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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

RBI's Young Scholars Award Scheme 2012

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Young Scholars Award Scheme-2012

To encourage learning about the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) among the youth of the country, the RBI conducts a major awareness and sensitization exercise on the role of the Reserve Bank and the banking system across the country. This exercise, ‘RBI Young Scholars Award Scheme’ exposes youngsters to an actual banking and financial environment and inculcates a sense of pride in the selected ones of having had the opportunity to associate themselves with a prestigious organisation, the central bank of the country.

Notification for Launch of 10-Year National Savings Certificate (IX-Issue), 2011 Issued

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Ministry of Finance

Notification for Launch of 10-Year National Savings Certificate (IX-Issue), 2011 Issued

In accordance with the decisions taken by the Government on the basis of the recommendations of the Committee for Comprehensive Review of National Small Savings Fund (NSSF), headed by Smt Shyamala Gopinath, the then Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India, Notifications on changes made in various small saving schemes except 10-Year National Savings Certificate, have already been issued on 25th November 2011.
 
            The Notification for launch of new savings instrument, namely 10-Year National Savings Certificate (IX-Issue), 2011, has been issued today, the 29th November, 2011.
 
            The major highlights of this scheme are as follows:

 

CSD : Turnover and Profit of Defence Canteens

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Ministry of Defence

Canteen Stores Department (CSD) : Turnover and Profit of Defence Canteens

PIB: Turnover of Defence Canteens.

Turnover, Profit and Profit distributed to beneficiaries after depositing 50% in Consolidated Fund of India (CFI) of Canteen Stores Department (CSD) during the last three years, year-wise, is as under:-

AICPIN for the month of October 2011

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Ministry of Labour & Employment

All India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial workers on Base 2001=100 for the Month of October, 2011

All India Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) on base 2001=100 for the month of October, 2011 increased by 1 point and stood at 198 (one hundred & ninety eight) .
 
During October, 2011, the index recorded maximum increase of 8 points in Darjeeling centre, 7 points in Yamunanagar centre, 6 points each in Hyderabad and Tiruchirapally centres, 5 points in 5 centres, 4 points in 7 centres, 3 points in 14 centres, 2 points in 18 centres and 1 point in 19 centres. The index decreased by 3 points in Mysore centre, 2 points each in Ernakulam, Lucknow, Kolkata and Guwahati centres and 1 point in Mundakkayam centre, while in the remaining 5 centres the index remained stationary.
 

Tax Exemption on Central Police Canteen (CPC) Sales

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Ministry of Home Affairs

Tax Exemption on Canteen Sales

The Central Para-Military Forces (CPMF) have sought VAT exemption on canteen sales. Chairman, Welfare And Rehabilitation Board (WARB) has written to the Chief Ministers of all the States and to the Union Territories for seeking exemption of Value Added Tax (VAT) to Central Police Canteen (CPC).

Hon’ble Minister of State for Home Affairs and Home Secretary have also written to all the State Governments and Union Territory Administrations vide letter dated 30/09/2011 and 02/06/2008 for exemption of Value Added Tax (VAT) to Central Police Canteen (CPC). Till date, 12 States/UTs viz. Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand, Manipur, Meghalaya, Haryana, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Tamilnadu, Orissa, Kerala & Chandigarh have agreed for exemption of VAT on sales of Central Police Canteens.

STEERING COMMITTEE OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES ORGANISATIONS ON PFRDA BILL

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STEERING COMMITTEE OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES ORGANISATIONS ON PFRDA BILL

C/o AIRF, 4, State Entry Road, New Delhi – 110001
9868244035

PRESS STATEMENT

Thousands of State and Central government employees, Railway workers, Defence workers, BSNL, University and School teachers today participated in a massive March to Parliament against the PFRDA Bill and to submit a petition to the Prime Minister to which millions of employees have subscribed their signature. The rally was addressed by the leaders of various organizations of employees and several Members of Parliament.
 
A seven member delegation consisting of Coms. S K Vyas, (Convenor, Steering Committee) Shiv Gopal Mishra, (General Secretary, AIRF), KKN Kutty, (Secy. General, Confederation of Central Government Employees & Workers)   S.N. Pathak, (President, AIDEF) P. Abhimanyu (General Secretary, BSNLEU) Rajendran (General Secretary, STFI) and Sukomal Sen (Sr. Vice President, AISGEF) met the Hon'ble Prime Minister today along with Com Basudeb Acharya, MP and Com.  Tapan Sen, MP and General Secretary of CITU. The delegation appealed to the Prime Minister to reconsider the government's policy of privatisation of pension funds and withdraw the PFRDA bill which seeks to replace the existing defined benefit Pension Scheme of government employees. The concern and anxiety of the government employees over the financial security in the evening of their life was also brought to the notice of the Prime Minister.

 

Achievements of DRDO

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Ministry of Defence

Achievements of DRDO

PIB

There are 50 laboratories/establishments functioning under Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). There is no proposal before the government to increase their number.

DRDO is primarily engaged in design and development of strategic, complex and security sensitive systems for our Armed Forces. It has developed a number of systems during the last five years. These include missiles; unmanned aerial vehicles; radars; electronic warfare systems; sonars; torpedos; combat vehicles; bridging systems; combat aircraft; sensors; NBC technologies; parachutes; propellants and explosives; detonators; composite materials; fuel cells; antennas; communication systems; low intensity conflict technologies; etc. A large number of DRDO developed systems have been productionised and inducted into Services and many are in the induction stages. The value of these systems comes to about Rs.1,32,000 Cr.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

EMPLOYMENT NEWS : Latest Government Jobs

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The shortlisted latest Government vacancies are listed in the table below as Ministry wise for youngsters/job seekers and we have made an easy way to search the details of the vacancies.

26th November, 2011 ISSUE OF EMPLOYMENT NEWS- E.N. NO. 35  NO. OF PAGE: 64 

Employment News :Job Highlights (26 NOVEMBER 2011 -02 DECEMBER 2011)

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Employment News Weekly : A new list of Central Govt. Job vacancies available in various Ministries/Departments of Central Government has been published by Employment News under the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting. 

Job Highlights (26 NOVEMBER 2011 -02 DECEMBER 2011)

Union Public Service Commission invites applications for various posts.

Staff Selection Commission (Eastern Region) requires Sepoy and Draftsman.

Staff Selection Commission (NWR) requires Sepoy and Draftsman.

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited, New Delhi invites applications for recruitment of Senior Management Trainees.

CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum, Dehradun invites applications for various posts.

Recognising Labour Union

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Ministry of Labour & Employment

Recognising Labour Union

PIB: Labour is placed in the concurrent list of the Constitution and both the Central Government and State Governments are designated as the ‘appropriate Government’ in respect of areas of their jurisdiction. In the Central Sphere, there are clear guidelines/ directives for verification of membership of Trade Unions for purpose of granting recognition to the majority Union. In the Central Sphere, no recognition is pending, for the want of proper guidelines and directives.

Verification of membership of Trade Unions operating in organizations falling under the jurisdiction of State Government are carried out by the respective State Government. Hence, the details of disputes are not maintained by the Central Government.

Pension for Ex-Servicemen of Pre-Independence Era

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Ministry of Defence

Pension for Ex-Servicemen of Pre-Independence Era

PIB : Ex-servicemen with service less than 15 years as PBOR and less than 20 years as Commissioned Officers are not entitled to pension as minimum qualifying service is a mandatory requirement to earn pension.

Minimum qualifying service is an essential criterion for earning pension in the Armed Forces as per the existing Army, Navy & Air Force Pension Regulations.

There is no proposal under consideration of the government to grant pension to a large number of armed forces personnel who retired during pre-independence period but are still alive and not entitled to any pensionary benefits.

Canteen Stores Department :Transparency in Working of CSD

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Ministry of Defence

Transparency in Working of CSD

Introduction of new items for sale through Unit Run Canteens involves following steps:-

(i)    Receipt of application from the prospective suppliers;

(ii)    Scrutiny of the application form;

(iii)    Informing the discrepancies to the firm, if any;

(iv)    Samples are put up to Preliminary Screening Committee (PSC) consisting of representatives from the three Services viz., Army, Navy and Air Force besides CSD representatives;

(v)    Preliminary Screening Committee (PSC) short lists the items;

(vi)    Short-listed item is subjected to factory inspection/hygiene inspection/Composite Food Laboratory (CFL)/Analytical Food Laboratory (AFL) depending upon the nature of the item;

Permanent and Temporary Workers :Average Daily Earnings

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Ministry of Labour & Employment

Permanent and Temporary Workers

PIB

According to the survey conducted by National Sample Survey Office during 2009-10 and the information collected under the Employment Market Information Programme of the Ministry of Labour and Employment, the total number of workers in organised and unorganised sectors was 2.87 crore and 43.7 crore respectively, in 2009-10.  Information on permanent and temporary workers in the country is not maintained separately.

The details of average daily earnings   (in Rs.) of the workers are as follows as per Labour Bureau Report, 2007-08 on Average Daily Earnings:

Women in Defence Forces Women are inducted in Armed Forces as Officers

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Ministry of Defence

PIB: Women in Defence Forces Women are inducted in Armed Forces as Officers.

