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Monday, September 05, 2011

CAT clarification

I showed the Judgement to Sr. PPS, CAT Patna Bench and sought his interpretation. He told me that :

(i) First AIPSA has to submit representation before the Respondent No. 1 and 2 i.e. Secretary (Department of Post,) and Secretary (Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance) and wait for their reply.
(ii) If AIPSA is not satisfied with the reply of respondents, only then they can approach CAT.
(iii) If the reply is not received upto six months from the respondents, only then AIPSA can approach CAT
 
By - Shri Anil Singh, Circle Secretary, AIPSA, Bihar Circle, Patna.

Holiday Homes/Touring Officers Hostels Online Applications–Terms and Conditions

Online-applications :- Only online applications shall be entertained for advance reservation for holiday homes where online facility has been commenced. Offline requests for advance reservation in such holiday homes will be summarily rejected. Application will be considered for confirmation only after receipt of hard copy with requisite Demand draft, complete in all respects. Incomplete/unverified applications will not be entertained. Confirmation will be subject to availability. Applications received after 10 days (including holidays) from the date of registration are liable to lose priority, assigned by Booking Request ID. Applications although registered but not received with DD within 20 days from the date of registration will be removed from the list of applicants. Requests for Refunds/postponements after confirmation of booking, shall not be entertained. Holiday Homes / Touring Officers Hostels Where Online Applications are Accepted :-

1) AGRA HOLIDAY HOME, NEAR KAR-KUNJ CHAURAHA, (INCOME TAX COLONY), SECTOR 15 SIKANDARA

2) GOA HOLIDAY HOME,  CENTRAL GOVERNMENT RESIDENTIAL COMPLEX, NEAR HOLY CROSS CHURCH, BAMBOLIM, GOA

3) KANYAKUMARI HOLIDAY HOME, KOVALAM ROAD, NEAR LIGHT HOUSE, KANYAKUMARI

4) MUSSOORIE HOLIDAY HOME, SOUTHWOOD COTTAGE IN THE ITBP CAMPUS (NEAR LIBRARY CHOWK, MALL ROAD, NEXT TO DOVE COTTAGE)

5) MYSORE HOLIDAY, CPWD OFFICE CAMPUS, T NARASIPUR ROAD, SIDHARTHA NAGAR, MYSORE

6) NAINITAL HOLIDAY,HOLIDAY HOME FOR CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES, KHURPATAL (NAINITAL)

7) OOTY HOLIDAY, GOOD SHED ROAD, NEAR RAILWAY STATION, UDAGAMANDALAM (OOTY)

8) SHIMLA HOLIDAY HOME, GRAND HOTEL, THE MALL

9) UDAIPUR HOLIDAY HOME, CPWD RESIDENTIAL-OFFICE COMPLEX, HIRAN MAGRI SECTOR 4, MANVA KHEDA ROAD

10) BANGLORE (KORAMANGALA) TOURING OFFICERS HOSTEL, VISVESVARAYA GUEST HOUSE, 17TH MAIN, II BLOCK., BEHIND KENDRIYA SADAN, BANGLORE (KORAMANGALA)

11) CHENNAI (RAJAJI BHAWAN) TOURING OFFICERS HOSTEL, RAJAJI BHAWAN, TOURING OFFICERS HOSTEL, GENERAL POOL RESIDENTIALCOMPLEX, BASANT NAGAR,CHENNAI-600090

12) COCHIN TOURING OFFICERS HOSTEL, NEAR HOMEO DISPENSARY, PULLEPPADY, KATHRIKKADAVU, COCHIN

13) JAIPUR TOURING OFFICERS HOSTEL, CENTRAL GOVERNMENT TOURING OFFICERS HOSTEL, GPRACOMPLEX, SECTOR 7, VIDHYADHAR NAGAR

14) KOLKOTA GUEST HOUSE TOURING OFFICERS HOSTEL, NIZAM PALACE, 234/4, ACHARYA J.C. ROAD, KOLKOTA

15) KOZHIKODE TOURING OFFICERS HOSTEL, CENTRAL GOVERMENT OFFICE COMPLEX, DUTT. SAW MILL ROAD, KALLAI (PO), CALICUT (KOZHIKODE)

