Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Grant of Dearness Relief to Central Government pensioners/family pensioners – Revised rate effective from 1.7.2015

F. No. 42/10/2014-P&PW(G)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan,
Khan Market, New Delhi – 110003
Date : 28th Sept, 2015


Subject: Grant of Dearness Relief to Central Government pensioners/family pensioners – Revised rate effective from 1.7.2015.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s OM No. 42/10/2014- P&PW(G) dated 27th April, 2015 on the subject mentioned above and to state that the President is pleased to decide that the Dearness Relief (DR) payable to Central Government pensioners/family pensioners shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 113% to 119% w.e.f. 1st July, 2015.

2. These orders apply to (i) All Civilian Central Government Pensioners/Family Pensioners (ii) The Armed Forces Pensioners, Civilian Pensioners paid out of the Defence Service Estimates, (iii) All India Service Pensioners (iv) Railway Pensloners and (v) The Burma Civilian pensioners/family pensioners and pensioners/families of displaced Government pensioners from Pakistan, who are lndian Nationals but receiving pension on behalf of Government of Pakistan and are in receipt of ad-hoc ex-gratia allowance of Rs. 3500/- p.m. in terms of this Department’s OM No. 23/1/97-P&PW(B) dated 23.2.1998 read with this Department’s OM No. 23/3/2008- P&PW(B) dated 15.9.2008.

3. Central Government Employees who had drawn lump sum amount on absorption in a PSU/Autonomous body and have become eligible to restoration of 1/3rd commuted portion of pension as well as revision of the restored amount in terms of this Department’s OM No. 4/59/97- P&PW (D) dated 14.07.1998 will also be entitled to the payment of DR @ 119% w.e.f. 1.7.2015 on full pension i.e. the revised pension which the absorbed employee would have received on the date of restoration had he not drawn lump sum payment on absorption and Dearness Pension subject to fulfillment of the conditions laid down in para 5 of the a.M. dated 14.07.98. In this connection, instructions contained in this Department’s OM No.4/29/99-P&PW (D) dated. 12.7.2000 refer.

4. Payment of DR involving a fraction of a rupee shall be rounded off to the next higher rupee.

5. Other provisions governing grant of DR in respect of employed family pensioners and reemployed Central Government Pensioners will be regulated in accordance with the provisions contained in this Department’s OM No. 45/73/97-P&PW (G) dated 2.7.1999 as amended vide this Department’s OM No. F. No. 38/88/2008-P&PW(G) dated 9th July, 2009. The provisions relating to regulation of DR where a pensioner is in receipt of more than one pension will remain unchanged.

6. In the case of retired Judges of the Supreme Court and High Courts, necessary orders will be issued by the Department of Justice separately.

7. 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.

8. The offices of Accountant General and authorised Pension Disbursing Banks are requested to arrange payment of relief to pensioners etc. on the basis of these instructions without waiting for any further instructions from the Comptroller and Auditor General of India and the Reserve Bank of India in view of letter No. 528-TA, 11/34-80-11 dated 23/04/1981 of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India addressed to all Accountant Generals and Reserve Bank of India Circular No. GANB No. 2958/GA-64 (ii) (CPL)/81 dated the 21st May, 1981 addressed to State Bank of India and its subsidiaries and all Nationalised Banks.

9. In their application to the pensioners/family pensioners belonging to Indian Audit and Accounts Department, these orders issue after consultation with the C&AG.

10. This issues with the concurrence of Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure vide their OM No. 1/3/2015-E.II(B) dated 23rd September, 2015.

11. Hindi version will follow.

(Charanjit Taneja) Under Secretary to the Government of India

Authority: http://pensionersportal.gov.in/

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  • Login for each of the module is based on roles 
  • User ID is created centrally and shared with each and every individual separately 
  • Roles and Password are setup at the Identity Access Management (IAM) application 
  • Individual applications use the centrally setup password 

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Instructions on CBS Migration in Post Offices

  • No Branch Commencement should be done before receiving "BRANCH COMMENCEMENT CONFIRMATION MAIL" received from RO/DMCC Chennai,Tamil Nadu.
  • It is mandatory for SOL to provide electronic Sign off for Load Layer Report. It is requested DSM / SA to co-ordinate with Concerned SPM to provide sign off once they received the Load Layer Report mail from DMCC Tamil Nadu.
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Account Transfer Transactions Inquiry in Finacle

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  1. Invoke Menu Shortcut of ATT in Finacle HACXFSOL
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Gmail isn’t designed for sending bulk email. If you are planning to send an email message to a large group of friends using Gmail, do read the following rules to avoid temporary lock down of your Gmail:
Rule 1: You can send emails to a maximum of 500 recipients per day through the Gmail website. Try exceeding the limit and your Gmail account may get temporarily disabled with the error – “Gmail Lockdown in Section 4.”
It is important to note that this limit is around recipients and not messages. Thus you can send 10 emails to 50 people each or 1 email can be addressed to a maximum of 500 people. 

Rule 2: If you access Gmail via POP or IMAP clients, like Microsoft Outlook or Apple Mail, you can send an email message to a maximum of 100 people at a time. 
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Rule 3: Always double check email addresses of recipients before hitting the Send button in Gmail. That’s because your account may get disabled if the email message contains a large number of non-existent or broken addresses (<25 ?) that bounce back on failed delivery.

Rule 4: You can associate multiple email addresses with your Gmail account and send emails on behalf of any other address. However, when sending mail from a different address, the original account’s message limits are applied.

Rule 5: If you are sending emails through Google Script, like in the case of Gmail Mail Merge, the daily sending limit is 100 recipients per day for free Gmail accounts. You can use the MailApp.
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This is slightly unrelated but still important. Google, as per their program policies, may disable your 
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New DPT Discrepancies and its Solution

The new discrepancies highlighted in the reports and the solution for the discrepancies is given below 

DPT issues and Its Solution

i)Primary Key constrain missing:
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iii)SCss A/cs having eligibledate withdrawan date greater than daybegin count
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iv) Dmutility issues...
Open date issue-Scheme (Nsc,KVP)
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