28 Jul 2014
Panaji: Goa government on Monday said that the modified mediclaim scheme covering its population would be notified within a week.
13 Jul 2014
Mumbai: Having missed out on a major mention in the Budget, pension funds regulator Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) is hoping that the next Budget will come up with some concrete proposals for the sector, including a 25-year extension to government subsidy of Rs 1,000 for the unorganised labour market.
07 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The government has approved minimum monthly pension of Rs 1,000 under Employees Pension Scheme 1995 (EPS-95) run by the retirement body Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO). The decision of the government would immediately benefit 28 lakh pensioners including 5 lakh widows getting less than Rs 1000 as pension every month. In all, there are 44 lakh pensioners under the EPS-95 scheme.
23 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Retirement fund body EPFO has asked its field staff to take steps for enforcing government's decision of raising wage ceiling to Rs 15,000 to cover the organised sector workers under the social security net.
10 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The minimum monthly pension of Rs 1,000 under EPS-95 scheme run by retirement fund body EPFO has become a reality and will immediately benefit 28 lakh pensioners who get less than this amount at present.
30 Jun 2014
Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government is planning to raise from 55 years to 60 the age for expatriates to register their names in the diaspora pension scheme, a minister said here on Monday.
22 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The government has launched a scheme for technology upgradation, establishment and modernization of food processing industries across the country to minimize wastage of perishable fruits and vegetables.
23 Jul 2014
Jaipur: 85 lakh ineligible people were added as beneficiary under food security scheme and will be removed from the list as soon as possible, Rajasthan government said here on Wednesday.
25 Jul 2014
New Delhi: With an aim to increase India's medal tally in 2016 and 2020 Olympics, the Sports Ministry has decided to start a "Target Mission Olympic Podium Scheme" and an elite athletes identification committee, which will include sporting greats Rahul Dravid and Abhinav Bindra among others.
24 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The government on Thursday approved sale of 10 million tonnes of wheat from FCI stock in the open market in order to boost domestic supply and check prices.