Thursday, June 30, 2016

STRIKE INEVITABLE- NJCA DECIDED TO GO ON STRIKE

THE NJCA MET IN THE JCM STAFF SIDE OFFICE AND DISCUSSED THE STRIKE ISSUE THREAD BARE.FNPO IS REPRESENTED BY THE SG FNPO GENERAL SECRETARIES OF PIII PIV.NUGDS AND IT IS UNANIMOUSLY DECIDED TO  EMBARK UPON A TOTAL INDEFINITE STRIKE FROM 11TH JULY 2016. ALL THE REPRESENTATIVES OF JCM CONSTITUENT ORGANISATIONS WERE PRESENT. THE PJCA CONSISTING OF NFPE FNPO MET SEPARATELY AND ENDORCED THE DECISION.BE SERIOUS AND PREPARE FOR A ROCK LIKE UNITY. THE STRIKE IS TRUSTED UPON US CLOSING THE DOORS OF ALL NEGOTIATING MACHINERY GUARANTEED BY THE CONSTITUTION 

TOMORROW THERE WILL BE PRESS CONFERENCE FROM NJCA.WAIT FOR THE DETAILS 

GENERAL SECRETARY
7th CPC – GOVERNMENT REJECTED ALL THE MODIFICATIONS SOUGHT BY THE NJCA

NO INCREASE IN MINIMUM PAY AND FITMENT FORMULA

HOLD PROTEST DEMONSTRATIONS & RALLY IN FRONT OF ALL OFFICES 
NJCA will meet at 04:00 PM on 30th June 2016 to decide future course of action. Continue in full swing mobilization for indefinite strike from 11th July 2016.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

CABINET APPROVED 7 TH CPC RECOMMENDATIONS WITHOUT IMPROVEMENT



The Cabinet approved the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission on Wednesday


The recommendations will result in a hike in salaries of over one crore government employees and pensioners.


The pay panel had in November last year recommended 14.27 per cent hike in basic pay at junior levels. The entry level pay has been recommended to be raised to Rs 18,000 per month from current Rs 7,000 while the maximum pay, drawn by the Cabinet Secretary, has been fixed at Rs 2.5 lakh per month from current Rs 90,000.


Reports says that Minimum pay is Rs.18000/ and maximum pay Rs.is 2,50,000


The Pay commission recommended Minimum pay Rs.18,000 with increase of 14.29%. The same is approved without any change.


 Detail of the pay commission will be announced later in a press conference.

GENERAL SECRETARY
7th CPC – GOVERNMENT REJECTED ALL THE MODIFICATIONS SOUGHT BY THE NJCA

NO INCREASE IN MINIMUM PAY AND FITMENT FORMULA

HOLD PROTEST DEMONSTRATIONS & RALLY IN FRONT OF ALL OFFICES 

NJCA will meet at 04:00 PM on 30th June 2016 to decide future course of action. Continue in full swing mobilization for indefinite strike from 11th July 2016General secretary


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CHANGE IN PROCEDURE OF ISSUE OF NSC AND KVP FROM 01.07.2016(Click the link below to view)

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

1)If not now then when?
Our strike date is July11Click the link to read our demands
2)Latest Clarification From Our Dept On Full Time/ Part Time Casual Labourers
3)Promotion and posting in the grade of Member, Postal Services Board, Indian Postal Service, Group 'A'
4)Court dismisses recovery suit against MoC&IT, postal deptClickhere to read more.
5)  HOLD DEMONSTRATION AND RALLIES IN FRONT OF ALL OFFICES AND AT ALL IMPORTANT CENTERS FROM 4TH JULY TO 10TH JULY.

Monday, June 27, 2016

1)NJCA Rally rightly warned Govt of Consequences if 7th CPC delayed further
2)Recovery of wrongful/excess payments made to Government servants
CLICK HERE TO READ THE ABOVE IN DETAIL

Sunday, June 26, 2016

No. 36035/3/2004-Estt(Res)
 MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES & PENSIONS
 DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL & TRAINING
 Dated the 29th December, 2005

                                                                     OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject”:Reservation f the persons with disabilities

