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Thursday, July 07, 2016

Seventh Pay Commission: Pay scales and other recommendations of the 7th CPC would be considered by a High Level Committee - PIB News


Press Information Bureau 
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
06-July-2016 20:50 IST

Government assures Representatives of Unions representing employees of the Central Government that the issues raised by them relating to the pay scales and other recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission would be considered by a High Level Committee 


Representatives of Unions representing employees of the Central Government had met the Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh, the Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley and the Minister for Railways Sh. Suresh Prabhu in the evening of 30th June, 2016. 
They had requested that certain issues raised by them in relation to the pay scales and other recommendations of the Pay Commission be allowed to be raised before a Committee of Secretaries looking into different aspects of grievances of employees in relation to the Pay Commission recommendations. 

The Ministers assured the Union leaders that the issues raised by them would be considered by a High Level Committee. 

Source : http://pib.nic.in/newsite/erelease.aspx?relid=146885

Police arrested four officials of Indian Postal Department for cheating Rs 42.05 lakh

Commissionerate Police arrested six persons including four officials of Indian Postal Department for cheating Rs 42.05 lakh from General Post Office (GPO), Cuttack.

The arrested are Partha Sarathi Behera, his sister Bishnupriya Behera, senior Post Master Ratikanta Swain, Deputy Post Master, GPO, Cuttack Prabhakar Pati, senior Post Master of Chandini Chowk branch post office Rama Chandra Behera and assistant Post Master, GPO, Cuttack Jyoti Raj Dash.

DCP Sanjeev Arora said Assistant Superintendent of Post Office, East Sub-division Manoj Kumar Patnaik on June 9 lodged a complaint with Mangalabag police alleging that the six persons had misappropriated Government money from GPO, Cuttack during December, 2014 to December, 2015.

During investigation, it was found that they were issued with postal cheque books with balance of Rs 1,000. Partha issued cheques to Axis Bank and Union Bank of India on 14 occasions and all the cheques were cleared by the accused postal officials who got a huge share of the embezzled money. Bishnupriya had also issued cheques which were cleared by the postal officials.

Efforts are on to recover the Government funds, Arora said.