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Saturday, September 19, 2015

Full pension for pre-2006 pensioners having more than 20 years of service

Full pension for pre-2006 pensioners having more than 20 years of service:  In view of the fact that review Petition filed by UOI RP (C) NO. 2565/2015 in SLP (C) No. 6567/2015 UOI Vs M.O. Inasu dismissed by HSC on  28.8.2015,  and Following file notings of DOPW (obtained under RTI)let us hope DOP&PW will now issue necessary instructions extending benefit of full min. pension to all pre 2006 pensioners irrespective of Q.S. rendered.The extract from....
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Verification of qualifying service after 18 years service and 5 years before retirement

Verification of qualifying service after 18 years service and 5 years before retirement: DoPT has issued a circular toreview status regarding compliance of the rule by which the verification of qualifying service after 18 years service and 5 years before retirement has been carried out and certificates has been issued.View the document....
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Centre planning compulsorily retirement for those with doubtful integrity or poor at work

Centre planning compulsorily retirement for those with doubtful integrity or poor at work: The Centre is planning to act tough against officials of doubtful integrity and those poor at work. The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has asked all departments to identify such public servants and move proposals for their premature retirement.The decision comes following a meeting held by Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha recently on the mechanism to be adopted to ensure probity among the G....
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7th CPC likely to propose higher HRA rates

7th CPC likely to propose higher HRA rates: The Seventh Pay Commission may hike the HRA - the House Rent Allowance admissible to the central government staff. The move is aimed to encourage property owners to rent out their properties and to reduce the shortage of rented out houses.The pay commission may recommend for four categories instead of the existing three. The employees under the current category 'X' cities may be eligible for HRA ....
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JCM demands OROP for all Central Government staff

JCM demands OROP for all Central Government staff: The joint consultative machinery for all Central Government staff has demanded that one rank one pension be implemented for all current and future pensioners. The demand is to implement it in the Seventh Pay Commission.The move comes shortly after the Government decided to implement OROP for defence personnel.OROP already exists for the judges of the Supreme Court, High Court and CAG, the letter s....
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Cabinet clears 6% DA hike

Cabinet clears 6% DA hike: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared a proposal to increase dearness allowance (DA) to 119% from 113%, which will potentially benefit over one crore government employees and pensioners. The proposal to increase DA by six percentage points was taken at a meeting by the Union Cabinet. The proposed DA hike will take effect from July 1. As per the agreed formula, the DA rate increase is an average o....
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Armymen who opted VRS also to get OROP benefits: PM Modi

Armymen who opted VRS also to get OROP benefits: PM Modi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that military personnel who retired prematurely will benefit from one rank one pension (OROP), reaching out to veterans a day after his government announced the scheme but differences emerged over entitlements to those who opt for voluntary retirement. "VRS (voluntary retirement scheme) key naam pe bhram failaya jaa raha hai (Some people are trying to sp....
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OROP announcement - Key points

OROP announcement - Key points: The OROP will be implemented from July 1, 2014 and the base year would be 2013.The estimated cost to implement OROP would be between Rs 8,000 crore to Rs 10,000 crore.The pension of ex-servicemen will be revised every five years.Re-fixed pension will be the average of minimum and maximum pension in 2013.A one-member judicial committee will be constituted. This committee will be responsible of givi....
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Full Text of the OROP announcement by Defence Minister

Full Text of the OROP announcement by Defence Minister: Read the statement of the Defence Minister announcing the OROP scheme Also read : OROP announcement - Key points“Government of Indiarespects its Defence Forces and Ex-Servicemen for their valour, patriotism and sacrifices. The Government is proud of their devotion to duty and bravery. Our forces, besides vigilantly and gallantly defending the nation, have displayedexemplary standards of ....
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Govt announces OROP scheme

Govt announces OROP scheme: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday announced the government's decision to implement One Rank, One Pension scheme. At the press conference, Parrikar said: "The government has decided to implement the OROP."Saying that the OROP issue has been pending for nearly four decades, Parrikar said to implement OROP, the estimated cost to the exchequer would be Rs 8,000 crore-Rs 10,000 crore a....
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NMC appeals for DA hike w.e.f. July 2015

NMC appeals for DA hike w.e.f. July 2015: National Mazdoor Conference (NMC) today appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to release the pending installment of 7 per cent DA due from July this year for the Central government employees."We appealed to the PM to announce and release the pending installment of 7 per cent DA due from July this year for employees and pensioners of the Centre as well as state governments in view of increasing ....
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RSS pushing for early OROP implementation

RSS pushing for early OROP implementation: The RSS favours the early implementation of the One Rank One Pension. At a three day coordination meeting between the BJP and the RSS commencing today, various issues have come up for discussion.One of the key points that was raised during the meeting was the implementation of the One Rank One Pension. Sources part of the meet informed that the RSS feels that the issue needs to be resolved at the ....
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OROP : Annual pension revision not possible - Finance Minister

OROP : Annual pension revision not possible - Finance Minister: Finance minister Arun Jaitley virtually ruled out annual revisions of pension — a demand by agitating ex-servicemen under 'one rank, one pension' — but said on Monday the government would safeguard interests of soldiers retiring at an early age through higher pensions.Annul revisions in pension do not happen anywhere in the world, he said.Jaitley said the government was committed to OROP but the "....
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Confederation clarifies : Sept 2nd general strike stands

Confederation clarifies : Sept 2nd general strike stands: After two rounds of discussion between the Group of Ministers and the central trade unions on the 12-point charter of demands of the trade unions held on 26th and 27th August 2015, the GoM headed by Finance Minister, Shri Arun Jaitley sent an appeal through the press release dated 27-08-2015 (Press Information Bureau) after 10 pm urging upon the trade unions to reconsider the call for countrywide ....
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