Tuesday, 8 March 2016

LTC by Air Allowed for Non-Entitled Central Government Employees

LTC by Air Allowed for Non-Entitled Central Government Employees

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All non-entitled central government employees have been allowed to travel by air while availing Leave Travel Concession (LTC) with a condition that reimbursement in such cases shall be restricted to the fare of their entitled class of train or actual expense.

The Ministry of Personnel had recently eased norms for processing claims of LTC — which allows grant of leave and ticket reimbursement to eligible central government employees to travel to their home towns and other places.

“Government employees not entitled to travel by air may travel by any airline. However, reimbursement in such cases shall be restricted to the fare of their entitled class of train, transport or actual expense, whichever is less,” an order issued by the Ministry said.

The move comes after the government received a number of queries in this regard. In many cases, employees did not have railway station or good road network to their home towns and they had requested for permission to travel by air to save time, which was being denied, officials said.

Now, they will be allowed to travel by air and by any airline, they said. At present, those entitled to travel by air have to mandatorily travel by Air India.

A government servant may also apply for advance for himself or his family members 65 days before the proposed date of the outward journey and he or she would be required to produce the tickets within ten days of the withdrawal of advance, irrespective of the date of commencement of the journey, as per the new norms.

There are about 50 lakh central government employees.

All central government employees have been asked to share photos and interesting details of their holidays.
The DoPT has decided to put a limit of one month for verification of LTC claim after the LTC bill is submitted by government employee for settlement and final payment.

“Efforts should be made to reduce the duration of processing of LTC applications or claims at the earliest. The maximum time limit should be strictly adhered to and non- compliance of time limit should be adequately explained,” its directive said.

PTI

Incomplete Data in Web Based Cadre Management System for CSS Officers of Under Secretary

No.21/1/2016-CS.I(U)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pension
Department of Personnel & Training
2nd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan
Khan Market, New Delhi.
Dated 8th March, 2016.
OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Incomplete Data in Web Based Cadre Management System for CSS Officers of Under Secretary.

In continuation of this Departments O.M. of even number dated 26.02.2016 on the subject mentioned above and to say that another list of Under Secretaries is enclosed as Annexure in respect of whom the experience details in the web based cadre management system are found to be incomplete or there is some discrepancy therein.

2. In this connection, attention is invited to this Department’s O.M. No.21/1/2014-CS.I (PR/CMS) dated 31st December, 2015 (copy enclosed) requesting the nodal officers in the Ministries/ Department for updation of data in the web based cadre management system hosted at cscms.nic.in in respect of all the CSS/CSSS/CSCS officers working under them. Data in respect of two modules viz. experience and promotion details can only be modified by CS.I / CS.II Divisions.

3. It is imperative that data in the web based system is maintained up to date always to facilitate carrying out of various cadre management activities. In order to complete the data in the system by CS Division, it is requested to fill up the particulars of such Under Secretaries as shown in the Annexure in the attached format duly certified by the Admn. Division latest by 21.3.2016. The next list of Under Secretaries whose date is incomplete will follow.

4. The Nodal Officers should update the remaining data of officers in other modules viz. Employee Details, Basic Details, Address Details, Training and Qualification. For any technical assistance they may contact CMC Official at Telephone No. 24629890
(V.Srinivasaragavan)
Under Secretary to the Government of India
Tele: 24629412
Telefax:24629414
Source: persmin

Clarification on ACP – MACP : BPMS

Clarification on ACP – MACP : BPMS
OFB’s Clarification on ACP / MACP based on discussion held on 8th & 9th May, 2015 at NADP Ambajhari
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
ORDNANCE FACTORY BOARD
Ayudh Bhavan 10A, Shaheed Khudiram Bose Road,
Kolkata – 700 001
No. Per/IACP/MACP/2016
Date : 07.03.2016
To
The Sr. General Managersl General Managers
All Ordnance & Ordnance Equipment Factories

Sub: workshop for uniform implementation of ACP/MACP instructions at NADP, Ambajhari on 8th & 9th May, 2015

A workshop on uniform implementation of ACP/MACP instructions was Ambajhari on 8th & 9th May, 2015. The points emanating from the said workshop Industrial Establishment are furnished here-under for guidance and necessary action:-

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This issues with the concurrence of PC of A (Fys).
sd/-
(S.K.Singh)
Director/IR
For Director Generai, Ordnance Factories
Source: BPMS

NFIR writes to Railway Board on Amendment of wage calculation limit from 3500 to 7000

NFIR writes to Railway Board on Amendment of wage calculation limit from 3500 to 7000

NFIR
National Federation of Indian Railwaymen
3, CHELMSFORD ROAD, NEW DELHI – 110 055
No. 1/10/Part IV
Dated: 07/03/2016
Shri Suresh Prabhu,
Hon’ble Minister for Railways, Rail Mantralaya,
New Delhi

Respected Sir,

Sub: Amendment to payment of Bonus Act, 1965-Revision of wage calculation limit from Rs. 3500/- p.m. to Rs. 7000/- p.m. with effect from 01/04/2014- payment of P.L. Bonus to Railway employees at revised rate of Rs. 7000/- p.m.-reg.

