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Revision of income criteria to exclude socially advanced persons/sections (Creamy Layer) from the purview of reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBCs)

Revision of income criteria to exclude socially advanced persons/sections (Creamy Layer) from the purview of reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBCs)

No. 36033/1/2013-Estt. (Res)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel &Training
North Block, New Delhi,
Dated: September 13, 2017
OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Revision of income criteria to exclude socially advanced persons/sections (Creamy Layer) from the purview of reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBCs)-reg.

The undersigned is directed to invite attention to this Department's Office Memorandum No. 36012/22/93-Estt. (SCT) dated 8th September, 1993 which, inter-alia, provided that sons and daughters of persons having gross annual income of Rs.1 lakh or above for a period of three consecutive years would fall within the creamy layer and would not be entitled to get the benefit of reservation available to the Other Backward Classes. The aforesaid limit of income for determining the creamy layer status was subsequently raised to Rs. 2.5 lakh, Rs. 4.5 lakh and Rs. 6 lakh vide this Department's OM No. 36033/3/2004-Estt. (Res) dated 09.03.2004, OM No. 36033/3/2004-Estt. (Res) dated 14.10.2008 and OM No. 36033/1/2013-Estt. (Res) dated 27.05.2013 respectively.

2. It has now been decided to raise the income limit from Rs. 6 lakh to Rs. 8 lakh per annum for determining the creamy layer amongst the Other Backward Classes. Accordingly, the expression "Rs. 6 lakh” under Category VI in the Schedule to this Department's aforesaid O.M. dated 8th September, 1993 would be substituted by "Rs. 8 lakh".

3. The provisions of this office memorandum have effect from 1st September, 2017.

4. All the Ministries/Departments are requested to bring the contents of this office memorandum to the notice of all concerned.
Sd/-
(Debabrata Das)
Under Secretary to the Government of lndia

7th CPC Revision of Pension of Pre-2016 Retired Medical Officers

7th CPC Revision of Pension of Pre-2016 Retired Medical Officers

No.38/37/16-P&PW(A)(iii)
Ministry of Personnel, PG & Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners Welfare
3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan
Khan Market, New Delhi
Dated, the 11th September, 2017
Office Memorandum

Sub : Implementation of Government's decision on the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission Revision of pension of pre-2016 retired medical officers.

The undersigned is directed to say that in implementation of the decision taken on the recommendations of the 7th CPC, orders were issued vide this Departments OM No.38/37/2016-P&PW(A)(ii) dated 04.08.2016 for revision of pension of pre-2016 pensioners/family pensioners w.e.f. 01.01.2006 by multiplying the pre-revised pension/family pension by a factor of 2.57. Subsequently, vide OM No. 38/37/2016-P&PW(A) dated 12.05.2017, it has been decided that the pension/family pension w.e.f. 01.01.2016 in respect of all Central civil pensioners/family pensioners, who retired/died prior to 01.01.2016, may be revised w.e.f. 01.01.2016 by notionally fixing their pay in the pay matrix recommended by the 7th CPC in the level corresponding to the pay in the pay scale/pay hand and grade pay at which they retired/died. This will be done by notional pay fixation under each intervening Pay Commission based on the Formula for revision of pay

2. In the case of medical officers, the emoluments reckoned for calculation of pension include Non-practicing Allowance (NPA). The pay of the medical officers is revised in accordance with the specific provision made in the Revised Pay Rules. The manner in which the pay of the medical officers is to be revised w.e.f. 1.1.2016 is prescribed in Rule 7 of the CCS (Revised Pay) Rules, 2016. Accordingly, for the purpose of revision of pension of pre-2016 retired medical officers in accordance with this Department’s O.M. dated 12.05.2017, their pay will be notionally revised w.e.f. 1.1.2016 based on the formula for revision of pay as applicable to the medical officers in the 7th CPC as well as in the intervening Pay Commissions. NPA at the rate as applicable as on 01.01.2016 shall be added to such notional pay as on 1.1.2016 to arrive at pension/family pension of retired medical officers w.e.f. 1.1.2016.

