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GST Council Cuts Tax Rates- TV, Fridge, Washing Machines Now gets Cheaper

On 21st July 2018, the GST Council has reduced the tax rates on most of the items that are used in day-to-day life. Electrical appliances such as TV (up to 27’’), Washing Machine, Refrigerator, Mixer, Juicer, Grinder etc. have been reduced from 28% GST Slab Rate to 18% GST Slab Rate. Not only this, the Sanitary Napkins have been exempted from the GST Rates. These new rates will come into an effect from 27th July 2018. The rate reductions are estimated to cost the Government exchequer nearly Rs 7000 Crore.

Earlier, the Council had revised the tax rates on 29 Items in January 2018. In November 2017, the Council had brought down over 200 Items from 28%, 18%, and 12% into lower tax brackets.

The decisions taken in the 28th GST Council Meeting Updates are as follows-

  • Quarterly Returns have been approved for the Tax Payers who have a turnover of less than Rs 5 Core (tax payments will be continued on the monthly basis).

  • White Goods such as Refrigerator, Washing Machines, TV (up to 27’’), Grinders. Juicers, Mixers, Electric Iron, Water heaters and Coolers, Video Games, Shaver’s, Lithium Iron Batteries etc. have been cut down from 28% to 18% GST Slab Rates.

  • Sanitary Napkins have been exempted from GST Tax Rate.

  • GST on Bamboo Flooring has been put under 12% GST Slab.

  • Hotels to be taxed on actual tariff basis, not on the declared tariff.

  • Rates on paints, wall putty, and Varnish have been dropped down from 28 percent to 18% percent.

  • Common use foot wares worth Rs 1000/- will be taxed 5% GST.

  • Ethanol Oil for Companies will be taxed for 5%.

  • GST Rates of the Leather Goods has been reduced from 28% to 18% GST Tax Rate Slab.

  • GST Rates cut to 18% for special purpose vehicles, work truck, trailers.

  • Rates on scents, toilet spray, are now under 18% GST Slab.

  • Marbles, Stones, Wood deities have been exempted from GST. Rakhis, fortified Milk, are also exempted.

  • Handicraft Items will be now taxed at 12%.

  • The GST Rates on Handbags, jewelry box, wooden box for paintings, art ware for paintings, handmade lamps etc. are reduced to 12%.

  • GST on imported UREA has been reduced to 5%.

The GST Council have not come up with the decision on sugar cess. This will be decided in the next meeting of GST Council. The GST Council has cleared 48 amendments which will be passed in the Parliament. The Council will be introducing RFID Tags along with Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) for transporters to reduce harassment of transporters.

How To Apply For New Bihar Ration Card | Bihar PDS Online sfc.bihar.gov.in

Ration Card is the oldest traditional document which is issued under an authority of the State Government, as per the Public Distribution System. The primary reason behind issuing ration card is to offer essentials such as food grains, fuels at a subsidized rate from fair price shops. To make sure that the deserving candidates gets the benefits they need, the state government issues distinctive Ration cards which are Above Poverty Line (APL), Below Poverty Line (BPL), and Antyodaya families.

Apart from that, a Ration card also works as a valid proof of identification at the time of applying for Domicile Certificate, Electoral rolls name inclusion etc. They are further divided into categories such as APL (Above Poverty Line), BPL (Below Poverty Line), Antyodaya etc. Temporary Ration Cards also issued to citizens in addition to the Permanent Ration Cards, which are valid only for few months.

Some Important Links
Appy For Bihar Voter ID Card
Apply For Bihar Driving License
Bihar Pin Code
Bihar Bank IFSC Code
Link Aadhaar Card With Bank Account
Link Aadhaar With Mobile Number

Types of Bihar Ration Cards (Bihar PDS)

There are three types of Bihar Ration Cards (Bihar PDS) such as:

  1. Above Poverty Line (APL)– This type of ration cards are issued to people who live above the line of poverty
  2. Below Poverty Line (BPL)– This type of cards are issued to people who live below the line of poverty
  3. Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) Cards– AAY cards are provided to people who belongs to the economically weakest section of the societies

Eligibility Criterion for Issuance of New Bihar Ration Card (Bihar PDS)

If you wish to apply for a Bihar Ration Card (Bihar PDS), you are required to meet the following conditions:

  • The applicants must be the citizens of India
  • The applicants must be the resident of the particular region
  • No previous ration card should be held by the applicant

