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Special benefit in cases of death and disability in service— Revision of Disability Pension/Family pension of Pre-2006 disability pensioners/ Family Pensioners:

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Special benefit in cases of death and disability in service— Revision of Disability Pension/Family pension of Pre-2006 disability pensioners/ Family Pensioners:

No.45/3/2008-P&PW (F) Government of India Ministry of Personnel,Public Grievances & Pensions Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare
3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan, Khan Market, New Delhi-110003. Dated the 29th April, 2016.
OFFICE MEMORANDUM
Subject: Special benefit in cases of death and disability in service— Revision of Disability Pension/Family pension of Pre-2006 disability pensioners/ Family Pensioners—regarding.


The undersigned is directed to say that the pension of pensioners/family pensioners who were drawing pension/family pension as on 1.1.2006 under the CCS(EOP) Rules was to be revised in accordance with Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare OM No.38/37/2008-P&P&W(A) dated 1.9.2008. Accordingly, instructions were issued vide this Department OM of even number dated 30th September, 2010 for extension of benefits of modified parity to past pensioners for revision of disability pension/family pension covered under CCS(EOP) Rules.
2. Orders were iss…

BPS Memorandum dt : 01.03.2016 to Shri Narendra Modi Hon'ble Prime Minister of India

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Facility for Disabled and Senior Citizens on Trains and at Railway Stations

Instructions exist for provision of Wheel Chair at stations. This facility is provided, duly escorted by coolies (on payment) as per present practice. Almost all the Mail/Express trains (except special type of trains like Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Janshatabdi, AC Special, Duronto) including Garib Rath trains have been provided with at least one disabled friendly coach. SLRD (Second Class Cum Luggage Cum Guard Van & Disabled friendly compartment) coaches and Power Cars for Garib Rath trains having provisions for PWD (Persons with Disability) Compartment with air-conditioning are already in service. These coaches have wider entrance doors for wheelchair access. Besides, following features are also provided:
i)          Wider entrance doors of 920 mm width against 782 mm in conventional body side doors. ii)         Handrails on side walls for providing assistance to the disabled. iii)        Wider aisle of 1050 mm instead of usual 570 mm (the seats alongside the sidewall have been removed). iv)…

Revision of pension of pre-2006 pensioners – delinking of revised pension from qualifying service of 33 years 27-04-2016 Ministry wise position ( except M/O Rlys)

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE DEPARTMENT OF EXPENDITURE CENTRAL PENSION ACCOUNTING OFFICE TRIKOOT – II, BHIKAJI CAMA PLACE, NEW DELHI – 110066
CPAO/IT & Tech/Revision (Pre-2006)/2016-17/19 27th April 2016
Office Memorandum
Subject: Revision of pension of pre-2006 pensioners – delinking of revised pension from qualifying service of 33 years. Anention is invited to OM No.CPAO/IT&Tech/Revision (Pre-2006)/2016-77/11 dated 12th April,2016 on the captioned subject whereby all Pr.CCAs/CCAs/CAs/Accountants General and Administrators of UTs were requested to direct their PAOs to urgently take necessary action and revise such cases by using e-Revision utility of NIC- CGA.

2. To facilitate the PAOs to process these cases, a tentative list of such pensioners has been provided on CPAO’s website i.e. wvyw.cpao.nic.in in CCA’s login and PAO’s login. All PAOs may download the same by using their login provided by CPAO. PAOs may check these cases from their records too for their covera…

Review of performance of public servants & Service Verification:

Press Information Bureau Government of India Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions 28-April-2016 15:09 IST
Review of performance of public servants
The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions is aware that review of performance of public servants occurs only after attaining age of 50 years or completion of 30 years of service. As per Fundamental Rule (FR) 56 (j):

“The Appropriate Authority shall, if it is in the opinion that it is in the public interest so to do, have the absolute right to retire any Government servant by giving him notice of not less than three months in writing or three months’ pay and allowances in lieu of such notice:
If he is in Group ‘A’ or Group ‘B’ service or post in a substantive, quasi-permanent or temporary capacity and had entered Government service before attaining the age of 35 years, after he has attained the age of 50 years.
(i) in any other case after he has attained the age of fifty-five years”.
(ii) In addition, as pe…

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7th Pay Commission – Centre all set to Implement Recommendations – Source added, Centre will issue notification most likely in the third week of June after Cabinet’s nod to the recommendations of 7th pay Commission.

