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Images of CEC Meeting 2013, Bhubaneshwar

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Images of CEC Meeting 2013, Bhubaneshwar

MERGER OF DA IN BASIC PAY: Parliament Question

Following questions replied by MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE (E&FS) (SHRI NAMO NARAIN MEENA) in Lok Sabha regarding Merger of DA in Basic Pay Q: (a) whether various Associations/ Organisations of Central Government employees demanded merger of 50 per cent Dearness Allowance into the basic pay of Central Government employees and pensioners; Ans: Yes Sir (b) if so, the details thereof and reaction of the Government thereto; and Ans: A number of representations have been received from Associations/Organizations of Central Government Employees/Pensioners and individuals demanding merger of 50% of Dearness Allowance/ Dearness Relief with basic pay/pension respectively. The demand has been considered by the Government and not agreed to since the 6th Central Pay Commission has not recommended as such. (c) the recommendation of the Sixth Central Pay Commission in this regard and action taken by the Government thereto?

Amendment in Rule 5(2), 29, 29-A, 30 ,31, 32(1), 37, 37(A), 48A(5),48(B) and 48(C) of CCS(Pension) Rules, 1972

THE GAZETTE OF INDIA: EXTRAORDINARY [PART-II 3(i)] MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
(Department of Pension and Pensioner's Welfare)

NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 21st December, 2012
GS.R. 928(E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to article 309 and clause .(5) of article 148 of the Constitution and, after consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor General of India in relation to conditions of service of persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department, the President hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972, namely:-
(1) These rules may be called the Central Civil Services (Pension) Amendment Rules, 2012.
(2) Save as otherwise provided, these rules shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

RATES FOR DIAGNOSTIC LABS & IMAGING CENTRES CGHS KOLKATA

RATES FOR DIAGNOSTIC LABS & IMAGING
CENTRES CGHS KOLKATAFor
NABL
/Imaging
CentresS.No.NAME OF INVESTIGATIONNABLNon NABLDENTAL1 Dental IOPA X-ray70602 Occlusal X-ray80683 OPG X-ray200170PULMONARY-04 Lung Ventilation & Perfusion Scan (V/Q Scan)5,0004,2505 Lung Perfusion Scan3,0002,550OSTEOLOGY-06 Whole Body Bone Scan with SPECT.3,5002,9757 Three phase whole body Bone Scan3,5002,975

Revision of pension of pre-2006 pensioners - reg. (Revised concordance table)

F.No.38/37/08-P&PW(A) Government of India Ministry of Personnel, PG & Pensions Department of Pension & Pensioners' Welfare 3rd Floor Lok Nayak Bhawan, Khan Market, New Delhi- 110 003. Dated the 28th January, 2013
OFFICE MEMORANDUM
Sub: Revision of pension of pre-2006 pensioners - reg.

The undersigned is directed to say that in pursuance of Government's decision on the recommendations of Sixth Central Pay Commission, orders were issued for revision of pension/family pensioners vide this Department's OM No.38/37/08-P&PW(A) dated 1.9.2008, as amended from time to time.
2. It has been decided that the pension of pre-2006 pensioners as revised w.e.f. 1.1.2006 in terms of para 4.1 or para 4.2 of the aforesaid OM dated 1.9.2008, as amended from time to time, would be further stepped up to 50% of the sum of minimum of pay in the pay band and the grade pay corresponding to the pre-revised pay scale from which the pensioner had retired, as arrived at with reference to the f…

Check list for sending proposals to DOPT for framing/amendment of Recruitment Rules

No. AB.14017/37/2012-Estt (RR) (6943)  Government of India  Ministry of Personnel, PG & Pensions  (Department of Personnel & Training)  North Block, New Delhi  Dated the 28 th January, 2013  OFFICE MEMORANDUM Subject:   Check list for sending proposals to DOPT for framing/amendment of Recruitment Rules. The undersigned is directed to state that instructions on framing / amendment of Recruitment Rules prescribe that the proposal for framing/ amendment Recruitment Rules for Groups 'A' & 'B' posts /services as approved by the Administrative Ministries/ Departments should be referred to this Department in certain format (viz Annexure I to III) and accompanied with other documents/ information, for consideration of this Department. It has been noticed that the proposals sent by the Ministry / Department are not complete in all respects and this Department has to return the proposal seeking further information/documents/clarification for considering the p…

