Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Guidelines for Railways/PUs to be Followed While Sending Nominations for Railway Week Award, 2011.


I. Category under which Nomination be sent:-

(a) New Innovations/processes/procedures leading to economies in expenditure, improvement in productivity, import substitution, etc;
(b) Meritorious acts even in disregard to personal safety leading to protection of life and property on Railways;
(c) Special efforts made to increase earnings and to tackle ticketless travel, thefts, etc;
(d) Exemplary work done to improve operations, security and safety, better maintenance and utilization of assets;
(e) Completion of projects etc in record time;
(f) Outstanding performance in the field of sports, leading to national/international recognition.
(g) Outstanding performance in any other field.

II. Group ’C’ and ‘D’ categories of Railway staff may normally be nominated. In exceptional cases, officers upto JA Grade/Selection Grade, who have done exemplary work may also be nominated. However, officers above the Selection Grade may not be nominated as scheme does not cover officers above the level of Selection Grade.

III. No recommendation for Group Award be sent as Group Awards are neither considered nor given during the Railway Week Central Function.

IV. Railway Week MR Award is a life time award as such names of those officers/staff who have received the award once in the past should not be nominated again. An undertaking in this regard as per Annexure-III is to be invariably obtained from the concerned employee whose name is being proposed and to be enclosed in the proforma. Nomination without undertaking will not be processed.

V. In the forwarding DO letter/Bio-data of the nominee, it should be clearly indicated that no D&AR and/or Vigilance case(s) is pending against the concerned employee.

VI. Three Big passport size colour photographs should be pasted at the place indicated in the proforma.

VII. No abbreviations should be used and no column be left blank while filling in the proforma.

VIII. Category of the nominee viz Group ‘D’, Group ‘C’ or Gazetted be clearly indicated in the proforma. In addition, with regard to Gazetted officers, their grade ( Group ‘B or Junior Scale or Senior Scale or JAG or SG) and grade pay should also be indicated.

IX. Last date for Nomination to reach Secretary, Railway Board’s Office is 22.2.2011.

Encashment of Earned Leave to be granted to officers appointed on contract in various posts under the Central Government – reg.


No. 12016/5/2009-Estt(L)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

New Dlehi, the 31st January, 2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Sub: Encashment of Earned Leave to be granted to officers appointed on contract in various posts under the Central Government – reg.

     The undersigned is directed to state that matter regarding allowing leave encashment, on termination of contract, to such officers who are appointed on contract basis after retirement; even within two years has been considered in consultation with Department of Expenditure. It has now been decided that encashment of Earned Leave will be allowed to retired officers, appointed on contract basis after retirement even within the first two years, subject to the condition that the total number of days for which encashment is allowed on termination of contract together with the number of days of Earned Leave or Full Pay Leave for which encashment had already been allowed in previous appointments under the Government shall not exceed 300 days. The O.M. No.12016/2/99-Estt.(L) dated 12th July, 1999, stands modified to the extent mentioned above.

     2. These orders take effect from the date of issue.

     3. So far as persons serving in the Indian Audit & Accounts Departments are concerned, these orders are being issued after consultation with the C&AG of India.

4. Hindi version will follow.

s/d
(Zoya C. B.)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

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Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Central Government Employees Group Insurance Scheme-1980 — Tables of Benefits for the savings fund for the period from 1.1.2011 to 31.12.2011.


No.7(I)/EV/2010
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
Implementation Cell

New Delhi, the 31th January, 2011


OFFICE MEMORANDUM


Subject: Central Government Employees Group Insurance Scheme-1980 — Tables of Benefits for the savings fund for the period from 1.1.2011 to 31.12.2011.


     The undersigned is directed to refer to this Ministry’s O.M. No.7 (2)/EV/2009 dated 29th December, 2009 forwarding therewith Tables of Benefits under CGEGIS for the year 2010. New Tables of Benefits for the savings fund of the Scheme based on a subscription of Rs.10 per month from 1.1.1982 to 31.12.1989 and Rs.15 per month w.e.f. 1.1.1990 onwards have been prepared for the year 2011 and a copy of the table is enclosed. Another Table of Benefits for the savings fund based on a subscription of Rs.10 per month for those employees who had opted out of the revised rates of subscription w.e.f. 1.1.1990 have also been drawn up for the year 2011 and a copy of that table is also enclosed. The amounts in the Tables have been worked out on the basis of interest @ 10% per annum(compounded quarterly) for the period from 1.1.1982 to 3 1.12.1982, 11% per annum(compounded quarterly) w.e.f. 1.1.1983 to 31.12.1986, 12% per annum(compounded quarterly) w.e.f. 1.1.1987 to 31.12.2000, 11% per annum (compounded quarterly) w.e.f. 1.1.2001 to 31.12.2001, 9.5% per annum(compounded quarterly) w.e.f. 1.1.2002 to 31.12.2002, 9.0% per annum(compounded quarterly) w.e.f.1.1.2003 to 31.12.2003 and 8% per annum (compounded quarterly) w.e.f. 1.1.2004 onwards.The mortality rate under the Scheme has been taken as 3.75 per thousand per annum up to 31.12.1987 and 3.60 per thousand per annum thereafter in both the cases. While calculating the amount it has been assumed that the subscription has been recovered or will be recovered from the salary of the month in which a member ceases to be in service failing which it should be deducted from accumulated amounts payable.

     2. In its application to the employees of Indian Audit and Accounts Department this Office Memorandum issues in consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.

(MANOJ-SAHAY)
DIRECTOR

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Cadre review of Central Secretariat Stenographers’ Service (CSSS).


No.20/51/2009-CS.lI
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan, New Delhi
Dated: 27th January, 2011.

ORDER

Subject: Cadre review of Central Secretariat Stenographers’ Service (CSSS).

