Everything You Wanted To Know About The Maternity Benefit Amendment Act – 2017

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On 28th March,2017 Government of India  notified The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2016 Act . The Amendment Act received the assent of President of India on 27th March, 2017, cabinet gave its nod for 6 weeks maternity leave in 2016 and with president assent now, its a law eff April 1st, 2017. The salient features of […]

Cabinet gives nod for 6 weeks maternity leave, amendments will help 1.8 million (approx.) women workforce

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Press Release (PIB): The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its ex-post facto approval for amendments to the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 by introducing the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016 in Parliament. The maternity benefit Act 1961 protects the employment of women during the time of her maternity and […]

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 […]

Young population is driving internet usage across the world

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A survey conducted by atkearney reveals what may not be surprising, young users across the world are driving internet usage, they are often connected. “In countries such as Brazil and Nigeria, with younger populations and solid smartphone penetration, two-thirds of respondents say they are continuously connected,” according to the report. “The respondents who are continuously connected tend […]

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 […]