ELECTION OF OFFICE BEARERS-AIC 2012

MINISTERIAL STAFF ASSOCIATION
SURVEY OF INDIA (CHQs)
C/o NORTHERN PRINTING GROUP
HATHIBARKALA ESTATE, DEHRA DUN
No.CHQ-04/MSA/2012 

 Dated:- 23rd January, 2012
To 

The Surveyor General of India Dehra Dun

SUB:- ELECTION OF OFFICE BEARERS FROM THE A.I.C. HELD AT KOLKATA FROM 10TH TO 12TH JANUARY, 2012 – INFORMATION REGARDING
Sir, I have the honour to inform you that the under mentioned Ministerial personnel have been elected as Office Bearers of CHQs of Ministerial Staff Association for the term 2012-2014:-

1. PRESIDENT - SH SUJIT SINHA, EPG, KOLKATA 2. VICE PRESIDENT - SMT. JULIANA R.VINCENT, KGDC, BANGALORE 3. VICE PRESIDENT - SH SANJAY KUMAR, G&RB, DEHRA DUN 4. VICE PRESIDENT - SH V. RAJKUMAR, IIS&M, HYDERABAD 5. SECRETARY GENERAL - SH MANOJ KUMAR SHARMA, NPG, DEHRA DUN 6. JT.SECRETARY GENERAL - SH BALRAJ SAHNI, MPGDC, JABALPUR 7. ORG.SECRETARY GENERAL…

Promotion Order – Office Superintendent to Estt. & Accounts Officer

SGO’s No. C-321/718-A dated 10.01.2013Sl. No.NamePresent PostingNew Posting1.Shri N.S. NegiSurveyor General Office, Dehra DunSurveyor General Office, Dehra DunSee Original Order: http://www.msasoi.com/New%20Folder/C321100113.pdf

Brochure On Grant Of Casual Leave & Special Casual Leave

CHAPTER –I INTRODUCTION     The instructions on the grant of casual leave and special casual leave to Central Government servants paid from Civil Estimates, on specified occasions have been issued by the Government of India from time to time, over a period of years. A need has been felt for consolidating at one place the instructions issued from time to time and still in force on the subject of grant of casual leave and special casual leave. Accordingly, it has been decided to bring out the salient features of the existing instructions on the subject with which the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions are now concerned in the form of a Brochure indicating the general principles relating to the grant of casual leave and special casual leave and the special features relating to grant of special casual leave for specific purposes/occasions. The authority for the various provisions indicated in the different chapters of the Brochure has also been indicated at the end of eve…

Central Civil Services: Leave Rules

CENTRAL CIVIL SERVICES LEAVE RULES CHAPTER I Preliminary 1.Short title and commencement (1)These rules may be called the Central Civil Services (Leave) Rules, 1972. (2)They shall come into force on the 1st day of June, 1972.
2.Extent of application Save as otherwise provided in these rules, these rules shall apply to Government servants appointed to the civil services and posts in connection with the affairs of the Union, but shall not apply to-
(a)Railway servants; (b)persons in casual or daily-rated or part-time employment; (c)persons paid from contingencies; (d)workmen employed in industrial establishments; (e)persons employed in work-charged establishments; (f)members of the All India Services; (g)persons locally recruited for service in Diplomatic, Consular or other Indian establishments in foreign countries; (h)persons employed on contract except when the contract provides otherwise; (i)persons in respect of whom special provisions have been made by or under the provisions of the Constituti…

Central Civil Services, Classification, Control & Appeal Rules, 1965

<<<< CCS (CCA) RULES, 1965 >>>>
CENTRAL CIVIL SERVICES(CLASSIFICATION, CONTROL & APPEAL) RULES, 1965 In exercise of the powers conferred by proviso to Article 309 and Clause (5) of Article 148 of the Constitution and after consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor-General in relation to persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department, the President he reby makes the following rules, namely :- PART I GENERAL1.Short title and commencement (1)These Rules may be called the Central Civil Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) Rules, 1965. (2)They shall come into force on the 1stDecember, 1965.

