Wednesday, March 27, 2013


                        27-3-2013 : HAPPY HOLI 

 RECOMMENDATION OF DEPARTMENT RELATES PARLIAMENTARY STANDING COMMITTEE ON COMPASSIONATE APPOINTMENT-REG.{Click link below for details)
FAQ ON CHILDREN EDUCATION ALLOWANCE, JOINING TIME RULES, HONORARIUM & SPECIAL ALLOWANCE FOR CHILD CARE FROR WOMEN WITH DISABILITY.(CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS)

FAQ ON LEAVE –EARNED, COMMUTED, PATERNITY, STUDY, CHILDCARE AND LEAVE ENCASHMENT ON LTC.{CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS}

REVISION OF INTEREST RATES FOR SMALL SAVINGS SCHEMES WITH EFFECT FROM 1ST APRIL, 2013

            Based on the decisions taken by the Government on the recommendations of the Shyamala Gopinath Committee for Comprehensive Review of National Small Savings Fund (NSSF), the interest rates for small saving schemes are to be notified every financial year, before 1st April of that year. Accordingly, the rate of interest on various small savings schemes for the financial year 2013-14 effective from 01.04.2013, on the basis of the interest compounding/ payment built-in in the schemes, shall be as under:

Scheme
Rate of Interest
w.e.f. 01.04.2012
Rate of Interest
w.e.f. 01.04.2013
1
2
3
Savings Deposit
4.0
4.0
1 Year Time Deposit
8.2
8.2
2 Year Time Deposit
8.3
8.2
3 Year Time Deposit
8.4
8.3
5 Year Time Deposit
8.5
8.4
5 Year Recurring Deposit
8.4
8.3
5 Year SCSS
9.3
9.2
5 Year MIS
8.5
8.4
5 Year NSC
8.6
8.5
10 Year NSC
8.9
8.8
PPF
8.8
8.7

               


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DSM/NK
(Release ID :94278) PIB
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WEB BASED PORTAL FOR CENTRAL GOVERNMENT PENSIONERS RECEIVED 17 LAKH HITS – 38822 CASES OF GRIEVANCES REDRESSED OUT 56836 CASES OF GRIEVANCES RECEIVED SO FAR
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
         The Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare has developed a web-based ‘Pensioners’ Portal’, under the National e-Governance Plan for dissemination of pension related information as well as registration of pensioners’ grievances online. Addressing the media during the National Editors Conference in the Capital, Mr.V.Narayanasamy, Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension and Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office stated that welfare of pensioners and their families is of utmost concern for the Government. The department has on date received 56836 pension grievances and Redressed 38822 cases. More than 17 lakh hits have been received on the pensioner portal.

          The minister stated that welfare of the pensioners and their families was a top priority for the Government. Mr. Narayanasamy highlighted the steps taken by the government for pensioner’s welfare:

a) Enhancement of minimum pension/family pension from Rs.1275/- to Rs. 3500/- per month (Post VIthCPC);

b) Minimum increase of 40 percent of the pre-revised basic pension of pre-2006 pensioners/family pensioners;

c) Grant of additional pension ranging from 20% to 100% to old pensioners/family pensioners of the age of 80 years and above;

d) Grant of full pension on completion of 10 years of qualifying service (instead of 33 years of qualifying service);

e) Raising of ceiling for gratuity from Rs. 3.5 lakhs to Rs.10 lakhs;

f) Continuance of family pension to childless widow on remarriage;

g) Period of enhanced family pension in the event of death of a Government servant while in service increased from 7 to 10 years.

h) Ex-gratia lump sum compensation to families of employees, who lost their lives in the performance of duty, enhanced from Rs. 5 lakh/7.5 lakh to Rs. 10 lakh/15 lakh.

i) Grant of Constant Attendant Allowance to 100 percent disabled pensioners who retired in accordance with the CCS (Extraordinary Pension) Rules.

j) Grant of disability pension to Government servants who have rendered less than ten years of service and got disabled and boarded out of service. Earlier such government servants were entitled to only service gratuity as the eligibility for disability pension was ten years of service
k) Dependent disabled siblings (i.e. brothers/sisters) of a Government servant/ pensioner allowed family pension for life.

