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Tamil Nadu Government Order : Ad-hoc Increase – CONSOLIDATED PAY / FIXED PAY / HONORARIUM – Employees drawing revised Consolidated Pay / Fixed Pay / Honorarium – Ad-hoc Increase from 01.07.2017

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Tamil Nadu Government Order : Ad-hoc Increase – CONSOLIDATED PAY / FIXED PAY / HONORARIUM – Employees drawing revised Consolidated Pay / Fixed Pay / Honorarium – Ad-hoc Increase from 01.07.2017

© GOVERNMENT OF TAMIL NADU 2017

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FINANCE (ALLOWANCES) DEPARTMENT
G.O.No.302, Dated 11.10.2017
(Hevilambi, Purattasi-25, Thiruvalluvar Aandu 2048)

Ad-hoc Increase – CONSOLIDATED PAY / FIXED PAY / HONORARIUM – Employees drawing revised Consolidated Pay / Fixed Pay / Honorarium – Ad-hoc Increase from 01.07.2017 – Orders – Issued.

READ – the following papers:-

  1. G.O.Ms.No.124, Finance (Allowances) Department, dated 08.05.2017.
    2. G.O.Ms.No.300, Finance (Allowances) Department, dated 10.10.2017.

ORDER:

In the Government Order first read above, the Government sanctioned an ad-hoc increase in the Consolidated Pay/Fixed Pay/ Honorarium with effect from 01.01.2017 at the rate of Rs.20/- per month in respect of those drawing revised Consolidated Pay / Fixed Pay / Honorarium upto Rs.600/- per month and at the rate of Rs.40/- per month in respect of those drawing revised Consolidated Pay / Fixed Pay / Honorarium of above Rs.600/- per month.

2. In the Government Order second read above, orders were issued enhancing the Dearness Allowance payable to Government employees who are on regular and special time scales of pay with effect from 01.07.2017. Government has therefore, decided to grant ad-hoc increase to those drawing Consolidated Pay / Fixed Pay / Honorarium with effect from 01.07.2017. Accordingly, Government direct that employees drawing Consolidated Pay / Fixed Pay / Honorarium be allowed another ad-hoc increase with effect from 01.07.2017 as detailed below:-

For those drawing revised Consolidated Pay / Fixed Pay / Honorarium upto Rs.600/- per month from 01.01.2006 Rs.20/- Per month
For those drawing revised Consolidated Pay/Fixed Pay / Honorarium above Rs.600/- per month from 01.01.2006 Rs.40/- Per month

3.The Government also direct that the arrears of ad-hoc increase for the months of July to September, 2017 be drawn and disbursed by existing cashless mode of Electronic Clearance System (ECS).

4.This order shall also apply to the employees of Local Bodies, Over Head Tank Operators and Sweepers working in Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department.

(BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNOR)

K.SHANMUGAM
ADDITIONAL CHIEF SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT

 

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Special benefits in cases of death and disability in service – 7th Central Pay Commission

Special benefits in cases of death and disability in service – Revision of Disability Pension/Family pension under CCS(EOP)Rules of Pre-2016 disability pensioners/ Family Pensioners in implementation of recommendations of 7th CPC – regarding.

 

No.1/4/2016-P&PW (F)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan,
Khan Market, New Delhi-11 0003.
Dated the 12th October, 2017.

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

 

Subject: Special benefits in cases of death and disability in service – Revision of Disability Pension/Family pension under CCS(EOP)Rules of Pre-2016 disability pensioners/ Family Pensioners in implementation of recommendations of 7th Central Pay Commission – regarding.

 

The undersigned is directed to say that orders were issued vide D/o. P&PW’s OM No.38/37/2016-P&P&W(A)(ii) dated 04.08.2016 for revision of pension/family pension of pre 2016 pensioners/family pensioners, including those drawing pension/family pension under CCS(EOP) Rules. In terms of the aforesaid OM, the revised disability pension/family pension under CCS(EOP) w.e.f. 01.01.2016 was required to be determined by multiplying the disability pension/family pension, as had been fixed at the time of implementation of the 6th Central Pay Commission recommendations, by 2.57.

 

2. Subsequently, vide this Department’s OM No.38/37/2016-P&PW(A) dated 11th May, 2017, it was decided that the revised pension/family pension w.e.f 01.01.2016 in respect of all Central civil pensioners/family pensioners, including CAPF’s who retired/died prior to 01.01.2016 and drawing pension/family pension under CCS(Pension) Rules may be revised by notionally fixing their pay in the pay matrix recommended by 7thCPC in the level corresponding to the pay in the pay scale/pay band and grade pay at which they retired/died. This will be done by notional pay fixation under each intervening Pay Commission based on the Formula for revision of pay. While fixing pay on notional basis, the pay fixation formulae approved by the Government and other relevant instructions on the subject in force at the relevant time shall be strictly followed.

 

3. The question of revision of disability pension/family pension under CCS(EOP)Rules by pay fixation method has been considered by the Government. It has been decided that the disability pension/family pension under CCS(EOP)Rules will also be revised by notionally fixing the pay in the pay matrix recommended by the 7th CPC in the aforesaid manner. Accordingly, disability pension/family pension under CCS(EOP)Rwles w.eJ. 01.01.2016 will be revised in the following manner:-

 

I. Family Pension for Categories B & C

(a) Where the deceased Government servant was not holding a pensionable post: 40% of notional pay as on 01.01.2016 subject to a minimum of Rs.11 ,700/- per month.

(b) Where the deceased Government servant was holding a pensionable post: 60% of notional pay as on 01.01.2016 subject to a minimum of Rs.18,000/- per month.

 

In case where the widow dies or remarries, the children shall be paid family pension at the rates mentioned at (a) or (b) above, as applicable, and the same rate shall also apply to fatherless/motherless children. In both cases, family pension shall be paid to children for the period during which they would have been eligible for family pension under the CCS (Pension) Rules.
Dependent parents/brothers/sisters etc. shall be paid family pension one-half the rate applicable to widows/fatherless or motherless children.

 

II. Family Pension under Categories D & E

(a) Family pension to the widow shall be equal to the notional pay as on 01.01.2016

(b) If the Government servant is not survived by his widow but is survived by child/children only, all children together shall be eligible for family pension at the rate of 60% of the notional pay as on 01.01.2016 subject to a minimum of Rs. 18,000/-

(c) If the Government servant died as a bachelor or as a widower without children, family pension will be admissible to parents without reference to pecuniary circumstances, at the rate of 75% of the notional pay as on 01.01.2016, if both parents are alive, and at the rate of 60% if only one of them is alive.

 

III. Disability Pension for Categories B & C

(a) Disability pension would comprise of a service element equal to 50% of the notional pay as on 01.01.2016 plus disability element equal to 30% of the same notional pay, for 100% disability.

(b) For disability less than 100%, disability element shall be reduced proportionately subject to the provisions of Rule 8 of CCS(EOP)Rules and subject to minimum disability pension of Rs. 18,000/- per month.

 

IV. Disability Pension for category D:

(a)Disability pension would comprise of a service element equal to 50% of the notional pay as on 01.01.2016 and disability element equal in amount to normal family pension

(b) For lower percentage of the disability, the disability pension would be proportionately lower subject to the provisions of Rule 8 of CCS(EOP)Rules and subject to a minimum disability pension of Rs.18,000/- per month.

 

V. Disability Pension for Cases under Category E

(a) Disability pension would comprise of a service element equal to 50% of the notional pay as on 01.01.2016 and disability element equal to the same notional pay as on 01.01.2016 for 100% disability.

(b) For lower percentage of the disability, the disability element shall be proportionately lower subject to the provisions of Rule 8 of CCS(EOP)Rules.

 

4. It has also been decided that the higher of the two formulations, ie. the disability pension/family pension under CCS(EOP) Rules already revised in accordance with this Department’s OM No.38/37/2008-P&PW(A)(ii) dated 4.8.2016 or revised disability pension/family pension under CCS(EOP)Rules worked out in accordance with para 3 above, shall be granted to pre 2016 disability pensioners/family pensioners under CCS(EOP)Rules w.e.f. 01.01.2016. In cases, where disability pension/family pension being paid w.e.f. 01.01.2016 in accordance with this Department’s OM No.38/37/2008-P&PW(A)(ii) dated 4.8.2016 happens to be more than the disability pension/family pension as worked out in accordance with para 3 above, the disability pension/family pension already being paid shall be treated as revised disability pension/family pension under CCS(EOP)Rules with effect from 01.01.2016.

