Saturday, December 31, 2011

2012 Greetings

Employees News Wishing all Central Government Employees a Happy and Prosperous Happy New Year - 2012 


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Friday, December 30, 2011

All-India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers on Base 2001=100 for the Month of November 2011

   All India Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) on base 2001=100 for the month of November, 2011 increased by 1 point and stood at 199 (one hundred & ninety nine) .

   During November, 2011, the index recorded maximum increase of 12 points in Mysore centre, 5 points each in Madurai and Puducherry centres, 4 points in Coimbatore centre, 3 points in 2 centres, 2 points in 14 centres, 1 point in 11 centres. The index decreased by 5 points in Lucknow centre, 4 points in Faridabad centre, 3 points in 4 centres, 2 points in 10 centres and 1 point in 15 centres, while in the remaining 16 centres the index remained stationary.
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Promotion of LDC as UDC of Central Secretariat Clerical Service(CSCS) on ad-hoc basis- Continuance of Ad-hoc appointments regarding.


No.3/2/2010-CS-II
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan,
New Delhi — 110 003.
Dated 28th December, 2011.

Office Memorandum

Subject:- Promotion of LDC as UDC of Central Secretariat Clerical Service(CSCS) on ad-hoc basis- Continuance of Ad-hoc appointments regarding.
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Thursday, December 29, 2011

Further Guidelines for empanelled Health Care Organisations for Medical Treatment under the West Bengal Health Scheme, 2008


Government of West Bengal
Finance Department
Audit Branch
Medical Cell

No. 11253(80)-F (MED)
Dt. 16-12-2011

From:
 Shri Samiran Pal, W.B.C.S. (Exe.),
Joint Secretary to the
Government of West Bengal

To: The Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer/ Medical Director/ Medical Superintendent/ Administrative Officer,

_____________________________________Hospital/ Institution,
_________________________________________________________

Sub:- Further Guidelines for empanelled Health Care Organisations for Medical Treatment under the West Bengal Health Scheme, 2008
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Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Clarifications on Health Scheme, 2008

Government of West Bengal
Finance Department
Audit Branch
Medical Cell
No. 11254-F (MED) 

           Dt. 16-12-2011
Memorandum
    The West Bengal Health Scheme, 2008 came into effect from 01-06-2009.  Now, the cost of medical treatment in non-empanelled private Health Care Organisation is also reimbursable under certain conditions. Request for clarifications of some points laid down in the said Scheme after its amendments are being received by this department from various corners.

    After careful consideration of the matter, the undersigned is directed by order  of the Governor to offer the following para-wise clarifications for information and guidance of all concerned. 
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Extension of Risk Allowance till 31.12.2011.


No.21012/01/2008-Estt.(Allowance)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension
Department of Personnel & Training

New Delhi, December 28, 2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Extension of Risk Allowance till 31.12.2011.
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Provision of Road Mobile Medical Vans at Health Units.


GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)

NO. 2011/H/21/FHU/I
New Delhi, dated —25.11.2011

General Managers,
All Indian Railways.

Sub:- Provision of Road Mobile Medical Vans at Health Units.

   In pursuance of Hon’ble MR’s Budget Announcement for the year 2011-12 regarding provision of Twenty Road Mobile Vans for facilitating medical services to Railway employees and their families residing in remote and far-flung areas, it has been decided by Ministry of Railways that one Road Mobile Van to be provided for each Zonal Railway including Metro Railway, Kolkata and two each for North East Frontier Railway, East Cost Railway and South East Central Railway.

The detailed instructions in this regard are as follow:-
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Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Preparation of Panel for PS for the Select List Year 2010.


MOST IMMEDIATE

No. 5/26/20l0-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 27th December, 2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject :- Preparation of Panel for PS for the Select List Year 2010.
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Employment News Weekly updates . Job Highlights (24 DECEMBER 2011 - 30 DECEMBER 2011)


Job Highlights (24 DECEMBER 2011 - 30 DECEMBER 2011)

1. Delhi Technological University requires Professors and Associate Professors.

2. Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Amarkantak (MP) requires Professors, Associate Professors and Assistant Professors.

3. Military Engineer Service, Pune invites application for various posts.

4. Public Service Commission, Uttar Pradesh invites applications for various posts.
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Monday, December 26, 2011

Anomaly in fixation of pay of Loco Supervisory, Staff appointed prior to 01-01-06 with reference to their juniors appointed after 01-01-06 and drawing more pay than seniors.


GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)

No.E(P&A)II-2008/RS-37
New Delhi, dated 21.12.2011.

The General Secretary,
N.F.I.R.
3, Chemsford Road,
New Delhi-110055


Subject: Anomaly in fixation of pay of Loco Supervisory, Staff appointed prior to 01-01-06 with reference to their juniors appointed after 01-01-06 and drawing more pay than seniors.
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Sunday, December 25, 2011

Good Governance Award to efficient Government Servants.

   A 'Good Governance Award', the first of its kind in the country, was set up by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalitha on Saturday, for state government staff who will make a ‘real difference’ in the delivery of a host of services and the reaching of welfare schemes to the people.

   Irrespective of whether a ‘Lokayukta’ will become reality of not in Tamil Nadu, in the wake of the Centre tabling the Lokpal Bill in Parliament which also enables lokayuktas as state level ombudsmen against administrative corruption, Jayalalitha sprung this surprise after paying homage at the ‘Samadhi’ of her political mentor, MGR, on his death anniversary. Incidentally, Saturday also happens to be the death anniversary of the late Dravidian leader Periyar.
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Guidelines regarding referral letters and settlement of bills of Empanelled Hospitals / Diagnostic Laboratories / Imaging Centres through UTI-ITSL.


Government of India
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Department of Health & Family Welfare
Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi 110 108

No:S. 110011/23/2009-CGHS D.II/Hospital Cell (Part IX)
Dated, the 20th December, 2011

CIRCULAR

Subject: Guidelines regarding referral letters and settlement of bills of Empanelled Hospitals / Diagnostic Laboratories / Imaging Centres through UTI-ITSL.

