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Sub: Instructions regarding timely release/ payment of Gratuity (DCRG) for avoiding payment of interest on delayed payment of Gratuity – reg.

BHARAT SANCHAR NIGAM LIMITED
Corporate Office
Pension Section, 5th floor Bharat Sanchar Bhawan
H.C. Mathur Lane, New Delhi- 110001
No.38- 17/2019-Pen(B)
Dated : 09 -07-2020
To
All Heads of Circles/ Telecom Districts/ Regions/ Projects/
Telecom Stores/ Telecom Factories & Other Administrative Offices
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited
Sub: Instructions regarding timely release/ payment of Gratuity (DCRG) for avoiding payment of interest on delayed payment of Gratuity – reg. Sir,
Of late, it has come to the notice of BSNL Corporate Office that in many cases different Courts of f Law have directed UOI/BSNL for payment of  interest on delayed payment of Gratuity ( DCRC) to the applicant, which have resulted in huge financial burden on BSNL. These cases had been caused due to unnecessary delay in releasing/ payment of Gratuity ( DCRG) to the employees by the Circles.
2 . In this regard, it is intimated that in case of retirement of an employee, Gratuity (DCRG) is to be released/ paid immedia…

DEDUCTION OF INCOME TAX AT SOURCE FROM SALARIES DURING FINANCIAL YEAR 2020-2021 (ASSESSMENT YEAR 2021-2022)

Message No. 13/2020 DEDUCTION OF INCOME TAX AT SOURCE FROM SALARIES DURING
FINANCIAL YEAR 2020-2021 (ASSESSMENT YEAR 2021-2022) 1. Finance bill 2020-2021 enacted vide Govt. of India Gazette notification No. CG-DL-E-27032020-218938 dated 27.03.2020 and CBDT Circular CBDT Circular No. C1 of 2020 F. No. 370142/13/2020-TPL dated 13/04/2020 (copy enclosed to be hyperlinked) notified the provisions for deduction of income tax for the FY 2020-2021 (Assessment Year 2021-2022). The bill provides for option to the tax payer to select old rates of tax slabs with deductions under various sections or for new rates of tax slabs only. 2. A utility for selecting the tax slabs (old or new) has been developed by this Office. Officers who have login-id credentials may use the utility, which is available on the website after login.
3. Officers who don’t have login credentials on the website can forward above details from their NIC mail-id on ledger-pcdaopune@nic.in. 4. In the absence of receipt of any opt…

Pension Revision फिर से, Supreme Court Order,Equal Pension for pre and P...

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Summons via WhatsApp Email Telegram etc. is Legally valid now: Supreme Court okays

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NEW DELHI: In a first, the Supreme Court on Friday agreed in principle that serving notices and summons to people, integral to judicial processes, through instant messaging services like WhatsApp and Telegram, in addition to emails, would be legally valid. This will be a significant boost to designated messaging services, already widely used informally for official work in government, as they get a legal stamp of approval.  A bench of Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices R S Reddy and A S Bopanna said this innovation was needed as physical delivery of notices and summons had been difficult during the lockdown. The bench agreed to suggestions of attorney general K K Venugopal and solicitor general Tushar Mehta that sending summons and notices through email would constitute valid delivery of these legal instruments asking a respondent to either appear before the court or respond to a court query. On another issue, the SC agreed to examine the Centre’s suggestion that banks could be per…

MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Revenue) (CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECT TAXES) NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 7th July, 2020 S.O. 2232(E).

MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Revenue) (CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECT TAXES) NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 7th July, 2020 S.O. 2232(E). —In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (xxv) of sub-section (2) of section 80C of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Government hereby makes the following scheme, namely:— 1. Short title and commencement.-(1) This scheme may be called the National Pension Scheme Tier II- Tax Saver Scheme, 2020. (2) It shall come into force from the date of its publication in the Official Gazettee. 2. Definitions. - (1) In this scheme, unless the context otherwise requires,— (a) "Act" means the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961);  (b) “authority” means the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority established under sub-section (1) of section 3 of the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority Act,2013 (23 of 2013);  (c) "investment" means contribution in an specified account by the Central Government employee in …

Unmarried disabled sons eligible for ECHS facilities even after attaining 25 years

