R-III CHQ WISHES ALL MEMBERS HAPPY DEEPAWALI.

Thursday, November 20, 2014



CENTRAL CIVIL SERVICES (CLASSIFICATION, CONTROL AND APPEAL) RULES, 1965-  ADVICE OF THE UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (UPSC) TO BE COMMUNICATED TO THE DELINQUENT GOVERNMENT SERVANT - AMENDMENT - REGARDING
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CENTRAL CIVIL SERVICE (CLASSIFICATION, CONTROL AND APPEAL) RULES, 1965 - INSTRUCTION REGARDING TIMELY REVIEW OF SUSPENSION. (Click the link below  for details)

PROCEDURE FOR GRANT OF PERMISSION TO THE PENSIONERS FOR COMMERCIAL EMPLOYMENT AFTER RETIREMENT- REVISION OF FORM 25. (Click the link below for details)


RE-INTRODUCTION OF SALE OF KISAN VIKAS PATRA - PROCEDURE (SB ORDER NO.12/2014) Click the link below for details)


KISAN VIKAS PATRA (KVP) RE-LAUNCHED ON 18/11/2014

SALIENT FEATURES OF RE-LAUNCHED KISAN VIKAS PATRA:

1.Amount Invested doubles in 100 months ( 8years 4 months)
2.Available in denominations of Rs 1,000, 5000, 10,000 and Rs 50,000.
3.Minimum deposit Rs 1000/- and no maximum limit.
4.Certificate can be purchased by an adult for himself or on behalf of a minor or by two adults.
5.KVP can be purchased from any Departmental Post office. This facility will also be extended shortly to the designated branches of commercial Banks.
6.Facility of nomination is available.
7.Certificate can be transferred from one person to another and from one post office to another.
8.Certificate can be en-cashed after 2 1/2 years from the date of issue.


2 and half years but less than 3 years
1201
3  years but less than 3 and half years
1246
3 and half years but less than 4 years
1293
4  years but less than 4 and half years
1341
4 and half years but less than 5 years
1391
5  years but less than 5 and half years
1443
5 and half years but less than 6 years
1497
6  years but less than 6 and half years
1553
6 and half years but less than 7 years
1611
7  years but less than 7 and half years
1671
7 and half years but less than 8 years
1733
8  years but before maturity of the Certificate
1798
On maturity of Certificate 
8 Years 4 month  = 100 months

2000


NFPE DIAMOND JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS
AT AMRAVATI 0N 06 & 09 NOVEMBER, 2014



SUGGESTION FOR PROMOTING WELFARE OF PENSIONERS'/FAMILY PENSIONERS DRAWING PENSION / FAMILY PENSION FROM CENTRAL GOVERNMENT. (Click the link below for details)

Discontinuation of Ad-hoc promotion of officials / officers of the Department of Posts, consequent upon refusal to accept regular promotion to Postal Services Group 'B' cadre and Junior Time Scale of Indian Postal Service Group 'A' (Click the link below for details)

Intimation by a Government Servant to the prescribed authority about acquiring or disposing of any immovable / movable property either in his/her own name or in the name of any member of his/her family and submission of declarations - reg.(Click the link below for details)

DIAMOND JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS AT DWARKA (GUJARAT)

ON 23th & 24th NOVEMBER -2014

Wednesday, November 19, 2014





CHQ  CIRCULAR
No. R-III/Circular-14/2014                                                                                       Dated 18-11-2014

To
            All Circle Secretaries, CWC Members,
Divisional Secretaries and Branch Secretaries.

