Sunday, 26 November 2017

Change of date of holiday on account of Milad-un-Nabi (Id-e-milad, Prophet Mohammed's Birthday) for all Central Government Administrative Offices located in Chennai


Change of date of holiday on account of Milad-un-Nabi (Id-e-milad, Prophet Mohammed's Birthday) for all Central Government Administrative Offices located in Chennai

CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES WELFARE CO-ORDINATION COMMITTEE
OFFICE OF THE CHIEF COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS
CUSTOM HOUSE, 60 RAJAJI SALAI, CHENNAI - 600 001.

CHAIRMAN: SHRI M. AJITKUMAR
CHIEF COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS
CHENNAI ZONE

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY : SMT. K. KOMATHI
JOINT COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS,
CHENNAI - II, CUSTOM HOUSE,
CHENNAI - 600 001.

NO. CGEWCC/5/2017
DATED: 23.11.2017
To
All Executive Members &
Members of CGEWCE, Chennai
(as per mailing list)

Sir/ Madam,

Sub:  Change of date of holiday on account of Milad-un-Nabi (Id-e-milad, Prophet Mohammed's Birthday for all Central Government Administrative Offices located in Chennai - reg.

As per the list of Holidays circulated vide CGEWCE-2016 DATED 10.01.2017, the holiday on account of Milad-un-Nabi was declared on 01.12.2017 (Friday). Government of Tamil Nadu, vide G.O. Ms.No.962 dated 21.11.2017 has notified that Milad-Un-Nabi (Prophet Mohammed's Birthday) will be celebrated on 02.12.2017 (Saturday).

Accordingly, it has been decided to shift the holiday for Milad-Un-Nabi to 02.12.2017 in the place of 01.12.2017 as notified earlier, for all the Central Government Offices situated in Tamil Nadu.

Yours Sincerely
(K.KOMATHI)
EXECUTIVE SECRETARY, CGEWCE, CHENNAI
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Central Government Employees Group Insurance Scheme 1980 - Table of Benefits for the saving fund for the period from 01.10.2017 to 31.12.2017


Central Government Employees Group Insurance Scheme 1980 - Table of Benefits for the saving fund for the period from 01.10.2017 to 31.12.2017

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No.7(2)/EV/2016
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
New Delhi, the 23 November, 2017
OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Sub: Central Government Employees Group Insurance Scheme-1980 - Tables of Benefits for the savings fund for the period from 01.10.2017 to 31.12.2017.

The Tables of Benefits for Savings Fund to the beneficiaries under the Central Government Employees Group Insurance Scheme-1980, which are being issued on a quarterly basis from 01.01.2017 onwards, as brought out in this Ministry’s OM of even number dated 17.03.2017, for the quarter from 01.10.2017 to 31.12.2017, as worked out by IRDA based on the interest rate of 7.8% per annum (compounded quarterly) as notified by the Department of Economic Affairs as per their Resolution No. 5(1)-B(PD)/2017 dated 23.10.2017, are enclosed.

2.The Tables enclosed are of two categories as per the existing practice. As hitherto, the first Table of Benefits for the savings fund of the scheme is based on the subscription of Rs.10 p.m. from 1.1.1982 to 31.12.1989 and Rs.15 p.m. w.e.f. 1.1.1990 onwards. The second Table of Benefits for savings fund is based on a subscription of Rs.10 p.m. for those employees who had opted out of the revised rate of subscription w.e.f. 1.1.1990.

3.While these orders are in respect of Table of Benefits for the period from 01.10.2017 to 31.12.2017, the Tables already issued for the quarters from 1.1.2017 to 31.3.2017, from 1.4.2017 to 30.6.2017 and from 01.07.2017 to 30.09.2017 are also reproduced for the sake of convenience and consolidation.

4.In their application to the employees of Indian Audit and Accounts Department, these orders are issued after consultation with the Comptroller & Auditor General of India.

5.Hindi version of these orders is attached.
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(Amar Nath Singh)
Director
Authority: http://www.doe.gov.in/

Clarification regarding calculation of quantum of Annual Increment in pay in case of Running Staff

Clarification regarding calculation of quantum of Annual Increment in pay in case of Running Staff.
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)

No. PC-VI/2016/Z/4
Dated: 04.10.2017
OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Sub: Clarification regarding calculation of quantum of Annual Increment in pay in case of Running Staff.

Ref.: M/o Finance's OM No. 332469/2016-E IIIA dated 01.02.201

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Ministry's OM of even no. dated 30.08.2016 wherein an issue raised by one of the Staff Federations vide PNM Agenda Item No.10/2016 was referred to M/o Finance for examination. The Federation had demanded that the basic pay for the purpose of calculation of increment in the 6th CPC should include Pay element of Running Allowance for the Running staff. This meant that increment of Running Staff should be calculated @3 % of {Basic pay + pay element (presently 30% of Basic Pay)}.

2. This issue was examined in Pay Commission Dte. of Railway Board and a copy of reply sent to one of the Zonal Railways is enclosed as Annex-I.

