Tuesday, 18 December 2018

GDS: Implementation of recommendations of One-Man Committee on introduction of Voluntary Discharge scheme for all categories of Gramin Dak Sevaks


GDS: Implementation of recommendations of One-Man Committee on introduction of Voluntary Discharge scheme for all categories of Gramin Dak Sevaks
No.17-31/2016-GDS
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
(GDS Section)
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi - 110 001
Dated: 14 December 2018
Office Memorandum
Sub: Implementation of recommendations of One-Man Committee on introduction of Voluntary Discharge scheme for all categories of Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS)

The undersigned is directed to convey the approval of the Competent Authority on recommendations of One-Man committee on introduction of Voluntary Discharge Scheme for all Categories of GDS, who are engaged on regular basis after due engagement formalities as prescribed in Gramin Dak Sevak (conduct & Engagement) Rules, 2011 and amended from time to time as per instruction of Directorate.

2. Keeping in view the above, it has been decided to issue consolidated instructions in supersession of all earlier OMs on the subject of Voluntary Discharge Scheme for all categories of Gramin Dak Sevaks as under:

2.1 SCHEME-1: ON COMPLETION OF 20 YEARS OF ENGAGEMENT PERIOD:-

(a) Scope: Intended for those who wish to quit prematurely without citing any specific reason.

(b) Conditions:
i. Minimum qualifying engagement period - 20 years

ii. No age restriction.

iii. By giving notice of not less than three months, in writing to the Divisional Head in prescribed proforma as shown in Annexure-I

iv. In computing the notice period of three months, the date of notice for voluntary discharge and date of its expiry to be excluded from the notice period.

v. In case the Divisional head does not refuse to grant the permission for retirement before the expiry of the period specified in the said notice, the discharge shall become effective from the date of expiry of the said period For example, if the date of notice is 05.02.2019 the discharge shall become effective from 04.05.2019.

vi. The divisional head shall issue orders before the date of expiry of notice either accepting or rejecting the voluntary discharge otherwise GDS shall be deemed to have been discharged voluntarily from engagement at the end of the period of notice of three months.

vii. Request can be withdrawn prior to acceptance of notice, with the approval of the accepting Authority i.e. Divisional Head.

viii. the scheme is purely voluntary and there will be no compulsion on any GDS to quit under this scheme.

ix. The scheme will not be available for GDS who are under put off duty, or against whom any disciplinary action, police case or court case, is pending.

x. All GDS who are engaged on regular basis on the date of notification of the scheme and who fulfill all other conditions will be eligible to opt for this scheme.

xi. The divisional Head will be the competent authority to accept and approve the voluntary discharge for all categories of GDS.

xii. Compassionate engagement will not be available for the dependents of the GDS to be discharged voluntarily. A declaration in prescribed application proforma as shown in Annexure-I will be taken from the GDS willing to seek the benefits of Voluntary Discharge scheme that she/he will not claim compassionate engagement for any of her/his dependents once voluntary discharge request is accepted.
(c) Entitlements :- Normal discharge benefits proportionate to the period of engagement rendered. In case the GDS quits engagement before completion of 20 years of engagement period, he/she will not be entitled to get any monetary benefits under the scheme.

2.2 SCHEME - 2: ON MEDICAL GROUND:

(a) Scope: Intended for those who suffer on account of any bodily or mental infirmity, which permanently incapacitates him/her for engagement and wishes to quit prematurely.

(b) Conditions:
i. Minimum engagement period 10 years

ii. No age restriction.

iii. An application in prescribed proforma as shown in Annexure-II to be submitted by the GDS.

iv. The Medical Authority (Civil Surgeon) should certify that the applicant is not fit to continue in engagement. For this purpose the Divisional Head shall direct the GDS for appearing before the appropriate Medical Authority i.e. Medical Board of a Government Hospital.

v. The GDS to be directed to appear before the appropriate Medical Authority.

vi. A certificate so obtained from the Medical Authority without the prior approval of the Department will not be valid.

vii. Date of effect will be the date of acceptance of the request.