          Mr. V Narayanasamy spoke about the new Initiatives taken by Govt. to help thepensioners which provide for Grant of family pension to disabled children after their marriage amongst other measures.
Source: PIB

NOMINATION CALLED FOR RECONSTITUTION OF POSTAL SERVICES STAFF WELFARE BOARD.{CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS}
Transfers and postings of Junior Administrative Grade (JAG) officers of Indian Postal Service, Group'A' (Click the link for details)


A STORY ABOUT CHANGE_ CHAPTER 1 (CLICK THE LINK BELOW FOR DETAILS){http://www.indiapost.gov.in/DOP/Pdf/News_Events/AStoryAboutChangeChapter1.pdf}


ROLES OF A CHANGE AGENT. (CLICK THE LINK BELOW FOR DETAILS)

RECOVERY OF CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY DUES FROM DCRG/PENSION-CLARIFICATION ISSUED BY HON’BLE MINISTER V.NARAYANASAMY IN RAJYASABHA
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF  PERSONNEL,PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO-2693
ANSWERED ON-21.03.2013

Recovery of dues from a Government servant

2693 . CHAUDHARY MUNABBAR SALEEM
(a) whether Cooperative Societies dues can be recovered from the Death-cum-retirement Gratuity, pension and other retirement benefit of Government servant;
(b) if so, under which rules and conditions; and
(c) if not, the reasons there for?
ANSWER
Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office. (SHRI V. NARAYANASAMY)
(a) to (c): In accordance with CCS(Pension) Rules, 1972 “Government dues as ascertained and assessed by the Head of Office which remain outstanding till the date of the retirement of the Government servant, shall be adjusted against the amount of the retirement gratuity or death gratuity becoming payable”. The expression ‘Government dues’ including dues pertaining to Government accommodation, a balance of house building or conveyance or any other advance, overpayment of pay and allowance or leave salary and arrears of income tax-deductible at source under Income Tax Act, 1961. In CCS(Pension) Rules, there is no provision to recover Cooperative Societies dues from Death-cum-retirement Gratuity, pension and other retirement benefits of the Government servant.
ELECTRONIC MONEY ORDER – {CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS}

 

eIPO : ELECTRONIC INDIAN POSTAL ORDER(IPO)FOR RTI FEE LAUNCHED   {CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS}

 

CLARIFICATION REGARDING CD RECORD FOR CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY AND CORONARY ANGGOPLASTY FOR CGHS BENEFICIRIES {CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS}

 

DETAILS OF POST OFFICE AND TELEGRAPH OFFICES FUNCTIONING IN OWN BUILDING OR RENTED BUILDING {CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS    ANNEXURE}




 RECOMMENDATION OF DEPARTMENT RELATES PARLIAMENTARY STANDING COMMITTEE ON COMPASSIONATE APPOINTMENT-REG.{Click link below for details)
FAQ ON CHILDREN EDUCATION ALLOWANCE, JOINING TIME RULES, HONORARIUM & SPECIAL ALLOWANCE FOR CHILD CARE FROR WOMEN WITH DISABILITY.(CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS)

FAQ ON LEAVE –EARNED, COMMUTED, PATERNITY, STUDY, CHILDCARE AND LEAVE ENCASHMENT ON LTC.{CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS}
REVISION OF INTEREST RATES FOR SMALL SAVINGS SCHEMES WITH EFFECT FROM 1ST APRIL, 2013

            Based on the decisions taken by the Government on the recommendations of the Shyamala Gopinath Committee for Comprehensive Review of National Small Savings Fund (NSSF), the interest rates for small saving schemes are to be notified every financial year, before 1st April of that year. Accordingly, the rate of interest on various small savings schemes for the financial year 2013-14 effective from 01.04.2013, on the basis of the interest compounding/ payment built-in in the schemes, shall be as under:

Scheme
Rate of Interest
w.e.f. 01.04.2012
Rate of Interest
w.e.f. 01.04.2013
1
2
3
Savings Deposit
4.0
4.0
1 Year Time Deposit
8.2
8.2
2 Year Time Deposit
8.3
8.2
3 Year Time Deposit
8.4
8.3
5 Year Time Deposit
8.5
8.4
5 Year Recurring Deposit
8.4
8.3
5 Year SCSS
9.3
9.2
5 Year MIS
8.5
8.4
5 Year NSC
8.6
8.5
10 Year NSC
8.9
8.8
PPF
8.8
8.7

               DSM/NK
(Release ID :94278) PIB


Monday 25 March 2013
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WEB BASED PORTAL FOR CENTRAL GOVERNMENT PENSIONERS RECEIVED 17 LAKH HITS – 38822 CASES OF GRIEVANCES REDRESSED OUT 56836 CASES OF GRIEVANCES RECEIVED SO FAR
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
         The Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare has developed a web-based ‘Pensioners’ Portal’, under the National e-Governance Plan for dissemination of pension related information as well as registration of pensioners’ grievances online. Addressing the media during the National Editors Conference in the Capital, Mr.V.Narayanasamy, Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension and Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office stated that welfare of pensioners and their families is of utmost concern for the Government. The department has on date received 56836 pension grievances and Redressed 38822 cases. More than 17 lakh hits have been received on the pensioner portal.

