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Saturday, 7 December 2019

Grant of benefits of MACP Scheme w.e.f. 01.01.2006 to civilian employees – Hon’ble CAT Jaipur Bench – DoP

Grant of benefits of MACP Scheme w.e.f. 01.01.2006 to civilian employees – Hon’ble CAT Jaipur Bench – DoP

Grant of benefits of MACP Scheme w.e.f. 01.01.2006 to civilian employees – Hon’ble CAT Jaipur Bench – DoP

MACP

No.2-24/2019-PCC

Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts

Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi – 110001
Date : 22/11/2019

To,

Chief Postmaster General
Rajasthan Circle, Jaipur – 302 007.

Subject: Hon’ble CAT Jaipur Bench OA No. 291/558/2019 titled as Bharu Ram Siklitgar Vs UOI & Ors. -regarding grant of benefits of MACP Scheme w.e.f. 01.01.2006 to civilian employees.

Sir,

On the above noted subject, I am directed to inform you that this Directorate has received an OA bearing No. 291/558/2019 titled as Bharu Ram Siklitgar Vs UOI & Ors. and your office might be received the same being a respondent in the case.

Also check: IMPLEMENTATION OF HONARABLE SUPREME COURT ORDER ON MACP SCHEME

2. In the instant OA, the applicant has sought for relief for grant of benefit of MACP Scheme with effect from the commencement of 6th CPC i.e. 01.01.2006 instead of 01.09.2008, by quoting the. judgement dated 08.12.2017 of Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in case of Balvir Singh Civil Appeal Diary No. 3744 of 2016.

3. In this regard, I am directed to forward herewith a copy of Department of Personnel & Training Office Memorandum No. 43019/5/2019-Estt.-D dated 01.11.2019 containing facts / grounds for defending the issue involved in the OA, and request you to kindly get the counter reply prepared and filed on the basis of the facts / grounds provided by the DoP&T.

4. It is also requested to defend the case properly and to intimate the outcome of the proceedings periodically to this Directorate.

Encl: (As Above)

(S.B.Vyavahare)
Assistant Director General (PCC/GDS)

Grant of benefits of MACP Scheme w.e.f. 01.01.2006 to civilian employees – Hon’ble CAT Jaipur Bench – DoP

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Grant of Dearness Relief to CPF beneficiaries in receipt of ex-gratia payment in the 5th CPC series effective from 01.07.2019

Grant of Dearness Relief to CPF beneficiaries in receipt of ex-gratia payment in the 5th CPC series effective from 01.07.2019

No.42/04/2019-P&PW(D)

Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare

3 rd Floor, Lek Nayak Bhavan,
Khan Market, New Delhi – 110003
Dated 3rd Dec,2019

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Grant of Dearness Relief in the 5th CPC series effective from 01.07.2019 to CPF beneficiaries in receipt of ex-gratia paymentreg

In continuation of this Department’s OM No.42/04/2019- P&PW(D) dated 27.03.2019, the President is pleased to decide that the Dearness Relief w.e.f 01.07.2019 to the CPF beneficiaries in receipt of ex-gratia payment shall be paid in the following manner :-

(i) The surviving CPF beneficiaries who have retired from service between the period 18,11.1960 and 31.12.1985, and were sanctioned ex-gratia @, Rs, 600/ p.m. w.e.f. 1.11.1997 under this Department’s OM No. 45/52/97-P&PW(E) dated 16.12.1997 and revised to Rs.3000, Rs.1000, Rs.750 & Rs.650 for Group A, B, C & D respectively w.e.f 4th June,2013 vide GM No.1/10/2012-P&PW(E) dtd. 27th June, 2013 shall be entitled to enhanced Dearness Relief from 295% to 312% w.c.f 01.07.2019.

Also check: Grant of Dearness Relief in the 5th CPC series effective from 01.01.2019 to CPF beneficiaries in receipt of ex-gratia payment

(ii) The following categories of CPF beneficiaries who are in receipt of ex-gratia payment in terms of this Department’s OM No. 45/52/97-P&PW(E) dated 16.12.1997 shall be entitled to enhanced Dearness Relief from 287% to 304% w.e.f 01.07.2019.