 

5. The limit of maximum pension and family pension under para 8 of Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare OM dated 12.05.2017 would not be applicable for disability pension under CCS(EOP)Rules.

 

6. All other terms and conditions of OM No.38/37/2016-P&PW(A) dated 1ih May 2017, in so far as they are relevant in the case of disability pension and family pension under CCS(EOP)Rules would also be applicable for revision of disability pension and family pension under CCS(EOP) Rules with effect from 01.01.2016.

 

7. These orders shall apply to all pensioners/family pensioners who were drawing disability pension/family pension before 1.1.2016 under the CCS (EOP) Rules or the corresponding rules applicable to Railway pensioners and pensioners of All India Services and will also be applicable to those pensioners/family pensioners who were granted disability pension/family pension in terms of this Department’s OM No.38/41/06/-P&PW(A) dated 05.05.2009 on death/disability of Government Servant covered by the National Pension System.

 

8. This issues with the concurrence of Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure, vide their ID No.1 (11)/EV/2017 dated 11.09.2017

 

9. In so far as persons belonging to the Indian Audit & Accounts Department, these orders issue after consultation with the Comptroller & Auditor General of India.

 

10. All Ministries/Departments are requested to bring the contents of these orders to the notice of Controller of Accounts/Pay and Accounts Officers and Attached and subordinate Offices under them on a top priority basis. All pension disbursing officers are also advised to prominently display these orders on their notice boards for the benefits of disability pensioners/family pensioners.

 

11. Hindi version will follow.

(Sujasha Choudhury)
Director

Authority:http://www.pensionersportal.gov.in/

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Revision of rates of Nursing Allowance to the Nursing Personnel – Implementation of the recommendations of the 7th CPC

Revision of rates of Nursing Allowance to the Nursing Personnel – Implementation of the recommendations of the 7th CPC

No.Z.28015/50/2017-N
Government of India
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare Finance
(Nursing Section)

Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi,
Dated the 31st August, 2017

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

 Subject: Revision of rates of Nursing Allowance to the Nursing Personnel – Implementation of the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission – regarding

Consequent upon the decision taken by the Government of India on the recommendations of the 71h Pay Commission, the President is pleased to sanction the revision of existing rate of Nursing allowance to the Nursing Personnel of all categories at all levels working in Central Government/ UT Hospitals/ Institutions and Centrally funded autonomous Bodies like AIIMS, New Delhi, PGIMER, Chandigarh, JIPMER, Pondicherry etc., subject to the following conditions and as per the details given below:

(a) Nursing Allowance will not be treated as a part of pay as already decided vide Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Oder No. Z-28015 /86/97-N dated 28th July, 1998.

(b) The additional expenditure due to enhancement of Nursing Allowance would be met by the respective institutions from their sanctioned budget.

2. The revised rates of Nursing Allowance shall be admissible with effect from the 01st of July, 2017. The rates of Nursing Allowance will go up by 25% each time the Dearness Allowance payable on revised pay scale rises by 50%.

 

3. Nursing Allowance will be payable to all Nurses whether working in Dispensaries or in Hospitals.

 

4. This issues with the approval of SS&FA vide Dy.No.2897/ 17-IFD dated 10.08.2017 and Department of Expenditure vide ID Note No.300347605/2017 dated 24.08.2017.

sd/-
(A K Sahoo)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India

Authority: http://www.mohfw.nic.in/

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Tamil Nadu Government 7th CPC Dearness Allowance

Tamil Nadu Government 7th CPC Dearness Allowance

DEARNESS ALLOWANCE: In the revised pay structure, dearness allowance shall be sanctioned to State Government employees whenever granted by the Central Government to its employees at the same rates and from the same dates. Accordingly, the dearness allowance under the revised pay structure shall be as indicated below:

The Recommendations of 7th Pay Commission have come into force notionally with effect from 1st day of January, 2016 and with monetary benefit from 1st October, 2017.

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Cabinet approves revised pay scales of teachers and equivalent academic staff in Universities/Colleges & centrally funded technical institutions

Cabinet approves revised pay scales of teachers and equivalent academic staff in Universities/Colleges & centrally funded technical institutions

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The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for revision of pay scales for about 8 lakh teachers and other equivalent academic staff in higher educational institutions under the purview of the University Grants Commission (UGC) and in Centrally Funded Technical Institutions, following implementation of the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission for Central Government employees.

The decision will benefit 7.58 lakh teachers and equivalent academic staff in the 106 Universities / Colleges which are funded by the UGC/MHRD and also 329 Universities which are funded by State Governments and 12,912 Govt. and private aided colleges affiliated to State Public Universities.

In addition, the revised pay package will cover teachers of 119 Centrally Funded Technical Institutions viz. IITs, IISc, IIMs, IISERs, IIITs, NITIE. etc.

The approved pay scales would be applicable from 1.1.2016. The annual Central financial liability on account of this measure would be about Rs. 9,800 crore.

The implementation of this pay revision will enhance the teachers’ pay in the range of Rs. 10,400 and Rs. 49,800 as against the extant entry pay due to the implementation of the 6th Central Pay Commission for the pay of teachers. This revision would register an entry pay growth in the range of 22% to 28 %.

For the State Govt. funded institutions, the revised pay scales will require adoption by the respective State Governments. The Central Government will bear the additional burden of the States on account of revision of pay scales. The measures proposed in the revised pay structure are expected to improve quality of higher education and also attract and retain talent.

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Fixation of the pay of the pre-revised pay scale of 1S scale granted to candidates appointed as trainees on compassionate grounds in the Seventh Central Pay Commission (7th CPC)

Fixation of the pay of the pre-revised pay scale of 1S scale granted to candidates appointed as trainees on compassionate grounds in the Seventh Central Pay Commission (7th CPC)

7TH-CPC-COMPASSIONATE-GROUND

No. 14014/2/2009-Estt,D
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)

North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 09th October, 2017

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Sub : Fixation of the pay of the pre-revised pay scale of 1S scale granted to candidates appointed as trainees on compassionate grounds in the Seventh Central Pay Commission (7th CPC) – reg.

The undersigned is directed to invite attention to this Department’s 0.M.No.14014/02/2012-Estt(D) dated 16.01.2013 containing consolidated instructions on the subject of compassionate appointments. With regard to appointment of candidates not immediately meeting the educational standards as trainees these instructions provide as under:-

“In exceptional circumstances Government may consider recruiting persons not immediately meeting the minimum educational standards. Government may engage them as trainees who will be given the regular pay bands and grade pay only on acquiring the minimum qualification prescribed under the recruitment rules. The emoluments of these trainees, during the period of their training and before they are absorbed in the Government as employees, will be governed by the minimum of the – 1S pay band Rs.4440-7440 without any grade pay. In addition, they will be granted all applicable Allowance, like Dearness Allowances, House Rent Allowance and Transport Allowance at the admissible rates. The same shall be calculated on the minimum -IS pay band without any grade pay. The period spent in the -1S pay band by the future recruits will not be counted as service for any purpose as their regular service will start only after they are placed in the pay band PB-1 or Rs.5200-20200 along with grade pay of Rs.1800.”

2. The 7th CPC has not provided any replacement scale for 1S pay, band of Rs.4440- 7440 without any grade pay which is granted to trainees appointed under the scheme for compassionate appointment. The matter was taken up with the Department of Expenditure and it has now been decided by the Government that Level-1 of the Pay Matrix introduced on implementation of the 7th CPC Report be the replacement for the pre-revised- 1S scale. The pay of those governed by the 1S scale may be revised by using the Fitment Factor of 2.57 for placement in Level-1 in conformity with the Rule, 7 of the CCS (RP) Rules, 2016. All pre – revised pay stages lower than pre-revised pay of Rs.7,000 in the pre-revised 1S scale shall not be considered for determining the benefit of bunching, on the same lines as has been clarified by this Department’s 0.M dated 03.08.2017 on application of the benefit on account of bunching.

