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Tuesday, 17 July 2018

7th CPC National Anomaly Commitee Meeting 17th July 2018

7th CPC National Anomaly Commitee Meeting 17th July 2018

National council(Staff Side)
Joint Consultative Machinery
for Central Government Employees
13-C, Ferozshah Road, New Delhi-110001
E Mail : nc.jcm.np@gmail.com

No.NC-JCM-2018/NAC
Dated: 17/07/2018
To
The All Member of the
National Council (Staff Side)JCM

Comrades,

The meeting of the 7 CPC National Anomaly Committee was held today (17/7/2018). Shri Chandramouli, Secretary(P), DOPT presided over this meeting. The Department of personnel had identified the following six items only for discussion:

1.Item No.3 - Removal of Condition of 3% stipulated to grant bunching benefit
2.Item No.4 - Fixation of pay on promotion
3.Item No.5 - Removal of Anomaly in pay matrix
4.Item No.8 - Lesser pay in higher level of pay matrix
5.Item No.9 - Bunching of steps in the revised pay structure
6.Item No.14 - Grant of GP 5400 to Sr section officer of Railways and AAOs of IA&AD and Organised Accounts (Civil Accounts, Postal Accounts and Defence Accounts)

After completing discussions on the above items the Staff Side insisted that the following remaining items may also be given up for discussion.

Item No.1 Anomaly will computation of Minimum Wage
Item No.2. 3 % increment at all stages
Item No.6 Anomaly due to index rationalization
Item No.7 Anomaly arising from the decision to reject option No.1 in pension fixation
Item No.10 Minimum Pension
Item No.11 Date of Effect of Allowances - HRA Transport Allowance, CEA etc.
Item No.18 Anomaly in the grant of D.A. installment w.e.f. 1.1.2016

After discussion on the above items, the official side informed that the DOPT had already examined those issues and have come to the conclusion that those items will not come under the ambit of the definition of Anomaly. The Staff Side contested this. It was decided that the DOPT will convey the reasoning to the staff side and hold meeting with the Staff Side to sort out the differences.
The following items has been referred to Departmental Anomaly Committee of the respective Department/Ministries.

Item No.15. Technical Supervisors of Railways
Item No.16 Anomaly in the assignment of replacement of Levels of pay in the Ministry of Defence, Railways, Mines etc in the case of Store Keepers
Item No. 17 Anomaly in the assignment of pay Levels in the case of Research Assistants in Ministry of AYUSH, Homeopathic Department.

The staff side then raised the following other issues.
1. Central Govt employees may bc granted one more option to switch over to 7 CPC from a date subsequent to 251h of July 2016 - the official side in formed that the matter is under consideration and a decision would be taken shortly.

2, The issue of pay fixation of ex-servicemen in the Last pay drawn by them before retirement from armed forces is remaining unsettled - the official side informed that the matter has been referred to Min. of Defence by DOPT for their comments. Decision Would be taken after receipt of comments from MOD.

3. The Staff side raised the issue of not convening meetings of the National Council, JCM and Standing Committee.

4. The Staff Side also informed of the decision taken by the NJCA in its meeting held on 3-7-2018 of the revival of the deferred indefinite strike by the Central Govt Employees if no settlement is brought about on major demands like upward revision of minimum pay, fitment factor and NPS before 7-8-2018.
With Greetings
Yours fraternally
(Shiva Gopal Mishra)
Secretary
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Hiring of Data Entry Operators/Executive Assistants/Digital Office Assistants on contact basis - Railway Board order


Hiring of Data Entry Operators/Executive Assistants/Digital Office Assistants on contact basis - Railway Board order
Government of India
Ministry of Railways
(Railway Board)
No.2018/Transf. Cell/Mech./Contractual Staff
Dated: 04.07.2018.
The General Manager, All Indian Railways/PUs, NF(Con), CORE
The DG/RDSO/Lucknow, DG/NAIR/Vadodara
CAOs, DMW/Patiala, WPO/Patna, COFMOW/NDLS, RWP/Bela, CAO/IROAF

Sub:. Corrigendum to Engagement of Data Entry Operators/Executive Assistants Digital Office Assistants on contract basis against the vacant posts of Stenographer/PAs.
Ref: This office letter even No dated 03.07.2018