THE CCS (CONDUCT) RULES, 1964

FOREWORD Based on the recommendations of the Committee on Prevention of Corruption headed by late Shri K. Santhanam, the Conduct Rules for Government servants were revised with a view to maintaining integrity in public Services and the Central Civil Services (Conduct) Rules, 1964 were notified laying down the Code of Conduct for Central Government employees. A bilingual edition of the Brochure on Central Civil Services (Conduct) Rules, 1964 was published in 1986 and thereafter no further edition has been brought out. In the meantime several provisions of the rules have been amended and a number of clarifications have been issued. Therefore, it has been decided to bring out an up-to-date edition. The Brochure is, however, intended to serve only as a guide and in so far as the actual application of the Government orders mentioned under various Rules are concerned, the relevant O.M. may be consulted. Suggestions for improvement and rectification of errors and omissions, if any, are always w…

Promotion Order- Assistant to Office Superintendent

SGO’s No. 258 dated 8th Jan, 2012Sl. No.NamePresent PostingNew Posting Date of Eligibility1.Km. N P TripathyOrissa GDC, BhubaneshwarSurveyor General’s Office, Dehra DunEffective from 04.02.20132.Shri S.C. DinakarKarnataka GDC, BangloreTamilnadu, Pandicherry, Andaman & Nicobar Island GDC, ChennaiEffective from 04.02.20133.Smt. S L MishraOrissa GDC, BhubaneshwarSurveyor General’s Office, Dehra DunEffective from 04.02.20134.Km A E Kharkonger (ST)Meghalaya & Ar Pradesh GDC, ShillongTripura, Manipur & Mizoram GDC, SilcharEffective from 04.02.20135.Shri Rajendra PrasadSA & Delhi GDC, New DelhiWPG, New DelhiEffective from 23.02.20136.Shri Umakant SharmaG&RB, Dehra DunMA & DC, Dehra Dun--7.Shri K N Anantha MurthyKarnataka GDC, BangaloreAP GDC, Hyderabad--8.Shri M C Arasaraju (SC)Karnataka GDC, BangalorePrinting Zone, HyderabadEffective from 04.02.20139.Smt A Sobha Rani (SC)Orissa GDC, BhubaneshwarG & RB, Dehra DunEffective from 04.02.201310.Shri S S Pancham (SC)MA&…

Images of CEC Meeting, Bhubaneshwar

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Liaison Officer for enforcement of orders of reservations: Nomination & Responsibilities – DoPT Order

No.43011/153/2010-Estt.(Res.) Government of India Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (Department of Personnel and Training) North Block, New Delhi-110001. Dated the 4th January, 2013. OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Nomination of Liaison Officer and Setting up of Cell in each Ministry/ Department for enforcement of orders of reservations in posts and services of the Central Government.


The undersigned is directed to say that the instructions have been issued by the Department of Personnel and Training from time tri time for nomination of Liaison Officers, their roles, duties & responsibilities and setting up of a Special Reservation Cell in each Ministry/ Department under the direct control of the Liaison Officer for enforcement of orders of reservation in posts and services of the Central Government.

Consolidated Instructions on compassionate appointment — regarding.

F.No.14014/02/2012-Estt. (D) Government of India Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (Department of Personnel & Training) North Block, New Delhi  Dated the 16th January, 2013 OFFICE MEMORANDUM Subject:- Consolidated Instructions on compassionate appointment — regarding.

The undersigned is directed to invite attention to this Department's O.M. No.14014/6/94-Estt(D) dated 09.10.1998 vide which Scheme for "Compassionate Appointment under Central Government" was issued. Subsequently a number of instructions on compassionate appointments under the Central Government have been issued. The content of important/relevant 0.Ms and orders on the subject have been further consolidated for the facility of reference and guidance and are being made available on this Department's website www.persmin.nic.in in the dynamic form (OMs & Orders>EstablishmenNA) Administration (III) Concessions in appointment (a) compassionate appointment). This may be…

