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DoPT: Revision of Provisional pension sanctioned under Rule 69 of the CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972

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Revision of Provisional pension sanctioned under Rule 69 of the CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972

No.25014/06/2016.AIS-II

Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

North Block. New Delhi – 110001
Dated the 18th April 2018

To
The Chief Secretaries of all the
State Governments and UTs.

Subject: Revision of Provisional pension sanctioned under Rule 69 of the CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972.

Sir,

I am directed to refer to the Department of Pension and Pensioner Welfare’s OM No. 38/49/16-P&PW(A) dated 12th February, 2018 (copy enclosed) regarding “Revision of Provisional pension“.

2. The applicability of the provisions of the aforesaid OM regarding grant of Provisional Pension sanctioned under Rule 69 of the CCS(Pension) Rules, 1972 has been considered by this Department and it has been decided to make the provisions of the aforesaid Office Memorandum of Department of Pension and. Pensioner Welfare regarding “Revision of Provisional Pension” applicable mutatis-mutandis, to the All India Service Pensioners to whom provisional pension was sanctioned under Rule 6 of All India Service(Death-Cum Retirement-Benefits) Rules, 1958.

Yours faithfully

S/d,
(Jyotsna Gupta)
Under Secretary to Government of India

No.38/49/16-P&PW(A)

Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

3rd floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan,
Khan Market, New Delhi
Dated the 12th February ,2018

Office Memorandum

Sub:- Revision of provisional pension sanctioned tinder Rule 69 of the CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972

The undersigned is directed to say that in implementation of the decision taken on the recommendations of the 7th CPC, orders were issued vide this Departments’ OM No. 38/37/2016- P&PW(A)(ii) dated 04.08.2016 for revision of pension of pre-2016 pensioners/family pensioners w.e.f 01.01.2016 by multiplying the pre-revised pension/family pension by a factor of 2.57. Subsequently, vide OM No: 38/37/20 I6-P&PW(A) dated 12.05,2017, it has been decided that the pension/family pension of all Central civil pensioners/Family pensioners, who retired/dial prior to 01.01.2016, may be revised w.e.f. 01.01.2016 by notionally fixing their pay in the pay matrix recommended by the 7 th CPC in the level corresponding to the pay in the pay scale/pay band and grade pay at which they retired/died.

2. Instructions were issued vide this Department’s OM of even number dated 30.11.2016 for extending the benefit of OM dated 4.8.2016 to the following categories of pensioners drawing provisional pension under Rule-69 of the CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972,

(i) Retired before 1,1.2016 and sanctioned provisional pension under Rule-69 of the CCS (Pension) Rules on account of departmental/judicial proceedings or suspension.

(ii) Suspended before 1,1.2016 and sanctioned provisional pension, based on their pre-revised pay under Rule-69 of the CCS (Pension) Rules on retirement on or after 1.1.2016.

3. It has now been decided that provisional pension sanctioned in the above cases may be revised w.e,f. 1,1.2016 in accordance with the instructions contained in this Department’s OM No.38/37/2016-P&PW(A) dated 12th May, 2017. Higher of the two formulations i.e. OM dated 4.8.2016 or OM dated 12.5.2017 would he the revised provisional pension 1.1.2016 in such  cases.

4. This issues with the approval of Department of Expenditure. Ministry of finance ID N0.1(21)/E-V/2016 dated 15,01.2018.

5. Hindi version will follow.

Enc. a. a.

S/d,
(Harjit Singh)
Director

To
All Ministries/Departments as per standard list attached.

Source: DoPT

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Reiteration of instructions relating to application of own merit in Direct Recruitment for appointment of Other Backward Classes (OBCs)

Reiteration of instructions relating to application of own merit in Direct Recruitment for appointment of Other Backward Classes (OBCs)

F. No. 43011/4/2018-Estt.(Res.)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training
Establishment (Reservation-I) Section

North Block, New Delhi
Dated April 4, 2018

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject : Reiteration of instructions relating to application of own merit in Direct Recruitment for appointment of Other Backward Classes (OBCs)-regarding

The undersigned is directed to say that the Hon’ble Supreme Court in its judgment in the case of R. K. Sabharwal vs. State of Punjab, had, inter-alia, observed that “the reserve category candidates can compete for the non-reserve posts and in the event of their appointment to the said posts their number cannot be added and taken into consideration for working out the percentage of reservation.”

2. As per instructions issued vide this Department’s OM No. 36012/2/96-Estt.(Res) dated 02.07.1997, in direct recruitments to Central Government jobs and services, the reserve category candidates who are selected on the same standard as applied to general candidates will not be adjusted against reserved vacancies. As per instructions issued vide DOP&T OM No. 36011/1/98-Estt.(Res) dated 01.07.1998, only when a relaxed standard is applied in selecting a reserved candidate, for example in the age limit, experience, qualification, permitted number of chances in written examination, etc., such candidates will be counted against reserved vacancies.

3. It has been brought to the notice of this Department by the Hon’ble Parliamentary Committee on Welfare of OBCs that these instructions are not being followed in some cases in direct recruitments to Central Government jobs and services. It is, therefore, reiterated that while making Direct Recruitments, guidelines issued vide this Department’s OM No. 36012/2/96-Estt.(Res) dated 02.07.1997 and OM No.36011/1/98-Estt.(Res) dated 01.07.1998 may be kept in view by all concerned.

4. All Ministries/ Departments are requested to bring the contents of this O.M. to the notice of all concerned for information and compliance.

S/d,
(Raju Saraswat)
Under Secretary to the Government of India
Tel.: 23092110

Signed Copy

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Child Care Leave (CCL) Permitted leave headquarters , LTC , Foreign travel

Child Care Leave (CCL) Permitted leave headquarters , LTC , Foreign travel

Child-Care-Leave-CCL-Central-Government-Employees

No. 13018/6/2013-Estt(L)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

Old JNU Campus, New Delhi 110 067
Dated: 3rd April, 2018

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Child Care Leave (CCL) – Clarification Reg.

The undersigned is directed to refer to DoP’Ts O.M. No. 21011/08/2013- Estt.(AL), dated 25.03.2013 and to say that references have been received with regard to leaving Head Quarters/Station while on CCL and availing LTC during CCL.

2. In this regard, it is has now been decided that:

(i) An employee on CCL may be permitted to leave headquarters with the prior approval of appropriate competent authority.

(ii) LTC may be availed while an employee is on CCL.

(iii) An employee on CCL may proceed on foreign travel provided clearances from appropriate competent authorities are taken in advance.