Para 3 of the letter under reference should be read as under:-

Para 3 The entry level of Stenographers is level-4. Accordingly, the remuneration of such, contractually engaged staff should be worked out in the same way as that of JE engaged on contract basis (as per letter No. 2018/Trans./Cell/S&T/Contractual Staff dated 16.03.2018) based on the work assigned to such contractually engaged stenographer/data entry operators/ Digital Office Assistants".
General Managers, are however free to decided the remuneration in level-4 in consultation with PCPO & PFA on the basis of work which can be assigned to them.
Sd/-
(A.K. Chandra)
Executive Director
Transformation
No.2018/Transf. Cell/Mech./Contractual Staff
New Delhi dated: 04.07.2018.
Source:www.indianrailways.gov.in
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CPAO: Procedure for extending the benefits of Old GPF / Pension Scheme to those casual workers covered under the Scheme of 1993 and regularized on or after 01.01.2004

CPAO: Procedure for extending the benefits of Old GPF / Pension Scheme to those casual workers covered under the Scheme of 1993 and regularized on or after 01.01.2004

CPAO

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
DEPARTMENT OF EXPENDITURE
CENTRAL PENSION ACCOUNTING OFFICE
TRIKOOT-II, BHIKAJI CAMA PLACE,
NEW DELHI-110066
CPAO/IT&Tech/Clarification/P&PW/13 (Vol-III)/2018-19/68
13.07.2018
Office Memorandum

Subject : Procedure for extending the benefits of Old GPF / Pension Scheme to those casual workers covered under the Scheme of 1993 and regularized on or after 01.01.2004.

It has been observed that the pension cases of casual labor who were regularized on or after 01.01.2004 and eligible for old GPF/Pension Scheme vide DOPT OM No.49014/2/2014-Estt(C) dated 28.07.2016 have not been processed by the concerned Ministries/Departments. In order to avoid the hardship to the pensioners all the Ministries/Departments/PAOs have been requested to finalise the pension cases of the pensioners after following the procedure below:

1) Deptt. may issue the order that the old GPF Scheme/ Pension Scheme is applicable to the concerned official.
2) CPAO may be requested through concerned Pay & Accounts Office to stop Provisional Pension after cancellation of PPO, if issued.
3) NSDL may be requested by the concerned PAO to deposit the NPS subscription, Govt. Contribution plus interest thereon into the Govt. Account through ERM of NSDL.
4) On receipt of the amount it may be classified by the concerned PAO as below:

Sl.NoComponentHead of Account
i)Adjustment of employee's contribution in AccountsAmount may be credited to the individual,s GPF Account and the account may be recast permitting upto date interest as applicable from time to time (FR-16 & Rule 11 of GPF Rule)
ii)Adjustment of Government contribution under NPS in AccountsTo be accounted for as [-) Dr.to object Head "70 Deduct Recoveries under major Head 2071 - Pension and Other Retirement Benefits" and Minor Head "911 Deduct Recoveries of Over payment" (Para 3.10 of List of Major Minor Heads)
(iii)Adjustment of increased value of subscription account of appreciation of investmentMay be accounted for by crediting the amount to Govt. Account under Major Head "0071- Contribution and Recoveries towards pension and Other Retirement Benefits" and Minor Head "800-Other Receipts".
(Note under the above Major Head in List of Major Minor Heads)

5) GPF and Pension case of the concerned official may be processed as per the GPF Rules and CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972 after adjusting the Provisional Pension paid to the pensioner, if paid.
This issues with the approval of the Chief Controller (Pensions).
(Praful Dabral)
Sr. Accounts Officer (IT & Tech)
Source:cpao.nic.in
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Monday, 16 July 2018

7th Central Pay Commission recommendations - Grant of Advances - Amendment to rules on House Building Advance (HBA) to Railway servants

7th Central Pay Commission recommendations - Grant of Advances - Amendment to rules on House Building Advance (HBA) to Railway servants

7th CPC House Building Advance

Government of India (Bharat Sarkar)
Ministry of Railways (Rail Mantralaya)
(Railway Board)
PC-VII No : 108/2018
RBE No. 101/2018
New Delhi, Dated: 13.07.2018
No. F(E)Spi./2008/ADV.J/6 (7th CPC)
The General Managers and PFAs
All Indian Railways & Production Units
(As per standard list)

Subject : Grant of Advances - Seventh Central Pay Commission recommendations - Amendment to rules on House Building Advance (HBA) to Railway servants.