Ref: Railway Board’s reply vide No. E(P&A)II-2014/PLB-8 dated 16/02/2016 to GS/NFIR.
While thanking the Railway Ministry for its prompt reply to NFIR under reference No. E(P&A)II-2014/PLB-8 dated 16/02/2016, the Federation re-iterates the following facts for taking appropriate steps by the Government.
(i) The chronological developments since decades need to be taken into account for processing the case for payment of PL Bonus to the Railway employees at the revised wage calculation ceiling limit i.e. Rs. 7000/- p.m. w.e.f. 01/04/2014.
(ii) When the Bonus Act was amended, raising the wage calculation ceiling from Rs. 750 to 1600, the Railway employees were paid PL Bonus at the revised wage calculation ceiling limit. Subsequently, when the Bonus Act was amended, revising the wage calculation limit from Rs. 1600/- to Rs. 2500/-, the said rate was adopted by the Railway Ministry and PL Bonus paid to the Railway employees at the revised rates.
(iii) When the wage calculation ceiling was again revised to Rs. 3500/- w.e.f. 1st April 2006, the Federation took up the issue and explained the merits of the case for adopting the rate of Rs. 3500/- w.e.f. 01/04/2006 for ensuring payment of PL Bonus. The Railway Ministry had processed the case and obtained Union Cabinet’s approval and issued orders vide letter No. E(P&A)II-2008/PLB-10 dated 03/10/2008, duly revising the wage calculation ceiling to Rs. 3500/- with retrospective effect i.e, from 01/04/2006, consequently, PLB arrears for the year 2006-07 were paid to the Railway employees in October 2008.
From the above facts, it could be seen that the payment of P.L. Bonus has been ensured commensurating with the revision of wage calculation ceiling limit made through amendments to Bonus Act, 1965 without any deviation. Similarly when the wage calculation ceiling limit has been raised to Rs. 7000/- p.m., the Railway Employees are entitled for payment of P.L. Bonus at revised rates for the year 2014-15.

NFIR, therefore, requests the Hon’ble Railway Minister to kindly arrange to process the case on top priority for obtaining the approval of the Union Cabinet for making payment of PL Bonus arrears pertaining to the year 2014-15 to the Railway employees at the earliest.
Yours sincerely,
(Dr. M. Raghavaiah)
General Secretary
Source : NFIR

NJCA has decided to defer strike date to 11th July, 2016 due to elections in five states

NJCA has decided to defer strike date to 11th July, 2016 due to elections in five states

National Joint Council of Action
4, State Entry Road, New Delhi – 110055
No.NJC/2016/7th CPC
March 7, 2016
To
All Constituents of NJCA

Dear Comrade,
The NJCA met today and reviewed the discussion in the meeting of Empowered Committee of Secretaries presided by the Cabinet Secretary on 1st March 2016 where-in the Cabinet Secretary had requested for more time to arrive at conclusions on the charter of demands raised by the Staff Side.

The meeting also considered the situation in the aftermath of the coming into effect of the Code of Conduct with the declaration of election schedule in 5 State Assemblies and the fact that there will be polling on 11th April 2016 in West Bengal and Assam.

The meeting, therefore, came to the conclusion that it will not be feasible for us to stick to the date of strike as 11th April 2016. Considering the fact that as per section 22 of the Industrial Dispute Act, 1947 with regard to the validity of the strike notice which is not more than six weeks from the date of serving the strike notice, it was also felt that we may have to revisit the issue of serving the notice for strike afresh.
Considering all the above aspects, the meeting took the following decisions”
1. The indefinite strike shall commence from 6 am on 11th July 2016
2. The strike Notice would be served on 9th June 2016.
3. Massive demonstrations shall be held in all work place on 11th March 2016 in support of the charter of demands and strike decision.
4. The decision of the NJCA would be communicated to the Cabinet Secretary.
Detailed mobilization programmes would be given later on.
With greetings
Yours faithfully,
(Shiva Gopal Mishra)
Convener
Source: www.ncjcmstaffside.com

Schedule for the General Elections to the Legislative Assemblies of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Puducherry

Schedule for the General Elections to the Legislative Assemblies of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Puducherry - Regarding.

Election Commission
07-March, 2016

In continuation of Commission’s Press Note No. ECI/PN/16/2016 dated 4th March, 2016, it is informed that the Commission has provided on the National Voters’ Services Portal, first time the facilities to search the voters’ name in the electoral roll, to know the address of polling station to locate the polling station on the Google map, to know the contact details of the electoral staff and also to see the electoral roll of any particular polling station on the web portal. The same facility is also being made available through an integrated mobile App, in order to facilitate the voters in getting all the information of their electoral roll entry and polling station details.