With a view to consolidating the existing instructions, bringing them in line with the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights & Full Participation) Act, 1995 and clarifYing certain issues including procedural matters, the following instructions are issued with regard to reservation for persons with disabilities (physically handicapped persons) in posts and services under the Government of India. These instructions shall supercede all previous instructions issued on the subject so far.
2.            QUANTUM OF RESERVATION
(i) Three percent of the vacancies in case of direct recruitment to Group A, B, C and D posts shall be reserved for persons with disabilities of which one per cent each shall be reserved for persons suffering from (i) blindness or low vision,
 (ii) hearing impairment and (Hi) locomotor disability or cerebral palsy in the posts identified for each disability; (ii) Three percent of the vacancies incase of promotion to Group D, and Group C posts in which the element of direct recruitment, if any, does not exceed 75%, shall be reserved for persons with disabilities of which one per cent each .shall be reserved for persons suffering from (i) blindness or low vision, (ii) hearing impairment and (Hi) locomotor disability or cerebral palsy in the posts identified for each disability.
3. EXEMPTION FROM RESERVATION If any Department / Ministry considers it necessary to exempt any establishment partly or fully from the provision of reservation for persons with disabilities, it may make a reference· to the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment giving full justification for the proposal. The grant of exemption shall be considered by an Inter-Departmental Committee set up by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
4. IDENTIFICATION OF JOBS / POSTS: The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment have identified the jobs / posts suitable to be held by persons with disabilities and the physical requirement for all such jobs / posts vide their notification no. 16-25/99.NI.I dated 31.5.2001. The jobs / posts given in Annexure II of the said notification as amended from time to time shall be used to give effect to 3 per cent reservation to the persons with disabilities. It may, however, be noted that:
 (a) The nomenclature used for any job! post shall mean and include nomenclature used for other comparable jobs / posts having identical functions.
 (b) The list of jobs / posts notified by the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment is not exhaustive. The concerned Ministries / Departments shall have the discretion to identify jobs / posts in addition to the jobs / posts already identified by the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment. However, no Ministry / Department / Establishment shall exclude any identified job / post from the purview of reservation at its own discretion.
(c) If a job/ post identified for persons with disabilities is shifted from one group or grade to another group or grade due to change in the pay-scale or otherwise, the job/ post shall remain identified.
5. RESERVATION IN POSTS IDENTIFIED FOR ONE OR TWO CATEGORIES: If a post is identified suitable only for one category of disability, reservation in that post shall be given to persons with that disability only. Reservation of 3% shall not be reduced in such cases and total reservation in the post will be given to persons suffering from the disability for which it has been identified. Likewise in case the post is identified suitable for two categories of disabilities, reservation shall be distributed between persons with those categories of disabilities equally, as far as possible. It shall, however, be ensured that reservation in different posts in the establishment is distributed in such a way that the persons of three categories of disabilities, as far as possible, get equal representation.
6. APPOINTMENT AGAINST UNRESERVED VACANCIES: In the posts which are identified suitable for persons with disabilities, a person with disability cannot be den'ied the right to compete for appointment against an unreserved vacancy. Thus a person with disability can be appointed against an unreserved vacancy, provided the post is identified suitable for persons with disability of the relevant category.
7. ADJUSTMENT OF CANDIDATES SELECTED ON THEIR OWN MERIT: Persons with disabilities selected on their own merit without relaxed standards alongwith other candidates, will not be adjusted against the reserved share of vacancies. The reserved vacancies will be filled up separately from amongst the eligible candidates with disabilities which will thus comprise physically handicapped candidates who are lower in merit than the last candidate in merit list but otherwise found suitable for appointment, if necessary, by relaxed standards. It will apply in case of direct recruitment as well as promotion, wherever reservation for persons with disabilities is admissible.