Please refer to this Ministry’s letter of even number dated 05.12.2017 on the above cited subject,vide which, the revised rules relating to the grant of House Building Advance (HBA) as issued by Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (Housing-III Section) vide their OM No.I.17011/11(4)/ 2016-H-III dated 09.11.2017 pursuant to acceptance of 7th CPC recommendations, were mutatis-mutandis made applicable to Railway employees.

2. Further clarifications were issued vide this Ministry's letter of even number dated 28.03.2018 and 27.04.2018.

3. Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs vide their OM dated 29.06.2018 have now issued instructions regarding applicability of rules contained in their OM dated 09.11.2017 with effect from 01.01.2016 and enhancement of House Building Advance (HBA) in those cases which were sanctioned on or after 01.01.2016 but before 09.11.2017 and these are subject to conditions mentioned in their letter of 29.06.2018. A copy of the same is sent herewith, which shall be applicable mutatis-mutandis on the Railways.

3. Please acknowledge receipt.

4. Hindi version will follow.
(G.Priya Sudarsani)
Joint Director Finance (Estt.)
Railway Board
Encl.: As above

No. F(E)Spi./2008/ADV.J/6 (7th CPC)
New Delhi, Dated: 13.07.2018

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Linking of PAN with Aadhaar while filing of ITRs - CBDT Circular


Linking of PAN with Aadhaar while filing of ITRs - CBDT Circular

CBDT's order regarding linking of PAN with Aadhaar while filing of ITRs

F.No.225/270/2017/lTA.II
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes
North-Block, ITA II Division,
New Delhi, dated the 30th of June, 2018
Order under Section 119 of the Income-tax Act, 1961

Vide its orders dated 31.07.17, 31.08.17, 08.12.2017 & 27.03.2018 in file of even number, CBDT had allowed time till 30th June, 2018 to link PAN with Aadhaar while filing the tax-returns. Upon consideration of the matter, the CBDT further extends the time for linking PAN with Aadhaar till 31st March, 2019.
sd/-
(Rajeswari R)
Under Secretary to the Government of India
Source: https://www.incometaxindia.gov.in
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Air India LTC 80 Fare from July 2018: Central Government Employees


Air India LTC 80 Fare from July 2018: Central Government Employees

SECTOR & V.VHLTC (ECONOMY CLASS)DLTC (EXECUTIVE CLASS)
BASIC FAREBASIC FARE
AgartalaKolkata875017880
AgraDelhi875017880
AgraKhajuraho875017880
AgraVaranasi950019320
AhmedabadChennai1750035400
AhmedabadDelhi1105022440
AhmedabadMumbai875017880
AizawlImphal875017880
AizawlKolkata875017880
AmritsarDelhi875017880
AmritsarMumbai1750035400
AmritsarNanded1750035400
AurangabadDelhi1505030560
AurangabadMumbai825021000
BagdograDelhi1520030600
BagdograKolkata875017880
BengaluruBhubaneshwar1510030600
BengaluruChennai875017880
BengaluruDelhi1990040200
BengaluruGoa950019320
BengaluruGuwahati1990040200
BengaluruHubli875017880
BengaluruHyderabad875017880
BengaluruKolkata1750035400
BengaluruMumbai1105022440
BengaluruTrivandrum950019320
BhopalDelhi950019320
BhopalMumbai1240026960
BhubaneshwarDelhi1510030600
BhubaneshwarHyderabad1135022440
BhubaneshwarKolkata875017880
BhubaneshwarMumbai1750035400
ChandigarhDelhi875017880
ChandigarhLeh875017880
ChandigarhMumbai1750035400
ChandigarhPune1750035400
ChennaiCoimbatore875017880
ChennaiDelhi1990040200
ChennaiGoa970019320
ChennaiHyderabad950019320
ChennaiKochi950019320
ChennaiKolkata1750035400
ChennaiMadurai875017880
ChennaiMumbai1510030600
ChennaiPortblair1750035400
ChennaiTrivandrum950019320
CoimbatoreDelhi1990040200
CoimbatoreMumbai1510030600
DelhiGaya1105022440
DelhiGoa1750035400
DelhiGuwahati1750035400
DelhiHyderabad1510030600
DelhiImphal1990040200
DelhiIndore950019320
DelhiJaipur875017880
DelhiJammu950019320
DelhiJodhpur875017880
DelhiKhajuraho875017880
DelhiKochi1990048240
DelhiKolkata1750035400
DelhiLeh1110019320
DelhiLucknow875017880
DelhiMumbai1510030600
DelhiNagpur1135022440
DelhiPatna1135022440
DelhiPort Blair2870051600
DelhiPune1510030600
DelhiRaipur1205022440
DelhiRajkot1330022440
DelhiRanchi1510030600
DelhiSrinagar960019320
DelhiSurat1330022440
DelhiTirupati1990040200
DelhiTrivandrum2050049680
DelhiUdaipur950019320
DelhiVadodra1125022440
DelhiVaranasi950019320
DelhiVijayawada1750035400
DelhiVishakhapatnam1750035400
DibrugarhKolkata1160022440
DimapurKolkata950019320
GayaKolkata875017880
GayaVaranasi875017880
GoaMumbai875017880
GuwahatiImphal875017880
GuwahatiKolkata875017880
HubliMumbai875017880
HyderabadKolkata1515030600
HyderabadMumbai950019320
HyderabadTirupati875017880
HyderabadVijayawada875017880
Hydera badVishakhapatnam950019320
ImphalKolkata950019320
IndoreMumbai950019320
JaipurMumbai1205022440
JammuLeh1025017880
JammuSrinagar875017880
JamnagarMumbai875017880
JodhpurMumbai1390026960
KhajurahoVaranasi875017880
KochiMumbai1510030600
KochiTrivandrum875017880
KolkataMumbai1990040200
KolkataPort Blair1750035400
KolkataSilchar875017880
KolkataVaranasi950019320
KozhikodeMumbai1325022440
LehSrinagar880017880
LucknowMumbai1510030600
MaduraiMumbai1510030600
MangaloreMumbai950019320
MumbaiNagpur950019320
MumbaiPune810017880
MumbaiRaipur1365022440
MumbaiRajkot1285023240
MumbaiTrivandrum1570030600
MumbaiUdaipur950019320
MumbaiVaranasi1515030600
MumbaiVishakhapatnam1510030600
Port BlairVishakhapatnam1515030600
RaipurNagpur875017880
RaipurVishakhapatnam875017880
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Guidelines for Settlement of Claims for Compensation on accidents applicable to the Department of Public Enterprises

