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Monday, 26 January 2015

Happy Republic Day - 2015 Wishes To All Viewers

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Thursday, 22 January 2015

MumbaiPEX - 2015 District Level Philatelic Exhibution

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Clarification of collection of Service Tax from all PLI / RPLI Insurants (except J&K) w.e.f. 01/01/2015

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Calender of Departmental Examinations scheduled to held in the year 2015

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Wednesday, 14 January 2015

POSB ATM Card / e-Banking / Mobile Banking request Form & Customer Information Updation Form for existing customers

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SOLUTION FOR IMO NOT WORKING IN WINDOWS XP

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MO Issues In Windows XP (Not Open)

Last few days iMO (Instant Money Order) Not Opened in Internet Explorer of Windows XP Service Pack 1 or Lower Version. 
iMO Website Not Opening is not an Sify or Network problem, it is due to Operating System issues.

Solution

  • Download Windows XP SP3 Update from Official site for Windows XP.
  • Check Internet Explorer Settings like below

Note : Enable all addons under ActiveX controls and Plug-ins in Trusted Site Zone.
  • Restart your Machine, then Visit below Site to access IMO
Note : iMO is Perfectly working in Windows XP Service Pack 3, Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Higher version
Courtesy : http://potools.blogspot.in/
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Highlights of the demands of Central Government Employees to 7CPC

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1. Pay scales are calculated on the basis of pay drawn pay in pay band + GP + 100% DA by employee as on 01-01-2016

2. 7th CPC report should be implemented w.e.f. 01-01-2016

3. Scrap New Pension Scheme and cover all employees under Old Pension and Family Pension Scheme.

4. JCM has proposed minimum wage for MTS (Skilled) Rs.26,000 p.m.

5. Ratio of minimum and maximum wage should be 1:8.

6. General formula for determination of pay scale based on minimum living wage demanded for MTS is pay in PB+GP x 3.7.

7. Annual rate of increment @ 5% of the pay.

8. Fixation of pay on promotion = 2 increments and difference of pay between present and promotional posts (minimum Rs.3000).

9. The pay structure demanded is as under:-
               Exiting             Proposed (in Rs.)
        PB-1, GP Rs.1800      26,000
        PB-1, GP Rs.1900]

        PB-1, GP Rs.2000]     33, 000

        PB-1, GP Rs. 2400]

        PB-1, GP Rs.2800]      46,000

        PB-2, GP Rs.4200       56,000
        PB-2, GP Rs.4600]

        PB-2, GP Rs.4800]      74,000

        PB-2, GP Rs.5400       78,000

10. Dearness Allowances on the basis of 12 monthly average of CPI, Payment on 1st Jan and 1st July every year.

11. Overtime Allowances on the basis of total Pay+DA+Full TA.

12 Liabilities of all Government dues of persons died in harness be waived.

13. Transfer Policy – Group `C and `D Staff should not be transferred. DoPT should issue clear cut guideline as per 5th CPC recommendation. Govt. should from a Transfer Policy in each department for transferring on mutual basis on promotion. Any order issued in violation of policy framed be cancelled by head of department on representation.

14. Transport Allowance -
X Class Cities Y Class Cities
Pay up to Rs.75,000 Rs.7500 + DA Rs.3750 + DA
Pay above Rs.75,000 Rs.6500 + DA Rs.3500 + DA

13. Deputation Allowance double the rates and should be paid 10% of the pay at same station and 20% of the pay at outside station.

14. Classification of the post should be executive and non-executive instead of present Group A,B.C.

15. Special Pay which was replaced with SPL/Allowance by 4th CPC be bring back to curtail pay scales.

16. Scrap downsizing, outsourcing and contracting of govt. jobs.

17. Regularize all casual labour and count their entire service after first two year, as a regular service for pension and all other benefits. They should not be thrown out by engaging contractors workers.

18. The present MACPs Scheme be replaced by giving five promotion after completion of 8,15,21,26 and 30 year of service with benefits of stepping up of pay with junior.

19. PLB being bilateral agreement, it should be out of 7th CPC perview.

20. Housing facility:-
(a) To achieve 70% houses in Delhi and 40% in all other towns to take lease accommodation and allot to the govt. employees.
(b) Land and building acquired by it department may be used for constructing houses for govt. employees.

21. House Building Allowance :-
(a) Simplify the procedure of HBA
(b) Entitle to purchase second and used houses


22. Common Category – Equal Pay for similar nature of work be provided.

23. CP appointment – remove ceiling of 5% and give appointment within Three months.

24. Traveling Allowance:-

‘A1’ and ‘A’ Class Cities Other Cities
A. Executives Rs.5000+DA per day Rs.3500+DA per day
B. Non-Executives Rs.4000+DA per day Rs.2500+DA per day


25. Composite Transfer Grant :-
Executive Class 6000 kg by Goods Train/ Rate per km by road 8 Wheeler Wagon Rs.50+DA(Rs.1 per kg and single container per km)
Non-Executive Class 3000 kg – do – -do-

26. Children Education Allowance should be allowed up to Graduate, Post Graduate, and all Professional Courses. Allow any two children for Children Education Allowance.

