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Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Present status of various housing schemes under CGEWHO

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Present status of various housing schemes under CGEWHO

The below detailed information was reported as written reply to a question in Lok Sabha on 13.3.2013 by the Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Shri.Ajay Maken as follows...

As reported by CGEWHO, housing schemes under the organization to provide houses to Central Government Employees in different parts of the country are as under : -

Training to RRB Staff

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Training to RRB Staff

Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) and their sponsor banks have been advised from time to time to provide training to the staff of RRBs on various aspects related to banking with special attention to Risk Management, Information Technology, Human Resource Management, Industrial Finance, Treasury Operations, use of Core Banking Solution, etc.

Information furnished by NABARD on RRB staff who attended trainings in the last 3 years in 56 RRBs is annexed. Information in respect of remaining RRBs is presently not available.

Regarding recognition of Federation at Railway Board level

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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)

No.SBEC/Union Elec./2012/15
Dated 03.05.2013
To,
All Chief Personnel Officers
Zonal Railway and Metro Kolkata

Sub: Regarding recognition of Federation at Railway Board level.

In order to grant recognition to Federation at Railway Board level, it is required to ascertain the name of Federations to which unions recognized over Railways are affiliated to.

You are requested to send the name/s of the Federation to which the union/s recognized over your Railways is/are affiliated. This may please be expedited to enable the formation of Federation at the Railway Baord level.

Passbook for Employees’ Provident Funds Account Holders

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Passbook for PF Account Holders 

There are no dormant accounts in Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO). However, as per provision of para 72(6) of the Employees’ Provident Funds (EPF) Scheme, 1952, a member’s account under certain condition is classified as Inoperative Account. All such Inoperative Accounts have a definite claimant. 

As per Para 73(1) of the EPF Scheme, 1952, a statement of account to each member through his last employer will be sent after the close of each year, showing opening balance, contribution during the year, interest credited, amount debited and closing balance of the year. 

Status of Implementation of One Rank One Pension

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Status of Implementation of OROP 

Government has always been sensitive to the demand for One Rank One Pension. Keeping in view the spirit of the demand, several Commissions/Committees have gone into the matter. Their recommendations have resulted in improving the pension of past pensioners. 

The 5th Central Pay Commission did not recommend grant of 'One Rank, One Pension' by stating that every Pay Commission gives certain benefits in pay which are over and above the impact of inflation. The additional benefit is given either due to upgradation of recruitment qualifications or change in job contents. 

DA to Employees Provident Fund Pensioners

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DA to EPF Pensioners 

 As per the statistics available upto 31.03.2012, the number of pensioners receiving pension less than Rs. 500/- p.m. is around 12 lakh and those receiving more than Rs. 500 and less than Rs.1000/- is around 16.05 lakh. A number of representations have been received against meager pension and demanding increase in the pension. In order to address this issue, the Government of India constituted an Expert Committee for reviewing the Employees’ Pension Scheme, 1995 on 12.06.2009. 

 The recommendation of the Expert Committee was considered by Pension Implementation Committee (PIC), a sub-Committee of Central Board of Trustees (CBT), Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF), which inter-alia recommended that a minimum monthly pension under Employees’ Pension Scheme, 1995 be increased to Rs. 1000/- per month as an interim measure. 

Provision of Section 33 of Persons with Disabilities Act, 1995 - Regarding Reservation for Disabled Persons

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Reservation for Disabled Persons 

Section 33 of the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) (PWD) Act, 1995 provides for reservation of not less than 3% of vacancies in Government establishments for persons with disabilities of which 1% each shall be reserved for persons suffering from (i) blindness or low vision; (ii) hearing impairment and (iii) loco motor disability or cerebral palsy in the posts identified for each disability. However only persons suffering from not less than forty percent of any disability as certified by a medical authority is entitled for such reservation. 

Calling Off Strike by Employees of Unit Run Canteens

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Calling Off Strike by Employees of URCs

Striking employees of Unit Run Canteens (URCs) have called off their strike and have resumed their duties w.e.f. 3.4.2013. 

