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Saturday, February 22, 2014

NFIR : Central Government conceds to the demand of DA Merger

The NFIR have issued a statement stating that the Central Government has conceded the demand of the employees raised by the Federation and expressed happiness over that.
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AIRF issues press release urging 100% DA merger

With the 50% DA merger almost waiting for official order and the 10% DA hike from Jan'14 to be announced, the AIRF have come up with the demand of 100% DA merger. The federation have issued a press release urging Prime Minister for the merger. ....

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Cabinet approves the terms of reference for 7th pay commission. DA merger included

In order to benefit over 50 lakh employees and over 30 lakh pensioners, the Cabinet today approved terms of reference for seventh pay commission. This includes merging dearness allowance above 50 per cent with basic pay. Currently DA is around 90 per cent of basic pay and another hike of 10 per cent is expected soon. DA is calculated on the basis of change in retail inflation.Source : The Hindu Bu....

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

ToR for 7th CPC likely this week. 50% DA merger, Interim relief likely

The reliable sources have indicated that the UPA government is expected to ask the seventh pay commission to consider merging 50% dearness allowance with basic pay of the employees.The merger will form part of the terms of reference (ToR) for the seventh central pay commission, which will be taken up by the Cabinet this week. The sources indicate that the issue of interim relief also will be cons....

Confederation Indefinite Strike from June'14; Parliament dharana on 24 & 25 Feb'14

CONFEDERATION DECIDES TO GO FOR NATIONWIDE INDEFINITE STRIKE IN THE MONTH OF JUNE, 2014.Two days mass Dharna of confederation leadersIn front of ParliamentOn 24th and 25th February, 2014.To protest against the total neglect and negative attitude of Central Government in the Budget towards Central Government employees.NATIONAL CONVENTION OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES ON 4th&nb....

NFCAA : Gist of discussion with JS(Per)

We congratulate you for having observed dharna by Executive Committee Members on 29th January ‘14 all over the country in almost of all the offices of IA&AD & Organised Accounts. We also take note of the fact that 48 hour strike call on 12-13 February ‘14 has been to a certain extent implemented in many offices of IA&AD and organised Accounts......

Lokpal and Lokayuktas (Removal of Difficulties) Order, 2014

409(E).—Whereas the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 (1 of 2014) (hereinafter referred to as the said Act) came into force on the 16th day of January, 2014;
And whereas Section 44 of the said Act requires making of a declaration of assets and liabilities by the public servant to the competent authority in the manner provided under the said Act; ...
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Lok Sabha Q&A on Cashless facility to CGHS Beneficiaries

Will the Minister of HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE be pleased to state:-

(a) the medical assistance and other facilities provided by the Government to retired Central Government pensioners under the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) through empanelled hospitals; ....

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Preference in transfers & postings, other help for disabled Govt employees

Preferences in transfers, postings and accommodation, reimbursement for assistive devices and special casual leave are some of the proposals being considered by the Central Government as it looks to introduce additional amenities for its disabled employees........

Financial Express : Challenges before the 7th CPC

The new pay panel faces many challenges when it starts the process of reviewing the pay structures of babus. First, the economic growth has slowed sharply in the last 10 years—from over 9% between FY06 and FY08 to......
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Draft Select List 2003 (extended) UDC grade of CSC

As all the Cadre units are aware, Staff Selection Commission (SSC) had furnished a merit wise list containing the names of 132 candidates whose ACR dossiers were called for by the SSC but could not be recommended for appointment due to non-availability of sufficient number of vacancies .....
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BJP Vision 2020 : No Income Tax upto 12Lakhs per annum

The BJP Vision 2020 document preview promises to exempt income up to Rs 12 lakhs per annum from income tax and this too will bring relief and cheer to millions of the under-privileged and those in the middle classes. ..........
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Budget 2014-15 : Items that got cheaper

Here are the list of things that will be cheaper after budget 2014-15: 

-SUVs

-Small cars

-Mid-sized cars  .....
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Government employees need to submit revised property returns under Lokpal

The government employees are required to file a declaration, information or return of their liabilities and those of spouse as well as their dependent children as per the mandatory requirement under the Lokpal regime, which came into being two days ago. .....

Monday, February 17, 2014

OROP : Excerpts from Budget Speech

Hon’ble Members are aware of the long standing demand of the Defence Services for One Rank One Pension (OROP). It is an emotive issue, it has legal implications, and it has to be handled with great sensitivity. During the tenure of the UPA ......
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Government employees need to submit revised property returns under Lokpal

The government employees are required to file a declaration, information or return of their liabilities and those of spouse as well as their dependent children as per the mandatory requirement under the Lokpal regime, which came into being .....
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One rank, one pension from next financial year : Finance Minister at Budget Speech

Before going into the general elections, Finance Minister P Chidambaram lured Defence personnel with approving their long-pending demand of One Rank, One Pension (OROP) in his Interim Budget. The minister in his budget speech have announced that the government will implement One rank, one pension for defense services personnel from next financial year. Delivering speech on Vote on Account in....

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Customs lower-rung officials threaten to go on indefinite strike

Feeling let down due to bleak promotional prospects and alleged discrimination in cadre restructuring, Group C Customs officers recruited for prevention of smuggling and other economic offences are contemplating to go on indefinite strike. .....

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

48 hour strike called by confederation begins

The 48 hour strike called by the Confederation of CGEs and Workers has began from midnight of February 11 to go on till February 13. The major demands of for which the strike is called are are:a) Withdrawal of the new Contributory Pension Scheme and re-introduction of the Statutory defined Benefit Pension Scheme for all government employees. b) Dispensing with the Contract/Casual Sy....

