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Dispelling the apprehension that new technologies will displace jobs, he said that if a new technology displaces 10 jobs, it creates 100 new jobs. ... when computer was introduced in India, there was strong opposition to it due to the apprehension that it will kill jobs but it proved to be the biggest job creator.
MAYFIELD — The Rev. Bonnie Orth of Mayfield Central Presbyterian Church traveled halfway around the world to teach Biblical storytelling to Indian Christians. Spending nearly a month in southern India, her trip began on Dec. 31 traveling to three different locations to spread the “good news” to an ...

The total employment in the eight key sectors of the economy observed an addition of 64,000 jobs over the previous quarter, the lowest rate of job increase in three quarters. The sectors include manufacturing, construction, trade, transport, accommodation and restaurant, IT/BPO, education and health.
The NDA government is on a mission to make India's digital economy a trillion dollar economy in the coming five years with a potential to create 50 lakh to 75 lakh jobs, said Union Minister of Law and Justice and Electronics and IT, Ravi Shankar Prasad. India is emerging as the big digital market with the ...
Creating non-farm jobs remains a huge problem, with the government's latest quarterly survey on employment in eight key sectors revealing that there's been a net ... Even more worryingly, the manufacturing sector lost 87,000 jobs over this period, indicating that Make in India remains a distant dream.
Coders in India earn a fraction of that amount, making overseas coding an attractive way for hospitals to cut costs. The layoffs, which are happening over about a year, highlight the financial pressures facing Partners, the parent company of Massachusetts General and Brigham and Women's hospitals.

Why shouldn't a domestic help earning Rs 15,000 a month or a cab driver with a monthly incomeas high as Rs 50,000 figure in the government's job ... He makes the distinction between good self-employment and bad self-employment: “Policy makers in India should focus on increasing formal wage ...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants India's self-employed to be visible, counted and strengthened. Last month, selfemployed pakoda sellers made headlines when Modi said, “Youth selling pakora outside… and earning `200 a day also means creation of jobs.” Never mind the political storm it created.
India does not have a jobs problem but a wage problem and the only way to make self-employment viable is to increase the productivity of our enterprises. ... Industrialisation because the only way to help farmers is to have less of them and that needs massive non-farm job creation (50% of our labour force ...
Shanavi Ponnusamy, who was born male but underwent gender reassignment surgery, unsuccessfully approached the apex court of India demanding compensation after she was allegedly denied appointment by Air India, despite clearing the tests and subsequent training for ground duty at Chennai ...
In an indication of the clamour for government jobs, 992 PhD holders, 23,000 MPhil holders, 2.5 lakh post-graduates and eight lakh graduates were among the nearly 20 lakh applicants for the exam conducted across the state on February 11 by the Tamil Nadu Public Sevice Commission (TNPSC), seeking ...
India faces the problem of under-employment and an unsatisfactory job scenario more than unemployment as the young generation has higher aspirations compared to what is on the ground, NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar said today. And, he said, there is a challenge to create a balance in this ...
The World Bank warned that with an increasing number of youths needing employment, the jobs deficit that India faces has the potential to turn the ... Flexible labour markets that facilitate the reallocation of workers in response to market conditions are important for productivity and job growth,” it said.
The unemployment crisis in India has been purportedly worsening as new job creation trickled to an eight-year low in 2016 under the Narendra ... Replying to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Santosh Kumar Gangwar, junior minister for labour and employment said that directions have been issued to fill up ...
BHOPAL: Engineers, law graduates and MBAs were among thousands of applicants who queued up for tests and interviews on Sunday for the job of peons in MP. As many as 2.81 lakh people have applied for 738 peon posts. The highest number of applicants — 70,000 — are from Gwalior. Principal ...
Economic survey presented today shed light upon gender equality and employment issues in India. The survey has ... In the first four months of 2017, while jobs for men increased by 9 lakh, 24 lakh women fell off the employment map, according to the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE). "On the ...
Real estate and construction together is the second largest employment provider in the country, next only to agriculture, according to the Economic ... "This implies that it will generate over 15 million jobs over the next five years, which will translate to about three million jobs annually," the survey report said.

