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Railways to Accept “Aadhaar” as Additional Identity Proof for E-Ticketing & Tatkal Scheme

Ministry of Railways

Railways to Accept “Aadhaar” as Additional Identity Proof for E-Ticketing & Tatkal Scheme

As “Aadhaar” is covered under the heading ‘Photo Identity Card Issued by Central/State Government’, the Ministry of Railways has decided to specifically incorporate and indicate “Aadhaar” as one of the proofs of identity acceptable for undertaking journey on e-tickets as well as under Tatkal scheme. Hence, the number of proofs of identity to be accepted for undertaking journey on e-tickets as well as under Tatkal scheme will now become 9 (nine) as mentioned below:

Amendment of Labour Laws

Ministry of Labour & Employment

Amendment of Labour Laws

Review/amendment of labour laws is a continuous process and amendments are made in labour laws from time to time keeping in view, inter-alia, the problems of the labourers. Recent amendments carried out include those under the Payment of Wages Act, 1936, the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965, the Apprentices Act, 1961, the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972, the Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948, the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947, the Plantation Labour Act, 1951 and the Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923. A new Act, namely, the Unorganized Workers’ Social Security Act, 2008 has also been enacted.

Employment Information Centres in Villages

Ministry of Labour & Employment

Employment Information Centres in Villages

Employment Market Information (EMI) Programme provides information on quarterly basis in public and private sectors including urban areas to monitor changes in the levels of employment. The data collected under EMI programmes covers only the organized sector of the economy which inter-alia covers all establishments in the public sector irrespective of their size and non agricultural establishments in the private sector employing 10 or more persons while the information from non-agricultural establishments in the private sector employing 25 or more persons is collected under the provisions of Employment Exchanges (Compulsory Notification of Vacancies) Act, 1959. Data from the establishments employing 10-24 persons are collected on a voluntary basis.

Employment in Steel Sector

Ministry of Steel

Employment in Steel Sector

The Minister of Steel, Shri Beni Prasad Verma has said that there has been a significant increase in production of steel during the last few years. The data on production of crude steel in the country during the last five years is as under:

Special Class Railway Apprentices Exam, 2012

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions

Special Class Railway Apprentices Exam, 2012

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will be conducting the Special Class Railway Apprentices Examination, 2012 at 41 Centres throughout the country on 29.01.2012 (Sunday). The Commission has introduced the facility of generating e-Admission Certificate for this Examination for convenience of candidates.

Consumer Price Index Numbers on base 2010=100 for Rural, Urban and Combined for the Month of November, 2011

Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation

Consumer Price Index Numbers on base 2010=100 for Rural, Urban and Combined for the Month of November, 2011

The Central Statistics Office (CSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation has introduced a new series of Consumer Price Indices (CPI) on base 2010=100 for all-India and States/UTs separately for rural, urban and combined with effect from January, 2011.

EMPLOYMENT NEWS: GOVT. VACANCIES WITH DAVP LINK

EMPLOYMENT NEWS: We have compiled some collection of important Government job vacancies with their respective DAVP link for your easy reference. For more details please read Employment News  / Rozgar Samachar Weekly.



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