EghtesadOnline: Iran’s Information and Communications Ministry unveiled its long-awaited Startup Action Plan late Wednesday, which aims to create 68,000 jobs and give a boost to local tech firms.
EghtesadOnline: The Money and Credit Council - a top financial decision-making body affiliated to the Central Bank of Iran - approved a decision Wednesday to raise the ceiling of loans allocated for renovating rural residential units and interest-free loans for job creation.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday struck an upbeat tone on the economy saying employment for the first time reached close to 24 million in the third quarter to November 22.
EghtesadOnline: The Plan and Budget Organization of Iran signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare on Saturday to increase employment opportunities in the current year (March 2018-19).
EghtesadOnline: Iran Development Bank will be established in the foreseeable future to meet the country's production and manufacturing needs and foster job creation and thwart the fallout of the reimposition of US sanctions.
EghtesadOnline: Loans at an annual interest rate of 5-9% will be offered to encourage job creation and production in border regions and adjacent areas, Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani-Fazli said on Sunday in Zabol, the capital city of the southeastern Sistan-Balchestan Province.
EghtesadOnline: The number of civil servants dropped from nearly 4 million in the fiscal 2005-6 to 3.71 million in 2016-17 to constitute 16.7% of the total employees in Iran, suggesting that the public sector has a limited capacity for job creation, a recent report by the Majlis Research Center announced.
EghtesadOnline: With the aim of promoting job creation, Bank Sepah, a major state-owned lender, has allocated 25 trillion rials ($632.9 million) to be granted as loans to projects selected by provincial task groups, announced the bank’s chief executive.
EghtesadOnline: South Korea will focus on creating more jobs and increase spending modestly next year, while seeking out new sources of economic growth, the finance ministry said on Tuesday as it unveiled its draft 2017 budget.