16) TRIVANDRAM TOURING OFFICERS HOSTEL, TRIVANDRAM

17) VIJAYAWADA TOURING OFFICERS HOSTEL, GPOA BUILDING, AUTONAGAR, VIJAYWADA, AP

Common grounds for non-acceptance of applications for booking :-

The application has not been made in the prescribed form, and forwarded through the Admn. Division.
Demand Draft covering full amount of room charges has not been enclosed.
Enclosed Demand Draft does not contain full amount of room charges.
The payee’s name has not been mentioned correctly in the Demand Draft.
Administrative Division of the applicant has not forwarded the application.
Accommodation is not available during the requested period.
The accommodation cannot be booked for more than 5 day in season period. (Mussurie – 3 days)
The applicant is not entitled to VIP accommodation.
The application has not been signed.
Only one room is booked in favour of a Government employee and/or his/her family.
There are no AC rooms / 4-bed room/ dormitory rooms in this Holiday Home/ Touring hostel, as requested.
No guest accomm. at the disposal of this office, in the city for which booking has been sought.
The application has been recd very late. The period of booking has already lapsed.
Copy of PPO has not been enclosed.
A certified copy of the Tour program containing the period of tour and the city, not enclosed.
This office is not the Allotting Authority for the requested accommodation.
The Application may be sent directly to the designated Allotting Authority as mentioned in the website www.estates.nic.in

Payment of interest on delayed payment of Gratuity.

GOVERNMENT OF NCT OF DELHI
Finance (Accounts) Department
‘A’ Wing, 4th Level, Delhi Secretariat,
I.P.Estate, New Delhi.
No.F.12/9/2011-AC/DSIII/1163-1171
Dated: 29.08.2011
OFFICE MEMORANDUM
Subject: Regarding payment of interest on delayed payment of gratuity.

           A number of proposals are being received from various departments seeking approval for payment of interest on delayed payment of gratuity in respect of retired government servants on account of administrative lapses.
          The attention of all the Departments is invited to the provisions laid down in RuIe-68 of CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972 and Government of India’s decisions thereunder. It has been provided that, if the payment of gratuity has been authorized later than the date when its payment becomes due, and it is clearly established that the delay in payment was attributable to administrative lapses, interest shall be paid at such rate as may be prescribed, and in accordance with instructions issued from time to time. In all cases where the payment of interest has been sanctioned by the department with the approval of the competent authority, such department shall fix responsibility and take disciplinary action against the government servant or servants responsible for the delay.
         All necessary steps should, therefore, be taken by the Head of Office for ensuring that payment of interest on delayed payment of gratuity is avoided. Officials dealing with such files should be held accountable and responsibility be fixed for not taking timely action in this regard.
        However, where disciplinary or judicial proceedings against a government servant are pending on the date of his retirement, no gratuity is to be paid until conclusion of the proceedings and issue of final orders thereon.
        Henceforth, it has been decided that in all cases of payment of interest on delayed payment of gratuity attributable to administrative delays [barring cases where disciplinary or judicial proceedings against a government servant are pending on the date of his retirement] action will be taken against officials responsible for such delays which may include recovery of the amount of Interest paid on account of delayed payment of gratuity from the salary of delinquent officers/officials.
Sd/-
(B.L. Sharma)
SpI. Secretary (Finance)

Physical vacancies of Stenographers Grade 'D' as on 1.9.2011

No.5/22/ 2010-CS-II(C)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training
3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan,
Khan Market, New Delhi-110003.
Date: 2nd September, 2011.

OFFICE MEMORANDUM
                                  Subject: Physical vacancies of Stenographers Grade ‘D’ as on 1.9.2011.

The undersigned is directed to say that consequent upon the cadre review of CSSS, the sanctioned strength of Steno Grade ‘D’ has been fixed at 1282 and accordingly the sanctioned strength of all the Cadre Units in this grade has been revised vide this Department’s O.M. No.20/51/2009-CS.II(A) (Vol.11) dated 25.2.2011 while keeping the total strength of CSSS personnel intact.

2. In order to fill up the large number of vacancies percolating in Steno Grade ‘D’ after the cadre review of CSSS, 550 vacancies of Steno Grade ‘D’ for the SL year 2010 were intimated to SSC. The result of Steno Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’ Examination, 2010 has been declared by the SSC and 398 candidates have been recommended by the SSC for appointment as Steno Grade ‘D’ in the CSSS. Since the vacancies of Steno Grade ‘D’ in all the Cadre Units of CSSS are more than the number of candidates available for allocation, all the Cadre Units of CSSS are requested to intimate the physical vacancies of Steno Grade ‘D’ in the Annexure to this O.M. by 9.9.2011 so that proportionate allocation may be made. The requisite information may be sent at the TELEFAX No.24623157.

sd/-
(Kiran Vasudeva)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India