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Thursday, January 05, 2017

Seniority list as on 01.01.2011

Dear friends, 

TOO MANY SENIORITY LISTS ... TOO MANY GRIEVANCES ... STOP IT.. 

Fine and wish the same from you. Kindly find the attachment which is self - explanatory on the above said. This is also  totally a defective one wherein so many senior colleagues are affected going back to the juniors. Hence, I request you all to go through the same and come up with your objections/ comments/ omissions and the same may be brought to the notice of your Circle Head for rectification. Unless otherwise this seniority list is corrected/rectified we would not have thought of RRs/DPCs for Gr.I at Circles and regular promotion to Gr.I to PS. I have spoken to Shri. Rajiv, Director (SPN) in this regard and requested him to come up with a fresh and fair seniority List without any grievance. Here, all the C.Ss also play a vital role to take up the grievances to the respective Circles.     

With kind regards,

Murugadas, 


G.S., AIPSA. 

LPG customers to now get a discount for on-line payment of LPG refill


WLPG customers to now get a discount for on-line payment of LPG refill


Oil Marketing Companies, viz IndianOil, BPCL & HPCL are now offering an upfront discount of Rs 5/- on every LPG refill to all LPG customers who will book and pay for their LPG cylinders online. Customers can make payment through existing online modes i.e net banking, credit & debit cards at the time of web-booking their refills.

Customers will get the discounted amount displayed on their screens – i.e. net amount i.e refill RSP minus (-) incentive amount of Rs.5/- which they need to pay for their refill transactions. The net discounted amount will also be shown on the cash memo accompanying the home-delivery of the LPG cylinder.

Under the aegis of Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, it the endeavour of all Oil Marketing Companies aim to encourage consumers to increasingly shift to such payment modes through digital platforms to achieve the objective of no-cash or less-cash based transactions. The incentive will encourage more and more LPG consumers to go for cashless mode transactions.


Source :PIB (Release ID :156096)

Paytm gets RBI approval for payments bank


Paytm gets RBI approval for payments bank

Paytm today said it has received final approval of the Reserve Bank to formally launch its payments bank and it expects to start operations next month. 

Payments banks can accept deposits from individuals and small businesses up to Rs 1 lakh per account. 

"Today, Reserve Bank of India gave permission to formally launch Paytm Payments Bank. We can't wait to bring it in front of you," Vijay Shekhar Sharma, founder of One97 Communications, said in a blogpost. 

"No other role or responsibility means as much to me as the privilege of building Paytm Payments Bank, and I intend to take a full-time executive role in the Bank," Sharma said further. 

He added that at Paytm Payments Bank, the aim is to build a new business model in banking industry, focussed on bringing financial services to hundreds of millions of unserved or underserved Indians. 

When contacted, a Paytm spokesperson said the company hopes to launch operations in February with the first branch coming up in Noida, Uttar Pradesh. 

Paytm was earlier slated to begin operations around Diwali last year. In 2015, RBI had awarded 'in-principle' approval to Vijay Shekhar Sharma, the founder of One97 Communications, to set up a Payments Bank along with 10 others. 

With the objective of deepening financial inclusion, RBI kicked off an era of differentiated banking by allowing SFBs (small finance banks) and PBs (payments banks) to start services. A total of 21 entities were given in-principle nod last year, including 11 for payments banks. 

Later, three entities -- Tech Mahindra, Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Company and a consortium of Dilip Shanghvi, IDFC Bank and Telenor Financial Services -- backed out of the payments bank licensing. 

Currently, Airtel is the only player that has commenced Payments Bank operations. Aditya Birla Idea Payments Bank is expected to launch services in the first half of 2017. 

Sharma will hold the majority share in Paytm Payments Bank, with the rest being held by One97 Communications. 

Last month, One97 Communications had restructured its business ahead of the launch of the Payments Bank, merging the wallet business with payments bank operation. 

Alibaba Group and its affiliate Ant Financial pumped in USD 680 million into Paytm's parent One97 Communications last year, taking its total shareholding to over 40 per cent in the country's largest mobile wallet operator, Paytm. 

However, the Chinese entity will not have a direct shareholding in the payments bank.


Source :The Economic Times

Amendment in Recruitment Rules for revising the upper age limit – DoPT orders issued on 28.12.2016


Amendment in RRs for revising the upper age limit as 30 years for the recruitment made under Combined Graduate Level Examination conducted by SSC for the post carrying Grade Pay of Rs. 4200, 4600 & 4800/-.


No.AB-14017/48/2010-Estt.(RR)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel P.G & pensions
Department of Personnel and Training

North Block, New Delhi
Dated: 28th, Dec 2016
OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Sub: Amendment in RRs for revising the upper age limit as 30 years for the recruitment made under Combined Graduate Level Examination conducted by SSC for the post carrying Grade Pay of Rs. 4200, 4600 & 4800/-.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. of even number dated 31st May, 2016 issued in pursuance of meeting in DoPT on the issue cited in subject above. All the participant Ministries/Departments were requested to send a proposal for amendment of the Recruitment Rules for the posts having Grade Pay of Rs. 4200/-, 4600/- and 4800/- which are part of CGLE so as to revise the upper age limit as 30 years, in consonance with the guidelines on framing/amendment of Recruitment Rules dated 31.12.2010.

