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ARTICLE 11 (i)-MEMBERSHIP SUBSCRIPTION SHALL BE RS.60/- P.M. NFPE-RS.-4/-, CHQ RS. 12/-, CIRCLE RS.16/-, DIVISION/BRANCH RS.28/- PER MEMBER FROM JANUARY-2019

Friday, December 28, 2018

Extension of benefits of 7th CPC to the pensioners and family pensioners of Autonomous Bodies under the control of Department of Commerce ---

 FOR INFORMATION TO ALL GENERAL SECRETARIES, CIRCLE, DIVISIONAL & BRANCH SECRETARIES OF NFPE & FNPO.


       THE CAMPAIGN PROGRAMME MEETING FOR NEW DELHI SCHEDULED TO BE HELD ON 4th JANUARY 2019, IS POSTPONED AND RESCHEDULED TO BE HELD ON 6thJANUARY 2019.
       ALL ARE REQUESTED TO NOTE AND ATTEND THE MEETING AT VARIOUS PLACES IN NEW DELHI.

Secretary General
(NFPE & FNPO)
DURATION OF TIME FIXED AS 150 DAYS AFTER WHICH THE SPEED POST ARTICLES IS TO BE TREATED AS LOST [BD & MD - DIRECTORATE]
          The maximum period after which the Speed Post article will be treated as lost has been fixed as 150 days from the date of booking of article provided that a complaint is lodged within the period prescribed for lodging the complaint and e-search bill enquiry has been made and concluded as per instructions issued vide ibid letter of PG Division

Saturday, December 22, 2018

PHOTOS OF THE RAJBHAVAN MARCH ORGANISED BY CENTRAL GOVT PENSIONERS ASSOCIATION (CGPA) KERALA ON 20.12.2018 AS PER THE CALL OF NCCPA DEMANDING SETTLEMENT OF 10 POINTS CHARTER OF DEMANDS INCLUDING OPTION - 1. COM: A.VIJAYARAGHAVAN , EX - MP & STATE CONVENOR , LEFT AND DEMOCRATIC FRONT (LDF)  INAUGURATED. COMS : K K N KUTTY , SG , NCCPA , M.KRISHNAN  , SG , CONFEDERATION  , VAN NAMBOODIRI , PATRON NCCPA & AIBDPA , T.I.SUDHSKARAN , GS , CGPA , M.C.NAIR , STATE PRESIDENT , AIPRPA ,V.A.MOHANAN , STATE SECRETARY , AIPRPA , PKMC KUMAR , TVM DIST SECRETARY CGPA ADDRESSED THE RALLY.


SEEDING OF MOBILE NUMBER IN POSB ACCOUNT IS MANDATORY [DO LETTER]

PENSION ENTITLEMENTS OF EMPLOYEES RETIRING FROM THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT – NO PROPOSAL TO INCREASE OR DECREASE THE AGE OF RETIREMENT OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES


GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 1549
ANSWERED ON: 19.12.2018
Senior Citizen Entitlement of Employees

RAVINDRA VISHWANATH GAIKWAD

Will the Minister of

PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS be pleased to state:-

(a) whether the Government has worked out a plan to lower the age of senior citizen entitlement of employees to 58 years;

(b) if so, the details thereof;

(c) whether the Government is contemplating to increase or decrease the age for pension;

 (d) if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons therefor; and

(e) the details of salient features of pension policy?

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) to (d): No Madam. Department of Social Justice & Empowerment has informed that there is at present no proposal in that Department for lowering the age of senior citizen. Government employees become entitle to pension on retirement. There is also no proposal to increase or decrease the age of retirement of Central Government Employees.

