Railway And Defence Ministries To Issue Separate Orders on DA Hike Soon

From 1 January 2020 to June 30, 2021, DA will remain at 17 percent.

From 1 January 2020 to June 30, 2021, DA will remain at 17 percent. DA will remain the same at 17 % for the period 1 January 2020 to 30 June 2021. The Union Finance Ministry has issued an order to implement the 28 per cent Dearness Allowance (DA) hike for Central Government Employees effective … Read more

Nirmala Sitharaman asks various ministries to front load capex; explore PPPs for viable projects – Times of India

Nirmala Sitharaman asks various ministries to front load capex; explore PPPs for viable projects - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday asked various ministries to try to spend more than their capital expenditure targets as well as explore public private partnerships for viable projects. During a meeting with senior government officials to discuss the infrastructure roadmap, she also urged the ministries and their CPSEs to ensure clearance of … Read more

Finance minister asks ministries to front-load their capital expenditure – Times of India

Finance minister asks ministries to front-load their capital expenditure - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday pitched for front loading of capital expenditure, saying it is critical for revitalising the economy post the coronavirus pandemic. During a virtual meeting with senior government officials to discuss the infrastructure roadmap ahead, she also asked ministries to aim to achieve more than their capital expenditure (capex) … Read more

Govt Asks Ministries, PSUs to Dedicate Hospital Beds for Management of Covid-19 Cases

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To augment hospital infrastructure for management of severe cases of coronavirus, the Union Health Ministry has advised all central ministries to ask hospitals under their control or PSUs to set-up dedicated hospital wards or separate blocks within hospitals for COVID care. The central ministries have also been advised that details of such dedicated hospital wards … Read more

TRAI writes to key ministries, associations, NIC, others on new norms for bulk SMS – Times of India

TRAI writes to key ministries, associations, NIC, others on new norms for bulk SMS - Times of India

NEW DELHI: TRAI has written to key ministries, associations like COAI and Nasscom and nodal agencies like NIC in a massive information outreach as it pulls out all stops to ensure smooth implementation of its new regulations on bulk messages after March 31. Sources in the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) said NIC has … Read more

Finance ministry ask ministries to surrender savings by March 20 – Times of India

Finance ministry ask ministries to surrender savings by March 20 - Times of India

NEW DELHI: The finance ministry on Tuesday asked departments and ministries to surrender savings, if any, for the current financial year 2020-21 by March 20. An office memorandum issued by the budget division of the ministry of finance informed all departments and ministries that the last date for accepting the surrender of savings anticipated in … Read more

Parl Panel Asks Ministries Not to Delay Tabling of Notifications in RS on Statutory Orders

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File photo of Parliament. The committee said out of 15 delayed notifications laid by union ministries or departments, two were delayed by seven months, six by eight months, two by nine months and five by “10 or more” months. PTI New Delhi Last Updated: February 09, 2021, 21:42 IST FOLLOW US ON: A parliamentary panel … Read more

Budget 2021 Expectations: Rail, roads ministries seek fund boost | India Business News – Times of India

Budget 2021 Expectations: Rail, roads ministries seek fund boost | India Business News - Times of India

NEW DELHI: The railway ministry has proposed to step up its capital expenditure by 13% next year as it seeks to ramp up and modernise its operations with the roads and highways ministry too seeking a 10% increase in its allocation. Railways has proposed that its capex budget be enhanced from this year’s Rs 1.6 … Read more

Ahead of Republic Day Parade, Members of Contingents, Ministries and Govt Depts Undergo Covid-19 Test

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Ahead of the Republic Day parade, members of the tableaux contingents from various states, ministries and government departments underwent COVID-19 tests at a cultural camp in Delhi Cantonment on Friday, officials said. On the sidelines of a media preview held at the camp, members belonging to different tableaux queued up in a corner where medical … Read more

New Science Policy Proposes Lateral Entry of Scientists in Related Ministries

A scientist prepares samples during the research and development of a vaccine against the coronavirus disease in Saint Petersburg, Russia. (Reuters)

A new draft policy on science and technology has proposed up to 25 per cent lateral recruitment of scientists in related ministries. The purpose is to attract domain experts who are needed in science-related ministries to handle issues linked to emerging technologies and advancements, according to officials. According to the draft Science Technology and Innovation … Read more

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