Dear Comrades,
                                    All India RMS & MMS Employees Union Group `C` CHQ congratulates and Red Salute to  CWC members, Circle /Divisional /Branch Secretaries , office bearers and members for holding successful Relay Dharna called by Postal JCA, Mass dharna in front of Govt. Press on 27th October, 2014 and Mass Squarting on 18th November, 2014 for making a grand successful I,II,III  phased ptrogrammescalled by confederation. Let us keep this Temo and improve further in coming IV phasd programmes, Parliament March  on 4th December, 2014, called by Postal JCA and on 5th December, 2014 called by Trade Unions.
NFPE FEDERAL SECRETARIAT MEETING:-  Was held on 10-11-2014 in NFPE office and reviewed the agiatational programmes and preparations of 4th December, 2014 Parliament March and decided that the decision of Indefinite Strike will be taken in Postal JCA Meeting on 11-11-2014 and date will be declared during Parliament March.
POSTAL JCA MEETING:-Postal JCA Meeting was held on 11-11-2014 in NFPE office and decided unanimously that entire five lakh employees of Departmet of Posts wil go on indefinite strike from third week of February, 2015 and date of Indfinite Strike will be declared on 4th Dec. 2014 Parliament March. Next Meeting of JCA will be held on 3-12-2014 to decide the date of Idefinite Strike.
All Circle /Divisional /Branch Secretaries ,are requested to mobilize rank & file and ensure maximum participation of the employees in Parliament March.
DEPARTMENTAL COUNCIL (JCM) MEETING:- Will be held on 16-12-2014.
JCM (NC) STAFF SIDE CONVENTION:- National  Council JCM Staff Side convention will be held at MPCU Shah Auditorium Gujarat Samaj Civil Lines on 11th December, 2014. NFPE has been given quota for 70 persons out of which R-III has been allotted 15.
CONFEDERATION STUDY CAMP BANGALORE:- Confederation  Study Camp will be held at Bangalore on 5th & 6th January, 2014. R-III has been given quota for 15 persons.
 NEXT DATE OF RTP CASE:- Next date of RTP court case is on 18-12-2014 Department has filed the reply.
PAYMENT OF QUOTA:- All Divisional /Branch Secretaries are requested to remit the quota to CHQ (Rs.17.00 =CHQ-Rs.14.50, NFPE Rs.2.50) per member from August, 2014.
Make it a grand success & Get ready for Indefinite Strike from 3rd Week of February, 2015.
With Best wishes.
Yours Comradely,
(Giri Raj Singh)
General Secretary



CONFEDERATION MASS SQUATTING ON 18TH NOVEMBER 2014 – PRESS MEET BY TAMILNADU CONFEDERATION

17.11.2014 a press meet is convened at the ITEF office, Nungambakkam on behalf of the Tamilnadu Confederation in order to propagate the Dharna proposed to be held  on 18.11.2014 in front of office of CPMG, Tamilnadu.

Most of  the electronic media people  like Kalaignar TV, Jaya TV, Thanthi TV, Puthiya Thalaimurai, Vendhar TV, Imayam TV etc. and print media like Dinamalar, Dinakaran, Dinathanthi, The Hindu etc. are attended the meet. 

Com. Duraipandian, General Secretary, Com. J. Ramamurthy, President, Com. S. Sundaramurthy, Financial Secretary, Com.M. S.Venkatesan, General Sec., ITEF, Com.Samraj, Convener, COC, shastri bhavan, Com. R.B.Suresh, Postal Audit are present.

The photo taken in the press meet and the digital banner prepared on this , are enclosed for your  reference.


Tuesday, November 18, 2014




AMENDMENT OF PROVISIONS OF THE CCS (JOINING TIME) RULES, 1979. (Click the link below for details)

POSTING OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES WHO HAVE DIFFERENTLY ABLED DEPENDENTS – REG (Click the link below for details)



CONFEDERATION INTENSIFIES STRUGGLE

MASS SQUATTING

On 18th November 2014

Minimum 3000 Central Government Employees will participate at all state capitals to protest against the negative attitude of the NDA Government towards the demands of Central Government Employees. Make it a grand success.