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The Central Government is all set to implement recommendations of 7th Pay Commission. Reportedly, the notification for the ‘increment process’ will be issued in the month of June. Source added, Centre will issue notification most likely in the third week of June after Cabinet’s nod to the recommendations of 7th pay Commission. A Finance Ministry source was quoted by a news website as saying, “But in case it’s not issued in third week of June, it will be issued at the beginning of fourth week of June. Usually it takes around one week to issue a notification, after cabinet nod”. Ministry is also hopeful that Empowered Committee of Secretaries which is looking after the recommendations at the moment, will submit its report by June 15. Most likely, increased payout will be handed over to central government employees earliest at the end of June or latest by July. However, sources suggest that Empowered Committee of Secretaries which has been entrusted the responsibility to overview recomme…

Details about Employees Contributions to EPF: Lok Sabha Q&A

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 43

ANSWERED ON: 25.04.2016 Employees Contributions to EPFA. ARUNMOZHITHEVAN
Will the Minister of
LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT be pleased to state:-



(a) whether the retirement savings managed and overseen by the Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has crossed Rs. 10 lakh crore mark, making it the eleventh largest pension fund in the world;
(b)if so, the details thereof;
(c)whether the EPF offers are expected to receive Rs. 1,15,000 crore of fresh accruals from employees contributions during the year 2015-16 and if so, the details thereof;
(d)whether the said contribution is likely to be 15 per cent higher than it had been originally estimated; and
(e)if so, the details thereof?
ANSWER MINISTER OF STATE (IC) FOR LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT (SHRI BANDARU DATTATREYA)

(a) & (b): As per the Audited Consolidated Annual Accounts of Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) for the year 2014-15, the closing b…

OROP Arrears not paid : What to do next?

WHAT TO DO IF YOU HAVE NOT RECEIVED THE O.R.O.P. ARREARS ?
May be due to the non-availability of the following particulars with your bank, they have not paid. Therefore, please arrange to send the attested proof of the following particulars:-
1. Rank 2. Qualifying service. 3. Group 4. Date of Birth.
Please take a Xerox copies of the proof, get attested by your Bank’s Manager and send it to the CPPC of your bank by Registered Post immediately.
It is better if you can send the OROP arrears calculation sheet also along with the documents. For OROP calculation sheet, please click here.
Click FAQ on the Home page read the procedure for payment.
Addresses of some important banks and email addresses.
1. State Bank of India, CPPC, 112/4 Kaliamman Koil Street, Virugambakkam, Chennai 92. Email: cppc.zoche@sbi.co.in 2. Canara Bank, CPPC, Besavangudi, Bangalore 4. Email: cppc@canarabank.com 3. Indian Bank, CPPC, 66 Rajaji Salai, Chennai 1. Email: cppc@indianbank.co.in 4. Indian Overseas Bank, CP…

Extension of CGHS facilities to the retired employees of Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR)-reg.

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Extension of CGHS facilities to the retired employees of Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR)-reg.
S.11011/15/2013-CGHS (P)  Ministry of Health and Family Welfare CGHS (P) Section  * * * * * * Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi  Dated the 2nd Dec, 2015

OFFICE MEMORANDUM
Sub: Extension of CGHS facilities to the retired employees of Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR)-reg.
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Ministry’s O.M No. S 11011/16/2013-CGHS(P) dated 10th June, 2014 vide which it was decided to extend the CGHS facilities to the retired employees of those autonomous/statutory organizations whose sewing employees were already covered under CGHS in Delhi/NCR only.
2. This Ministry had received a request from Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) for the Arts to extend the CGHS facility to its retired employees. The proposal was examined in this Ministry and it has now been decided to extend the CGHS facilities to the retired employees of Indian Council for Cult…

7th Pay Commission 2016: Implementation of new pay scales recommended by the Seventh Pay Commission is estimated to put an additional burden of Rs 1.02 lakh cr, or 0.7 per cent of GDP, on the exchequer in 2016-17, government said today.

The implementation of recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission report, however, would be after approval of the Cabinet on completion of screening of suggestions by a high-level panel of secretaries, the Rajya Sabha was informed today.

