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Sunday, June 30, 2013

AI CPI-IW for May up by 2 points, stands at 228. 10% DA hike from July'13 certain

The all-India consumer price index for industrial workers (CPI-IW) rose by 2 points to 228 for the month of May 2013. This was an increase of 0.88 per cent from the previous month. The increment was 0.49 per cent between the same two months an year-ago period.  The Dearness Alowance ...
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AIRF decides to go on indefinite strike for the long pending demands of Railwaymen

After having been given deep thought to the present state of affairs in respect of important, genuine and long pending demands of the Railwaymen and seriously considering the overall situation, the Government of India and Ministry of Railway’s reluctant attitude towards resolving these issues, most of which are enlisted in the Resolution passed by the 88th AGM of AIRF held at Visakhapatnam from 18th to 20th December, 2012, it has been unanimously decided in the meeting of the Standing Committee of...
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Thursday, June 27, 2013

Family pension and gratuity for family of missing person

The Indemnity Bond prescribed for missing pensioners has been suitably modified to include the name and relationship of the next eligible family member as well as the deceased employee/pensioner and the missing family pensioner(s)....

CPF beneficiaries with 20 years continuous service eligible for the ex-gratia payment

Grant of Ex-gratia to those pre-1986 Contributory Provident Fund (CPF) employees who retired otherwise than on superannuation after 20 years of service...
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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

OROP : Ex-servicemen seeks Antony's intervention to resolve pension anomalies

Ex-servicemen of Lucknow have approached defence minister AK Antony with their demand to rectify anomalies in their pension policies. Retired soldiers of the army, navy and air force, under the pan India banner ...
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PCDA clarifies that 10/20% IT deductions have been made on rank pay arrears

PCDA has clarified that while disbursing the payments of Rank Pay Arrears I-Tax(TDS) ...
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Filling up backlog for SC/ST/OBCs

Govt moving ahead with proposal for redevelopment of old quarters for highrise apartments with aminities

The Union urban development ministry is going ahead with the proposal for redevelopment of six government colonies in the capital to multi-storey complexes. Built in the 1950s and 60s to house central government employees...
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Confederation appeals for donating one day wage to PMs relief fund

Excessive and unexpected rainfall resulting in furious floods has battered beyond measure, the Himalayan hill state of Uttarakhand. Whole villages, stretches of roads and communication links have been affected. More than 1000 persons met with tragic death. Thousands, including those from other parts of the country...

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Confederation terms the 20th June mass dharna a Grand Success

The Confederation of Central Govt. Employees & Workers has announced that the mass dharna conducted on 20th June at all major centres demanding 7th pat commission, DA merger etc. was a great success...

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Core Committee constituted for the IT Dept Cadre Restructuring

A Core Committee has been constituted to facilitate the implementation of the Cadre Restructuring in the Income-tax Department....
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Fixed Medical Allowance enhanced from 1200/- to 2000/- for EPFO employees

Fixed Medical Allowance enhanced from 1200/- to 2000/- for EPFO employees

Not only in US, in India too you are snooped by the Govt.

India has launched a wide-ranging surveillance programme that will give its security agencies and even income tax officials the ability to tap directly into e-mails and phone calls without oversight by courts or parliament,...
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Promotion of LDC as UDC in CSCS on adhoc basis to continue till 31st December 2013

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. of even number dated 19th December, 2012 whereby cadre units were permitted to continue the ad-hoc appointments in the UD Grade of CSCS up to 30th June, 2013 and to say that the continuation of the ad-hoc appointments in the U.D grade made by the cadre units has been reviewed in this Department. Since availability of regularUDC...
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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Continuation of ad-hoc appointment in the grade of Assistant of CSS-regarding.