8. DEFINITIONS OF DISABILITIES: Definitions of categories of disabilities for the purpose of this Office Memorandum are given below: (i)(a)Blindness: "Blindness" refers to a condition where a person suffers from any of the following conditions, namely:- (ii) visual acuity not exceeding 6/60 or 20/200(snellen) in the better eye with correcting lenses; or (iii) limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of 20 degree or worse; (b) Low vision: "Person with low vision" means a person with impairment of visual functioning even after treatment or standard refractive correction but who uses or is potentially capable of using vision for the planning or execution of a task with appropriate assistive device. (ii) Hearing Impairment:- "Hearing Impairment" means loss of sixty decibels or more in the better ear in the conversational range of frequencies. (iii)(a) Locomotor disability: "Locomotor disability" means disability of the bones, joints or muscles leading to substantial restriction of the movement of the limbs or any form of cerebral palsy. (b) Cerebral Palsy :-. "Cerebral Palsy" means a group of non-progressive conditions of a person characterised by abnormal motor control posture resulting from brain insult or injuries occurring in the prenatal, peri-natal or infant period of development. (c) All the cases of orthopaedically handicapped persons would be covered under the category of "locomotor disability or cerebral palsy."
9. DEGREE OF DISABILITY FOR RESERVATION: Only such persons would be eligible for reservation in services / posts who suffer from not less thal1 40 per cent of relevant disability. A person who wants to avail of benefit of re'senration would have to submit a Disability Certificate issued by a competent authority in the format given in Annexure I.
10. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO ISSUE DISABILITY CERTIFICATE:- The competent authority to issue Disability Certificate shall be a Medical Board duly constituted by the Central or a State Government. The Central/State Government may constitute Medical Board( s) consisting of at least three members out of which at least one shall be a specialist in the particular field for assessing locomotor / cerebral/visual / hearing disability, as the case may be.
11. The Medical Board shall, after due examination, give a permanent disability certificate in cases of such permanent disabilities where there are no chances of variation in the degree of disability. The Medical Board shall indicate the period of validity of the certificate, in cases where there are chances of variation in the degree of disability. No refusal of disability certificate shall be made unless an opportunity is given to the applicant of being heard. On representation by the applicant, the Medical Board may review its decision having regard to all the facts and circumstances of the case and pass such orders in the matter as it thinks fit.
12. At the time of initial appointment and promotion against a vacancy reserved for persons with disability, the appointing authority shall ensure that the candidate is eligible to get the benefit of reservation.
13. COMPUTATION OF RESERVATION: Reservation for persons with disabilities in case of Group C and Group D posts shall be computed on the basis of total number of vacancies occurring in all Group C or Group D posts, as the case may be, in the establishment, although the recruitment of the persons with disabilities would only be in the posts identified suitable for them. The number of vacancies to be reserved for the persons with disabilities in case of direct recruitment to Group 'C' posts in an establishment shall be computed by taking into account the total number of vacancies arising in Group 'C' posts for being filled by direct recruitment in a recruitment year both in the identified and non-identified posts under the establishment. The same procedure shall apply for Group 'D' posts. Similarly, all vacancies in promotion quota shall be taken into account while computing reservation in promotion in Group 'c' and Group 'D' posts. Since reservation is limited to identified posts only and number of vacancies reserved is computed on the basis of total vacancies (in identified posts as well as unidentified posts), it is possible that number of persons appointed by reservation in an identified post may exceed 3 per cent.
14. Reservation for persons with disabilities in Group 'A' posts shall be computed on the basis of vacancies occurring in direct recruitment quota in all the identified Group 'A' posts in the establishment. The same method of computation applies for Group 'B' posts.
15. EFFECTING RESERVATION - MAINTENANCE OF ROSTERS:
 (a) All establishments shall maintain separate 100 point reservation roster registers in the format given in Annexure 11 for determining I effecting reservation for the disabled - one each for Group 'A' posts filled by direct recruitment, Group 'B' posts filled by direct recruitment, Group 'c' posts filled by direct recruitment, Group 'c' posts filled by promotion, Group 'D' posts filled by direct recruitment and Group 'D' posts filled by promotion.
(b) Each register shall have cycles of 100 points and each cycle of 100 points shall be divided into three blocks, comprising the following points: 1st Block - point No.l to point No.33 2 nd Block - point No. 34 to point No.66 3 rd Block - point No.67 to point No. lOO
 ( c) Points 1, 34 and 67 of the roster shall be earmarked reserved for persons with disabilities - one point for each of the three categories of disabilities. The head of the establishment shall decide the categories of disabilities for which the points 1, 34 and 67 will be reserved keeping in view all relevant facts.
