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Seeking Inputs: The Draft Code on Social Security 2019

The ministry of labour and employment has published the preliminary draft of Code on Social Security 2019 for public comments.  The code is in line with the Government objective to simplify and rationalize various central labour laws  into four different codes i.e. Code on Wages, Code on Social Security, Code on Occupational Safety, Health and Wo....

Seeking Inputs: TRAI Consultation Paper on Review of Scope of Infrastructure Providers Category-I (IP-I) Registration

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has published a consultation paper on the review of scope of Infrastructure Provider Category-1 (IP) registration. The objective of the consultation paper is to seek public comments on the enhancement of IP 1 registration scope for promoting and incentivizing the deployment of common sharable, passiv....

Member Consultation: National Digital Health Blueprint Report

Dear Members, On 15 July, the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare(MoHFW) issued report on National Digital Health Blueprint (NDHB) and invited public comments on it by 4th August. This report has specific details of the building blocks required to fulfil the vision of National Health Policy 2017 and an action plan for realizing Digital Healt....

Seeking Inputs: Amendments to PF Act, 1952

The Ministry of Labour and Employment has published draft The Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Bill 2019, seeking stakeholder’s inputs. Following are the some of the key amendments proposed. Definition of Wages: One of the key amendments proposed is on the definition of Wages, which has been introduced in....

Member Consultation: Draft e-Commerce Guidelines for Consumer Protection 2019

On 2 August, the Department of Consumer Affairs under the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, issued draft guidelines on e-commerce for protection of consumers’ interest. It proposes a slew of consumer safeguards that forbid e-commerce companies from influencing pricing, adopting unfair promotion methods or misrepresen....

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Telangana Govt Exempts IT/ITeS Companies from key provisions of Telangana Shops and Commercial Establishment Act for period of 5 years

The Government of Telangana recently issued a notification dated 25.07.2019, exempting all IT/ITeS companies in the State from the provisions of Section 15 (Opening and Closing Hours), Section 16 (Daily and Weekly Hours of Work), Section 21 (Special Provision for young person), Section 23 (Special provision for women) and Section 31 (Other Holidays....

Seeking Inputs: Draft Haryana Maternity (Amendment) Rules. 2019

Haryana Government has recently published Draft Haryana Maternity (Amendment) Rules, 2019 , for setting up Creche facilities.  The rules are applicable to establishment with 50 or more employees in the State. Following are some of the key provisions of the draft Rules: The rules mandates establishments to setup Creche facility within a vic....

SDN – CHANGING THE FACE OF CAMPUS NETWORKS

Software Defined Networking is a seismic technology for network design approach beyond just a technology protocol. SDN can centralize the control of the whole networks used in significant IT industries such as Datacenters, Cloud Computing, Mobile Networks, Campus/Enterprise networks. The impact of cloud computing, together with the revolutionar....