Hiring at Reliance Jio! Several jobs to grab, important details available at careers.jio.com
Job Recruitment 2018 – Reliance Jio: The Company has announced a recruitment drive for eligible and interested candidates, who would want to join the “telecom industry” and start their career to explore unlimited opportunities and make way for Digital Life in India. Invitations have been invited by the company on their official website — jio.com or careers.jio.com. According to the notifications regarding recruitment, the company has job openings for the position of JC Connectivity Sales Lead and Jio Point Lead among others. The details regarding skills required, eligibility and others are mentioned below for the aspirants.
Company’s name: Reliance Jio
Official website of the company: www. jio.com
Link of Careers’: careers.jio.com
- Jio Point Manager – Patan, Gujarat
- JC Devices Sales Lead B – Agra, UP
- Jio Point Lead C – Bulandshahr, UP
- JC Connectivity Sales Lead – Aurangabad, Bihar
Eligibility for the posts:
- The applicants must hold a graduation degree from a recognized institute/university
- Prior experience required – 4 to 6 years (for manager post: 2-4 years)
Application process for “Reliance Jio job recruitment 2018”:
1st step: Log on to the company’s official website – www.jio.com
2nd step: On the homepage, go to ‘Careers’ link
3rd step: Select that post for which you want to apply
4th step: Click on ‘Submit Interest’, in order to register your interest
5th step: Required details need to be filled in by the applicant
6th step: To complete the application process, submit the details
7th step: Download the completed form and take its print out for future use
Jio Point Manager
The applicants for the position of Jio Point Manager should have following skills:
- Territory familiarity
- Distribution management skills
- Strong interpersonal and people management skills
- Entrepreneurship skills
- Technical orientation
- Financial management and problem solving skills
JC Devices Sales Lead B
The applicants for the position of JC Devices Sales Lead B should have following skills:
- Device sales process
- Knowledge of industry, product and technologies
- Grooming and communication skills
- Knowledge on post sales process
- Customer centricity
Jio Point Lead C:
The applicants for the position of Jio Point Lead C should have following skills:
- Territory familiarity
- Distribution management skills
- Influencing and negotiation skills
- People management and communication skills
- High process orientation
- Structured approach of problem solving
JC Connectivity Sales Lead
The applicants for the position of JC Connectivity Sales Lead should have following skills:
- Expertise on industry, products and technologies
- Channel sales management
- Grooming and communication skills
- Knowledge on post sales process
- Customer centricity
Jio Giga Tv
Reliance Jio has made a big announcement at the 41st Annual General meeting. The announcement is about the Jio Giga TV and the Gio Giga Fibre. The fibre service will have a set top box for televisions. Additional features that it will have are voice command feature and voice calls via TV.
Some great benefits that Jio TV users can enjoy!
The Jio subscribers will be able to access a number Jio apps for free. They will be able to enjoy these apps on the big screen that is on television. They also get the advantage of seamless broadband service on their television. Jio has claimed that the speed will be up to 1 Gbps. One more amazing feature that the users will get is to connect the VR headsets to the Jio Giga Fibre Network. The users will then be able to view 360 content in 4k resolution. The aim of Jio is to make these services available in 1100 cities and the speed would be 1Gbps.
Television will never be the same again!
With Reliance Jio Giga TV the users will get ultra high definition resolution screen of 4k resolution. The consumers will get this definition for both online and inbuilt content. The users will get to enjoy more than 600 channels. There will be plenty of movies and songs that they can enjoy. The unique thing about this service is the voice command feature. This feature is enabled with FTTH Jio Gigafibre. The Jio Giga Tv can be operated by voice command.
The calling feature of the Jio Giga TV:
The calling feature is the most unique and exciting feature. The user can call Jio Giga Fibre enabled TV. The user can also call the voice chat with the TV. The user can call any smart devices that are connected to the Jio service.
Now here is where the user needs to spend!
When one subscribes for these services the user will have to pay Rs 4500 as security deposit. This is refundable. The user has to pay this security deposit for the router and the set top box that he will get when he subscribes for the Reliance Jio Giga fibre and Jio Giga TV. There are no installation charges. For the first three months the users will get the advantage of many freebies and services.
What Jio Giga TV means for the common man?
This is a digital TV which will have 600 channels. All that a person has to do is connect his existing TV to the set top box provided by Jio which will have the Jio Giga Fibre. There will be provision of multilingual voice command. This television promises to provide ultra high definition entertainment. Other facilities that this television will provide are video conferencing, virtual reality gaming, digital shopping etc.
This is surely the next big thing in Indian TV. It gives access to a number of Jio apps absolutely free, it brings phone calling to tv. It gives you high speed broadband on your TV and you can actually operate your TV with voice commands. This is surely going to create a big revolution in the Indian TV industry.
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iphone X sale – iPhone X is Rs 30,532 cheaper on Paytm Mall
The deal you have been waiting for is here. The 64 Gb Iphone X priced Rs 95,000 is Rs. 30,532 cheaper on Paytm Mall.
Paytm is giving flat Rs. 6032 discount on iphone X sale on 64gb variant taking its value to Rs 89,350. You will also get a cashback of Flat Rs. 22,000 by Paytm Mall using promocode : MOBFESTIVE22K. The final price of iphone x will be Rs. 67,385.
If you are using Icici bank debit ot credit card, you get an additional discount of Rs. 2500. This will further reduce the price of iphone x to 64,858.
According to the terms and conditions available on the website, the cashback will be credited to users’ Paytm wallets within 24 hours of the product being shipped.
iphone X sale – 64 Gb iphone x at a price of 65,858.
So this is the process to get iphone x at cheaper rate. You can also avail the same offer on other iphone x variants. Discountwalas guarantee that you cannot get a better deal on iphone x sale then this deal.
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Aadhaar Card Correction (Name, Address, Mobile Number, DOB)
If you need to make any corrections in your Aadhaar card whether it is Name, Address, Mobile number or Date of birth, it is very easy to do the same. Here in this article we will be discussing about convenient way to solve this problem that most of us are facing.
How to Change Name, Address In Aadhar Card (Aadhar Card Update)
Making Aadhar Card correction of our bio-data gets more convenient with the online process as it eliminates the need of running around to the Aadhaar centre physically. You can now very easily make corrections to your details like Aadhaar Card name, address, mobile number, date of birth by going through few steps that we will be taking you through in this post below.
Aadhaar Card Correction Online: Name, Address, Phone, DOB!
There are many reasons pertaining to which one needs to make a change in his/her Aadhaar card. So, there is an easy way to deal with this issue which will help you change any of your personal details on your Aadhaar Card. Still not many people are aware of the process to make Aadhaar card corrections.
Please read the following steps very carefully one after another for clear understanding of the correction process.
Change of name – For changing your name or any Aadhaar Card correction you need an most recent and updated Identity Proof documents. Once you change your name officially, you will be provided with a new document of Identity Proof which you have to upload on your PC to replace your previosuly registered name with the new one. So, having Identity Proof documents is mandatory for changing your name in Aadhaar Card.
Change of address – Changing Address is also similar to that of changing name in the Aadhaar Card. However, sometimes due to one reason or other, people prefer to leave their homeland and shift base to new towns and cities for better opportunities. So, in this case changing the address in Aadhaar card becomes crucial and for doing so you will be required to upload your original registered address of your homeland.
Change of date of birth – Most of the time changing date of birth becomes important as sometimes the added date is either no correct or people want to show different date of birth for getting admissions in new academics or for some other reasons. So, for changing your date of birth in Aadhaar Card you need to have the original date of birth certificate and upload it online.
Steps to Change Name, Address, Mobile Number, Date of Birth through Online
The process of updating and correcting your name, address, mobile number, date of birth requires you to first go to this link https://ssup.uidai.gov.in/web/guest/update
Before you start the procedure on online Aadhaar card correction, you need to have a registered mobile number in place. Once you have that, you need to follow the steps mentioned below:
- Firstly, when you visit the page after clicking on the aforementioned link, you will be asked your Aadhaar number which consist 12 digits.
