Friday, December 27, 2013


Casual, Part Time, Contingent employees wage revision and 
Regularization       —      
HUNGER FAST in front of Directorate


Postal JCA decided to conduct HUNGER FAST in front of Dak Bhawan, New Delhi   on 5th February 2014.

Secretary Generals of NFPE and FNPO and all General Secretaries of affiliated Associations/Unions will sit on HUNGER FAST in front of Directorate protesting against the abnormal delay and demanding immediate wage revision w.e.f. 01.01.2006 and also regularization.

    M. Krishnan                                                                    D. Theagarajan
Secretary General                                                             Secretary General    
        NFPE                                                                                  FNPO


Details of availability and shortage of Central Government Residential accommodations in various districts of Kerala

THE BELOW INFORMATION WAS COLLECTED FROM A WRITTEN REPLY IN PARLIAMENT BY THE MINISTER OF STATE FOR URBAN DEVELOPMENT ON 5TH DECEMBER 2013…

Category-wise details of availability and shortage of Central Government Residential accommodations in various
 districts of Kerala are as under:-
(Figure in numbers)
City Status CategoryType-IType-IIType-IIIType-IVType-VType-VI
GPRA Trivandrum Available16161345212
Shortage2663221201
GPRA Thrikkakara Cochin Available3211668244
Shortage02090905
GPRA Kallai, Calicut Available141414142
Shortage020901


Central government employees will soon communicate through email ID - Minister of State for Communications Milind Deora

All Central government employees will soon be expected to communicate through the National Informatics Centre (NIC) email ID, a union minister said on Monday adding that the government was chalking out a plan in this regard.
Minister of State for Communications Milind Deora told reporters here that his department is working on a new email policy which will address this issue, among others.
“Once this is ready, then all government officials will have to communicate only through NIC email id,” he said.
“After this, the issue of cyber security can be addressed on a single platform as NIC is taking care of e-governance programmes of the Centre,” said Deora.

RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO-846
ANSWERED ON-12.12.2013
Benefits of Sixth Pay Commission to retirees
846 . Shri BALWINDER SINGH BHUNDAR
(a)  whether the Supreme Court has upheld the decision of High Court and CAT for providing the benefit of Sixth Pay Commission to Government employees who retired before Ist January, 2006;
(b) whether it is a fact that Supreme Court in its judgement has given benefit w.e.f. January, 2006;
(c) whether the Ministry has implemented the judgement of Supreme Court in totality while giving benefit to those retirees w.e.f. January, 2006; and
(d)  if so, details thereof and if not, reasons therefor?
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)
The orders for implementation of the decision taken by the Government on the recommendations of 6th CPC for revision for pension of past pensioners were issued vide this Department’s Office Memorandum(OM) dated 1.9.2008. The provisions of Para 4.2 of this OM were clarified vide this Department’s letter dated 3.10.2008.
The Central Administrative Tribunal, Principal Bench, New Delhi in its order dated 1.11.2011 observed that by the OM dated 3.10.2008 the original orders of 1.9.2008 have been modified. Hon’ble CAT directed that the past pensioners may be granted, w.e.f. 1.1.2006, a minimum pension @ 50% of the minimum pay corresponding to the pre-revised pay scale with reference to the fitment table applicable for revision of pay of serving employees.
Writ Petitions were filed in the Hon’ble High Court of Delhi challenging the above mentioned order.
In its order dated 29.4.2013, the Hon’ble Delhi High Court has upheld the order dated 1.11.2011. After considering the order of Hon’ble High Court of Delhi and various representations received in this regard, Special Leave Petition was filed by the Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare in the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India.
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare filed an SLP in the Hon’ble Supreme Court against this order. This SLP came up for hearing on 29.7.2013 and was dismissed and the Review Petition was also dismissed.
Union of India has also filed SLP against the order dated 29.4.2013 in Writ Petitions No.2348/2012, 2349/2012 and 2350/2012 in the Hon’ble Supreme Court which came up for hearing on 19.11.2013. The Hon’ble Supreme Court directed to list the SLP alongwith CA No.8875-8876 of 2011 filed by Ministry of Defence and is now listed for hearing on 4.2.2014. The matter is therefore sub-judice.