Monday, October 31, 2011

All India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers on Base 2001=100 for The Month of September, 2011


   All India Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) on base 2001=100 for the month of September, 2011 increased by 3 points and stood at 197 (one hundred & ninety seven) .

   During September, 2011, the index recorded maximum increase of 5 points each in Darjeeling and Rourkela centres, 4 points each in Mysore, Ernakulam, Bokaro, Delhi, Quilon, Mumbai, Indore and Yamunanagar centres, 3 points in 13 centres, 2 points in 21 centres and 1 point in 24 centres. The index decreased by 2 points in Giridih centre, 1 point each in Bhilwara and Monger Jamalpur centres while in the remaining 7 centres the index remained stationary.
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FM Inaugurates Government’s E-Payment System ; Reassures Government’s Strong Commitment for Improving Efficiency, Bringing Transparency and Introducing Reforms;


System Expected to Eliminate Almost Two Crore Cheques

   The Union Finance Minister Shri Pranab Mukherjee today formally launched the central government e-payment system He said that the commissioning of the e-payment system is a major achievement and indicates Government’s strong commitment towards improving efficiency in our financial system, strengthening transparency in operations and introducing reforms for better governance. The Finance Minister said that the development is particularly significant as e-payment is at the centre of the e-commerce value chain. Shri Mukherjee was speaking after inaugurating the Government e-payment system here today.
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Sanction of Child Care Leave: Instructions regarding


Controller General of Defence Accounts
Ulan Batar Road, Palam, Delhi Cantt-110010

No. AN/XIV/19404/Leave Matters/Vol. III

Dated 25- 8-2011

To
All PCsDA/CsDA

Sub:- Sanction of Child Care Leave: Instructions regarding

   Consequent upon the implementation of 6th CPC, Child Care Leave to Women Employees of the Central Govt. was introduced w.e.f. 1st September 2008 vide DoP&T OM No.13018/2/2008-Estt.(L) dated 18-11-2008.
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Friday, October 28, 2011

Special Class Railway Apprentices’ Exam to be held on January 29


   The Union Public Service Commission will hold the Special Class Railway Apprentices’ Examination, 2012 on 29th January, 2012 for recruitment to the Special Class Apprentices in the Mechanical Department of Indian Railways. The examination will be held at various centers across the country.

   Candidates are required to apply only through online mode. No other mode for submission of application is allowed. For details regarding eligibility conditions, the syllabus and scheme of the examination, centres of examination, guidelines for filling up application form etc. aspirants must consult the Detailed Notice of the examination published in the Employment News/Rozgar Samachar dated 22nd October, 2011 or the UPSC website : http://www.upsc.gov.in.

Source: PIB
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Government E-Payment System to be Inaugurated; will Bring Transparency; Facilitate Paperless Transaction and Reduce Overall Transaction Cost


   The Controller General of Accounts (CGA), Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance has developed a fully secured Government e-payment system for direct credit of dues from the Government of India into the account of beneficiaries using digitally signed electronic advice (e-advice) through the ‘Government e-Payment Gateway’ (GePG). The Union Finance Minister Shri Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the Government e-Payment System on Monday. Government e-Payment Gateway (GePG) is a portal which enables the successful delivery of payment services from Pay & Accounts Offices (PAOs) for online payment into beneficiaries’ accounts in a seamless manner under a secured environment. GePG serves as middleware between COMPACT (Computerized Payment and Accounts) application at Pay & Accounts Offices and the Core Banking Solution (CBS) of the agency banks/RBI to facilitate paperless transaction, reducing overall transaction cost and promoting green banking.
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Select List of Section Officers’ Grade for the year 2006, 2007 and 2008 against Examination Quota on the basis of Combined Limited Departmental Competitive Examination, 2006, 2007 and 2008 held by the Union Public Service Commission

No 6/3/2011-CS.I(S)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)

Lok Nayak Bhavan, 2nd Floor, Khan Market
New Delhi-110 003, 27th October 2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Sub : Select List of Section Officers’ Grade for the year 2006, 2007 and 2008 against Examination Quota on the basis of Combined Limited Departmental Competitive Examination, 2006, 2007 and 2008 held by the Union Public Service Commission.

   The undersigned is directed to say that the Department of Personnel & Training had reported 406 vacancies to be filled up in the Section Officers grade of Central Secretariat Service (CSS) on the basis of the results of the Combined SOs/Stenographers (Gr ‘B'/Gr.'I')  Limited Departmental Competitive Examination, 2006, 2007 and 2008 conducted by UPSC. UPSC vide their letter No.1/16(2)/2011. E.VI dated 4th October, 2011 sent the dossiers of 330 candidates for inclusion in the Select List of Section Officers Grade of CSS(Category-I) on the basis of the above mentioned examination. The details of qualified candidates are as under :-

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Assurance given in reply to Lok Sabha Unstarred Question No.1654 answered on 10.08.2011 regarding Rotational Transfer Policy - Details of incumbency in all the grades of CSS.


No.21/7/2011-CS.I(D)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
(CS-I-D Section)

Lok Nayak Bhawan, Khan Market
New Delhi, the 27th October, 2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Assurance given in reply to Lok Sabha Unstarred Question No.1654 answered on 10.08.2011 regarding Rotational Transfer Policy - Details of incumbency in all the grades of CSS.

   The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s OM of even number dated the 8th September, 2011 on the subject mentioned above and to say that the requisite information has not been received from all the Ministries/ Departments.
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Stepping up of pay of senior PAs of CSSS on their regular promotion with reference to their junior.


No.5/16/2009-CS-II(C)
Government of India
Ministiy of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan,
Khan Market, New Delhi-110003.
Date: 27th October, 2011.

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Stepping up of pay of senior PAs of CSSS on their regular promotion with reference to their junior.

   The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. of even number dated 31.5.2011 vide which stepping up of pay of senior PAs of CSSS appointed/promoted prior to 1.1.2006 and drawing less pay than PAs of CSSS promoted after 1.1.2006 was allowed by this Department.
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Thursday, October 27, 2011

Pay Revision 2009-Pay fixation of Part-time Contingent Employees - Further clarification issued.


GOVERNMENT OF KERALA

Finance (Anomaly Rectification Cell - A) Department

CIRCULAR

No.72/2011/(18)/Fin.
Dated, Thiruvananthapuram, 22nd October 2011

Sub: - Pay Revision 2009-Pay fixation of Part-time Contingent Employees - Further clarification issued.

Ref :-
(1) GO (P) No.85/2011/Fin dated 26.02.2011 read with GO (P) No.143/2011/Fin dated 30.03.2011

(2) GO (P) No.86/2011/Fin dated 26.02.2011 read with GO (P) No.144/2011/Fin dated 30.03.2011

(3) Circular No.42/2011/(3)/Fin dated 15/07/2011
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Government Approves Labour and Employment Ministry Proposal to Accept The Recommendations of the Wage Boards Headed by Justice Majithia


   The Central Government has approved the proposal of the Ministry of Labour& Employment to accept the recommendations of the Wage Boards headed by Justice Majithia for revision of wages and allowances of employees in newspaper establishments and news agencies subject to certain corrections. The decision to this effect has been taken in the Cabinet meeting held today.

   Accordingly, a press note issued by the Ministry of Labour & Employment today it self says that the Notification to implement the recommendations of the Wage Boards will be issued in consultation with the Ministry of Law & Justice by making an Order under sub-section (1) of section 12 for publication in the Gazette of India as required under sub-section (3) of section 12 of the Working Journalists and Other Newspaper Employees (Conditions of Service) and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1955.

The highlights of the recommendations are as follows:-

Methodology for Computation of Revised Wages and Allowances:
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Wednesday, October 26, 2011

DIWALI GREETINGS


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Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Combined Section Officers’/Stenographers’(Gr.B/Gr.I) Limited Departmental Competitive Examination 2006,2007 & 2008- allocation of qualified candidates- regarding


No.4/6/2011-CS.II (A)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan, New Delhi.
Dated the 25th October 2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Combined Section Officers’/Stenographers’(Gr.B/Gr.I) Limited Departmental Competitive Examination 2006,2007 & 2008- allocation of qualified candidates- regarding

   The undersigned is directed to say that on the basis of final results of the SOs/Stenos (Gr. ‘B’/Gr. ‘I’) Limited Departmental Competitive Examinations 2006, 2007 & 2008, 69 candidates have been recommended by the UPSC for their appointment to Steno Gr. ‘A&B’ (merged) (PS) Grade of CSSS for these years. Allocation of the candidates recommended by the Commission on the basis of the above Examination has been made against the vacancies reported by the Cadre Units for the Departmental Examination Quota for the Select List Year 2006, 2007 and 2008.
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Promotion of Private Secretary (PS) of CSSS to Principal Private Secretary (PPS) of CSSS on ad-hoc basis.


