Saturday, June 27, 2015

Recognition of qualification acquired through distance learning mode from Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi Diploma/Degrees -Acceptance for purpose of employment on the railways.

Recognition of BCA degree acquired through distance learning mode of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) for Junior Engineer Recruitment in Railways – RBE 67/2015


Railway Board has accepted the IGNOU diploma/degree for the purpose of employment in Railways.  Ministry Railways issue communication to all recruitment heads of Railways confirming Recognition of qualification acquired through distance learning mode from Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU).

Government of India (Bharat Sarkar)
Ministry of Railways (Rail Mantralaya)
(Railway Board)

RBE No. 67/2015

No. E (NG)-11/201 0/RR-1 /17

New Delhi, dated: 16.06.2015


The General Manager (P),
All Zonal Railways/Production Units, CORE/Allahabad,
MTP/Kolkata, Chennai, Mumbai,
CAO (R), DMW/Patiala, COFMOW/New Delhi,
Director General, RDSO/Lucknow & NAIRNadodra,
Director, IRISET/Secundrabad, IRICEN/Pune, IRIEEN/Nasik &
IRIM&EE/Jamalpur and Chairmen/Railway Recruitment Boards.

Sub: Recognition of qualification acquired through distance learning mode from Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi Diploma/Degrees -Acceptance for purpose of employment on the railways.

Ref: Letter No. 2002/AC-II(CC)/37/8 dated 17/11/2004 and No. 2002/ACII(CC)/37/8(Vol.l) dated 24/9/2012.
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Minimum educational qualification for open market recruitment to the category of Junior Engineer (Information Technology), has been prescribed in terms of instructions referred to above.

An issue has been raised by one of Railway Recruitment Boards whether qualification of Bachelor in Computer Application (BCA) obtained from Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) New Delhi through distance learning mode is acceptable for employment on the railways, in lieu of qualification prescribed for the post of Junior Engineer (IT) vide letters ibid.

The issue has been examined in consultation with Accounts and C&IS Directorates of this Ministry. It has been decided by the Board that Qualification of BCA obtained through distance mode cannot be accepted in lieu of the minimum qualification prescribed for the post of Junior Engineer (II).

Please acknowledge receipt.

(This disposes of RRB/Kolkata’s letter No.RRB/KOL/JAA/SRC/ECRC/16/Pt.I. 19/12/2014)

-sd-
(Lily Pandeya)
Director Estt. (N)-11
Railway Board

Download Railway Board RBE No.67/2015 No. E (NG)-11/201 0/RR-1 /17 dated 16.06.2015

Stoppage of Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA) being paid to the Central Government employees

Stoppage of Fixed Medical Allowance to Central Government Employees under CS(MA) Rules who are working in remote areas
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has issued an OM on Stoppage of Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA) being paid to the Central Government employees working in the interior/remote areas and their governance under CS(MA) Rules, 1944.
No.S.14025/09/2013-MS
Government of India
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Department of Health & Family Welfare
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Nirman Bhawan, NewDelhi
Dated 3rd June, 2015.
OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Stoppage of Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA) being paid to the Central Government employees working in the interior/remote areas and their governance under CS(MA) Rules, 1944.

Reference is invited to OMNo.S-1402011/88-MS dated 17.07.1990 in which fixed medical allowance to the tune of Rs.25/-per month was granted to employee working in the interior/remote areas where no Authorized Medical Attendant was available within a radius of 5 kms, which was subsequently revised to the tune of Rs.l00/- per month vide OMF.No.14025/33/98-MS dated 18.01.1999.

2. On receiving a proposal from Ministry of Defence on the issue of medical reimbursement to employees who are in receipt of Fixed Medical Allowance, the matter was examined in the Ministry in consultation with Department of Expenditure and Department of Personnel & Training.

3. It has now been decided to stop the above mentioned Fixed Medical Allowance.  Henceforth, the Central Government Employees residing in interior/remote areas will be governed by the extant rules as laid down under CS(MA) Rules, 1944.