How to Apply for Bihar Ration Card at sfc.bihar.gov.in

To apply for a Bihar Ration Card, you can follow the below mentioned steps:

  1. Acquire the application form from Circle Office or the Office of the S.D.O
  2. You are required to keep passport – size photographs of the head of the family which should be attested by the MLA, MP, Municipal Councillor or a Gazetted Officer. Also provide residential address proof and the Certificate of Deletion or Surrender of your previous card
  3. The authorities will pay a visit for verification purpose to verify the documents and information you have provided. The statements of two neighbourhood witnesses will also be recorded
  4. Once you have provided all the documents and the verification process is done, it will take typically 15 days to get your Bihar Ration Card

Documents Required to Apply for a New Bihar Ration Card (Bihar PDS)

It is advisable to keep the following documents handy before applying for a Bihar Ration Card (Bihar PDS):

  • Residential proof of address
  • Passport size photograph of the head of the household which must be attested by the MLA, MP, Municipal Councillor or a Gazetted Officer.
  • Certificate of Deletion or Surrender of your previous card, if any. Spot inquiries would be conducted by the circle FSO, M.O. or S.I should you fail to submit a proof of residence. The statements of two neighbourhood witnesses would also be recorded.

you have applied, if you don’t receive your ration card within 15 days of the application, you can also track the status of your application by visiting the official PDS (Public Distribution System) website of Bihar PDS (sfc.bihar.gov.in).

Odisha Ration Card | Apply,Check Status & Download e-Bitran Odisha

Odisha Ration Card is an important document in India through which one can avail basic necessities like food grains and fuels at subsidized rates. It also works as an identity proof which helps in getting other government documents such as PAN (Permanent Account Number) Card act as a proof of address and an income proof.

The Civil Supplies Department of Odisha Government launched an online system for submission of application forms for new Odisha Ration Cards which will bring immense convenience to the people of Odisha.

Benefits of Odisha Ration Card | e-Bitran Odisha

Every national and international market goes through fluctuation. And that effects the lower strata of the society the most. Hence, the government bears the major portion of the costs of everyday commodities in order to provide some relief to the people from the price hike.

Another most important benefit of a Odisha Ration Card is that it works as a proof of identity at a number of places. Before the onset of PAN (Permanent Account Number) Card, Passport etc. In fact, it still works as a valid identity proof at the time of acquiring other official documents such as Aadhaar Card.

It also works as a residential proof which can be used before securing loans etc. without any hassle.

It is also important to note that the Aadhaar Card is not an individual Identity card, it is actually a family document which comprises details of family members such as children, income levels, gender, photographs etc.

Types of Ration Cards in Odisha e-Bitran Odisha

  • Above Poverty Line (APL) Card
  • Below Poverty Line (BPL) Card
  • Antyodaya Cards for the poorest of the society

Eligibility Criteria of Ration Card in Odisha | e-Bitran Odisha

To get a Odisha Ration Card you are required to fit into the following eligibility:

  • The applicant must be an Indian citizen.
  • The applicant must be a permanent resident of the state of Chhattisgarh CG.
  • The applicant must not possess another ration card.

Documents Required for Application of Ration Cards in Odisha | e-Bitran Odisha

Keep the below mentioned documents handy before applying for a Odisha Ration Card

  • Two passport size photographs of the Head of the Family attested by a Gazette officer, an MLA, MP or Municipal Councilor
  • Proof of residence such as voter’s Identity card, telephone bill, driving license, PAN (Permanent Account Number) Card, passport etc.
  • You should also submit an Affidavit describing the income levels of your family. The document should be attested by a lawyer.
  • Self – Declaration and Ward Councilor’s / Pradhan’s Certificate in the prescribed format.
  • Proof of Date of Birth (Submit your 10th Pass Certificate or your Birth Certificate).
  • Personal Documentation
  • Birth certificate
  • PAN card
  • Passport
  • Your report card from school showing that you have cleared the 10th grade
  • A transfer certificate from your school which would have your birth date printed on it
  • Proof of address
  • Electricity and telephone bills which may have been issued recently.
  • LIC bond.
  • Aadhaar card.
  • Passport
  • Agreement of the house.
  • Proof of age
  • Birth certificate.
  • PAN card.
  • A certificate of transfer from any school which contains the date of birth of the applicant.
  • A Mark sheet of the 10th grade to ensure that the applicant has received some education.
  • Documents for current address
  • The lease agreement of your place along with the electricity bill.
  • The lease agreement and the bill for liquefied petroleum gas.