M. Krishnan
Secretary General
Confederation of Central
Government Employees & Workers
Mob: - 09447068125
Email: mkrishnan6854@gmail.com
UNITED MOVEMENT OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES
NATIONAL CONVENTION OF JCM
NATIONAL COUNCIL STAFF SIDE
ON 11TH DECEMBER 2014

JCM, National Council, Staff Side organizations will be organizing a National Convention of all Central Government  Employees at New Delhi on 11.12.2014. Railway, Defence & Confederation will participate in the convention. Convention will declare future course of action. DA merger, Interim Relief, Date of effect of 7th CPC inclusion of GDS under 7th CPC etc are the main demands.

M. Krishnan
Secretary General
Confederation of Central
Government & Employees
Mob: - 09447068125
Email: - mkrishnan6854@gmail.com

Uttrakhand Circle Postal / Sorting Assistant Exam 2014 Final Result Published



Friends.. Uttrakhand Postal Circle has published the list of candidates selected under Direct Recruitment of Postal Assistants ( Post Offices/ SBCO/Circle Office/ Regional Office/SBCO) and Sorting Assistants for the year 2013 & 2014. You can check the results from below link. Congratulations to all selected candidates!!

Check result from official site: Click Here : View the Result

India Post says keen to become a universal bank

MUMBAI: India Post is interested in turning itself into a universal bank like many of its peers across the world and a committee under former Cabinet Secretary TSR Subramanian is looking into the matter, a senior department official said today. 

"We still want to be a full-fledged bank. The government will decide whether they want to give to us or not," chief postmaster general, Maharashtra circle, 
Pradipta Kumar Bisoi told reporters here. 

"There is a committee under Subramanian which has been formed, they are going to give some recommendations, let's wait for the report to see whether we should go for a full-fledged bank or a payment bank," he said. 

However, Bisoi added that the department, which has been accepting deposits for many decades and mobilising savings, already works like a payment bank and wondered what is the difference between the work they have already been doing and a payment bank. 

"We are already doing (the work like) a payment bank, and I don't know what is the difference between what we are doing now and what is a payment bank," he stressed. 

The comments come amidst increasing speculation about the department being considered for a licence under the soon-to-be introduced 'payments banks' category, rather than as a full- fledged or universal bank with a complete bouquet of offerings. 
RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan today said the RBI will invite applications for payment and small banks by the end of the month. 

It can be noted that at the time of granting full-fledged licences to infra lender 
IDFC and micro-lender Bandhan in April after a 12-year hiatus, the RBI had left it to the government to decide on the aspirations of the postal department, which was also one of the over two dozen applicants.

Payment bank rules by month-end, telcos, India Post remain frontrunners: RBI

MUMBAI: India Post and mobile companies have a good chance of getting a payments  bank licence, according to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), which is expected to  come out with detailed guidelines by the end of the month. Besides, successful   microfinance  institutions may get a chance to migrate to commercial banking.

The  state-run India Post was denied a licence in the first round of the recent  licencing scheme. "We visualise mobile companies, but also companies with a  large rural presence... maybe shops, maybe kiosks, but as well as possibly post  office that would come into the payment bank licencing scheme," Raghuram Rajan,  governor, RBI, said at a conclave on microfinance organised by agricultural
lender Nabard.

The guidelines are now with the government for comments.  "In the weeks to come, we will put out guidelines on new entities called payment banks,  which will basically offer accounts to the excluded," Rajan said.

RBI also expects to give licences to small finance banks. Instead of having  local area banks focussed on two or three districts, there are suggestions that  there should be all-India small finance banks which are focused on small lending  though they would be allowed to accept deposits. "This licence would offer  avenue... should allow successful microfinance institutions to migrate towards a  banking licence without abandoning the core business of working with the small  and the excluded," the governor  said. Rajan, however, warned the microfinance lenders against usurious lending  practices and was also critical of the loan waiver practices of certain state  governments.

Several entities, including Nabard, have expressed interest  in setting up banks. "We would be keen to look at it closely and consider it as  an option if the guidelines permit," said Nabard chairman Harsh Kumar Bhanwala.