    "(a) The widows and eligible children of the deceased CPF beneficiary who had retired from service prior to 1.1.1986 or who had died while in service prior to 1,1.1986 and were sanctioned ex-gratia payment of Rs. 605/- p.m. and revised to .Rs.645/-p.m w.e.f 04 June, 2013 vide OM No 1 /10/2012-P&PW(E) dated 27th June,2013.

    (b) Central Government employees who had retired on CPF benefits before 18.11.1960 and are in receipt of Ex-gratia payment of Rs. 654/-, Rs.659/-, Rs.703/- and Rs.965/-

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

3. 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 ease.

4. In their application to the Indian Audit and Accounts Department, these orders issue after the concurrence of 0/o Comptroller & Auditor General of India.

5. This issues in pursuance of Ministry of Finance. Department of Expenditure OM No.1/3(2)/2008- E.II(B) dated 25th October, 2019

6. Hindi version will follow.

(Charanjit Taneja)
Under Secretary to the Government of India
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Friday, 6 December 2019

CGHS medical facilities reimbursement to Central Government pensioners

CGHS

CGHS medical facilities reimbursement to Central Government pensioners

CGDA, Ulan Batar Road, Palam, Delhi Cantt.-110010
(Ph.011-25665714,25665560/ Fax-011-25674806/ Email: admin14.cgda@nic.in)

IMPORTANT CIRCULAR

No.AN/XIV/19015/ Govt. Orders/TA /DA/LTC/ Medical

To,
All PCsDA/ CsDA/ PCA (Fys.)
(Through website)

Dated: 29/11/2019

Subject: Reimbursement of medical claims to Pensioners under CS(MA) Rules 1944 - guidelines issued by Ministry of Health & Family

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare vide its OM No. S.14025/23/2013-MS.EHSS dated 29th September 2016 has clarified that CS (MA) Rules 1944 are not applicable to pensioners till date. The Ministry has issued the following guidelines for medical facilities to Central Government pensioners:-

Also check: CGHS - Central Government Health Scheme

a) Pensioners residing in CGHS covered areas:

  1. They can get themselves registered in CGHS dispensary after making requisite contribution and can avail both OPD and IPD facilities.
  2. Pensioners residing in CGHS areas cannot opt out of CGHS and avail any other medical facility (i.e. Fixed Medical Allowance). Such pensioners, if they do not choose to avail CGHS facility by depositing the required contributions, cannot be granted Fixed Medical allowance in lieu of CGHS.

b) Pensioners residing in non-CGHS areas:

  1. They can avail Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA) © Rs. 500/- per month revised to Rs. 10001- from 01.07.2017.
  2. They can also avail benefits of CGHS (OPD and IPD) by registering themselves in the nearest CGHS city after making the required subscription.
  3. They also have the option to avail FMA, for OPD treatment and CGHS for IPD treatments after making the required subscriptions as per CGHS guidelines.
2. All retired/ retiring Officers/ Staff of the Defence Accounts Department may please be advised to adhere to the above provisions and subscribe to CGHS facility by depositing the required contributions for availing medical facilities after retirement.

This issues with the approval of Sr. Jt. CGDA (AN).

(Rajeev Ranjan Kumar) Dy. CGDA (AN)
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Grant of Cycle Maintenance Allowance to Gramin Dak Sevas (ABPM/Dak Sevaks)

Grant of Cycle Maintenance Allowance to Gramin Dak Sevas (ABPM/Dak Sevaks)

No.17-31/2016-GDS
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
(GDS Section)

Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg
New Delhi — 110001
Dated: 05.12.2019

To,
The Chief PMG Delhi Circle, New Delhi
Grant of Cycle Maintenance Allowance after rationalisation of categories of Gramin Dak Sevaks on implementation of GDS Committee Report.

Sir,

  I am directed to refer to DPS(O & HQ) DO letter no.Estt/R-275/Pt.II dtd 11.09.2019 on the above noted subject and to inform you that, the matter has been examined by this Directorate.