How to Apply for a Ration Card in Odisha | e-Bitran Odisha

Follow the below mentioned steps to apply for a Odisha Ration Card

  1. Visit the official website of Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare Department i.e. http://www.foododisha.in/Download/NFSA.pdf Or you can also acquire the form from the circle office by paying a nominal fee
  2. Fill the form with required details by specifying your name, address, gender, age, occupation etc.
  3. Now verify the details you have provided in order to avoid any error on the card and submit the form to your RCMS center / circle office along with the necessary documents
  4. The officials at the RCMS would enter the data in your form in an online portal of the Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare Department of the Government of Odisha. The official would enter the name of the applicant, the type of address proof submitted, the details of all the members of the family of the applicant along with their Voter ID card numbers, etc. in the online system. Once he / she is done, you would be provided with an acknowledgment slip.

How to Check the Status of Odisha Ration Card | e-Bitran Odisha

If you haven’t received your odisha ration card within specified time period, you can check the status of your application:

  1. Visit the official website of Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare Department of the Government of Odisha i.e. www.foododisha.in/index.htm
  2. Click on ‘e – Bitrana Odisha’ which you will find on the left side of the web page
  3. Click on ‘NFSA Web Application’ option. Enter the required details on the online portal and you would be able to check the status of your application for a new ration card.

How To Download Odisha Ration Card | e-Bitran Odisha

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna Eligibility – Check PMAY Eligibility Criteria & Details

In this article, we provide information about Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna Eligibility. Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana is a Government initiative with the aim of “Housing for All 2022”, launched on 25th June 2015 by the Honourable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. PMAY is an effort to provide homes to the needy.

Pradhan Mantri Was Yojna Eligibility – PMAY Eligibility Criteria

Despite having made massive leaps in development over the last decade or so, India still has a large number of people living in abject poverty, most of whom don’t have a house to call their own. The Indian government took up a serious step towards abolishing homelessness with the introduction of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana. This project, which was previously known as Housing For All, will provide a roof to over 20 million urban poor people by the year 2022. In order to do so, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation has set a route map and has also made clear the eligibility criteria a prospective applicant need to meet.

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna Eligibility
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna Eligibility
Section Eligibility Details
Economically Weaker Section (EWS) People who earn an annual household income less than Rs.3 lakh come under the EWS category. However, an applicant claiming to be from EWS needs to provide relevant proof to the government to ascertain their claims.
Light Income Group (LIG) People that fall under LIG category usually have an annual household income ranging from Rs.3 lakh to 6 lakh. Again, to be eligible for consideration, they need to provide sufficient proof of their economic standing.
Medium Income Group (MIG1) Those who earn an annual household income below Rs.12 lakh fall under the MIG1 category. These people can avail loans of up to Rs.9 lakh for the construction of a residence.
Medium Income Group (MIG2) Individuals earning an annual household income between Rs.12 to Rs.18 lakh will fall under MIG2 of the PMAY scheme. These people can avail loans of up to Rs.12 lakh.
Minorities People hailing from minority groups like SC/ST/OBC will fall under minorities. To be considered under the PMAY scheme, these people need to meet to provide relevant caste and income certificates.
Women belonging to EWS/LIG categories will be considered if they apply under the PMAY scheme.

Schemes under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY)

Currently, there are three schemes under which you can apply for Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY). They are as below.

  • EWS (Economically Weaker Sections)/LIG (Low Income Group)
  • CLSS (MIG-I)
  • CLSS (MIG-II)

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Home Loan Scheme for LIG/EWS Category

For loan amount of Rs.3 lakh:

Amount of loan Rs.3 lakh
Loan amount eligible for the subsidy Rs.3 lakh
Balance loan Rs.1,66,360.00
Interest subsidy Rs.1,33,640.00
Initial EMI Rs.2,895
Reduced EMI after subsidy credit Rs.1,605
Savings on a monthly basis Rs.1,290
Savings on an annual basis Rs.15,480

For a loan amount of Rs.6 lakh:

Amount of loan Rs.6 lakh
Loan amount eligible for the subsidy Rs.6 lakh
Balance loan Rs.3,32,720.00
Interest subsidy Rs.2,67,280.00
Initial EMI Rs.5,790
Reduced EMI after subsidy credit Rs.3,211
Savings on a monthly basis Rs.2,579
Savings on an annual basis Rs.30,948

For a loan amount of Rs.10 lakh:

