Friday, 6 December 2019

CGHS medical facilities reimbursement to Central Government pensioners

CGHS

CGHS medical facilities reimbursement to Central Government pensioners

CGDA, Ulan Batar Road, Palam, Delhi Cantt.-110010
(Ph.011-25665714,25665560/ Fax-011-25674806/ Email: admin14.cgda@nic.in)

IMPORTANT CIRCULAR

No.AN/XIV/19015/ Govt. Orders/TA /DA/LTC/ Medical

To,
All PCsDA/ CsDA/ PCA (Fys.)
(Through website)

Dated: 29/11/2019

Subject: Reimbursement of medical claims to Pensioners under CS(MA) Rules 1944 - guidelines issued by Ministry of Health & Family

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare vide its OM No. S.14025/23/2013-MS.EHSS dated 29th September 2016 has clarified that CS (MA) Rules 1944 are not applicable to pensioners till date. The Ministry has issued the following guidelines for medical facilities to Central Government pensioners:-

Also check: CGHS - Central Government Health Scheme

a) Pensioners residing in CGHS covered areas:

  1. They can get themselves registered in CGHS dispensary after making requisite contribution and can avail both OPD and IPD facilities.
  2. Pensioners residing in CGHS areas cannot opt out of CGHS and avail any other medical facility (i.e. Fixed Medical Allowance). Such pensioners, if they do not choose to avail CGHS facility by depositing the required contributions, cannot be granted Fixed Medical allowance in lieu of CGHS.

b) Pensioners residing in non-CGHS areas:

  1. They can avail Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA) © Rs. 500/- per month revised to Rs. 10001- from 01.07.2017.
  2. They can also avail benefits of CGHS (OPD and IPD) by registering themselves in the nearest CGHS city after making the required subscription.
  3. They also have the option to avail FMA, for OPD treatment and CGHS for IPD treatments after making the required subscriptions as per CGHS guidelines.
2. All retired/ retiring Officers/ Staff of the Defence Accounts Department may please be advised to adhere to the above provisions and subscribe to CGHS facility by depositing the required contributions for availing medical facilities after retirement.

This issues with the approval of Sr. Jt. CGDA (AN).

(Rajeev Ranjan Kumar) Dy. CGDA (AN)

Grant of Cycle Maintenance Allowance to Gramin Dak Sevas (ABPM/Dak Sevaks) - Department of Posts

Grant of Cycle Maintenance Allowance to Gramin Dak Sevas (ABPM/Dak Sevaks)

No.17-31/2016-GDS
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
(GDS Section)

Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg
New Delhi - 110001
Dated: 05.12.2019

To,
The Chief PMG Delhi Circle, New Delhi
Grant of Cycle Maintenance Allowance after rationalisation of categories of Gramin Dak Sevaks on implementation of GDS Committee Report.

Sir,

  I am directed to refer to DPS(O & HQ) DO letter no.Estt/R-275/Pt.II dtd 11.09.2019 on the above noted subject and to inform you that, the matter has been examined by this Directorate.

2. Further, I am therefore directed by the Competent Authority to inform you that, after rationalization of all categories of GDS on implementation of GDS Committee report, all the categories of GDS posts who erstwhile called as Mail Carrier/Mail Deliverer etc. have been brought under the category of ABPMIDak Sevaks. But nature of work/duties of these categories have not been changed. Hence, Cycle Maintenance Allowance may be granted to those ABPM/Dak Sevaks only, who use their own cycle for Out door duty, Mail Collection, Delivery, Conveyance etc.

(S.B.Vyavahare)
Assistant Director General (GDS/PCC)
Tel. No. 011-23096629
Email-adggds@indiaposkgov.in

Supreme Court Order - Benefit of pensioners who retired on 30th June

Supreme Court Order

Benefit of pensioners who retired on 30th June

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
(DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL & TRAINING)

RAJYA SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 2027 (TO BE ANSWERED ON 05.12.2019)

IMPLEMENTATION OF SUPREME COURT ORDER BENEFITTING PENSIONERS

SHRI C.M. RAMESH:
Will the PRIME MINISTER be pleased to state:

(a) whether Government had filed a Review Petition in the Supreme Court of India against Court’s order dated the 23rd July, 2018 [RP (c) No. 1731/2019 in SLP (c) No. 22008/2018] and the Court had dismissed the SLP on 8th August, 2019, if so, the details thereof; and

(b) whether in the light of the said order of the Supreme Court. Government has issued any order to implement it for the benefit of pensioners who retired on 30th June, if not, whether any timeline has been fixed and if not, the reasons therefor?
Also check: Madras High Court Order - Notional increment of pensionary benefits

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS AND MINISTER OF STATE IN THE PRIME MINISTER'S OFFICE

(DR. JITENDRA SINGH)

(a): Yes, Sir. Union of India filed SLP (C) No. 22008/2018 in the Supreme Court of India against Order dated 15-09-2017 in WP No. 15732/2017 passed by the High Court of Judicature at Madras. The said SLP was dismissed by the Supreme Court of India by its Order dated 23-07- 2018. Against the said Order, Union of India filed Review Petition (C) No. 1731/2019 which was dismissed by the Supreme Court of India vide its Order dated 08-08-2019.

(b): As the judgment is in personnel and is contrary to the personnel policy of Government of India, no general order has been issued.
Supreme Court Order - Benefit of pensioners who retired on 30th June

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