08 Apr 2015
Mumbai: In a bonanza to over one crore Central government employees and pensioners, the Cabinet on Tuesday hiked Dearness Allowance (DA) by 6 percent to 113 percent of their basic pay with effect from January.
24 Sep 2013
New Delhi: The government has done away with the requirement for widows to present themselves before two gazette officers to "verify" their status for getting family pension in certain cases.
29 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Implementation of the much- awaited pay hike for over 1 crore Central government employees and pensioners will be a positive for the economy as it will push up consumption although its impact on inflation is likely to be moderate, economists say.
03 Jun 2016
New Delhi: All banks have been asked to give priority to pensioners visiting their branches for seeding of Aadhaar numbers with their bank accounts, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said today.
29 Apr 2016
Patna: Bihar government hiked the Dearness Allowance (DA) of its employees and pensioners by 6 percent to 125 percent with retrospective effect from January 1, 2016.
09 Sep 2015
New Delhi: Dearness Allowance (DA) was today hiked to 119 percent, up 6 percentage points, a move which will benefit over 1 crore government employees and pensioners.
28 Jun 2016
New Delhi: The government is likely to soon announce the implementation of 7th Pay Commission that would hike the salaries and allowances for over 1 crore government employees and pensioners by at least 23.5 percent.
29 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission got the Cabinet nod today, which will benefit over 1 crore government employees and pensioners.
06 Nov 2014
New Delhi: In good news for lakhs of pensioners, the Central government has decided to use their services on voluntary basis for implementing various welfare programmes. The Department of Pension and Pensioners' Welfare (DPPW) has started a unique initiative - Sankalp - to provide a platform for pensioners to access opportunities available for useful interventions in the society.
26 Aug 2015
New Delhi: The Cabinet today extended by four months the term of the Seventh Pay Commission, which was set up in February 2014 to revise remuneration of some 48 lakh Central government employees and 55 lakh pensioners.