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Level 1 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix – Criteria for Physical Efficiency Test (PET) – Railway Board Orders

Level 1 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix – Criteria for Physical Efficiency Test (PET) – Railway Board Orders
Recruitment of staff in Level – 1 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix on Indian Railways – Criteria for Physical Efficiency Test (PET) regarding
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (RAILWAY BOARD)
No. E(NG)-II/2017/RR-l/10 RBE No. 11/2018 New Delhi, dated: 24.01.2018 The General Manager (P), All Zonal Railways/Production Units
Sub: Recruitment of staff in Level – 1 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix on Indian Railways – Criteria for Physical Efficiency Test (PET) regarding.
Ref: This office letter No. E(NG)ll/2012/RR-1/14 elated 12.11.2012 (RBE No. 126/2012)
Attention is invited to Board’!? letter under reference prescribing criteria for Physical Efficiency Test (PET) for recruitment of staff for all categories in Level – 1 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix (earlier Grade Pay 1800/-) on Indian Railways.
2. The matter has fuither been reviewed, keeping in view the requirement of the job and it has been decided by Ministry…

Integration of AADHAR Number With CGHS beneficiary number

Integration of AADHAR Number With CGHS beneficiary number
No.44-26/2016/MCTC/CGHS/EHS Government India Ministry of Health and Family Department of Health Family
Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi Dated the th January 2018
OFFICE MEMORANDUM
Subject:– Integration of AADHAR Number With CGHS beneficiary number-
With reference to the above subject the undersigned is directed to state that CGHS is capturing the AADHAR number of new CGHS beneficiaries. while issuing the CGHS Cards, serving employees are already using the Aadhar based Bio-metric attendance system and a large number of primary card holders have linked their Aadhar number to CGHS Ben ID Number, However, some of the existing CGHS beneficiaries particularly the pensioner beneficiaries are yet to link their Aadhar. The matter has been reviewed and it is now decided that linking of Aadhar Number to Ben ID No has been made compulsory and the CGHS beneficiaries are advised to link their Aadhar Number before 31st March 2018.
2.The procedure for…

7th CPC Revision of Pay Scales Amendment of Service Rules/Recruitment Rules – DoPT

7th CPC Revision of Pay Scales Amendment of Service Rules/Recruitment Rules – DoPT
Seventh Central pay Commission’s recommendations - Revision of pay scales amendment of Service Rules/Recruitment Rules
F.No.AB-14017/13/2016-E.stt.(RR) Government of India Ministry Of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Department of personnel and Training Estt.-RR Division
North Block, New Delhi Dated: 29th January, 2018
Office Memorandum
Sub: Seventh Central pay Commission’s recommendations — revision of pay scales amendment of Service Rules/Recruitment Rules
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s 0M of even number dated August, 2016 on the subject mentioned wherein it was requested that as per the CCS (Rcviscd pay) Rules, 2016 issued by Department of Expenditure vide Notification dated 25th July, 2016, consequential amendment in the existing Service Rules\Recruitment Rules shall be made by the by substituting the existing Pay Band and Grade Pay by the new pay structure i.e. “L…

Revision of Disability/ War Injury for Pre-2016 Defence Forces Pensioners – DESW Ordres dt.23.1.2018

Revision of Disability/ War Injury for Pre-2016 Defence Forces Pensioners – DESW Ordres dt.23.1.2018
Implementation of Government decision on the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) – Revision of Disability/ War Injury pension for pre-1.1.2016 Defence Forces pensioners reg.
No.17(01)/2017/D(Pen/Policy) Government of India Ministry of Defence Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare
New Delhi-110011, Dated 23rd January, 2018
The Chief of the Army Staff The Chief of the Naval Staff The Chief of the Air Staff
Subject- Implementation of Government decision on the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) – Revision of Disability/ War Injury pension for pre-1.1.2016 Defence Forces pensioners reg.
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Ministry’s letter No. 17(01)/2016-D(Pen/Pol) dated 29th October’ 2016 modified vide letter No 17(01)/2017(01)/ D(Pension/Policy) dated 4th September, 2017 for revision of pension of pre-2016 Defence Forces pensioners/ family …

