Friday, 16 February 2018

Ministry of Railways directs Zonal Railways to discontinue pasting reservation charts on train coaches for 6 months starting from 1st March, 2018


Ministry of Railways

Ministry of Railways directs Zonal Railways to discontinue pasting reservation charts on train coaches for 6 months starting from 1st March, 2018.
16 FEB 2018
Ministry of Railways has directed Zonal Railways to discontinue pasting of reservation charts on the reserved coaches of all trains at all erstwhile A1, A & B category stations as a pilot project for 6 months starting from 1st March, 2018.

Physical/digital charts will continue to be displayed at the platform of the train. At those stations where electronic charts display plasma have been installed and the same are functioning properly, physical reservation charts at such platforms can be stopped.

Earlier, pasting of reservation charts on the reserved coaches of all trains was discontinued at New Delhi, Hazrat Nizamuddin, Mumbai Central, Chennai Central, Howrah and Sealdah Stations of Indian Railways on experimental basis for a period of 3 months.

Link for the names of  Erstwhile A1 & A category railway stations:

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Linking of Aadhaar with Registration of Marriage - Rajya Sabha Q&A

Linking-Aadhaar-Registration-Marriage

Linking of Aadhaar with Registration of Marriage - Rajya Sabha Q&A

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF LAW AND JUSTICE
LEGISLATIVE DEPARTMENT

R A J Y A S A B H A

UNSTARRED QUESTION No. 914

TO BE ANSWERED ON FRIDAY, THE 9TH FEBRUARY, 2018

Linking of Aadhaar with Registration of Marriage
914. SHRI HARSHVARDHAN SINGH DUNGARPUR:

Will the Minister of LAW AND JUSTICE be pleased to state

(a) whether Government have received any request from Law Commission for linking of Aadhaar with registration of marriages to prevent fraudulent marriages and denial of subsistence to deserted women;

(b) if so, the details thereof; and

(c) the action taken/to be taken by Government on their request?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE FOR LAW AND JUSTICE
AND CORPORATE AFFAIRS

(SHRI P.P. CHAUDHARY)

(a) to (b) The 21st Law Commission of India in its 270th Report titled "Compulsory Registration of Marriages" has observed that it would be desirable to have a centralized national portal for maintenance of records of marriage registration and if registration of marriage is linked to the unique identification number (UID), it would be possible to achieve universal tracing of records.

(c) The Government is yet to take a decision in the matter.

Source : Rajya Sabha

KV School Contractual Teachers : Consolidated Pay and Qualification for all Posts


KV School Contractual Teachers : Consolidated Pay and Qualification for all Posts

REMUNERATION 

Remuneration : Post Consolidated Monthly Payment as per KVS Letter dated F.No.11029/39/2011/KVS HQ/Acad 21.03.2013 and Subsequent Clarification…