(d) All the vacancies in Group C posts falling in direct recruitment quota arising in the establishment shall be entered in the relevant roster register. If the post falling at point no. 1 is not identified for the disabled or the head of the establishment considers it desirable not to fill it up by a disabled person or it is not possible to fill up that post by the disabled for any other reason, one of the vacancies falling at any of the points from 2 to 33 shall be treated as reserved for the disabled and filled as such. Likewise a vacancy falling at any of the points from 34 to 66 or from 67 to 100 shall be filled by the disabled. The purpose of keeping points 1, 34 and 67 as reserved is to fill up the first available suitable vacancy from 1 to 33, first available suitable vacancy from 34 to 66 and first available suitable vacancy from 67 to 100 by persons with disabilities.
(e) There is a possibility that none of the vacancies from 1 to 33 is suitable for any category of the disabled. In that case two vacancies from 34 to 66 shall be filled as reserved for persons with disabilities. If the vacancies from 34 to 66 are also not suitable for any category, three vacancies shall be filled as reserved from the third block containing points from 67 to 100. This means that if no vacancy can be reserved in a particular block, it shall be carried into the next block.
(t) After all the 100 points of the roster are covered, a fresh cycle of 100 points shall start.
 (g) If the number of vacancies in a year is such as to cover only one block or two, discretion as to which category of the disabled should be accommodated first shall vest in the head of the establishment, who shall decide on the basis of the nature of the post, the level of representation of the specific disabled category in the concerned grade/post etc.
(h) A separate roster shall be maintained for group C posts filled by promotion and procedure as explained above shall be followed for giving reservation to persons with disabilities. Likewise two separate rosters shall be maintained for Group D posts, one for the posts filled by direct recruitment and another for posts filled by promotion.
 (i) Reservation in group A and group B posts is determined on the basis of vacancies in the identified posts only. Separate rosters for Group A posts and Group B posts in the establishment shall be maintained. In the rosters maintained for Group A and Group B posts, all vacancies of direct recruitment arising in identified posts shall be entered and reservation shall be effected the same way as explained above.
16. INTER SE EXCHANGE AND CARRY FORWARD OF RESERVATION IN CASE OF DIRECT RECRUITMENT:
 (a) Reservation for each of the three categories of persons with disabilities shall be made seP'.l!Jltely: But if the nature of vacancies in an establishment is such that a person of a specific category of disability cannot be employed, the vacancies may be interchanged among the three categories with the approval of the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment and reservation may be determined and vacancies filled accordingly.
b) If any vacancy reserved for any category of disability cannot be filled due to non-availability of a suitable person with that disability or, for any other sufficient reason, such vacancy shall not be filled and shall be carried forward as a 'b~cklog reserved vacan~y' to the sUbseque~t 'recruitment year.
 (c) In the subsequent recruitment year the 'backlog reserved vacancy' shall be treated as r~serv~d for the category of disability for which it was kept reserved in the initial year of recruit~nent. However, if a suitable person with that disability is not available, it may be filled by interchange among the three categories of disabilities. In case no suitable person with disability is available for filling up the post in the subsequent year also, the employer may fill up the vacancy by appointment of a person other than a person with disability. If the vacancy is filled by a person with disability of the category for which it was reserved or by a person of other category of disability by inter se exchange in the subsequent recruitment year, it will be treated to have been filled by reservation. But if the vacancy is filled by a person other than a person with disability in the subsequent recruitment year, reservation shall be carried forward for a further period upto two recruitment years whereafter the reservation shall lapse. In these two subsequent years, if situation so arises, the procedure for filling up the reserved vacancy shall be the same as followed in the first subsequent recruitment year.
17. In order to ensure that cases of lapse of reservation are kept to the minimum, any recruitment of the disabled candidates shall first be counted against the additional quota brought forward from previous years, if any, in their chronological order. If candidates are not available for all the vacancies, the older carried forward reservation would be filled first and- the relatively later carried forward reservation would be further carried forward.
