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EPFO pensioners can give digital life certificate till Feb 28

Retirement fund body EPFO has extended the deadline for submitting digital life certificate by its over 50 lakh pensioners till February 28 to help them get their pension account linked with Aadhaar.

Good news for central government employees: Minimum pension hiked to Rs 9000

Good news for central government employees: Minimum pension hiked to Rs 9000

In what is definitely a good news for all central government employees, the government on Thursday said it has increased the minimum pension of per person to Rs 9000.

Mandatorily process all pension cases online: Govt to depts

Mandatorily process all pension cases online: Govt to depts

In order to check delay and bring in more transparency, the Centre has asked all its departments to mandatorily process all pension-related cases through an online system.

99% pensioners will get OROP benefits by January-end: Defence Minster Manohar Parrikar

99% pensioners will get OROP benefits by January-end: Defence Minster Manohar Parrikar

Defence Minster Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said that around 20 lakh pensioners have been paid the benefits of One Rank One Pension so far, and more than 99 per cent of cases will be settled by January-end.

Germany promises equal pensions for east and west by 2025

Germany promises equal pensions for east and west by 2025

Germany said on Friday it would gradually raise pensions in the formerly communist east to reach the level of those in the west by 2025, more than three decades after reunification.

OROP storm: Congress slams Manohar Parrikar's 'pacifier', asks him to quit post

OROP storm: Congress slams Manohar Parrikar's 'pacifier', asks him to quit post

Criticising Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar for saying that 95 percent of ex-servicemen have already got the benefits of the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme, the Congress party on Sunday said he did not deserve to be in the union cabinet.

Pension of freedom fighters hiked by Rs 5,000

Pension of other freedom fighters, including those who were members of INA, has been raised from Rs 21,395 to Rs 26,000 per month.

EPFO members can fix pension without employers' attestation

EPFO members can fix pension without employers' attestation

Retirement fund body EPFO has introduced a simplified Universal Account Number based form, 10-D, for its subscribers for fixing their pension without employers' attestation.

Retail NPS more than doubles in one year

Retail NPS more than doubles in one year

Post the budgetary provision to provide tax benefits up to 40 percent of maturity of investment in National Pension Scheme, the retail segment of NPS has grown by over 100 percent over the past one year.

Govt okays pension, post-retirement medical services to FCI staff

Govt okays pension, post-retirement medical services to FCI staff

The Cabinet Wednesday approved a new pension scheme and post-retirement medical services to about 35,000 employees of state-run Food Corporation of India (FCI), which would cost annually Rs 134.4 crore.

7th Pay Commission: Retired central government employees to get minimum pension of Rs 9,000

7th Pay Commission: Retired central government employees to get minimum pension of Rs 9,000

Retired central government employees will now get a minimum pension of Rs 9,000, up 157.14 percent from the current Rs 3,500, following the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission's recommendations.

7th Pay Commission: Calculate your actual pension using this calculator!

7th Pay Commission: Calculate your actual pension using this calculator!

The Cabinet approved the 7th Pay Commission's recommendations on 29th June.The general recommendations of the Commission on pension and related benefits have been approved by the Cabinet.

7th Pay Commission: How it will benefit central govt employees and pensioners!

7th Pay Commission: How it will benefit central govt employees and pensioners!

The cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra approved the recommendation that will increase the salary of government employees by 23.55 percent while also raising the entry level pay to Rs 18,000 per month from the current Rs 7,000.

Arun Jaitley invites pension funds, other Japanese investors

Arun Jaitley invites pension funds, other Japanese investors

Keen on investments from Japan to boost economic growth, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Monday met key ministers in the Japanese administration and wooed pension funds to partner in India's infrastructure development.

Greek parliament approves controversial pension, tax reforms

Greek parliament approves controversial pension, tax reforms

Greek lawmakers have adopted a controversial package of pension cuts and tax hikes despite mass public opposition, bowing to creditor demands in a bid to unlock the next tranche of badly-needed bailout funds.

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.

Thousands take to streets in Greece ahead of reform vote

Thousands take to streets in Greece ahead of reform vote

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Athens Sunday as Greece's parliament prepared to vote on a controversial tax and pensions overhaul which has sparked mass opposition.

Banks told to calculate pension post 6% DR hike: Centre

Banks told to calculate pension post 6% DR hike: Centre

All banks have been asked to calculate revised amount of pension following the recent six percent hike in Dearness Relief (DR), the Centre has said.

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.