Further, to ensure a continuous link of electors with the election machinery, Commission has decided to launch first-ever-Information Gateway on web portal, mobile App and through SMS, to keep the electors of the area informed of the relevant happenings during the entire election period. The key information conveyed would include the schedule of election for the constituency, details of the nominations received, final list of contesting candidates, reminder about the date of poll and the results on the counting date.

Further, the Commission has taken the initiative to provide e-voter information slip thorough web portal and also on mobile App to enable the voters’ to take a print out of their electoral roll entries without photograph, which along with the EPIC or any other alternate identification document, as decided by the Commission, may be used in locating the elector’s entry in marked copy of electoral roll to expedite the voting process at the polling station.

PIB

Admission in Kendriya Vidyalayas – Priority for Children of Central Government Employees

Admission in Kendriya Vidyalayas – Priority for Children of Central Government Employees

Priority in Admission in Kendriya Vidyalaya will be to Children of Central government employees and children of ex-servicemen, PSU, Autonomous bodies, State Govt Employees and Foreign Nationals
Kendriya Vidyalayas Admission Policy – Priority in Admission for Children of Central Government Employees, Defence Personnel and Ex-Servicemen – Admission guidelines
Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) were established to cater to the educational needs of the children of transferable Central Government employees including Defence and Para-military personnel by providing a common programme of education. As per the admission guidelines duly approved by the Board of Governors of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS), following priorities are followed in granting admission to the KVs in Defence / Civil Sector:-

1. Children of transferable and non-transferable Central government employees and children of ex-servicemen. This will also include children of Foreign National officials, who come on deputation or transfer to India on invitation by Government of India.

2. Children of transferable and non-transferable employees of Autonomous Bodies / Public Sector Undertaking / Institute of Higher Learning of the Government of India.

3. Children of transferable and non-transferable State Government employees.

4. Children of transferable and non-transferable employees of Autonomous Bodies / Public Sector Undertakings / Institute of Higher Learning of the State Governments.

5. Children from any other category including the children of Foreign Nationals who are located in India due to their work or for any personal reasons. The children of Foreign Nationals would be considered only in case there are no children of Indian Nationals waitlisted for admission.

The Children of Defence personnel are considered as first priority category for admission in KVs. The Children admitted in a KV can automatically claim admission in another KV, if their parent is transferred from one station to another.

This information was given by the Union Human Resource Development Minister, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani today in a written reply to a Rajya Sabha question.

Source : PIB

Age relaxation for widows for employment in Government and Central PSUs

Age relaxation for widows for employment in Government and Central PSUs

Ministry of Women and Child Development is considering taking up a proposal for age relaxation for widows for employment in Government and Central PSUs

Ministry of Women and Child Development has issued a press release

Age relaxation for widows
The Ministry of Women and Child Development is considering taking up a proposal for age relaxation for widows for employment in Government and Central PSUs. The Ministry is also considering moving a proposal for tax rebates for single women who are having children. These are at a preliminary stage and formal proposals have not yet been prepared.

This information was given by the Minister of Women and Child Development, Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi in reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today.

Pib.nic.in

7th CPC News: Rs 70000 Crore Allocated For 7th Pay Commission in Budget 2016

Rs 70000 Crore Allocated For 7th Pay Commission in Budget 2016

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As much as Rs 70,000 crore has been provisioned in the Union Budget 2016-17 for implementation of Seventh Pay Commission for government employees, a top finance ministry official said.

While the Budget did not provide an explicit overall provision number, the government had said the Seventh Pay Commission hike has been built in as interim allocation for different ministries and Budget numbers were credible.

Implementation of the pay commission report in toto is to cost the government Rs 1.02 lakh crore.

“We have provisioned for around 60-70 per cent of the total burden that was talked about,” the official said adding about Rs 70,000 crore has been provided in the Budget.

“We will wait to see the report of the Committee of Secretaries on the Seventh Pay Commission and decide if we need further allocation,” he said.

The Budget document states that “the implementation of the Seventh Pay Commission due from January 1, 2016 is to be implemented during 2016-17 fiscal as also the revised One Rank One Pension (OROP)scheme for Defence services.”

The finance ministry has provisioned for this in the Demands for Grants for individual departments and ministries. It is built into and subsumed into those allocations.

“No one actually knows what will be the actual burden on the exchequer for the implementation of Pay commission recommendation. We have calculated internally and allocated to various ministries and departments accordingly,” the official said.

The government in January set up a high-powered panel headed by Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha to process the recommendations of the seventh Pay Commission which will have bearing on the remuneration of 47 lakh central government employees and 52 lakh pensioners.

The Empowered Committee of Secretaries will function as a Screening Committee to process the recommendations with regard to all relevant factors of the Commission in an expeditious detailed and holistic fashion.

The official further said the finance ministry has fully provided for OROP scheme for defence personnel.
Faced with the burden of Pay Commission recommendations, there were concerns on whether the government would be able to stick to the fiscal deficit target of 3.9 per cent for 2016-17.

However, in Budget Finance Minister Arun Jaitley dispelled doubts and promised to adhere to the fiscal consolidation roadmap and stick to 3.9 per cent deficit target.

PTI

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