3 Hindi version will follow.

(Sandeep Saxena)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

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INDWF: Minutes of National Anomaly Committee Meeting

INDWF: Minutes of National Anomaly Committee Meeting

F.No.11/2/2016-JCA-I(Pt.)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel Training

North Block, New Delhi
Dated: 16 February, 2018

To

Shri Shiv Gopal Mishra
Secretary, Staff-Side
National Council (Staff Side)
Joint Consultative Machinery for, Central Government Employees
13-C, Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi-110001

Subject: Minutes of the Meeting held on 11.01.2018 to discuss the admissibility of the agenda items received from the Staff Side, NC (JCM) for discussion in the National Anomaly Committee (NAC) for the 7th Central Pay Commission.

Sir,

Please find enclosed a copy of the Minutes of the meeting held under the Chairmanship of Joint Secretary (Establishment) on Thursday the 11th January, 2018 at 1500 hours in Room No. 190, conference Room, North Block, New Delhi with the representatives of Staff Side, NC(JCM) for information and necessary action.

2. As per discussion in the above meeting, Staff Side may please reconsider their views on Item No. 7. A copy of the recording during the meeting enclosed for per usual.

Yours faithfully,
S/d,
(D.K. Sengupta)

Deputy Secretary to the Government of India
Tel. 23040255

MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 11.01.2018 TO DISCUSS THE ADMISSIBILITY OF THE AGENDA ITEMS RECEIVED FROM THE STAFF SIDE FOR DISCUSSION IN THE NATIONAL ANOMALY COMMITTEE (NAC) FOR THE 7TH CENTRAL PAY COMMISSION

A meeting was held under the chairmanship of Shri G.D. Tripathi, Joint Secretary (Establishment), Department of Personnel & Training with the representatives of Staff Side of the National Anomaly Committee and senior officers from the other Ministries/Departments concerned at 3.00 p.m. on 11.01.2018 in Room No. 190, North Block, DoPT, New Delhi to consider the admissibility of the 18 items of anomaly forwarded by the Staff-Side of the National Council of JCM for settlement through discussion at the NAC constituted after the Seventh Central Pay Commission. The list of participants is at Annexure.

2. The Chairman welcomed the representatives of the Staff-Side of the National Anomaly Committee and asked Deputy Secretary (JCA) to briefly inform the participants the purpose for convening this meeting.

3. Deputy Secretary (JCA) informed that following the acceptance of the recommendations – to the extent they have been – of the 7th Central Pay Commission by the Government, the National Anomaly Committee has been constituted by DoPT. Subsequently, on receipt of a representation from the Staff Side, NC(JCM), the definition of what would constitute an anomaly has been revised and notified. Therefore, as per the revised scope of definition, anomaly will include the following cases;

a) Where the Official-Side and the Staff-Side are of the opinion that any recommendation is in contravention of the principle or the policy enunciated by the Seventh Central Pay Commission itself without the Commission assigning any reason;

b) Where the maximum of the Level in the Pay Matrix corresponding to the applicable Grade Pay in the Pay Band under the pre-revised structure as notified vide CCS(RP) Rules 2016, is less than the amount an employee is entitled to be fixed at, as per the formula for fixation of pay contained in the said Rules;

c) Where the Official side and the Staff Side are of the opinion that the vertical and horizontal relativities have been disturbed as a result of the 7th Central Pay Commission to give rise to anomalous situation.

4. Deputy Secretary (JCA) mentioned that a letter dated 16.08.2017 had been received from Secretary, Staff-Side proposing to discuss 15 items in the National Anomaly Committee (NAC). Subsequently, another letter dated 31.08.2017 was also received proposing 3 additional items. On examining these 18 items against the three (03) yardsticks as stated in para-3 above, it was felt that while some agenda items clearly fall within the definition of ‘anomaly’, there are a few which cannot be termed ‘anomaly’ as such, bordering more, as they are, on the side of ‘demands’. There are a few more which apparently by virtue of affecting the interests of one Department should rather be taken up at the Departmental Anomaly Committee. On sharing the findings of this Preliminary examination with the Secretary, Staff-Side, a communication was received from him suggesting inter-alia, besides giving their own reasons for retaining the same agenda – except one item – for the NAC deliberations, that a meeting be convened to discuss and finalize the items so as to to avoid delay in convening the NAC meeting.

5. The Chairman then requested the leader of the Staff-Side and other members to put across their points of view on the issue.

6. The Leader, Staff-Side, thanked the Chairman for convening the meeting at the suggestion of Secretary, Staff-Side and initiated the discussion by emphasising that the next meeting of the National Council under the Chairmanship of Cabinet Secretary should be held urgently as more than 7 years have passed since the last such meeting was held. He referred to the background against which the JCM scheme has been institutionalized and stressed that the purpose of JCM is to avoid confrontation between the Government and its employees. He requested that the sentiments of the Staff-Side may be conveyed to the Cabinet Secretary so that the meeting of the National Council, JCM may be held without any further delay. He also suggested that the Cabinet Secretary should meet the Standing Committee of the National Council, JCM soon after the Republic Day celebrations so that the deliberations can be be held on all pending issues. The Leader, Staff-Side further stated that there are many issues arising out of the 7th Central Pay Commission’s recommendations which are still to be settled to the satisfaction of the Staff-Side. He particularly mentioned about the recommendations relating to New Pension Scheme, Minimum Pay, Fitment Formula, etc.

7. Secretary, Staff-Side also expressed similar views about lack of interaction between the Official-Side and the Staff-Side. He mentioned that the institutions of JCM machinery has become defunct and stated that the meetings of the Standing Committee and the National Council, JCM should be called without any further delay. He also mentioned that the Group of Ministers had met the staff representatives and given some assurances for favourable consideration regarding the Minimum Pay and Fitment Formula. But even after 1-1/2 years, no decision has been conveyed by the Government. He regretted that inspite of the report submitted by NPS Committee, nothing fruitful has been done for bringing new pensioners under defined and guaranteed pension scheme. He stated that based on the assurance given by the group of Ministers, the Staff Side had deferred the call for strike but now it is getting very difficult for them to control the resentments of the staff. He stressed the need for frequent interactions so that each side can appreciate the other’s views. He also mentioned that no decision has yet been conveyed on the 6th CPC related unresolved anomalies which, the Staff-Side feels, should be sent for arbitration as the Staff-Side has recorded its dissatisfaction on them.