   With reference to the above mentioned subject the undersigned is directed to state that in response to several queries received by Ministry seeking clarifications regarding settlement of hospital bills through UTI-TSL, it has been decided to issue the following guidelines for the Empanelled Hospitals / Diagnostic Laboratories / Imaging Centres, CGHS and UTI-ITSL:

2(A) INSTRUCTIONS TO EMPANELLED HOSPITALS / DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORIES / IMAGING CENTRES
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Saturday, December 24, 2011


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Fire Audit of Private Hospitals / Diagnostic Laboratories / Imaging Centres empanelled under CGHS


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 13th December 2011.

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Fire Audit of Private Hospitals / Diagnostic Laboratories / Imaging Centres empanelled under CGHS

   With reference to the above mentioned subject the undersigned is directed to state that in view of the recent fire accident in a private hospital in Kolkata, it is considered necessary to review the fire safety measures undertaken by the Private Hospitals / Diagnostic Laboratories / Imaging Centres empanelled under CGHS.
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Web-based ‘Pensioners’ Portal’, a Mission Mode Project under the National e-Governance Plan (NeGP)- Release of Grant-in Aid to Pensioners


F.No.41 (23)/ 2011- P&PW(C)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, P.G. and Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan,
Khan Market, New Delhi-110003
Dated: the 19th December, 2011

To
The Pay & Accounts Officer,
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare,
Lok Nayak Bhavan, Khan Market,
New Delhi.

Subject:- Web-based ‘Pensioners’ Portal’, a Mission Mode Project under the National e-Governance Plan (NeGP)- Release of Grant-in Aid to Pensioners’ Associations for implementation of the Portal.

Sir,

   I am directed to say that a Mission Mode Project on Pension called the ‘Pensioners Portal, under the National e-Governance Plan (NeGP) is being implemented by this Department during the 11th Five Year Plan (2007-12). The main object of this Scheme is redressal of the Pensioners’ grievances besides providing them detailed information about pension and other retirement related matters. The Scheme, inter-alia, envisages involvement of Pensioners’ Associations across the country in order to facilitate the implementation of this unique venture aimed at welfare of the Pensioners.
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Friday, December 23, 2011

Promotion of Steno Grade ‘D’ of CSSS to the PA Grade of CSSS on ad-hoc basis.


No.5/3/2011-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 — 110003.
Date, the 22nd December, 2011.

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Promotion of Steno Grade ‘D’ of CSSS to the PA Grade of CSSS on ad-hoc basis.

   The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. of even number dated 4.5.2011 on the above subject and to say that the Competent Authority has approved promotion of the Stenographers Grade ‘D’ whose names are given in the Annexure to this O.M. to the grade of Personal Assistant of CSSS on ad-hoc basis upto 30.6.2012 or till the regular PAs become available, whichever is earlier.
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Reservation for Other Backward Classes in Civil Posts and Services under the Govt. of India — Sub-quota for Minority Communities.


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No.41018/2/2011-Estt. (Res.)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

North Block, New Delhi- 110001
Dated the 22nd December, 2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Reservation for Other Backward Classes in Civil Posts and Services under the Govt. of India — Sub-quota for Minority Communities.

   The undersigned is directed to invite attention to this Department’s O.M. No.36012/22/93-Estt.(SCT) dated 8th September, 1993 regarding reservation for Other Backward Classes in civil posts and services under the Government of India.
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Grant of Dearness relief to the State Govt. pensioners w.e.f. 1st January, 2012


Government of West Bengal
Finance Department
Pension Branch
Writers’ Buildings, Block – IV
2nd Floor, Kolkata – 700 001

Memo No. 843-F(Pen)
 dated 14.12.2011

MEMORANDUM

Sub: Grant of Dearness Relief to State Government Pensioners / Family Pensioners with effect from January 1, 2012.

   In continuation of this Department Memo No. 974-F(Pen) dated 26.11.2010 sanctioning installment of relief to the State Government Pensioners / Family Pensioners with effect from 01.12.2010 onwards, the undersigned is directed to state that the Governor is pleased to decide that the State Government Pensioners / Family Pensioners shall draw Dearness Relief @ 45% of basic Pension with effect from January 1, 2012 onwards in super-session of the rates mentioned in the Order dated 26.11.2010 as mentioned above.

   2. Payment of relief on Pension / Family Pension involving a fraction of rupee shall be rounded off to next higher rupee.
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Thursday, December 22, 2011

Pay Revision 2009 — Rules for Fixation of Pay — Further Clarifications - Orders issued


GOVERNMENT OF KERALA

Abstract

Pay Revision 2009 — Rules for Fixation of Pay — Further Clarifications - Orders issued

Finance (Anomaly Rectification Cell-A) Department

G.O (P) No.596 /2011/(31)/Fin
Dated, Thiruvananthapuram, 15.12. 2011.

Read: 1. 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.

ORDER

   As per Rule 7(2) of the Rules for Fixation of Pay in Annex - II of the Government Orders read above, if an employee wishes to opt the revised scale of pay of his promoted post ie. the next immediate promotion post assumed on or after 01/07/2009, he will be permitted to opt the revised scale of the promotion post with effect from the date of promotion and his pay in the revised scale will be fixed on the basis of the pay he drew in the pre-revised scale of the promoted post on that date. A doubt has arisen whether the next immediate promotion includes ratio promotion/time bound higher grades also.
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Early Closure of Offices in connection with Republic Day Parade and Beating Retreat Ceremony during 2012.


No.16/10/2011-JCA 2
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel Public Grievances ad Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training

North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 20th December, 2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Sub: Early Closure of Offices in connection with Republic Day Parade and Beating Retreat Ceremony during 2012.
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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Preparation of Common Seniority List (CSL) in the Grade of LDC of CSCS for the Select List years 2003 to 2008 - reg.


DRAFT

No.20/87/2010-CS.II-(Vol.II)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan,
Khan Market, New Delhi-110003,
Dated: the 2lst December, 2011.

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: - Preparation of Common Seniority List (CSL) in the Grade of LDC of CSCS for the Select List years 2003 to 2008 - reg.

   The undersigned is directed to say that the Common Seniority List (CSL) of LDCs of CSCS for the Select List Years 2003 to 2008 is being finalized in terms of Section 6 of the Central Secretariat Clerical Service (Preparation of Common Seniority Lists) Regulations, 1971.
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Special Class Railway Apprentices Exam, 2012

   The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will be conducting the Special Class Railway Apprentices Examination, 2012 at 41 Centres throughout the country on 29.01.2012 (Sunday). The Commission has introduced the facility of generating e-Admission Certificate for this Examination for convenience of candidates. The candidates can down load their Admission Certificates from the UPSC website www.upsc.gov.in. Candidates are advised to take the printout of the Admission Certificate and produce the same for appearing at the allotted venue for this examination.

