Tag: Central Government

DA formula revised for Central government employees

Considering the inflation, the Government revises the base year off and on, for calculation of dearness allowance (DA). The formula has been changed again,...

4% DA hike likely for government employees

Government employees can expect a four per cent increment in dearness allowance (DA) this time. The hike will reportedly come into effect from 1...

Centre told to hire 10 lakh people in 1.5 years

The Ministry of Home Affairs has initiated a process to fill vacancies across Central government departments on a mission mode. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has...

Central govt staff will get increased salary from July

Starting 1 July 2022, the Centre will hike the present DA from 34 per cent to 38 per cent. This hike of four per...

DA, DR hiked, house building advance interest rate cut for Central...

Over 47 lakh employees and about 68 lakh pensioners will benefit from the hike in dearness allowance (DA) and dearness relief (DR) announced for...

3% DA hike for Central government staff

After being delayed for more than a year and a half, the dearness allowance (DA) for Central government employees is finally being revised. Following...

Union Minister mandates full office attendance for Central government employees

Union Minister Jitendra Singh has announced that all Central government employees will be required to attend office from 7 February, 2022. The decision was...

Salary may be hiked for Central govt staff, CTG cap removed...

This New Year, Central government employees may receive a salary hike. If all goes well, as per media reports, an increment may be announced...

Government suspends biometric attendance yet again as COVID cases rise

Given the speed at which people are testing COVID-19 positive, many are suspecting this to be the third wave of COVID-19 in India. As...

Central government employees to get salary raise soon

Central government employees are likely to get a raise very soon, close on the heels of an increment they got in the form of...

Rs 28,000 bonus for staff of Manganese Ore India

With Diwali around the corner, the Central government has announced a special bonus of Rs 28,000 for the staff of Manganese Ore India Limited...

3% DA hike for Central government employees

Ahead of Diwali, the Government has given a three per cent hike in dearness allowance (DA) to Central government employees and pensioners. Earlier, last...

Promotions for some Central government cadres with pay hike

Along with an increase in the dearness allowance, the Central government will also dole out promotions to a few cadres of employees. A formal...

Tata cannot sack any Air India employee till 1 year after...

After winning the Air India bid, the Central government has asked Tata Sons to not fire any Air India employee for at least one...

Yet another DA hike for Central government staff?

Chances are that the festive season will bring more good news for Central government employees and pensioners. There is talk of a likely hike...

25% hike in DA for Central government staff under 6th Pay...

After hiking the dearness allowance (DA) of Central government employees, from 17 per cent to 28 per cent, as per the 7th Pay Commission,...

DA of Central government staff hiked to 28%

The Centre has given its approval to the proposal for hiking dearness and house rent allowances. The dearness allowance (DA) has been increased to...

DA/DR raised to 28% for Central government staff

The dearness allowance (DA) and dearness relief (DR) for Central government staff has been restored, and increased the same from 17 to 28 per...

15 days’ special casual leave for government staff with COVID-infected dependents

Employees of the Central government can avail 15 days of special casual leave (SCL) if any of their dependents or parents test positive for...

Fresh COVID guidelines from Health Ministry for offices

Union Ministry of Health has issued fresh guidelines for offices as more and more offices are opening up. All Central government employees have been...

Child care leave for male single parents in Central govt

Henceforth, men employed in the Central government and who are raising children as single parents, will be entitled to child care leave or CCL....

DoPT issues new instructions for night duty allowance

The practice of giving night duty allowance to the employees of the Central government with a particular Grade Pay has been terminated. As per...

New COVID guidelines for central govt staff

With the number of positive cases of COVID-19 increasing amongst various officials of government ministries and departments, the Centre has issued a new set...

Pregnant women, those with medical conditions need not join work now:...

A directive issued by the Central government to all its departments on May 19, excused   pregnant women, as well as those employees with disabilities...

MHA withdraws circular on compulsory wage payment to employees

On March 29, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) a circular asking private entities and MSMEs to pay full salaries to their employees during...

No pay cut for government employees: Central Government

The Ministry of Finance has tweeted that the Government is not considering any proposal for a cut in the existing salary of any category...

Good news for Central-Government employees

Employees of the Central Government may receive some good news this year in the upcoming budget. Their minimum wages under the 7th Central Pay...

Common eligibility test proposed to fill Central government vacancies

The Centre has proposed that a specialised agency be set up to conduct a common eligibility test or CET to select candidates to fill...

Central Government employees can accept gifts worth up to Rs 5000

The Central Government has hiked the monetary limit for accepting gifts for its employees. While the earlier limit was Rs 1500, with the amended...

24%, 16% and 8% HRA to government employees of X,Y and...

The Central Government has issued a circular clearly stating that the special Housing Rent Allowance (HRA) exemption given to employees belonging to specific cities,...

Hike expected soon for central govt employees

Hopes have risen amongst the employees of the Central Government for the much-awaited hike in minimum pay. Lakhs of employees have been holding protests...

Revised allowances for government teachers and academic staff

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) is reported to have approved the 7th Pay Commission’s recommendations for the teachers and academic staff of...

General Provident Fund interest rates go up

The Government has hiked the interest rate for General Provident Fund (GPF) and other schemes, to eight per cent for the last quarter. This...

Central-Government employees look forward to pay hike before the elections

The Central-Government employees are optimistic about receiving the over and above 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) pay hike before the elections. There are 48.31...

Centre to launch social security plan for all workers

The objective is to embrace the large number of workers in the organised and unorganised sectors who are currently not under the social security net.

Rs 460 crore allotted for construction of AP-NIT Campus

The institute has announced the recruitment of 67 teaching and 73 non-teaching staff for permanent positions.

Central Government clears rumours on minimum monthly wages

No amount has been fixed as the national minimum monthly wage. 

Central Govt employees get ‘She-box’ to file sexual harassment complaints

This online complaint filing system will encourage more women to speak up about harassment at the workplace and get quick redressal.

7th Pay Commission: Central government employees may have to wait more

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will leave for a four-day visit to Russia on June 20 which implies that he will not be present for the Cabinet meeting scheduled for Wednesday

Central Government to spend Rs 32,000 crore on skill development

A total amount of Rs 12,000 cr. would be provided through the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY).

Government to amend the Payment of Bonus Act

The eligibility limit for payment of bonus to be increased from Rs 10,000 per month to Rs 21,000 per month.

7th Pay Commission: Compensation changes have a positive though very limited...

Let us creatively appreciate the highlights and take a guess whether this additional cost will create gross national value on the hypothesis: 'happy, engaged and motivated employees co-create better yield'!

Central government and its PSUs to have a new recruitment policy

From Dec 27, 2018 onwards, the National Skills Qualifications Framework will be mandatory for all central government and central government- owned PSU jobs

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

200 R&D employees of Microsoft asked to leave

Close on the heels of laying off 1800 employees as part of a restructuring exercise, Microsoft has reportedly laid off 200 more. This time, it...

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ISS group to increase workforce by at least 25%

Expecting growth in the India business in the near future, ISS A/S (ISS Group) is planning to enhance its workforce by 25 to 30...

200 R&D employees of Microsoft asked to leave

Close on the heels of laying off 1800 employees as part of a restructuring exercise, Microsoft has reportedly laid off 200 more. This time, it...

Flipkart to train artisans, PwDs to grow business via e-commerce, create jobs

Flipkart, the Indian e-commerce marketplace, has signed an agreement with the district administration of Varanasi, Government of Uttar Pradesh, to enable national market access...

Only 3.5% joblessness in the US, 5.28 lakh jobs added in July

While recession has not set in yet, it may not be too far away either feel some experts. At a time when economists were...

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