3. As regards the queries raised by M/o Finance vide 011/1 dated 01.02.2017, it is clarified that a portion of Basic Pay of the Running Staff is treated as a “Pay element of running allowance” which itself falls outside the definition. of Basic Pay as defined in FR(9) (21)(a)(i) but falls in the broader definition of the term "pay" as in FR(9) (21)(a)(iii). The pay element at specified rates is counted for specified purposes only. As per Rule No. 25 of "The Rules for payment of Running and other Allowances to the Running Staff on Railways, 1981" read with para 3.23 of Railway Board’s letter No.E(P&A)II-80/RS- 10 dated 17.07.1981 (Annex-11), the pay element i.e. 30% of the Basic Pay of Running Staff will be reckoned as pay for specified purposes (not for all) such as Dearness Allowances, House Rent Allowance, entitlement to Passes, PTOs etc. It is pertinent to mention here that pay element is not reckoned as pay for Transport Allowance, Night Duty Allowance etc.

3.1   In accordance with para 2 of Board’s letter No. E(P&A) II-2005/RS-34 dated 26.12.2008 (RBE No.202/2008) (Annex-III}, pay element in the Running n Allowance for running staff would be 30% of the basic pay under Railway Service (Revised Pay) Rules,2008 for computation of specified benefits excluding retirement benefits. For the purpose of computation of retirement benefits of running staff, an additional quantum of 55% of the basic pay under RS(RP) Rules,2008 would be reckoned.

S/d,
(U.K. Tiwari)
Deputy Director,
Pay Commission-VI
Railway Board.
Ph. No. 011-47845224

Kind Attn:  Sh. Ashok Kumar
Under Secretary (DMA),
Department  of Expenditure,
Ministry  of Finance, North Block, New Delhi.

Source: NFIR

Government to examine Rs.5 lakh tax exemption proposal for pensioners


Government to examine Rs.5 lakh tax exemption proposal for pensioners

The finance ministry has informed Congress MP Shashi Tharoor that his suggestion to increase the tax exemption limit for pension up to Rs 5 lakh would be examined during the ongoing preparations for the Union Budget 2018, according to a communication.

Responding to a letter written by Tharoor in late September, Minister of State for Finance Shiv Pratap Shukla said the suggestion that pension up to Rs 5 lakh per annum should be exempted from income tax in all cases was examined.

"The proposal would be examined during the exercise for the ensuing Union Budget 2018 and the outcome would be reflected in the Finance Bill, 2018," said the letter, which was tweeted by Tharoor.
The letter, dated November 14, said that a pensioner who is above 80 years is not required to pay tax if the total income, including pension, does not exceed Rs 5 lakh.

"The suggestion that pension up to Rs 5 lakh per annum should be exempt in all cases would require amendment to the existing provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961," the letter said.

A pensioner, who is a senior citizen - aged 60 to 80 years - is exempt from income tax if the income, including from pension, does not exceed Rs 3 lakh.

About the letter, Tharoor tweeted, "Govt's semi- encouraging reply to my request to exempt pensioners from tax on the first 5 lakhs of income. Hope @arunjaitley will include this in his next budget".

The work for preparation of the General Budget has already commenced and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is likely to present it to Parliament in the first week of February.

Source: Indian Express

Revision of Pension of Pre-2016 Central Civil Pensioners - MoD Orders dt. 22.11.2017


Revision of Pension of Pre-2016 Central Civil Pensioners - MoD Orders dt. 22.11.2017

Review of the progress made by Defence Establishments revision of Pension/Family Pension of pre-2016 Central Civil Pensioners

Office of the Controller General Of Defence Accounts
Ulan Batar Road palam Delhi Cantt. - 110010

Fax: 011-25574814 Phone : 011-25665529
Regd Fax.
AT/V/DAD/15101/Circular/2017

To,
All PCsDA/PCA(Fys)/CsDA
Dated: 22.11.2017
Sub: Review of the progress made by Defence Establishments revision of Pension/Family Pension of pre-2016 Central Civil Pensioners.

A review meeting was held on November 2017 under chairmanship of Defence regarding subject mentioned wherein following decisions were taken:
i. All HoDs have to ensure completion of 80% Of pension cases by 31.12.2017 and 100% cases by 31.0320 18.

ii. HoDs shall prescribc weekly targets for the HOOs for preparation and submission or pension revision cases to PCsDA/PCA(Fys)/CsDA. Similar targets are to be prescribed by CGDA to the PCsDA/CsDA for disposal of cases received from the HOOs. The progress made thereof to be reviewed by HoDs/CGDA every fortnight.

iii. FADS will assess the functioning of the office of the PCDA (Pension), Allahabad in so far as it relates to dealing of pension revision cases and take steps for improving its capacity to handle higher volumes of cases.

iv. CGDA to issue clarification to PCsDA/PCA(Fys)/CsDA about their role in vetting/scrutiny/audit of the LPC-Cum-Data Sheet, prescribe checklist of documents/action required with proposals received from HOOs, and specify the stepwise action( with timelines).
3. In this context, please rcfer to PCDA Circular NO.175 Vide which action regarding vetting & submission of LPC Cum Data Sheet has already been clarified by PCDA (P) Allahabad.

4. Action may kindly be taken to complete the task within stipulated period of time as per direction received from MoD.

Jt.CGDA (Pen.) has seen.
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Krishna Kumar
SAO (AT/P)
Authority: http://cgda.nic.in/

7th CPC Bunching Benefit - Explain with Matrix Table


7th CPC Bunching Benefit - Explain with Matrix Table 

Bunching benefit in 7th CPC
Are you eligible for getting Bunching benefit in 7th CPC ? Please see in enclosed table.

Please check this bunching stages in 7th CPC.

7th-cpc-bunching-table

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