Santosh Gangwar

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Santosh Gangwar: Indian politician
Santosh Kumar Gangwar is an Indian politician and the Minister of State with independent charge in the Ministry of Labour and Employment in the Government of India. He is a Member of Parliament, former minister of state in Government of India and a leader of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He has been Member of Parliament for the city of Bareilly since 1989 till date. He was also the chief whip of the party in 14th Lok Sabha. He faced defeat in the 15th Lok Sabha Elections, 2009 by a very narrow margin. He has been elected as Member of Parliament in 16th Lok Sabha. He won by a margin of over 2.4 lakh votes over his rival candidate in 2014 general election. He is very well known in Bareilly and Rithora, a town of Barielly.


EPFO settled over 41 lakh COVID claims till September: MoS Santosh Gangwar [Video]

EPFO settled over 41 lakh COVID claims till September: MoS Santosh Gangwar

Minister of State for Labour and Employment (Independent Charge), Santosh Gangwar attended felicitation program for regional officials of CLC, EPFO and ESIC in Delhi. "Employees' Provident Fund..

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'Unaffected by deaths': Rahul attacks govt on 'no data on migrant labourers' deaths'

Union Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar told the Lok Sabha on Monday that the government does not have data on the number of migrants who died or were injured while returning to their native places due..
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No plans to increase statutory working hours of workers, labour minister Santosh Gangwar tells Central Trade Unions

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EPFO slashes interest rate on deposits to 8.5% for FY20, to affect 6 crore salaried employees

The announcement was made by Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar following a meeting of the central board of trustees of the EPFO.
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Unemployment rate at 6.1% in 2017-18, govt cites new survey in Rajya Sabha

Minister of State for Labour Santosh Gangwar said the government is conducting a new Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) with new parameters and bigger sample size, and its results cannot be compared..
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CAA not to harass any community, says Union minister Santosh Gangwar

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Furnish figures of jobs given to north Indians in last 5 years: Priyanka Gandhi to Union minister Gangwar

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday hit out at Union labour minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar over his "dearth of quality people" remark, asking him for figures of how many jobs have been..
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Jobs aplenty but companies say North Indians lack skill: Santosh Gangwar

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Priyanka Gandhi accuses Gangwar of insulting north Indians

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday accused Union minister of state Santosh Kumar Gangwar of insulting north Indians by saying that recruiters complain of paucity of "quality..
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North Indian candidates lack qualification: Santosh Gangwar says there are 'no dearth of jobs'

Claiming that there is no dearth of job opportunities in the country, Union Minister Santosh Gangwar said that there is lack of qualifications among North Indian candidates.
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North Indian candidates lack qualification, not job opportunities: Santosh Gangwar

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Parliament approves Wage Code Bill providing minimum wages for workers

Parliament on Friday approved a bill to enable introduction of minimum wage for every worker besides addressing issues like delay in payment to employees, with labour minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar..
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Education, migration rise behind dip in women labour force

"This decline may be attributed to factors like higher level of participation of women in education, migration, etc,” said minister for labour and employment Santosh Kumar Gangwar. ​​On measures..
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Cabinet approves bill to merge all labour laws into single code

The proposed Code on Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Bill, would enhance coverage of workers manifold. The rules will state that workers will have to be given an offer letter besides..
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Nearly 7 lakh government posts vacant: Minister in Lok Sabha

Close to seven lakh posts were lying vacant in government department and ministries till March 2018, with the highest number of vacancies, about 2.6 lakh, in the railways alone, said labour and..
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Santosh Gangwar says NSO jobs data misleading, opposition cries foul

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