Nabard is keen to seek a banking licence through its subsidiary NABFINs, a non-banking finance company with a  focus on the bottom of the pyramid.

"We still want to be a fullfledged  bank. The government will decide whether they want to give to us or not," said  Pradipta Kumar Bisoi, chief postmaster general of Maharashtra circle, at an  event in Mumbai.

Nomination of SAS / MPKBY Agents for honouring them during the function of Launch of Kisan Vikas Patra

3rd Financial Upgradation under MACP, Railway Board's reply to AIRF's Reference.

It may be clarified that financial upgradations under MACPS would continue to be granted in the successive grade pay in the hierarchy of recommended revised pay band and grade pay as given in Section 1, Part-a of the first Schedule of the Railway Services (Revised Pay), Rules, 2008 and not in the promotional hierarchy, where functional promotion are allowed in the same Grade Pay, MACP benefits would also be regulated in the Grade Pay only.


GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(Railway Board) 
No PC-V/2011/M/3/AIRF
New Delhi, dated 13.11.2014
The General Secretary
AIRF
4, State Entry Road,
New Delhi-110055

Sir,
Sub:- 3rd financial upgradation under MACP Scheme.

The undersigned is directed to refer to AlRF’s letter No.AlRF/MACP/2014 (302), dated 07.10.2014 and to state the matter has already been consulted with DoP&T, the nodal department of Govt. on MACPS, and they have advised as under:

As regards the Order dated 31.05.2011 in CA No. 1038/CH/2010 (Raj Pal vs UOI) of Hon’ble CAT, Chandigarh which was upheld by the High Court and Apex Court, it may be stated that the Apex Court has not considered the issue on merit. The said SLP was dismissed due to insufficient explanation to condone the delay in the filing of the SLP. As regards implementation of CAT Order dated 9.5.2012 in GA No. 141/2012, the administrative Department was advised for implementation for the petitioners only subject to outcome of Review Petition in view of Contempt case. It may also be stated that generally the judgments passed by Hon’ble Tribunals/Courts are applicable/implemented to the specific case, unless there is any direction for similar dispensation to be extended to similarly placed persons. Hence, the above Orders pronounced favoring the applicants by the Tribunal/Courts and implemented on attaining finality or due to contempt or due to any other reason may be taken as exceptions/aberration.

In the matter, DOP&T have advised to maintain status quo with regard to the provisions for grant of MACPS benefits. It may be clarified that financial upgradations under MACPS would continue to be granted in the successive grade pay in the hierarchy of recommended revised pay band and grade pay as given in Section 1, Part-a of the first Schedule of the Railway Services (Revised Pay), Rules, 2008 and not in the promotional hierarchy, where functional promotion are allowed in the same Grade Pay, MACP benefits would also be regulated in the Grade Pay only.

Since, DoP&T is the nodal department on MACP Scheme and financial upgradation under the Scheme are regulated as per instructions/clarifications issued by them from time to time. In view of the above, it is not feasible to deviate from the instructions issued by the nodal deptt. on the subject viz. DoP&T.

Yours faithfully,
sd/-
for Secretary/Railway

Source: www.airfindia.com
[http://www.airfindia.com/Orders%202014/Grant%20of%203rd%20financial%20upgradation%20under%20MACPS.pdf] 

Grants-in-aid for the year 2014-15 to the Central government Employees Resident Welfare Associations-submission of Accounts for the year 2013-14 regarding

AMAZON PLANS IT BIG WITH INDIA POST NETWORK TO RAMP UP ITS DELIVERY MECHANISM

NEW DELHI: E-commerce giant Amazon wants to do in India what Alibaba did in China. Amazon's India head Amit Agarwal on Tuesday met telecom and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and urged him to allow the use of new technologies such as real-time tracking and monitoring devices on the India Post network to develop a delivery mechanism based on smart logistics.

The government has sought a detailed proposal from Amazon, to which it will respond, a person familiar with the details of the meeting told ET. Amazon wants to leverage an improved India Post network to ramp up its delivery mechanism to within 24 hours anywhere within the country.

