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8th Pay Commission Or No pay commissions hereafter

If Not More Pay Commissions, What Will be New Formula For Salary Hike?
admin | July 30, 2017
Justice A K Mathur, chairman of the 7th Pay Commission, had recommended that the government should review the salary of central government employees every year rather than forming new pay commission.
New Delhi, July 27: After implementing the recommendations of 7th Pay Commission (7th CPC), the government is now mulling not to form any Pay Commission for increasing salaries and allowances of central government employees and pensioners in future. Justice A K Mathur, chairman of the 7th Pay Commission, had recommended that the government should review the salary of central government employees every year rather than forming new pay commission after the long period of ten years. The government is considering this suggestion and will take a policy decision in this regard, said Finance Ministry sources.
While the central government employees have begun contemplating whether the 8th Pay Commission …

EPS to be revamped, medical scheme for pensioners to be formulatedLabour minister Bandaru Dattatreya said the government is going to formulate a medical benefit scheme for all the pensioners who are members of the employees’ provident fund PTI

The government will constitute a high-level committee to revamp the Employees Pension Scheme (EPS) and any gaps would be plugged.
The government will constitute a high-level committee to revamp the Employees Pension Scheme (EPS) and any gaps would be plugged. Photo: Mint
New Delhi: The government will constitute a high-level committee to revamp the Employees Pension Scheme (EPS) and any gaps would be plugged, Labour and Employment Minister Bandaru Dattatreya told the Lok Sabha on Friday.
He also informed the House that in association with Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC), the government is going to formulate a medical benefit scheme for all the pensioners who are members of the Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF). This will be a contributory medical benefit scheme, Dattatreya said, adding its details are being worked out.
“As a minister, I have directed that a complete valuation of EPS 1995 be done. I will see to it that a high-powered monitoring committee is formed and I wi…
By: Surya Sarathi Ray | Published: July 29, 2017 6:04 AM
 Minimum Wages Code, scheduled employments, Code on Wages, minimum wages, central labour legislations, Payment of Wages Act, Payment of Bonus Act, agriculture labourer, NFLMW, Labour ministry, labour Acts, labour Acts in india
 The proposed code will have a provision for setting up a committee which will set and revise the minimum wages from time to time. ( PTI)
The government is likely to do away with the existing concept of scheduled employments under the Code on Wages, a move that will extend the benefit of obligatory minimum wages to all workers. Currently, minimum wages set by governments are applicable to only those who work in sectors employing 1,000 or more in the state concerned. Such scheduled sectors include 45 notified by the Centre and 1,709 listed by the state governments. Official sources said that the removal of restrictive criteria will help in bringing parity of wages among workers in different industries apar…

EPS scheme to be revamped; medical scheme for pensioners to be formulated: Government

NEW DELHI: The government will constitute a high-level committee to revamp the Employees Pension Scheme (EPS) and any gaps would be plugged, Labour and Employment Minister Bandaru Dattatreya told the Lok Sabha today. 

He also informed the House that in association with Employees' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC), the government is going to formulate a medical benefit scheme for all the pensioners who are members of the Employees' Provident Fund (EPF).

This will be a co ..

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21.7.17- WR-Revision of pre 2016 Rly Pensioners through ARPAN

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Rly took over 2 months to lay down following procedure for the revision of pension of pre 2016 pensioners on Notional pay basis which will work in descending order.It will take decades 2 revise old Pensioners pension.Many may not survive to avil th benefit. Will the Honourable Pime Minister & the Minister for Railways.Help?











23.5.217 SCM writes- Issue Concordance tables for Running Staff,Revise PPOs w/o asking pensioners to apply,give option to opt out normal OPD & expedite Pension revision : S C Maheshwari SG BPS Writes to Chairman Rly Board

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25.7.2017No need to apply for revision of pension of pre 2016 pensioners /family pensioners- Clarifies DOP&PW

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Facilities to Retiring Persons: Settlement of PF/EFP, Gratuity etc.

