Saturday, March 31, 2012

Amendment to CCS (Leave) Rules, 1972

Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training
New Delhi. the 29th March, 2012.
Notification

GSR…….(E) …. In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to article 309 read with clause (5) of article 148 of the Constitution and after consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor General of India in relation to the persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department, the President hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Central Civil Services (Leave) Rules, 1972, namely:-

I. (i) These rules may be called the Central Civil Services (Leave) (Amendment) Rules, 2012.
   (ii) They shall come into force on the date of the├Čr publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the Central Civil Services (Leave) Rules, 1972, for rule 12, the following rule shall be substituted, namely:-
“12.(I) No Government Servant shall be granted leave of any kind for a continuous period exceeding five years.

(2) Unless the President, in view of the exceptional circumstances of the case, otherwise determines, a Government servant who remains absent from duty for a continuous period exceeding five years other than on foreign service, with or without leave, shall be deemed to have resigned from the Government service :

Provided that a reasonable opportunity to explain the reasons for such absence shall be given to that Government servant before provisions of sub-rule (2) are invoked”.

F.No.13026/2/2010-Estt.(L)]

sd/-
(Mamta Kundra)
Joint Secretary to the Government of India

POSTMEN /MAILGUARD & MTS EXAMINATION POSTPONED



DIRECTORATE HAS ISSUED ORDERS FOR POSTPONEMENT OF POSTMAN / MAIL GUARD EXAMINATION AND DIRECT RECRUITMENT EXAMINATION FOR MULTI TASKING STAFF (MTS) SCHEDULED TO BE HELD ON 20.05.2012 INDEFINITELY, SINCE THE RECRUITMENT RULES FOR THE POSTS OF POSTMAN/MAIL GUARD AND MULTI TASKING STAFF ARE UNDER REVISION. {CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS}

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Holiday Declared on 14th April, 2012 – Birthday of Dr.B.R. Ambedkar

F. No.12/2/2012-JCA-2
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)
North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 27th March, 2012.
OFFICE MEMORANDUM
Subject:- Declaration of Holiday on 14th April, 2012 – Birthday of Dr.B.R. Ambedkar.
   It has been decided to declare Saturday, the 14th April 2012, as a Closed Holiday on account of the birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, for all Central Government Offices including Industrial Establishments throughout India.
   2. The above holiday is also being notified in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881(26 of 1881).
   3. All Ministries/Departments of Government of India may bring the above decision to the notice of all concerned.
sd/-
(Ashok Kumar)
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

PSS Gr. B Examination rescheduled to 3-6-2012 (Sunday).

PSS Gr. B Examination for the year 2012 scheduled to be held on 27-5-2012 (Sunday) has now been re-scheduled to 3-6-2012 (Sunday).
source: CHQ blog




Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Grant of one increment on 1-1-2006 in the pre-revised scale who were due to get between February to June during 2006

To view the order please Click here.

Governement revises GPF Interest rate to 8.6% from 01.12.2011



(PUBLISHED IN PART I SECTION 1 OF GAZETTE OF INDIA)
F.NO. 5(1)-B(PD)/2011
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
(Department of Economic Affairs)
New Delhi, the 19th March, 2012
RESOLUTION
It is announced for general information that during the year 2011-2012, accumulations at the credit of subscribers to the General Provident Fund and other similar funds shall carry interest at the rate of 8% (Eight per cent) for the period from 1.4.2011 to 30.11.2011  and 8.6% (eight point six percent) with effect from 1.12.2011.
The funds concerned are:—

1. The General Provident Fund (Central Services).
2. The Contributory Provident Fund (India).
3. The All India Services Provident Fund.
4. The State Railway Provident Fund.
5. The General Provident Fund (Defence Services).
6. The Indian Ordnance Department Provident Fund.
7. The Indian Ordnance Factories Workmen’s Provident Fund.
8. The Indian Naval Dockyard Workmen’s Provident Fund.
9. The Defence Services Officers Provident Fund.
10. The Armed Forces Personnel Provident Fund.

2. Ordered that the Resolution be published in Gazette of India.

Welcome to PMG SK Region


Sri. Vineet Pandey, IPoS 1986 Batch Officer posted as Postmaster General South Karnataka Region. The Association welcomes Sir to SK Region and wishes him a successful tenure, peaceful stay. 

