A recent report on Employment and Unemployment survey 2011-12 reveals some cheering facts for Gujarat and some surprising facts for certain states of the nation. The lowest unemployment rate was in Gujarat, just 1%. While the largest numbers of unemployed persons were found in Kerala and West Bengal.

JAIPUR: In an effort to curb unsafe mining, the state government has decided to conduct training in mines safety in the 19 silicosis-affected districts. The training to lease holders will be imparted by the department of mines and geology in collaboration with the director general of mines safety (DGMS).

The department of mines and petroleum has recently issued a notice to the director of mines and geology department asking it to prepare a schedule for such a training programme in co-ordination with the DGMS and to intimate the same to all mining lease holders in the state. The department's orders follow the intervention of the Mine Labour Protection Campaign (MLPC).

State takes lead in using biometric data from RSBY cards, first phase likely in May.

New Delhi To streamline policy- making in the automotive sector, the government is going to set up a ‘National Automotive Board’ within next three months which will seek to bring important stakehol

The Jammu and Kashmir government today approved a report of a committee on the empowerment of panchayats and two Bills, including an amendment to the State Vigilance Commission Act, to be tabled in

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has formed a Group of Ministers (GoM) headed by Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar to look into and resolve inter-ministerial differences that forced deferment of the n

Bhopal : The Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has extended an invitation to the industrialists to invest Madhya Pradesh during a symposium on ‘Investment Opportunity in Madhya Pradesh’ organize

Differences delay mfg policy again: Labour, Environment Mins Differ With Commerce, Industry On Workers, Green Laws

New Delhi: The National Manufacturing Policy that has been in the works for 19 months seems to be moving with Jayanthi Naatrajan, the newly-appointed environment and forests minister, agreeing to provide a special dispensation for industrial units coming up in proposed manufacturing zones.

In addition, the revenue department has also accepted the demand for capital gains exemption to smalls

Environment and Labour Ministries express concern
The ambitious National Manufacturing Policy on Thursday got in-principle approval of the high level committee headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh amid serious concerns by various members, including objections by the Environment and Forests and Labour Ministries over the creation of national investment manufacturing zones (NIMZs).

Commerce a