   The Government has undertaken cadre review of Central Secretariat Stenographers’ Service (CSSS) in view of stagnation prevailing in various grades of CSSS and has, inter-alia, taken the following decisions:

i) Creation of additional 25 posts of Senior Principal Private Secretary (Sr.PPS).

ii) Creation of additional 625 posts of Principal Private Secretary (PPS).

iii) Up- gradation of 400 posts of Personal Assistant (PA) to Private Secretary (PS) grade.

iv) Filling -up all resultant vacancies in the PS grade due to up gradation and creation of 25 posts in Sr. PPS grade and 625 posts in PPS grade by promotion, through Seniority Quota, as a one time measure.

v) Filling-up all existing direct recruitment vacancies in the PA grade and fresh vacancies percolating to the PA grade, due to creation of 25 posts in Sr. PPS grade and 625 posts in PPS grade, only by promotion,
through Seniority Quota, as a one time measure.

2. Necessary notification relating to amendment to the CSSS Rules 2010 will be issued separately.

(Rajiv Manjhi)
Deputy Secretary to the Govt. of India,

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Additional fare by the entitled class to Government Servant on transfer


OFFICE OF THE CONTROLLER GENERAL OF DEFENCE ACCOUNTS
ULAN BATAR ROAD, PALAM DELHI CANTT - 110010


CIRCULAR


No.AT/IV/4462/Orders/Vol-III
dated: 06th Jan 2011


All PCsDA/CsDA PC of A (Fys) Kolkata


Sub: Additional fare by the entitled class to Govt. Servant on transfer.

     A copy of Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure E.IV Section OM No.19030/1/2006-E.IV dated: 6th February 2006 and subsequent corrigendum issued vide No.19030/1/2006-E.IV dated: 22nd March 2006 on the above subject is forwarded herewith for information, guidnace and necessary action.

s/d-
(S.Parthasarthy)
For C.G.D.A

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Monday, January 31, 2011

All India Consumer Price index Numbers for Industrial Workers on base 2001=100 for the Month of December, 2010




            All India Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) on base 2001=100 for the month of December, 2010 increased by 3 points and stood at 185 (one hundred and eighty five).
            During December, 2010, the index recorded an increase of 9 points in Quilon centre, 8 points in Guntur centre, 7 points each in Tiruchirapally, Vadodara and Belgaum centres, 6 points in 4 centres, 5 points in 6 centres, 4 points in 10 centres, 3 points in 16 centres, 2 points in 15 centres and 1 point in 8 centres. The index decreased by 2 points each in Kodarma and Tripura centres, 1 point each in Durgapur, Ranchi Hatia and Ludhiana centres, while in the remaining 9 centres the index remained stationary.
            The maximum increase of 9 points in Quilon centre is mainly on account of increase in the prices of Rice, Coconut Oil, Fish Fresh, Onion, Vegetable & Fruit items, Tea (Readymade), Firewood, etc. The increase of 8 points in Guntur centre is due to increase in the prices of Rice, Groundnut Oil, Onion, Tamarind, Vegetable & Fruit items, etc. The increase of 7 points each inTiruchirapally, Vadodara and Belgaum centres is due to increase in the prices of Rice, Wheat, Jowar, Goat Meat, Eggs (Hen), Onion, Vegetable items, Sugar, Petrol, etc. However, the decrease of 2 points each in Kodarma and Tripura centres is due to decrease in the prices of Rice, Wheat Atta, Vegetable items, etc. and the decrease of 1 point each in  Durgapur, Ranchi Hatiaand Ludhiana centres is due to decrease in the prices of Rice, Wheat Atta, Vegetable items, etc.
            The indices in respect of the six major centres are as follows :
1. Ahmedabad
183

4. Delhi
169
2. Bangalore
186

5. Kolkata
180
3. Chennai
169

6. Mumbai
184

            The All-India (General) point to point rate of inflation for the month of December, 2010 is 9.47% as compared to 8.33% in November, 2010. Inflation based on Food Index is 7.98% in December, 2010 as compared to 5.35% in November, 2010.

Friday, January 28, 2011

Implementation of National Scheme of “Incentive to Girls for Secondary Education” – Release of amount for the year 2009-2010 – Orders issued.


ABSTRACT
Centrally Sponsored Scheme - Implementation of National Scheme of “Incentive to Girls for Secondary Education” – Release of amount for the year 2009-2010 – Orders issued.
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School Education (C2) Department

G.O.(Ms.) No.13                                                                                Dated: 25.01.2011.


1. From the Deputy Secretary to Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of School Education and Literacy, Secondary Scholarship Division, New Delhi. Letter No.F.
7-18/2009-SS, Dated: 3.6.2010 and 22.11.2010.
2. From the Director of School Education, Chennai-6. Letter No.42152.E/E4/2009, Dated: 22.11.2010.

ORDER:
In the year 2008, the Government of India have launched a new Centrally Sponsored Scheme called “Incentive to Girls for Secondary Education”. As per the Scheme, a sum of Rs. 3000/- will be deposited in the name of each eligible girls and she would be entitled to withdraw it on reaching 18 years of age.

Salient features of the Scheme:-

(i) All SC/ST Girls who pass Class VIII and enroll in Class IX in State Government, Government Aided or Local Body Schools in the academic year 2008-09 onwards; and

(ii) All girls who pass Class VIII from Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalayas (irrespective of whether from SC/ST or not) and enroll in Class IX in State Government, Government Aided or Local Body Schools in the academic year 2008-09 onwards; and

(iii) The girl should be unmarried and below 16 years of age (as on 31st March) on joining Class IX; and

(iv) The girls studying in class IX in private unaided schools and the schools run by Central Government are also excluded from the scheme.

Release of Funds:-

(i) the Government of India will release the funds in two installments every year.

(ii) the first installment will be released immediately after verifying the proposal and after obtaining the recommendation of the Grant-inAid Committee of the Ministry of Human Resource Development.

(iii) the second installment will be released after the receipt of theUtilization of Certificate on 1st installment and progress report from the State Government.

(iv) the Grants to State Governments will be remitted through Inter Government Adjustment Advice or through Banking Channel. This would include direct transfer of grants to the accounts of the beneficiaries through the banking channel.

