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7th CPC: MoH&FW removed monetary ceiling for direct consultation with Specialists in Central Government /State Government Municipal Hospitals

7th CPC: MoH&FW removed monetary ceiling for direct consultation with Specialists in Central Government /State Government Municipal Hospitals

No. S.11011/11/2016- CGHS (P)/EHS
Government of India
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
EHS Section
Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi
Dated the 5th December, 2017
OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Sub: Revision of rates of subscription under Central Government Health Scheme due to revision of pay and allowances of Central Government employees and revision of pension/ family pension on account of implementation of recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission. 

The undersigned is directed to draw attention to Para 3 (F) of this Ministry’s OM No. 5.11011/16/2016-CGHS (P)/EHS, dated 09.01.2017 regarding monetary ceiling for direct consultation with specialist in Central Government/State Government/Municipal Hospitals, wherein it was mentioned that ”The monetary ceiling for determining the entitlement for direct consultation with Specialists in Central Government / State Government / Municipal Hospitals will continue at the existing rates until revision of the same after consultation with Ministry of Finance."

2. The matter has been examined in consultation with Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance and it has been decided to remove monetary ceiling for direct consultation with Specialists in Central Government /State Government Municipal Hospitals and there is no bar on direct consultation with Specialists in Central Government/State Government/Municipal Hospitals.
3. Other contents of the above said OM will remain unchanged.
(Rajeev Attri)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

Guidelines for posting of Dy. CSOs in HQ and Sr. DSOs in Division - Railway Board

Guidelines for posting of Dy. CSOs in HQ and Sr. DSOs in Division - Railway Board

Government of India
Ministry of Railways
Railway Board
No. 2017/Safety (DM) 19/1
New Delhi, Dated: 20.09.2017
General Managers
All Zonal Railways.

Sub: Strengthening of Safety Organization at Zonal and Divisional Level.

Ref: RB Letter of even no. dated 28.03.2017.

Board issued comprehensive guidelines for posting of Officials in Safety Organisation vide letter under reference. Based on the feedback received from Zonal Railways, it is felt that there is a need to streamline the process of posting officials and strengthen the safety organisation. The following procedure needs to be adopted for posting of Officers in division and HQs.

i. Posting of Dy. CSOs in headquarters.
a) CSO shall be assisted by four Deputy HOD rank officers.
b) Posting of Dy. CSOs in Headquarters shall be done with the approval of PED (Safety).
c) While submitting the proposal to Board for consideration, CSOs, should ensure that the officer is chosen carefully in consultation with the PHOD concerned and with the approval of General Manager.
d) Officer recommended should have a good record of service (very good and above) with minimum 3 years in open line working of that department. Names of at least 2 or 3 suitable officers should be recommended along with their confidential reports for last five years and vigilance clearance.
e) Tenure of the officers should be 3 years from the date of posting. In case it has to be extended beyond 3 years, PED/Safety’s prior approval shall be obtained.
ii. Posting of Sr. DSOs in the Division.
a) General Manager shall decide the Department wise distribution of Sr.DSOs in such a way that not more than 2 officers (excluding the post of CSO) from each of the 5 disciplines may be normally be posted as Dy. CSOs/SrDSOs (i.e. both the Headquarters and Divisional posts taken together) on a particular Zonal Railway.
b) Officer recommended shall have good record of service (very good and above) with minimum 3 years in Open line working of that department and should be free from vigilance cases.
c) Concerned departmental PHOD shall recommend names of two or three officers to be posted as Sr.DSO, Personnel Department should process the posting through CSO along with their confidential reports for last five years and vigilance clearance.
d) CSO will recommend one officer for consideration of General Manager.
e) Tenure of Sr.DSO should be three years from their date of posting. In casetenure has to be extended beyond three years, prior consent of CSO and approval of General Manager needs to be obtained.
On need basis, Zonal Railways shall review the present incumbents and replace them suitably. These guidelines are issued with the approval of the Board (MT and CRB).
(P.Srinivas)
Director Safety-III
Railway Board
Copy to: Chief Safety Officers, All Zonal Railways for information please.

Leveraging for maximizing Digital Life Certification

PCDA Circular No. 196 : Leveraging for maximizing Digital Life Certification

Office of the Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (Pension), Draupadi
Ghat, Allahabad -211014
Circular No. 196
No. AT/Tech/30-XIX
Dated: 10.01.2018
To,
1. The Chief Accountant, RBI Deptt. of Govt. Bank Accounts, Central office C-7, Second Floor, Bandre- Kurla Complex, P B No. 8143, Bandre East Mumbai-400051
2. The Director of Treasuries of all state …….
3. The Manger CPPC of Public Sector Banks including IDBI
4. The CDA (PD) Meerut……….
5. The CDA-Chennai……….
6. The Nodal Officers (ICICI/ AXIS/HDFC Bank)….
7. The Pay & Accounts Officers…………
8. Military and Air Attache, Indian Embassy Kathmandu, Nepal.
9. The DPDO…………
10 The Post Master…………..
Sub: Leveraging for maximizing Digital Life Certification.

Since, Aadhaar Act has now mandated by Govt. of India and the pensioner is required to furnish Aadhaar was for using the Aadhaar information. Therefore, Pension Disbursing Authorities are advised to obtain the consent of all the defence pensioners/family pensioners drawing their pension/family pension from their offices as per the sample Template for Jeevan Pramaan / Digital Life Certificate enclosed herewith.

Encl: As above.
S/d,
(Shubash Kumar)
DCDA (P)
Sample Consent Template for Jeevan Pramaan/Digital Life Certificate- I < Name of the Aadhaar holder >, the holder of Aadhaar number < < xxxx-xxxx-xxxx > >, hereby give my consent to < (Name and Address of PDA) > to use my Aadhaar Number and Fingerprint/Iris/OTP for annual identification and generation of Digital Life Certificate(DLC). I also give my consent for sharing my Aadhaar number and my DLC with my < (Name of PDA) > for e-KYC and authentication from UIDAI through Meit/NIC/NPCI/other ASA.

< (Name of PDA) >………. has informed me on behalf of Meit/NIC/NPCI/other ASA that during authentication, Meit/NIC/NPCI/other ASA shall submit my information to UIDAI and that my core
biometrics (Fingerprint and/or Iris scans will not be stored/shared). I have also been informed that the information submitted to < (Name of PDA) >………. shall not be used for any purpose other than that mentioned above or as per any requirement of law.

(Signature)
Name:…..……………………………………
Rank/Designation:………………………
Personal No./Regimental No………..
PPO No.:……..……………………………

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