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21.7.17 Revision of Pension in respect of Puducherry pensioners /family pensioners drawing pension under ex-French Rules on the line of revision of pension of Central Government Pensioners on the recommendations of VIIth Central Pay Commission — regarding.

No. 28/ 3/2009-P&PW(B)
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances Pension  Department of Pension and Pensioners Welfare

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan, Khan Market  New Delhi, Dated the 21st July, 2017
To,

The Chief Secretary,

Gover ment of Puducherry, Puducherry.

Subject: Revision of Pension in respect of Puducherry pensioners /family pensioners  drawing pension under ex-French Rules on the line of revision of pension of  Central Government Pensioners on the recommendations of VIIth Central Pay  Commission — regarding.
Sir,

1 am directed to say that the question of revision of pension of Puducherry pensioners / family pensioners drawing pension under the Ex-French Pension Rules in line with the revision of pension for Central Government Pensioners as per this Department's O.M. No.38/37/2016-P&PW(A) (i) and (ii) dated 04.08.2016 has been under consideration of the Government of India. The President is now pleased to decide that the Puducherry pensioners and family pens…

Guidelines on leave and voluntary retirement of Railway servants in light of the provisions of the Section 47 of Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995.

MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)RBE No. 107/2017New Delhi, dated : 3o.08.2017No. E(P&A)I-2017 /CPC/LE-5The General Managers and Principal Financial Advisers,
All Indian Railways & Production Units.Sub: Guidelines on leave and voluntary retirement of Railway servants in light of the provisions of the Section 47 of Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995.In pursuance of Department of Personnel & Training’s OM No.18017 /1/2014-Estt(L) dated 25.02.2015 and OM No. 25012/1/2015-Estt(A-IV) dated 19.05.2015, the issues relating to leave and notice of voluntary retirement of Railway servants who have acquired a disability while in service are required to be dealt with in the light of the provisions of the Section 47 of Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995.2. Leave applied on medical certificate in connection with disability should not be refused or re…

Payment of arrears of pension in cases where valid nomination has not been made under the payment of arrears of pension (Nomination) Rules, 1983

Payment of Arrears of Pension and Family Pension
Payment of arrears of pension in cases where valid nomination has not been made under the payment of arrears of pension (Nomination) Rules, 1983
No.1(10)/2013-D(Pen/Policy)  Government of India  Ministry of Defence  Department of Ex-servicemen Welfare New Delhi-110011  Dated: 29th August 2017
To The Chief of the Army Staff The Chief of the Naval Staff The Chief of the Air Staff
SUB: (i) Payment of arrears of pension in cases where valid nomination has not been made under the payment of arrears of pension (Nomination) Rules, 1983; 
(ii) Payment of arrears of family pension-regarding.
Sir, Attention is invited to provisions for payment of Arrears of Pension under Regulation 90 of Pension Regulation Part-II (2008), which provide that after the death of the Armed Force Pensioner, all money payable to the pensioner on account of pension due to the estate of a deceased pensioner may be paid to the nominee of the deceased Armed Forces Pensioner. In…

GRANT OF FIXED MEDICAL ALLOWANCE (FMA) TO THE ARMED FORCES PENSIONERS/FAMILY PENSIONERS IN SUCH CASES WHERE DATE OF RETIREMENT IS PRIOR TO 1.4.2003 AND WHO HAD OPTED NOT TO AVAIL MEDICAL FACILITIES AT OPD OF ARMED FORCES HOPITALS/MI ROOMS AND ARE NOT MEMBERS OF ECHS.