Amount of loan Rs.10 lakh
Loan amount eligible for the subsidy Rs.6 lakh
Balance loan Rs.7,32,720.00
Interest subsidy Rs.2,67,280.00
Initial EMI Rs.9,650
Reduced EMI after subsidy credit Rs.7,071
Savings on a monthly basis Rs.2,579
Savings on an annual basis Rs.30,948

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Loan Scheme for MIG – 1

Income of the household per year Rs.12 lakh
Maximum tenure of the loan 20 years
Interest subsidy per year 4%
Eligible amount of loan for interest subsidy under CLSS (Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme) for MIG Rs.9 lakh
Maximum interest subsidy Rs.2.35 lakh
Rate of discount for NPV (Net Present Value) calculation of the interest subsidy 9%
Dwelling unit max carpet area 90 sq.mt
Monthly EMI (8.65%) with interest subsidy Rs.5,834
Monthly EMI (8.65%) without interest subsidy Rs.7,894

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Loan Scheme for MIG – 2

Income of the household per year Rs.18 lakh
Maximum tenure of the loan 20 years
Interest subsidy per year 3%
Eligible amount of loan for interest subsidy under CLSS (Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme) for MIG Rs.12 lakh
Maximum interest subsidy Rs.2.3 lakh
Rate of discount for NPV (Net Present Value) calculation of the interest subsidy 9%
Dwelling unit max carpet area 110 sq.mt
Monthly EMI (8.65%) with interest subsidy Rs.8,059
Monthly EMI (8.65%) without interest subsidy Rs.10,528
Income of the household per year Rs.18 lakh
Maximum tenure of the loan 20 years
Interest subsidy per year 3%
Eligible amount of loan for interest subsidy under CLSS (Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme) for MIG Rs.12 lakh
Maximum interest subsidy Rs.2.3 lakh
Rate of discount for NPV (Net Present Value) calculation of the interest subsidy 9%
Dwelling unit max carpet area 110 sq.mt
Monthly EMI (8.65%) with interest subsidy Rs.8,059
Monthly EMI (8.65%) without interest subsidy Rs.10,528

PMAY Eligibility Criteria for Getting Subsidy

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation has enlisted the help of some leading banks in the country to provide loans for construction under PMAY. The banks offer loans at a comparatively lower rate as government pays the rest on behalf of the applicant. This model of subsidized loans help more economically weaker people to build a house.

HDFC Bank has partnered with the government to offer loans to people who have applied for PMAY scheme. Here’s what is looks like:

  • The applicant’s family must not own a house in any part of the country.
  • In the case of a married couple, either a single or a joint ownership deal is allowed, and both options will receive just one subsidy.
  • The applicant’s family must not have availed the benefit of any housing-related schemes set up by the Government of India.

जन्म / मृत्यु प्रमाण पत्र के लिए ऑनलाइन आवेदन कैसे करें

भारत में सिविल पंजीकरण प्रणाली के रूप में सीआरएस इंडिया कहा जाता है सिविल पंजीकरण एक प्रणाली है जो जन्म, विवाह और नागरिकों की मृत्यु और निवासियों जैसे महत्वपूर्ण घटनाओं के डेटाबेस को रिकॉर्ड करती है सिविल रजिस्ट्रार का मुख्य उद्देश्य एक कानूनी दस्तावेज बनाना है जिसे व्यक्तियों के अधिकारों की स्थापना और संरक्षित करने के लिए उपयोग किया जाता है। यह महत्वपूर्ण आंकड़ों को व्यवस्थित और प्रबंधित करने के लिए एक डेटाबेस बनाता है।

महत्वपूर्ण घटनाओं में शामिल हैं मुख्य रूप से जीवित रहने, जन्म, भ्रूण मृत्यु, विवाह, तलाक, नाम, और नाम का परिवर्तन, विवाह की घोषणा, विवाह के न्यायिक पृथक्करण, दत्तक ग्रहण, वैधता और मान्यता। सिविल पंजीकरण कार्यालय में उपलब्ध दस्तावेज जन्म प्रमाण पत्र, मृत्यु प्रमाण पत्र, और विवाह प्रमाणपत्र हैं।

भारत में नागरिक पंजीकरण 1 9वीं शताब्दी के मध्य में है। देश भर में मृत्यु और जन्मों में समानता और तुलनात्मकता को बढ़ावा देने के लिए वर्ष 1 9 6 9 में मृत्यु और जन्म अधिनियम का पंजीकरण किया गया था। यह लेख आधिकारिक सिविल पंजीकरण प्रणाली के माध्यम से मौत या जन्म प्रमाण पत्र ऑनलाइन के लिए आवेदन करने के तरीके के बारे में है। सिविल पंजीकरण प्रणाली की आधिकारिक वेबसाइट crsorgi.gov.in है

