Wednesday, 2 September 2015

8.5 Lakh Central Government Employees participated in today’s strike – Confederation

8.5 Lakh Central Government Employees participated in today’s strike – Confederation

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The initial report received at the Confederation CHQ indicates the participation of about 8.5 lakh Central Government employees in today’s general Strike action of the Indian working Class. Earlier endorsing the call of the Central trade Unions, the Confederation of CGE and workers had called upon the Central Government employees to take part in the one day strike to compel the Govt. to withdraw the anti-people and anti-worker neo-liberal policies pursued since 1991.

The report states that the offices of the Postal, Income Tax Ground Water Board, Survey of India Geological Survey of India, , Indian Bureau of Mines. Offices of the Census Departments, ISRO, Atomic Energy, Medical Store Depots, Film Institute of India, Offices of the AGMARK, various other autonomous scientific and research institutions, etc remained closed for the whole day and the work completely paralysed. The strike also paralysed the functioning of various offices of the Indian Audit and Account Department, Printing and Stationary, Census, CPWD, Civil Accounts, Indian Standards Institute etc. Total civilian employees of various Defence Organisations and Defence Accounts Departments participated in the strike. The strike in which lakhs of workers participated has cautioned the Government of the consequences of scrapping the various labour welfare legislations intended to please the Corporate houses.

The Central Government employees were particularly unhappy over the denial of the wage revision for the past 5 years, non grant of interim relief and merger of DA, the continued outsourcing and contractorisation of Governmental functions, denial of the Statutory defined benefit pension to the fresh appointees and above all the closure of the negotiating forum- JCM- since 2010. The Finance Minister’s statement in the Parliament while laying the Medium term Expenditure Framework Statement pegging the additional revenue expenses on account of salary, pension etc for the year 2016-17 at just 5% more than 2015-16 was indicative of the nugatory attitude of the Government towards its own employees’ genuine demand for wage revision. It has no doubt acted as a catalyst to the enthusiastic participation of the employees in the Strike action.

The Strike was total in Kerala, Tamilnadu. Maharashtra, Punjab ,Telengana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Jharkhand, Chattisgrah, MP, Orissa, West Bengal Assam, North Eastern States w and 80 to 90% in other States.

The Confederation secretariat congratulates the employees and their leaders, who undertook intensive Campaign to make the strike such a grand success.

The Confederation Secretariat while thanking all its members for their whole hearted participation in the Strike and making it an unprecedented success, places on record the gratitude and appreciation for the yeomen efforts of the various Central Government Pensioners organizations in supporting the strike action.

Confederation of Central Govt. Employees and Workers
Source : Confederation Blog

Central Government Employees Get A Warning: Face Action If You Complain To The Prime Minister

Central Government Employees Get A Warning: ‘Face Action If You Complain To The Prime Minister’

NEW DELHI—All central government employees, including officials of Army and paramilitary forces, were on Monday warned of “action” if they raise service matters related grievances to the Prime Minister, directly.

Warning employees, the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) said such submission of representations directly to other authorities by-passing the prescribed channel of communication, has to be viewed seriously and appropriate disciplinary action should be taken against those who violate these.
As per these instructions, wherever a government servant wishes to press a claim or seek redressal of a grievance, the proper course is to address his immediate official superior or head of his office who is competent to deal with the matter in the organisation.

Writing to higher authorities, can rightly be treated as an unbecoming conduct, it said in a directive.
“In spite of these instructions, it has been observed that all government servants continue to represent directly to the prime minister and other higher authorities,” the DoPT said. It is reiterated that the instructions may be brought to their notice and “action taken against those who violate these instructions”, it said.


One day training Programme for dealing Assistants/Section Officers dealing with Pension related matters

One day training Programme for dealing Assistants/Section Officers dealing with Pension related matters
G.I., Dept. of PPG&P, O.M.No.56-1/2015 -P&PW Desk (C), dated 1.9.2015

Subject: One day training programme for dealing Assistants/Section Officers dealing with Pension related matters.