(Action: D/o Pension & JCA Division, DoPT)

8. The Staff-Side members representing M/o Defence stated that they are on a hunger fast joining with the 4 lakhs Defence Civilian Employees to protest against the various decisions taken by Ministry of Defence against their interest. They lodged their protest aginst what they called ‘arbitary’ policy decisions made by the Government about outsourcing of jobs hitherto done in the ordince factories, converting Army Base Workshops to GOCO Model, closure of Station Workshops, Military Farms and Depots under Army Headquarters thereby rendering 31,000 Employees surplus including 9000 employees of Military Engineer Service, granting Uniform Allowance to the soldiers by stopping the practice of getting them stitched through almost 12000 Employees in 5 Ordnance Factories etc. This is against the assurance given by the Defence Ministry in the past to the Staff Side that the jobs being performed by ordnance factories would be outsourced. They also protested against the violation of the direction of Cabinet Secretary by the Ministry of Defence in that the Staff Side has not been consulted before deciding on outsourcing, closure, merger, declaring manpower surplus etc. They demanded that MoD may be directed to immediately hold discussions with the Staff Side and settle the issues in the interest of the Defence Industry and its employees

(Action: M/o Defence)

9. The Staff Side also raised the following issues:-

a) The demand of the Staff Side for extension of the date of option for switching over to 7th CPC Pay Scales from a date on which the employee got promotion/MACP is not yet settled. Necessary instructions may be issued in this regard.

(Action: Establishment Division, DoPT)

b) The Report of the NPS Committee even though submitted to the Government in August, 2017 the Staff Side is not yet given a copy of the same. The same may be given to the Staff Side and a meeting may also be held with the Staff Side by the Government before taking any decision on the recommendations of the NPS Committee.

(Action: D/o P & PW)

c) The Staff Side also pointed out what they felt arbitrariness of the decision of the Government to close down the various printing presses without even holding any discussion with the Staff Side. The employees have been asked to immediately get themselves, relived and join at faraway places. They added that assurances were given by the Cabinet Secretary at the National Council that the Government would discuss the problems faced by the staff and resolve the same in all cases when the Government decides to wind up any of its functions.

(Action: M/o Urban Development)

10. The Chairman stated that he has taken note of all the concerns expressed by the Leader, Staff-Side, Secretary Staff-Side and the other representatives of the Staff-Side. He stated that the work on finalizing the comments on the Agenda for the meeting with the National Council, JCM has been going on and another two weeks would be required to finalize the comments and thereafter the convenience of the Cabinet Secretary would be sought so that the meeting of the Standing Committee can be held in the month of February, 2018. He stated that the purpose of today’s meeting was to familiarize with the issues as well as to arrive at a mutually agreed decisions as to which of them should be taken up for discussion and settlement at the NAC so that the first meeting can be convened at the earliest. He further emphasised that the items on which the Government, has held a view different from that of the 7th CPC would not be taken up for discussion at the NAC since the Government decisions on them are well-thought-out and conscious ones. However, where there is a disagreement between what has been recommended and what the 7th CPC should have recommended as part of its policy/principles would figure in NAC discussion.

11. It was seen that there are seven (7) proposed items which clearly fall within the definition of ‘Anomaly’. At the conclusion of the discussions, the following was agreed to in respect of the remaining eleven (11) items:

Item No. Description Decision
1 Anomaly in computation of minimum wage In view of the response of Secretary, Staff-Side, the JCA Division will re-examine.
2 3% Increment in all stages In view of the response of Secretary, Staff-Side, the JCA Divison will re-examine
6 Remove Anomaly due to index rationalization In view of the response of Secretary, Staff-Side, the JCA Divison will re-examine
7 Anomaly arising from the decision to reject option No.1 in pension fixation Sent back to Staff-Side for reconsideration of its views
10 Minimum Pension The Staff-Side will take up this issue with the Department of Pension & Pensioners Welfare separately. This will not be treated as an anomaly.
11 Date of effect of Allowances- HRA, Transport

Allowance, CEA etc

Thil will be taken up separately as an item in the Standing Committee meeting
12. Implement the recommendation on Parity in Pay Scale between Sr. Auditors / Sr. Accountant of 1A & AD and organized Accounts with Assistant Section Officer of CSS. As this was already under examination in the Department of Personnel & Training it would not be taken up for

discussion in NAC at this stage. If it remains undecided at the later stage,

it will be included for discussion in NAC.

13 Parity in pay scales between Assistants/

Stenographers in field/ subordinate offices and Assistant Section Offices and Stenographers in CSS

The Staff-Side, NC (JCM) will provide additional details
15 Technical Supervisors of Railways The Staff-Side, NC(JCM) will take up this issue at the Departmental Anomaly Committee of Ministry of Railways.
16. Anomaly in the assignment of replacement of Levels of pay in the Ministry of Defence, Railways, Mines etc in the case of Store Keepers. The Staff-Side, NC (JCM) will take up this issue at the Departmental Anomaly Committee of Ministry of Defence. JCA Division will

write to Ministry of Defence in this regard.

18. Anomaly in the grant of DA instalment w.e.f.

01.01.2016

In view of the response of Secretary, Staff-Side, the JCA Division will re-examine.

12. The meeting concluded with a vote of thanks to the Chair.

LIST OF PARTICIPANTS IN THE PRE-NATIONAL

ANOMALY COMMITTEE OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL (JCM) HELD ON 11/01/2018

S.No. Staff-Side Official-Side
1 Shri Shiv Gopal Misra Shri G.D. Tripathi
2. Shri M. Raghavaiah, Shri Amar Nath Singh
3 Shri Rakhal Das Gupta Shri Harjit Singh
4 Shri J.R. Bhosle Ms. Sujasha Choudhury
5 Shri Guman Singh Ms. Nirmala Dev.
6 Shri C.Srikumar Shri Jaya Kumar.G.
7 Shri K.K.N. Kutty Shri A.K. Jain
8 Shri Sankara Rao Shri Charanjit Taneja
9 Shri R. Srinivasan Shri Rajeev Kumar Bahree
10 Shri R.P. Bhatnagar Shri Ram Gopal

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Rotational transfer of Under Secretaries of CSS Relieving of officers

Rotational transfer of Under Secretaries of CSS Relieving of officers

No.5/10/2017-CS-I(U)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
CS-I(U) Section

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan
Khan Market, New Delhi-110003
Dated 10th November, 2017.

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

 Subject: Rotational transfer of Under Secretaries of CSS Relieving of officers -regarding

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s Order of even number dated 13.10.2017 on the subject mentioned above, wherein the concerned Ministries/ Departments were requested to relieve the officer(s) concerned immediately so that the officers could join the allocated Ministry/ Department. However, it has been observed that not all the officers have been relieved so far.

2. The concerned cadre units as well as the officers concerned are, therefore, requested to comply with the above referred order. A copy of relieving/ joining order may also please be furnished to this Department for records.