4. This O.M. will be effective from the date of issue. After issuance of this OM,the above mentioned OMs i.e.,O.M. No.S-1402011/88-MS dated 17.07.1990 and O.M F.No.14025/33/98-MS dated 18.01.1999. stand withdrawn.

5.This issues with the concurrence of the Department of Personnel &Training and Department of Expenditure.

(Bindu Tewari)
 Director
Download Ministry of Health and Family Welfare OM No.S.14025/09/2013-MS 03.06.2015

PFRDA: ATAL PENSION YOJANA – BENEFITS AND FEATURES

Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority
First Floor, ICADR Building, Plot No 6, Institutional Area Phase II,
Vasant Kunj, New Delhi-110070
ATAL PENSION YOJANA – BENEFITS AND FEATURES
1. Anybody in the age group of 18-40 years can join !!

2. You can choose your pension plan from Rs 1,000/- to Rs 5,000/- per month.

3. Your contribution depends on your age and the pension plan you choose!

4. You can be a member of any existing PF/Pension scheme such as EPF/PPF/Govt. pension and still join APY!

5. You can be an Income tax payer and still join APY.

6. For (4) and (5) above, Govt. Co-contribution is not available but Govt. guarantee for pension will be available!

7. Govt. Co-contribution of 50% of subscribers’ contribution or Rs 1,000/- per annum, whichever is lower will be available for five years only to subscribers joining by 31st December 2015.
The monthly contribution chart for different age groups and pension amounts is given below:
Joining Age Years of Contribution
Indicative Monthly Contribution under APY (Rs.)
Monthly pension of Rs. 1000. Indicative return of corpus Rs 1.70 lacs Monthly pension of Rs. 2000. Indicative return of corpus Rs3.40 lacs Monthly pension of Rs. 3000. Indicative return of corpus Rs 5.10 lacs Monthly pension of Rs. 4000. Indicative return of corpus Rs 6.80 lacs Monthly pension of Rs. 5000. Indicative return of corpus Rs 8.50 lacs
18 42 42 84 126 168 210
19 41 46 92 138 183 228
20 40 50 100 150 198 248
21 39 54 108 162 215 269
22 38 59 117 177 234 292
23 37 64 127 192 254 318
24 36 70 139 208 277 346
25 35 76 151 226 301 376
26 34 82 164 246 327 409
27 33 90 178 268 356 446
28 32 97 194 292 388 485
29 31 106 212 318 423 529
30 30 116 231 347 462 577
31 29 126 252 379 504 630
32 28 138 276 414 551 689
33 27 151 302 453 602 752
34 26 165 330 495 659 824
35 25 181 362 543 722 902
36 24 198 396 594 792 990
37 23 218 436 654 870 1,087
38 22 240 480 720 957 1,196
39 21 264 528 792 1,054 1,318
40 20 291 582 873 1164 1454

SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION FORM AT YOUR BANK BRANCH
For more information, Please call on our APY Toll free No. 1800110069

Source: PFRDA

DOPT: Government Stresses on Punctuality

DOPT: Government Stresses on Punctuality


Press release by Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions regarding observation of punctuality in attendance:-
Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions

25-June-2015
Govt Stresses on Punctuality
 The Government has directed all Government servants to strictly observe punctuality in attendance. All Ministries and Departments besides Autonomous Bodies, CBI, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha Secretariats and the Union Territories Administrations have been asked to issue necessary directions to all employees at all levels to mark their attendance in the Biometric Attendance System (BAS) portal on regular basis.

In a recent Office Memorandum, it is reiterated that the BAS is only an enabling platform and there is no change in the instructions relating to Office Hours, late attendance etc.

Citing provisions under the CCS (Conduct) Rules, 1964 the Memorandum reiterates that habitual late attendance will be viewed as conduct unbecoming of a Government servant and disciplinary action may be taken against such offenders.

The Memorandum is available on the DoPT website with the following link:
http://ccis.nic.in/WriteReadData/CircularPortal/D2/D02est/11013_9_2014-Estt.A-III-22062015.pdf

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