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AICPIN for the month of September 2011

Ministry of Labour & EmploymentAll India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers on Base 2001=100 for The Month of September, 2011All India Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) on base 2001=100 for the month of September, 2011 increased by 3 points and stood at 197 (one hundred & ninety seven) .During September, 2011, the index recorded maximum increase of 5 points each in Darjeeling and Rourkela centres, 4 points  each in Mysore, Ernakulam, Bokaro, Delhi, Quilon, Mumbai, Indore and Yamunanagar centres, 3 points in 13 centres, 2 points in 21 centres and 1 point in 24 centres. The index decreased by 2 points in Giridih centre, 1 point  each in Bhilwara and Monger Jamalpur centres while in the remaining 7 centres the index remained stationary.

Timely submission of ACC proposals

The Central Government issued an office memorandum (No.29 (10)EO/2011(ACC) dated 24.10.2011) regarding that the approval of ACC (Appointments Committee of the Cabinet). The headline of the order is 'Timely submission of ACC proposals' and the order mentioned that the many of the top level posts in various Organisations lying vacant for long time adversely affecting administrative governance. This delay on the part of the Ministries/Departments in submitting the ACC proposals has been viewed seriously by the ACC.It is advised that the all the Ministries/Departments may kindly scrupulously adhere to the instructions referred above in submitting the proposals requiring ACC approval to this Department at least two months in advance of the occurrence of vacancy. It is further stated that in case a proposal gets delayed due to some unforeseen circumstances, the same may be accompanied along with a delay statement giving full justification for not submitting the proposal f…

Employment News weekly updates

EMPLOYMENT NEWS : Employment News is a publication Division under Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India. The Publication Department has been set up to bring out the "EMPLOYMENT NEWS" weekly journal, with a view to giving information about employment opportunities to the unemployed and under employed youth of the country and to help youngsters in making an informed choice about their careers. The weekly carries advertisement for job of Central, State Governments, Public Sector Undertakings, Autonomous Bodies, Universities, Admission notices for Professional courses, Examination notices and Results of Organizations like UPSC, SSC and other general recruitment bodies. We are here providing the latest updates of Employment News...

AICPIN for the month of September, 2011

AICPIN for the month of September, 2011

All-India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers on Base 2001=100 for the month of September, 2011.

We all know, AICPIN (All-India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers on Base 2001=100) is the main source to calculate Dearness allowance for Central Government employees and Pensioners. Ministry of Labour Bureau will release the AICPIN for the month of September in one or two days. The prices of 24 essential commodities from 78 selected cities in over all India has been taken into account for calculating the price index. The food prices higher compared to last month, hence the indices will increase substantially.

If the index number goes high, more than 196, the additional dearness allowance could be increased by 4 per cent. Now the existing rate is 58%.

Source: www.cgstaffnews.com

Government E-Payment System to be Inaugurated; will Bring Transparency; Facilitate Paperless Transaction and Reduce Overall Transaction Cost

Ministry of Finance - PIB NewsGovernment E-Payment System to be Inaugurated; will Bring Transparency; Facilitate Paperless Transaction and Reduce Overall Transaction Cost The Controller General of Accounts (CGA), Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance has developed a fully secured Government e-payment system for direct credit of dues from the Government of India into the account of beneficiaries using digitally signed electronic advice (e-advice) through the ‘Government e-Payment Gateway’ (GePG). The Union Finance Minister Shri Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the Government e-Payment System on Monday. Government e-Payment Gateway (GePG) is a portal which enables the successful delivery of payment services from Pay & Accounts Offices (PAOs) for online payment into beneficiaries’ accounts in a seamless manner under a secured environment. GePG serves as middleware between COMPACT (Computerized Payment and Accounts) application at Pay & Accounts Offices and the Core Banki…

Select List of Section Officers Grade LDCE 2006,2007 & 2008-Allocation of candidates to various Ministries/Departments

Dopt orders : Select List of Section Officers’ Grade for the year 2006, 2007 and 2008 against Examination Quota on the basis of Combined Limited Departmental Competitive Examination, 2006, 2007 and 2008 held by the Union Public Service Commission. No 6/3/2011-CS.I(S)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)
Lok Nayak Bhavan, 2nd Floor, Khan Market
New Delhi-110 003, 27th October 2011OFFICE MEMORANDUMSub : Select List of Section Officers’ Grade for the year 2006, 2007 and 2008 against Examination Quota on the basis of Combined Limited
Departmental Competitive Examination, 2006, 2007 and 2008 held by the Union Public Service Commission
.The undersigned is directed to say that the Department of Personnel & Training had reported 406 vacancies to be filled up in the Section Officers grade of Central Secretariat Service (CSS) on the basis of the results of the Combined SOs/Stenographers (…

Government Approves Labour and Employment Ministry Proposal to Accept The Recommendations of the Wage Boards Headed by Justice Majithia

Ministry of Labour & Employment – PIB NewsGovernment Approves Labour and Employment Ministry Proposal to Accept The Recommendations of the Wage Boards Headed by Justice Majithia          The Central Government has approved the proposal of the Ministry of Labour& Employment to accept the recommendations of the Wage Boards headed by Justice Majithia for revision of wages and allowances of employees in newspaper establishments and news agencies subject to certain corrections. The decision to this effect has been taken in the Cabinet meeting held today. Accordingly, a press note issued by the Ministry of Labour & Employment today it self says that the Notification to implement the recommendations of the Wage Boards will be issued in consultation with the Ministry of Law & Justice by making an Order under sub-section (1) of section 12 for publication in the Gazette of India as required under sub-section (3) of section 12 of the Working Journalists and Other Newspaper Employ…

