The Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare has issued general instructions through an OM dated 03/03/2023 to cover employees under OPS whose recruitment advertisements were issued before 01/01/2004 instead of 22/12/2003.
In Rajya Sabha Unstarred Question No. 2307, Dr. Radha Mohan Das Agrawal asked the Minister of Finance three questions related to the pension fixation procedure under the General Financial Rules (GFR).
The Indian government has increased the standard deduction for tax calculation available on the gross salary of salaried employees from Rs. 40,000 to Rs. 50,000 in 2019 as per the provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961.
The Department of Expenditure in the Ministry of Finance has issued an O.M. clarifying the admissibility of conditions for pay fixation for Central Government employees.
The report recommends that the Central Pension Accounting Office (CPAO) should publicize the web-responsive Pensioners’ service portal through all possible means including the print and electronic media to increase its reachability to the targeted population groups.
Council of India and enabling the agencies involved to streamline their systems in order to mitigate the volume of grievances and ensure citizen satisfaction. The Department has reported that they have already taken this action and will continue to do so in the future. The Committee appreciates the efforts of the Department in this regard.
Regarding whether the income criteria for the EWS persons from General Category and the Creamy Layer of OBC
Some retired senior Civil servants having expertise and eminence are also appointed as Consultants/Advisors with a view to achieve certain specified public policy objectives
Regarding whether the percentage of women in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) against the total sanctioned strength is less than 4 per cent
Regarding how many posts are vacant in each Paramilitary force in the country at present, details of vacancies in each forces, rank-wise details
Regarding the reasons behind not constituting any Pay Commission for all the non-executive employees working in the public sector