3. This will be effective from 01.01.2016.

(G.Jayanthi)
Joint Secretary (E-I)

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7th Pay Commission – Government Hikes Dress Allowance for Diplomats, SPG Officers

7th Pay Commission – Government Hikes Dress Allowance for Diplomats, SPG Officers

The dress allowance given to diplomats and elite Special Protection Group (SPG) officers, entrusted with the security of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former prime ministers and their families, have been hiked considerably on the recommendations of 7th pay commission.

The move comes on the recommendation of the Seventh Pay Commission. SPG officers during operational duties would get Rs.27,800 annually and on non-operational work would get Rs.21,225 a year as dress allowance, according to an official order.

Before the implementation of the 7th pay commission recommendation, the officers were getting Rs.9,000 annually as uniform allowance. The SPG guards Modi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, her children Rahul and Priyanka, among others.

The pay commission had in its report recommended an annual grant of Rs.10,000 as dress allowance. The panel’s report was examined by a Committee on Allowances headed by Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa. The Seventh Central Pay Commission examined 196 allowances given to various categories of central government employees.

“Outfit allowance, paid to Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officers and employees will continue to be provided as before, is enhanced by 50%,” the order issued recently by the finance ministry said. The IFS officers were getting Rs.5,625 to Rs.10,625 per posting abroad, depending on their grade, as uniform allowance.

The uniform allowance given to all categories of employees was recommended to be abolished as a separate grant by the pay commission, that had recommended it is subsumed in the newly-proposed dress allowance. Officers of the Indian Army, Air Force, Navy, central armed police forces, central police organisations and coast guards would get a dress allowance of Rs.20,000 per year.

Except for the Navy and the Coast Guard, other officers were getting an initial annual allowance of Rs.21,000 and a renewal grant of Rs.4,500 (payable every three years). Those in the Navy and the Coast Guard were entitled for an initial grant of Rs.24,000 and then Rs.7,500 (payable every three years).

Military Nursing Service officers and those in Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli Police Service (DANIPS) would get Rs.15,000 annually as dress allowance. The MNS and the DANIPS officers were getting initial grants of Rs.10,500 and Rs.7,200 respectively. They were also entitled for renewal grants of Rs2,250 and Rs.3,000 respectively (payable every three years).

Executive staff of customs, Indian Corporate Law Service officers, legal officers in National Investigation Agency, Bureau of Immigration personnel in Mumbai, Chennai, Delhi, Amritsar, Kolkata and all other foreigners entry checkpoints, among others, would get Rs.10,000 every year as the dress allowance. These were getting initial grants between Rs.1,500 and Rs.2,000 and then replacement grants between Rs.1,000 and Rs.1,250 per annum, depending on their post.

Other categories of staff who were supplied uniforms and were required to wear them regularly like trackmen, running staff of the Indian Railways and staff car drivers among others would get Rs.5,000 annually. Nurses would get Rs.1,800 per month as the dress allowance. They were getting Rs.750 per month. Allowances related to maintenance, washing of uniform are subsumed in dress allowance and will not be payable separately, it said.

“The amount of dress allowance shall be credited to the salary of employees directly once a year in the month of July,” the order said, adding that the new charges take effect from 1 July, 2017. The rates of dress allowance would go up by 25% each time the Dearness Allowance rises by 50%.

The clothing allowance, kit maintenance allowance, washing allowance, robe allowance, robe maintenance allowance, outfit allowance, shoe allowance and uniform allowance given to select categories of employees were recommended by the pay panel to be abolished as a separate grant, and be subsumed in the dress allowance.

Source: Livemint

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7th Pay Commission: Government mulling over hike in pay without arrears

7th Pay Commission: Government mulling over hike in pay without arrears

Government is mulling an increase in the hike in pay to central government employees beyond 7th pay commission recommendations, a top Finance Ministry official, who did not wish to be named told The Sen Times here today.

Government will come out with a decision in this regard soon after consulting finance experts and weighing its pros and cons, he said.

Government is now considering to make only pay hike for its employees.

“The financial advisers of the government believe it could be tough to give arrears of the hike in pay as the government has been worried after the April-June GDP growth slipped to a three-year low of 5.7 percent but government believes it will bounce back in the second quarter. Among others, it observed that this year’s fiscal math is already stressed as public spending was front-loaded to offset slower private sector participation and cushion the impact of GST roll-out”, he revealed.

“All round development is possible only hike in basic pay with fitment factor 3.00 and minimum pay will be raised to Rs 21,000,” he said.

The 7th Pay Commission, led by Justice A K Mathur, earlier proposed minimum basic pay from Rs 7,000 to Rs 18,000 per month while the maximum basic pay from Rs 80,000 to Rs 2.5 lakh, which have been paid with arrears, effective from January 1, 2016.

The central government employees unions had expressed their dissatisfaction over the inadequate hike in basic pay in accordance to the pay panel recommendations.

They are demanding for hiking minimum pay Rs 18,000 to Rs 26,000 and the and asked to raising fitment factor 3.68 times from 2.57 times.

Stating that National Anomaly Committee (NAC) headed by Secretary, Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has been formed under pressure in September, 2016 to look into pay anomalies arising out of the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission’s recommendations, the official said, “The NAC meeting is likely to be held in October to confirm to hike the basic pay with fitment factor 3.00.”

Pointing out that the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had promised to hike minimum pay after discussions with all stakeholders, he said, “government has made active efforts to fulfill the same”.

The proposal of hike in pay is likely to be sent to the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley from NAC, after which it will be placed before the cabinet. Official believes it will come into effect within January’ 2018.

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UGC Committee on 7th Pay Committee to hike salaries of Teaching Staff: College, university teachers plan protests

UGC Committee on 7th Pay Committee to hike salaries of Teaching Staff: College, university teachers plan protests

Demand implementation of pay hike recommendations

Many college and university teachers across States are planning to protest the non-implementation of the recommendations of the University Grants Commission’s (UGC) committee on the Seventh Pay Committee to hike salaries of teaching staff in line with the hikes Central government employees received last year.

At its national executive meet here on Sunday, the All-India Federation of University and College Teachers’ Organisations (AIFUCTO) – which has a presence in about 400 State universities across India – decided to engage in non-cooperation with university and college administrations across India from November 13 to 18.

At a conference to be held in Pune from December 18 to 20, delegates may decide to go on indefinite strike.

The pay committee’s recommendations came sometime back and most sticking points have been resolved, according to officials of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). However, they have not been sent to the Cabinet for its nod for months.

Shun work

“Since the festival season is in October, we will protest from November. From November 13 to 18, teachers will shun all administrative work. They are often appointed as proctors, rectors or controllers of examinations. We are giving a call to them to not perform their administrative duties for five days. Also, on November 15, there will be a sit-in dharna. They will not take classes on this day,” Arun Kumar, secretary general of AIFUCTO, told The Hindu after the meet.

On November 30, the organisation will hold a one-day protest at the university level across India, in which teachers will hand over charters of their demands to Vice Chancellors of universities.

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Implementation of Government’s decision on the recommendation of the 7th Pay Commission on CCS (Extraordinary Pension) Rules, 1939 – Constant Attendant Allowance

7th CPC Constant Attendant Allowance be increased 25% every time DA increases by 50% – CCS (Extraordinary Pension) Rules, 1939

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No.1/4/2017 – P&PW (F)
Ministry of Personnel Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Pension and Pensioners Welfare

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan,
Khan Market, New Delhi- 110003
Dated the 3rd October, 2017

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Implementation of Government’s decision on the recommendation of the VIIth Pay Commission on CCS (Extraordinary Pension) Rules, 1939 – Constant Attendant Allowance – regarding.

In continuation of this Department’s OM No.1/4/2017-P&PW(F) dated 2nd August 2017, revising the Constant Attendant Allowance from the existing Rs.4500/- p.m to Rs.6750/- p.m, it has also been decided that the rate of Constance Attendant Allowance payable to the Civilian pensioners shall be increased by 25% every time the dearness allowance on the revised Pay in the Pay Matrix increases by 50%.

2.All other terms and conditions of this Department’s OM NO. 1/4/2017-P&PW(F) dated 2nd August 2017 will remain the same.

