Centre announces benefits worth Rs 7 lakh for middle-class homebuyers

New Delhi: The Centre has rolled out a number of schemes for middle-class homebuyers that are expected to entail net gains worth Rs 7 lakh, in a big boost towards the goal of ‘Housing for All’. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman arrives to present the 2019 budget in Parliament, New Delhi, July 5, 2019. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, More...

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By Manish Sen On Saturday, June 29th, 2019

Gujarat: More DA for employees, salary hike for teachers

Surat: The Gujarat government will be paying additional 3 per cent dearness allowance to over nine lakh government employees and pensioners effective January 1, 2019, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel said Saturday. More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, June 24th, 2019

Consultation on for increasing minimum pension: Minister Gangwar tells Lok Sabha

New Delhi: An increase in minimum pension for employees affiliated to EPF to Rs 2000 will cost the government Rs 4,671 crore and Rs 11696 crore if hiked to Rs 3000, Labour Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar told the More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, June 22nd, 2019

FinMin issues clarification on DoE’s order on salary disbursal

New Delhi: The finance ministry clarified on Saturday that an office order issued by the Department of Expenditure on June 18 regarding disbursal of salary for June is applicable to only an attached office under More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, June 21st, 2019

Retired central govt employees get toll-free helpline No.1800-11-1960 for pension complaints

New Delhi: Retired employees of the central government can now lodge their pension-related grievances by simply calling the toll-free number 1800-11-1960, in addition to using existing modes such as post, online, More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, June 10th, 2019

27 pc interim relief to govt employees approved by AP Cabinet

Amaravati: The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet Monday took some key decisions relating to the implementation of the ruling YSR Congress’ electoral promises, even as it approved granting a 27 per cent interim relief More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, June 9th, 2019

Assocham for raising income tax exemption limit to Rs 5 lakh in Budget

New Delhi: The basic exemption limit for an individual income tax payee should be raised to Rs 5 lakh from Rs 2.50 lakh at present, in the backdrop of inflationary impact over the years, industry chamber Assocham More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, May 31st, 2019

Modi’s first decision- Hike in scholarships for wards of armed forces personnel

New Delhi: In his first decision after assuming office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday approved a hike in scholarship given to widows and wards of deceased or ex-service personnel of armed and paramilitary More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, May 30th, 2019

Jagan announces Rs 3,000 monthly pension for senior citizens

Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh): Y S Jaganmohan Reddy, who got a massive mandate for his party YSRCP in the Assembly elections, was on Thursday sworn in as second Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh after bifurcation and More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, May 27th, 2019

WB govt extends tenure of Sixth Pay Commission

Kolkata: The West Bengal government on Monday extended the tenure of the Sixth State Pay Commission till December this year, a Finance department order said. The sixth pay commission was set up by the West Bengal More...