Thursday, 21 June 2018

Disbursement of Salary & staff remuneration to BSNL employees


Disbursement of Salary & staff remuneration to BSNL employees

BHARAT SANCHAR NIGAM LIMITED
(A Govt. of India Enterprise)
CORPORATE OFFICE
BFC&I DIVISION
To
All Chief General Managers
BSNL circles/Metro cities

No. 16-4/2018/CB (P)
Dated : 18-06-2018.

Sub:- Disbursement of Salary & staff remuneration to BSNL employees.

The date of disbursement of "Net take home" to BSNL staff is re-fixed wef 01.07.2018 (Net take home for the month of June, 2018) as noted below:-

bsnl-employees-salary

 2. The following instructions are also being issued:-

(i) Salary will be finalized as usual.

(ii) Payments pertain to OTA, Honorarium, TA, LTC, Leave encashment & Medical reimbursement be processed only up to amount authorised by BFC&I wing of CO BSNL.

(iii) Circles will make fund requirement as usual, however cash fund will be released on the basis of bank files generated in SAP.

(iv) Left out cases will be considered up to 5th of each month and thereafter the same will be considered for next month salary procedure.

S/d,
(Y. N. Singh)
General Manager
Budget, Financial Control & investment

Restoration of pension in respect of Defence Service Personnel - delinking of qualifying service of 33 years for revised pension with effect from 1.1.2006


Restoration of pension in respect of Defence Service Personnel - delinking of qualifying service of 33 years for revised pension with effect from 1.1.2006 reg

No.1(04)/2007/D(Pen/Pol)
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare

New Delhi,Dated:20th June, 2018
To
The Chief of the Army Staff
The Chief of the Naval Staff
The Chief of the Air Staff

Subject: Restoration of pension in respect of Defence Service Personnel who had drawn lump sum payment on absorption in Public Sector Undertakings/ Autonomous Bodies - delinking of qualifying service of 33 years for revised pension with effect from 1.1.2006 reg.
Sir,

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Ministry’s letter No.1(04)/2007-D(Pen/Policy) dated 18th Sept,2017 under which orders have been issued for restoration of full pension for those Defence pensioners who had drawn lump sum payment on absorption in Public Sector Undertaking/Autonomous Bodies after expiry of commutation period of 15 years from the date of payment of 100% lump sum amount. The said order also allows revision of pension in accordance with the instructions issued from time to time in implementation of the recommendations of the Pay commissions including Seventh CPC.

2. Instructions were issued by this Ministry vide letter No 1(2)/2016- D (Pen/Pol.) dated 30.9.2016 to the effect that w.e.f.1.1.2006 revised consolidated pension and family pension of pre-2006 Armed Forces pensioners shall not be lower than 50% and 30% respectively of the minimum of the pay in the Pay Band plus Grade pay corresponding to the pre–revised scale from which the pensioner had retired/ discharged/ invalided out/ died including Military Service Pay and ‘X’ Group pay, if any, without pro rata reduction of pension even if they had rendered qualifying service of less than 33 years at the time of retirement.

3. Matter has been considered by the Government and it has been decided that while determining the revised pension of above said category of absorbee pensioners/ family pensioners with effect from 1.1.2006, the pension/ family pension shall also be revised in accordance with the provisions contained in this Ministry’s letter dated 30.9.2016 referred above.

4. The revised pension in terms of this order shall be revised by respective Pension Sanctioning Authorities suo-moto by issuing Corrigendum PPOs in all affected cases. No application in this regard shall be called for either from the pensioners or from the PDAs concerned.

5. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Division of this Ministry vide their ID No.31 (8)/09/Fin/Pen dated 23-05-2018.

6. Hindi version will follow.

S/d,
(R K Arora)
Under Secretary to the Govt. Of India.