SPEECH OF PRESIDENT MSA FOR DELEGATE SESSION

FROM :
SUJIT SINHA, PRESIDENT CHQs, MINISTERIAL STAFF ASSOCIATION, SURVEY OF INDIA .
TO THEDELEGATESOF MSA. COMRADES, ALTHOUGH,THERE SHOULD NOT BE ANY EXCUSE EXPECTED FROM THE PRESIDENT OF CHQs,FOR NOT BEING PRESENT IN THISVERY IMPORTANT ANDCHERISHED EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING,BUTTHIS TIME, MY ABSENCE DUE TO COMPELLING REASONS, MAY BE EXCUSEDBY YOURSYMPATHETICCONSIDERATION PLEASE. COMRADES,COMING DIRECTLY TO THE POINTS, IN SHORT, I AM TO SAY THAT THERE ARE MAINLY TWO POINTSWHICH NEEDTO BE DISCUSSED IN DETAILS. (1)“QUESTION OFMERGEROF SURVEY OF INDIA WITH NATMOANDWHETHERTHIS DEPARTMENT ARE LIKELY TO BE BRAUGHT UNDER A BOARDQUESTIONING OUR EXISTANCE AS A FULL-FLEDGED CENTRAL GOVT.EMPLOYEE”.COMRADES, FIRST OF ALL WE HAVE TO BE CONFIRMEDFROMTHE APPROPRIATE AUTHORITYTHAT WHETHERTHESE FACTS ARE CORRECT OR NOT.SECONDLY, CADRESOTHER THAN MINISTERIAL ARE ALSO GOING TO BE AFFECTEDVERY MUCH, BUT HOW FARAND HOW MUCH THEY ARE INTERESTEDTO SAVE THEIR OWN CADRES ?IS IT THE SACRED DUTY OF THE M.S.A. ALONE…

ADDRESS OF PRESIDENT MSA FOR HIS ABSENCE

FROM :
SUJIT SINHA, PRESIDENT CHQs, MINISTERIAL STAFF ASSOCIATION, SURVEY OF INDIA .
TO THEHON’BLEGUESTSAND DLEGATES PRESENT IN THIS C.E.C. OF M. S. A.
FIRST OF ALLIWOULD LIKE TOAPOLOGIESTO ALL THE HON’BLE AND DISTINGUISHED GUESTS AND DELEGATES, FOR MY ABSENCE FROM THISVERY IMPORTANT AND PRESTIGIOUS C.E.C. OF OUR ASSOCIATION BEING HELD IN THIS MARVELLOUS AND HISTORICAL CITY OF BHUBANESHWAR, DUE TO SOME EXTREME PERSONALDIFFICULTIESWHICH COMPELLED MYSELFTO BE DEPARTEDFROM YOU RIGHT AT THIS MOMENT. YOU ARE ALL WELL AWARE THAT WE ARE PASSING THROUGH A VERY CRUCIAL JUNCTURE OF TIME NOW-A-DAYS. NOT ONLY AS A CENTRAL GOVT. EMPLOYEE IN GENERAL, BUT ALSO BEING AN EMPLOYEE OF SURVEY OF INDIA IN PARTICULAR,OUR LIVELY-HOOD IS ALMOST AT STAKEDUE TOSOME EFFORTS ARE BEING TAKEN BY OUR HIGHEST AUTHORITY FOR IMPLEMENTINGSOME VERY DANGEROUS ANTI-EMPLOYEEPOLICIES IN THIS DEPARTMENT.I AM SURE THAT NOT ONLYTHE EMPLOYEES,BUT ALSO THE TOP EXECUTIVE OFFICERS OFTHISOLDEST AND VERY IMPORTANTCENTRAL GOVT. DEPARTMENT…

