Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Maternity Benefit Act – Creche Facilities for Employees : Ministry of Labour & Employment

Date : 13.02.2019

Maternity Benefit Act – Creche Facilities for Employees : Ministry of Labour & Employment

Creche Facilities for Employees

11 FEB 2019

The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 is enforced and implemented by the respective State Governments in all sectors except in the Mines and Circus Industries. As per the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017, it has been made mandatory for the establishments employing 50 or more employees to provide creche facility, either separately or along with common facilities within a prescribed distance. Time to time, advisories are issued to State Governments for strict enforcement and compliance of the provisions of the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961. Government does not maintain data of defaulters centrally. Implementation of provisions relating to nursing breaks are also enforced by State Governments, except in case of mines and circus.

This information was given by Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar Union Minister of State (I/C) for Labour and Employment in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

PIB

Action taken on Section 21 and section 23 of Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 (RPwDs Act, 2016) - reg.

Date : 13.02.2019

Action taken on Section 21 and section 23 of Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 (RPwDs Act, 2016) - reg.



Clarification on eligibility under extended clientele base of PLI- Reg : Directorate of PLI.

Date : 13.02.2019

Clarification on eligibility under extended clientele base of PLI- Reg : Directorate of PLI.


DOP&PW Order – Grant of Invalid Pension under Rule 38 of the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972 – Clarification

Date : 13.02.2019

DOP&PW Order – Grant of Invalid Pension under Rule 38 of the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972 – Clarification

No.21 /01/2016-P&PW(F)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
(Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare)
New Delhi, the 12th February, 2019

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Sub :- Grant of Invalid Pension under Rule 38 of the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972 – Clarification regarding

The undersigned is directed to say that Rule 38 and Rule 49 of the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972 have been amended vide Notification No. 21/1/2016-P&PW(F) dated 4th January, 2019 (copy enclosed). The proviso to the amended Rule 38 of the CCS(Pension) Rules provides that a Government servant_ who retires from service on account of any bodily or mental infirmity which permanently incapacitates him for the service before completing qualifying service of ten years, may also be granted invalid pension in accordance with sub-rule (2) of rule 49, subject to the conditions that the Government servant:

(a) was examined by the appropriate medical authority either before his appointment or after his appointment to the service or post and was declared fit by that authority for Government sell/ice, and

(b) fulfils all other conditions mentioned in this rule for grant of invalid pension.

2. In this connection, it is clarified that the condition of qualifying service of ten years for grant of pension under Rule 49(2) of the CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972 shall not be applicable in the case of a Government servant retiring on Invalid Pension on account of any bodily or mental infirmity, under Rule -A. Accordingly, Invalid Pension at the rate of 50% of emoluments or average emoluments, whichever is more beneficial, subject to a minimum of nine thousand rupees per mensem and maximum of one lakh twenty five thousand rupees per mensem, shall be payable to a Government servant who retires under Rule 38 of CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972 even before completing a qualifying service of ten years.

3. All Ministries/Departments are requested that the above clarification ma) be brought to the notice of Fiends of Department, Attached and Subordinate Offices, Controllers of Accounts. Pay & Accounts Offices. etc, under them.

4. Hindi version will follow,
(Harjit Singh)
Director
Signed Copy

Constitution of a Committee in the Department of Posts to identify GDS Posts suitable for benchmark disability prescribed in the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act , 2016.

Date : 13.02.2019

Constitution of a Committee in the Department of Posts to identify GDS Posts suitable for benchmark disability prescribed in the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act , 2016.

Clarification on Multi Tasking,Recruitment Rules,2018 : Department of Posts

Date : 13.02.2019

Clarification on Multi Tasking,Recruitment Rules,2018 : Department of Posts