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Grant of Dearness Relief in the 5th CPC series effective from 01.01.2019 to CPF beneficiaries in receipt of ex-gratia payment

Grant of Dearness Relief in the 5th CPC series effective from 01.01.2019 to CPF beneficiaries in receipt of ex-gratia payment

No.42/04/2019-P&PW(D)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare
3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan,
Khan Market, New Delhi – 110003
Dated the 27th March, 2019
OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Sub:- Grant of Dearness Relief in the 5th CPC series effective from 01.01.2019 to CPF beneficiaries in receipt of ex-gratia payment - reg

In continuation of this Department’s OM No. 42/06/2018-P&PW(G) dated 08.10.2018, the President is pleased to decide that the Dearness Relief w.e.f 01.0 l.20 19 to the CPF beneficiaries in receipt of ex-gratia payment shall be paid in the following manner :-

(i) The surviving CPF beneficiaries who have retired from service between the period 18.11.1960 and 31.12.1985, and were sanctioned ex-gratia @ Rs. 600/ p.m. w.e.f. 1.11.1997 under this Department’s OM No. 45/52/97-P&PW(E) dated 16.12.1997 and revised to Rs.3000, Rs.1000, Rs.750 & RS.650 for Group A, B, C & D respectively w.e.f 4th June,2013 vide OM No. 11l0/2012-P&PW(E) dtd. 27th June, 2013 shall be entitled to enhanced Dearness Relief from 284% to 295% w.e.f 01.01.2019.

(ii) The following categories of CPF beneficiaries who are in receipt of ex-gratia payment in terms of this Department’s OM No.45/52/97-P&PWCE) dated 16.12.1997 shall be entitled to enhanced Dearness Relief from 276% to 287% w.e.f 01.01.2019.
(a) The widows and eligible children of the deceased CPF beneficiary who had retired from service prior to 1.1.1986 or who had died while in service prior to 1.1.1986 and were sanction ex-gratia payment of Rs. 605/- p.m. and revised to Rs.645/-p.m w.e.f 04 June, 2013 vide OM No 1110/2012- P&PW(E) dated 27th June, 2013.
(b) Central Government employees who had retired on CPF benefits before 18.11.1960 and are in receipt of Ex-gratia payment of Rs. 654/-, Rs.659/-, Rs.703/- and RS.965/-
2. Payment of DR involving a fraction of a rupee shall be rounded off to the next higher rupee.

3. It will be the responsibility of the pension disbursing authorities, including the nationalized banks, etc. to calculate the quantum of DR payable in each individual case.

4. In their application to the Indian Audit and Accounts Department, these orders issue after the concurrence of % C&AG.

5. This issues in pursuance of Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure OM No. 1/3/2008- E.II (B) dated 08th March, 2018.

Hindi version will follow.
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(Charanjit Taneja)
aranjit aneja
Under Secretary to the Government of India

Grant of one national increment/ pension benefits to retirees those who retired on 30th June as per Honorable Madras High Court Order


Grant of one national increment/ pension benefits to retirees those who retired on 30th June as per Honorable Madras High Court Order

F, No.A-26017/16/2019-Ad IIA
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs
North Block, New Delhi,
Dated the 18th March, 2018.
To,
All Pr. Chief Commissioners/Chief Commissioner of GST & Central
Excise/Customs/Directors General under CBIC.

Subject:- Representation for grant of one notional increment/pension benefits to retirees those who retired on 30th June as per Hon’ble Madras High Court Order in WP No.15732 of 2017 in the case of Shri P. Iyyamperumal ys UOI and the Order of Hon’ble Supreme Court in SLP No.22283/2018 dated 23.07.2018 - regarding.

Sir/Madam,
I am directed to say that the above matter has been examined in the Board and after dismissal of SLP Dy. No.22283/2018 dated 23.07.2018, the matter was referred to DoP&T for their advice. DoP&T has advised to refer the matter to Department of Legal Affairs (DoLA) to explore the possibilities of review of the Hon’ble Supreme Court Order dated 23.07.2018 in the said SLP Dy. No.22238/2018. Hence, the matter has not attained finality as yet.

