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Expected DA July 2016 – AICPIN For February 2016

Expected DA July 2016 – AICPIN For February 2016


No.5/1/2016- CPI GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT LABOUR BUREAU
`CLEREMONT’, SHIMLA-171004 DATED: 31st March,2016
Press Release
Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) – February, 2016
The All-India CPI-IW for February, 2016 decreased by 2 points and pegged at 267 (two hundred and sixty seven). On 1-month percentage change, it decreased by (-) 0.74 per cent between January, 2016 and February, 2016 when compared with the decrease of (-) 0.39 per cent between the same two months a year ago.
The maximum downward pressure to the change in current index came from Food group contributing, (-) 2.21 percentage points to the total change. At item level, Rice, Arhar Dal. Masur Dal, Moong Dal, Urd Dal, Groundnut Oil, Mustard Oil, Poultry (Chicken), Eggs (Hen), Garlic, Onion, Vegetable and Fruit items, Flower/Flower Garlands, etc. are responsible for the decrease in index. However, this decrease was checked by Wheat and Wh…

7th Pay Commission DA : A decade-long journey begins!

7th CPC DA : A decade-long journey begins!


“The Dearness Allowance calculations as per the recommendations of the 6th Central Pay Commission come to an end; the method prescribed by the 7th Central Pay Commission comes into effect from Jan 2016 onward…!”
The 7th Central Pay Commission was appointed in order to evaluate the methods of calculating the salaries, incentives, benefits, pensions, retirement benefits, and Dearness Allowance of the Central Government employees and serving and retired personnel of the Indian defence forces, and suggest changes, if and when required. Four months have passed since the Central Pay Commission submitted its final report to the Centre.
The government at the centre has the discretion to accept, reject, or modify the recommendations made by the Central Pay Commission. It has constituted a high-level committee to look into the various suggestions in the report. The final decision on the implementation of the recommendations will be made based on the feedb…

6th Pay Commission Dearness Allowance ends with 6% hike at 125%

6th Pay Commission Dearness Allowance ends with 6% hike at 125%

Cabinet approves 6 percent Dearness Allowance hike for Central Government employees
“In the 7th Pay Commission report, submitted to the government on 19.11.2015, it was mentioned that the DA is assumed to be 125 percent as on 1 January, 2016, the day from which the Commission expects its recommendations to be implemented by the government. As calculated by the 7th Pay Commission, a six percent Dearness Allowance hike is being given to the Central Government employees.”
The Dearness Allowance (DA) is paid to Central Government employees to adjust the cost of living and to protect their Basic Pay from erosion in the real value on account of inflation. Presently, DA is based on the All India Consumer Price Index (Industrial Workers).
On 23.03.2016, Wednesday, the Centre decided to give a Dearness Allowance of 6 percent to the Central Government employees in order to enable them to manage the price rise and inflation.
On the occasi…

Notification regarding 7th Pay Commission only after 21st May 2016 - Karnataka CoC

Notification regarding 7th Pay Commission only after 21st May 2016 - Karnataka CoC

7th Pay Commission Notification and Struggles – Com P.S.Prasad General Secretary of COC Karnataka
7th CPC notification and struggles
Comrades,
The Central Government Employees are waiting for the implementation of Seventh Pay Commission. As per the reports received, the 7th Pay Commission Pay recommendations may be notified in June after the model code of conduct of states polls which in place is in place till 21st May 2016, which is being considered as cut off point for the notification of pay commission. To be on safer side, Government most likely will release notification regarding the latest pay commission only after 21st May 2016.
Implementation cell of the Empowered Committee of Secretaries is examining the grievances of employees. After giving final touch to report, Empowered Committee will send recommendations to PMO for its nod. Once PMO will through the report, it will be placed before the Cabinet …

Release of additional instalment of DA to Central Government employees and DR to Pensioners due from 1.1.2016

Release of additional instalment of DA to Central Government employees and DR to Pensioners due from 1.1.2016 

Release of additional instalment of Dearness Allowance to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief to Pensioners due from 1.1.2016 
The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved release of an additional instalment of Dearness Allowance (DA) to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief (DR) to Pensioners w.e.f. 01.01.2016. This represents an increase of 6 percent over the existing rate of 119 percent of the Basic Pay/Pension, to compensate for price rise. 
This will benefit about 50 lakh Government employees and 58 lakh pensioners. 
The increase is in accordance with the accepted formula, which is based on the recommendations of the 6th Central Pay Commission (CPC). The combined impact on the exchequer on account of both Dearness Allowance and Dearness Relief would be of Rs. 6796.50 crore per annum and Rs.7929.24 crore respectivel…

PFRDA published press release of the conference on implementation of NPS held on 16.3.2016

PFRDA published press release of the conference on implementation of NPS held on 16.3.2016

