Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Central Government Employees Group Insurance Scheme (CGEGIS)1980 - Tables of Benefits for the savings fund for the period from 1.1.2019 to 31.03.2019


Central Government Employees Group Insurance Scheme (CGEGIS)1980 - Tables of Benefits for the savings fund for the period from 1.1.2019 to 31.03.2019


No. 7(2)/EV/2016
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
New Delhi, 11th February, 2019
OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Sub: Central Government Employees Group Insurance Scheme 1980 - Tables of Benefits for the savings fund for the period from 1.1.2019 to 31.03.2019

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 01.01.2019 to 31.03.2019, as worked out by IRDA based on the interest rate of 8% per annum (compounded quarterly) as notified by the Department of Economic Affairs as per their Resolution No. 5(1) -B(PD) / 2018 dated 03.01.2019, are enclosed.

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 . 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.
Hindi version of these orders is attached.
(Amar Nath Singh)
Director
To
  1. All Ministries/Department of the Central Government as per standard list.
  2. Copy with spare copies for information and necessary action to C&AG, UPSC, all State Government etc. as per standard list.
  3. NIC, Department of Expenditure - for uploading the same on the website of Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure.
Source : DoE

Grant of Invalid Pension under Rule 38 of the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972


Grant of Invalid Pension under Rule 38 of the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972

No. 21 /01/2016-P&PW(F)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
(Department of Pension & Pensioners' Welfare)
New Delhi, the 12th February, 2019
OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Sub :- Grant of Invalid Pension under Rule 38 of the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972 - Clarification regarding

The undersigned is directed to say that Rule 38 and Rule 49 of the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972 have been amended vide Notification No. 21/1/2016-P&PW(F) dated 4th January, 2019 (copy enclosed). The proviso to the amended Rule 38 of the CCS(Pension) Rules provides that a Government servant who retires from service on account of any bodily or mental infirmity which permanently incapacitates him for the service before completing qualifying service of ten years, may also be granted invalid pension in accordance with sub-rule (2) of rule 49, subject to the conditions that the Government servant:
  • (a) was examined by the appropriate medical authority either before his appointment or after his appointment to the service or post and was declared fit by that authority for Government sell/ice, and
  • (b) fulfils all other conditions mentioned in this rule for grant of invalid pension.
In this connection, it is clarified that the condition of qualifying service of ten years for grant of pension under Rule 49(2) of the CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972 shall not be applicable in the case of a Government servant retiring on Invalid Pension on account of any bodily or mental infirmity, under Rule -A. Accordingly, Invalid Pension at the rate of 50% of emoluments or average emoluments, whichever is more beneficial, subject to a minimum of nine thousand rupees per mensem and maximum of one lakh twenty five thousand rupees per mensem, shall be payable to a Government servant who retires under Rule 38 of CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972 even before completing a qualifying service of ten years.

All Ministries/Departments are requested that the above clarification ma) be brought to the notice of Fiends of Department, Attached and Subordinate Offices, Controllers of Accounts. Pay & Accounts Offices. etc, under them.

Hindi version will follow,
(Harjit Singh)
Director

Central Government Departments / Ministries - Reservation Policy

Central Government Departments / Ministries - Reservation Policy

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Reservation Policy
13 FEB 2019
As per extant instructions, reservation is provided to Scheduled Castes (SCs), Scheduled Tribes (STs) and Other Backward Classes (OBCs) at the rate of 15%, 7.5% and 27% respectively in case of direct recruitment on all India basis by open competition. In case of direct recruitment on all India basis otherwise than by open competition, the percentage fixed is 16.66% for SCs, 7.5% for STs and 25.84% for OBCs.

In case of direct recruitment to Group C posts normally attracting candidates from a locality or a region, the percentage of reservation for SC / ST / OBC is generally fixed on the basis of proportion of their population in the respective States / Union Territories.