No.1 (10)/2009-D(Pen/Policy)
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
Department of Ex-servicemen Welfare
New Delhi-110011
Dated: 29th August 2017
To
The Chief of the Army Staff The Chief of the Naval Staff The Chief of the Air Staff
SUB: GRANT OF FIXED MEDICAL ALLOWANCE (FMA) TO THE ARMED FORCES 
PENSIONERS/FAMILY PENSIONERS IN SUCH CASES WHERE DATE OF 
RETIREMENT IS PRIOR TO 1.4.2003 AND WHO HAD OPTED NOT TO AVAIL 
MEDICAL FACILITIES AT OPD OF ARMED FORCES HOPITALS/MI ROOMS 
AND ARE NOT MEMBERS OF ECHS.
Sir,
The undersigned is directed to refer to the Govt. of India,  Ministry of
Defence letter No.     1 (1)/98/D(Pen/Sers) dated    15th June   1998 and  letter No.
1 (10)/09-D(Pen/Policy) dated    12th January 2011 & No.   1 (10)/2009-D(Pen/Policy)
dated 5th May 2015 regarding grant of Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA) of Rs.500/--
p.m. with effect from 19.11.2014 to Armed Forces Pensioners/Family' Pensioners for meeting expenditure on day to day medical expenses that do not require hospitalizatio…

28.8.17 Inordinate delay in finalization of pension cases on all units of Indian Railways/Production units. - Railway Board Order after Railway Minister concern

Government of India Ministrv of Railways Rallway Board

No. 2016/AC-II /21/8/Pt-l New Delhi dated: 28.08.2017

PFAs, All Zonal Railways / PUs Sub- Division/ Railway -wise status of pending pension eases of Normal retirement and Other than normal retirement. *****
Hon’ble Minister for Railways has expressed concern that there has been inordinate delay in  finalization of pension cases on all units of Indian Railways/Production units. It is desired that immediate Steps be taken to streamline the system in place. A division/Railway-wise status report on pending pension cases of Normal retirement and Other than normal retirement as on 31.3.2017 has been sought.  It is therefore requested the requisite details may be provided in the following format by mail at jda[at]rb.railnet.gov.in by 31.08.2017. . 
Railway Division Number of pending cases for Settlement of Normal Retirement as on 31.03.2017 Number of pending cases for
Settlement of other
than Normal
Retirement as on 31.03.2017 Reasons for…

Opening of CGHS Wellness Centre (Allopathic) at Kohima Order dated 24 August 2017

GOVT. OF INDIA MINISTRY OF HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE CENTRAL GOVT. HEALTH SCHEME GOPINATH NAGAR, A.K.AZAD ROAD, GUWAHATI -781 016.
No.A.22012/1/2015/1778
Dated: 24.08.2017 NOTIFICATION
Sub: Opening of a CGHS Wellness Centres (Allopathic) at Kohima-regarding.
This is for information to all eligible Central Govt. Employees, Pensioners & other stake holders that, Central Govt. Health Scheme (CGHS) Wellness Centres sanctioned vide  Govt. of India, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, CGHS(P) Division Order No.S.11045/1/2013/HEC, New Delhi dated 17th November 2014 will be inaugurated on 4th September 2017 at H.No.MRH/D-67, Paramedical Colony Opp. Paramedical Training Institute, Merhulietsa, Kohima (Nagaland), Pin-797001 to provide comprehensive medical facilities. Date of full functioning expected to be from 1st of October 2017. The scheme will cover Kohima city, all eligible Central Govt. Employees and their dependent family members, Central Govt. Pensioners and their dependents a…

21.8.17Revised methodology for fixing the pay of Running Staff category in 7th CPC scales.

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SCHEME FOR PAYMENT OF PENSION TO CIVIL PENSIONERS

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In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court on Thursday said Indians have a constitutional right to privacy

Supreme Court’s judgment on Right to Privacy The Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously declared right to privacy as a “guaranteed fundamental right”. Excerpts of the key conclusions by the top court.INDIAUpdated: Aug 24, 2017 14:24 IST

HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court on Thursday said Indians have a constitutional right to privacy In a landmark decision that will affect the lives of all Indians, the Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously declared that individual privacy is a “guaranteed fundamental right”. The verdict by a nine-judge Constitution bench could now test the validity of Aadhaar, the controversial biometric identification project the government has been pushing but critics have opposed as intrusive. (LIVE updates) The judgment may also have a bearing on broader civil rights as well as a law criminalising homosexuality. A ban imposed on the consumption of beef in many states and alcohol in some could also come up for review…

BPS writes dt. 21.8.17 Revision of pre-2016 Pensioners (Civil)_Govt of India.