In continuation of this department’s OM of even number dated 26th August, 2015 on the above mentioned subject, the undersigned is directed to say that no nominations for the training programme, on pension matters to be held between 10.00 AM to 5.00 PM on 21st September, 2015 at Auditorium No.2, Ground Floor, Institute of Secretariat Training & Management, JNU Campus (Old), New Delhi- 110067, have been received in the department.

The training programme will be inaugurated by Hon’ble Minister of State (Personnel & Pension). Ministry of Agriculture etc. are, therefore, requested to ensure nomination of at least two suitable functionaries of appropriate seniority and dealing with Pension Matters to attend the above training course. The nominations in the Proforma given overleaf should reach the undersigned latest by 10th September, 2015 positively. You may also send the nomination through e.mail at .


Nomination of Area Welfare Officers for the calendar years 2015 and 2016- regarding.

Nomination of Area Welfare Officers for the calendar years 2015 and 2016- regarding.

No. 32/04/2014-Welfare
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
Welfare Section
Lok Nayak Bhawan, Khan Market
New Delhi, dated 1st September, 2015


Subject: Nomination of Area Welfare Officers for the calendar years 2015 and 2016- regarding.

The undersigned is directed to say that the Department of Personnel & Training nominates Gazetted Officers as Area Welfare Officers (A WOs) for residential colonies to look after the welfare of Central Government Employees and their families. Area Welfare Officer is only a functional arrangement to provide a link between the Central Government employees residing in various colonies and the concerned civic and other agencies providing service to them. The Area Welfare Officer serve as a vital link between the Government and residents in various matters relating to the welfare of Government employees residing in various colonies. The functions of A WOs are official in nature and are performed by them on honorary and voluntary basis. A list of functions of Area Welfare Officer is enclosed at Annexure-I. The Area Welfare Officers are entitled to use office stationery and service postage stamps etc. for discharging their duties as AWO. They are allowed to leave office, with prior permission, for meeting the civic/police authorities for solving the problems of the residents of their localities.

2. A list of Area Welfare Officer appointed by the Department of Personnel & Training so far is at Annexure-II. Since some of the areas which have concentration of Government Employees have no Area Welfare Officer, the Department of Personnel & Training invites applications from the Officers for these area, who are willing to work in honorary and voluntary capacity, as Area Welfare Officers duly recommended by the Department/administrative authority concerned. The application must reach the undersigned before 20.09.2015. A format for application is also enclosed. Criteria for selection of A WO are enclosed at Annexure-III. Only those officers who are willing to function as Area Welfare Officer and can spare time for welfare work will be considered for nomination.

3. The tenure of the Area Welfare Officers will be upto 31.12.2016 or till the services are required by the Govt. whichever is earlier. The applicant should not be an office bearer of Central Government Employees or any other Residents Welfare Association. Further, officers seeking appointment as A WO should preferably have a residential telephone. No telephone/reimbursement of Telephone rent, facility will be available to A WO nominated by DOPT.
(Pratima Tyagi)
Director (Canteen)
Tele No. 24624722
Source:  Persmin

Grant of CSD Canteen facilities to Retired Defence Civilian Employees

Grant of CSD Canteen facilities to Retired Defence Civilian Employees: Important Notice by Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (Central Command) :-

Office of the Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (Central Command)
Cartappa Road, Cantt. Lucknow, Pin Code 226002
dated 28/8/2015
Important Notice
Sub: Grant of CSD Canteen facilities to Retired Defence Civilian Employees
Government of India, Ministry of defence has decided to extend of CSD facilities to the retired defence civilian employees vide their office order F.No. 8(14)/2015-D(mov) dated 31/07/2015 and same has been circulated vide No. ANN-II/7089/CSD/Corr dated 18/08/2015 of our HQrs office
The matter has been taken up with CSD card issuing authority ie Smart Chip Limited Lucknow, vide this office No. even dated 24/08/2015. On receipt of direction/ procedure/ requirement of evidences for the said card, then this office will collect the form from eligible retired persons for onward transmission to CSD card issuing authority. As per discussion it may take 4-5 weeks.
Further, up-dation on the matter will be uploaded on web site of this office.
GO (AN) has seen.
(Raj Kumar)
Senior Accounts officer (Admin)
Canteen in charge

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