Post & SubjectEssential Qualification
Consolidated Pay
PGT English, Hindi1.Two years Integrated Post Graduate Courses of Regional College of Education of NCERT in the concerned subject or Master Degree from a recognized University with at least 50% marks in aggregate in the following subjects
a) PGT (English ) - English
b) PGT (Hindi) - Hindi or Sanskrit with Hindi as one
of the subjects at Graduate level.
2. B.Ed. or equivalent degree from recognized University
3. Proficiency in teaching in Hindi and English medium.
AND
B.Ed. in the concerned subject with minimum 50% of marks
Desirable: Knowledge of computer applications
Rs.27,500/-
PGT Maths, Physics1. Two years' Integrated Post Graduate M.Sc Course of Regional College of Education of NCERT in the concerned subject;
OR
Master Degree from a recognized University with atleast 50% marks in aggregate in the following subjects: a) PGT (Maths) Mathematics/ Applied Mathematics b) PGT (Physics)-Physics /
Electronics/Applied Physics/ Nuclear Physics.
AND
B.Ed. in the concerned subject with minimum 50% of marks
Desirable: Knowledge of computer applications.
Rs.27,500/-
PGT Biology, Chemistry1. Two years' Integrated Post Graduate M.Sc Course of Regional College of Education of NCERT in the concerned subject;
OR
Master Degree from a recognized University with atleast 50% aggregate in the following subjects: a) PGT (Biology) - Botany/Life Sciences/Zoology/ Sciences/Bio Genetics/ Micro Biology/Bio Technology/Molecular Bio/Plant Physiology provided they have studied Botany and Zoology at Graduation level. b) PGT (Chemistry) Chemistry/ Bio. Chem.
AND
B.Ed. in the concerned subject with minimum 50% of marks
Desirable: Knowledge of computer applications.
Rs.27,500/-
PGT Geography1. Two years' Integrated Post Graduate Course of Regional College of Education of NCERT in the concerned subject;
OR
Master Degree from a recognized University with atleast 50% marks in aggregate in the following subjects: a) PGT Geography- Geography
AND
B.Ed. in the concerned subject with minimum 50% of marks Desirable: Knowledge of computer applications.
Rs.27,500/-
PGT Economics, Commerce1. Two years' Integrated Post Graduate Course of Regional College of Education of NCERT in the concerned subject;
OR
Master Degree from a recognized University with atleast 50% marks in aggregate in the following subjects: a) PGT (Commerce) - Master's Degree in Commerce. However, holder of Degrees of M.Com in Applied/Business Economics shall not be eligible. b)PGT (Economics) - Economics/ Applied Economics/ Business Economics. AND
AND
B.Ed. in the concerned subject with minimum 50% of marks Desirable: Knowledge of computer applications.
Rs.27,500/-
PGT (Computer Science) At least 50% marks in aggregate in any of the following:1. B.E. or B.Tech. (Computer Science /IT) from a recognized University or equivalent Degree or Diploma from an institution/university recognized by the Govt. of India.
OR
B.E or B.Tech. (any stream ) and Post Graduate Diploma in Computers form recognized University OR
M.Sc. ( computer Science )/ MCA or Equivalent from a recognized University
OR
B.Sc. (Computer Science ) / BCA or Equivalent and Post Graduate degree in any subject from a recognized University
OR
Post Graduate Diploma in Computer and Post Graduate degree in any subject form recognized University.
OR
'B' Level from DOEACC and Post Graduate degree in any subject.
OR
'C' Level from 'DOEACC' Ministry of information and Communication Technology and Graduation. Desirable: Proficiency in teaching in Hindi and English
Rs.27,500/-
TGT (English, Hindi, Sanskrit, Mathematics , Science (Bio), Social Studies) i) Four years Integrated degree course of Regional College of Education of NCERT in the concerned subject with at least 50% marks in aggregate:OR
Bachelor's Degree with at least 50% marks in the concerned subjects / combination of subjects and in aggregate. The electives subjects and Languages in the combination of subjects as under:
a) For TGT (Sanskrit) Sanskrit as a subject in all the three years.
b) For TGT (Hindi): Hindi as a subject in all the three years.
c) For TGT (English): English a subject in all the three years.
d) For TGT (S.St.): Any two of the following: History, Geography, Economics and Political Science of which one must be either History or Geography.
e) For TGT (Maths) Bachelor Degree in Maths with any two of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, electronics, Computer Science, Statistics.
f) For TGT (Science) - Botany Zoology and Chemistry.
AND
B.Ed. in the concerned subject with minimum 50% of marks Desirable: Knowledge of computer applications.
Rs.26,250/-
Primary Teachersa) Senior Secondary School Certificate with 50% marks or intermediate with 50% marks or above and D.Ed for two years and Pass in the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) conducted by the CBSEb) Competence to teach through Hindi & English medium .
Note: In case of non-availability of candidates with above qualifications, the candidates with B.El.Ed / B.Ed. will be considered.
Desirable: Knowledge of Computer Applications
Rs.21,250/-
Computer InstructorAt least 50% marks in aggregate in any of the following:1. B.E. or B.Tech. (Computer Science /IT) from a recognized University or equivalent Degree or Diploma from an institution/university recognized by the Govt. of India.
OR
B.E or B.Tech. (any stream ) and Post Graduate Diploma in Computers form recognized University OR
M.Sc. ( computer Science )/ MCA or Equivalent from a recognized University
OR
B.Sc. (Computer Science ) / BCA or Equivalent and Post Graduate degree in any subject from a recognized University
OR
Post Graduate Diploma in Computer and Post Graduate degree in any subject form recognized University.
OR
'B' Level from DOEACC and Post Graduate degree in any subject.
OR
'C' Level from 'DOEACC' Ministry of information and Communication
Technology and Graduation. Desirable: Proficiency in teaching in Hindi and English
Rs.21,250/- (Class III - V)
Rs.26,250/ (Class VI onwards)
Art & Craft / DanceDegree/ Diploma/ Certificate from recognize Institute and Professional competency in concerned field.
Rs.21,250/-
Games & Sports CoachDegree/ Diploma/ Certificate (NIS) from recognize Institute and Professional competency in concerned field.
Rs.21,250/-
DoctorMBBS and registration with MCI
Rs.1000/- per day for 02 hours
Nurse Diploma in Nursing with valid registration.
Rs.750/- per Day for 07 hours
CounselorB.A. / B.Sc. (Psychology )with minimum of 50% marks and Certificate or Diploma in Counseling. Desirable: Minimum of One year Experience in Providing Career/ Educational Counseling to students at schools
OR
Working knowledge and experience in placement Bureaus.
OR
Registration with rehabilitation council of India as Vocational
Rs.26,250/-
Yoga Teacheri. Graduation in any subject or equivalent from a recognized University. One Year training in Yoga From recognized Institution
Rs.21250/-
Data Entry Operatori. Class XII pass or Equivalent from recognized board or University.ii. Typing speed of 35 w.p.m in English & 30 w.p.m in Hindi on Computer.
iii. Working knowledge in TALLY ERP 9.
iv.Knowledge of Computer Applications
Desirable : DCA Certificate from recognized Institute.
As per State Govt. rates

