District Administration Rajouri has decided to extend old-age pension benefits to maximum number of eligible persons. For the purpose, it is going to organise special camps to list the deserving persons for providing them benefits...

Over the next five years, between 2019 and  2024, the Government needs over Rwf100 billion to streamline Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in order to release qualified graduates into both national and...

The world is about to miss a key deadline for ensuring universal education, the United Nations has warned. World leaders agreed in 2015 that by 2030 all girls and boys should be able to complete free quality primary and secondary...

BLOG: The prime duty of the state and the governments running the state affairs is to promote the wellbeing of the people by pursuing policies aimed at poverty alleviation and providing safety nets for the vulnerable sections of the...

Pakistan has made commitment to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that it is aiming to increase spending on the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) to 0.4 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) on an annual basis, reveals...

While money transfers are one of the most effective methods of aid assistance following a natural disaster, getting money into the hands of affected people can be a slow and complicated process. This led Oxfam Australia to trial blockchain technology...

OPINION: Democratic candidates for president including ...

The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will also launch its own poverty reduction and welfare Ehsaas Program side by side with that of the federal government. The program will be implemented in close coordination with the Federal...

The economic wellbeing of the impecunious strata will be ensured by the incumbent government as the development of...

Sweden, Norway and Iceland offer the most family-friendly policies of all 41 Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development and European Union...

OPINION: Instead of widening the scope of the ESI scheme –scheme that delivers a measure of protection against...

OPINION: How the pension system should function has emerged as a key issue in the House of Councillors election. How do people plan for their lives in old age based on their pension benefits? It is hoped that this will serve as an...