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7th CPC CGHS Subscription: Clarification for Pensioners/Family Pensioners OM dated 09-02-2017 & 21-02-2017

No. S.11011/11/2016- CGHS (P)/EHS Government of India Ministry of Health and Family Welfare EHS Section
Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi Dated the 9 February, 2017
OFFICE MEMORANDUM
Sub: Revision of rates of subscription under Central Government Health Scheme due to revision of pay and allowances of Central Government employees and revision of pension/ family pension on account of implementation of recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission- clarification reg.
Attention is drawn to this Ministry’s OM of even No. dated 9th January, 2017  and a subsequent OM of even no. dated 13/1/2017 , on the subject mentioned above.
2. This Ministry has been receiving several representations w.r.t. applicability of CGHS rates to pensioners superannuating on 31/1/2017. The matter has been examined in this Ministry and it is clarified that ‘those employees superannuating on or before 31/1/2017 and had submitted their application on or before 31/1/2017 may be allowed the subscription at the prevalent …

Sr citizens pilgrimage by free air travel

RELHS- CSTE amendment

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Revised Subscription Rates of RELHS as per Pay Matrix of 7th CPC

Revised Subscription Rates of RELHS as per Pay Matrix of 7th CPCGovernment Of India Ministry of Railways (Railway Board) File No 2017/H/28/1/RELHS                                                                       Dated 23.2.2017
The Railway Board has decided to revise the subscription raes of Railway Employees Liberalized Health Scheme (RELHS)as per the Pay Marix Level recomended by the 7th Pay Commission. 
Following the subscription calculation method of CGHS for Central Government Employees and Pensioners, the Railway Board has now decided and published the revised subscription rates for all the group of Railway employees through its official portal. 
On 9th January, 2017 the Health Ministry published the new rates of monthly subscription for availing the CGHS facility. The Central Government Pensioners have an option to get their CGHS Pensioners Card by either making CGHS contribution on an annual basis (12 Months) or by making contribution for 10 years for life time validity. 
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What should a family member (eligible for the grant of family pension) do to get the family Pension?

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Posted: 22 Feb 2017 03:51 AM PST How to apply for granting family pension on the death of Government servant/ pensioner/ family pensioner. What should a family member (eligible for the grant of family pension) do to get the family Pension? Normally, family pension to spouse is sanctioned and authorized at the time pension is authorized in favour of retiring government servant and indicated in the pension payment order and is to be drawn after the death of the pensioner. However, in cases where Govt. servant expired while in service, the widow or widower has to apply in Form 14 (of CCS Pension Rules) to the Head of Office concerned who will sanction and authorize the family pension through its Pay & Accounts Officer. Where the deceased Govt. servant is survived only by a child or children, the guardian (in case of minor child/children) or such child or children may submit a claim in Form 14 to the Head of 0ffice for sanction and authorization of family pension. For getting family p…

The noose tighten

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@JPNadda Exorbitant increase in CGHS contribution BPS request reconsideration of Subscription under CGHS 4 pre 016 pensioners 
https://twitter.com/RREWA/status/834303576235184129




Setting up of Anomaly Committee to settle the anomalies arising out of the implementation of the Seventh Pay Commissions recommendations.

No.11/2/2016-JCA Government of India Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Department of Personnel & Training Establishment JCA Section
North Block, New Delhi Dated the 20th February, 2017
OFFICE MEMORANDUM
Subject: Setting up of Anomaly Committee to settle the anomalies arising out of the implementation of the Seventh Pay Commission’s recommendations.
The undersigned is directed to refer to DoPT’s OM of even number dated 16/8/2016 and to incorporate the following modification in the definition of anomaly:
“Where the Official Side and the Staff Side are of the opinion that the vertical and horizontal relativities have been disturbed as a result of the 7th Central Pay Commission to give rise to anomalous situation.”
2. With the incorporation of the above para in the O.M., the definition of anomaly will read as follows:
(1) Definition of Anomaly Anomaly will include the following cases;
a) Where the Official Side and the Staff Side are of the opinion that any recommen…

Hospitals re-use disposibles

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Anomalies in Seventh Pay Commission: DoPT's Instructions for setting up of Departmental & National Anomaly Committee

No.11/2/2016-JCA Government of India Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and pensions Department of Personnel & Training JCA Section
North Block, New Delhi Dated the 16th August, 2016
OFFICE MEMORANDUM
Subject: Setting up of Anomaly Committee to settle the Anomalies arising out of the implementation of the Seventh Pay Commission’s recommendations.


The undersigned is directed to say that it has been decided that Anomaly Committees should be set up, consisting of representatives of the Officials Side and the Staff Side to settle the anomalies arising out of the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission’s recommendations, subject to the following conditions, namely:
(1) Definition of Anomaly
Anomaly will include the following cases:
(a) where the Official Side and the Staff Side are of the opinion that any recommendation is in contravention of the principle or the policy enunciated by the Seventh Central Pay Commission itself without the Commission assigning any reason; and
(b) wh…

Setting up of Anomaly Committee to settle the anomalies arising out of the implementation of the Seventh Pay Commission’s recommendations.