(v) The Headmasters of the schools where the beneficiary students are studying should open Zero Balance Accounts of all the beneficiaries with the nearby State Bank of India or public sector banks.

2. In the letter first read above, the Government of India have sanctioned a sum of Rs.32,75,10,000/- (Rupees Thirty Two Crore Seventy Five Lakh and Ten Thousand only) to cover 109170 beneficiaries under Centrally Sponsored Scheme “Incentive to Girls for Secondary Education”. For 2009-10 the Government of India has requested this Government to deposit the above sanctioned amount with the State Bank of India, Main Branch, Sansad Marg, New Delhi along with the details of the beneficiaries like the name, father’s name, the name of the bank and its address, account number etc. so that the State Bank of India may issue a Fixed Deposit Certificate to the beneficiaries of the State under the Scheme.

3. The Accountant General (A&E) Tamil Nadu has reported that the amount of Rs.32,75,10,000/- (Rupees Thirty Two Crore, Seventy Five Lakh and Ten Thousand only) has been credited in the accounts of the Tamil Nadu Government. The Director of School Education in his letter 2nd read above has requested the Government to issue orders releasing the above amount to enable him to deposit the amount with State Bank of India, New Delhi.

4. The Government have carefully examined the proposal of Director of School Education and accordingly sanction is accorded for release of a sum of Rs.32,75,10,000/- (Rupees Thirty Two Crore Seventy Five Lakh and Ten Thousand only) towards the expenditure on implementing the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of “Incentive to Girls for Secondary Education” for the year 2009-2010.

5. The expenditure sanctioned in the para 4 above shall be debited to the following head of account :-

“2202 General Education- 02 Secondary Education-800 other expenditure – Schemes in the Eleventh five year plan III Centrally Sponsored – SI Incentive to girls for Secondary Education – 09 Grants in aid – 09 others” (DPC 2202-02-800-SI 0993)

6. The Director of School Education is requested to draw and deposit the amount in the State Bank of India, Main Branch, Sansad Marg, New Delhi in the Account No.30643488811 as advised by the Government of India.

7. This order issues with the concurrence of Finance Department vide its U.O.No.15/DSKM/Edn II/11, dated 22.01.2011

(By Order of the Governor)

D. JOTHI JAGARAJAN,
Secretary to Government.

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Extension of Risk Allowance till 30.06.2011.


No.21012/01/2008-Estt. (Allowance)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, P.G. & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
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New Delhi, dt.25th January, 2011.

OFFICE MEMORANDUM


Subject:- Extension of Risk Allowance till 30.06.2011.

     The undersigned is directed to refer this Department's OM No.21012/01/2008-Estt.(AL) dated 13.10.2010 vide which payment of Risk Allowance was extended till 31.12.2010. Extension of Risk Allowance for a further period of six months beyond 31.12.2010 has been considered and it has been decided that Risk Allowance may be continued for a further period of six months upto 30.06.2011 or till such time Risk Insurance Scheme is implemented, whichever is earlier. All the Ministries/Departments are requested to ensure implementation of Risk Insurance Scheme before 30.06.2011. No further extension will considered thereafter.

s/d-
( Zoya C.B.)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India

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Thursday, January 27, 2011

CVC Disposed of 804 Cases in December 2010 Major Penalty Proceedings Recommened against 226 Officers



The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) disposed of 804 cases during December 2010 referred to it for advice. Of these, 667 complaints were sent for necessary action/ATR whereas 48 complaints were sent for investigation and report. No action was required on 123 complaints.

The Commission advised imposition of major penalty against 226 officers including 50 from Department of Communications, 36 from Central Board of Excise & Customs, 23 from Ministry of Railways, 13 from State Bank of India, 10 from Vijaya Bank, 9 from Punjab & Sind Bank, 8 from M.C.D., 7 from Andhra Bank, 6 from Canara Bank, 5 each from Allahabad Bank, Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd.& UCO Bank. Remaining 31 cases pertained to different departments of the Government of India and PSUs.

Recoveries to the tune of about Rs.2.78 crore were effected after Commission conducted technical examination of some departments.

Source;PIB

Latest list of Hospitals, Diagnostic Laboratories in Kolkata



Central Government Health Scheme
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has published the latest list of Hospitals, Diagnostic Laboratories
and Imaging Centres empanelled with
Central Government Health Scheme
for Central Government Employees and Pensioners
as on 10th June 2010

The following hospitals and diagnostic centres have been empanelled under CGHS
with effect from 1st November, 2006, and thereafter, for the purposes specified:-

[As on 10th June 2010]

KOLKATA : Hospitals


S.No.

Name of the Hospital

Empanelled for

1.

B. M. Birla Heart Research Centre, 1/1 National Library Avenue, Kolkata 700 027 [Tel: 033 – 2456 7890 / 2456 7777]

Specialised purpose [Cardiology and Cardio- thoracic surgery] and diagnostic services [Laboratory].

2.

Cancer Centre Welfare Home & Research Institute, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Thakurpurkur, Kolkata 700 063 [Tel: 033 – 2453 2781 / 2467
4433]

Specialised purpose [Cancer treatment including radiotherapy] and diagnostic service [laboratory, USG, CT, Mammography and X – Ray].

3.

Dafodil Nursing Home (P) Ltd., 276 Canal Street, Kolkata 700 048 [Tel: 033 – 2534 6649 / 2534 5681]

General, Specialised purpose [Haemodialysis, TURP, Laparoscopic surgery, IOL implant, Joint replacement] and diagnostic services
[Laboratory, CT, USG / Colour Doppler and X – Ray].

4.

Kothari Medical Centre, 8 / 3 Alipore Road, Kolkata 700 027 [Tel: 033 – 2456 7050 – 59]

General, Specialised purpose [Haemodialysis, TURP, Laparoscopic surgery, IOL Implant, Joint replacement] and diagnostic services
[Laboratory, MRI, CT, USG / Colour Doppler and X – Ray]. [Empanelment cancelled with effect from 21st August, 2008]

5.