- In the following column you will find the verification notification.
- You can now easily click on “SEND OTP” button.
- Now, 6 digit OTP will be delivered on your mobile and you can fill the password and go on.
- You have to choose the address change field and choose the language you prefer.
- Finally you have to upload the document of which you want to make necessary changes.
How to do aadhar card correction online
So these are Steps that will help you to correct or update information in your Aadhar Card.
Please go through process and lets us know if this helped you do any aadhar card correction without any hassle? If you wish to share any other method for updating or correcting Aadhar, do let us know in comments below.
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Airtel is offering Free Netflix Subscription for 3 months. The Subscription is worth Rs 1500. Here is how you can avail this offer if you are an existing Airtel Customer.
Here is how you can avail the plan:
* The offer is available for postpaid plans of Rs 499, Rs 649, Rs 799, Rs 1,199 and so on. You can Check My Airtel App to check your Eligibility.
First step is to Download My Airtel app from Google Play store or App Store. You need to update the app if you already have the app.
* Now Open the app, and look for option of Enjoy Netflix for 3 months. You can also look for the same option in the Airtel TV app.
* Now Click on Claim now option.
* Once you click Claim you will get a free 3-month access to the base Rs. 500 Netflix plan that allows access of SD quality videos.
* If you already are a Netflix user, you will get Rs 1,500 as credit in your Netflix account. This amount will be deducted over a period of three months.
* Post-three months, eligible Airtel postpaid and home broadband customers will be able to pay for their Netflix subscriptions seamlessly.
* You can also Avail this offer if you buy a new Airtel Postpaid Subscription. But the Monthly plan should be more than Rs. 499 per month. It will be a great way to access Netflix content before actually buying Netflix Subscription.
How To Get Free Netflix Subscription
So these are Steps that will help you to get 3 months Free Netflix subscription for Existing Airtel Customers.
What are your experience with Netflix and Airtel? Share them with me in the comments below!
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Public Provident Fund (PPF) is safe investment option with attractive interest rate of 8% per Annum. You can invest a minimum of Rs 500 and Maximum of 1.5 Lakh/yr in PFF account.
Public Provident Fund (PPF): If you wish to double of your investment and save income tax as well on the money you are earnings? This seems to be a invested trick but what if PPF scheme is Government PPF scheme. PPF currently offer 8% interest rates. It is one of the safest investment Option available with high returns and Tax Benefits. PPF was Introduced by National Savings Organization in 1968 to start small savings in 1968, the PPF currently offers 8% interest rate. You can invest a minimum of Rs 500 and a maximum up to Rs 1.5 lakh/year in a PPF account. Investment can be done in installment, maximum 12 per year or as a lumpsum. The duration of PPF scheme is 15 years. On request of the subscriber, the account can be extended for 1 year or more blocks of 5 years each.
PPF calculation on Invest returns: Below is what you can expect to get as a return on your investment after the completion of the 15-year maturity period.
Suppose you are investing Rs 1.5 Lakh/year for next 15 years. The Total Investment you will be doing during this duration would be Just 22.5 Lakh. At the maturity you will get Rs 46 Lakhs
Similarly suppose, for an investment of Rs 1 Lakh/year, you can get around Rs 31 lakh on your total investment of Rs 15 Lakh in 15 years.
By investing Rs 50,000/year, you can get around Rs 15 lakh (Your total investment would be just Rs 750,000). By investing a small amount of Rs 5000/month, you can get around Rs 18 lakh after 15 years.
You can use free PPF calculator and make an approximate calculation of the return on PPF investment. The PPF interest rate can change slightly over a period of time. The government determines the rate of interest on a quarterly basis.
Tax benefits: Under Section 88 of IT Act, income tax benefits apply for the investment and interest income from PPF account. The amount outstanding to the credit is fully exempted from Wealth Tax also. Moreover, the PPF comes with loan benefits depending upon the age of the account and balances as on the specified dates. You can not close PPF account before 15 years. But you can withdraw you PPF partially after 7th Year.
Where to open PPF account?
You can open a PPF account with your bank as well as the Post Office. Check their websites for more details before investing. When you login into your Net Banking, Every Bank website will show you option to Open PPF account Online.
Below is PPF calculation yearly at 7.6% interest rates.
|Year||Opening Balance||Amount Deposited||Interest Earned||Closing Balance||Loan (Max.)||Withdrawal (Max.)|
Let us know what do you think about this investment Scheme in comment section. If you wish us to write an article on other article do let us know in comments below.
Before you withdraw PF online you should keep in mind that if you withdraw before 5 years, your pf amount will be taxable. Also all the Tax benefit you got previously will be reversed.
EPFO Employees Provident Fund Organisation has started the online facility for the withdrawals of PF funds. The process is easy and less time consuming as the tradition ways to withdraw PF.
Below are the steps for the EPF withdrawal online:
Open your favorite browser and visit the EPF site www.epfindia.gov.in/site_en/Downloads.php?id=sm8_index#Claim%20Form
Enter your UAN and password and the captcha given on the login window.
Click on the Manage tab and select KYC. Check if your KYC details such as Aadhaar, PAN and bank details are correct and verified.
After verifying the KYC details, go to Online Services tab and select Claim from the drop-down menu.
On the Claim screen, which also shows member details, KYC details and other service details, click on the tab ‘Proceed For Online Claim’ to submit your claim form.
From the list of options choose as per requirement eg. Under the ‘I Want To Apply For’ tab on the claim form, select one of the following Full EPF Settlement or EPF Part Withdrawal (loan/advance) or Pension Withdrawal.
The PF withdraw request will be processed as per the option you selected, after you submit the form.
These are the complete steps to withdraw your PF online.
Housing for All by 2022 – It’s Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY)
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana
As per the current number estimate, the population of the country living in urban areas, which has already seen a steep increase over the past decade, is set to see an exceptional growth in the coming years. By the year 2050, the country’s urban population is estimated to reach more than 814 million. Nearly 400 million people from current levels. With such large population, providing affordable housing, sanitation and development, and a safe environment to the city dwellers will be the biggest challenges faced by India.
Currently, real estate developers have a lot of control on the areas which shall be developed. Also, the real estate prices have also touched skies over past many years making it almost impossible for common man to own a house. To address this issue, that our Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the Housing for all scheme by 2022, which is known as the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY). In the year 2015, this scheme was launched on 25 June in Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. Other than this scheme, two more were launched:
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1) For the development of Smart Cities pan India
2) The Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) that allows for urban renewal and up gradation of infrastructure in the major urban cities
All these three schemes were launched in the presence of mayors, municipal commissioners, and state-government officials across the country. At the launch he metioned, “The country’s 40% of the population lives in cities and it is government’s responsibility to provide the amenities so that their standard of living can be raised. The housing for all scheme (PMAY) will ensure every urban poor is able to own a house. AMRUT will be responsible for basic infrastructure and sanitation in cities.”
As per the terms of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, by 2022 the government of India will undertake the construction of about two crore houses. A central grant of about INR 1 lakh which may go up to INR 2.3 lakhs to each of the house provided under the scheme. 6.5 percent interest rate subsidy scheme (previous schemes had an interest rate subsidy of about 1 percent) will also come as a part of thi scheme. This means that applicant who belong to lower income groups who plan to avail the housing scheme can also apply for a housing loans with subsidized interest rate of 6.5%. The total tenure of the housing loan may go up to 15 years and benefit earned by such loan subsidy will add to INR 1 to 2.3 lakh each. Currently housing loan interest rate if around 10.5%. Thus, the subsidy should act as a major relief to applicants. Also, it was made clear that the ‘The Housing for All (PMAY)’ scheme will replace all the previously existing government schemes related to housing such as the Rajiv Awas Yojana.