2. Further, I am therefore directed by the Competent Authority to inform you that, after rationalization of all categories of GDS on implementation of GDS Committee report, all the categories of GDS posts who erstwhile called as Mail Carrier/Mail Deliverer etc. have been brought under the category of ABPMIDak Sevaks. But nature of work/duties of these categories have not been changed. Hence, Cycle Maintenance Allowance may be granted to those ABPM/Dak Sevaks only, who use their own cycle for Out door duty, Mail Collection, Delivery, Conveyance etc.

(S.B.Vyavahare)
Assistant Director General (GDS/PCC)
Tel. No. 011-23096629
Email-adggds@indiaposkgov.in
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Benefit of pensioners who retired on 30th June

Supreme Court Order

Benefit of pensioners who retired on 30th June

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
(DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL & TRAINING)

RAJYA SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 2027 (TO BE ANSWERED ON 05.12.2019)

IMPLEMENTATION OF SUPREME COURT ORDER BENEFITTING PENSIONERS

SHRI C.M. RAMESH:
Will the PRIME MINISTER be pleased to state:

(a) whether Government had filed a Review Petition in the Supreme Court of India against Court’s order dated the 23rd July, 2018 [RP (c) No. 1731/2019 in SLP (c) No. 22008/2018] and the Court had dismissed the SLP on 8th August, 2019, if so, the details thereof; and

(b) whether in the light of the said order of the Supreme Court. Government has issued any order to implement it for the benefit of pensioners who retired on 30th June, if not, whether any timeline has been fixed and if not, the reasons therefor?

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): Yes, Sir. Union of India filed SLP (C) No. 22008/2018 in the Supreme Court of India against Order dated 15-09-2017 in WP No. 15732/2017 passed by the High Court of Judicature at Madras. The said SLP was dismissed by the Supreme Court of India by its Order dated 23-07- 2018. Against the said Order, Union of India filed Review Petition (C) No. 1731/2019 which was dismissed by the Supreme Court of India vide its Order dated 08-08-2019.

(b): As the judgment is in personnel and is contrary to the personnel policy of Government of India, no general order has been issued.
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Thursday, 5 December 2019

Compulsory Retirement of Central Government Employees

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Compulsory Retirement of Government Employees

05 DEC 2019

As per the information/ data uploaded by the different Ministries /Departments/ Cadre Controlling Authorities (CCAs) on Probity Portal followed by the rectification requests made by some Ministries/ Departments/ CCAs, during the period from July, 2014 to October, 2019 (as on 25.11.2019), provisions of FR 56(j) have been invoked against a total number of 96 Group 'A' officers and 126 Group 'B' officers of different Ministries/ Departments.
Compulsory Retirement of Government Employees


Presently, there is no proposal in the Government to reduce age of retirement of Government employees below 60 years.

Re-employment of the Government servant has no bearing on the pension fixed at the time of his retirement on attaining the age of superannuation. 

Also check: No proposal in the Government to fix the retirement age of Central Government employees as 60 years or 33 years of service

Department of Personnel & Training has been impressing upon all the Ministries/ Departments to convene the Departmental Promotion Committee (DPC) meetings at prescribed interval (by laying down a time schedule for the purpose) to draw panels which could be utilized for making promotion against the vacancies occurring during the course of a year. The Ministries/Departments have been further advised to initiate action to fill up the existing as well as anticipated vacancies well in advance of the expiry of the previous panel by collecting relevant documents like seniority list, Annual Performance Appraisal Report (APAR) etc. for placing before the DPCs so as to obviate the problem of delays in promotion.

The provisions under FR 56(j) also ensure to improve efficiency in Government.

This information was provided by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh in written reply to a question in RajyaSabha today.

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Central Government Employees Retirement Age Below 60 years

No proposal to reduce retirement age of Government official below 60 years

Central Government Employees Retirement Age


Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Retirement Age of Government Officials

 05 DEC 2019

There is no proposal to reduce retirement age of Government official below 60 years.

This information was provided by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh in written reply to a question in RajyaSabha today.

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