Wednesday, November 27, 2019

whether the Government proposes to provide the pensioners of Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO)

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 1351
ANSWERED ON: 25.11.2019

Medical Insurance to Pensioners of EPFO
EPFO

Rajan Baburao Vichare
Will the Minister of

LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT be pleased to state:-

(a)whether the Government proposes to provide the pensioners of Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) with Medical Insurance through the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation;

(b)if so, the details thereof; and

(c)if not, the reasons therefor?

Also check: Government proposes to increase the minimum pension for EPF pensioners?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE (IC) FOR LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT
(SHRI SANTOSH KUMAR GANGWAR)

(a) to (c): Yes, Sir. The Government proposes to extend medical benefits to Employees’ Pension Scheme (EPS) 1995 pensioners drawing minimum pension upto Rs. 1000/- per month under EPS, 1995 and residing in Delhi through a pilot scheme. However, no final decision has been taken.

Order Books of Defence Public Sector Units (PSUs

Order Books of Defence Public Sector Units (PSUs)

Ministry of Defence
Order Books of Defence PSUs

27 NOV 2019

The status of current order books of Defence PSUs is as under:


S.NO.NAME OF ORGANISATIONCURRENT ORDER BOOK VALUE (Rs. In Crore)
1HINDUSTAN AERONAUTICS LIMITED (HAL)59832
2BHARAT ELECTRONICS LIMITED (BEL)56300
3BEML LIMITED (BEML)9568
4BHARAT DYNAMICS LIMITED (BDL)7200
5MISHRA DHATU NIGAM LIMITED (MIDHANI)1800
6MAZAGON DOCK SHIPBUILDERS LIMITED (MDL)52113
7GARDEN REACH SHIPBUILDERS & ENGINEERS LIMITED (GRSE)27407
8GOA SHIPYARD LIMITED (GSL)14956
9HINDUSTAN SHIPYARD LIMITED (HSL)2805
The order book volume of Defence PSUs depends on the customers which is primarily the Armed Forces and export opportunities in the International market. The steps taken to improve the order book position includes modernization of production capacity and infrastructure; emphasis on import substitution and indigenisation; promotion of exports; introduction of new technologies; product diversification; setting up of JVs with foreign companies and preference being given to ‘Buy (Indian – Indigenously Designed, Developed and Manufactured)’ equipment under Capital Acquisition in Defence Procurement Procedure 2016.

Also check: ENCASHMENT OF EARNED LEAVE ON JOINING CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES FROM PSUS & VICE VERSA

This information was given by Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Shripad Naik in a written reply to Shri Sudhakar Tukaram Shrangare and Smt Pratima Bhoumik in Lok Sabha today.

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Pay and allowances to Armed forces through Family Allotment Money Order

Pay and allowances to Armed forces through Family Allotment Money Order

Ministry of Defence
Pay and Allowance to Personnel Posted in Field Areas

27 NOV 2019

The Pay and Allowances of all armed forces personnel are being credited by their respective Pay Accounts Offices into their Bank Account each month, irrespective of their place of posting.  These Bank Accounts details are submitted by the Record Office(s) in prescribed bank mandate at the time of their enrolment and kept updated.  Now Bank accounts are accessible from anywhere irrespective of the place of opening.

Families of armed forces personnel can access the bank accounts for all purposes as their dependents including additional ATM cards.

Also check: Pay Scales for PBORs of Armed Forces

Besides above, the provision of FAMO (Family Allotment Money Order) is also continuing for armed forces who are posted in field areas, to transfer money to their families by the Pay Accounts Offices (if opted by JCO/ORs & officers).

This information was given by Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Shripad Naik in a written reply to Smt Rita Bahuguna Joshi in Lok Sabha today.

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