Monday, July 31, 2017

Lunch hour Demonstration in front of Dak Bhawan
NEW DELHI ON 28th JULY, 2017

  Part of the phased agitational programme as the third phase programme Lunch hour demonstration was held under the banner of FNPO ON 28TH July 2017 in front of Dak Bhawan New Delhi.

 S.G FNPO & Circle  Secretaries of FNPO affiliated unions  participated the demonstration. hundreds of colleagues from Delhi& nearby  Delhi circle attended the programme.

The Police did not permit us to hold the demonstration at Dak Bhawan saying Parliament sessions going on, however, we hold ademonstration at near by Jantar Mantar.
2)CGHS Ward Entitlement and Monthly Subscription in 7th CPCRead more

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Applicability of FR 22(I)(a)(1) in 7th CPC CCS(RP) Rules, 2016 on Promotion/MACP- DoPT illustrated the method of fixation of pay from DNI Read more

2)Availability of option for fixation of pay on promotion from the Date of Next Increment (DNI) in the lower post and method of fixation of pay from DNI, if opted for, in context of CCS (RP) Rules, 2016-regarding.(Click the link below to view)

3)Revision of rates of Allowances - extension of Government decisions on the recommendations the 7th CPC in respect of employees of Quasi-Government Organizations, Autonomous Organizations, statutory bodies set-up by and funded/controlled by Central Govt. .(Click the link below to view)

4)Treatment to be given to the candidates belonging to the SC/ST/BC who are selected against unreserved category vacancies on the basis of their merit.

Friday, July 28, 2017

On 27-7-2017 our SG FNPO met DG(Addl), DDG (SR) and ADG -outcome of the meeting :
a)  It is confirmed by the officers that GDS report has been sent to Ministry of Finance a week before

b) Department will take appropriate action with DOP&T to get 7th CPC scale for Temporary Status C.L.

c)The Directorate will reply for the charter of demands during next week.

d)The Departmental Council meeting and periodical meeting with Chairman Postal Board will be held either in the month of August or September.

Addl DG Invited today for further discussion.
2)All India Letter Writing competition "Dhai Akhar"- Click here to view
3) New Rates of Tariff on Introduction of GST : India Post  -  Click here to view

Thursday, July 27, 2017

National-level letter writing contest for schoolchildren -  Read More
2) Cadre Restructuring Put on Hold till further orders Click here to view
3) Equal Pay for Equal Work should be implemented and no disparity in the salary of Regular and Casual workers : Lok Sabha Reply - Click here to view

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

1)Inclusion of more holidays in National CalendarRead more
2)Counting of pre-appointment training for granting financial upgradations under MACPSClick here to view.
3)Staff who got jobs on fake caste certificates to be sacked: Govt Read more
4)Number of Central Government Employees who retired during the last three years & appointed against the vacanciesRead more

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Cadre Restructuring Committee meeting with Federations will be held on 2.8.2017

Date : 25.7.2017

Cadre Restructuring Committee meeting with Federations will be held on 2.8.2017: Constitution of the Committee to review the Cadre Restructuring Orders of Group 'C' employees.

Monday, July 24, 2017

Brief of the Standing Committee of National Council (JCM) held on 21/07/2017 with the Additional Secretary, Department of ExpenditureRead more
Click the above link to know more
3)Restoration of full pension of absorbee pensioners in view of the order dated 01.09.2016 of Honorable Supreme Court in Civil Appeal No. 6048/2010 and Civil Appeal No. 6371/2010.Read more

Sunday, July 23, 2017

NAPE Grouop 'C' Circle Conference : Tamil Nadu Circle

Date : 23.7.2017

NAPE Grouop 'C' Circle Conference : Tamil Nadu Circle

Circle Conference was held on 22.7.2017 in Chennai and the following Office bearers were elected.Sri.D.Kishan Rao G/S and Sri.Vasireddy Sivaji Asst.G/S were attend the meeting. CHQ congratulate all the newly elected body.