The strength of women officers in the three Services of the Armed Forces during the last three years and the current year (Service-wise), is as under:

Year Strength of Women Officers
(Excluding Army Medical Corps, Army Dental Corps
and Military Nursing Services)
- Army Navy Air Force
2008 1072 173 957
2009 1030 176 915
2010 999 191 889
2011 1055 288 936

There is no separate fixed sanctioned strength for recruitment of Women officers in the Armed Forces and they are recruited within the overall authorised strength of officers in the respective Service. They are inducted as Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) in various Services/Branches of the three Service as indicated below:-

Insurance Coverage of Workers

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Ministry of Labour & Employment

Insurance Coverage of Workers

PIB: As per BPL survey, 2002, there are about 6 crore estimated BPL families (a unit of five) in the unorganised sector. Initially, it was proposed to cover all the 6 crore BPL families under Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) providing for smart card based cashless health insurance cover of Rs. 30000 per family per annum. However, the experience shows that only about 60% of BPL families become available for enrolment. As such about 3.6 crore BPL families are to be covered under the scheme. It is the endeavour the government to cover all such families by 2012-13.

Monday, November 28, 2011

Employment News : Advertisement for the post of Junior Game Supervisor and Office Assistant on Contract basis in CCSCSB.

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Central Civil Services Cultural & Sports Board

Department Personnel and Training
Ministry of Personnel,
Pubic Grievances and Pensions
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

361, B-Wing, 3rd FIoor
Lok Nayak Bhawan
New Delhi- 110003


Advertisement for the post of Junior Game Supervisor and Office Assistant on Contract basis in CCSCSB.

Central Civil Services Cultural & Sports Board, society under Department of Personnel & Training for promotion of Sports and Cultural activities among the Central Government employees wants to employ a suitable person (on contract basis) for the post of Junior Game Supervisor and Office Assistant on a consolidated salary of Rs 25,000/- per month and Rs. 12.000/- per month respectively. The contract is initially for a period on one year to be renewed on year to year basis after appraisal of performance. The various requirements like educational qualification, age and experience etc for post will he as under:

EPF Contribution

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Ministry of Labour & Employment

EPF Contribution

The following steps have been taken by the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation to recover the outstanding amount:

1.    Attachment and sale of movable and immovable properties of the defaulting establishments.

2.    Appointment of receiver to run the business of the defaulting establishments.

3.    Arrest and detention of defaulter.

4.    Prosecution of defaulters before courts of law.

5.    Levying damages as penalty.

Revision of Pension under PF Scheme

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Ministry of Labour & Employment

Revision of Pension under PF Scheme

PIB : The pension on fixed rates is provided to the employees retiring under the Provident Fund (PF) scheme.

The Central Government had constituted an Expert Committee for reviewing the Employees Pension Scheme, 1995 entirely including revision of Pension. The Expert Committee submitted its report to the Central Government on 5th August, 2010 and the recommendations of the Committee were placed before the Central Board of Trustees, Employees’ Provident Fund [CBT (EPF)] for consideration on 15th September, 2010. The CBT (EPF) directed that the report be first considered by the Pension Implementation Committee (PIC). The PIC has since finalized its report and sent it to Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation for placing it before the CBT (EPF) for taking a final decision in the matter.

Promotion of Section Officers of the CSS to Grade I (Under Secretary) of the CSS on adhoc basis regarding.

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Dopt order : Promotion of Section Officers of the CSS to Grade I (Under Secretary) of the CSS on adhoc basis regarding.

Time Bound

No.5/7/2011-CS.I(U)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel. PG and Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)

2nd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan, New Delhi-110003

Dated the 28th November, 2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Promotion of Section Officers of the CSS to Grade I (Under Secretary) of the CSS on adhoc basis regarding.

            The undersigned is to say that due to on going litigation, this Department has not been in a position to bring out Select Lists of Under Secretary after 2008 and accordingly this Department has been resorting to adhoc promotion in the grade. This Department proposes to do another round of adhoc promotion to meet the immediate requirement of USs. In order to proceed further, a statement has been prepared depicting availability of ACRs/APARs as well as vigilance status in respect of SOs who are likely to be considered by the Screening Committee for adhoc promotion.

Central Government employees’ retirement age

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Raising the Retirement age of Central Government employees

Union Minister of Labour and Employment Shri.Mallikarjun Kharge has given the answers to key questions raised by Shri.P.Viswanathan in the Lok Sabha regarding the raising of retirement age for Central Government employees.

Questions :
(a) Whether the Government proposes to raise retirement age and retirement pension in private sector in the country;

(b) if so, the details thereof;

(c) whether the Government has issued any directions to implement the above recommendations;

(d) if so, the details thereof ; and

(e) the time by which the above proposals are likely to be implemented?

 Answers :

CGDA clarifies enhancement of rate of various allowance by 25% when DA goes up by 50%

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Enhancement of rate of various allowance by 25% to Central Government employees, when DA goes up by 50%.

The Department of Controller General of Defence Accounts (CGDA) has once again directed to all concerned establishments regarding that the enhancement of rate of various allowances by 25%, when Dearness allowance goes up by 50%. In order to this department has received various clarifications about the enhancement of allowances, a detailed office order has been published by this department. In every individual order itself mentioned clearly that the rate of allowance will automatically be increased by 25% with effect from the date on which the Dearness allowance went up by 50% (i.e. 01.01.2011).

We have tabled the allowances with the orders, date and download link…

Submission of Immovable Property Return by Group ‘A’ officers for the year 2011 (as on 1st January, 2012) placing on the public domain

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Office of the Controller General of Defence Accounts
Ulan Batar Road, Palam, Delhi Cantt -110 010

MOST IMPORTANT CIRCULAR

No AN-I/1479/5/IPR

Dated: November 22nd, 2011.

To,
(i) All Principal Controllers.
(ii) All Controllers.
(iii) Ail WAs (including PIFA) & Equivalent officers.

Subject :- Submission of Immovable Property Return by Group ‘A’ officers for the year 2011 (as on 1st January, 2012) placing on the public domain.

In compliance of Government of India orders as notified under DOP&T circular No.11013/3/2011-Estt. A-IV dated 11th April, 2011, Annual Properly Returns as on January 1, 2011 of Members of All India Service and other Group ‘A’ Central Service officers were required to be placed in public domain, by respective cadre controlling authorities. Accordingly, keeping in view the time constraints the IPRs for the year-2010 (as on 01.01.2011) of all IDAS Officers, as made available to this HQrs. office were placed in the public domain.

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Notification from CBSE: Regarding Recruitment Examination

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Notification : Regarding Recruitment Examination

CENTRAL BOARD OF SECONDARY EDUCATION

No.CBSE/Vig./F.13336/2011/

Dated : 28th Feb., 2011

NOTIFICATION

Consequent upon the recommendations of the Finance Committee in its meeting held on 27.12.2010 and its ratification by the Governing Body of the Board in its meeting held on 29.12.2010, it is notified that for all the recruitments examinations done by CBSE for appointment to the Board:-

Central Government employees to travel by air to North Eastern Region on LTC

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Special Package for North-Eastern Region
 
The Ministry of Tourism, as a part of its promotional activities releases print, electronic, online and outdoor media campaigns to promote various tourism destinations and products of the country including the North East Region. Besides, North East specific media campaigns are launched to promote the entire North East Region. The Ministry of Tourism provides complimentary space to the North Eastern States in India pavilions set up at major international travel fairs & exhibitions. Further, In relaxation of CCS (LTC) Rules 1988, the Government has decided to permit Government servants to travel by air to North Eastern Region on LTC as follows:-
 

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Ministry of Railways - Cancellation/Partial Cancellation/Diversion of Certain Trains

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Ministry of Railways

Cancellation/Partial Cancellation/Diversion of Certain Trains to be Effective from 1st December 2011 Keeping in View The Safety of The Passengers

Ministry of Railways has decided to cancel/partial cancellation/divert mail/express trains during fog period from 1st December 2011 to 31st January 2012.  Earlier this was announced to be  effective from 20th December 2011.  This is being done keeping in view the safety of the travelling passengers.  It may also be noted that the fog conditions this year have occurred earlier than normally forecast and also as compared to last year and which is resulting in preponement of schedule of cancelled trains etc.  The cancellation etc. of trains  is being announced  in advance  so that travellers can plan their alternative journeys accordingly and are put to minimum inconvenience.

Zonal Railways have also been requested to constantly keep a watch on fog conditions, keep reviewing the status and consider starting cancelled trains with 3-days notice whenever and wherever feasible.

Employment News : SMS alerts to the publications of uploading Release Orders by DAVP

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SMS alerts to the publications of uploading Release Orders by DAVP (Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity) under Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

A new facility has been introduced by DAVP, of sending SMS alerts to the publications concerned within seconds of uploading any Release Orders for an advertisement. This would help the publishers to know about the advertisement issued to them even when they are not browsing the website of DAV.