Mission of Mercy Hospital & Research Centre, 125 / 1, Park Street, Kolkata 700017 [Tel: 033 – 2229 6270 / 2269 4886]

Specialised purpose [Cardiology and Cardio- thoracic surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, IOL Implant and Joint replacement] and diagnostic
services [Laboratory, USG / Colour Doppler and X – Rays]. [Empanelment cancelled with effect from 21st August, 2008]

6.

Rabindranath Tagore International Institute of Cardiac Sciences, 124 Mukundapur, E. M. Bypass, Kolkata 700099 [Tel: 033 – 2436 4000 /
3001 4000]

Cardiology and Cardio-thoracic surgery

7.

Susrut Eye Foundation and Research Centre, HB – 36 / A / 1, Sector III, Salt Lake City. Kolkata 700016 [Tel: 033 – 2358 0201 / 2334
1628]

Super-speciality eye care [Cataract / Glaucoma, Retinal – Medical & Vitreo-retinal surgery, Strabismus, Occuloplasty & Adnexa
and other specialised treatment].

8.

Silverline Eye Hospital, 396 Prince Anwar Shah Road, Kolkata 700 045 [Tel: 033 - 2472 0836 / 2473 6940]

Super-speciality eye care in Cataract / Glaucoma, Medical retinal, Retinal and Vitreo Retinal surgeries.

11.

Dr. Nihar Munshi Eye Foundation, 1/3, Dover Place, Kolkata 700 019

Superspeciality Eye Care [Cataract / Glaucoma, Retinal-Medical & Vitreo-Retinal Surgery, Strabismus, Occuloplasty & Adnexa]

12.

B. P. Poddar Hospital & Medical Research Limited, 71/1, Hamayun Kabir Sarani, New Alipore, Block G, Near Durgapur Bridge, Kolkata
700053

Multi-speciality general purpose hospital

13.

Kasturi Medical Research Centre Pvt. Ltd., Diamond Harbour Road 3A, Bus Stand Joka, Thakurpur, Kolkata 700 104

Urology including dialysis and Lithotripsy

14.

KPC Medical College & Hospital, Jadavpur, 1 F, Raja S. C. Mullick Road, Jadavpur, Kolkata 700 032

Multi-speciality [General purpose]; Dental Care [General Dentistry]; Diagnostic Centre [Laboratory, CT, USG / Colour Doppler and X –
Ray].


Not recommended for Eye Care.

The following hospitals will continue to be empanelled under CGHS, Kolkata until further orders


9.

Behala Balananda Brahmachari Hospital & Research Centre, 151 & 153 Diamond Harbour Road, Kolkata 700 034

General purpose treatment and diagnostic procedures. (Empanelment cancelled w.e.f. 28.04.2008)


10.

Shankernath Dialysis Centre & Nursing Home, Swiss Park, Kolkata

Specialised treatment for dialysis (Haemodialysis) only. [Empanelment cancelled w.e.f. 3.10.2008]
KOLKATA : Diagnostic Centres

It has been decided to permit CGHS beneficiaries in Kolkata to avail treatment / facilities in the Afternoon Pay Clinics run by the Government of West Bengal, with provision for reimbursement of the consultation fee. The OPD consultation fee charged by the Pay Clinics will be reimbursement at the rate of Rs. 100/- (Rupees one hundred only) for the first visit and Rs. 60/- (Rupees Sixty only) for subsequent visits. The reimbursement of the expenditure will be made by the concerned Department / Ministry in case of serving employees and by CGHS in case of pensioner beneficiaries.


S.No.

Name of the diagnostic centre

Empanelled for

1.

Belle Vue Clinic, 9 Loudon Street, Kolkata 700 017 [Tel: 033 – 2287 2321 / 2287 7473]

Laboratory services, CT, Mammography, USG / Colour Doppler and X – Ray.

2.

Eastern Diagnostics & Medical Centre Ltd., 13-C Mirza Ghalib Street, Kolkata 700 016 [Tel: 033 – 2217 8080 / 2217 8181]

Laboratory services, CT, Mammography, USG / Colour Doppler, X – Ray and Bone densitometry.

3.

MAA Durga Diagnostic Centre, Goodluck House, P – 62, C. I. T. Scheme – VII(M), Kolkata 700 054 [Tel: 033 – 2355 8534 / 2355 9471]

Laboratory services and USG / Colour Doppler.

4.

Mediclue Research & Diagnostic Pvt. Ltd., 68 Chowringhee Road, Kolkata 700020 [Tel: 033 – 2281 1138 / 2281 1139]

Laboratory services, CT, USG / Colour Doppler and X – Ray.

5.

Medinova Diagnostic Services Limited, 1 Sarat Chatterjee Avenue, Kolkata 700029 [Tel: 033 – 2466 3651 / 2466 1780]

Laboratory services [Clinical Pathology, Biochemistry], USG / Colour Doppler and X – Ray.

6.

N. G. Medicare & Calcutta Hope Infertility Clinic, 123A Rashbehari Avenue, Kolkata 700 029

Laboratory Services, CT, USG / Colour Doppler and X – Ray.

7.

Reliance Diagnostics, AE 337, Salt Lake City, Kolkata 700 064 [Tel: 033 – 2359 2472 / 3332 57 2019]

Laboratory services, USG / Colour Doppler and X – Ray. [Empanelment cancelled with effect from 21st August, 2008]

8.

Suraksha Diagnostic & Eye Care Centre (P) Ltd, P 118, CIT Road, Scheme VI M, Phoolbazar, Kolkata 700 054

CT, USG and X-Ray only

9.

Suraksha Diagnostic Pvt. Ltd., BB-99 Prafulla Kanal, VIP Park, Kestopur, Kolkata 700 101 [Suraksha Diagnostic Pvt. Ltd., 106
Narkel-danga Main Road, Mangal Bhawan, A & B Block, Kolkata 700 054

Laboratory [Pathology excluding Histopathology, Biochemistry], CT, USG and X-Ray only

10.