The implementation of the new 7th Pay Commission pay scales is estimated to put an additional burden of Rs 1.02 lakh crore (or 0.7 per cent of GDP at current market prices) on the exchequer in 2016-17. Subject to acceptance by the government, they will take effect from January 1, 2016.
In a written reply, Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha also said that the announcement of Dearness Allowance has no impact on the recommendations of the Pay Commission.
Giving details of financial implications of the recommendations, Sinha said the burden on pay head would increase by Rs 39,100 crore to about Rs 2.83 lakh crore in the current fiscal. Without the 7th Pay Commission recommendations, the outgo would have been Rs 2.44 lakh crore.
The outgo towards HRA…

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Press Information Bureau Government of India Ministry of Labour & Employment 27-April-2016 16:52 IST
Changes in NPS
The Government has proposed the following in the Finance Bill, 2016 with regard to the National Pension System (NPS):
i. Allowing 40 per cent of the NPS corpus tax exempt on lump sum withdrawal.
ii. Waiving service tax on the NPS corpus utilized for purchase of annuity.
iii. The amount receivable by the nominee in case of death of the subscriber covered under NPS has been made tax exempt.
iv. One-time portability without any tax implication has been allowed to the subscriber for shifting from recognized provident fund to NPS.
v. One-time portability without any tax implication has been allowed to the subscriber for shifting from superannuation fund to NPS.
As per the provisions of the Finance Bill, 2016, 40 per cent of the pension corpus under NPS is proposed to be tax exempt on lump sum withdrawal. Also, the proposal in the Union Budget, 2016-17 for taxation of 60 p…

7th Pay Commission: Modi Govt all set to implement recommendations; notification most likely in June.

New Delhi, April 27: Modi Government is all set to implement recommendations of Seventh Pay Commission. Reportedly, the notification for the 'increment process' will be issued in the month of June.
It is being believed that Centre will issue notification most likely in the third week of June after Cabinet's nod to the recommendations of pay Commission.
A Finance Ministry sources was quoted by a news website as saying, "But in case it's not issued in third week of June, it will be issued at the beginning of fourth week of June. Usually it takes around one week to issue a notification, after cabinet nod".
Ministry is also hopeful that Empowered Committee of Secretaries which is looking after the recommendations at the moment, will submit its report by June 15.
Most likely, increased payout will be handed over to central government employees earliest at the end of June or latest by July. Reports suggest that Empowered Committee of Secretaries which has been ent…

Er. S.C. Maheshwari, Secretary General, Bharat Pensioners’ Samaj will address AGM of ‘Govt. Pensioners Welfare Organization’ on 8.05.016 at Charan Singh Jila Panchayat Hall (Court Complex) Mujaffar Nagar 251001(UP) For more information contact Er. Jain on mob 09412494987

Er. S.C. Maheshwari, Secretary General, Bharat Pensioners’ Samaj will address AGM of ‘Govt. Pensioners Welfare Organization’  on 8.05.016  at Charan Singh Jila Panchayat Hall (Court Complex) Mujaffar Nagar 251001(UP) For more  information contact Er. Jain on mob 09412494987
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Er. S.C. Maheshwari, Secretary General, Bharat Pensioners’ Samaj will address AGM of ‘Govt. Pensioners Welfare Organization’ on 8.05.016 at Charan Singh Jila Panchayat Hall (Court Complex) Mujaffar Nagar 251001(UP) For more information contact Er. Jain on mob 09412494987

Er. S.C. Maheshwari, Secretary General, Bharat Pensioners’ Samaj will address AGM of ‘Govt. Pensioners Welfare Organization’  on 8.05.016  at Charan Singh Jila Panchayat Hall (Court Complex) Mujaffar Nagar 251001(UP) For more  information contact Er. Jain on mob 09412494987

“ Com. S.C.Maheshwari, Secretary General, Bharat Pensioners’ Samaj will address Triennial General Body Meeting of NFRP at Anugraha Kalyana Mandapam Palakkad (Kerala) on 24.09.2016

Com. S.C.Maheshwari, Secretary General, Bharat Pensioners’ Samaj will address Triennial General Body Meeting of NFRP  at Anugraha Kalyana Mandapam Palakkad (Kerala) on 24.09.2016

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Com. S.C.Maheshwari, Secretary General, Bharat Pensioners’ Samaj will inaugurate & address 37th AGM of AIFPA Chennai on 22.7.016 at Alamelu Manga Kalyana Mandapam, Radhakrishhnan Street, T Nagar,Chennai 600017

