Monday, July 30, 2018

Conduct of LDCE for LGOs for promotion to the cadre of PAs/SAs from Postman/Mail Guard/Despatch Rider and MTS cadre for the vacancy years 2016-17,2017-18 and 2018 (up to 31.12.2018 ).

Date : 30 07.2018

Conduct of LDCE for LGOs for promotion to the cadre of PAs/SAs from Postman/Mail Guard/Despatch Rider and MTS cadre for the vacancy years 2016-17,2017-18 and 2018 (up to 31.12.2018 ).

The Examination will be held in all the Circles 09.12.2018.


Abolition of Contributory Pension Scheme : Rajya Sabha Q&A

Date : 30.07.2018

Demand to withdraw the NPS -  "It is not possible to revert back to old pension scheme: Govt." 

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO-710
ANSWERED ON-24.07.2018
Abolition of Contributory Pension Scheme

710 . Shri Dharmapuri Srinivas
(a) whether the attention of Government is drawn to the matter of Contributory Pension Scheme and problems being faced by the employees;
(b) if so, the details thereof; 
(c) whether a number of requests from State Governments and Government employees have been received by Government to withdraw the CPS System, the status of such requests; and 
(d) whether Government is planning to resolve the matter and abolish the CPS System in view of the problems being faced by the employees?
ANSWER
The Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance 
(a) to (d) Yes Sir. Representations have been received from various Associations of Government Employees on the problems being faced and the demand to withdraw the National Pension System (NPS). The 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) also in its report examined the issues related to NPS and made recommendations for addressing these issues. Pursuant thereto, it was decided to constitute a Committee of Secretaries to suggest measures for streamlining NPS. The Committee has submitted its report. Due to rising and unsustainable pension bill and keeping in view of fiscal imperatives, it is not possible for the government to revert back to old pension scheme.


Revised Standard Questionnaire for Visit to HO/SO and BO on Introduction of CSI/DARPAN and IPPB Section

Date : 30.07.2018

Revised Standard Questionnaire for Visit to HO/SO and BO on Introduction of CSI/DARPAN and IPPB Section 



when the benefit of reservation provided to Scheduled Tribes would come to an end : Rajya Sabha Q&A

Date : 30.07.2018

when the benefit of reservation provided to Scheduled Tribes would come to an end

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF TRIBAL AFFAIRS
RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO-1098
ANSWERED ON-26.07.2018

Extension of time limit of reservation for Scheduled Tribes

1098 . Dr. Kirodi Lal Meena

(a) the extent to which the people belonging to Scheduled Tribes, including the Meena tribe, have been benefitted, as a result of reservation of posts for them as on date;

(b) by when the benefit of reservation provided to them would come to an end; 

(c) whether Government proposes to extend the time-limit of reservation for the people of Scheduled Tribes for the next ten years;
(d) if so, the details thereof; and

(e) by when the time-limit for reservation is likely to be extended for them by Government? 

ANSWER

(a) Department of Personnel & Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions is the nodal agency for framing policy for reservation of Scheduled Tribes. As per Department of Personnel & Training, the benefit of reservation for the Central Government posts and services is provided to the Scheduled Tribes as a composite group and not caste/sub-caste wise. The representation of Scheduled Tribes in the posts and services of the Central Government as on 01.01.2016 is 2,76,007 as against the total employee of 32,58,663, which comes to about 8.4%.

(b) to (e): Reservation to Scheduled Tribes is continuing in Direct Recruitment in all Grades. In Promotion, reservation for Scheduled Tribes is available up to entry level of Group ‘A’. No Specific time limit was fixed in DOPT’s OM dated 13.08.1997 for continuing reservation in promotion for Scheduled Tribes. However, this OM was quashed by the Hon’ble Delhi High Court on 23.08.2017 against which Special Leave Petition has been filed by Union of India in the Hon’ble Supreme Court, which is pending.

Implementation of reservation in promotion for employees

Date : 30.07.2018

Implementation of reservation in promotion for employees

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL,PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO-1067
ANSWERED ON-26.07.2018

Implementation of reservation in promotion for employees

1067 . Smt. Vijila Sathyananth

(a) whether it is a fact that Government has asked all its departments and the State Governments to implement reservation in promotion for employees belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes categories; 

(b) if so, the details thereof; 

(c) whether it is also a fact that the move comes following a recent verdict by the Supreme Court in this regard; and 
(d) if so, the details thereof?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS AND MINISTER OF STATE IN THE PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE
(DR. JITENDRA SINGH)

(a) to (d): The Supreme Court in Special Leave Petition (Civil) No.30621/2011 has passed the following order on 17.5.2018:-

“It is directed that the pendency of this Special Leave Petition shall not stand in the way of Union of India taking steps for the purpose of promotion from ‘reserved to reserved’ and ‘unreserved to unreserved’ and also in the matter of promotion on merits..”.

Further, in the matter related to Special Leave Petition (Civil) No.31288/2017 connected to Special Leave to Appeal (Civil) No.28306/2017, the Supreme Court held as under on 05.06.2018:-

“Heard learned counsel for the parties, Learned ASG has referred to order dated 17.05.2018 in SLP(C) No.30621/2011. It is made clear that the Union of India is not debarred from making promotions in accordance with law, subject to further orders, pending further consideration of the matter. Tag to SLP (C) No.30621 of 2011.”

Based on interim Orders/directions of the Supreme Court dated 17.05.2018 and 05.6.2018, Department of Personnel and Training vide Office Memorandum No. 36012/11/2016- Estt.(Res-I) {Pt-II} dated 15.06.2018 requested all the Ministries/Departments of the Government of India to carry out promotions in accordance with above directions of the Supreme Court on existing seniority / select lists subject to further orders which may be passed by the Supreme Court. The State Governments were advised to take necessary action in accordance with the above-mentioned orders passed by the Supreme Court.

NAPE Group 'C' CWC Meeting : UP Circle

Date : 30.07.2018

NAPE Group 'C' CWC Meeting : UP Circle

NAPE-c,  CWC meeting of UP circle held at Merzapur under the chairmanship of Sri Ashok Sharma, Circle president from 28/7/2018 to 29/7/2018. Sri Sivaji Vasireddy, GS,  Sri R. S. Yadav, AAO and Ex CS,  Sri LD Kowshik Head Quarters secretary were attend as guests.

All the CWC members raised their voice against the current serious problems facing by the staff like CSI, SAP,  RICT,  Shortage of staff, MACP and RTP related court cases,  MACP bench mark, GDS pay committee matters,  infrastructure, Victimization of union office bearers and cadre restructuring related issues. GS replied to all the members on above issues what steps are already intiated and on which are going to take-up with Secretary posts from CHQ. Sri R K Mishra CS assured to take the matters at circle level and if CHQ intervention is required then it will be forwarded for further course of action.  

Sivaji Vasireddy GS.








Pending SLPs before Supreme Court on the issues of counting GDS Service for the purpose of Pension : Obtaining information - Reg.

Date : 30.07.2018

Pending SLPs before Supreme Court on the issues of counting GDS Service for the purpose of Pension : Obtaining information - Reg.