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Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Closing of Central Government Offices including industrial establishments in connection with the elections

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No.12/14/99-JCA
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training
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New Delhi, the 10th October, 2001


OFFICE MEMORANDUM


Subject: CLOSING of Central Government Offices in connection with elections to Lok Sabha / State Assembly / Panchayat / Municipalities / Corporation or other Local Bodies - regarding

In modification of these instructions contained in this Department's O.M.No.12/4/86-JCA dated 9th March, 1987, the prescribed for future for closing of Central Government Offices including industrial establishments in connection with the elections indicated above.

(i) The relevant organizations shall remain closed in the notified areas where general elections to Lok Sabha Or State Legislative Assembly are scheduled to be conducted.

(ii) In connection with bye-election to Lok Sabha / State Assembly, only such of the employees who are bona-fide voters in the relevant constituency should be granted special casual leave on the day of polling. Special Casual leave may also be granted to an employee who is ordinarily a rsident of a constituency and registered as a voter by employed in any Central Government Organization / Industrail Establishment located outside the constituency having a general / bye-election.

(iii) In connectin with local body elections, viz., Panchayat / Corporation / Municipality, the Government employee who are bona-fide voters and desire to excercise their franchise should be offered reasonable facility, subject to normal exigencies of service, either by coming late to office or being allowed to leave office early or a short absence on that day.

2. The employees detailed on election duty may also be permitted to remain away from their normal duties on polling day (s) as also on the days required for performing journeys which might be undertaken in order to perform such election duty

The above instructions may be brought to the notice of all concerned.

(Ranbir Singh)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of Inida.

Additional Relief on death/disability of Government servants covered by the NPS

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No.38/41/06/P&PW(A)

Government of India

Ministry of Personnel Grievances and Pensions

Department of Pension and Pensioners Welfare

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Lok Nayak Bhawan Khan Market, New Delhi - 110 003 Dated 5th May, 2009

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject : Additional Relief on death/disability of Government servants covered by the New Defined Contribution Pension System (NPS)
The undersingned is directed to say that the pension of the Government servants appointed on or after 1.1.2004 is regulated by the New Defined Contribution Pension System (Known as New Pension Scheme), notified by the Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affiairs) vide their O.M. No. 5/7/2003-ECB 2 PR dated 22.12.2003.


2. On introduction of New Pension Scheme, among others, the Central Civil Service (Pension) Rules, 1972 and the Central Civil Services (Extraordinary Pension) Rules were amended on 30.12.2003. Under the amended Rules, the benefits of Invalid Pension/Disability Award and Family Pension/Extraordinary Family Pension/Liberalized Pensionary Award relief are not available to the Government servants appointed on or after 1.1.2004.
3. Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affairs) has subsequently clarified that the New Pension Scheme is a replacement for only pension under normal circumstances and family pension in case of death of employees after retirement.
4. A High Level Task Force (HLTF) constituted by the Government has recommended certain additional benefits that can be provided on death or discharge on invalidation/disability of a Government servant covered by the New Pension Scheme. It is likely to take some time before the rules regulating these benefits under the New Pension System are put in place.
5. Meanwhile, considering the hardships being faced by the employees appointed on or after 1.1.2004 who are discharged on invalidation/disablement and by the families of such employees who have died during service since 1.1.2004, the President to extend the following benefits to Central Civil Government Servants covered by the New Pension Scheme, on provisional basis till further orders:
(I) Retirement from Government service on invalidation not attributable to Government duty:
(i) Invalid Pension calculated in terms of Rules 38 and Rule 49 of the Central Civil Services (Pension ) Rules, 1972.
(ii) Retirement gratuity calculated in terms of Rule 50 of the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972.

(II) Death in service not attributable to Government duty:
(i) Family Pensin (including enhanced family pension) computed in terms of Rule 54 of the Central Civil Service (Pension) Rules, 1972.
(ii) Death / Gratuity computed in terms of Rule 50 of the Central Civil Service (Pension) Rules, 1972.

(III) Discharge from Government service due to disease/injury attributable to Government duty:
(i) Disability Pension computed in terms of the Central Civil Service (Extraordinary Pension) Rules.
(ii) Retirement Gratuity computed in terms of the Central Civil Service (Extraordinary Pension) Rules read with Rule 50 of the Central Civil Service (Pension) Rules, 1972.

