Thursday, 2 November 2017

Online complaint management system titled Sexual Harassment electronic Box (SHe-Box)

Online complaint management system titled "Sexual Harassment electronic-Box (SHe-Box)" - regarding
SHe-Box-Sexual-Harassment-Electronic-Box-DoPT

 
F. No. 11013/7/2016-Estt.A-III
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
Establishment A-III Desk
North Block, New Delhi - 110001
Dated 1st November, 2017
OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Online complaint management system titled "Sexual Harassment electronic-Box (SHe-Box)" - regarding

The undersigned is directed to say that Ministry of Women & Child Development launched an online complaint management system titled Sexual Harassment electronic-Box (SHe-Box) on 24th July, 2017 for registering complaints related to sexual harassment at workplace. The She-Box is; an initiative to provide a platform to the women working or visiting any office of Central Government (Central Ministries, Departments, Public Sector Undertakings, Autonomous Bodies and Institutions etc.) to file complaints related to sexual harassment at workplace under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013.

2. Once a complaint is submitted to SHe-Box, it wiil be directly sent to the Internal Complaint Committee (ICC) of the concerned Ministry / Department/ PSU / Autonomous Body etc. having jurisdiction to inquire into the complaint. The She-Box also provides an opportunity to both the complainant and nodal administrative authority to monitor the progress of inquiry conducted by the ICCs. The SHe-Box portal can be accessed at the link given below:

http://www.shebox.nic.in/

3. Features of the SHe-Box are as under:
(i) SHe-Box is an online Complaint Management System for lodging complaints related to sexual harassment of women at workplace. The steps required for filing of complaint through SHe-Box can be downloaded from the link:

http://www.shebox.nic.in/assets/site/downloads/manual.pdf

(ii) Any woman working or visiting any office of Central Government (Central Ministries, Departments, Public Sector Undertakings, Autonomous Bodies an.d Institutions etc.) can file complaint related to sexual harassment at workplace through this SHe-Box.

(iii) Once a complaint is submitted to the SHe-Box, it will directly send the complaint to the Internal Complaints Committee. (ICC) of the concerned Ministry /Department/PSU / Autonomous Body etc; having jurisdiction to inquire into the complaint. The Internal Complaints Committee will take action as prescribed under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 and update the status of the complaint through 'Administrator Login'

(iv) The status of complaint can be viewed at any time by pressing the tab 'View Status of Your Complaint' within SHe-Box.
4. The complaint registered in the She-Box contains only a brief description of the incident of sexual harassment at workplace. The Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) is required to initiate inquiry as prescribed under Section 11 of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 read with Department of Personnel & Training's  O.M. No. 1l013/2/2014-Estt.(A-III) dated 16th July, 2015 by calling upon the complainant to provide detailed complaint along with all the relevant evidences (documentary or otherwise).

5. All the Ministries/Departments are requested to bring the contents of this OM to the notice of all officers and staff working under them. The Ministries/ Departments are also requested to advise the PSEs / Autonomous Bodies under their administrative control to bring the content of SHe-Box to all officers and staff.

6. Hindi version will follow.
(Nitin Gupta)
Under Secretary to the Govt of India
Tel: 23040264
To
The Secretaries of All Ministries/Departments
(as per the standard list)

Source: DoPT

Clarification on Revision of Service Charges to POPs under NPS All Citizen and Corporate Model

Clarification on Revision of Service Charges to POPs under NPS All Citizen and Corporate Model
PENSION FUND REGULATORY AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
B-14/A, Chhatrapati Shivaji Bhawan,
Qutab Institutional Area,
Katwaria Sarai, New Delhi-110016.
PFRDA/2017/34/P&D/1
31st October 2017
To
All Stakeholders in the National Pension System

Subject: Clarification on Revision of Service Charges to POPs under NPS (All Citizen and Corporate Model)

This has reference to the circular PFRDA/2017/34/P&D/1 dated 27th October 2017 on revision of service charges to Points-of-Presence (POPs) under NPS (All Citizen and Corporate Model). In continuation of the same, the following points may be noted:
i. The revision of service charges to POPs on subscriber registration to POPs will be effective from 01st November 2017.

ii.The POPs will continue to have the option to negotiate the charges with the subscribers, but within the prescribed charge structure.

iii. The newly introduced persistency charge of Rs 50/- per financial year will be applicable on accounts under NPS- All Citizen Model associated with the POPs for more than 6 months in a financial year and wherein the subscriber contributes minimum contribution of Rs. 1000/- in Tier I account during the financial year. This charge will be payable annually to the associated POPs by deduction of the units in the CRA system after closure of the financial year.

iv. The service charges on subsequent transactions by the subscribers associated with the POPs through eNPS platform has been increased from the existing 0.05% of the contribution amount to 0.10% of the contribution amount subject to minimum of Rs.10/- and maximum of Rs.10000/-. The revision of this service charge will be effective from 15th November 2017.
All concerned are advised to take note of the same.
Yours faithfully
(Akhilesh Kumar)
Deputy General Manager
PENSION FUND REGULATORY
AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
B-14/A, Chhatrapati Shivaji Bhawan,
Qutab Institutional Area,
Katwaria Sarai, New Delhi-110016.
CIRCULAR
PFRDA/2017/34/P&D/1
27th October 2017
To
All Stakeholders in the National Pension System
Subject: Revision of Service Charges to POPs under NPS (All Citizen and Corporate)

1. With a view to incentivize the POPS to actively promote and distribute NPS, POPs are allowed to collect charges for the various services provided by them.

The existing charge structure for POPs under NPS (All Citizen and Corporate):

IntermediaryService
Charge
Method of Deduction
POPInitial Subscriber RegistrationRs. 125/-To be collected upfront
Initial Contribution0.25% of the contribution Min: Rs.20/- & Max Rs.25,000/-
All Subsequent Contribution
All Non-Financial TransactionRs.20/-
e-NPS (for subsequent contribution)0.05% of the contribution Min Rs 5/- & Max Rs 5,000/- (Only for-NPS-All Citizen and Tier-II Accounts)Upfront from subscriber

The revised charge structure for POPs under NPS (All Citizen and Corporate):

IntermediaryService
Charge
Method of Deduction
POPInitial Subscriber RegistrationRs. 200/-To be collected upfront
Initial Contribution0.25% of the contribution Min: Rs.20/- & Max Rs.25,000/-
All Subsequent Contribution
All Non-Financial TransactionRs.20/-
PersistencyRs.50/- per annum (only for NPS-All Citizen)Through cancellation of units
e-NPS (for subsequent contribution)0.05% of the contribution Min Rs 5/- & Max Rs 5,000/- (Only for-NPS-All Citizen and Tier-II Accounts)Upfront from subscriber
Yours faithfully,
(K Mohan Gandhi)
Deputy General Manager
Source: PFRDA

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