Continuance of ad-hoc appointment shall not confer on the appointees any right to continue in Assistant Grade indefinitely or for inclusion in the Select List of Assistants of CSS or to claim...
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Bonus on Postal Life Insurance policies for the year 2010-11

Bonus on PLI Policies for 2010-11 declared under Dte PLI letter dated 17 Jun 2013

1Whole life assuranceRs.85 per thousand sum assured
2Endowment AssuranceRs.65 per thousand sum assured
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Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Confederation, AIRF and AIDEF joint meeting on 7th Pay Commn. postponed to June 29

A joint meeting of the leaders of Railway (AIRF), Defence (AIDEF) and Confederation of Central Government Employees & workers òn setting up of the seventh pay commission will be held ...
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IT Dept. plans to stop manual sending of ITR V hard copy

Soon you will be relieved of sending the ITR V form by post to Bangalore. The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), the administrative authority of the income-tax department is proposing to introduce electronic verification of the returns ...
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UCO bank criticised for delay payment of pensionary benefits to the Ex-Servicemen

Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance has criticised the UCO Bank, Jhajjar Branch on delay payment of pensionary benefits to the Ex-Servicemen.  The Ministry has taken this matter seriously and instructed to bank to not repeat such action in future...
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Sunday, June 16, 2013

Govt. Clarifies : No plans to hike retirement age

It has been clarified that the Centre is at present not considering any move to increase the retirement age of the employees from the existing 60.A senior official in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, which acts as nodal department for personnel matters, said there was no such proposal to increase the age for superannuation of government employees.There were lot of media r....

Antony seeks opinion of the Attorney General on the SC order on Rank Pay

RMU writes to Railway Ministry and PMO on DA flaw as per 6th CPC

The Rail Mazdoor Union (RMU) of South Central Railway has said that the Sixth Pay Commission has flawed in constituting the Dearness Allowance component in the pay packet...

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PCDA published Examples of Pay Revision & Arrears as per SC Judgment


PCDA published Examples of Pay Revision & Arrears as per SC Judgment

Confederation post on 7th CPC minimum wages for Central Govt Employees

The Sixth Central Pay Commission has recommended a minimum wage of Rs 6600/- per month against the demand of Rs 10,000/- per month as worked out by Staff side of JCM, Today the minimum need based wage works out to Rs 15,000/ per month+ HRA+ allowances. hence there is three times increase in actual prices ...
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Thursday, June 13, 2013

DoPT has forwarded proposal on hiking retirement age to PMO

The news about the proposal to raise the retirement age of the central government employees from 60 to 62 years is still making rounds. It is understood that the Ministry of Personnel and Training has forwarded the proposal in this regard to the Prime Minister's office (PMO) for inclusion in the agenda of the Cabinet for consideration, with the consent of various ministries, sources said, claiming....

DoPT warns disciplinary action against addressing grievances to PM, other higher officials

Taken by the huge volume of the grievances of government employees to the Prime Minister's Office, the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has issued a warning to the officials, asking them to follow other channels for redressal of their complaints. The order issued by the DoPT clarifies that whenever a Government servant wishes to press a claim or to seek redress of a grievance, it is req....

Railway : Recommendations of 6th CPC-MACP Scheme

Accordingly, the employees who had joined the post of Tracers on direct recruitment basis with matric as recruitment qualification for the post, have already earned two promotions by reaching Sr. Draftsman post (re-designated as JE-II), first promotion as Assistant Draftsman and 2nd promotion as ...
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IDA merger for BSNL employees

The order on 78.2% IDA merger has finally been issued today the 10-06-2013, by the DoT. BSNL will issue the order tomorrow. The DoT order states that the revised benefit will be paid with prospective effect only (that is from 10 June 2013) and no arrears ...

DoPT issues OM on 2014 holidays for Central Government Employees and Offices

2014 holidays for Central Government Employees and Offices
1. REPUBLIC DAY 
2. INDEPENDENCE DAY 
3. MAHATMA GANDHI’S BIRTHDAY 
4. BUDHA PURNIMA 
5. CHRISTMAS DAY 

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

CIC rules public access to employee’s service book

The Central Information Commissioner Annapurna Dixit last month directed the railways to supply a copy of the service book of a ticket examiner (TE) to RTI activist Chetan Kothari, saying it was information that needed to be placed in the public domain....

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NMC urges for appointing the 7th pay commission at the next cabinet meeting itself

National Mazdoor Conference today urged Prime Minister to appoint the 7th pay commission at the next cabinet meeting as employees and pensioners will be entitled for pay commission with effect from January 1, 2016. ...

