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By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, November 12th, 2017

Private parties not to pay officers’ inspection expenses: Expenditure dept

New Delhi: Suppliers and vendors should be “discouraged” from paying for the travel, stay, hospitality and other expenses of inspecting officials whose primary job is to ensure standards are maintained More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Ajay Kumar Jha new expenditure secy; ayurveda expert in AYUSH

New Delhi: In a first, the government today appointed an ayurveda expert the secretary of the AYUSH department.Ayurveda expert Vadiya Rajesh Kotecha was made AYUSH Secretary. In a major bureaucratic reshuffle, the More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Ashok Lavasa is new Expenditure Secy, Ajay Mittal Information and Broadcasting Secretary

New Delhi: Senior IAS officers Ashok Lavasa and Ajay Mittal were today appointed as Expenditure and Information and Broadcasting secretaries respectively in a top-level bureaucratic reshuffle.Environment Secretary More...

By Manisha Sen On Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

FinMin mulls abolishing plan, non-plan expenditure: Fin Secy

New Delhi: In order to link expenditure to the outcome more efficiently, government is mulling doing away with the practice of classifying it as ‘plan and non-plan’ in the Budget documents and replacing that More...

By Manisha Sen On Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

Govt announces to increase expenditure for welfare of disabled persons

New Delhi: The government today announced to increase expenditure on the empowerment and welfare of Persons with Disabilities (PwD) from the present 4.31 crore to 45 crore per year in the coming two years.Social More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

Expenditure Secretary asks to avoid spending rush in Jan-March quarter

New Delhi: To avoid rush of expenditure in the last quarter of the fiscal, the Expenditure Secretary has asked all government departments to cap spending in January-March quarter at 33 per cent of the total funds More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

Salaries of Ministers, MLAs to be hiked in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: A bill seeking to substantially hike the salaries and allowances of Ministers and MLAs was introduced in the Kerala Assembly today. State Law Minister A K Balan moved the bill which seeks to More...

By Manisha Sen On Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

9 lakh senior citizens gave up rail concessions in last 7 months: Govt

New Delhi: Over nine lakh senior citizens gave up their railway concession in passenger fare between July, 2017 to February, 2018, the parliament was informed today. Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gojain Minister More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, March 10th, 2018

Govt depts slow in acting on CM Raje’s initiatives: CAG report

Jaipur: Nearly a dozen government departments in Rajasthan failed to act promptly on the ambitious initiatives announced by Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje during the 2016-17 budget speech, according to the CAG report. Dozen More...

By Manisha Sen On Thursday, March 8th, 2018

7th Pay: Automatic pay revision mechanism when DA will rise above 50%

New Delhi: The government is considering automatic pay revision mechanism of its 4.8 million employees and 5.2 million pensioners when Dearness Allowance (DA) will rise above 50 percent, according to Finance Ministry More...