The Service Headquarters have agreed that a 15% raise will be given on the existing basic emoluments, no victimisation will be done against any employee on grounds of going on strike and a committee will be constituted to examine the issue of intra-services and inter-services disparities in the emoluments of permanent employees, applicability of minimum wages, financial capability of URCs and other allied issue. 

Functioning of CGHS Unani Unitwithout Pharmacist

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Functioning of CGHS Unani Unit without Pharmacist 

The Unani unit at Daryaganj, New Delhi is functioning without any pharmacist on Tuesdays for the last three years under an arrangement in which the pharmacist is deputed to visit the CGHS Medical Centre, Parliament House Annexe weekly on Tuesday to provide his services there in the Unani system of medicine. 

Action has been initiated to fill up the vacant posts of Pharmacists (Unani) under CGHS at Delhi. No Objection Certificate (NOC) has also been received from the Department of Personnel and Training in this regard. 

Defects in Dwelling Units Constructed by CGEWHO

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Defects in Dwelling Units Constructed by CGEWHO 

Certain allottees of the scheme have made allegations regarding dwelling units constructed by Central Government Employees Welfare Housing Organization (CGEWHO) inter-alia regarding poor quality, incompetency, mismanagement, misappropriation of funds and delay in completing the project. This was stated by Shri Ajay Maken, Union Minister of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation (HUPA), in the Lok Sabha today, in a written reply to a question by Shri N.S.V Chitthan, Shri Sanjay Bhoi & Shri A. Ganeshamurthi. 

All India LTC facility will remain frozen for all BSNL Employees till further orders...

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BHARAT SANCHAR NIGAM LTD
(A Government of India Enterprise)

No. 13-1/2013-PAT(BSNL) 
Dated: 6-May-2013

To
All Heads of Telecom circles
All Heads of other Administrative units.

Sub: Expenditure Control in BSNL.

In partial modification of BSNL letter No. 7-8/2010/EF/Part/1 dated 05.09.2011, the competent authority has decided that as financial performance of BSNL is not improving, All India LTC facility will remain frozen for all BSNL Employees till further orders.

Stepping up of pay of Assistant Accounts Officers of Defence Accounts Department at par with directly recruited SAS Apprentices

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Controller General of Defence Accounts
Ulan Batar Road, Palam, Delhi Cantt- 110010

IMPORTANT CIRCULAR

No. AN/XIV/14162/6th CPC/Stepping up of pay/AAO 
Dated: 03/05/2013
To
All PCsDA/CsDA
(Through CGDA Mail server)

Subject: Stepping up of pay of Assistant Accounts Officers of Defence Accounts Department at par with directly recruited SAS Apprentices.

The matter regarding stepping up of pay of promotee AAOs/SO(A)s at par with directly recruited SAS Apprentice to mitigate the pay anomaly arisen due to grant of higher entry pay to direct recruits was referred to Ministry of Defence(Finance).

Rates of DA applicable to the employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies continuing to draw their pay in the pre-revised scale as per 5th CPC

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No.1(3)/2008-E.II(B)
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure

North Block, New Delhi
Dated: 2nd May, 2013.

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject :- Rates of Dearness Allowance applicable w.e.f. 1.1.2013 to the employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies continuing to draw their pay in the pre-revised scale as per 5th CPC.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. of even No. dated 15th October, 2012 revising the Dearness Allowance w.e.f. 1.7.2012 in respect of employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies who continue to draw their pay and allowances in the pre-revised scales of pay as per 5th Central Pay Commission.

Enhancement in the rate of Risk Allowance in respect of eligible unskilled staff on the railways in accordance with DOP&T's guidelines

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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAY
RAILWAY BOARD

RBE No. 44/2013
No.E(P&A)I-2008/SP-1/AD-3
New Delhi Dated 02.05.2013
The General Managers
All Indian Railways and PUs.