No.3/1/2011-CS-II(A) (Pt.)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel and Training)

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan, Khan Market,
New Delhi —110003.
Dated the 25th October 2011

ORDER

Subject: - Promotion of Private Secretary (PS) of CSSS to Principal Private Secretary (PPS) of CSSS on ad-hoc basis.

   The sanction of the President is hereby accorded to the appointment of 37 regular PSs of CSSS whose names are given in the annexure to this O.M. to the post of PPS of CSSS in the scale of Rs. 15600-39100 + Grade Pay Rs. 6600 on ad hoc basis for a period upto 31.03.2012 or till the posts are filled up on regular basis or until further orders, whichever is earlier and to nominate them to the cadre units shown against their names for appointment as PPS.
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Monday, October 24, 2011

Pay Revision 2009 - Exercise of Option on Promotion - Note below Para 7 (3) Annexure II - Modification - Orders issued.


GOVERNMENT OF KERALA

Abstract

Pay Revision 2009 - Exercise of Option on Promotion - Note below Para 7 (3) Annexure II - Modification - Orders issued.

Finance (Anomaly Rectification Cell-A) Department

G.O (P) No.456 /2011/(16)/Fin
Dated, Thiruvananthapuram, 19.10.2011.

Read:    I. G.O (P) No. 85/2011/Fin. dated 26/02/2011 read with G.O (P) No. 143/2011/Fin, dated 30/03/2011.

   2. G.O (P) No. 86/2011/Fin, dated 26/02/2011 read with G.O (P) No. 144/2011/Fin, dated 30/03/2011.

   3. Letter No. Co-ordn/ll/10-98/VoI.II/61 dated 27/06/2011 from the Accountant General (A&E), Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram.
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Sunday, October 23, 2011

Holidays - Public Holidays under Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 for the State Government Offices and all Commercial Banks including Co-operative Banks in Tamil Nadu for the year 2012 - Orders issued.

GOVERNMENT OF TAMIL NADU
2011

PUBLIC (MISCELLANEOUS) DEPARTMENT
G.O. Ms. No.994, Dated the 20th October 2011

Holidays - Public Holidays under Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 for the State Government Offices and all Commercial Banks including Co-operative Banks in Tamil Nadu for the year 2012 - Orders issued.

Read:

1. G.O.Ms.No.911, Public (Misc) Department, dated 01.10.2010.

2. Reserve Bank of India letter reference No. DAPM (Che)/307/03.02.091/2011-12 dated 12.07.2011.

ORDER:

   The Government of Tamil Nadu pass the following orders in regard to the observance of Holidays in the State of Tamil Nadu for the year 2012:-

   (i) Public Holidays: The Holidays declared under the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (Central Act XXVI of 1881), indicated in the notification appended to this order will be published in the Tamil Nadu Government Gazette.

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Saturday, October 22, 2011

Dearness Allowance in the pre-revised scales of pay - Enhanced Rate of Dearness Allowance from 1st July, 2011 - Orders - Issued.

GOVERNMENT OF TAMIL NADU
2011

FINANCE (ALLOWANCES) DEPARTMENT
G.O.No.294, Dated 21st October 2011
(Ayappasi - 4,  Thiruvalluvar Aandu 2042)

ALLOWANCES   - Dearness Allowance in the pre-revised scales of pay - Enhanced Rate of Dearness Allowance from 1st July, 2011 - Orders - Issued.

READ - the following papers:

1. G.O.Ms.No.116, Finance (Allowances) Department, dated 06.04.2011.

2. From the Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure, New Delhi, Office Memorandum No.1(3)/2008 – EII (B), dated 17th October, 2011.
 
ORDER:

   In the Government Order first read above, orders were issued sanctioning revised rate of Dearness Allowance in the Pre-revised scales of pay to State Government employees as detailed below:-

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Draft Final Common Seniority List (CSL) of UDCs for the Select List years 1993 to 2005.


No. 20/53/2008-CS-II (B) (Pt.)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training

Loknayak Bhawan, New Delhi
Dated the 20th October, 2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Draft Final Common Seniority List (CSL) of UDCs for the Select List years 1993 to 2005.

   The Common Seniority List for the Select List Years 1995 to 2005 was finalized vide this Departments’ OM of even number dated 24th June, 2011. However, after finalization of the same this Department has received objections from some cadre units such as corrections in the name, date of birth and placement of the candidates in proper place. This Department has examined the same and corrections wherever found necessary have been made in the said list. Now, this Department is again circulating the draft Final Common Seniority List (CSL) of UDCs for the Select List Years 1993 to 2005. The Draft Common Seniority List has been prepared keeping in view the principles enumerated below:-
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Extension of the term of ad-hoc promotion of Private Secretary as Principal Private Secretary (PPS) of CSSS-reg.


20/31/2010-CS-II(A)(Pt.)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension
Department of Personnel & Training

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan, Khan Market,
New Delhi-110003,
Dated the 2lst October, 2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Extension of the term of ad-hoc promotion of Private Secretary as Principal Private Secretary (PPS) of CSSS-reg.

   The undersigned is directed to refer to this Deptt’s OM of even number dt. 27.04.2011 & 13.07.2011 and Order No. 3/1/2011-CS-II(A) dt. 29.03.2011 & 30.05.2011 and to say that the position regarding continuation of ad-hoc promotions in the grade of PPS has been reviewed and it has been decided to extend further the term of those officers, who have been appointed as PPS on ad-hoc basis on their promotion, upto 31.03.2012 or till regular PPSs become available or until further orders whichever is earlier.
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Commuted Leave to a Government Servant who has opted out of CGHS facilities and is availing the medical facility provided by the employer of his/ her spouse - clarification


No.13015 /1/2011-Estt. ( Leave)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, P.G. and Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)

New Delhi, the 19th October, 2011

Office Memorandum

Sub:- Commuted Leave to a Government Servant who has opted out of CGHS facilities and is availing the medical facility provided by the employer of his/ her spouse - clarification

   This Department has been receiving references from various Ministries/ Departments seeking clarification regarding admissibility of Commuted Leave on the basis of medical certificates issued by Hospitals/ Medical Practitioners approved by the employer of the spouse in cases where the concerned employee has been allowed to avail such facilities from the employer of the spouse. The matter has been considered in the light of clarification given by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. It is clarified that leave on medical grounds may be allowed on the basis of certificates issued by Hospitals/ Medical Practitioners approved by the employer of the spouse in such cases.

Hindi version will follow.

sd/-
(Zoya C.B.)
Under Secretary to Government of India

Source: circulars.nic.in
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Grant of Dearness Relief to Central Government pensioners who are in receipt of provisional pension or pension in the pre-revised scale of 5th CPC w.e.f. 1.7.2011.


F. No. 42/15/2011-P&PW(G)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan,
Khan Market, New Delhi - 110003
Date: 21st October, 2011

OFFICE MEMORANUDM

Subject:- Grant of Dearness Relief to Central Government pensioners who are in receipt of provisional pension or pension in the pre-revised scale of 5th CPC w.e.f. 1.7.2011.

   In continuation of this Departments OM No. 42/15/2011-P&PW(G) dated 11th April, 2011 sanctioning the Dearness Relief to those Central Government pensioners who are in receipt of provisional pension or pension in the pre-revised scales of 5th CPC, the President is pleased to grant the Dearness Relief to these Central Government pensioners as under:

   (i) Those who are in receipt of provisional pension or pension in the pre revised scales of 5th CPC are entitled to Dearness Relief @ 127% w.e.f 1.7.2011.
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Friday, October 21, 2011

Grant of Child Care Leave to Civilian Female Industrial Employees of Defence Establishments.


No.12012/2/2009-Estt.(L)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, P.G. & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

New Delhi, the 20th October, 2011.

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Grant of Child Care Leave to Civilian Female Industrial Employees of Defence Establishments.

