Wednesday, 31 October 2018

Clarification on Child Care Leave - Railway Board


Clarification on Child Care Leave - Railway Board

Removal of the limit of 22 years in case of a disabled child for the purpose of Child Care Leave

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)
RBE No. 162/2018
New Delhi dated 17.10.2018

No. E(P&A)I-2008/CPC/LE-8

The General Managers/Principal Financial Advisers,
All Indian Railways and Production Units.

Sub: Child Care Leave (CCL) - reg.

In pursuance of the decision taken by the Government, the Ministry of Railways have decided that the limit of 22 years in case of a disabled child for the purpose of Child Care Leave under the provisions of Rule 551 (E) of Chapter-5 of Indian Railway Establishment Code (IREC), Volume-I be removed. It has also been decided that Child Care Leave may not be granted for a period less than five days at a time.

2. This order shall take effect from 13th June, 2018.

3. There is no change as regards other terms and conditions of this leave.

4. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.

5. Please acknowledge receipt.
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(N P Singh)
Joint Director Estt.(P&A),
Railway Board
Source: Railway Board

7th CPC Charge Allowance - Railway Board Orders

7th CPC Charge Allowance - Railway Board Orders

Clarification on admissibility of Charge Allowance in Indian Railways
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (BHARAT SARKAR)
Ministry of Railways (Rail Mantralaya)
(Railway Board)
No. PC-VII/2017/I/7/5/8
New Delhi, dated: 25.10.2018
The General Manager/PCPOs,
All Indian Railways & Production Units,

Sub: Clarification on admissibility of Charge Allowance in Indian Railways

Consequent to implementation of recommendations of 7th CPC, various references have been received from Zonal Railways regarding admissibility of Charge Allowance in the CPC pay structure and grant of benefits like DA, HRA etc. on the same.

2. In this context, it is informed that the issue of admissibility of Charge Allowance in 7th CPC pay structure is presently under examination in Department of Personnel and Training.

3. In view of the same, it is informed that any clarifications regarding Charge Allowance can only be issued by Board's office once guidelines in this matter are issued by DoPT.
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(Jay Kumar G)
Deputy Director, Pay Commission-VII
Railway Board
Source: Railway Board

AICPIN for September 2018

AICPIN for September 2018

All India Consumer Price Index for the month of September 2018

Labour Bureau released the Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) for the month of September 2018 today(31.10.2018).

The All India CPI-IW for September, 2018 remained stationary at 301.

2018

Month/YearCPI+/-HighLow
JAN 2018288+2
FEB 2018287-1
MAR 20182870287
APRI 2018288+1
MAY 2018289+1
JUN 2018291+2
JUL 2018301+10301
AUG 20183010
SEP 20183010

2017

Month/YearCPI+/-HighLow
JAN 2017274-1274
FEB 20172740
MAR 2017275+1
APR 2017277+2
MAY 2017278+1
JUN 2017280+2
JUL 2017285+5
AUG 20172850
SEP 20172850
OCT 2017287+2
NOV 2017288+1288
DEC 2017286-2

2016

Month/YearCPI+/-HighLow
JAN 2016269
FEB 2016267-2267
MAR 2016268+1
APR 2016271+3
MAY 2016275+4
JUN 2016277+2
JUL 2016280+3280
AUG 2016278-2
SEP 2016277-1
OCT  2016278+1
NOV 2016277-1
DEC 2016275-2

Expected DA Table for Jan 2019


Expected DA Table for Jan 2019
DA Calculation as per 7th CPC
Month YearAICPIN12 Months Total12 Months AverageIncreased Over 261.42DA %
Jan-162693152262.670.48
Feb-162673166263.330.92
Mar-162683180265.001.37
Apr-162713195266.251.85
May-162753212267.672.39
Jun-162773228269.002.902
Jul-162803245270.423.44
Aug-162783259271.583.89
Sep-162773270272.054.24
Oct-162783279273.254.53
Nov-162773286273.834.75
Dec-162753292274.334.944
Jan-172743297274.755.10
Feb-172743304275.335.33
Mar-172753311275.925.55
Apr-172773317276.415.74
May-172783320276.665.84
Jun-172803323276.915.935
Jul-172853328277.336.10
Aug-172853335277.926.31
Sep-172853343278.586.56
Oct-172873352279.336.85
Nov-172883363280.257.20
Dec-172863374281.177.557
Jan-182883388282.338.00
Feb-182873401283.428.42
Mar-182873413284.428.80
Apr-182883424285.339.15
May-182893435286.259.50
Jun-182913446287.179.859
Jul-183013462288.5010.36
Aug-183013478289.8310.87
Sep-18
Oct-18
Nov-18
Dec-18

Policy improvement in Dental Health Care Centres & Referral system for Railway employees


Policy improvement in Dental Health Care Centres & Referral system for Railway employees

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
RAILWAY BOARD
NO. 2018/Trans Cell/Health/Medical Issues
Dated: 26.10.2018
The General Manager, All Indian Railways/PUS, NF (Con), CORE
The DG/RDSO/Lucknow, DG/NAIR/Vadodara
CAOS, DMW/Patiala, WPO/Patna, COFMOW/NDLS, RWP/Bela, CAO/IROAF

Sub: Policy improvements in Dental Health Care System.
Ref: 1. Railway Board Letter no. 2017/H-1/25/2/DentaI/Policy dated 23.03.2018
2. Railway Board's letter no. 2018/Trans Cell/Health/CMP & PTDS dated 06.06.2018.
3. Railway Board's letter no. 2000/H-1/l2/27/pt-I dated 16.10.2000.
4. Railway Board's letter no. 2002/H-1/12/13/DentaI/S.E.C.R dated 10.12.2013.
5. Railway Board's letter 2018/Trans Cell/Health/Medical issued dated 25.08.2018.

