Oct 07, 2014 at 19:15 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Since Indias independence seven pay commissions have been set up on a regular basis to review and to make recommendations on the work and pay structure of all civil and military divisions of the government. But till the fifth pay commission more often than not the 50 lakh government staffers were unsatisfied.
Feb 28, 2014 at 19:23 | Source: PTI
The Commission, it said, will make its recommendations within 18 months of the date of its constitution.
Feb 17, 2014 at 16:23 | Source: Firstpost.com
In short, Chidambaram has eaten up the growth-inducing expenses, while sparing the wasteful ones like subsidies. Chidambaram pulled the same trick as last year - with plan spending for next year being the same as last year's target - which was missed by a mile.
Feb 04, 2014 at 14:26 | Source: PTI
Former Supreme Court Justice Ashok Kumar Mathur has been appointed as chairman of the Commission, with Oil Secretary Vivek Rae as full time Member. Rathin Roy (Director, NIPFP) will be part-time Member and Meena Agarwal (OSD, Department of Expenditure) its Secretary.
Sep 26, 2013 at 12:52 | Source: Firstpost.com
No government which believes it has a chance of coming back to power will ever do what the UPA has done over the last few months. It would be extremely charitable to view the ruinous food security bill, the ill-conceived land acquisition bill and several other such schemes as mere poll-eve giveaways that all political parties indulge in.
Sep 25, 2013 at 12:53 | Source: CNBC-TV18
The award of the seventh pay commission will be implemented from the beginning of 2016 and will benefit nearly 3 million pensioners. But since state governments generally match central wages, the actual beneficiary list stands at over 11 million employees and pensioners.
Jul 13, 2012 at 18:36 | Source: PTI
The government has formed a committee under the Cabinet secretary to look into pay-related issues of the armed forces and the long-pending demand of 'One Rank-One Pension' of the ex-servicemen.
Sep 21, 2011 at 20:53 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Electricity bills are all set to shoot up soon. A new tariff regime being formulated by the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has distribution companies paying more if they do not cut down on their losses quickly. And of course, these higher costs will be passed on to the consumers.
Mar 24, 2011 at 21:29 | Source: PTI
The hike in dearness allowance of central government employees will be implemented from January this year, the Finance Ministry has said today.
Mar 21, 2011 at 18:56 | Source: PTI
The Centre is tomorrow likely to increase dearness allowance (DA) by 6% to 51%, benefiting over 50 lakh employees and 38 lakh pensioners.