According to initial estimates, by 2022 the Housing for All scheme will cost the central government about INR 3 lakh crore for the next seven years. The operational guidelines for the schemes launched have been locked after long sessions of negotiations with states and Union Territories, say news reports.
In addition to PMAY, the government has come up with a other incentives and subsidies for urban housing development. One of these is the grant of INR 1 lakh per beneficiary to state governments for developing the housing projects in slum areas.
Affordable rental housing, an INR 6,000 crore initiative, which was at first part of the ‘Housing For All’ scheme was absent from the NDA government flagship scheme. The measure, meant to prevent the proliferation of slums in urban regions may be released as a separate scheme at a later date.
Coverage and Duration of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) :
Phase I (April 2015 – March 2017): This phase will cover 100 cities selected from States/UTs.
Phase II (April 2017 – March 2019): Second phase of PMAY will cover additional 200 cities.
Phase III (April 2019 – March 2022): Third and last phase will cover all other remaining cities.
List of Cities Selected for Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana
|Andhra Pradesh||Adoni, Amaravati Capital City, Anantapur, Bhimavaram, Chilakaluripet, Chirala, Chittoor, Dharmavaram, Eluru, Gudivada, Gudur, Guntakal, Guntur, GVMC, Hindupur, Kadapa, Kadiri, Kakinada, Kavali, Kurnool, Machilipatnam, Madanapalle, Mangalagiri, Nandyal, Narasaraopet, Nellore, Ongole, Palacole, Proddatur, Rajahmundry, Rayachoti, Srikakulam, Srikalahasti, Tadepalligudem, Tadpatri, Tenali, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Vizianagaram, Yemmiganur|
|Chhattisgarh||Ahiwara, Ambikapur, Bade Bacheli, Bagbahara, Baikunthpur, Balod, Baloda Bazar, Bhatapara, BhilaiCharoda, Bhilai Nagar, Bijapur, Bilaspur, Birgaon, Champa, Chirmiri, Dantewada, Dhamtari, Durg, Gobra Nawapara, Jagdalpur, Jashpur Nagar, Kanker, Kawardha, Kondagaon, Korba, Mahasamund, Mana-Camp, Manendragarh, Mungeli, Naila-Janjgir, Narayanpur, Pendra, Raigarh, Raipur, Rajnandgaon, Sukma|
|Gujarat||Ahmedabad, Amreli, Anand, Anklesvar, Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Deesa, Gandhidham, Gandhinagar, Himatnagar, Jetpur, Kadi, Kalol, Mahesana, Morbi, Navsari, Palanpur, Patan, Rajkot, Savarkundla, Sidhpur, Surat, Una, Unjha, Vadodara, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Valsad, Vapi, Visnagar|
|Haryana||Faridabad, Gurgaon, Hisar, Karnal, Panipat, Rohtak, Sirsa, Sonipat, Yamunanagar|
|Himachal Pradesh||Baddi, Bilaspur, Chamba, Dharmsala, Hamirpur, Kullu, Mandi, Nahan, Nalagarh, Parwanoo, Shimla, Solan, Una|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Anantnag, Badgam, Baramula, Bashohli, Bhaderwah, Bijbehara, Doda, Ganderbal, Handwara, Jammu, Kargil, Kathua, Kishtwar, Kupwara, LehLadakh, Pulwama, Punch, R.S. Pora, Rajauri, Ramban, Samba, Shupiyan, Sopore, Srinagar, Udhampur|
|Jharkhand||Bokaro Steel City, Chas, Chirkunda, Deogarh, Dhanbad, Dumka, Giridih, Gumla, Hazaribag, Jamshedpur, Lorahdaga, Medininagar, Phusro, Ramgarh Cantonment, Ranchi|
|Kerala||Alappuzha, Kalpetta, Kannur, Kasaragod, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Pathanamthitta, Thiruvananthpuram, Thodupuzha, Thrissur|
|Madhya Pradesh||Agar, Alirajpur, Anuppur, Ashoknagar, Ashta, Balaghat, Barwani, Berasia, Betul, Bhind, Bhopal, Bina-Etawa, Budni, Burhanpur, Chandla, Chhatarpur, Chhindwara, Dabra, Damoh, Datia, Dewas, Dhar, Dindori, Ganj Basauda, Guna, Gwalior, Harda, Hoshangabad, Indore, Itarsi, Jabalpur, Jhabua, Khajuraho, Khandwa, Khargone, Khurai, Maihar, Manawar, Mandla, Mandsaur, Morena, Murwara (Katni), Nagda, Narsimhapur, Nasrullaganj, Neemuch, Panna, Patharia, Pithampur, Raisen, Rajgarh, Rampur Baghelan, Ratlam, Rehti, Rewa, Sagar, Sarni, Satna, Sehore, Sendhwa, Seoni, Shahdol, Shahganj, Shajapur, Sheopur, Shivpuri, Sidhi, Sihora, Singrauli, Sonkatch, Tikamgarh, Ujjain, Umaria, Vidisha|
|Manipur||Andro, Bishnupur, Heirok, Imphal, Jiribam, Kakching, Kakching Khunou, Kumbi, Kwakta, Lamlai, Lamsang, Lilong (Imphal West), Lilong (Thoubal), Mayang Imphal, Moirang, Moreh, Nambol, Ningthoukhong, Oinam, Samurou NP, Sekmai Bazar, Sikhong Sekmai, Sugnu, Thongkhong Laxmi Bazar, Thoubal, Wangjing, Wangoi, Yairipok|
|Nagaland||Changtongya, Chumukedima, Dimapur, Kiphire, Kohima, Longleng, Medziphema, Mokokchung, Mon, Naginimora, Peren, Pfutsero, Phek, Tseminyu, Tuensang, Tuli, Wokha, Zunheboto|
|Odisha||Anandpur, Athagad, Balangir, Baleshwar, Banapur, Banki, Bargarh, Baripada, Bhadrak, Bhawanipatna, Bhubaneswar, Biramitrapur, Brahmapur, Brajarajnagar, Byasanagar, Choudwar, Cuttack, Debagarh, Dhenkanal, Jagatsinghapur, Jajapur, Jeypur, Jharsuguda, Kantabanji, Khariar, Khordha, Kochinda, Konark, Koraput, Malkangiri, Nayagarh, Paradip, Puri, Rairangpur, Rajagangapur, Raurkela, Rayagada, Sambalpur, Sundargarh, Talcher, Titlagarh, Umarkote|
|West Bengal||Alipurduar, Arambag, Asansol, Ashokenagar Kalyangarh, Baduria, Baidyabati, Balurghat, Bankura, Bansberia, Baranagar, Barasat, Barddhaman, Barrackpore, Baruipur, Basirhat, Beldanga, Berhampore, Bhadreswar, Bhatpara, Bidhannagar, Birnagar, Bishnupur, Bolpur, Bongaon, Budge Budge, Chakdaha, Champdani, Chandannagar, Chandrakona, Contai, Cooper’s Camp, Dainhat, Dalkhola, Dankuni, Darjeeling, Dhulian, Dhupguri, Diamond Harbour, Dinhata, Dubrajpur, Dum Dum, Durgapur, Egra, English Bazar, Gangarampur, Garulia, Gayespur, Ghatal, Gobardanga, Guskara, Habra, Halida, Haldibari, Halisahar, Howrah, Hugli-Chinsurah, Islampur, Jalpaiguri, Jangipur, Jaynagar Mazilpur, Jhalda, Jhargram, Jaiganj-Azimganj, Kaliaganj, Kalimpong, Kalna, Kalyani, Kamarhati, Kanchrapara, Kandi, Katwa, Kharagpur, Kharar, Khardah, Kooch Bihar, Kolkata, Konnagar, Krishnanagar, Kshirpai, Kurseong, Madhyamgram, Maheshtala, Mal, Mathabhanga, Medinipur, Mekliganj, Memari, Mirik, Murshidabad, Nabadweep, Naihati, Nalhati, New Barrackpore, North Barrackpore, North DumDum, Old Malda, Panihati, Panskura, Pujali, Puruliya, Raghunathpur, Raiganj, RajpurSonarpur, Ramjibanpur, Rampurhat, Ranaghat, Rishra, Sainthia, Santipur, Serampur, Siliguri, Sonamukhi, Suri, South DumDum, Suri, Taherpur, Taki, Tamluk, Tarakeswar, Titagarh, Tufanganj, Uluberia, UttarparaKotrung|
|Rajasthan||Ajmer, Alwar, Balotra, Banswara, Baran, Beawar, Bharatpur, Bhilwara, Bhiwadi, Bikaner, Bundi, Chaksu, Chittaurgarh, Churu, Dhaulpur, Falna, Ganganagar, Gangapur City, Hanumangarh, Hindaun, Jaipur, Jhalawar, Jhunjhunun, Jodhpur, Kishangarh, Kota, Makrana, Nagaur, Nathdwara, Pali, Pratapgarh, Pushkar, Rajsamand, Sardarshahar, Sawai Madhopur, Sikar, Sujangarh, Tonk, Udaipur, Vijainagar|
|Telengana||Achampet, Adilabad, Armur, Bhongir, Bodhan, Gajwel, GHMC, Jangaon, Karimnagar, Khammam, Mahabubabad, Mahbubnagar, Medak, Metpalle, Miryalaguda, Nagarkurnool, Nalgonda, Nirmal, Nizamabad, Palwancha, Sangareddy, Siddipet, Sircilla, Suryapet, Vicarabad, Wanaparthy, Warangal, Zahirabad|
Benefits to Women, SC/ST
While the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana aims to provide affordable housing for all by 2022, it is also set to make sure that the benefits of the scheme are enjoyed by women, the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes and economically backward groups of the society. In an unparalleled move, the government aims to protect the interests of neglected groups in the country. Transgender and widows, members of the lower income groups and urban poor, and the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes shall be granted preference over other when they apply for the affordable housing scheme. Apart from these group of people, members of society who often find themselves homeless, seniors and differently-abled people will also gain preference in allotment of houses. They can also choose a ground-floor house as per their need and preference. Additionally, it is also compulsory that while registering to avail the benefits of the scheme, the beneficiaries must mention their mother or wife’s name. According to news reports, before the launch of the scheme these details were revealed by a Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Ministry official. The scheme is a unique one in India in terms of the protection and benefits that it provides to previously neglected aforementioned groups.