2006-February to June Increment issue- Orders issued


Central Civil Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2008 — Date of next increment in the revised pay structure under Rule 10 of the CCS(RP) Rules, 2008.
MOST IMMEDIATE

No.10/02/2011-E.III/A
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure

New Delhi, the 19th March, 2012

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:— Central Civil Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2008 — Date of next increment in the revised pay structure under Rule 10 of the CCS(RP) Rules, 2008.

In accordance with the provisions contained in Rule 10 of the CCS (RP) Rules, 2008, there will be a uniform date of annual increment, viz. 1st July of every year.  Employees completing 6 months and above in the revised pay structure as on 1st of July will be eligible to be granted the increment. The first increment after fixation of pay on 1.1.2006 in the revised pay structure will be granted on 1.7.2006 for those employees for whom the date of next increment was between 1st July, 2006 to 1st January, 2007.

2. The Staff Side has represented on this issue and has requested that those employees who were due to get their annual increment between February to June during 2006 may be granted one increment on 01.01.2006 in the pre-revised scale.

3. On further consideration and in exercise of the powers available under CCS(RP) Rules, 2008, the President is pleased to decide that in relaxation of stipulation under Rule 10 of these Rules, those central government employees who were due to get their annual increment between February to June during 2006 may be granted one increment on 1.1 .2006 in the pre-revised pay scale as a one time measure and there after will get the next increment in the revised pay structure on 1.7.2006 as per Rule 10 of CCS(RP) Rules, 2008. The pay of the eligible employees may be re-fixed accordingly.

4, In so far as the persons serving in the Indian Audit and Account Department are concerned, these orders are issued in consultation with the Comptroller & Auditor General of India.

