Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Penalty for urinating in open, spitting in Central Government Offices

Penalty for urinating in open, spitting in Central Government Offices

spitting in Central Government Offices

Urinating in open and spitting on the central government office premises will now attract a penalty as the Centre has issued a new Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’ to ensure a clean, hygienic and healthy work environment.

Also, littering and non-collection of construction and demolition waste by the contractor will also attract the penalty.

These SOPs have been shared with all central government ministries recently asking them to follow the new procedures to ensure complete sanitation in office premises, senior government officials said.

It mandates every department to form a sanitation committee under the chairmanship of relevant Joint Secretary looking after the charge of administration to monitor compliance to the SOP.

The SOP casts an obligation on authority concerned to “impose penalty on defaulters for littering, spitting and open urinating” besides conducting surprise inspections of the office premises to ensure a clean, hygienic and healthy work environment.

“If contractors have the obligation to collect the construction and demolition waste, it should be done immediately after all work is finished. Failure to do so will attract penalty,” says the SOPs, sent to secretaries of all central government ministries.

The central government departments have been asked to carry out self-assessment and ratings for the buildings on overall sanitation infrastructure by measuring their effort in removing paan and gutkha stains, providing dustbins and required number of urinals to meet the cleanliness needs.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had in October 2014 launched the Swachh Bharat Mission with an aim to make the country absolutely clean by October 2, 2019.

All government departments have been asked to ensure collection of waste, rubbish and debris inside and outside the building and garden or open spaces and dispose as per set frequency, the SOP said.

An intensive cleaning of the entire office premises should be carried out at least once in two months which should also involve participation of all officials and staff (through Shramdaan) for disposal of redundant or unused hardware, furniture which can be added to inventory and re-allocated as per demand, it said.

“Weeding and recording of files should be resorted to at least once in six months. The records in the record room should be reviewed once a year and destroyed as per guidelines. This would ensure that constant space is created for keeping more recorded files. If necessary extra manpower for this purpose should be resorted to,” the SOP said.

The purpose of this SOP is to improve current cleanliness levels in the government of India offices. The primary way to achieve cleanliness is through inculcating good sanitation and hygiene practices in employees and visitors, it said.


Cabinet gives ex-post facto approval to the cadre review of Indian Postal Service (IPoS)

Cabinet gives ex-post facto approval to the cadre review of Indian Postal Service (IPoS)

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today granted ex-post facto approval to the proposal for undertaking cadre review of the Indian Postal Service.

The cadre review will enable the Department of Posts to meet the functional requirements and strengthening the cadre structure both in the headquarters and in the field on the basis of functional requirement, which will provide more avenues to earn review and respond effectively to the customer needs, reduce the existing stagnation and improve the career prospects of Indian Postal Service officers.

The proposal will be implemented through measures that include creation of a post of DG(Postal Operations) in the Apex scale, creation of post of Additional DG(Coordination) in the HAG+ scale, one post in HAG level, 5 posts in SAG level and 4 posts at the JAG level, and also increase of 84 posts at JTS level by down-grading from STS and overall decreasing STS posts by 96 for adjustment of new posts proposed to be created, without any overall change in the total number of posts in the cadre.

For undertaking the above exercise, necessary consultations on the CRC recommendations with Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions have been duly completed. The Department of Expenditure have conveyed their ‘no objection’ to the proposal.


Many unconfirmed sensational news about 7th Pay Commission – Exclusive Report

Many unconfirmed sensational news about 7th Pay Commission – Exclusive Report by GServants

The Empowered Committee is Expected to Meet on 11th June 2016

Some news on 7th pay commission are being posted in couple of websites -on a nearly daily basis.

All Central Government Employees are eagerly searching for latest news about 7th pay commission regularly.
But to attract these visitors, some websites keep posting some unconfirmed news on a regular basis.

When reading this, the CG Employees wanted to check the authenticity of the news with their Association Leaders. While asking them, they expect that the Leaders should tell, “Yes, it’s true”.

But the worst part of this story is the Federation Leaders couldn’t tell anything against their wish.

The top level Union leaders are flooded with queries about pay commission from Cg Staffs when they come to headquarters. Unfortunately they have no answers to this queries.

In addition to that, by posting this unconfirmed sensational news, these particular websites are adding fuel to fire.

In spite of this, News about Implementation dates and Minimum wages are keep changing and coming every day.

The latest news is, the Empowered Committee on 7th CPC is Expected to Meet on 11th June 2016. And the Minimum wage will be 24000/-

Let’s all Hope this is true and wait for the outcome of the Meeting.


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