Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Dearness Allowance applicable w.e.f. 1.1.2018 to employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies continuing to draw their pay in the pre-revised pay scale/Grade Pay as per 6th Central Pay Commission

6th CPC DA Order: Enhanced from 139% to 142%
Rate of Dearness Allowance applicable w.e.f. 1.1.2018 to employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies continuing to draw their pay in the pre-revised pay scale/Grade Pay as per 6th Central Pay Commission.
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No.1/3/2008-E.II(B)
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
New Delhi, dated the 28th March, 2018.
Office Memorandum

Subject: Rate of Dearness Allowance applicable w.e.f. 1.1.2018 to employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies continuing to draw their pay in the pre-revised pay scale/Grade Pay as per 6th Central Pay Commission.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department's O.M. of even No. dated 26th September, 2017 regarding revision of the rate of Dearness Allowance w.e.f 1.7.2017 in respect of employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies continuing to draw their pay in the pre-revised pay scale/Grade Pay as per 6th Central Pay Commission.

2. The rate of DA admissible to above categories of employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies shall be enhanced from the existing 139% to 142% w.e.f. 1.1.2018.

3. The provisions contained in paras 3, 4 and 5 of this Ministry's O.M.No.1 (3)/2008-E.11(B) dated 29th August, 2008 shall continue to be applicable while regulating Dearness Allowance under these orders.

4. The contents of this Office Memorandum may also be brought to the notice of all organisations under the administrative control of the Ministries/Departments which have adopted the Central Government scales of pay.
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(Nirmala Dev)
Deputy Secretary to the Govt. of India
Source: www.doe.gov.in

Dearness Allowance to the employees of Central Government & Central Autonomous Bodies drawing pay as per 5th CPC - Revised Rates effective from 01.01.2018

Dearness Allowance to the employees of Central Government & Central Autonomous Bodies drawing pay as per 5th CPC - Revised Rates effective from 01.01.2018
5th CPC DA Order: Enhanced from 268% to 274%
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No.1/3/2008-E.II(B)
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
New Delhi, dated the 28th March, 2018
Office Memorandum
Subject: Rate of Dearness Allowance applicable w.e.f. 01.01.2018 to employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies continuing to draw their pay in the pre-revised pay scales as per 5th Central Pay Commission

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department's O.M. of even No. dated 26th September, 2017 regarding revision of the rate of Dearness Allowance w.e.f. 1.7.2017 in respect of employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies continuing to draw their pay in the pre-revised pay scales as per 5th Central Pay Commission.

2. The rate of DA admissible to above categories of employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies shall be enhanced from the existing 268% to 274% w.e.f. 1.1.2018.

3. The provisions contained in paras 3, 4 and 5 of this Ministry’s O.M.No.1(13)/97-E.11(B) dated 3rd October, 1997 shall continue to be applicable while regulating Dearness Allowance under these orders.

4. The contents of this Office Memorandum may also be brought to the notice of all organisations under the administrative control of the Ministries/Departments which have adopted the Central Government scales of pay.
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(Nirmala Dev)
Deputy Secretary to the Govt. of India
Source: www.doe.gov.in

Grant of vigilance clearance for obtaining passport

Grant of vigilance clearance for obtaining passport

F. No. 11012/7/2017-Estt.A-III
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension
Department of Personnel & Training
Establishment A-III Desk
North Block, New Delhi - 110001
Dated 28th March, 2018
OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Grant of vigilance clearance for obtaining passport.

The undersigned is directed to say that matter regarding guidelines for granting vigilance clearance to members of the Central Civil Service holding Central Civil Posts
have been reviewed and it has been decided to lay down guidelines for grant of vigilance clearance to the Government servant for obtaining Indian Passport.

2. Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has issued the guidelines for issuance of ordinary Passport to the Government servant vide O.M. No. VI/401/01/05/2014 dated 26.05.2015 in connection with procedures to be the followed in case of passport to be issued to Government servant.

3. In view of the above, it is mandatory for the administrative Department/Controlling Authority to check whether any provision of the Section 6(2) of the Passport Act, 1967 are attracted in the case of employee, who are working under them, while obtaining Indian Passport. As such, it is required to check the vigilance clearance of such Government servant.