Employment News - Job Highlights - 22 OCTOBER 2011 to 28 OCTOBER 2011

Job Highlights (22 OCTOBER 2011 -28 OCTOBER 2011) :-This week ‘Employment News’ gives more opportunities to unemployed youths…Union Public Service Commission notifies Special, Class Railway Apprentices Examination, 2012.
http://upsc.gov.in/exams/notifications/2012/scra/scra2012_eng.pdfUnion Public Service Applications for various posts.
http://upsc.gov.in/recruitment/advt/2011/spl50_2011_eng.pdfPublic Service Commission Uttar Pradesh invites applications for various posts.
http://upscportal.com/civilservices/job/job-recruitment-various-posts-public-service-commission-uttar-pradeshDelhi Subordinate Services Selection Board invites applications for recruitment to various posts in different Departments under Government of NCT of Delhi and its autonomous/local bodies.
http://delhi.gov.in/wps/wcm/connect/doit_dsssb/Delhi+Subordinate+Services+Selection+Board/Home/

Stepping up of pay of senior PAs of CSSS on their regular promotion with reference to their junior.

Stepping up of pay of senior PAs of CSSS on their regular promotion with reference to their junior.No.5/16/2009-CS-II(C)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training
3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan,
Khan Market, New Delhi-i 10003.
Date: 27th October, 2011.OFFICE MEMORANDUMSubject: Stepping up of pay of senior PAs of CSSS on their regular promotion with reference to their junior.The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. of even number dated 31.5.2011 vide which stepping up of pay of senior PAs of
CSSS appointed/promoted prior to 1.1.2006 and drawing less pay than PAs of CSSS promoted after 1.1.2006 was allowed by this Department.

Assurance given in reply to Lok Sabha Unstarred Question No.1654 answered on 10.08.2011 regarding Rotational Transfer Policy Details of incumbency in alt the grades of CSS

No.21/7/2011-CS.I(D)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
(CS-I-D Section)
Lok Nayak Bhawan, Khan Market
New Delhi, the 27th October, 2011OFFICE MEMORANDUMSubject: Assurance given in reply to Lok Sabha Unstarred Question No.1654 answered on 10.08.2011 regarding Rotational Transfer Policy Details of incumbency in alt the grades of CSS.The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s OM of even number dated the 8th September, 2011 on the subject mentioned above and to say that the requisite information has not been received from all the Ministries/Departments.2. It is, therefore, requested that the requisite information may be furnished in the profroma circulated vide this Department’s OM of even number dated 8.9.2011 latest by 4th November, 2011 to enable this Department to fulfil the assurance by 9th November, 2011.

Scheme for creation of National Optical Fiber Network for Broadband connectivity of Panchayats

CabinetPIBScheme for creation of National Optical Fiber Network for Broadband connectivity of PanchayatsThe Union Cabinet today approved a scheme for creation of a National Optical Fiber Network (NOFN) for providing Broadband connectivity to Panchayats. The objective of the scheme is to extend the existing optical fiber network which is available up to district / block HQ’s level to the Gram Panchayat level initially by utilizing the Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF). The cost of this initial phase of the NOFN scheme is likely to be about Rs.20,000 crore. A similar amount of investment is likely to be made by the private sector complementing the NOFN infrastructure while providing services to individual users.

Posting of husband and wife at the same station

Posting of husband and wife at the same station.

Concerning the posting at the same place of husband and wife who are working in Government service, the transfer issues have been raised in Parliament on several occasions. In 1980s these demands began to show its seriousness, because the percentage of women employees were increased in joining the Government services.

The Central Government also observed this issue from various forums, a circular had been issued by the Department of Social Welfare in Feb 1976 to all Head of Departments to give serious consideration to the requests of posting of husband and wife at the same station. In order to that order, lot of women employees started to send their request to transfer at the place where their husbands are posted.

The Central Government gave its utmost importance to this issue and as far as possible and within the constraints of adminstrative feasibility, the husband and wife should be posted at the same station to enable them to lead …

President of India’s Diwali Greetings

Presidents SecretariatPIBPresident of India’s Diwali Greetings
The President of India, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil, has sent her greetings to fellow countrymen on the occasion of Diwali. In her message, the President has said, “On the festive occasion of Diwali, I express my greetings and best wishes to all my fellow citizens. May the festival of lights dispel darkness and gloom and bring joy, happiness and prosperity to the people of our country”.

One per cent Interest Subvention on Housing Loans upto Rs.15 lakh with cost of the house not exceeding Rs.25 lakhs

Ministry of FinancePIBOne per cent Interest Subvention on Housing Loans upto Rs.15 lakh with cost of the house not exceeding Rs.25 lakhsThe Union Cabinet today approved the proposal under 1% interest subvention on housing loan scheme liberalising the limit of housing loan upto Rs.15 lakh where cost of the house does not exceeding Rs.25 lakh from the present limit of Rs.10 lakh and Rs.20 lakh respectively, and designating National Housing Bank (NHB) as the Nodal Agency (NA) for implementing the scheme both for Scheduled Commercial Banks and Housing Finance Companies. A budgetary provision of Rs.500 crore has been made for the financial year 2011-12 for implementing the scheme.

RBI’s Today Monetary Policy Announcement would help in getting us back to a more Comfortable Inflation Situation soon: FM

Ministry of FinancePIBRBI’s Today Monetary Policy Announcement would help in getting us back to a more Comfortable Inflation Situation soon: FMThe Union Finance Minister Shri Pranab Mukherjee has said that the today’s monetary policy announcement by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) would help in getting us back to a more comfortable inflation situation soon while leaving scope for growth to pick up in the second half of current fiscal year.

