Category Archives: Notifications

Amendment to Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Deposit Scheme -Notification

As per the following Notification now Co operative Banks can not accept Deposits under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Deposit Scheme 2016 MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Economic Affiairs) NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 19th January, 2017 Amendment to Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Deposit Scheme,Notification No S.O. 4061 (E) S.O. 204(E).— In exercise of the powers conferred by… Read More »

Sections 20 & 21 w.e.f 18.01.2017 of Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws and Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Act, 2016

MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Financial Services) NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 18th January, 2017 S.O. 176(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 1 of the Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws and Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Act, 2016 (44 of 2016), the Central Government hereby appoints the 18th day… Read More »

Interest @ 8% for Q4 of FY 2016-17 on Special Deposit Scheme for Non-Govt Provident, Superannuation & Gratuity Funds

MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Economic Affairs) NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 18th January, 2017 No.5(4)-B(PD)/2016.—It is hereby notified that the deposits made under the Special Deposit Scheme for Non-Government Provident, Superannuation and Gratuity Funds, announced in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affairs) Notification No.F.16(1)-PD/75 dated 30th June, 1975, shall with effect from 1st… Read More »

Revised minimum rates of wages -Notified by Govt w.e.f 19.01.2017

Revised Minimum Rates of wages MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 19th January, 2017 S.O. 186(E).—Whereas the draft proposal to revise the minimum rates of wages per day payable to the Schedule mentioned categories of employees engaged in the employment of Agriculture was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II,… Read More »

Statement of financial transactions -Procedure for registration& submission

Procedure for registration and submission of statement of financial transactions (SFT) as per section 285BA of Income-tax Act, 1961 read with Rule 114E of Income-tax Rules, 1962 DGIT(S)-ADG(S)-2/e-filing notification/106/2016 Government of India Ministry of Finance Central Board of Direct Taxes Directorate of Income Tax (Systems) Notification No. 1 of 2017 New Delhi, 17th January, 2017… Read More »

Child Adoption Regulations 2017 w.e.f 16.01.2017

Adoption Regulations 2017 Dated 15th January, 2016 Adoption Regulations, 2017 to become operational from tomorrow The Adoption Regulations to further strengthen the adoption programme in the country Adoption Regulations, 2017 framed by ‘Central Adoption Resource Authority’ (CARA) as mandated under section 68 (c) of Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015  has been… Read More »

Tariff Value of Edible Oils, Brass Scrap, Poppy Seeds, Areca Nut, Gold and Sliver

Tariff value Notification in respect of Fixation of tariff Value of Edible Oils, Brass Scrap, Poppy Seeds, Areca Nut, Gold and Sliver Notification NO 04/2017-Cus (NT),dt. 13-01-2017 Press release Change in Tariff Value of Crude Palm Oil, RBD Palm Oil, Others – Palm Oil, Crude Palmolein, RBD Palmolein, Others – Palmolein, Crude Soyabean Oil, Brass Scrap… Read More »

Excise Duty ib Plain (un-modified) Tamarind Kernel Powder falling under heading 1302

Notification under Section 11C of the Central Excise Act on Plain (un-modified) Tamarind Kernel Powder falling under heading 1302 [TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II, SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (i)] GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE (DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE) Notification No. 01/2017- Central Excise (N.T.) New Delhi, the 11th January, 2017… Read More »

Ant-dumping duty on Colour coated/pre-painted flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel from china

Seeks to levy provisional ant-dumping duty on ‘Colour coated/pre-painted flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel’ originating in or exported from People’s Republic of China and European Union for a period of six months (unless revoked, superseded or amended earlier). Notification no 02/2017-Cus (ADD), dt. 11-01-2017

Amendment in Service Tax Rules 1994 -Definition of aggregator & Vessel from outside india

Seeks to amend Service Tax Rules, 1994 so as to, (i) exclude such persons from the definition of aggregator who enable a potential customer to connect with persons providing services by way of renting of hotels, inns, guest houses, clubs, campsites or other commercial places meant for residential or lodging purposes subject to fulfillment of… Read More »

Service Tax Exemption – notification No. 25/2012-ST Amended

Seeks to amend notification No. 25/2012-ST dated 20.06.2012 so as to (i) withdraw the exemption from service tax for services provided or agreed to be provided by a person located in non-taxable territory to a person located in non-taxable territory by way of transportation of goods by a vessel from a place outside India up… Read More »

India and Cyprus -Avoidance of Double Taxation Agreement w.e.f 01.04.2017 Notified

MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Revenue) NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 10th January, 2017 S.O.64(E).—Whereas, an Agreement and Protocol between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income (hereinafter referred to… Read More »

Comments invited on Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Dog Breeding and Marketing) Rules 2016