   The undersigned is directed to state that the matter regarding extension of the benefit of Child Care Leave to civilian industrial employees working in Defence Establishments at par with the Non industrial Central Government employees covered by the CCS (Leave) Rules, 1972 has been under consideration of this Department. It has been decided in consultation with the Ministry of Finance (Department of Expenditure) to extend the benefit of Child Care Leave to civilian female industrial employees working in Defence Establishments at par with the non industrial Central Government employees covered by the CCS (Leave) Rules. 1972 subject to the conditions provided in rule 43-C of the CCS (Leave) Rules, 1972, as amended from time to time.

   These orders shall take effect from the date of issue.

   Hindi version will follow

sd/-
(Zoya C.B.)
Under Secretary to Government of India

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Payment of Ex-gratia lumpsum compensation to the families of Railway Employees who die in harness on duty-withdrawl of ceiling limit.


RBE No. 146/2011.

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD )

No. E(W) 2007/CP-l/37
New Delhi, dated 13.10.2011

The General Managers
All Zonal Railways and
Production Units etc.

Sub: Payment of Ex-gratia lumpsum compensation to the families of Railway employees who die in harness on duty - Withdrawal of ceiling on aggregate of payments from different sources.

Ref:    This Office letters No (i) E(W) 99/CP-1/l dated 05.11.1999(RBE No. 285/99)
          (ii) E(W) 2008/CP-l/7 dated 30.09.2008 (RBE No. 136/2008).
          (iii) E(W) 2007/CP-1/37 dated 10.01.2011 (RBE No. 4/2011)

   Instructions regarding payment of ex-gratia lumpsum compensation payable to families of Govt. Employees who die in harness in the performance of their bona fide official duties under various circumstances as contained in Deptt. Of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare’s O.M. No. 45/55/97.P&PW(C) dated 11.09.1998, O.M. No.38/37/08-P&PW(A) dated 02-09-2008 and O.M. No. 45/7/2008-P&PW(F) dated 16-03-2009 (adopted in Board’s office vide above referred letters) as amended from time to time, have now been suitably revised by Deptt. Of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare vide their O.M. No. 45/7/2008-P&PW(F) dated 12th July,2010. A copy of the same is sent herewith for information and guidance. The orders contined therein will apply mutatis-mutandis to Railway employees also.
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Cadre Training Plan (CTP) for the officers/officials of Central Secretariat Stenographers Service (CSSS).


F. No. 20/28/2010-CS-II(A)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
CS-II Division

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan
New Delhi - 110003.
Date: 20.10.2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Cadre Training Plan (CTP) for the officers/officials of Central Secretariat Stenographers Service (CSSS).

   The undersigned is directed to state that the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), Government of India vide its O. M. No. 20/28/2010-CS-II dated 17th May 2010 had set up a Task Force to review the existing training plan of Central Secretariat Stenographers Service (CSSS) and develop a Cadre Training Plan for proper and systematic training of the officers/officials of CSSS keeping in view their career growth and development. Having reviewed the present training plan of CSSS, the Task Force submitted its report and the Government has accepted the recommendations of the Task Force on 26.08.2011. The main rccommendations are as under:-

(A) Foundation course for Stenographers Grade ‘D’ (Induction Training):
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Grant of Selection Grade (N.F.) Rs.7500-12000 in favour of TGT teachers - Reg.


GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS.
(RAILWAY BOARD)

No.E(P&A)I 2004/FE-2/1
New Delhi, dated 27.09.2011

The General Secretary,
AIRF,
4, State Entry Road,
New Delhi.

Sir,
Sub: Grant of Selection Grade (N.F.) Rs.7500-12000 in favour of TGT teachers - Reg.

   The undersigned is directed to refer to the minutes of the PNM/AIRF Meeting held on 2lst & 22nd December 2010 on the above subject. As decided in the Meeting the subject of applicability of instructions regarding possessing Post Graduate qualification in the teaching subject for grant of Selection Grade
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Important notice for Railway Pensioners.


NORTHERN RAILWAY
IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR RAILWAY PENSIONERS

   Northern Railway is revising the Pension Payment Order of all Pre 2006 Pensioners/Family Pensioners in terms of the Sixth Pay Commission rules. Revision of all PPOs is compulsory even if pension/family pension is already being drawn at revised rates. Unrevised PPOs do not have new rules of admissibility hence pensioners may have problems in drawing pension/family pension
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Thursday, October 20, 2011

Railways Take Measures to Prevent Misuse of ‘Tatkal’ Scheme


   In order to prevent misuse of ‘Tatkal’ Scheme of reserving train tickets, Indian Railways have taken following measures:-

   With a view to reduce the chances of misuse of e-ticketing facility by IRCTC agent, Indian Railways has decided to stop Quick Book Option and cash card booking between 8 AM to 9 AM. Further, individual users are permitted to book only two tickets between 8 AM to 9 AM.

   Access to ‘Tatkal’ booking to the agents booking through internet has been denied during the opening hours of reservation in the morning between 8 AM to 9 AM.
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Preparation of Panel for PPS for the Select List Year 2010.


MOST IMMEDIATE

No. 5/26/2010-CS-II(A)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pension
(Department of Personnel and Training)

Lok Nayak Bhawan, 3rd Floor
Khan Market, New Delhi.
Dated the 20th October, 2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Preparation of Panel for PPS for the Select List Year 2010.

   The undersigned is directed to circulate the cadre unit wise statement (Annexure-l) regarding the latest availability of Vigilance Clearance & Major Minor penalty certificate for the last 10 years in respect of PSS who are likely to be in the zone of consideration for promotion to the grade of PPS for the Select List Year 2010.

   2. The concerned cadre units are requested to go through the list and make available the latest Vigilance Clearance & Major Minor penalty certificate for the last 10 years in respect of officers working in their cadre units immediately so that the proposal for preparation of panel for PPS for the Select List year 2010 may be submitted to UPSC
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Regularisation of Casual / Daily rated / Contractual Workers


Government of West Bengal
Finance Department
Audit Branch

No. 9008-F(P)
Kolkata, the 16th September, 2011

MEMORANDUM

   In order to provide security of tenure, appropriate emoluments and certain terminal benefits subject to fulfillment of certain conditions to the casual / daily rated / contractual workers who have remained engaged in various Government establishments for a considerable period of more than 10 years in connection with implementation of various schemes / projects of various Departments of the Government two memorandums vide No. 2966-F(P) dated 23.04.2010 and No. 11794-F(P) dated 22.12.2010 were issued by the Government in Finance Department.

   The question of making the provisions of the two aforesaid orders more effective and suitable to the convenience of the Government Establishments / Organizations has been under active consideration of the Government for some time past.

   After careful consideration of the matter an din suppression of the aforesaid orders and all other orders issued by other Departments in the matter, the undersigned is directed by order of the Governor to say that the casual / daily rated / contractual workers, who are remaining attached to various establishments of the Government Departments / Directorates / Regional Offices / Other Organizations for not less than 10 years continuously as on 01.08.2011 and have rendered service for at least 240 days each year will be allowed the following benefits:
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Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Improving further the structure of pay/ ACP pay structure of the Teaching Faculty and Technical Supporting Staff in Technical Education Department (Govemment/ Aided Technical lnstltutions/ Polytechnics).


GOVERNMENT OF HARYANA
FINANCE DEPARTMENT

No. 1/76/2011-1PR (FD)
Dated, Chandigarh the 18th October, 2011

ORDER

(made under rule 17 and the rule 19 of the Haryana Civil Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2008 and rule 26 and rule 28 of the Haryana Civil Services(Assured Career Progression) Rules, 2008)

Subject: Improving further the structure of pay/ ACP pay structure of the Teaching Faculty and Technical Supporting Staff in Technical Education Department (Govemment/ Aided Technical lnstltutions/ Polytechnics).

   Whereas pay scales of the Haryana Government Employees were revised w.e.f. 01.01.2006 vide Haryana Government Notification No. G.S.R.44/Const,/Art. 309/09 dated 30th December,
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Revised pay limits for entitlement of School Pass, School Card Pass and Residential Card Pass.


RBE No. 145/2011

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)

No. E(W) 2008/PS 5-1/38
New Delhi, dated: 13.10.2011.

The General Managers,
All Zonal Railways & Production Units, etc.