Final recommendations of the Wage Boards for Working Journalists and Non-journalist Newspaper Employees of Newspaper Establishments and News Agencies

CabinetPIBFinal recommendations of the Wage Boards for Working Journalists and Non-journalist Newspaper Employees of Newspaper Establishments and News AgenciesThe Union Cabinet today approved the final recommendations of the Wage Boards along with certain corrections and rectifications carried out under Section 12(1) of the Working Journalists and other Newspaper Employees (conditions of Service) & Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1955.The Government had earlier constituted two Wage Boards in May 2007. The Chairman of the Wage Boards, Justice G.R. Majithia submitted the final report to the Government on 31st December, 2010.

Reservation in promotion Treatment of SC/ST candidates promoted on their own merit

No.36012/45/2005-Estt. (Res.)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training

North Block
New Delhi- 110001.Dated the 10th August, 2010.OFFICE MEMORANDUMSubject: Reservation in promotion Treatment of SC/ST candidates promoted on their own merit.The undersigned is directed to refer to this Departments O.M.No.36028/17/2001-Estt. (Res.) dated 11th July, 2002 which clarified that SC/ST candidates appointed by promotion on their own merit and not owing to reservation or relaxation of qualifications will be adjusted against un-reserved points of the reservation roster and not against reserved points. It was subsequently clarified by this Department’s O.M. No.36028/17/2001-Estt. (Res.) dated 31.1 .2005 that the above referred O.M. took effect from 11.07.2002 and that concept of own merit did not apply to the promotions made by non-selection method.

IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR RAILWAY PENSIONERS

NORTHERN RAILWAYIMPORTANT NOTICE FOR RAILWAY PENSIONERSNorthern Railway is revising the Pension Payment Order of all Pre 2006 Pensioners/Family Pensioners in terms of the Sixth Pay Commission rules. Revision of all PPOs is compulsory even if pension/family pension is already being drawn at revised rates. Unrevised PPOs do not have new rules of admissibility hence pensioners may have problems in drawing pension/family pension in future like benefit of age based enhanced pension/family pension, new categories of beneficiates in family pension etc.

Holidays list for TN Govt. Employees

GOVERNMENT OF TAMIL NADUPUBLIC (MISCELLANEOUS) DEPARTMENTG.O. Ms. No.994, Dated the 20th October 2011Holidays - Public Holidays under Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 for the State Government Offices and all Commercial Banks including Co-operative Banks in TamiI Nadu for the year 2012 — Orders issuedRead: 1. G.O.Ms.No.911, Public (Misc) Department dated 01.10.2010.         2. Reserve Bank of India letter reference No. DAPM (Che)/307/03.02.091/2011-12 dated 12.07.2011.
ORDER:The Government of Tamil Nadu pass the following orders in regard to the observance of Holidays in the State of Tamil Nadu for the year 2012:-.(i) Public Holidays: The Holidays declared under the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (Central Act XXVI of 1881), indicated in the notification appended to this order win be published in the Tamil Nadu Government Gazette. .(ii) Government Holidays: The Government direct that all the offices under the control of the Government of Tamil Nadu be closed on:(a) The dates specified …

National Policy for Welfare of Senior Citizens

Ministry of Social Justice & EmpowermentNational Policy for Welfare of Senior CitizensThe National Policy on Older Persons, 1999 envisages State support to ensure financial and food security, health care, shelter and other needs of older persons to improve the quality of their lives. The Ministry of Social Justice &Empowerment is implementing the scheme of integrated programme for Older Persons under which financial assistance is provided to Non-Governmental Organisation, Panchayati Raj Institutions, Local Bodies,etc. for running and maintenance of old age homes. An amount of Rs 60.73 lakh, Rs.52.02 lakh and Rs. 67.18 lakh were released to NGOs in Assam for running and maintenance OAHs under the scheme during 2008-09, 2009-10, and 2010-11 respectively.

Grant of Dearness Relief to Central Government pensioners…

Grant of Dearness Relief to Central Government pensioners who are in receipt of provisional pension or pension In the pre-revised scale of 5th CPC w.e.f. 1.7.2011F. No. 42/15/2011-P&PW(G)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan,
Khan Market, New Delhi - 110003
Date: 21st October, 2011OFFICE MEMORANUDMSubject : Grant of Dearness Relief to Central Government pensioners who are in receipt of provisional pension or pension In the pre-revised scale of 5th CPC w.e.f. 1.7.2011.In continuation of this Departments OM No. 42/15/2011-P&PW(G) dated 11th April, 2011 sanctioning the Dearness Relief to those Central Government pensioners who are in receipt of provisional pension or pension in the pre-revised scales of 5th CPC, the President is pleased to grant the Dearness Relief to these Central Government pensioners as under:(i) Those who are in receipt of provisional…

Commuted Leave to a Government Servant who has opted out of CGHS facilities and is availing the medical facility provided by the employer of his / her spouse - clarification

Commuted Leave to a Government Servant who has opted out of CGHS facilities and is availing the medical facility provided by the employer of his / her spouse - clarification
No.13015/1/2011-Estt. ( Leave)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel. P.O. and Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)

New Delhi. the 19th October, 2011
Office Memorandum
Sub: Commuted Leave to a Government Servant who has opted out of CGHS facilities and is availing the medical facility provided by the employer of his / her spouse - clarification.This Department has been receiving references from various Ministries Departments seeking clarification regarding admissibility of Commuted Leave on the basis of medical certificates issued by Hospitals/Medical Practitioners approved by the employer of the spouse in cases where the concerned employee has been allowed to avail such facilities from the employer of the spouse. The matter has been considered in the light of clarification given by the …

Grant of Child Care Leave to Civilian Female Industrial Employees of Defence Establishments

Grant of Child Care Leave to Civilian Female Industrial Employees of Defence EstablishmentsNo.12012/2/2009-Estt.(L)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, P.G. & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
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New Delhi, the 20th  October, 2011.OFFICE MEMORANDUM Subject:- Grant of Child Care Leave to Civilian Female Industrial Employees of Defence EstablishmentsThe undersigned is directed to state that the matter regarding extension of the benefit of Child Care Leave to civilian industrial employees working in Defence Establishments at par with the Non industrial Central Government employees covered by the CCS (Leave) Rules, 1972 has been under consideration of this Department.