(Anil Tripathi)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India

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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 CPC Revision of Pension for Puducherry pensioners / family pensioners drawing pension under ex-French Rules

7th CPC Revision of Pension for Puducherry pensioners / family pensioners drawing pension under ex-French Rules

No. 28/ 3/2009-P&PW(B)
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances &Pensions
Department of Pension and Pensioners Welfare

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan, Khan Market
New Delhi, Dated the 21st July, 2017

To,
The Chief Secretary,
Government of Puducherry,
Puducherry.

Subject: Revision of Pension in respect of Puducherry pensioners /family pensioners drawing pension under ex-French Rules on the line of revision of pension of Central Government Pensioners on the recommendations of VIIth Central Pay Commission – regarding.

Sir,

I am directed to say that the question of revision of pension of Puducherry pensioners / family pensioners drawing pension under the Ex-French Pension Rules in line with the revision of pension for Central Government Pensioners as per this Department’s O.M. No.38/37/2016-P&PW(A) (i) and (ii) dated 04.08.2016 has been under consideration of the Government of India. The President is now pleased to decide that the Puducherry pensioners and family pensioners shall also be eligible, as a special case, for benefit of revision of pension as enumerated in this Department’s G.M. dated 04.08.2016 referred to above i.e. by multiplying the pension /family pension, as had been fixed at the time of implementation of the 6th CPC recommendation by 2.57. However, the order regarding revision of pension as per Pay Fixation method available to the Central Govt. Pensioners vide this Department’s OM No. 38/37/2016-P&PW(A) dated 12.05.2017 shall not be applicable to these Ex-French Pension Rules pensioners / family pensioners.

2. The pensioners/ family pensioners, referred to above will also be eligible for dearness relief at the revised rates effective after the 7th CPC on the revised pension as per orders issued by the Government in this regard from time to time.

3. The pension/ family pension will be revised in terms of these orders by the Govt. of Puducherry in each case individually and the revised pension payment orders will be issued to the concerned pension disbursing authority for arranging payment. It may be ensured that proper and thorough physical verification of the beneficiaries is carried out before revision of pension / family pension.

4. The above mentioned benefits shall not, however, be admissible in the case of Pensioners / family of the deceased pensioners who have opted for French nationality and are drawing metropolitan Pension from the French Government.

5. These orders issue with the concurrence of the Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure, vide their I.D. No 30-1/33(iii)/2016-IC dated 13.07.2017.

6. Hindi version will follow.

Yours faithfully,
(Harjit Singh)
Director

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Clarification of the Definition of Members of Family in the context of Rule 4 regarding

Clarification of the Definition of “Members of Family” in the context of Rule 4 regarding.

F.No.11013/4/2016-Estt (A-III)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training

North Block, New Delhi-110 001
Dated : 20th July, 2016

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject : Clarification of the Definition of “Members of Family” in the context of Rule 4 regarding.

The undersigned is directed to say that as per rule 4 (1) of CCS (Conduct) Rules, 1964, no Government servant shall use his position or influence directly or indirectly to secure employMent for any member of his family in any company or firm. Further, rule 4(3) reads as follows:

“No Government servant shall in the discharge of his official duties deal with any matter or give or sanction any contract to any company or firm or any other person if any member of his family is employed in that company or firm or under that person or if he or any member of his family is interested in such matter or contract in any other manner and the Government servant shall refer every such matter or contract to his official superior and the matter or contract shall thereafter be disposed of according to the instructions of the authority to whom the reference is made.”

2. As per rule 2 of the CCS (Conduct) Rules, 1964, the definition of “Members of Family” may differ from that given in the rule 2, sub clause (c) in the context of a rule. For removal of doubts it is clarified that in the context of rule 4(1) and 4(3) “Members of family” in relation to a Government servant include the wife or husband, son or daughter, parents, brothers or sisters or any person related to any of them by blood or marriage, whether they are dependent on the Government servant or not.

3. All Ministries/ Departments/ Offices are requested to bring the above guidelines to the notice of all Disciplinary Authorities under their control.

4. Hindi Version follows.

(Mukesh Chaturvedi)
Director (E)

Source: www.persmin.nic.in
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Report of the committee to decide reassessment of CVO positions in CPSEs and other organizations under Ministries/Departments and rationalization of pay, incentive, allowances etc. of CVOs

Report of the committee to decide reassessment of CVO positions in CPSEs and other organizations under Ministries/Departments and rationalization of pay, incentive, allowances etc. of CVOs

Most Immediate Out Today

F.No.325/10/2015-AVD-III

Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
North Block, New Delhi

Dated the 21st June, 2016

MEETING NOTICE

Subject: Report of the committee to decide reassessment of CVO positions in CPSEs and other organizations under Ministries/Departments and rationalization of pay, incentive, allowances etc. of CVOs.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. of even number dated 10.12.2015 & 10.06.2016 on the above subject, wherein comments were sought from concerned Ministries/Departments on the report of the committee chaired by AS(S&V), DoPT, for reassessment of CVO positions in CPSEs and other organizations under Ministries/Departments and rationalization of pay, incentive, allowances of CVOs in CPSEs etc. However, no comments have been received, so far, till date. It is, therefore, once again requested to furnish the same at the earliest, latest by 22.06.2016 positively.

2. As the matter is being reviewed at higher level, a meeting has also been scheduled to be held at 10.30 a.m. on 23.06.2016 in the conference Room No. 190 of DoPT, North Block, New Delhi under the Chairmanship of Shri Devesh Chaturvedi, Joint Secretary, DoPT to discuss & finalize the matter.

3. It is, therefore, requested to depute an officer at the level of JS/Director, who is well conversant with the subject matter, alongwith the required input, if not already furnished, for the said meeting on the scheduled date & time.

(Gayatri Mishra)
Director (AVD-III)
Tel. No. 23092755

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Swachh Bharat Pakhwada (May 16-31, 2016) Action Plan for Pensioners’ Associations

Swachh Bharat Pakhwada (May 16-31, 2016) Action Plan for Pensioners’ Associations

No. 55/10/2016-P&PW (C)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, P.G. and Pensions
Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan,
Khan Market, New Delhi
Dated the 9th May, 2015

The Secretary / President
All identified Pensioners’ Associations
(As per enclosed list)

Subject; Swachh Bharat Pakhwada (May 16-31, 2016) Action Plan for Pensioners’ Associations.

Sir,

As you are aware Government of India has launched Swachh Bharat Mission to achieve total sanitation and cleanliness by 2nd October, 2019. It has, therefore, been desired that each Ministry, based on the Ministry’s areas of responsibility, draw out and implement at least a fortnight long action plan every year to bring into focus, its contribution towards Swachh Bharat Mission and also to carry out substantive work related to Swachhta.