No. SG/BPS/Pension Revision/.                     Dated: 21.8.2017


1. Shri Arun Jaitley
                Hon'ble Minister of Finance,
                 Union of India, New Delhi.
2. Shri Jitender Singh
                Hon'ble Minister of State (I/C),
                 Prime Minister's Office,
                 Union of India,
                  New Delhi.

      Subject : Revision of pre-2016 Pensioners (Civil)_Govt of India.

Sir,
       Bharat Pensioners Samaj, an All India Federation of Pensioners' Associations of all Central Govt, State Govts, PSUs, EPS 95, Defence(Civil), Autonomous Bodies and NPS pensioners' and a member of International Federation on Ageing, Toronto (Canada), expresses its heartiest gratitude to you and the GOI for Issuing Concordance Tables vide GOI, Ministry of Personnel, PG and Pensions, Deptt of Pension and Pensioners' Welfare, New Delhi no.38/37/2016-P&PW/A) dated 6th July, 2017, which has …

S.C Maheshwari SG BPS visit to DOPW&PW on 03.08.2017

S.C Maheshwari SG BPS visit to DOPW&PW on 03.08.2017 Brief on the meeting with JS & Directors S.C. Maheshwari SG BPS accompanied by Rameshwar Kumar Treasurer BPS met Joint Secy DOP PW on 3.08.2017 in his office and discussed: 1)The case of specific category Rly Pensioners ivth CPC scale 1400-2300 to corresponding Vth CPC scale 5000-8000 to VIth CPC PB2 GP4200 with reference to file notings of PV Vaidialingam the then Financial Advisor Rly Board. Sh Sanjiv Narain Mathur J S DOP & PW was very receptive & cordial he patiently listened to SG BPS ,studied all the documents put up in support. However, he expressed his inability to intervene and advised to pursue the issue with Rly authorities only. 2. Implementation of revision of pension of pre 2016 Rly pensioners on notional pay basis through ‘ARPAN’ website and also the difficulties being faced in registration on account of varied PPO Nos digital & non digital were explained. JS immediately put SG BPS through to ARPAN …

Rly Board22.8.2017 Revision of Pension of pre 2016 pensioners

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Government of India Ministry of Railways Railway Board RBA No. 117 /2017 No. 2016/AC-II /21/8/PT-III
New Delhi dated : 22. 08.2017 GMs/CPOs/PFAs
All Zonal Railways / PUs

Sub:- Revision of Pension of Pre-2016 pensioners/family pensioners as per 7th CPC.

Ref: 1.DoP&PW’s OM no. 4/23/2017-P&PW(D) dated 7.8.2017.
2. RBA NO. 108/2017 Dated 04.08.2017.

Please find enclosed a copy of DOP&PW’s OM ibid wherein it has again been stressed that the pension cases may be suo-moto processed based on the details available without insisting for submission of any additional information or documents from the pensioners.
Further, Finance Secretary has reviewed the progress made in revision of pension cases and has expressed concern about the progress. It is desired that clear timelines may be drawn to complete the exercise and the progress be monitored on a weekly basis.
It is therefore requested that the timelines drawn and weekly progress made may be communicated to Board by mail at 7cpcac2…

PFRDA 10.8.2017– Exits and Withdrawals under the National Pension System) (First Amendment) Regulations, 2017

PENSION FUND REGULATORY AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY NOTIFICATION
New Delhi, the 10th August, 2017 Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (Exits and Withdrawals under the National Pension System) (First Amendment) Regulations, 2017 No. PFRDA/12/RGL/139/8.—in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section(1) of Section 52 read with sub-clause(g), (h), and (i) of sub-section 2 of Section 52 of the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority Act, 2013 (Act No.23 of 2013), the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority hereby makes the following regulations to amend the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority(Exits and Withdrawals under the National Pension System) Regulations, 2015 namely,- 1. These regulations may be called the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (Exits and Withdrawals under the National Pension System) (First Amendment) Regulations, 2017. 2. These shall come into force on the date of their publication in the official gazett…