Saturday, 3 December, 2022
TopicCentral govt employees

Topic: central govt employees

PM Modi instructs government to fill up 10 lakh vacancies by end 2023

Employment generation and improving employability are priorities, the government has said, taking several initiatives in that direction.

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

YourTurn

File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.