2. As a step towards this direction, this Department has prepared an action plan, to involve Pensioners’ Associations identified under Pensioners’ Portal in this mission, with special reference to ‘Swachh Bharat Pakhwada’ being observed during May 16-31, 2016. Under the proposed action plan, Pensioners’ Associations are expected to:-

(i) Organize a mass pledge by members of Pensioners’ Associations (copy enclosed)

(ii) Sensitize their members on cleanliness in their neighborhood.

3. In view of above you are requested to observe the Swachh Bharat Pakhwada during May 16¬31, 2016 by organizing the above activities by involving members of your Pensioners’ Associations.

4. You are also requested to take photographs of activities undertaken by you during the Pakhwada and send the same along with a report on the activities undertaken by your Association, immediately after duration of the Pakhwada, for uploading the same on Pensioners’ Portal website.

Your faithfully

sd/-

Deputy Secretary to the Govt. of India

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Grant of Paid holiday on Bye Election in 16/05/2016

Bye Election in 16/05/2016 – Grant of Paid holiday

F.No.12/3/2016-JCA2
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)
Establishment (JCA-2) Section

North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 12th May, 2016

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Bye Election to fill the clear vacancies in Lok Sabha and State Legislative Assemblies of Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Telangana – Grant of Paid Holiday -regarding

The undersigned is directed to say that in connection with the Bye Election to Bye Election to fill the clear vacancies in Lok Sabha and State Legislative Assemblies of Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Telangana – Grant of Paid Holiday – to be held on 16th May, 2016, the following guidelines, already issued by DOPT vide OM No. 12/ 14/99-JCA dated 10th October 2001, which would have to be followed for closing of the Central Government Offices including Industrial Establishments in the States of Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Telangana.

(i) The relevant offices / organizations shall remain closed in the notified areas where Bye Election to the State Legislative Assemblies scheduled to be conducted.

(ii) In connection with bye-elections to State Assembly, only such of the employees who are bona-fide voters in the relevant constituency should be granted special casual leave on the day of polling. Special Casual leave may also be granted to an employee who is ordinarily a resident of constituency and registered as a voter but employed in any Central Government Organization/ Industrial Establishment located outside the constituency having a general/ bye-election.

2. The employees detailed on election duty may also be permitted to remain away from their normal duties on polling day(s) as also on the days required for performing journeys which might be undertaken in order to perform such election duty

3. The above instructions may be brought to the notice of all concerned.

4. This issue with the approval of Secretary (P).

(G.Srinivasan)
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India

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Central Civil Services (LTC) Rules, 1988-Admissibility charges in respect of rail journey performed on LTC – Clarification reg

Central Civil Services (Leave Travel concession) Rules, 1988-Admissibility of catering charges in respect of rail journey performed on LTC.- Clarification reg.

LTC-rail-rail journey

No. 31011/11/2015-Estt (A.IV)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training
Establishment A-IV Desk

North Block, New Delhi-110 001

Dated: May 12, 2016

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Central Civil Services (Leave Travel concession) Rules, 1988-Admissibility of catering charges in respect of rail journey performed on LTC – Clarification reg.

The undersigned is directed to say that several references are received in this Department from various Ministries/Departments seeking clarification regarding the admissibility of catering charges charged by the Indian Railways in respect of the rail journey(s) performed by Rajdhani/Shatabdi on LTC.

2. The matter has been examined in consultation with Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance and it is clarified that if the Government servant has to compulsorily avail the catering facility and the cost is included in the rail fare for Rajdhani/Shatabdi/Duronto trains, the fare charged shall be reimbursable in full as per the entitlement/eligibility of the Government servant.

(Surya Narayan Jha)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

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Grant of Dearness Relief to CPF beneficiaries in receipt of ex-gratia payment w.e.f 01.01.2016.

Grant of Dearness Relief to CPF beneficiaries in receipt of ex-gratia payment w.e.f 01.01.2016.

 

F. No. 42/06/2016-P&PW(G)

Government of India

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions

Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare

****************

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan

Khan Market, New Delhi – 110003

Date:- 03 May 2016

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

 

Subject: Grant of Dearness Relief to CPF beneficiaries in receipt of ex-gratia payment w.e.f 01.01.2016.

 

In continuation of this Department’s OM No. 42/10/2014-P&PW(G) dated 28th Oct, 2015, the President is pleased to grant the Dearness Relief at the rate of 5th CPC w.e.f. 1.1.2016 to the following :

 

The surviving CPF beneficiaries who have retired from service between the period 18.11.1960 to 31.12.1985 and are in receipt of ex-gratia @ Rs.600/-p.m. w.e.f. 01.11.1997 under this Department’s OM No. 45/52/97-P&PW(E) dated 16.12.1997 & revised to Rs.3000, Rs.1000, Rs.750 & Rs.650 for Group A, B, C & D respectively w.e.f 4th June,2013 vide OM No. 1/10/2012-P&PW(E) dtd. 27th June, 2013 are entitled to Dearness Relief @ 245% w.e.f. 01.01.2016.

 

(ii) The following categories of CPF beneficiaries who are in receipt of ex-gratia payment in terms of this Department’s OM No. 45/52/97-P&PW(E) dated 16.12.1997 are entitled to DR ©237 % w.e.f. 01.01.2016.

 

(a) The widows and dependent children of the deceased CPF beneficiary who had retired from service prior to 1.1.1986 or who had died while in service prior to 1.1.1986 and are in receipt of Ex-gratia payment of Rs. 605/- p.m. & revised to Rs 645/-p.m with effect from 04th June ,2013 vide OM No. 1/10/2012-P&PW(E) dated 27th June,2013.

 

(b) Central Government employees who had retired on CPF benefits before 18.11.1960 and are in receipt of Ex-gratia payment of Rs. 654/-, Rs. 659/-, Rs. 703/- and Rs. 965/-.

 

2. Payment of DR involving a fraction of a rupee shall be rounded off to the next higher rupee.

In their application to the Indian Audit and Accounts Department, these orders issue in consultation with the C&AG.

 

3. This issues as per Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure vide their OM No 1(4)/EV/2004 dated 25.05.2015 and OM No.1(3)/2008-E.II(B) dated 22.04.2016.

