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Senior journalist Ashok Malik appointed Press Secretary to President

Senior journalist Ashok Malik appointed Press Secretary to President

Senior Indian analyst and a fellow of Observer's Research Foundation (ORF) Ashok Malik has been appointed as the Press Secretary to President by the Union Cabinet.

7th Pay Commission on allowances: Maximum monthly HRA hiked by 176% to Rs 75,000

7th Pay Commission on allowances: Maximum monthly HRA hiked by 176% to Rs 75,000

Lower level employees will get HRA hike of up to 157 percent from their July month salaries as against 122 percent for higher level employees. But when DA will cross 50% then higher level employees will receive 176 percent hike as against 157 percent hike for lower level employees.

7th Pay Commission: Govt employees to get monthly HRA hike of up to Rs 48,000

7th Pay Commission: Govt employees to get monthly HRA hike of up to Rs 48,000

The central government employees will get maximum monthly HRA (House Rent Allowance) hike of Rs 33,000 from their July month salaries but it will be revised upwards by Rs 40,500 and Rs 48,000 when DA crosses 25 percent and 50 percent respectively.

 

7th Pay Commission: Allowance for troops in Siachen, Naxal areas more than doubles

7th Pay Commission: Allowance for troops in Siachen, Naxal areas more than doubles

The government has more than doubled risk and hardship allowance for armymen in Siachen and hiked the same for security forces deployed for counter insurgency operations and in Naxal-hit areas.

7th Pay Commission: Govt notifies higher allowances, HRA; effective from July 1

7th Pay Commission: Govt notifies higher allowances, HRA; effective from July 1

All allowances given under 7th Pay Commission recommendation will be effective from 1st July 2017.

7th Pay Commission: Maximum HRA hiked from Rs 27,000 to Rs 60,000 for now, to be raised to Rs 75,000 when DA crosses 50%

7th Pay Commission: Maximum HRA hiked from Rs 27,000 to Rs 60,000 for now, to be raised to Rs 75,000 when DA crosses 50%

For the central government employees belonging to highest level in the pay matrix, HRA has been increased from Rs 27,000 to Rs 60,000, meaning a hike of 122 percent. However, the HRA for these employees will be revised upwards to Rs 67,500, and Rs 75,000 when DA crosses 25% and 50% respectively.

7th Pay Commission: Additional HRA bonanza for more than 7.5 lakh govt employees- know how it will benefit them

7th Pay Commission: Additional HRA bonanza for more than 7.5 lakh govt employees- know how it will benefit them

Know how more than 7.5 lakh employees belonging to Levels 1 to 3 in the pay matrix will be benefitted, owing to fixation of minimum HRA.

7th Pay Commission: Govt employees to get HRA hike in the range of 106 to 157% from next month salary, but without arrears

7th Pay Commission: Govt employees to get HRA hike in the range of 106 to 157% from next month salary, but without arrears

Know how more than 48 lakh central government employees will start getting maximum HRA hike (House Rent Allowance) of 157 percent from July month salary.

7th Pay Commission: Increased allowances come into effect from today

7th Pay Commission: Increased allowances come into effect from today

Cabinet this week approved recommendations of 7th Central Pay Commission with 34 modifications.

7th Pay Commission on allowances: Where govt employees will get maximum HRA- check out city-wise

7th Pay Commission on allowances: Where govt employees will get maximum HRA- check out city-wise

Know the actual HRA (House Rent Allowance) city-wise after the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the 7th CPC recommendations on allowances with some modifications.

7th Pay Commission on allowances: How the Cabinet approval will affect HRA, salaries of central govt employees

7th Pay Commission on allowances: How the Cabinet approval will affect HRA, salaries of central govt employees

Know how the Union Cabinet's nod to E-CoS report on allowances will affect HRA (House Rent Allowance) and salaries of central government employees.

7th Pay Commission: Cabinet clears decks for implementation of higher allowances from July 1 – All you should know

7th Pay Commission: Cabinet clears decks for implementation of higher allowances from July 1 – All you should know

Here are the highlights of cabinet approval on 7th Pay Commission Allowances.

7th Pay Commission: Cabinet to take up proposal on allowances today, will govt employees get HRA higher than Mathur panel?

7th Pay Commission: Cabinet to take up proposal on allowances today, will govt employees get HRA higher than Mathur panel?

If the Cabinet takes final call today then the central government employees will get revised allowances from July month salary.

7th Pay Commission: Cabinet to take up proposal on allowances tomorrow, will govt employees get HRA higher than Mathur panel?

7th Pay Commission: Cabinet to take up proposal on allowances tomorrow, will govt employees get HRA higher than Mathur panel?

The Union Cabinet may approve HRA (House Rent Allowance) rates between recommendations of AK Mathur panel and 6th CPC/existing, most likely at 27 percent in its meeting on June 28.

 

7th Pay Commission: Final decision on allowances on June 28; HRA rate likely to be capped at 27%

7th Pay Commission: Final decision on allowances on June 28; HRA rate likely to be capped at 27%

The Union Cabinet may fix HRA (House Rent Allowance) rates between recommendations of AK Mathur panel and 6th CPC/existing, most likely at 27 percent in its next meeting on June 28.

Cabinet passes resolution on GST, calls it game-changing reform

Cabinet passes resolution on GST, calls it game-changing reform

The Union Cabinet on Thursday passed a resolution expressing gratitude to Chief Ministers of States and others for their cooperation in introduction of GST.

7th Pay Commission: Cabinet to take final call on HRA, allowances today, will govt employees get arrears for 17 months?

7th Pay Commission: Cabinet to take final call on HRA, allowances today, will govt employees get arrears for 17 months?

The meeting, which is scheduled to take place this evening is likely to focus on recommendations of the Lavasa Panel.

7th Pay Commission: Cabinet to take final call on HRA, allowances on June 28; will govt employees get arrears for 17 months?

7th Pay Commission: Cabinet to take final call on HRA, allowances on June 28; will govt employees get arrears for 17 months?

The Narendra Modi Cabinet is likely to put an end to year-long wait of central government employees for allowances, including HRA (House Rent Allowance) by taking final call on the proposal in its next meeting on June 28.

7th Pay Commission: Final decision on allowances, arrears next week; will government retain existing rates of HRA

7th Pay Commission: Final decision on allowances, arrears next week; will government retain existing rates of HRA

The Narendra Modi Cabinet is likely to put an end to year-long wait of central government employees for allowances including HRA by taking final call on the proposal in its next meeting next week.

 

7th Pay Commission: Final decision on allowances soon; will govt employees get maximum HRA hike of up to 178 percent?

7th Pay Commission: Final decision on allowances soon; will govt employees get maximum HRA hike of up to 178 percent?

If the government retains the exiting HRA rates (as per 6th Pay Commission) then the HRA component of central government employees will increase ranging between 157 percent and 178 percent.