NEWS FLASH

ARTICLE10-MEMBERSHIP SUBSCRIPTION SHALL BE RS.40/- P.M. NFPE-RS.-2/-, CHQ RS. 10/-,CIRCLE RS.10/-, DIVISION/BRANCH RS.18/- PER MEMBER FROM FEBRUARY-2014

Thursday, October 18, 2018

विजयदशमी की शुभकामनाएं
PLEMENTATION OF RECOMMENDATIONS OF ONE–MAN COMMITTEE ON ISSUE OF IDENTITY CARDS TO THE GRAMIN DAK SEVAKS (GDS)





SUBMISSION OF DIGITAL LIFE CERTIFICATE BY DISABLED AND AGED (80 YEARS AND ABOVE) PENSIONERS IN THE CITIES OF MUMBAI / AMBARNATH, CHANDIGARH, MYSORE, VADODARA, DEHRADUN, BANGALURU AND TRIVANDRUM
DOPT: OFFICIAL DEALINGS BETWEEN THE ADMINISTRATION AND MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT AND STATE LEGISLATURES - OBSERVANCE OF PROPER PROCEDURE

F.No. 11013/4/2018-Estt.A-III
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
Establishment Division
North Block, New Delhi
Dated 11 October, 2018
OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Official dealings between the Administration and Members of Parliament and State legislatures - Observance of proper procedure.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s Office Memorandum No. 11013/4/2011-Estt.(A) dated 1st December 2011 subsequently reiterated vide D.O. letter dated the October 9, 2012 from Secretary (Personnel), O.M. No. 11013/2/2012-Estt.A. dated 19.11.2014 and O.M. of even No. dated 7.02.2018 (copies enclosed) on the subject mentioned above and to reiterate these instructions for strict compliance on the recommendations of the Committee of Privileges, Lok Sabha in its Sixth Report tabled in the Lok Sabha on 20.12.2017 and Committee on Violation of Protocol Norms and Contemptuous Behaviour of Government Officers with Members of Lok Sabha in its Fourth and Fifth Report tabled in the Lok Sabha on 01.08.2018.

2.         All Ministries/ Departments are requested to ensure that instructions issued through aforementioned communications are followed by all officials concerned, both in letter and spirit. Violation of these guidelines will be viewed seriously.

3.         Chief Secretaries of all States/ UTs are requested circulate these instructions to all State Government officials at the State/ Division and District levels and sensitize them with regard to their duties and obligations in so far as the movement of Members of Parliament in general and more particularly during Parliament sessions. It is also requested to periodically review implementation of these instructions.

4.         Hindi version will follow
(Nitin Gupta)
Under Secretary to the Government of India
Tel: 011-23040264
Source: DoPT

BOMBAY HIGH COURT JUDGEMENT
DATED 15-10-2018 ON MACPS

O R D E R
(a) The impugned judgment and order dated 16th April, 2013 made by the CAT is hereby set aside.

(b) The petitioner is held entitled to receive the benefit of MACP with effect from 1st January, 2006 together with all consequential benefits.

(c) The respondents are directed to work out the benefits of MACP with effect from 1st January, 2006 together with consequential benefits and to pay the same to the petitioner as expeditiously as possible and in any case within a period of three months from today.

(d) If, such benefits/consequential benefits are not paid to the petitioner within three months from today, then the respondents will liable to pay interest thereon @ 6% p.a. from the date such payments became due and payable, till the date of actual payment.

(e) Rule is made absolute in the aforesaid terms. There shall however be no order as to costs.

( M. S. SONAK, J. )                                                          ( A. S. OKA, J. )

Copy:
ALL INDIA WOMEN'S TRADE UNION CAMP: HARIDWAR

29th & 30th OCT 2018
CENTRAL CIVIL SERVICES (LEAVE TRAVEL CONCESSION) RULES, 1988 - RELAXATION TO TRAVEL BY AIR TO VISIT NORTH EAST REGION, JAMMU & KASHMIR AND ANDAMAN & NICOBAR - EXTENSION BEYOND 25.09.2018 (Click the link below to view)    http://utilities.cept.gov.in/dop/pdfbind.ashx?id=3021
PROMOTION AND POSTING OF HIGHER ADMINISTRATIVE GRADE (HAG) OFFICER OF INDIAN POSTAL SERVICE, GROUP 'A' TO THE MEMBER GRADE OF THE SERVICE AND TRANSFER/POSTING OF REGULAR MEMBER GRADE OFFICER OF INDIAN POSTAL SERVICE, GROUP 'A' (Click the link below to view)    http://utilities.cept.gov.in/dop/pdfbind.ashx?id=3019

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

PRODUCTIVITY LINKED BONUS FOR THE ACCOUNTING YEAR 2017-18  click here to view 

REQUEST FOR CASH  PAYMENT OF BONUS – REG.