 18. CONSIDERATION ZONE, INTERSE EXCHANGE AND CARRY FORWARD OF RESERVATION IN CASE OF PROMOTION (a) While filling up the reserved vacancies by promotion by selection, the disabled candidates who are within the normal zone of consideration shall be considered for promotion. Where adequate number of disabled candidates of the appropriate category of handicap are not available within the normal zone, the zone of consideration may be extended to five times the number of vacancies and the persons with disabilities falling within the extended zone may be considered. In the event of non availability of candidates even in the extended zone, the reservation can be exchanged so that post can be filled by a person with other category of disability, if possible. If it is not possible to fill up the post by reservation, the post may be filled by a person other than a person with disability and the reservation shall be carried forward for upto three subsequent recruitment years, whereafter it shall lapse. (b) In posts filled by promotion by non-selection, the eligible candidates with disabilities shall be considered for promotion against the reserved vacancies and in case no eligible candidate of the appropriate category of disability is available, the vacancy can be exchanged with other categories of disabilities identified for it. If it is not possible to fill up the post by reservation even by exchange, the reservation shall be carried forward for upto three subsequent recruitment years whereafter it shall lapse.
19. lIORIZONTALITY OF RESERVATION FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: Reservation for backward classes of citizens (SCs, STs and OBCs) is called vertical reservation and the reservation for categories such as persons with disabilities and ex-servicemen is called horizontal reservation. Horizontal reservation cuts across vertical reservation (in what is called interlocking reservation) and persons selected against the quota for persons with disabilities have to be placed in the appropriate category viz. SC/ST/OBC/General candidates depending upon the category to which they belong in the roster meant for reservation of SCs/STs/OBCs. To illustrate, if in a given year there are two vacancies reserved for the persons with disabilities and out of two persons with disabilities appointed, one belongs to a Scheduled Caste and the other to general category then the disabled SC candidate shall be adjusted against the SC point in the reservation roster and the general candidate against unreserved point in the relevant reservation roster. In case none of the vacancies falls on point reserved for the SCs, the disabled candidate belonging to SC shall be adjusted in future against the next available vacancy reserved for SCs.
20. Since the persons with disabilities have to be placed in the appropriate category viz. SC/ST/OBCI General in the roster meant for reservation of SCs/STs/OBCs, the application fonn for the post should require the candidates applying under the quota reserved for persons with disabilities to indicate whether they belong to SC/ST/OBC or General category.
21. RELAXATION IN AGE LIMIT: (i) Upper age limit for persons with disabilities shall be relaxable (a) by ten years (15 years for SCs/STs and 13 years for OBCs) in case of direct recruitment to Group 'c' and Group 'D' posts; (b) by 5 years (10 years for SCs/STs and 8 years for OBCs) in case of direct recruitment to Group 'A' and Group 'B' posts where recruitment is made otherwise than through open competitive examination; and (c) by 10 years (15 years for SCs/STs and 13 years for OBCs) in case of direct recruitment to Group A and Group B posts through open competitive examination. (ii) Relaxation in age limit shall be applicable irrespective of the fact whether the post is reserved or not, provided the post is identified suitable for persons with disabilities.
22. RELAXATION OF STANDARD OF SUITABILITY: If sufficient number of persons with disabilities are not available on the basis of the general standard to fill all the vacancies reserved for them, candidates belonging to this category may be selected on relaxed standard to fill up the remaining vacancies reserved for them provided they are not found unfit for such post or posts. Thus, to the extent the number of vacancies reserved for persons with disabilities cannot be filled on the basis of general standards, candidates belonging to this category may be taken by relaxing the standards to make up the deficiency in the reserved quota subject to the fitness of these candidates for appointment to the post / posts in question.
23. MEDICAL EXAMINATION: As per Rule 10 of the Fundamental Rules, every new entrant to Government Service on initial appointment is required to produce a medical certificate of fitness issued by a competent authority. In case of medical examination of a person with disability for appointment to a post identified as suitable to be held by a person suffering from a particular kind of disability, the concerned Medical Officer or Board shall be informed beforehand that the post is identified suitable to be held by persons with disability of the relevant category and the candidate shall then be examined medically keeping this fact in view.
24. EXEMPTION FROM PAYMENT OF EXAMINATION FEE AND APPLICATION FEE: Persons with disabilities shall be exempt from payment of application fee and examination fee, prescribed in respect of competitive examinations held by the Staff Selection Commission, the Union Public Service Commission etc. for recruitment to various posts. This exemption shall be available only to such persons who would otherwise be eligible for appointment to the post on the basis of standards of medical fitness prescribed for that post (including any concession specifically extended to the disabled persons) and who enclose with the application form, necessary certificate from a competent authority in support of their claim of disability.
