India employment

Economic growth, employment generation on top priority: PM Modi's EAC

Economic growth, employment generation on top priority: PM Modi's EAC

With the economy slowing down and joblessness becoming a major issue, the EAC-PM has identified 10 major priority areas over which it will prepare a report and submit it over the next six months.

Oct 12, 2017, 07:54 AM IST
India emerges as destination for dream jobs: Survey

India emerges as destination for dream jobs: Survey

Overall, IT is the dream sector with nearly 35 per cent job-seekers wanted to work in the industry followed by healthcare and manufacturing sector for about 30 per cent each, it said.

Sep 29, 2017, 20:45 PM IST
20-25 lakh jobs will be created in IT sector in 4-5 years: Ravi Shankar Prasad

20-25 lakh jobs will be created in IT sector in 4-5 years: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Denying the reports of a downturn in employment in the country`s IT industry, Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said in the coming four to five years, almost 20-25 lakh additional jobs will be created in the sector.

May 23, 2017, 18:48 PM IST

Automation threatens 69% jobs in India: World Bank

Automation threatens 69 percent of the jobs in India and 77 percent in China, according to a World Bank research which says technology could "fundamentally disrupt" the pattern of traditional economic path in developing countries.

Oct 05, 2016, 12:55 PM IST

Indian companies most optimistic globally on hiring plans

Indian companies have remained the most optimistic globally on hiring plans for the fourth consecutive quarter, while China is placed at the bottom within Asia Pacific region.

Jun 14, 2016, 14:34 PM IST
Modi calls for value-addition to create jobs

Modi calls for value-addition to create jobs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday called for value-addition of natural resources and creation of ancillary units that will help reduce imports as well as generate employment.

Feb 05, 2016, 15:33 PM IST
New Year 2016 to bring  'achche din'; job market to see more hiring, better increment

New Year 2016 to bring 'achche din'; job market to see more hiring, better increment

For the coming year 2016, HR experts forecast pay hikes of 12-15 percent across various sectors, while top talent can look forward to up to 30 percent increase in pay packets.

Dec 13, 2015, 17:03 PM IST
Among 42 countries India most optimistic on hiring plans

Among 42 countries India most optimistic on hiring plans

India's net employment outlook for the first quarter of 2016 stood at 42 percent, the highest among 42 nations that were surveyed.

Dec 11, 2015, 13:26 PM IST
Fresher hiring to see 10% rise during Oct'15- Mar'16: Report

Fresher hiring to see 10% rise during Oct'15- Mar'16: Report

The employment sentiment for the second half of the current fiscal stood at 89 percent, an increase of 3 basis points over the previous half-year forecast.

Oct 19, 2015, 16:02 PM IST

Jobs down 3.6%, wages up 11.1% in 2012-13

The number of jobs in different industries decreased by 3.6 percent whereas wages increased by 11.1 percent in real terms in 2012-13, says a government survey.

Dec 30, 2014, 15:34 PM IST

India ranks 18th on most desirable place to work; US on top

The US has been ranked on the top, followed by the UK, Canada, Germany and Switzerland on the list compiled by the Boston Consulting Group.

Oct 07, 2014, 15:05 PM IST

'Concerted policy push to add 69 mn non-agri, 11 mn mfg jobs'

Although the new government has undertaken measures that generate employment, a comprehensive 'pro-jobs policy' will help add 69 million non-agriculture and 11 million manufacturing jobs by 2020, credit rating agency Crisil said today.

Sep 11, 2014, 21:59 PM IST

Over 47 crore workforce in country

The estimated workforce of the country is 47.41 crore of which 82.7 percent is in the unorganised sector, as per the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) survey result for 2011-12,

Jul 23, 2014, 16:27 PM IST

Hiring activity rises 22% in June this year

Industry wise hiring sentiment was positive with Telecom and BPO seeing an increase of 20 percent.

Jul 16, 2014, 18:00 PM IST

India adds highest in global labour force: Report

Institute for Human Development (IHD) has said that India witnessed impressive GDP growth rate of over 6 percent since 1980.

Jun 03, 2014, 09:47 AM IST

Over 20 lakh jobs created under PMEGP: MSME Ministry

"More than 20 lakh persons have been provided employment under the PMEGP which is being implemented by the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises," an official statement said.

Feb 02, 2014, 17:57 PM IST

Hiring activity set to improve in 2014: Report

Recruitment activity in India is poised to improve this year, driven by sectors such as IT and ITeS, after hiring remaining largely unchanged in December from a month earlier.

Jan 08, 2014, 17:53 PM IST

India has highest level of employee commitment: Survey

However, the lowest level of commitment was found in Hong Kong (15 per cent), Thailand (20 per cent) and Singapore (22 per cent), according to the report by the global workforce solutions provider.

Oct 08, 2013, 00:32 AM IST

47% graduates in India unemployable for any job: Report

According to a report by Aspiring Minds, an employability solutions company, around 47 percent graduates In India are unemployable for any job.

Jun 24, 2013, 14:34 PM IST

1.4 cr people joined workforce as on Jan 2012

India added nearly 1.4 crore people to the workforce as on January 2012, up 3 percent from the same month in 2010, official data showed Thursday.

Jun 20, 2013, 20:43 PM IST