3. NPA to serving medical officers has been revised @ 20% of basic pay w.e.f. 1.7.2017. Accordingly, the pension/family pension of retired medical officers shall be further revised w.e.f. 1.7.2017 by adding NPA @ 20% to the notional pay as on 1.1.2016, instead of the NPA admissible as on 1.1.2016.

4. The revision of pension/family pension of retired medical officers in the above manner will be further subject to the condition that the notional pay as on 1.1.2016 plus NPA does not exceed the average of basic pay of the revised scale applicable to the Apex Level and the level of Cabinet Secretary.

5. This issues with the approval of Ministry Of Finance, Department of Expenditure vide their I.D.No.136/EV/2017 dated 25.08.2017.

6. Hindi Version will follow.
(Harjit Singh)
Director
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7th CPC - Revision of pension of pre-2016 pensioners / family pensioners etc for AIS Officers: DOPT Order


7th CPC -  Revision of pension of pre-2016 pensioners / family pensioners etc for AIS Officers: DOPT Order

7thCPC-DOPT-ORDER


No. 14021/4/2016-AIS-II
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievance and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
North Block, New Delhi
dated 11th September, 2017
OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Implementation of Government's decision on the recommendation of the Seventh Central Pay Commission - Revision of pension of pre-2016 pensioners / family pensioners etc - reg.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department's letter of even number dated 19th May 2017 vide which the instructions dated 12th May 2017 relating to revision of pension of pre-2016 pensioners issued by Department of Pension and Pensioner's Welfare in the context of implementation of VII CPC recommendations, were extended to All India Service (AIS) Pensioners. The said letter dated 19th May 2017 was also sent to all Ministries / Departments of Government of India (copy enclosed).

2.Many retired AIS Officers who are drawing pension from the Central Government, have since voiced grievances at various levels, stating that pension revision in pursuance of the order dated 19th May 2017 has not taken place so far.

3.It is observed in this regard that CPAO, with the approval of the Controller General of Accounts, have issued instructions on 25th May 2017 to Pr. Chief Controller of Accounts / Chief Controller of Accounts etc. about the modalities to be followed for expeditious implementation of the instructions dated 12th May 2017 of the D/o Pension & PW. Joint Secretary (Admn) / Admin in charge of Ministries / Departments have also been requested by CPAO to instruct their Head of Offices (HOOs) to start immediately sending the revised pension cases to the PAOs on the basis of records available with them and monitor the progress in this regard. Further follow up instructions have also been issued by CPAO on 7 th July 2017.

4.In view of the hardships being encountered by retired AIS Officers vis-a-vis revision of their pensions, all Ministries / Departments are requested to take necessary action for effective and expeditious implementation of the instructions dated 19th May 2017 pertaining to revision of pension of AIS Officers read with D/o Pension and PW instructions dated 12th May 2017.
S/d,
(Rajesh Kumar Yadav)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India