Smart Cities and AMRUT
As per the government’s scheme for Smart Cities, 100 smart cities across the country will be developed in the duration of next five years. This project that would involve major national and international stakeholders is estimated to cost of around INR 48,000 crores. Simultaneously over 500 cities in the country have been selected for urban renewal and upgradation of infrastructure, especially the drainage and sanitation facilities. The selection of Smart Cities will be done by public voting, said the PM. The 500 cities for AMRUT are currently under the process of identification. The government of India has planned to spend about INR 400,000 crore on these three schemes together in the next six years. To finance and successfully run these schemes, the government will be looking at the public private partnership model.
How to Apply for PMAY?
The scheme has just being announced by the Prime Minister. Several other housing schemes will be launched under the main scheme by different state governments. Once the state governments launches the schemes, the application forms will be made available to the desired applicants online and offline.
For further information on Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY), please log onto: http://pmaymis.gov.in/
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Application Form :
You can download PMAY application form from here on this link –
How the Jio phone exchange offer could transform the Indian telecommunication sector?
Here comes the most lucrative deal for mobile phone lovers. The Jio Phone exchange offer, also known as the Monsoon Hungama offer, has been opened for all retail partners. As per the offer, mobile users can pay a sum of INR 501, and switch to a Jio Phone. What’s more interesting is that the amount of Rs. 501 is refundable once 3 years is completed from the date of purchase. According to the official communication, the interested customer has to pay Rs. 594 for availing unlimited data and voice calls for six months. Therefore, an user needs to pay a total of Rs. 1,095 for availing this offer.
All you need to know about the offer
The recharge amount of Rs. 594 includes six repeated recharges of Rs. 99. Jio has recently launched a new Jio Phone recharge coupon. This Rs. 99 power pack offers its users unlimited voice calls, daily 0.5GB of 4G data, as well as 300 SMSs, valid 28 days. Users need to deposit Rs. 594 in advance and forget about recharging every month. Instead, the telecom giant will ensure the timely recharge of the same, equally distributed over the next 6 months. Each of those automated recharges would individually cost INR 99, which ends up to be INR 594, for 6 months. Additionally, Jio users would also receive a bonus of 6GB data voucher worth Rupees 101. This will provide the user data benefits of 90GB for the next 6 months.
Different plans available for JIO phone users
Presently, there are two Jio Phone exchange plans available. One with Rs. 49 and the other for Rs. 153. The Rs. 49 plan can be considered as a trial plan. This particular plan provides 1 GB monthly data. On the other hand, the Rs. 153 plan provides its subscribers with 1.5 GB data every day. Clearly, the 153 plan sounds interesting for those who have an higher appetite for internet consumption.
Eligibility criteria for availing Jio phone exchange offer
To elaborate on the publicly launched Jio Phone exchange offer, the phone exchange can be executed at any authorised Jio outlet. The exchange would be valid with any old 2G/ 3G/ 4G phone, but your existing phone must be less than 3 years old. You must also ensure that the old phone is in working condition. Besides, you must also provide a charger, compatible with the device. Handing over the phone to any authorised Jio dealer would make you eligible for the deal. However, you might not be able to avail this offer in case your old phone doesn’t meet the criteria.
Can you use your existing SIM card?
You should also get a new Jio SIM card with your new Jio Phone. However, if you wish to port your existing number into Jio, such an option is also available. But keep in mind, if you wish to use your previous Telecom service provider in your new Jio phone, that would not be possible. Besides, you would be paying for data and voice calls on the Jio platform. Therefore, it is advised to either port your existing connection to Jio or else, get hold of a brand new Jio SIM card.
Why buy more data, when you can use less?
Jio’s introduction to the telecom space has certainly changed the scenario from day 1. Now everyone has ample of data to use every day. However, there are many users who do not require too much data. They seek lesser data plans to fit their needs. As they use less data, they also expect the price of their data pack to be less than usual. Keeping their needs in mind, Jio has introduced the ‘Rs. 99’ plan, which comes with unlimited free voice calls, along with 0.5GB data each day as well as 300 SMS, valid for 28 days. Such a plan is helpful for those who wants to spend minimum of their hard earned money on internet and calls. As you already know, there are no additional roaming costs associated with Jio network. Neither do Jio charges it’s users for long distance phone calls. Keeping these features in mind, we believe the introduction of this latest Jio phone exchange offer is all set to benefit the middle class population.
JIO on its way of acquiring 100 million users
Now most people might be wondering about the reason why Jio has suddenly reduced their service costs. Afterall, it doesn’t happen too often that a leading Telecom company like Reliance reduces the price range of its phones, that too for such a lucrative price tag. The initial cost of a Jio Phone has been declined from INR 1,500 to INR 501, which is a big reduction fir sure. Such an event is putting spotlight on the RIL Chairman Mukesh Ambani’s vision of universal digitisation of our nation. Even at the Annual Meeting of the Reliance Group, Mr. Ambani mentioned his purpose behind making Jio phones available for such a low cost. It is clear that Jio’s purpose is to aid the acceleration of India’s digital revolution. The extreme affordability of owning a Jio Phone is a perfect step towards achieving their goal. With the cheap price offerings getting affective, theoretically citizen of India has the opportunity of accessing the Internet, no matter where he live or what income stream he has. With such an offer rolling into the market, enjoying digital life is a dream come true. Besides, Jio’s wide network across the length and breadth of the country along with extremely strong pan India retail presence will make it easier for the company to acquire more customers. It is also to be understood that such a lucrative deal such as the the Jio Phone exchange offer was just dream. Availability of such an offer is all set to attract potential consumers, given that they would be entitled to do many features for less than their children’s school fees. Now that enough buzz has been created around the launch of their most awaited product offering, the Jio team envisions of acquiring 100 million users within the shortest time span possible.
