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Feb 02, 2019
Vote Junkies vs Fiscal Ninjas: Piyush Goyal's election-year Budget a Game of Thrones script with House of Cards feelIt does not take a rocket scientist to tell you that Finance Minister Piyush Goyal's Interim Budget for 20190-20 was an election year act. Nor does it require a quantum physicist to say that the fiscal deficit target has been missed.
Feb 01, 2019
Budget 2019: Informal sector's workers to get Rs 3,000 pension after 60 yrs of age, tax-free gratuity raised to Rs 30 lakhBesides, pension scheme for unorganised workers, Goyal also announced hiking of tax free gratuity to Rs 30 lakh from existing Rs 20 lakh for employees having service of more than five years.
Dec 10, 2018
Govt contribution to NPS raised to 14%, withdrawal made tax free, says Arun JaitleyArun Jaitley said changes have been made in the NPS in "larger interest of employees".
Dec 06, 2018
Outcome of Telangana Assembly election is likely to lie in the hands of the unorganised informal sectorThe Telangana government has gained some goodwill among the unorganised sector by introducing the Aasara pension scheme, through which the state provides Rs 1,000 per month to toddy tappers and weavers, and financial assistance to beedi workers.
Nov 19, 2018
PFRDA conducts valuation to weigh up doubling of pension limit to Rs 10,000 under Atal Pension YojanaA proposal was made in the past to raise the pension under APY to double the limit from the existing slab of up to Rs 5,000.
Oct 17, 2018
Telangana Assembly polls: K Chandrashekar Rao announces 'partial manifesto' of TRS, promises farm loan waiverOn the pension scheme, K Chandrashekar Rao said the amount would be increased to Rs 2,016 per individual from the existing Rs 1,000 in Telangana
Sep 30, 2018
58 million Indians living without pension: Centre spends 0.04% of GDP on income security for elderly, reveals surveyAccording to the National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP), 80 million elderly people in India are entitled to a pension of Rs 200 per month.
Aug 21, 2018
EPFO payroll data: Over 47 lakh jobs created in 10 months from September 2017-June 2018According to the latest data uploaded today by the EPFO, the new members enrolment in June is the highest so far in the last 10 month at 7,93,308.
Aug 20, 2018
Reserve Bank of India staff to go on mass leave on 4 and 5 September over pension issuesThe United Forum of Reserve Bank Officers and Employees on Monday said its members will go on mass casual leave on 4 and 5 September, pressing their long-pending demands over pension related issues
Aug 15, 2018
Independence Day speech: Corrupt, black money hoarders will not be spared, says Narendra ModiThe prime minister said his government would not spare the corrupt and those who have stashed black money who have ruined the country