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Rates of small savings schemes

Rates of small savings schemes
22 Mar,2018
The revised Rates of Interest on various Small Savings Schemes Including Saving Deposits, Public Provident Fund, Kisan Vikas Patra and Sukanya Samriddhi Accounts Scheme for the 4th Quarter of financial year 2017-18 is as below:

InstrumentRate Of Interest W.E.F. 01.01.2018 To 31.03.2018
Savings Deposit4.0
1 Year Time Deposit6.6
2 Year Time Deposit6.7
3 Year Time Deposit6.9
5 Year Time Deposit7.4
5 Year Recurring Deposit6.9
5 Year Senior Citizen Savings Scheme8.3
5 Year Monthly Income Account7.3
5 Year National Savings Certificate7.6
Public Provident Fund Scheme7.6
Kisan Vikas Patra7.3 (will mature in 118 months)
Sukanya Samriddhi Account Scheme8.1

This was stated by Shri Shiv Pratap Shukla, Minister of State for Finance in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha.

Source : PIB
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Railway: Relaxation of 3 years above the prescribed upper age limit in open market recruitment to all non-gazetted posts (RBE No. 25/2018)


Railway: Relaxation of 3 years above the prescribed upper age limit in open market recruitment to all non-gazetted posts (RBE No. 25/2018)

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (BHARAT SARKAR)
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (RAIL MANTRALAYA)
(RAILWAY BOARD)
RBE No. 25/2018

No. E(NG)-II/94/RR-1/29/Pt. (3246807)
New Delhi, dated: 21/02/2018
The General Manager (P),
All Zonal Railways/Production Units
Chairman/Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs);
Chairman/Railway Recruitment Cells (RRCs).
(As per standard mailing list)

Sub: Upper age limit for direct recruitment to non-gazetted posts on the Railways.

Attention is invited to this Ministry's instructions issued under RBE No. 45/2015 dated 11.05.2015, withdrawing three years relaxation in the prescribed upper age limit for direct recruitment to all non- gazetted posts.

The matter has since been reviewed and it has now been decided by this Ministry to provide a relaxation of three years above the prescribed upper age limit in open market recruitment to all non- gazetted posts.

These instructions will be effective from the date of issue of this letter. It will also be applicable on recruitment notification published under Centralized Employment Notice Nos. 01/2018 and 02/2018 issued by Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs).

Please acknowledge receipt.

(Ravi Shekhar)
Jt. Director Estt. (N) - II
Railway Board
Source: Indian Railways
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Engagement of workers in Grih Kalyan Kendra New Delhi for gaining work experience


F.No. 8/08/2016-GKK/110

Grih Kalyan Kendra
A registered Society under the aegis of
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions,
Samaj Sadan, Lodhi Road Complex, New Delhi- 110003.

Subject: Engagement of workers in Grih Kalyan Kendra New Delhi for gaining work experience.

The Grih Kalyan Kendra (GKK) is a registered Society under the Societies Registration Act,1860, functioning under the aegis of Department of Personnel and Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Government of India. The GKK runs various welfare activities for the benefit of Central Government employees and their dependents.

2. The main objective of the Kendra is to help the needy Central Government employees belonging to lower income groups, who are in genuine financial and psychological need of temporary rehabilitation, by giving them training and experience which would enable them to supplement their domestic income and help them to acquire skill and experience for seeking better avenues of employment elsewhere.

3. They are paid only honorarium and are not entitled to any service benefits. It is expected only to be a stepping stone and training ground for more needy dependants of Central Government employees, but not to give them any regular employment.