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Reliance Jio subscriber base has more than doubled in recent times. If industry analysts are to be believed, about 50 percent of the users are Reliance JioPhone buyers whose number increased since the company decided to bring the JioPhone’s price down in July to Rs.501 from an earlier Rs.1,500, on the exchange of an old feature phone.
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Jio Launched JioPhone for free. Now You can get Jio Phone unlimited voice and data at Rs 49 only.
Discover the power of JioPhone
- Multiple features packed into Jio mobile. Engineered to experience the best.
- Compact Design
- 2.4 Inch QVGA Display
- Battery & Charger
- SD Card Slot
- Alphanumeric Keypad
- 4-Way Navigation
- Headphone Jack
- Hover on icons to know your phone better.
- FM Radio
- Microphone & Speaker
- Call History
- Phone Contact
- Your wish is our command. Here’s HelloJio! Your own Voice Assistant
- Multiple features packed into Jio mobile. Engineered to experience the best.
- Compact Design
- 2.4 Inch QVGA Display
- Battery & Charger
- SD Card Slot
- Alphanumeric Keypad
- 4-Way Navigation
- Headphone Jack
- Hover on icons to know your Jio phone better.
- FM Radio
- Microphone & Speaker
- Call History
- Phone Contact
- Your wish is our command. Here’s HelloJio! Your own Voice Assistant
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Now it’s possible with Reliance Jio! The special offer lets you earn Rs 50,000
Everyone is familiar with the strategy of Reliance Jio to rule over the telecom market. The limelight has been stolen from its rivals with unlimited calls, free data offers, and other packages including heavy concessions on its 4G smartphone. The rival – Vodafone, Bharti Airtel and Idea Cellular have been unquestionably unnerved. These companies have to suffer massive losses in their earnings. Advent of Reliance Jio has driven other telecom companies into the ground and also led to mergers between the others. Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio is also offering a facility to its customers that will help them earn monthly between Rs 20,000 to Rs 50,000.
First let us have an understanding of the place of network in telecom market. Kotak Institutional Equities published a report which revealed that as per the results published on the portal ‘MySpeed’ of TRAI, Jio’s network speed could not be validated by speed test results from different sources – TRAI’s city-level independent test drives (IDT) and OpenSignal.
Kotak’s analysts Aniket Sethi and Rohit Chordia mentioned, “For now, absolute and relative pricing remains the key driver of usage surge,data adoptionand market share movement. It is believed that, over time, quality of network (the value side of the equation of price-value) might evolve as a significant, if not more important, driver of relative market shares.”
Pan-India, Reliance Jio’s average 4G download speed, as per the TRAI ‘MySpeed’, is 20.3 Mbps. It is substantially higher than the speed of the incumbents. However, the report published in Oct 2017 by OpenSignal pegged Jio at the 4th position, with an average download speed of 5.8 Mbps and the incumbents’ speed being in the range of 7.4-9.2 Mbps. As per IDT results, population-weighted 4G download speed comes out to be 5.6 Mbps for Jio and 6.3-7.6 Mbps for the incumbents.
But this is not something to worry, since Reliance Jio has realized the need to provide its customers with good data speed and as a result, the company is offering its users with Jio Tower Installation along withpayment of rent for installing those tower/s letting the users to enjoy internet at great speedat the same time!
Reliance Jio’s website mentions that, “Since the users are struggling with network problem and data speed, the company ‘Reliance JIO Infocomm Limited’ has made a decision to install 6000+ North Infratel throughout the country and shall issue the detailed official guidelines shortly, to install JIO tower at your roof top, in your plot, market, field, etc.” The number of Reliance Jio users have gone over 21.5 million and are increasing day by day.The company then announced that it would install 65000 towers throughout the country in order to improve the quality of the Network. This lets the user to apply for installation of Jio Tower in their village/ buildings/ or agriculture farm. The users can call the executive and can give them their village/ location/ district/ tehsil address.
The monthly rent of JIO 4G tower will vary across places and will be based roughly on minimum lease period, prevailing conditions etc. The individuals residing in rural areas, will receive an amount of Rs 20,000 to Rs 30,000 monthly, for minimum 15 years. The point to be noted here is that, the rent is dependent upon the available space, which as per Reliance Jio should be 500 sq.feet.While for individuals residing in the urban areas, the rent received would be between Rs 35,000 to Rs 50,000, for an available space of 500 sq.feet, with 15 years as the minimum lease duration. Application forms for JIO 4G Tower installation will be soon available for major cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad etc.
Probable list of documents that are to be submitted along with Application Form:
- Valid ID of the Owner
- Xerox copy of Land Papers
- Recent Land Survey Report
- NOC of the Civic Body
- An Expression of Interest Letter from Owner
Hence, if you have an availability of a patch of space, after qualifying the above listed norms earn up to Rs 50,000, and opt for Reliance Jio’s tower installation movement.
Jio Phone 2 3rd Flash sale will be live at 12 PM today
Jio have successfully launched Jio phone 2. Jio Phone 2 goes on sale for the 3rd time within last few weeks. The sale will be live at 12 PM IST. Get read for the sale. We will keep you informed for the next sale. The details to buy Jio phone 2 is below. Good luck.
Jio Phone 2 2nd Flash sale
Jio Phone 2 goes on sale for the second time this month in India. Jio phone 2 flash sale will be held at 12 PM IST at jio.com. If you are looking to buy Jio phone 2. This is the right moment for you. Go to Jio.com and book your Jio Phone 2 before the stock lasts. The first sale was over within minutes and Jio page showed message under maintenance.
So it is expected that the Jio Phone 2 flash sale will also be over soon and you might see the same site down message. Don’t miss the opportunity to book your phone. Jio phone 2 will only be booked through Jio official website. So don’t get tricked by marketers and waste your money. Go to jio.com and book your phone.
This phone comes with 2 sim slot. 1 slot is for Jio sim and 2nd can used for any other operator.
Jio Phone 2 price in India
Jio Phone 2 price in India is Rs. 2,999, but there are no refunds with the handset, as was the case with the original model. The handset will be shipped within 5-7 days of purchase. Buyers can choose between three Jio recharges for the 4G feature phone, priced at Rs. 49, Rs. 99 and Rs. 153.
As for the specifications, Jio Phone 2 runs KaiOS and features a 2.4-inch QVGA display. Under the hood, there is 512MB of RAM and 4GB of onboard storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB). The phone has a 2-megapixel rear and a VGA front camera. Also, it supports connectivity options such as 4G VoLTE, VoWi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, and FM radio. There is a dedicated button for voice commands that helps you activate Google Assistant while on the go. Besides, the phone packs a 2000mAh battery.
Compared to the original model, the Jio Phone 2’s design is one of the major differentiators between the two phones. The dedicated 4-way navigation keys offer a BlackBerry-style appearance. Even the display is larger and the form factor much wider.
Reliance Jio GigaFiber offers 100GB Free Internet for 3 Months
Reliance Jio has announced free preview plan. It offer 100gb data per month for 3 months.
The company will set up fixed line fiber net. There are no installation charges but you will have to pay security deposit of Rs. 4500. The deposit is refundable. The are with maximum number of registration will get free preview plan offer from Reliance Jio GigaFiber.
After 90 days, user will have to start paying either by prepaid plan or postpaid plan. The plan will start as low as Rs 500.