It is, therefore, informed that the final decision taken in the matter would be intimated in due Course as and when the matter attains finality.
Yours faithfully,
(Nagendra Kumar)
Under Secretary to the Government of India
Copy with enclosure to:-
  1. DG. of System & Data Management - for uploading on the website of CBEC.
Source: www.cbic.gov.in

Regarding anomaly in fixation of pay on promotion in the new pay scale: DoP


Regarding anomaly in fixation of pay on promotion in the new pay scale: DoP


No.2-13/2014-PAP
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
[Establishment Division / PAP Section]
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi 110 001
Dated: 27.03.2019
To
  1. All Chief Postmasters General / Postmasters General,
  2. Chief General Manager, BD Directorate / Parcel Directorates / PL1 Directorate,
  3. Director, RAKNPA / GM CEPT / Directors of All PTCs,
  4. Addl. Director General, Army Postal Services, R.N. Puram, New Delhi, 5. All General Managers (Finance) / DAP / DDAP.
Sub: Regarding anomaly in fixation of pay on promotion.

I am directed to forward herewith a copy of order dated 05.09,2018 of the Hon’ble High Court, Jodhpur Bench in DBCWP No. 2810/2014 filed by Shri Ram Swaroop Joshi Vis UOI, & others on the above mentioned subject wherein it has been ordered that:-

“The Tribunal has correctly noted that the anomaly is not on account of promotion but on account of the fixation of pay in the new pay scale.”

You are requested to kindly circulate these orders to all your subordinate offices for information/defending such cases in CAT.

Encl.: As above.
[S.B.Vyavahare]
Asstt.. Director General [ESTT.]

Reimbursement in respect of Newspapers purchased/supplied to officers at their residence

Reimbursement in respect of Newspapers purchased/supplied to officers at their residence

F.No.34-01/2018-PAP
Government of India Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts (Establishment Division)

Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi -110001.
Dated: 28th March, 2019.
To
  1. All Chief Postmasters General/ Postmasters General
  2. Chief General Manager, BD Directorate/Parcel Directorate/ PLI Directorate
  3. Director RAKNPA/ GM CEPT/ Directors of All PTCs,
  4. Addl. Director General, Army Postal Service, R.K. Puram, New Delhi
  5. All General Managers (Finance)/ DAP/ DDAP Sub: Reimbursement in respect of Newspapers purchased/supplied to officers at their residence- guidelines regarding.
Ref. This office letter of even number dated 11.06.2018.

With reference to this office letter cited above, clarifications have been sought from various Circles. It is hereby clarified that following officials or their equivalent are entitled for reimbursement of newspaper on production of certificate given by the entitled officer:

S.No.Level of Officers as per DoE's OM no. 25(12)/E.Coord. -2018 dated 03.04.2018Equivalent level of Officers In Department of Posts (Dte./Circles/Division etc)Reimbursement to be made per month (in Rs.)
1Secretary/ Secretary equivalentSecretary/DG PostsAs per actual
2Additional Secretary/ Additional Secretary equivalenti) Officers in HAG+: Member(PSB)/DG(Coordination)/ AS&FA
ii) Officers in HAG:
CPMG/ CGM! Sr.DDG/ Director (RAKNPA)
Rs. 1100
3Joint Secretary/ Joint Secretary equivalentOfficers in SAG:
DDG IPMG /Additional Director (RAKNPA)/GM/Chief Engineer/ GM (F)/ GM (BD/PLl/CEPT/PAF)
Rs. 850
4Director/Deputy Secretary/ Under Secretary/Section Officer equivalenti) Officers m JAG in NFSG:
Director/DA (P)/Director (MV)/ Director (OL)/Superintending Engineer , CMO (NFSG) or equivalent

ii) Officers in JAG:
Director/DA (P)/Jt.Director /Sr .PPS
/Superintending Engineer/Sr. Architect /Joint Director (OL) or equivalent

iii) Officers in STS:
Sr. Supdt. of POs./ADG !Dy. Director/PPS/Exe . Engineer/Dy Architect/ Senior Manager MMS, Dy. Director (OL)/DY (GM) or equivalent

iv) Officers in JTS:
Sr. Supdt. of POs./ADG /Dy. Director/ACAO/ Architect/ Manager MMS, AD(OL) or equivalent

v) Gazetted Group 'B' (Grade Pay equivalent or above to Section Officer)
(a) Sr. AO/AO/AAO
(b) Section Officer/PS in Postal Dte.
(c)Postal Services Group "B" Officers.
(d) Sr. Private Secretary m
subordinate offices
(e) Dy Manager MMS
(f) French Translator
(g) Asst. Supdt. of Posts
Rs. 500

This order may be read alongwith Department of Expenditure's OM No. 25 (12)/E.Coord-2018 dated 03.04.2018 circulated vide this office's letter of even number dated 11.06.2018.

This issues with the approval of competent authority.
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(S.B. Vyavahare)
Assistant Director General (Estt.)

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