Thursday, 16 July 2015

The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013- Submission of declaration of assets and liabilities by CSS officers – regarding.

The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013- Submission of declaration of assets and liabilities by CSS officers – regarding.
No.21/2/2014-CS.I(PR/CMS)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training
CS.I Division
2nd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan,
Khan Market, New Delhi-11 0003
Dated the 16th July, 2015
OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013- Submission of declaration of assets and liabilities by CSS officers – regarding.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. of even number dated 9th and 23rd April, 2015 regarding declaration of assets and liabilities by CSS officers under the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 and to state that vide Notifications dated 27.4.2015 the last date for filing of returns by public servants under the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 as on 1.8.2014 and as on 31.3.2015 has been extended to 15th October, 2015.

2. All CSS Officers are requested to file the returns for the year 2014 (as on 1.8.2014) and for the year 2015 (as on 31.3.2015) on line at cscms.nic.in at the earliest. All officers of US and above levels of CSS should also take a print out of the return filed on line and submit to this Department duly signed.

3. Filing of returns at the last moment by thousands of officers makes the system sluggish and lead to delay in filing of the returns. In view of this, all CSS Officers are requested to file the returns at the earliest without waiting for the last date to approach to avoid rush and slowing down of the system at the last moment.

4. Ministries/Departments are requested that the contents of this O.M. may be widely circulated to the notice of all CSS officers working under their control. They should also monitor and ensure that the returns are submitted by all officers within the stipulated period without fail through Web Based Cadre Management System.

5. A copy of FAQs on Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act,s 2013 circulated by this Department is also attached for information.
(V.Srinivasaragavan)
Under Secretary to the Government of India
All Ministries/Departments( through DoP&T’s website)
FAQs WITH REPLIESIINFORMATION, IN RESPECT OF LOKPAL AND LOKAYUKTAS ACT, 2013

Pension Process Map and Time Frame for those who are retiring on superannuation

Pension Process Map and Time Frame for those who are retiring on superannuation

S.No Process Authority Concerned Timeframe Applicable Rule
CCS Pension Rules
1 Preparation of list of employees who are due to retire within 12 to 15 months Head of the Department 1st January,1st April ,1st July and 1st October each year. 56(1)
2 Communication of the list to the Accounts Officer Concerned Head of the Department Head of the Office 31st January, 30th April, 31st July and 31st October each year.
In case of Government servants retiring for reasons other than immediately as soon as the fact comes to notice.
56(2)
3 Communication of the list to the Directorate of Estates in respect of employees having General Pool Accommodation with a view to obtain ‘No Demand Certificate. Head of the Office. 12 months before retirement. 56(4)
4 Verification and determination of qualifying service, and if necessary, in consultation with the employee; and determination of average emoluments. Head of the Office. 12 months before the retirement. The process to complete before eight months from the retirement. 59
(a) & (b)
5 Communication of facts to the retiring employees for action by the employees. Head of the Office. 8 months before the retirement. 59(c)
6 Submission of papers by the employee Employee 6 months before retirement. 59(c)(iii)
7 Presentation of papers to pay and accounts office. Head of the Office 4 months before the retirement. 61(4)
8 Checking the pension and gratuity admissible and forwarding the PPO to the pension paying authority. Pay and accounts office 1 month before the retirement. 65
9 Dispatch of PPO to CPAO PAO On the last working day of the month preceding the month of retirement.
10-A Dispatch of Bank half of the PPO to CPPC of Authorized Bank CPAO By 20th of the month of retirement.
10-B Handing over of pensioners half of the PPO to the retiring employee Head of Office Date of retirement
11 Completion of all formalities and crediting the pension to the pensioner’s account. CPPC/Paying Branch Last date of the month.
Note For cases of retirement other than on superannuation, it is provided that PPO shall be issued within six months of submission of duly completed Form 5 or the date of retirement whichever is later.

Pension Process Map and Time Frame Pension Process Map and Time Frame

Source: Pensioners Portal

Grant of 3% increment due to financial upgradation in the same Grade Pay – OFB Orders on 10.7.2015

Restructuring of Cadre of Artisan Staff in Defence Establishments in Modification of Recommendations of 6th CPC
Grant of 3% increment due to financial upgradation in the same Grade Pay – OFB Orders on 10.7.2015
 
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
Ordnance Factory Board
Ayudh Bhavan
10A, Shaheed Kmudiram Bose Road, Kolkatta – 700 001

No.Per/1/01/CR/658
Date: 10/07/2015
To
The Sr. General Managers’ / General Managers
All Ordnance & Ordnance Equipment Factories

Sub: Restructuring of Cadre of Artisan Staff in Defence Establishments in Modification of Recommendations of 6th CPC
 
Ref: (i) OFB Circular No. 01/CR/A1/658 dated 17/02/2014
(ii) PC of A (FYS) Circular No. Pay/Tech-II/04/2014/02 dated 11.02.2014
(iii) PC of A (FYS) Circular No. Pay/Tech-II/04/2013/22 dated 31.07.2013

It has already been circulated vide Ref.(i) & (ii) above that HS/MCM workers drawing the pay scale of 5000-8000/- (i.e. Pay Scale of CM-II) by virtue of ACPS upto 31.12.2005 are to be considered for financial up-gradation in the Grade Pay of Rs.4600/- under 3rd MACP, if otherwise eligible.
 