Sub: Revised pay limits for entitlement of School Pass, School Card Pass and Residential Card Pass.

   Consequent upon revision of Pay Scales on the basis of decision of the Government on the recommendations of 6th Central Pay Commission, the question of revision of existing entitlements to ‘School Pass’, ‘School Card Pass’ and ‘Residential Card Pass’ under the Railway Servants (Pass) Rules,1986 (Second Edition, 1993)
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Revision of pension of pre-1996 and pre-2006 retired employees of scale Rs.6500-10500 w.r.t. Grade Pay of Rs.4600/-.


RBE No.141/2011

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (BHARAT SARKAR)
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (RAIL MANTRALAYA)
(RAILWAY BOARD)

No. F(E)III/2008/PN1/12 New
Delhi, Dated:10.10.2011.

The GMs/FA&CAOs,
All Indian Railways/Production Units.
(As per mailing list)

Subject: Revision of pension of pre-1996 and pre-2006 retired employees of scale Rs.6500-10500 w.r.t. Grade Pay of Rs.4600/-.

   A doubt has been raised by one of the Zonal Railways as to whether pension/family pension of pre-2006 retirees, who retired from the pre-revised scale of Rs.6500-10500, will be stepped up w.r.t. Grade Pay of Rs. 4600 in the light of the decision of Department of Expenditure vide their O.M. No. 1/1/2008- IC dated 13th November,2009 w.e.f.1.1.2006
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20th meeting of the Standing Committee of Voluntary Agencies (SCOVA) held on 21.9.2011 at North Block, New Delhi.


F. No. 42/50/2010-P&PW(G)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan,
Khan Market, New Delhi - 110003
Date: 5th October, 2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: 20th meeting of the Standing Committee of Voluntary Agencies (SCOVA) held on 21.9.2011 at North Block, New Delhi.

   Please find enclosed herewith a copy of minutes of the 20th meeting of Standing Committee of Voluntary Agencies (SCOVA) held on 21.9.2011 presided over by Secretary
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Rates of Dearness Allowance applicable w.e.f. 01.07.2011 to the employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies continuing to draw their pay in the prer evised scale as per 5th CPC.


No. 1(3)/2008-EII (B)
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure

New Delhi, the 17th October, 2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Rates of Dearness Allowance applicable w.e.f. 01.07.2011 to the employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies continuing to draw their pay in the prer evised scale as per 5th CPC.

   The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. of even No. dated 3lst March, 2011 revising the Dearness Allowance w.e.f.1.1.2011 in respect of employees of Central Government and Autonomous Bodies who continue to draw their pay and allowances in the pre-revised scales of pay as per 5th Central Pay Commission.
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Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Arunachal announces 7% DA Diwali gift for govt employees


   Despite a resource crunch, the Arunachal Pradesh government today announced a 7 per cent dearness allowance (DA) Diwali gift for its employees over-and-above the ad hoc bonus announced by the Centre, taking into consideration the rising price index.

   In a statement, Finance and Planning Minister Kalikho Pul said the DA gift
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Special Recruitment Drive (SRD) for filling up the backlog vacancies reserved for SCs, STs, OBCs and Persons with Disabilities (PWD) in TTA cadre through Direct Recruitment.

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited
Recruitment Section-II
Room No.223, Eastern Court
Janpath, ND-110001

No. 10-1/2011-Rectt-ll(Vol-II)

 
Dated: l3 October, 2011

To
The Chief General Manager,
Bharat Sanchar Nigam limited,
Tamilnadu/NE-I/Gujarat/Chhattisgarh Telecom Circles
Chennai/Shillong/Ahmedabad/Raipur

Sub: Special Recruitment Drive (SRD) for filling up the backlog vacancies reserved for SCs, STs, OBCs and Persons with Disabilities (PWD) in TTA cadre through Direct Recruitment.

Sir,
   I am directed to refer to letter No. 250-03/2010-Pers-III dated 27.09.2011 from Estt. Branch to recruit TTAs through Special Recruitment Drive (SRD) to fill up remaining backlog vacancies reserved for SCs, STs, OBC and Persons with Disabilities (PWD). The SRD is being re-launched in pursuance of DoP&T OM No. 36038/1/2008-Estt.(Res) dated 26-07-2011 and dated 28-07-2011.

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Monday, October 17, 2011

Level ‘A’ Training Programme at ISTM for U.D.Cs with 5 years’ approved service in the grade (14/11/2011 to 09/12/2011).


Most Immediate

No.08/02/2011-CS.I(Trg)-Vol.II
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
CS.I Training

Lok Nayak Bhawan, New Delhi
Dated the 17th October, 2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Level ‘A’ Training Programme at ISTM for U.D.Cs with 5 years’ approved service in the grade (14/11/2011 to 09/12/2011).

   The undersigned is directed to inform that UDCs/adhoc Assistants, whose names are given in Annexure I, have been nominated for the Level ‘A’ Training Programme conducted by ISTM w.e.f. 14/11/2011 to 09/12/2011. It is requested that these officials may be relieved of their duties, subject to vigilance clearance and advised to report to Ms.Rekha Sharma, Deputy Director(Co-ordinator) ISTM, Administrative Block, JNU Campus (Old), New Delhi-110067 at 9A.M. on 14th November, 2011.
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Extension of the term of ad-hoc promotion/appointment of PPS of CSSS as Sr. PPS of CSSS — reg.


No. 2/2/2011-CS.II(A)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

Lok Nayak Bhawan, New Delhi — 110 003.
Dated the 17th October 2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Extension of the term of ad-hoc promotion/appointment of PPS of CSSS as Sr. PPS of CSSS — reg.

   The undersigned is directed to refer to this Deptt’s OM’s of even no.dt.29.03.2011, 2.06.2011, 18.07.2011 & 4.08.2011 and to say that the position regarding continuation of ad hoc promotions in the grade of Sr. PPS has been reviewed and it has been decided to extend further, the term of ad-hoc appointments of officers, as shown in Annexure to this OM, upto 30.11.2011
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Implementation of MACPS in Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan in the matter of non-teaching employees of KVS-clarification regarding.

KENDRIYA VIDYALAYA SANGATHAN
18 INSTITUTIONAL AREA
SHAHEED JEET SINGH MARG
NEW DELHI-110 016
Date: 03.10.2011

F.11029-12/2010-KVSHQ/ (Admn-I)
The Assistant Commissioner
Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan
All Regional Offices.

Sub: Implementation of MACPS in Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan in the matter of non-teaching employees of KVS-clarification regarding.

Sir/Madam,

References were being received from various Regional Offices of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan seeking clarification in implementation of MACPS in the matter of non-teaching employees of KVS. Subsequently a committee was constituted to examine the doubts raised by various Regional Offices. Based on the recommendations of the committee in its meeting held on 21.09.2011, with the approval of the competent authority KVS the necessary clarifications are issued as under for immediate necessary action:

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20 % Bonus for TNEB, Transport staff in Tamilnadu


   The Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday announced interim relief, bonus and ex-gratia for the employees of the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (TNEB) and the State transport corporations. The employees of the Tamil Nadu Civil Supplies Corporation are offered bonus and ex-gratia.

   Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, in a press statement, said that pending formal commencement of wage settlement negotiation, an interim relief at the rate of Rs 250
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Sunday, October 16, 2011

Transport – State Transport Undertakings - Administrative Supervisory Employees of State Transport Undertakings who were promoted as Superintendents after implementation of revised scale of pay after 17.6.2009


Transport (C1) Department,
Secretariat,
Chennai – 9.

Letter No.7597/C1/2010-4, dated: 08.10.2010

From
Thiru. Rameshram Mishra, I.A.S.,
Principal Secretary to Government.

To
The Managing Directors of all STUs., (w.e)

Sir,
Sub: Transport – State Transport Undertakings - Administrative Supervisory Employees of State Transport Undertakings who were promoted as Superintendents after implementation of revised scale of pay after 17.6.2009 – Illustration of pay fixation method – Regarding.

Ref:
1 G.O.Ms.No.142, Transport (C1) Department, dated: 21.8.2008.
2 G.O.Ms.No.234, Finance (Pay Cell) Department, dated:1.6.2009.
3 G.O.Ms.No.250, Finance (BPE) Department, dated:17.6.2009. 4 G.O.Ms.No.63, Transport (D) Department, dated: 5.2.2010.
5 Letter dated 11.3.10 from General Secretary Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation Administrative Supervisors Federation.