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Friday, June 7, 2013

Change in the rates of Army Group Insurance Fund subscription

Please find enclosed a copy of AGIF letter No. A/56271/R/AG/Ins(Coord), dated 30.05.2013 regarding change in the rates of subscription in respect of Officers/JC0s/ORs of Indian Army for information and
necessary action. The enhanced rate of monthly subscription is to be recovered commencing from pay for Aug 2013 payable on 31.08.2013...

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Confederation publishes justification for setting up of 7th Pay Commission



Confederation of Central Government Employees and Workers has been demanding constitution of the 7th CPC, DA merger , and other 15 charter of common demands of the Central Government Employees apart from 48 common demands of the CG Employees which has been accepted by the Kolkatta conference...

Railway : Tribal area Allowance

The issue of payment of Tribal Area Allowance to railway employees was examined recently in context of a parliament question and it was found that the position with regard to payment of Tribal Area allowance varies widely on different Zonal railways...
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Thursday, June 6, 2013

FAQ on Compassionate Appointment

Department of Personnel & Training DoPT Establishment ‘D’ Division Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Compassionate Appointment Under what provisions of Government, appointments on compassionate grounds are regulated? The appointments on compassionate grounds against a post in Central Government are regulated in terms of the ...
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Real Estate Bill - How it can protect you

A Bill providing for setting up a regulator for the real estate sector and having provisions like a jail term of up to three years for developers who make offences like putting up misleading advertisements about projects repeatedly was approved by the government on Tuesday...
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How to improve your chances of getting a loan

Your credit report matters because the information it holds will directly affect your ability to get credit. Whether it is a home loan, a personal loan or a credit card, lenders are increasingly relying on credit scores for their decision to lend and offer better rates...

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Hiking retirement age to 62 - In-principle decision taken and DoPT working towards implementation

Staffcorner had earlier quoted media reports that the Union Government is seriously considering raising the retirement age to 62 for Central Government employees. The financial express is reporting that an in-principle decision has been taken in this regard and the department of personnel and training (DoPT) has begun the work to implement the same. We can expect the announcement this year itself.....

Monday, June 3, 2013

Treating of upgraded posts form JAA to AA on restructuring as financial upgradation

The undersigned is directed to refer to AIRF's letter No.AIRF /05(96), dt. 11-04-2013 on the above subject and to state that the matter has been examined in light of the provisions regarding recruitment/promotion of Accoun...
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MoS for Personnel, V Narayanasamy criticises Railways for not revising its pension list

In a recent meeting of the Standing Committee on Voluntary Agencies that handles pension issues of the Centre, V Narayanasamy, MoS for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, criticised the Railways for failing to revise its pension list as per Sixth Pay Commission of 2006, sources said.Shoddy handling of Railways' burgeoning pension rolls whose burden has touched Rs 22,000 crore has drawn flak....

Saturday, June 1, 2013

CPI-IW for April up by 2 points, DA from July'13 likely to be 90%

The All-India CPI-IW for April, 2013 rose by 2 point and stood at 226. On 1-month percentage change, it increased by 0.89 per cent between March and April compared with 1.99 per cent between the same two months a year ago. The largest upward contribution to the change in current index came from Food group which increased by 2.08 per cent, contributing 2.07 percentage points to the total change. T....

Cadre Restructuring of Income Tax Department: Details of Additional Posts, Pay Scale & Grade Pay

I am directed to state that the Government has approved, as per decision taken in Cabinet Meeting held on 23"d May, 2013 (Minutes issued on 27th May, 2013), additional manpower for the Income Tax Department in various cadres as per Annex A of this communication. These posts are created in addition to the existing posts as per restructuring of the Department vide F.No.A-11013/3/98-Ad.VII dated 24th October, 2000 ...
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PCDA publishes observations on Rank Pay cases

Observations on Rank Pay cases

a. Arrears are not directly proportional / same to either of the following: - 

i. Rank Pay of the rank held on 01/01/1986.
ii. Same seniority of batch mates.
iii. Service completed after 01/01/1986 ...
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