Com. S.C.Maheshwari, Secretary General, Bharat Pensioners’ Samaj will inaugurate &  address 37th AGM of AIFPA Chennai on 22.7.016 at  Alamelu Manga Kalyana Mandapam, Radhakrishhnan  Street, T Nagar,Chennai 600017 for further information  contact: D.Balasubramanian phone 044  23715031 &24716985
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“ Shri S.C.Maheshwari, Secretary General, Bharat Pensioners’ Samaj will address a meeting of Central Government pensioners in the premises of Arya Samaj, Seethafalmandi, Secunderabad at 10 AM on 11.06.2016 (Saturday). He will also attend and address the 1st National Convention of All India States Pensioners Federation being held in the Institute of Engineers Hall, Opposite Khairatabad Railway Station, Hyderad commencing at 10.00 AM on 12th June,2016(Sunday). For further details, please contact Shri M.S.S.Rao on Mobile No.9949052609 or D>S.Rao on M.No.9618610046.” .

“ Shri S.C.Maheshwari, Secretary General, Bharat Pensioners’ Samaj will address a meeting  of Central Government pensioners in the premises of Arya Samaj, Seethafalmandi, Secunderabad at 10 AM on 11.06.2016 (Saturday).  He will also attend and address the 1st National  Convention  of All India States Pensioners Federation being held in the Institute  of  Engineers  Hall, Opposite Khairatabad Railway Station, Hyderad commencing at 10.00 AM on 12th June,2016(Sunday). For further details, please contact Shri M.S.S.Rao on Mobile No.9949052609 or D>S.Rao on M.No.9618610046.”
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Misuse of RTI by employees of Public authorities be considered as ‘misconduct’: CIC

Taking serious note of misuse of RTI, the Central Information Commission has observed that such misuse by the employees of Public authorities shall be considered as an item of misconduct that invite disciplinary action.

The observation was made by Information Commissioner Prof. M. Sridhar Acharyulu who was hearing an appeal filed by an employee of Ambedkar Polytechnic. He had sought wide range of information about colleagues and Principal and even of the officers who were supposed to inquire into complaints filed against him. 
Perusing his RTI application, the commission observed "The public authority is scared of appellant as he has already filed number of complaints, grievance representations, RTI applications, almost chocking entire administration."
The commission also observed that appellant had video graphed a lecture of his lady colleague in the class room without permission and put it on social media with reckless allegations. The Commission further observed “he is un…

Government is giving final touch to implement 7th pay commission report

HIND DESH-April 20, 2016
Government is giving final touch to implement 7th pay commission report New Delhi: The Implementation Cell in the Finance Ministry which works as the Secretariat of the Empowered Committee of Secretaries for processing the report of the Seventh Pay Commission before cabinet nod, is now working on an effective mechanism for implementation of the 7th Pay Commission award by resolving the issues that arose over minimum pay and pay gap.
A proposal for raising minimum salary of the central government employees to Rs 20,000 from the Seventh pay commission recommendation Rs 18,000 also under study, officials close to the implementation cell told us.
jaitley fmHowever, central government employees unions demanded minimum pay Rs 26,000. “we think it should not be touched to Rs 26,ooo,” the implementation cell official said.
Once the minimum pay is hiked, salaries of 48 lakh central government employees will automatic automatically increase, depending on their length and pos…

NIVARAN-Railway Minister directs to develop an online system for grievance redressal of both serving as well as retired Railwaymen.

Press Information Bureau  Government of India Ministry of Railways 19-April-2016 19:24 IST Railway Minister directs to develop an online system for grievance redressal of both serving as well as retired Railwaymen. The system called NIVARAN to come into operation by 24th June, 2016. The System to have provision for progress tracking and appeal. Railway Minister to personally review and monitor the functioning of this system. The move to benefit around 27 lakhs persons. 

In an innovative measure aimed at staff welfare, Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu has directed railway administration to develop an online system for the redressal of grievances of Railway Employees both serving as well as retired. The IT Department of Indian Railways has started working on developing this system which will be called “NIVARAN” and will come into operation by 24.06.2016. Under this system, a railway personnel will be able to submit his grievances online and can also track the progress i…