 

4. Hindi version will follow.

( Charanjit Taneja)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

 

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28th SCOVA Intimation regarding Date and Time

28th SCOVA Intimation regarding Date and Time

F. No. 42/05/2016-P&PW(G)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare

 

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan,
Khan Market, New Delhi -110003
Date: 4th April, 2016

To
All the Pensioners Associations included in SCOVA vide Resolution dated 25.08.2015

 

Subject:-28th meeting of Standing Committee of Voluntary Agencies (SCOVA) under the Chairmanship of Hon’ble MOS(PP)

 

Intimation regarding Date and Time

Sir/Madam,

In continuation to this Department OM of even no. dated 22.02.2016 regarding holding of 28th meeting of Standing Committee of Voluntary Agencies(SCOVA) under the Chairmanship of Hon’ble MOS(PP), the date and time of the meeting is indicated below:-

Date:- 16th May, 2016 (Monday) Time:- 11 am

2. Venue of the meeting will be intimated soon. Because of the constraint of space only one representative may attend the above said meeting. It is requested that that the name of the member nominated to attend the said meeting may kindly be sent to the undersigned.

3. Only one outstation member will be paid TA/DA and local members will be paid conveyance charges in accordance with rules/instructions. Outstation members will be paid TA/DA as per their last entitlement on retirement. Therefore, members are requested to bring copy of their PPOs for determining the entitlement of TA/DA claims. However, for journey above 1000 kms, TA/DA to non-official members will be regulated as per this Department’s OM no. 42/11/2014-P&PW(G) dated 19.05.2014.

4. This Department looks forward to your participation in the meeting.

Yours faithfully

(Sujasha Choudhary)
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India

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Modernization of Service Book

Modernization of Service Book

F.No.21011/ 15/ 2010-Estt.(Allowance)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

* * *

New Delhi, 5th April, 2016.

Office Memorandum

Subject: Modernization of Service Book

The undersigned is directed to state that there is a proposal to modernize the Service Book to make it user friendly. The proposed format of the Service Book is annexed herewith.

2. All Ministries/Departments are requested to offer the comments, if any, within 15 days of this O.M.

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Jammu and Kashmir (Relaxation of Upper Age Limit for Recruitment to Central Civil Services and posts) Amendment Rules, 2014.

Jammu and Kashmir (Relaxation of Upper Age Limit for Recruitment to Central Civil Services and posts) Amendment Rules, 2014.

MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
(Department of Personnel and Training)

NOTIFICATION

New Delhi, the 30th September, 2014

G.S.R. 707(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to article 309 and clause (5) of article 148 of the Constitution and after consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India in relation to the persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department, the President hereby;makes the following rules further to amend the Residents of the State of Jammu and Kashmir (Relaxation of Upper Age Limit for Recruitment to Central Civil Services and posts) Rules, 1997, namely:-

1, (I) These rules may be called the Residents of the State of Jammu and Kashmir (Relaxation of Upper Age Limit for Recruitment to Central Civil Services and posts) Amendment Rules, 2014.

(2) They shall be deemed to have come into force with effect from the I n day of January, 2014.

2. In the Residents of the State of Jammu and Kashmir (Relaxation of Upper Age Limit for Recruitment to Central Civil Services and posts) Rules, 1997, in rule 1, in sub-rule(3), for the figures “2013”, the figures “2015” shall be substituted.

[F.No.15012/1/2014-Estt(D)]
MAMTA KUNDRA, Jt. Secy.

Note: The principal rules were published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide notification number G.S.R. 208(E)
dated the 10th April, 1997 and subsequently amended vide:-
1. G.S.R. 826(E) dated the 27th December, 1999;
2. G.S.R. 919(E) dated the 22nd December, 2001;
3. G.S.R. 879(E) dated the 10th November, 2003;
4. G.S.R. 707(E) dated the 6th December, 2005;
5. G.S.R. 761 (E) dated the 7th December, 2007;
6. G.S.R. 839 (E) dated the 23rd November, 2009; and
7. G.S.R. 915(E) dated the 30th December, 2011.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

The Central Government has decided to extend the age relaxation to all persons who had ordinarily been domiciled  in the State of Jammu and Kashmir during the period from the 1st day of January, 1980 to the 31st day of December, 1989 for a further period of two years beyond 31st December, 2013.

2. It is clarified that nobody’s interest will be adversely affected by the retrospective effect being given to the rules.

Source: http://ccis.nic.in/WriteReadData/CircularPortal/D2/D02est/15012_1_2014-Estt.D-30092014.pdf

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Summer Coaching Camps in Basketball, Cricket, Football, Lawn Tennis, & Self Defence

Summer Coaching Camps in Basketball, Cricket, Football, Lawn Tennis, & Self Defence

Central Civil Services Cultural & Sports Board
(Registration No. 2621)
Department of Personnel and Training
Ministry of Personnel,
Public Grievances and Pensions

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

No.7/6/2015-CCSCSB

Phone – 011-24624204
Fax : 011-24646961

361, B-Wing, 3rd Floor
Lok Nayak Bhawan
New Delhi – 110003

Dated: 13.05.2015

Circular

Sub: Summer Coaching Camps in Basketball, Cricket, Football, Lawn Tennis, & Self Defence.

Reference Central Civil Services Cultural & Sports Board’s circular of even number dated 30.04.2015.

2. The Central Civil Services Cultural & Sports Board is organizing Summer Coaching Camps for children/dependents of Central Government Employees in Basketball, Cricket, Football, Lawn Tennis & Self Defence. The details of the Coaching Camps are as follows:

1. Age of Trainee 6 to 16 years (as on 15.05.2015)
2. Duration of the Camps 15th May to 15th June, 2015 (Tuesday to Saturday)

S.No Game Venue Timing Participation Fee
1. Basketball & Football CCSCSB Sports Complex, Vinay Marg, New Delhi 6.30 am to 8.30 am Rs. 200/-
2. Cricket CCSCSB Sports Complex, Vinay Marg, New Delhi 6.30 am to 09.30 am Rs. 500/-
3. Lawn Tennis Sector-13, R.K. Puram, New Delhi 8.30 am to 10.30 am Rs. 500/-
4. Self Defence CCSCSB Sports Complex, Vinay Marg, New Delhi 6.30 am to 8.30 am FREE

3. The last date of submission of application in the enclosed prescribed format along with requisite fee at the CCSCSB’s Office is extended upto 15.05.2015.

(Abhay Jain)
Secretary (CCSCSB)

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Minutes of the meeting held on 16.04.2015 at 11:00 AM to review the progress of implementation of the guidelines on prevention of sexual harassment of women at the workplace

Minutes of the meeting held on 16.04.2015 at 11:00 AM to review the progress of implementation of the guidelines on prevention of sexual harassment of women at the workplace

F. No. 11013/2/2014-Estt.A-III
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, PG & Pension
Department of Personnel & Training
Establishment A-III Desk
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North Block, New Delhi
Dated 5 May, 2015

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Meeting held on 16.04.2015 to review the progress of implementation of the guidelines on prevention of sexual harassment of women at the workplace- forwarding of minutes – regarding.