They created a minor storm recently when they claimed that 70 lakh new 'payroll' jobs will be created in India in the organised sector in 2017-18. The authors explained that 'payroll' job is a job where the employee has enrolled under the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) or Employees' ...
NEW DELHI: People with autism, mental illnesses, intellectual disability and victims of acid attacks will now get quota in central government jobs, an official order ... "Any person aggrieved with any matter relating to discrimination in employment against any person with disability may file a complaint with the ...
But most labour experts and economists in India define 'vulnerable employment' as encompassing contractual workers in the organised sector as well as ... from other sources including the Annual Survey of Industries data series that captures a net decline in manufacturing jobs across the entire spectrum.
3. EPFO added 10.13 million subscribers to its pool between 1 January and 30 June 2017 through an amnesty scheme. This number is a clear case of under reporting of formal employment between 1 April 2009 and 31 December 2016 by companies and cannot be considered as new jobs created in the ...
From an outsider's perspective, game development might seem like an easy field to get into that simply requires you to play games and little else. In this episode of Talk About Games - Gadgets 360's weekly gaming show - we break down the myths surrounding game development particularly in India.
Vulnerable employment refers to people who lack formal work arrangements or contracts, are often nonsalaried and working part-time in sectors such as ... In India the number of vulnerable unemployed is a notch below 390 million, close to half of all the vulnerable workers in Asia and representing 77% of ...
Country's first ever chat-based job search mobile app 'Empzilla' has been launched which will simplify the communication process between jobs seekers and recruiters. The app will do away with existing limitations of employers and job seekers making selection process quick and cost effective. With an ...
Unlike India, in a country such as the US, the two terms—self-employment and entrepreneurship—may be used somewhat interchangeably. Also, in the US, if a job is not available, then a person would be unemployed (or leave the labour force). In India, if a person does not have a job, he (and sometimes ...
Quite clearly, the defaults in education loans are a direct result of poor availability of good jobs. With huge cost of higher education being increasingly met from education loans, the poor employment scenario is leading to a situation where young people are starting their careers on a negative note marked ...
The Telegraph are reporting today that a leading City of London recruiter Morgan McKinley told the paper that the, “increasing need for blockchain and cryptocurrency” would soon boost the number of jobs as banks look towards the underlying technology. Mr McKinley said: “Many banks believe that ...
Artificial intelligence (AI) can generate X-ray reports at Max Healthcare. This evolving tool — in beta stage at present — is being programmed with radiologists' knowhow, by scanning millions of patient records. And though it may not yet be able to read the blur on the film as tuberculosis, in five years, ...
But, along the way, it also made an extravagant claim that 55 lakh new jobs are created every year in India. ... It is then likely that the GST coerced thousands of small and medium businesses in the country to transition at least a part of their workforce from informal to formal employment. The costs of ...
This piece relates to our recent study on counting employment in India (both formal and informal) through use of real time data analytics. Currently, Labour Bureau has been ... Based on all estimates, we believe that 7 million formal jobs are being added to payroll on a yearly basis. The formal sector payroll ...
In what seems to be a potential good news for techies, smartphone giant Apple may soon bring 4,000 new jobs to India. An official, who works at the US ... Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it,” the job sections of Apple Inc says at its official website. “Apple is an equal opportunity ...
An estimated 2 lakh Robotic Process Automation-reated jobs will be created in in India by 2021 as companies begin to embrace automation. ... These developments are coming in the backdrop of recent layoffs across various sectors, as technologies are increasingly replacing humans in some job areas.
Nearly two lakh Robotic Process Automation (RPA) led jobs are expected to be generated in the country by 2021, Daniel Dines, CEO and Co-Founder of ... India is in prime position to become a RPA powerhouse because of its growing talent pool and cost advantage, Dines said in a company release here.
Various countries provide tax benefits for creation of additional jobs (see table). Even India has such provisions, but owing to certain conditions that have been stipulated, many companies — especially in the service sector — have been unable to reap its benefits. It's likely that section 80JJJAA of the ...
