The DA hike for Indian Army, Navy, Air force has been increased to 38% from 34% from 1st July 2022 after declaration of AICPIN of June month on 29.07.2022. The MoD has issued the official DR hikeorder on 6th Oct 2022.
For Defenceemployees of 7th pay scale, HRA will also be increased to 30%/20%/10% from current 27%/18%/9% in the year 2023. Check the details here
DR hike for central government pensioners and family pensioners has been increased to 38% from 34% with effect from 1st July 2022 after declaration of AICPIN of June month on 29.07.2022.The DoPPW has issued the official DR hikeorder on 8th Oct 2022.
Dearness Relief (DR) hike from 1st July 2022 for Central Government pensioners / family pensioner for 7th CPC pay scale with DPPW letter:
The DoPPW has issued the 1st July 2022 DR hike order dated 8th Oct 2022. The DR, dearness relief for the pensioners either for Central Government pensioners and for family pensioners has been hiked from 1st July 2022.
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare under Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions announces the Dearness Relief two times in a year.
MoRTH (Ministry of Road Transport and Highways) has issued a new number series BH (Bharat) for vehicle under Central Motor Vehicles (20th Amendment) Rules, 2021. It is for those people, who has to move from one state to another in case of job transfer or for any other reason, as they face difficulties in the re-registration of their vehicle in new state. To overcome this cumbersome process, this BH series vehicle registration process has been started from 15th September 2021 across all over India. It is on voluntary basis.
The 15th edition of Hockey Men’s world cup will be held in India at Bhubaneswar and Rourkela by FIH (The Fédération Internationale de Hockey), known as International Hockey Federation. FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023 will be played from 13 January to 29 January 2023. The last Hockey world cup 2018 was also held at Bhubaneswar, India. (Source:FIH)
Fixtures, Schedule, Timings of FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023:
After RBI’s change in monetary policy, most of the banks usually revise their Fixed deposit interest rates in synchronization with the policy of RBI. Here, we have compared all the 12 public sector banks or nationalized banks’ fixed deposit interest rates of SBI, PNB, BoB, Canara bank, UBI, Indian, IOB, Uco, BoM, PSB, BoI, CBI at one place.
Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Assam, Maharashtra are among the few states to implement NEP 2020 in the education departments gradually.
On 22nd Sep 2021, the Govt. of India formed a 12-member committee to develop the new National curriculum Framework (NCF) in line with the New education policy, NEP 2020. It will act as a guide for deciding syllabus of different classes, textbook contents, teaching and learning methods and practices all over India.
New Education policy 2020 details by MHRD, GoI to download:
National curriculum Framework (NCF) in line with NEP 2020:
There will be 4 National curriculum Framework (NCF) –
National curriculum Framework (NCF) for school education
National curriculum Framework (NCF) for early childhood care and education
National curriculum Framework (NCF) for teacher education
National curriculum Framework (NCF) for adult Education
Comparison between NEP 2020 (New education policy) Vs NPE 1986 (National policy on education) :
On 29th July 2020, the union cabinet have approved the New Education policy 2020, in which many changes have been introduced in comparison to the existing education policies of National policy on education, 1986.
Noida Sports Stadium is located in Noida sector 21-A, in the center of Noida and it is a very large world-class stadium. Noida Sports Stadium gives the facility of indoor games as well as outdoor games to train young professionals and adults alike. This Stadium also hosts some major regional-level, state-level and national-level tournaments of many games. To reach here is also very convenient as Noida Sports Stadium is near to blue line Metro stations – Golf course and Noida Sector-34.
There is a Sports facility complex in the Noida Sports Stadium where players come to enroll for any game, to pay the fees, to know the details, to make the complaint about anything, to give feedback etc. Also, a shop named Chaudhary Sports is inside the Sports facility complex, where you can buy authentic sports equipments and other accessories. Outside the Sports facility complex, there is a small canteen to refresh yourself.