Dr. Lal Path Labs Pvt. Ltd., 20 Asutosh Mukherjee Road, Kolkata 700 020

Diagnostic centre [Clinical pathology except Histopathology, Biochemistry and Microbiology]

11.

Calcutta Heart Research Centre, Kolkata

CT, USG / Colour Doppler and X-Ray only

12.

Patho Treat Diagnostic Centre & Polyclinic, Dum Dum Road, Kolkata

USG / Colour Doppler and X – Ray.

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Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Latest list of Hospitals and Diagnostic centres in Mumbai



Central Government Health Scheme Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has published the latest list of Hospitals, Diagnostic Laboratories and Imaging Centres empanelled with Central Government Health Scheme for Central Government Employees and Pensioners as on 10th June 2010

The following hospitals and diagnostic centres have been empanelled under CGHS with effect from 1st November, 2006, and thereafter, for the purposes specified:-

[As on 10th June 2010]


MUMBAI: Hospitals


S.No.

Name of the Hospital

Empanelled for

1.

K. J. Somaiya Hospital & Research Centre, Somaiya Ayurvihar, Near Everard Nagar, Eastern Express High, Sion (W), Mumbai 400 022
[Tel: 022 – 2402 0933 / 2409 0253]

General, Specialised purpose (IOL Implant, Laparoscopic surgery, TURP, USG / Colour Doppler & Joint Replacement) and diagnostic
procedures (Laboratory services, USG / Colour Doppler, X – Ray)

2.

Mahatma Gandhi Mission’s New Bombay Hospital, Plot – 35, Sector – 3, Vashi, Navi Mumbai 400 703 [Tel: 022 – 2782 2203 / 2782 1659]

Specialised (Haemodialysis, Lithotripsy / TURP, Laparoscopic Surgery, IOL Implant and Joint Replacement) and diagnostic procedures
(Lab, X – Ray, Mammography)

3.

Prince Aly Khan Hospital, Aga Hall, Nesbit Road, Mazagaon, Mumbai 400010 [Tel: 022 – 2377 7800 / 2377 7900]

Specialised (Haemodialysis, Lithotripsy / TURP, Laparoscopic surgery, IOL Implant and Joint Replacement) and Diagnostic procedures
(Lab., X – Ray, USG / Colour Doppler, CT and Mammography).

4.

Surya Eye Institute & Research Centre Pvt. Ltd., 104 Aroto House, P. K. Road, Saidham, Mulund (W), Mumbai

Super-speciality eye care [Cataract / Glaucoma, Retinal-Medical & Vitreo-retinal surgery, Strabismus, Occuloplasty & Adnexa and
other specialised treatment except corneal transplant]

5.

Balaji Hospital, Victoria Road, Cross Lane III, Byculla (E), Mumbai

Mjulti-speciality general purpose and specialised purpose in Cardiology & CTVS, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Urology including
Dialysis, Orthopaedic surgery, including joint replacement and arthroscopic surgery, Gastroenterology and GI Surgery, Oncology [Surgery
and chemotherapy], Paediatrics and Paediatrics surgery, Endoscopic / Laparoscopic surgery, ENT and Opthalmology.

6.

Shree Ramakrishna Netralaya, A – Wing, Shree Balaji Apartment, Near Risk Care Hospital, 1st Floor, Near Makhamali Talao, L. B. S. Marg,
Thane (W), Mumbai 400 061

Super-speciality Eye Care [Cataract / Glaucoma & Strabismus only].

MUMBAI : Diagnostic Centres


S.No.

Name of the diagnostic centre

Empanelled for

1.

Andheri Pathology Laboratory, Shop No. 14, Radhika Niwas, Next Union Bank of India, Opp. To Vishal Hall, Andheri-Kurla Road Andheri
(E), Mumbai 400 069 [Tel: 022 – 2682 2311 / 2683 2589]

Laboratory services (Clinical pathology and biochemistry).

2.

Chitra Scan & Imaging Centre, 2 Chitra Apartment, Ground Floor, Gokuldas, Pasta Road, Behind Chitra Cinema, Dadar (E), Mumbai 400
014 [Tel: 022 – 5680 6691 / 2412 9860]

CT Scan, USG / Colour Doppler and 2 D Echo Stress Test.

3.

Dr. V. T. Shah Diagnostic Centre & Clinic, Kapole Niwas. 590 Dr. Ambedkar Road, Mumbai 400 019 [Tel: 022 – 2414 0745 / 2413 5594]

Laboratory services (Clinical Pathology and Biochemistry) and Imaging services (USG / Colour Doppler).

INTERIM ARRANGEMENT FOR MUMBAI AND THIRUVANANTHAPURAM

It has been brought to the notice of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare that hospitals and diagnostic centres empanelled under CGHS, Mumbai and Thiruvananthapuram have been showing lack of interest in continuing with CGHS due to their perceived grievance of high amount of performance bank guarantee and the rates that were being offered. This has resulted in the ailing CGHS beneficiaries not being able to get treatment in private hospitals and diagnostic centres.

The matter has been examined in the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and, as an interim arrangement, it has been decided that CGHS beneficiaries in Mumbai and Thiruvananthapuram may be allowed to get their treatment / tests, etc., in any private hospital / diagnostic centre in their respective cities and claim reimbursement from their respective Departments / Ministries / CGHS, as the case may be, subject to the condition that the reimbursement would be limited to the CGHS rates that have been fixed for the city. There will be no change in the procedure for claiming of reimbursement of expenses.

The hospitals, not being in the list empanelled hospitals under the CGHS, may not provide treatment under CGHS package rates for the city and may charge their own prevailing rates. The hospitals will also not be extending credit facilities to pensioner CGHS beneficiaries. Hence the beneficiaries may have to spend for their treatment from their own resources and claim reimbursement from their respective Ministries / Departments / CGHS. Before they proceed to get treatment in a hospital, the beneficiaries are requested to get the permission from the concerned authorities.

