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Evidence of substantial increase in employment, concerns over job creation quite exaggerated: Niti Aayog

On criticism that the government has failed to create enough jobs, Kumar said there are a large number of areas which have seen substantial increase in employment opportunities, though they may not be in organised and formal sector.

Nov 26, 2017, 13:09 PM IST

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

Automation to cost 7 lakh low skilled IT jobs by 2022: Report

Due to a rise in adoption of automation and artificial intelligence, the number of low skilled workers in India's IT and BPO service sectors could fall from 2.4 million in 2016 to 1.7 million in 2022.

Sep 07, 2017, 15:29 PM IST

About 2.83 lakh estimated central government jobs by 2018

Nearly 2.83 lakh central government jobs are estimated to be generated by next year.

Feb 12, 2017, 11:52 AM IST

Indians accept lower paying jobs if they have to travel more for work, says research

The findings also reflect a broader trend identified by for Business which reveals that employees are increasingly smudging the line between business and leisure. 

Feb 03, 2017, 08:25 AM IST

E-retail, allied sectors to create 1.45 million jobs in India by 2021: Report

India's e-retail and allied sectors including logistics, warehousing and IT/ITeS are expected to create about 1.45 million direct jobs by 2021, a joint report by Snapdeal and KPMG said today.

Dec 06, 2016, 17:04 PM IST

India to see 10% salary increase in 2017

Salaries are expected to rise by 10 percent in 2017, while star performers will attract much more as companies are discernibly prioritising such employees, says a report.

Nov 15, 2016, 14:42 PM IST

Scant growth in jobs, but consumer spending buoyant: Survey

Contrary to the perception of stunted growth in job openings or salaries, there is buoyancy in the economy when it comes to spending as one-third of the population is expected to go in for high-value items this festive season, says a survey.

Oct 05, 2016, 18:04 PM IST

Jobs elusive as India clings to fastest-growing economy tag

It`s been two years since India emerged as the world`s fastest-growing major economy, but the rapid expansion has done little to improve the lot of Ashok Kumar. 

Sep 02, 2016, 11:41 AM IST

Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana: Govt allocates Rs 12,000 cr to skill 1 crore people over 4 years

A Rs 12,000-crore outlay for Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) to impart skills to 1 crore people over the next four years (2016-20) got Cabinet approval Wednesday.


Jul 13, 2016, 18:32 PM IST

Govt clears capital goods policy, eyes 21 million new jobs

Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the first-ever policy for the country's capital goods sector envisaging creation of over 21 million new jobs by 2025.

May 25, 2016, 16:25 PM IST

India should attract firms moving out of China: Arvind Panagariya

In order to create jobs on a large scale, India should emerge as an attractive destination for big manufacturing firms that are moving out China because of rising wages and demographic transition, NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya said.

Mar 22, 2016, 14:15 PM IST

'Hiring activity sees 18% growth in February'

Hiring activity registered a 18 percent growth last month, largely driven by IT-software and insurance sectors and the job market outlook looks bullish too, says a report.

Mar 14, 2016, 16:28 PM IST

Tirupur took top slot as job creator, 44% of its population regularly employed

The textile industry continues to be the second largest employment generating sector in India and Tirupur in Tamil Nadu has emerged as the leader in creating the maximum number of jobs, as per a fresh release of Census 2011 data.


Mar 14, 2016, 14:24 PM IST

Jaitley's tax proposals aimed at growth, job creation: Adhia

New cesses and duty hikes may have made cars and garments costlier but Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's focus in the Budget 2016-17 was job creation and making taxation simpler, not resource mobilisation, a top official said Tuesday.

Mar 01, 2016, 20:21 PM IST

IT highest-paying sector in India, manufacturing least: Study

Information Technology sector employees get the highest pay in India with a median gross hourly salary of Rs 346.42, while those in the manufacturing sector get paid the least at Rs 254.04, says a report.

Feb 15, 2016, 14:15 PM IST

18,252 railway vacancies: Online registration concludes, exam likely in March

Common Computer Based Test Examination for 18,252 railway vacancies is likely to be held in March - May, 2016.


Jan 27, 2016, 10:15 AM IST

PM Modi's Stand Up India Scheme: All you need to know

Know the key facts of PM Narendra Modi's Stand Up India Scheme

Jan 06, 2016, 22:04 PM IST

Govt clears 'Stand up India' to fund SC,ST, women entrepreneurs

In a bid to create jobs and promote entrepreneurship, the Cabinet on Wednesday approved Rs 8,000-crore funds that will stand guarantee for loans to new ventures and also announced 'Stand up India' scheme for credit facilities to SC, ST and women entrepreneurs at lower rates.

Jan 06, 2016, 21:45 PM IST

New Year 2016 gift: No interviews for central government jobs from today

With effect from today (January 1, 2016), there will be no recruitment with interview at the junior level posts in government of India ministries, departments, attached and subordinate offices, autonomous bodies and PSUs.


Jan 01, 2016, 18:20 PM IST