Railways Take Measures to Prevent Misuse of ‘Tatkal’ Scheme

Ministry of RailwaysRailways Take Measures to Prevent Misuse of ‘Tatkal’ SchemeIn order to prevent misuse of ‘Tatkal’ Scheme of reserving train tickets, Indian Railways have taken following measures:-     With a view to reduce the chances of misuse of e-ticketing facility by IRCTC agent, Indian Railways has decided to stop Quick Book Option and cash card booking between 8 AM to 9 AM. Further, individual users are permitted to book only two tickets between 8 AM to 9 AM.     Access to ‘Tatkal’ booking to the agents booking through internet has been denied during the opening hours of reservation in the morning between 8 AM to 9 AM.     The provision of carrying one of the eight prescribed identity cards by any one of the passengers booked on ‘Tatkal’ ticket, introduced from 11th February 2011 to prevent transfer of ‘Tatkal’ tickets.

CBDT Makes Discussion Paper on Tax Accounting Standards Public

Ministry of FinanceCBDT Makes Discussion Paper on Tax Accounting Standards PublicThe Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has made public the discussion paper on accounting standards, to be known as Tax Accounting Standards (TAS), for feedback from all concerned.  The discussion paper is available on the following web-sites:finmin.nic.in ;   incometaxindia.gov.in  ;  www.irsofficersonline.gov.inThe proposed TAS, while enabling smooth transition to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), will provide certainty on accounting issues for tax purposes as it removes alternatives and will cover all tax accounting issues. The TAS, applicable only to computation of taxable income under the Income Tax Act 1961, will be different from accounting standards issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and notified by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs under the Companies Act 1956. However, separate books of account are not required to be maintained under TAS, thus re…

Revised pay limits for entitlement of School Pass, School Card Pass and Residential Card Pass

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)
No.E(W) 2008/PS 5-1/38 New Delhi, dated 13.10.2011
The General Managers,
All Zonal Railways & Production Units, etc.

Sub: Revised pay limits for entitlement of School Pass, School Card Pass and Residential Card Pass.Consequent upon revision of Pay Scales on the basis of decision of the Government on the  of 6th Central Pay Commission, the question of revision of existing entitlement ‘School Pass’, School Card Pass’ and ‘Residential Card Pass' under the Railway Servants (Pass) Rules,1986 (Second Edition, 1993) has been under Consideration of this Ministry.2.     The matter has been examined and in exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to Article 309 of the Constitution, the President Is pleased to direct that the pay limits for entitlement to 'School Pass’, ‘School Card Pass’ and ‘Residential Card Pass’ be revised as per Advance Correction Slip No. 69 attached.

Revision of pension of pre-1996 and pre-2006 retired employees of scale Rs.6500-10500 w.r.t. Grade Pay of Rs .4600

Revision of pension of pre-1996 and pre-2006 retired employees of scale Rs.6500-10500 w.r.t. Grade Pay of Rs .4600 :-GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
(BHARAT SARKAR)
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (RAIL MANTRALAYA)
(RAILWAY BOARD)
No. F(E)III/2008/PN1/12 New Delhi Dated: 10.10.2011.The GMs/FA&CAOs,
All Indian Railways/Production Units.
(As per mailing list)Subject: Revision of pension of pre-1996 and pre-2006 retired employees of scale Rs.6500-10500 w.r.t. Grade Pay of Rs .4600A doubt has been raised by one of the Zonal Railways as to whether pension/Family pension of pre-2006 retirees, who retired from the pre-revised
scale of Rs.6500-10500, will be stepped up w.r.t. Grade Pay of Rs. 4600 in the light of the decision of Department of Expenditure vide their OM. No. 1/1/2008-IC dated 13th November, 2009 w.e.f. 1.1.2006 to grant revised Grade Pay of Rs. 4600 in lieu of Rs. 4200 to those who were in pre-revised pay scale of Rs.6500-10500.

Cadre Restructuring in Railways–Meeting outcome held on 17.10.2011

All India Railwaymen's Federation General Secretary Mr.Shiva Gopal Sharma has expressed in words about the meeting of Cadre Restructuring Committee held with the Railway Board on 17.10.2011. The official letter has been published on its website of AIRF and we have reproduced the content of the feedback here for your information. The Cadre Restructuring Committee, held today, was finished with a very distress note, because the Official Side (Railway Board) was not agreed to our proposals on Cadre Restructuring. Moreover, they again wanted to make a reference to the MoF, which we did not agree to. After prolonged discussions, it was agreed by the Official Side that the matter will be brought to the notice of the Board as well as MR that the Staff Side wants to settle Cadre Restructuring Exercise in-house Instead of sending the same to the MoF. We also raised the issue of conversion of all the posts of PWS into JE(P.Way) as has been done in the case of Mechanical and Electrical Super…

Rates of Dearness Allowance applicable w.e.f. 01.07.2011 to the employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies continuing to draw their pay in the pre-revised scale as per 5th CPC