Guidelines for Settlement of Claims for Compensation to Employee on accidents: DPE OM

No. A-42011/2/2018-Admn.
Government of India
Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises
Department of Public Enterprises
Public Enterprises Bhawan
Block No - 14, CGO Complex,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003
Dated the 11 July, 2018
Office Memorandum
Subject : Guidelines for Settlement of Claims for Compensation on accidents applicable to the Department of Public Enterprises Reg.

The undersigned is directed to refer to above said subject and to say that this Department has framed the guidelines for settlement of compensation claims arising out of accidents resulting into loss of life or permanent disability to a member of general public where the accidents happens in any premises where any official activity of the Department is being carried out of which a copy is enclosed herewith for information.

2. The guidelines has the approval of the competent authority.
Encl: As above
(Harish Chandra)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India

GUIDELINES FOR SETTLEMENT OF CLAIMS FOR COMPENSATION ON ACCIDENTS APPLICABLE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC ENTERPRISES.

 Preamble
 Accidents are unfortunate incidents, occurrences of which cannot be obliterated completely, but can only be minimized by adopting most vigilant practices, safety precautions etc. Sometimes accidents do happen when responsibility and liability cannot be affixed on certain individuals or malfunctioning of certain machinery and the Law recognizes the Principle of 'No faulty Liability' for such unfortunate incidents. In such cases, the loss of life and loss of dependency cost of the dependents of such victims cannot be written off merely on the pretext that negligence on the part of Department or its agencies cannot be substantiated for want of stricter proofs particularly in a welfare state like ours. Therefore, these guidelines have been framed.
1. Title: These guidelines would be called as Guidelines for Settlement of Claims for Compensation.
2. Effective date: The guidelines would be effective from 11.07.2018.
3. Applicability: These guidelines would govern the settlement of compensation claims arising out of accidents resulting into loss of life or permanent disability to a member of general public where the accident happens in any premises where any official activity of the Department is being carried out.
4. Definitions:
  • Accident: Any death or permanent disability resulting solely and directly from any unintended and unforeseen injurious occurrence caused during the maintenance, Operation and provisioning of any public services undertaken by the Department where no negligence can be proved on the part of the Department.
  • Competent Authority: Competent Authority means Secretary to Govt. of India in the Department of Public Enterprises.
  • Department: Means Department of Public Enterprises.
  • Dependent: As defined in the Employee's Compensation Act, 1923.
  • Designated Officer: An Officer designated by the Competent Authority of the level of Under Secretary or equivalent for the purposes of receiving and processing claims for compensation under the present Guidelines.
  • Victim: Any person who suffers permanent disablement or dies in an accident as defined in these Guidelines.
  • Permanent Disablement: A disablement that is classified as a permanent total disablement under the proviso to Section 2 (l) of The Employee's Compensation Act, 1923.
5. Detailed Accident Report: The report prepared by the police within a period of 30 days from the date of incident as per Schedule 1 of these guidelines.
Explanation- For the purposes of the preparation of the detailed accident report. the word "injury" as referred in Schedule -I refers to "permanent disability" as mentioned in clause 4(a) of the Guidelines.

