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Timely confirmation in various Central Civil Services- issue of guidelines - DOPT Order

No.1801/1/12010-Estt. (C)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel. Public Grievances & Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)
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New Delhi 110001
Dated: August 30,2010
OFFICE MEMORANDUM

SUBJECT: Timely confirmation in various Central Civil Services- issue of guidelines.

The undersigned is directed to say that the Supreme Court in its judgement on 8.7.2010 in civil appeal No.596 of 2007 (appeal of Khazia Mohameed Muzammil v/s State of Karnataka & Anr.) examined the contention of automatic/deemed confirmation after the expiry of the probation period. After examining the various judgements, the Apex Court were of the considered opinion as to what view has to be taken would depend upon the facts of a given case and the relevant ruler in force.

2. In para 22 of the judgement, the Apex Court observed as follows:-

"Before we part with this file, it is required of this Court to notice and declar…

Merger and upgradation of the posts of LDC and UDC and granting of Rs. 2800/ grade pay - Demanded by AIAMS(Group C)

LDC and UDC and granting of Rs. 2800/ grade pay Merger and upgradation of the posts of LDC and UDC and granting of Rs. 2800/ grade pay - Demanded by AIAMS(Group C)
All India Association of Ministerial Staff (Group C) demands three important issues are
1. Merger and upgradation of the posts of LDC and UDC and granting of Rs. 2800/ grade pay
2. Merger of the Posts of Office Superintendent & AO and granting of Rs. 4800 grade pay
3.Upgradation of the grade pay of Assistant to Rs. 4600/.


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Giving membership to the ‘Group C’ Staff & submission of individual Consents-Regarding.
Bhopal, Dated: 11/10/10
Dear members, As has already informed that letters (regarding the recognition status of the Association and membership to the Assistants), sent to the Regions by the FOD are not based on the facts. Our Association is still recognized one. Further, our request for the inclus…

All India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers on Base 2001=100 for the Month of September, 2010

All India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers on Base 2001=100 for the Month of September, 2010

All India Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) on base 2001=100 for the month of September, 2010 increased by 1 point and stood at 179 (one hundred and seventynine).

During September, 2010, the index recorded an increase of 6 points each in Darjeeling, Durgapur and Jalpaiguri centres, 5 points each in Siliguri and Delhi centres, 4 points each in Angul Talcher, Rajkot and Belgaum centres, 3 points in 12 centres, 2 points in 13 centres and 1 point in 24 centres. The index decreased by 3 points in Bhopal centre, 2 points in 4 centres and 1 point in 4 centres, while in the remaining 12 centres the index remained stationary.

The maximum increase of 6 points in Darjeeling, Durgapur and Jalpaiguri centres is mainly on account of increase in the prices of Rice, Wheat Atta, Vegetable items, Electricity Charges, etc. The increase of 5 points in Siliguri and…

RTI Logo & Portal Launched

RTI Logo & Portal Launched

The Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Shri Prithviraj Chavan launched the Logo on RTI and the RTI portal today in the presence of Shri. A N. Tiwari, Chief Information Commission and Shri. Shantanu Consul, Secretary, DoPT.

It is a simple and iconic logo depicting a sheet of paper with information on it, and the public authority – providing the information. This represents people’s empowerment through transfer and accountability in Governance. The logo’s shape and structure make it easy to remember, recall and replicate with minimal distortion.

In the last five years the RTI regime has heralded a regime of transparency and accountability and strengthened the democratic structure of the country. Success stories of citizens using the RTI Act abound. The Act has achieved great success in empowering the citizens of India. However it was felt that the core values of the RTI regime – Empowerment, Transparency and…

Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA) from Rs.600/- p.m. to Rs.1200/- p.m. for serving and retired employees of the EPFO - reg.