Indoor games facilities in the Noida Sports Stadium:
Dictionary says “the practice among those with power or influence of favouring relatives or friends, especially by giving them jobs, is called nepotism”. So, does the Nepotism in Politics, Sports, Film and Business exist?
Today, we watch movies, serials, OTTs on TV at home, on Mobile anywhere and on Computer in office and home both. So, one thing is bothering us that how many recharges we have to do, like recharge for TV, recharge for Internet service provider, recharge for Mobile, recharge for at least 12 popular different types of OTT platforms? Then comes the recharge expiry, recharge reminders, recharge offers and discount tracking and so on. So, there is an urgent need of all these things under one simple plan, by one remote to enjoy all.
That’s why DTH service providers and telecom service providers have brought bundled plan for multiple OTTs. Tata play offers TV, Internet service and binge for OTT service to watch the entertainment, sports, News etc. Airtel is also offering TV, Internet service and OTT service through Airtel-Black. And Jio of Reliance group is offering TV, Internet service and OTT service through JioFibre Postpaid and Prepaid.
HRA will be hiked for 7th CPC Central Govt. employees and Armed Forces personnel, when DA crosses 50%:
At present, the Dearness Allowance is below 50%. As per 7th CPC, there is a condition that HRA will be revised if DA crosses 50%. So, accordingly the HRA will be increased to 30% / 20% / 10% from presently 27% / 18% /9 %, based on the population of city.
The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) has proposed the Vehicle scrappage policy and Incentives under it from 1st April 2022 for old and polluting vehicles.
Under the vehicle scrappage policy, the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) has also implemented a scheme for setting up of one model Automated Inspection & Certification Centre for vehicle fitness test in each State / UT. Total 26 Inspection & Certificate centres (one each in 26 States/UTs) have been sanctioned by the Ministry under the scheme.
Highlights of Automated testing station (ATS) for vehicle testing:
Commercial vehicles need to go for vehicle fitness testing after first 2 years and then every year. But, Private vehicles need to go for vehicle fitness testing after first 15 years and then after 5 years.
Testing of vehicles from ATS is mandatory for heavy commercial vehicles and for heavy personal vehicles from 1st April 2023.
UP govt. has declared in first week of september’22 that UP will have 2 Automated testing station (ATS) in each district. These Automated testing station (ATS) or Automated fitness test center will be set-up in PPP model. Automated testing station (ATS) will improve the efficiency and accuracy in vehicle fitness tests. Presently, most of the vehicle testing is done by RTOs manually.
Gautam Buddha Nagar will have first Automated testing station (ATS) for vehicle testing near Surajpur, Greater Noida, which will be functional in a year.
Model Automated Inspection & Certification Centre for vehicle fitness test across India:
You have already HSRP installed with 3rd registration plate either from dealer or by OEM. But what will happen if it gets broken or damaged in road accident or in some other way? In case of non-HSRP, you just go to any number plate vendor and change the plate, but not any more.
There is a thorough guidelines made by Transport ministry of India in case of replacement of high security registration plate (HSRP) and Color coded sticker, if it is broken or damaged. The replacement can only be done by authorised agency. In this article, we will see about all the nitty-gritty of this replacement process and know the replacement cost of HSRP and sticker state-wise.
Replacement process of High security registration plate (HSRP) and Color coded sticker in case of damage or breakage:
In this post, High security registration plate (HSRP) cost and online apply process of new HSRP and color-coded sticker in all the states and UTs are mentioned for 2-wheelers, 4-wheelers, LMV, HMV, tractors, trailers, combination etc. and also tells about how to apply online, how to take online appointment for HSRP, how to reschedule HSRP, how to cancel HSRP in Delhi, UP, Punjab and other cities.
Vodafone is one of the leading global telecom service provider with operations in many countries. Vodafone India is a partnership between Aditya Birla Group and Vodafone Group. It offers spectrum of services like 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce and many more.