How to register for Reliance Jio GigaFiber Broadband.
- Log on to either MyJio app or Jio’s official page and click on the first slide that mentions JioGigaFiber
- On the next page, the user will either let the app/website detect location or manually enter the address
- The next page will ask for the user’s name and mobile number
- An OTP will be sent to the mobile number
- Enter the OTP and click on submit
- The website/app will display a success message
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Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram to be blocked? See what DoT needs
The telecom office has looked for perspectives of the business on specialized measures that can be embraced for blocking portable applications like Instagram, Facebook, WhatsApp, Telegram, and so on in circumstances where national security and open request are under danger.
The Department of Telecom (DoT) on July 18, 2018, had kept in touch with all telecom administrators, the Internet Service Providers Association of India (ISPAI), industry body Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) and others and requested their contributions to obstruct the applications under Section 69A of the IT Act.
“Dab in the letter had said that the Ministry of Electronics and IT and law implementation organizations have raised issue around hindering of certain portable applications like Instagram, Facebook, WhatsApp, Telecom, and so on to meet prerequisite under Section 69A of IT Act,” an official source told PTI.
The Section 69A of IT Act discusses capacity to issue bearings for hindering for free to any data through any PC asset.
The law approves the focal government or any officer approved by it to issue heading to hinder the data on Internet in light of a legitimate concern for power and uprightness of India, safeguard of India, security of the state, well disposed relations with outside states or open request or for anticipating prompting to the commission of any cognisable offense identifying with them.
There have been broad occurrences of horde lynching in the nation in view of bits of gossip spread through web-based social networking applications. The prominent informing application, WhatsApp, has been in the eye of tempest over manhandle of its stage for dissemination of phony news that brought about impelling of swarm anger.
An IT service official, who did not wish to be named, stated, WhatsApp has not conferred itself on “traceability” and attribution of messages, which had been one of the key requests of the administration.
Consequently, the service’s worries have not been tended to and the potential for abuse still remains, the source said.
A month ago, the administration had communicated disappointment over measures beforehand recorded by WhatsApp for checking counterfeit news that have, in a few cases, activated horde savagery.
The IT service, in its letter, had said that WhatsApp can’t escape from its duty regarding such widespread manhandle of its stage and expected to discover originators of provocative messages.
The legislature, in its second notice to the Facebook-claimed informing administration, had cautioned that without sufficient checks, it will regard the informing stage as ‘abettor’ of talk proliferation and legitimate results will take after.
WhatsApp told the administration it is building a nearby group, including India head, as a component of ventures to check counterfeit news course.
The portable informing stage additionally said that crediting messages on WhatsApp would undermine the private idea of WhatsApp and make the potential for genuine abuse. It included that the focal point of the firm is on enhancing its stage and working intimately with others in the public eye to enable protect to individuals.
JioPhone 2 Registrations Start August 15: How To Offer, Launch Offers, Features, Etc
Reliance Jio Phone 2 will be available for purchase from August 15. Here’s how you can book JioPhone 2 via MyJio app and Jio.com.
The Reliance JioPhone 2 will be available for bookings starting August 15. Jio Phone 2 was announced at the company’s annual AGM in July this year. The advanced 4G phone offers a slew of interesting features including a physical keyboard and WhatsApp support for Rs 2,999. JioPhone 2 is a successor to last year’s mega-hit – JioPhone.
This time around users can buy the JioPhone 2 on August 15 itself. Previously prospective buyers had to wait for weeks to register and purchase the original JioPhone last year. In case you want to grab the new feature phone from Jio, here is how you can register and book the JioPhone 2.
Registration for JioPhone 2 will commence on August 15. Prospective buyers can book a JioPhone 2 by heading to Jio’s official site or via MyJio app. Click on JioPhone 2 registration page and then tap on ‘Get Now’ option. Following this, you will be asked to enter your personal details including name, contact number, address etc.
Users should keep in note that there is no cash on delivery option available. They will have the entire amount of Rs 2,999 for JioPhone 2 through net banking or via debit/credit card. Jio has not mentioned any information regarding the shipping details, however, reports claim that the phone will be delivered in a few days following the payment.
JioPhone 2 launch in India: Price, specifications
JioPhone 2 comes for a price of Rs 2,999 in India. Reliance at its Annual General Meeting announced the Jio Phone Monsoon Hungama offer under which existing feature phone users will be able to exchange their current device for the older Jio Phone for just Rs. 501.
JioPhone 2 sports a 2.4-inch QVGA display. It runs on KAI operating system, and comes with 512MB RAM and 4GB onboard storage. The storage can be further expanded via a microSD card (up to 128GB). As for the camera, the phone offers a 2MP rear camera sensor and a VGA front camera sensor. JioPhone 2 carries a 2,000mAh battery backup. Connectivity options on the phone include VoLTE, VoWiFi, NFC, GPS, Bluetooth, and FM radio. It supports LTE Cat4 DL: 150Mbps/UL: 50Mbps, and LTE Band 2,5,40, 2G Band 900/1800.
Reliance Jio recently got support for a number of apps, including WhatsApp, Facebook, YouTube, and Google Maps. Like the original phone, JioPhone 2 will come loaded with WhatsApp, YouTube, and other social media apps.
Jio to produce web series, compete with Netflix, Amazon Prime
In a plan to take over the home entertainment industry Reliance jio is set to take on the likes of Netflix and Amazon prime by launching its own web series.
This revelation comes as no surprise to Indians as Jio has already taken over the telecom sector and is now planning to be a complete solution.
As per recent reports, Jio’s web series is set to launch within the next six months; they will have their own production house well an exclusive TV series, accessible to all Jio Customers.
The move was made after Reliance analyzed the growing potential of shows provided by media giants like Netflix and Amazon Prime. The Amount of content consumed by the average Indian has also increases as a result of affordable tariff and data services offered by Jio.
While the market potential of the internet TV space is enormous, Indians are yet to get adapted to it entirely. Like everything that they bring, Jio aims to beings its services to the masses and will count primarily on its 215 million Jio subscribers to expand its user base.
The Jio Production House
Reliance believes the content market is still untapped and has thus hired a bunch of scriptwriters and content creators as an initial phase in setting up the massive production house.
Jio currently offers video content like new movies and web series through their in-house app: Jio Cinema. Reliance owned Viacom supplies the bulk of the content for the app. Reliance has also paired with studios like Eros and ALT Balaji as well.
Onboarding activities are going on as 25 creative minds were incorporated into the company to form a preliminary base. They will carefully analyze the success of Indian content on services like Netflix.
Even though the production house is set to starch from scratch, It will get be closely watched by the experts over at Eros and Balaji Telefilms who are set to guide the brand.
Jio is also not a newcomer into the market as it has its own, Jio TV services, which are offered exclusively to Jio users through a partnership with Hot star. Reliance is also holding top stakes in Viacom 18 and has a host of entertainment channels like Colors and MTV.
Jio hopes all this knowledge and experience can help it to enter the online content space and take on Netflix who they treat as their main competitor.
While the top spokespersons acknowledge that reliance does not have the DNA to create content in the online space as its competitors, this won’t be for too long.
The company is never too short on funds, so it can bring in whoever they want for their team. Jio expects to out its first web series within 4-6 months.
The foundations for this has been laid a year back, and the preliminary stages involve capturing the audiences.
Jio expects this to happen through the recently launched JioGiga TV.
Their primary motive is to capture the audience with Giga TV and then slowly introduce their content to the audience.
Giga TV will support ultra HD formats and will ensure smooth and continuous transmissions through Jio, Fiber to home services, the Jio GigaFiber.
Customers benefits and offers
Like every other service, a web series will aim to disrupt the online content space and will we coupled with aggressive marketing and competitive tariffs to capture the market in as less time as possible.
It is not a daunting task for jio, as they stood head to head India’s significant telecoms in their fight for carrier supremacy.