Merger of SOI with Natmo: Rosolution adopted at Kolkata

Resolution adopted at the emergent extraordinary general meeting of the Ministerial Staff Association, Survey of India, Kolkata branch held in presence of six (6) Sister Organizations on Friday, the 21st December, 2012 at the ground-floor (portico) of No. 13, Wood Street premises, Kolkata — 700016 with Shri A.K. Pradhan, Hony. Secretary of Draughtsmen's (Cartographic) Association, Kolkata Branch & Jt. Secy. Gent. of the CHQs in the chair. This emergent extraordinary general meeting of workers, employees and officials of Survey of India, Kolkata notes with a degree of concern that the Ministry /Deptt. Of Science & Technology, Govt. Of India in general and the Hon'ble Secretary. Dr. T. Ramasami in particular have been desperately and quite one- sidedly stepping ahead towards his planned Merger of SOI with NATMO and converting the new shape or form to be emerged out of unilaterally-proposed merger/amalgamatioii in a center of excellence in the so-called name of Re-design…

Charter of Demands for two Days’ Strike by Confederation

Conf/ 21 /2013 Dated: 10th January, 2013. On the two days General Strike of the working class. 20th and 21st February, 2013.
The Charter of Demands for the Two Days Strike contains two Parts. The First Part viz., the Part-I contains common issues of Indian Working Class and the Part-II contains the specific issues of Central Government Employees on which we have conducted the recent token strike on 12.12.12. Both Part-I and Part-II are reproduced below:
CHARTER OF DEMANDS FOR TWO DAYS STRIKE PART – I Take concrete measures to contain Price rise. Take concrete measures for linkage of employement protection with the concession / incentive package offered to the entrepreneurs. Ensure strict enforcement of all basic labour laws without any exception or exemption and stringent punitive measures for violation of labour laws. Universal social security cover for the unorganised sector workers without any restriction and creation of a National Social Security Fund with adequate resources in line with t…

Action against Government servants who get appointment on the basis of false SC/ST/OBC certificates.

No.36011/1/2012-Estt. (Res.) Government of India Department of Personnel and Training Establishment (Reservation) Section North Block, New Delhi-110001 Dated the 10th January, 2013.
OFFICE MEMORANDUM
Sub:- Action against Government servants who get appointment on the basis of false SC/ST/OBC certificates.
The undersigned is directed to invite reference to this Department's OM No.11012/7/91-Estt.(A) dated 19.5.1993 which provides as under:-
"Wherever it is found that a Government servant, who was not qualified or eligible in terms of the recruitment rules etc., for initial recruitment in service or had furnished false information or produced a false certificate in order to secure appointment, he should not be retained in service. If, he is probationer or a temporary Government servant, he should be discharged or his services should be terminated. If he has become a permanent Government servant, an inquiry as prescribed in Rule 14 of CCS(CCA) Rules, 1965 may be held and if the charges a…

Eligibility of disabled children for family pension after marriage and Eligibility for two family pensions— clarification regarding

No.1/33/2012-P&PW (E) Government of India Ministry of Personnel, P.G. & Pensions Department of Pension & Pensioners' Welfare 3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan, Khan Market, New Delhi Dated: 16th January, 2013 Office Memorandum Sub: (i) Eligibility of disabled children for family pension after marriage and
(ii) Eligibility for two family pensions— clarification regarding.


The undersigned is directed to state that the Government has decided to allow continuance of family pension to mentally/physically disabled children who drew, are drawing or may draw family pension even after their marriage. Further, the Government has also decided to allow two family pensions where the pensioner drew, is drawing or may draw two pensions for military and/or civil employments.

2. In order to implement these decisions, Explanations 1 and 3 after sub-rule 6 of Rule 54 of the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972 have been suitably amended and sub- rules 13-A and 13-B have been omi…

Guidelines & Ceiling Rates or Liver Transplant Surgery in respect of CGHS/ CS(MA) beneficiaries

F. No. S-14025/3/2010-MS/CGHS (P) Government of India Ministry of Health & Family Welfare Department of Health & Family Welfare Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi Dated the 16th January, 2013
OFFICE MEMORANDUM
Subject: - Guidelines & Ceiling Rates of Liver Transplant Surgery in respect of CGHS/ CS(MA) beneficiaries.
With reference to the above mentioned matter the undersigned is directed to state that the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has been receiving requests from the Central Government employees and pensioners covered under CGHS / CS(MA) Rules, 1944 seeking approvals for Liver Transplantation surgery in respect of themselves and their eligible family members under CGHS / CS(MA) Rules. The Ministry has been examining these proposals on case to case basis for allowing the medical treatment to the beneficiaries on merits. In view of the increasing number of cases, the matter has been reviewed by this Ministry and it has now been decided to issue guidelines and ceiling rates …

