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Long Term Training programmes at LSE and LKY under DFFT during 2018-19

Long Term Training programmes at LSE and LKY under DFFT during 2018-19

No.12037/4112017-FTC
Government of India
Deptt. Of Personnel & Training
Training Division
Block-4, Old JNU Campus
New Delhi, 20.10.2017
1. Secretaries of all Ministries/Department in Govt. of India
2. Chief Secretaries of all States/UTs

Subject: Long Term Training programmes at LSE and LKY under DFFT during 2018-19

Dear Sir,
The Training Division, DoPT, conducts long term and short term training programmes in institutes/universities abroad under the scheme of Domestic Funding of Foreign Training (DFFT). While the policy for DFFT training programmes for 2018-19 is currently under finalization and circular in this regard will be issued separately, it is brought to the notice of officers willing to apply for long term programmes that the timeline of admission for long term programmes at LKY school of public policy, Singapore and LSE, London for 2018-19 shall be as under:

InstituteCourseLast date of admission
LKY school of

public policy
Master in Public Management31.12.2017
Master in Public Administration
LSE, LondonM.sc in Public policy and administrationRolling admission
(for further details, kindly refer to the website of respective universities)

The proposed eligibility for the above courses is as under:

Service eligibility

  • The officers belonging to IAS, and group 'A' officers of CSS/CSCS/SCS, irrespective of their place of posting.
  • Other AIS (IPS & IFoS) and organized group 'A' central services who are on deputation under Central Staffing Scheme of DoPT
Minimum Length of Service (as on 01.07.2018):
  • AIS and organized group 'A'central services officers: 7 years
  • SCS officers who have completed 9 years of service as Deputy Collectors
  • CSS officers who have completed 5 years service as Under Secretaries and CSSS officers who have completed 5 years as Group A
(c) Upper age limit: 48 years
(The above eligibility conditions are proposed for 2018-19 and therefore subject to approval of the competent authority)

Since the timeline for finalization of slotting under DFFT is likely to exceed the admission timeline of the above institutes, the interested officers are requested to apply for the courses through online portal of the institutes. While applying, the officers should ensure that they fulfill the conditions stipulated by the institutes for the particular course. The officers are also required to make online application against the DFFT circular which will be issued in due course. After finalization of slotting of  officers under DFFT, the successful officers shall be provided funding under DFFT. Priority will be given to those applicants who have also applied online to the universities. These courses were shortlisted for the year 2017-18 and are likely to be continued. Their continuation is, however, subject to approval of the competent authority.
Yours faithfully,
(P K Pattnaik)
Under Secretary to the Govt.of India
Source: DoPT

Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2017-18 Issue Price for the next subscription period i.e. October 23-25, 2017 would be Rs. 2,971 per gram with Settlement on October 30, 2017


Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2017-18 Issue Price for the next subscription period i.e. October 23-25, 2017 would be Rs. 2,971 per gram with Settlement on October 30, 2017

The Government of India, in consultation with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), had floated Series III of Sovereign Gold Bonds 2017-18, for the period from October 09, 2017 to December 27, 2017 (with subscription period Monday to Wednesday every week). The Bonds will be issued on the succeeding Monday after each subscription period.

For the next subscription period i.e. October 23-25, 2017, the issue price shall be Rs. 2,971/ (Rupees Two thousand Nine hundred Seventy One only) - per gram with Settlement on October 30, 2017, as also published by RBI in their Press Release dated Oct.20, 2017.

The Government of India in consultation with the Reserve Bank of India, has decided to allow discount of Rs.50 (Rupees Fifty) per gram from the issue price to those investors who apply online and the payment is made through digital mode.

PIB

Clarification regarding pay fixation under 7th CPC for the post of Trainee appointed on compassionate grounds


Clarification regarding pay fixation under 7th CPC for the post of 'Trainee' appointed on compassionate grounds

7th-CPC-Trainee-appointed-compassionate-grounds


CGDA, Ulan Batar Road, Palam, DelhiCantt-110010
No.AN/XIV/14164/7th CPC/corrsp/Vol-II
Dated: 11/10/2017
To
All PCsDA/CsDA/PCof A(Fys) Kolkata

Subject: Clarification regarding pay fixation under 7th CPC for the post of 'Trainee' appointed on compassionate grounds.

Reference: This HQrs Circular of even no dated 01/02/2016.
With reference to the above cited circular, Ministry of Finance Dept. of Expenditure to whom the matter was referred has since clarified as under:

"Level -1 of the Pay Matrix introduced on implementation of the 7th CPC Report be the replacement for the pre-revised -IS scale. The pay of those governed by the IS scale may be revised by using the fitment factor of 2.57 for placement in Level -1 in conformity with the Rule 7 of the CCS(RP)Rules 2016. All pre-revised pay stages lower than pre-revised pay of Rs 7000 in the pre-revised -IS scale shall not be considered for determining the benefit of bunching, on the same lines as has been clarified by MoF(DoE)'s OM dated 3.08.2017 on application of the benefit on account of bunching".

2.This is for your information and necessary action please. All pay fixation cases may be regulated accordingly.
S/d,
(Kavita Garg)
Sr.Dy.CGDA(AN)
Source: CGDA

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