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 67 ANSWERED ON: 17.07.2017
Facilities to Retiring Persons
SUKENDER REDDY GUTHA
Will the Minister of LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT be pleased to state:-
(a) whether the Government has decided to settle the PF/EPF, Gratuity etc. of the retiring person on the day of retirement itself; and
(b) if so, the details thereof along with the steps taken/being taken in this regard? ANSWER MINISTER OF STATE (IC) FOR LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT
(SHRI BANDARU DATTATREYA)
(a) & (b): Directions have been issued by Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) to all its field offices to make the payment of Provident Fund and Pension to members of Employees’ Provident Funds (EPF) Scheme, 1952 and Employees’ Pension Scheme (EPS), 1995 on the date of retirement itself.
As regards settlement of gratuity, as per Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972, the employer shall arrange to pay the amount of gratuity within thirty days from the date …

ARPAN module for revision of pension of Rly Pensioners ready-Directorate accounts seek action plan for early revision

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11.7.17 : 7th CPC Revision of Pension of Pre-2016 Defence Civilian Pensioners: PCDA Circular C-169 reg Notional Fixation on Concordance Table, Form of intimation and Sample copy of E-PPO

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OFFICE OF THE PR. CONTROLLER OF DEFENCE ACCOUNTS (PENSIONS) DRAUPADI GHAT, ALLAHABAD- 211014 Circular NO. C- 169
No: G1/C/0199/Vol-I/Tech Dated: - 11.07.2017.

Sub: Implementation of Govt. decision on the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission-Revision of Pension of Pre-2016 Pensioners / Family Pensioners etc.
Ref: This office important circular no. C-153, bearing no. G1/C/0199/Vol-1/Tech, dated 12th August 2016.

Attention is invited to above cited circular wherein all Pension Disbursing Authorities (PDAs) were advised to revise the Pension/ Family Pension of all pre-2016 pensioners with effect from 01.01.2016, by multiplying the pension/ family pension as had been fixed at the time of implementation of 6th Central Pay Commission (CPC) recommendations, by a factor of 2.57. The amount of revised pension/family pension so arrived at was to be rounded off to next higher rupee. 
2. Now, Govt. Of India, Ministry of P, PG and pension, Deptt. of P&PW has issued further order…

Enhancement of rates of Marriage Grant from Rs.16000 to Rs.50000 per daughter: DESW Order

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Government of India Ministry of Defence Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare
Subject: Enhancement of rates of Marriage Grant.
The Standing Committee on Defence (16th Lok Sabha) directed vide para 56 to 58 of its 2nd Report that rate of marriage grant to needy ESM (upto the rank of Hav/equivalent) and their widows be enhanced from Rs 16,000/- to Rs 50,000/- per daughter (for 2 daughters). The Standing Committee also desired that an additional allocation of Rs 10.30 crores may be provided to DESW to meet the requirement of enhanced Marriage Grant,
2. Accordingly Army. Navy & Air Force has agreed to provide the additional funds on pro-rata basis i.e. 85:5:10, annually w.e.f. 2016-1 7.
3. Approval of competent authority is conveyed to the enhancement of the rates of marriage grant from Rs 16,000/- to Rs 50,000/- per daughter (for 2 daughters) to ESM (upto the rank of Hav/equivalent) and their widows w.e.f. 1.4.2016.
(Santosh) Joint Secretary (Res-II) Secretary, KSB
1. Secretary, KSB 2.…

13.7.17 NPS: Extension of benefits of Retirement Gratuity and Death Gratuity - PCDA Circular No. C-170

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OFFICE OF THE PR. CONTROLLER OF DEFENCE ACCOUNTS (PENSION) DRAUPADI GHAT, ALLAHABAD-211 Circular No C-170 
No.G1/C/MISC/NPS-II/Tech 
O/o the PCDA (P), Allahabad Dated: 13-07-2017 
Sub: – NPS: Extension of benefits of Retirement Gratuity and Death Gratuity to the Central Government employees covered by New Defined Contribution Pension System (National Pension System)-regarding.  Ref:- This office Circular No. 79 dated 29/10/2010 and No. 110 dated 12/08/2013 
Benefits of Retirement Gratuity and Death Gratuity to the Central Government employees covered by New Defined Contribution Pension System (National Pension System) has been extended vide Govt. of India, Ministry of PPG & P, Deptt. of P&PW in their O.M. No. 7/5/2012-P&PW (F)/B dated 26.08.2016 (copy enclosed)on the same terms and conditions as are applicable to employees covered by Central Civil Service (Pension) Rules, 1972. The Ministry has further clarified vide O.M.No.28/03/2017-P&PW(B) dt. 18/05/2017, that CCS (Pens…

6.7.17 Office of the Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (Pension), Draupadi Ghat, Allahabad-211014 Circular No.192 0f 6.7.2017

