The Minister said that 'Face Authentication Technique' through Android phone for submission of life certificate digitally has been launched on November 2 last year and till date, more than 20,500 Life Certificates through face authentication have been done.
As per official sources, the technology will benefit 68 lakh Central Government pensioners and crores of pensioners from EPFO and State Governments.
Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Thursday hiked the Dearness Allowance (DA) to 5% from 4% for state government employees. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik approved the release of 1% DA for state government employees and pensioners which will be retrospectively applicable from July 2017. Official sources said, now the DA for the employees will be 5% while […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government increased the dearness allowance (DA) by 7% for its staff with retrospective effect from July 1, 2016. The State government’s decision was announced by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today evening in Bhubaneswar. The Odsiha government pensioners will get Dearness Relief (TI) at 7%, the Chief Minister added. Approximately four lakh State […]
If you are a central government employee or a pensioner, here is something that will cheer you up as there are a plethora of benefit schemes announced or are likely to be implemented this year.
Disapproving all the claims about restoration of Dearness Allowance and Dearness relief (DR) from July 1, the Union Finance Ministry clarified on Saturday (June 26) that no such decision has been made as yet.
Amid all the speculations of a salary hike, one thing that is almost certain is - from July 1, lakhs of central government employees and pensioners will start receiving benefits of the enhanced Dearness Allowance (DA) and Dearness Relief (DR) approved under the 7th Pay Commission.
Bhubaneswar: The dearness allowance (DA) for Odisha government employees and pensioners has been hiked by an additional two percent after a proposal in this regard was approved by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today. With the current hike applicable retrospectively from July 1, 2018, the DA will effectively increase from seven to nine percent. This apart, […]
Retired persons looking to use their pension fund money for meeting family emergencies or for making investments into better return yielding instruments would soon be permitted withdraw their entire lifetime contributions.
Bhubaneswar: It seems Odisha government is trying its best to woo voters ahead of the 2019 general elections. The State government has announced a hike of dearness allowance (DA) by 3% for its employees and pensioners. As per a notification issued by the State government, the dearness allowance hike will come into effect retrospectively from […]
New Delhi: Opting for the new tax rates proposed in the budget could be beneficial for job-starters, pensioners, entrepreneurs and those taxpayers unable to claim available deductions and exemptions under the current tax structure, government sources said. Finance Ministry sources said that there are significant numbers of people, who for various reasons, are not able […]
New Delhi: Earlier the central government accepted the EPFO Trust’s recommendation on one of the longstanding demands of workers to allow restoration of commuted value of pension after 15 years, allowing pensioners to receive an enhanced pension. Without the provision for commuted pension, pensioners continued to receive reduced pension lifelong. “This is a historical step […]
Bhubaneswar: Pensioners will no longer have to visit the treasuries and banks for submission of different certificates as the Odisha government has made special arrangements for disbursement of pension/family pension by making changes in the existing pension disbursement process. The decision was taken in view of Covid-19 pandemic situation and in order to bring service […]
In what could provide a major relief to central government pensioners in this pandemic crisis, the Centre has extended the date of submission of life certificate up to February 28, 2021. The extension of date will also benefit all pensioners covered under the 7th Pay Commission, sources said. Union Minister Jitendra Singh said that the […]
New Delhi: Amidst the wait for DA and salary hike, here comes a major relief for the central government employees and pensioners. The Supreme Court recently delivered a verdict which states that reimbursement of medical bills cannot be denied to a central government employee either during service or after retirement if s/he does not seek […]