No.38/37/2016-P&PW(A)
Dated :12.05.2017
Age of pensioner/family pensionerAdditional quantum of pension
From 80 years to less than 85 years20% of revised basic pension/ family pension
From 85 years to less than 90 years30% of revised basic pension / family pension
From 90 years to less than 95 years40% of revised basic pension / family pension
From 95 years to less than 100 years50% of revised basic pension / family pension
100 years or more100% of revised basic pension / family pension
The amount of additional pension will be shown distinctly in the pension payment order.
(Reference Para 16 of OM No. 38/37/2016-P&PW(A) Dated 12th May,2017.)
S.NoDescription1 stcase 2ndCase3rdCase4thCase
1.Date of Retirement31.12.198431 01.198930-06.199931.05.2015
2.
Scale of Pay (or Pay Band & G.P.) at the time of retirement OR Notional pay scale as on 1.1.1986 for those retired before 1.1.1986
975-1660(4th CPC Scale)3000-4500(4th CPC Scale)4000-6000(5th CPC Scale)6700049000(6th CPC Scale)
3.Pay on retirement OR Notional pay as on 1.1.1986 for those retired before 1.1.198612104000480079000
4.Pension  as on 01.01.2016 before revision419112600542439500
5.Family pension as on 01.01.2016 before revision35007560350023700
6.
Family pension at enhanced
rate as on 01.01.2016
before revision (if applicable)
NAN.A.NA39500
7.Revised pension by multiplying pre-revised
pension by 2.57
107713238213940101515
8.Revised family pension by multiplying pre-revised family pension by 2.57900019430900060909
Revised family pension at enhanced rate by multiplying pre-revised enhanced family pension by 2.57NANAN.A.101515
10.Pay fixed on notional basis on 1.1.19963710(3200-4900)11300(10000-15200)N.A.NA
11.Pay fixed on notional basis on 1.1.20068910(PB-I, GP 2000)27620(PB-3, GP 6600)11330(PB-1, GP-2400)NA
12.Pay fixed on notional basis on 1.1.201623100 (Level 3)7 800 (Level-11)29600 (Leval-4)205100 (Level-15)
13.Revised pension w.e.f. 1.1.2016 as per first formulation.115503590014800102550
14.Revised family pension w.e.f. 1.1.2016 as per first formulation.900021540900061530
15.Revised family pension at enhanced rate w.e.f. 1.1,2016 as per first formulation.NAN.A.N.A.102550
16.Revised pension payable (Higher of S. No. 7 and 13)115503590014800102550
17.Revised family pension payable (Higher of S.No. 8 and 14)900021540900061530
18.Revised family pension at enhanced rate payable (Higher of S.No. 9 and 15)NAN.A.N.A.102550

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CSIR - Instructions on payment of revised Pension / Arrears as per 7th CPC


CSIRInstructions on payment of revised Pension / Arrears as per 7th CPC

COUNCIL OF SCIENTIFIC & INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH

Anusandhan Bhawan, 2, Rafi Marg, New Delhi-110001
No.5-1(428)/2017-PD
Dated : 11.09.2017
To : The Directors / Heads of all CSIR National Labs./Instts./Hgrs./Complex/Centres/Units.

Sub : Instructions on payment of revised Pension / Arrears as per 7th CPC-reg.
Ref : CSIR letter No.5-1(428)/2017-PD dated 11.05.2017 and 02.06.2017.

Sir / Madam
With reference to the subject mentioned above and in continuation of the CSIR letters of even number dated 11.05.2017 and 02.06.2017, the undersigned is directed to state that the matter has been considered by the Secretary, DSIR & Director General, CSIR in consultation with JS & FA,DSIR / CSIR and following has been decided:
a) Pension / Family pension for all pensioners (pre-2016 & post 2016) may be revised notionally in terms of CSIR circular letter No.5-1(428) / 2017 - PD dated 11.05.2017. For this notional revision of pension DoP&PW OM dated 04.08.2016, 12.05.2017, 06.07.2017, 18.07.2017 and Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure OM 23.05.2017 may be used.

b) Payment of revised pension / family pension (i.e monthly pension) to all the pensioners (both pre-2016 and post 2016) as per 7th CPC, from the month of September, 2017 onwards may be made.

c) Those retiring from the month of September, 2017 will be paid the eligible gratuity as per revised / enhanced ceiling and commutation of pension as per the 7th CPC pension amount.
d) Those who retired between 01-01-2016 and 31-08-2017 will be paid the difference in gratuity between the eligible amount as per revised ceiling and what they were paid at the time of retirement.

e) For the payment of arrears on account of revision of other pensionary benefits for the period 01.01.2016 to 31.08.2017 (viz., arrears of pension and the difference between original and revised commutation amount), separate instructions will follow. Therefore, these amounts of arrears will NOT be paid until further orders.
Yours faithfully
S/d,
Joint Secretary (Admin)

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