Tag: Government Employees

OPS implementation will benefit 1,36,000 employees: Himachal Pradesh government

The implementation of the Old Pension Scheme (OPS) has been discussed widely in recent days, and many states have already put it into action....

Govt employees’ minimum wage likely to be raised: Reports

According to media reports, the government employees' salaries are expected to increase after the Union Budget 2023 due to a revision in the fitment...

Karnataka government staff to contribute a day’s salary to ‘gaushalas’

The Government of Karnataka has ordered all government employees to give up a day’s salary towards the maintenance of cows under its Punyakoti Dattu...

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,...

Cashless medical scheme for UP government staff, pensioners

A scheme has been rolled out by the Government of Uttar Pradesh, which offers cashless medical facility to government staff, pensioners and their family...

Government staff must buy cheapest travel ticket to avail LTC

Central government employees will have to follow new rules to avail leave travel concession or LTC, as per the 7th Pay Commission. The Ministry of...

No more work-from-home for Kerala state government employees

Kerala state government has become one of the first Indian states to revoke the work-from-home option for certain categories of their employees. The government had...

7th Pay Commission: Changes in DA calculations for government employees

This week, the Centre has altered the way dearness allowance (DA) is calculated for the government employees. As per the latest update from the...

11 % DA hike for Odisha state government employees

With the festive season round the corner, the Odisha government has decided to increase the dearness allowance (DA) for all state government employees and...

“Pay delayed salaries and pensions of govt staff with interest”: SC

Referring to the salaries and pensions of government employees as “rightful entitlements”, the Supreme Court has ruled that in case of any delays in...

Infuriated state government staff declare indefinite strikes all across India

The electricity department employees of Puducherry have decided to go on an indefinite strike from Monday, January 11, 2021 to stage their agitation against...

Full July salary for Telangana govt staff

The impact of the pandemic and ensuing lockdown has been huge in states, such as Telangana, where the state government employees have been facing...

Uttar Pradesh govt. abolishes allowances affecting 16 lakh employees

While the Uttar Pradesh government has not cut the salaries of its employees, it has decided to scrap seven of their allowances, instead. Financial...

Only 50% Central-govt employees to attend office

Only fifty per cent of Central-government employees will be allowed to attend office daily, while the rest have been ordered to work from home. As...

Increase in dearness hike to benefit 4 lakh central govt. employees

The Indian government has approved the hike in dearness allowance for central- government employees from existing 17 per cent to 21 per cent. The...

‘No work, no pay’ imposed on agitating Uttarakhand govt. staff

On the 3 March, 2020, the Government gave an order to implement 'no work, no pay for employees' participating in the Uttarakhand General-OBC Employees...

Mega sports & cultural meet for Karnataka govt staff

The Karnataka government has planned a three-day sports event for its employees, in which as many as 11000 government employees are expected to participate....

1,65,000 Uttarakhand government staff to go on strike

Over 1,65,000 Uttarakhand government employees will be going on an indefinite strike from 2 March. The protesting employees are demanding promotions in various departments...

Cuts in salary for infrastructure development in Nagaland

The Government of Nagaland is planning to cut the salaries of its government employees to generate the funds required for development projects. The people of...

3166 Odisha state-government employees promoted in the last week of December

As per a release from the chief minister’s office, 3166 state-government employees from 39 different departments across 30 districts got promoted in the last...

Government clears confusion on salary increment process under 7th Pay Commission

Government has given a clarification on the major confusion in the salary increment process of the central government employees. Minister of State for Finance, Anurag...

Local government in Ohio announces 32-hour work week plan

Newburgh Heights, a village in the state of Ohio, USA, has announced a new legislation cutting the standard working hours down to 32 for...

Cases against government employees for posting comments against CM

About 12 employees of the State Government of Kerala and about 106 others have cases registered against them for posting offensive comments and videos...

Govt offices in Kerala to have Aadhaar-based biometric attendance system

In all government offices of Kerala, Aadhaar-based attendance has been made compulsory. Within the next six months, all government offices in the state will...

Houses for all government employees at Amaravati

There is good news for all government employees working in Amaravati, who do not possess a house in Andhra Pradesh (AP). Expressing his concern...

Government promotions to be based on performance and feedback/rating

The Government is all set to change the way employees receive promotions from 2019 onwards, as per media reports. The objective is to make...

Google employees  protest against mass layoffs

Google, the tech giant, recently fired approximately 12,000 employees in January, which resulted in protests from workers in both the US coasts. The workers...

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Edtech unicorn, Physics Wallah, to expand team by 2500

Physics Wallah, the unicorn edtech firm is hiring at a time when other edtech firms are downsizing significantly. The Company intends to expand its...

1000s of employees protest for raising wage & regularisation demand: Punjab

On Sunday, a large group of state government employees, including contract, outsourced, and regular employees, gathered outside the Sangrur deputy commissioner's office to protest...

How laid-off tech talent can be leveraged by non-tech sectors

In recent months, the tech industry has seen a significant number of layoffs as companies adjust to the economic impact of the pandemic. While...

7 companies lay off their workforce globally

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