Sub : Enhancement in the rate of Risk Allowance in respect of eligible unskilled staff on the railways in accordance with DOP&T's guidelines.

Ref : Railway Board' letter No.E(P&A)I-84/SP-1/TP-1 dated 21.08.1991.

It has been decided to enhance the rate of Risk Allowance in respect of eligible unskilled workers on the railways/Production Units as per list attached.

2. The V CPC had recommended that Risk Allowance should be admissible to only those staff who face continuous risk rather than contingent risk while performing their duties. As such in accordnace with these guidelines, the categories/staff engaged in the jobs as mentioned in the list annexed with this letter were identified as eligible for grant of Risk Allowance. The rate of Risk Allowance in respect of these categories/staff is enhanced from the existing rate of Rs.20 per month to Rs.40 per month w.e.f. 01.09.2008 to 31.12.2010.

Web Based software solution for Cadre Management System of CSS - Maintenance of APARs for the year 2012-13 onwards - reg.

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Reminder

No.22/10/2013-CS.I (APAR)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pension
Department of Personnel & Training

2nd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan,
Khan Market, New Delhi-110003
Dated: the 7th May, 2013

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Web Based software solution for Cadre Management System of CSS - Maintenance of APARs for the year 2012-13 onwards - reg.

The undersigned is directed lo invite attention to this Departments OM of even number dated 22.04.2013 on the subject noted above. All the participating Ministries/Departments of CSS were requested that the APARs for the year 2012-13 onwards in respect of officers of Under Secretary grade and above of CSS should be entered in Cadre Management System (CMS) before for warding the same to this Department. However, this Department is still receiving hardcopy of APARs of officers without the relevant entries in the software. APARs not entered in the CMS are being returned to the concerned Ministries/Departments.

Lower Division Grade Limited Departmental Competitive Examination for Group ‘C’ Staff, 2013 (Grade Pay of Rs.1800) Regulations, 2010 -regarding

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Reminder-III
Most Immediate

No. 13/7/2011-CS.II (B)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pension
Department of Personnel & Training

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan,
Khan Market, New Delhi-110003
Dated: the 8th May, 2013

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Lower Division Grade Limited Departmental Competitive Examination for Group ‘C’ Staff, 2013 (Grade Pay of Rs.1800) Regulations, 2010 -regarding.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. of even number dated 12.12.2012 and subsequent reminder dated 18.02.2013 and 22.3.2013 by which all the CSCS Cadre Units were requested to furnish the vacancy position for Lower Division Grade Limited Departmental Competitive Examination for Group ‘C’ Staff 2013, (Grade Pay of Rs. 1800) to this Department in the prescribed proforma. The requisite information has not been received so far from majority of the Cadre Units.

Dopt Orders 2013: Non-relieving of Section Officers covered under RTP - regarding.

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Dopt Orders 2013: Non-relieving of Section Officers covered under RTP - regarding.

IMMEDIATE REMINDER

File No. 6/13/2012-CS-I(S)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

2nd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan,
Khan Market, New DeIhi-110003,
Dated the 2nd May, 2013 (06 MAY 2013)

OFFICE MEMORANDUM  

Subject: Non-relieving of Section Officers covered under RTP - regarding.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department OMs of even number dated 06.02.2013, 15.03.2013 and 12.04.2013 vide which all the Cadre Units were requested to relieve the officers covered under RTP orders dated 21.12.2012 and 09.01.2013. As per the records available in this office, a number of Section Officers included in the said orders have not been relieved by the Cadre Units concerned as yet.

Duty Pass Quota for Railway Employees

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Duty Pass Quota for Railway Employees

Quota for Railway Employees

A limited number of berths/seats have been earmarked in Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto Express Trains in all classes and in air-conditioned class of Jan Shatabdi Express Trains as Duty Pass Quota against which serving/retired railway employees can book berths/ seats against Duty/Privilege/Post Retirement Complimentary passes. In these trains, booking of passengers who hold complimentary passes is also done against the Duty Pass Quota. This restriction is not applicable to other Mail/Express Trains. 


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