Unmarried disabled sons eligible for ECHS facilities even after attaining 25 years
Press Information Bureau
Ministry of Defence
Government of India Dated: 08 JUL 2020 Till now unmarried permanently disabled and financially dependent sons of ECHS beneficiaries after attaining the age of 25 years are not considered dependant and hence are not eligible for availing medical facilities under Ex-servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS). This is as per the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) Rules which are followed by ECHS. However, vide their OM No 4-24/96-C&P/CGHS(P)/EHS dated January 1, 2020, the CGHS has declared such sons of CGHS beneficiaries who have become disabled after attaining the age of 25 years, dependant and hence eligible for availing CGHS benefits subject to fulfilment of conditions laid down in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) Office Memorandum (OM) No 4-24/96-C&P/CGHS(P)/EHS dated May 5, 2018.  It has now been decided by the Ministry of Def…

Coverage under Central! Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972, in place of National Pension System In terms of DOPPW OM dated 17.02.2020 - clarifications- regarding.

No. 57/04/20 I9-P&PW(B) Government of India Ministry of Personnel. Public Grievances and Pensions Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare Lok Nayak Bhawan. Khan Market, New Delhi, the 25th June, 2020 OFFICE MEMORANDUM Subject: Coverage under Central! Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972, in place of National Pension System In terms of DOPPW OM dated 17.02.2020 - clarifications- regarding.
The undersigned is directed to say that instructions have been issued vide this Department's O.M. of even number dated I7lh February. 2020. that in all cases where the results for recruitment were declared before 01.01.2004. against vacancies occurring on or before 31.12.2003. the candidates declared successful for recruitment shall be eligible for coverage under the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules. 1972. Accordingly, such Government servants who were declared successful for recruitment in the results declared on or before 31.12.2003* against vacancies occurring before 01.01.2004 and are …

Revision of time limit for submission of final claims for reimbursement of medical expenses under CGHS.

File No.1.60/2017-cghs/c&p
No. 1-60/2017-CGHS/C&P/EHS
Government of India
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
Department of Health & Family Welfare
EHS Section ***** Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi
Dated: the 12 June, 2020 OFFICE MEMORANDUM Subject : Revision of time limit for submission of final claims for reimbursement of medical expenses under CGHS. The undersigned is directed to refer to CGHS guidelines wherein the time limit for submission of final claims for reimbursement of medical expenses is 3 months. The matter has been examined in this Ministry and it has been decided to revise the time limit for submission of final claims for reimbursement of medical expenses to 6 months.
2. Henceforth, only the cases in which the bills are submitted after 6 months from the date of completion of medical treatment/ discharge of the patient from the hospital are required to be taken up for condonation. The power of condonation of such delays and other terms and conditions would be same as …

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Ministry of Finance Extension of various time limits under Direct Tax &Benami laws-PIB Press release

Ministry of Finance Extension of various time limits under Direct Tax &Benami laws
Posted On: 24 JUN 2020 8:48PM by PIB Delhi In view of the challenges faced by taxpayers in meeting the statutory and regulatory compliance requirements across sectors due to the outbreak of Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19), the Government brought the Taxation and Other Laws (Relaxation of Certain Provisions) Ordinance, 2020 [the Ordinance] on 31st March, 2020 which, inter alia, extended various time limits.  In order to provide further relief to the taxpayers for making various compliances, the Government has issued a Notification on 24th June, 2020, the salient features of which are as under: I. The time for filing of original as well as revised income-tax returns for the FY 2018-19 (AY 2019-20) has been extended to 31st July, 2020. II. Due date for income tax return for the FY 2019-20 (AY 2020-21) has been extended to 30th November, 2020. Hence, the returns of income which are required to be filed by 3…

Revision of pension of pre-2016 pensioners/family pensioners in implementation of Government’s decision on the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission – Concordance Table Corrigendum regarding.

F.No .38/37/2016-P&PW(A)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare Lok Nayak Bhawan
Khan Market New Delhi
Dated 18.06.2020 OFFICE MEMORANDUM Subject : Revision of pension of pre-2016 pensioners/family pensioners in implementation of Government’s decision on the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission – Concordance Table Corrigendum regarding. The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s OM of even number dated 06.07.2017 on the subject mentioned above and to say that there is some error in the entries relating to the pre-revised pay of Rs.21820/- (6th CPC Grade Pay : Rs.5400/-, 7th CPC Level-9) in Table 29 enclosed therewith. 2. It is requested that the existing Table 29 may be substituted by the enclosed Table 29. The revised entries have been shown in bold letters. (R. C. Sethi)
Under Secretary to the Government of India
Table No.29 Scale of pay/Pay in the Pay Band & Grade Pay a…