Regarding tests/investigations at private hospitals/diagnostic laboratories/imaging centres empanelled under CGHS

S-11045/40 /2012/CGHS/HEC/CGHS (P) Government of India Ministry of Health 86 Family Welfare Department of Health & Family Welfare Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi Dated the 15th January, 2013 OFFICE MEMORANDUM Subject: Regarding tests/investigations at private hospitals/diagnostic laboratories/imaging centres empanelled under CGHS.
The undersigned is directed to refer to the Office Memorandum of even no. dated 1st January, 2013 on the above subject and to further lay down the procedure for getting the diagnostic tests investigations carried out at the CGHS empanelled private hospitals/diagnostic laboratories / imaging centres on a valid prescription issued by a CCIFIS Medical Officer / Government Specialist, without a referral / permission letter from the Department concerned or CMO-in-charge of CGHS Wellness Centre, as the case may be. 2. The CGHS empanelled private hospitals / diagnostic laboratories / imaging centres shall perform the investigations / diagnostic tests as prescri…

Central Government Employees Group insurance Scheme-1980 - Tables of Benefits for the savings fund for the period from 01.01.2013 to 31.12.2013.

No.7(2)/EV/2012  Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure New Delhi, the 15 January, 2013 OFFICE MEMORANDUM
Sub: Central Government Employees Group insurance Scheme-1980 - Tables of Benefits for the savings fund for the period from 01.01.2013 to 31.12.2013.
The undersigned in directed to refer to this Ministry's O.M. No.7 (1)/EV/2012 dated 9th May, 2012 forwarding therewith Tables of Benefit under CGEGIS for the year 2012. New Tables of Benefits for the savings fund of the Scheme based on a subscription of Rs.10 per month from 1.1.1982 to 31.12.1989 and Rs.15 per month we.f. 1.1.1990 onwards have been prepared for the year 2013 and a copy of the table is enclosed.  Another table of Benefits for the savings fund based on a subscription of Rs.10 per month for those employees who had opted out of the revised rates of subscription w.e.f. 1.1.1990 have also been drawn up for the year 2013 and a copy of that table is also enclosed. The amounts in the Tables have b…

22nd meeting of the SCOVA under the chairmanship of honourable MOS(PP) to be held on 19.02.2013 in New Delhi

No. 42/1/2013-P&PW(G)Government of IndiaMinistry of Personnel, Public Grievances & PensionsDepartment of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare 3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan, Khan Market, New Delhi - 110003 Date: 14th January, 2013 To
All the Pensioners Associations under present SCOVA.

Subject: 22d meeting of the Standing Committee of Voluntary Agencies (SCOVA) under the Chairmanship of Hon’ble MOS (PP) to be held on 19th February, 2013 in New Delhi - Intimation regarding VENUE and TIME.


Sir,

In continuation to this Department’s letter of even No. dated 1st January, 2013 regarding holding of 22nd meeting of Standing Committee of Voluntary Agencies (SCOVA) under the Chairmanship of Hon’ble MOS (PP), the venue, date and time of the meeting is indicated below.

Ammendment In Rule 54(6) of CCS(Pension) Rules, 1972

MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS (Department of Pension and Pensioners' Welfare) NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 27th December, 2012 GS.R. 938(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to article 309 and clause (5) of article 148 of the Constitution and after consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor General of India in relation to persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department, the President herby makes the following rules further to amend the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972, namely:- 1. (1) These rules may be called the Central Civil Services (Pension) Second Amendment Rules, 2012.
(2) These rules shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
2. In the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972, in Rule 54,
(a) in sub-rule (6),-
(i) in Explanation 1, for the words "daughter shall", the words "daughter, except a disabled son or daughter," shall be substituted…

Extension of time limit for filing ITR-V forms for A.Y. 2010-11, A.Y. 2011-12 and A.Y. 2012-13

