Thursday, December 13, 2018

7th Pay Commission: CCS(RP) Rules 2016 - Opportunity for revision of option to come over to revised pay structure within 3 months: Fin Min OM 12.12.2018

7th Pay Commission: CCS(RP) Rules 2016 - Opportunity for revision of option to come over to revised pay structure within 3 months: Fin Min OM 12.12.2018

No. 4-13/17-IC/E-IIIA
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure

New Delhi, the 12th, December, 2018

Office Memorandum

Subject: Central Civil Services Revised Pay) Rules, 2016 - opportunity for revision of option to come over to revised pay structure

The undersigned is directed to invite attention to Rules 5 & 6 of the CCS (RP) Rules, 2016 regarding exercise of option to come over to the revised pay structure effective from 1.1.2016 as notified by the CCS(RP) Rules, 2016 and to say that the said option was to be exercised within 3 months of the date of notification, i.e. 25.7.2016 of the said Rules. The Rule 6(4) thereof provides that the option once exercised shall be final.

2. The Staff Side of the National Council (JCM) has requested that employees may be given another opportunity to re-exercise their option in view of certain hardships caused to certain employees. A number of references have also been received in this Ministry, proposing that the affected employees may be given an opportunity to re-exercise their option.

3. The matter has been considered and the President is pleased to decide that in relaxation of the stipulation contained in Rule 6(4) of CCS(RP) Rules, 2016, the Central Government employees, who have already exercised their option to come over to the revised pay structure as notified by the CCS(RP) Rules, 2016, shall be permitted another opportunity to revise their initial option in terms of Rules 5 & 6 thereof. The revised Option shall be exercised within a period of 3 months from the date of issue of these orders. The option once exercised in terms of these orders shall be final and shall not be liable to any further change under any circumstances. All other terms and conditions as laid down in the said Rules 5 and 6 shall continue to be applicable.

4. It is obvious that in respect of those employees who have already exercised option to come over to the revised pay structure from 01.01.2016 itself or in whose case the revised pay structure took effect from 01.01.2016 and who ire-exercise their option under these orders to come over to the revised pay structure from a date subsequent to 01.01.2016 as per Rule 5 of 008 (RP) Rules, 2016, the arrears on account of revised pay already drawn by them from 01.01.2016 up to the date from which they now Opt to come over to the revised pay structure shall be recovered.

5. In their application to the employees serving in IA&AD, these orders were issued after consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.

(Amar Nath Singh)
Director

To,
1. All Ministries/Departments of the Government of India (As per standard distribution list)

2. Guard File

3. NIC with the request that the same be posted on the website of Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure.


Implementation of Judgement to grant increment for pensionary benefit to employees retiring on 30th June: Ministry of Personnel, PG & Pension Statement

Implementation of Judgement to grant increment for pensionary benefit to employees retiring on 30th June: Ministry of Personnel, PG & Pension Statement

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
LOK SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 427
ANSWERED ON: 12.12.2018

Judgement on Writ Petition

ASADUDDIN OWAISI
Will the Minister of PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS be pleased to state:-

(a) whether the Hon. Madras High Court ruled that employees retiring on 30 June are entitled for increment on 1st July of that year for pensionary benefit as they retire after completion of that year’s full service; 

(b) if so, the details thereof; 

(c) whether Hon. Supreme Court has dismissed the petition filed against the Madras High Court’s above judgement; 

(d) if so, whether the Government has issued orders regarding granting annual increment to those employees who are retiring on 30th June after completion of one year of service; 

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

(f) the time by which such orders are likely to be issued in this regard?


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) & (b): No, Madam. High Court of Madras in Writ Petition No. 15732/2017 has granted relief personal to the petitioner. 

(c): Yes, Madam.

(d) to (f): As the judgment is in personam and contrary to the personnel policy of Government of India, the question of issuing a general order does not arise.
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Source: Lok Sabha

GoI: Eligibility Condition for Differently abled

GoI: Eligibility Condition for Differently abled

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EMPOWERMENT
LOK SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 108
ANSWERED ON: 11.12.2018

Eligibility Condition for Differently abled

JAGDAMBIKA PAL
Will the Minister of

SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EMPOWERMENT be pleased to state:-

(a) whether the Government has revised the ‘Guidelines for conducting written examination for persons with disabilities’ issued by the Ministry on 26th February 2013; 


(b) if so, the details of the revision and the reasons therefor; 

(c) whether any restrictions have been imposed on educational qualifications of scribe/reader/lab assistant, if so, the details thereof and the reasons therefor;

(d) whether the new guidelines mandate the production of a certificate from the Chief Medical Officer/Chief Surgeon/ Medical Superintendent of a Government Hospital in addition to the disability certificate; and 

(e) if so, the details thereof and the reasons therefor?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EMPOWERMENT
(SHRI KRISHANPAL GURJAR)

(a) & (b) Yes, Sir. The Ministry has issued revised guidelines for conducting written for persons with benchmark disabilities on 29/08/2018 replacing the earlier guidelines issued on 26/02/2013. The revised guidelines were issued on the basis of the recommendations of the Expert Committee constituted on 26/03/2015 to look into the issues raised by UPSC and others relating to implementation of the guidelines for conducting written examination for persons with disabilities 

(c) As per Clause VI of the guidelines for conducting written examination for persons with benchmark disabilities issued on 29/08/2018, In case the examining body provides the scribe/reader/lab assistant, it shall be ensured that qualification of the scribe should not be more than the minimum qualification criteria of the examination. However, the qualification of the scribe/reader should always be matriculate or above.