No.1(3)/2008-EII (B)
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
New Delhi, the 17th October, 2011OFFICE MEMORANDUMSubject- Rates of Dearness Allowance applicable w.e.f. 01.07.2011 to the employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies continuing to draw their pay in the pre-revised scale as per 5th CPC.           The undersigned is directed to refer to this Departments O.M. of even No. dated 31st March, 2011 revising the Dearness Allowance w.e.f.
1.1.2011 in respect of employees of Central Government and Autonomous Bodies who continue to draw their pay and allowances in the pre-revised scales of pay as per 5th Central Pay Commission.2.         The rates of Dearness Allowance admissible to the above categories of employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous bodies shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 115%  to 127%  w.e.f. 01.072011. All other conditions as laid down in the O.M.of even number dated 3rd October, 200…

NOTICE FOR APPLICANTS FROM DIRECTORATE OF ESTATES

NOTICE FOR APPLICANTS
NOTICE
                     All the applicants who are registered with the DIRECTORATE OF ESTATES for allotment of Govt. accommodation of various types are sent their login ID and password for exercising their preferences for the houses and are informed about the allotment via SMS on their mobile numbers as well as e-mail on their mail IDs registered with this Directorate. However, as per the new guidelines issued by the Telephone Regularity Authority of India (TRAI) in September 2011, messages sent via group SMS are not being delivered to those applicants whose mobile numbers are registered for “Do Not Disturb (DND)”. Therefore, those applicants who have registered for login ID and password and have not received the same via SMS are advised to check their e-mails. In case they do not get it on e-mail too, they may contact in person to NIC, Room No. 418-C, Directorate of Estates, Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi along with their Registration No. and office ID. Further, tho…

Extension of the term of ad-hoc promotion/appointment of PPS of CSSS as Sr. PPS of CSSS

No. 2/2/2011-CS.II(A) Government of India Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Department of Personnel & Training
Lok Nayak Bhawan New Delhi — 110 003. Dated the 17th October 2011
OFFICE MEMORANDUM
Subject:- Extension of the term of ad-hoc promotion/appointment of PPS of CSSS as Sr. PPS of CSSS — reg.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Deptt’s OM’s of even No dt.29 03.2011, 2.06.2011, 18.07.2011 & 4.08.2011 and to say that the position regarding continuation of ad hoc promotions in the grade of Sr. PPS has been reviewed and it has been decided to extend further, the term of ad-hoc appointments of officers, as shown in Annexure to this OM, upto 30.11.2011 or till regular Sr, PPSs become available or until further orders whichever is earlier.

Training for UDC and Adhoc Assistants at ISTM

Most Immediate
No.08/02/2011-CS.I(Trg.)-VoI.II Government of India Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions Department of Personnel & Training (CS.I Training)
Lok Nayak Bhawan New Delhi Dated the 17th October, 2011
OFFICE MEMORANDUM
Subject: Level ‘A’ Training Programme at ISTM for U.D.Cs with 5 years’ Approved service in the grade (14/11/2011 to 09/12/2011).          The undersigned is directed to inform that UDCs / adhoc Assistants, whose names are given in Annexure I, have been nominated for the Level 'A’ Training Programme conducted by ISTM w.e.f. 14/11/2011 to 09/12/2011. It is requested that these officials may be relieved of their duties, subject to vigilance clearance and advised to report to Ms.Rekha Sharma, Deputy Director(Co-ordinator) ISTM, Administrative Block, JNU Campus(Old), New Delhi-110067 at 9A.M. on 14th November. 2011. 2.    The performance of the officials in the training, as evaluated and reported by ISTM thereof, may be added in their APARs. No requ…

Pension Schemes for Old Age Persons

Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
Pension Schemes for Old Age Persons

The Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pensions Scheme (IGNOAPS) is one of the components of National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP). Funds for NSAP are released as Additional Central Assistance by the Ministry of Finance to States and by Ministry of Home Affairs to Union Territories is combined manner for all the schemes under NSAP. Hence, no separate releases are made for IGNOAPS. As per Census 2001, female dependent senior citizens (60+) in urban areas constitute 44.8% of the total urban female senior citizens (60+) population whereas male dependent senior citizens (60+) in urban areas constitutes 23.7% of the total urban male senior citizens (60+) population. Expenditure under NSAP and number of beneficiaries reported by the States under IGNOAPS during the last five years are given as under:

Central Government Employees Welfare Coordination Committee seeks better health care service

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions

Central Government Employees Welfare Coordination Committee seeks better health care service


The Central Government Employees Welfare Coordination Committee (CGEWCC), Mumbai has sought an enhancement of monitoring limits of heads of department for sanctioning medical bills. It wants the present limits of of Rs. two lakh to be increased to Rs. five lakh.

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

No. 12/14/99-JCA
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PG. & PENSIONS
(DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL & TRAINING)
NORTH BLOCK, NEW DELHI

NEW DELHI, THE 10th OCTOBER, 2001OFFICE MEMORNDUMSub : 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 OM No.12/4/86-JCA dated 9th March, 1987, the undersigned is directed to say that the following guidelines are 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.

Implementation of MACPS in Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan in the matter of non-teaching employees of KVS-clarification regarding

KENDRIVA VIDYALAVA SANGATHAN
18 INSTITUTIONAL AREA
SHAHEED JEET SINGH MARG
NEW DELHI-110 016
Date: 03.10.2011 F.11029-12/2010-KVSHQ/ (Admn-I)
The Assistant Commissioner
Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan
All Regional Offices.Sub: Implementation of MACPS in Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan in the matter of non-teaching employees of KVS-clarification regarding.Sir/Madam,References were being received from various Regional Offices of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan seeking clarification in implementation of MACPS in the matter of non-teaching employees of KVS. Subsequently a committee was constituted to examine the doubts raised by various Regional Offices. Based on the recommendations of the committee in its meeting held on 21.09.2011, with the approval of the competent authority KVS the necessary clarifications are issued as under for immediate necessary action:

Local Body Election in Tamil Nadu–Notification issued by TN Govt.