F.No. DIT(S)-III/ITR-V Extension/ 2012-13Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Direct Taxes Directorate General of Income Tax (Systems), New Delhi. Notification No. 01/2013 under CPR Scheme 2011Dated: 7th January, 2013 Subject: Extension of time limit for filing ITR-V forms for A.Y. 2010-11, A.Y. 2011-12 and A.Y. 2012-13In exercise of its powers under clause (ii) of Para 14 read with clause (7) of Para 4 of the 'Centralized Processing of Returns Scheme, 2011', issued vide CBDT Notification No, SO 16(E) dated 4.1.2012, the Director General of Income Tax (System) hereby extends the time limit for filing ITR-V forms relating to Income Tax Returns filed electronically (without digital signature Certificate) for A.Y. 2010-11 [filed during F.Y.2011-12] and for ITRs of A.Y. 2011-12 [filed on or after 1.4.2011] till 28th February, 2013. In respect of returns filed for A.Y. 2012-13 for which ITR-V forms are yet to be received at CPC and time of …

Railway Minister Announces increase in Rail Passenger Fares

Railway Minister Announces increase in Rail Passenger Fares
           Ministry of Railways has decided to increase the passenger fares  with effective from the midnight of 21st January 2013 and 22nd January 2013 (i.e. w.e.f. 0000 hours of 22-1-2013). This decision was announced today i.e. on 9th January 2013, by Minister of Railways Shri Pawan Kumar Bansal at a Press Conference held in Rail Bhawan.  Minister of State for Railways Shri. Kotla Jaya Surya Prakash Reddy and Railway Board Members were also present.
            The fare increase, class-wise, is as per the following table:
S No. Class of Travel Proposed per km increase in fares i. Second Class Ordinary (Suburban) 2 Paise ii. Second Class Ordinary (Non-Suburban) 3 Paise iii. Second Class (Mail / Express) 4 Paise iv. Sleeper Class 6 Paise v. AC Chair Car 10 Paise vi.

Advances to Government servants - Rate of interest for purchase of conveyances during 2012-2013

F.No. 5(2)-B(PD)/2012 Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Economic Affairs New Delhi, the 7th January, 2013 OFFICE  MEMORANDUM
Subject : Advances to Government servants - Rate of interest for purchase of conveyances during 2012-2013.
The undersigned is directed to state that the rates of interest for advances sanctioned to the Government servants for purchase of conveyances during 2012-2013 i.e. from 1st April, 2012 to 31st March, 2013 are revised as under:

Rate of interest per annum (i) Advance for purchase of conveyance other than motor car (viz. motor cycle, scooter etc.) 9%
(ii) Advance for purchase of motor car 11.5%

Sd/- (A.K. Bhatnagar) Under Secretary (Budget)
Source: www.finmin.nic.in
[http://finmin.nic.in/the_ministry/dept_eco_affairs/budget/RoIPurchConvey12.pdf]

Sponsoring of names of officers for deputation: DoPT Order

No.2/1/2012-Estt.(Pay.II)
Government of India
MinistrY of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension
Department of Personnel & TrainingNew Delhi 4th January, 2013 Office MemorandumSubject: Sponsoring of names of officers for deputation —The undersigned is directed to state that this Department is receiving proposals for waiver of mandatory cooling off period from various Ministries/Departments/PSUs, in respect of officers, who have been sponsored for selection on deputation. As per O.M. No.6/8/2009-Estt.(Pay-II) dated 17/6/2010, there shall be a mandatory "cooling off" period of three years after every period of deputation/foreign service up to Joint Secretary level posts and one year for Additional Secretary level posts. In view of this provision, the Ministry of Railways etc. are advised not to sponsor name of any such officer who is not likely to complete the mandatory cooling off period by the time the officer is likely to be selected. Further, while sponsoring the name …

Fixation of pay on promotion to a post carrying higher duties and responsibilities but carrying the same grade pay.

No.10/02/2011.E.III/A
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure New Delhi, the 7th January, 2013 OFFICE MEMORANDUM Subject:—Fixation of pay on promotion to a post carrying higher duties and responsibilities but carrying the same grade pay. The undersigned is directed to invite an attention to the provisions contained in Rule 13 of the CCS(RP) Rules, 2008, which provides for the method of fixation of pay on promotion on or after 1.1.2006 in case. inter-alia, of promotion from one grade pay to another. The Rule provides for fixation of pay by way of addition of one increment equal to 3% of the sum of the pay in the pay band and the existing grade pay (rounded off to the next multiple of 10)to the existing pay in the pay band and then fixing the pay in the promotional post as per the procedure prescribed therein.