In India Vodafone offers GSM mobile services in most of the telecom circles. It covers almost all India from village to metro cities with 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services. Vodafone has many tariff plans which ranges from Rs. 19 to Rs. 3099 with validity up to 365 days. In several plans, Vodafone offers many additional benefits.
Excel Income tax calculator FY 22-23 (AY 23-24). Which one will save more tax, New income tax or Existing income tax?
‘Existing’ income tax rate slab – If you have more ‘savings’ like 80C, Home loan interest, NPS, APY etc
‘NEW’ income tax rate slab – If you have less ‘savings’ like 80C, Home loan interest, NPS, APY etc
Income tax rate slab for Financial Year FY 22-23 (AY 23-24) in India :
Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman presented Union Budget for FY 2020-21, in which she had introduced new tax slab with the present tax slab and gave us two tax options to choose. So, obviously confusion started as which one is better?
So, here you have one simple Excel Calculator for income tax, in which only you have to put salary and your deductions, that’s it. Rest leave all to this excel calculator, which will show you the tax amount in old regime, tax amount in new regime and their difference indicating which one is suitable for filing the income tax return for the financial year FY 22-23 (AY 23-24).
Online application process for driving license in India
For license of 2-wheelers, 4-wheelers or heavy motor vehicles in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and other cities of India, one needs to apply online only. Previously, RTOs were used to apply physically by filling form and all. Now, all this formalities of form filling, documents required and payment are done via online. Only you have to go for computer test and driving skill test of your vehicle.
For car, bike or heavy vehicles, if you want to make online driving license in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and other cities of India, first you have to get Learning license by giving computer test, then after one month, driving skill test is conducted upon passing you will receive Driving License within 30 days by nearest post office at your address.
But, how to apply online for driving license in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and other cities of India? So, here are the things in details like how, where and what to do?
In a RTO of your state, you may apply online and take appointment for the following services:
Capital gains are the gains arising from the sale of any type of capital assets like immovable property, equity shares (listed or Un-listed), debt-fund, mutual fund, Jewellery etc. We’ll know the difference between Short term and Long term capital gains below in detail. (source: Income tax India)
Capital gains are of 2 types:
Short term capital gains and Long term capital gains
Short term capital gains for different types of capital assets:
Such type of deals are closed in a short time like:
Type of Capital assets
Time duration of deal closing (Buy to Sell)
Equity Shares : Listed at Exchange
< 12 months
Equity Shares : Un-Listed
< 24 months
Equity oriented Mutual fund
< 12 months
Debentures and Government securities
< 12 months
Immovable Property (land / house / building)
< 24 months
Jewellery (Gold, Silver, Platinum, precious metal or alloy)
< 36 months
Any other capital asset except Agricultural Land
< 36 months
Short term capital gain for dfferent types of capital assets
After successful implementation of FASTag (an electronic toll collection system) on most of the vehicles in India for National highway, State Highways and private-operated highways for the toll collection, now the transport ministry of India is gearing up to next advanced technology in road charging or toll charging, GNSS. In April 2021, the Transport ministry through IHMCL has invited the proposals for the “Engagement of Consultant for Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) based tolling”.
In a Gazette notification, under Vehicle scrappage policy, MoRTH has issued the list of incentives and disincentives to discard the old and polluting vehicles. The new Vehicle scrappage policy was supposed to come into effect from 1st April 2022. (Source:PIB)
Incentive under Vehicle scrappage policy – Waiving off the Registration fee of new vehicle, by producing ‘Certificate of Deposit (CoD)’ of old vehicle by any RVSF (Registered Vehicle Scrapping Facility).
Dis-Incentive under Vehicle scrappage policy –
Fee increase for conducting fitness test and renewal of fitness test, for vehicles more than 15 years old.
Fee increase for fitness certification for transport vehicles more than 15 years old.
Fee increase for RC (registration certificate) renewal for personal (Non-transport) vehicles, more than 15 years old.