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Expected DA (Dearness Allowance) for Central Government Employees from July 2009 is 27%

Expectations arise for rise in DA(Dearness Allowance) to 5% for Central Government Employees
Calculation based on All India Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) on base 2001=100
All India Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) on base 2001=100 for the month of April, 2009 increased by 2 points and stood at 150 (one hundred and fifty).
All India Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) on base 2001=100 for the month of May,2009 increased by 1 point and stood at 151 (One hundred and fifty one).
For all the Central Government Employees there would be a rise in DA (Dearness Allowance) to 5%, which would result in the overall rise to 27% from 1.7.2009. Month Year Base Year 2001=100 Total Average App. DA DA May 2008 139 1613 -- -- -- June 2008 140 1623

CHB to facilitate central govt's housing scheme

Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB) will play the role of facilitator for effective implementation of the Union government’s Interest Subsidy Scheme for Housing the Urban Poor (ISHUP).
The scheme aims at providing cheap home loan to economically weaker sections (EWS)/low income group (LIG) people for acquisition or construction of houses. With the assistance of NHB and HUDCO, CHB will pass out the benefits envisaged to EWS/LIG beneficiaries in forthcoming housing plan under the said scheme in Sector 63, Maloya and Dhanas.
The economic parameters for eligible EWS beneficiaries as per the scheme are households having an average monthly income up to Rs. 3,300/- and that for LIG beneficiaries are households having an average monthly income between Rs 3,301 and Rs 7,300. The subsidy will be 5% per annum on interest charged on the admissible loan amount for EWS and LIG, over the full period of loan for construction or for acquisition of a new house.
A high level meeting to sensitize all…

Air India employees to get salary without cuts on July 3

Yielding to pressure from its employees, cash-strapped national carrier Air India on Monday decided to give them their June salary July 3, instead of July 15 it decided earlier.
"The management has told us that we would get our salaries on July 3. They have also assured us that there will be no wage cut," JB Kadian, general secretary of the Air Corp Employees' Union (ACEU), said.
ACEU is the largest union among the Air India employees.
The airline employees get their salary on the last day of the month. Earlier Air India had announced that it would delay the June salary by 15 days and also asked the top executives of the airline to forgo their one month pay.
The employees' union protested this move, saying they would go on an indefinite strike from July 1 if the decision was not revoked. Kadian said the top executives would also get their salary.
ACEU and other unions have been holding hectic discussions with the management for over a week.
But they fail…

Grant of benefits to persons with disability who acquire disability after entering into Government service...

F.No.36035/3/2009-Estt.(Res.) GOVERNMENT OF INDIA Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions Department of Personnel & Training
North Block ***** New Delhi, dated 10th June, 2009 OFFICE MEMORANDUM
Sub: Benefit of reservation to persons with disability who acquire disability after entering into Govt. service..

The undersigned is directed to say that various Ministries/Departments have been seeking clarification whether a person who acquires disability after entering into Government service shall get the benefit of reservation in services as provided in this Department's.

2. It is hereby clarified that the OM dated 29.12.2005 does not make any distinction between persons acquiring disability before or after entering into service. An employee who acquires disability after entering into service will be entitled to get the benefit of reservation as a person with disability as provided in the instructions…

LEAVE TRAVEL CONCESSION SCHEME (LTC-80) – w.e.f. 01.12.2008

LEAVE TRAVEL CONCESSION SCHEME (LTC-80)
(With effect from 1st December, 2008 until further Notice)
SectorFaresPSFFuelTotalAll Sectors v.v. --SurchargefareNo(Rs.) (Rs.) (Rs.) (Rs.) 1 Agartala - Guwahati 1100 225 1950 3275 2 Agartala - Kolkata 1100 225 1950 3275 3 Agartala - Silchar 415 225 1950 2590 4 Agatti-Kochi 3415 225 1950 5590 5 Ahmedabad - Bangalore 3500 225 2700 6425 6 Ahmedabad - Delhi 2475 225 2700 5400 7 Ahmedabad - Hyderabad 2475 225 2700 5400 8 Ahmedabad-Jaipur 2295 225 1950 4470 9 Ahmedabad - Kolkata 3300 225 2700 6225 10 Ahmedabad-Mumbai 1100 225 1950 3275 11 Ahmedabad - Vadodara 1400 225 1950 3575 12 Aizawl - Guwahati 1330 225 1950 3505 13 Aizawl-Imphal 1100 225 1950 3275 14 Aizwal - Kolkata 1100 225 1950 3275 15 Altahabad - Delhi 2340 225 1950 4515 16 Allahabad-Kanpur 1200 225 1950 3375 17 Amritsar - Delhi 1100 225 1950 3275 18 Aurangabad - Delhi 2500 225 2700 5425 19 Aurangabad - Mumbai 2300 225 1950 4475 20 Bagdogra - Delhi 3300 225 2700 6225 21 Bagdogra-Guwahati…