Curtain Raiser – Republic Day – 2018

Ministry of Defence
Curtain Raiser-Republic Day – 2018
Republic Day 2018 is very special when the country will be celebrating its 69th Republic Day tomorrow with 10 Heads of State/Government will grace the Republic Day Parade on the historic Rajpath, the principal promenade of New Delhi. We have had a history of hosting a chief guest from a foreign nation at our Republic Day Parade in the Capital. However, having 10 Heads of State/Government in our midst to witness the most spectacular show of our nation, makes this Republic Day Parade so special.
Our honoured Chief Guests are Heads of State/Government from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). It clearly signifies our strengthening relations with the ASEAN and ASEAN nations. Keeping in sync with our ‘Act East Policy’.
Rajpath will come alive tomorrow morning where the nation showcases her military might and traditions coupled with the latest initiatives and achievements along with her rich diverse social and cultural her…

Digitalization of Service Records of employees – Railway Board Orders dt.12.1.2018

Digitalization of Service Records of employees – Railway Board Orders dt.12.1.2018
Digitalization of Service Records of employees
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (RAILWAY BOARD) No.E(G)2018/FR 1-1 RBE No. 04/2018 New Delhi, dated : 12.01.2018 The General Managers, All Indian Railways & Production Units etc
Sub:- Digitalization of Service Records of employees.
As you are aware, the Government is encouraging to undertake digitalization of more and more activities. As a step in this direction, it has been decided by the Ministry of Railways that Service Records of all the Railway Employees working in the Zonal Railways and Production Units etc. should be digitized.
It may please be ensured that this process may be completed by the target date of 31.03.2018. Meanwhile, a status report as on December 31, 2017 may be sent to this office by email(ID of Dy. Dir./Estt.(Genl)III/Rly. Board at devasia.joseph@nic.in
sd/- (Dr. Anand S. Khati) Exec. Dir. Estt.(Genl.) Railway Board
View …

7th CPC Allowances: Grant of Extra Work Allowance (abolition of existing Library Allowance) – Railway Board Orders

7th CPC Allowances: Grant of Extra Work Allowance (abolition of existing Library Allowance) – Railway Board Orders Implementation of recommendations of Seventh Central Pay Commission accepted by the Government — Grant of Extra Work Allowance (abolition of existing Library Allowance)
Government Of India Ministry Of Railways (Railway Board) PC-VII No.86 RBE No.206/2017 No.E(P&A)I-2017/SP-1/Genl-6 New Delhi, dated 27-12-2017 The General Managers and Principal Financial Advisers All Indian Railways & Production Units.
Sub: Implementation of recommendations of Seventh Central Pay Commission accepted by the Government — Grant of Extra Work Allowance (abolition of existing Library Allowance).
Ref: (i) Railway Board’s letter No. E(P&A)I-2009/SP-1/Gen1/1 dated 30.04.2010(Annexure-A-3). (ii) Ministry of Finance’s OM No.12-3/2016-E.III(A) dated 20.07.2017.
Consequent upon the decisions taken by the government on the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission relating to rev…

Admissibility of House Rent Allowance in the event of non-acceptance or surrender of railway residential accommodation

Admissibility of House Rent Allowance in the event of non-acceptance or surrender of railway residential accommodation
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (RAILWAY BOARD) RBE No. 05/2018 New Delhi, dated : 15.01.2018 No.E(P&A)II-2017/HRA-3 The General Managers, All Indian Railways & Production Units etc
Sub : Admissibility of House Rent Allowance in the event of non-acceptance or surrender of railway residential accommodation.
Ref : Board’s letters No. (i) No. E(P&A)II-87/HRA-15, dated 16-5-1988, (ii) No. E(P&A)11-95/HRA-3, dated 14-2-1996, (iii) No. E(P&A)11-99/HRA-2, dated 12-7-1999 & 16-3-2000, (iv) No. E(P&A)II-2002/HRA-4, dated 16-10-2002, (v) No. E(P&A)11-2002/HRA-4, dated 9-5-2003 and, (vi) No. E(P&A)II-2010/HRA-2, dated 08-12-2010
Attention is invited to Board’s letters quoted above delegating powers to the General Managers and other Heads of Organisations directly controlling allotment of quarters to Railway Servants for sanction of Ho…

Revision of Minimum Wages payable to Temporary status Casual Labourers – Confederation

Revision of Minimum Wages payable to Temporary status Casual Labourers – Confederation Ref: Confdn/Genl/2016-19 Dated - 25.01.2018 To, Shri Ajay Mittal Secretary Department of Personnel & Training Ministry of Personnel, PG and Pension Government of India North Block, New Delhi – 110001
Sir,
Sub: - Revision of Minimum Wages payable to Temporary status Casual Labourers – reg.
Ref:      Your office letter No. 49014/1/2017-Estt (C) dated 16th August 2017.
Please refer to your office letter cited above copy of which is enclosed herewith for ready reference. It was informed that the matter of revision of wages payable to Temporary status Casual Labourers is under consideration.
We regret to inform you that the orders of revising the wages of Temporary status Casual Labourers with effect from 01.01.2016 is yet to be issued, eventhough the orders revising the pay of Central Government employees was issued on 25.07.2016.
It is once again requested to take necessary action in this regard, s…