3.In so far as persons belonging to Indian Audit and Accounts Department, these orders issue after consultation with the Comptroller & Auditor General of India.

4.These orders are issued with the concurrence of the Ministry of finance (Department of Expenditure) vide, their OM No.11-1/2016-IC dated 11.07.2017 and ID NO.11-1/2016-IC/Pt dated 25.07.2017

5.Hindi version will follow.

Sd/-
(Sujasha Choudhury)
Director

Source: Pensioners Portal

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7th Pay Commission : Payment of Washing Expenditure to Industrial Employees with revised rate – BPMS requests

7th Pay Commission : Payment of Washing Expenditure to Industrial Employees with revised rate – BPMS requests

BHARATIYA PRATIRAKSHA MAZDOOR SANGH
(AN ALL INDIA FEDERATION OF DEFENCE WORKERS)
(AN INDUSTRIAL UNIT OF B.M.S.)

REF: BPMS / MOD / Allowances / 48A (7/2/R)

Dated: 01.10.2017

To,
The Secretary,
Govt of India, Min of Defence,
South Block, DHQ PO,
New Delhi – 110011

Subject: Payment of “Washing Expenditure” to Industrial Employees with revised rate.

Respected Sir,

With due regards, it is submitted that the industrial personnel in Min of Defence have been authorized for protective clothing/garments such as water-proofs, warm overcoats, overall, Dangries, Apron and protective accessories such as gum boots, boiler suits, goggles and gauntlets etc. These protective clothing & accessories are being issued to the specified categories whose duties require the issue of these accessories. Protective garments and accessories are provided either as a protection against inclement weather for those who works out-doors or against hazards such as are encountered in factories etc (kindly refer Para 1 & 2 of Chapter 64 – Staff Amenities, 3rd CPC Report and Para 26.44 of 4th CPC Report).

For the washing of some of these protective clothing garments, all the concerned industrial workers employed in Army Ordnance Corps were granted ‘Washing Allowance’ Rs. 4/ per month per worker and this amount was revised to Rs. 8/- per month vide MoD letter No. 82147/P.CIo/OS- 10A/2876/D(O-II), Dated 08 Sep. 1998 (copy enclosed).

Later, a corrigendum was issued vide MoD Letter No. 82147/P.CIo/OS-10A/1626/D(O-II), Dated 06 May 1999 (copy enclosed) to define that “Washing Allowance” mentioned in the letter dated 08.09.1998 will be “Washing Expenditure”. In due course, this “Washing Expenditure” has been revised on the introduction of subsequent Central Pay Commissions.

Now, on the recommendation of 7th CPC “Washing Allowance” being granted for the washing of uniform has been abolished and subsumed in dress allowance in respect of Nurses as per DoE, Min of Fin, Resolution No. 11-1/2016-IC, Dated 06.07.2017. It has to be kept in the mind that the “Washing Expenditure” being granted to industrial personnel for washing of protective clothing has not been abolished or subsumed in the dress allowance and there is no mention of “Washing Expenditure” in the 7th CPC’s Report or in the Resolution of Govt of India dated 06.07.2017.

In such circumstances, you are requested to take appropriate action so that entitled industrial employees may be granted the “Washing Expenditure” unflagging with revised rate.

Thanking you.

Sincerely yours
Enclosed: As mentioned
(MUKESH SINGH)
Secretary/BPMS &
Member, JCM-II Level Council (MOD)

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7th CPC Minimum wage and fitment formula hike issues – CoC Karnataka

7th CPC Minimum wage and fitment formula hike issues – CoC Karnataka

Minimum wage and fitment formula hike issues

7th-CPC-Minimum-Wage-Fitment-Formula-Salary-Hike

There are various reports in the news media, print media & social media regarding the hike in the minimum wage of Central Government employees from the existing Rs 18,000/-  to Rs 21,000/- and fitment formula from 2.57 to 3.00, which shall be implemented from 1st January 2018. The same shall be announced in the National Anomaly Committee due on 9th of October.

 

Comrades,

We cannot confirm this news, comrades we should concentrate on struggle path as the Confederation has given the series of programs , I hope the Government will implement the hike in minimum wage for CG employees and revise the fitment formula also from the existing 2.57 to 3.00 even though the Staff side JCM has demanded Rs 26,000/ as minimum wage and fitment formula of 3.56 , this hike should be from 1/1/2016 not 1/1/2018 as per media reports.

 

In fact the Central Government has to take the political decisions on the wage hike , in fact the group of ministers of the Central Government have agreed to raise the minimum wage for CG employees on 30th June 2016 . I hope the commitment of the union minsters shall be honoured now.

 

Secondly the economy of the country which was going very well during past three years has showed down ward trend in last one year as the GDP which was at 9.1 in 2015-16 has reduced to 5.7 in 2017-18 .The economic activity has to take place, it is also observed during the past one year, in spite of economic recessions, the Government revenue collection has increased considerably. To improve the economic activity of the country and increase the GDP the Central Government should spend its funds which is available with them .

 

If the Central Government increases the minimum wage and fitment formula for its employees, the Central Government employees gets back 40% of the wage increase through the Income Tax and GST . So hardly a Government servant is left out with 60% wage hike , here also he spends the amount credited to him , as such an economic activity is induced in the public which will help to create more demand and employment activity.

 

I hope the Central Government takes a political decisions on increase of minimum wage hike and fitment formula for more than one crore employees which will also benefit the public and the CG employees.

 

Issued by COC Karnataka

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7th CPC Pay Matrix Level-13 Modification – Multiplying Factor 2.67

Modification of Level-13 of Pay Matrix – Issues regarding

7th-CPC-pay-matrix-level-13-multiplying-factor

No.4-6/2017-IC/E-III(A)
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure

North Block, New Delhi
Dated,the 28th September, 2017

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Modification of Level-13 of Pay Matrix – Issues regarding

The undersigned is directed to invite attention to the Pay Matrix contained in Part A of the Schedule of the CCS(RP) Rules, 2016 as promulgated vide notification No.GSR 721 (E) dated 25th July, 2016, where the Level-13 of the Pay Matrix starts at Rs.1,18,500 at Cell one and ends at Rs.2,14,100 at Cell twenty one and to state that in terms of CCS(Revised Pay) (Amendment) Rules, 2017 promulgated vide G5R 592(E) dated 15.6.2017, the said Level 13 of the Pay Matrix has been modified. The modified Level 13 starts at Rs.1,23,100 at Cell one, ending at Rs.2,15,900 at Cell twenty.

2.The modified Level-13 in terms of the CCS(Revised Pay) (Amendment) Rules, 2017 takes effect from 1st January,2016. Accordingly, the earlier Level-13 of the Pay Matrix as contained in CCS(RP) Rules, 2016 notified on 25.7.2016 and effective from 1st January, 2016 has become non-existent ab-initio with the promulgation of the CCS(Revised Pay) (Amendment) Rules, 2017. The modified Level 13 is an improvement on the earlier Level 13 in as much as the earlier Level 13 is based on the ‘Index of Rationalisation’ (IOR) of 2.57, whereas the modified Level 13 is based on the IOR of 2.67. It is for this reason of improvement that the modified Level 13 begins at Rs.1,23,100, as against the earlier one which began at Rs.1,18,500.

3. Consequent upon the aforesaid modification of Level 13 in terms of the CCS(Revised Pay) (Amendment) Rules, 2017 effective from 1.1.2016 and the resultant re-fixation of pay therein in supersession of the earlier pay fixation, references have been received from Ministries/Departments seeking clarifications on certain issues. These issues and the decisions thereon are brought in the succeeding paragraphs.

Issue No. 1 – Whether pay in the Level-13 is to be fixed by multiplying by a factor of 2.57 or 2.67

4. The 7th Central Pay Commission, while formulating the various Levels contained in the Pay Matrix, corresponding to the pre-Revised pay structure, used “Index Of Rationalization” (IOR) to arrive at the starting Cell of each Level (the 1st Cell) of the Pay Matrix. This IOR has been applied by the Commission on the minimum entry pay corresponding to the successive Grades Pay in the pre-Revised pay structure. In Level-13 of the Pay Matrix, as formulated by the 7th CPC and as accepted by the Government in terms of the CCS(RP) Rules, 2016 promulgated vide notification dt. 25.7.2016, the IOR was 2.57. The IOR in respect of both Levels 12 and Level 13-A, i.e., Levels immediately lower and immediately higher than Level-13, is 2.67. Therefore, the modified Level-13 in terms of the Pay Matrix contained in the CCS(Revised Pay) (Amendment) Rules, 2017 has also been formulated based on the IOR of 2.67.