7th CPC - Constitution of Committee to examine classification of Railway Posts


7th CPC - Constitution of Committee to examine classification of Railway Posts

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)
No.PC-VII/2017/RSRP/2(Pt.II)

New Delhi, dated :18.06.2018
To,
The PCPOs, All Indian Railways
& Production Units
(As per standing mailing list)

Sub : Constitution of Committee to examine classification of Railway Posts consequent upon implementation of 7th CPC recommendations through RSRP Rules,2016.

Railway Board’s order dated 12.06.2018 refers (Annexure-I). A Committee consisting of Executive Director/Pay Commission-II Railway Board as Convener, Executive Director/Estt. (GC) Railway Board and Executive Director/Transformation Cell (Mechanical) Railway Board as Members has been constituted "to examine in detail the issue of granting Group 'B' status (Gazetted / Non-Gazetted) to various existing Group 'C' posts of Indian Railways (including repercussions and modalities) in line with DoP&T's order no. 11012/10/2016-Estt. A -III dated 09.11.2017".

2. It is requested that the above be circulated among all the stakeholders in the Zonal Railways. Their comments/representations if any in this regard can be directly addressed to the undersigned at Room No. 325, 3rd Floor, Railway Board, DFCCIL Building, Pragati Maidan Metro Complex, New Delhi- 110001. The relevant envelopes may clearly be superscribed with "For Committee examining classification of Railway Posts" on top. Comments/suggestions can also be sent by e-mail to railwayclassificationcommittee@gmail.com All written views (whether by post or e-mail) are to reach the specified address by 4th July, 2018.

3. Further, the Committee will also be available on 5th & 6th July, i 2018 between 3:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. at Room No. 376 (Transformation Cell meeting room) of the Railway Board at Rail Bhawan, New Delhi in case any stakeholder(s) wish(es) to make an oral representation.

Encl as above

S/d,
(S.Balachandra Iyer)
EDPC-II & Convener of the Committee
Railway Board

Government Of India
Ministry Of Railways
(Railway Board)
No.ERB-I/2018/23/29

New Delhi,dated 12.06.2018
ORDER

Ministry of Railway (Railway Board) have decided to constitute a committee to examine classification of Railway Services consequent upon implementation of Railway Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2016 in consultation with all stakeholders. The Committee will consist of the following :-

i. Executive Director /Pay Commission-II, Railway Board - Convener
ii. Executive Director/Estt.(GC), Railway Board - Member
iii. Executive Director/Transformation (Mechanical), Railway Board - Member

2. The Terms of Reference of the Committee will be as under:
"To examine in detail the issue of granting Group 'B' status (Gazetted/Non-Gazetted) to various existing Group 'C' posts of Indian Railways (including repercussions and modalities) in line with DoP&T's order no.11012/10/2016-Estt.A-III dated 09.11.2017."
3. The Committee should examine the issue in consultation with various stakeholders & submit its report within one month from the date of its constitution.

4. The Headquarters of the Committee will be at New Delhi.

5. PC-VII branch of Railway Board will be the Nodal branch for functioning of the commission Therefore, submission of report of the Committee for consideration of Railway Board, implementation of its recommendations and all related issues including parl. Questions, RTI cases and other formalities with regard to the Committee, shall be dealt with by PC-VII branch.

6. The Convener and Members of the Committee will draw TA/DA as per extant rules.

S/d,
(Vijay Kumar)
Under Secretary (E)-I
Railways Board

Grant of Grade Pay Rs.6600/PB-3 to Nursing personnel i.e. staff Nurses/Nursing Sister/Matron/Chief Matron under 3rd MACP


Grant of Grade Pay Rs.6600/PB-3 to Nursing personnel i.e. staff Nurses/Nursing Sister/Matron/Chief Matron under 3rd MACP

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)
RBE No.87/2018

New Delhi, dated 14-6-2018
S.No.PC-VII/106
PC-V/2009/ACP/2
The General Managers
All Indian Railways & PUs
(As per mailing list)

Sub: Grant of Grade Pay Rs.6600/PB-3 to Nursing personnel i.e. staff Nurses/Nursing Sister/Matron/Chief Matron under 3rd MACP.

