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Issue of Individual Plastic Cards to each CGHS Beneficiary

CGHS vide Circular No. Misc.6024/2007/CGHS(HQ)/CGHS (P) dated 17/12/2007 made it mandatory for each CGHS beneficiary to have Individual Plastic Card in place of Index Card for the family. All existing CGHS Card Holders in Delhi/NCR, who have not applied for Plastic Cards so far, may apply immediately.
CGHS Card holders are requested to apply for individual Plastic Cards in the prescribed application form and the duly filled in application form may be deposited to Chief Medical Officer In-Charge of their respective Dispensaries.
The last date for submission of completed application forms in the Dispensary is 31st March, 2009. Form : http://www.india.gov.in/govt/studies/cghs2.pdf

New Pension Scheme

The New Pension Scheme works on defined contribution basis and will have two tiers – Tier-I and II. Contribution to Tier-I is mandatory for all Government servants joining Government service on or after 1-1-2004 (except the armed forces in the first stage), whereas Tier-II will be optional and at the discretion of Government servants.
In Tier-I, a Government servant will have to make a contribution of 10% of his basic pay plus DA, which will be deducted from his salary bill every month by the PAO concerned. The Government will make an equal matching contribution. However, there will be no contribution from the Government in respect of individuals who are not Government employees.
Tier-I contributions (and the investment returns) will be kept in a non-withdraw able Pension Tier-I Account. Tier-II contributions will be kept in a separate account that will be withdraw able at the option of the Government servant. Government will not make any contribution to Tier-II account.
The existing …

D.A. for CG employees and Central Autonomous Bodies w.e.f. 1.1.2009

Dearness Allowance w.e.f. 1.7.2008 in respect of employees of Central Government and Autonomous Bodies who continue to draw their pay and allowances in the pre-revised scales of pay were issued. The rates of DA admissible to above categories of employees of CG and Central Autonomous bodies shall be enhanced from the existing 54% to 64% w.e.f. 1.1.2009. All other conditions as laid down in the O.M. dated 3rd October, 2008 will continue to apply. The payment of arrears of DA for the months of January and February, 2009 shall not be made before the date of disbursement of salary of March, 2009. The contents of this O.M. may also be brought to the notice of the organizations under the administrative control of the Ministries/Departments which have adopted the Central Government scales of pay. Memorandum : http://finmin.nic.in/the_ministry/dept_expenditure/notofication/da-auto01012009.pdf