Govt to set up advanced training institutes

The Government plans to set up advanced training institutes under the Craft Instructor Training Scheme on pilot basis through PPP mode, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Manufacturing must take off to revive Indian economy

It has been more than 20 years since India witnessed economic liberalisation but the contribution of India’s manufacturing sector to the overall GDP (Gross Domestic Product) has remained stagnant at about 15 per cent.

Manufacturing must take off to revive Indian economy

It has been more than 20 years since India witnessed economic liberalisation but the contribution of India’s manufacturing sector to the overall GDP (Gross Domestic Product) has remained stagnant at about 15 per cent. This has led to a scenario of inadequate jobs as manufacturing has generated jobs at a snail’s pace of one-two million each year since the 1970s.

Survey shows disparity in wages of men and women

A government survey has showed wide disparity between male and female wage earners in the 15-59 age group both in urban and rural areas.