4. Accordingly, it has been decided that vigilance clearance can be withheld only under the following circumstances:
(i) The officer is under suspension;

(ii) A charge sheet has been issued against the officer in a disciplinary proceeding and
the proceeding is pending.

(iii) Charge sheet has been filed in a Court by the investigating Agency in a criminal case and the case is pending.

(iv) Sanction for investigation or prosecution has been granted by the Competent Authority in a case under the PC Act or any other criminal matter.

(v) An FIR has been filed or a case has been registered by any Government entity against the officer, after a preliminary fact finding inquiry.

(vi) The officer is involved in a trap/ raid case on charges of corruption and investigation is pending.
5. Vigilance clearance shall not be withheld due to an FIR filed on the basis of a private complaint unless a charge-sheet has been filed by the investigating agency provided that there are no directions to the contrary by a competent court of law. However, the information regarding FIR may be provided to the Passport Office. The final decision will be taken by the concerned Passport Issuing Authority.

6. There may be situations wherein wards and relatives of the civil servants residing abroad (for education and other purposes) could be having medical emergencies or family events. The officer himself/ herself may require to visit abroad for medical reasons. Therefore, as a policy, ordinarily, a passport will not be granted if a disciplinary proceeding is pending against the officer. However, the competent authority can take a view wherein a foreign travel is necessitated due to extreme urgent situation like medical emergencies etc. on case to case basis.

7. All Ministries/ Departments/Offices are requested to bring the above guidelines to the notice of all Disciplinary Authorities under their control.

8. Hindi version will follow.
(Sanjiv Kumar)
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India
Source: DoPT

KV School Fee Structure: Proposal for Revision of Tuition Fee

KV School Fee Structure: Proposal for Revision of Tuition Fee

"A proposal for enhancement of tuition fees was moved by Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan to its Board of Governors for approval. However no decision is taken on the matter".

Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shri Updendra Kushwaha said in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha on 26th March, 2018 that there is a proposal for enhancement of tuition fees was moved by Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan to its Board of Governors for approval. However no decision is taken on the matter.

Also he added, as per the codal provisions contained in the Accounts Code for the Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs), the Sponsoring Project Authorities are at liberty to apply a differential fee structure in their sponsored KVs, if they so decide.

Three KVs vizSteel Plant, Visakhapatnam, Panchgram and BHEL Jagdishpur have enhanced the fees to augment their internal receipts for meeting the committed expenditure. Details are as follows:-
1. KV Steel Plant, Visakhapatnam:An increase of Rs.100 per month in the form of Project fees for Project students and Rs.350 per month (average) for non-Project students has been introduced by the project authority.

2. KV,Panchgram:An increase of Rs.500 per month in the form of development fees/Project Fees for both Project students and non-Project students has been introduced.

3. KV, BHEL Jagdishpur:An increase of Rs.927 per month (average) for BHEL students and Rs.1617 per month (average) for non BHEL students has been introduced by the Project Authority.

Fees of Class 1 to 12th in Kendriya Vidyalayas revised from 1.4.2013 and the same continued till now.  No tuition fee is charged from boys up to Class VIII, girls up to Class XII, for SC/ST students,
Children of KVS Employees, Children of Officers and men of the Armed Forces killed or disabled during the wars of 1962, 1965, 1971, 1999-Kargil War (against China and Pakistan).

FEE STRUCTURE (PER MONTH) w.e.f. 01.04.2013
1.
Admission Fee
Rs. 25.00
2.
Re Admission Fee
Rs 100.00
3.
Tuition Fee
3 (a)
Class IX & X (Boys)
Rs 200.00
3 (b)
Class XI & XII Commerce & Humanities (Boys)
Rs 300.00
3 (c)
Class XI & XII Science (Boys)
Rs.400.00
4.
Computer Fund
4 (a)
Class III onwards wherever Computer Education is being imparted
Rs 100.00
4 (b)
Computer Science Fee. (for elective subjects) + 2 stage
Rs 150.00
5
Vidyalaya Vikas Nidhi (Classes I - XII)
Rs. 500.00

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