The following SMS agencies are currently empanelled with DAVP on a pilot basis. The empanelment of these agencies is valid till 14 Dec 2011.

AMENDMENT IN TATKAL RESERVATION SCHEME EFFECTIVE FROM 21.11.2011

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AMENDMENT IN TATKAL RESERVATION SCHEME EFFECTIVE FROM 21.11.2011

In order to prevent misuse of Tatkal scheme by agents/unscrupulous Clements, Railways have amended the Tatkal scheme for reservation of tickets. The following are the measures/ changes announced in the scheme which would come in force from 21.11.2011 and those are:

*The Advance Reservation period (ARP) of Tatkal scheme has been reduced from 2 days at present to 1 day excluding the day of journey from the train originating station

*No refund will be granted on cancellation of Tatkal confirmed tickets subject to the exception such as cancellation of trains/late running of trains for more than 3 hours, etc.

*No. duplicate Tatkal tickets will be issued. Duplicate tickets will be issued only in exceptional cases but on payment of full fare again including theTatkal charges.

Friday, November 25, 2011

General Provident Fund : Rate of interest for GPF deposits

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General Provident Fund (Central Services) Rules 1960

All Temporary Government servants after a continuous service of one year all re-employed pensioners (other than those eligible for admission to the Contributory Provident Fund ) and all permanent government servants are eligible to subscribe to the Fund. A subscriber, at the time of joining the Fund is required to make a nomination, in the prescribed form, conferring on one or more persons the right to receive the amount that may stand to his credit in the Fund in the event of his death, before that amount has become payable or having become payable has not been paid.

A subscriber shall subscribe monthly to the Fund except during the period when he is under suspension. Subscription to Provident Fund are stopped three months prior to the date of superannuation. Rates of subscription shall not be less than 6% of subscriber’s emoluments and not more than his total emoluments. Rate of interest on GPF accumulations at present is 12% compounded annually. The Rules provide for drawal of advances /withdrawals from the Fund for specific purposes.
       

Rate of interest for General Provident Fund deposits year wise :-

SSC to recruit over 90,000 Constables in CPOS through Common Process 8,000 Personnel to be Recruited for FCI

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Employment News

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions

SSC to recruit over 90,000 Constables in CPOS through Common Process 8,000 Personnel to be Recruited for FCI

PIB

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will be conducting examination for recruitment of Group ‘B’ Non-Gazetted and Group ‘C’ Non-Technical Personnel for Government of India.  During 2011-12, the Commission will be offering at least 90,000 jobs.
          
It has now been decided that there will be a single common recruitment for all six CPMFs and the Notice for the Combined Recruitment of Constables (General Duty) and Riflemen in CPOs, 2012 is scheduled to be published on 3rd December, 2011.  MHA has indicated the tentative vacancies as below:
Assam Rifles : 8724
BSF             : 16484
CISF            : 2500
CRPF           : 10240
SSB             : 5864
ITBP            : 7180
 

It is proposed to complete the recruitment by 31.10.2012.

 

Officers Sent for Training Programmes

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Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions

Officers Sent for Training Programmes

A total of 1846 officers have been sent under the Domestic Funding of Foreign Training (DFFT) Scheme since 2000. Service-wise details are as under :-

All India Services (IAS, IPS and IFoS)         : 938

Other Group ‘A’ Services                       : 359

Central Secretariat Service                     : 215

State Civil Service                                 : 265

Central Secretariat Stenographers Service : 26

Others                                                : 43

Total                                                  : 1846

The Domestic Funding of Foreign Training (DFFT) Scheme is a Plan scheme of the Department of Personnel & Training (DOPT).  The DOPT is the Nodal Department for all officers of Group A services, including the Indian Police Service, only, when they are on Central Staffing Scheme deputation.  The training needs of such officers outside their Central deputation tenure are taken care of by their respective cadre controlling authorities.  The DFFT Scheme has been evaluated/reviewed twice in the last five years – once by the Centre for Good Governance in 2008 and later by a High-level Committee headed by Secretary (Personnel) in 2009-10.

This was stated by Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and PMO Shri V. Narayanasamy in written  reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today.
PIB

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Advertisement for engaging retired doctors on contract basis in CGHS dispensaries of Delhi

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Pt.I F.No.-4-4/2009-CGHS/GE 4578-84
Government of India
Office of the Additional Director (HQ)
Central Govt. Health Scheme
9, Bikaner House New Delhi

Dated:
17-11-11

To,
The Additional Director
CGHS South Zone / Central Zone\
North Zone/ East Zone, New Delhi

Sub: -Advertisement for engaging retired doctors on contract basis in CGHS dispensaries of Delhi.

Sir,

     Please find enclosed the Advertisement matter and the application format for engaging retired doctors on contract basis in CGHS, dispensaries of Delhi which have been approved by the competent authority. You are requested to put up the notice in your administrative officers and wellness centre under your administrative control. This notice is also being put up all CGHS website for vide publicity. In case the applications are received against this advertisement in the Zones they are to be forwarded to the office of undersigned at the earliest so that same can be put to the selection committee.

Grant of Interim Relief to State Government Pensioners and Family pensioners

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PROCEEDINGS OF THE GOVERNMENT OF KARNATAKA

Sub:- Grant of Interim Relief to State Government

Pensioners and Family pensioners.

GOVERNMENT ORDER NO. FD (Spl) 265 PEN 2011

BANGALORE, DATED: 22nd NOVEMBER 2011

          In G.O.No.FD 23 SRP 2011 dated 15.06.2011 Government have constituted an Official Pay Committee for considering various demands of State Government employees. Pending receipt of the recommendations of the Official Pay Committee. Government have decided to sanction Interim Relief at the rate of 15% of basic pension/family pension with effect from 1st November 2011 to the State Government pensioners/family pensioners and pensioners/family pensioners of local bodies, aided educational institutions and retired non-teaching staff of the Universities.

2. Accordingly, Government are pleased to sanction Interim Relief at the rate of 15% of basic pension/family pension with effect from 1st November 2011 to the State Government pensioners/family pensioners and pensioners/family pensioners of local bodies and aided educational institutions and retired non-teaching staff of the Universities.

Decisions on the recommendations of the Committee for Comprehensive Review of National Small Savings Fund (NSSF)

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No.6-1/2011-NS.ll (Pt.)
Ministry of Finance
Department of Economic Affairs
(Budget Division)

New Delhi, the 11th November, 2011.

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Sub: Decisions on the recommendations of the Committee for Comprehensive Review of National Small Savings Fund (NSSF).

      The Thirteenth Finance Commission in its Report had, inter alia, recommended that all aspects of the design and administration of the NSSF be examined with the aim of bringing transparency, market linked rates and other much needed reforms to the scheme. As a follow up of this recommendation, the Government had constituted a Committee on 8th July, 2010, headed by Smt.Shyamala Gopinath, the then Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India for comprehensive review of NSSF. The terms of reference of the Committee included review of the existing parameters for the small saving schemes in operation and recommend mechanisms to make them more flexible and market linked; review of the existing terms of the loans extended from the NSSF to the Centre and States and recommend on the changes required in the arrangement of lending the net collection of small savings to Centre and States; review of other possible investment opportunities for the net collections from small savings and the repayment proceeds of NSSF loans extended to States and Centre; review of the administrative arrangement including the cost of operation; and review of the incentives offered on the small savings investments by the States.

2. The Committee submitted its report to the Government on 7th June, 2011. Comments/views of Department of Posts, Department of Revenue, Department of Financial Services, Department of Expenditure and all State/Union Territory Governments were sought on the recommendations made by the Committee.

3. The recommendations of the Committee have been considered in detail, taking into account the views/comments received from other Departments, States/UTs and representations received from various agents’ associations and others. After detailed examination the following decisions have been taken:

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Action Against Corrupt Officers

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Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions

Action Against Corrupt Officers

The CBI seeks sanction for prosecution of Government Servants in respect of Prevention of Corruption Act cases under section 19 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. As on 31.10.2011, there are 189 number of requests for prosecution sanction pending with various Central Government Ministries/Departments/State Governments. Details of these cases are enclosed at Annexure ‘A’.

During the year 2011, CBI has filed charge-sheets against 782 public servants in Prevention of Corruption Act cases. According to information furnished by CBI, sanction for prosecution has been denied by different departments in respect of 85 numbers of public servants during the year 2011.

There is no centralized data reflecting the reasons for denial of such sanctions. Such denial is generally based on merits of individual cases by the concerned Disciplinary authority.

Several steps have been taken by the Government to combat corruption and to improve the functioning of Government. These include:-

Appointment on Fake Caste Certificates

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Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions

PIB

Appointment on Fake Caste Certificates

As per information received from various Ministries/ Departments etc. 1832 appointments were allegedly secured on the basis of fake/false caste certificates, details of which, along with the action taken thereon. The Central Government had requested Ministries/Departments etc. to give information about appointments made on the basis of fake/ false caste certificates on 28.01.2010.

The Government instructions provide that an appointing authority should verify the caste status of SC/ST/OBC candidates at the time of initial appointment. They also provide that if a person has secured appointment on the basis of a false certificate, he should not be retained in service. In addition, the Government may also prosecute such a person.