6. Extent of Liability: On the occurrence of any "accident" as defined under these Guidelines, the Department shall whether or not there has been any wrongful act, neglect or default on its part and notwithstanding anything contained in any other law, be liable to pay compensation to such extent as prescribed below:
  • In the event of death or permanent disability resulting from loss of both limbs: upto Rs. 10,00,000 (Rupees Ten Lakh).
  • In the event of other permanent disability : upto Rs. 7,00,000/- (Rupees Seven Lakh).
However, persons claiming compensation under these guidelines will not claim additional compensation from the Department under any other regulation or statute either directly or through a court of law. The claimant shall submit an undertaking to this effect before availing the compensation under these guidelines.

7. Procedure for settlement of claims in respect of compensation
a. The victim or his/her dependent would make an application within a period of 90 days of the accident to the Designated Officer under whose jurisdiction the accident had occurred. The application should be accompanied by the following documents:
  • (i) Proof of age of the victim.
  • (ii) Death certificate of the victim
OR
Permanent disability certificate issued by the Medical Board authorized by the Government.
  • (iii) Certified copy of FIR lodged in respect of the accident.
  • (iv) Proof of applicant's relation with the victim/ Dependency Certificate.
b. The Designated Officer may seek any further documents for settlement of claim to its satisfaction.
Provided that where there are more than one dependent, the Applicant must mention their name, addresses and relations with the victim and the Designated Officer may at its own discretion issue notices to all before releasing the compensation.
c. The Designated Officer on receipt of above application shall take into consideration the Detailed Accident Report submitted by the Police Authority would process the claim of compensation on priority basis but would not normally take more than 30 days for seeking the orders of the competent authority in any case.
d. The Designated Officer, in case where no application is received from the victim/dependents of victims, may on receipt of the detailed accident report proceed suo-moto to initiate the process for consideration for grant of the compensation to the victim/dependents of victim. The payment of compensation whether fully in cash or partly in cash and partly towards reimbursement of medical expenses shall be decided by the sanctioning authority.
e. With effect from the date of the present Guidelines, all contract & agreements to be entered into by the Department with any person or agency for maintenance, operation and provisioning of public service would invariably include a clause whereby any compensation paid under these guidelines shall be recoverable from such person. agency or firm.
f. In no case a claim for appointment of any of the dependents on the compassionate grounds would be entertained by the Department.

8. Method of Disbursement of compensation.
i. The amount of compensation so awarded shall be deposited in a Nationalized bank or if the branch of a Nationalized Bank is not in existence, it shall be deposited in the branch of a scheduled commercial bank, in the joint or single name of the victim/dependents (5). Out of the amount so deposited, 75% (seventy five percent) of the same shall be put in a fixed deposit for a minimum period of one year and the remaining 25% (twenty five percent) shall be available for utilization and initial expenses by the victim/dependent(s) as the case may be. Provided that in exceptional cases, amounts may be withdrawn before one year for Domestic need/marriage in family/ educational or medical needs of the beneficiary at the discretion of the Department.
ii. In the case of a minor, 75% of the amount of compensation so awarded shall be deposited in the fixed deposit account and shall be drawn only on attainment of the age of majority. but not before one year of the deposit provided that in exceptional cases. amounts may be withdrawn for educational or medical needs of the beneficiary at the discretion of the Department.
iii. The interest on the sum shall be credited directly by the bank in the savings account of the victim/dependent(s) on monthly basis.
Settlement of Claims for Compensation to Employee on accidents
Settlement of Claims for Compensation to Employee on accidents
Settlement of Claims for Compensation to Employee on accidents
Source: dpe.gov.in
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