ABSTRACT Holidays — Holidays on Poll days for Local Body Elections, 2011 — Declaration of holiday on the dates of poll [17.10.2011 (Monday) and 19.10.2011 (Wednesday)] as Holidays — Notified. Rural Development and Panchayat Raj (PR-1) Department G.O(Ms.)No76 Dated 11.10.2011Read :Tamil Nadu State Election Commission’s S.O.No.47/2011/TNSEC/PE-I, dated 21 .9.2011.ORDER:The Tamil Nadu State Election Commission has notified the schedule for the ordinary elections to Local Bodies. The 1st phase of election is on Monday, the 17th October, 2011 and the 2nd phase of election is on Wednesday, the 19th October, 2011. The Government have decided to declare the said days of Poll as public holidays under section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (Central Act XXVI of 1881). All Government Offices including industrial establishments of the Government and Government controlled bodies and all educational institutions will remain closed on 17.10.2011 in the areas where polling takes place …

Updated Version of Centralized Pension Grievance Redressal and Monitoring System for Better Services to The Pensioners

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & PensionsUpdated Version of Centralized Pension Grievance Redressal and Monitoring System for Better Services to The Pensioners             The Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare has been implementing a web based Mission Mode Project namely “Pensioners’ Portal” under the National e-Governance Plan since March, 2007. Under the same the Department has Centralized Pension Grievance Redressal and Monitoring System (CPENGRAMS) vide which the pension related grievances of various Ministries are forwarded to the respective Ministries/Department for early redressal.The Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare with the help of NIC has developed an updated version of CPENGRAMS, which is based on integration of the data base of Centralized Public Grievances Redressal and Monitoring System (CPGRAMS), under the administrative control of Department of AR&PG and the CPENGRAMS, administered by Department of Pension and Pensioners’ We…

Tamil Nadu Government declares holidays for local body elections

Tamil Nadu Government declares holidays for local body electionsPublic Holidays on Election / Polling dayAs we noted earlier, predicting the announcement from the State Government as declaration of public holidays on polling days. Now, the Tamil Nadu Government has declared public holidays on October 17th and 19th October, 2011.The Civic Polls/By-election in Tamil Nadu State :-
The Tamil Nadu Local Body Election has been scheduled in two phases. The first phase of the polling areas, which are under the Corporation are is scheduled on 17th October and for the other areas on 19th October, 2011.Orders are expected from the State Government to be announced on the day of polling as a Public Holiday for Government and Private employees under Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881.The paid holiday may be declared on the actual date of poll, it will be applicable only in the areas where the election/bye-election is taking place.

Job Highlights (08 OCTOBER 2011 -14 OCTOBER 2011)

Job Highlights (08 OCTOBER 2011 -14 OCTOBER 2011)Union Public Service Commission invites applications for various posts.Union Bank of India requires Customer Relationship Executives.Ordnance Factory, Itarsi requires Chemical Process Workers, Turners, Fireman, Fitter.The Indian Navy invites application from unmarried Indian Citizens for Short Service Commission (SSC) as Pilot/Observer in the Executive Branch.The Indian Navy invites application from unmarried male candidates fro grant of Permanent Commission in Logistics, Naval Armament Inspection Cadre or Education Branch.The Indian Army invites application from married/unmarried name candidates for grant of 38th Short Service Commission (Technical).Parliament of India invites applications from Indian Citizens fro the posts of Junior Clerks in Lok Sabha Secretariat.

Appointment of Inquiry Officers (IOs) and Presenting Officer (POs) in disciplinary cases

No.372/19/2011-AVD-III(Pt.I)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
New Delhi the 26th September, 2011.Subject: Appointment of Inquiry Officers (IOs) and Presenting Officer (POs) in disciplinary cases.            The Government had constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM) on 6th January, 2011 with the approval of the Prime Minister to consider measures that can be taken by the Government to tackle corruption. One of the terms of reference (ToR) of the GoM was to consider and advise on ‘Fast tracking of all cases of public servants accused of corruption “. The GoM, while considering this ToR also considered certain important recommendations of the Hota Committee (Committee of Experts to review ¡he procedure of Disciplinary/Vigilance Inquiries and recommend measures for their expeditious disposal) and recommended that Departments/Ministries should primarily use serving officers as IOs & POs and th…

Strengthening of Vigilance set-up in Ministries/Departments

No.372/19/2011-AVD-III(Pt.I)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
New Delhi the 26th September, 2011.OFFICE MEMORANDUMSubject: Strengthening of Vigilance set-up in Ministries/Departments.            The Government had constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM), on 6th January, 2011 with the approval of the Prime Minister to consider measures that can be taken by the Government to tackle corruption. One of the terms of reference (ToR) of the GoM was to consider and advise on ‘Fast tracking of all cases of public servants accused of corruption “. The GoM, while considering this (ToR) also considered certain important recommendations of the Hota Committee (Committee of Experts to review the procedure of Disciplinary/Vigilance Inquiries and recommended measures for their expeditious disposal) has made a recommendation that vigilance administration of the Central Ministnes/Departments may be strengthened…

