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Revision of pension of BSNL pensioners/ family pensioners, who retired prior to 10.06.2013 by allowing the benefit of merger of 50% DA/ DR with Basic Pay/ pension, effectively amounting to 78.2% DA/ DR for the purpose of fitment

Revision of pension of BSNL pensioners/ family pensioners, who retired prior to 10.06.2013 by allowing the benefit of merger of 50% DA/ DR with Basic Pay/ pension, effectively amounting to 78.2% DA/ DR for the purpose of fitment

No. 40-13/2013-Pen (T)
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Telecommunications

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Dated 18.07.2016

Sub:Revision of pension of BSNL pensioners/ family pensioners, who retired prior to 10.06.2013 by allowing the benefit of merger of 50% DA/ DR with Basic Pay/ pension, effectively amounting to 78.2% DA/ DR for the purpose of fitment

The pension to combined service optee absorbed employees in BSNL is paid by Government as per sub-rules 21 to 23 of Rule 37-A of CCS(Pension) Rules 1972.

2. Consequent to the Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) orders dated 26.11.2008, revision of pay of employees of BSNL was allowed with effect from 1.1.2007 vide Letter No. 61-01/2009-SU dated 27.02.2009. Subsequently, pension/family pension of employees retired from BSNL who retired between 01.10.2000 and 1.1.2007, was revised vide this office a.M. No. 40-17/2008-Pen (T) Vol.lll dated 15.3.2011.

3. Further to Department of Public Enterprises O.M. No. 2(70)/08-DPE (WC)-GL- VII/09 dated 02.04.2009, the benefit of merger of 50% DA with Basic Pay effectively amounting to 78.2% IDA as on 1.1.2007 for the purpose of fitment, was granted to the BSNL serving employees w.e.f. 10.6.2013 vide Order No. 61-01/2012-SU dated 10.6.2013.

4. The issue regarding revision of pension/ family pension of BSNL IDA pensioners/ family pensioners, who retired prior to 10.06.2013 has been considered by the Government, and the following has been decided:

(a)The pension/ family pension of BSNL IDA pensioners/ family pensioners, who retired prior to 01.01.2007, may be revised as on 01.01.2007 notionally with actual benefit w.e.f. 10.06.2013 by adding together
(i)Existing basic pension/ family pension including commuted portion of pension, if any
(ii)Dearness relief (IDA) @ 78.2%
(iii)Fitment weightage @ 30% of the existing pension/ family pension and dearness relief (IDA) thereon.

The amount so arrived will be regarded as consolidated pension/ family pension with effect from 10.06.2013.

(b)The pension/ family pension of BSNL IDA pensioners/ family pensioners, who retired between 01.01.2007 and 09.06.2013, their pay may be revised notionally with effect from 01.01.2007 by allowing the benefit of merger of 50% DA/DR with Basic Pay/ Pension effectively amounting to 78.2% IDA for the purpose of fitment, and consequential revision of pension on notional pay with actual benefit w.e.f. 10.06.2013, at par with the serving employees of BSNL. However, these pensioners do not get actual benefit of increase in pay/ pension during the period between 01.01.2007 to 09.06.2013, and they would not get increase in the amount of DCRG, leave encashment and commutation of pension on this account.

5.The other conditions with regard to commuted portion of pension, minimum pension and increase in the quantum of pension/ family pension to the old pensioners/ family pensioners, as mentioned in this office O.M. No. 40-17/2008-Pen (T) Vol.lll dated 15.3.2011 shall remain the same.

6.Action to revise pension/ family pension in terms of these provisions may be initiated suo-moto by the concerned Heads of offices. All administrative offices of BSNL handling preparation of pension papers of BSNL pensioners may be directed to initiate the process of consolidation of pension/ family pension to the BSNL IDA pensioners/ family pensioners, who retired prior to 10.06.2013, at the consolidated rates in terms of para 4 above immediately and forward the same to the concerned CCAs for consolidation and issue of revised Pension Payment Orders (PPOs).

7. The exercise to extend benefit of these orders to the pensioners/ family pensioners should be completed by 31.12.2016.

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(S K Jain)
DDG (Establishment)

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Proposed Amendments in Conduct Rules in Connection with Social/Public Media

Proposed Amendments in Conduct Rules in Connection with Social/Public Media
 


No. 11011/01/2015-AIS-Ill
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
North Block, New Delhi-110001

Dated: the 18th July, 2016.

To,
The Chief Secretaries of all the States/UTs,

Subject : Amendments in All India Service (Conduct) Rules, 1968.

Sir/Madam,

I am directed to refer to the subject mentioned above and has to say that a committee was constituted to review All India Service Rules. The committee inter-alia proposed certain amendments to the All India Service (Conduct) Rules, 1968. Accordingly, a statement showing the existing rule and the proposed amendment in All India Service (Conduct) Rules, 1968 is enclosed.

2. Therefore, it is requested to furnish your comment/views on the proposed amendments latest by 12thAugust, 2016. The comments/views may also be sent by email at so- ais3.nic.in.