LTC-80 Scheme : A new Domestic Fare List updated

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Air India is frequently updating the new list of domestic fares on its website for passengers to check in online. The new fare list has now been updated as two tables on 11th November 2011, one is domestics fares and another is LTC Scheme.

Leave Travel Concession Scheme

LTC- Executive class & Economy Class
Air India offers the Leave Travel Concession scheme both in Executive Class and Economy Class for travel on the Domestic network.

Details of the scheme are as under: -

Application
All types of journeys in Business Class and Economy Class on Domestic Sectors.

Eligibility
Employees of the State Governments, Central Government, Public Sector Undertakings and Educational institutions recognized/aided by Centre, State Government and or affiliated to any of the University / Educational Boards and their family members traveling on leave and availing LTC facility.

Child & Infant Fares
Not Permitted.

Pending Vigilance Certificate/Major-Minor Penalty Certificate & APAR Certificate for preparation of panel of PPS for the Select List Year, 2010-reg.

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Dopt orders

No.5/26/2010-CS.II
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan, New Delhi
Dated the 23rd November, 2011

Office Memorandum

Subject : Pending Vigilance Certificate/Major-Minor Penalty Certificate & APAR Certificate for preparation of panel of PPS for the Select List Year, 2010-reg.

Reference is invited to this Deptt's OMs of even number dated 11/8/2011, 23/9/2011, 24/10/2011 and 2/11/2011 wherein cadre units were requested to send the Vigilance Clearance & Major/Minor Penalty certificate for the last ten years in respect of PPS(ad-hoc)/PSs who are likely to be in the zone of consideration for regular promotion to the grade of PPS for the select List Year 2010. Cadre Units/Individuals concerned were also requested to certify that the APAR/ACR for the year 2008-2009 has been seen by the concerned officer and the officer has nothing to represent against the final grading given by the Reporting Officer.'

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Railway Minister urges railway employees to join hands for substantial expansion & modernisation of Indian Railways

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Ministry of Railways

Railway Minister urges railway employees to join hands for substantial expansion & modernisation of Indian Railways

The 56th annual railway awards function 2011 concludes today
 
The 56th Annual Railway Awards function 2011 was held here today i.e. 21st November 2011.  The Union Railway Minister, Shri Dinesh Trivedi was the Chief Guest at the function while the Ministers of State Shri K. H. Muniyappa and Shri Bharatsinh Solanki were present as Guests of Honour.  Chairman, Railway Board Shri Vinay Mittal, all Board Members, General Managers of Zonal Railways & Production Units and other senior officials of the Ministry of Railway were among those present on the occasion.

In his address, Shri Trivedi said that in this recession period which has affected developed countries of Europe and America adversely, the whole world is looking towards India which has maintained an 8 per cent economic growth.  He said that India has emerged as engine of growth for the whole world and Indian Railways in turn is undoubtedly engine of growth for India as it is the nation’s lifeline and the mainstay of country’s transport infrastructure.   Shri Trivedi said that Indian Railways is now ‘Hindustan ki Pehchaan’ and one cannot think of India without Indian Railways.

Parliamentary Consultative Committee on Railways Meets

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Ministry of Railways

Parliamentary Consultative Committee on Railways Meets

Railways to Ensure High Quality Catering Service to Passengers : Dinesh Trivedi
The Minister of Railways, Shri Dinesh Trivedi said that Indian Railways has taken several measures to implement its new Catering Policy 2010 which aims at providing hygienically prepared, tasteful and wholesome food at reasonable prices to the passengers. He said that as a result of the new policy and its vigourous implementation by the Railways, complaints arising out of catering have come down by 49.9 per cent during October 2010 to September 2011 as compared to the corresponding period of last year. The Railway Minister assured that many more reforms, technical and institutional have been initiated which will fructify in the days to come. He informed that mega base kitchens initially at New Delhi, Mumbai, Secunderabad, Chennai and Howrah are proposed to be set up under the new policy.

Streamlining of Procedure for disposal of Medical Reimbursement Claims (MRCs) in CGHS

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CGHS Medical Reimbursement Claims – A complete Streamlining of Procedures

CGHS Medical Reimbursement Claims – A complete Streamlining Administrative Procedures

The “Central Government Health Scheme” (CGHS) provides comprehensive health care facilities for the Central Govt. employees and pensioners and their dependents residing in CGHS covered cities.

Started in New Delhi in 1954, Central Govt. Health Scheme is now in operation in Allahabad, Ahemdabad, Bangalore, Bhubhaneshwar, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Dehradun, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jabalpur, Kanpur, Kolkatta, Lucknow, Meerut, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Pune, Ranchi, Shillong, Trivandrum and Jammu.

Though, a number of complaints are being received from the pensioner beneficiaries about the slow and tardy pace of disposal of MRC claims (Medical Reimbursement Claims) by CGHS, Complaints have also been received about the unnecessary harassment of pensioner beneficiaries who are also senior citizens, affecting them mentally and financially, and thereby creating a bad image for CGHS. CGHS is responsible for taking care of healthcare needs and well being of the central government employees and pensioners. It has therefore been decided to lay down a comprehensive procedure to be followed by all concerned in CGHS to ensure timely and hassle free disposal of the MRC claims by CGHS in order to facilitate prompt reimbursement of medical expenses to the pensioner beneficiaries.

The below order is directed to follow the procedure religiously in both letter and spirit to ensure speedy and timely disposal of the Medical Reimbursement Claims (MRCs) filed by the pensioner CGHS beneficiaries.

The procedure to be followed by CGHS for dealing with MRC cases shall be as follows…

CISF(ASSTT.CONDT.)LTD. Departmental Exam 2010 & 2011 Results Announced

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Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions

CISF(ASSTT.CONDT.)LTD. Departmental Exam 2010 & 2011 Results Announced

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The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced the result of the Central Industrial Security Force (Assistant Commandants) Limited Departmental Competitive Examination, 2010 and 2011. Written exam for this was held by  UPSC on 19.06.2011 and the Personality Test held from 31st October  2011 to 5th November, 2011. A total number of 41 candidates have been recommended for appointment which includes 32-General, 06-Scheduled Castes and 03 Scheduled Tribes candidates.
 
Appointment to Central Industrial Security Force Service will be made according to number of vacancies available and due consideration to the provisions contained in the Rules for the Examination. The number of vacancies reported by  Central Industrial Security Force for the year 2010 and 2011 are  21 (16-General; 03-SC & 02-ST) and 20 (16-General; 03-SC & 01-ST) respectively.
 
The result of candidate with Roll No.246 is provisional.
 
UPSC has a “Facilitation Counter” near Examination Hall in its campus.  Candidates can obtain any information/clarification regarding their examination/recruitment on the working days between 1000 hrs. to 1700 hrs. in person or over telephone Nos.011-23385271/23381125. Result will also be available on the UPSC web site i.e.  http/www.upsc.gov.in.  However, marks on the website will be available in due course for a period of  thirty days.
 
The list of recommended candidates in order of merit for the years 2010 & 2011 is as under:

Employment news of this week (19.11.2011 to 25.11.2011)

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Employment news of this week (19.11.2011 to 25.11.2011)

This week on Employment News weekly, Staff Selection Commission (Western Region) invites applications for various posts.

Staff Selection Commission :- The main responsibility of the Staff Selection Commission is to make recruitment to Group C (non-technical) & Group B (non-gazetted- both technical & non-technical) posts in departments of Government of India, its attached & subordinate offices except those for which recruitment is made by the Railway Recruitment Boards & Industrial Establishments.

The Staff Selection Commission is also assigned the task of conducting Departmental Examinations for Promotion from Group D to LDC Grade' , Promotion from LDC to UDC Grade and Promotion from Stenographers Grade D to Stenographers Grade C besides holding Periodical Typewriting Tests in English & Hindi.

Child Care Leave to State Government Employees

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Child Care Leave to State Government Employees

West Bengal State Government women employees will enjoy Child Care Leave very soon. The proposal of Child Care Leave for working women employees in the State Government has been sent to Finance Department for its clearance, sources said. As per the proposal, a women employees shall be granted 730 days during their entire service for taking care of up to two children fro rearing/looking after any of their need, like examination, sickness etc.

Monday, November 21, 2011

Fresh empanelment of private hospitals and diagnostic centres and revision of package rates applicable under CGHS BANGALORE, BHOPAL, KANPUR, JABALPUR, MUMBAI, HYDERABAD, DELHI AND PUNE

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No: S.11011/23/2009-CGHS D.II/Hospital Cell / Part IX
Government of India
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
Department of Health & Family Welfare

Maulana Azad Road, Nirman Bhawan
New Delhi 110 108 dated the 16th November, 2011.

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Fresh empanelment of private hospitals and diagnostic centres and revision of package rates applicable under CGHS BANGALORE, BHOPAL, KANPUR, JABALPUR, MUMBAI, HYDERABAD, DELHI AND PUNE.

