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Friday, 22 July 2016

Changes In Tatkal Booking System and Waitlist System in Indian Railways

Changes In Tatkal Booking System and Waitlist System in Indian Railways

Following changes have been made in recent past, in Tatkal scheme & waiting list system in general reservation:-
(i) With effect from 15.06.2015, timings of booking of Tatkal accommodation in Air-conditioned and non-Air-conditioned classes were staggered to 1000 hours and 1100 hours respectively on the previous day of journey from train originating station.
(ii) With effect from 25.12.2015, minimum and maximum Tatkal charges were revised.
(iii) Instructions have been issued to Zonal Railways to fix Tatkal quota upto a maximum of 30% of capacity of coach depending on the utilization of this quota during the last six month period. Instructions have also been issued to review this quota preferably twice a year.
(iv) With effect from 07.10.2015, the ratio of updation of Tatkal waiting list against cancellation of confirmed general accommodation, which was earlier 1:1, has been revised to 1 (General) : 2 (Tatkal).
(v) For waiting list limit in general reservation, although no change has been made in current waiting list limit, instructions have been issued to zonal Railways to define adequate waiting list limit so that no inconvenience is caused to the passengers in obtaining waiting list tickets against Pooled quota and remote quota.
This Press Release is based on information given by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Communications and Minister of State for Railways in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on 22.07.2016 (Friday).

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CGHS Dispensaries/Wellness Centres

CGHS Dispensaries/Wellness Centres

Details of the CGHS Wellness Centres opened by the Government across the country during the last 3 years and the current year, State/UT – wise are given below:

Details of the CGHS Dispensaries/Wellness Centres. Opened in the last 3 years and the current year

Sl.NoYear of openingStateName of the Dispensary / Wellness Centre
1.2013Delhi/ NCRSahibabad
2.2015GujaratGandhinagar
3.2016Himachal PradeshShimla
Madhya PradeshIndore

There are some states which did not have CGHS Dispensaries / Wellness Centres. Therefore, orders have been issued on 17.11.2014 for opening of at least one CGHS wellness centre in the capital city of all States at the following locations:

Raipur, Shimla, Itanagar, Panaji, Agartala, Imphal, Aizwal, Kohima, Gangtok, Gandhi Nagar, Puducherry.
The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Sh Faggan Singh Kulaste stated this in a written reply in the Lok Sabha here today.

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Filling up of one vacant post of Section Officer of CSS (Administrative Officer) in Indian Institute of Legal Metrology, Ranchi

Filling up of one vacant post of Section Officer of CSS (Administrative Officer) in Indian Institute of Legal Metrology, Ranchi - regarding

Filling up of one vacant post of Section Officer of CSS (Administrative Officer) in Indian Institute of Legal Metrology, Ranchi - regarding
Immediate
No.4/17/2015-CS-II(A)(part-II)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
3rd Floor, LokNayakBhawan,
New Delhi -110 003.
Dated the 08th July, 2016
Circular

Subject:- Filling up one post of Private Secretary (PS) in the office of Chief Commissioner of Railway Safety (CCRS), Lucknow under Ministry of Civil Aviation-reg

One post of PS of CSSS is likely to be vacant at the % Chief Commissioner of Railway Safety (CCRS), Lucknow, an attached office of Ministry of Civil Aviation very shortly.

2. All the cadre units of .CSSS are requested to give publicity of the vacancy circular and applications of willing officers for filling up the outstation post of PS, as indicated above, as received may be, forwarded along with personal particulars in the enclosed proforma immediately but not later than 22.07.2016. The officers who have already served in the said office will not be considered for transfer.

3. Before forwarding the application(s), the vigilance status of the officer(s) concerned may also be ascertained and a certificate to that effect may also be forwarded along with the application. It should also be ensured that the data in respect of officer applying for the post is completed/updated in all respects in the web based cadre management system i.e.cscms.nic.in.
(Kameshwar Mishra)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India
Encl:- as above.


