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Dearness Allowance: President approves payment of 2% from July 1

Dearness Allowance: President approves payment of 2% from July 1

The move will benefit about 50.68 lakh employees and 54.24 lakh pensioners.

Pensioners to supervise government jobs recruitment exams

Pensioners to supervise government jobs recruitment exams

The retired central government employees will be engaged as Inspecting Officers and members of the flying squad for conducting and supervising of examinations at various places.

PM Modi announces 20% hike in freedom fighters pensions

PM Modi announces 20% hike in freedom fighters pensions

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced a 20 percent hike in the pension of freedom fighters.

Government plans to amend 145-year-old pension law

Government plans to amend 145-year-old pension law

The matter to Pensions Act, 1871 has been under consideration for past some time past in accordance with the policy of the central government to repeal obsolete laws.

Good news! Pre-2006 central government retirees to get pension hike

Good news! Pre-2006 central government retirees to get pension hike

Pre-2006 pensioners will now get a hike in pension, in addition to the arrears, as the Centre has done away with a provision of having 33-year service for earning full pension.

OROP: Revised benefits released to over 2 lakh pensioners

The government will credit the new benefits by the end of this month, the Defence Ministry said in a statement.

Good news for central govt employees! DA likely to be hiked to 125% from existing 119%

Good news for central govt employees! DA likely to be hiked to 125% from existing 119%

The likely increase in dearness allowance by six percent to 125 percent from existing 119 percent would benefit over 10 million central government employees and pensioners.

Soon a portal to help pensioners get digital life certificates

A new portal to facilitate lakhs of pensioners in getting digital life certificates and other beneficiary features will soon be made functional, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said here on Thursday.

Govt hikes dearness allowance by 6%; to benefit over 1 crore employees, pensioners

Govt hikes dearness allowance by 6%; to benefit over 1 crore employees, pensioners

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal to increase dearness allowance to 119 percent from 113 percent, which will potentially benefit over one crore government employees and pensioners.

Govt may hike DA by 6%; to benefit over 1 crore employees, pensioners

Govt may hike DA by 6%; to benefit over 1 crore employees, pensioners

The Cabinet is likely to consider Wednesday a proposal to increase dearness allowance to 119 percent from 113 percent, which if cleared will potentially benefit over one crore government employees and pensioners.

Dearness Allowance hike: Union cabinet meeting underway

Dearness Allowance hike: Union cabinet meeting underway

Government in April hiked dearness allowance by 6 percent to 113 percent of the central government employees and pensioners' basic pay with effect from January.

Mention Aadhaar on pensioners' identity cards: Govt tells depts

All pensioners would get a laminated identity card with their Aadhaar numbers mentioned on it, the Centre has said.

Nitish Kumar govt hikes DA for employees, pensioners

The Nitish Kumar government in Bihar on Tuesday announced a pre-election sop for government employees and pensioners by hiking Dearness Allowance by six to 11 per cent.

Banks asked to issue life certificate receipt to pensioners

Reserve Bank on Thursday directed banks to mandatorily issue a duly signed acknowledgement to pensioners upon receiving life certificate from them.

Govt hikes dearness allowance by 6% to 113%

In a move that will benefit over 1 crore central government employees and pensioners, the government Tuesday hiked the dearness allowance by 6 percent from the existing 107 percent.

Register Aadhaar numbers with banks: Govt tells pensioners

All central government pensioners should register their Aadhaar numbers with banks in order to avoid any problems faced by them in getting pension, the Centre has said.

Don't harass pensioners, govt tells banks

Against the backdrop of complaints of pensioners' harassment, the government has directed banks not to insist that retired government employees be physically present for giving life certificates for continuation of pension.

Trade unions against increasing minimum pension, retirement age

A national co-ordination committee comprising all trade unions in the country for Employees Retirement Pension Benefits (1995) has strongly opposed the raising of retirement age from 58 to 60 years.

Don't harass pensioners: Govt tells banks

Don't harass pensioners: Govt tells banks

In the backdrop of complaints of pensioners' harassment, the government has directed banks not to insist upon retired government employees for their presence to give life certificates for continuation of pension.

EPFO mulls medical benefits for its pensioners

It was suggested that the surplus in Employees' Deposit Linked Insurance scheme could be used for extending medical benefits through ESIC.