Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicCentral govt employees

Topic: central govt employees

Modi govt may not give annual increment to employees to save money for Covid, vaccination

Final decision is yet to be taken, but govt officials say the move will help save Rs 4,000 crore. Govt could also push ministries to scrap increments in firms under their control.

Central govt employees may have to work from home post lockdown, says DoPT

In a draft framework for 'work from home', the Personnel Ministry said COVID-19 has necessitated many ministries to operate from home to maintain social distancing.

Attitude towards Dalits & tribals could soon make or break govt officers’ promotions

A proposed format for govt officers’ appraisal reports seeks to encourage sensitisation towards Dalits & tribals (SCs & STs).

Central govt relaxes monetary limits on gifts employees can accept

Among other changes, the government removed the limit of Rs 1,000 for employees to receive and retain gifts from foreign dignitaries.

Govt employees of Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh to get pay and benefits under 7th Pay Commission

Home Minister Amit Shah approved payment of all 7th CPC allowances to govt employees of the new union territories, which come into existence on October 31.

On Camera

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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