   In the Government Order first cited, Government has issued orders bringing the Administrative Supervisory Employees / Technical and Administrative Supervisors of State Transport Undertakings to Government pattern of pay scales with effect from 1.1.2008. In the reference 4th cited orders were issued implementing the revised scale of pay to the officers and Technical / Administrative Supervisory Employees of State Transport Undertakings in sequence of new pay scales implemented to the Government employees vide reference 2nd cited.

   2. In the reference 5th cited the Superintendent’s Federation has requested to rectify the pay anomaly as their pay has been fixed in the minimum of pay band 9300-34600 for those who were promoted as Superintendents after implementation of revised scale of pay i.e. after 17.6.2009
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Saturday, October 15, 2011

Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2011


   Union Public Service Commission will be conducting Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2011 at 19 Centres from 29.10.2011. Admission certificates to all eligible candidates have already been issued. Letters of rejection citing the ground (s) for rejection have also been sent. If any applicant has not received either of the above communications, he/she may contact UPSC Facilitation Counter in person or on Tel. Nos.23381125, 23098543and 23385271.

   Information regarding venue of Examination is also available on Union Public Service Commission’s Website at http://www.upsc.gov.in. The eligible candidates who have not received the Admission Certificates may downloaded the “Venue Information” from the above mentioned website and use it for appearing in the examination.


UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
CIVIL SERVICES (MAIN) EXAMINATION, 2011

PRESS NOTE

   While declaring the result of the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2011, the qualified candidates were advised to submit their Detailed Application Forms (DAFs) online and send a print-out of the same along with all necessary documents to the Commission for admission to the Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2011.
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Right to Information -Expanding the Horizons


   The 6th Annual Convention of the Central Information Commission has commenced in the national capital today. The Convention is discussing four topics, namely – Transparency and accountability: with special reference to Public Private Partnership Projects, RTI Act : Potential & efficacy in curbing corruption and grievance redressal, RTI Act - Exemption Provisions & Second Schedule and Experiences and Prospects of Information Commissions

   The convention was, today morning, inaugurated by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh. The Prime Minister announced that a bill for whistleblowers’ protection is being brought in. Dr. Manmohan Singh, stated that the conference of the Commissioners is very important. He said that he had the opportunity to address the third annual convention of Information Commissioners in November 2008. He observed that three more years have passed since he made observations in regard to the benefits of RTI Act and he can say with confidence that the Right to Information Act is now being more extensively and effectively used to bring into public gaze many areas of the work of public authorities which would otherwise have remained hidden from public gaze. He concluded by stating that I expect the 6th Convention of the Information Commissioners to give us a holistic assessment of the ground situation in regard to the implementation of the RTI Act
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Pension Schemes for Old Age Persons

   The Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pensions Scheme (IGNOAPS) is one of the components of National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP). Funds for NSAP are released as Additional Central Assistance by the Ministry of Finance to States and by Ministry of Home Affairs to Union Territories is combined manner for all the schemes under NSAP. Hence, no separate releases are made for IGNOAPS. As per Census 2001, female dependent senior citizens (60+) in urban areas constitute 44.8% of the total urban female senior citizens (60+) population whereas male dependent senior citizens (60+) in urban areas constitutes 23.7% of the total urban male senior citizens (60+) population.

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Friday, October 14, 2011

List of empanelled Private H.C.O.s as on 13.10.2011

Government of West Bengal                                                         
Finance Department                                                                                 
Audit Branch

No. 9431-F (MED)                                                     

Date: 12-10-2011

Notification

   The following private Health Care Organisation has been assessed as Class-1 Service Provider by the Health & Family Welfare Department on the basis of the facilities available there for rendering service to the Government employees/ Government pensioners and their beneficiaries under the West Bengal Health Scheme, 2008. The Health Care Organisation has come into agreement with the Government of West Bengal on the basis of Memorandum of Agreement for a period of 2 (two) years or till it is modified or revoked whichever is earlier.

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Closing of Central Government Offices in connection with elections to Lok Sabha / State Assembly / Panchayat / Municipalities / Corporation or other Local Bodies -regarding


No. 12/14/99-JCA
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, P.G. & PENSIONS
(DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL & TRAINING)
NORTH BLOCK, NEW DELHI


NEW DELHI, THE 10th OCTOBER, 2011

OFFICE MEMORNDUM

Sub : Closing of Central Government Offices in connection with elections to Lok Sabha / State Assembly / Panchayat / Municipalities / Corporation or other Local Bodies -regarding

   In modification of these instructions contained in this Department’s OM No.12/4/86-JCA dated 9th March, 1987, the undersigned is directed to say that the following guidelines are prescribed for future for closing of Central Government Offices including industrial establishments in connection with the elections indicated above.

   (i) The relevant organizations shall remain closed in the notified areas where general elections to Lok Sabha
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Thursday, October 13, 2011

Sufficient notice to the candidates for attending viva-voce held for promotions to Group B’ post.


RBE NO. 136/2011

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)

No. E(GP)2011/2/19
New Delhi, dt: 5.10.2011

The General Managers,
All Indian Railways and Production Units.

Sub:- Sufficient notice to the candidates for attending viva-voce held for promotions to Group B’ post.

   Recently, during the course of vigilance investigations carried out in the conduct of a Group B selection held on a Railway, it has come to notice that a very short notice was given to all the eligible candidates who had qualified the written examination, for attending the viva-voce.
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Reimbursement of medical expenses - delegation of powers to Divisional Railway Managers.


S.No. 22/Health /2011

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)

No.2011/H/6-4/Policy-1
New Delhi, dated 30.09.2011

The General Managers,
All Indian Railways (Including PUs)

Sub:- Reimbursement of medical expenses - delegation of powers to Divisional Railway Managers.

Ref- Board’s letters No.2007/H/6-4/Policy-1 dated 07.08.2008

   There have been demands by various Zonal Railways, for enhancing the powers of Divisional Railway Managers for reimbursement of medical expenses of Railway employees, incurred on treatment of self or their dependents taken in emergencies in Private/non recognized hospitals and Dispensaries.
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Recruitment against Scouts & Guides and Cultural quota for the year 2011-2012 regarding.


GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)

RBE No. 127/2011

No. E (NG)-II/2011/RR-2/2.
New Delhi, Dated: 22..9.2011

The General Manager (P),
All Zonal Railways/Production Units

Sub:- Recruitment against Scouts & Guides and Cultural quota for the year 2011-2012 regarding.

   The issue whether candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC categories when apply for recruitment against Group ‘C’ and Group ‘D’ posts against the notifications published for Scouts & Guides Quota and Cultural Quota are to be extended relaxation in age limit as admissible
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Availability of APARs of Senior Selection Grade Officers of CSS-reg


F.No.22/05/2011-CS.I (APAR)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
(CS.I Division)

2nd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan
Khan Market, New Delhi
Dated, the 12th October, 2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Availability of APARs of Senior Selection Grade Officers of CSS-reg

   The undersigned is directed to circulate the latest position of availability of ACRs/APARs of CSS Directors in CS Division of DoP&T. All the Cadre Unit authorities may check at their end the details as well as the non-availability (NA) of APARs
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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Holidays on Poll days for Local Body Elections, 2011 – Declaration of holiday on the dates of poll [17.10.2011 (Monday) and 19.10.2011 (Wednesday)] as Holidays – Notified.


ABSTRACT

Holidays – Holidays on Poll days for Local Body Elections, 2011 – Declaration of holiday on the dates of poll [17.10.2011 (Monday) and 19.10.2011 (Wednesday)] as Holidays – Notified.

Rural Development and Panchayat Raj (PR-1) Department

G.O.(Ms.) No.76
Dated 11.10.2011

Read:
Tamil Nadu State Election Commission’s S.O.No.47/2011/TNSEC/PE-I, dated 21.9.2011.