Saturday, July 22, 2017

1 ) 7th CPC TA Rates effective from 01.07.2017  Click here to view
2) GPF Interest Rates for the period from 1st July to 30th September reduced from 7.9% to 7.8%  Click here to view
3) Making available publically scores and rankings of candidates in the recruitment examinations through portal : DoPT Order Click here to view

Friday, July 21, 2017

Extension of benefits of Retirement Gratuity and Death Gratuity to the Central Government employees covered by New Defined Contribution Pension System NPSOFFICE OF THE PR.CONTROLLER OF DEFENCE ACCOUNTS (PENSIONSRead more
2)7th Pay Commission Fixed Medical Allowance increased from Rs. 500 to Rs.1000 – Department of Pension Orders -Click here to view
Guidelines on Air Travel on Official Tours — Purchase of air ticket from authorized agentRead more

Thursday, July 20, 2017

3) 7th CPC Allowances: Reason for implementation from 01st July 2017 instead of 1st Jan, 2016 and lowest hike since last 70 yrs: : Read
4) Extension of time limit for forwarding of 7th CPC-related anomalies by the Staff-Side, NC(JCM) and for their disposal by the National Anomaly Committee - regarding : DoPT Order Read more

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

The charge of Secretary, Postal Services Board will be held by Shri T.Q. Mohammad (IPoS-1994), DDG (PBI-II), Postal Directorate in addition to his own duties  Click here to view

2)Resolution - accumulations at the credit of subscribers to the GPF and other similar funds - 2017, w.e.f. 1st July, 2017 to 30th September, 2017 (Click the link below to view)      

3)Island Special Duty Allowance - Implementation of 7th CPC recommendations(Click the link below to view)

4)Special Duty Allowance - Implementation of 7th CPC recommendations (Click the link below to view)

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

GDS Online Recruitment - Clarification regarding Marks & Grades and Extension of Date for online submission : Andhra Pradesh Circle Press Release Click here to view

Monday, July 17, 2017

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Guidelines for special provisions to CGHS beneficiaries aged 80 years and above read more
2)Amendment of Recruitment Rules Lower Selection Grade Posts, Higher Selection Grade-II, Higher Selection Grade-I, Assistant Superintendent of Posts, Deputy Manager (CEPT), Assistant Manager (CEPT) and Technical Supervisor (CEPT)Read more

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
New Delhi, the 14th July 2017
Subject : - Implementation of the Recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission – Revision in the rates of Cycle (maintenance) Allowance.
Consequent upon the acceptance of the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission and in supersession of this Department O.M.No. F.11(18)-E.IV(B)/62 dated 31st August, 1962 including all its amendments thereafter and O.M. No.19039/3/2008-E.IV dated 29th August, 2008, the President is pleased to revise the rates of Cycle (maintenance) Allowance from Rs. 90/- per month to Rs.180/- per month subject to the provisions of SR-25.
2. The admissibility of Cycle (maintenance) Allowance will be subject to the following conditions:
(A) The official concerned maintains and uses his own cycle for official journeys.
(B) Travelling Allowance (i.e., daily and mileage allowance) to a Government servant in receipt of Cycle (maintenance) Allowance under these orders will be regulated as under
For Journeys within a radius of 8 kilometres from the usual place of duty
No T.A.
For journeys beyond a radius of 8 Kilometres but not exceeding 16 Kilometres from the place of duty
(a) If the destination point falls within the local
No T.A.
(b) If the destination point falls outside the local jurisdiction
T.A. admissible under normal rules, provided the journey is performed other- wise than on a cycle
For journeys beyond a radius of 16 kilometres from the usual place of duty.
T.A. admissible under the normal rules.
(C) The allowance will not be admissible for the calendar month(s) wholly covered by leave, training or temporary transfer.
(D) For any period of more than one month at a time during which a Government servant in receipt of Cycle (maintenance) Allowance does not maintain a cycle or the cycle maintained by him remains out of order or is not used for official journeys for any other reason, the Cycle (maintenance) Allowance will not be admissible
3. The Cycle (maintenance) Allowance under these orders shall be granted by the sanctioning authority for a period not exceeding two years at a time and its continuance shall be reviewed sufficiently in advance of the expiry of such period. The sanctioning authority may, for this purpose, specify whenever necessary the local jurisdiction of a Government servant at the time of sanctioning the allowance. They should also make a review of the posts under their control and decide the posts for which the Cycle (maintenance) Allowance should be sanctioned. The Allowance may be sanctioned with reference to the posts and not to the individual incumbents.
4. These orders will be effective from July 01, 2017.
5. In so far as the staff serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department are concerned, these orders are issued in consultation with the Comptroller & Auditor General of India.
(Nirmala Dev)
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India

Friday, July 14, 2017

MACP for Central Government Employees: DOPT Clarification for Pay FixationRead more

Gifts up to a value of Rs 50,000/- per year by an employer to his employee are outside the ambit of GST  Read More

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Air Travel is allowed for Central Government employees from Level 6 and aboveRead more
2)Protest Demonstration against the NDA govt decission on 7th Pay Commission and allowances  held at St. Thomas Mount HPO on 10/07/2017 Click here to view photos

3)Appeal from Ministry of Communications -Click here to view



F,No.29/1/2017 FE.II(B)
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure

                                                                    New Delhi dated the 11th July, 2017.


