Amendments to the Employees Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Acts

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Ministry of Labor and Employment (GOI) has initiated an exercise to amend the Employees Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Acts . In its circular dated Dec 18th, ministry has asked for suggestion on the changes suggested. Please click here for proposed amendments. The Employees Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Acts 1952 was last amended in […]

India HRD minister pushes for funds to set up 8 new IITs

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NEW DELHI: Human Resource Development minister Smriti Irani is pushing hard for funds to quickly set up at least eight new IITs, and has already met the finance minister for funds, after bureaucrats said it would be a huge challenge to find money, land and faculty for this. Kerala, Karnataka, Jharkhand, Uttarakhand, Goa, Sikkim and Chhattisgarh – the states […]

Infosys bags Australian CSR award

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Bangalore, March 6 (IANS) Indian IT bellwether Infosys Ltd won the 2013 Ian Kiernan award for enhancing its corporate social responsibility (CSR), becoming inclusive and meaningful to its staff and the local community through its Australian subsidiary. The award is named after noted Australian environmentalist Kiernan and set up by the Australian Human Resource Institute, […]

RiseSmart Secures $11 Million Round Led by Accel-KKR to Accelerate Market-Share Growth and Product Innovation

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The growth equity investment will help RiseSmart drive positive disruption in Human Capital Management (HCM) with its technology-led, results-driven solutions for outplacement and career management. PR Newswire SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014  SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — RiseSmart, the leading provider of enterprise career management solutions, today announced an $11 million growth equity round led by […]

Workday Unveils Design and Functionality in New Desktop Experience Inspired by Mobile Apps, Consumer Web

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PLEASANTON, CALIF. — Jan. 23, 2014 — Workday, Inc. (NYSE: WDAY), a leader in enterprise cloud applications for global human resources andfinance, today unveiled a completely new desktop experience for its millions of users around the world. Designed in partnership with customers, including some of the world’s most popular consumer and social brands, the new user experience combines a […]