 25. NOTICE OF VACANCIES: In order to ensure that persons with disabilities get a fair opportunity in consideration for appointment to an identified post, the following points shall be kept in view while sending the requisition notice to the Employment Exchange, the SSC, the UPSC etc. and while advertising the vacancies:-
 (i) Number of vacancies reserved for SCs/STs/OBCs/Ex-Servicemen/ Persons suffering from Blindness or Low Vision/Persons suffering from Hearing ImpairmentlPersons suffering from Locomotor Disability or Cerebral Palsy should be indicated clearly.
(ii) In case of vacancies in posts identified suitable to be held by persons with disability.. it shall be indicated that the post is identified for persons with disabilities suffering from blindness or low vision; hearing impairment; and/or locomotor disability or cerebral palsy, as the case may be, and that the persons with disabilities belonging to the category/categories for which the post is identified shall be allowed to apply even if no vacancies are reserved for them. Such candidates will be considered for selection for appointment to the post by general standards of merit.
(ii) In case of vacancies in posts identified suitable for persons with disabilities, irrespective of whether any vacancies are reserved or , -10-
 (iv) not, the categories of disabilities viz blindness or low vision, hearing impairment and locomotor disability or cerebral palsy, for which the post is identified suitable alongwith functional classification and physical requirements for performing the duties attached to the post shall be indicated clearly.
 (v) It shall also be indicated that persons suffering from not less than 40% of the relevant disability shall alone be eligible for the benefit of reservation.
26. CERTIFICATE BY REQUISITIONING AUTHORITY: In order to ensure proper implementation of the provisions of reservation for persons with disabilities, the requisitioning authority while sending the requisition to the UPSC, SSC etc. for filling up of posts shall furnish the following certificate to the recruiting agency:- "It is certified that the requirements of the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights & Full Participation) Act, 1995 and the policy relating to reservation for persons with disabilities has been taken care of while sending this requisition. The vacancies reported in this requisition fall at points no of cycle no of 100 point reservation roster out of which number of vacancies are reserved for persons with disabilities."
 27. ANNUAL REPORTS REGARDING REPRESENTATION OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES:
(i) Soon after the first of January of every year, each appointing authority shall send to its administrative Ministry/Department:-
 (a) PWD Report-I in the prescribed proforma (Annexure Ill) showing the total number of employees, total number of employees in the posts which have been identified suitable for persons with disabilities and number of employees suffering from blindness or low vision, hearing impairment, and locomotor disability or cerebral palsy as on the 1st January of the year, and
(b) PWD Report-II in the prescribed proforma (Annexure IV) showing the number of vacancies reserved for persons suffering from blindness or low vision, hearing impairment, and locomotor disability or cerebral palsy and number of such persons actually appointed during the preceding calendar year. .
 (ii) The administrative MinistrylDepartment shall scrutinize the information received from all appointing authorities under it and send consolidated PWD Report-I and PWD Report- II in prescribed proformae in respect of the Ministry/Department including information in respect of all attached and subordinate offices under its control to the Department of Personnel and Training by the 3 Ist March of each year.
 (iii) The following points may be kept in view while sending the reports to the Department of Personnel & Training:-
(a) The reports sent to the DOPT should not include information in respect of public sector undertakings, statutory, semiGovernment and autonomous bodies. Statutory, semiGovernment and autonomous bodies shall furnish consolidated information in the prescribed proforma to the administrative Ministry/Department concerned who may scrutinize, monitor and maintain it at their own level. The Department of Public Enterprises may collect similar information in respect of all public sector undertakings.
(b) The attached/subordinate offices shall send information to their administrative Ministry/Department only and shall not send it direct to this Department.
(c) The figures in respect of persons with disabilities shall include persons appointed by reservation as well as appointed otherwise. (d) The PWD Report I relates to persons and not to posts. Therefore, while furnishing this report the posts vacant etc. should not be taken into account. In this report persons on deputation should be included in the establishment of the borrowing Ministry/Department/Office and not in the parent establishment. Persons permanent in one grade but officiating or holding temporary appointment in the higher grade shall be included in the figures relating to the Class of service to which the higher grade belongs.
 28. LIAISON OFFICER FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: Liaison Officers appointed to look after reservation matters for SCs/STs shall also work as Liaison Officers for reservation matters relating to persons with disabilities and shall ensure compliance of these instructions.