sd/-
(Renu Jani)
Director

Monday, March 19, 2012

Union Budget 2012-13 Highlights
Posted·         Budget identifies five objectives relating to  growth recovery, private investment, supply bottlenecks,     malnutrition and governance matters
·         GDP growth to be 7.6 per cent (+ 0.25 percent) during 2012-13
·         Amendment to the FRBM Act proposed  as part of Finance Bill.  New concepts of “Effective Revenue Deficit” and “Medium Term Expenditure Framework” introduced
·         Central subsidies to be kept under 2 per cent of GDP; to be further brought down to 1.75 per cent of GDP over the next 3 years.
·         Proposed: Mobile based fertilizer management system; LPG transparency portal; scaling up and rolling out of Aadhar enabled payment for government schemes in at least 50 districts.
·         Rs. 30,000 crore to be raised through disinvestment
·         Efforts to reach broadbased consensus on FDI in multi-brand retail
·         Rajiv Gandhi Equity Saving Scheme: to allow income tax deduction to retail investors on  investing in equities
·         Rs. 15,888 crore to be provided for capitalization of public sector banks and financial  institutions
·         A central  “Know Your Customer” depository to be developed
·         Swabhimaan: remaining habitations to be covered; to be extended to more habitations; ultra small branches to be set up in Swabhimaan habitations
·         Investment in 12th Plan in infrastructure to go uptoRs. 50,00,000 crore; half of this is expected from private sector
·         Tax Free Bonds of Rs. 60,000 crore to be allowed for financial infrastructure projects
·         Allocation of Road Transport and Highways Ministry enhanced by 14 per cent to Rs. 25,360 crore
·         Financial package of Rs. 3,884 crore for waiver of loans to handloom weavers and their cooperative societies; mega handloom clusters in Andhra, Jharkhand; weaver service centres in Mizoram, Nagaland and Jharkhand ; powerloom mega cluster in Maharashtra; Rs. 500 crore pilot schemes for geo-textiles in North-Eastern region
·         Rs. 5,000 crore India Opportunities Venture Fund to help small enterprises
·         Allocation to agriculture enhanced; RKVY gets Rs. 9,217 crore; BGREI gets Rs. 1,000 crore; Rs.2242 crore project to improve dairy productivity; Rs. 500 crore for coastal aquaculture
·         Various other agricultural activities merged into 5 missions
·         Target for agricultural credit raised to Rs. 5,75,000 crore
·         Interest subvention for short-term crop loans to farmers at 7 per cent interest continues; additional 3 per cent for prompt paying farmers
·         Rs. 200 crore for awards to incentivise agricultural research
·         Provisions under rural housing fund increased to Rs. 4,000 crore from Rs. 3,000 crore
·         Interest subvention of 1 percent on housing loans uptoRs. 15 lakh extended for one more year
·         AIBP allocation raised by 13 per cent to Rs. 14,242 crore
·         National Mission on Food Processing to be started in cooperation with State Governments
·         Scheduled Caste Sub Plan allocation increases by 18 per cent to Rs. 37,113 crore; Tribal Sub Plan by 17.6 per cent to Rs. 21,710 crore
·         Multi-sectoralprogramme to address maternal and child malnutrition in 200 high burden districts
·         58 per cent rise in allocation to ICDS, at Rs. 15,850 crore
·         Rural drinking water and sanitation gets 27 per cent rise in allocation to Rs. 14,000 crore; PMGSY gets 20 per cent rise to Rs. 24,000 crore
·         Projects covering length of 8800 km to be awarded under NHDP against 7,300 km during 2011-12
·         RTE-SSA gets Rs. 25,555 crore allocation, showing an increase of 21 per cent; 6000 schools to be set up at block level as model schools in the 12th Plan; Credit Guarantee Fund to be set up for better flow of credit to students
·         National Urban Health Mission is being launched
·         34 per cent increase in allocation to National Rural Livelihood Mission, to Rs. 3915 crore
·         Rs. 1000 crore allocated for National Skill Development Fund
·         Bharat Livelihood Foundation to be established to support livelihood interventions particularly in  tribal areas
·         Widow pension and disability pension raised from Rs. 200 to Rs. 300 per month
·         Grant on death of primary breadwinner of a BPL family in the age group 18-64 years doubled to Rs. 20,000
·         Defence services get Rs. 193407 crore; any further requirement to be met
·         4000 residential quarters to be constructed for Central Armed Police Forces
·         UID-Aadhar to get adequate funds for enrolment of 40 crore persons, in addition to the 20 crore persons already enrolled
·         White Paper on Black Money to be laid in the current session of Parliament
·         Tax proposals mark progress in the direction of movement towards DTC and GST
·         Income tax exemption limit raised from Rs.1,80,000 to Rs.2,00,000; upper limit of 20 per cent tax slab raised from Rs.8 lakh to Rs.10 lakh
·         Interest from savings bank accounts deductible upto Rs.10,000; deduction of upto Rs.5,000 for preventive health check-up
·         Senior citizens without business income exempt from advance tax
·         Investment linked deduction of capital expenditure enhanced for certain businesses; new sectors eligible for investment linked deduction
·         Turnover limit for compulsory tax audit for SMEs raised from Rs.60 lakh to Rs.1 crore
·         STT on cash delivery reduced by 20 per cent to 0.1%
·         General Anti Avoidance Rule being introduced to counter aggressive tax avoidance
·         A number of measures proposed to deter generation and use of unaccounted money
·         All services to attract service tax except those in the negative list
·         Central Excise and Service Tax being harmonized
·         Standard rate of excise duty raised from 10 per cent to 12 per cent; service tax rates raised from 10 per cent to 12 per cent; no change in peak customs duty of 10 per cent on non-agricultural goods
·         Relief in indirect taxes to sectors under stress; agriculture, infrastructure, mining, railways, roads, civil aviation, manufacturing, health and nutrition, and environment get duty relief
·         Certain cigarettes and bidis attract higher excise duty; large cars attract higher customs duty
·         Excise imposed on unbranded jewellery also; measures to minimize impact on small artisans  and goldsmiths; branded silver jewellery exempted from excise duty
·         Net gain of Rs.41,440 crore due to taxation proposals
·         Total expenditure budgeted at Rs. 14,90,925 crore; plan expenditure at Rs. 5,21,025 crore – 18 per cent higher than 2011-12 budget; non plan expenditure at Rs. 9,69,900 crore
·         Fiscal deficit targeted at 5.1 per cent of GDP, as against 5.9 per cent in revised estimates for 2011-12
·         Central Government debt at 45.5 per cent of GDP as compared to Thirteenth Finance Commission target of 50.5 per cent
·         Medium-term Expenditure Framework Statement to be  introduced; will set forth 3-year rolling target for expenditure indicators

Source:pib
ROTATIONAL TRANSFERS/POSTINGS IN THE CADRE OF ASPO'S ISSUED BY PMG NK REGION DHARWAD
RELEASE OF “POSTAL TELEPHONE DIRECTORY” OF NORTH KARNATAKA REGION
       It is glad to mention here that Sri Vasumitra PMG North Karnataka Region, Dharwad has
released the “Postal Telephone Directory” of N K Region Dharwad in Dharwad on 15th March
2012. This is one of the dream project of Sri B P Sarangi, DPS, N K Region, Dharwad.
Apart, it is very informative especially for the staff of N K Region including GDS officials as directory contains names of each GDS BPMs who are presently working in the Region. It also contains sub division wise information of post offices including BOs with telephone numbers of each division.
This telephone directory will play a key roll for all the Divisional Offices for monitoring purpose.
During release of this directory i.e., On 15th March 2012, Sri K Prakash DPS (M and B ) Karnataka
Circle Bangalore was also present. This directory is saleable and cost of each is fixed as Rs.50/- 

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Promotions/Allotments and postings from the cadre of IP's to the cadre of ASPO's issued by PMG NK Region........


