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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Re-engagement of retired railway employees in exigencies of services - conditions and extension of scheme: Railway Board Order

RBE No. 150/2017
NO- 5 (NG)-II/2007/RC-4/CORE/1 
New Delhi, Dated: 16/10/2017.
The General Manager (P),
All Indian Railways,
(As per standard mailing list).
Sub: Re-engagement of retired employees in exigencies of services.
Ref: i) Board’s letter No. E(NG)II/2010/RC-4/6 dated 27.09.2012
(RBE No. 109/2012) & 14.09.2017
ii) No. E(NG)II/2007/RC-4/Core/1 dated 11.12.2009 (RBE No. 219/2009)
Attention is invited to Railway Board's letter referred on the above subject on the issue of modalities of re-engagement of retired employees and remuneration to be paid to them.
2. These instructions have been reviewed and in supersession of the same, it has now been decided by the Board that retired employees may henceforth be engaged on the following conditions:
i. Divisional Railway Managers are empowered to re-engage retired employees.
ii. Railway should give publicity to such re-engagement, by putting it on Railway websites.
iii. Retired employees being re-engaged, should not have been covered under the Safety Related Retirement Scheme/ Liberalized Active Retirement Scheme for Guaranteed Employment for Safety Staff (LARSGESS).
iv. While re-engaging such staff, medical fitness of the appropriate category should be obtained from the designated authorities as per existing practices.
v. Suitability/competency of the staff should be adjudged before such re-engagement and the issue of their safety record as well as the safety and other operational requirements as needed are adequately addressed.
vi. Maximum age limit for which re-engagement shall continue will be 62.
vii. Monthly remuneration of a retired employee being re-engaged be determined by reducing Pension from his/her last pay drawn (i.e. Basic Pay + DA).
viii. This scheme is valid up to 14.09.2018.
ix. Re-engaged staff should be discharged immediately on joining of selected candidates from RRBs.
(Hindi version will follow)
(Neeraj Kumar)
Director Estt. (N)-II
Railway Board


IPPB appoints Suresh Sethi as its MD & CEO

Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Communications 
23-October-2017 17:45 IST
IPPB appoints Suresh Sethi as its MD & CEO
India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) has appointed Mr. Suresh Sethi, the former MD of Vodafone M-Pesa Ltd. as its Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Sethi had been selected by the Banks Board Bureau from amongst top contenders for the post, from both public and private sector Banking and Fintech professionals. Mr. Sethi has broad international experience of over 27 years in the Banking and Financial Services industry with Citigroup, YES Bank and Vodafone M-Pesa across India, Kenya, UK, Argentina and US. He has extensively worked in the Financial Inclusion space leveraging Fintech and digital led innovation.
His experience in the Digital & Mobile Payments space will be of great relevance to IPPB which aims to deliver financial inclusion with special focus in rural and semi-urban India and among the under-banked segments. Mr. Sethi takes over from the dynamic leadership of Mr. A.P. Singh who had been the interim MD & CEO of IPPB since January 2017.
IPPB has been incorporated as a Public Limited Company under the Department of Posts with 100% GOI equity. IPPB plans to leverage the unparalleled reach of the India Post network to achieve a Pan India roll out of 650 branches by early next year.

SB Order No.: 17/2017 - Mobile number is mandatory of opening of account in PO small saving scheme

Steps to update Mobile Number, E-mail, Aadhaar Number in CGHS Database

Q. How to update Mobile Number, E-mail, Aadhaar Number in CGHS Database 
Ans. Steps to update Mobile Number, E-mail, Aadhaar Number in CGHS Database There are 2 ways to update the mobile number of a beneficiary:
1. By Beneficiary Login – When beneficiary has registered as well as new mobile number.
2. By CMO In - Charge – When beneficiary has not registered mobile number yet or does not have registered mobile number.
Case - I: Steps to update mobile number by Beneficiary Login:
Step 1: Click on the link ‘Beneficiary login’ on cghs.nic.in
The following screen appears
Step 2: Enter the beneficiary id of any of the family members and the password in the screen shown above 
If a beneficiary doesn’t have the password, click on the option ‘Generate Password’
The following screen will appear:- 
Enter the beneficiary id of main card holder, date of birth and mobile no. that exists in the CGHS database and click on Register button.
OTP is sent to the registered mobile no.

Step 3: The beneficiary can then enter beneficiary id and password on screen shown in step 1 to print plastic cards of family members or update mobile number, email, Aadhaar Number or view medicine history etc.
Click on relevant option like ‘Update Mobile No’.
Step 4: The desired screen is displayed for updating the mobile no 
Step 5: Enter the mobile numbers of the self/dependents and click on submit button.
Case- II: Step to update Mobile Number if already not registered or registered mobile is not with beneficiary
In case the mobile number of a beneficiary is not available in CGHS database or does not have already registered mobile number, in such cases the beneficiary has to approach the CMO In -Charge of respective wellness centre with his/her mobile.
The CMO In-Charge will update the mobile against the beneficiary id. An OTP will be received on beneficiary’s mobile number that will be communicated to CMO In-Charge to finally update the mobile no. of the beneficiary.

Upgradation of Grade Pay of IPs, DoP to Rs. 4600/- w.e.f 01.01.2016