EMPLOYEES' PROVIDENT FUND ORGANISATION
MINISTRY OF LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT, GOVT.OF INDIA
HEAD QUARTERS
Bhavishya Nidhi Bhawan
14-BHIKAJI CAMA PLACE, NEW DELHI - 110066
www.efpindia.gov.in : www.epfindia.nic.in

File No. HRM-V/12(1)2003/FMA/Vol-II Dated: 11 Jan 2010
To
All Addl. Central P.F. Commissioners (Zones)
Director NATRSS
All Regional P.F. Commissioner (I) In-Charge of the Regions,
All Officers in-Charge(ZTIs)
RPFC(ASD) Head Office
RPFC(NDC)
Subject: Enhancement in the rate of Fixed Medical Allowance, payable to the serving as well as retired employees of the EPFO for outdoor medical treatment - regarding.

Sir,
I am directed to convey the approval of the 67th Executive Committee, held on 4.12.2009, CBT EPF for enhancement of the Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA) from Rs.600/- p.m. (Rupees Six hundred only) to Rs.1200/- p.m.(Rupees one thousand two hundred only). This enhancement will be effective from 1st January, 2009 and subject to the following conditions.

(i) The enhancemen…

Railway Minister gives away Cash Awards to Railway Sports Persons who Won Medals in CWG-2010

Railways to Formulate New Policy to Promote Sports –Mamata Railway Minister gives away Cash Awards to Railway Sports Persons who Won Medals in CWG-2010

The Minister of Railways, Mamata Banerjee felicitated Railway players who won medals for India in the recently concluded Commonwealth Games, Delhi 2010 (CWG-2010), here today. She presented them with a shawl, a memento and the cheque of the award amount. Railway sports persons won 25 Medals for India which include 13 Gold medals, 3 Silver Medals and 9 Bronze medals in CWG-2010.

The medal winners were given special Minister’s Award amount and the awards amount of Railway Sports Promotion Board. The Minister’s special awards were

Rs. 10 lakh for Gold Medal winner,

Rs. 6 lakh for Silver Medal winner and

Rs. 4 lakh for Bronze Medal winner.

These awards were in addition to the awards given by Railway Sports Promotion Board (RSPB). The awards of the RSPB were Rs. 5 lakh for Gold, Rs. 3 lakh for Silver and Rs. 2 lakh for Br…

INTUC against disinvestment of public sector units

INTUC against disinvestment of public sector units

Kolkata, Oct 27 (PTI) Opposing disinvestment of profit-making public sector units, Congress-affiliated trade union INTUC today questioned why Coal India was disinvested.

"We are against disinvestment of profit-making public sector units. If the government wants to disinvest PSUs making loss there is no problem, but profit-making companies should be kept away," INTUC national president G Sanjeeva Reddy told a press conference here.

Stating that coal is a profit-making sector, he asked why disinvestment was made there. "I have spoken to the Prime Minister on this and he has agreed in principle that disinvestment should not be made in profit-making public sector units."

Regarding Coal India, the Prime Minister told him that government had sold only out 10 per cent share and it would not be increased further, Reddy said



Source: PTI

Rule 10 of CCS (Commutation of Pension) Rules, 1981 may be followed and difference in commuted value be paid without fresh applications - DOPT Order

Rule 10 of CCS (Commutation of Pension) Rules, 1981 may be followed and difference in commuted value be paid without fresh applications to pensioners who retired on/after 1.1.2006 but before 2.9.2008.

F. No. 38/79/08-P&PW(G)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare
3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan,
Khan Market, New Delhi – 110003
Date: 27th October, 2010
OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Sub.:       Payment of Commutation Value of additional amount of pension in respect of employees who retired on/after 1.1.2006 but before 2.9.2008 and expired before exercising option for commutation of additional amount of pension – Regarding.

          As per the provisions contained in para 9.3 of this Department’s OM No. 38/37/08-P&PW(A) dated 2nd September, 2008, the revised table of commutation value for pension will be used for all commutations of pension which become absolute after the date of issue of this OM. In the case…

