IKEA Redefines Equality with its New Parental Policy in India

IKEA has announced a unique parental leave and HR policy in India under which the co-workers, including the men, will be able to avail six months leave on a child’s birth alongside other benefits. The co-workers will be able to avail the leaves with full salary they are entitled to. The policy has been announced on …

MUDRA Scheme Can Be The Game Changer For Economic Stability: S Gurumurthy

By Manu Sharma MUDRA (Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency) was brought in to address the issue of financial assistance to small and medium enterprises and is a potential game-changer for the economy, however, the RBI put a brake saying banks have no money to lend, said S Gurumurthy, Economic Analyst and Columnist. Addressing the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Annual …

Shire’s Rare Count Campaign to Personalize the Global Impact of Rare Diseases

Shire plc has announced the launch of “Rare Count” in honor of Rare Disease Day and the 350 million people worldwide living with rare diseases, which equates to nearly one in 20 global citizens.1 It is estimated that 50% of rare diseases begin in childhood. The campaign, open for all to participate at www.shire.com/RareCount, highlights the under-recognized prevalence …

NASSCOM Foundation, Atos Partner to Launch Digital Literacy Centre at Vadodara

Atos, an international leader in digital services, and NASSCOM Foundation has jointly announced the launch of National Digital Literacy Mission (NDLM) centers dedicated to training and imparting digital literacy at Vadodara Gujarat. The NDLM centers will conduct skill development programs in the area of Information Technology for the aspiring persons interested to undertake IT literacy …