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DA Calculation from July 2020 – 90 Paisa

Expected DA Calculation from July 2020 – 90 Paisa After releasing the AICPIN for the month of April 2020, the next stage of expected DA calculation is completed! Even though the additional dearness allowance is frozen for 18 months from January 2020 to June 2021 to all Central government employees and pensioners, the calculation of Dearness allowance is an ongoing process! As per the press release of the AICPIN for the month of April 2020, the index is increased by three points from its existing level. Now, the AICPIN is standing at 329. Click to read continue...

AICPIN for the month of April 2020

AICPIN for the month of April 2020 Ministry of Labour & Employment Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) – April, 2020 The All-India CPI-IW for April, 2020 increased by 3 points and stood at 329 (three hundred and twenty nine). On 1-month percentage change, it increased by (+) 0.92 per cent between March and April, 2020 compared to (+) 0.97 per cent increase between corresponding months of previous year. Click to Calculate Expected DA from July 2020 The maximum upward pressure in current index came from Food group contributing (+) 2.43 percentage points to the total change. At item level, Rice, Wheat, Wheat Atta, Arhar Dal, Moong Dal, Mustard Oil, Fish Fresh, Goat Meat, Poultry (Chicken), Brinjal, Cabbage, Cauliflower, French Bean, Green Coriander Leaves, Lady’s Finger, Palak, Potato, Radish, Tomato, Banana, Lemon, Mango (Ripe), Sugar, Cooking Gas, etc. are responsible for the increase in index. However, this increase was checked by Garlic, Onion, Parval, Petrol, Flo

Freezing of DA to CG Employees and DR to CG Pensioners – Hardship and legal implications

Freezing of Dearness Allowance to Central Government Employees and Dearness Relief to Central Government Pensioners – Hardships & legal implications Ph: 23382286 National Council (Staff Side) Joint Consultative Machinery for Central Government Employees 13-C, Ferozsha Road, New Delhi-110001 E-Mail: nc.jcm.np@gmail.com Shiv Gopal Mishra Secretary No.NC/JCM/2020 Dated: May 26 2020 The Cabinet Secretary, Government of India, New Delhi Dear Sir, Sub: Freezing of Dearness Allowance to Central Government Employees and Dearness Relief to Central Government Pensioners – Hardships & legal implications thereof. Ref.: (i) MoF(Dept of Exp.)’s O.M. No.1/1/2020=E-II(B) dated 23.04.2020 (ii) Our earlier memorandum No.NC-JCM-2020/CS/PM dated 23.04.2020   Check also: DA Arrears Loss in Salary Calculator from Jan 2020 to June 2021 This is in continuation of our earlier memorandum cited above regarding unjust decision taken by the Government to freeze the rates of DA and DR up to July 2021, over-

All Official communication through e-mail using @gov.in/@nic.in

All Official communication through e-mail using @gov.in/@nic.in - Railway Board Order Government of India Ministry of Railways (Railway Board)   OFFICE ORDER No. 42 of 2020 Sub : Communication through e-mail The Indian Railways Information and Communication Technology (IR ICT) Security Policy, 2019 details the information security policy that all IR units shall observe and follow. Section 17 of the Policy defines the acceptable e-mail usage in official working in sync with the Government of India’s (Gol) e-mail policy.   2. In pursuance of the same, it is brought to notice of all concerned that only the e-mail services of GoI 1.e. @gov.in/@nic.in domain should be used for all official communications. This email service is secure with Geo-fencing feature (country-wise access control). No official communication (email) should be entered into using the e-mail @ services provided by other service providers. 3. In order to ensure un-interrupted services and also for security reasons, updati

Senior Citizen Savings Scheme (SCSS) - Time limit extended for Retirees

Regarding extending the prescribed time limit of one month post retirement for retirees to invest in Sr. Citizen Savings Scheme (SCSS) SB Order No. 19/2020 F.No.113-02/2019-SB Govt. of India Ministry of Communications Department of Posts (Financial Services Division) Dak Bhawan, New Delhi-110001 Dated: 26.05.2020 To, All Head of Circles/Regions Subject : Regarding extending the prescribed time limit of one month post retirement for retirees to invest in Sr. Citizen Savings Scheme (SCSS). Madam/Sir, The undersigned is directed to inform that vide O.M. No. 3/3/2019-NS (Pt.1) dated 21.05.2020, the MoF (DEA) has decided to relax some regulatory provisions to safeguard the interest of Small Savings Depositors in view of the lockdown in the country due to COVID-19 pandemic. Check also: Senior Citizen Savings Scheme (SCSS) – New Rules, Interest Rate Calculation, Nomination and Form Download 2. Accordingly the following relaxation guidelines in reference to Sr. Citizen Savings Scheme (SCSS) ar

IT Act Section 269su Prescribed Electronic Mode and Rule - CBDT Circular 12/2020

Clarifications in respect of prescribed electronic modes under section 269SU of the Income-tax Act 1961 Circular No. 12/2020 F.No.370142/35/2019-TPL Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Direct Taxes Dated: 20th May, 2020 Subject: Clarifications in respect of prescribed electronic modes under section 269SU of the Income-tax Act 1961 – reg. In furtherance to the declared policy objective of the Government to encourage digital transactions and move towards a less-cash economy, a new provision namely Section 269SU was inserted in the Income-tax Act, 1961 (“the Act”), vide the Finance (No. 2) Act 2019. This section requires every person carrying on business and having sales/turnover/gross receipts from business of more than Rs 50 Crores (“specified person’) in the immediately preceding previous year to mandatorily provide facilities for accepting payments through prescribed electronic modes. Subsequently vide notification no. 105/2019 dated 30.12.20

Government Employees residing in Containment Zones - Instructions given by Railway Board

Employees residing in Containment Zones as demarcated by states/district administration will not attend Office – Railway Board Order GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (RAILWAY BOARD) Office Order No. 40 of 2020 Sub: Preventive Measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 – Officials residing at Containment Zone/ suffering from Covid related symptoms. Attention is invited to Office Orders No 32 & 33 of 2020 containing instructions regarding reporting of Officials in Board’s Office during lock down period. In these instructions it has been advised that Officials residing in Containment Zones as demarcated by states/district administration will not attend Office. 2. Officials who are residing in containment zones / or suffering from any flu/Covid related symptoms are therefore advised to submit a ‘self declaration’ to this effect to their reporting Officers concerned and G/Acc branch. The concerned Branch in charge may also review the status in respect of their branches/Directora