Source:http://allschoolsinindia.in/

Linking of ration card with Aadhaar - Rajya Sabha Q&A

Linking of ration card with Aadhaar - Rajya Sabha Q&A

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD AND PUBLIC

DISTRIBUTION

 RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO-865
ANSWERED ON 09.02.2018
Linking of ration card with Aadhaar
865 . Shri B.K. Hariprasad

(a) whether Government has taken any steps to ensure that no individual is denied PDS benefits even if  he/she does not have Aadhaar or has not linked his ration card to the number; and
(b) if so, the details thereof?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE FOR CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION
(SHRI C. R. CHAUDHARY)

(a) to (b): Yes, Sir. The Department of Food and Public Distribution has issued clear instructions to all States/UT Governments that no beneficiary/household shall be deleted from the list of eligible beneficiaries/households only on the ground of not possessing Aadhaar, and shall also not be denied subsidized foodgrains or cash transfer of food subsidy under NFSA due to non-availability of Aadhaar or failure of biometric authentication due to network/ connectivity/ linking issues/ poor biometric of the beneficiary or other technical reasons. The State/UT Governments are required to comply with the provisions of the notification issued by this Department vide SO No. 371[E] dated 8/2/17 [as amended from time to time], for granting PDS benefits to those beneficiaries who do not possess Aadhaar.

Source : Rajya Sabha

Web-based Pensioners Portal Project - Release of Grant-in Aid to Pensioners Associations for implementation of the objectives of the Portal


Web-based Pensioners Portal Project - Release of Grant-in Aid to Pensioners Associations for implementation of the objectives of the Portal

F.No.55/23/2017-P&PW(C)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, P.G. and Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners' Welfare

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan,
Khan Market, New Delhi-110003
Dated-9th/13th February, 2018
The Pay & Accounts Officer,
Department of Pension & Pensioners' Welfare,
Lok Nayak Bhavan, Khan Market, New Delhi.

To

Subject: Web-based 'Pensioners' Portal' Project – Release of Grant-in Aid to Pensioners' Associations for implementation of the objectives of the Portal.