GDS Committee report latest – FNPO

GDS Committee report latest – FNPO
Nodal ministry approved without any objection and sent to PM office for the inclusion of cabinet meeting.
The item is not taken into consideration since there are many other items for discussion.
According to the source, next cabinet meeting ie; 31.1.218 may be considered our item.
P.U.Muraleedharan. General Secretary. NUGDS.
Source: FNPO

Demands of Technical Supervisors is under consideration said Member Staff – IRTSA

Demands of Technical Supervisors is under consideration said Member Staff – IRTSA
Upgarding Pay level of Technical Supervisors & change in eligibility criteria for MACPS is under consideration said Member Staff – Meeting with Member Staff on 24th January, 2018
MEETING WITH MEMBER STAFF
Upgarding Pay level of Technical Supervisors & change in eligibility criteria for MACPS is under consideration said Member Staff.
January 24, 2018: IRTSA office bearers met Shri. D.K. Gayen, Member (Staff) Railway Board at Chennai during his visit to ICF. E.Ramesh Sr.Org Secy felicitated MS on behalf of IRTSA and K.Gobinath Zonal Secretary ICF handed over memorandum on main demands of IRTSA. K.V.Ramesh Sr.JGS IRTSA explained the demands of Technical Supervisors on Pay level & MACPS.
K.V.Ramesh explained that change of eligibility criteria for financial upgradation under MACPS from ‘Good’ to ‘very Good’ has hampered the chances of financial upgardation of senior supervisors and demanded for im…

MACP Scheme Effective from 1.1.2006 instead of 1.9.2008 – NC JCM Staff Side

MACP Scheme Effective from 1.1.2006 instead of 1.9.2008 – NC JCM Staff Side
“Item No.2, 10 and 48 of the Joint Committee of MACP – Agenda items of the Standing Committee”
Shiva Gopal Mishra Secretary Ph: 23382286 National Council (Staff Side) Joint Consultation, Machinery For Central Government Employees 13-C, Ferozshah Road, New Delhi – 110001 E.Mail : nc.jcm.np@gmail.com. No. NC-JCM-2017/Fin January 16,2018 The Secretary, Department of Personnel & Training, North Block, New Delhi
Dear Sir, Sub:- Item No. 2,10 and 48 of the Joint Committee of MACP – Agenda items of the Standing Committee:
Kindly refer to the above. All the three items, which were discussed together pertains to the date of effect of the MACP Scheme which was introduced by the Government on the basis of the recommendations of the 6th Central Pay Commission. The Staff Side demand to give effect to the revised promotional scheme from the date of the effect, the Report of the Commission itself i.e on 1.1.2006 was unfortunatel…

Allow to Revise Option Exercised under Rule 6 – NC JCM writes to DoPT

Allow to Revise Option Exercised under Rule 6 – NC JCM writes to DoPT
“Allow the employees to revise their option once exercised under Rule 6 of the Revised Pay Rules 2016”.
Shiva Gopal Mishra Secretary Ph: 23382286 National Council (Staff Side) Joint Consultation, Machinery For Central Government Employees 13-C, Ferozshah Road, New Delhi – 110001 E.Mail : nc.jcm.np@gmail.com. No. NC-JCM-2017/Fin January 16,2018 Shri Gyanendra Dev Tripathi, Jt. Secretary (E) Department of Personnel & Training, North Block, New Delhi
Dear Sir, Kinldy refer to the discussion, the Staff Side had with you on 12.1.2018 in the National Anomlay Committee meeting. During the discussion, over the admissibility or otherwise of the anomaly items, incidentally, we had represented to the request made by us to allow the employees to revise their option once exercised under Rule 6 of the Revised Pay Rules 2016. We send herewith copy of our communications sent to the Secretary Expenditure in this regard.
As has been poin…

NPS Committee Report Finalised and Submitted to Govt – NC JCM Staff Side

NPS Committee Report Finalised and Submitted to Govt – NC JCM Staff Side
“New Contributory Pension Scheme setting up of the Committee – report”
Shiva Gopal Mishra
Secretary
Ph: 23382286 National Council (Staff Side) Joint Consultation, Machinery For Central Government Employees 13-C, Ferozshah Road, New Delhi – 110001 E.Mail : nc.jcm.np@gmail.com. No. NC-JCM-2017/Fin
January 16,2018 The Cabinet Secretary,
Government of India,
Cabiner Secretariate,
Rastrapati Bhawan,
New Delhi

Sub: New Contributory Pension Scheme setting up of the Committee – report reg.

