Labour Reforms

  • India needs to unleash labour reforms to create jobs July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: India needs to unleash second generation labour reforms and capitalise on demographic advantage for creating new firms and jobs, a government document said on Wednesday. "It is imperative to use India's unique demographic moment wisely and unleash the second generation reforms," the Economic Survey for 201314 stated. The suggestion assumes...
  • Reforms will be investor and labour friendly: Kharge June 11, 2009

    New Delhi: Union Labour Minister Mallikarjuna Kharge says there will be labour reforms that will be friendly to both investor and labour. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN's DP Satish, Kharge outlines his priorities. CNN-IBN: Sir, is the government ready to reform labour laws? so many foreign companies are demanding India...
  • Indian economy growing, but lack of skills a big problem May 2, 2008

    New Delhi: India has a total work force 40 crore with 3 crore workers in the organised sector and 37 crore in the unorganised sector. Such a massive human resource is an asset which has more often than not, been sidelined in India especially the unorganised sector. Despite over 150 labour laws...