Transfer/Posting in the cadre of IP's issued by PMG NK Region

The posting order issued in respect of Sri K Srinithi at SL No. 1 stands cancelled. All other entries mentioned in the memo holds good. vide PMG memo No: NKR/STA-2/171/RT dated 29.02.2012.

Announcement of result of IP Examination-2011

Today, I contacted the concerned officers in the Postal Directorate. It came to notice that some Circles had allowed P.M.Grade-I officials to take the IP Examination. Hence, the file has been sent to the DDG (P) for clarification. Result will be announced only after clarification by the SPN Division of the Department.

(Vilas Ingale)
General Secretary
source:CHQ blog

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Promotion / Allotement in ASP Cadre in SK Region

Part –A
 Promotion/Allotment (Scale of Pay 9300 - 34800 + GP Rs.4600) in ASP cadre

Sl No.

Name  of the Officer &
Present place of       working 
S/S
Allotted to
Posted as
1
S. Nagaraj,
IP, Srirangapatna  sub dn.
NK Region
PMG NKR will issue orders

Part – B  (Adhoc promotion  in ASP cadre)  (Scale of Pay 9300 - 34800 + GP Rs.4600)

Sl No.

Name  of the Officer &
Present place of       working
S/S
Allotted to
Posted as
Remarks

1
N. Ramesh
IP, Chikmagalur sub dn
SKR
Postmaster,
Chikmagalur HO
Against  the vacant post
2
Poornima Pradeep
IP, SPCC, BG GPO
SKR
ASP, Technology, SKRO
Against the vacant post
3
D. Ganesh
IP, Bhadravathi sub dn.
 SKR
ASP i/c, Karkala sub Dn
Against the adhoc promotion vacancy
4
C.C. Cheluvaraya
Insturctor, PTC, Mysore
SKR
ASP , Mysore (W) sub Dn.
Vice Sri. S.  Lingasetty
Transferred
5
A.T .Srikantaiah
IP, HN Pur sub dn.
 SKR
ASP( R), Hassan
Against the adhoc promotion vacancy
6
S. Nagendra
IP, Chamarajanagar sub dn.
SKR
ASP(HQ), Puttur
Against the adhoc promotion vacancy
7
T.B. Tarkesh
IP, Birur sub dn.
NK Region
PMG NKR will issue orders

Part-C

Re-allotment:
The following officer of BG Region   is  re-allotted to SK Region:

Sl. No.
Name & designation of the officer
S/S
 Allotted to
Posted as
Remarks
1
T.N.  Madi,
ASP, Bangalore East sub Dn III
       SKR
ASP, DO,
RMS ‘Q’ Dn., Bangalore
Vice Sri. Ramakrishna Somayaji  transferred


Part –D
Retention:
1.      The Competent Authority has ordered  First  retention in r/o the following ASPOs who were due for rotation during  RT 2012-13  , in their present post for a period of one year:

Sl. No.
Name of the officer
S/S
 Presently working as
1
S. Mahadevaiah

ASP (HQ), Mysore DO

2
Sadashiva vagle
ASP(HQ), Udupi DO

Part -E

 Transfer &Postings:
The Competent Authority  has ordered the following transfer/postings in ASP cadre  who are due for Rotation during  2012-13.

Sl.
No.
Name of the officer
S/S
Present place of working
Posted as
Remarks
1
P.S. Mohan Ram
ASP( R), Nanjangud DO
ASP(HQ), Tumkur DO
Against the vacant post
2
Lingashetty  S

ASP, Mysore (W) Sub Dn.
ASP( R),
Tumkur DO
Against the vacant post
3
Ramakrishna Somayaji

ASP, DO, RMS ‘Q’ Dn. Bg.
ASP (R ), Nanjangud DO
Vice Sri. P.S. Mohanram

Necessary charge reports may please be sent to all concerned.

NOTE:    The IPs at Sl. Nos. 1,3,5 & 6 of Part –B may be relieved only after 01.04.2012.