Friday, April 26, 2013

Railway board released DA order Jan 2013

Railway board released DA order Jan 2013

Government of India
Ministry of Railways
(Railway Board)

S.PC-VI/ 315                                                                                    
No. PC-VI/2008/1/7/2/1                                               
RBE No.-38 /2013.No
New Delhi, dated 26.04.2013

The GMs/CAO(R),
All Indian Railways & Production Units
(as per mailing list)

Sub: Payment of Dearness Allowance to Railway employees — Revised rates effective from 01.01.2013.

Please refer to this Ministry’s letter of even number dated 03.10.2012 (S.No PC-VI/303, RBE No.112/2012) on the subject mentioned above. The President is pleased to decide that the Dearness Allowance payable to Railway employees shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 72% to 80% with effect from 1st January, 2013.

2.    The provisions contained in Paras 3, 4 & 5 of this Ministry’s letter of even number dated 09.09.2008 (S.No.PC-VI/3, RBE No 106/2008) shall continue to be applicable while regulating Dearness Allowance under these orders.

3.    The additional installment of Dearness Allowance payable under these orders shall be paid in cash to all railway employees. The arrears may be charged to the salary bill and no honorarium is payable for preparing separate bill for this purpose.

4.    This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.

Source-http://www.indianrailways.gov.in
Government of India
Ministry of Railways
(Railway Board)

S.No.PC-VI/ 315                                                                                      RBE No.-38 /2013
No. PC-VI/2008/1/7/2/1                                                 New Delhi, dated 26.04.2013

The GMs/CAO(R),
All Indian Railways & Production Units
(as per mailing list)

Sub: Payment of Dearness Allowance to Railway employees — Revised rates effective from 01.01.2013.

Please refer to this Ministry’s letter of even number dated 03.10.2012 (S.No PC-VI/303, RBE No.112/2012) on the subject mentioned above. The President is pleased to decide that the Dearness Allowance payable to Railway employees shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 72% to 80% with effect from 1st January, 2013.

2.    The provisions contained in Paras 3, 4 & 5 of this Ministry’s letter of even number dated 09.09.2008 (S.No.PC-VI/3, RBE No 106/2008) shall continue to be applicable while regulating Dearness Allowance under these orders.

3.    The additional installment of Dearness Allowance payable under these orders shall be paid in cash to all railway employees. The arrears may be charged to the salary bill and no honorarium is payable for preparing separate bill for this purpose.

4.    This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.

source-http://www.indianrailways.gov.in

Separate Reservation Counters for Women and Physically Challenged

Separate Reservation Counters for Women and Physically Challenged

Separate reservation counters are earmarked for ladies, senior citizens, former Members of Parliament, Members of Legislative Assembly, physically handicapped, accredited journalists, freedom fighters, if the ticket demand per shift is not less than 120 tickets. In case, there is no justification for earmarking of exclusive counter for any of these categories of persons including ladies/physically challenged persons, one or two counters depending upon total demands are earmarked for dealing with the reservation requests of all these categories of persons.

Instructions are also there that at those reservation offices which have not been computerized and where separate counters are not in existence for ladies, female passengers should not be compelled to join the general queues and be attended to separately at the same counter as for general passengers.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.

source-pib

Advance reservations by trains will be reduced From 120 days to 60 days-w.e.f. 01.05.2013

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)

No.2007/TG-I/20/P/ARP                                                  
New Delhi, dated 25 .04.2013

The Chief Commercial Managers,
All Zonal Railways.

(COMMERCIAL CIRCULAR NO. 34 OF 2013)

Sub: Time limit for Advance Reservation.

It has been decided that w.e.f. 01.05.2013, the existing time limit for advance reservations by trains will be reduced From 120 days to 60 days (excluding the date of journey) as mentioned below:-

    i.With effect from 01.05.2013, the ARP will be of 60 days (excluding the day of journey) and bookings will be done accordingly. However, all the bookings done upto 30.04.2013 under the ARP of 120 days will remain intact.
   
    ii.Cancellations of the booking in made beyond the APR of 60 days will,however be permitted.
   
    iii.    There will no change in the case of certain day time express Train like Taj Express, Gomti Express, etc. where lower time limits for advance reservations are at present in force.

    iv    There will also be no change in the case of limit of 360 days for Foreign Tourist.

