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Monday, August 10, 2015

Reclassification/upgradation of cities/towns on the basis of Census 2011 for the purpose of HRA to Central Government Employees

Reclassification/upgradation of cities/town on the basis of Census 2011 for the purpose of House Rent Allowance to Central Government Employees - orders issued - Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure-

To view the orders, please click on the following link:-

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-wP-wD6y6EQaks4em5QRjg1cGc/view?usp=sharing

Grant of Transport Allowance to Central Government Employees-reg.

G.I., Min. of Finance, Dep. of Exp. O.M.No.21(2)/2015-E.II(B), dated 6.8.2015
Subject:- Grant of Transport Allowance to Central Government employees
Reference is invited to Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure O.M. No.21(2)/2008-E.II(B) dated 29th August 2008 regarding grant of Transport Allowance to Central Government employees, consequent upon implementation of the recommendations of the Sixth Central Pay Commission (6th CPC).
2. The Government has since considered the re-classification of cities/towns/localities as per Census-2011 (population criteria) for the purpose of Transport Allowance. Accordingly, the President is pleased to decide the revised classification of cities, towns and localities, for the purpose of grant of Transport Allowance at higher rates to Central Government employees, as per Annexure-1.
Therefore, the table below Para ‘1’ of O.M. dated 29.08.2008 stands partially modified as under :-
The revised classification of cities/towns/localities for the purpose of grant of Transport Allowance shall take effect from 1st April, 2015.
4. The orders will apply to all civilian employees of the Central Government. The orders will also be applicable to the civilian employees paid from the Defence Services Estimates. In respect of Armed Forces personnel and Railway employees, separate orders will be issued by the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Railways, respectively.
5. All other conditions mentioned in Department of Expenditure O.M. No.21(2)/2008-E.II(B) dated 29.08.2008 shall remained unchanged.
6. In so far as the persons working in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department are concerned, this Order issues in consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.
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Duties of Stenographer


Senior P.A.(Gazetted) with Heads of Circles/Regions

o  Taking dictation in shorthand and its transcription.
o  Fixing up of appointments.
o  Screening the telephone calls and the visitors in a tactful manner.
o  Keeping an accurate list of engagements, meetings etc. and reminding the officer sufficiently in advance for keeping them up.
o  Maintaining in proper order the papers required to be retained by the Officer.
o  Keeping a note of the movement of files passed by the Officer and other officers, if necessary.
o  Destroying by burning the stenographic record of the confidential and secret letters after they have been typed and issued.
o  Carrying out the corrections to the Officer’s reference books.
o  Maintenance of CR dossiers and attending to related matters.
o  Relieving the boss of much of his routine work and generally assisting him in such a manner as he may direct.
Stenographer Gr.II (with Director of Postal Services)

o  Taking dictation in shorthand and its transcription.
o  Fixing up of appointments.
o  Screening the telephone calls and the visitors in a tactful manner.
o  Keeping an accurate list of engagements, meetings etc. and reminding the officer sufficiently in advance for keeping them up.
o  Maintaining in proper order the papers required to be retained by the Officer.
o  Keeping a note of the movement of files passed by the Officer and other officers, if necessary.
o  Destroying by burning the stenographic record of the confidential and secret letters after they have been typed and issued.
o  Carrying out the corrections to the Officer’s reference books.
o  Maintenance of CR dossiers and attending to related matters.
o  Relieving the superior of much of his routine work and assisting him in the manner he directs.
Stenographer Grade-III
(In the Circle Office)

o  Receiving the telephone calls.
o  Taking dictation of inspections/visits of divisional heads and of minutes of meetings with Unions.
o  Maintenance of CR dossiers and attending the matters connected therewith.
o  Maintaining in proper order the papers required to be retained by the Officer
Stenographer Grade III (In the divisional office)

o  Receiving the telephone calls.
o  Taking dictation of inspections/visits of divisional heads and of minutes of meetings with Unions.
o  Maintenance of CR dossiers and attending to matters connected therewith.
o  Maintaining in proper order the papers required to be retained by the Officer.