Dispensing with second stage consultation with the CVC in disciplinary cases

No.372/19/2011-AVD-III(Pt.I)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
New Delhi the 26th September, 2011.OFFICE MEMORANDUMSubject: Dispensing with second stage consultation with the CVC in disciplinary cases.          The Government had constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM), on 6th January, 2011 with the approval of the Prime Minister to consider measures that can be taken by the Government to tackle corruption. One of the terms of reference (ToR) of the GoM was to consider and advise on “Fast tracking of all cases of public servants accused of corruption ‘. The GoM, while considering this (T0R) also considered certain important recommendations of the Hota Committee (Committee of Experts to review the procedure of Disciplinary/Vigilance Inquiries and recommended measures for their expeditious disposal) and decided that second stage consultation with CVC in disciplinary matters may be dispensed with…

Promotion of Assistant to the grade of Section Officer of Central Secretariat Service (CSS) on ad-hoc basis

MOST IMMEDIATENo.6/5/2011-CS-I(S)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training
2nd Floor, Lok Navak Bhawan,Khan Market,
New Delhi-110 003, Date: 4th October, 2011.OFFICE MEMORANUMSubject: Promotion of Assistant to the grade of Section Officer of Central Secretariat Service (CSS) on ad-hoc basis.The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s OM No. 6/9/2010-CS-I(S) dated 11.11.2010, 07.04.2011 and 06.07.2011 on the subject mentioned above.2. Considering the fact that posts are lying vacant in the Section Officers’ Grade in various Ministries/Departments mainly on account of court cases, it has been decided that eligible Assistants (who have completed 8 years of approved service in the grade of Assistant) upto SCSLs 2002 (Gen. & SC) may be promoted to the grade of Section Officer on ad-hoc basis to the extent of vacant posts available in the Cadre Units upto 31,10.2011. All the eligible Assi…

Recruitment of Stenographers Grade ‘D' in CSSS through Stenographers Grade ‘C' & ‘D‘ Examination, 2010 conducted by Staff Selection Commission (SSC) - nomination of qualified candidates reg.

No.5/22/2010-CS-II(C)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training
3rd Floor, Lok Navak Bhawan,
Khan Market, New Delhi-110 000
Date: 7th October, 2011.OFFICE MEMORANUMSubject: Recruitment of Stenographers Grade ‘D' in CSSS through Stenographers Grade ‘C' & ‘D‘ Examination, 2010 conducted by Staff Selection Commission (SSC) - nomination of qualified candidates reg.The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s OM. of even number dated 20th September. 2011 on the subject noted above vide which the nomination of 35 candidates of Stenographer Grade ‘D’ of CSSS for the Select List Year 2010 was issued by this Department. The examination dossiers in respect of 09 more candidates for appointment as Steno Grade ‘D’ in CSSS have been received from SSC. Accordingly. they are nominated to the different Cadre Units of CSSS as listed in the Annexure to this Department’s O.M. in the order of t…

Grant of Financial Up-gradation under MACP Scheme (MACPS)

Grant of Financial Up-gradation under MACP Scheme (MACPS)Office of the JS(Trg.) & CAO has issued an important clarification order regarding financial upgradation to the higher Grade pay under Modified Assured Career Progression Scheme (MACPS). The order said that in terms of Dopt’s instructions issued vide their O.M. No.35034/3/2008-Estt.(D) dated 19.5.2009.The competent Authority has approved grant of financial upgradation to the officers, those who have completed 30 years of service as on their date of 3rd financial upgradation under MACP. Financial upgradation has approved to the Grade pay of Rs.4800 in Pay band-2 and the Grade pay of Rs.6600 in the Pay band-3 under MACP scheme to eligible officers of AFHQ Civil Service.Financial upgradation under the MACPS shall be purely personal to the officer concerned and shall have no relevance to his seniority position. As such, there shall be no additional Financial upgradation for the senior officers on the ground that their juniors in…

Grant of ad-hoc bonus for 30 days to the Group C & D RPF/RPSF personnel for the financial year 2010-2011

Government of India
Ministry of Railways
(Railway Board)
No.E(P&A)II-2001/Bonus-1 RBE No.140/2011
New Delhi, dated 5.10.2011
The General Managers/CAOs (R),
All Indian Railways & Production Units
(as per mailing lists No.1 & 2)Sub: Grant of ad-hoc bonus for 30 days to the Group C & D RPF/RPSF personnel for the financial year 2010-2011.The President is pleased to decide that all Group C and D RPF/RPSF personnel, may be granted ad-hoc bonus equivalent to 30 (thirty) days emoluments for the financial year 2010-2011, without any eligibility wage ceiling. The calculation ceiling of  Rs.3500/- will remain unchanged.2. The benefit will be admissible subject to the following terms and conditions:a) Only those Group C & D RPF/RPSF personnel who were in service on 31.3.2011 and have rendered at least six months of continuous service during the year 2010-2011 will be eligible for payment under these orders. Pro-rata payment will be admissible to the eligible per…

Payment of Dearness Allowance to Railway employees - Revised rates effective from 01.07.2011

Government of India
Ministry of Railways
(Railway Board)
S.No.PC-VI/277
No. PC-VI/2008/1/7/2/1 RBE No.137/2011
New Delhi, dated 05.10.2011The GMs/CAO(R),
All Indian Railways & Production Units
(as per mailing list)Sub: Payment of Dearness Allowance to Railway employees - Revised rates effective from 01.07.2011.Please refer to this Ministry’s letter of even number dated 25.03.2011 (S.No.PC-VI/251, RBE No.40/2011) on the subject mentioned above. The President is pleased to decide that the Dearness Allowance payable to Railway employees shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 51% to 58% with effect from 1st July, 2011.2. The provisions contained in Paras 3, 4 & 5 of this Ministry’s letter of even number dated 09.09.2008 (S.No.PC-VI/3, RBE No. 106/2008) shall continue to be applicable while regulating Dearness Allowance under these orders.