The web series will probably be free for jio customers as they will get it bundled along with their recharges. Jio will try to eliminate the initial fee which is needed by amazon prime and Netflix for customer registration.
If the company is serious about their motives, then jio customers can expect to see the latest and viral Indian TV series for a fraction that they pay on Netflix. As always, Exclusive content is treated well by the Indian customers, and this will also present new opportunities for many talented Indians.
Can the competition withstand the initial onslaught?
Jio is set to hit hard at its competition, and they are not keeping this as a secret. Content giants such as amazon and Netflix have to step up their game if they want to fight with Jio for supremacy in the Indian content space.
Both Netflix and amazon prime are established very well around the world and have audiences ranging in several millions. But both are relatively inexperienced in the Indian market and may never come across a competitor as aggressive as Jio.
While Netflix’s charges are fixed, and they try to maintain the prices stable all around the world, amazon prime has a different approach. But it is evident that they will not be willing to drop down their prices to tackle head to head with Jio.
Instead, they will try to leverage on their international shows programs which jio will not be able to match. They will try to counter the difference in prices with quality content which seems to be the theme which is shaping up.
This will be a dangerous game as it hugely depends on the quality of content offered by jio. Amazon will rely on its prime exclusives which gather huge audiences. If jio can provide programs that match the quality offered by amazon and Netflix, then a clear winner will emerge.
Our Final thoughts.
Reliance’s strategy to provide an exclusive content platform will work for the Indian audience; this will see a lot of providers stepping up their game and improving their own plans and programs to tackle jio.
There is no doubt that the web series will be greeted well by the Indian audience.
All this mean that it is a perfect time to be an average Indian customer as we can expect rates to fall drastically.
NEW PASSPORT RULES YOU NEED TO KNOW
Recently, the Ministry of External Affairs declared new rules for applying for a passport. And here we have rounded up some of the major changes that these new rules have bought in.
- DOCUMENTATION FOR PROOF OF BIRTH
As per old rules, submission of a birth certificate was compulsory for all applicants born on or after 26th January 1989. But the new rules have bought in some relaxation in this regards. Now, any of the following documents containing the Date of Birth (DOB) of the applicant will suffice:
- Birth Certificate (BC) issued by the Registrar of births and deaths or the Municipal Corporation or any other approved authority to register the birth of a child born in India
- Transfer/school leaving/matriculation certificate issued by the school last attended/recognized educational board
- PAN card
- Aadhar card/E-aadhar
- The copy of the service record of the applicant’s (of govt. servants) or the pay pension order (of retired govt. employees), duly attested/in-charge of the administration of the concerned ministry/certified by the officer/ department of the applicant
- Driving license
- Election Photo Identity Card (EPIC) issued by the Election Commission of India
- A copy of policy bond issued by the public life insurance companies
- DETAILS OF PARENT/LEGAL GUARDIAN:
In a welcome move, the new passport rules has done away with the mandate requiring names of both parents at the time of application. An applicant now only needs to provide the name of either one of the parents or the legal guardian. This makes it easier for children with single parents or orphans to apply for a passport. For spiritually oriented people like Sadhus/Sanyasis, there have provisions made for them to mention the name of their spiritual leader in place of their biological parents.
The total number of annexes has been reduced from 15 to 9. Annexes A, C, D, E, J, and K have been eliminated and some of them have also been merged. Lesser annexes means less worry for people to collate documentation.
While all annexes needed attestation from a Notary/Executive Magistrate/First Class Judicial Magistrate previously, henceforth all these annexes can now be in the form of a self-declaration from the applicant on plain paper. This means no running around for attestation that one had to do previously.
- MARRIED/DIVORCED PERSONS:
The need for a marriage certificate has been discontinued (along with annexure K). Also, in case of a divorce the applicant will not be required to provide the name of their spouse. This is another interesting change that has been made taking into consideration changing societal norms.
- WORK RELATED URGENT PASSPORTS:
In case of urgent passports, if a government employee is not able to procure the NOC (no objection certificate) or identity certificate from their employer’s side, they can submit a self-declaration stating that they have given a prior intimation letter to their employer informing that they are applying for an ordinary passport to a passport issuing authority.
To view the press release from the Ministry of External Affairs with regards to the new passport rules, you can visit their website to gain detailed information.
Overall, this move is set to make the application process easier and hassle-free for everyone. A welcome move, we say!
So don’t use your lack of passport as an excuse not to travel anymore. Apply for one now, and get going. Don’t forget to visit our website to get insured before you leave on your next adventure!
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New Rule: No Police Verification for New Passports
With CCTNS Implementation, the process of Police Verification for New Passport can be done with simple clicks and no more bribing Police officers.
The Centre plans to merge the process with Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems Project (CCTNS), a project first conceptualised by the UPA government in 2009; this will eliminate the need of doing the physical police verification for getting a new passport.
With the implementation of CCTNS, the manual process of Police verification for New Passport could be simplified with just a few clicks. Also, the old process which resulted in bribing the local police officers when they come to verify the address and identity will come at a halt.
As per the Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi said the CCTNS, an exhaustive national database of crimes and criminals was expected to be linked with the passport service of the External Affairs Ministry. CCTNS will check the past history and background of the applicants with a single click.
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Mr. Mehrishi told reports “For passport credentials, police is already using CCTNS in some states. Police will be given handheld devices to upload applicant’s details upon reaching their home. This will not only minimize the contact of the applicant with the police officer to curb bribing but also reduce the time for getting the passport.”
After Home Minister Rajnath Singh launched the CCTNS project, which will connect all the 15,398 police stations of the county, Mr. Mehrishi said the CCTNS had been expanded for further use by incorporating citizen-centric services like – tenant verification, which could be done with the consent of the person being verified, connecting the network with criminal justice delivery system and quick registration of FIR in any crime.
Adding about the safety of the database, the Home Secretary said “chances of database hacking was always there, but enough provisions have been made to safeguard the same and National Critical Information Infrastructure Protection Centre had been employed for the task.
The Home Minister said the digital police would facilitate citizens to register complaints online and request for background verifications with just a few clicks. “The police portal will give 11 searches and 46 reports from the national database for state police and central investigation agencies. Central investigating and research agencies have also been provided logins to the digital police database to access crime statistics,” Mr. Singh said.
Mr. Singh said the CCTNS has resulted 13,777 police stations out of 15,398 to register 100% data into the software. He said so far, 7 crore data records related to past and current criminal cases is already there in the CCTNS national database. The project will make it possible to link about 15,398 police stations and 5,000 offices of supervisory police officers across the country.
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Importance and benefits of Aadhar card’
Aadhar card is an indispensible identity proof for Indians. These days we need to link almost all important things with the Aadhar number. This card is considered as one of the most important identity proofs by the government of India. Keep in mind that this is not like any other identity proof. Let us look at the importance and benefits of this 12 digit aadhar number.
Understanding the importance of Aadhar Card:
The main objective of this card was to give unique identification number to each and every resident of India. This official document is mandatory for a number of government programmes and schemes. With this card the government wants to bring down corruption. As every resident will have their unique identity it will naturally help in reducing corruption.
Benefits of Aadhar card:
- Benefits of aadhaar card for Senior citizens:
It was mandatory for pensioners to be present in front of the pension distributing agency for getting their life certificate. This was a cumbersome thing for the senior citizens especially if their pension disbursing agency was in a different city. But the Ministry of Electronics and IT has come up with Aadhar linked digital life certificate which has all the details about the pensioner. The pension disbursing agency can check this digitally.
The problem of fraudulent beneficiaries is also taken care by Aadhar card. The pensioners now have to register their Aadhar number to get their monthly pension. Similarly the provident fund holders can also submit their claim through Aadhar based online claim submission.