Sir,
I am directed to refer to this Department's sanction of even number dated 21.9.2017 (copy enclosed) authorizing grant in-aid in favour of 21 identified Pensioner Associations total amounting to Rs.14,16,389/- against which an amount of Rs.6,83,207/- payable to 10 Pensioner Associations, an amount of Rs.540352/- to 8 Pensioner Associations and an amount of Rs.1,25,815/- to 2 Pensioner Associations had already been released vide sanction letter of even number dated 28.9.2017, 30th October,20 17 and 6th December,20 17 respectively. This sanction is for further release of sanctioned amount of Rs.66955/-(Rupees Sixty Six Thousand Nine Hundred Fifty-Five only) in favour of under-mentioned 1 Pensioner Association on their having been registered under NITI Aayog DARPAN and having been linked with PA&O under PFMS, as per details given in Col.5 of the Table given below :-

ex-servicemen-pension

2. This Department also undertake on behalf of respective Pensioner Associations that funds utilization towards the expenditure to be incurred on approved components will be done through EAT module mapping for which has already been done under DARP AN in PFMS module. The Pensioner Association thus needs to fulfill this undertaking given by this Department

3. The. above Pensioners Association is, therefore, advised to book the utilization of funds for approved components under the Scheme of GIA through EAT Module under PFMS. Any expenditure incurred otherwise than through EAT module will not qualify for adjustment against the Grant-in-aid being sanctioned and released and the Association will be liable to refund such amount to this Department.

4. All the Pensioners Associations can access the Eat Module under PFMS by creating log-in-id and password The Log-in-ID of each Pensioner Association is Unique ID under EAT Module of PFMS which is indicated against each Pensioner Associations in Column '8″ of the Table under Para' 1′ above. For getting the password the Association need to first fill the log-in-id ( as indicated in column '8' of the above Table) and use the facility of 'Forget Password" to get the fresh Password by authenticating OTP which they will receive from PFMS on the registered mobile number and E-mail by PFMS as mentioned earlier in the agency details under PFMS. After filling the OTP sent by the PFMS, the Association will get the option of 'Change Password'. Accordingly, the Association will be able to create the new password for Log-in-ID. If, 'any help is needed to create log-in-ID and password in EAT module of PFMS and acquainting themselves with other functions including booking of expenditure in EAT module, they may contact this Department for arranging necessary training etc. for them. If, any help is needed to create log-in-ID and password in EAT module of PFMS and acquainting themselves with other functions including booking of expenditure in EAT module, Please visit link for training videos on PFMS/EIS/EAT Module
https://www.youtube.com/channeIlUCzHOkge912RyA45AlpQ3BS A.  For further clarification you may contact Mr. OM Pathak, Trainer PFMS-EAT module on his mobile No. 07828594200 OR land line no. 011/24641225. In case of emergency and non-availability of PFMS trainer you may contact Shri Rajeev Ranjan, AAO, P&AO on his land line No. 011124626133 and Mr. Rajesh Jain, Sr. A.O., Incharge PFMS-EAT Module on his telephone No. 011-24626331.

5. The Drawing & Disbursing Officer of the Department of Pension & Pensioners' Welfare is authorized to draw the amount as mentioned in Col 5 of Table given in para 1 above for disbursement to the Grantee Pensioners' Association for transferring the amount to the Bank Accounts of respective Pensioners' Associations.

6. The expenditure involved is debitable to Major Head "2070"- Other Administrative Services 00.800.0ther Expenditure, ( Minor Head); 43-Plan Scheme of Department of Pensions and Pensioner Welfare, 43.01-Pensioners Portal; 43.01.31- Grants-in-Aid- General under Demand No.-
70 Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions for the year 2017-18.

7. The accounts of. the above Pensioners' Associations shall be open to inspection by the sanctioning authority and the audit, both by the Comptroller and Auditor -General of the India under the provision of CAG (DPC) Act, 1971 and internal audit by the Principal Accounts Officer of the Department of Pension & Pensioners' Welfare, whenever the organization is called upon to do so.

8. This sanction issues under financial powers delegated to the Ministries/Departments of the Government of India with the concurrence of Integrated Finance Division vide Diary No. Dir (F/P)/P 4625 dated 04.09.2017.

9. The expenditure of Rs.66955/-(Rupees Sixty Six Thousand Nine Hundred Fifty-Five only) has been noted in the grant-in-aid register for the year 2017-2018.

10. The release of GlA through this Sanction will be governed by the terms and conditions contained in this Department Sanction of even number dated 21.9.2017 referred to above.
Yours faithfully,
sd/-
(Manoj Kumar)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India
Source: http://www.pensionersportal.gov.in/

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