The undersigned is directed to forward herewith a copy of the Minutes of the above meeting held on 16.4.2015 for information and action as appropriate.

(Mukesh Chaturvedi)
Director (E)
Telefax: 2309 3176

Encl: as above

 

Minutes of the meeting held on 16.04.2015 at 11:00 AM to review the progress of implementation of the guidelines on prevention of sexual harassment of women at the workplace

A meeting was convened under the chairmanship of Secretary, Department of Personnel & Training, to review the progress of implementation of the guidelines on prevention of sexual harassment of women at the workplace. The Chairpersons of the Complaint Committees set up in the Ministries / Departments had been invited. The list of participants is annexed.

2. Joint Secretary (Establishment) [JS(E)] in DOPT welcomed the participants from various Ministries / Departments located in Delhi and outside. She explained that the purpose of the meeting was that ever since setting up the Complaints Committees in the wake of the historic Vishakha judgment of the Hon’ble Supreme Court in a matter relating to sexual harassment of women at the workplace, the issue had not been adequately discussed. The meeting sought to review the progress of implementation of the guidelines issued by the Apex Court. JS(E) referred to the various guidelines issued from time to time. The Sexual Harassment of Women at workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 [SHWW(PPR) Act] had been promulgated on 22.4.2013 and the rules framed thereunder were notified in December, 2013. The amendments since made in the Central Civil Services (Conduct) Rules, 1964 and the Central Civil Services (Classification, Control & Appeal) Rules, 1965 to align them with the provisions of the Act were also flagged.

3. A presentation on all the applicable guidelines and rules on the issue was made by Director (Establishment) in the Department. The presentation covered the guidelines of Apex Court in the Vishakha case, the earlier provisions of the Conduct Rules and the amendments made in November, 2014. During the presentation, the attention of the participants was also drawn to the DOPT’s guidelines issued vide Office Memorandum dated 27.11.2014 and 02.02.2015, which summarized the extant provisions relating to setting up and functioning of Internal Complaint Committees.

4. Upon conclusion of the presentation, JS(E) invited the participants to share their experiences as the Chairpersons of the Committees and also to seek clarifications, if any, on the issue. The participants were very appreciative of the initiative of Secretary(Personnel) in calling this meeting. They found the discussion of the salient features of the Act, such as the requirement to refer the complaints to the Disciplinary Authorities so as to avoid instances of non-compliance of the procedure for inquiry laid down in the rules, and the provision calling for action if a compliant is found false, as very helpful. The participants desired to know if the mandate of the Committees could be increased so as to address the general concerns of the women employees as well.

5. At this point the Chairman shared his experience of his involvement in a Conference called by Public Sector Undertaking on Women’s Participation in Public Sector. He mentioned that the available data indicates that efforts need to be intensified so that the various welfare measures introduced from time to time actually reach women employees. He mentioned that the women employees were not represented in adequate numbers in various training programmes. He said that while results of most examinations at various academic levels show exceptional achievement of girl students, the percentage of representation of women in work force remains dismally low. He stressed the need for making the working environment more conducive to the women as their percentage of representation, though low at this stage, is likely to rise in the coming years. On the general observation made by the participants regarding increasing the ambit of the Internal Complaint Committees, Secretary (P) mentioned that the Committees which are supposed to meet on regular basis should also invite the women workers for general consultations. He suggested that the Committees could play an active role in making the working environment more conducive by looking into some general issues such as grant of child care leave, increasing the representation in training for women, looking at the status of availability of basic facilities such as toilets, crèche, women staff room, etc. He said that it is time that the Chairpersons of the Committees realized that he Compliant Committees headed by them are fairly empowered and much can be done by them.

6. During the discussion, Director(DoPT), Chairperson of the Committee in DOPT, shared her experience as the Head of the Committee during the last few years. She mentioned that the Committee in DOPT is called as the Women Welfare Committee as it embraces and addresses concerns and complaints of all kinds from the women employees, including welfare. She mentioned that for the last three years the Committee has been holding half-day workshops on International Women’s Day, which have been well received by the women employees, as it had provided a platform where all issues that may cross the minds of women employees are attempted to be addressed.

7. On the issue of crèches, some participants requested Secretary (P) to direct DoPT officials to play an active role in setting up of crèches in more buildings. Secretary(P) assured that the needful could be done, but proactive role has to be played by concerned departments. He advised them to explore the possibility of ear-marking spaces in their buildings, so that crèches could come up at more places.

8. The participants also stressed the need to increase awareness amongst the male employees on how the rules had been amended to prevent instances of harassment of women employees. The participants favoured inclusion of this subject in training programmes run by ISTM and other training institutes and that more and more male employees need to be put through gender sensitization programmes. JS(E) mentioned that gender sensitization was already a part of the training programmes and modules being conducted by ISTM and other training academies. She mentioned that the Committees should do their best to increase awareness by having regular interactions with the women employees, particularly new entrants in service, so that a feeling of confidence could be developed in them. She mentioned that only through regular interaction could it be ascertained as to what the problems being faced by them were. She mentioned that the Compliant Committees could issue guidelines and even instructions at their end to the administration of the Ministry / Department, if they are found wanting in their duties towards the women employees. Some other general issues which were raised by many participants related to admissibility of travelling allowance, dearness allowance to the Members of the Committees and also to the Members from NGOs / other authorities, which were also clarified.

9. Secretary (P) suggested to the participants that they could write to DOPT officials on any other matter of their concern and seek their response and guidance. He suggested that such meetings could be held on regular basis, so that the participants could benefit from each other’s experience as functionaries of the Compliant Committees. He mentioned that he Government is committed to asserting its role as an ideal employer and providing a safer and conducive workplace to the women employees was part of the resolve. He summed up by stating that the Committees need to expand their role, so that we could reach the ideal situation where there is no instance of harassment of women employees.

10. The meeting ended with a vote of thanks to the Chair.

Source – http://ccis.nic.in/WriteReadData/CircularPortal/D2/D02est/11013_2_2014-Estt.A-III-05052015.pdf

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Special concessions to Central Government Employees working in Kashmir Valley in attached/subordinate offices or PSUs falling under the control of Central Government.

Special concessions to Central Government Employees working in Kashmir Valley in attached/subordinate offices or PSUs falling under the control of Central Government.

No.18016/3/2011-Estt.(L)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)
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New Delhi, the 20th April, 2015.

