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Efforts on to locate 15 pc of students who are registered in govt school but untraceable since lockdown: Sisodia

Issuing a set of guidelines, the ministry had also directed the states to prepare a database of children who have left the local area for their homes in other states or other parts of the same state

Published on 10th August 2020
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How Akshaya Patra served a whopping 70 million servings of food during the pandemic

We speak to Shridhar Venkat, CEO of Akshaya Patra of how they strategised to feed millions of poor and needy from feeding millions of children during this pandemic, their future plans and much more

Published on 23rd July 2020
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How Odia rapper Dule Rocker's Hashtag Lockdown video, shot on a mobile phone, has made waves on social media

Duleswar Tandi AKA rapper Dule Rocker is from Odisha and has been rapping for a long time now. Only now, has he started garnering praises from several celebrities and we talk to him about it and more

Published on 23rd July 2020
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Migrant workers turn to agriculture, start own businesses as lockdowns end, find career counsellors as support

The question varied from job search to getting back to their workplace safe to even mental health issues and the AVSAR is helping them find an answer

Published on 19th July 2020
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HRD Ministry issues guidelines to states, UTs regarding the education of migrant workers' children

The states have been asked to prepare a database of children who have left the local area for their homes in other states or other parts of the same state

Published on 14th July 2020
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With NEET 2020 likely to be postponed or cancelled, anti-NEET voices call for its permanent ouster

 

Over the years, activists, politicians, educationists alike have continued to consistently express their disapproval of the exam and criticised it of being exclusionary and discriminatory 

Published on 25th June 2020
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With few migrant workers left, the food industry needs grads who are automation experts

Automation is no more the expensive option as compared to labour. It s the only option to go forward with, says FICSI's CEO Sunil Marwah

Published on 22nd June 2020
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Migrant workers quarantined in primary school in Unnao, UP give building complete makeover

The three workers, Vinod, Arun and Kamlesh, (belonging to nearby villages) worked as painters in Hyderabad and returned to their home state on April 22 amidst the lockdown

Published on 21st June 2020
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Student group launches helpline for workers who lost jobs during lockdown to find new work

The pilot project and the helpline number is an attempt by the student-led think-tank to help locals and migrant workers find employment

Published on 21st June 2020
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Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyaan: PM Modi launches employment scheme for migrant workers

Underlining that migrant workers were always in the Centre's thoughts during the lockdown, the Prime Minister said it is an endeavour of his government that workers get jobs near their home

Published on 20th June 2020
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This portal by NIT Rourkela alums is trying to help COVID-hit migrant workers find jobs in cities

Called BharatWorks, the site has a repository of jobs posted by employers that are meant to help migrant workers land jobs before they decided to come back to cities post the lockdown

Published on 14th June 2020
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COVID-19 may push millions of children into child labour: ILO, UNICEF

The report titled 'COVID-19 and Child labour: A Time of Crisis, A Time to Act' says child labour decreased by 94 million since 2000, but that gain is now at risk

Published on 12th June 2020
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Shocked that I was appointed: How Sonajharia Minz became one of the first adivasi women to become the Vice Chancellor of an Indian varsity

 

Sonajharia Minz has just been appointed as the VC of Sido Kanhu Murm University in Dumka, Jharkhand, her home state. She is only the second adivasi woman to take over the reigns at the University

Published on 7th June 2020
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CII lauds launching of online portal for job vacancies by Goa CM, welcomes initiative of Labour Dept

A statement from CII Goa said CII had been working very closely with the state government to connect Goan job seekers with the industry and other establishments to promote employment in Goa

Published on 6th June 2020
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NLSIU's alumni group and other individuals have sent more than 900 migrant workers to home. Here's how

The alumni of NLSIU is doing wonders by sending the migrant workers back home with dignity. They are making all arrangements to send them by flight but anyone can contribute for this initiative

Published on 5th June 2020

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