PENSION FUND REGULATORY AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
PRESS RELEASE
Conference on Implementation of National Pension System by Central Government
A conference on implementation of National Pension System by Central Government Ministries & Departments was organized by PFRDA on 16th March, 2016 at New Delhi. The prime objective was to provide a forum to all Central Government Ministries & Departments where the progress in the implementation of NPS with respect to subscriber coverage and services could be brought to the fore and a way forward could be provided. Senior officials from almost all the Ministries & Departments attended the conference.
Dr. B.S. Bhandari while welcoming the participants to the conference emphasised the need for discipline of remitting of the subscriber contribution especially in view of the enhanced role of the Government nodal officers as envisaged in the regulations …

Implementation of 7th CPC : Minutes of the 2nd meeting of Empowered Committee of Secretaries (E-CoS)

Implementation of 7th CPC : Minutes of the 2nd meeting of Empowered Committee of Secretaries (E-CoS)

Venue: Committee Room, Cabinet Secretariat, Rashtrapati Bhawan Date of Meeting: Thursday, the 1 st March, 2016 Time of Meeting: 6:45 PM
Members of E-CoS present
1 Cabinet Secretary 2. Chairman, Railway Board 3. Home Secretary 4 Defence Secretary 5 Secretary, D/o Science & Technology 6. Secretary, D/o Personnel & Training 7. Secretary, M/o Health & Family-Welfare 8. Secretary, D/o Pension and Pensioner’s Welfare 9. Secretary (Security), Cabinet Secretariat 10. Secretary, D/o Posts 1 1 . Deputy Comptroller and Auditor General
Secretariat for E-CoS: 1. Jöint Secretary, Implementation Cell, D/o Expenditure 2. Director, Implementation Cell, D/o Expenditure
Representatives of JCM (Staff-side):
1 . Shri Shiv Gopal Mishra 2. Shri M. Raghavaiah 3. Shri Rakhal Das Gupta 4. Shri Ch. Sankara Rao 5. Shri J.R. Bhosle 6. Shri Guman Singh 7. Shri R.P. Bhatnagar 8. Shri K.S. Murty 9. Shri K.K.N. Kutty 10. Shri C. Sriku…

Declaration or Holiday on 14th April, 2016 – Birthday of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar - Dopt orders

Declaration of Holiday on 14.4.2016 for Central Govt Offices on account of Birthday of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar

Declaration or Holiday on 14th April, 2016 – Birthday of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar
F.No.12/6/2016-JCA-2 Government Of India Ministry Of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions (Department Of Personnel & Training)
North Block, New Delhi Dated the 21st March, 2016
OFFICE MEMORANDUM
subject: Declaration or Holiday on 14th April, 2016 – Birthday of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar.
It has been decided to declare Thursday, the 14th April 2016, as a closed Holiday on account of the birthday of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar, for all Central Government Offices including Industrial Establishments throughout India.
2. The above holiday is also being notified in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (26 of 1881).
3. All Ministries/Departments of Government of India may bring the above decision to the notice of all concerned.
sd/- (G.Srinivasan) Deputy Secretary to the Govt. of India
Authority :

OROP Arrears Calculator : Know Your Pension and Arrears through online

OROP Arrears Calculator : Know Your Pension and Arrears through online
KNOW YOUR O.R.O.P PENSION AND ARREARS ON LINE

CLICK TO CALCULATE OROP ARREARS WITH SIMPLE CALCULATOR

An on line solution to find the correct pension of a Defence pensioner and Family pensioner is a long pending need. Unfortunately, the PDAs and DPDOs have not given much importance to this aspect. Also frequent changes in the pension regulations, various anomalies arising while implementing the pay commission’s recommendations, rigid attitude of MOD and the lethargic attitude of the CDA(P) and CGDA have all joined together and made the Defence pension pension payment a most complicated job to the Banks.
Now the pensions of the entire 2.5 million Defence pensions have to be revised under OROP Scheme. The Banks are struggling to find a solution to this task. None of the Banks have any comprehensive software for revising the pension of such a huge number of people. The ultimate sufferers are the poor pensioners. The refine…

More than two-thirds of the Ex-Servicemen have been paid the OROP arrears

More than two-thirds of the Ex-Servicemen have been paid the OROP arrears
OROP Arrears Payment in Record Time

The Government of India which accords utmost importance to the welfare of Ex-Servicemen, has kept its promise with regard to the historic decision taken on 05 September 2015 to implement the more than four decades old demand of Ex-Servicemen for One Rank One Pension (OROP), by ensuring that payments have begun to the concerned in record time.
Orders had been issued with regard to this historic decision, through a notification on 07 November 2015 by the Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare (ESW) of the Ministry of Defence.
Then within just three months of the issue of these orders, the Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare (ESW) brought out detailed OROP tables on 03 February 2016, which are also available on their website www.desw.gov.in. The 101 tables in these implementation orders contain revised pension of different ranks and categories. In the past implementation of CSC-2012 and…