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Sunday, March 30, 2014

On allotment of improved Pay Scale to Railway Accounts Staff

The undersigned is directed to refer to NFIR’S letters No.NFIR/VI/CPC/Main/10/Pt. IX dt. 28.02.13, NFIR/Vl/CPC/Main/10/PI IX dt 9.5.13, NFlR/Vl/CPC/Main/10/Pt.9 dt 13.8.13 and NFIR/VII/Cpc/Main/10 Pt.9 dt 5.11.13 on the above subject and to state that in context of another case involving identical issue the matter was under consideration in....
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Lok Sabha Q&A on CGHS facilities including treatment abroad

whether the Government has allowed only senior officials to get treated for their illness from abroad and if so, the reasons therefor and the details of the foreign treatment availed by senior officers during each of the last three years and the current year; ....
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Govt. to issue order prohibiting govt. staff using social network at office

The central government Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that it will issue an advisory prohibiting government employees from accessing social networking websites through officials systems and networks.A division bench of Acting Chief Justice B.D. Ahmed and Justice Siddharth Mridul asked the centre to immediately issue an advisory prohibiting public servants, who already have an official e-mail ....

LDC/UDC Grade Pay upgradation : Case filed with CAT Jabalpur

The All India Association of Administrative Staff (Non Gazetted) have published in their website that a case for the upgradation of the grade pay of LDC to Rs. 2400 has been filed before the CAT Jabalpur by the Association. Since UDC is a promotion post of LDC, the grade pay of the UDC would automatically go up. However, this Association is thinking to file a separate case for granting of Rs. 4200....

Finance ministry issues DA orders

The Ministry of Finance have issued orders for the payment of Dearness Allowance to the Central Government employees at the revised rates. The DA from January 2014 had been hiked to 100% - a hike of 10% from then existing rate. The order says that the arrears of Dearness Allowance should not he made before the date of disbursement of salary of March. 2014. It also says that the additional installm....

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Ministry of Finance launches Seventh CPC Website

The Ministry of Finance launched the website for the Seventh Central Pay Commission. As on date only the Terms of Reference of the 7th CPC is available on the page. The work on the page is still on the go as the page title is showing that for 6th CPC. The official page for the Seventh Central Pay Commission can....

Friday, March 21, 2014

Grade Pay of LDC-UDC : All India MES Admin Cadre & Min. Staff Assn writes to PM, Defence Min & Secretary DoPT

The All India MES Admire Cadre & Ministerial Staff Association avails this opportunity to convey your honour its best complements and warmest regards while putting the following anomalies in pay of LDCs and UDCs in VI Pay Commission for your favourable consideration please -......
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Closing of Central Government Offices during election

The undersigned is directed to say that in connection with the general elections to the Lok Sabha and State Legislative Assemblies of Andhra Pradesh, Odisha & ~ikkim and Bye Elections to Legislative Assemblies of some States, scheduled to be held in 2014, the following guidelines, already issued by DOPT vide OM No. iz/i4/gg-JCA dated loth October, 2001, have to be followed for closing of the Central Government Offices including Industrial Establishments in the States:-

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Health and Family Welfare Ministry to ensure cashless CGHS facility : CGHS press release

The CGHS have issued a press statement against the media reports on discontinuation of the cashless treatment facility. IT says that only 24 out of 407 private hospitals empanelled under CGHS have discontinued the credit facility to the beneficiaries. It also says that the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has already taken special steps for clearance of pending hospital bills on a priori....

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

AIRF urges for 25% allowance hike as DA crosses 100%

All India Railwaymen’s Federation4, State Entry Road, New Delhi-110055No.AIRF/13Dated: March 10, 2014The Secretary(E),Railway Board,New DelhiSub: Enhancement in the rates of various allowances by 25% consequent upon Dearness Allowance crossing 100%Ref.: Railway Board’s letter No.F(E)I/2011/AL-28/18 dated 13.06.2011(RBE No.87) and E(P&A) I-2011/SP-1/Misc.1 dated 13.06.2011(RBE No.88/2011)The VI....

