the following claims about the creation: New jobs were created in the unorganised sector, which accounts for 80-85 per cent employment. PM cited an increase in the sale of commercial vehicles, infrastructure building and housing activities as evidence for the claim. PM further said that 1.8 crore Read More…