Central Govt Expenses On Civilian Salaries Up 3 Times In A Decade, Vacancies Stay The Same

Mumbai: The central government’s expenditure on the salaries of civilian employees increased three-fold in 10 years between 2006-07 and 2016-17, even as nearly 500,000 posts remained vacant, on aver...

With Health Funds Unused, 24%-38% Shortfall In Medical Staff Across India

Mumbai: There is a 24%-38% shortfall in the availability of medical personnel at primary health centres, sub centres, and community health centres in 28 states/union territories of India, according to...

33% Teaching Posts Vacant, Indian University Crisis Hits Rankings, Teaching, Research

Mumbai: India is one of the world’s top five economies and the country with the world’s largest working-age population--around 861 million aged between 15 and 64. These data emphasise why educatio...

Rural Wage Growth Plunges To 10-year Low

  The wages of people living in rural India are no longer rising at the same rate as they were under the United Progressive Alliance government. Last week, The Indian Express reported that the average daily wage rate for rural India grew by 3.8% in November 2014 as compared to the same month the previous … Continued