Dearness allowance (DA) is a cost of living adjustment allowance paid to employees to help maintain their purchasing power and standard of living despite rising cost of living. It is typically calculated as a percentage of their basic salary. The expected dearness allowance rate of 42% for January 2023 is based on the current CPI data and other economic indicators. The actual rate may vary based on the location and type of job, and it is subject to change based on economic conditions and other factors.
The Indian Railways, one of the largest railway networks in the world, offers a unique and affordable way of travelling to its passengers. To meet the needs of the travelers, the Railways has introduced a number of special trains for the festive season in 2023-24. These trains include pooja special trains, exam special trains and Diwali special trains. The Pooja Special Train List 2023-24 offers special trains for the four major festivals of India, namely, Diwali, Eid, Dussehra and Holi. These trains run from various major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai.
The holiday schedule for employees employed in India’s Railway Administration offices in 2023 has been released. Employees typically receive a day off each week, ranging from Sunday to Sunday. If every staff member takes a day off on Sunday, the train and passenger services will be disrupted.
In January 2023, the Canteen Stores Department (CSD) began a new process to improve the AFD CSD online website. All CSD AFD customers are required to gain re-approval from the CSD AFD Team prior to purchasing any AFD-I items from this portal.
Kerala State Lottery Result Chart 2023
Kerala State Government Lottery Chart 2023 Result: One of the most dependable lottery plans of Kerala Lottery, run by the Kerala Government for several years! The top prize number has proven to be highly attractive to Kerala lottery buyers! Each time lottery fans are searching the draw results of all weekly lotteries (WinWin, Akshaya, Sthree Sakthi, FiftyFifty, Niraml, Karunya, and Karunya Plus) before purchasing lottery tickets in Kerala.
The utilization of online ticketing in the IRCTC portal has been steadily augmenting in India! As the most popular website for 356 days in India, the IRCTC online ticket booking portal allows an Indian train traveler to book their ticket for their pre-planned journey up to 120 days in advance. That is, a registered customer of IRCTC can obtain a guaranteed ticket for their travel nearly 4 months earlier. Moreover, a traveler can also conveniently cancel their booked ticket via this portal.
India is the country with the highest number of cricket fans! The upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is soon to be underway. Around 12 teams will compete in various cricket stadiums located around India. An official IPL 2023 Schedule PDF has not yet been released.
This free online train fare calculator is available to all! If you need to know the fare for second-class or AC travel from your location to any destination, this tool provides the fare details instantly.
Kendriya Vidyalaya admissions for Class 1 in the 2023-24 academic year have commenced! Parents should visit the KVS Admission Portal to register their child. The second step is the Lottery Selection process, for which a committee will be formed in accordance to the guidelines set by KVS. The first admissions list will be posted on the school’s notice board and on their official website.
The Regional Transport Office (RTO) is responsible for the registration of all types of vehicles in its region. Each RTO office in India has a specific identity number, known as the RTO Code. For instance, TN12 is the code assigned to the RTO office located in Poonamallee, signifying the region (12) where it is based.
The ‘Pay Matrix Table’ is not just a numerical chart! It is the comprehensive, pre-calculated table of base salary for all tiers of Central government personnel and officers in India, ranging from 1 to 18 levels of designation posts with a minimum base salary of Rs. 18000 up to Rs. 250000.
Dearness Allowance (DA) for Central and State Government employees, pensioners, and family pensioners in India is a welcome relief in the face of rising prices for essential commodities! The DA is recommended twice a year as per the calculation formula stipulated by the 7th Pay Commission. The additional percentage of DA will be determined according to the All India Consumer Price Index Number (AICPIN).
This online calculator provides an easy way to estimate the monthly salary and allowances of central government employees under the 7th pay commission. Simply select your pay matrix level and enter your basic salary, then click the submit button and the calculator will instantly display the current salary package.
It is not certain when the 8th Pay Commission will be constituted in India. However, it is expected that all main political parties will include the demand of central government employees to initiate the 8th Pay Commission in their manifestos before the 2024 general elections. It is predicted that the elected government may form the 8th Pay Panel in 2025.