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Thursday, May 31, 2012

Austerity measures back, ban on new posts.

"There will be a total ban on holding of meetings and conferences in five-star hotels...Purchase of vehicles is banned until further orders," said an office memorandum issued by the Ministry. On foreign travel, it said, the size of the delegation and the duration of the visit be kept to "absolute minimum". Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee had earlier said in the Rajya Sabha that his Min....

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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Compassionate Appointments not a right : SC

The supreme court has made a ruling on Monday that claims cannot be made for appointments in government offices on compassionate grounds. The compassionate appointments is not a right and is applicable only in genuine cases, else it would be against the Constitution. The court rules that the public service appointments should be made strictly on the basis of open invitation of applications and me....

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Thursday, May 24, 2012

General Provident Fund interest rate hiked to 8.8%

The Finance Ministry has hiked interest rates on General Provident Fund (GPF) to 8.8%. This comes into effect from April 1, 2012. This move will benefit millions of Central Government employees who are subscribers to this fund.This interest rate of 8.8 per cent will apply for 2012-13 and is higher than the 8.6 per cent rate for the December 2011-March 2012 period and also the 8 per cent rate for A....

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No proposal to extend CGHS to new cities

No proposal to extend CGHS to new cities

When answering the question in Lok Sabha regarding the subject of CGHS covered cities, the Minister of Health and Family Welfare Shri.Ghulam Nabi Azad said that the at present no proposal to expand CGHS to new locations due to severe resource const

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Saturday, May 19, 2012

New Health Insurance Scheme for Government Employees under Consideration

There is a proposal for introduction of a health insurance scheme for the central government employees and pensioners on pan-India basis, with special focus on pensioners living in non-CGHS areas. The proposal is to make this scheme voluntary cum contributory for serving employees & pensioners. However, it is proposed to be made compulsory for the new entrants in Government service. The salie....

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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Empanelment of Annuity Service Providers for NPS

Empanelment of Annuity Service Providers (ASPs) for National Pension System (NPS) for providing annuity services to the subscribers of National Pension System. Subscribers to the National Pension System (NPS) will now have a choice of Annuity Service Providers, from whom they can choose their annuity schemes on their exit from NPS on attainment of 60 years of age. Pension Fund Regulatory and Deve....

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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

LTC relaxation for North-East extended for 2 years

A DoPT memorandum has been issued extending the LTC relaxation norm for North-East for 2 years. According to the DoPT office memorandum dated April 30, 2012, the extension is for two years beginning May 1. The special concession for the North-East was first spelt out in May 2008, and it was extended again in 2010. North Eastern states compete with each other through innovative tourism campaigns to....

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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

AICPIN for March 2012 and Dearness Allowance

The All-India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers on Base 2001=100 for the Month of March 2012 has been published and stands at 201 (two hundred one), an increase of two points from the previous month.The indices in respect of the six major centres are as follows :1. Ahmedabad – 2012. Bangalore – 2063. Chennai – 1874. Delhi – 1855. Kolkata – 1906. Mumbai – 204The point to point rat....

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