29. All the Ministries/Departments are requested to bring the above instructions to the notice of all appointing authorities under their control. 

Saturday, June 25, 2016

1)Modification in 7th Pay Commission report needed – Massive Rally and March to Parliament organised by NJCA – 20,000 Central Government Employees participatedRead More
2)) e-Bazaar comes to the village with the help of India Post -
3)Department of Posts has brought out a Commemorative Postage Stamp on “TATA POWER” .Click here to read more.

Friday, June 24, 2016

Past few days some News Agencies belongs to TV networks are blabbering about 7th CPC Minimum Pay and Implementation.Click here to read more.
3)SB Order No. 5/2016 : Steps to be taken for smooth functioning of POSB operations and prevention of frauds in CBS Offices. Click here to see the above in detail.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

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3)FNPO & NUGDS Presentation before GDS commission- Gist 
4)Revised result of I.P examination 2014 for Karnataka Circle.
5)Revision of pattern and syllabus for the LGO exam
6)Postman/Mail Guard Result for the year 2015-2016 exam held on 17.04.2016 - TN Circle
7)Publish Scores and ranking of Candidates in Recruiting Examination through Portal: DoPT -
8)Now, scores of Central government exams will be available online 
9)Categorization of Circles for conducting LGO examination 2016 - 
10)SB Order No.04/2016 - Discontinuance of Sale of Pre-Printed NSC & KVP from 01.07.2016 - 
11)Calling for application of volunteers from postal / sorting assistant cadre to work in PTC Darbhanga as Office Assistant - 

12)Request for counting adhoc service in Army Postal Service for the purpose of grant of financial upgradation under MACP Click here to view- 
13)Clarification regarding fixation of pay of re-employees ex-servicemen pensioners retiring before attaining age of 55 years and who hold the post below commissioned officer rank in the Defence Forces -Click here to view
14)MoC & IT directed India Post to make stamps on Yoga & Surya Namaskara available on all major POs across India -
15)NOTIFICATION RELEASED FOR LDCE FROM LGO TO P.A./S.A.s FOR THE VACANCIES OF THE YEAR 2015-2016 IN TN CIRCLEClick here to see the above in detail.
16)NJCA MEETING ON 25th JUNE, 2016 AT NEW DELHI
17)Circumstances compelled us  to go on “Indefinite Strike” from 06:00 a.m. on 11th July, 2016-JCMs-Letter-to-MPs
18)First Cheque Drop Box in Maharashtra Circle - 
19)Government plans to launch Postal Payments Bank by September: Ravishankar Prasad  
20)Poor network, staff crunch hit shift to core banking -Click here to see the above in detail

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Improve VII CPC recommendations. Revise Central Govt. employees wages immediately
.2)Postmen can update delivery on-the-go - 
3)Latest Employment NewsClickhere to see the above in detail.
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Saturday, June 18, 2016

Oral Orders not followed by written confirmation -reg : Directorate Order

DOPT SEEKING OPINION ON GRANT OF PAID WEEKLY OFF TO ALL CASUAL WORKERS FOR SIX DAYS WORK

Indian Railways' worker unions are preparing for nationwide strike from July 11

This strike will be the biggest ever. We do not want a strike because of its negative impact on the nation and the industry but it is the last resort. We are ready to face all consequences,” Shiv Gopal Mishra, general secretary of the All India Railwaymen Federation (AIRF), told this newspaper. “We have no political intentions and do not want a direct fight with the establishment but the government must talk to us responsibly.”


A rail ministry spokesperson did not respond to an e-mail seeking comments on the issue of a strike threat. IR's previous national strike was in May 1974, with participation from 1.7 million workers. It went on for around 20 days before it was suppressed.

The unions are demanding improving the minimum wage of Rs 18,000 per month for workers as computed by the seventh pay commission to around Rs 26,000 and rejecting all the “retrograde” recommendations of the panel. Another is to scrap the NPS and restoring the earlier one for railway workers. The government had last year set up a committee headed by the Cabinet secretary to look at the demands. “We have had at least two meetings with the committee. They do listen to us but cannot negotiate with us. The workers’ frustration is increasing,” said Guman Singh, president of the other union, National Federation of Indian Railwaymen (NFIR).

The other demands include scrapping the report of the Bibek Debroy committee report on mobilisation of resources, given last year, and withdrawing the notification that allowed Foreign Direct Investment into the sector. Unions allege the government has not looked at their demand for exemption from the NPS favourably, despite letters written by former railways minister Mallikarjun Kharge and the current one, Suresh Prabhu.

Prabhu had in a letter to finance minister Arun Jaitley in November last year said there was strong merit in reconsideration of the unions’ proposal to exempt railway workers appointed on or after January 2014 from the purview of NPS, unions said.

They'd earlier threatened to go on strike from April 11 but withdrew that decision after the Cabinet secretary-headed panel sought three months. The unions had on June 9 given a strike notice to the general managers of all the railway zones and heads of production units, based on a strike ballot conducted in February this year in which 95 per cent favored a strike. The unions are now chalking out a plan of action for protests till July 11.

