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Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Implementation of recommendations contained in Para 61 of 44th Report of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs - following a time schedule for disbursement of pension

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No.38/64/98-P& PW(F)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, PG & Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners Welfare
(Desk-F)

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan,
New Delhi-110003
Dated the 1st May, 2012

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject- Implementation of recommendations contained in Para 61 of 44th Report of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs - following a time schedule for disbursement of pension — regarding.

In Para 61 of the 44th Report of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Ministry of Home Affairs, the Committee observed that timely payment of pension and retirement dues is not being made to the retiring employees of the Union Government. The Committee drew attention to the employees Provident Fund Scheme and the Notification issued by the Ministry of Labour on 27.10.1997 amending the Employees Pension Scheme, 1995. In terms of provisions under Employees Provident Fund and Misc. Provisions Act, 1952. the Ministry of Labour inserted a new provision 17 A Payment of Pension which inter-alia says that ‘In case the Commissioner fails without sufficient cause to settle a claim complete in all respects within 30 days, the Commissioner shall be liable for the delay beyond the said period and penal interest at the rate of 12% per annum may be charged on the benefit amount and the same may be deducted from the salary of the Commissioner On the same analogy the Committee recommended that similar provisions may be formulated and enforced to ensure timely payment of Pension and retirement dues to the retiring employees of Union Government.

GPF (General Provident Fund) interest rate for 2012-13

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(PUBLISHED IN PART I SECTION OF GAZETTE OF INDIA) 
F.No.5(1)-B(PD)/2012 
Government of India 
Ministry of Finance 
(Department of Economic affairs)

New Delhi, the 22nd May, 2012

RESOLUTION

It is announced for general information that during the year 2012-2013, accumulations at the credit of subscribers to the General Provident Fund and other similar funds shall carry interest at the rate of 8.8% (Eight point eight per cent) per annum. This rates will be in force during the financial year beginning on 1.4.2012.

The funds concerned are :-

Children Education Allowance Clarification

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No.12011/07/2011-Estt.(AL)

Government of India

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions

(Department of Personnel & Training)

New Delhi, Dated 23rd May, 2012

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject : Children Education Allowance / Hostel Subsidy-Clarification


The undersigned is directed to refer to Department of Personnel & Training’s O.M. No.12011/03/2008 Estt.(AL) dated 2nd September, 2008 and subsequent clarification No.12011/08/2010-Estt.(AL) dated 30th December, 2010 on the above subject and to say that this Department has been receiving various references seeking clarification whether fee charged by schools for teaching through audio-visual aids can be reimbursed. 

AC Charges of room/suit of Holiday Homes/Touring Officer's Hostels / Guest Houses and reduction in time for submission of application

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No.D-11028/23/82/-Regions (Vol.II)
Government of India
Ministry of Urban Development
Directorate of Estates
Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi
Dated 19th April, 2012
Office Memorandum

Subject :- AC Charges of room/suit of Holiday Homes/Touring Officer's Hostels / Guest Houses and reduction in time for submission of application.

The undersigned is directed to refer to Directorate of Estates O.M. of even No.dated 30th January 2012 regarding revision of rates of room charges of Holiday Homes and Touring Officer's Hostels under the Ministry of Urban Development. It is stated that both types of room i.e. AC and Non AC rooms are available in Holiday Homes and Touring Officers Hostels / Guest Houses. Accordingly, it has been decided to levy AC charges (wherever AC facility is available) other than VIP suits @ Rs.30/- per day per room / suit of holiday homes / touring officers hostels / guest houses in addition to booking charges of room / suit. AC charges to be deposited with the booking charges of room / suit.


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