With the enactment of 'The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016', reservation is also provided to Persons with Benchmark Disabilities against the posts and services of the Central Government at 4% of the total number of vacancies to be filled up by direct recruitment in the cadre strength in each group of posts i.e. Group A, B and C.

As per Ex-servicemen (Re-employment in Central Services and Posts) Rules, 1979, as amended from time to time, 10% of the vacancies in the posts upto of the level of the Assistant Commandant in all para-military forces; (ii) 10% of the vacancies in Group C posts; and (iii) 20% of the vacancies in Group D posts, to be filled by direct recruitment shall be reserved for ex-servicemen.

The persons belonging to Economically Weaker Sections (EWSs) who are not covered under the scheme of reservation for SCs, STs and OBCs shall get 10% reservation in direct recruitment in civil posts and services in the Government of India.

As onTotalSCSTOBCOthers
01.01.20142044484173710677
01.01.2015495989935815452157
01.01.20162452590153721988

As per available data, total number of employees appointed through direct recruitment, which may also include candidates selected on own merit, in the grade of Safai Karamcharis belonging to SCs, STs and OBCs in Central Government Ministries / Departments including their attached / subordinate offices as on 01.01.2014, 01.01.2015 and 01.01.2016 is given below:-

As per available data, total number together with representation of SCs, STs and OBCs in the grade of Safai Karamcharis as on 01.01.2014, 01.01.2015 and 01.01.2016 is given below:-

As onTotalSCSTOBCOthers
01.01.201456584223433996646023785
01.01.201547812206122883585918458
01.01.201648951221083379707616388

Above data is consolidated in respect of Central Government Ministries / Departments and their attached and subordinate offices spread all over the country. This data is not maintained State-wise.
This information was provided by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

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Facilities to Children of Martyrs

Ministry of Defence
Facilities to Children of Martyrs
13 FEB 2019
Prior to 7th pay commission children of martyrs were eligible to receive full tuition and hostel fee till they get their degree

The details of the tuition fee and hostel charges till they get their degree prior to 7thpay commission notified vide letter No. 6(1)2009/Edu. Concession/D(Res-II), dated 25th October, 2010 are as under:-
  • Tuition Fee :- Full reimbursement of tuition fee (capitation fee and caution money not included) levied by the educational institutions concerned (including charges levied for the school bus maintained by the school or actual fares paid for railway pass for students or bus fare certified by the Head of institutes).
  • Hostel charges :- Full reimbursement of Hostel Charges for those studying in boarding schools and colleges. After the 7th pay commission Government had restricted the said fee to Rs. 10,000/- per month vide order No.6(1) / 2009 / Edu.Concession / D(Res-II), dated 13th September, 2017.
The decision was taken by the Government on the recommendations made by the Seventh Central Pay Commission (7th CPC) in Para 8.17.42 and 8.17.45 regarding Educational Concessions to the Children of Armed Forces Officers / Personnel Below Officer Ranks (PBORs) Missing / Disabled / Killed in action vide order No. 6 (1) / 2009 / Edu. Concession /D(Res-II), dated 13th September, 2017.

The case was taken up with MoD vide TRIPAS letter No.C / 7026 / VII CPC / 73 / Allce, dated 10th October, 2017.

In continuation of this Department's letter vide order No.6(1) / 2009 / Edu.Concession / D(Res-II), dated 23rd March 2018, it has been decided with the approval of competent authority that the cap of Rs.10,000/- per month imposed on the combined amount of Tuition Fees and Hostel Charges vide para-5 of the order dated 13th September, 2017 stands deleted and all other provisions remain unchanged and the Educational Concession will continue to be admissible without the cap of Rs. 10,000/- per month.

This information was given by Raksha Rajya Mantri Dr. Subhash Bhamre in a written reply to Shri Asaduddin Owaisi in Lok Sabha today.