The undersigned is directed to invite reference to this Ministry’s Office Memoranda of even number dated the 8th December 2010 and the 19th January 2011 vide which continuous empanelment scheme has been initiated under CGHS, BANGALORE, BHOPAL, KANPUR, JABALPUR, MUMBAI, HYDERABAD, DELHI AND PUNE for treating CGHS beneficiaries. The CGHS rates applicable have already been notified and are available on CGHS website. Three rates were notified, one for super-speciality hospitals, the second for hospitals that were accredited with the NABH and the third for hospitals not accredited with the NABH.

Dopt order : Collection of data in respect of sanctioned strength and incumbency position in all the grades of CSS/CSSS/CSCS

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Collection of data in respect of sanctioned strength and incumbency position in all the grades of CSS/CSSS/CSCS

No. 21/26/2011-CS-I(P)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel and Training)

Lok Nayak Bhavan, Khan Market,
New Delhi, the 18th November, 2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Collection of data in respect of sanctioned strength and incumbency position in all the grades of CSS/CSSS/CSCS

All the Ministries/Departments were requested vide this Departments O.M. of even number dated 22/9/2011 ( copy enclosed) for furnishing data in respect of sanctioned strength and incumbency position as on 1st September, 2011 in all the grades of CSS/CSSS/CSCS. The required information is still awaited from 36 Ministries/Departments/Offices (as per list attached).

Continuous empanelment hospitals and Diagnostic Centres under ÇGHS IN MUMBAI, TRIVANDRAM, GUWAHATI, DEHRADUN AND SHILLONG

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No. S.11011/23/2009-CGHS-D.II/Hospital Cell (Part IX)
Government of India
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
Department of Health & Family Welfare

Maulana Azad Road, Nirman Bhawan
New Delhi 110 108 dated the November 14 2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject : Continuous empanelment hospitals and Diagnostic Centres under ÇGHS IN MUMBAI, TRIVANDRAM, GUWAHATI, DEHRADUN AND SHILLONG

             With a view to ensuring comprehensive health care to CGHS beneficiaries, CGHS has been, apart from the Government Hospitals. empanelling private hospitals and diagnostic centres by floating tenders periodically. The latest tender process in this context commenced in the second half of 2009 and through this process package rates for different treatment procedures and investigations have been notified in 2010. As a part of this process, certain hospitals and diagnostic centres which have accepted these rates and also signed MOAs with CGHS have also been notified in some of the CGHS cities.

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Booking Through New Tatkal System to be Introduced from Tomorrow

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Ministry of Railways

Booking Through New Tatkal System to be Introduced from Tomorrow
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    To ensure the reserved accommodation in trains to the passengers, who need to travel by trains within a very short notice due to emergency, Shri Dinesh Trivedi, Hon’ble Minister for Railways has advised to implement new Tatkal booking scheme on and from Monday (tomorrow), 21 November 2011. This Tatkal booking facility is to be introduced to eliminate the possibility of booking of tickets by touts/miscreants through Tatkal scheme and sell to the passengers in emergency, against high premium. Booking procedure through new Tatkal scheme is given below:-

The Advance Reservation Period (ARP) of Tatkal scheme is reduced from two days to one day excluding the day of journey from the train originating station w.e.f Monday, 21 November 2011. For example, if a train is to depart from the originating station on the second of the month, the Tatkal quota for that particular train shall open at 08.00 hrs. on the first of the month.

From the Desk of AIRF General Secretary...

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Tile with “From the Desk of General Secy. - Nothing Without Struggle.” article from AIRF General Secretary Mr.Shiva Gopal Mishra, the letter has been uploaded on its official website today. He demands various issues like, 25% increase in running allowance demand, merging of Grade I and Grade II employees of technical branches, case of awarding 4800/- to Sr. most inspectors and Supervisors…etc.

We have reproduced here full contents of the letter for your consideration…

Nothing Without Struggle.

About phrase is from Greatest Epic of India, Mahabharat When Lord Krishna wanted to make a compromise between Pandvas and Kauravas with merely 5 villages under Pandava’s control and rest entire estate with Kauravas but Kaurvas replied “Can’t give a peace of land even equal to the top of needle without a war.

Same situate before us today Govt. of India is insisting us for confrontation on our every demand by adapting delaying tactics. May if be (i) 25% increase in running allowance demand, merging of Grade I and Grade II employees of technical branches, case of awarding 4800/- to Sr. most inspectors and Supervisors on implementation of the unanimous decision of departmental anomalies committee, case of taking away Rs. 2000/- grade pay from the national anomalies committee, case of improvements increments between February and June, all these burning question are so called infinite consideration of inactive Finance Ministry, National Anomaly Committee’s are not being held.

Board level and below Board level posts including non-unionised supervisors in Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs)- Revision of scales of pay w.e.f. 01.01.2007 — Payment of IDA at revised rates-regarding.

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Department of Public Enterprises has issued an office memorandum regarding the subject of IDA in revised rates to its employees and officers. The Board level and below Board level posts including non-unionised supervisors in Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs)- Revision of scales of pay w.e.f. 01.01.2007 — Payment of IDA at revised rates-regarding.

F.No. 2(70)12008-DPE (WC)-GC-XVII/2011
Government of India
Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises
Department of Public Enterprises

Public Enterprises Bhawan
Block 14, CGO Complex.
Lodi Road, New Delhi-I 10003
Dated: 21st October, 2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Board level and below Board level posts including non-unionised supervisors in Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs)- Revision of scales of pay w.e.f. 01.01.2007 — Payment of IDA at revised rates-regarding.

In modification of this Departments O.M. No.2(50)/86-DPE (WC) dated 19.07.2011, the rate of DA payable to the executives and non-unionised supervisors of CPSEs (2007 pay revision) may be as follows:

Expenditure Control in BSNL - clarification reg.

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Clarifications on withdrawal of Leave Encashment while All India LTC / Homo Town and regarding freezing of All India LTC for two years w.e.f. 05-09-2011 from BSNL.

BHARAT SACHAR NIGAM LTD
(A Government of India Enterprise)

No.: 13-05/2011-PAT(BSNL)

Dated: 18-Nov-2011

Subject : Expenditure Control in BSNL - clarification reg.

             Kindly refer to the letter No. 7-8/2010/EF/Part/1 dated 05-09-2011 of AGM (EF-I), BSNL Corporate office on the subject mentioned above conveying the decision of competent authority regarding withdrawal of Leave Encashment while All India LTC / Homo Town and regarding freezing of All India LTC for two years w.e.f. 05-09-2011. Following clarifications are issued in this regard —

1. The order dated 05-09-2011 is applicable to all BSNL employees — absorbed, directly recruited and working on deputation / deemed deputation in BSNL w.e.f. 05.09.2011.

Saturday, November 19, 2011

CSD Canteen Price List : Latest CSD Price List of Bikes

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Canteen Stores Department – Depot – Chennai Fort : Latest CSD Price List of Motor Bikes

We have compiled here the latest CSD prices of Two Wheelers/Motor Bikes. The most selling products of Bajaj, TVS, Yamaha, Royal Enfield and Suzuki prices are providing here for your convenience… You are advised, please before indent the items you once again confirm the prices and availability of your choice at your nearest Depot or Unit Run Canteens. All prices given in the table are at Chennai base only.  

BAJAJ PRODUCTS :

CSD Price List :- :- Motor Cycle product from Bajaj

DA announcement from Haryana government

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Dearness allowance announcement from Haryana government

The another state Government has announced DA for its employees. The State Government of Haryana today approved to increase an additional Dearness allowance to the employees of State Government by 12 per cent with effect from 1.7.2011. 

The new Dearness allowance will be enhanced to 127% from 1.7.2011 to all eligible employees.

Hike in allowances of Punjab govt employees

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Hike in allowances of Punjab govt employees

Ahead of assembly polls early next year, Punjab cabinet on Saturday approved a hike in allowances of several categories of its employees.

The kanugo (revenue official) would now get Rs.3,600 instead of Rs.3000.

The school teachers had been given the pay scale of 10300-34800+5400 Grade Pay (GP) at par with the school headmasters, an official spokesman said in a release on Saturday.

Pharmacists have been placed in the higher pay band of Rs.10300-34800+3600 against 5910-20200-3000 and likewise the pay grade of Grade I and Grade II pharmacist would be now Rs.4800 and Rs.4200 respectively, he said.

Retirement age of teaches in Punjab govt medical colleges raised

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Retirement age of teaches in Punjab govt medical colleges raised

Punjab govt has enhanced the retirement age of teachers working in government medical, dental and ayurvedic colleges from 60 to 62 years in a bid to retain qualified medical teaching faculty.

A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of the cabinet chaired by Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Saturday evening, said an official spokesman in a release on Saturday.

He said the cabinet also gave its nod to increase the age of re-employment from 65 years to 70 years for the faculty of these colleges.

Teachers who opt for re-employment would be entitled to emoluments of last pay drawn plus pension. This facility would be applicable unless no eligible faculty member was available.