4. It is proposed to engage workers for the following posts in Grih Kalyan Kendra at New Delhi from the dependents of Central Government employees / retired Govt. employees having the requisite qualifications etc as given below:-

S.No Post Age Qualification Honorarium (per month)
1.Personal AssistantNot exceeding 35 years on the last date of receipt of applications (relaxable, up to 5 years In the case of candidates possessing higher qualifications/ experience)Graduate from recognized university or equivalent.Desirable:
(i) Should have good command overwritten and spoken English language and good communication skill.
(ii) Should have knowledge of Shorthand and good Typing speed in English.
And
(iii) Should have good knowledge of computer operations.
Rs.12000/- (Consolidated)
2.Zonal AssistantNot exceeding 35 years
on the last date of
receipt of applications
(relaxable up to 5 years
in the case of
candidates possessing
higher qualifications!
experience)
In the case of retired
officers age should not
be more than 62 years
on the last date of
receipt of application.
(i)
Bachelors
Degree of a
recognized
university or
equivalent.
(ii) Knowledge of Administration,
Establishment
and Account matters and Govt. of India
Rules and
Regu lations.
Desirable:
Working knowledge of computer operation and
accountancy.
Rs.12000/- (Consolidated)
3.Gym InstructorNot exceeding 30 years on the last date of receipt of applications
(relaxable up to 5 years In the case of candidates possessing
higher qualifications/ experience)
Bachelors Degree of a recognized university.
Desirable:
Should have experience of 3 years in a recognized Club / Institute / Organisation.
Rs. 9360/- (Consolidated)
4.Day Care Attendant (Creche) Not exceeding 45 years on the last date of receipt of applications (relax able up to 5 years) in the case of candidates possessing higher qualification / experience.8th passed preference will be given to candidates having past experience In similar work.Rs. 4800/- (Consolidated)
5.Nursery AttendantNot exceeding 45 years on the last date of receipt of applications (relax able up to 5 years) in the case of candidates possessing higher qualification / experience.8th passed preference will be given to candidates having past experience In similar work.Rs. 3200/- (Consolidated)
6.Day Care Teacher (Creche) Not exceeding 45 years on the last date of receipt of applications (relax able up to 5 years) in the case of candidates possessing higher qualification / experience.Senior Secondary (10+2) from a recognized Board / University.Desirable:
(i) Passed Diploma
in Child Care & Development from a recognised Institution
(ii) Work experience of one year in some other
recognised organization / Institution.
Rs.7200/ (Consolidated)
7.Booking ClerkNot exceeding 35 years on the last date of receipt of applications (relaxable up to 5 years III the case of candidates possessing candidates possessing experience)Senior Secondary (10+2) from a recognized Board / University.Desirable:
(i) Should have command over spoken and written English
(ii) Should have good communication skill and pleasing personality.
(iii) Working knowledge of computer operations.
Rs.9360/- (Consolidated)
8.CashierNot exceeding 35 years on the last date of receipt of applications (relaxable up to 5 years III the case o candidates possessing higher qualifications / experience)
In the case of retired officers age should not be more than 62 years on the last date of receipt of application.

Graduate from recognized university or equivalent.
Desirable:
(i) Preference shall be given to candidates possessing higher educational qualifications / experience.
(ii) Knowledge of double entry system of accounting on computers.
(iii) Experience handling Cash in an Organization.
Rs.12000/- (Consolidated)

Documents required to be submitted for the above mentioned posts:
(i) Attested copy of CGHS Card or; any other valid proof of dependency, if CGHS Card is not available.
(ii) Latest Salary Slip, if dependent of a Central Government employee.
(iii) Photocopies of Certificates regarding Date of Birth, qualifications and experience.
(iv) Residence proof.

5. The workers in GKK are engaged initially for a period of one year. However, the engagement may be extended by the Competent Authority up to a maximum period of five years on year to year basis, subject to satisfactory performance and requirement for continuation of the post. The persons so engaged shall be paid a fixed monthly honorarium as mentioned above or as decided by the GKK Board from time to time.

6. It is requested that wide publicity may kindly be given to this circular amongst the Central Govt employees working in the Ministry / Department including attached and subordinate offices, who may apply as per the enclosed format for the post for which they are eligible. The completed applications along with required documents may be forwarded to Secretary, Grih Kalyan Kendra, Samaj Sadan, Lodhi Road Complex, New Delhi- 110003 within a period of 30 days from the date of issue of this Circular. Applications completed in all respects, shall only be considered. Applications received after the due date and without supporting documents will not be considered.

Source: DoPT
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