* * *
ORDER:

   The Tamil Nadu State Election Commission has notified the schedule for the ordinary elections to Local Bodies. The 1st phase of election is on Monday, the 17th October, 2011 and the 2nd phase of election is on Wednesday, the 19th October, 2011. The Government have decided to declare the said days of Poll as public holidays under section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881
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Updated Version of Centralized Pension Grievance Redressal and Monitoring System for Better Services to The Pensioners


   The Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare has been implementing a web based Mission Mode Project namely “Pensioners’ Portal” under the National e-Governance Plan since March, 2007. Under the same the Department has Centralized Pension Grievance Redressal and Monitoring System (CPENGRAMS) vide which the pension related grievances of various Ministries are forwarded to the respective Ministries/Department for early redressal.

   The Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare with the help of NIC has developed an updated version of CPENGRAMS, which is based on integration of the data base of Centralized Public Grievances Redressal and Monitoring System (CPGRAMS), under the administrative control of Department of AR&PG and the CPENGRAMS, administered by Department of Pension and Pensioners
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Roaming charges may be abolished: Diwali Gift from govt


   Telecom operators might oppose free roaming and hike STD rates as well to compensate for a perceived loss in revenue.

   Mobile phone users in India may soon enjoy free roaming and the option of keeping their numbers while changing their operators when they shift to other states.

   "Achieve One Nation - full Mobile Number Portability and work towards one nation - free roaming," is one of objectives of the Draft National Telecom Policy 2011. The draft policy was unveiled by the Union Minister of Communications and Information, Kapil Sibal, on Monday.

   "It is now imperative to move towards convergence between telecom, broadcast and IT services, networks, platforms, technologies and overcome the existing segregation of licensing,
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Govt mulls ways to popularise new pension system


   The government is looking at ways to popularise the new pension system (NPS) by strengthening the distribution base to reach out to the informal sector, a finance ministry official said today.

   Of the total 24 lakh subscribers of NPS, only around 45,000 are from the informal sector. NPS is a government-run retirement scheme for individuals, including those in the unorganised sector.

   "We are aiming at increasing the subscriber base by way of strengthening Points-of-Presence (PoPs), which will enable us to reach out to people," the official said.

   PoPs are the first points of interaction with NPS subscribers. Authorised branches act as collection points and extend customer services. There are about 30 PoPs in the country at present.
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Appointment of Inquiry Officers (IOs) and Presenting Officer (POs) in disciplinary cases.


No.372/19/2011-AVD-III(Pt.I)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

New Delhi the 26th September, 2011.

Subject:- Appointment of Inquiry Officers (IOs) and Presenting Officer (POs) in disciplinary cases.

   The Government had constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM) on 6th January, 2011 with the approval of the Prime Minister to consider measures that can be taken by the Government to tackle corruption. One of the terms of reference (ToR) of the GoM was to consider and advise on ‘Fast tracking of all cases of public servants accused of corruption “. The GoM, while considering this ToR also considered certain important recommendations of the Hota Committee (Committee of Experts
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Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Prime Minister’s Shram Awards 2008, 2009 and 2010


   The Prime Minister’s Shram Awards for the years 2008, 2009 and 2010 will be presented by the Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on 13.10.2011 at 05.00 PM here in Vigyan Bhawan New Delhi. Union Minister of Labour & Employment Shri Mallikarjun Kharge will be present on the occasion.

   The awards are given to workmen who have distinguished record of performance, devotion to duty of a high order, specific contribution in the field of productivity, proven innovative abilities, presence of mind and exceptional courage. The awards are given to those workmen also who have risked their lives or made supreme sacrifice of laying down their lives in the conscientious discharge of their duties.

   His/her performance should have resulted in any or some of the followings:-

     Improving productivity;
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Final Common Seniiority List (Part) of PS Grade of CSSS for the Select List Year 2004-reg.


No. 3/4/2011-CS-II(A)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan, Khan Market,
New Delhi-110003,
Dated the 10th October, 2011.

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: - Final Common Seniiority List (Part) of PS Grade of CSSS for the Select List Year 2004-reg.

   The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s OM of even number dated 7th July, 2011 and to say that the cadres were requested to report any factual inaccuracies to this Department by 26.07.2011. Common Seniority List of PS grade has been prepared on the basis of (I) PSs of CSSS
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Dispensing with second stage consultation with the CVC in disciplinary cases.


No.372/19/2011-AVD-III(Pt.I)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

New Delhi the 26th September, 2011.

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Dispensing with second stage consultation with the CVC in disciplinary cases.

   The Government had constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM), on 6th January, 2011 with the approval of the Prime Minister to consider measures that can be taken by the Government to tackle corruption. One of the terms of reference (ToR) of the GoM was to consider and advise on “Fast tracking of all cases of public servants accused of corruption ‘. The GoM,
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Strengthening of Vigilance set-up in Ministries/Departments.


No.372/19/2011-AVD-III(Pt.I)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

New Delhi the 26th September, 2011.

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Strengthening of Vigilance set-up in Ministries/Departments.

   The Government had constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM), on 6th January, 2011 with the approval of the Prime Minister to consider measures that can be taken by the Government to tackle corruption. One of the terms of reference (ToR) of the GoM was to consider and advise on ‘Fast tracking of all cases of public servants accused of corruption “.
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Monday, October 10, 2011

Payment of Dearness Allowance to Railway employees - Revised rates effective from 01.07.2011.


Government of India
Ministry of Railways
(Railway Board)

S.No.PC-VI/277
No. PC-VI/2008/1/7/2/1

RBE No. 137/2011
New Delhi, dated 05.10.2011

The GMs/CAO(R),
All Indian Railways & Production Units
(as per mailing list)

Sub:- Payment of Dearness Allowance to Railway employees - Revised rates effective from 01.07.2011.

   Please refer to this Ministry’s letter of even number dated 25.03.2011 (S.No PC-VI/251, RBE No.40/2011) on the subject mentioned above. The President is pleased to decide that the Dearness Allowance payable to Railway employees shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 51% to 58% with effect from lst July, 2011.
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New pension system: Govt to strengthen PoPs


   The Government is looking at ways to popularise the new pension system (NPS) by strengthening the distribution base to reach out to the informal sector, a finance ministry official said today.

   Of the total 24 lakh subscribers of NPS, only around 45,000 are from the informal sector. NPS is a government-run retirement scheme for individuals, including those in the unorganised sector.

   “We are aiming at increasing the subscriber base by way of strengthening Points-of-Presence (PoPs), which will enable us to reach out to people,” the official said.

   PoPs are the first points of interaction with NPS subscribers.
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Recruitment of Stenographers Grade ‘D in CSSS through Stenographers Grade ‘C’ & 'D' Examination, 2010 conducted by Staff Selection Commission (SSC) - nomination of qualified candidates reg.


No.5/22/2010-CS-II(C)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan,
Khan Market, New Delhi-110 003.
Date: 7th October, 2011.

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Recruitment of Stenographers Grade ‘D in CSSS through Stenographers Grade ‘C’ & 'D' Examination, 2010 conducted by Staff Selection Commission (SSC) - nomination of qualified candidates reg.

   The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. of even number dated 20th September, 2011 on the subject noted above vide which the nomination of 385 candidates of Stenographer Grade ‘D’ of CSSS for the Select List Year 2010 was issued by this Department. The examination dossiers in respect of 09 more candidates for appointment as Steno Grade ‘D’ in CSSS have been received from SSC. Accordingly, they are nominated to the different Cadre Units of CSSS as listed in the Annexure to this Department’s O.M. in the order of their merit for appointment as Steno Grade ‘D’ of CSSS.

   2. Since these candidates have neither been medically examined nor have their character and antecedents been verified, the Cadre Units are requested to complete their pre-appointment formalities before they are actually appointed as Steno Grade ‘D’ latest by 31.10.2011
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PENSION - Dearness Allowance to the pensioners and family pensioners - Revised rate admissible from 1st July, 2011 - Orders - Issued.

GOVERNMENT OF TAMIL NADU
2011

FINANCE (PENSION) DEPARTMENT
G.O. No. 280,  Dated:7.10.2011
   (Purattasi 20, Thiruvalluvar Aandu 2042)

PENSION - Dearness Allowance to the pensioners and family pensioners - Revised rate admissible from 1st July, 2011 - Orders - Issued.