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Report of the committee on reassessment of CVO positions in CPSEs and other organizations under Ministries/Departments

Report of the committee on reassessment of CVO positions in CPSEs and other organizations under Ministries/Departments.
Most Immediate Out Today
F.No.325/10/2015-AVD-III
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 22nd July, 2016
MEETING NOTICE

Subject: Report of the committee on reassessment of CVO positions in CPSEs and other organizations under Ministries/Departments.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department's 0.M. of even number dated 10.12.2015, 10.06.2016 & 12.07.2016 on the subject matter, wherein comments were sought from concerned Ministries/Departments on the report of the committee chaired by AS(S&V), DoPT, for reassessment of CVO positions in CPSEs and other organizations under Ministries/Departments.

In this regard attention is also invited to the meeting held on 23.06.2016 under the chairmanship of JS(DC) with the representatives of various Ministries/Departments who did not furnish their comments. In spite of assurances made, comments have not been received till date from some of the Ministries/Departments. It is, therefore, once again requested to furnish the same at the-earliest, latest by 24.07.2016 positively.

2. As the matter is being reviewed at higher level, a meeting has also been scheduled to be held at 11.00 a.m. on 25.07.2016 under the Chairmanship of Shri Devesh Chaturvedi, Joint Secretary, DoPT, in his chamber (Room No. 109, North Block) to discuss & finalize the matter.

3. It is, therefore, requested to depute an officer at the level of JS/Director, who is well conversant with the subject matter, alongwith the required input, if not already furnished, for the said meeting on the scheduled date & time.
(Sarita Nair)
Under Secretary to the Government of India
Tel. No. 23094224
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Hidden facts about 7th Pay Commission Implementation

Hidden facts about 7th Pay Commission Implementation

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After the Cabinet approval, the Finance Minister tweeted,  “Congratulations to central government officers, employees & pensioners on a historic rise in their salary & allowances through the 7th Pay Commission.”

The Central Government Employees were dismayed by this tweet and wondered how it was described as historic rise. There are so many hidden facts in the cabinet approval for implementation of 7th Pay Commission recommendations

1. What did the Empowered Committee of secretaries do in Sixth months and what did they recommend? There was nothing mentioned about the report of this committee submitted to Cabinet and Whether the cabinet considered the ECoS recommendations or not.

2. This is the first time in the Pay Commission History that Pay Commission recommendation are going to be implemented in staggered manner. Only Basic Pay alone will be revised. All other Allowances will be revised after four months.

3. After second Pay Commission, this is the lowest hike recommended in Pay Scale. Just 14.27%. 30% hike is expected invariably by all cg employees.

4. This is the first time the central government employees are not so excited about the Hike recommended in 7th pay Commission and its Implementation. The reasons are, Very Minimal hike and Implementation of Allowances is deferred.

5. There was an anomaly in sixth pay Commission in granting Annual Increment for the New entrant. If the Govt Servants recruited in the first six months of the year from January 2nd to June 30th, the Annual Increment will be granted on 1st July of next year (i.e after 13 to 18 Months ) .This anomaly is also not addressed by 7th Pay Commission.

6. To address this issue, NCJCM proposed Two Increment dates i.e on 1st January and 1st July . This is not considered by Govt.

7. The Sixth CPC has recommended to grant MACP on Grade Pay Hierarchy. Many Court Cases are won by Govt servants in favour of granting MACP on Promotional hierarchy. But this issue also not considered by Govt and 7th Pay Commission.

8. The Central Government Employees were shocked by the recommendation of reducing the Rates of HRA to 24%, 16% and 8%. Adding further fuel to the fire, the reduced allowances are also not implemented with immediate effect.

9. The Cabinet also decided not to accept the steep hike in monthly contribution towards Central Government Employees Group Insurance Scheme (CGEGIS) recommended by the Commission. But the CG Employees welcomed the Pay Commission recommendation in CGEGIES, as it is providing high risk cover. But it is turn down by Government.

10. The only positive fact in 7th Pay Commission Recommendation is its PAY MATRIX. In Sixth Pay Commission, there was disparity in Pay fixation for promotes and new Entrants. The Entry Pay fixed for particular Grade to the New Recruits is higher than the Pay fixed for the Govt Servants promoted to that same Grade. This issue is somehow addressed in 7th Pay Commission by fixing Entry Pay for all Levels in New Pay Matrix.

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