The staff side (NFIR and AIRF) had demanded for grant of 3rd financial upgradation in the Grade Pay of Rs.6600/PB-3 to Nursing personnel under MACPS on the basis of OM dated 09-09-2016 issued by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The matter was examined in consultation with the Deptt. of personnel and Training and it has now been decided as under.
a) Those Staff Nurse/Nursing Sister/Matron/Chief Matron who have been awarded 1st and 2nd financial upgradation under ACP Scheme in the hierarchy pay scale of Rs.5500-9000 and Rs.6500-10500 upto 31-08-2008 may be granted a replacement Grade Pay of Rs.4800/-PB-2 and Rs.5400/PB-3. Therefore, the 3rd financial upgradation under MACP Scheme, if granted to these categories of officials, may be revised to Rs.6600/PB-3 from Rs.5400 in PB-3.

b) Those Staff Nurse/Nursing Sister/Chief Matron who have been granted 1st ACP in the pre-revised pay scale of Rs.5500-9000 upto 31-08-2008 may be placed in the replacement Grade Pay of Rs.4800/PB-2. They will be entitled for grant of 2nd and 3rd financial upgradation under MACP Scheme in the Grade Pay of Rs.5400/PB-2 and Rs.5400/PB-3 only.

c) All the remaining Staff Nurse/Nursing Sister/Matron/Chief Matron who are to be granted 1st, 2nd and 3rd financial upgradation under MACP Scheme may be granted next higher Grade Pay.
2. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.

3. Hindi version is enclosed.
S/d,
(subhankar Dutta)
Deputy Director Pay commission-V
Railway Board.
Source: NFIR

Fresh Guidelines for Selection of Teachers for National Awards

Fresh Guidelines for Selection of Teachers for National Awards
 
21 JUN 2018
The Ministry of HRD has issued fresh guidelines for Selection of Teachers for National Awards. Teachers of Government schools can now send their entries directly for National Award for Teachers. This is a new initiative, as earlier entries were selected by the State Government.  The purpose of National Award to Teachers is to celebrate the unique contribution of some of the finest teachers in the country and to honor those teachers, who through their commitment have not only improved the quality of school education but also enriched the lives of their students.
  1. Conditions of Eligibility of Teachers for consideration for the Awards:
  1. School teachers and Heads of Schools working in recognized primary/ middle /high / higher secondary schools under the following categories:
  1. Schools run by State Govt. /UTs Administration, schools run by local bodies, schools aided by State Govt. and UT Administration.
  2. Central Govt. Schools i.e. Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs), Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs), Central Schools for Tibetans (CTSA), Sainik Schools run by Ministry of Defence (MoD), Schools run by Atomic Energy Education Society (AEES).
  3. Schools affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) (other than those at (a) and (b) above)
  4. Schools affiliated to Council for Indian Schools Certificate Examination (CISCE) (Other than those at (a), (b) and (c) above)

  1. Normally retired teachers are not eligible for the award but those teachers who have served a part of the calendar year (at least for four months i.e. upto 30th April in the year to which National Award relates) may be considered if they fulfill all other conditions.
  2. Educational Administrators, Inspectors of Education, and the staff of training Institutes are not eligible for these awards.
  3. Teacher/Headmaster should not have indulged in tuitions.
  4. Only regular Teachers and Heads of Schools will be eligible.
  5. Contractual Teachers and Shiksha Mitras will not be eligible.

  1. Considerations to guide the selection of teachers at various levels:
Teachers will be evaluated based on the evaluation matrix given at Annexure-I. Evaluation matrix contains two types of criteria for evaluation:
  1. Objective criteria: Under this the teachers will be awarded marks against each of the objective criteria. These criteria are given the weightage of 20 out of 100.
  2. Criteria based on performance: Under this, teachers will be awarded marks on criteria based on performance e.g. initiatives to improve learning outcomes, innovative experiments undertaken, organization of extra and co-curricular activities, use of Teaching Learning Material, social mobility, ensuring experiential learning, unique ways to ensure physical education to students etc. These criteria are given the weightage of 80 out of 100.