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Modernisation of Armed Forces

Ministry of Defence
Modernisation of Armed Forces
13 FEB 2019
Modernisation of the Armed Forces is a continuous process based on threat perception, operational challenges and technological changes to keep the Armed Forces in a state of readiness to meet the entire spectrum of security challenges. Government attaches the highest priority to ensure that the Armed Forces are sufficiently equipped to meet any operational requirement. This is achieved through induction of new equipment and technological upgradation of capabilities. The equipment requirements of the Armed Forces are planned and progressed through a detailed process which includes 15 Year Long Term Integrated Perspective Plan (LTIPP), a five year Service-wise Capability Acquisition Plan, a two year roll-on Annual Acquisition Plan and deliberations by the Defence Acquisition Council chaired by the Raksha Mantri.

During the last three years and in the current year (upto October, 2018), 188 contracts have been signed for capital procurement of defence equipment for Armed Forces such as Radars, Aircraft, Rockets, Artillery Guns, Helicopters, Missiles, Ballistic Helmets, Bullet Proof Jackets, Weapons, Simulators, Electronic Fuzes and Ammunition. Budget Allocation and Expenditure under Capital Budget Head are given below:-

(Rs. in crore)
YearBudget EstimatesExpenditure
2016-1778586.6878735.46
2017-1886488.0190438.39
2018-19
(upto November, 2018)
93982.1366415.51

Allocated budget is optimally utilized to avoid gap between the need and the availability of funds.
This information was given by Raksha Rajya Mantri Dr. Subhash Bhamre in a written reply to Shri Kapil Moreshwar Patil in Lok Sabha today.

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Postal Unions demands regarding enhancement of Dress Allowance from Rs.5000/- to Rs.10,000/-

Postal Unions demands regarding enhancement of Dress Allowance from Rs.5000/- to Rs.10,000/-

No.233-01/2015-UPE(I)
Government Of India
Ministry Of communications
Department of posts
Dak Bhavan, Sansud Marg
New Delhi - 110 001
Dated: 1st February, 2019
To
The president / Secretary General
  1. National Federation of Postal Employees (NFPR), 1st floor, post office building, North Avenue, New Delhi -110 001
  2. Federation of National Postal Organization (FNPO), T-24, Atual Grove Road, New Delhi - 110 001
  3. National Union of Postal Employees, postmen & Multi Tasking staff Group 'C' (CHQ), Dalvi Sadan Khurshid square, P&T colony, Civil Lines, Delhi - 110 054
  4. All India postal employees union postmen and MTS, 17/3-D, Type-II, P&T Quarters, Kali Bari Marg, New Delhi - 110 001.
  5. All India RMS & MMS Employees Union Mailguards and MTS Gr.C, MS-I/22, Postal Quarter, Atul Grove Road, New Delhi - 110 001
Subject: Unions demands regarding enhancement of Dress Allowance from Rs.5000/- to Rs.10,000/-

Madam/Sir,
In order to settle your demands for enhancement of Dress Allowance from Rs.5,000/- to Rs.10,000/-, a committee, with the approval of secretary (Posts), has been constituted in the postal Directorate under the Chairmanship of Shri V.P.Singh, CPMg, Uttar Pradesh Circle. During the meeting held on 31.01.2019 in the postal Directorate, the committee has desired that you may kindly submit memorandum to the committee justifying your demand duly supported with quotation of market rates of each item of Uniform and submit the following information to the office positively by 10th Feb, 2019:-
ItemDetail of the item / UniformNumber of item is to be supplied annuallyCost of each item
*Uniform Male / Female


Shoes, Chappal Socks, Cap


Umbrella


Raincoat


Stitching Charges


Sweater


Washing expenses


Any Other item …



* In case of Trouser, Shirt, Salwar Kameez, Saree, Blouse etc rate of polycot, Khaki & Non-Khaki cloth per meter may be intimated.

It is, requested that requisite information may kindly be made available to this Division by 10th February, 2019 positively through e-mail mmdivision71@gamil.com
Yours faithfully,
(Than Singh)
Asstt Director General (MPP)

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