          The minister stated that welfare of the pensioners and their families was a top priority for the Government. Mr. Narayanasamy highlighted the steps taken by the government for pensioner’s welfare:

a) Enhancement of minimum pension/family pension from Rs.1275/- to Rs. 3500/- per month (Post VIthCPC);

b) Minimum increase of 40 percent of the pre-revised basic pension of pre-2006 pensioners/family pensioners;

c) Grant of additional pension ranging from 20% to 100% to old pensioners/family pensioners of the age of 80 years and above;

d) Grant of full pension on completion of 10 years of qualifying service (instead of 33 years of qualifying service);

e) Raising of ceiling for gratuity from Rs. 3.5 lakhs to Rs.10 lakhs;

f) Continuance of family pension to childless widow on remarriage;

g) Period of enhanced family pension in the event of death of a Government servant while in service increased from 7 to 10 years.

h) Ex-gratia lump sum compensation to families of employees, who lost their lives in the performance of duty, enhanced from Rs. 5 lakh/7.5 lakh to Rs. 10 lakh/15 lakh.

i) Grant of Constant Attendant Allowance to 100 percent disabled pensioners who retired in accordance with the CCS (Extraordinary Pension) Rules.

j) Grant of disability pension to Government servants who have rendered less than ten years of service and got disabled and boarded out of service. Earlier such government servants were entitled to only service gratuity as the eligibility for disability pension was ten years of service
k) Dependent disabled siblings (i.e. brothers/sisters) of a Government servant/ pensioner allowed family pension for life.

          Mr. V Narayanasamy spoke about the new Initiatives taken by Govt. to help thepensioners which provide for Grant of family pension to disabled children after their marriage amongst other measures.
Source: PIB

NOMINATION CALLED FOR RECONSTITUTION OF POSTAL SERVICES STAFF WELFARE BOARD.{CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS}
Transfers and postings of Junior Administrative Grade (JAG) officers of Indian Postal Service, Group'A' (Click the link for details)


A STORY ABOUT CHANGE_ CHAPTER 1 (CLICK THE LINK BELOW FOR DETAILS){http://www.indiapost.gov.in/DOP/Pdf/News_Events/AStoryAboutChangeChapter1.pdf}


ROLES OF A CHANGE AGENT. (CLICK THE LINK BELOW FOR DETAILS)

RECOVERY OF CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY DUES FROM DCRG/PENSION-CLARIFICATION ISSUED BY HON’BLE MINISTER V.NARAYANASAMY IN RAJYASABHA
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF  PERSONNEL,PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO-2693
ANSWERED ON-21.03.2013

Recovery of dues from a Government servant

2693 . CHAUDHARY MUNABBAR SALEEM
(a) whether Cooperative Societies dues can be recovered from the Death-cum-retirement Gratuity, pension and other retirement benefit of Government servant;
(b) if so, under which rules and conditions; and
(c) if not, the reasons there for?
ANSWER
Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office. (SHRI V. NARAYANASAMY)
(a) to (c): In accordance with CCS(Pension) Rules, 1972 “Government dues as ascertained and assessed by the Head of Office which remain outstanding till the date of the retirement of the Government servant, shall be adjusted against the amount of the retirement gratuity or death gratuity becoming payable”. The expression ‘Government dues’ including dues pertaining to Government accommodation, a balance of house building or conveyance or any other advance, overpayment of pay and allowance or leave salary and arrears of income tax-deductible at source under Income Tax Act, 1961. In CCS(Pension) Rules, there is no provision to recover Cooperative Societies dues from Death-cum-retirement Gratuity, pension and other retirement benefits of the Government servant.
ELECTRONIC MONEY ORDER – {CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS}

 

eIPO : ELECTRONIC INDIAN POSTAL ORDER(IPO)FOR RTI FEE LAUNCHED   {CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS}

 

CLARIFICATION REGARDING CD RECORD FOR CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY AND CORONARY ANGGOPLASTY FOR CGHS BENEFICIRIES {CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS}

 

DETAILS OF POST OFFICE AND TELEGRAPH OFFICES FUNCTIONING IN OWN BUILDING OR RENTED BUILDING {CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS    ANNEXURE}