In its response to a petition filed by advocate Ashwini Upadhyay, the Central government said it has requested the Law Commission to undertake an examination of various issues relating to the Uniform Civil Code and to make recommendations thereof.
To encourage the youth to join the Armed Forces, motivational lectures are regularly organised in schools, colleges, other educational institutes and National Cadet Corps (NCC) camps.
The Congress has lashed out at the central government for not releasing the dearness allowance (DA) of government employees suspended for more than a year because of the Covid-19 pandemic
The PMGKAY was reintroduced for two months till June this year in order to minimise the economic hardships being faced by the poor PDS (public distribution system) beneficiaries during the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The decision taken by the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will help farmers take a call on which kharif (summer) crop to grow as sowing picks with the spread of the Southwest monsoon.
Bhubaneswar: Amid the allegations leveled by the State BJP of the Odisha government hijacking Central schemes, the Centre has now asked the State government to refrain from co-branding PMAY-G houses with the logo of the Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana (BPGY), which would result in the misinterpretation of the scheme by the beneficiaries. In a letter […]
Bhubaneswar: The Central government is likely to implement the New-Wage Code Bill 2021 from April 1, 2021. This may change the existing monthly Provident Fund (PF) and gratuity contributions by employees. As per the provisions under the new system, the share of basic salary in CTC could be 50 per cent or more. It means […]
Bhubaneswar: As per the guidelines of Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and concerned State governments, the Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) across the country have reopened and resumed face-to-face teachings for various classes. KVs started opening from the month of October in a phased manner. According to the data compiled on February 11, 2021 from all the […]
Bhubaneswar: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced lateral recruitment for several Joint Secretary level and Director level posts on a contract basis in various ministries of the Central Government. The notification has been issued after Government of India submitted a requisition for Lateral Recruitment of Joint Secretary and Director level officers. Online applications […]
New Delhi: Amidst the crisis of a pandemic, here is a good news that will definitely bring cheers on the faces of the government employees who had been waiting for long for increase in their dearness allowance. The Delhi government has enhanced monthly dearness allowance (DA) for its unskilled, semi-skilled, skilled and other category workers […]
The Union Public Service Commission recently released a notification for multiple positions under the 7th Pay Commission Scale. Eligible candidates who will crack the exam, interviews and other tests as notified by the UPSC, can get the opportunity to get multiple benefits. The commission recently sought applications against 44 vacancies for positions like Foreman (Electrical), […]
New Delhi: The Central government on Friday said that it borrowed and transferred Rs 6,000 crore as first tranche to 16 states on account of GST compensation under the special borrowing window. The Centre has evolved a special borrowing window to address the shortfall in the GST collection during the year 2020-2021. In all, 21 […]
New Delhi: More than two thirds, or more accurately, 69.3 per cent respondents, trust the Central government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, according to the IANS CVoter Media Tracker. The survey covered the trustworthiness of institutions among other contemporary media consumption trends. As against 69.3 per cent at the all India level who trust […]
In a fresh announcement for the Cental government job aspirants, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced new vacancies in the 7th Pay Commission scale.
For those aspiring to become a central government employee, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has come up with an opportunity for in the 7th Pay Commission scale payroll amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The UPSC has invited applications from interested and eligible candidates for the positions of Specialist Grade III Assistant Professor and Assistant Engineer […]
Bhubaneswar : The Industrial Promotion and Investment Corporation of Odisha (IPICOL), a state government agency, has said that there seem to be an “incongruency” in the results, as the state recorded a dismal performance in the Centre’s Business Reform Action Plan (BRAP) rankings with its performance worsening as per the data. In a statement, IPICOL […]
New Delhi: The Centre on Thursday informed the Supreme Court it is willing to withdraw 96 per cent of the Rs 4 Lakh crore dues pending against various PSUs in the adjusted gross revenue (AGR) matter. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, representing the Centre, told a bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra that the Centre is […]
New Delhi: The Central Government on Monday said that biometric attendance will continue to be suspended during the fourth phase of the lockdown as it issued guidelines on the regulation of attendance in government offices. Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions said that all officers of the level of Deputy Secretary and above shall […]
New Delhi: Around 15,000 Indian nationals evacuated by the Central government from 12 countries are expected to land in India in the next one week. The evacuation of Indians is part of the relief measures provided to Indian nationals amid a country-wide lockdown which has been imposed to prevent the spread of coronavirus pandemic. Official […]
New Delhi: The Central government has directed NAFED to continue supplying pulses and onions from the buffer stock in order to keep the prices under control, an official said. A meeting was held here on Wednesday under the chairmanship of Avinash Kumar Srivastava, Secretary, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, to review the onion and pulses prices, […]
Panaji: The Indian Navy is looking forward to the Central government to take a decision on a third aircraft carrier, Indian Navy chief Admiral Karambir Singh said on Friday. Singh, while speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the Goa Maritime Conclave here, also said, that the appointment of a Chief of Defence Staff was […]
In a major development, the Central Government has amended Rule 54 of CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972. Latest reports suggest that the family of a government servant, who dies within 7 years of joining service, will also be eligible for family pension at enhanced rate of 50% of last pay drawn, for a period of 10 […]
New Delhi: In the biggest consolidation exercise in the banking space, the government on Friday announced four major mergers of public sector banks, bringing down their total number to 12 from 27 in 2017, a move aimed at making state-owned lenders global sized banks. United Bank of India and Oriental Bank of Commerce will be […]
New Delhi: The Central government has granted final approval to National Investment and Manufacturing Zone (NIMZ) in Kalinganagar, Jajpur district, Odisha. As per Press Information Bureau(PIB) release, “On the receipt of proposals from State Government, the concerned central Ministries/Departments have undertaken steps for creation/upgradation of external infrastructure linkages.” Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry, […]
Kolkata: Assuring the Muslim community that they have nothing to fear, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said with its help she would fight “every battle” to save the country. Banerjee acknowledged that the community has helped her uphold secularism, national unity, the ethos of the country and the state as also “every social […]