No. PF-16(h(2018)                                                                                   Dated: 16 Oct 2018


To
            Shri A.N Nanda,
Secretary,
Department of Posts,
Dak Bhawan,
New Delhi-110 001

Sub: Request for Cash  Payment of Bonus – Reg.

Ref:-.DTE - F.No.26-1/2018-PAP  date 16 Oct 2018

Sir
             Your  kind attention is invited towards the above mentioned orders of Directorate regarding payment of Bonus to the Postal Staff.
            In this connection, it is worth mentioning here that due to CSI Roll out, there will be problem in payment of bonus at so many places.
            We are receiving complaints from so many circles that the arrear of D.A has not been paid to the employees yet because of CSI Problem.
            The bonus is paid to celebrate Durga Puja and Dussera and if employees will not get Bonus, then they will get disappointed.
            Further there are two bank holidays and two Gazetted holiday starting from 18th to 20th Oct 2018.
            The payment is also less then Rs twenty thoushand only.
            In the view of the above facts, we would like to urge upon you to kindly issue instructions to all CPMGs and GMs/ Finance / DAPs to make payment of bonus in cash.
           
An immediate action is highly solicited.

            Hoping for a Positive response.
           
Yours Sincerely,

(R. N. Parashar)
Secretary General


Copy to (1) The Director General, Department of  Post Dak Bhanwan New Delhi
   (2) The Dy. Director General (Estt) Department of Post Dak Bhawan New Delhi

Friday, October 12, 2018

DATE OF BIRTH IN AADHAAR CAN BE CHANGED MORE THAN ONCE

PROCEDURE FOR UPDATING DATE OF BIRTH, NAME AND GENDER IN AADHAAR CARD MORE THAN ONCE – AADHAAR CARD HOLDER SHOULD APPROACH REGIONAL OFFICE ALONG WITH SUPPORTING DOCUMENT                         F.No.4 (4)/57/159/2016-E&U

Government of India
Ministry of Electronics and IT
Unique Identification Authority of India
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UIDAI Hqrs. Building,
Bangla Sahib Road, New Delhi-01
Dated: 24 Sept .,2018
Office Memorandum
Sub:- Updation of Name. Gender and Date of Birth.
The Aadhaar (Enrolment and Update) ( Sixth amendment) Regulations, 2018 provides that the date of birth of resident can be updated only once. In case the date of birth is to be updated more than once, it can be done through an exception handling process which may require the resident to visit Regional Office (RO) of the UIDAI. Similar decision has been taken for Name and Gender which can be updated twice and once respectively.

2. Further to this, it has been decided that one time change in date of Birth (DOB) shall only be allowed plus / minus one year of existing age in Aadhaar else the update shall be rejected.

3. However, for genuine cases of update of Name/ Date of Birth and Gender more than the threshold, an exception process shall be followed as below :-

(a) Resident may approach Regional Offices with relevant details of update along with necessary proof documents.

(b) RO shall do the due diligence and ascertain whether the update request is RO may seek additional information from resident or carry field investigation as required.

(c) In case RO ascertain the request to be genuine, case shall be sent to Tech Center for processing / reprocessing the request.

(4) This has approval of competent authority.
( Ashok Kumar)
Assistant Director General

GRANT OF NON-PRODUCTIVITY LINKED BONUS (AD-HOC BONUS) TO CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES FOR THE YEAR 2017-18         DOWNLOAD PDF

INTEREST RATE FOR GENERAL PROVIDENT FUND HAS BEEN INCREASED TO 8% FROM OCTOBER 2018

Resolution – accumulations at the credit of subscribers to the GPF and other similar funds w.e.f. 1st October, 2018 to 31st December 2018.
(PUBLISHED IN PART I SECTION I OF GAZETTE OF INDIA)
F.No.5(1)-B(PD)/2018
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Economic Affairs
(Budget Division)
New Delhi, the 04 October, 2018
RESOLUTION
It is announced for general information that during the year 2018-2019, accumulations at the credit of subscribers to the General Provident Fund and other similar funds shall carry interest at the rate of 8% (Eight percent) w.e.f. 1st October 2018 to 31st December 2018. This rate will be in force w.e.f.1st October 2018. The funds concerned are:
1. The General Provident Fund (Central Services).
2. The Contributory Provident Fund (India).
3. The All India Services Provident Fund.
4. The State Railway Provident Fund.
5. The General Provident Fund (Defence Services).
6.The Indian Ordnance Department Provident Fund.
7. The Indian Ordnance Factories Workmen’s Provident Fund.
8. The Indian Naval Dockyard Workmen’s Provident Fund.
9. The Defence Services Officers Provident Fund.
10. The Armed Forces Personnel Provident Fund.
2. Ordered that the Resolution be published in Gazette of India.
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(Anjana Vashishha)
Deputy Secretary (Budget)
Click to view order Engligh / Hindi
Source: https://dea.gov.in
ANNUAL REPORT 2017-18
DEPARTMENT OF POSTS


