Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Grant of DR to the Pensioners who are in receipt of provisional pension or pension in the pre revised scales of 5th CPC

with 2 comments


F.No.42/12/2009 - P&PW(G)

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions

Department of Personnel & Training

2nd Floor, Loknayak Bhavan, Khan Market
New Delhi, the 17th November, 2009

OFFICE MEMORANDUM



Subject:- Grant of Dearness Relief to the Central Government Pensioners who are in receipt of provisional pension or pension in the pre revised scales of 5th CPC w.e.f 1.7.2009.



In continuation to this Department's OM of even No. dated 27th March, 2009 and 22nd October, 2009 sanctioning the Dearness Relief to those Central Government pensioners who are in receipt of provsional pension or pension in thepre revised scales of 5th CPC, the President is pleased to grant the Dearness Relief to these Central Government pensioners as under:

1. Those who are in receipt of provisional pension or pension in the pre revised scales of 5th CPC are entitled to Dearness Relief @ 73% w.e.f 1.7.2009.

(i) The surviving CPF beneficiaries who have retired from service between the period 18.11.1960 to 31.12.1985 and are in receipt of ex-gratia @ Rs.600/- p.m. w.e.f 1.11.1997 under this Department's OM No.45/52/97-P&PW(E) dated 16.12.1997 are entitled to Dearness Relief @ 73% w.e.f 1.7.2009.

2. The following categories of CPF beneficiaries who are in receipt of ex-gratia payment in terms of this Department's OM No.45/52/97-P&PW(E) dated 16.12.1997 are entitled to DR @ 65% w.e.f 1.7.2009.

(i) The widows and dependent children of the deceased CPF beneficiary who had retired from service prior to 1.1.1986 and are in receipt of Ex-gratia payment of Rs.605/- p.m.

(ii) Central Government employees who had retired on CPF benefits before 8.11.1960 and are in receipt of Ex-gratia payment of Rs.654/-, Rs.659/-, Rs.703/- and Rs.965/-.

3. This issues with the concurrence of Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure vide their UO No. 363/EV/09, dated 23.10.2009 and UO No.373/EV/2009 dated 16.11.2009.

Pay fixation on grant of non-functional scale to Section Officers of CSS subsequent to implementation of CCS(Revised Pay)Rules,2008.

with 2 comments

No.6/3/2009-CS.I(S)

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions

Department of Personnel & Training

2nd Floor, Loknayak Bhavan, Khan Market
New Delhi, the 19th November, 2009

OFFICE MEMORANDUM



Subject:- Pay fixation on grant of non-functional scale to Section Officers of CSS subsequent to implementation of CCS(Revised Pay)Rules,2008.



The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department's Order No.21/36/03-CS.I dated 13th November, 2003 regarding introduction of Non Functional scale of Rs.8000-275-13500/- to section Officers of Central Secretariat Service (CSS) and to say that the matter relating to pay fixation on grant of non-functional scale to Section Officers of CSS snsequent ot implementation of CCS(Revised pay) Rules, 2008 has been considered in the Department of personnel and training [both CS Division and Estt.(Pay) Division] in consultation with the Department of Expenditure.

It has been clarified by Estt.(Pay) Division vide their U.O.No.5/2/2009-Estt.(Pay-I) dated 17.09.2009 that at the time of grant of non-functional upgradation to Section Officers belonging to CSS, their pay fixation may be done under Rule 13 of CCS(Revised Pay) Rules, 2008 i.e. they should be granted one increment @ 3% of their basic pay and to the figure so arrived at, the difference in grade pay (Rs.5400 - Rs.4800 = Rs.600) should be added. Further, this dispensation may be implemented w.e.f 1-1-2006.

All the Cadre Units of CSS are requested to take further necessary action.

Judgement of Hon'ble Supreme Court - reg. Revision of Pension

with 1 comment

F.No.38/37/08-P&PW(A)

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions

Department of Personnel & Training

3rd Floor, Loknayak Bhavan, Khan Market
New Delhi, the 18th November, 2009

OFFICE MEMORANDUM



Subject:- Revision of pension on the recommendations of the Pay Commission - Applicability of the judgement of Hon'ble Supreme Court in CA No.5566 of 2008 in the case of Civil pensioners.



In the judgement dated 9.9.2008 in CA No.5566 of 2008 {SLP (Civil) No.12357 of 2006}-UOI vs. Maj. Gen. SPS Vains Hon'ble Supreme Court has directed that the pay of all pensioners in the rank of Major General and its equivalent rank in the two other Wings of the Defence Services be notionally fixed at the rate given to similar officers of the same rank after the revision of pay scales with effect from 1.1.1996, and, thereafter, to compute their pensionary benefits their pensionary benefits on such basis with prospective effect from the date of filling of the writ petition.

Some representations have been received in this Department pensioners/pensioners' associations suggesting that the pension of pensioners who retired from the civil departments and who before their retirement, were governed by the CCS(Pension) Rules, 1972 may be revised by applying the ratio of the aforesaid judgment of the Apex Court. These representations/references have been examined in consultation with Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Law.

The undersigned is directed to say that the judgment dated 9.9.2008 in CA No.5566 of 2008 {SLP(Civil)No.12357 of 2006} - UOI vs. Maj. Gen. SPS Vains will not apply in the case of pensioners who retired from the civil departments and who, before their retirement, were governed by the CCS(Pension)Rules, 1972.



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