EPFO Raises Eligibility Limit for Auto Claims Processing

The Competent Authority has approved the expansion of the eligibility limit for auto claim settlements under Paragraph 68J, raising it from Rs. 50,000/- to Rs. 1,00,000/-. This exciting development, implemented on April 10, 2024, reflects our commitment to providing better services to our valued stakeholders.

IFSCA directions for providing Internet banking services to clients of IBUs

The circular delineates the scope and expectations regarding internet banking services to be extended by IBUs. Internet banking services encompass a spectrum of functionalities ranging from information dissemination to transaction execution, all facilitated through electronic delivery channels over computer networks or internet technologies.

Online Meeting regarding the outreach and awareness for the SWAYAM Programme

As the SWAYAM Programme is the flagship initiative of the Ministry of Education, a series of state-wise online meetings chaired by Shri Govind Jaiswal, JS(TEL) of the Ministry of Education, have been scheduled to facilitate thorough discussions for informed decision making to obtain feedback from HEls as well as to foster the exchange of ideas, best practices, and insights related to SWAYAM initiatives.

RBI Master Circular – Credit facilities to Scheduled Castes (SCs) & Scheduled Tribes (STs)

Under major centrally sponsored schemes, reservations and relaxations are earmarked for SCs/STs, ensuring equitable access to credit opportunities. For instance, schemes like Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana prioritize the inclusion of SCs/STs, reflecting a commitment to inclusive growth. Additionally, differential rate of interest schemes and credit enhancement guarantee schemes offer tailored financial support, addressing the unique needs of SC/ST entrepreneurs.

UGC has provided for Implementation of Reservation Policy of the Government of India in Universities, Deemed to be Universities/Colleges and other Grants-in-aid Institutions and Centers

ll centrally funded Universities/Colleges/Institutions including Law Universities are required to ensure strict compliance of Government of India orders/rules on the reservations in their institutions. State Universities including its affiliated/constituent colleges and other Institutes functioning within the state should follow the percentage of reservation for SC/ST & OBC as prescribed by the concerned state Government.