Guidelines on Air Travel on Tours/LTC

No. 19024/1/2009-E.IV
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of ExpenditureNew Delhi dated the 16th September, 2010Office MemorandumSubject: Guidelines on Air Travel on Tours/LTC.This Department is receiving repeated references seeking clarifications with regard to purchase of Air tickets through authorized agents and relaxation for travel by Airlines other than Indian Airlines. The following guidelines may be noted for compliance:1. On Official Tours:(I) For travel by Airlines other than Air India because of operational or other reasons or on account of non-availability of Air India flights, individual cases for relaxation to be referred to Mb Civil Aviation, as stated in this Ministry’s OM No. 19024/1/2009-E.IV dated 13.07.09.(ii) Air Tickets may be purchased directly from Airlines (at Booking counters! Website of Airlines) or by utilizing the services of Authorized Travel Agents viz. M/s Balmer Lawrie & Company, MIs Ashok Travels & Tours.
2. LTC:(I) Trave…

Grant of Grade Pay of Rs.4600 to the post that exists in the pre-revised scale of Rs.6500-10500 as on 01.01.2006

Grant of Grade Pay of Rs.4600  to the post that exists in the pre-revised scale of Rs.6500-10500 as on 01.01.2006
EMPLOYEES' PROVIDENT FUND ORGANISATION
(MINISTRY OF LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT, GOVT.OF INDIA)
Head Office
Bhavishya Nidhi Bhawan
14-BHIKAJI CAMA PLACE, NEW DELHI - 110066
www.efpindia.gov.in : www.epfindia.nic.in

No. HRD/2(3)82/EO-AO/Pt-III/43140 Dated: 19 Oct 2010
To
All Additional Central P.F. Commissioners,
All Regional P.F. Commissioner (I) In-Charge of the Regions,
All Regional P.F. Commissioner (II) In-Charge of the SROs.

Subject: Grant of Pay Structure of Grade Pay of Rs.4600 in PB-2 to the post that exists in the pre-revised scale of Rs.6500-10500 as on 01.01.2006 which were granted the Normal replacement Pay Structure of Grade Pay of Rs.4200 in the PB-2.
Sir,
Please refer to this office letter No. HRD/1(2) 2008/Implementation of 6th CPC/16306 dated 17.03.2010 on the subject mentioned above wherein Grade Pay of Rs.4600/- in place of Rs.4200/- was allowed to the cad…

Grant of House Rent Allowance to Railway employees posted to new Zones/new Divisions

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)
RBE.No. 155/2010
New Delhi dated 04.10.2010. No.E(P&A)II-98/HRA-6
The General Managers/CAOs,
All Indian Railways/Production Units etc.
(As per mailing list No.1&2).
Subject:    Grant of House Rent Allowance to Railway employees posted to new Zones/new Divisions - Regarding.
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        Attention is invited to the instructions contained in Board's letter of even number dated 9.3.2004 allowing the House Rent Allowance to the railway employees posted to New Zones/Divisions at the rates admissible at their last place of posting during the period from 2.9.2002 to 31.8.2009.

2.    The issue regarding admissibility of benefit of House Rent Allowance at the rate prevalent at the previous place of posting to those railway employees who on their transfer to New Zones/Division keep their families at the previous station of posting in hired accommodation after vacating the Company/Railway leased/Government accommodation…

AGENDA ITEMS FOR THE 19th MEETING OF STANDING COMMITTEE OF VOLUNTARY AGENCIES (SECOVA) ON 20.9.2010 - DOPT

AGENDA ITEMS FOR THE 19TH MEETING OF STANDING
COMMITTEE OF VOLUNTARY AGENCIES (SECOVA) ON 20.9.2010.


Sl. No. Agenda items for Central pension Accounting Office (CPAO) 1.Issue of Corrigendum PPO for Pre-2006 retirees.

While the need for issuance of corrigendum PPO was accepted and implemented for Post-Jan 2006 retirees, the Pre-Jan 2006 cases were left out for issue of corrigendum PPO due to vast number of retirees. A large number of complaints and difficulties faced by few Air Warriors reflect non payment of rightful dues by various Banks due to lack of requisite information, especially State Bank of India, despite directive by PCDA, Allahabad vide Circular No.397 & 403 dated 18 Nov 09 & 02 Feb o9. The problem is genuine and needs suotable directions for issuance of Corrigendum PPO for all Pre-2006 retiree also. Incorporating required details viz date of birth of Pensioner, name & date of birth of the family Pensioners/nominee details; date of retirement is essential fo…