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Friday, August 07, 2015

FACILITIES TO DIFFERENTLY ABLED AT GOVERNMENT OFFICES

The Department of Personnel and Training has informed that as per information submitted on-line by 71 Departments/Ministries, as on 01.01.2013, there were 9341 number of persons with disabilities who were employed in the Departments/Ministries of the Central Government.  State/UT-wise information is not compiled.
As per section 46 of the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995, the appropriate Governments and the local authorities are required to provide for-
 (a) ramps in public buildings;
(b) adaptation of toilets for wheel chair users; 
(c)  braille symbols and auditory signals in elevators or lifts;
(d) ramps in hospitals, primary health centers and other medical care and rehabilitation institutions.
All the Ministries/Departments have been requested to comply with this provision. The Ministry of Railways provides concessional fare for various classes of persons with disabilities as under:
 S.No.
Category of Persons
Percentage of Concession
1
Orthopaedically Handicapped/Paraplegic persons who cannot travel without escort –for any purpose
  • 75% in 2nd , Sleeper, 1st Class, 3AC, AC chair Car
  • 50% in 1AC and 2AC
  • 25% in 3AC & AC Chair Car of Rajdhani/Shatabdi trains
  • 50% in Monthly Season Ticket & Quarterly Season Ticket
  • One escort is also eligible for same element of concession
2
Mentally retarded persons who cannot travel without escort- for any purpose.
3
Blind persons travelling alone or with an escort- for any purpose
4
Deaf & Dumb persons (both afflictions together in the same person) travelling alone or with an escort- for any purpose.
· 50% in 2nd , Sleeper and 1st Class
· 50% in Monthly Season Ticket & Quarterly Season Ticket
· One escort is also eligible for same element of concession.
Similarly, State Governments have their own schemes for providing concessional fare for persons with disabilities while travelling by the buses owned by State transport undertakings.
As per Section 33 of the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995, every appropriate Government are required to  appoint in every establishment such percentage of vacancies not less than three per cent for persons or class of persons with disability of which one per cent each is reserved for persons suffering from blindness or low vision; (ii) hearing impairment; (iii) locomotor disability or cerebral palsy, in the posts identified for each disability.
This information was given by the Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Shri Krishan Pal Gurjar in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha here today.
 Source: PIB Release, 04.08.2015

Post Office ATM Service-FAQ



Right To Information

Government of India has started a RTI online web portal whereby Right to Information (RTI) applications can be filed online by Indian citizens, including those who are living abroad. The detailed procedure in filing of on-line RTI application is as under:
            An Indian citizen can file RTI application online through RTI online web-portal, having Uniform Resource Locator (url) www.rtionline.gov.in. The prescribed fee for RTI application can also be paid online through a payment gateway of State Bank of India by way of internet banking of State Bank of India and its associate banks and by using Rupay card, debit/credit cards of Master/Visa. This facility at present is available for 431 Public authorities of Government of India.
            All the States have been requested vide this Department’s letter dated 3rd December, 2013 to explore the feasibility of implementing online RTI in their respective States. National Informatics Centre (NIC) has been requested to provide technical support such as software and source code to the State Governments who desire to replicate the web portal for online filing of RTI applications at state level.
            This was stated by the Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office Dr. Jitendra Singh in a written reply to a question by Shri Jyotiraditya M. Scindia and Adv. Joice George in the Lok Sabha today.
Source : PIB

Linkage of Aadhaar with various employees' system

No. Z-20025/9/2014-Estt.(Allowance)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pension
Department of Personnel & Training
Block IV, Old JNU Campus,
New Delhi, August 5, 2015.
Office Memorandum
Subject: Linkage of Aadhaar with various employees’ system.
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s Office Memorandum of even number dated May 20, 2015 on the subject mentioned above wherein all Ministries/Departments were requested to ensure that the service books of all employees have an entry of the employees’ Aadhaar number and sought compliance report. The information from most of the Ministries/Departments has not yet been received by this Department so far.

2. All Ministries/Departments of the Government of India are once again requested to intimate the action taken in this regard and also furnish consolidated information in respect of the Ministry/Department as a whole, including attached and subordinate offices, to this Department latest by 14th August, 2015.
(Mukul Ratra)
Director

Probationers of Indian Postal Service Group A of 2012 and 2013 Batches.


Verification of AIPSA membership - Andhra Pradesh Circle



VERIFICATION OF MEMBERSHIP/ AUTHORISATION OF STENOGRAPHERS OF A.P.CIRCLE DURING 2015
Sl.
No.
Name & of the official
S/Sri.
1
A.V.Ramesh, Sr.P.S. to CPMG A.P.Circle
2
Smt.Jhansi, P.A. to DPS(M&BD), O/o. CPMG, A.P.Circle
3
Smt.P.Sitamahalaxmi, P.A. to DPS (H.Qrs), O/o.CPMG, A.P.Circle
4
B.Chandan Singh, P.A. to APMG  (FS), C.O.
5
P.Venkata Ramana, P.A. to CPMG
6
G.V.N.M.Prasad, P.A to PMG(BD)
7
A.R.Nehru, P.A. to SSPOs O/o.SSRM Hyderabad Sorting Division
8
K.S.Krishna Murthy, P.A. to SSPOs Hyderabad City Dn
9
Smt.C.Krishna Veni, P.A. to SSPOs Secunderabad Dn.
10.
V.Murali Krishna, Steno to SP  PSD Hyderabad

