Soon, easy online police verification for passport, hiring of driver, domestic help

May 22, 2019

Pan-India database on crime and criminals CCTNS has started facilitating online services such as police verification for issuance of passport, hiring of driver, tenant and domestic help besides registration of complaints of car theft and others. Deputy Director in the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) Prashun Gupta said the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS) is facilitating pan-India search on complete national crime and criminal database that is…


Income Tax: Know how much you pay on returns from equities, mutual funds

May 16, 2019

No matter how much you invest in equities, it is important to know how much tax you are liable to pay, as it reduces your overall income. There are different types of taxes you pay on equity instruments. Whether you invest directly into stocks or invest through mutual funds, you have to pay some form of taxes. For equity investments, there are taxes like Securities Transaction Tax (STT), short-term and,…


Here Are Post Office Saving Schemes Which Offer Income Tax Benefits

May 13, 2019

India Post or Department of Posts, which runs the postal network of the country, offers nine saving schemes with different interest rates. Investment in some of the schemes also qualify for income tax benefits, said India Post. The schemes which offer income tax deduction are Time Deposit (TD), Senior Citizen Savings Scheme (SCSS), Public Provident Fund (PPF), National Savings Certificates (NSC). Using these saving schemes, a person can claim a…


UIDAI helps in 4 easy steps to update address in Aadhaar

May 8, 2019

UIDAI helps individual to update their Aadhaar card address in four easy steps. The Aadhaar card maker via its Twitter account said, “Moved to a new city, shifted house, got married or see an error in your Aadhaar Address? Update it today: 1. At Aadhaar Kendra 2. Online Details available at .” Here are the steps you need to follow to update Address on Aadhaar card – Step 1…


IIT Madras campus hiring at all-time high, 964 students get job offers

May 4, 2019

KOLKATA: Placements at IIT Madras campus touched an all-time high this year with 964 students, including 97 who bagged pre-placement offers, getting job offers. It is a 15% increase over 2017-18 when 834 students got placed, including through the PPO route. The number of PPOs, too, increased this year to 136, compared with 114 in the preceding year. Microsoft, Qualcomm and Goldman Sachs were among those making offers. During 2018-19…


All you need to know about PM-SYM pension scheme

May 2, 2019

Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan (PM-SYM) is a government pension scheme for unorganised workers that admits unorganised workers in the age group of 18-40 years with a monthly income up to Rs. 15,000. It also offers a minimum guaranteed pension of Rs. 3,000 a month after the subscriber turns 60. However, the worker should not be covered under any scheme like NPS, Employees’ State Insurance Corporation scheme or Employees’ Provident…


Aadhaar safety tip never share this vital detail with anyone

April 26, 2019

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has developed Aadhaar card in such a manner that a citizens identity remains secure and safe from the hands of fraudsters. UIDAI took to Twitter warning citizens in regards to their Aadhaar card. The latest alert would be in regards to Aadhaar OTP. UIDAI has asked citizens to never share Aadhaar OTP with anyone. OTPs are generally one of the most important tool to…


List of government schemes in India

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January 4, 2018

The ministries of the Government of India have come up with various useful schemes from time to time. These schemes could be either Central, state specific or joint collaboration between the Centre and the states. They are detailed below: Scheme Ministry Date of Launch Outlay/Status statistics Sector Provisions Atal Pension Yojana [1] May 9, 2015 Pension Social Sector Scheme pertaining to Pension Sector Bachat Lamp scheme MoP 2009 Electrification reduce the cost of compact…