Source: PIB
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Amendment in the Pension Scheme

   Pension under the Employees’ Pension Scheme, 1995 is linked with pensionable service and pensionable salary. As per Section 6A of the Employees’ Provident Funds & Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952, contribution in Employees’ Pension Fund is mandated @ 8.33% of wages which is restricted upto wage ceiling of Rs.6500/- only. However, option is available to the member to contribute at the higher rate than the wage ceiling (i.e. Rs. 6500/-) which entitles him/her for a higher pension.
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Fixing Minimum Pension by EPFO

   The recommendations of the Pension Implementations of the Committee (PIC) of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation to increase the minimum pension amount to Rs. 1,000/- per month for its subscribers is to be placed before the Central Board of Trustees, Employees Provident Fund {CBT(EPF)} in its ensuing meeting for its consideration.

   The recommendation of the PIC to increase minimum pension to Rs. 1,000/- per month as per actuarial valuation would require 0.63 per cent increase in the contribution of 8.33 per cent. Any follow-up action would arise only after consideration by CBT (EPF).

   The Union Labour & Employment Minister Shri Mallikarjun Kharge gave this information in reply to a written question the in Rajya Sabha today.

Source: PIB
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Special Package for North-East Region During Twelfth Plan


   The Ministry of Tourism attaches utmost importance to the development and promotion of tourism in the North Eastern Region through its various plan schemes. It extends financial assistance to the State Governments/Union Territory Administrations including the States of the North Eastern Region, for tourism related projects which are identified every year in consultation and interaction with them under the following schemes.

1. Product Infrastructure Development of Destinations/Circuits

2. Assistance to Large Revenue Generating Projects

3. Information Technology Fairs/Festival and Events
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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Job Highlights in Employment News From 17 DECEMBER 2011 to 23 DECEMBER 2011.


Job Highlights (17 DECEMBER 2011 - 23 DECEMBER 2011)

1. Container Corporation of India Limited, New Delhi requires Sr. Assistant (Technical), Assistant Supervisor (Civil) and Stenographer Grade-I.

2. Dayal Singh Collage, New Delhi requires Assistant Professors/Lecturers.

3. Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology, Indore requires Scientific Officers/C. Technical Officer/C and Scientific Assistant/B.

4. Bhabha Atomic Research Centre requires Technical Officers (E), Medical Officer, Technical Officers (C) and Station Officer (A).
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National Anomaly Committee (05.01.2012)-Agenda

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Special Training for CRPF

   CRPF personnel including CoBRA Bns personnel deployed in Left Wing Extremist (LWE) areas are being imparted training on Sector Weapons and Tactics and in Counter Insurgency & Anti Terrorist (CIAT) courses to contain the Naxal menace as also for better development of intelligence. All the Asstt. Comdts of CRPF to undergo 06 months Army attachment immediately after their basic training to prepare them for deployment in Anti-Naxal Operations (ANO).

   These are some of the steps have been taken for infusion of professionalism in CRPF to make it responsible to the present need. These also include:-

   CRPF have Training Academies including Counter Insurgency & Anti-Terrorist (CIAT) Schools and Central Training Colleges (CTCs) where various in-service courses are conducted for Officers/SOs/Jawans to improve their professionalism.
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SENIORITY : FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

Department of Personnel & Training Establishment (D)

SENIORITY : FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

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9th Pay Revision commission Recommendation - Child Care Allowance to Women Employees having physically/Mentally challenged un-schooling children Details called for - Regarding.


GOVERNMENT OF KERALA
Finance (Budget Wing A) Department

CIRCULAR

No. 86/2011/Fin.
Dated, Thiruvananthapuram, 12th December, 2011.

Sub: 9th Pay Revision commission Recommendation - Child Care Allowance to Women Employees having physically/Mentally challenged un-schooling children Details called for - Regarding.
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Monday, December 19, 2011

Common Seniority List (CSL) in the Grade of UDCs of CSCS as upto the Select List year 2003 — reg.


No. 20/53/2008-CS-II (B) Vol.II
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
Dated: the 16th December, 2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Common Seniority List (CSL) in the Grade of UDCs of CSCS as upto the Select List year 2003 — reg.

   The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. No. 20/53/2008-CS-II(B) (Pt.) dated 20th October, 2011 circulating the Common Seniority List of UDCs of CSCS for the Select List years 1993 onwards and to say that the cadre units were requested to report any factual inaccuracies in this regard to this Department by 12.11.2011.
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Railways to Accept “Aadhaar” as Additional Identity Proof for E-Ticketing & Tatkal Scheme

   As “Aadhaar” is covered under the heading ‘Photo Identity Card Issued by Central/State Government’, the Ministry of Railways has decided to specifically incorporate and indicate “Aadhaar” as one of the proofs of identity acceptable for undertaking journey on e-tickets as well as under Tatkal scheme. Hence, the number of proofs of identity to be accepted for undertaking journey on e-tickets as well as under Tatkal scheme will now become 9 (nine) as mentioned below:
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Amendment of Labour Laws

   Review/amendment of labour laws is a continuous process and amendments are made in labour laws from time to time keeping in view, inter-alia, the problems of the labourers. Recent amendments carried out include those under the Payment of Wages Act, 1936, the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965, the Apprentices Act, 1961, the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972, the Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948, the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947, the Plantation Labour Act, 1951 and the Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923. A new Act, namely, the Unorganized Workers’ Social Security Act, 2008 has also been enacted.

   There is no provision for regularization of contract worker under the Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970.
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ESI Centres in the Country

   There are 790 ESI Centres in the country including Madhya Pradesh.

   The availability of medical equipments and medicines in ESI Hospitals in the country is generally satisfactory. However, there are vacancies of doctors in ESI Hospitals. There are no separate sanctioned posts of lady doctors.

   Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has taken several steps for revamping and modernization of ESI Hospitals and dispensaries to provide better health services. The various steps taken are as under:

   1. Hospital Development Committees have been constituted in all ESI Hospitals and have been given adequate administrative and financial powers for taking decisions for improvement in medical care facilities.
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Acts Forgref Employees

   In pursuance of the 6th Central Pay Commission recommendation to formulate separate rules to regulate service conditions of General Reserve Engineer Force (GREF) personnel, Border Roads Development Board (BRDB) had suggested Directorate General Border Roads on 12th August, 2009 to constitute a Committee under the Chairmanship of Additional Director General (Border Roads) with members as Deputy Director General (Pers), Deputy Director General (Medical), a Director level officer representing Administrative Cadre and a Director level officer representing Border Roads Engineering Service Cadre. Accordingly, a draft GREF Act has been prepared by the Committee and submitted to BRDB Sectt. However, a decision in the matter can be taken after careful examination of the various connected issues in consultation with various stakeholders.

   This information was given by Defence Minister Shri AK Antony in a written reply to Shri (Capt.) Jai Naraian Prasad Nishad in Lok Sabha today.

Source: PIB
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Saturday, December 17, 2011

GRANT OF DEARNESS ALLOWANCE TO THE STATE GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES AND FURTHER AD-HOC INCREASE IN THE WAGES OF DAILY RATED WORKERS


Government of West Bengal
Finance Department
Audit Branch

No.11080-(P)
Dated, the 12th December,2011.

MEMORANDUM

Sub :- GRANT OF DEARNESS ALLOWANCE TO THE STATE GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES AND FURTHER AD-HOC INCREASE IN THE WAGES OF DAILY RATED WORKERS UNDER THE GOVERNMENT WITH EFFECT FROM JANUARY 01,2012.

   The Governor is pleased to deside that the whole time State Government Employees drawing basic pay (i.e. Band Pay- Grade Pay, NPA, if any) upto Rs.80,000/- shall draw Dearness Allowance @45% with effect from January 01, 2012. The calculation of Dearness Allowance shall be made taking into account the revised Band Pay, Grade Pay & NPA, if any, but shall not include any other types of pay.
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Payment of salary of teaching and non-teaching employees of Non-Government Aided Colleges.


Government of West Bengal
Finance Department
Audit Branch

No.11214-F(Y)
Date :15.12.2011

MEMORANDUM

Sub :- Payment of salary of teaching and non-teaching employees of Non-Government Aided Colleges.

   In partial modification of Para 5 of this Department Memorandum No.383-F dated 11.01.2008, the undersigned is directed by order of the Governor to say that the Governor has been pleased to decide that the disbursement of salary of teaching and non-teaching employees of Non- Government Aided Colleges will be made on the first working day of the month following the month to which such salary relates.
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Friday, December 16, 2011

Introduction of Automated System of Allotment in respect of Type-I category w.e.f. 01 .01.2012.


Govt. of India
Ministry of Urban Development
Directorate of Estates
(Policy Division)

No. 12035/l6/2010-Pol.II

Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi
Dated the, 18th November, 2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject : Introduction of Automated System of Allotment in respect of Type-I category w.e.f. 01 .01.2012.

   The undersigned is directed to invite attention to this Directorate’s O.M. of even number dated 22.12.2010 introducing Automated System of Allotment (ASA) in respect of houses of the lower types i.e. Type-II to Type IV. It has since been decided to introduce Automated System in respect of type-I category also w.e.f. 01.01.2012 as per following schedule:
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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


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. 16th December, 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 a large number of requests have been received from various cadre units and individual officers for retention/change of posting consequent on the allotment made by this Division vide OM of even number dated 27th October, 2011 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.
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Written Exam Result for CDS Exam (II), 2011 Announced

   The Union Service Public Commission (UPSC) has announced the results of the Combined Defence Services Examination (II) 2011 held in September, 2011. 10120 candidates have qualified for being interviewed by the Service Selection Board of the Ministry of Defence, for admission to (i) Indian Military Academy, Dehradun 133rd Course commencing in July, 2012 (ii) Naval Academy, Ezhimala, Kerala Course commencing in July, 2012 (iii) Air Force Academy, Hyderabad (Pre-Flying) Training Course for 192nd F(P) Course commencing in July, 2012 (iv) Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai 96th SSC Course (for Men) commencing in October, 2012 and (v) Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai, 10th SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course commencing in October, 2012. The ratio of candidates shortlisted for the examination per vacancy is 19.4.

   The candidature of all the candidates is provisional. In accordance with the conditions of the admission to the examination, they are required to submit the original certificates in support of age (Date of Birth), educational qualifications, NCC (C) (Army Wing/Senior Division Air Wing/Naval Wing) etc. claimed by them along with attested copies thereof, to Army Headquarters, A.G.’s Branch/Rtg./CDSE Entry, West Block III, Ground Floor, Wing No. I, R.K. Puram, New Delhi-110066 in case of IMA/SSC as their first choice and to Naval Headquarters (R&R Section), Room No. 204, C-Wing, Sena Bhawan, New Delhi-110011 in case of Navy first choice, and to PO3 (A) Air Headquarters, ‘J’ Block, Room No. 17, Opp. Vayu Bhawan, Moti Lal Nehru Marg, New Delhi-110011 in case of Air Force first choice. The original Certificates are to be submitted within two weeks of completion of the SSB Interview and not later than May 13, 2012 (1st August, 2012 in case of SSC only). The candidates must not send the original Certificates to the Union Public Service Commission.
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Non-Investment of NPS Fund

   A total amount of Rs. 971.48 crore, collected towards contribution for Government employees, from 2004 to March 2008, under the New Pension System (NPS), was credited to the Public Account of India.

   The institutional architecture for NPS could not be operationalised by the Interim Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA). Therefore, the contribution for the Government employees under the NPS could not be invested in the market.

   The funds were credited to Public Account and interest @ 8% p.a. was paid on the contribution.
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The Minutes of the meeting held on 3rd November, 2011. Regarding issue of revised PPOs in respect of Pre-2006 Pensioners/Family Pensioners


No.1/20/2011-P&PW(E)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
(Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare)

New Delhi, the 15th November, 2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

   The Minutes of the meeting held on 3rd November, 2011 at ICAR, Krishi Bhavan, New Delhi with the officers of the Government Departments/Ministries regarding issue of revised PPOs in respect of Pre-2006 Pensioners/Family Pensioners under the Chairmanship of Secretary (Pension) are circulated herewith.

sd/-
(D.K. Solanki)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 3rd November, 2011 AT NEW DELHI WITH THE OFFICERS OF THE GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS / MINISTRIES REGARDING ISSUE OF REVISED PPOs IN RESPECT OF PRE-2006 PENSIONERS/FAMILY PENSIONERS
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Pension Adalat for Civil Pensioners of Delhi/NCR to be Conducted by Bank of Baroda on 13/01/2012.