2. Further, DoPT vide OM dated 14.09.2016 requested all participating Ministries / Departments to convey the status for amendment of the RRs of the posts carrying Grade Pay Rs. 4200, 4600 & 4800/- and to furnish a copy of the notification of the Recruitment Rules.

3. A statement containing the details of the posts for which recruitment rules are required to be amended is enclosed. The cadre controlling authorities of respective Ministries/Departments are requested to inform this Department about the current status of amendment. A copy of the notification issued for amendment in RRs may be sent to this Department latest by 10.01.2017.

(G. Jayanthi)
Director (E-I)

Details of the posts for which RRs are to be amended

Authority: Dopt

Allocation of cash for rural areas through rural Post Office - RBI Order


RBI/2016-17/207

DCM (Plg) No.2200/10.27.00/2016-17
January 03, 2017

The Chairman / Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer,
(All banks with currency chests)

Dear Sir / Madam

Allocation of cash for rural areas


2. On observing that bank notes, being supplied to rural areas, at present, are not commensurate with the requirements of rural population, some steps have already been initiated as indicated in the above circulars. With a view to ensure that at least 40% bank notes are supplied to rural areas and to mitigate the issue in a more enduring manner, the banks maintaining currency chests are advised to take the following steps, in continuation of the above.

Distribution Channels and Proportion of currency flow

i. Banks should advise their currency chests to step up issuance of fresh notes to rural branches of RRBs, DCCBs and commercial banks, White Label ATMs in rural areas and post offices in rural areas on priority basis which are considered main rural channels of distribution.

ii. As the rural requirements could vary from district to district depending on variations in the rural and urban mix of each district in terms of relative shares in CASA deposits and number of deposit accounts, to facilitate a need based approach in this regard a certain percentage of allocation has been assigned to each district as per Annex 1 depending on the rural and urban mix.

iii. Accordingly, all Chests operating in a district must issue bank notes to the above mentioned distribution channels in the indicated proportion. The indicated proportion may be maintained on weekly average basis at each chest level as it may be difficult to stick to the proportion on daily basis.

Reporting for monitoring

iv. Currency chests must furnish daily issuances to the above categories to their Link Offices (LO) along with chest slips with a weekly summary as at close of business on every Friday. LOs should in turn forward it to the RBI’s Regional Office concerned (reporting format annexed) to facilitate a review. It may be similar to the chest balances reporting mechanism (Annex 2). LOs may monitor the daily reports to avoid lumpiness in issuances and to ensure that issuances are evenly.

Denominational mix

v. Chests should issue bank notes in denominations of ₹ 500 and below. In particular ATMs, including WLAOs, may be issued ₹ 500s and ₹ 100s and among ATMs category, Off-site ATMs should be allocated higher proportion of cash as against on site ATMs as they are more important in last mile currency connectivity.

vi. Existing stock of other denominations notes below ₹ 100 should be issued liberally.

vii. Banks should indent for coins, obtain supply from Issue Departments of Reserve Bank of India, if required, and ensure supply to public on priority basis.

3. Please acknowledge receipt.

Yours faithfully,

(P Vijaya Kumar)
Chief General Manager
Encl: As above

Annex 1 (enclosed)

Snaps of RBI order is enclosed below

Proposed on line selection of all categories of GDS-Clarification reg.


Khehar sworn in as 44th Chief Justice of India



Khehar sworn in as 44th Chief Justice of India




New Delhi, Jan 4 (PTI) Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar, who led the five-judge constitution bench in the Supreme Court which had struck down the controversial NJAC Act for appointment of judges, was today sworn in as the 44th Chief Justice of India.

President Pranab Mukherjee administered the oath of office and secrecy to Justice Kehar at the Darbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhawan.

Khehar took oath in the name of God in English at the ceremony where the Opposition was conspicuous by its absence.

Then CJI, T S Thakur had last month recommended the name of Justice Khehar, the senior-most judge of the Supreme Court, to be his successor.

Justice Khehar, 64, will be the first Chief Justice from the Sikh community. Justice Thakur demitted office yesterday.

Justice Khehar will hold the tenure for over seven months till August 27.

Besides heading the bench in NJAC matter, Justice Khehar has also headed a bench which had set aside the imposition of President's rule in Arunachal Pradesh in January.

He was a part of the bench which sent Sahara chief Subrata Roy to jail while hearing the matter relating to the refund of money invested by people in his two companies.

Justice Khehar also headed a bench which recently gave a significant verdict holding that the principal of 'equal pay for equal work' has to be made applicable to those engaged as daily wagers, casual and contractual employees who perform the same duties as the regulars.

While the turf war between the judiciary and the executive over the appointment of judges for higher judiciary has intensified, Justice Khehar on the occasion of Constitution Day on November 26 had responded to the tirade from Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi by saying the judiciary was working within its "lakshmanrekha".

"Judiciary is mandated to shield all persons, citizens and non-citizens alike, against discrimination and abuse of State power. Liberty, equality and dignity of citizen have flourished substantially in India due to the pro-active role of judiciary in the country," he had said.

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