Dear Sir,
As per the 7th CPC recommendations, Govt had set up a committee under the Chairmanship of the Secretary, to look into the various complaints received by the commission on the new contributory Pension Scheme. As the stake holders, we had interacted with the Committee. We have now come to know that the committee, having finalised its report, submitted the same to you.

We request that the Staff Side–JCM may be provided with a copy of the…

Amendment in Eligibility Qualification, Age, Fee and Remuneration for Tax Return Preparer (TRP)

Amendment in Eligibility Qualification, Age, Fee and Remuneration for Tax Return Preparer (TRP)
MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Revenue) (CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECT TAXES)
NOTIFICATION
New Delhi, the 19th January, 2018
G.S.R. 44(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of Section 139B of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Board of Direct Taxes hereby makes the following further amendments in the Tax Return Preparer Scheme, 2006, namely:—
Short title, commencement and application. 1. (1) This Scheme may be called the Tax Return Preparer (Amendment) Scheme, 2018.
(2) It shall come into force from the date of its publication in the Official Gazette.
2. In the Tax Return Preparer Scheme, 2006 (hereinafter referred to as the said Scheme), for paragraph 3, the following paragraph shall be substituted, namely:-
“3. An individual, who holds a bachelor degree from a recognised Indian University or institution, or has passed the intermediate level examination c…

Implementation of AICTE Initiatives on Quality Education

Implementation of AICTE Initiatives on Quality Education Ministry of Rural Development
Government committed to provide best teachers, best infrastructure and best scholarships to all the students – Shri Prakash Javadekar
Shri Prakash Javadekar presides over conference on ‘Quality Initiatives in Technical Education’
Shri Prakash Javadekar released Model Curriculum for Undergraduate & Postgraduate Degree courses in Engineering & Technology and Management courses
A one-day Conference on ‘Quality Initiatives in Technical Education’ was organized by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) here today. Union Minister for Human Resource Development Shri Prakash Javadekar was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Minister of State for HRD Dr. Satya Pal Singh also graced the occasion. The objective of the conference was to share experiences of Vice Chancellors, leading academicians and eminent policy makers from State Governments & Central Government and exchange ideas on issue…

Review Meeting on Pensioners’ Issues on Jan 30 – CPAO

Review Meeting on Pensioners’ Issues on Jan 30 – CPAO Meeting with all Heads of CPPCs/Government Business Divisions to review the implementation of 7th CPC pension revision
CPAO/IT&Tech/Master data/14(Vol-III)2017-18/183
17.01.2018
MEETING NOTICE
Subject: Meeting with all Heads of CPPCs/Government Business Divisions to review the implementation of 7th CPC pension revision.
It has been decided to hold a meeting with art Heads of CPPCs/Heads of Govt. Business Divisions of the Authorised Banks for pensions under the Chairmanship of Chief controller (Pension) on 30th January, 2018 at 3.00 PM at Conference Hall of central Pension Accounting Office, Trikoot-II, Bhikaji cama place, New Delhi – 110 066 to review the status of implementation of 7th cpc pension revision in the light of DP&PW OM No. 38/37/2016-P&PW [A) dated 12th May, 2017.
Agenda items of the meeting are as follows:
1. Monitoring of implementation of 7th CPC by Banks. 2. Reporting of revised cases to CPAO by Banks. …

KVS Rules: Recruitment Rules for KV Teachers

KVS Rules: Recruitment Rules for KV Teachers
How the applications for the post of teachers are invited … ?
The applications are invited through publication of advertisement in the Employment News (Weekly) followed by short advertisement in other National/local dailies.

Whether any application fee is to be remitted at the time of applying to the post of teacher … ?
Yes, non-refundable application fee as prescribed in the advertisement has to be remitted in the form of crossed Demand Draft at the time of applying to the post.

Who are exempted from payment of application fee … ?
Persons belonging to SC/ST categories, Ex-servicemen and Physically Challenged persons are exempted from payment of application fees subject to production of photocopy of certificate issued by the competent authority in proof that they belong to the category mentioned above.

