Thursday, 29 March 2018

Pensioner's Portal at EPFO website


Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Labour & Employment

Pensioner's Portal at EPFO website
 28 MAR 2018
EPFO has launched the pensioner's portal The pensioner's portal is recently launched service, available at EPFO website by which all EPFO pensioners may get the details of pension related information like Pension payment order number, Pensioner's Payment Order details, Pensioner's passbook information & other related information such as date of credit of pension, submission of pensioner’s life certificate etc.

It is helpful to know the status of their life certificate, in case of non-submission/rejection of life certificate of the pensioners. It also provides the details and the reason of stoppage of pension.

Track e KYC:
The enhanced "Track eKYC" facility for the convenience of members have been launched to check the status of Aadhaar seeded against their UAN and to figure out the specific mismatch details.
The facility has been made available at EPFO's website >> Online Services >> e-KYC Portal>> TRACK eKYC.

Using the facility, EPFO members can online track the status of Aadhaar seeded against his/ her UAN. While using the facility, the member will have to provide his/her UAN. After entering his/ her UAN the member can click the "Track eKYC" button and the exact status in respect of his/her UAN will be displayed on the screen.

Source : PIB

Defence Hospitals - CG Employees

Defence Hospitals - CG Employees
Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Defence

Defence Hospitals
28 MAR 2018
There are 112 Military Hospitals, 12 Air Force Hospitals and 9 Naval Hospitals in the country. The State / UT wise number of such hospitals, along with location is as under:

Number of Armed Forces Hospitals
1Andhra Pradesh1 (INHS Kalyani, Vishakhapatnam)1 (14AFH Hyderabad)
2Arunachal Pradesh1 (181 MH Tenga)
3Assam6 (151 BH (Guwahati), 155 BH (Tezpur), 160MH (Silchar), 162 MH (Dinjan), 180 MH (Missamari), 188 MH (Likabali)1 (5AFH Jorhat)
4Bihar2 (MH Danapur, MH Gaya)
5Goa1 (MH Panaji)1 (INHS Jeevanti, Vasco da Gama)
6Gujarat5 (MH Ahmedabad, MH Baroda, MH Bhuj, MH Dharangandhara, MH Jamnagar)
7Haryana3 (MH Ambala, Comd Hosp (WC) Chandimandir, MH Hissar)
8Himachal Pradesh6 (MH Kasuali, MH Shimla, MH Bakloh, MH Dalhousie, MH Palampur, MH Yol)
9Jammu & Kashmir11 (171MH Samba, Comd Hosp NC Udhampur, MH Doda, MH Kargil, 92BH Srinagar, 150GH Rajouri, 153 GH Leh, 166MH Jammu, 168MH Tangdhar, 169MH Surakot, 170MH Akhnoor)
10Jharkhand2 (MH Namkum, MH Ramgarh)
11Karnataka1 (MH Belgaum)1 (INHS Patanjali, Karwar)1 (Commd Hosp AF CHAFB)
12Kerala3 (MH Cannonore, MH Trivandrum, MH Wellignton)2 (INHS Sanjivani, INHS Navjivani)
13Madhya Pradesh6 (MH Bhopal, MH Gwalior, MH Saugor, MH Jabalpur, MH Mhow, MH Pachmari) 1 (3AFH Amla)
14Maharashtra9 ((MH Ahmednagar, MH Aurangabad, MH Deviali, MH Kamptee, MH Khadakvasal, MH Kirkee, Comd Hosp SC Pune, MH CTC Pune, MH Pulgaon))2 (INHS Asvini Mumbai, INHS Kasturi Lonavala)
15Manipur1 (183 MH Leimakong)
16Meghalaya1 (MH Shillong)
17Nagaland2 (154 GH Zakhama, 165MH Dimarpur)
18Odisha1 (MH Gopalpur)1 (INHS Nivarani, Chilka)
19Punjab9 (MH Amritsar, MH Jalandhar, MH Patiala, 159GH Ferozpur, 167MH Pathankot, 172 Gurdaspur, 173MH Faridkot, 174MH Baathinda, 175MH Abohar)1 (9AFH Halawara)
20Rajasthan10 (MH Jodhpur, MH Nasirabad, 177MH Jalipa, 185MH Udaipur, MH Alwar, MH Jaipur, MH Kota, 176MH
Sri Ganganagar, 184MH Suratgarh, 187MH Bikaner)
1 (15AFH Jaisalmer)
21Sikkim1 (178MH Gangtok)
22Tamil Nadu2 (MH Avadi, MH Chennai)1 (6AFH Coimbatore)
23Telangana2 (MH Golconda, MH Secundrabad)
24Tripura1 (182MH Agartala)
25Uttarkhand5 (MH Dehradun, MH Lansdowne, MH Ranikhet, MH Roorkee, 161MH Pithorgarh)
26Uttar Pradesh12 (MH Babina, MH Jhansi, MH Agra, MH Allahabad, MH Bareilly, BH Lucknow, Comd Hosp (CC) Lucknow, MH Faizabad, MH Fatehgarh, MH Mathura, MH Meerut MH Varanasi)3 (7AFH Kanpur, 11AFH Hindon, 12AFH Gorkhpur)
27West Bengal7 (BH Barrackpore, Comd Hosp (EC) Kolkata, MH Panagarh, 158BH Bendubi, 163MH Lebong, 164MH Binaguri, 179MH Kalimpong)2 (4AFH Kalakunda, 10AFH Hasimara)
28Andaman & Nicobar Islands1 (INHS Dhanvantari, Portblair)
29Delhi2 (Army Hosp (R&R), BH Delhi Cantt).