No. 213/US(Coord.)/11
Department of Pension & Pensioner’s Welfare
(Coordination Section)

   Pension Adalat for Civil Pensioners of Delhi/NCR to be conducted by Bank of Baroda on 13.01.2012 at 11.00 PM Conference Hall, 8th Floor, Bank of Baroda Zonal Office, 16, Sansad Marg, New Delhi.

   For details please visit www.bankofbaroda.com

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(V.R.Damor)
Section Officer(Coord.)

Source: www.pensionersportal.gov.in
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Promotion of Section Officers of Central Secretariat Service (CSS) to Grade I (Under Secretary) of CSS on ad-hoc basis.


No. 5/7/2011-CS.I(U)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pension
Department of Personnel & Training
* ** * * * * **
2nd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan, Khan Market, New Delhi
Dated the 15th December, 2011

ORDER

Subject:- Promotion of Section Officers of Central Secretariat Service (CSS) to Grade I (Under Secretary) of CSS on ad-hoc basis.

   The President is pleased to appoint 79 Section Officers of Central Secretariat Service to Grade I of the CSS on ‘ad hoc’ basis as per details given in the Annexure.

   2 The promotion to Grade I (Under Secretary) of CSS is purely on ‘ad-hoc’ basis for a period upto 31.05.2012 or till the posts are filled up on regular basis, or until further orders whichever is earlier. The posting of officers on their promotion against existing vacancies, is as shown against their names
(Annexure). The aforesaid ad-hoc promotion is subject to the following conditions:-
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Thursday, December 15, 2011

Recruitment of Sportsmen in Railways

   It is proposed to set up Sports Academies on Indian Railways in Delhi, Secunderabad, Chennai, Kolkata and Mumbai. The total number of sportspersons recruited on different Zonal Railways on Indian Railways during 2008-09 was 509; during 2009-10 it was 233; during 2010-11 it was 361 in during 2011-12 (till November, 2011) it was 63 .

   Recruitment of sportspersons is a continuous process. All out efforts are made to spot the talent to enable Railways to be represented in the various National and International Championships. Since, there is no separate sports cadre in Indian Railways as such there are no vacancies. Meritorious sportspersons are recruited by utilizing the vacancies of various other departments.
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Ten Percent of Group ‘B’ Posts in Paramilitary Forces to be Filled up by Ex-Servicemen

   Ten Percent of Group ‘B’ Posts in Paramilitary Forces to be Filled up by Ex-Servicemen
Government Aggressively Pursuing Measures for Welfare of Ex-Servicemen : Antony

   The Ministry of Home Affairs has agreed to fill 10% of the Group ‘B’ posts in Central Paramilitary Forces from among Ex-Servicemen. Disclosing this at the meeting of the Parliamentary Consultative Committee attached to his ministry here today, the Defence Minister Shri AK Antony said efforts are now being made to persuade public sector undertakings and the private sector to tap this invaluable reservoir of talented and disciplined Ex-Servicemen.

   Shri Antony said the Government is taking ‘aggressive measures’ for the all-round welfare and well-being of Ex-Servicemen. He said the health of the Ex-Servicemen and their dependents is a prime concern for the government. Giving details of the Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS) which has been operating since April 2003, Shri Antony said, presently the scheme caters to 38 lakh beneficiaries including 12 lakhEx-Servicemen and over 26 lakh dependents. Initially, 227 polyclinics had been approved by the Cabinet.Later, in 2008 another 199 polyclinics were sanctioned, out of which 20 are functional and 179 polyclinics are in various stages of implementation. This scheme is currently being implemented through 247 polyclinics. Shri Antony said the reach and coverage of the scheme can be easily appreciated from the fact that during 2010-11, a total of 89 lakh patients attended the polyclinics. He hoped that with the commissioning of all the sanctioned polyclinics the entire fraternity of Ex-Servicemen would be covered comprehensively.
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Revision/modification of the pay scale/pay structure of Haryana Government employees.

GOVERNMENT OF HARYANA
FINANCE DEPARTMENT

ORDER

(made under Rule - 17 and the Rule-19 of the Haryana Civil Services (Revised Pay), Rules, 2008)

No. 1/1/2011- IPR (FD), Dated, Chandigarh the 1212.2011.

Subject:- Revision/modification of the pay scale/pay structure of Haryana Government employees.

   Whereas pay scales of the State Government employees were revised w.e.f. 01-01-2006 vide Haryana Government Notification No. G.S.R.44/Cons./Art. 309/08, dated 30th December, 2008 and No. G.S.R. 45/Const./Art. 309/08, dated 30th December, 2008.

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Pay and allowances of December 2011 and Pension and Family Pension for January 2012 - Early disbursement in connection with Christmas - Sanctioned - Orders issued.

GOVERNMENT OF KERALA
Abstract
Establishment - Treasuries - Pay and allowances of December 2011 and Pension and Family Pension for January 2012 - Early disbursement in connection with Christmas - Sanctioned - Orders issued.
FINANCE (ESTABLISHMENT- C) DEPARTMENT
G.O(P) No.593/11/Fin.

Dated, Thiruvananthapuram, 13.12.2011
ORDER
   In view of the ensuing Christmas, Government are pleased to order in relaxation of Article 75(a) & (b) of K.F.C Vol I, that the pay and allowances/Salaries of employees of the State Government including full time and part time contingent employees, work establishment staff and N.M.R workers of all Departments and employees of Aided Schools, Colleges and Poytechnics for the month of December 2011 will be disbursed from the Treasuries as scheduled below:-
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Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Benefit of EPF Scheme to Industrial Workers


   Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 statutorily applies to employees getting wages upto Rs. 6500/- in respect of scheduled establishments employing 20 or more workers. State-wise details are given at Annexure.

   The mechanism to regulate and monitor the implementation of Labour Laws is incorporated in respective Labour Laws.