Agarwal was accompanied for the meeting by Monique Meche, Amazon's vicepresident for international public policy. In an emailed response to ET's query, Amazon said that it is "looking for ways to deepen" its relationship with the Indian postal service which started last year. It currently uses the Indian postal services as a delivery channel, but it is looking to deepen this further, in line with what Alibaba did in China.

Alibaba was the first e-commerce company to tie-up with a government postal agency in China. Right before it hit the capital markets with a multi-billion dollar issue, Alibaba tied up with China Post to share warehouses, processing centres and delivery resources, all part of a smart logistics network providing easier and faster delivery services to online sellers. Prasad also discussed prospects for pushing trade and commerce in rural parts of the country in a big way and how e-commerce websites such as Amazon could play a big part in giving a platform to small-time retailers and entrepreneurs in the hinterland through its market place models.

CONFEDERATION ALL INDIA TRADE UNION CAMP WELCOME LETTER FROM COC KARNATAKA

To
 The Secretary General
Confederation of CG employees. 
Comrade,
               With reference to telephonic talks please find enclosed brief.           

On behalf of the Confederation of Central Government Employees and Workers Karnataka State I welcome you all for the study camp to be held at Bangalore on 5th and 6th January 2015. The Bangalore is Garden city and IT capital of the country,        
The Climate in January 2015 will be in the range of  8  Degree centigrade at night to 25 Degree centigrade in the afternoon , It will be quite pleasant not much cold nor hot , warm clothes is advisable due to cold at nights and early morning.

       The seminar hall is located at Income Tax Office Bangalore located on Queens road Bangalore.  Which is opposite to GPO building and near to Vidhan Soudha (State Assembly Hall) , Hence there will be no confusion to reach this seminar hall and the distance is about 3 kms from City railway station and 1km from Cantonment railway station.

      The Accommodation for stay has been made for your comfortable stay at two places, One at State Govt. Employees Association Rooms back side of popular hall NGO hall located at Cubbon Park and KR Circle which is just 2 kms from City railway station and 2km from Cantonment railway station. This can accommodate 130 persons.  And one more set of accommodation has for 60 persons located a Shiskara Bhavan (Teachers Bhavan) located near Mysore Bank Circle which is just 1.5  kms from City railway station and 2.5 km from Cantonment railway station. These accommodations have been made available from morning of 4th Jan 2015 to morning of 7th Jan 2015. The Seminar Hall and the Accommodation are quite near less than one km distance.  You can get all types of food in Bangalore; however we would try providing you all good vegetarian food during the seminar that is 5th and 6th Jan 2015.  

    In Bangalore also very good places to visit such as Isckon Temple, Museums, MG road, Brigade road, Commercial Street, Musical Fountain, Cubbon Park, Lalbagh, IT software parks etc All these places are very near to your stay point . The places to visit near Bangalore are quite a few Mysore is located 150 kms from Bangalore can be covered in a single day tour package. Chikamagalore and Medekeri scenic places for two days visit.

Hope your stay at Bangalore will be pleasant and please inform us about your travel plans by 15th of December so that we can book your accommodation and guide you to reach the places as we will open one help desk at City RMS office near to main entrance of City Railway station Bangalore.    

 To assist you we have formed committees, the following are

Reception Committee:

Com Juliana Vincent of SOI  9480425743

Com Jawarayi Gowda of NFPE 9980408757

Com Vinod of ITEF 8762300111

Com Janikiram of  NFPE (P-3) 9448087188

Com Maliikarjuna NFPE (Postmen & MTS) 9448433661

Com Ganeshan of SOI

Accommodation Committee: 

Com Chandrashekar  of NFPE (P-3) 9008025579

 Com Umesh Kamatagi of AICGWBEA 9743232715

Com D.K.Bharathi of Postal admin 9986365981

Com M.B.Krishnappa of NFPE (Postmen & MTS) 9845758572

Food Committee: 