Friday, November 18, 2011

All-India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Agricultural and Rural Labourers on Base 1986-87=100 –October, 2011

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All-India Consumer Price Index Numbers

Ministry of Labour & Employment

All-India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Agricultural and Rural Labourers on Base 1986-87=100 –October, 2011

The All-India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Agricultural Labourers and Rural Labourers (Base: 1986-87=100) for October,  2011 increased by 4 points and 6 points respectively to stand at 619( Six hundred and nineteen)  points for Agricultural Labourers  and  620 (Six hundred and twenty) points for Rural Labourers.
 
The rise in index varied from State to State.  In case of Agricultural Labourers, it recorded an increase between 1 to 11 points in all the 20 States.  Haryana with 690 points topped the index table whereas Himachal Pradesh with the index level of 514 points stood at the bottom.
 
   In case of Rural Labourers, it recorded an increase between 1 to 10 points in all the 20 States. Haryana with 683 points topped the index table whereas Himachal Pradesh with the index level of 535 points stood at the bottom.

 

Written Part Result of SCRA Exam, 2011 Announced

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Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions

Written Part Result of SCRA Exam, 2011 Announced
 
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced the results of the written part of the Special Class Railway Apprentices Examination, 2011 held by U.P.S.C. in July 2011 the candidates with the under mentioned Roll Numbers have qualified for Interview/Personality Test.
 
The candidature of these candidates is PROVISIONAL subject to their being found eligible in all respects.  The candidates would be required to produce the original qualifications, community, physical disability etc. at the time of the Personality Test.  They are, therefore, advised to keep the said certificates ready.
 
All the qualified candidates are required to fill up the Detailed Application Forms (D.A.F.), available on the Commission’s Website http://www.upsc.gov.in, and submit the same ON LINE. The DAF will be available on the website of the Commission till 30.11.2011. Important instructions regarding filling up of the DAF and submitting the same ON LINE to the Commission are also available on the website. 

DRDO Wins Innovation Award

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Ministry of Defence

DRDO Wins Innovation Award

Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO), has been awarded the prestigious Thomson Reuters India Innovation Award- 2011 in “Hi-Tech Academic & Government” Category. Dr K D Nayak, Chief Controller (R&D), received the award on behalf of DRDO from DrAshwani Kumar, Minister of State for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences & Planning at a function here yesterday. The award was adjudged on the basis of size of patent portfolio, success rate, extent of globalization and influence of innovation as the analytical parameters.

Consumer Price Index Numbers on Base 2010=100 for Rural, Urban and Combined for the Month of October, 2011

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Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation

Consumer Price Index Numbers on Base 2010=100 for Rural, Urban and Combined for the Month of October, 2011

The Central Statistics Office (CSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation has introduced a new series of Consumer Price Indices (CPI) on base 2010=100 for all-India and States/UTs separately for rural, urban and combined with effect from January, 2011.

Provisional indices for the month of October, 2011 and also final indices for August, 2011 are being released with this note for all-India and for States/UTs. It may be mentioned that annual inflation rates would be available at the time of release of indices for January, 2012, when the indices for one year are available.

Employment News–Departments wise vacancies

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Employment News : The list of vacancies offered by the Ministries/Departments published in the current Employment News Weekly, among the detailed list, we have short listed and given for your consideration…

S.No.

PAGE NO.

NAME OF OFFICE/DEPTT./MINISTRY

POST/ADMISSION NOTIFICATION

NO OF VACANCIES

EN NO.

DAVP NO.

1

2

Rewa Sidhi Gramin Bank

Officer

108

34/69

 

2

5

CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, Durgapur

Scientist

15

34/57

 

5

7

Office of the Principal Accountant General (Civil & Commercial Audit), Karnataka Bangalore

Auditor/Accountant

11

34/87

 

13

12

Society for Applied Microwave Electronics Engineering and Research, Mumbai

Scientific Assistant ‘A’

10

34/64

 

19

14

Employees State Insurance Corporation PGIMSR And Model Hospital, Bangalore

Sr. MRT

171

34/88

 

33

29

Income Tax Settlement Commission, New Delhi

Sr, Private Secretary

32

34/18

 

34

30

East Coast Railway, Orissa

Recruitment Against Sports Quota

22

34/17

 

49

33

Employees State Insurance Corporation, New Delhi

Professors

44

34/41

 

50

34

Rajasthan Gramin Bank

Officer Middle Management

110

34/63

 

51

34

5033 ASC Bn (Civ GT)

Cleaner

15

34/50

10602/11/0021/1112

58

37

Allahabad Cantonment Board

Junior Engineer

2

34/40

 

59

37

Co 5121 ASC Bn (MT), Pathankot

Cleaners

10

34/3

10602/11/0020/1112

64

40

Parliament of India, Rajya Sabha Secretariat, Recruitment Cell

Junior Parliamentary Interpreter

71

34/90

31202/11/0027/1112

81

47

Central University of Bihar

Assistant

38

34/2

21268/11/0003/1112

87

48

NTPC Limited

Doctors

66

34/54

 

Employment News Weekly

Appointment in the grade of Sr. PPS of CSSS for the Select List Year 2010(part)

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Appointment in the grade of Sr. PPS of CSSS for the Select List Year 2010(part)

IMMEDIATE

No.2/1/2011-CS-II (A)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, P.G. and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training

Lok Nayak Bhawan, New Delhi-110003
Dated the 16th November 2011


OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Appointment in the grade of Sr. PPS of CSSS for the Select List Year 2010(part).

The undersigned is directed to forward herewith, Select List (part) for the year 2010 (as Annexure to this O.M.) prepared in accordance relevant Recruitment Rules for appointment to the Senior Principal Private Secretary grade of CSSS.

2. The concerned cadre authorities of CSSS are requested to notify the appointment of the officers working under them on regular basis to the Sr.PPS Grade provided they are clear from vigilance angle and no disciplinary proceedings are either pending or being contemplated against them. The officers nominated to other Cadres may also be relieved immediately to enable them to avail of regular promotion as Sr. PPSs. The regular promotion of these officers will take effect from the date of their joining in the Ministry where they have been nominated. The order of seniority of these officers in the grade of Senior Principal Private Secretary of Central Secretariat Stenographers’ Service will follow the serial order given in the enclosed list, irrespective of actual dates of appointment.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Brochure on Reservation for the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes In Services.

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The Department of Personnel and Training has posted on its website an updated Brochure on Reservation for the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes In Services of the Government of India.

36011/1/2011 -Estt(Res)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

North Block, New Delhi
Dated 17th November, 2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Sub: Brochure on Reservation for the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes In Services.

The undersigned is directed to say that an updated Brochure on Reservation for the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes in Services of the Government of India has been posted on this Department’s website www.persmin.nic.in.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Central Government clears changes in PFRDA Bill, allows 26% FDI in pension

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Govt clears changes in PFRDA Bill, allows 26% FDI in pension

The govt on Wednesday approved amendments to the PFRDA Bill 2011 while agreeing to the proposed 26 percent foreign investment in the pension sector but refrained from providing assured returns to subscribers in the proposed law.

The government had decided not to mention FDI cap in the legislation itself for retaining the flexibility of changing it through an executive order. The 26 per cent FDI cap is to be mentioned in the regulations to the legislation.

The changes to the PFRDA Bill were approved by the Union Cabinet at its meeting in New Delhi.

The Bill, which has already been scrutinised by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance, is likely to be taken up for consideration and passage in the Winter Session beginning 22nd November.

EMPANELMENT OF LOCAL CHEMISTS FOR SUPPLY OF HOMOEOPATHIC MEDICINE FOR DELHI

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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE
OFFICE OF THE ADDITIONAL DIRECTOR (HQ)
CENTRAL GOVERNMENT HEALTH SCHEME.
HOMOEOPATHIC MEIDCAL STORE DEPOT.

TENDER DOCUMENT
For
EMPANELMENT OF LOCAL CHEMISTS FOR SUPPLY OF HOMOEOPATHIC MEDICINE FOR DELHI.

                    The Central Government Health Scheme is providing comprehensive medical care facilities to the Central Government employees/Pensioners and certain other categories. As part of this scheme, the beneficiaries are eligible for the supply of medicines and drugs. The CGHS aspires to ensure timely supply of Homoeopathic medicines to the beneficiaries. With this objective on behalf of President of India the Additional Director, (H.Q.) Central Government Health Scheme Delhi invites sealed tenders from the eligible chemists for supply of Homoeopathic medicines to the CGHS Homoeopathic Wellness Centre in Delhi. (Dispensary / Unit)

Amendments in the Central List of Other Backward Classes notified in respect of sixteen States

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Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment

Amendments in the Central List of Other Backward Classes notified in respect of sixteen States

PIB

The Union Cabinet today gave its approval for notifying changes in the existing Central lists of OBCs.

The National Commission for Backward Classes advised the Central Government for amendment in the Central list of Other Backward Classes (OBCs) for the States of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand and West Bengal and Union Territories of Andaman & Nicobar, Chandigarh, Delhi and Puducherry.