  1. Procedure for application and selection:
  1. All the applications would be received through an online web portal. The portal would be developed and managed by Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI) assisted by CIET, NCERT under the overall supervision of MHRD.
  2. ASCI would also ensure coordination with States/UTs regarding timely entry into the portal and resolution of technical and operational issues during data entry into portal.
  3. MHRD will bear the entire expenditure for development and maintenance of the portal.
  4. In case of State/UTs, teachers and Heads of schools themselves shall apply directly by filling the application form online through the web portal before the prescribed cut-off date.
  5. Every applicant shall submit a portfolio, online along with the Entry Form. The portfolio shall include relevant supporting material such as documents, tools, reports of activities, field visits, photographs, audios or videos etc.
  6. Undertaking by the applicant: Each applicant shall give an undertaking that all the information/data submitted is true to the best of his/her knowledge and if anything is found at any later date to be untrue then he/she will be liable to disciplinary action.

District Selection Committee:
  1. First level scrutiny will be done by District Selection Committee (DSC) headed by the District Education Officer. Members of DSC would be as under:
  1. District Education Officer: Chairperson
  2. Representative of State/UT Govt.: Member
  3. One Reputed academician nominated by District Collector: Member

  1. The major functions to be performed by DSC are as under:
  1. Physical verification of the facts/ information provided by the applicant by forming verification teams.
  2. Evaluation/ marking of the applicants as per the format at Annexure-I.
  3. Certificate by DSC: The DSC shall certify that marks have been awarded after due verification of the facts.
  4. After the detailed evaluation of the applications, DSC will shortlist 3 names and forward these to State Selection Committee through online portal along with vigilance clearance certificate of each of the 3 applicants.
  5. In addition to the applications received, the DSC in exceptional circumstances, may suo-moto consider name of maximum one person among the outstanding teachers including special educators and differently abled teachers/heads of schools. The evaluation will be done as per the format at Annexure-I.
  6. DSC may take into account performance of teachers in various streams of studies viz. science, arts, music, physical education etc.
The State Selection Committee (SSC)
  1. The State Selection Committee (SSC) will be headed by Principal Secretary/ Secretary of State Education Department. Members of SSC will be as under:
  1. Principal Secretary/ Secretary of State Education Department: Chairperson
  2. Nominee of Union Govt.: Member
  3. Director/Commissioner of Education: Member Secretary
  4. Director, SCERT or equivalent if there is no SCERT: Member
  1. The major functions to be performed by SSC are as under:
  1. Re-verification of the facts/ information/marks of the nominations received from all the DSCs.
  2. Evaluate all the nominations and prepare shortlist of the best candidates, subject to the maximum number allotted to the States/UTs as per Annexure-II and forward the same to Independent Jury at National level through online portal.
Organization Selection Committee (OSC) (For other organizations)
  1. The composition of OSC is as under:
  1. Chairperson/ Director/ Commissioner/ Head of the Organization: Chairperson
  2. One officer from the Organization nominated by the Chairperson
  3. Nominee of Union Govt.: Member
  4. One reputed academician deputed by the Chairperson: Member
  1. The major functions to be performed by OSC are as under:
  1. The Organizations may follow their internal processes for receiving nominations.
  2. Evaluate all the nominations and prepare shortlist of the best candidates, subject to the maximum number allotted to the Organizations as per Annexure-II and forward the same to Independent Jury at National level through online portal.
Independent Jury at National level