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Ad-hoc promotion of UDCs of SL-2002 & 2003 to Assistant Grade -reg.


No.4/6/2010-CS.l I
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel,Public Grievances and Pensions
Departmenl of Personnel & Training.


Lok Nayak Bhawan, New Delhi- 110 003.
Dated, the 21st January, 2011.

OFFICL MEMORANDUM

Subject: Ad-hoc promotion of UDCs of SL-2002 & 2003 to Assistant Grade -reg.

     The undersigned is directed to convey the decision of the competent authority to further promote the UDCs of CSCS of Select List Year 2002 and 2003 to Assistants Grade of CSS on ad-hoc basis upto 30/06/2011 or until further orders or till regular Assistants become available through the normal channels of recruitment as prescribed under the CSS Rules. whichever is earlier. All those officials who are eligible for promotion may he promoted on us is where is basis i..c., where they are presently working as UDC, subject to availability of vacancies. ln Cadre Units where eligible UDCs arc in excess than the available vacancies in the Grade of Assistant. the name and full details of such junior-most UDCs, who have been found fit by the DPC, but could not he accommodated in the Cadre Units, may he forwarded to this Department for their posting in the Cadrc Units where vacancies are available.

     2. The eligible officials, as per the above scheme of things, may be appointed as Assistants on ad-hoc basis, initially for the period upto 30/06/2011 after assessing their suitability fof promotion by screening the records, i.e., (ACRs of the officers by the appointing authority and also after ensuring that vigilancc case is either pending or being contemplated against the official. The ad-hoc promotion/appointment is subject to following conditions: -

i) the ad-hoc appointment shall not confer on the appointees any right to continue in the grade indefinitely or for inclusion in the Select List or to claim seniority in the Assistants’ Grade of CSS:

ii) ad-hoc appointments may be terminated at any point of time without giving any reason there fore;

iii the appointment on ad-hoc basis will take effect from the date of taking over the chargc of the post of Assistant of CSS.

iv) that the ad-hoc appointment in Assistant Grade would he continued only if they attend and qualify the mandatory training as and when nominated by CS. I (Training) Section of this Department failing which their ad-hoc appointment would be terminated.

3. If any of the eligible officers is on deputation, he/she may be given the option to be reverted within one month to avail of the promotion.

4. All the Cadre Units arc requested to take necessary action in this regard as the whole process may be completed on top priority basis within a period of one month. A copy of the appointment order may be endorsed to this Department. Thereafter, a report indicating the name and details of the UDCs who have been appointed/promoted to the post of Assistant on ad-hoc basis may be sent to this Department in the prescribed proforma enclosed with this OM, by 28.02.2011. A list of those UDCs who have not been found fit, with reasons therefore, may also be furnished to this Department.

Encl: As above.

s/d-
(J.Minz)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India

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REPUBLIC DAY GREETINGS


Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Model Recruitment Rules for Stenographer posts in non-Secretariat Organizations.

NO. AB-14017/8/2010-Estt (RR)
Government of lndia
Ministry of Personnel, PG & Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training
New Delhi

Dated the 24th January, 2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Model RRs for Stenographer posts in non-Secretariat Organizations.
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     The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department's OM of even number dated 10th March, 2010 forwarding copy of the Model Recruitment Rules for Stenographers Grade II post in Non-Secretariat Organizations. The Model RRs for the posts of Stenographer Grade I, Private Secretary, Senior Private Secretary (Group B posts) have been reviewed in the light of 6th CPC recommendations on revision of pay scales, instructions issued by this Department, etc. Accordingly, the revised Model Recruitment Rules for the same applicable to the Stenographers in Non-Secretariat Organizations which are not part of the CSSS / RBSSS / IFS / AFHQSS or any other organized headquarter services are enclosed as Annexure to this Office Memorandum.

     2. Ministries / Departments may review the existing rules and notify the revised rules conforming to the Model Recruitment Rules. These may also be forwarded to all autonomous/statutory bodies for adoption. The Ministry of Home Affairs are also requested to forward these Model RRs to the UT Administrations for appropriate action.

3. Hindi version will follow.

s/d-
(Dinesh Kapila)
Director

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Antony Assures Funds for Modernization of Military Hospitals



The Defence Minister Shri AK Antony has assured there would be no funds constraint for the modernization of Armed Forces Hospitals. Addressing a select gathering after presenting the Raksha Mantri’s Trophies for the Best Command Hospital here today, Shri Antony noted with satisfaction that the Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) have utilized their entire Annual Budget of Rupees 90 crores for the current financial year. “All hospitals will be modernized at par with the best hospitals in the country in a phased manner,” he said.

Shri Antony also said that a proposal for the restructuring of the Military Nursing Service has also been approved by the Defence Ministry and would soon be examined by the Union Cabinet. He lauded the contribution of the AFMS in various missions abroad including under the UN Flag such as Ethiopia, Lebanon, Golan Heights, Congo and Afghanistan.

Earlier Shri Antony presented the Raksha Mantri’s Trophies for the Best Command Hospital for the year 2010 to Mumbai based Indian Naval Hospital Ship Asvini. Surgeon Rear Admiral YP Monga, Commandant of the hospital received the Trophy and a cash prize of Rupees Ten Lakhs. The Southern Command Hospital, Pune was awarded the Second Best Command Hospital Trophy, carrying a cash prize of Rs. Three Lakhs. Major General SS Panwar, Commandant of the hospital, received the trophy.

The three Service Chiefs, - Air Chief Marshal PV Naik, Admiral Nirmal Verma and General VK Singh, besides the Defence Secretary Shri Pradeep Kumar and Lt. General Naresh Kumar, Officiating Director General, AFMS and other top Armed Forces officers and officials of the Ministry of Defence were present on the occasion.

The Best Command Hospital Trophy is being awarded since 1989 and the Second Best Hospital Trophy was introduced last year.

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Monday, January 24, 2011

SC ponders over reservation to Dalit Christians, Muslims

The Supreme Court decided to examine the issue whether Dalit Christians and Muslims can be provided reservation like Hindu SCs/STs.