3. This issues with the approval of Competent Authority.

Yours faithfully,
(Rajesh Kumar Yadav)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

Authority: www.persmin.gov.in

Require consultants for Judicial Committee on One Rank One Pension

Require consultants for Judicial Committee on One Rank One Pension

Consultant on contract basis for a period of six months or till the tenure of the Judicial Committee – DESW Order

Engagement of retired personnel in Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare, Ministry of Defence

File No.12(39)/2015/D(P/P)
Ministry of Defence
Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare
D(Pension/Policy)
Room No. 220A, ‘B’ Wing Sena Bhawan

New Delhi, dated 18th July, 2016

CIRCULAR

It is proposed to engage retired personnel at the level of Deputy Secretary(l), Section Officer(l) Assistant Section Officer[2). Private Secretary(l), Principle Private Secretary(l), Personal Assistant (1) and Multi Tasking Staff(6) as consultant on contract basis for a period of six months or till the tenure of the Judicial Committee which ever is earlier, for attachment with Judicial Committee on One Rank One Pension purely on temporary basis, as per guidelines for appointment of consultants issued vide Ministry of Defence I.D. Notc No. A-19020/2/12-GP-l dated 12-09-2012, amended from time to time. Officers retired from Ministry of Defence and having experience in Defence pensionary matters will be given preference.

2. Personnel engaged as consultants will he paid monthly remuneration of Rs 30,000/- in case of officers retired in the Grade pay or Rs 7600/-, Rs 25,000/- in case of officers retired in the Grade pay of Rs. 6600/-, Rs. 22,500/- in the case of officers retired in the Grade pay of Rs. 5400/-, Rs. 20,000/- in the case officers retired in the Grade pay of Rs. 4800/-, Rs. 17,500/- in the case of officers retired in the Grade pay of Rs. 4600/- and Rs 10,000/- in the case of person retired as Multi Tasking Staff.

3. Personnel who have retired at the level of DS, SO, ASO, PS/PPS and MTS having age not more than 65 years may furnish their application the Under Secretary, D(Pension/Policy), Room No. 220 A, “B’ Wing, Sena Bhawan, New Delhi or e-mail at us-pen-pol@desw.gov.in by 25th July 2016. Application received after due date will not be entertained.

Encl: Application Form
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(Manoj Sinha)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India
Telerax NO. 011 2301 2973

Website of MoD/DESW

Authority: http://www.desw.gov.in/

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7th Pay Commission: Committee formed to look into suggestions

7th Pay Commission: Committee formed to look into suggestions

7th Pay Commission: The committee will forward its suggestions within six months, keeping in mind the state's financial resources and commitments towards development.


The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday decided to constitute a committee to look into the Seventh Central Pay Commission’s recommendations.

The committee will study the recommendations with regard to salaries, pensions, allowances and other benefits of state government employees and submit its suggestions, said an official spokesman.

Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has been authorised to appoint the chairman of the committee, he said, adding that the Finance Secretary and representatives nominated by principal secretaries of planning and personnel departments will be its members.

The committee will forward its suggestions within six months, keeping in mind the state’s financial resources and commitments towards development, said the spokesman.

The Cabinet also approved a project to run 170 mobile medical units on public-private-partnership (PPP) basis, he said, adding that each unit will have two vehicles, doctors, pharmacists, nurses and laboratory technicians.

Besides administering first aid, the units will screen patients for communicable diseases, perform basic laboratory tests and carry out immunisation drives.

The project will be run in 36 districts, including Saharanpur, Rampur, Bareilly, Badaun, Etah, Kasganj, Kannauj, Lucknow, Kanpur and Varanasi among others.

In yet another important decision, the Cabinet approved the Samajwadi Hathkargha Bunkar Pension scheme under which weavers over 60 years of age will get a monthly pension of Rs 500.

For the first year, Rs 30 crore have been earmarked while for the latter stages, budgetary allocation will be made in proportion with the number of beneficiaries, said the spokesman, adding that the pension amount will be directly deposited to their bank accounts through RTGS.

The Cabinet also decided to increase the retirement age of regular employees of Uttar Pradesh Waqf Development Corporation from 58 to 60 years which would result in an additional burden of Rs 15,73,660 which will be borne by the corporation, he said.

In another important decision, the Cabinet gave its nod to relax rules under the Rapid Financial Development scheme for laying sewage and drainage pipelines in the masterplan of Saifai, the native village of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, he added.

It was decided to provide a financial assistance of around Rs 10.8 crore from the scheme, as recommended by the Expenditure Committee, for the sewage and drainage scheme in Saifai as an exception.

Source: Indian Express

Anomalies in OROP : Judicial Committee will submit its report by Dec 2016

Anomalies in OROP : Judicial Committee will submit its report by Dec 2016

Anomalies in OROP scheme

Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
19-July-2016 17:05 IST
Anomalies in OROP scheme

A Judicial Committee on OROP headed by Justice L. Narasimha Reddy, Retired Chief Justice of Patna High Court has been appointed vide Government order dated 14.12.2015 to look into anomalies, if any, arising out of implementation of OROP. The Committee shall make its recommendation within one year of the date of its constitution.

This information was given by Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre in a written reply to Shri Mahendra Singh Mahra in Rajya Sabha today.

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