Subject:- Payment on account of discontinued allowances – regarding.

            The undersigned is directed to inform that the recommendations of the 7th CPC on allowances have been accepted by the Government with 34 modifications.

2.         In this regard, attention is drawn to Para 8.2.5 of the Report of the 7th CPC wherein it has been mentioned that any allowance, not mentioned in the Report (and hence not reported to the Commission), shall cease to exist immediately. In case there is any demand or requirement for continuation of an existing allowance which has not been deliberated upon or covered in this report, it should be re-notified. by the Ministry concerned after obtaining due approval of Ministry of Finance and should be put in the public domain.

3.         As the recommendations of the 7th CPC on allowances have come into effect from 1st July, 2017, disbursement of all existing allowances which have not been specifically recommended for continuation in terms of the Resolution dated 6th July, 2017 shall be discontinued from the salary of the month of July, 2017.

4.         In view of the nature of the Allowances specific to Ministry of External Affairs, these allowances were not covered by the 7th Central Pay Commission, Hence this order will not be applicable to allowances specific to Ministry of External Affairs.

5.         It shall be the responsibility of the Heads of the Department to ensure that no bills relating to disbursement in respect of such allowances is drawn by the Head of Office/Drawing Disbursing Officers under their purview/jurisdiction. Pay and Accounts Officers shall ensure that no payment is effected if any such bill relating to the disbursement of the discontinued allowances is submitted to them. If such bills are received, they should be returned to the DDO and intimation thereof shall also be given to the Head of the Department and the Chief Controller of Accounts.

                                                                                                      (Annie George Mathew)
                                                                                      Joint Secretary to the Government of India

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Extension of NPS Fortnight from 11th July, 2017 to 21st July, 2017 : Benefits of downloading NPS mobile app:

Date : 10.7.2017

Extension of NPS Fortnight from 11th July, 2017 to 21st July, 2017.

With a view to promote and create awareness about the National Pension System (NPS) and improve the quality of services provided to the subscribers, PFRDA is observing NPS fortnight from 27th June, 2017 to 11th July, 2017 successfully. Keeping in view the demand raised by Government Nodal Offices and also benefits to the NPS subscribers, PFRDA has decided to extend the NPS Service Fortnight from 11th July, 2017 to 21st July 2017. During this extended period also all the nodal offices, Pay and Account Offices and DDOs under the Central and State Governments, Points of Presence/ banks/ aggregators/ banking correspondents etc. will be involved with the acquisition, servicing of NPS subscribers and creating awareness about the National Pension System, in a proactive manner.

NSDL has also developed an exclusive web linki.e. ,which encapsulates all the information and functionalities related to NPS subscriber, including ‘NPS Mobile App’, which may be instrumental for effective & efficient use of NPS Service Fortnight.
Benefits of downloading mobile app:
 The NPS Mobile APP gives details of Subscribers account online without approaching their respective nodal offices. The Subscriber can access latest account details as is available on the CRA web site using user ID (PRAN) and password. The APP gives better user experience and provides additional functionalities such as
 (i) View of current Holdings viz Percentage of Asset allocation among PFMs (Unit , NAV & Amount) & total value of holdings etc.
(ii) Request for Transaction Statement for the year on your email ID.
(iii) Change of contact details like Telephone, Mobile no. and email ID.
(iv) Change of Password / Secret Question
(v) View of Accounts detail viz name, address, associated nodal office and registration no. etc.
(vi) Regeneration of password using secret question.
(vii) View of last 5 contribution transactions carried out
(viii) Processing of voluntary contributions for Tier I as well as Tier II
(ix) Modification of address using Aadhaar authenticationPFRDA has also advised the Central Recordkeeping Agency (CRA/NSDL) and all the nodal offices/ PAOs/ DDOs/PoPs/ Banks etc in this matter for actively assisting the subscribers during this extended period of fortnight.

Monday, July 10, 2017


Saturday, July 8, 2017

Friday, July 7, 2017

Gazette Notification on Allowances -Click here to view
Constitution of the Committee to review the Cadre Restructuring orders of Postal Group 'C' employees - Request for comments / inputs regarding. -Click here to view 

Thursday, July 6, 2017

RBI to introduce three new currency notes – Rs 200, Rs 50, and Rs 20 -  Read More

2.Introduction of Uniform for trainees undergoing Induction Training in Postal Training Centres and RAKNPA , Ghaziabad.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

NJCM's appeal to  the  Government regarding the Implementation of recommendations of the Committee on Allowances Click here to view

Instructions on booking of tickets from an agency other than the authorized Travel agents.