15 June 2021: PIB Summary & Analysis

June 15th, 2021, PIB:- Download PDF Here

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Mandatory Hallmarking of Gold Jewellery
2. Global Yoga Conference 2021
3. Code on Social Security, 2020
4. Sankalp Se Siddhi – Mission Van Dhan

1. Mandatory Hallmarking of Gold Jewellery

Context:

Mandatory Hallmarking of Gold Jewellery effective from 16th June.

For more details on this, please check PIB dated May 24, 2021.


2. Global Yoga Conference 2021

Context:

Global Yoga Conference 2021 was organised by the ‘Mokshayatan Yog Sansthan’ along with the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India & the Indian Council for Cultural Relations.

Details:

  • The event was organised to mark the occasion of the 7th International Day of Yoga which falls on 21st June 2021.
  • The theme for the International Yoga Day 2021 is “Yoga at home and Yoga with Family”.

Read more about the International Day of Yoga in the link.


3. Code on Social Security, 2020

Context:

Draft Rules relating to Employee’s Compensation under the Code on Social Security, 2020 notified.

Details:

  • The Labour Ministry has notified the draft rules relating to Employee’s Compensation under the Code on Social Security, 2020 for inviting objections and suggestions, if any, from stakeholders.
  • The Code amends and consolidates the laws relating to social security with the goal to extend social security to employees and workers in the organised as well as unorganised sectors.
  • Chapter VII of the Code contains provisions relating to employer’s liability for compensation in case of fatal accidents, serious bodily injuries or occupational diseases.
  • The notified Rules provide for the provisions relating to:
    • The manner of application for claim or settlement.
    • Rate of interest for delayed payment of compensation.
    • The venue of proceedings and transfer of matters.
    • Notice and manner of transmitting money from one competent authority to another
    • Arrangements with other countries for the transfer of money paid as compensation.

Read more on the Code on Social Security, 2020.


4. Sankalp Se Siddhi – Mission Van Dhan

Context:

Minister for Tribal Affairs launched the tribal livelihoods initiative ‘Sankalp Se Siddhi – Mission Van Dhan’.

About Sankalp Se Siddhi – Mission Van Dhan:

  • The mission was launched to promote local products manufactured by tribal artisans to ensure the sustainable livelihood of the tribal population across India.
  • Through this, tribal people will get new employment opportunities and they themselves will be able to become entrepreneurs.
  • TRIFED plans to expand its operations through convergence of various schemes of different Ministries and Departments and launch the various tribal development programs in Mission Mode under “Sankalp Se Siddhi – Mission Van Dhan” for expediting its implementation in a Mission mode.
  • Now all the schemes of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs will be available on a single platform.

Also read: Van Dhan Mission

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June 15th, 2021, PIB:- Download PDF Here

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