Keeping in mind likely mass retirement of GMs and DGMs in state-owned banks, the Finance Ministry has asked public sector lenders to consider promoting lower rung employees on merit to fill manpower shortage.
Amid a CBI probe into leakage of secret documents, Finance Ministry has clamped down on the use of Internet and private emails by those up to the director level in the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), restricting the access only to official mails and government websites.
Senior IAS officer Rajiv Kumar has been appointed as the Establishment Officer and Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Personnel as part of a senior level bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the government on Monday.
The government has convened a high -level meeting of finance and security officials in order to chart the next course of action in the case of alleged foreign exchange violations in purchase of properties here by Pakistan's national airliner PIA.
Budgetary allocation for MGNREGA is not sufficient for effective implementation of the rural job scheme this year, a Parliamentary Panel has viewed and asked the Rural Development Ministry to seek higher allocation from Finance Ministry.
Pakistan will more likely receive a loan instalment 1.1 billion dollars from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) next month as the latter is satisfied with its economic performance, government officials said here Saturday.
The Finance Ministry on Friday said it has released in advance the installment worth Rs 856.29 crore in October to Jammu and Kashmir to help the state government deal with the unprecedented situation of flood and natural calamity.