5.While the concept of the IOR, as applied by the 7th CPC, is exclusively in regard to formulation of the Levels in Pay Matrix, the formula for fixation of pay in the Pay Matrix based on the basic pay drawn in the pre-revised pay structure for the purpose of migration to the Pay Matrix, as recommended by the 7th CPC, is based on the fitment factor of 2.57. The Commission recommends ” this fitment factor of 2.57 is being proposed to be applied uniformly for all employees.” Accordingly, Rule 7 (1)(A)(i) of the CCS(RP) Rules, 2016, relating to fixation of pay in the revised pay structure, clearly provides that “in case of all employees the pay in the applicable level in the Pay Matrix shall be the pay obtained by multiplying the existing pay by a factor of 2.57………”

6.Thus, the fitment factor for the purpose of fixation of pay in all the Levels of Pay Matrix in the revised pay structure is altogether different from the IOR. The fitment factor of 2.57 is uniformly applicable for all employees for the purpose of fixation of pay in all the Levels of Pay Matrix. This has no relation with the “IOR”. The formula for fixation of pay based on the fitment factor of 2.57, as contained in Rule 7(1)(A)(i) of the CCS(RP) Rules,2016, has not been modified by the CCS (Revised Pay) (Amendment) Rules,2017.

7. Accordingly, pay in the Level-13 of the Pay Matrix, as provided for in the CCS(Revised Pay) (Amendment) Rules, 2017, shall continue to be fixed based on the fitment factor of 2.57 as already provided for in Rule 7(1) (A) (1) of CCS(RP) Rules, 2016. In case pay has been fixed in the modified Level-13 by way of fitment factor of 2.67, the same is contrary to the Rules and is liable to be rectified and excess amount recovered forthwith.

Issue No. 2 : Pay re-fixed in the modified Level-13 working out lower than the pay fixed in the earlier Level-13

8. As mentioned above, earlier Level 13 in operation before the coming into force of CCS(Revised Pay) (Amendment) Rules, 2017 promulgated vide notification dt. 15.6.2017, has become non-existent ab-initio and the modified Level 13 as contained in CCS(Revised Pay) (Amendment) Rules, 2017 is the applicable Level 13 from 1.1.2016. Therefore, the earlier Level 13 is extinct and, hence, no employee can retain the some consequent upon promulgation of CCS(Revised Pay)(Amendment) Rules, 2017.

9. As such, pay in respect of those, who are entitled to Level 13 either from 1.1.2016 or from any date later than 1.1.2016, has to be re-fixed in the modified Level 13 and the pay as earlier fixed in the earlier Level 13 gets automatically rescinded. Therefore, pay, as fixed in the modified Level 13 in terms of Rule 7 of the CCS(RP)Rules, 2016 in case of those who were drawing pay in the pre-revised pay structure in PB-4 plus Grade Pay of Rs.8700 as on 31.12.2015 or in terms of Rule 13 thereof in case of those promoted to Level 13 on or after 1.1.2016, shall now be the pay for all purposes.

10. However, a few instances have been brought to the notice of this Ministry, where pay fixed in the modified Level-13 contained in CCS (RP) (Amendment) Rules,2017 works out less than the pay fixed in the earlier Level-13 before promulgation of this amendment.

11.The pay fixed strictly in terms of the applicable provisions of CCS(RP) Rules, 2016 in the earlier Level-13 before promulgation of CCS(Revised Pay) (Amendment) Rules, 2017, was the pay before the date of promulgation of the said Amendment Rules on 15.6.2017. As pay is now required to be re-fixed in the Level-13 contained in the CCS(Revised Pay) (Amendment) Rules, 2017, any overpayment, if taking place, consequent upon such re-fixation is not attributable to the concerned employee.

12.Accordingly, it has been decided that if the pay re-fixed strictly as per Rule 7 or Rules 13, as the case may be, of the CCS(RP) Rules, 2016 in the Level-13 based on the Pay Matrix contained in the CCS(Revised Pay) (Amendment) Rules, 2017 ( as per the fitment factor of 2.57) happens to be lower than the pay as earlier fixed as per the said Rules ( fitment factor of 2.57) in the earlier Level-13, then while the pay as re-fixed shall be the pay as applicable to the concerned employee for all purposes, any recovery of over payment on account of such re-fixation during the period up to 30.6.2017, the month in which the CCS(Revised Pay) (Amendment) Rules, 2017 has been issued, shall be waived.

13. The cases of employees who retired on or after 1.1.2016 and up to 30.6.2017 and if covered under pars 12 above, shall be processed as per Rule 70 of the CCS(Pension) Rules, 1972.

Issue No. 3 – Re-exercise of option for coming over to the Revised Pay structure in case of Level 13

14. A reference has been received whether in view of the modification in the Level 13 in terms of the CCS(Revised Pay) (Amendment) Rules, 2017 promulgated on 15.6.2017 with effect from 1.1.2016, the date of effect of the revised pay structure contained in CCS(RP) Rules, 2016, the employees who are entitled to the Level 13 on 1.1.2016 may be given fresh option to come over to the revised pay structure in case of modified Level 13.

15. The matter has been considered and it has been decided that since the modification of the Level 13 as per CCS(Revised Pay) (Amendment) Rules, 2017 is a material change, the employees, who were entitled to Level 13 as on 1.1.2016 and who had already opted for the earlier Level-13 as per Rules 5 and 6 of the CCS(RP) Rules, 2016, shall be given an opportunity for re-exercise of their option there under. Such an option may be exercised within three months from the date of issue of these orders.

16. In their application to employees belonging to the Indian Audit and Accounts Department, these orders issue after consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.

17. Hindi version of these orders is attached.

sd/-
(Amar Nath Singh)
Director

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7th CPC Bunching of stages – Railway Board revised pay structure clarification with Example

7th CPC Bunching of stages – Railway Board revised pay structure clarification with Example

7thCPC-Bunching-of-Stages-Railway-Board

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (BHARAT SARKAR)
Ministry of Railways (Rail Mantralaya)
(Railway Board)

PC-VII No. 62.
File No. PC-VII/2016/RSRP/3

RBE No.139/2017
New Delhi, dated 27.09.2017

The General Manager/CAOs(R),
All India Railways & Production Units,
(As per mailing list)

Sub: Clarification regarding bunching of stages in the revised pay structure under RS(RP) Rules, 2016.

Instructions relating to bunching of stages while fixing the pay in 7th CPC was issued vide Board’s letter dated 26.09.2016. Subsequently in View of interim clarifications issued by Ministry of Finance (Department of Expenditure) vide their OM No. 1-6/2016-IC (Pt) dated 13.06.2017, it was advised vide Board’s letter dated 29.06.2017 that, wherever not given effect to implementation of provision of bunching contained in Board’s letter dated 26.09.2016 may be put on hold till such time detailed clarifications are issued to avoid subjective interpretation of the provisions that could result in anomalies/recoveries at a later date.

2. Now, detailed clarifications over the issue has been issued by Ministry of Finance (Department of Expenditure) vide their O.M No. 1-6/2016-IC dated 03.08.2017 (copy enclosed).

3. The clarifications issued by Ministry of Finance (Department of Expenditure) vide their O.M. dated 03.08.2017 will be applicable mutatis mutandis in Railways w.r.t. RS(RP) Rules, 2016.