Christian and Muslim organisations have filed writ petitions in the Supreme Court seeking reservations for Dalit Christians and Muslims.

Their main contention is why SC/ST reservation remain confined only to Hindus and why can't the benefit of quota in jobs and admissions in educational institutions be extended to dalit Christians and Muslims.

According to article 16(4) of the Constitution of India, government can provide reservation to socially, educationally and economically backward sections of the society to bring them at par with the well-to-do sections of the society.

Article 14 of the Constitution, however, prohibits discrimination in the name of caste, creed, religion and gender and according to anti-reservationists providing reservation on the basis of religion and caste shall be violative of the Constitution of India.

The Supreme Court admitted the petition to decide them on merits. UNI

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Amendment to Rule 64,71,72 & 80 of the CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972-Issue of No Demand Certificate to Govt servants.



No.18011/5/1990-Pol-III
Government of India
Department of Estates


Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi
Dated: 12th October, 2010


OFFICE MEMORANDUM



SUBJECT: Amendment to Rule 64,71,72 & 80 of the CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972-Issue of No Demand Certificate to Govt servants.


       The undersigned is directed to say that Department of Pension and Pensioner Welfare vide Notification No. S.O 829 (E) dated 7th April 2010, published in the Gazette of India on 12th April, 2010 has made amendments to Rules 64 71, 72 & 80 of CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972, providing thereby to withhold 10% of the amount of Gratuity admissible to retiring Government employees who are in occupation of Govt accommodation. However, consequent upon the issue of above notification, a large number of those Government employees, who have not been allotted Government accommodation are also approaching the Directorate of Estates for obtaining ‘No Demand Certificate’. In this regard, orders dated 21.11.1963 issued by this Directorate already exist. According to these orders, in cases where a Government servant has not been in occupation of any Govt residential accommodation during the service, a reference to the Directorate Estates for the issue of ‘NDC’ to him should not be necessary.

       In view of this, it is reiterated that in cases where a Govt servant has not been allotted and occupied any residential accommodation during the service, instead of approaching this Directorate, the No Demand Certificate should be issued by the administrative authority concerned after verification of their records and obtaining the declaration from the Govt servants concerned, in the form enclosed herewith and attested by a Gazetted officer.

s/d
(R. N. Yadav)
Deputy Director of Estates (Policy)

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Entitlement of Pass facilites under MACPS -Clarification reg.


GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(Railway Board)


S.No.PC-VI/245                                                           RBE  No.6/2011           No.PC-V/2009/A               New Delhi,12-01-2011

The General Managers
All Zonal Rai1ways & PUs
(As per mailing list)

Sub:- Entitlement of Pass facilites under MACPS -Clarification reg.

Ref:- Board’s letter of even number dated 10-06-2009

     The issue regarding the entitlement of privilege and other passes in case of employees who have been granted financial upgradation under the MACP Scheme has been under consideration.

     In terms of Para 16 of Annexure of Board's letter referred to above, financial upgradation under the MACP Scheme is personal to the incumbent and entitles the employee to certain benefits which are linked to the pay drawn by the employee. Hence, the benefit of Passes/PTOs Corresponding to the next higher Grade Pay granted under the MACP Scheme will be available to the employee. It is also reiterated that the grant of financial upgradation under the MACP Scheme does not entail any change in the designation, classification and status of an employee. Accordingly, the benefits related to higher status inherent in the higher Pay Band and / or Grade Pay is not avaialble to such an employee who has been granted higher Grade Pay under the MACP Scheme.

3. This issue with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Rai1ways.

4. Hindi version is enclosed.

s/d-
(N.P.Singh)
Dy. Director, Pay Commission - V
Railway Board

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Sunday, January 23, 2011

RAILWAY SERVANTS (PASS) RULES, 1986 (1993 EDITION)


GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)

RAILWAY SERVANT’S PASS RULES, 1986 (1993 EDITION) EMBODYING ALL CORRECTION SLIPS ISSUED UPTO 56, DATED 08.05.2008

GENERAL PASS RULES

RAILWAY SERVANTS (PASS) RULES, 1986 (1993 EDITION)

In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to Article 309 of the Constitution, the President hereby makes the following Rules, regulating the issue of passes and Privilege Ticket Orders to Railway servants, for travel by trains namely:-

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New Pass Rules - Clarification

D.O.No.AIRF/82                        Dated: January 13, 2011

Dear Coms.,

Sub: New Pass Rules - Clarification

     We are getting lot of queries on year ending entitlement of Privilege Passes and for those who have not completed 5 year service.

     We have discussed the matter with the Adviser(IR), Railway Board, who has clarified that all the Privilege Passes issued after 3rd January, 2011 will be covered under RBE No.3/2011(E(W)2008/PS 5-1/38 dated 6.1.2011), which means, remaining year ending Privilege Passes will be issued as per New Pass
Rules.

     Those who have not completed 5 year service and are entitled for single pass will be entitled for IInd Class `A’ (AC-3 Tier) Privilege Pass.

     In case any CPO or administrative officer has any problem, he can get it clarified from the Adviser(IR), Railway Board.

     With best wishes!

Comradely Yours,
sd/-
(Shiva Gopal Mishra)

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Saturday, January 22, 2011

SSC to Recruit Constables for Central Police Organisations




     Staff Selection Commission will be conducting examination for recruitment of Constable (General Duty) in Central Police Organisations under Ministry of Home Affairs, in the pay scale of Rs.5200-20200 with Grade Pay of Rs.2000/-. The age limit is 18-23 years. This is the first time that the Government has decided to conduct a common recruitment examination for recruitment of Constable (General Duty) in all the CPOs, through Staff Selection Commission. Earlier, the respective CPOs used to make recruitment of Constables (GD) by their own..