2.    Wide publicity through all possible means may be given for information of general public.

source-http://www.nfirindia.org/

Need 10 Years gap between 6th to 7th pay commission

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF  FINANCE
RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO-3148

ANSWERED ON-23.04.2013

Setting up of Seventh Pay Commission

3148 .    SHRI SUKHDEV SINGH DHINDSA

(a)     Whether Government proposes to set up the Seventh Central Pay Commission for Central Government Employees to neutralize the effects of soaring inflation;

(b)     if so, by when it is likely to be set up; and

(c)     if not, the reasons therefor?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(SHRI NAMO NARAIN MEENA)

(a) to (c) : The recommendations of the 6th Central Pay Commission were given effect to from 1.1.2006. Generally, there has been a gap of a minimum 10 years between two successive Pay Commissions. Therefore, no proposal to constitute the Seventh Central Pay Commission is at present under consideration.

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Constitution of a Committee for Cadre Restructuring of the Central Secretariat Service (CSS).

No.19/2/2013-CS-I(P)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)

Lok Nayak Bhawan, New Delhi -110003
April 25, 2013.

ORDER

Subject: Constitution of a Committee for Cadre Restructuring of the Central Secretariat Service (CSS).

A Committee for cadre restructuring of the Central Secretariat Service (CSS) with the following composition and terms of reference is constituted:

A Committee for cadre restructuring of the Central Secretariat Service (CSS) with the following composition and terms of reference is constituted:

Composition:

(i) Establishment Officer & Additional Secretary, DoP&T Chairman

(ii) Joint Secretary (CS), DoP&T Member

(iii) Joint Secretary (Pers), D/o Expenditure Member

(iv) Director (CS-I), D0P&T Member-Secretary

Terms of Reference:-

(a) To review the structure of CSS cadre, along with the feeder cadre, so as to harmonies the functional needs with the legitimate career expectations of its members

(b) To assess the magnitude of stagnation in various grades of CSS and suggest remedial measures — both short-term and long-term, as to reduce promotional blocks and at the same time prevent gaps from building up

(c) To suggest measures to enhance the effectiveness of service and capacity building of its members.

(d) To take into view the suggestions of the stakeholders, viz, participating Ministries. Associations and members of the service for cadre review

(e) To examine any issue as referred to it by the cadre controlling authority of CSS and Central Secretariat Clerical Service (CSCS).

2. The secretarial services to the Committee would be provided by the CS Division.

3. This has the approval of the Hon’ble Minister of State for Personnel,.

sd/-
(Parminder Singh)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

Source: www.persmin.nic.in
[http://ccis.nic.in/WriteReadData/CircularPortal/D2/D02csd/3Cadre.pdf]

Finance Ministry has issued order to pay the Dearness Allowance to Central Government employees at revised rates effective from 1st January, 2013

Finance Ministry has issued order to pay the Dearness Allowance to Central Government employees at revised rates effective from 1st January, 2013.

No. 1(2)/2013-E.II(B) 
Government of India 
Ministry of Finance 
Department of Expenditure
 
North Block, New Delhi 
Dated: 25th April, 2013.
 
OFFICE MEMORANDUM
 
Subject: Payment of Dearness Allowance to Central Government employees – Revised Rates effective from 1.1.2013.
 
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Ministry’s Office Memorandum No.1(8)/2012-E-II (B) dated 28th September, 2012 on the subject mentioned above and to say that the President is pleased to decide that the Dearness Allowance payable to Central Government employees shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 72% to 80%with effect from 1st January, 2013.
 
2. The provisions contained in paras 3, 4 and 5 of this Ministry’s O.M. No.1(3)/2008-E-ll(8) dated 29th August, 2008 shall continue to be applicable while regulating Dearness Allowance under these orders.
 
3. The additional Installment of Dearness Allowance payable under these orders shall be paid in cash to all Central Government employees.
 
4. These orders shall also apply to the civilian employees paid from the Defence Services Estimates and the expenditure will be chargeable to the relevant head of the Defence Services Estimates. In regard to Armed Forces personnel and Railway employees, separate orders will be issued by the Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Railways, respectively.
 
5. In so far as the persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department are concerned, these orders issue in consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.
 
6. The Hindi version of this O.M. is also attached,
 

sd/- 
(K.R. Sharma) 
Under Secretary to the Government of India
 
Source: www.finmin.nic.in 
[http://finmin.nic.in/the_ministry/dept_expenditure/notification/da/da01012013.pdf]

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