The bloodbath in Indian telecom is set to worsen in 2018, and that may mean more job losses. “In this calendar year, another 50,000 jobs are likely to go (in telecom) and at this point, telecom seems to be the worst-affected sector in terms of jobs. Last year about 40,000 jobs were lost,” Aditya Narayan ...
This chart compiled by the brokerage suggests that contrary to the popular view, employment and GDP growth share an inverse relationship in India, ... as it is the only industry among the top five labour-intensive ones -- covering 85 per cent of total employment -- with a job elasticity of more than 1, it argued.
By 2022, one in 10 workers in India would have to be employed in jobs that do not even exist today. In other words, one in current 10 jobs will be gone in the next five years. According to a report released by the management consulting firm Ernst & Young in December, a combination of globalisation, ...
By 2022, nearly one in 10 workers in India would be employed in jobs that do not even exist today. A combination of globalisation, demographic changes, and new-age technologies will change the face of Indian industries, a December report (pdf) by management consulting firm Ernst & Young (EY) said.
India needs to create more jobs for youth by encouraging entrepreneurship to become a global economic force, a plenary panel session at the sixth World Government Summit here has concluded. The session debated whether this year's guest nation India could ever lead the global economy in the future, ...
Worse still, a large proportion of the jobs being created is of poor quality, and expected to remain so. The report notes that "while there has been strong job creation in some ICT-intensive services, notably in India, a significant portion of the jobs created in the services sector over the past couple of decades ...
Among 423 million young adults in India, Lata used to be one of the 13.2% of youth her age unsuccessfully looking for a job. The critical ... The number is simply the total number of young adults minus the number of youth (between 15 and 29 years of age) in education, in training, or in jobs. These youth ...
In India, job creation and election outcome have historically been at stark variance, shows a study by domestic brokerage Motilal Oswal. ... It cited the instance of the UPA-II government, which achieved an employment growth rate of 4.4 per cent per annum between 2009-10 and 2013-14 - the best in any ...
MUMBAI: Vodafone India and Idea Cellular have roped in leadership management company Spencer Stuart to shortlist senior cadres who will play major ... If there's only one senior role in the merged entity and two people doing the same job in the individual companies right now, the exercise aims to see ...
NEW DELHI: Chinese gear maker Huawei Technologies has cut its direct workforce in India by a third amid the ongoing consolidation in the telecom industry, ... “It (job cuts) is a regular human resource (HR) practice, and the organization is in constant churn that also depends upon the completion of various ...
After having lived and worked in Delhi for close to a decade, they quit their corporate jobs and returned to their home state of Uttar Pradesh to follow newer passions. Anish used to work in advertising and Ashita in a non-profit organisation. Back in UP, he started an animal farm and she began teaching in a ...
AIESL jobs: The Air India Engineering Services Limited (AIESL) has released a notification regarding the recruitment of candidates to the posts of Aircraft Technician and Tradesman experienced in painting, bench fitting, sewing technology, carpentry trades from the open market on “Fixed Term Employment ...
Modi's government has targeted 25 specific industries — including the car industry — for his Make in India juggernaut. Not many people outside the industry know it, but British car maker Jaguar Land Rover is owned by the Indian conglomerate Tata Motors — and the jobs formerly held by workers in the ...
"While flexibility remains a priority for most job aspirants globally and in India, the inclination of the Indian workforce towards Ayurveda and public sector jobs signify the impact of socio-economic developments on the job market and people's preferences," said Sashi Kumar, Managing Director, Indeed India.
Modi's government has targeted 25 specific industries — including the car industry — for his Make in India juggernaut. Not many people outside the industry know it, but British car maker Jaguar Land Rover is owned by the Indian conglomerate Tata Motors — and the jobs formerly held by workers in the ...
Only 20% of students graduating from B-category management schools—those outside the top 30 list—have got job offers so far, “making this the most challenging placement season in recent years,” a recent study by trade body Assocham said. The placement season at business schools in India typically ...


 

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