4. Illustrations in this regard are enclosed at Annexure-A & Annexure-B.

(Jaya Kumar G)
Deputy Director, Pay Commission-VII
Railway Board

Annexure A

Illustration to show where bunching is not applicable

Name of Person Basic Pay in 6th CPC as on 1.1.2016 Grade Pay in 6th CPC Corresponding Level of 7th CPC Basic pay* 2.57 Basic pay fixed on 01.01.2016 in corresponding Level of 7 th CPC Remarks
EXAMPLE-I
A 15610 4600 Level 7 40117 4490
B 16080 4600 Level 7 41325 44900 Though the difference in pay in
the 6th CPC
between A & B is
more than 3%, no
bunching is to be
provided in terms of
MOF’s O.M dated
03.08. 2017, as the
pay in 7th CPC has
been fixed in first
Cell of Level 7 of
the Matrix.
C 16580 4600 Level 7 42610 44900 Though the
difference in pay in
the 6th CPC
between A,B&C is
more than 3%, no
bunching is to be
provided as the pay
in 7th CPC has been
fixed in first Cell of
Level 7 of the
Matrix.
D 17080 4600 Level 7 43896 44900 Though the defference in pay in the 6th CPC between A, B, C & D is more than 3%, no bunching is to be proided as the pay in 7th CPC has been fixed in first Cell of Level 7 of the Matrix.
EXAMPLE-II
A 63410 10000 Level 14 162963 167200
B 65020 10000 Level 14 167101 167200 Though the pay of A & B has been fixed in the same cell and pay of B is more than A in 6th CPC pay sales, bunching need not be provided as the difference in pay in the 6th CPC between A & B is less than 3%

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ABOLITION OF CONDIMENT ALLOWANCE

7th CPC: Abolition of Condiment Allowance – PCDA (CC) Order

IMPORTANT CIRCULAR/SPEED POST/REGISTERED

No. M/II/1300/CR/2017
Office of the PCDA (CC)
Lucknow Cantt 226 002

 Dated the 18th September, 2017

To,
The CO/OC

Sub: ABOLITION OF CONDIMENT ALLOWANCE.

Please refer item 36 of Appendix I under ORDER of RESOLUTION – Ministry of Finance (Department of Expenditure) published in the Gazette of India – EXTRAORDINARY Part-1 Section 1 Notification no. 169 dated 6th July 2017 and Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure F No. 29/1/12017-E.II(B) dated 11/07/2017 regarding payment on account of discontinued allowances.

The Condiment allowance stands abolished w.e.f. 01/07/2017 vide MOF OM 11/07/2017 and circulated vide CGDA letter No. AN/XIV/14164NII CPC/CircularNo-I dated 21/08/2017.

It is, therefore, requested to submit your Cash Requisitions accordingly. Please also mention the detail of amount (Calculation) demanded through CR on the covering letter.

Please accord top priority.

GO(S/W) has seen.

Sd/-
Sr. Accounts Officer (S/W)

 

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Pay anomaly in the Supervisory Cadre of Accounts Department, Ministry of Railways and pay disparity with other Supervisory cadres of the Central Government services

7th CPC Pay Anomaly in the Supervisory Cadre of Railway Accounts with other Central Government Service: All India Railway Accounts Staff Association writes to Ministry of Finance:

Chennai
09-2017

To
Sri ARUN JAITLEY
Honorable Minister for finance,
New Delhi.

Dear Sir,

Sub: Pay anomaly in the Supervisory Cadre of Accounts Department, Ministry of Railways and pay disparity with other Supervisory cadres of the Central Government services.

The All India Railway Accounts staff Association while deposing before the 7th CPC had brought to the notice of the Commission that subsequent to the acceptance of the VI CPC recommendations a peculiar anomaly arose where a junior drawing higher Grade Pay than the Senior in the cadre of Section Officer (Accounts). The Committee of the 7th Pay Commission observed that the above anomalous situation purely arose on circumstantial grounds and needs to be rectified. Thus in its report, the Commission found merit in the above contention and recommended that Seniors must be given the benefit of stepping up and further in line with their recommendations for organized Accounts cadres, it further recommended that Section Officer (Accounts) Railways in GP Rs. 4800 should be upgraded on completion of four years service, to the existing GP5400 (PB-2) viz., level 9 in the Pay Matrix, on non functional basis. ( Ref: Para No 11.40.83 of 7th CPC).

The 7th Central Pay Commission acknowledged that the skill sets of the Organized Accounts cadres are fairly higher and the Organized Accounts Cadre have to compulsorily pass various stringent examinations for promotions. Moreover, Sr. Section Officer ( Accounts) had been assigned complete parity with Section Officers (SO) of the Central Secretariat Service (CSS) and they had been granted the pay scale of Rs.6500-10500 (S-12) w.e.f.01-01-1996 in accordance with 6th CPC. Further, it was also noticed that parity between Organized Accounts and the cadre of Section Officers of CSS was disturbed by granting non functional up gradation to GP Rs. 5400 (PB-3) after four years of service to Section Officers of CSS only. The Commission also noted that , non-functional up-gradation from GP Rs. 4800 to GP. Rs. 5400 (PB-3) on completion of four years of service, has been accorded to a number of posts by the Govt. of India in 2008. The Commission also found no reason and justification to deprive the benefit of up gradation to GP Rs. 5400 to the officers of the Organized Accounts Cadres who are in GP RS. 4800.

Thus, the Pay Commission recommended that, all officers in the Organized Accounts Cadres ( in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department, Defence Accounts Department, Indian Civil Accounts Organization, Railways, Posts and Telecommunications) who are in GP Rs. 4800, should be upgraded on completion of four years of service to GP 5400 (PB-2) viz. pay level 9 in the Pay matrix ( Para 11.12.140 of 7th CPC.)

To utter dismay, the Government of India while accepting the recommendations of the Pay Commission on up-gradation of posts, left out the Ministry of Railways and Defense for non functional up-gradation GP 5400(PB-3) after four years of service for the categories of AAOs (Finance Division of Defense, Ministry of Defense) and Senior Section Officer (Accounts) Senior Traveling Inspector of Accounts and Senior Inspector of Stores Accounts, Ministry of Railways with the remarks that it will be examined by DOPT for taking a comprehensive view in the matter`. The DOPT took almost nine months and transferred the issue on 7th April 2017 to the Ministry of Finance(Expenditure). In other words benefit of Up gradation to GP 5400 after completion of four years of service has been granted to all other Organized Accounts Cadres of the Indian Audit and Accounts Department, Indian Civil Accounts Organization and Posts and Telecommunication.

The Ministry of Defense in their recent ID Note No 369/C/2017 dated 23-3-2017 also recommended that above benefit be extended to the Assistant Accounts Officer (AAO) of Defense Accounts Department, On the other hand, DOPT in their communication ID note No.1198678 /16 – Est (Pay-1) dated 2-2-2017 to the Executive Director Pay Commission 111, Ministry of Railways, advised the Ministry of Railways to consult Department of Expenditure in terms of Government of India (Allocation of Business Rules). It shows the indifferent approach of Government towards Railway Accounts Employee.

The Supervisory Cadre of the Accounts Department of the Railways is also entrusted with the responsibilities of presenting the Railway Accounts on widely accepted accrual based Accounting in addition to presenting the Government accounts as per requirements laid down in the Constitution of India , as announced by Hon’ble Minister of Railways, Shri Suresh Prabhu, in his budget speech.

It would be highly appreciated, if the benefit of grant of GPRs. 5400 is extended to Supervisory Cadre of the Accounts Department, Ministry of Railways on completion of four years of service in GP Rs. 4800 who are the only left in this case. This will also end pay parity between the organised accounts cadres of the Government of India.

An early action in the matter shall be highly appreciated.