In case the candidate is allowed to bring his own scribe, the qualification of the scribe should be one step below the qualification of the candidate taking examination. 

(d) & (e) As per clause IV of the guidelines dated 29/08/2018, the facility of Scribe/Reader/Lab Assistant should be allowed to any person with benchmark disability as defined under section 2(r) of the RPwD Act, 2016 and has limitation in writing including that of speed if so desired by him/her.

In case of persons with benchmark disabilities in the category of blindness, locomotor disability (both arm affected-BA) and cerebral palsy, the facility of scribe/reader/lab assistant shall be given, if so desired by the person.

In case of other category of persons with benchmark disabilities, the provision of scribe/reader/lab assistant can be allowed on production of a certificate to the effect that the person concerned has physical limitation to write, and scribe is essential to write examination on his behalf, from the Chief Medical Officer/Civil Surgeon/ Medical Superintendent of a Government health care institution as per the specified proforma

Source: loksabha

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CENTRAL GDS JCA (AIGDSU & NUGDSU) DECIDED THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMME OF ACTION BEFORE INDEFINITE STRIKE

CENTRAL GDS JCA (AIGDSU & NUGDSU) DECIDED THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMME OF ACTION BEFORE INDEFINITE STRIKE.

1) 14-12-2018 Friday conduct mass demonstrations in front of divisional office from 4-00 PM to 5-00 PM.

2) Conduct candle rally in Divisional Head quarters on 17-12-2018 after 6-00 PM.

ORGANIZE AND MOBALIZE RANK AND FILE TO SUCCESS THE PROGRAMME 

CHQ HINDI CIRCULAR

CHQ HINDI CIRCULAR



18/12/2018 PROPOSED INDEFINITE STRAIKE CHARTER DEMANDS HINDI COPY 








TDS deduction under section 194A of the Income-tax Act, 1961 in case of Senior Citizens

TDS deduction under section 194A of the Income-tax Act, 1961 in case of Senior Citizens

Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Central Board of Direct Taxes
Directorate of Income-tax (Systems)
New Delhi

Notification No. 06 /2018
New Delhi, 06th December, 2018

Subject: – TDS deduction under section 194A of the Income-tax Act, 1961 in case of Senior Citizens – reg.-

It has been brought to the notice of CBDT that in case of Senior Citizens, some TDS deductors/Banks are making TDS deductions even when the amount of income does not exceed fifty thousand rupees. The same is not in accordance with the law as the Income-tax Act provides that no tax deduction at source under section 194A shall be made in the case of Senior Citizens where the amount of such income or, the aggregate of the amounts of such income credited or paid during the financial year does not exceed fifty thousand rupees. (Please refer to the third proviso to sub-section 3 of section 194A)

2. Under sub-rule (5) of Rule 31A of the Income-tax Rules, 1962, the Director General of Income-tax (Systems) is authorized to specify the procedures, formats and standards for the purposes of furnishing and verification of the statements or claim for refund in Form 26B and shall be responsible for the day-to-day administration in relation to furnishing and verification of the statements or claim for refund in Form 26B in the manner so specified.

3. In exercise of the powers delegated by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (Board) under sub-rule (5) of Rule 31A of the Income-tax Rules, 1962, the Principal Director General of Income-tax (Systems) hereby clarifies that no tax deduction at source under section 194A shall be made in the case of Senior Citizens where the amount of such income or, the aggregate of the amounts of such income credited or paid during the financial year does not exceed fifty thousand rupees.

(Dewangi Marthak)
Asstt. Commissioner of Income-tax(CPC-TDS)
O/o the Pr. Director of Income-tax (Systems)
New Delhi

Office Memorandum for Amendment of Recruitment Rule of Assistant Engineer(Civil) and Assistant Engineer(Electrical)

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Central Govt Employees Group Insurance Scheme 1980 - Table of benefits for the Period 01/10/2018 to 31/12/2018

Central Govt Employees Group Insurance Scheme 1980 - Table of benefits for the Savings Fund for the period from 01-10-2018 to 31-12-2018

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Irregular withholding of Gratuity / Pensionary benefits on account of disciplinary proceedings etc., - clarification there on

Irregular withholding of Gratuity / Pensionary benefits on account of disciplinary proceedings etc., - clarification there on




Uploading of Orders / Circulars on India Post Website

Uploading of Orders / Circulars on India Post Website





POSTAL JCA 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.