   Occasional instances of such nature have been noticed in the Employees Provident Fund offices.

   All such observed cases are pursued vigorously and several measures have been taken to prevent and discourage such instances as per details given hereunder:-
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Hospitality Education Courses in ITIs

   State Governments of Haryana, Punjab Jammu & Kashmir, Orissa and Himachal Pradesh have sought assistance from Government to start the hospitality education courses in Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) in their respective States. The details of ITIs, and funds sanctioned for starting Hospitality course is annexed.

   The Union Labour & Employment Minister Shri Mallikarjun Kharge gave this information in reply to a written question whether some State Governments have sought assistance from Government to start the hospitality education courses in Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) in their respective States the in Rajya Sabha today.
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Covering All the Labourers under Medical and ESI Scheme

   The Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948 applies to employees of factories employing 10 or more persons and certain specified establishments such as shops, hotels and restaurants, cine and preview theatres, road-motor transport undertakings, newspaper establishments, educational and private medical institutions employing 20 or more persons located in areas where the scheme is in force. 14 States have also extended coverage to shops and establishments employing 10 or more persons. Employees of factories and establishments covered under the scheme drawing monthly wages upto Rs. 15,000/- are covered under the scheme. As on 31.03.2011, the scheme is in force in 790 industrial centres in the country covering 1.55 crore insured persons. The total number of beneficiaries including family members of insured persons who are entitled to medical care under the scheme is 6.02 crore. The scheme is in force in all States and Union Territories except Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Sikkim, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep. Similarly, under the provisions of the Employees’ Provident Funds & Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952, establishments employing 20 or more persons are coverable. The establishments which are not coverable statutorily could be covered on voluntary basis if a majority of the employees and employer are willing.
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Pension to Freedom Fighters

   About 51,400 freedom fighters and their eligible dependants are drawing samman pension from the public sector banks and treasuries. The amount of samman pension admissible to freedom fighters is as under:

S.No

Category of freedom fighters

Basic Pension (in Rs.)

Dearness Relief @ 143% w.e.f. 01.08.11 (in Rs.)

Total amount Pension (in Rs.)

i.

Ex-Andaman political prisoners.

7,330/-

10,482/-

17,812/-

ii

Freedom fighters who suffered outside British India (Other than INA)

6,830/-

9,767/-

16,597/-

iii

Other freedom fighters(including INA)

6,330/-

9,052/-

15,382/-

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Recruitment of Non-Teaching positions in Group A, B & C in Central University of Bihar.


GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
OFFICE OF THE CONTROLLER GENERAL OF DEFENCE ACCOUNTS
ULAN BATAR ROAD, PALAM, DELHI CANTT-10

CIRCULAR

NO. AN-l/1320/I/XX
Dated 12th December, 2011

To
All eligible STS/JTS level IDAS officers
(through CGDA Website)

Subject:- Recruitment of Non-Teaching positions in Group A, B & C in Central University of Bihar.
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Implementation of Monthly Pay System of PBORs - Defence Salary Package.


OFFICE OF THE CONTROLLER GENERAL OF DEFENCE ACCOUNTS
ULAN BATAR ROAD, PALAM, DELHI CANTT.-110010
Tel: JtCGDA (A&B)-011- 25674789, EPBAX-011-25666500, 25665555/56, 25666665/66,
Fax-0l1-25674786, 25674821

A/Cs Circular No. 77 of 12/2011.

No. A/III/13637/018/2011-12
Dated: 13.12.2011
To
All Regional PCsDA/CsDA/Add.CsDA

Subject: - Implementation of Monthly Pay System of PBORs - Defence Salary Package.

Reference: - This Office Important Circular No. A/III/13637/018/2009-10 dated 16.06.2011.

   In continuation of this office Important Circular under reference on the above subject the under mentioned illustrative example based on the PCDA Bangalore letter NO. PBOR/97/MPS/III dated 11.11.2011 is forwarded herewith to facilitate the adoption of a uniform accounting procedure in all the PAOs.
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Reporting of vacancies in the Personal Assistant (PA) grade of CSSS for the Select List Year-2010.


MOST IMMEDIATE

No.7/1/2010-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-110003.
Date: 13th December, 2011.

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Reporting of vacancies in the Personal Assistant (PA) grade of CSSS for the Select List Year-2010.

   The undersigned is directed to say it has been decided with the approval of competent authority to fill up the vacancies in the PA grade of CSSS for the SL year-2010 on the basis of CSSS Rules, 1969 which provide that Select List of Steno Grade ‘C’ shall be made in the ratio of 1 (SQ): I (LDCE) : 2 (DR).
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Job Highlights in Employment News From 10 DECEMBER 2011 to 16 DECEMBER 2011.


Job Highlights (10 DECEMBER 2011 - 16 DECEMBER 2011)

   Union Public Service Commission invites applications for the posts of Deputy Director (Administration/Insurance/ Training etc.) and Deputy Director (Finance).

   Navodya Vidyalaya Samiti, New Delhi invites applications for recruitment of Post Graduate Teachers for Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas.

   Rifles Factory, Ishapore requires Durwan and Fireman.

   Air India Air Transport Service Limited requires Customer Agents, Sr. Ramp Service Agents, Ramp Service Agents and Security Agents.

   412 Air Force Station, New Delhi invites applications for Group ‘C’ posts.

   Indian Oil Corporation Limited, requires experienced Non-Executive Personnel.

   NMDC Limited, Hyderabad invites applications for various posts.

   Machine Tool Prototype Factory, Ambarnath invites applications for Group ‘C’ posts.

   Pharmacopoeia Commission for India Medicine Ghaziabad invites applications for various posts.

   Public Service Commission, Uttar Pradesh notifies Combined State Engineering Services Examination-2011.

   KLE Krishi Vigyan Kendra requires Programme Coordinator, Assistants, Subject Matter Specialist etc.

   MP Power Transmission Company Limited requires Deputy Directors and Executive Trainees.

Source: employmentnews
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Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Engineering Services (Exam), 2011 written part result announced


   The UPSC has announced the result of the written part of the Engineering Services Examination 2011, held in May, 2011. A total of 2158 candidates have qualified which includes 87 physically handicapped category candidates.