Sincerely yours,
(REJI GEORGE)
General Secretary

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7th CPC Pay Matrix IOR Revision: Example of Increase/Decrease in Basic Pay – MoD message for recovery thereon

7th CPC Pay Matrix IOR Revision: Example of Increase/Decrease in Basic Pay – MoD message for recovery thereon

Message Regarding 7 CPC

1. –text not reproduced—

2. “Govt orders have been received vide SRO No 17(E) dated 06/07/2017 notified in Gazette of India No 14 dated 07/07/2017 and acted upon in Aug 2017. As per the orders, index of rationalization (IOR) of level 12A & 13 of the Defence Pay Matrix has been enhanced from 2.57 to 2.67 for the entry level Pay but the multiplication factor is retained as 2.57. In some cases pay fixed on 01/01/2016 as per revised Pay matrix would be less than that fixed earlier as per SRO 12(E) dated 03/05/2017, leading to recovery in August 2017 pay account. A few examples are cited at Annexure A”

Pay as On
31/ 12/ 2015
Grade Pay as on
31/ 12/ 2015
Multiplication Factor 2.57 Pay as per SRO dated
03/ 05 /2017
Pay as per SRO dated
06 /07 /2017
Pay Increase / Decrease
37,400 8,000 1,16,678 1,16,700 1,21,200 Increase
38,770 8,000 1,20,199 1,20,200 1,21,200 Increase
40,180 8,000 1,23,823 1,27,500 1,24,800 Decrease
41,630 8,000 1,27,549 1,31,300 1,28,500 Decrease
58,980 8,700 1,73,938 1,74,000 1,75,500 Increase
61,590 8,700 1,80,645 1,84,600 1,80,800 Decrease
63,340 8,700 1,85,143 1,90,100 1,86,200 Decrease
65,270 8,700 1,90,103 1,95,800 1,91,800 Decrease

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7th Central Pay Commission relating to Headquarters Special Pay/Special Allowance admissible to officers of the Organized Group ‘A’ services on their posting in their respective Headquarters

7th CPC Special Pay/Special Allowance admissible to officers of the Organized Group ‘A’ services – Dopt Ordres

No.2/12/2017-Estt.(Pay-II)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

North Block, New Delhi
Dated 14th September, 2017

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Implementation of the recommendations of Seventh Central Pay Commission relating to Headquarters Special Pay/Special Allowance admissible to officers of the Organized Group ‘A’ services on their posting in their respective Headquarters – reg.

This Department’s OM No.2/22(A)/2008-Estt(Pay-ll) dated 3rd September, 2008 provided for rates of Headquarters Special pay/ Special Allowance admissible to officers of the Organized Group ‘A’ services on their posting in their respective headquarters.

2. As provided in para 7 of Ministry of Finance (Department of Expenditure)’s Resolution No.1-2/2016-IC dated 25th July, 2016, the matter regarding allowances (except Dearness Allowance) based on the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) was referred to a Committee under the Chairmanship of Finance Secretary and until a final decision thereon, all allowances have been paid at the existing rates in the existing pay structure.

3. The decision of the Government on various allowances based on the recommendations of the 7th CPC and in the light of the recommendations of the Committee under the Chairmanship of the Finance Secretary has since been issued as per the Resolution No.11-1/2016-IC dated 6th July, 2017 of Department of Expenditure.

4. As mentioned at SI.No. 76 of the Appendix-II of the said Resolution dated 6th July, 2017, the recommendation of the 7th CPC for abolition of Headquarters Allowance has been accepted by the Government and this decision is effective from 1st July, 2017. Accordingly, the President is pleased to abolish the Headquarters Special Pay/ Special Allowance in respect of officers of the Organized Group ‘A’ services on their posting in their respective Headquarters.

5. Accordingly, the entitlement and payment of Headquarters Allowance is discontinued from the salary of the month of July, 2017. A copy of Department of Expenditure’s OM No.29/1/2017-E.II (B) dated 11th July, 2017 on Payment on account of discontinued allowances is enclosed for reference.

6. In so far as persons serving in the Indian Audit & Accounts Department are concerned, these orders issue after consultation with the Comptroller & Auditor General of India.

sd/-
(Pushpender Kumar)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

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Changes in 7th Central Pay Commission Concordance table 51 and Table 52

Changes in 7th Central Pay Commission Concordance table 51 and Table 52

F. No. 38/37/2016-P&PW(A)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, P.G. and Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare

3rd floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan,
Khan Market, New Delhi
Dated 13th September, 2017

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Revision of pension of pre-2016 pensioners / family pensioners in implementation of Government’s decision on the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission Concordance tables- regarding.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. of even number dated 06.07.2017 on the above subject and to say that there is some error in the entries relating to the pre-revised pay of Rs.56050/- (6th CPC Grade pay: Rs.10,000, in CPC Level 14)) in Table 51 and Table 52 enclosed therewith.

2. It is requested that the existing Table 51 and Table 52 may be substituted by the enclosed Table 51 and Table 52, respectively. The revised entries have been shown in bold letters. .

Encl: As above

(Harjit Singh)

Director

Table No.51

Scale of Pay/Pay in the Pay Band & Grade Pay at the time of Retirement

From 01.01.1986 to 31.12.1995 5900-200-6700
From 01.01.1996 to 31.12.2005 18400-500-22400
From 01.01.2006 to 31.12.2015 37400-67000 GP 10000
Corresponding level w.e.f. 1.1.2016 Level-14 (144200-218200)

 

BASIC
PAY FROM 1.1.1986 TO 31.12.1995

BASIC
PAY FROM 1.1.1996 TO 31.12.2005

BASIC
PAY FROM 1.1.2006 TO 31.12.2015

PAY
RANGE FOR
PENSIONERS RETIRED
DURING 1.1.2006
TO
31.12.2015

NOTIONAL PAY AS ON
1.1.2016

REVISED PENSION / ENHANCED FAMILLY PENSION
( IF APPLICABLE ) W.E.F. 1.1.2016

REVISED FAMILLY PENSION W.E.F. 1.1.2016

MINI
MUM
MAXI
MUM
5900 18400 54700 56100 144200 72100 43260
6100 18400 54700 56100 144200 72100 43260
6300 18400 54700 56100 144200 72100 43260
6500 18900 56050 56100 144200 72100 43260
6700 18900 56050 56100 144200 72100 43260
6900 18900 56050 56100 144200 72100 43260
7100 19400 56050 56100 144200 72100 43260
7300 19400 56050 56100 144200 72100 43260
19900 57440 56110 57780 148500 74250 44550
20400 57440 56110 57780 148500 74250 44550
20900 58870 57790 59530 153000 76500 45900
21400 58870 57790 59530 153000 76500 45900
21900 60340 59540 61320 157600 78800 47280
22400 61850 61330 63150 162300 81150 48690
22900 63410 63160 65050 167200 83600 50160
23400 65020 63160 65050 167200 83600 50160
23900 66680 65060 67000 172200 86100 51660
67010 69020 177400 88700 53220
69030 71080 182700 91350 54810
71090 73220 188200 94100 56460
73230 75400 193800 96900 58140
75410 77000 199600 99800

59880

Table No.52

Scale of pay/Pay in the Pay Band & Grade Pay at the time of Retirement

From 01.01.1986 to 31.12.1995 5900-200-7300
From 01.01.1996 to 31.12.2005 18400-500-22400
From 01.01.2006 to 31.12.2015 37400-67000 GP 10000
Corresponding level w.e.f. 1.1.2016 Level-14 (144200-218200)

BASIC
PAY FROM 1.1.1986 TO 31.12.1995

BASIC
PAY FROM 1.1.1996 TO 31.12.2005

BASIC
PAY FROM 1.1.2006 TO 31.12.2015

PAY
RANGE FOR
PENSIONERS RETIRED
DURING 1.1.2006
TO
31.12.2015

NOTIONAL PAY AS ON
01.01.2016

REVISED PENSION / ENHANCED FAMILLY PENSION
( IF APPLICABLE ) W.E.F. 1.1.2016

REVISED FAMILY
PENSION W.E.F. 1.1.2016

MINI
MUM
MAXI
MUM
5900 18400 54700 56100 144200 72100 43260
6100 18400 54700 56100 144200 72100 43260
6300 18400 54700 56100 144200 72100 43260
6500 18900 56050 56100 144200 72100 43260
6700 18900 56050 56100 144200 72100 43260
6900 18900 56050 56100 144200 72100 43260
7100 19400 56050 56100 144200 72100 43260
7300 19400 56050 56100 144200 72100 43260
19900 57440 56110 57780 148500 74250 44550
20400 57440 56110 57780 148500 74250 44550
20900 58870 57790 59530 153000 76500 45900
21400 58870 57790 59530 153000 76500 45900
21900 60340 59540 61320 157600 78800 47280
22400 61850 61330 63150 162300 81150 48690
22900 63410 63160 65050 167200 83600 50160
23400 65020 63160 65050 167200 83600 50160
23900 66680 65060 67000 172200 86100 51660
67010 69020 177400 88700 53220
69030 71080 182700 91350 54810
71090 73220 188200 94100 56460
73230 75400 193800 96900 58140
75410 77000 199600 99800 59880

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7th CPC in respect of Commissioned Officers, Retiring or dying in harness on or after 1.1.2016 (Post-2016)

7th Pay Commission in respect of Commissioned Officers, Retiring or dying in harness on or after 1.1.2016 (Post-2016)

OFFICE OF THE PR. CONTROLLER OF DEFENCE ACCOUNTS (PENSION)
DRAUPADI GHAT, ALLAHABAD- 211014

No. G-1/M/01/ICO’s/ 7th CPC/ Vol. II/2017

dated:12.09.2017

To,

The PCDA (O)
Golibar Maidan
Pune-411001

Subject: Implementation of the Government decision on the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission in respect of Commissioned Officers, Retiring or dying in harness on or after 1.1.2016 (Post-2016).