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Special concessions to Central Government Employees working in Kashmir Valley in attached/subordinate offices or PSUs falling under the control of Central Government.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. No. 18016/3/2011-Estt.(L) dated 27th February, 2014 on the subject mentioned above and to state that it has been decided by the competent authority to extend the package of concessions/incentives to Central Government employees working in Kashmir Valley for a further period of two years w.e.f. 01.01.2014. The package of special incentives for the year 2014 will continue to be the same as in 2013 and the package from 01.01.2015 to 31.12.2015 has been revised. The package for two years is as per Annexure.

2. The package of incentives is uniformly applicable to all Ministries/ Departments and PSUs under the Government of India and they should ensure strict adherence to the rates prescribed in the package. The concerned Ministry/Department may ensure implementation and monitoring of the package in conformity with the approved package, and therefore, all Court cases in which verdicts are given contrary to the package would have to be contested by the Ministry/Departments concerned.

Encls: As above.

(Mukul Ratra)
Director

To
All Ministries/Departments of the Govt. of India. (As per list)

ANNEXURE

ANNEXURE to DOPT’s O.M. No.18016/3/2011-Estt.(L) dated the 20th April, 2015

DETAILS OF PACKAGE OF CONCESSIONS TO CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES WORKING IN KASHMIR VALLEY IN ATTACHED/SUBORDINATE OFFICES OR PSUs FALLING UNDER THE CONTROL OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT.

[Kashmir Valley comprises of ten districts namely, Anantnag, Baramulla, Budgam, Kupwara, Pulwama, Srinagar, Kulgam, Shopian, Ganderbal and Bandipora]

I. ADDITIONAL H.R.A AND OTHER CONCESSIONS :
(A) Employees posted to Kashmir Valley:
(i) These employees have an option to move their families to a selected place of their choice in India at Government expense. T.A. for the families allowed as admissible in permanent transfer inclusive of transportation of personal effects, lump-sum payment for packing etc.

(ii) Departmental arrangements for stay, security and transportation to the place of work for employees.

(iii)HRA as for Class ‘Y’ city applicable for employees exercising option at (i). Such employees will be eligible for drawing the normal HRA as well at their place of posting provided Departmental arrangement is not made for his/her stay.

(iv)The period of temporary duty extended to six months. For period of temporary duty daily allowance at full rate is admissible, apart from departmental arrangements for stay, security and transporation.

(B) Employees posted to Kashmir Valley who do not wish to move their families to a selected place of residence :

II PER DIEM ALLOWANCE FOR THE YEAR 2014:
A per diem allowance of Rs.10/- is paid for each day of attendance to compensate for any additional expense in transportation to and from office etc. This will be in addition to the transport allowance, which the employee is otherwise eligible for under Ministry of Finance order No. 21(2)/2008-E.II(B) dated 29.08.2008.

III. MESSING FACILITIES FOR THE YEAR 2014 :
Messing Allowance to be paid to the employees at a uniform rate of Rs.15/- per day by all Departments, or in lieu messing arrangements to be made by the Departments themselves. This rate of allowance will have to be adhered to uniformly by all the Ministries/Departments with effect from 01.07.1999. The slightly higher rate of Rs.25.50/- adopted by the Department of Telecom and Posts and allowed to be continued as a special case by the Department of Personnel in consultation with the Ministry of Finance, would, however, continue to be paid at the said rate.

IV PER DIEM ALLOWANCE FOR THE YEAR 2015:
The per diem allowance of Rs. 10/- paid for each day of attendance to compensate for any additional expense in transportation to and from office etc. is raised to Rs.50/- per day at par with the above reimbursement of travel charges for travel within city.

V MESSING FACILTIES FOR THE YEAR 2015 :
Messing allowance of Rs. 15/- & 25.50 is revised at par with rates of ration money given to CAPFs personnel i.e. Rs. 85.96.

VI. PAYMENT OF MONTHLY PENSION TO PENSIONERS OF KASHMIR VALLEY:

Pensioners of Kashmir Valley who are unable to draw their monthly pensions through either Public Sector Banks or PAO treasuries from which they were receiving their pensions, would be given pensions outside the Valley where they have settled, in relaxation of relevant provisions.

NOTE :-1. The package of concessions/facilities shall be admissible in Kashmir Valley comprising of ten districts namely, Anantnag, Baramulla, Budgam, Kupwara, Pulwama, Srinagar, Kulgam, Shopian, Ganderbal and Bandipora.
2. The package of concessions/facilities shall be admissible to Temporary Status Casual laborers working in Kashmir Valley in terms of Para 5(i) of the Causal Laborers (Grant of Temporary Status and Regularization) Scheme of Government of India, 1993.

3. The benefit of additional HRA admissible under the Kashmir Valley package shall be admissible to all Central Government employees posted to Kashmir Valley irrespective of whether they are natives of Kashmir Valley, if they choose to move their families anywhere in India subject to the conditions governing the grant of these allowances.
4. The facilities of Messing Allowance and Per Diem Allowance shall also be allowed to natives of Kashmir Valley in terms of the Kashmir Valley package.

Source : http://ccis.nic.in/WriteReadData/CircularPortal/D2/D02est/18016_3_2011-Estt.L-20042015.pdf

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Enrolment for Aadhaar number and its seeding in pension records of all pensioners and family pensioners – regarding

Enrolment for Aadhaar number and its seeding in pension records of all pensioners and family pensioners – regarding

No. 1/19/2014-P&PW (E)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, P.G. & Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan,
Khan Market, New Delhi,
31st March, 2015

Office Memorandum

Sub: Enrolment for Aadhaar number and its seeding in pension records of all pensioners and family pensioners – regarding.

In November, 2014, the Prime Minister has launched an Aadhaar-based biometric verification system “Jeevan Pramaan” to enable pensioners to submit a digital Life Certificate on-line. This is an important step in realizing the vision of Digital India. This facility has been provided in addition to the other existing methods of submitting Life Certificate.

2. “Jeevan Pramaan” aims at sparing the pensioners and family pensioners the trouble of visiting bank or any other pension disbursing agency for submission of Life Certificates. It is possible to submit the Life Certificate from personal computers and laptops or by visiting a conveniently located Common Service Centre. Further, banks by linking Aadhaar number with bank accounts and PPO numbers will ensure authenticity of pension and other payments.

3. All the pensioners/family pensioners are, therefore, advised to get themselves and their family members registered for Aadhaar and furnish this information to the Pension Disbursing Authority. This exercise may be completed at an early date so as to avoid inconvenience at the time of submission of Life Certificate in November, 2015.

(Vandana Sharma)
Joint Secretary to the Government of India
All pensioners/family pensioners of Government of India

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