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Friday, February 05, 2016

Thursday, February 04, 2016

LETTER BY CHAIRMAN GDS COMMITTEE FOR SUBMISSION OF MEMORANDUM

Mappex 2016: 12th Madhya Pradesh Philatelic Exhibition (5th February to 7th February 2016)

One Rank One Pension (OROP) implementation tables issued

One Rank One Pension (OROP) implementation tables issued
    The Government of India had taken the historic decision to implement OROP in November, 2015. This fulfilled the long standing demand of the Defence Forces personnel after 42 years and benefited over 18 lakh ex-servicemen and war widows. 

In pursuance of the order issued on 07/11/2015, detailed instructions alongwith OROP Tables have been issued today. 
• The annual recurring financial implication on account of implementation of OROP at the current rate will be approximately Rs. 7500 crore. 
• The arrears from 01/07/2014 to 31/12/2015 would be approximately Rs. 10,900 crore. 
• 86 percent of the total expenditure on account of OROP will benefit the JCOs/ORs. 
• Payment of arrears and revision of pension under OROP is to be made by the Pension Disbursing Authorities in four installments, except for family pensioners and pensioners in receipt of gallantry awards who will be paid arrears in one installment. 
• The total increase in the Defence Budget for pensions is estimated to go up from Rs. 54,000 crore (BE 2015-16) to around Rs. 65,000 crore (proposed BE 2016-17), thereby increasing the Defence Pension Outlay by about 20 percent

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Strengthening establishment of Single Handed Branch Post Offices

Promotion and postings of STS officers of IPoS, Group 'A' on ad hoc basis to Junior Administrative Grade (JAG)

Promotion and postings of STS officers of IPoS, Group 'A' on ad hoc basis to Junior Administrative Grade (JAG)


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Report On Pay Commission Recommendations To Be Submitted By June

Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha (pictured) is head the Empowered Committee of Secretaries (CoS) for processing the report of the Seventh Central Pay Commission.
New Delhi: The Empowered Committee of Secretaries, headed by Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha on the Seventh Pay Commission’s recommendations is expected to submit its report by June, official sources said.
The Seventh Pay Commission took 21 months to finalize the report and now the secretaries committee will take the next four to five months to review it.
The Empowered Committee of Secretaries, who will screen the Seventh Pay Commission’s recommendations to send their review to increase in basic pay for all government employees in the region of 18-20% instead of 16%, which was recommended by the Pay Commission.
Finance Ministry officials said the lower grade salaries might see a slight increase due to the commission’s recommendations in this segment is the lowest in 70 years.
“If the increase was high, it would cast a huge impact on the budget outlay. So, the increase should be little,” said an official.
There will be no change made in highest salary while the lowest salary will be Rs 20,000 instead of the proposed Rs 18,000, said an official.
The Pay Commission also recommended for abolition of allowances and advances like risk allowance, small family allowance, festival advance, motor cycle advance.
The advantages and disadvantages of the matter will also be discussed in the review meeting.
The first meeting of Empowered Committee of Secretaries to review the commission’s report is scheduled tomorrow.(2.2.2016).
“After the first meeting, the Empowered Committee will seek suggestions from all the stakeholders for drafting of their report on the Seventh Pay Commission recommendations to address the concerns of central government employees in an effective manner,” the official said.
Accordingly, there is a high possibility that a number of points made in the report may be amended or struck off by the empowered committee for convincing every section of central government employees.
So, the Empowered Committee will need more time to convince every stakeholder before its final nod.

Action against subletting of Govt. Accommodation & Garage and misuse of Garage by the allottees

Action against subletting of Govt. Accommodation & Garage and misuse of Garage by the allottees