READ :
1.  G.O.Ms.No.42,  Finance (Pension) Department, dated: 7.2.2011.
2.  G.O.Ms.No.100, Finance (Pension) Department, dated: 30.03.2011.
3.  G.O.Ms.No.273, Finance (Allowances) Department, dated:3.10.2011
4.  Government of India, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare, Office Memorandum F. No.42/15/2011 dated: 5.10.2011


-o0o-

ORDER :

  In the Government Order second read above, orders were issued sanctioning the revised rate of Dearness Allowance to the State Government pensioners / family pensioners as detailed below:-

Date from which payable

Revised rate of Dearness Allowance   (per month)

With effect from 1st January 2011 51% of Pension / Family Pension 

   2. The Government of India, in its Office Memorandum fourth read above has enhanced the Dearness Allowance payable to its pensioners / family pensioners from 51% to 58% with effect from 1st July, 2011. 

   3. Following the orders issued by the Government of India, the Government has now decided to sanction one additional installment of dearness allowance at 7% to the pensioners / family pensioners of the State with effect from 1.7.2011.  Accordingly, the Government sanction the revised rate of Dearness Allowance to the State Government  pensioners / family pensioners as indicated below:-

Date from which payable

Revised rate of Dearness Allowance (per month)

1st July, 2011 58% of Pension / Family Pension

   4. The Government also direct that the increase in Dearness Allowance shall be paid in cash to the Pensioners / Family Pensioners with effect from 1.7.2011. 

   5.  While arriving at the revised Dearness Allowance, fraction of a rupee shall be rounded off to the next higher rupee if such fraction is 50 paise and above and shall be ignored if it is less than 50 paise. It will be the responsibility of the Pension Disbursing Authority  including Public Sector Banks etc. to calculate the quantum of Dearness Allowance payable in each individual case. 

   6.  Pending formal authorisation by the Accountant  General, the Dearness Allowance shall be paid straightaway by the Pension Pay Officer, Chennai-6, Treasury Officers and Public Sector Banks concerned.

   7.  This order will apply to the following categories of pensioners:-

   (i) Government pensioners, Teacher pensioners of aided and local body educational Institutions and other pensioners  of local bodies.

   (ii) The State Government employees who had drawn lumpsum payment on absorption in Public Sector Undertaking  / Autonomous body / Local body / Co-operative institution and have become entitled to restoration of 1/3rd commuted portion of pension as well as revision of the restored amount.

   (iii) Present and future family pensioners; In the case of divisible family pensioners, Dearness Allowance shall be divided proportionately.

   (iv) Former Travancore-Cochin State pensioners drawing their pension on 1st November, 1956 in the Treasuries situated in the areas transferred to Tamil Nadu State on that date, i.e. Kanniyakumari District and Shencottah taluk of Tirunelveli District.

   (v)  Pensioners who are in receipt of special pensions under Extraordinary Pension Rules, Tamil Nadu and Compassionate Allowance.

   8. The expenditure on Dearness Allowance payable to the pensioners shall be debited to:
 
   " 2071. Pension and Other Retirement Benefits - 01. Civil - 101. Superannuation and Retirement Allowances - I. Non-Plan - AC. Dearness Allowance to Pensioners - 03. Dearness Allowance (D.P. Code 2071 01 101 AC 0306) "

   The expenditure on Dearness Allowance payable to the family pensioners shall be debited to:
 
   " 2071. Pension and Other Retirement Benefits - 01. Civil - 105. Family Pensions – I. Non-plan - AC. Dearness Allowance to Family Pensioners of Tamil Nadu Government - 03. Dearness Allowance (D.P. Code 2071 01 105 AC 0308) ". 

 
   9. Orders regarding sanction of dearness allowance  to the widows & children of the deceased Contributory Provident Fund / Non Pensionable Establishment beneficiaries of State Government and the former District Board who are drawing ex-gratia will be issued separately. 

   10. The increased expenditure due to the sanction of Dearness Allowance in this order is allocable among the successor States as per the provisions laid down under the State Reorganization Act, 1956.

(BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNOR)

        K.SHANMUGAM
              PRINCIPAL SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT

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Saturday, October 08, 2011

Grant of ad-hoc bonus for 30 days to the Group C & D RPF/RPSF personnel for the financial year 2010-2011.


Government of India
Ministry of Railways
(Railway Board)

No.E(P&A)II-2001/Bonus-1

RBE No.140/2011
New Delhi, dated 5.10.2011


The General Managers/CAOs (R),
All Indian Railways & Production Units
(as per mailing lists No.1 & 2)

Sub: Grant of ad-hoc bonus for 30 days to the Group C & D RPF/RPSF personnel for the financial year 2010-2011.

   The President is pleased to decide that all Group C and D RPF/RPSF personnel, may be granted ad-hoc bonus equivalent to 30 (thirty) days emoluments for the financial year 2010-2011, without any eligibility wage ceiling. The calculation ceiling of Rs.3500/- will remain unchanged.

   2. The benefit will be admissible subject to the following terms and conditions
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Fixation of pay of medically decategorised running staff while kept on supernumerary posts - Granting benefits of running allowance - Regarding.


RB/ESTT. No. 138/2011

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)

No,E(NG)I-2009/RE-3/9
New Delhi, dated 05.10.2011

The General Managers (P)
All Indian Railways and
Production Units etc.
(As per standard list).

Sub:- Fixation of pay of medically decategorised running staff while kept on supernumerary posts - Granting benefits of running allowance - Regarding.

   The question of fixation of pay of medically decategorised running staff for the period from the date they are declared unfit till their final absorption in alternative appointment i.e the period during which they are kept on supernumerary post for want of suitable alternative posts due to which it has not been possible to adjust the employees concerned immediately, has been engaging attention of the Board for quite some time
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Preparation of Common Seniority List of UDCs for the Select List Year 2006-regarding.


No. 20/5/2011-CS-II (B)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, PG & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan,
Khan Market, New Delhi
Dated: 5th October, 2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Preparation of Common Seniority List of UDCs for the Select List Year 2006-regarding.

   The undersigned is directed to say that Common Seniority List of UDCs of CSCS for the Select List Year 2006 is being finalized in terms of Rule 11(3) read with Regulation of 2 of Third Schedule of CSCS Rules, 1962. The draft CSL has already been circulated on 24.06.2011.
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Friday, October 07, 2011

Combined Section Officers’/Stenographers’ (Gr.’B’/ Gr.I) Limited Departmental Competitive Examination 2006, 2007 & 2008- allocation of candidates —regarding.


MOST IMMEDIATE

No. 6/3/2010-CS-I(S)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

2nd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan,
Khan Market, New Delhi,
Dated the 7th October, 2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Combined Section Officers’/Stenographers’ (Gr.’B’/ Gr.I) Limited Departmental Competitive Examination 2006, 2007 & 2008- allocation of candidates —regarding.

   The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s OM of even number dated 22nd September, 2011 on the subject mentioned above
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Promotion of Assistant to the grade of Section Officer of Central Secretariat Service (CSS) on ad-hoc basis.


MOST IMMEDIATE

F. No. 6/5/2011-CS-I(S)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

2nd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan, Khan Market,
New Delhi-110003, the 4th October, 2011.

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Promotion of Assistant to the grade of Section Officer of Central Secretariat Service (CSS) on ad-hoc basis.

   The undersigned is directed to refer to this Departments OM No. 6/9/2010-CS- I(S) dated 11.11.2010, 07.04.2011 and 06.07.2011 on the subject mentioned above.

   2. Considering the fact that posts are lying vacant in the Section Officers’ Grade in various Ministries/Departments mainly on account of court cases, it has been decided that eligible Assistants (who have completed 8 years of approved service in the grade of Assistant) upto SCSLs 2002 (Gen. & SC) may be promoted to the grade of Section Officer on ad-hoc basis to the extent of vacant posts available in the Cadre Units upto 31.12.2011. All the eligible Assistants of ST category upto SL 2002 were already promoted on ad-hoc basis vide OM No. 6/9/2010-CS-I(S) dated 11.11.2010. The ad-hoc promotion/appointment would be subject to the following conditions:-

     (i) The period of ad-hoc promotion would be upto 31.12.2011
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Thursday, October 06, 2011

Grant of Special Allowance for child care for women with disability.

No.12011/04/2008-Estt.(AL)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, P.G. & Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)

New Delhi, dated 26th September, 2011.

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:-Grant of Special Allowance for child care for women with disability.