 
Now, some factories and federations have sought clarification regarding 3rd MACP up-gradation in respect of the MCM workers who were drawing the pay scale of Rs. 4500-7000/- upto 31.12.2005. The matter has also been discussed in MACP Workshop held at NADP, Ambajhari on 8th & 9th May, 2015. In this connection, factories are requested to consider such employees financial up-gradation under 3rd MACP in the same Grade pay of Rs.4200/- with 3% increment benefit, if otherwise eligible.
 
 
PC of A (FYS) has already issued directives to all Branch vide Circular No. Pay/Tech-II/04/2013/22 dated 31.07.2013 (copy enclosed) in this regard.
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(S.K. Singh)
Director/IR
Source: BPMS

NC JCM writes to Finance Ministry to grant 30 percent HRA for Medak (Yeddumailaram) Employees

Grant of HRA/CCA at Hyderabad Rates to the Defence Civilian Employees working at Ordnance Factory Yeddumailaram (Medak) and Eddumailaram (Census Town), Medak

National Council (Staff Side)
Joint Consultative Machinery for Central Government Employees
13-C, Ferozshah Road, New DelhI — 110001
E Mail : ncjcm.np@gmail.com
Shiv Gopal Mishra
Secretary
No.JCM/2015/HRA
Date: June 30, 2015
The Joint Secretary(Pers.)
Department of Expenditure,
North Block,
New Delhi-110 001

Dear Madam,

Sub: Grant of HRA/CCA at Hyderabad Rates to the Defence Civilian Employees working at Ordnance Factory Yeddumailaram (Medak) and Eddumailaram (Census Town), Medak

Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure vide ID No. 2(2)12007/E-li (B) dated 19.02.2007 have informed MoD that the MoD should checkup the matter with the State Government/Local Authorities to confirm whether Yeddumailaram (Medak) and Eddumailaram (Census Town), Medak are two different cities or both are one and the same. It was further clarified that if it happen to be the same city then HRA / CCA is already admissible at Hyderabad rates being part of Hyderabad (UA). Accordingly, Ministry of Defence after consulting the State Government Authorities have issued instructions vide ID No. 6(6)/2005 D (Civ.) dated 16.05.2007 clarifying Yeddumailaram (Medak) and Eddumailaram (Census Town). Medak are one and the same city and accordingly they are eligible for HRA / CCA as applicable to Hyderabad (UA).

Ministry of Finance vide its ID No. 2(2)/2007-E-li(B) dated 01.12.2014 have advised Ministry of Defence that payment of HRA at Hyderabad rates to the employees of Ordnance Factory Yeddumailaram (Medak) and Eddumailaram (Census Town), Medak may be stopped with immediate effect. Accordingly, Ministry of Defence have issued instructions to Ordnance Factory Board to immediately reduce the rate of HRA to the above employees from existing 30% to 10%.

In this regard it is stated that Eddumailaram (Census Town) was declared / treated as Urban (i.e. Census Town) at 2001 Census vide Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, Director of Census Operation Letter No. 4646/Census CeIl/2001 dated 12.08.2002 (copy enclosed for ready reference) Moreover, as per the publication of Government of Andhra Pradesh regarding concept of Urban Agglomeration defined in Chapter 1 of introduction, concepts and definitions, jurisdictional changes, Rural – Urban Frame Andhra Pradesh in Para 1.3.7 it is clearly mentioned that the Medak District falls within the Urban Agglomeration of Hyderabad (UA).

In view of the above Department of Expenditure is requested to re-examine the whole issue in terms of the supporting documents stated in the Preceding Para and arrange to issue instructions to continue 30% HRA for the Defence Civilian Employees of Ordnance Factory Yeddumailaram (Medak) and Eddumailaram (Census Town), Medak, This issue may please be considered seriously and urgently since the Defence Production Unit is facing serious industrial unrest owing to stoppage of HRA at par with Hyderabad (UA) rates.
An early decision is solicited.
Yours faithfully,
(Shiva Gopal Mishra)
Secretary(Staff Side)
Source : NCJCM Staff Side

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