Grant of Dearness Relief to Central Government pensioners/family pensioners - Revised rate effective from 1.7.2011

F. No.42/15/2011-P&PW(G)Government of IndiaMinistry of Personnel, Public Grievances & PensionsDepartment of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan,Khan Market, New Delhi - 110003Date; 5th October, 2011OFFICE MEMORANDUMSubject: Grant of Dearness Relief to Central Government pensioners/family pensioners - Revised rate effective from 1.7.2011.The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s OM No. 42/15/2011-P&PW(G) dated 29th March, 2011 on the subject mentioned above and to state that the President is pleased to decide that the Dearness Relief (DR) payable to Central Government pensioners/family pensioners shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 51% to 58% w.e.f. 1st July, 2011.2. These orders apply to (i) All Civilian Central Government Pensioners/Family Pensioners (ii) The Armed Forces Pensioners, Civilian Pensioners paid out of the Defence Service Estimates, (iii) All India Service Pensioners (iv) Railway Pensioners and (V) The Burma Ci…

Grant of Special Allowance for child care for women with disability.

No.12011/04/2008-Estt.(AL)Government of indiaMinistry of Personnel, PG. & Pensions(Department of Personnel & Training)New Delhi, dated 26th September, 2011.OFFICE MEMORANDUMSubject:-Grant of Special Allowance for child care for women with disability.The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. No.12011/04/ 2008-Estt.(AL) dated 11th September, 2008 on the above subject
and to state that this Department has been receiving references from various Departments seeking further clarifications. The doubts raised are clarified as under:

Empanelment of private hospitals and Diagnostic Laboratories and Imaging Centres under CGHS- Clarification — regarding rates

No: S.1011/23/2009-CGHS D.II/Hospital Cell (Part IX)Government of IndiaMinistry of Health & Family WelfareDepartment of Health & Family Welfare
Maulana Azad Road, Nirman BhawanNew Delhi 110 108 dated the September 30, 2011
OFFICE MEMORANDUMSubject : Empanelment of private hospitals and Diagnostic Laboratories and Imaging Centres under CGHS- Clarification — regarding ratesWith reference to the above mentioned subject the undersigned is directed to draw attention to the CGHS rates notified in 2010 / 2011 applicable to empanelled hospitals and Diagnostic Laboratories and Imaging Centres in Various CGHS cities and to state that in response to the several representations received by this Ministry seeking clarifications regarding CGHS rates applicable, it has now been decided to clarify as under:1. If CGHS rate is not available for any procedure / investigation / category (say super-specialty) in any CGHS covered city, the CGHS rate notified for such procedure / investigation / catego…

Due Date of Filing of Returns of Income for Assessment Year 2011-12 Extended in Sikkim

Ministry of FinanceDue Date of Filing of Returns of Income for Assessment Year 2011-12 Extended in Sikkim          On consideration of the reports of disturbance of general life caused due to earthquake in the State of Sikkim, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), in exercise of powers conferred under section 119 of the Income Tax Act, 1961, has extended the ‘due date’ of filing of returns of income for the Assessment Year 2011-12, from 30th September 2011 to 31st October 2011 in respect of assesses assessed at Sikkim. Accordingly, the ‘specified date’ for Tax audit report as prescribed under Section 44 AB of the Income Tax Act, is also extended to 31st October 2011.Source: PIB

TN Government employees to get 7% hike in Dearness allowance

Tamil Nadu Government employees to get 7% hike in Dearness allowanceTwo weeks after the Union Cabinet approved seven per cent hike in Dearness allowance for Central Government employees, Tamil Nadu Government declared to hike Dearness allowance for its employees also by 7% with effect from 1.7.2011. The additional enhanced payment of the Dearness allowance will be paid in cash to all regular employees immediately with back date from 1.7.2011. The existing rate of Dearness allowance is now 51%, the revised rate of Dearness allowance will become 58% with effect from 1.7.2011. The calculation of Dearness allowance, Pay in the pay band plus Grade pay with multiple of 58%.

Payment of Dearness Allowance to Central Government employees - Revised Rates effective from 1.7.2011

The most anticipated office memorandum has been released by Ministry of Finance / Department of Expenditure vide No. 1(14)/2011-E-II (B) today on its website regarding that the payment of Dearness Allowance to Central Government employees - Revised Rates effective from 1.7.2011.We have reproduced the above said order for your ready reference below...

Payment of Productivity linked Bonus to all eligible non-gazetted Railway employees for the financial year 2010-2011

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA / MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS / RAILWAY BOARDRBE No.134/2011No.E(P&A)II-2011/PLB-6New Delhi, dated: 30.9.2011.The General Managers/CAOs,
All Indian Railways & Production Units etc.
(As per mailing lists No.1 & 2)Subject: Payment of Productivity linked Bonus to all eligible non-gazetted Railway employees for the financial year 2010-2011.            The President is pleased to sanction Productivity Linked Bonus (PLB) equivalent to 78 (Seventy eight) days wages without any ceiling on wages for eligibility for the financial year 2010-11 to all eligible non-gazetted Railway employees (excluding all RPF/RPSF personnel). Where wages exceed  Rs.3500- per month, Productivity Linked Bonus will be calculated as if ’wages’ are  Rs.3500/- p.m.2.        ‘Wages’ for the purpose of calculating Productivity Linked Bonus shall include ‘Basic pay’ as defined in the Railway Services (Revised Pay) Rules 2008 and dearness allowance drawn during the financial year 2010-11. Othe…