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Labour dept proposes changes in welfare scheme for introducing 3 pension slabs depending on period of registration of workers with the board
Congress leader Brajlal Khabri said that Congress supports OPS because it ensures social security to employees after retirement.
In its April 23 order, the EPFO said that applications for higher pension will be vetted and verified by the field office.
Afaque Ahmad, who won from Saran teachers’ constituency in a bypoll, has been an active member of Jan Suraj.
What exactly is the point of contention between National Pension Scheme (NPS) and Old Pension Scheme (OPS)? Is it just a political ploy, or does it also consider the economy? Here's a detailed account.
According to the notification issued by the Ministry of Personnel, government employees who are eligible to choose the Old Pension Scheme "but do not do so by the stipulated date" will continue to be covered by the National Pension System.
Congress-ruled Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh have announced reverting to the old pension scheme, even as the party won Himachal Pradesh in the latest round of assembly polls banking on a slew of promises, including one to go back to OPS.
In a statement, the NHRC said the woman's husband was a retired ambulance driver who had served at the Safdarjung Hospital here.
Published on Jul 25, 2022 10:00 PM IST
The bench further asked Giri to convey the views of the top court to state government functionaries. “It is the only state doing this...Please, convey our words to the state government.”
The NDA government under Atal Bihari Vajpayee in 2003 had scrapped the Old Pension Scheme (OPS) and introduced the National Pension Scheme (NPS) from April 1, 2004
Published on Mar 14, 2022 08:20 PM IST
Written by Aryan Prakash
The old pension scheme was done away with by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government during Atal Bihari Vajpayee's regime in December 2003. The national pension scheme (NPS) took effect from April 1, 2004.
Published on Mar 06, 2022 08:26 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan, New Delhi
“The Congress party is fully dedicated to the interests of government employees,” Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi hailed the old pension scheme announced by Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot in his budget.
Chief minister Hemant Soren announced that widows will get their pension money from the government with out a ration card in Jharkhand.
Published on Oct 25, 2021 10:31 PM IST
PTI | , Ranchi
The department observed that the services of contractual employees should not be regularised by the university in violation of government policy, without the approval of the administrative department
She was addressing a virtual rally of party office bearers and workers of Kangra Parliamentary Constituency through video conferencing from New Delhi
A crisis like the coronavirus pandemic makes retiral benefits important for the elderly, both for medical and economic reasons. We have an example in the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), a retirement plan for American civil servants
Updated on May 15, 2020 07:53 PM IST
Besides delay in wage revision, their demands include merging special allowance with basic pay, scraping of new pension scheme and enhancement in family pension
The purpose of the proposal is to offer an option of a simplified system, particularly to those who are not availing many exemptions, revenue secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey said in an interview with Hindustan Times.
Updated on Feb 03, 2020 12:43 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Shishir Gupta and Rajeev Jayaswal
The scheme, after former three-time Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit who died last year, proposes to increase the pension to senior citizens, widows and differently abled people to ₹5,000 per month.
The scheme, which envisages an assured rate of return of 8 per cent annually, is being implemented through Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC). The scheme was announced in Union Budgets of 2017-18 and 2018-19.
Published on Dec 26, 2019 05:42 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
The Centre would now release an additional installment of Dearness Allowance (DA) to employees and dearness relief to pensioners from July 2019 representing an increase of 5% over the existing rate of 12%
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the functioning of the first 100 days of his government was just a trailer of what is yet to come.
Modi will dedicate country’s second Multi Model Terminal built at Sahibganj to the nation, inaugurate newly constructed state-of-the-art Assembly Building in Ranchi and lay the foundation of new secretariat building in Jharkhand capital.
Groups in fray have come up with similar promises in their manifestoes
A player association was a long-felt need in India but what we get is a body unrepresentative in nature and hopelessly inadequate in scope.
Published on Jul 31, 2019 10:14 AM IST
MSP is the price at which the government purchases crops from farmers.
Updated on Jul 30, 2019 10:05 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh |HT Correspondent
Speaking in the state Assembly during the Question hour, Fadnavis said “pension was an honour more than money” for those who served jail term during the Emergency.
Updated on Jun 25, 2019 05:50 PM IST
Mumbai |Press Trust of India
The Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-dhan (PM-SYM), a contributory scheme that offers a pension of ₹3,000 per month to those employed in the unorganised sector, from cobblers to construction workers, excludes those covered by the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) and EPFO.
Updated on Mar 25, 2019 09:57 AM IST
New Delhi |Rajeev Jayaswal
The Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-dhan Yojana is yet another scheme with inbuilt flaws
Updated on Mar 08, 2019 09:24 AM IST