Estimated annual expenditure comes to Rs 129.63 crore for pensioners and Rs 24.93 crore for family pensioners
GN Bureau | August 6, 2016
State-run MTNL spends 70 percent of its revenue on salaries and pension of its staff, communications minister Manoj Sinha told Rajya Sabha on Friday. The minister said that this has affected the financial condition of once profit-making telecom company.
The estimated annual expenditure comes to Rs 129.63 crore for pensioners and Rs 24.93 crore for family pensioners approximately, he said. Arrears upto 2015-16 would be Rs 369.55 crore for pensioners and Rs 69.55 crore for family pensioners approximately, the minister added.
He also said that the cabinet has approved the revision of pension of BSNL pensioners, who retired prior to June 10, 2013 at par with serving employees of BSNL.
The airports at Lucknow, Deoghar, Rajkot and Allahabad would be spruced up by Airports Authority of India to improve and develop infrastructure to meet growing traffic demands. The authority plans to construct a new integrated passenger terminal building at Chaudhary Charan Singh Internation
The Indian constitution states that “the state shall strive to promote the welfare of the people, protecting as effectively as it may a social order in which justice, social, economic and political for all.” It is on these basic values that India continues to endeavour to provide its people bas
Two path-breaking judgments by the Supreme Court on privacy and triple talaq were a reminder of how much we have begun to rely on the judiciary to make sense of a conflicted world. Seventy years after Independence, India’s judiciary has many accomplishments to its credit. A large judicial infrastruct
Maharatna enterprise Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) has said that it supplied 80 percent steel required for construction of the Sardar Sarovar Project unveiled by prime minister Narendra Modi. SAIL supplied around 85,000 tonnes of steel for the entire Sardar
College and university teachers all across the country seem too much worried about the policy shift with respect to their pay and regulations from centre to states. Therefore, they may be gearing up for an indefinite movement in the coming days, a situation that was built only during the previous regime of
After a long wait of almost half a century, filled with more twists and turns than the river Narmada’s, the Sardar Sarovar project is finally complete. Prime minister Narendra Modi dedicated the multipurpose project to the nation on Sunday, which also happened to be h