HYDERABAD REGION
11
Smt.B.Yaman, P.S. to PMG(HR) Adhoc
12
M.V.Ramana Murthy, Steno to Sr.AO ICO (SBCO), O/o. PMG(HR)
13
A.Peri Sastry, P.A. to AD, O/o.PMG(HR)
14
Smt.Y.Vasantha Laxmi, P.A. to SRM Z Dn., on deptn as P.A. to DPS (HR)
15
Smt.Stella, P.A. to SPOs Warangal Division
16
M.A.Khuddus, P.A. to SPOs Nalgonda Dn.
17.
U.Raghava Raju, Steno to SPOs Hanamkonda

VISAKHAPATNAM REGION
18
P.Laxman Rao, P.A. to A.Ds O/o.PMG Visakhapatnam Region
19
V.Babu Rao, P.A. to A.Os, O/o.PMG Visakhapatnam Region
20
T.Annapurna P.S. to PMG Visakhapatnam Region Adhoc
21
C.Anuradha, P.A. to SRM ‘V’ Dn., Visakhapatnam
22
Srinivasa Rao, P.A. to DPS Visakhapatnam Region
23
Ch.Prasad Rao, Steno to SPOs Rajahmundry
24
T.Satyanarayana, Steno to Supdt. PSD Rajahmundry
25
T.S.R.Murthy, Steno to SPOs Kakinada Dn.
26
A.Lingeswara Rao, Steno to SPOs Vizianagaram Dn.
27
A.Srinivasa Rao, Steno to SPOs Anakapalli Dn.

VIJAYAWADA REGION
28
AVSR Krishna, P.S. to PMG (Adhoc) Vijayawada Region
29
M.V.V.Satyanarayana, Steno to AOs Vijayawada Region
30
V.Padmaja, P.A. to DPS Vijayawada Region
31
D.Bhaskar Rao, P.A. to A.Ds Vijayawada (On deptn from T.P.Gudem)
32
Ashirvadam Paul, Steno to SSPOs Vijayawada Dn.
33
V.Brahmaiah, Steno to SPOs Nellore
34
G.Ramesh Babu, Steno to SPOs Machilipatnam
35
K.P.Annapurna, Steno RMS ‘Y’ Dn. Vijayawada
36
G.Eswara Rao, Steno to SPOs Tenali Dn.
37
Y.Krupananda Rao, Steno to SPOs Eluru Division.
38
Ch.Kokila Devi, Steno to SPOs Guntur Dn.
39
P.Nagaraju, Steno to SPOs Narsaraopet Dn.
40
M.Madhusudhan Rao, Steno to SPOs Gudur
41
B.Srinivas Kumar, Steno to SPOs Gudivada
42
M.Suresh Babu, Steno to SSPOs Bhimavaram
43
M.S.Eswari, Steno to SPOs Khammam

KURNOOL REGION
44
M.Balamurali Krishna, P.A. to DPS Kurnool Region
45
A.S.Rajagopalacharyulu, P.A. to PMG Kurnool Region

Verification of AIPSA membership - Delhi Circle



The following stenographers fill up the latest Authorization form.

Sl. No.
Name
1
Smt. Sushma  Kumari 
2
Sh. Ram Kishan
3
Sh. Vinod Kumar Walia
4
Smt. Suman Dhamija
5
Smt. V. Padmavathi
6
Smt. Sheela Singh
7
Ms. Anita Sood
8
Smt. Neelam Kathuria
9
Smt. Shakuntala Taneja
10
Smt. Nishi
11
Smt. Renu Kalsi
12
Smt. Rani Chauhan
13
Ms. Manju Rani
14
Sh. Jagdish Kumar
15
Sh. Mahesh Kumar

                  
                                                       (Sheela Singh)
Circle Secretary
All India Postal Stenographer's Association
O/o CPMG, Delhi Circle, New Delhi-110001

Verification of membership



VERIFICATION OF MEMBERSHIP

To: All Members of AIPSA

Dear Friends,

Very Nice to learn that you have all submitted the Authorization letter to the Divisional Head/Regional and Circle Heads. But still some members have not submitted the Authorization form. I once again fervently appeal to all Members to submit the Authorization letter immediately as the target date falls on tomorrow i.e., 06-08-2015 ( Thursday ). I once again reiterate that not a single   Stenographer  is  left from the AIPSA fold so as to enable our AIPSA more stronger in percentage than any other Association.

I thank the following Circle Secretaries who have submitted the list of stenos who submitted the authorization letters in c/w Verification of Membership. The same will be published in the blog soon. Other Circle Secretaries are also requested to send  through  E-mail  name of the stenographers  who  submitted  their  Authorization  forms for  membership.

S/Shri
1.J.J. Singh, C.S, Hariyana Circle.
2. Anil Kumar Singh, CS, Bihar Circle.
3. Sheela Singh, Delhi Circle.
4. D. Mohan, CS, T.N. Circle.

Once again I am reminding you all to act fast to send the authorization forms to the Divisional Head/Regional Head/Head of the Circles positively by today evening.  Your  kind  cooperation  in this regard  is  highly solicited.
With fraternal greetings,

E. Murugadas, G.S., AIPSA.