In order to improve the Dental Health Care, and with reference to Board's letters mentioned above, Board (MS, FC & CRB) have approved the following:
1. Empanelment of Government & Private Dental Hospitals/Centres & Referral of Patients:
1.1 Zonal Railways are empowered to empanel the Government or Private Dental Hospitals/Centres for referral at par with empanelment of other specialty hospitals at CGHS rates.
1.2 The patients may be referred to by Dental Surgeon/Railway Doctor, as per the requirement/necessity of the treatment.
2. Reimbursement of expenditure on Dental treatment
2.1 The reimbursement of expenditure, incurred on Dental treatment of Railway medical beneficiaries, is permitted for the treatments taken outside, if the local CMS/MD/CMO/ACMS incharge of the Hospital is satisfied that same was required to be taken from outside even when Railway Hospital/Sub Divisional Hospital was provided with Part Time/Full Time Dental Surgeon and infrastructure facilities.
2.2 The re-imbursement shall be made in accordance with CGHS. approved dental procedures and rates only.
2.3 Zonal Railway may reimburse the expenditure incurred on other dental procedures which are not included in CGHS list, if the same is done at the nearest Government Dental College/Government Hospital as per the charges levied by these Institutions (this should however not include material and lab charges, charged by outsourced private agencies).
3. Age & Term of Engagement of Part Time Dental Surgeons
3.1 The age limit & terms of CMPs as issued vide letter 2018/Trans Cell/Health/Medical issued dated 25.08.2018 shall be extended to Part Time Dental Surgeons also.
3.2 The entry level age limit of candidate for appointment as Part Time Dental Surgeon shall be 53 years from the date of issue of this letter.
3.3 The maximum age limit shall be 65 years or 12 terms whichever is earlier and each term of engagement shall not exceed more than 1 year.
4. Extension of policy of part time Dental Surgeons to other hospitals
4.1 The policy of Engagement of Part Time Dental Surgeons is now extended to Sub-Divisional Hospitals also, where justified. Such powers are delegated to the GM with concurrence of associate finance and on the recommendation of PCMD & PCPO.
4.2 The power of engagement of the approved Part Time Dental Surgeons shall be in accordance with Board's letter no. 2018/Trans Cell/Health/CMP & PTDS dated 06.06.2018.
4.3 Other rules & guidelines as issued from Board on the above subject shall remain unchanged and as modified from time to time.
This issues with the concurrence of Associate Finance of Transformation Cell of Railway Board.
Kindly acknowledge the receipt and ensure compliance.
(Umesh Balonda)
Executive Director/S&
Transformation Cell
Source: Railway Board

Purchase of laptops/notebooks and similar devices for eligible officers -Clarification regarding admissibility of Taxes/GST on the price ceiling


Purchase of laptops/notebooks and similar devices for eligible officers -Clarification regarding admissibility of Taxes/GST on the price ceiling

No. 03(13)/2018-E.II(A)
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
North Block, New Delhi
Dated: 22nd October, 2018
OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject : Instructions for the purchase of laptops/notebooks and similar devices for eligible officers - Clarification regarding admissibility of Taxes/GST on the price ceiling.

The undersigned is directed to inform that references have been received in this Department seeking clarification regarding admissibility of Taxes/GST on the prescribed price ceiling of Rs. 80,000 as mentioned in Para 2(i) this Department's O.M. No 08(34)/2017-E.II(A) dated 20th February, 2018 on the above subject.

2. The matter has been considered in this Department. Since taxes are statutory in nature and are bound to change from time to time, it is clarified that the price ceiling of Rs. 80,000/- for the purchase of laptops/ notebooks and similar devices for eligible officers under the provisions of this Ministry's OM dtd. 20th February 2018 is exclusive of taxes.

3. This is issued with the approval of Secretary (Expenditure).
H. Atheli
(Director)
Source: DoE

Entry Pay for Direct Recruits Appointed on or after 1.1.2006


Entry Pay for Direct Recruits Appointed on or after 1.1.2006

Pay Fixation in the Case of Persons Other than Such Direct Recruits.

Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan
18, Institutional Area
Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg
F.No.1 10239/52/2018/KVS (HQ)/Budget
New Delhi - 16
Dated: 29.10.2018
Deputy Commissioner/Director
Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan
All Regional Offices and ZIETs

Sub: Central Civil Services(Revised Pay) Rules, 2008 - Section II of the Part 'A' of the First Schedule thereto - entry pay for direct recruits appointed on or after 1.1.2006 and pay fixation in the case of persons other than such direct recruits.

Madam/Sir,
I am directed to refer to MHRD letter No.F.3-6/2018-UT.2 dated 23rd Oct,2018(copy enclosed) on the subject mentioned above and to forward herewith a copy Of Department of Expenditure's O.M.No.8-23/2017-E.IIIA dated 28.9.2018 conveying therein the decision of the Government of India on the matter of grant of entry pay to employees who had joined prior to 1.1.2006 and whose pay, as fixed in the revised pay structure under Rule 7 thereof as on 1.1.2006, turns out to be lower than the prescribed entry pay for direct recruits of that post.

You are therefore requsted to examine and decide such cases of pay anomalies in light of the aforementioned decision conveyed by the Department of Expenditure. It is also advised that the action taken in this regard may be brought to the notice of the Hon'ble Tribunals/Courts where such matters are presently sub-judice, so that these cases may be disposed of at the earliest.
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(Sanjay Kumar)
Asstt. Commissioner (Fin)
Source: http://kvsangathan.nic.in

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