- Benefits of aadhaar card in bank and finance sector:
This card has also made it very easy to streamline the processes in banks. Earlier to open a bank account one had to submit a number of documents. But now you can simply submit the Aadhar card as your address proof as well as your photo id proof. If you have plans of investing in the stock market then too you can submit the Aadhar card as your id proof. Any investments that you are making like mutual funds etc you need to submit the Aadhar card. Linking of PAN card with the Aadhar number is compulsory. This is one of the best ways to curtail the problem of black money. If your PAN number is not linked with the Aadhar number then it will lead to deactivation of the PAN number. It must be noted that your IT return will also be considered as invalid if you do not link your PAN number with your Aadhar number.
The Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana has a number of advantages like opening of zero balance savings account for free, insurance, RuPay card etc. For this scheme the addhar card is the only document that is needed to open the bank account.
One can also take the advantage of direct benefit transfer of LPG subsidy. For this you have to link your Aadhar number with the 17 digit LPG consumer number. Once you do this the LPG subsidy amount will get directly transferred to your bank account.
- Benefits of aadhaar card for students:
The aadhar number of children has to be linked with their admission number and with the documents of the government benefits that these students are getting. This move will help in keeping a check on whether these students are dropping out of schools. The main aim is to make sure that these students get elementary education. It will also ensure that they enjoy the various government benefits.
- The benefits of aadhar card for other important documents:
A person having Aadhar card can now get their passport in just ten days. The police verification will be done later on. One thing that needs to be kept in mind is that if you want a passport then you first need to have a aadhar card. The problem of bogus voting and illegal use of voter id card has also been taken care by aadhar card. It is now mandatory to link the aadhar card with your voter id card. Now storing all your personal important documents on the government server is possible with the help of Digital Locker of DigiLocker. The sign up process for this DigiLocker requires the Aadhar card number.
- Benefits of the Aadhar card for day to day activities:
All new mobile connections need the Aadhar card. The existing prepaid and postpaid customers also need to link their mobile numbers with their Aadhar number. This will help in doing away with the problem of fraudulent connections. If a person does not link his mobile number with the aadhar number then his number will get deactivated.There is news that soon one will have to link their driving license with the aadhar number. This will help in keeping a check on the problem of multiple licenses. More details on this are awaited from the government.
Overall you can see that the main objective of the Aadhar card is to make sure that each Indian gets a unique identity. The government is encouraging linking of this number with all important documents and schemes. The main reason for this is to curb illegal activities. Once the process of linking of aadhar number with important things like PAN card, bank account, voter id etc is complete it will surely help in streamlining a number of processes. It will make the life of the citizens easy. It will help in completion of many procedures fast.
But for this we as the citizens of this country need to take active steps. If the government is giving us deadlines to link our aadhar number with important documents and processes then we must do it at the earliest before the deadline. We must not wait for extension neither should we delay the linking. If we do not link our Aadhar numer with the important documents then it can lead to deactivation of the same.
We need to understand that this process is for our benefit. It is one of the best initiatives which will help in bringing down fraudulent activities and will help in the process of making Indian truly Digital India.
Jio Monsoon Hungama: [Everything you Need to know about the New JioPhone 2]
After conquering the mobile carrier industry, reliance is now set to take on new challenges to keep up with its staggering growth; The Ambanis have now targeted the feature phone market as a potential profit-making alternative. With the launch of JioPhone 2, this statement was made more explicit.
We might see small feature phone makers packing their bags and leaving India as Jio looks to disrupt the market with its 2,999 phone which brings never before seen tech on a feature phone. Does that seem tempting?
The Ambani’s dropped a bombshell on the same day, and you can now own a JioPhone 2 for just 501 Rupees if you trade in your old JioPhone.
Now let’s get down to the nitty-gritty:
The JioPhone 2 features a full qwerty keypad with an integrated voice assistant and NFC. Its runs on KAI OS and now features 512 MB ram and four gigs of internal storage. Plenty to keep a feature phone ticking right?
It comes with VOLTE and GPS. It is equipped with front and back cameras. The 2.4-inch display is backed up by a 2000Mah cell which is more than enough to keep it running throughout the day.
The primary sim slot will be locked for the Jio sim, while the secondary sim slot can be paired up with any carrier.
JioPhone 2 will natively support applications like Facebook, YouTube, and WhatsApp so that you don’t miss out on all the social media.
As of today, a new update will enable google maps on the Jio phone which will add to the feature list to JioPhone 2.
The Monsoon Hungama offer
The monsoon Hungama offer will please the more than 25 million users of the 1st Jio phone. Old JioPhone users can trade in their phones and get the brand new JioPhone 2 for just 501 Rupees.
As announced by Mukesh Ambani old users will be able to trade in their phone from July 21 onwards. This offer will result in a substantial amount of sales of the new phone.
The monsoon Hungama is set to further drive feature phone manufacturers like Nokia, Samsung, and other small phone manufacturers out of the country fearing sales drops. JioPhone currently leads the feature phone segment with a market share of 35% followed by Samsung and Nokia.
Network and Data plans for JioPhone 2
Apart from the regular Jio plans, which are adored by the Indian youth. The JioPhone will get special treats from the network provider.
Mukesh Ambani specifically quoted the “500 million feature phone users,” and he talked about the lack of internet access to them.
The phone is targeted explicitly at these users who will benefit directly from getting the Jio phone.
Currently, there are two exclusive plans for the JioPhone
- The rs49 plan which provides 1GB of data for 28 days, which is more than enough to use messaging apps.
- Rs153, plan which offers 42GB of data for 28 days, for users who like to use JioTV and other content consumption apps.
Apart from the Monsoon Hungama, normal user’s will be able to get a JioPhone 2 from August 15 for an introductory price of 2,999 Rupees.
There is no compelling zero price offer for the JioPhone 2 like the old JioPhone. The price is justified by the unique features and aggressive tariff plans than no other feature phone user will have.
The Technology behind the JioPhone 2
While most of the internal hardware remain undisclosed apart from the number on ram, storage, and battery, KaiOS handles the software side.
KaiOS platform is also used in all the of the throwback Nokia feature phones. This will mean global software support as well as a promise that the platform will not die anytime soon.
The versatile operating system is gathering support from developer communities and as the commercial viability increase software providers will try to integrate their native app with the platform.
The platform is optimized to work on non-touch phones specifically. It has a build in app store with a growing app collection, but for the JioPhone the Jio Store will handle that part.
The platform supports 4G, NFC, Wi-Fi, GPS and HTML 5 open standard.
Although updates will be dependent on carriers, we will see regular updates for the software as the company behind the platform has committed software support for phones running the OS.
Availability and Variants
Although the phone is said to roll out on August 15, Jio has not mentioned any retail partners nor collaboration with any e-commerce platforms. Users can get the phone from Jio outlets.
As far as color combos go, you can get the phone in only one color- BLACK.
Because of the enormous demand, the limited initial stock is expected to be depleted in the first few weeks.
Jio’s rise to power.
Jio started its commercial operations on July 1.
Since then there has been no looking back as the carrier’s aggressive data packs attracted millions of smartphone users to change their carrier networks.
The profit margins of all the competition dropped significantly, and they are let fight it out in a highly competitive market.
The growth factor is immense, but it comes as no surprise. Jio has invested Rs 2,50,000 crores in digital infrastructure and fiber optics technology. With this technology backing, Jio now has 215 million users and plans to reach the 500 million mark within the 2years.
Jio’s marketing team has been going all out for promotions, and it is even targeting remote villages as it tries to bring internet to the masses.
With the scale of operations and the ambitions that Mr. Ambani has, the road ahead looks pretty bad for its competitors in India. Along with the JioPhone 2, it also introduced the Jio GigaFiber wireless broadband tech and a set-top box.
So with that Jio will have its feet firmly planted in the broadband as well home entertainment industry.
There is a certain amount of tensions among the competitors as their shares fell rapidly after Ambani’s announcement.