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Confederation release on Staff Side meeting with the 7th CPC

As indicated in our last circular letter, the final meeting with the 7th CPC was held on 9.6.2015. Earlier on 8th afternoon, the Staff side had met separately to chalk out the course of negotiations. The National JCA also met on the same day. The National Anomaly Committee met on 9th June, 2015 at 3.00 pm under the Chairmanship of Joint Secretary (E) Department of Personnel at Room No. 72 North Block, New Delhi............
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Surgical operation by Indian army in Myanmar to avenge guerrilla killings

In a rare demonstration of its capabilities, special forces carried out "surgical strikes" inside Myanmar where the guerrillas had fled to after the deadly attack on security forces leaving 20 armymen killed. The cross border revenge attack was done in coordination with the Myanmar regime after the clearance to conduct the surgical strikes were given at the highest level in the government. ..........
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Minimum bonus to be 4500/-, Salary threshold made 15,000/-

Several lakhs of workers in the organised sector will benefit as the Narendra Modi government is set to raise the salary threshold for mandatory bonus for workers from Rs 10,000 a month at present to Rs 15,000 and the minimum bounty from an annual RS 3,500 now to Rs 4,500. The proposal, agreed to by employers’ associations at a recent meeting of an inter-ministerial group, .........
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All India General Strike on 02.09.2015 – Joint declaration of the Central Trade Unions

We are herewith enclosing the copy of the Joint declaration of the Central Trade Unions (CTUs) which met on 26.05.2015 at Delhi. In the Joint Declaration, the Central Trade Unions in the National Convention of workers expressed deep concerns over anti-worker, anti-people and pro-corporate actions of the present Government at the.......
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New simplified IT forms notified. Last date for filing extended till Aug 31

The finance ministry on Sunday came out with a new three-page income tax return (ITR) forms, in a corrective measure after facing strong criticism from public. The new forms no longer require mandatory disclosure of foreign trips and dormant bank accounts as mandated by the previous form. The new form can be submitted till August 31 this year instead of the regular July 31 deadline. The new forms .... read more...

29 cities upgraded for higher HRA & Transport Allowance

The Union Cabinet today approved upgradation of 29 cities and towns on the basis of 2011 population census for providing higher house and transportation allowance to central government employees.The revised classification of cities would be effective from April 1, 2014 and cost the exchequer approximately Rs 128 crore for 2014-15."The Cabinet has approved reclassification/upgradation of certain ci.... read more...

Government committed to OROP, tweets PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that the government is committed to the long-awaited One Rank One Pension for ex-servicemen. The PM today tweeted that his government is committed to the scheme that is aimed at ensuring that all retired soldiers, who have the same rank and the length of service receive the same amount of pension, irrespective of their date of retirement. The tweet was on th.... read more...

OROP to be implemented soon : Defence Minister

The “one-rank, one-pension” (OROP) scheme for retired armed forces personnel is expected to be implemented once the finance ministry approves the scheme the defence minister Manohar Parrikar said on Friday while addressing a gathering of businessmen at the Indian Merchant Chamber in Mumbai. However the minister did not commit himself to a date for implementing the scheme but said that some key is.... read more...

Dissapointment for ex-servicemen; No OROP mention in Mathura rally

Lakhs of ex-servicemen were in disappointment as Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday did not have any mention of the much-awaited implementation of the One Rank, One Pension (OROP) during his Mathura speech. There were media speculations that the long-standing demand of lakhs of ex-servicemen might finally be met by the PM, who was in this historic city to kick-start the celebrations of one-yea.... read more...

FMA for pre 2003 retired Ex-Servicemen

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For the Armed Forces Personnel/Family Pensioners for meeting expenditure on day to day medical expenses that do not require hospitalization unless the individual had opted for OPD treatment in armed Forces Hospitals/ M.I. Rooms, the amount of FMA has been enhanced from Rs. 300/- to Rs. 500/-. The other conditions for grant of FMA shall continue to be in force.



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