Both NFIR and AIRF believe their protest has gained strength, with employees of other central departments joining against the pay panel’s recommendation. NFIR general secretary M Raghavaiah is also chairman of the National Joint Council for Action for all central government employees.
The latter had last week said the government’s response to the charter of demands given by government unions in December 2015 was disappointing and casual.

He said the organizations representing the 3.2 million central employees - Railways, Defence, Postal, Income Tax, Central Customs & Excise etc - had decided decision on 3 June to go on indefinite strike from 11 July.

Time schedule for Limited Departmental Competitive Examination for LGO's

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Appeal From Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister Of Communication & IT, In Connection With India Post Payment Bank - English Version 

CBI probes misappropriation of over Rs. 1 cr in HPO

Sleuths of Central Bureau of Investigation have launched an enquiry into alleged misappropriation of public money to the tune of over Rs. 1 crore at the Head Post Office (HPO) here. The postal department has placed seven employees, including the prime suspect, a woman, and two Assistant Post Masters, under suspension.
After the department officials exposed the fraud in May and referred the case to the CBI, a seven-member team from the anti-corruption wing visited the HPO on Tuesday and completed the first phase of investigation on Wednesday. They verified the records and raided the premises of an agent.
Sources told The Hindu that the CBI officers had taken some records. The team questioned the husband of the prime suspect, a businessman, while avoiding questioning her as she was pregnant, the sources said.
The CBI officers also raided the premises of Lalitha, who had been a savings account agent at the HPO for more that two decades and believed to have collided with the main suspect. The officials seized some money and savings account passbooks from her premise, the sources said.
As the post of Superintendent of Post Offices for Karaikudi division was vacant for about three months, the department deputed the Senior Superintendent of Post Offices, Virudhunagar, to assist the CBI team for two days, the sources added.
Investigation is said to have revealed that the prime suspect and others misused the software for core banking, kept alive savings bank accounts of five account holders, who offered to close down them, and showed credit in the accounts, but did not deposit the amount.
The head office grew suspicious after a huge amount was “credited” into the accounts towards interest and verified the accounts when the fraud came to light. The main suspect, an MCA graduate who had joined the service as Postal Assistant in 2011, had been committing the fraud since 2014, they said.
She had committed the fraud after office hours, using the user ID and passwords of her colleagues who were in CBI net, the sources said. After making fake deposits into the accounts, she would withdraw the money through her benamis.Advance bail
Meanwhile, the prime suspect obtained anticipatory bail from the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court, the sources said.
The Postal department has placed seven employees, including the prime suspect, under suspicion

First time in 48 years, PPF rate could fall below 8%

Public provident fund (PPF), a popular small saving scheme, is generally sold through post offices. 

NEW DELHI: For the first time since the Public Provident Fund was established in 1968, the interest rate on the government-managed saving scheme could fall below 8%. Interest rates on small savings schemes, including the PPF and the Senior Citizens' Saving Scheme, are linked to the government bond yields and are revised every three months. The last interest rate revision on 19 March saw the PPF rate being cut 60 basis points from 8.7% to 8.1%. 

Now, given that the average 10-year benchmark bond yield has been nearly 7.5% between March and May, analysts believe the rate for PPF could be cut to 7.75%. "The PPF rate is 25 basis points higher than the 10-year benchmark bond yield. So it could be revised to 7.75% for the next quarter," says Manoj Nagpal, CEO of Outlook Asia Capital. If the PPF rate is indeed cut by 25-35 basis points, this would be the first time that the scheme will give less than 8% in its 48-year history. 

However, some experts believe that despite the decline in bond yields, the government will not cut the small savings rate in this quarter. "Given the furore over the rate cut in March, the government may not want to alienate the middle class before the assembly elections in 2017," says a mutual fund manager. 

Analysts point out that even if rates are cut, the PPF would still be a good investment due to the low consumer inflation. Though consumer inflation edged up to 5.76% in May, the PPF will still deliver 2% real rate of return. "PPF offers tax-free returns. It should be the instrument of choice for those in the highest tax bracket," says Mumbai-based financial advisor Amol Joshi. 


If interest rates on small savings schemes are cut, senior citizens will be the worst hit. The interest rate of the Senior Citizens' Saving Scheme was reduced from 9.3% to 8.6% in March. It could now recede to 8.25%. An investment of Rs 10 lakh earned them a quarterly pension of Rs 23,250 till last year. Now it will pay only Rs 20,625