Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Grant of Dearness Relief to Central Government pensioners/family pensioners – Revised rate effective from 01.01.2019-reg

Date : 06.03.2019

Grant of Dearness Relief to Central Government pensioners/family pensioners – Revised rate effective from 01.01.2019-reg

No.42/04/2019-P&PW(D)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan,
Khan Market, New Delhi – 110003
Dated the 06th March, 2019

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Sub: Grant of Dearness Relief to Central Government pensioners/family pensioners – Revised rate effective from 01.01.2019-reg

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s OM No. 42/0612018-P&PW(G) dated 18.09.2018 on the subject mentioned above and to state that the President is pleased to decide that the Dearness Relief admissible to Central Government pensioners/family pensioners shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 9% to 12% w.e.f 01.01.2019.

2. These rates of DR will be applicable to (i) Civilian Central Government Pensioners/Family Pensioners including Central Govt. absorbee pensioners in PSU/ Autonomous Bodies in respect of whom orders have been issued vide this Department’s OM No. 4/34/2002-P&PW(D) Vol.1I dated 23.06.2017 for restoration of full pension after expiry of commutation period of 15 years (ii) The Armed Forces Pensioners, Civilian Pensioners paid out of the Defence Service Estimates, (iii) All India Service Pensioners (iv) Railway Pensioners/family pensioners (v) Pensioners who are in receipt of provisional pension (vi) The Burma Civilian pensioners/family pensioners and pensioners/families of displaced Government Pensioners from Burma/ Pakistan, in respect of whom orders have been issued vide this Department’s OM No. 23/3/2008-P&PW(I3) dated 11.09.2017.

3. The payment of Dearness Relief involving a fraction of a rupee shall be rounded off to the next higher rupee.

4. The payment of arrears of Dearness Relief shall not be made before the date of disbursement of pension/family pension ofMarch,2019.


5. Other provisions governing grant of DR in respect of employed family pensioners and re-employed Central Government Pensioners will be regulated in accordance with the provisions contained in this Department’s OM No. 45173/97-P&PW (G) dated 2.7.1999 as amended vide this Department’s OM No. F.No. 38/88/2008-P&PW(G) dated 9th July, 2009. The provisions relating to regulation of DR where a pensioner is in receipt of more than one pension will remain unchanged.

6. In the case of retired Judges of the Supreme Court and High Courts, necessary orders will be issued by the Department of Justice separately.

7. It will be the responsibility of the pension disbursing authorities, including the nationalized banks, etc. to calculate the quantum of DR payable in each individual case.

8. The offices of Accountant General and authorised Pension Disbursing Banks are requested to arrange payment of relief to pensioners etc. on the basis of these instructions without waiting for any further instructions from the Comptroller and Auditor General of India the Reserve Bank of India in view of letter No. 528-TA, IV34-80-II dated 23/04/1981 of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India addressed to all Accountant Generals and Reserve Bank of India Circular No. GANB No. 2958/GA-64 (ii) (CGL)/81 dated the 21st May, 1981 addressed to State Bank of India and its subsidiaries and all Nationalised Banks.

9. In their application to the pensioners/family pensioners belonging to Indian Audit and Accounts Department, these orders issue after consultation with the C&AG.

10. This issues in accordance with Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure’s OM No. 1I112019-E.II(B) dated 27th Feb,2019.

Hindi version will follow.

sd/-
(Charanjit Taneja)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

FNPOFederal congress at Udupi from 24-2-19 to 25-2-19

Date : 06.03.2019

FNPOFederal congress at Udupi from 24-2-19 to 25-2-19

Federal congress at Udupi from 24-2-19 to 25-2-19: Open session of the 11th Federal Congress was inaugurated by His holiness Sri Sri Vidyasheesha Theertha Swamiji, Shree Hrishikesha Theertha Peetham, Paryaya Shree Palimar Math, Udupi, Karnataka, in presence of Mrs. Arundhaty Ghosh, Member operation, (Postal Service Board), Dak Bhawan, New Delhi,  Dr. Charles Lobo, Chief Postmaster General, Karnataka Circle, Sri Rajendra Kumar, Postmaster General, S.K Region, Bangluru, Shri T.N.Rahate, Secretary General, FNPO, Shri D. Theagarajan, former Secretary General, Shri D.Kishan Rao, former secretary general and all the General secretaries of FNPO affiliated unions, deligates and visitors from all around the country. 