Com Seethuraman of ITEF 8762300436

Com Vidya Simha of AG'S 9448726753

Com D. Jayaraman of  ITEF 8762300876


Transportation committee:

Com M.Ramakrishna of NFPE(RMS) 9480109025

Com Mohan Pai  of Census 9845210757

Com Bhaskar of Central Excise 9449021206

Com L .R..Srinivasan of CGHS 9449031962


Credential Committee:

Com Dominic Vijaya Anand of Postal accounts 9480069255

Com C.A.Kamesharwary of Meteorological (IMD) 9611898423

Com S.Radhakrishna President 9448880921,   Com Venkatramani , Working President 9901935506 and Com P.S.Prasad General Secretary 9480066620will co-ordinate the work.

Comradely yours

(P.S.Prasad)
General Secretary 

AADHAAR BASED DIGITAL LIFE CERTIFICATE FOR CENTRAL GOVT PENSIONERS

Life Certificate for retired employees to be submitted in November every year

Retired Central Government employees, pensioners and those drawing family pension will have to submit Life Certificates at the banks where they draw their pensions.

Until about a few years ago, pensioners had to go to their respective banks in order to withdraw their monthly pensions. Usually there would always be some clerical glitches or delays in distributing the pension funds causing immense hardship to the pensioners. In order to rectify this hurdle, the Government began distributing pension via ATM cards through their respective banks. Pensioners didn’t have to go to the banks anymore to collect their pensions. But, once every year, they are required to go to the banks in person, sign and withdraw the pensions.


From 2012 onwards, it has been made mandatory for pensioners to submit Life Certificates in revised format in the month of November. The banks have to be informed immediately if the pensioner dies. In order to avoid potential malpractices and cheatings, pensioners are asked to submit life certificates, in order to prove that they are alive.

Now, the Central Government has decided to introduce the life certificate to go with digital formation.

‘Jeevan Pramaan Scheme’ an Aadhaar card based digital life certificate for Central Govt Pensioners and family pensioners introduced by the Department of Electronics and Information.

The modern life certificate brings the details of the pensioner including biometric information. The complete data will be transfered to central database on real-time basis. According to the information received, pension disbursing agency to access digital life certificate. This will conclusively establish that the pensioner was alive at the time of authentication.

The software application system will be made available to pensioners and other stakeholders on a large scale at no extra cost. It can be operated on a personal computer or a smartphone, along with an inexpensive biometric reading device. This facility will also be made available at Common Service Centres being operated under the National e-Governance Plan, for the benefit of pensioners residing in remote and inaccessible areas.

APPEAL OF THE SECRETARY (POSTS) FOR DONATION TO PRIME MINISTER'S NATIONAL RELIEF FUND




 





CHENNAI: Why is it that a married daughter of a deceased government employee is not eligible for appointment under compassionate grounds while a married son is eligible, Madras high court has wondered. 

Ruling in favour of a complainant on Thursday, Justice D Hariparanthaman said: "There cannot be any discrimination between a married son and a married daughter.... Making discrimination between a son and a daughter on the ground of marriage is arbitrary and violative of fundamental right to equality." 


The matter relates to a writ petition filed by P R Renuka, stating that her father, an office assistant working in the animal husbandry department, died while he was in service in February 1998. He left behind his wife and three married daughters, besides an unmarried daughter. 



Source: The Times of India

7th CPC to visit to Hyderabad

The Commission, headed by its Chairman, Justice Shri A. K. Mathur, proposes to visit Hyderabad from 18th to 20th November, 2014. The Commission would like to invite various entities/associations/federations representing any/all categories of employees covered by the terms of reference of the Commission to present their views.

Your request for a meeting with the Commission may be sent through e-mail to the Secretary, 7th Central Pay Commission at secy-7cpc@nic.in. The memorandum already submitted by the requesting entity may also be sent as an attachment with this e-mail.

The last date for receiving request for meeting is 17th Nov. 2014 (1700 hours).