Need to stop the proposed shifting of office of Geo-Spatial Centre of Survey of India from Silchar, Assam to Shillong: Lok Sabha Debate

Title: Need to stop the proposed shifting of office of Geo-Spatial Centre of Survey of India from Silchar, Assam to Shillong. SHRI KABINDRA PURKAYASTHA (SILCHAR): An attempt has been started to shift the office of TMMz GDC Silchar to Shillong depriving not only the employees of the said office but also the people of Barak Valley, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura, the area covered by this office.
This office has been performing it duties to its best and rendering necessary services to the Government and people.
I as the Member of Parliament from Silchar strongly demand that the TMMz GDC office in no case should be shifted elsewhere and Silchar office in all cases should be retained.

An officer/employee is entitled to the copies of his own ACRs: CIC Decision

Mr.Benni Prasad Tinkar vs Survey Of India on 27 September, 2012
CENTRAL INFORMATION COMMISSION Room No. 308, B-Wing, August Kranti Bhawan, Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi-110066
File No.CIC/LS/A/2012/000417

Appellant Shri Benni Prasad Tinkar Public Authority Survey of India, Jaipur. Date of hearing 27.09.2012 Date of decision 27.09.2012

Facts :-
Heard today dated 27.09.2012. Appellant not present. The Survey of India is represented by Shri R.K. Meena, Director(AA) and Shri Neeraj Kumar, Superintending Suyeyor(CPIO).

2. The only controversy in the matter is whether or not to supply copies of appellant's ACRs to him. Suffice to say that in terms of the Supreme Court ruling in Dev Dutt's case, an officer/employee is entitled to the copies of his own ACRs. In view of this, the CPIO is hereby directed to supply copies of ACRs to the appellant for the requested period on payment of requisite fee.

3. This order may be complied with in 03 weeks time.
Sd/- ( M.L. Sharma ) In…

Central Civil Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2008 - the re-exercise of option under Rule 6 of the Central Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2008 in case of employees covered under the OM dated 19.3.2012.

No. 10/2/2011-E-III(A) Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Expenditure North Block, New Delhi Dated the 3rd January, 2013 OFFICE MEMORANDUM
Subject: Central Civil Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2008 - the re-exercise of option under Rule 6 of the Central Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2008 in case of employees covered under the OM dated 19.3.2012.

The undersigned is directed to invite a reference to Rules 5 & 6 of the CCS(RP) Rules, 2008, as per which a Central Government employee had an option to elect to come over to the revised pay structure either from 1.1.2006 or from the date of his next increment or from the date of promotion, upgradation of pay scales. Such an option was to be exercised within 3 months from the date of publication of CCS (RP) Rules, 2008. The rule also provides that the option once exercised shall be final.
2. This Ministry issued instructions vide this Departments OM No.10/2/2011-E-IIIA dated 19.3.2012, providing that those Central Govern…

CEC MEETING-2013 CHANGE OF VENUE

MINISTERIAL STAFF ASSOCIATION BHUBANESHWAR BRANCH, BHUBANESHWAR No.MSA/BBSR/2013/01                                                                                Dated. 03-01-2013
To,                           All Branch Secretaries
SUB:-                DELEGATES GOING TO PARTICIPATE IN CEC MEETING TO BE HELD AT                             BHUBANESHWAR FROM 22-01-2013 TO 23-01-2013.
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                          As you know the CEC is going to be held at Bhubaneshwar from 22-01-2013 to 23-01-2013. I request you to send the number of delegates and their name from your Branch latest by 7th January 2013 by FAX or phone so that necessary preparation can be made. It is also intimated that due to some unavoidable reasons the venue of the meeting has been changed to:
                          DIGITAL SURVEY COMPLEX,                           SURVEY OF INDIA,                           P.O:- KHANDAGIRI, BHUBANESWAR (Note:- There is City…