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IIT Kharagpur, AWS join hands to create AI L&D portal

IIT Kharagpur’s Centre for Artificial Intelligence (AI) has collaborated with Amazon Web Services (AWS), to develop a National Artificial Intelligence Resource Portal (NAIRP) to offer various learning resources on AI. With initial funding from the Human Resources Ministry, NAIRP was launched as…Read More »

Pravasi Rojgar’s JV with GoodWorker to benefit 10 crore blue-collar workers

Bollywood actor Sonu Sood, in partnership with Schoolnet, a vocational skill provider, has formed a joint venture (JV) with Temasek-backed job-matching platform, GoodWorker. An initial investment of Rs 250 crore from GoodWorker will assist blue-collar workers in procuring skills as well as…Read More »

Vacancies at NSD, salaries ranging from Rs 18K to 1.7 lakh

National School of Drama (NSD), is accepting applications from interested candidates for various posts, including librarian, assistant director and sound technician. The autonomous body, which functions under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, will accept only online applications, the last date…Read More »

Centre to study job-creation environment, take national headcount

The Central government is setting up a special committee to help the Labour Bureau conduct a national survey and take a headcount of the number of people employed by professionals, such as lawyers, architects, fashion designers, doctors and chartered accountants. These professionals…Read More »

Mahindra Logistics trains 20,000 in 2 years under PMKY

Third party logistics solution company, Mahindra Logistics (MLL), has not only added 10,100 seasonal jobs in preparation for the festive season, but plans to retain quite a few of them. The Company has trained about 20,000 people, including drivers and warehouse operators…Read More »

Over 5 lakh direct jobs to be offered by Salesforce in India

Salesforce will add over five lakh direct jobs in India in the times to come. While the California-based IT company will create about 13 lakh indirect jobs, it will take on 5,48,000 people directly soon. With an aim to decrease the digital…Read More »

Nippon Life India, Byju’s expand ESOP pool

Byju’s, the educational technology and online tutoring company, and Nippon Life India Asset Management are the latest additions to the list of companies that have expanded their ESOP pool recently. Nippon Life has allotted 94,420 equity under the ‘Reliance Nippon Life Asset…Read More »

Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages to allow permanent WFH

PTI | The policy provisions for employee safety, their emotional and physical well-being, and also monetary support to make the work-home space ergonomics suitable Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages to allow permanent work from home PTI | Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages (HCCB) on Wednesday said…Read More »

EPFO: Deposit Linked Insurance benefits hiked to Rs 7 lakh

This scheme works in combination with EPF and EPS. There is no exclusion under this scheme and the insurance cover depends on the salary drawn in the last 12 months of the employment before death. The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) on…Read More »

Union Cabinet approves 03 Labour Law Codes

The codes involve social security, occupational safety, health and working conditions, and industrial relations, sources said. All three codes will be placed before parliament in the monsoon session that starts from September 14. Union Cabinet approves 03 Labour Law Codes at a…Read More »

Ecom Express to hire 7,000 by August

  While companies worldwide are either laying off their staff or introducing pay cuts to survive the economic after-effects of the pandemic, Ecom Express is doing just the opposite. Amidst such uncertainties, the logistics solutions provider has revealed its plan to hire…Read More »

Google shows commitment to racial equity, announces $175 million in support

  Amidst protests against racial injustice, many companies are trying to bring out a meaningful change in their policies to protect Black employees, who have faced years of discrimination. Google has also gone ahead and done its bit by announcing its commitment…Read More »

ESOPs worth Rs 130 Cr. for OYO staff

  Oyo, the hospitality chain, will be granting employee stock ownership plans or ESOPs worth approx. Rs 130 crore to all its employees who have been furloughed. The hospitality company had revealed its intention to place many of its staff on furloughs…Read More »

How Aviva Life Insurance India sees opportunity in a crisis 

  It is not just people worldwide who are adjusting to the sudden, drastic changes in life brought about by the coronavirus pandemic, but companies are having to adjust too. If organisations manage to see the opportunity in this crisis, they can…Read More »

Uttar Pradesh to create 1.1 million jobs by amending policies in textile, pharmaceuticals, handloom, food processing, dairy and tourism industries.

  With millions of migrant workers roaming around without jobs in Uttar Pradesh, the state government is planning to amend the UP Food Processing Policy 2017, UP Milk Policy 2018, UP Tourism Policy 2018, UP Handloom, Powerloom, Silk Textile and Garmenting Policy…Read More »

Perfetti Van Melle launches HERO campaign to motivate employees

  While the plants of Perfetti Van Melle India are currently operational, the production for a few of its products has been put on hold. The confectionery major got its first break to resume operations on March 30, at its Rudrapur plant,…Read More »

Renault to slash 15,000 jobs worldwide, calls it the cost cutting plan for 2024

  French automobile manufacturer, Renault, is planning to sack 15,000 employees worldwide as part of its cost-cutting plan for the next three years. Due to the impact of the pandemic, the car maker is aiming to lessen its production capacity to 3.3 million…Read More »

Coronavirus impact: BookMyShow to lay off and furlough employees

  Online ticket booking company, BookMyShow, has laid off or furloughed 270 employees, making it the latest addition to the list of well-funded consumer internet companies to have fired workers in the wake of the economic crisis, due to the Covid-19 pandemic.…Read More »