NMC pleads for 20% interim relief and DA merger

President of the National Mazdoor Conference (NMC) Subash Shastri on Monday pleaded that seventh pay commission should recommend to the central government for merger of 50% Dearness Allowance (DA) and payment of 20% interim relief in favour of empoyees till the commission submit its final report to the central government.He pointed out that inflation has its worst impact on government employees. H....

Holiday declared on April 14 - Dr. B. R. Ambedkar birthday

The government have declared April 14, 2014, as a Closed Holiday on account of the birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, for all Central Government Offices including Industrial Establishments throughout India. ....

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Railways : Compassionate appointment for dependents of medically unfit staff



Attention is invited to this Ministry letter No. E(NG)II-84/RCI/105 dated 16.11.1984, stipulating therein, that in cases of medically decategorised / incapacitated Railway employees, a wife is eligible for compassionate ground appointment subject to certain conditions. ...

Bharat Pensioners Samaj demands min/max salary/pension ratio of 1:10

The Bharat Pensioners Samaj (BPS) have demanded that the ratio between the lowest and highest scale be immediately brought down to at least 1:10 and full parity between pre-and post retirees to all pensioners be granted......

Monday, March 10, 2014

Despite govt. assurance, private hospitals to stop cashless CGHS facility

Private hospitals have told that will no longer offer cashless treatment to government employees, even if they are covered under the central government's health service scheme. The move comes just two days after the government issued a press statement against the media reports that private hospitals on the panel of CGHS are denying credit facilities to the eligible CGHS beneficiaries for delay in ....

Government clarifies : Cashless CGHS to continue

The government have issued a press statement against the media reports that private hospitals on the panel of CGHS are denying credit facilities to the eligible CGHS beneficiaries for delay in settlement of hospitals bills. Lower package rates and inadmissible deductions etc. have also been reported to be the other reasons for withdrawal of agreed cashless /credit facilities. (Read : Pri....

Thursday, March 6, 2014

GPF and similar funds to earn 8.7% interest in 2014-15

It is announced for general information that during the year 2014-2015, accumulations at the credit of subscribers to the General Provident Fund and other similar funds shall carry interest at the rate of 8.7% (Eight point seven per cent) per annum. This rate will be in force during the financial year beginning on 1.4.2014. The funds concerned are:—
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Objections by JCM against the ToR of 7th CPC, rejection of IR & DA Merger etc.

NATIONAL COUNCIL (Staff Side)Joint Consultative Machinery for Central Government Employees13-C, Ferozshah Road, New Delhi-110001No.NC-JCM/2014/VII CPCDated: March 3, 2014The Secretary,Department of Personnel & Training,Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, North Block, New Delhi.Dear Sir,Sub: Terms of Reference of the 7th Central Pay Commission It is reported ....

Election dates announcement, moral code effective from Wednesday; No sops; Huge disappointment for employees

The schedule for the Lok Sabha polls will be announced by the Election Commission on Wednesday.The schedule will be announced at a press conference by Chief Election Commissioner V.S. Sampath along with Election Commissioners H.S. Brahma and S.N.A. Zaidi. With the announcement of poll dates, the Model Code of Conduct for governments and political parties will come into force with immediate ef....

Concession to SC/ST officers in PSBs, PFIs, PSICs, RBI, IRDA and PFRDA



I am directed to refer to the subject cited above and to say that consequent upon revision of pay scales of Central Govt. employees, Deptt. of Personnel & Training (DOP&T) vide its OM No. 36028/8/2009-Estt.(Res.) dated 7th June, 2013 (copy enclosed) has clarified that provisions of 'concessions to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in posts filled by promotion by Selection in posts falling under Group A(Class-I) would apply to posts within Group A carrying Grade Pay of Rs. 8700 or less. DOP&T has, further clarified that these provisions are applicable to Govt. servants paid from Civil Estimates.   ...