A tale of two methodologies: Which dataset captures the real picture of the labour market?

For an evidence-based policy, high frequency, timely, accurate and granular data are critical. The two main sources of employment data for the Economic Survey are the Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) by the National Statistical Office (NSO) and the Consumer Pyramids Household Survey (CPHS) by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE). While the PLFS … Read more

Assam Skill Development Mission’s ‘QG Daksha’ to help connect service providers and service seekers

Assam Skill Development Mission (ASDM) has come up with a platform for convergence of the requirement of service providers and service seekers. Skill, Employment and Entrepreneurship Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary launched the ‘QG Daksha’ mobile app. QG Daksha app is a unique initiative of Assam Skill Development Mission (ASDM) to provide a platform for convergence … Read more

It will be work from home post-pandemic too at many companies

A number of companies like Tata Steel, Philips, Infosys and Maruti Suzuki are evaluating job roles that will enable employees to work from home or remotely permanently even after the pandemic.Starting this year, Tata Steel has identified roles that would allow employees to work from home permanently. Infosys, Maruti and Philips are in the process … Read more

India will need nine times as many digital skilled workers by 2025, shows new research

India will need nine times as many digital skilled workers by 2025, according to a new report commissioned by Amazon Web Services (AWS). The research reveals that digitally skilled workers currently represent 12% of India’s workforce and estimates that the number of workers in India requiring digital skills will need to increase nine times by … Read more

XLRI wraps up final placement process with average salary of Rs 25.08 lakh

XLRI- Xavier School of Management has wrapped up final placements for the batch of 2019-21 for its flagship programs: Two-year Postgraduate Diploma in Management- Human Resource Management and the Two-year Postgraduate Diploma in Management-Business Management with all 358 candidates securing offers. The Final Recruitment Process, conducted in virtual mode, saw participation from 108 recruiters with … Read more