   The candidature of all these candidates who have qualified for interview/personality test, is provisional subject to their being found eligible in all respects. The candidates would be required to produce the original certificates in support of their claims relating to age, educational qualifications, community, physical disability etc. at the time of the Personality Test. They are, therefore, advised to keep the said certificates ready.

   Interview of candidates who have qualified for the Personality Test are likely to be held in the month of January & February, 2012. The exact date of interview will, however, be intimated to the candidates through Interview Letter. Roll Number wise Interview Schedule will also be made available on Commission’s Website by last week of December, 2011.
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Medical Entrance Examination.

   The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducts All India Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Entrance Examination only for 15 per cent seats in the Government Medical/Dental Colleges in the country and candidates can opt for question paper either in English or in Hindi. For the remaining 85 per cent seats, the States conduct their own entrance examination and have the liberty to conduct it in their respective regional languages and, as such, there is no ban on use of regional languages as a medium for medical entrance examination

   The Supreme Court, in Simran Jain case, has accepted the proposal of the Medical Council of India (MCI) to conduct common entrance test viz. National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to Under Graduate (UG) and Post Graduate (PG) medical courses in the country and directed the Council to take such steps as are necessary to implement the NEET. Accordingly, the Central Government has constituted a Committee to finalize the modalities for implementation of NEET
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New Pension Scheme.

   New Pension Scheme (NPS) is a defined contribution scheme, its pay out depends upon the amount of contribution and the growth on the investment over a period of time for an individual while defined benefit schemes pay out is defined and is based on salary and number of years in service etc. at the time of retirement of an individual.

   At the time of normal retirement after attaining 60 years, the subscriber can withdraw 60% of the accumulated wealth and will be required to invest remaining 40% of the accumulated wealth to buy a life annuity from insurance company approved by Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA). The mandatory provision of annuitisation will be invested to buy life annuities as per various options available to him. The amount of annuity varies depending upon the option selected by him. Registration of ASPs (Annuity Service Providers) is under process and as soon as they get registered, other details will be made available.
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Recognition of Engineering Diploma/Degrees obtained through Distance Education Mode - Acceptance for purpose of employment on the railways.


Government of India (Bharat Sarkar)
Ministry of Railways (Rail Mantralaya)
(Railway Board)

RBE No.165/2011

No. E (NG)-II/2010/RR-1/17.
New Delhi, dated: 08.12.2011

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

Sub:- Recognition of Engineering Diploma/Degrees obtained through Distance Education Mode - Acceptance for purpose of employment on the railways.

   References have been received from various railway establishments seeking clarification regarding status of diploma/degree in Engineering obtained from various institutions in India through Open & Distance Learning mode. The issue has been examined in consultation with Distance Education Council, New Dethi.
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Recruitment of Group ‘D’ staff having Grade Pay Rs. 1800/- on railways - regarding.

Government of India
Ministry of Railways
Railway Board

RBE No.164/2011

No. E (NG)-II/2007/RR.1/58.

 
New Delhi, Dated: 08.12.2011

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

Sub:- Recruitment of Group ‘D’ staff having Grade Pay Rs. 1800/- on railways - regarding.

   Attention is invited to Para No.2 of the enclosure to this Ministry’s letter No. E(NG)-II/96/RR-1/62 dated 18.7.2005 regarding periodicity of recruitment to erstwhile Group ‘D’ posts now in Grade Pay Rs. 1800/-. The issue has been reconsidered by the Board and in modification to provision contained therein, it has been decided to initiate recruitment process annually in Grade Pay Rs.1800 as per the following time schedule.

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CCS (Classification, Control and Appeal) Amendment Rules, 2011.

[To be published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3. Sub-section (i)]

Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel and Training)

New Delhi, dated the 5th December, 2011

Notification

   G.S.R.....(E).--- In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to article 309 and clause (5) of article 148 of the Constitution, and after consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor General of India in relation to persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department, the President hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Central Civil Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) Rules, 1965, namely:-
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Recruitment in GREF

 

    Consequent to the approval of Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) in 2006, the sanctioned posts of Group A personnel in General Reserve Engineer Force (GREF) were increased from 654 to 980.

   As per Government of India Policy, In Border Roads Organisation too reservation in the Group `A` posts for General Reserve Engineer Force (GREF) Officers is made at the entry level.

   Category wise break-up in different posts of Group `A` SC/ST/OBCofficers of GREF at the entry level lying vacant as on date is as under:-

S. No.

Category

SC

ST

OBC

Total

(a)

Asstt Executive Engineer (Civil)

31

13

36

80

(b)

Asstt Executive Engineer (E&M)

3

6

10

19

(c)

Administrative Officer

3

4

9

16

   The recruitment Is an ongoing process and Group `A` posts are filled up by UPSC through Combined Engineering Service Examination and interview conducted by them. On basis of candidates made available by the UPSC against Asstt.Executive Engineers (AEEs) vacancies, offers of appointment were issued to 56 SC/ST/OBC candidates in 2010-2011. A requisition for filling up 90 vacant posts of AEE (Civ) including SC/ST/OBC posts for the year 2011 has already been sent to UPSC. The recruitment process for other posts filled up through Direct Recruitment as well as promotions is underway. A specific time frame cannot be fixed by the Ministry.

   This information was given by Defence Minister Shri AK Antony in a written reply to Shri(Capt.)Jai Narain Prasad Nishad in LokSabha today.

Source: PIB

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Monday, December 12, 2011

Personality Tests for SCRA Examintioin, 2011


   The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will be conducting Interviews/ Personality Tests for Special Class Railway Apprentices (SCRA) Examination, 2011 from 19.12.2011 to 21.12.2011 in the Commission’s Office at New Delhi. Summon letters for PT/Interview to all the eligible candidates are being issued. If any candidate has not received summon letter for PT/Interview, he/she may contact on Tel. No. 011-23386281 or can send message on Fax No. 011-23387310. He/ she may contact UPSC Facilitation Counter near Gate ‘C’ of its campus in person or over Telephone Nos. 011-23385271/ 011-23381125/ 011-23098543 on all working days. The schedule of Interviews/ Personality Tests will also be available on Union Public Service Commission Website at http://www.upsc.gov.in.

Source: PIB
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Pension Under Provident Fund Schemes

   In exercise of powers conferred under Section 6A of the Employees’ Provident Funds & Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952, the Central Government formulated the Employees’ Pension Scheme, 1995. The Scheme provides pensionary benefits to the members upon superannuation/retirement. In addition, in case of death of member/member pensioner, the pensionary benefits are also given to widow and children/orphan/ nominee/dependent parents as per the provisions contained in the Scheme.