जन्म और मृत्यु पंजीकरण सेवाएं जो रजिस्टर जनरल और जनगणना आयुक्त, भारत के कार्यालय द्वारा प्रदान की जाती हैं।

मृत्यु और जन्म प्रमाणपत्र के पंजीकरण के लाभ

  • जब आप एक प्रवेश ले रहे हों तो मैं स्कूल या कॉलेज या विश्वविद्यालय, प्रत्येक छात्र के लिए जन्म संबंधी दस्तावेज अनिवार्य है।
  • रोजगार और विवाह में उम्र प्रमाण के रूप में कार्य।
  • अभिभावक को स्थापित करने के लिए
  • वोटर आईडी कार्ड के लिए आवेदन करते समय इसका उपयोग भी किया जाता है
  • बीमा उद्देश्यों में एक उम्र के प्रोफेसर के रूप में कार्य करता है
  • राष्ट्रीय प्रदूषण (एनपीआर) में पंजीकरण के लिए
  • संपत्ति के विरासत के उद्देश्य के लिए मृत्यु प्रमाण पत्र का उत्पादन और दावा बीमा कंपनियों और अन्य कंपनियों का दावा।
  • मृत्यु प्रमाण पत्र की मदद से आप पेंशन के लिए भी आवेदन कर सकते हैं, (विधवा व्यक्ति विशेषकर)
  • किसी भी आधिकारिक दस्तावेज़ को लागू करते समय, मौत या जन्म प्रमाण पत्र बहुत आवश्यक हैं।

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जन्म और मृत्यु प्रमाण पत्र के लिए आवेदन करने के लिए आपको निम्नलिखित लिंक- crsorgi.gov.in पर जाना होगा

  • यदि आप पहली बार उपयोगकर्ता हैं तो आपको अपना नाम, ई-मेल पता और फोन नंबर प्रदान करके पंजीकरण करना होगा।
  • ये निम्नलिखित विवरण हैं जिन्हें प्रदान या दर्ज करने की आवश्यकता है:
    • उपयोगकर्ता नाम
    • उपयोगकर्ता ई-मेल आईडी
    • मोबाइल नंबर
    • जन्म / मृत्यु की तिथि
    • जन्म / मृत्यु की स्थिति का स्थान
  • अब  State, District, Sub-Division / Taluka, Village/Town इकाई का चयन करें।
  • अंतिम चरण लेने से पहले दो विकल्प दिए गए हैं:
    • Registration Button: सभी विवरण सही ढंग से दर्ज करने के बाद और आगे बढ़ने के लिए पंजीकरण बटन पर क्लिक करें। सफल पंजीकरण और सबमिशन के बाद आप एप्लिकेशन रसीद का प्रिंटआउट ले सकते हैं।
    • Cancel Button यदि आपने कोई गलत या गलत विवरण दर्ज किया है तो पंजीकरण प्रक्रिया समाप्त करने के लिए आप Cancel बटन पर क्लिक कर सकते हैं।

Registration Process

कृपया ध्यान दें: घटना की घटना के 21 दिनों के भीतर और पंजीकरण इकाई जहां जन्म और मृत्यु के पंजीकरण के लिए पोर्टल का उपयोग किया जा रहा है, केवल घरेलू (होम / हाउस) जन्म / मौत इस पोर्टल के माध्यम से दर्ज की जा सकती है।

यदि आपके पास प्रमाण पत्र जारी करने के बारे में कोई प्रश्न हैं तो ऑनलाइन पोर्टल में हेल्पलाइन नंबर हैं जो लोगों के लिए आसान सेवा के लिए 24 * 7 उपलब्ध हैं। आप स्थिति की जांच भी कर सकते हैं और ऑनलाइन पोर्टल से आवेदन फॉर्म मुद्रित और डाउनलोड कर सकते हैं क्योंकि यह ज्यादातर समय बचाता है। वहाँ भी अक्सर पूछे जाने वाले प्रश्न हैं ताकि आवेदक इसके माध्यम से जा सकें और समाधान शीघ्र में कर सकें प्रश्न पीडीएफ फॉर्म में भी उपलब्ध हैं ताकि उपयोगकर्ता इसे डाउनलोड कर सके और कभी भी इसे पढ़ सके।