Thursday, 8 May 2014

7th Pay Commission recommend that 20% interim relief be given to all Central and State Government employees

NMC stresses on 20% Interim Relief for State and Central Government Employees – News Report

The National Mazdoor Conference has urged the Chairman of the newly formed 7th Pay Commission recommend that 20% interim relief be given to all Central and State Government employees.
As per Newspapers report that the National Mazdoor Conference has also strongly demanded that these recommendations be submitted to the new government that is likely to form at the Centre.

The NMC President, Subhash Shastri said in a letter to 7th Pay Commission that along with the State and Central Government employees, the interim relief of 20% of basic pay be also extended to pensioners too and that these demands be recommended as soon as the Election Commission’s restrictions (Model Code of conduct Rules) end.

Shastri emphasised that whenever the recommendation of the commission are submitted to the Central government, the Commission should extend these recommendations to the state governments in general and Jammu and Kashmir in particular.

In addition to these, the National Mazdoor Conference has also demanded on its previous demands for raising the retirement age to 62 and of 50% DA merger.

Last week, the Confederation had released its draft reply to the 7th Central Pay Commission questionnaire. The Secretary General said that a final decision in this regard will be made at the Staff Side National Council Meeting.

Leading federations are going to proclaim their replies in the near future. Employees all over the country are eagerly waiting to see these, especially the opinions and queries of federations like AIRF, and NFIR.

Meanwhile, the 7th Pay Commission has sent a circular to all the federations to submit their replies as memorandum on or before June 30. The Commission has sought the cooperation of all the federations since it has to submit a complete report to the Government within 18 months.

The Federations have advised their affiliate unions to hurry with their opinions, demands and their views on the implementation of 7th CPC. Attention is now being channelized to draft suggestions and demands that include all thoughts and views.

The 7th Pay Commission too is particular about gathering opinion and feedback from all Ministers/Departments and the general public for drafting its recommendations.

Grant of Dearness Relief to CPF beneficiaries in receipt of ex-gratia payment w.e.f. 01.01.2014

Grant of Dearness Relief to CPF beneficiaries in receipt of ex-gratia payment w.e.f. 01.01.2014
 
F. No. 42/10/2014-P&PW(G)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare
 
3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan,
Khan Market, New Delhi – 110003
Date: 07th  May, 2014
OFFICE MEMORANDUM
 
Subject: Grant of Dearness Relief to CPF beneficiaries in receipt of ex-gratia payment w.e.f. 01.01.2014 in continuation of this Department’s OM No. 42/13/2012-P&PW(G) dated 17th Oct, 2013, the President is pleased to grant the Dearness Relief at the rate of 5th CPC w.e.f.1.1.2014 to the following …
 
(i) The surviving CPF beneficiaries who have retired from service between the period 18.11.1960 to 31.12.1985 and are in receipt of ex-gratia @ Rs.600/ p.m. w.e.f. 1.11.1997 under this Department’s OM No. 45/52/97-P&PW(E) dated 16.12.1997 & revised to Rs.3000, Rs.1000,Rs.750 & Rs.650 for Group A, B, C & D respectively w.e.f 4th June,2013 vide OM No. 1/10/2012-P&PW(E) dt. 27th June, 2013 are entitled to Dearness Relief @ 200% w.e.f. 1.1.2014.
 
(ii) The following categories of CPF beneficiaries who are in receipt of ex-gratia payment in terms of this Department’s OM No. 45/52/97-P&PW{E) dated 16.12.1997 are entitled to DR @ 192 % w.e.f. 1.1.2014.
(a) The widows and dependent children of the deceased CPF beneficiary who had retired from service prior to 1.1.1986 or who had died while in service prior to 1.1.1986 and are in receipt of Ex-gratia payment of Rs. 605/- p.m. & revised to Rs 645 w.e.f 04th June ,2013 vide OM No. 1/10/2012-P&PW(E) dated 27th June,2013.

(b) Central Government employees who had retired on CPF benefits before 18.11.1960 and are in receipt of Ex-gratia payment of Rs.654/-, Rs.659/-, Rs.703/- and Rs.965/-.
2. Payment of DR involving a fraction of a rupee shall be rounded off to the next higher rupee. In their application to the indian Audit and Accounts Department, these orders issue in consultation with the C&AG.
 
3. This issues with the concurrence of Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure vide their OM No. 1(4)/EV/2004 dated 2nd May, 2014.
 
4. Hindi version will follow.
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( Charanjit Taneja )
Under Secretary to the Government of India
Source: http://pensionersportal.gov.in/
[http://ccis.nic.in/WriteReadData/CircularPortal/D3/D03ppw/PPWG_070514_new.pdf]

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