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 CNNIBN's DP Satish, Kharge outlines his priorities. CNNIBN: 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...