   The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. No.12011/04/ 2008-Estt.(AL) dated 11th September, 2008 on the above subject and to state that this Department has been receiving references from various Departments seeking further clarifications. The doubts raised are clarified as under:

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Empanelment of private hospitals and Diagnostic Laboratories and Imaging Centres under CGHS- Clarification — regarding rates


No: S.11011/23/2009-CGHS D. II/Hospital Cell (Part IX)
Government of India
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
Department of Health&Family Welfare

Maulana Azad Road, Nirman Bhawan
New Delhi 110 108 dated the September 30, 2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Empanelment of private hospitals and Diagnostic Laboratories and Imaging Centres under CGHS- Clarification — regarding rates

   With reference to the above mentioned subject the undersigned is directed to draw attention to the CGHS rates notified in 2010 / 2011 applicable to empanelled hospitals and Diagnostic Laboratories and Imaging Centres in Various CGHS cities and to state that in response to the several representations received by this Ministry seeking clarifications regarding CGHS rates applicable, it has now been decided to clarify as under:-
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Wednesday, October 05, 2011

Grant of Dearness Relief to Central Government pensioners/family pensioners — Revised rate effective from 1.7.2011


F. No. 42/15/2011-P&PW(G)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan,
Khan Market, New Delhi – 110003
Date 5th October, 2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Grant of Dearness Relief to Central Government pensioners/family pensioners — Revised rate effective from 1.7.2011.

   The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s 0M No. 42/15/2011-P&Pw(G) dated 29th March, 2011 on the subject mentioned above and to state that the President is pleased to decide that the Dearness Relief (DR) payable to Central Government pensioners/ family pensioners shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 51% to 58% w.e.f. 1st July, 2011.

   2. These orders apply to (i) All Civilian Central Government Pensioners/Family Pensioners (ii) The Armed Forces Pensioners, Civilian Pensioners paid Out of the Defence Service Estimates, (iii) All India Service Pensioners (iv) Railway Pensioners and (y) The Burma Civilian pensioners/family pensioners and pensioners/families of displaced Government pensioners from Pakistan, who are Indian Nationals but receiving pension on behalf of Government of Pakistan and are in receipt of ad-hoc ex-gratia allowance of Rs. 3500/- p.m. in terms of this Department’s 0M No. 23/1/97-P&PW(B) dated 23.2.1998
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Pay Revision 2009-Option exercised on promotion in pre-revised scale under Rule 28 A Part I KSRs-Re-option-Orders issued.


GOVERNMENT OF KERALA
Abstract

Pay Revision 2009-Option exercised on promotion in pre-revised scale under Rule 28 A Part I KSRs-Re-option-Orders issued.

FINANCE (ANOMALY RECTIFICATION CELL-A) DEPARTMENT

G.O. (P) No. 413/2011/(15)/Fin.
 Dated, Thiruvananthapuram, 1st October, 2011.

Read:-    1. G.O. (P) No. 85/2011/Fin. Dated 26/02/2011 and G.O. (P) No. 143/2011/Fin. Dated 30/03/2011.
   2. G.O. (P) No. 86/2011/Fin dated 26/02/201 l and G.O. (P) No. 144/201 1/Fin. Dated 30/03/2011

ORDER

   As per the Government Orders read as 1st and 2nd paper above, Government have issued orders revising Pay and Allowances of State Government employees, staff of educational institutions, teachers, University employees etc. Service organizations and individuals pointed out that those employees who got regular promotion on or after 01.07.2009, but before 26.02.2011, and exercised option for fixation of pay as per option (a) or (b) of Rule 28A Part I KSRs, and employees who got regular promotion before 01.07.2009 and exercised option for the promotion post in the pre-revised scale of pay as per option (b) under Rule 28A Part I KSRs and whose increment date fell due after 01.07.2009, would suffer monetary loss in comparison with their juniors who were promoted on a later date, even though they exercise option for Pay Revision 2009 as per Note under Rule 7(3) Annex II of Government Order read as 1 and 2 paper above. Further, employees who were promoted on or after 26.02.2011
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Central Police Forces (ASST. COMDT) Exam, 2010 Result Announced


   Union Public Service Commission has announced the result the Central Police Forces (Assistant Commandants), Examination 2010. The written exam was held on 24th October, 2010 and the Personality Test held in August-September, 2011. Candidates have been recommended for appointment to:-

(i) Border Security Force;
(ii) Central Reserve Police Force;
(iii) Indo-Tibetan Border Police;
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Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Central Board for Workers Education


   The Central Board for Workers Education under the Ministry of Labour & Employment is providing financial assistance for bringing awareness among the workers of organised and unorganised sector in the country. The Board through its Grants-in-Aid Scheme extends financial assistance to eligible Trade Union Organizations and Institutions to conduct workers Education Programmes. During the last three years the financial assistance given by the board various to trade Unions/Institutions is as under:

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Ad-hoc Increase – CONSOLIDATED PAY / FIXED PAY / HONORARIUM – Employees drawing revised Consolidated Pay / Fixed Pay / Honorarium - Ad-hoc Increase from 01.07.2011 - Orders - Issued.

GOVERNMENT OF TAMIL NADU
2011

FINANCE (ALLOWANCES) DEPARTMENT

G.O. No. 274, Dated 3rd October, 2011
(Purattasi 16,  Thiruvalluvar Aandu 2042)

   Ad-hoc Increase – CONSOLIDATED PAY / FIXED PAY / HONORARIUM  – Employees drawing revised Consolidated Pay / Fixed  Pay / Honorarium - Ad-hoc Increase from 01.07.2011- Orders - Issued.

READ - the following papers:-

   1. G.O.Ms.No.99,Finance (Allowances) Department, dated 28.03.2011 
   2.   G.O.Ms.No.273, Finance (Allowances) Department, dated 03.10.2011 

ORDER: 

   In the Government Order first read above, the Government sanctioned an ad-hoc increase in the Consolidated Pay / Fixed Pay / Honorarium with effect from 01.01.2011 at the rate of Rs.20/- per month in respect of those drawing revised Consolidated Pay / Fixed Pay / Honorarium up to Rs.600/- per month and at the rate of Rs.40/-

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ALLOWANCES – Dearness Allowance – Enhanced Rate of Dearness Allowance from 1st July 2011 – Orders – Issued.

GOVERNMENT OF TAMIL NADU
2011

FINANCE (ALLOWANCES) DEPARTMENT

G.O.No.273,  Dated 3rd October 2011
(Puratasi 16,  Thiruvalluvar Aandu 2042)

ALLOWANCES – Dearness Allowance – Enhanced Rate of  Dearness Allowance from 1st July 2011 – Orders – Issued.

READ - the following papers:

1. G.O.Ms.No.98, Finance (Allowances) Department, dated 28th March 2011. 

2.  From the Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure, New Delhi, Office MemorandumNo.1 (14)/2011–E-II(B), dated  03.10.2011.

ORDER:

   In the Government Order first read above, orders were issued sanctioning revised rate of Dearness Allowance to State Government employees as detailed below:-

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Tamil Nadu Government employees to get 7% hike in Dearness allowance


Jaya showers DA gift on govt staff

   Whoever said the AIADMK was unfriendly towards government employees would have to eat their words.

   In a significant move that would belie the suggestion of the DMK-led Opposition that the AIADMK was anti-employees (government), chief minister J. Jayalalithaa on Monday announced 7 per cent dearness allowance (DA) on a par with Central government employees with retrospective effect from July 1.

   It may not be overstatement to call it a bonus for the government employees during this festival season as the government had ordered the immediate disbursal of the arrears due to the employees owing to the retrospective implementation of the hike (from July 1) in DA,
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Minutes of the Sixth Review Meeting with cadre authorities on issues pertaining to CSS/CSSS/CSCS held on 15th September, 2011 - reg.


No.21/14/2010-CS.I(P) I Vol.II
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

2nd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan,
New Delhi.
30th September, 2011.

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject :- Minutes of the Sixth Review Meeting with cadre authorities on issues pertaining to CSS/CSSS/CSCS held on 15th September, 2011 - reg.

   The undersigned is directed to say that in order to strengthen the cadre management of Central Secretariat Service, Central Secretariat Stenographers Service and Central Secretariat Clerical Service; the sixth review meeting was held under the chairmanship of Joint Secretary (CS) on 15th September, 2011 in North Block, New Delhi with all the cadre units.

   2. The minutes of the meeting have been uploaded on the website of the Department of Personnel & Training at www.persmin.nic.in
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