What is the mode of selection … ?
The mode of selection includes written examination and personal interview.

What are the allowances the teacher…

Pending demands of my federation – FNPO

Pending demands of my federation – FNPO
FEDERATIONOFNATIONALPOSTALORGANISATIONS T-24, Atul Grove Road, New Delhi – 110 001. Phone: 011-23321378 E-mail: theagarajannachi@hotmail.com.
Ref: Strike/01/2/2018 15/01/2018 To Shri A.N. Nanda, Chairman, Postal Services Board, Dak Bhavan New Delhi 110 001.
Respected Sir, Sub:- Pending demands of my federation – Reg Ref:- 08-12/2017-SR dated 01/08/2017.
Your attention is invited to the letter cited, wherein our Department has given a reply to my federation on each demand and requested us to withdraw the agitation programme of the strike. My Federation secretariat has taken the decision to postpone the strike. To our dismay, most of the demands are still in the same position for the last 7 months and in some issues, there is some development. But no issue is settled as on date.
The list of Demands and the reply from your office on each item is enclosed for your reference.
Further, some of the issues which are already pending with DOP&T the oth…

Decisions taken in the Joint Meeting of the three recognized Federations AIDEF, INDWF & BPMS

Decisions taken in the Joint Meeting of the three recognized Federations AIDEF, INDWF & BPMS
Struggle Committee of Defence Civilian Employees to Save Defence Industry (A FORUM CONSISTING OF AIDEF, INDWF & BPMS RECOGNIZED FEDERATIONS OF TRADE UNIONS OF DEFENCE CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES)
Ref. No : 02/AIDEF/INDWF/BPMS/18 Date : 05th January, 2018
Decisions taken in the Joint Meeting of the three recognized Federations (AIDEF, INDWF, BPMS) held at Kolkata on 05.01.2018.
A meeting of the three recognized Federations (AIDEF, INDWF, BPMS) was held at Kolkata on 05.01.2018. The following were present
AIDEF: S.N.Pathak / President C.Srikumar / General Secretary
INDWF: R. Srinivasan / General Secretary Pradip Basu/Vice-President
BPMS: Sadhu Singh / Organizing Secretary Mukesh Singh / Deputy General Secretary
The meeting reviewed the Black Badge demonstration held on 28.12.2017 all over the country. The meeting congratulated all the affiliated Unions, the Unit level unions, Associations and all the D…

Struggle Committee of Defence Civilian Employees to Save Defence Industry

Struggle Committee of Defence Civilian Employees to Save Defence Industry
(A FORUM CONSISTING OF AIDEF, INDWF & BPMS RECOGNIZED FEDERATIONS OF TRADE UNIONS OF DEFENCE CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES)
Ref. No : 02/AIDEF/INDWF/BPMS/18 Date : 05th January, 2018 To, Smt. Nirmala Sitharamanji Hon’ble Defence Minister Government of India South Block, New Delhi – 110 001.
Subject : Intimation regarding “Call Attention Strike” in the Defence Establishment.
Respected Madam, This is to inform you that a meeting of the three recognized Federatiuon (AIDEF, INDWF, BPMS) has taken place at Kolkata on 05.01.2018. The meeting noted with, deep concern that the 4 joint representations submitted by the three recognized Federations have been ignored and neither the Government has responded nor came forward to have a negotiated settlement as in the past. In the mean time unfortunate that the Government has taken the following decisions arbitraraly. This decisions will have serious implications on the Security of th…

Joint Memorandum Submitted to Defence Minister on 12.1.2018 – INDWF

Joint Memorandum Submitted to Defence Minister on 12.1.2018 – INDWF Memorandum on the policy decision taken by the Government against the interest of state owned Defence Industry and its Defence Civilian Employees.
DRAFT
JOINT MEMORANDUM TO BE SUBMITTED BY THE UNIONS ON 12.01.2018 TO THE DEFENCE MINISTER ___________________________________Union (AIDEF) ___________________________________Union (INDWF) ___________________________________Union (BPMS) ___________________________________Union
Ref: Date: 12th January, 2018 To, The Hon’ble Defence Minister Government of India Sourth Block, New Delhi – 110 001.
Through : The Head of the Establishment
Subject : Memorandum on the policy decision taken by the Government against the interest of state owned Defence Industry and its Defence Civilian Employees.
Respected Madam, Your kind attention is drawn to the joint representation submitted by the three recognized Federations of Defence Civilian Employees (AIDEF, INDWF and BPMS) dated 16.10.2017, 24.11.…