(e): The salient features of the pension entitlements of employees retiring from the Central Government are as under:

i. A Government servant retiring in accordance with the rules, after completing a qualifying service of not less than 10 years, is entitled to a pension @ 50% of his last pay or 50% of average emoluments for the last 10 months, whichever is more beneficial to him/her.

ii. After completion of 80 years of age or above, additional pension @ 20% to 100% is payable to the retired Government servant.

iii. A retired/retiring Government servant is entitled to, at his/her option, a lump sum payment, by commutation of a maximum of 40% of his/her pension.

iv. On retirement, a Government employee is entitled to a retirement gratuity based on his/her emoluments and length of qualifying service.

v. On death of a Central Government pensioner, the family is entitled to a family pension the amount of which is 50% of the last pay for a period of seven years, or for a period up to the date on which the retired deceased Government servant would have attained the age of 67 years had he/she survived, whichever is earlier. Thereafter, the amount of family pension is 30% of his last pay. The amount of family pension is also increased by 20% to 100% after the family pensioner attains the age of 80 years and above.

Vi. The family of a Government servant, who dies while in service after having rendered not less than seven years’ continuous service, is entitled to a family pension 50% of the last pay for a period of ten years. Thereafter, the amount of family pension is 30% of his/her last pay.



DOP ORDER – PROVISIONS REGARDING APPOINTMENT ON THE BASIS OF SENIORITY-CUM-FITNESS


Government Of India
Ministry Of Communications
Department of Posts
Dak Bhawan, New Delhi – 110 001

D.O.No.02-02/2018-SPB-I
December 13, 2018
Dear

Revised Recruitment Rules (RRs) for the posts of Multi Tasking Staff (MTS), notified on 16.08.2018, were forwarded to the Circle Vide this office letter No.37-33/2009-SPB-I dated 27.08.2018. Similarly, revised RRs for postman and Mail Guard, notified on 20.09.2018, were forwarded vide this office letter No.03-02/2017-SPB-I dated 24.09.2018. These RRs have following provisions regarding appointment on the basis of seniority-cum-fitness:-

(a) 100% vacancy of MTS in Administrative Offices is to be filled up from eligible Casual Labourers
(b) 50% Vacancy of MTS in Subordinate Offices (i.e Post Offices, etc.) is to be filled up from eligible Gramin Dak Sewaks (GDS) of the recruiting Division
(c) 25% vacancy of MTS in Subordinate Offices is to be filled up from eligible Casual Labourers of the recruiting Division
(d) 25% vacancy of Postman is to be filled up from eligible MTS
(e) 25% vacancy of Mail Guard is to be filled up from eligible MTS.
2. Further clarification have been issued regarding the eligibility of GDS vide this office letter No.02-01/2018-SPB-I dated 11.12.2018
3. I would, therefore, request you to direct all Divisional Heads to convene meeting of the Departmental Promotion Committee (DPC) / Selection Committee to draw up the panel of eligible GDS, Casual Labourer and MTS, based on seniority-Cum-fitness, so that they can be appointed against vacant posts of MTS/Postman/Mail Guard, as and when available. An Action Taken Report in this regard may be sent to the undersigned on or before 10.01.2019.
with regards,
Yours sincerely
sd/-
(Pradipta Kumar Bisoi)
All Chief Postmasters General
(Satya Narayana Dash)
ADG (SPN)

INCREASE IN 7 CPC PAY FITMENT FACTOR AND HRA – RAJYA SABHA QA

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
RAJYA SABHA
QUESTION NO 78
ANSWERED ON 11.12.2018
Increase in pay fitment factor and HRA
78 Shri Ravi Prakash Verma
Shri Neeraj Shekhar

WILL THE MINISTER OF FINANCE BE PLEASED TO STATE

(a) whether Government proposes to raise the fitment factor under 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) from 2.57 for intermediate and lower officials to 2.81 which has been implemented for senior officials under 7th CPC;
(b) if so, the details thereof;
 (c) if not, the reasons therefor;
(d) whether Government would increase the HRA from 24 per cent to 30 per cent of basic salary as it was under 6th CPC in view of non-availability of rented accommodations within 24 per cent of basic salary in metro cities;
(e) if so, the details thereof; and
(f) if not, the reasons therefor?
ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(SHRI P. RADHAKRISHNAN)
(a) to (c): The fitment factor for the purpose of fixation of pay in the revised pay structure based on the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission is 2.57 which is uniformly applicable to all categories of employees. As the same is based on the specific and considered recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission, no change therein is envisaged.
(d) to (f): The Government vide Resolution dated 6th July, 2017 decided that HRA shall be revised to 27%, 18% and 9% of Basic Pay in X, Y and Z cities when Dearness Allowance (DA) crosses 25% and further to 30%, 20% and 10% of Basic Pay in X,Y and Z cities when DA crosses 50%.
Source : Rajya Sabha

