Monday, September 03, 2018

Second Additional Quarterly Calendar for the 2nd Quarter of 2018-19 - PTC Training Centre

Various circulars issued by the central Vigilance commission - DOP Order dated 21/08/2018

DOP Order No.4-24/2016-Vig dated 21st August 2018

Social Security Schemes of Government of India

A short video on: Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojna (PMSBY), Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojna (PMJJY), Atal Pension Yojna (APY)

March to Parliament on 05-09-2018

March to Parliament 5th September 2018
Participation of Central Government Employees and workers

Customer Service on DOP

IPPB Customer Service from DDG ( Financial Services)

What does Digits in PAN Number Mean?

PAN Card - Permanent Account Number
I am sure majority of readers of this blog would have PAN Number (Permanent Account Number) issued by the Income Tax Department. But do you know what does the digits in PAN Number mean?

Below is a sample of PAN Number.

It is a 10 digit alpha numeric number, where first five characters are letters, the next four numbers and the last one a letter again.

These 10 characters can be divided in five parts as can be seen below. The meaning of each number has been explained further.

PAN Number Explained:

1. First three characters are alphabetic series running from AAA to ZZZ
2. Fourth character of PAN represents the status of the PAN holder.
C — Company
P — Person
H — HUF(Hindu Undivided Family)
F — Firm
A — Association of Persons (AOP)
T — AOP (Trust)
B — Body of Individuals (BOI)
L — Local Authority
J — Artificial Juridical Person
G — Government
3. Fifth character represents first character of the PAN holder’s last name/surname.
4. Next four characters are sequential number running from 0001 to 9999.
5. Last character in the PAN is an alphabetic check digit.

Nowadays, the DOI (Date of Issue) of PAN card is mentioned at the right (vertical) hand side of the photo on the PAN card.

Expected DA From January 2019 – 3% or 4%

Expected DA From January 2019 – 3% or 4%
Consumer Price Index July 2018 & DA August 2018
Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers on Base 2001=100. Monthly Index – July 2018 is 301 points.

There has been very big increase of 10 points in July 2018 , this increase of CPI is highest in last four years.

DA as on 1st August is 10.36%. The present DA as on 1st July 2018 is at 9%.

we can expect 3% to 4% DA on January 2019.

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