   The benefits under the Scheme are paid out of the Employees’ Pension Fund into which the employer and the Central Government contribute @ 8.33% and 1.16% of the wages respectively subject to a wage ceiling of Rs.6,500/-.
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Smart Cards to ESIC Beneficiaries

   The number of labourers covered under the Employees’ State Insurance (ESI) Scheme in India as on 31st March, 2011 is 1,55,30,049 which includes labourers in Rajasthan. The total number of labourers covered in Rajasthan as on 31st March, 2011 is 5,06,126.

   The Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) is issuing a set of two Smart Cards called “Pehchan Cards”, one for the Insured Person (IP) and another for his dependant family.

   Issuing a set of Smart Cards to Insured Persons (IPs) under Module Pehchan relates to issue of identification, authentication and verification of Insured Persons and beneficiaries for providing medical treatment anytime, anywhere in India.
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One Rank-One Pension

   The gap between past pensioners and their youger equivalents retiring from the armed forces does not necessarily keeps widening with every successive pay commission. Over the years several improvements have been made in pension of past pensioners. The pension of past pensioners have revised in accordance with recommendation of each successive Pay Commission, as accepted by the Government. The Sixth Pay Commission had recommended fitment formula and modified parity for past pensioners, in order to reduce the gaps, which were accepted by the Government.
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CSD Depots in Himachal Pradesh

   Government of Himachal Pradesh has requested this Ministry for setting up of a CSD Depot in the State in view of the number of Servicemen, Ex-servicemen and their families residing there.

   Land measuring approximately 188kanals had been offered by Himachal Pradesh Government in this regard. However, the same was not found to be suitable, since some of it Included khud/nallah which is prone to flooding during rainy season.
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Rates of Night Duty Allowance-Effective Date 01-07-2011.


GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)

No.E(P&A)II-2011/HW-2
New Delhi, dated 29 -11-2011.

The General Managers/CAOs,
All indian Railways & Prod. Units etc,
(As per mailing lists No.1 & II).

Subject:- Rates of Night Duty Allowance w.e.f. 01.07.2011.

   Consequent to sanction of an additional instalment of Dearness Allowance vide this Ministry’s letter No. PC-V1/2008/1/7/2/1 dated 05.10.2011, the President is pleased to decide that the rates of Night Duty Allowance, as notified vide Annexures ‘A’ and ‘B’ of Board’s letter No. E(P&A)II-20l0/HW-4 dated 16.05.2011 stand revised with effect from 01.07.2011 as indicated at Annexure ‘A’ in respect of Continuous’. ‘Intensive, ‘Excluded’ categories and workshop employees, and as indicated at Annexure B’ in respect of ‘Essentially Intermittent’ categories.
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West Bengal Announced List of holidays for the year 2012

Government of West Bengal
Finance Department
Audit Branch

No. 10972-F(P)

 
                               Kolkata, the 7th December, 2011.

NOTIFICATION

   In exercise of the power conferred by the explanation to Section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (XXVI of 1881), read with Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, Notification No. 20/25/56-Pub(I) dated the 8th June, 1957 the Governor is pleased to declare the following days to be public holidays during the year 2012.

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Sunday, December 11, 2011

Housing Loan Scheme-Tie up with United Bank of India

GOVERNMENT OF WEST BENGAL
FINANCE DEPARTMENT
BUDGET BRANCH.

No.2242-FB

Dated: 30 November. 2011

MEMORANDUM

Sub:- Housing Loan Scheme for the Employees of the Government of West Bengal iN association with the United Bank of India Under tie-up arrangement-Rate of interest with immediate effect.

   In continuation of this Department Memo. Nos.1456-FB, dated 08.11.2006, 828-FB, dated 29.07.2008, 1636--FB dated 01.12.2008, 1860-FB, dated 06.01.2009,2492-FB, dated 30.03.2009,1300-FB dated 1l.09.2009,505-FB dated 11.03.2010 and 2620-FB dated 27.12.2010, the undersigned is directed by order of the Governor to say that the Governor has been pleased to accord sanction to introduce the fixed rate of interest in the Housing Loan Scheme for employees of Govt. of West Bengal as with immediate effect in the following manner as prescribed by UNITED BANK OF INDIA.

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Saturday, December 10, 2011

Railway Board Orders regarding Minimum qualification for Recruitment/Engagement of Persons in Pay Band of Rs. 5200-20200(Grade Pay Rs. 1800).


GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)

RBE No. 166/2011

No. E(NG)II/2011/RR-1/11
New Delhi, Dated 09.12.2011

The General Manager (P)
All Zonal Railways/ Production Units etc.
(As per standard mailing list)

Sub:- Recruitment/engagement of persons in Pay Band of Rs. 5200-20200 (Grade Pay of Rs. 1800/-) - Minimum educational qualification- regarding.

Ref:    Board’s letter No. E(NG)II/2009/RR-1/10Pt. dated 09/12/2010, E(NG)II/2008/SB/SR/15 dated 17/09/2010 and E(NG)II/2010/RC-5/1 dated 16/07/2010.

   The issue of minimum educational qualification of candidates belonging to the categories of compassionate appointment, land loser, accident victims, LARSGESS and substitutes in line with recommendations of the sixth Pay Commission as accepted by the Government of India has been under consideration for some time.
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Friday, December 09, 2011

Indian Railway Medical Manual -2000- Amendment of Para 239(1) there of revision in honorarium of Part time Dental Surgeons.


GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
RAILWAY BOARD

No. 2010/H-I/12/9/Dental Policy
New Delhi, dated, 30-11-2011

The General Managers,
All Indian Railways/PUs

Sub:- Indian Railway Medical Manual -2000- Amendment of Para 239(1) there of revision in honorarium of Part time Dental Surgeons.

Ref: Railway Board’s letter no. 2000/H-I/12/27 Pt. 1 dated 06.10.2000 & 31.01.2003.

   It has now been decided to revise the remuneration of Part time Dental Surgeon working for four hours from Rs. 7900/- to Rs. 19,400/- per month and for two hours from Rs. 3950/- to Rs. 9,700/- per month.
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