Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa is no more


Central govt employees expect January 2017 Dearness Allowance up to 3%

New Delhi: Central government employees were not satisfied with the 2 percent Dearness Allowance(DA) announced by the government for July to December 2016 period. A discussion among the employees has begun what could be the expected DA in January 2017.

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In case AICPIN value more than 277 for November and December 2016, then Dearness Allowance from January 2017 will be 3%

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In case AICPIN less than 277 for November and December, then Dearness Allowance from January 2017 will be 2% due to demonetisation, AICPIN Value may be volatile for coming months, said the post.

Source :http://zeenews.india.com

Revision of NPS employees to Old Pension Scheme in respect of date of vacancy: Rajyasabha Q&A

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO-1506
ANSWERED ON-29.11.2016

Revision of NPS employees to Old Pension Scheme

1506 . Shri Neeraj Shekhar
(a) whether Central Administrative Tribunal, Ernakulam bench has ordered the Central Government to revert the employees who had joined after 1st January, 2004 under NPS to Old Pension Scheme and has observed that date of vacancy should be the basis for inclusion under NPS or Old Pension Scheme instead of date of joining, if so, details thereof;

(b) whether Government has reverted them to Old Pension Scheme, if so, details thereof, if not, reasons therefor; and

(c) whether Government would issue notification for all Central/State Governments and Autonomous Organizations employees in this regard, as per the above orders, if not reasons therefor?



ANSWER
The Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance

(a) The Hon’ble Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) in its judgment has declared that the applicants of Original Application No. 20/2015 are deemed to have been appointed from the date of vacancy arose and they shall be included in the CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972.

(b) No Sir. It has been decided to file a petition before the Hon’ble High Court of Kerala against the orders of Hon’ble CAT in Original Application No. 20/2015.

(c) No Sir, as it has been decided to file a petition before the Hon’ble High Court of Kerala against the orders of Hon’ble CAT in Original Application No. 20/2015.

Source: http://rajyasabha.nic.in/

DATE OF IMPLEMENTATION OF ENHANCED BENCH MARK FOR MACPs


India Post Payments Bank Scale II, Scale III & Scale V Online Exam Call Letters out




India Post Payments Bank Ltd (IPPB) has released the Call Letters for IPPB Scale II, III and V Recruitment Online Exam 2016. The online examination for the above mentioned posts is scheduled to be held on 17th December 2016. Check below for more details.


Call Letters : Click Here

Information Handbook : Click Here



Important Dates
Commencement of Call letter Download : 01-12-2016


Closure of Call letter Download : 17-12-2016

Economy in use of paper – Digitisation of publications to save on stationery and expenditure

No.25(6)/E.Coord-2014
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
(Department of Expenditure)

North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 30th November, 2016

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Economy in use of paper – Digitisation of publications to save on    stationery and expenditure

Ministry of Finance has been issuing instructions from time to time on expenditure management, fiscal discipline and on the need for economy and rationalisation of Government expenditure. Instructions on use of judicious use of paper have been issued by this Department in the past and similar instructions are also contained in the Manual of Office Procedure published by Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances.

2.Expenditure Management Commission has also recommended that publications should be digitised wherever possible, to save on stationery and expenditure. Considering that electronic publications (e-publications) are environment friendly, all Ministries / Departments may review the utilisation of their different publications and to start with e-publish some of their non-Statutory publications while considerably reducing use of paper e-publications would also serve as a good digital repository for posterity that can be accessed anywhere unlike manual publications.

3.All Ministries / Departments may issue suitable instructions in this regard in respect of organisations / entities and field organisations under their administrative control.

4.This issues with the approval of FS and Secretary Expenditure.

sd/-
(N. Radhakrishnan)
Director (E. Coord)

Revision of Income limit for dependency for the purpose of providing Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) coverage to family members of the CGHS covered employees subsequent to implementation of recommendation of the seventh Central Pay Commission.