May 12, 2021 | by C-Quel Legal Research TeamactCovidnewsSafety
The Department of Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Govt. of India, in a move to provide ease of transportation and delivery of goods, manufacturing activity, delivery of essential commodities, has set up a Control Room to monitor logistics issues faced by stakeholders.
The Control Room will serve as a one-point contact to raise any grievance in regard to transportation hassles arising out of Covid restriction in States and UTs across India.
Special emphasis has been given to the following sectors:
Stakeholders can obtain information and raise grievances through the following contact number and e-mail id ( 8 am to 10 pm)-
Telephone: (011) 23062383, 23062975
E-mail: [email protected]
May 12, 2021 | by C-Quel Legal Research TeamactApprenticenews
With an objective to enhance apprenticeship opportunities for the youth, the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreunership has introduced a Draft Concept note on the Apprentices Act, 1961, while proposing various amendments.
Following are the key takeaways in the proposed amendments:
March 12, 2021 | by C-Quel Legal Research TeamactApprenticenews
Major changes have been proposed in the apprenticeship act:
1. A shift from government regulation to self-governance. This is to enhance apprenticeship opportunities and to sync with labour reforms and safety measures.
2.The amendment of the act will bring flexibility in training and employment since it will allow outsourcing of apprentices to third parties.
3. This will include new sectors such as staffing companies for outsourcing.
4.Companies will be able to hire apprentices for their foreign operations as well.
5.Under the new amendment, executive authorities will be fined for failure to take apprentices.