viii. The scheme is purely voluntary and there will be no compulsion on any GDS to quit under this scheme.

ix. The scheme will not be available for GDS under put off duty, or against whom any Department disciplinary action, police case or court case is pending.

x. The Divisional Head will be the competent authority to accept and approve the voluntary discharge for all categories of GDS.

xi. All GDS who are engaged on regular basis on the date of notification of the scheme and who fulfill all other conditions will be eligible to opt for this scheme.

xii. Compassionate engagement will not be available for the dependents of the GDS to be discharged voluntarily. a declaration in prescribed application proforma as shown in Annexure-II will be taken from the GDS willing to seek the benefits of Voluntary Discharge scheme that she/he will not claim compassionate engagement for any of her/his dependents once voluntary discharge request on medical ground is accepted.


(c) Entitlements: Normal discharge benefits proportionate to the period of engagement rendered In case the GDS quits engagement before completion of 10 years of engagement period, she/he will not be entitled to get any monetary benefits.

3. The above instructions will come into effect from the date of issue of this O.M.

4. Hindi version will follow.
(S.B.Vyavahare)
Assistant Director General (GDS/PCC)
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Proposal for alternative pension scheme in lieu of the existing CPF Scheme: NVS


Proposal for alternative pension scheme in lieu of the existing CPF Scheme: NVS

Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti
Ministry of Human Resource Development
Government of India
(Department of School Education Literacy)
B-15. Institutional Area, Sector-62, Noida,
Gautam Budh Nagar, Uttar Pradesh 201309
URL: www.navodaya.gov.in

F.No.03-01-2018-NVS(Admin.) 4523.
Dated: 06/12/2018
To

The Deputy Commissioner
Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti
All Regional Offices

Sub: Proposal for alternative pension scheme in lieu of the existing CPF Scheme

Sir,

Proposal for alternative pension scheme in lieu of existing CPF scheme is under consideration of the Ministry. It has been intimated by the Ministry that in the context of the feasibility of extending the benefits of the GPF-cum-Pension Scheme, 1972 not being there, one of the options would be to explore the possibility of having an annuity based alternative pension scheme in lieu of the existing CPF scheme. It has been desired that a comprehensive proposal based on willingness of the eligible employee to opt for the alternative scheme is annuity based pensionary benefits in lieu of existing scheme may be submitted.

Accordingly, you are requested to submit the consent of employees on shifting form existing scheme to annuity based pensionary scheme.

In this regard, you are, therefore, requested to kindly obtain willingness of the eligible employees who have joined the services before 1.1.2004 (including those who have retired) to opt for the alternative scheme in lieu of the existing CPF scheme.

The consolidated data in respect of RO and JNVs may be submitted to this office latest by 30.12.2018.

This may kindly be treated as most urgent.

This has the approval of Commissioner, NVS.

Yours faithful

(Dr. Honnareddy N)
Joint Commissioner (Admn.)

proposal-for-alternative-pension-scheme-nvs

Railways : Committee to examine the demand for consideration of Ticket Checking Staff as Running Staff

Railways : Committee to examine the demand for consideration of Ticket Checking Staff as Running Staff -

Government of India
Ministry of Railways
Railway Board
No.ERB-I/2018/23/48
New Delhi, dated 28.11.2018
ORDER

Ministry of Railways (Railway Board) have decided to constitute a Committee to examine the demand for consideration of Ticket Checking Staff as Running Staff. The Committee will consist of the following:-

i. AM/Commercial, Railway Board - Convener
ii. AM/Staff, Railway Board Member - Member
iii.PED/Finance, Railway Board Member - Member
2. The Terms of Reference of the Committee will be as under:‑
a. Grant of Running allowance to Ticket Checking staff on the lines of Loco-Pilots and Guards.
b.  Creation of posts of Ticket Checking Staff in the same manner as that of Running Staff.
3. The Committee should submit its report within three months from the date of its constitution.