27. Fixation of pay on promotion – two increments in feeder grade with minimum benefit of Rs.3000.

28. House Rent Allowance
X Class Cities  60%
Other Classified Cities  40%
Unclassified Locations  20%


29. City Allowance
`X’ Class Cities                       `Y’ Class Cities
A. Pay up to Rs.50,000 – 10% , 5%
B. Pay above Rs.50,000 6% minimum Rs 5000 3% minimum Rs.2500


30. Patient Care Allowance to all para-medical and staff working in hospitals.

31. All allowances to be increased by three times.

32. NE Region benefits – Payment of Special Duty Allowance @ 37.5 of pay.

33. Training:- Sufficient budget for in-service training.

34. Leave Entitlement
(i) Increase Casual Leave 08 to 12 days & 10 days to 15 days.
(ii) Declare May Day as National Holiday

(iii) In case of Hospital Leave, remove the ceiling of maximum 24 months leave and 120 days full payment and remaining half payment.
(iv) Allow accumulation of 400 days Earned Leave
(v) Allow encashment of 50% leave while in service at the credit after 20 years Qualifying Service.
(vi) National Holiday Allowance (NHA) – Minimum one day salary and eligibility criteria to be removed for all Non Executive Staff.
(vii) Permit encashment of Half Pay Leave.
(viii) Increase Maternity Leave to 240 days to female employees & increase 30 days Paternity Leave to male employees.

35. LTC
(a) Permission to travel by air within and outside the NE Region.
(b) To increase the periodicity once in a two year.
(c) One visit outside country in a lifetime


36. Income Tax:
(i) Allow 30% standard deduction to salaried employees.
(ii) Exempt all allowances.

(iii) Raise the ceiling limit as under:

(a) General – 2 Lakh to 5 Lakh

(b) Sr. Citizen – 2.5 Lakh to 7 Lakh

(c) Sr. Citizen above 80 years of age – 5 Lakh to 10 Lakh
(iv) No Income Tax on pension and family pension and Dearness Relief.


36. (a) Effective grievance handling machinery for all non-executive staff.
(b) Spot settlement
(c) Maintain schedule of three meetings in a year
(d) Department Council be revived at all levels
(e) Arbitration Award be implemented within six month, if not be discussed with Staff Side before rejection for finding out some modified form of agreement.


36. (b) Appoint Arbitrator for shorting all pending anomalies of the 6th CPC.

37. Date of Increment – 1st January and 1st July every year. In case of employees retiring on 31st December and 30th June, they should be given one increment on last day of service, i.e. 31st December and 30th June, and their retirements benefits should be calculated by adding the same.

38. General Insurance: Active Insurance Scheme covering risk upto Rs. 7,50,000/- to Non Executive & Rs. 3,50,000/- to Skilled staff by monthly contribution of Rs. 750/- & Rs. 350/- respectively.

39. Point to point fixation of pay.

40. Extra benefits to Women employees
(i) 30% reservation for women.
(ii) Posting of husband and wife at same station.
(iii) One month special rest for chronic disease
(iv) Conversion of Child Care Leave into Family Care Leave
(v) Flexi time


41. Gratuity:
Existing ceiling of 16 ½ months be removed and Gratuity be paid @ half month salary for every year of qualifying service.
Remove ceiling limit of Rs.10 Lakh for Gratuity.


42. Pension:
(i) Pension @ 67% of Last Pay Drawn (LPD) instead of 50% presently.
(ii) Pension after 10 years of qualifying service in case of resignation.

(iii) Increase pension age-based as under:

65 years – 70% of LPD

70 years – 75% of LPD

75 years – 80% of LPD
80 years – 85% of LPD
85 years – 90% of LPD
90 years – 100% of LPD

(iv) Parity of pension to retirees before 1.1.2006.
(v) Enhanced family pension should be same in case of death in harness and normal death.
(vi) After 10 years, family pension should be 50% of LPD.
(vii) Family pension to son upto the age of 28 years looking to the recruitment age.
(viii) Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA) @ Rs.2500/- per month.
(ix) Extend medicalk facilities to parents also.
(x) HRA to pensioners.

(xi) Improvement in ex-gratia pension to CPF/SRPF retirees up to 1/3rd of full pension.
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Need for submission of 7CPC Report in time to avoid payment of arrears

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Need for submission of 7CPC Report in time to avoid payment of arrears- Article by by gconnect
Need for submission of 7CPC Report in time to avoid payment of  arrears – 7th Pay Commission faces many of challenges, Mr. Jaitly is the ray of hope of the central government employees.
As 7CPC is likely to be given effect from January 2016, finance Minister has an important role to play in its implementation.