No.11/2/2016-JCA Government of India Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Department of Personnel & Training Establishment JCA Section
North Block, New Delhi Dated the 20th February, 2017
OFFICE MEMORANDUM
Subject: Setting up of Anomaly Committee to settle the anomalies arising out of the implementation of the Seventh Pay Commission’s recommendations.
The undersigned is directed to refer to DoPT’s OM of even number dated 16/8/2016  and to incorporate the following modification in the definition of anomaly: “Where the Official Side and the Staff Side are of the opinion that the vertical and horizontal relativities have been disturbed as a result of the 7th Central Pay Commission to give rise to anomalous situation.”
2. With the incorporation of the above para in the O.M., the definition of anomaly will read as follows:
(1) Definition of Anomaly

Anomaly will include the following cases;

a) Where the Official Side and the Staff Side are of the opinion that any recommend…

DOT clarification: Revision of Pension of pre-2006 pensioners-delinking of revised pension from qualifying service of 33 yrs

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Application Form for Family Pension on Death of a Government Servant or Pensioner or on death or Ineligibility of Family Pensioners

Application Form for Family Pension on Death of a Government Servant or Pensioner or on death or Ineligibility of Family Pensioners: Form of Application for Family Pension on Death of a Government Servant or Pensioner or on death or Ineligibility of Family Pensioners

WB POs nt paying pension.Pensioners crying 4 help no one listening

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Deplorable Condition of Rly medical Services on NF Rly

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Functioning of Various Potals/Forums Provided for Representing Pensioner’s Grievances - Casual approach by administrative Officers especially those in Railways

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BEWARE private hospitals reuse disposables

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Private hospitals reuse disposables, make you pay for them
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Challenge of ageing with dignity

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/challenge-of-ageing-with-dignity/article17326492.ece

India’s rapidly ageing population may soon outweigh the demographic dividend of a young workforce. Unless attitudes towards the elderly improve and the government increases resources for their care, India is staring at the prospect of a generational socioeconomic crisis. This is the first of a four-part series The New Life Home for senior citizens in Krishnagiri is a refuge for those among the elderly who have run out of options in life. Govindammal (75), was rescued less than two kilometres from the home, from a cattle pen on a tiny plot of land owned by her son and daughter-in-law. “We found her emaciated. We doubted if she would survive then,” said Uma Maheshwari, a supervisor at the home. During the first four months after Govindammal moved in, her daughter-in-law visited once a month to collect her old age pension of Rs. 1,000. But soon, when her pensions stopped coming in, so t…

Grant of Advances – Seventh Central Pay Commission recommendations – Amendment to rules on computer Advance to Railway Servants

Government of India (Bharat Sarkar) Ministry of Railways (Rail Mantralaya) (Railway Board)
No.I/11-Part I
PC-VII No.: 15/2017 RBE No. 10/2017
No.F(E)Spl./2016/ADV.4/1(7th CPC)

New Delhi, Dated: 07-02-2017
The General Managers and FA&CAOs
All Indian Railways & Production Units
(As per standard List)

Subject: Grant of Advances – Seventh Central Pay Commission recommendations – Amendment to rules on computer Advance to Railway Servants. Consequent upon the decision taken by the Government on the recommendations of Seventh Central Pay Commission, the Ministry of Finance vide their OM No.12(1)E.II(A)/2016 dated 07.10.2016  have amended the eligibility criteria in the existing provisions relating to the grant of personal Computer Advance.
2. Amendment conditions of grant of Computer Advance are as follows:
AdvanceQuantumEligibility CriteriaPersonal Computer Advance₹ 50,000/- or actual price of PC, whichever is lower.All Government ServantsThe Computer Advance will be allowed maximum five …

Option -1 for Pre-2016 Pensioners Rejected – Confederation

Option -1 for Pre-2016 Pensioners Rejected – Confederation
OPTION – I FOR PRE-2016 PENSIONERS REJECTED: In the meeting held on 30-06-2016, with Group of Ministers by JCM staff side, the Finance Minister had also clarified that Government has taken the decision to implement the recommendation of 7th CPC to bring about parity between past and present pensioners. (Vide NJCA Statement issued on 06-07-2016). Finance Minister categorically assured the NJCA leaders on 30-06-2016 that the Government has accepted the recommendation in toto and Pension department has only been asked to sort out the difficulties in implementation of Option-I, if any.
NJCA wrote to Finance Minister on 16-07-2016, as follows: “The issue of acceptance of Option-I and II was discussed with your goodself at the residence of Hon’ble Home Minister (Govt. of India) wherein Hon’ble Minister for Railways and Hon’ble MoS Railways were present. You had categorically agreed our demand that no dilution would be made in the op…