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Interesting Facts

  • That HDFC Bank Managing Director Aditya Puri’s name has featured in the list of world’s
    30 best CEOs, published by American financial magazine Barron’s.
  • That Yum brands, which runs Pizza Hut and KFC, pays recruiters a higher commission
    for women candidates and as now more than 40 percent of its managers are women, according to an article in the Wall Street Journal.
  • That nearly 1.5 million engineers graduate every year and firms roughly reject 52.21 per cent of them because they are not soft skill trainable.
    That robots are coming. In 15 years, drivers, waiters, bakers, even match referees, will be jobless.
    That a Gurgaon (Haryana) court on 18.03.2017 awarded life sentence to 13 former employees of Maruti-Suzuki India Limited, who it had found guilty of murder of a senior company officer.
  • That as on now the total beneficiaries population of ESI Scheme stands over 8.28 crore.
  • That there were 30,719 unemployed engineering graduates in Kerala as on October 30, 2016 – up from 23,984 in 2015, the latest Economic Review for the State shows.
  • That at IIM Indore, over 200 companies participated this year in the placement process of which 74 were first time recruiters.
  • That as per estimation, the Indian IT-ITeS industry would generate 3.7 million direct jobs in the year whereas the number of indirect jobs created domestically is estimated at 10 million.
  • That the Labour Ministry has nearly doubled the minimum wages for agriculture labourers including those hired on contract, barely six months after a significant increase.
  • That an investigation by US Labour Department states that Google Inc. is symmetrically pays less than their male counterparts.
  • That Anuja Ravindra Dhir, an Indian origin woman has become the first non-white judge to sit at the Old Bailey Court of London.
  • That Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka, has drawn $6.68 million (About Rs. 43 Crore) or 61 percent of the promised compensation for the 2016-2017 fiscal.
    That over the next 10 years, some 130 million young people will join the labour force across India.
  • That the ESI Act applies to over 7.83 lakh factories and establishments across the country benefitting about 2.13 crore units of workers.
  • That Haryana government plans to create 50,000 jobs in textile sector.
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