This information was given by Raksha Rajya Mantri Dr. Subhash Bhamre in a written reply to ShriAshwini Kumarin Lok Sabha today.

Source: PIB

Expected DA July 2018: AICPIN for Feb 2018

Expected DA July 2018: AICPIN for Feb 2018

Press Release of All India Consumer Price Index for the month of February 2018 has been released by Labour Bureau on 28.3.2018. The index decreased by one point and stands at 287.


DATED: 28th March, 2018
Press Release

Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) - February, 2018

The All-India CPI-IW for February, 2018 decreased by 1 point and pegged at 287 (two hundred and eighty seven). On 1-month percentage change, it decreased by (-) 0.35 per cent between January and February, 2018 which was static between the two months a year back.

The maximum downward pressure to the change in current index came from Food group contributing (-) 1.87 points to the total change. At item level, Wheat & Wheat Atta, Gram Dal, Groundnut Oil, Egg (hen), Poultry (Chicken), Pure Ghee, Garlic, Onion, Brinjal, Cabbage Carrot, Cauliflower, Palak, Peas, Tomato, Sugar, Flowers/Flower Garlands. etc. are responsible for the decrease in index. However, this decrease was checked by Rice, Goat Meat, Apple, Banana, Coconut, Tea Leaf, Bidi, Cigraette, Electricity Charges, Kerosene Oil, Medicine (Allopathic), Cinema Charges, Bus Fare, Petrol, Repair Charges, Hair Oil, Hand Bag/Brief Case, Tailoring Charges, etc., putting upward pressure on the index.

The year-on-year inflation uneasured by monthly CPI-IW stood at 4.74 per cent for February, 2018 as compared to 5.11 per cent for the previous month and 2.62 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year. Similarly, the food inflation stood at 2.36 per cent against 3.36 per of the previous month and 1.71 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year.
At centre level, Bokaro reported the maximum decrease of 5 points followed by Mumbai (4 points). Among others, 3 points decrease was observed in 16 centers, 2 points in 14 centres and 1 point in 16 centres. On the contrary, Coimbatore and Jamshedpur recorded a maximum increase of 4 points each followed by Lucknow, Goa and Chennai (3 points each). Among others, 2 points increase was observed in 3 centres and 1 point in 4 centres. Rest or the 18 centres indices remained stationary.
The indices of 38 centres are above All-India Index and 37 centers’ indices are below national average. The index of Varanasi, Bengaluru and Chandigarh centres remained at par with All-India Index.

The next issue of CPI-IW for the month of March, 2018 will released on Friday 27th April, 2018. The same will also be available the on the office website


Income Tax benefits In Sukanya Samriddhi Account (SSA)

Income Tax benefits In Sukanya Samriddhi Account (SSA)

(i) Sukanya Samriddhi Account has been specified under clause (viii) of Sub Section (2) of Section 80(C) of Income Tax Act 1961 and deposits under these accounts enjoy benefit of this Income Tax Section up to the overall maximum limit of Rs. One lakh Fifty Thousand (1,50,000).

(ii) By Finance Act 2015, a new clause (11A) has been inserted under Section 10 of Income Tax Act 1961 under which any amount withdrawn from Sukanya Samriddhi Account will not be included in the total income of a previous year of a person for the purpose of calculation of Income Tax.

(iii) By Finance Act 2015, a new clause (ba) has been inserted under clause (viii) of sub-section 4 of Section SOC of Income Tax Act 1961 under which a Legal Guardian can claim Income Tax benefit for the amount deposited by him or his/her girl child under the Sukanya Samriddhi Account.


Dated - 21st January, 2015
In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (viii) of sub-section (2) of section (2) of section 80C of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Government hereby specifies the 'Sukanya Samriddhi Account' for the purposes of the said clause.

This notification shall come into force with effect from the date of its publication in the Official Gazette.


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