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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

GDS UNIONS' ONE DAY HUNGER FAST IN DELHI (10-10-2018)

The third phase of programme of action by 3 GDS Unions - One day hunger fast in Delhi - conducted successfully today (10-10-2018). The General Secretaries of GDS Unions, Com. P. Pandurangarao, AIPEU-GDS., Com.S.S. Mahadevaiah, AIGDSU., Com. P. U. Muralidharan, NUGDS welcomed the GDS comrades came from all the Circles. Com. R. N. Parashar, Secretary General, NFPE & General Secretary, AIPEU Gr.C., Com. D. B. Mohanty, General Secretary, AIPEU Postman & MTS., Com.Amarjit Kaur, General Secretary, AITUC attended and addressed the participants of hunger fast programme . Com.V. Shivaji, Offg. General Secretary, NAPE Gr.C., Com. Kishanrao, Ex-S/G, FNPO were also addressed. A Memorandum has been submitted to the Hon'ble Prime Minister, Hon'ble Minister for Communications and Secretary, Department of Posts by the GDS Unions.

  





Durga PUJA


REPLY FROM THE DEPARTMENT
REMITTANCE OF SERVICE TAX TO THE CBDT (CENTRAL EXCISE) AND THE HARASSMENT FACED BY THE DDOs IN TAMILNADU CIRCLE-REG

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

INDIA POST CELEBRATES NATIONAL POSTAL WEEK 9th TO 15th OCTOBER

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EXEMPTION FROM THE ROUTINE EXERCISE OF TRANSFER/ ROTATIONAL TRANSFER WHO IS A CARE-GIVER OF DEPENDENT WITH SPECIFIED DISABILITY: DOPT ORDER

F.No.42011/3/2014-Estt.(Res)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training

North Block, New Delhi
dated the 08th October, 2018
OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Exemption from the routine exercise of transfer/ rotational transfer.

Considering that transfer of a Government employee who serves as the main care giver of persons with disability would have a bearing on the systematic rehabilitation of persons with disabilities, the Government issued OM of even number dated June 6, 2014 to exempt such employee from routine exercise of transfer/rotational transfer, subject to administrative constraints.
2. The scope of disability initially had covered (i) blindness or low vision (ii) hearing impairment (iii) locomotor disability or cerebral Palsy (iv) leprosy cured (v) mental retardation (vi) mental illness and (vii) multiple disabilities, which subsequently, vide OMs of even number dated November 17, 2014 and January 5, 2016, was further extended to include `Autism’, `Thalassemia’ and `Haemophilia’.

3. With the enactment of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 on April 17, 2017, the following instructions are issued in supersession of the above-mentioned OMs of even number dated June 6, 2014, November 17, 2014 and January 5, 2016 with regard to the eligibility for seeking exemption from routine exercise of transfer/rotational transfer:
(i) A Government employee who is a care-giver of dependent daughter/son/parents/spouse/brother/sister with Specified Disability, as certified by the certifying authority as a Person with Benchmark Disability as defined under Section 2(r) of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 may be exempted from the routine exercise of transfer/rotational transfer subject to the administrative constratints.
(ii) The term “Specified Disability” as defined in the Schedule to the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, covers (i) Locomotor disability including leprosy cured person, cerebral palsy, dwarfism, muscular dystrophy and Acid attack victims (ii) Blindness (iii) Low-vision (iv) Deaf (v) Hard of hearing (vi) Speech and language disabilities (vii) Intellectual disability including specific learning disabilities and autism spectrum disorder (viii) Mental illness (ix) Disability caused due to: (a) Neurological conditions such as Multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease (b) Blood disorder- Haemophilia, Thalassemia and Sickle cell-disease and (x) Multiple disabilities (more than one of the above specified disabilities) including deaf blindness and any other category of disabilities as may be notified by the Central Government.
(iii) The term `Specified Disability’ as defined herein is applicable as grounds only for the purpose of seeking exemption from routine transfer/ rotational transfer by a Government employee, who is a care-giver of dependent daughter/son/parents/spouse/brother/sister as stated in Para 3(i) above.
4. All the Ministries/Departments are requested to bring these instructions to the notice of all concerned under their control.
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(G.Srinivasan)