Tuesday, June 30, 2015
NEW DELHI: Two Indian organizations — Army and Railways — are among the world's biggest employers, together employing a whopping 2.7 million people, said a report.
The Indian Railways is the 8th largest employer in the world with 1.4 million staff and first highest employer in India.
Immediately after Indian Railways the Indian Armed Forces with 1.3 million people the second highest employer in India. in world ranking the 9th rank
India Post with 4.66 lakh employess is in the third highest employer in India.
TCS is in fourth highest employer in India.
SBI in fifth highest employer in India.
According to a research published by the World Economic Forum, the US Department of Defense is the world's biggest employer which claims over 3.2 million employees on its roster.
Second is People's Liberation Army (the Chinese military) with 2.3 million, and in third is the US supermarket giant Walmart with 2.1 million workers, the report said, adding that "...175,000 of Walmart's staff work for UK supermarket chain, Asda".
McDonald's is the 4th biggest employer with 1.9 million employees, however, as the majority of its restaurants are franchises, this figure falls to 4,20,000 when they are excluded, the report said.
UK's National Health Service was ranked at the 5th place, with 1.7 million employees, followed by state-run China National Petroleum Corporation with 1.6 million.
Another Chinese company, the State Grid Corporation of China was ranked 7th with 1.5 million.
DoPT OM No.F.No. 15012/1/2003-Estt.(D) dated 29th June, 2015 - Grant of age concession to the Persons with Disabilities suffering from (a) blindness or low vision, (b) hearing impairment and (c) locomotor disability or cerebral palsy for direct recruitment to civil posts/services under the Central Government
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
North Block, New Delhi,
dated the 29th June, 2015
Subject: Grant of age concession to the Persons with Disabilities suffering from (a) blindness or low vision, (b) hearing impairment and (c) locomotor disability or cerebral palsy for direct recruitment to civil posts/services under the Central Government.
The undersigned is directed to say that the following age concessions have been provided to physically handicapped persons for recruitment under the Central Government:
(i) Provision of ten years concession in upper age limit for Group C and D posts filled through employment exchanges issued vide O.M.No.15012/6/77-Estt.(D) dated 28.1.1978;
(ii) Provision of five years’ concession in upper age limit (10 years for SC/ST, 8 years for OBC) for recruitment to Group ‘A’ and ‘B’ posts otherwise than through Open Competitive Examination issued vide O.M.No.15012/5/92-Estt. (D) dated 27.7.1995; and
(iii) Provision of ten years concession in upper age limit (15 years for SC/ST, 13 years for OBC) for recruitment to Group A,B,C and D Civil Posts/Services filled through Open Competitive Examination issued vide O.M.No.43019/28/86-Estt.(D) dated 1.2.1999.
2. The question of prescribing uniform age-concession for direct recruitment to all Civil Posts/Services under the Central Government has since been examined and in supersession of the OMs referred to at (i), (ii) and (iii) above. the following has been decided:
(i) Age relaxation of 10 years (15 years for SCIST and 13 years for OBC candidates) in upper age limit shall be allowed to persons suffering from (a) blindness or low vision, (b) hearing impairment and (c) locomotor disability or cerebral palsy in case of direct recruitment to all civil posts/services under the
Central Government identified suitable to be held by persons with such disabilities. subject to the condition that maximum age of the applicant on the crucial date shall not exceed 56 years.
(ii) The age concession to the persons with disabilities shall be admissible irrespective of the fact whether the post is reserved for person with disabilities or not, provided the post is identified suitable for the relevant category of disability. This provision will not apply to the Civil Services Examination. in respect of which the List of Services Identified suitable for Physically Disabled Category along with‘the Physical Requirements and Functional Classifications is notified separately.
(iii) Relaxation of age limit would be permissible to such persons who have a minimum of 40% disability.
(iv) The definitions of above categories of disabilities, for the purpose of age relaxation, will be same as given in this Department’s OM. No.36035/3/2004-Estt(Reservation) dated 29th December 2005.
(v) If a person with disability is entitled to age concession by virtue of being a Central Government employee, concession to him/her will be admissible either as a ‘person with disability’ or as a ‘Central Government employee' whichever may be more beneficial to him/her. This provision will not apply to the Civil Services Examination, which is governed by the Civil Services Examination Rules, published annually.
(vi) Provisions of this OM. will not be applicable to a post/service for which other specific provision regarding age relaxation is made by notification.
3. The Ministries/Departments are advised to ensure invariably that while sending the requisition to the UPSC/SSC and other recruitment agencies for direct recruitment posts by selection, they should clearly mention in the requisition the category of person(s) with disabilities suitable for the post(s) in question. No change or modification in identified post(s) for physically disabled persons with respect to an Examination, intimated after the Notification of that Examination, shall be acceptable.
4. These instructions come into effect from the date of their issue.
Sunday, June 28, 2015
The Union Labour Ministry proposes to come out with four labour codes in the areas of wages, industrial relations, social security and working conditions to strengthen safety and social security of workers.
The Union Ministry proposes to come out with four labour codes in the areas of wages, industrial relations, and to strengthen safety and social security of workers.
The NDA Government is bringing in different initiatives like Universal Account Number (UAN), skill development, among others, for the benefit of workers, the Minister maintained.
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