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Dispose pensioners' complaints within 2 months: Govt tells ministries

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 16:03

Concerned over undue delay in addressing grievances of pensioners, government has directed all ministries to resolve the issues within two months of receiving the complaints.

DA likely to be hiked by 10% on Friday

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 20:35

The hike in DA would be effective from the January 1 this year.

New simplified pension form for retired govt employees

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 14:58

Government on Friday introduced a new pension form for its retired employees which simplifies the process of sanctioning pension and doing away with the requirement for submission of affidavits.

Dearness allowance to be merged with basic pay

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 16:59

The Union Cabinet could approve a proposal to merge dearness allowance (DA) with basic pay, benefiting about 50 lakh central government employees and 30 lakh pensioners.

EPFO meet Tuesday to make Rs 1,000 monthly pension a reality

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 16:02

Trustees of Retirement fund body EPFO will decide on Wednesday on amending the scheme to provide a minimum monthly pension of Rs 1,000, which will immediately benefit about its 28 lakh pensioners.

J&K approves 10% DA for govt employees, pensioners

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 23:01

The Jammu and Kashmir government today approved release of 10 per cent Dearness Allowance (DA) instalment which will be effective from July 2013.

Fin Min approves Rs 1,000 minimum monthly pension plan

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 19:32

The Finance Ministry has approved a proposal for providing a minimum monthly pension of Rs 1,000 to workers in the organised sector, a move which would benefit 27 lakh pensioners immediately.

Seventh Pay Commission announced ahead of 2014 polls

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 12:14

This move will benefit about 50 lakh central employees and 30 lakh pensioners.

Govt likely to announce 10 per cent DA hike next month

Last Updated: Sunday, August 04, 2013, 14:34

The government is likely to announce a hike in dearness allowance to 90 per cent from existing 80 per cent in September, benefiting about 50 lakh central employees and 30 lakh pensioners ahead of the festival season.

Maha govt plans biometric system to facilitate pensioners

Last Updated: Monday, June 24, 2013, 21:30

In a bid to provide relief to pensioners from submitting yearly life certificates to avail pension, Maharashtra government plans to set up biometric reader machines for online finger print authentication.

Bihar government, dearness allowance, employees, pensioners

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 20:26

Bihar government on Tuesday announced 8 percent increase in dearness allowance for its employees and pensioners.

RBI yet to order banks to clear dues of armed forces pensioners

Last Updated: Monday, May 13, 2013, 14:02

Despite the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) ordering banks to clear all dues of armed forces pensioners, the former is yet to hand over these amounts.