The Minister of State for Labour & Employment(IC), Bandaru Dattatreya launched EPFO’s Citizens’ Charter 2017 and e-court management system in Bangalore.
Citizens’ Charter 2017 is an attempt to bring transparency and accountability on the part of EPFO and make service delivery system and grievance redressal mechanism more efficient so that it delivers goods and services to its all stakeholders in a time bound manner with a reduced timeline from earlier timeline of 30 days.
The timeline in case of claim settlements is 10 days and 15 days in case of grievance redressal management.
The citizens’ charter has been launched with the vision of social security coverage to all employees as well as implementation of policies for benefit of all stakeholders with adequate support level of social security.
The objective of the EPFO e-court Management System is a transparent and electronic case management system which will cater to aspirations of all stakeholders – the employers, the employees, litigants and CBT.
Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani leads a Forbes list of 'Global Game Changers' who are transforming their industries and changing the lives of billions of people around the globe.
Forbes' second annual Global Game Changers list includes 25 “intrepid business leaders” who are “unsatisfied with the status quo” and “transforming their industries and changing the lives of billions of people around the globe.”
Ambani, 60 comes at the top of the list for his game changing efforts to bring the internet to India's masses.
Union minister Ananth Kumar has said that a plastic park will be set up over a 75 acre land in Panipat at a cost of Rs 1,500 crore, while a pharma park will be set in over a 100 acre land in Karnal.
The plastic park to be set up in Panipat will generate employment opportunities for 30,000 plastic engineers and technicians, Kumar said, adding the pharma park in Karnal aims make the country self-sufficient in terms of medicine production, and would help reduce production cost by 30 per cent.
The Union government will provide all general facilities in the Pharma Park, he said.
Palestian President Mahmoud Abbas is on a 4-day visit to India.
After the restricted talks India and Palestine sign five agreements.
These were MoU on visa exemption for diplomatic passport holder, agriculture cooperation, cooperation in field of IT & Electronics, health sector and cooperation in the field of youth affairs and sports.
Bandaru Duttatreya, the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Labour & Employment will be leading the Indian delegation to the G20 Labour & Employment Ministers’ Meet, scheduled on 18-19, May, 2017 at Bad Neuenahr, Germany.
Germany is the chair for the G20 Labour & Employment Ministers’ for the year 2017.
A G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Declaration is likely to be adopted at the end of this meeting, which will be presented to the Leaders/ Head of the State summit scheduled on 7-8th July, 2017 Hamburg, Germany.