(IV) Death in service attributable to Government duty:
(i) Extraordinary Family Pension computed in terms of Central Civil Service (Extraordinary Pension) Rules and Scheme for Liberalised Pensionary Awards.
(ii) Death gratuity computed in terms of Rule 50 of the Central Civil Service (Pension) Rules,1972.
The employee / his family will also be paid Dearness Pension / Dearness Relief admissible from time to time in addition to the above benefits, on provisional basis.
6. The above provisional payments will be adjusted against the payments to be made in accordance with the Rules framed on the recommendations of the HLTF and recoveries, if any, will be made from the future payments to be made on the basis of those rules.
7. The recommendations of the HLTF encisage payment of various benefits on death/discharge of a Government employee after adjustment of the monthly annuitised pension from the accumulated funds in the NPS Account of the employee. Therefore, no payment on monthly-annuitised pension will be made to the employee/family of the employee during the period he/she is in receipt of the provisional benefits mentioned in para 5 above.
8. In case where, on discharge/death of the employee, the amount of accumulatd funds in the NPS Account have been paid to the employee/family of the employee, the amount of monthly-annuitised pension from the date of discharge/death will be worked out in accordance with the rules/regulations to be notified by the Department of Financial Service/PFRDA and the same will be adjusted against the payment of benefits/relief after the notified rules in this respect are in place.
9. These instructions will be applicable to those Government servants who joined Government service on or after 1.1.2004 and will take effect from the same date i.e. 1.1.2004.
10. This Order issues with the concurrence of Ministry of Finance (Deapartment of Expenditure) vide their U.O.No. 127/EV/2009 dated 13.4.209.

(M.P.Singh)
Director

Result of Civil Services (Main) Exam. 2008 announced

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Results of the Civil Services (Main) Examination 2008 have been announced.
Based on the results of the written part of the Examination, held by the Union Public Service Commission in October-November, 2008 and the interviews for Personality Test held in March-April, 2009, candidates have been recommended for appointment to the Indian Administrative Service;
Indian Foreign Service;
Indian Police Service and
Central Services,
Group ‘A’ and Group ‘B’. ( The result in order of merit is attached).
A total number of 791 candidates have been recommended for appointment including 364 General (including 13 Physically Challenged candidates),
236 Other Backward Classes (including 07 Physically Challenged candidates),
130 Scheduled Castes and 61 Scheduled Tribes candidates.
The number of vacancies reported by the Government for the Indian Administrative Service is 120 (60 General, 33 Other Backward Classes, 17 Scheduled Castes and 10 Scheduled Tribes); for the Indian Foreign Service is 26 (13 General, 08 Other Backward Classes, 04 Scheduled Castes and 01 Scheduled Tribe); for the Indian Police Service is 130 (65 General, 36 Other Backward Classes, 20 Scheduled Castes and 09 Scheduled Tribes); for the Central Services Group ‘A’ is 546 (282 General, 146 Other Backward Classes, 81 Scheduled Castes and 37 Scheduled Tribes) and for Central Services Group ‘B’ is 59 ( 34 General, 13 Other Backward Classes, 08 Scheduled Castes and 04 Scheduled Tribes).
This includes 20 vacancies for Physically Challenged candidates. In accordance with Rule 16 (4) & (5) of the Civil Services Examination Rules 2008, the Commission is maintaining a consolidated Reserve List of 180 candidates which includes 90 General, 74 Other Backward Classes, 11 Scheduled Castes and 05 Scheduled Tribes candidates ranking in order of merit below the last recommended candidate under respective category.
UPSC has a “Facilitation Counter” near Examination Hall in its campus. Candidates can obtain any information / clarification regarding their examinations / recruitments during working hours in person or over telephone Nos. 23385271 / 23381125 / 23098543.
Result is available on PIB website i.e www.pib.nic.in
and also on the U.P.S.C. website i.e. www.upsc.gov.in.
Appointment to the various services will be made according to the number of vacancies available with due consideration to the provisions contained in Rules 2 and 19 of the Rules of the Examination and subject to the final decision of the Supreme Court / High Court / C.A.Ts. on the S.L.Ps. / R.As/ W.Ps. O.As. pending therein. Important highlights of Civil Services Exam 2008 are: A total number of 3,18,843 candidates applied for this examination. 1,67,035 candidates appeared for the Preliminary examination.
11,849 candidates qualified for the Main written examination held in October-November, 2008. 2140 candidates were selected for the Personality Test conducted in March-April, 2009. The successful candidates include 625 male and 166 female candidates.
Miss Shubhra Saxena (Roll No.159306), has topped the Examination. She has done B.Tech from IIT, Roorkeee. This is her 2nd attempt.
The second ranker is Miss Sharandeep Kaur Brar (Roll No.307085). She has done M.A. from Punjab University. Mr.Varinder Kumar Sharma (Roll No.170034), is the topper among male candidates. He has secured overall 4th rank. He has done B.E. from Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh. This is his first attempt. Incidentally, Shri Sharma is a physically challenged candidate. The top 25 candidates include 15 males and 10 females. Educational qualification-wise they comprise of 12 candidates belonging to Commerce, Mangement, Humanities, Science & Social Sciences; 9 candidates belonging to Engineering and 4 candidates belonging to Medical Science background. Of these, 22 took the Examination in English medium; 2 in Hindi medium and 1 in Punjab medium. Of the top 25 candidates, 11 appeared from Delhi; 3 each from Chandigarh and Chennai; 2 each from Bhopal and Hyderabad and 1 each from Kolkata, Jaipur, Jammu and Thiruvananthapuram centers.
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