Delhi High court has sought a response from Delhi government on the denial of access to homeopathy books to a prisoner locked in Mumbai Central jail.
Under the Right To Information (RTI) Act, Ehtesham Qutubuddin Siddiqui, had sent a letter to the Delhi High Court in 2012, after Central Information Commission (CIC) rejected his demand to be provided with 45 books on homeopathy published by the Central Council for Research in Homeopathy (CCRH).
The Indian Express reported that the court converted the letter to a PIL and issued a notice to the Delhi prison authorities and the Central government enquiring whether the RTI Act was available to the prisoners and whether published books could be brought under the RTI Act.
As per the report, the CCRH and the CIC stated that since the books were “priced publications,” they could not be provided under the RTI Act.
The newspaper also reported Delhi government stating as Delhi authorities did not have any jurisdiction as the prisoner was lodged at the Arthur Road Jail in Mumbai.
However, advocate Meenakshi Midha, who had been appointed as the impartial judge on the case, argued that the jail authorities and the government should have purchased the books for the prisoner, or given e-books or “soft copies” of the books to Siddiqui, in case the purchase of the hard copies of the books was too expensive.
Midha said, “They should get CCRH to provide copies, it’s a government publication.”
It is getting more and more difficult to get a job due to high competition
However, there are few fields which are best for the fresh graduates to pursue
For many graduates in India, finding a job means having to compete with others for an entry-level position. And while the country is still experiencing high dropout rates, a lot of young people are still hopeful of landing their dream job.
For a lot of reasons, fresh graduates yearn to land a job even before the ceremonies are held, and this deals with the fact that there are still opportunities out there that promise high salaries and full government benefits.
Are you on your last dregs of tertiary academia? Here are some of the options you might want to consider.
Let’s start our list with the most in-demand profession in the country ever since. With both public and private universities offering a wide range of specializations, students basically face an increasing market for medicine graduates each year. In 2014, at least 50,000 graduates in this field have been produced, with the salary ranging from 80,000 to 150,000 rupees a month.
Experts was gearing up for a massive construction boom from 2013 to 2017, and investments in this industry are likely to increase in the future. For sure, professions in engineering provide heavy compensation packages even for entry-level positions. Senior civil engineers, for instance can earn up to 350,000 rupees a year.
IT and Computer Science
Ever since then, the IT industry in India has become a major player in terms of innovation. One thing’s for sure, the country has become a hub a software and tech hub as most graduates have relocated to Silicon Valley to work with major industry giants. In India, on the other hand, graduates of computer science and software development are also afforded hefty salaries. A case in point are software engineers that earn as much as 300,000 to 400,000 rupees a year, making their professions one of the highest in the country.
As India continues to develop along the lines of IT and services, foreign companies are considering on expanding their operations across the subcontinent. This would mean a greater demand for English language lecturers who could train the current workforce. Apparently, companies are investing a lot of their resources in language training; most have also hired in-house trainers, offering at least 300,000 rupees a year to individuals with intermediate to advance-level proficiencies.
Often dubbed as one of the fastest growing labor markets to date, the digital marketing sector in India continues to offer graduates numerous opportunities to work as brand advocates, account specialists, and marketing gurus. And with grosses of up to 400,000 rupees year, who couldn’t say no to such an opportunity? But graduates need to know where to look for the best jobs in this field. For those seeking to land a career in SEO, they can apply in the companies listed by BestSEOCompanies.com.
As we can see by now, graduates in India have a lot of options to consider. It is still important for students to decide where they want to be as early as possible. That way, they wouldn’t have to worry a great deal on whether they could get a job or not.