Combined Defence Services Exam(I) 2011 Results Announced

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Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions

Combined Defence Services Exam(I) 2011 Results Announced
 
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced the final results of Combined Defence Services Examination (I), 2011 held in February 2011 and SSB interviews held by Service Selection Board of the Ministry of Defence for admission to (i) 132nd Course of Indian Military Academy-Dehradun (ii) Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala, Kerala and (iii) 191st Air Force Academy, Hyderabad (Pre-Flying) Training Course. There are some common candidates in the three lists for various courses.
 
The number of vacancies as indicated by the Government is 250 for Indian Military Academy (including 32 vacancies reserved for NCC ‘C’ Certificate (Army Wing) holders), 40 for Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala (2 for Hydro/38 for Executive General Service) (including 06 vacancies reserved for NCC ‘C’ Certificate (Naval Wing) holders) and 32 for Air Force Academy, Hyderabad (Pre-flying) Training Course.
 

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

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

MOST IMMEDIATE
REMINDER

F. No. 6/5/2011-CS-I(S)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

2nd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan,
Khan Market, New Delhi-110 003
Date: 11.11.11

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

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

Reference is invited to this Departments OM of even No. dated 04.10.2011 on the subject mentioned above.

2. All the Cadre Units were requested to promote the eligible Assistants within the prescribed zone (upto SL 2000, 2001  &2002 for Gen. and upto SL 2001& 2002 for SC) to the Grade of Section Officer on ad-hoc basis to the extent of available vacancies. Cadre Units were also requested to forward the recommendations of the DPC in respect of the remaining eligible Assistants in the prescribed zone, who are clear from vigilance angle and cannot be promoted within the Cadre Unit due to lack of vacancies, to this Division by 15.11.2011.

Central Government Jobs : Direct Recruitment Offered by CDFD

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Central Government Jobs : Direct Recruitment Offered by CDFD

CDFD : CENTRE FOR DNA FINGERPRINTING AND DIAGNOSTICS

Notifications have been issued by the Department of CDFD regarding the direct recruitment of various vacancies. The Direct recruitment advertisements are uploaded on the official website of CDFD as pdf format.

[ADVERTISEMENT No.03/2011 and ADVERTISEMENT No.02/2011]

The Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD): Hyderabad is a premier autonomous R &D Institute under the Societies Act funded by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, that has been established to provide services and to undertake R&D in DNA Fingerprinting, DNA Diagnostics and other areas of modern biology.

'National Conference on Human Resource Management-towards Competency based Performance Management for the Civil Service’ to be held at New Delhi on 28-29 November 2011

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MOST IMMEDIATE

No. 12039/4/2011-FTC
Government of India
Department of Personnel & Training
Training Division
(Block No.IV, Old JNU Campus, New Delhi 110 067)

New Delhi, the 14th November 2011

To,

Cadre Controlling Authorities of AIS and Organized ‘Group A’ Services


Sub: 'National Conference on Human Resource Management-towards Competency based Performance Management for the Civil Service’ to be held at New Delhi on 28-29 November 2011.

Sir/Madam,

The Department of Personnel & Training (DOPT) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are jointly hosting a ‘National Conference on Human Resource Management-towards Competency based Performance Management for the Civil Service’ to be held at New Delhi on 28-29 November 2011 under the aegis of ‘Pathways for an Inclusive Indian Administration’(PIIA) project.

2. Human resource has assumed a critical significance in the present day scenario in the context of India’s rising economic and political importance in the world. A lot of policy initiatives are being taken by the Government for governance reform. Besides, legislative measures such as Public Interest Disclosure, Lokpal Bill, Judicial Accountability Bill, Citizens Right to Grievance Redressal Bill, etc. are at various stages of approval and finalization. The objective of the proposed Conference is to provide an impetus to the on-going reform initiatives by providing solutions and recommendations to decision-makers which can inform policy development, systems/design/re_engineering as well as HRM Processes. The concept of Competency Framework, which is being envisaged in the Draft National Training Policy, will also be discussed in the Conference. Besides, the Conference will have presentations from international speakers on how their respective Governments have addressed the
HRM issue using competency framework, highlighting lessons learnt, innovations and practical solutions.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Attention : Quick and Accurate Disbursement of Pension to Ex-Servicemen

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Government of India, Ministry of Defence
Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare & Controller General of Defence Accounts

Quick and Accurate Disbursement of Pension to Ex-Servicemen

For information of Defence Pensioners

Government of India has taken a number of  decisions to improve the benefits of defence pensioners. The most  recent improvements are implementation of the 6th Central Pay Commission Report and further improvements as per Cabinet Secretary Committee’s Report.

2. In order to enable Defence pensioners to know their correct entitlement as a result of various Govt. orders,  the  Controller  General  of  Defence  Accounts  (CGDA)  has  developed  a software  called “Suvigya”.  This software requires some minimum inputs to be provided about the pensioner (e.g. date of discharge/ retirement, rank / group, qualifying service, date of birth, initial pension etc.).  On the basis of this information, “Suvigya” shows the changes in pension as a result of different revisions and the latest pension entitlements.  The software also provides for taking print-out of the result.

Index Numbers of Wholesale Prices in India (Base: 2004-05=100) Review for the month of October, 2011

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Ministry of Commerce & Industry

Index Numbers of Wholesale Prices in India (Base: 2004-05=100) Review for the month of October, 2011

The official Wholesale Price Index for ‘All Commodities’ (Base: 2004-05 = 100) for the month October, 2011 rose by 0.6 percent to 156.8 (Provisional) from 155.8 (Provisional) for the previous month.

INFLATION

The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly WPI, stood at 9.73% (Provisional) for the month of October, 2011 (over October, 2010) as compared to 9.72% (Provisional) for the previous month and 9.08% during the corresponding month of the previous year. Build up inflation in the financial year so far was 4.88% compared to a build up of 4.84% in the corresponding period of the previous year.
 
Inflation for important commodities / commodity groups is indicated in Annex-1 and Annex-II.
The movement of the index for the various commodity groups is summarized below:-

 

Promotion to the grade of Supervisor (A/Cs) in CGDA

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Promotion to the grade of Supervisor (A/Cs) in CGDA

        Controller General of Defence Accounts Department has issued an office memorandum (No.AN/I/9011/1/Sup (A/Cs)/Vol-VIII/TR-378 to 381 on 8/11/2011) regarding the promotion to the grade of Supervisor (A/Cs).

The order said, the 4 Sr.Auditors as per Annexure "A", who have passed SAS Part-I examination and appointed / promoted as auditors between 1/7/1964 to 31/12/19980, to the grade of Supervisor (A/Cs) in the pay band 2 of Rs.9300-34800 plus Grade Pay of Rs.4800 with immediate effect or from the date of assumption of charge whichever is later in their respective offices as indicated.

The promotion will be subject to the condition that no disciplinary case is pending or nothing adverse against them has since come to notice.

Central Government Jobs in India - Employment News

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Central Government Jobs in India - Employment News

Employment News Weekly updates - Government job highlights (12th NOVEMBER 2011 - 18th NOVEMBER 2011)

A fresh Government job vacancy list has been released on its official website of Employment News for this week in various Central Government Departments and Establishments...

7th pay commission news

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VII Pay Commission for Central Govt.Employees should be constituted at the earliest-INDWF

Today the INDWF –Indian National Defence Workers Federation is Celebrating its Golden Jubilee Year in New Delhi. A rally to Talkatora stadium is organized by the Federation as a part of the Golden Jubilee celebration. In which around 10000 of its delegates across India are expected to participate. Sources Close to the INDWF revealed that the Supreme command of the Congress Party Smt. Sonia Gandhi is also expected to participate in the Meeting to be held at Talkatora Stadium in the evening. The Prime Minister Dr.Manmohan Singh, Defence Ministers and Shri.Ragul Gandhi.are also invited to attend the meeting.

A list of around 30 Demands also been published by the Federation to put before the Government in its Meeting.

The Federation Demands the Government, Particularly the Ministry of Defence that,

Monday, November 14, 2011

Interest rates on post office saving schemes increased

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Interest rates on post office saving schemes increased

The government on Friday increased interest rates on deposit schemes offered by post offices, like savings account, Monthly Income Scheme and Public Provident Fund.

While post office savings accounts (POSA) will fetch 4 percent interest, up from 3.5 percent, the Monthly Income Scheme (MIS) and the Public Provident Fund (PPF) will earn an interest of 8.2 percent and 8.6 percent respectively, a government release said on Friday.

The maximum increase is in the one-year fixed deposits-- from 6.25 percent to 7.7 percent. The interest rate on other time maturities has been hiked as well.

Freezing of Group ‘C’ & ‘D’ vacancies

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Freezing of Group ‘C’ & ‘D’ vacancies in Railways.

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
RAILWAY BOARD

No.2011/M(N)/951/14

New Delhi, dated 10.10.2011

The Chief Mechanical Engineers
All Indian Railways

Sub:- Freezing of Group ‘C’ & ‘D’ vacancies

   CRB has desired that keeping in view the large number of vacancies on date in Group ‘C’ & ‘D’, an attempt should be made to freeze those posts which are not required so that these can be utilized for creation of posts required for future development and expansion of the Railways.