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PJCA STRIKE NOTICE SERVED

TO THE SECRETARY /DIRECTOR GENERAL , DEPARTMENT OF POSTS FOR 2 DAYS STRIKE ON 08th /09th JANUARY-2019



PART-A
CHARTER OF DEMANDS

1.    Implement all positive recommendations of Sri Kamlesh Chandra Committee report and grant Civil servant Status to GDS.
2.    Fill up all Vacant Posts in all cadres of Deptt of Post i.e P.A/S.A, Postmen, Mail Guard ,  Mailmen, MMS, MTS, GDS, Postal Acctts, P.A  Admn Offices, P.A SBCO & Civil Wing etc  within a time frame  and separate identity of all cadres.
3.    Settle all the problems arisen out of implementation of C.S.I & R.I.C.T.
4.    Withdraw NPS and Guarantee minimum pension 50% of last pay drawn.
5.    Membership verification of G.D.S and declaration of result of regular employees membership verification conducted in 2015.
6.    Implementation of orders of   payment of  revised wages and arrears to the casual , Part time, Contingent employees & daily rated mazdoors as per 6th and   7th CPC and Regularize Services of  casual Labourers.
7.    Implement Cadre Restructuring for left out categories i.e RMS, MMS, Postman/MTS, PACO, PASBCO, Postal Acctts, Postmaster Cadre and Civil Wing etc.
8.    Stop Privatization, Corporatization and out sourcing in Postal Services.
9.    Scrap Bench Mark in MACP .
10. Implement 5 days week in Postal and RMS
11. Enhancement of higher pay scales to those categories whose minimum qualification has been enhanced e.g Postmen, Mail guard.
12. Grant of pension to the promoted GDS based on Supreme Court Judgement in SLP No (C) 13042/2014
13. Withdraw orders of enhancement of cash conyance limit without security.
14.  Implement all High Court and Supreme Court decisions in C/W MACP, RTP and others.
15. Cash less treatment under CGHS  and allotment of adequate fund under head MR & T.A
16. Retention of Civil wing in the Deptt of Post.
17. Holding of Deptt Council Meetings and periodical meetings at all levesl.
18. Stop Trade Union victimization and in the name of unscientific targets.
19. Provide 40 percent SCF quota promotion in AAO cadre and amend RR incorporating the modifications demanded by AIPAEA.
20. Status of audit to SBCO.
21. Restore Special Allowance to PO & RMS Accountants and OSA to RMS/MMS Staff.
22. All NSH and I.C. Speed Post Hubs should be under the administrative control of RMS and All L-2 Mail Offices should be identified as I.C. Speed Post Hubs and as Parcel Hubs.
23. Permission to all Staff of Circle Office, Postmaster Cadre, SBCO, Postal Accounts and RMS/MMS Staff to appear in Departmental Examination for promotion to PSS Group-B.
PART-B

      1.  Urgent measures for containing price rise through universalization of 
        public distribution system and banning speculative trade in commodity  
        market.

      2. Containing unemployment through concrete measures for employment
       generation.

3.    Strict enforcement of all basic labour laws without any exception or exemption and stringent punitive measures for violation of labour laws.

4.    Universal social security cover for all workers.

5.    Minimum wage of not less than 18000/- per month with provisions of indexation (for unskilled worker).

6.    Assured enhanced pension not less than 3000 P.M.  for the entire working population (including unorganized sector workers).

7.    Stoppage of disinvestment in Central/State public sector undertakings

8.    Stoppage of Contractorisation in permanent /perennial work and payment of same wage and benefits for contract workers as that of regular workers for the same and similar work.
                                    
9.    Removal of all ceiling on payment and eligibility of bonus , provident fund and increase in quantum of gratuity

10. Compulsory registration of trade unions within a period of 45 days from the date of submission application and immediate ratification of ILO conventions C-87 & C-98.

11. No FDI in Railways, Defense and other strategic sectors.

      12. No unilateral amendment to labour laws.