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Dog Breeding and Marketing) Rules, 2016 Environment Ministry Invites Comments on Draft Notification for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Dog Breeding and Marketing) Rules, 2016 to Prevent Infliction of Unnecessary Pain or Suffering on Animals   The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has invited comments on the draft… Read More »

Maharashtra – Applicability of Contract Labour Act changed from 20 to 50 Employees

Applicability of Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970 has been changed from 20 Employees to 50 Employees for the state of Maharashtra vide Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) (Maharashtra Amendment) Act, 2016. Related Notification is as follows :- In pursuance of clause (3) of article 348 of the Constitution of India, the following translation in English of… Read More »

Seventh Schedule of Constitution of India 1950 After 101st Amendment Act 2016

7 th Schedule of Constitution of India 1950 SEVENTH SCHEDULE (7 th Schedule of Constitution of India After Constitution (One Hundred and First Amendment) Act, 2016.) [Article 246] List I – Union List of  7 th Schedule of Constitution of India Defence of India and every part thereof including preparation for defence and all such… Read More »

Rajya Sabha to meet on 31.01.2017

RAJYA SABHA SECRETARIAT NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 7th January, 2017 No. RS 1/1/2017-L.—The following Order by the President dated the 6th January, 2017, is published for general information :- “In exercise of the powers conferred upon me by clause (1) of article 85 of the Constitution, I hereby summon the Rajya Sabha to meet at… Read More »

legal services and accounting services also covered in SEZ rules 2006

MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY (Department of Commerce) NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 3rd January, 2017 G.S.R. 12(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by section 55 of the Special Economic Zones Act, 2005 (28 of 2005), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Special Economic Zones Rules, 2006, namely:— (1) These… Read More »

Tea (Marketing) Control (Amendment) Order 2017

MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY (Department of Commerce) NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 3rd January, 2017 S.O. 21(E).–In exercise of the power conferred by sub-sections (3) and (5) of section 30 of the Tea Act, 1953 (29 of 1953), the Central Government hereby makes the following amendments further to amend the Tea (Marketing) Control Order, 2003,… Read More »

Give PAN to Bank before 28.02.2017 , if not given till date : Govt Notification

PAN (Permanent Account Number) to Bank As per the Notification G.S.R. 14(E) Dated  06.01.2017  every person who has Bank account but has not furnished his PAN number to the bank at the time of opening of Bank account or subsequently  is required to furnish PAN before 28.02.2017. Relevant Portion of Notification is reproduced as follow :-  In the… Read More »

Aadhaar mandatory for Individuals registered under MNREGA : Govt Notification

MINISTRY OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 3rd January, 2017 S.O. 19(E).––Whereas, the use of Aadhaar as identity document for delivery of services or benefits or subsidies simplifies the Government delivery processes, brings in transparency and efficiency, and enables beneficiaries to get their entitlements directly in a convenient and seamless manner and Aadhaar obviates… Read More »

Indian Skill Development Service Rules 2017 Notified

MINISTRY OF SKILL DEVELOPMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 4th January, 2017 G.S.R. 5(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to article 309 of the Constitution and in Supersession of the Deputy Director General (Group ‘A’) Recruitment Rules, 2002 and the Directorate General of Training (Group ‘A’ Posts) Recruitment Rules, 2011, except… Read More »

Employees’ Pension Scheme -Aadhaar number mandatory- Govt Notification

MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 4th January, 2017 S.O. 26(E).—Whereas, the use of Aadhaar as identity document for delivery of services or benefits or subsidies simplifies the Government delivery processes, brings in transparency and efficiency, and enables beneficiaries to get their entitlements directly in a convenient and seamless manner and Aadhaar… Read More »

Scheme for Rebate of State Levies on Export of Made-ups 2016

Scheme for Rebate of State Levies on Export of Made-ups 2016. MINISTRY OF TEXTILES NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 3rd January, 2017 F. No. 12015/47/2016-IT.—In pursuance of the decision of the Government of India to initiate measures for reforms to boost employment generation in the employment intensive textile and apparel sector, scheme for remission of State… Read More »

Declaration form for NRIs on Arrival in India for depositing old Bank Note ( Specified Bank Notes)

Declaration form to be filled up by NRIs for depositing Specified Bank Notes (SBNs) on arrival-reg. Download Form for depositing SBNs in RBI for International Passengers SI. No Item Particulars 1 Name of the Passenger   2 Passport No.   3 Status whether Resident Indian or Non Resident Indian   4 Address in India   5… Read More »

Deeper tariff concessions for specified goods imported from Malaysia

Seeks to amend notification No. 53/2011-Customs dated 01st July, 2011 so as to provide deeper tariff concessions in respect of specified goods imported from Malaysia under the India-Malaysia Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (IMCECA) w.e.f. 01.01.2016 and to carry out editorial changes as a result of HS 2017 changes Notification No 65/2016-Cus,dt. 31-12-2016