     Ministry of Home Affairs has intimated about 49,070 vacancies of Constables (General Duty) collectively, in BSF, CISF, CRPF and SSB for which written test will be held on 5.6.2011 for candidates qualifying in physical standard/physical efficiency test and about 5000 vacancies are tentatively available in ITBP and Assam Rifles for which written examination will be held on 1.5.2011. Respective notices will be published in 5-11 February, 2011 edition of Employment News/Rozgar Samachar. The Candidates domiciled in a State/UT are only eligible for vacancies in respective States/UTs. Allocation to different CPOs in the case of common recruitment will be made on merit-cum-option basis. In case of Common Recruitment for BSF, CRPF, CISF and SSB, applications are to be sent by candidates to the respective Regional/Sub-Regional Offices of the Staff Selection Commission in whose jurisdiction the Centre of Written Examination falls. The candidates will have option to apply online (http://ssc.online) or submit paper application.

The following are the major features of the recruitment: -

(i) Vacancies have been allocated UT/State-wise in CPO to be filled by candidates domiciled in the State/UT.

(ii) Separate vacancies have been reserved for Border Districts and Naxalite/Militancy affected areas in different States/UTs.

(iii) Entire recruitment is scheduled to be completed in six months for Assam Rifles and ITBP and in nine months for other CPOs.

(iv) The selection process will consist of Physical Standards Test (PST)/Physical Efficiency Test (PET), written examination for PST/PET qualified candidates and Medical Examination for candidates short listed on the basis of Written Examination.

(v) Vacancies are likely to increase and will be finalised before the Written Examination.

(vi) The Written Examination will consist of Matriculation level questions on General Intelligence and Reasoning. General Knowledge and Awareness, Elementary Mathematics and English or Hindi.

Detailed notice and application forms will be available on SSC website http://ssc.nic.in from 5.2.2011 onwards.

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Friday, January 21, 2011

Combined Defence Services Exam (I) – 2011



     The Union Public Service Commission will be conducting the Combined Defence Services Examination (I) – 2011 at 41 Centres throughout the country on 13/2/2011 (Sunday). Admission Certificates to the candidates have been dispatched. Letters of rejection to the candidates stating reason(s) for rejection have also been issued. If any applicant who has not received either the Admission Certificate or the Rejection Letter, may contact the UPSC Facilitation Counter on Telephone Nos. 011-23385271, 011-23381125, & 011-23098543 and 011-23387402 during working hours. The candidates can also send message on FAX No. 011-23387310. The candidates may also get “Venue Information” through Interactive Voice Response System (IVRS) of the Commission by dialing 011-23387310. Information regarding ‘Venues of Examination’ is also available on Union Public Service Commission’s Website http://www.upsc.gov.in.

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Re-engagement of ratired staff on daily remuneration basis in exigencies of service.


RBE No.O7/2O

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)

No. E(NG)I1/2010/RC-4/6
New Delhi, dated:13.01.2011

The General Manager (P)
All Indian Railways
(As per standard mailing list)

Sub: Re-engagement of ratired staff on daily remuneration basis in exigencies of service.

   Keeping in view the acute shortage of staff in various categories of posts owing to various reasons and consequent hampering of the Railway’s services, Ministry of Railways (Railway Board) have decided to permit General Managers to re-engage retired employees with the following conditions:

     1. Railway should issuo necessary notificatioi for such re-engagement by giving wide publicity through open advertisement so that all may get equal opportunity.

     2. Re-engaged employees should not have been covered under the Safety Related Retirement Scheme/Liberalized Active Retirement Scheme for Guaranteed Employment for Safety Staff (LARSGESS).

     3. While engaging such staff, medical fitness of the appropriate category should be obtained from the designated authorities.

     4. Suitabitity/Competency of the staff should also be adjudged before Engaging and the issue of their safety record should be addressed.

     5. Maximum age limit or such re-engagement shall be 62 years end this limit shall not be exceeded in case of any retired railway employees during the period of re-engagement.

     6. While engaging such staff and assigning duties to them, it must be ensured that safety and other operational requirements are adequately addressed.

     7. Remuneration to such staff be made as stipulated vide this Ministry's letter No. E(NG)II/2007/RC-4/CORE/1 dated 11.12.2009 (in each and ever case of engagement of retired employee, the daily allowances plus full pension should not exceed the last pay drawn).

     8. The scheme will be valid up to December 2011. This may be terminated if adequate staff become available.

This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of Ministry of Railways (Railway Board).

(HarshaDass)
Jt. Director Es.tt. (N)IT
Railway Board

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Updation of Common Seniority List (CSL) of Steno Grade ‘D’ of CSSS upto Select List Years 1994 as on 1.7.2010.


MOST IMMEDIATE

No. 6/1/2011-CS-1I(C)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan,
Khan Market, New Delhi- 110003.
Dated, the 11th January, 2011.

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Updation of Common Seniority List (CSL) of Steno Grade ‘D’ of CSSS upto Select List Years 1994 as on 1.7.2010.

     The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. No.20/23/2005-CS.II dated 28.7.2006 circulating therewith the Final Common Seniority List of Steno Grade ‘D’ upto the Select List Year 1994,
which is also available on the website of this Ministry and to say that the CSL of Steno Grade ‘D’ upto the SL year 1994 was circulated way back in 2006 and many Steno Grade ‘D’ in this list may have been promoted as PA under the SQ or LDCE quota, some may have left the service due to other
reasons. As such, there is a need to update the CSL upto the SL year 1994 as on 1.7.2010.

     2. All the Cadre Units are requested to furnish in the Annexure to this O.M., the details as on 1.7.2010, of all Steno Grade ‘D’ who had appeared in the CSL of Steno Grade ‘D’ circulated vide this Department’s O.M. dated 28.7.2006 and who have been promoted as PA/PS on regular basis or who have left the service due to other reasons so that their names may be deleted from the CSL, Cadre Units are requested to ensure that the requisite information is furnished to this Department by .31.1.2011 without any delay

sd/-
(G.S. Pundir)
Under Secretary to the Government of India
Tele: 24654020

To
All 40 Cadre Units of CSSS.

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