THIS CONTENT HAS BEEN PREPARED BASED ON AN ARTICLE PUBLISHED IN A HINDI DAILY SCREENSHOT OF WHICH IS GIVEN BELOW
We all know 7CPC is already on the job of reviewing Pay, allowances and service conditions of Central Government Employees. Needless to say CG Employees are very curious as to what is in store for them. 7th Pay commission was constituted in Feb 2014, and was provided with 15 months period to give its report which ends in September 2015.
Most of the previous pay commissions constituted by the government have submitted their report only after three years. 6th pay commission was delayed due to some technical snag but still the report was submitted within two years and the government too accepted it in full and implemented the same immediately.
6th pay commission is known as the best until now because it changed the Pay Band and Grade Pay of all the classes of Employees and it got wide applause among the employees. Of course it was contended by few to the effect that 6th CPC consisted of some flaws but it is a fact to be accepted, people who were against the 6th pay commission in the beginning started liking it later.
6th pay commission brought large scale changes in the Pay Scale, because of which the administration faced certain difficulties in the implementation. It is also a fact that on account of implementation of 6th CPC, difference in Pay between the Junior and senior employees of same cadre got minimised. Junior Employees who were happy with the 6th pay commission in the beginning started to complain later that their promotional prospects were curtailed.
In fact, Anomalies attributed to 6CPC were not new. Recommendations of Previous pay commissions too had created such anomalies. So, enhancing the salary of employees without any anomalies would one of the many challenges of 7th pay commission
It is widely believed that 6th pay commission, has done all the spade work for the future pay commissions. Definitely it has made the 7th pay commission’s work lot easier. So, Principles of the 6th CPC can be adopted as such by 7th pay commission. Even if the recommendations of 7CPC does not make any sea change but provides a reasonable revision of pay and allowances taking in to account the inflation and other service conditions of government emoloyees, it would be termed as a good report.
The most Bigger challenge that 7CPC faces now is to present its report in time.
When we talk about the pay commission, we cannot avoid talking about the Mr.Modi’s Government. Finance minister Mr. Jetly has definitely won the hearts of many by increasing the Income Tax Exemption Slab. Further, he went on to say : if I had more, I would have given more” which projects him as a well wisher of the Salaried Employees.
It is expected that 7th Pay Commission would submit its report by the end of this year. We have also reports from reliable sources that the Government will not delay in implementing the same because the Government doesn’t want to burden itself by accumulating the arrears of pay and Pension. This aspect was clearly pointed out by the Finance Minister recently.
It seems, this would be the first pay commission in the history of India to implemented in time without involving any arrears of Pay and Pension. If everything goes on as expected, it would not be wrong to say Good days are ahead for Central Government Employees from 2016.
Inputs from following Hindi News Paper
7cpc interim report
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Wednesday, 7 January 2015

Use post offices to deliver services, information: PM Modi

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To leverage the assets of postal network, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said post offices in rural areas can be used to deliver various services and information to the individual households. 


He also said the postal network can become a driving force for the economy, similar to the Indian Railways, and the huge assets held by the Postal department across the country can be suitably used for the benefit of the people, he said. 

Modi, speaking after the presentation of a report by the task force on leveraging India's post office network, said post offices in rural areas can be used to deliver services and important government information to individual households. 

Modi has directed that recommendations of the task force be studied in detail within a short period of time, so that necessary follow-up action can be initiated, an official statement said. 

Minister for Communication and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad was also present. The presentation on behalf of the task force was given by its Chairman, TSR Subramanian. 

Modi said, postman along with the teacher, is the most respected government employee in rural areas. 

Modi had set up the Task Force last year to leverage the postal network in India and to enhance the role of India Post in financial inclusion, among other services like delivery of goods for eCommerce firms. 

In December last year, the Task Force had submitted its report to Prasad. It noted that with its Rs 6 lakh crore in deposits, India Post is second only to the country's largest bank SBI. 

The report suggested that the government should set up a holding company under the Department of Posts for immediate roll out of banking, insurance and e-commerce services by the 1.55 lakh strong postal network. 

The holding company should have five different verticals, and three of them -- banking, insurance and e-commerce -- can start working immediately. 

It added that e-commerce could be the second largest activity after banking that DoP can foray into for emerging as one of biggest players in the world. 

The panel also suggested establishing Post Bank of India as a separate entity with a branch in each district in the first three years with initial capital of Rs 500 crore to be funded by the government. 

Post Bank of India and Prime Minister's Jan Dhan Yojana can compliment each other for financial inclusion, Subramanian said.


Source : The Economic Times
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Postal network can become a driving force for Indian Economy : Prime Minister

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Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Prime Minister's Office
07-January-2015 13:43 IST


PM: Postal network can become a driving force for Indian Economy

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today said that the postal network can become a driving force for the Indian Economy, just like the Indian Railways. His remarks came during the presentation of a report by the task force on leveraging the post office network. The Prime Minister, after an initial discussion on various aspects of the report, has directed that the recommendations of the task force be studied in detail within a short period of time, so that necessary follow-up action can be initiated.
The Prime Minister said the postman, along with the teacher, is the most respected Government employee in rural areas.
The Prime Minister said the Department of Posts has huge assets across India, and ways should be explored to suitably use these assets for the benefit of the people. He said post offices in rural areas can be used to deliver services and important government information to individual households.
The Minister for Communication and IT, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, was present on the occasion. The presentation on behalf of the task force was given by its Chairman, Shri T.S.R. Subramanian. 
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