Reference: GoI, MoD letter No.17(02)/2016-D(Pen/Pol) dated :04.09.2017.

Consequent upon issue of GoI, MoD letter No. 17(02)/2016-D(Pen/Pol) dated 04.09.2017 (Annexure A), pensionary awards of Commissioned Officers (including MNS and Territorial officers) of three Services who retired/ discharged/ released/ invalided out or died in harness on or after 01.01.2016 are to be sanctioned under orders contained therein.

2. It is therefore, requested to initiate claim/revision claim as detailed below along with the enclosed LPC-cum-Data Sheet for initial/revised pension claims, as the case may be, so that initial PPO/Corrigendum PPO may be issued in affected cases by this Office:

(a) Initial Claims for Retiring Pension, Invalid Pension, Service Element as well as Disability Element of Disability/ Liberalised Disability/ War Injury Pension:

Initial Claims for Retiring Pension, Invalid Pension, Service element as well as Disability Element of Disability/ Liberalised Disability/War Injury Pension in respect of Commissioned officers of Indian Army who retired/discharged/released/invalided out on or after 01.01.2016 and who are in receipt of pay & allowance under respective Army Officers Pay Rules 2017 shall be preferred in usual manner on revised LPC-Cum-Data Sheet No. PHP-G1M-01/2017(7th CPC) as per specimen enclosed (Annexure B) and submitted as usual along with data in electronic form. The instructions for the filling up LPC cum Data Sheet are enclosed as Annexure E.

(b) Claim for revision of retiring pension – commissioned officers, retired/discharged on or after 01.01.2016.

Data Sheet PHP-G1M-03/2017(7th CPC) (Enclosed as Annexure C) will be used for revision of pensionary awards as per 7th CPC in those cases where Pension has already been notified as per 6th CPC . This data sheet will be used only once for revision of Pensionary awards already notified from 01.01.2006 to 30.09.2017, thereafter, any amendment/ revision will be done through Data Sheet (Rev) PHP-G1M-02/2017(7th CPC) (Enclosed as Annexure D) for corrigendum of pensionary awards.

(c) Claim For Corrigendum of Pensionary Awards (PHP-G1M-02/2017(7th CPC)) :

Data Sheet (Rev) PHP-G1M-02/2017(7th CPC) (Enclosed as Annexure D) for corrigendum of pensionary awards in respect of commissioned officers will be used for amendment /revision of 7th CPC pensionary awards i.e. pensionary awards already notified as per VI CPC and subsequently revised as per 7th CPC through data sheet PHP-G1M-03/2017(7th CPC).

NOTE : Old Data sheet (Rev) for corrigendum of pensionary awards will continue to be used for revision/amendments of pensionary awards of officers retired/discharged/invalided out prior to 01.01.2016.

3. COMMUTATION OF ADDITIONAL PENSION IN REVISION CASE:

Pensioners who have retired between 1.1.2016 and date of issue of orders for revised pay/ pension based on the recommendations of the 7th CPC, shall have an option, in relaxation of provisions of relevant Pension Regulations, not to commute the pension which has become additionally commutable on retrospective revision of pay / pension on implementation of recommendations of the 7th CPC. Option form is enclosed as Appendix ‘A’ to be used for this purpose.

Option for commutation of additionally commutable amount will required to be submitted within 4 months from the issue of the Govt. letter by the Armed Forces officers. Option exercised after expiry of 4 months from the issue of the Govt. letter will not be entertained. The claim submitted without exercising said option or if no option for commutation of additionally commutable amount of pension is received within stipulated time period as mentioned above, it will be presumed that pensioner is not willing to commute additionally commutable amount.

4. DISABILITY PENSION/WAR INJURY PENSION

4.1 There shall be no change in existing provisions regulating the Disability Pension/War Injury Pension under casualty pensionary award so.

4.2 The amount of all kind of pension shall be subject to a minimum of Rs. 9,000/-. The maximum amount of normal rate, enhanced rate of ordinary family pension and retiring pension shall be 30%, 50% and 50% respectively, of the highest pay in the Government which is Rs. 2,50,000/- with effect from 1.1.2016. The maximum ceiling is, however, not applicable in the cases of Disability Pension/War Injury Pension etc., applicable under casualty pensionary awards.

5. Ex-GRATIA LUMP SUM COMPENSATION IN CASES OF INVALIDMENT :

Ex-gratia lump sum compensation to Defence Service Personnel who are boarded out of service on account of disability/ war injury attributable to or aggravated by military service, shall be paid @ Rs. 20 lakh for 100% disability subject to provisions as stipulated in MoD letter No. 2(2)/2011/D(Pen/Policy) dated 26.12.2011. For disability/ war injury less than 100% but not less than 20%, the amount of Ex-gratia compensation shall be proportionately reduced. No Ex-gratia compensation shall be payable for disability/war injury less than 20%. The proportionate compensation would be based on actual percentage of disability as certified by the Invaliding Medical Board, without applying broad banding provisions as contained in Para 7.2 of MoD letter No. 1(2)/97/D(Pen-C) dated 31.01.2001.

6. DISABILITY/WAR INJURY ON DISCHARGE /INVALIDMENT:

6.1 BROAD-BANDING OF PERCENTAGE OF DISABILITY/WAR INJURY ON DISCHARGE:

In cases where Armed Forces personnel are discharged/retired on or after 1.1.2016 under the circumstances mentioned in Para 4.1 of MoD letter No. 1(2)/97/D (Pen-C) dated 31.1.2001 with disability including cases covered under MoD letter No. 16(5)/2008/D(Pen/Policy) dated 29.9.2009 and the disability/war injury has been accepted as 20% and more, the extent of disability or functional incapacity shall be determined in the manner prescribed in Para 7.2 of said letter dated 31.1.2001 for the purpose of computing disability/ war injury.

6.2 BROAD-BANDING OF PERCENTAGE OF DISABILITY/WAR INJURY ON INVALIDMENT:

Existing provisions for broad banding of invalidment cases of Disability and War Injury Pension shall remain unchanged.

6.3 Rates for calculation of disability where composite assessment is made due to existence of disability, as well as war injury, shall be determined in terms of provision contained in Para 3(b) of MoD letter No. 16(02)/2015-D(Pen/Pol) dated 08.08.2016.

6.4 CONSTANT ATTENDANT ALLOWANCE (CAA)

Constant Attendant Allowance shall continue to be admissible under the condition as hithertofore at the existing rate from 1.1.2016 to 30.06.2017. However, with effect from 01.07.2017 it shall be admissible at the uniform rate of Rs. 6750/- per month, irrespective of the rank.

7. All out efforts may be made to submit affected cases for revision of pension duly completed in all respect (along with option for commutation, if any) to avoid correspondence and back references.

8. The Software Programme for Data entry and validation check may be collected from EDP Centre of this Office.

9. Various Orders on the subject are available on the website of this Office i.e. www.pcdapension.nic.in.

10. As far as possible, all fresh claims for grant of retiring pension should be submitted only on revised LPC-cum Data Sheet. After 01.10.2017, no fresh cases for notification of Pension will be entertained on old LPC-cum Data Sheet. However, cases on the new LPC-cum-Data Sheet received before 01.10.2017 will also be accepted if revised pay details are available. It may please be ensured that Seal of LPC cum data sheet signing officer is affixed and name of all officials signing LPC cum data sheet are clearly and legibly mentioned.

(Nasim Ullah)
ACDA (P)

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