Govt issues new rules to banks To benefit pensioners

Banks are adopting different procedures while releasing pension or seeking certificates from pensioners at different periodicity, the Personnel Ministry has said. The ministry has issued consolidated guidelines to chairman and managing directors (CMDs) of pension disbursing banks to create awareness among Central Pension Processing Centre (CPPC)/ bank branches on updated rules and instructions in this […]

Reliance Jio revises validity of few pre-paid plans

Reliance Jio had recently launch new ‘Work From Home’ packs in order to help people who need a lot of data due to work or other requirements. This new pack included one new annual plan at ₹2,399 and three new data voucher plans that acted as ad-ons once the current plan stops working.  All three […]

Here are new guidelines for 4.0 Lockdown

National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on Sunday directed the central and state governments to extend the nationwide lockdown till May 31. Shortly after the NDMA order was made public, the Centre released guidelines for the fourth phase of the lockdown aka “lockdown 4.0.” The third phase of the lockdown is scheduled to end on Sunday […]

EPF Alert – What your salary slip might look like from next month?

As a temporary relief measure to increase in-hand salary during the coronavirus crisis, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has reduced the Employees’ provident fund (EPF) contribution by 4% for three months. As a result, employees of around 6.5 lakh companies will benefit with liquidity of around ₹2,250 crore every month. According to the rule, employees and […]

Here are easy ways to activate SBI SMS or Mobile Banking

SBI’s SMS and net banking services help you perform a range of activities like payments and other banking functions. Another plus of SMS or mobile banking is its 24*7  accessibility. You can use SMS or mobile or internet banking facility and avoid the hassle of standing in long queues. Now you don’t have to wait […]

Here’s how you can be eligible apply for Rythu Bharosa scheme

Rythu Bharosa scheme was launched  by Andhra Pradesh government in June 2019 and is a welfare scheme for the farmers. The scheme aims at providing financial assistance to the farmers. The scheme was a part of the election manifesto of YSRCP and as promised, the scheme was successfully launched in July 2019. However, the implementation […]

New lower TDS, TCS rates not applicable for these individuals

Finance Minister Sitharaman in her press conference announced several measures for MSMEs, NBFCs and taxpayers. Sitharaman in her address unveiled details of the Rs 20 lakh crore economic package. In order to enhance liquidity in the hands of taxpayers, FM announced a reduction in the rate of tax deducted at source (TDS) and tax collection […]

Here’s how you can check your Rythu Bharosa payment status

The Andhra Pradesh government in 2019 had launched a welfare scheme, Rythu Bharosa, to assist the financially vulnerable farmers of the state. This scheme was launched in order to provide financial assistance to the farmers. The farmers under this scheme are eligible to seek the assistance of ₹ 13, 500 on an annual basis. Out […]