4. The Headquarters of the Committee will be at Railway Board, New Delhi.

5. TG-V branch, Railway Board will be the Nodal branch for functioning of the Committee. Therefore, submission of report of the Committee for consideration of Railway Board, implementation of its recommendations and all related issues including Parl. Questions, RTI cases and other formalities with regard to the Committee, shall be dealt with by TG-V branch of Railway Board.

6. The Convener and Members of the Committee Will draw TA/DA as per extant rules.
(Vijay Kumar)
Under Secretary (Estt)-I
Railway Board

7CPC: Fixation of Pay on Non-Functional Upgradation - Some Illutrations

7CPC: Fixation of Pay on Non-Functional Upgradation - Some Illutrations

Fixation of pay on Non-Functional Upgradation from Level-8 to Level-10 with effect from 08.03.2018 and thereafter with effect from 1st January and 1st July of subsequent years (applicable for Non-Accounts Department Officers)

1.Level in the revised pay structure : Level 8
2.Basic Pay in Level-8 : 55200
3.Granted Non-Functional Upgradation in Level - 10
4.Pay after giving one increment in Level 8 : 56900
5.Pay in the upgraded Level i.e. Level 10 : 57800 (either equal to or next higher to 56900 in Level - 10)
Pay Band9300-3480015600-39100
Grade Pay480054005400
Levels8910
1476005310056100
2490005470057800
3505005630059500
4520005800061300
5536005970063100
6552006150065000
7569006330067000
8586006520069000

Fixation of pay on Non-Functional Upgradation from Level-9 to Level-10 with effect from 08.03.2018 and thereafter with effect from 1st January and 1st July of subsequent years (applicable for Non-Accounts Department Officers)

1.Level in the revised pay structure : Level 9
2.Basic Pay in Level- 9 : 59700
3.Granted Non-Functional Upgradation in Level – 10
4.Pay after giving one increment in Level 9 : 61500
5.Pay in the upgraded Level i.e. Level 10 : 63100 (either equal to or next higher to 61500 in Level - 10)
Pay Band9300-3480015600-39100
Grade Pay480054005400
Levels8910
1476005310056100
2490005470057800
3505005630059500
4520005800061300
5536005970063100
6552006150065000
7569006330067000
8586006520069000

Fixation of pay on Non-Functional Upgradation from Level-8 to Level-10 in respect of Officials officiating in Sr.Scale (Level-11) prior to Grant of NFU : Representative Illustrations
No.DetailsDatePay fixed in the Scale / LevelGP / Level
1Date of promotion to group ‘B’08.03.201425730GP – 4800
2Pay as on 01.01.16 (in 6th CPC)01.01.201627310GP – 4800
3Pay on fixation in 7th CPC01.01.201672100Level 8
4Date of promotion to adhoc Sr. Scale*09.03.201778500Level 11
5Notional pay as on 01.01.2018 had the officer not been promoted to adhoc Sr. Scale & continued in Level – 801.01.201876500Level 8
6Pay due to grant of NFU in Level – 10 on 08.03.2018 based on (5) above (Actual Pay)08.03.201880000Level 10
7Pay on refixation in Sr. Scale (in Level – 11) after grant of NFU w.e.f 08.03.201808.03.201880900Level 11

*While fixing the pay in Senior Scale promotional benefit has been as admissible.

** On grant of NFU w.e.f.08.03.2018, pay of the employees shall notionally be fixed in Level-10 at Rs.80000, thereafter the pay in Level-11 will be fixed at 80,900 in Level-11. The provisions of FR 22 (I)(a)(i) ie.Rule 1313(I)(a)(i) of IREC Vol.II would continue to be applicable on grant of NFU.

** In respect of Accounts Department Officers, similar procedure may be followed for fixation of Pay on grant of Non functional Upgradation from Level-9 to Level-10 in respect of officials officiating in Sr.Scale (Level-11) prior to grant of NFU.

*** If the employee in this illustrations is drawing more pay than that computed due to fixation at Rs.80900, the higher pay of that employee in such circumstances shall be protected as "Personal Pay" till the date it is adjusted by the next increment.

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