After subjects committee meeting the following office bearers we're elected unanimously.   

President - N.K.Tyagi.

Working President-Sivaji vasireddy.

Vicepresident-kaushikchakraborthy

Vice president-A.K.Solanki

Vice president - Ranjeet Gohil

V. president - T.K.Govindrajan 

Secretary General-T.N.Rahate

Dy.SG - B.Shivkumar

ASG - Nisar Mujawar

ASG- R H Gupta

ASG - Soma Ghosh

ASG - R Saravaran

ASG - Avinash kumar sing R3 

F.S. - Jagdish Sharma

AFS - Balachandra K R .  

The following were  nominated as Departmental Council members. 

Sivaji vasireddy,  GS NAPE c   TN Rahate,  GS Piv                NK Tyagi,  GS NUR3                 Soma Ghosh,  ASG FNPO       

 NAPE c,  CHQ conveys best wishes to all newly elected office bearers and also conveys sincere thanks to the reception committee for providing good lodging and boarding to all.        

Sivaji GS NAPE c







Felicitation to Sri.Gulam Rabbani All India President NUPE PM& MTS.

Date : 06.03.2019

Felicitation to Sri.Gulam Rabbani  All India President NUPE PM& MTS.

Sri Gulam Rabbani,  President NUPE PM &MTS ,CHQ New Delhi and CS Telangana who's name is popular in FNPO family was retired from service on 28/2/2019. 

A grand farewell arranged by the Tenalngana FNPO on 3-3-2019 at Indirapriyadarshini Hall,  Publicgardens,  Hyderabad.  Sri BV Sudhakar, former Chairman Postal Board and DOP Secretary,  Sri D. Kishanrao, NCJCM Member,  Ex SG FNPO & Ex GS Nape c,  Sri TN Rahathe,  SG FNPO,  Sri Sivaji Vasireddy, GS NAPE c,  Sri Suresh GS Riv NFPE,  Sri BM Ghosh,  Sri Gadgil,  CHQ office bearers/Circle secretaries of NUPE PM &MTS, Postal staff of AP and Telangana and near/dear of Sri Rabbani were participated. 

All the guests remembered his uncountable and committed service to the members during 41 years of Departmental service. I wish his post retirement may be healthy,  prosperous,  and happy.
                                           
Sivaji Vasireddy, GS nape c








Opening of DoP staff salary Account with lndia Post PaymentsBank (IPPB).

Date : 06.03.2019

Opening of DoP staff salary Account with lndia Post PaymentsBank (IPPB).


NAPE c, Karnataka Circle conference and NUGDS AIC at Sravanbelgola , Karnataka

Date : 06.03.2019

NAPE c,  Karnataka Circle conference and NUGDS AIC at Sravanbelgola , Karnataka

NAPE c,  Karnataka Circle conference and NUGDS AIC were held at Shravanabelagola, from 3-3-19 to 5-3-19. TN Rahate,  SG FNPO,  D. Theagarajan Ex SG FNPO, Sivaji Vasireddy, GS NAPE c,  Shri Bhagwan FS NAPE c,  Nisaar Mujawar ASG FNPO attended as guests and addressed the conferences.  

Sectional problems of postal staff including GDS have been discussed in detail in the subjects committee. 

For NAPE c Karnataka circle Sri Mohankumar, Sri B.Shivakumar and Sri Sudhakar were unanimously elected as Cicle President,  Secretary and Treasurer respectively.  

CHQ conveys warm greetings to all the newly elected office bearers.                             

Sivaji Vasireddy,  GS NAPE c