Confederation briefing on 48 hour strike

Confederation national secretariat congratulates all the central govt. Employees who made the beginning of the two days strike a marvellous and thundering success.The historic 48 hours nationwide strike commenced at 00:00 hrs on 12.02.201413 lakhs employees joined the biggest strike of central govt. Employees after 1968 on central government employees common demands.Functioning of all Central ....

Monday, February 10, 2014

DoPT issues OM warning against the strike on February 12 and 13

The DoPT have issued a office memorandum against participation in the strike by the confederation called on on 12th and 13th February, 2014. The OM quotes the Rule 7 of the CCS (Conduct) Rules, 1.964 as well as the Rule 17 (1) of the Fundamental Rules whereby pay and allowances is not admissible to an employee for his absence from duty without any authority. ...

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Railways yields to demands including scrapping of NPS

The Indian Railway has yielded to several demands of the National Federation of Indian Railwaymen (NFIR) including the scrapping of the new pension scheme among others. ....

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Parliament committee recommend hiking retirement age to 65

The standing committee of Parliament on social justice and empowerment have recommended the government to raise the retirement of the employees age to 65 years. The recommendations is based on the fact that growing lifespan was adding to the need for "productive ageing". The recommendation for increase in retirement age comes with a reminder that senior citizens would form 12.4% of the total ....

CPWD Orders on Reimbursement of Medical Claims under CGHS

After repeated requests and making available of the required formalities for processing of reimbursement of medical Claims, it has been observed that the medical reimbursement claims are still being received in this Directorate are forwarded/processed in a very Casual manner resulting in delay in final settlement of claims of individuals and settling medical claims of different C.G.H.S. approved Hospitals. .....
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MOD clarification dated 06.02.2014 for grant of 3rd MACP in Grade Pay Rs. 4600/-

New Indian Express Editorial : Pay Panel Must Focus on Productivity, Work Ethics

The Manmohan Singh government’s announcement of a four-member Seventh Pay Commission for government employees headed by former Supreme Court judge Justice Ashok Kumar Mathur is clearly a sop for this huge vote bank on the eve of the next general elections. Considering that the sixth Pay Commission had been appointed in October 2006 the  ..........
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AIRF publishes the Strike Ballot results

The All India Railwaymen's Federation have published the result of Strike Ballot held on 20-21 December, 2013 for proposed Railway Strike...

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Unions oppose proposal of NPS scheme to EPFO members

Trade unions have decided to oppose finance ministry's proposal to offer the New Pension System (NPS) to the retirement fund body EPFO's subscribers who are covered under Employees' Pension Scheme-1995 (EPS-95). .....

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7th CPC Constitution : Confederation claims impact of strike notice, to proceed with 48hr strike

The Confederation Of Central Government Employees & Workers through its website have told that the two day’s strike notice had its first impact. It was due to the strike notice served that the government had constituted the seventh centeral pay commission The confederation national secretariat however have decided to go ahead with the 48 hours strike as the following has not bee....

Confederation requested intervention of MP's

CONFEDERATION OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES AND WORKERSFirst Floor North Avenue Post Office BuildingNew Delhi. 110 001.Website: confederationhq. Blogspot.com.E mail:confederation06@yahoo.co.in.Dated: 4th February, 2014D/14/2014(2)(MP)Dear Sir,The Confederation of Central Government employees and workers is the apex level organisation of all Federations/Associations/Unions of CGEs other than in t....

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Justice Ashok Kumar Mathur - Brief Profile

Justice Ashok Kumar Mathur, Chairman of the seventh Central Pay Commission, was born on August 7, 1943. He graduated in M.A (English) from University of Calcutta in 1968 and then passed LLB from the same university in 1970. 

Prime Minister approves composition of the 7th Central Pay Commission

Former Supreme Court Judge Ashok Kumar Mathur will head the seventh Pay Commission. The Prime Minister today approved the composition of 7th Central Pay Commission Under the Chairmanship of Justice Ashok Kumar Mathur, Retired Judge of the Supreme Court and Retired Chairman, Armed Forces Tribunal.  .....
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50 फीसदी डीए को मूल वेतन में जल्द ही मर्ज करने की है तैयारी

केंद्र सरकार के कर्मचारियों और पेंशनरों तथा इनके परिवारजनों के तकरीबन ढाई करोड़ वोटों पर अब सरकार की नजर है। तकरीबन 38 लाख कर्मचारियों और 25 लाख पेंशनभोगियों को लुभाने के लिए शीघ्र ही 50 फीसदी महंगाई भत्ता (डीए) को मूल वेतन में मर्ज करने की तैयारी है। ....

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50 per cent DA in the basic pay is set to merge soon : Dainik Bhasker report

Govt eyes on approximately 2 and half crore votes of Central government employees and pensioners and their families. Govt is preparing to merge 50 per cent dearness allowance (DA) into the basic pay to attracted approximately 38 lakh employees and 25 lakh pensioners. ....

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With DA touching 100%, demand for DA merger to intensify

The government employees are eagerly looking for the announcement on the hike. Meanwhile the unions are expected to voice the demands for the DA merger. ....

Department of Post appeals to withdraw strike



The Department of Post have appealed to various unions to withdraw the Strike. However the confederation have rejected the appeal. ....

Saturday, February 1, 2014

December CPI-IW at 239, Down but still DA to be 100% wef January, 2014

The Labour Bureau Government of India has today released the All-India Cconsumer Price Index for industrial workers(CPI-IW) for the month of December 2013. The index now stands at 239 down by 4 points from the previous month