DEFINITION OF ANOMALY - DOPT
Setting up of Anomaly Committee to settle the anomalies arising out of the implementation of the Seventh Pay Commissions recommendations - extending the scope of definition regarding.
No.11/ 2/ 2016-JCA
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
Establishment (JCA) Section
North Block New Delhi
Dated the 19 March, 2018
Subject: Setting up of Anomaly Committee to settle the anomalies arising out of the implementation of the Seventh Pay Commission's recommendations — extending the scope of definition regarding.
The undersigned is directed to refer to DoPT's Office Memorandum of even number dated 20/02/2017 on the subject as cited above, and to incorporate the following further modification in the definition of what would constitute an anomaly:
"where the amount of revised allowance is less than the existing rate or any other anomaly observed while implementing the revised allowance"
2. With the incorporation of the above para in the OM, the definition of anomaly will read as follows:-
(1) Definition of Anomaly
Anomaly will include the following cases
a) Where the Official Side and the Staff Side are of the opinion that any recommendation is in contravention of the principle or the policy enunciated by the Seventh Central Pay Commission itself without the Commission assigning any reason;
b) Where the maximum of the Level in the Pay Matrix corresponding to the applicable Grade Pay in the Pay Band under the pre-revised structure as notified vide CCS(RP) Rules 2016, is less than the amount an employee is entitled to be fixed at, as per the formula for fixation of pay contained in the said Rules;
c) Where the Official side and the Staff Side are of the opinion that the vertical and horizontal relativities have been disturbed as a result of the 7th Central Pay Commission to give rise to anomalous situation.
d) Where the amount of revised allowance is less than the existing rate or any other anomaly observed while implementing the revised allowance
3. The rest of the contents of the OM issued by DoPT under reference no. No.11/2/2016-JCA dated 16.08.2016 shall remain unchanged.
Deputy Secretary (JCA)
All Heads of CPPCs are advised to deduct the income tax at the time of each payment itself and issue Form-16 by 31st of May every year
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
DEPARTMENT OF EXPENDITURE
CENTRAL PENSION ACCOUNTING OFFICE
TRIKOOT-II BHIKAJI CAMA PLACE,
NEW DELHI – 110066
CPAO/IT&Tech/Bank Performance/37 (Vol II)/2017-18/204 09.03.2018
Subject:- Deduction of Income Tax at the time of making payment
It is observed that some of the banks are not following the guidelines of the Income Tax Act regarding tax deduction on pension payments. Pensioners have raised grievances relating to the deduction of income tax at the fag end of the year causing undue financial hardship to the pensioners. Moreover there is considerable delay in the issuance of Form-16 to the pensioners and in some cases Form-16 are not being issued to the pensioners.
In view of the above, all Heads of CPPCs are advised to deduct the income tax at the time of each payment itself and issue Form-16 by 31st of May every year and follow the Income tax guidelines issued from time to time
(Md. Shahid Kamal Ansari)
(Asstt. Controller of Accounts)
TIME-LIMIT FOR SUBMISSION OF CLAIMS FOR TRAVELLING ALLOWANCES (Click the link below to view)
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
New Delhi, the 13th March, 2018
Sub: Time-limit for submission of claims for Travelling Allowances – regarding.
Consequent upon the issuance of General Financial Rule (GFR)-2017, vide Rule 290 of GFR-2017, time-limit for submission of claim for Travelling Allowance (TA) has been changed from one year to sixty days succeeding the date of completion of the journey. Accordingly, in supersession of this Department’s O.M. No.F.5(16)-E.IV(B)/67 dated 13.06.1967 & OM No.19038/1/75-E.IV (B) dated 18.02.1976, it has been decided with the approval of competent Authority that the claim of a Govt. servant to Travelling Allowance/Daily Allowance on Tour/Transfer/Training/Journey on Retirement, is forfeited or deemed to have been relinquished if the claim for it is not preferred within sixty days succeeding the date of completion of the journey.
2. ln respect of claim for Travelling Allowance for journey performed separately by the officer and members of his family, the dates should be reckoned separately for each journey and the claim shall be submitted within sixty days succeeding the date of completion of each individuai journey. Similarly, TA claims in r/o transportation of personal effects and conveyance shall be submitted within sixty days succeeding the date on which these are actually delivered to the Govt. servant at the new station.
3. The date of submission of the claims shall be determined as indicated below :-
(i) In the case of Officers who are their own Controlling Officer
The date of presentation of the claim at the Treasury-Cash Section.
(ii) In the case of Officers who are not their own Controlling Officer
The date of submission of the claim to the Head of Office-Controlling Officer.
4. In the case of claims falling under category 3(ii), which are presented to the Treasury after a period of sixty days succeeding the date of completion of journey, the date of submission of the claim
will be counted from the date when it was submitted by the Govt. servant to the Head of office/Controlling Officer within prescribed time-limit of sixty days.
5. A claim for Travelling Allowance of a Govt, servant which has been allowed to remain in abeyance for a period exceeding one year should be investigated by the Head of the Department concerned, lf the Head of Department is satisfied about the genuineness of the claim on the basis of the supportive documents and there are valid reasons for the delay in preferring the claims, the claims should be paid by the Drawing and Disbursing Officer or Accounts Officer, as the case may be, after usual checks.
6. These orders are not applicable in r/o Leave Travel Concession (LTC) claims which are governed by separate set of rules of DoPT.
7. These orders shall be effective from the date of issue of this O.M.
8. ln so far as the persons serving in the Indian Audit & Accounts Department are concerned, this order issues in consultation with the Comptroller & Auditor General of lndia.
Deputy Secretary to the Government of lndia