(8 Nov’10 to 12 Nov’10)
SBI employees to go on 2-day strike;
demand wage hike
•Employees of State Bank of India would go on 2-day
nationwide strike on November 25 and 26.
•Bank has the largest branch network employs around 2
•Strike is to push for demands including:
oIncrease in pension
•All India State Bank Officers’ Federation and All India
State Bank Of India Staff Federation have been
supporting demand including:
oCommutation at par with the industry
oFamily pension at par with the government
oRevision of pension retirees.
40 unemployed youth get job under SIDBI
programme in Tricity
•More than 30 workers and 40 unemployed youth in
Mohali-Panchkula-Chandigarh tricity got employment
under Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Financing &
•Unemployed youth mobilized from rural areas on the
outskirts of Tricity were trained successfully and placed in
local MSME units.
•Sam Techno School & Access Consultancy Services have
been roped in for these capacity building programmes.
•Another 150 workers shall be trained under the project
this year on various machining operations like
Not made an offer of top job at Tata
group, clarifies Nooyi
•Indra Nooyi has not been made a job offer as Ratan
•Nooyi is of view that if Ratan Tata offered her then it
would be difficult for her to trade a great job for another
Usha Thorat retires
•Reserve Bank of India deputy governor Usha Thorat is
retiring on 9 Nov, after spending 38 years.
•Usha Thorat has been overseeing the departments of
oBanking operations and development
•Anand Sinha, an executive director of RBI, will replace
•Whether Anand Sinha will handle the departments
overseen by Ms. Thorat is not known.