  1. Independent Jury at National level headed by retired Secretary, Department of School Education & Literacy, MHRD would review the list of candidates as forwarded by all the 36 SSCs and 7 OSCs and carry out fresh assessment.
    1. Each nominee is required to make a presentation before the Jury.
    2. The jury shall select names from the list subject to the maximum of 45 (+2 Special Category for differently abled teachers etc.).
    3. TA/DA for nominees shall be paid by MHRD.
    4. Secretarial assistance to the Jury will be provided by NCERT.
  2. All other awards have been subsumed under this award.
  3. The suggested way forward along with proposed timelines is as under:
    1. Opening of web-portal for inviting applications – 15th June to 30th June, 2018. Large scale publicity through newspaper advertisements, social media (Twitter, Facebook etc.) and by sending emails directly to the teachers & the State Education Departments, etc.
    2. District Selection Committee nominations to be forwarded to the State Selection Committee by 15th July, 2018.
    3. State Selection Committee shortlist to be forwarded through online portal to Independent National Jury by 31th July, 2018.
    4. Letters/communication to be issued by MHRD through online portal to all the shortlisted candidates by 3rd August.
    5. Finalization of names by Independent National Jury by 30th August, 2018.
Evaluation Matrix for National Award to Teachers
Annexure-I
Category A: Objective Criteria
Sl No. Criteria Maximum Marks / Ceiling
1 Work done by teacher to encourage community, parents, alumni etc. to contribute to the school in any way e.g. physical infrastructure, computers, mid day meal, funds, books etc. 3
2 Publication (Research papers/Articles in international/national journals{with ISSN}, Books {with ISBN}, etc.) in the last 5 years 3
3 Annual Performance Appraisal Reports or other performance appraisal tools of last 3 years 3
4 Is the teacher attending school regularly without any complaints? 3
5 Whether the teacher is regularly attending the in-service training he/she is deputed to? 2
6 Work done by teacher to increase enrolment and reduce dropouts. 2
7 Whether the teacher is enrolled for any course under SWAYAM or any other MOOCS platform 2
8 Development of e-contents, textbooks, teacher handbooks for SCERTs, Boards or NCERT 2
Subtotal 20
Category B: Criteria based on performance (Indicative and illustrative only)
Sl No. Criteria Maximum Marks
1 Innovative experiments (like use of ICT, joyful learning technique) undertaken by teacher for greater impact of his/her teaching on the students. Development and use of appropriate pedagogic approaches in day to day teaching activities including Teaching Learning Material, Low cost teaching aids etc. (Based on number, scale and impact of innovations/experiments) 30
2 Organization of extra and co-curricular activities (Based on number, scale and impact of experiments) 25
3
  1. Mobilization of society for school infrastructure and for spreading social awareness among children.
  2. Promotion of nation building and national integration
25
Subtotal 80
Grand Total 100
State/UT/Organization wise maximum number of nominations allowed
Annexure-II
S.no States/UTs/Organizations Max. nominations
1 Andhra Pradesh 3
2 Arunachal Pradesh 3
3 Assam 3
4 Bihar 6
5 Chhattisgarh 3
6 Goa 3
7 Gujarat 6
8 Haryana 3
9 Himachal Pradesh 3
10 Jammu & Kashmir 3
11 Jharkhand 3
12 Karnataka 6
13 Kerala 6
14 Madhya Pradesh 6
15 Maharashtra 6
16 Manipur 3
17 Meghalaya 3
18 Mizoram 3
19 Nagaland 3
20 Orissa 6
21 Punjab 6
22 Rajasthan 6
23 Sikkim 3
24 Tamil Nadu 6
25 Telangana 3
26 Tripura 3
27 Uttar Pradesh 6
28 Uttarakhand 3
29 West Bengal 3

Union Territory
30 A&N Islands 1
31 Chandigarh 1
32 D&N Haveli 1
33 Daman & Diu 1
34 Delhi 2
35 Lakshadweep 1
36 Puducherry 1

Others
37 Atomic Energy Education Society (Under Deptt. Of Atomic Energy) 1
38 CBSE 6
39 C.I.S.C.E. 2
40 CTSA 1
41 Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan 4
42 Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti 2
43 Sainik Schools Under M/o Defence 1

Grand Total 145
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