Office of the Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (Pension), Draupadi Ghat, Allahabad-211014 Circular No.192
No. AT/Tech/30-XVIII
Dated: 06.07.2017 Sub: Difficulties being faced by the Family pensioner at the Pension Disbursing Agency (PDA) about furnishing of Non-Marriage Certificate.  Instructions for payment of family pension and submission of Non-Marriage/Re-Marriage certificates from defence family pensioners (including Defence civilian family pensioners) are provided in Para 39 of DPPI-2013 and para 12.3 & 12.4 of Scheme for Payment of Pension of Defence Pensioner by Public Sector Banks revised edn. 01.01.1987. Periodicity of submission of Non-marriage/ re-marriage certificate for various kinds of recipients of family pension is different. Difference in periodicity of submission of certificate was a cause of inconvenience to the family pensioners and was attracting representations from various agencies. Accordingly, the matter was referred to the competent authority to c…

CGHS-Online Appointment System for CGHS beneficiaries: Steps for Online Booking- 09.5.2017

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F. No. 44/ 22 /2014/MCTC/CGHS/2211-44 Directorate General of CGHS, MOHF Monitoring, Computerization & Training Cell, CGHS Wellness Center Building, 15th Floor, Kalibari, New Delhi-110001 Dated: 9.5.2017


Office Memorandum Sub: Online Appointment System for CGHS beneficiaries
For the convenience of CGHS beneficiaries and with an objective of reducing the waiting time at the Wellness Centers, CGHS is pleased to announce a new initiative of booking online appointments. Existing beneficiaries can now book an appointment for Medical Officer or, Specialist consultation online. The steps involved in booking an appointment online are given below 
Online Appointment by Beneficiary himself Visit the website cghs.nic.inClick on the option “Book Appointment” available on RHS of the screenEnter beneficiary ID and click on “Generate OTP".An OTP (One Time Password) will be sent on registered mobile no. of the beneficiary or to the main card holder’s mobile if that is the only registered number.…

Corrigendum 21.7.2017 :Restoration of full pension of absorbee pensioners in view of the order dated 01.09.2016 of Honorable Supreme Court in Civil Appeal No. 6048/2010 and Civil Appeal No. 6371/2010.

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CGHS for Postal Pensioners order dated 19.7.17

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S C Maheshwari SG address to 38th AFPA AGM Chennai 21.7.2017

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FMA raised DOP & PW order dated 19.7.2017

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18.7.2017 Concordance Table 43 and 44 revised

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19.7.2017 Rectification of discrepancies and disparities in Rly Pension & CSTE system S G BPS writes to Chairman Railway Board

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PENSIONERS HAND BOOK 2017 7th CPC and Beyond Pt -2

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17.7.17 7th CPC - Railway Services (Revised Pay) Amendment Rules, 2017 - Pay Matrix - Gazette Notification 17.7.17

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MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS  (RAILWAY BOARD) 
NOTIFICATION
New Delhi, the 14th July, 2017 
RBE No. 70/2017 
G.S.R.882(E).—In exercise of powers conferred by the proviso of Article 309 of the Constitution, the President hereby makes the following rules in amendment to the Railway Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2016 namely : -
1. (1) These rules may be called Railway Services (Revised Pay) Amendment Rules, 2017.  (2) They shall be deemed to have come into force on the 1st day of January, 2016.
2. In the Railway Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2016, -
(a) In rule 12, for the words “the date of notification of these rules”, the following shall be substituted, namely: -
“1st January, 2016 and the same shall apply to the pay of officers coming on deputation to posts in the Central Government which are not covered under the Central Staffing Scheme.”;
(b) In the Schedule, -
(i) for PART A, the following PART shall be substituted, namely;- Pay Matrix
[F. No. PC-VII/2017/RSRP/1]
R. K. VERMA, Secy.




7th CPC Pension Revision/Notional Fixation of Pre-2016 Postal Pensioners OM 10.7.17 - Concordance Table: DoP Orders with clarification & time limit of 30.09.2017

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No. 4-3/2017-Pension Government of India Ministry of Communications Department of Posts (Pension Section)
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg, New Delhi - 110 001 10th July, 2017
To
All Head(s) of Circles
All General Manager (Finance)/Director of Accounts (Postal)
Sub: Implementation of Government’s decision on the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission- Revision of pension of pre- 2016 pensioners/family pensioners etc-reg.
Sir/Madam,
Kindly refer to this office letter of even number dated 23.5.2017 circulating DoP&PW O.M. No. 38/37/2016-P&PW(A) dated 6.7.2017 regarding implementation of Government decision for revision of pension of pre-2016 pensioners/family pensioners.
2. Department of Pension & Pensioners Welfare has circulated O.M. No. 38/37/2016-P&PW (A) dated 6.7.2017 concordance tables for fixation of notional pay and pension/family pension of employees who retired/died in various grades during the 4th , 5th and 6th Pay Commission periods. A copy of the OM i…