Tag: Central Government

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

Leadership wellness coaching – Just what your organisation needs today!

It has been a year since the world was hit by the pandemic, consequent lockdowns, lifestyle changes and new ways of working! Everything as...

Ten key skills required in an age of digital transformation

As a growing number of organisations integrate digital technologies into all aspects of their business, digital transformation has come to be regarded as the...

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Building presence: The aim of human existence

Some time ago, I visited a popular hole-in-the-wall Konkani restaurant in Mumbai to gorge on its delicious THALI. On an adjoining table was a...

TCS may cross half million in employee strength by the end of 1st quarter

TCS, the largest employer in the private sector,is expected to increase its headcount to 500,000 in the next three months. The IT giant completed...

Express Stores looking to hire and expand

Express Stores, which recently raised seed funding of Rs 8 Crores, led by venture capital firm Venture Highway - founded by Neeraj Arora ex-Whatsapp,...

As a retention strategy, Walmart to shift hourly workers to full-time roles

In a bid to retain employees, Walmart Inc. will shift more of its US workforce to full-time positions. The retailer expects at least two-thirds...

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Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...
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“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...