   In this connection, all the Zonal Railways are requested to undertake the following exercise:

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Railway Minister Announces Fresh Measures to Prevent Misuse of Tatkal Travel Scheme

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Tatkal Train Booking

Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Railways

11-November-2011

Railway Minister Announces Fresh Measures to Prevent Misuse of Tatkal Travel Scheme

The Minister of Railways Shri Dinesh Trivedi at a press conference here today said that several measures are proposed to be implemented in the next one week or so with a view to prevent misuse of Tatkal scheme by agents/unscrupulous elements by the activities during opening hours of the reservation counters:. These measures announced by him are as follows:-
 

Grant of Hard Area Allowance to the Central Government employees posted n the Islands of UT of Lakshadweep other than Kavarati & Agati.

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Grant of Hard Area Allowance to the Central Government employees : Finmin Orders

No. 12(4)/2008-E.II(B)
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure

New Delhi, O9th November, 2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Grant of Hard Area Allowance to the Central Government employees posted n the Islands of UT of Lakshadweep other than Kavarati & Agati.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Ministry’s O.M. No.12(1)/E-II(B)/03 dt. 01-03-2004 on grant of Hard Area allowance to Central Govt. employees posted in Nicobar Group of Islands w.e.f. 01-04-2004 and subsequent O.M. No.12(4)/2008-E.II(B), dated 29th August 2008, extending this allowance to all central Government employees posted in Minicoy in Lakshadweep @ 25% of (basic pay + NPA, where applicable), w.e.f. 01-09-2008 which was accepted by the Govt. based on the recommendations of the Sixth Central Pay Commission and to say that the proposal to also extend Hard Area Allowance in Islands other than Minicoy of UT of Lakshadweep has been under consideration of the Government for some time.

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Central Government websites were defaced

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Ministry of Communications & Information Technology

Hacking of Government Website
PIB
The Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology, Shri Sachin Pilot today informed the Lok Sabha in written reply to a question that a total of 117 Government websites were defaced during the period January - June, 2011. All the affected organizations and departments were requested to provide web server logs of hacked websites for analysis and identifying nature and type of attack and vulnerabilities exploited by the hacker. Based on the analysis the organizations were advised to take specific steps to strengthen the security of websites. The analysis report alongwith countermeasures to plug the exploited vulnerabilities was provided to the affected organizations by Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In).

Friday, November 11, 2011

Enhancement of Dearness Allowance payable to the State Government employees / pensioners / family pension holders to 49% w.e f 01.07.2011

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Enhancement of Dearness Allowance payable to the State Government employees/pensioners/family pension holders to 49% w.e f 01.07.2011

GOVERNMENT OF MEGHALAYA

FINANCE (PAY REVISION) DEPARTMENT

No.F(PR)-47/2009/Pt.I/32

Dated Shillong, the 31st October, 2011.

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject :- Dearness Allowance.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. No.F(PR) 47/2009/Pt/59 dated 2nd May. 2011 and to say that the Governor of Meghalaya is pleased to decide that the Dearness Allowance payable to the State Government employees/pensioners/family pension holders shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 43% to 49% with effect from 1.7.2011.

2. These orders shall also apply to the members of the work-charged establishment and casual workers other than Bungalow Peons, holding posts in the scales of pay as admissible to the employees of corresponding categories under the regular establishment/services/posts.

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Encashment of Leave to be granted to Railway Servants

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Encashment of Leave to be granted to Railway Servants on their appointment in Central Public Enterprises :-

A clarification order has been uploaded in the official website of AIRF, pertaining to the subject of leave encashment.
The Railway Board has now published, the encashment of leave to be granted to Railway employees on their appointment in Central Public Enterprises. For this provision, an amendment has been made in the Indian Establishment Code and the advance correction slip has also been issued in the order. The amendment is being as follows...

Revision of pension of pre and post-1986 pensioners/family pensioners as per 5th CPC–Pension Orders

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The Department of Pension and Pensioners Welfare under the Ministry of Personnel Public Grievances and Pensions has issued an anticipated orders for who retired before or after 1986. The order explained that “in case any pre-1996 pensioner/family pensioner submits an application for revision of pension/family pension in terms of the orders mentioned in para 1 above, the same may be considered and pension/family pension may be revised w.e.f. 1/1/1996 without insisting on any deadline for this purpose”.

The above order is produced for ready reference of all concerned…

Attention for Central Government Pensioners and Family Pensioners

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NOTIFICATION

GOVENMENT OF INDIA,
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
DEPARTMENT OF EXPENDITURE


CENTRAL PENSION ACCOUNTING OFFICE
Trikool-II Bhikjl Cama Place, New Delhi-110066


ATTENTION: Central Civil Pensioners/Family Pensioners and Authorised Pension Disbursing Banks


1. The Life Certificate has to be submitted by the pensioner/family pensioner lo any Branch Manager of Pension Paying Bank in the months of November each year. The scheme booklet (4th edition, 3 Dec 2004) detailing the "Scheme for Payment of Pensions to Central Government Civil Pensioners through Authorised Bank’s has been amended to include para 15.2 (i) which provides for an exemption from personal appearance of the pensioner in the bank. The same is quoted below for ready reference of all concerned.

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Clarification on application of the DOPT's OM No. 7/7/2008-CS.I(A) dated 22.12.2010 and 18.03.2011 regarding stepping up of pay of Senior Assistants of CSS on/after 1.1.2006 vis-a-vis notional fixation of pay

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The Persmin has issued an order regarding the stepping up of pay in CSS. An important clarification has been given as questions and answers to clear the doubts arising in the department. We have reproduced the copy of the order and given it below for your ready reference…

No.7/7/2008-CS.I(A)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

Lok Nayak Bhavan, khan Market
New Delhi, dated 9th November, 2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject : Clarification on application of the DOPT's OM No. 7/7/2008-CS.I (A) dated 22.12.2010 and 18.03.2011 regarding stepping up of pay of Senior Assistants of CSS on/after 1.1.2006 vis-a-vis notional fixation of pay.

             Attention is invited to this Department's OM of even number dated 22.12.2010 and 18.03.2011 on the above subject. Subsequently, Ministries/Departments have sought clarifications on the same subject, the details of which have been listed as under :

List of approved AUTHORISED MEDICAL ATTENDANT (AMA)

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List of empanelled AUTHORISED MEDICAL ATTENDANT (AMA) for the employees of KVS Hqrs, New Delhi and their family members. The doctors will abide by the CS (MA) Rules 1944 and for the employees residing in Bahadurgarh(Haryana)/Greater NOIDA with immediate effect till 31.3.2012.

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

DOT Extends Time for Receiving Feedback on Draft National Telecom Policy 2011

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Ministry of Communications & Information Technology

PIB
DOT Extends Time for Receiving Feedback on Draft National Telecom Policy 2011


The Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology has extended the last date for receiving feedback and comments on draft National Telecom Policy (NTP) -2011 upto December 9, 2011, in order to accord adequate time for wider consultation.

Central Government Employees to stage demo Tuesday

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Government staff to stage demo Tuesday

CHENNAI: Confederation of Central Government Employees Unions will stage a dharna Tuesday  supporting the prison filling protest called by the Central Trade Unions, said M Duraipandian, general secretary of the confederation, here on Monday.

“Wrong economic policies of the centre and the state are wreaking havoc in the lives of common man. While the State and Centre earn Rs. 4 lakh crore as tax revenue only Rs. 22,000 crore is spent for subsiding fuel. The Central Government should retain the right to decide fuel prices, he observed.

He urged the State and Central Government to impose a blanket ban on speculative trading which is the route cause for sky rocketing commodity price.

AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa, during electioneering for the recently concluded State Assembly polls, had promised that  implementation of Contributory Pension Scheme in the State will be reconsidered.“We would like Jayalalithaa to fulfil her poll promise”, he said.

Dopt orders regarding Training Programme for Section Officers, UDC and Assistants at ISTM

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Dopt orders regarding the Training Programme for Section Officers, UDC and Assistants

        The Department of Personnel and Training has published orders consequently related to the subject of Training Programme for Section Officers, Upper Divisional Clerks and for Assistants at Institute of Secretariat Training and Management (ISTM). The content of the above said orders, the complete name list of the participants, TA/DA advance details, terms and conditions for nomination and scheduled date and time. Moreover,the performance of the officials in the training will be evaluated and the reports thereof be added in their APARs.

We have compiled here the orders with OM No., Subject of the order and the published date for your information...

Employment News Weekly Updates–More Government Jobs

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Employment News Weekly updates - Government job highlights (05 NOVEMBER 2011 -11 NOVEMBER 2011)

         Every week the Employment News is updating the fresh highlights of vacancies in various Government establishments. In that respect, for this week a new list of vacancy position has been published. Job seekers are advised to know more details about the respective advertisement of the vacancy of given in the list, go to the particular official website of the Department or collect from the relevant Employment News weekly paper.

For example, let's we take, how to find out the second vacancy position of Central Bank of India is listed below (Central bank of India, Mumbai requires Law Officers, Security Officers,  Rajbhasha Adhikari, Agriculture Finance Officers and IT Officers)...



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