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7th Pay Commission – Revision of pension to retired employees of KVS (Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan)

7th Pay Commission - Revision of pension as per 7th CPC to retired employees of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS)

Contractual engagement of retired railway staff on “Consultant-cum- Coach” basis for preservation of Railway Heritage

Contractual engagement of retired railway staff on “Consultant-cum- Coach” basis for preservation of Railway Heritage.

GST Council’s bitter sugar cess – All you need to know

The tax proposal being mooted by the GST Council (Council) in light of the present situation is the imposition of a sugar cess within the GST regime.

Did Einstein believe Indians were stupid? His diaries suggest so

In 1946, physicist Albert Einstein, speaking at an American college that was the first to give degrees to black people, denounced racism in a speech that birthed one of his most popular quotes: “Racism is a disease of white people.” Two decades earlier, he may have been diagnosed with the same disease had people then been aware of a bunch of diary entries the Nobel-winning scientist wrote during an Asia tour. Those diary entries have been made public recently and have sparked a debate on Einstein’s views on race and of people from India, Sri Lanka and China. Indians, Einstein ... Read more

7th Pay Commission Special Allowance to Sportsmen Revised – DOPT Office Memorandum

Revision of Special Allowance Payable to Sportsmen as recommended by 7th Pay Commission for participation in sporting events and tournaments of National or International importance

Centre moots linking driving license with Aadhaar

He further said that by link driving license with Aadhaar, a drunk driver would be caught easily if he/she manages to escape.

Govt amends CGST Rules: Notifies Changes in GST Returns

As the Goods and Services Tax ( GST ) regime turns one year old on this July, the Central Government has notified the amended Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Rules

7th Pay Commission Transport Allowance – Higher Rate in level 1 and 2 denied

Transport Allowance at higher rate for Employees in Pay Level 1 and Pay Level 2 as recommended by 7th Pay Commission not paid - Demand of NFIR

Delay in implementation of on payment of Pension on Higher Wages as per Apex Court judgement

EPFO directs all field offices to revise Pension Non-settlement of pension cases as per Supreme Court order - Delay causes hardship to EPFO Members and amounts to non compliance of the order of the Hon’ble Apex Court

7th Pay Commission Ration Money Allowance in lieu of Free Ration to Officers in Defence Forces

Ration Money Allowance is paid as per the decision taken on 7th CPC recommendations - Consequently, Free Ration allowed to Defence Force Officers have been discontinued

7th Pay Commission – CG Employees House Building Advance (HBA)

House Building Advance (HBA) is offered to employees of the Central Government with an aim to provide assistance in the construction or acquisition of houses/flats.

Reliance Jio to offer more data to users under Double Dhamaka offer

The new plans are available starting on 12th June and can be availed till June 30. This means that users can enjoy the additional data benefits on all recharges made till June 30.

Bullied Into Linking Aadhaar? UIDAI Guidelines Say It Can Be De-Linked

UIDAI has said that users should be able to revoke consent to any e-KYC User Agency (KUA), which must then stop storing the user's e-KYC data, or sharing it with third parties.

All India Central Government Employees Strike on 15.11.2018 – Confederation Note

Confederation calls for All India Central Government Employees Strike on 15th November 2018 - Main demands include Scrapping NPS, increase in Minimum Pay & Fitment Formula , Stop Outsourcing.

Machine learning predicts World Cup winner

The 2018 soccer World Cup kicks off in Russia on Thursday and is likely to be one of the most widely viewed sporting events in history, more popular even than the Olympics. So the potential winners are of significant interest. One way to gauge likely outcomes is to look at bookmakers’ odds. These companies use professional statisticians to analyze extensive databases of results in a way that quantifies the probability of different outcomes of any possible match. In this way, bookmakers can offer odds on all the games that will kick off in the next few weeks, as well as ... Read more

7th Pay Commission – Government’s latest announcement to benefit 23 lakh retired employees

As per the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission, the centre government has increased the pension of retired faculty and other non-teaching staff in central universities and colleges.

Postal GDS Strike Success – Confederation’s view on 16 days of Gramin Dak Sevaks

GDS Postal Employees Strike that culminated in revision of Wages and allowances - Confederation terms it "16 days Glorious Strike".

Writing of Annual Performance Appraisal Reports (APARs) of top management incumbents of CPSEs

Writing of Annual Performance Appraisal Reports (APARs) of top management incumbents of CPSEs from the year 2017-18 onwards.

Northern Railways to facilitate cleanliness in trains through WhatsApp groups

Various departments of a train, viz. pantry, bed rolls, etc will have a separate WhatsApp group, which would be monitored by a senior railway official.

Filing a RTI? Be Prepared to Pay 18 Percent GST

“It is something they have introduced recently. It reveals government’s negative attitude, but I do not see it as a major issue,” said Shailesh Gandhi, former central information commissioner.