Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Rate of Election Duty Allowance - Rate of Remuneration to the Officials Deployed on Election Duty

Rate of Election Duty Allowance - Rate of Remuneration to the Officials Deployed on Election Duty
ELECTION MATTER/MOST URGENT

OFFICE OF THE CHIEF ELECTORAL OFFICER, DELHI
F. No.: CEO/B&A/109(48)/200828435-89
Dated: 02.04.2019
ORDER

With the concurrence of the Finance Department, GNCTD, to the rates approved by the Election Commission of India, vide U.O. No. DSF-V /296 dated 25-03-2019 and DSF-V/343 dated 29-03-2019, the rates of remuneration to be paid to the staff deployed on Election Duty for the General Election to LokSabha-2019 are as under :-

Sl.
No.
Designation of Officers
/Officials
Minimum Rate
of remuneration
1Sector OfficerRs. 5000/- lumpsum
2Master TrainerRs. 2000/- lumpsum
3Presiding Officer/ Counting Supervisor / Reception Supervisor350/- per day or part thereof
4Polling Officers/Counting Asstt. / Reception Assistant250/- per day or part thereof
5Class-IV150/- per day or part thereof
6Packed Lunch and/or Light Refreshment 150/- per day or part thereof
7Video Surveillance.  Team, Video Viewing Team Accounting Team, Expenditure Monitoring Control Room and cell Centre Staffs, Media Certificate and Monitoring Committee, Flying Squads, Static Surveillance Team, Expenditure Monitoring CellClass-I/II (Rs. 1200/- lumpsum)

Class-III (Rs. 1000/- lumpsum)

Class-IV (Rs. 200/- lumpsum)
8Micro ObserverRs. 1000/- lumpsum
9Assistant Expenditure ObserverRs 7500/-lumpsum for full time duty and for partial duration on pro-rata basis.
The above mentioned rates are equally applicable to police personnel actually deployed on polling booths/counting centres.

The above rates are payable to the staff for attending class, collecting polling material as well as attending duty on the polling day/counting day.

The letter of the Commission communicated vide this office letter No. F.CEO/Admn/104(2)/2013/Cir/16980-94 dated 20-03-2014 inter-alia direct that keeping in view the long hours of duty, the day next to the day of polling is also to be treated as period on Election duty. Accordingly, polling staff shall be paid for maximum 4 days for training collecting polling materials ete. And 2 days for polling day, subject to the condition that such number of training are actually attended and record.

Reserve staff shall be paid 4 days for training and only 1 day for polling day.

Reception duty staff may be paid remuneration for 2 days i.e. 1 day for training and 1 day for attending the duty on reception counter on polling day.

Voter assistance booth staff may be paid remuneration equal to Polling officers i.e. Rs.250/-per day for 2 days i.e. 1 day for training and 1 day for attending the duty on polling day.

Counting duty staff (including statistical staff) may be paid remuneration for 2 days i.e. 1 day for training and 1 day for attending the duty on counting day.

MTS / Class-IV /Volunteers deployed for assisting voters with disabilities will be paid remuneration @ Rs. 150/-per day for 2 days i.e. one day for training and 1 day for attending the duty on polling day.

If same Micro-Observer is deployed for polling day as well as on counting day, it will be treated as separate duty and remuneration will be paid accordingly.

The staff deployed on polling stations/counting centers may be provide with packed lunch and/or light refreshment @ Rs. 150/- per head per day. In case of difficulty in respect of providing packed lunch, a cash payment @ Rs. 150/-per head may be paid to poll/counting staff. Further, police Personnel deployed on election work on poll/counting day including mobile parties/Home Guards/Forest Guards/Gram Rakshak Dal/NCC Sr. Cadets/Ex-army/Central Police Force may be provide with packed lunch/refreshment or payment in lieu thereof as is being given to Polling/Counting Personnels. No refreshment charge should be paid to the reserve parties for polling day as they can be spared immediately, if they are not needed on that day.

All the Assistant Expenditure Observes and Executive Magistrates (Team In-chage) of Flying Squad Deployed are to be reimbursed Rs.500/- (Rupees Five Hundred only) as a fixed amount on account of Mobile Recharge for whole election process.

The above rates may be strictly adhered to and all personnel on election duty be well apprised of these rates during training etc.

All the DEOs/Ros are requested to ensure that the officers/staff deployed on Election Duty for the General Election to Lok Sabha-2019 are paid accordingly and following conditions are to be followed.
a) All codal formalities be observed.
b) All ECI and FDs guidelines be followed.
c) No duplicate payment is to be made
d) The responsibility rests with the CEO Office and DEOs concerned with regard to payment of each paisa in the right perspective.
The actual expenditure booked on this account may be intimated to Audit Officer, CEO (HQ) as the same is to be conveyed to Finance Department, as per the approval.
(SATENDRA KUMAR)
ELECTION OFFICER (ADMN.)

OROP - Implementation of One Rank One Pension to all Pre-01.06.1953 Defence pensioners and their families

OROP - Implementation of One Rank One Pension to all Pre-01.06.1953 Defence pensioners and their families

OFFICE OF THE PR. CONTROLLER OF DEFENCE ACCOUNTS (PENSIONS)

Circular No. 622
DRAUPADI GHAT, ALLAHABAD- 211014
Dated: 03.04.2019
To,
  1. The Chief Accountant, RBI, Deptt. Of Govt, Bank Accounts, Central Office, C-7, Second Floor, Bandre- Kurla Complex, P B No. 8143, Bandre East Mumbai- 400051
  2. CMDs, All Public Sector Banks.
  3. The Nodal Officers, ICICI/HDFC/AXIS/IDBI Banks
  4. All Managers, CPPCs
  5. Military and Air Attache, Indian Embassy, Kathmandu, Nepal
  6. The PCDA (WC), Chandigarh
  7. The CDA (PD), Meerut :
  8. The CDA, Chennai
  9. The Director of Treasuries, All States
  10. The Pay and Accounts Officer, Delhi Administration, R K Puram; and Tis Hazari, New Delhi.
  11. The Pay and Accounts Office, Govt of Maharashtra, Mumbai
  12. The Post Master, Kathua (J&K); and Camp Bell Bay.
  13. The Principal Pay and Accounts Officer, Andaman and Nicobar Administration, Port Blair.
Subject:- Implementation of ‘One Rank One Pension’ to all Pre-01.06.1953 Defence pensioners and their families.

Reference:- Gol, MoD letter No. 12(1)/2014/D(Pen/Policy)-Part-ll dated 3rd Feb 2016 (Circular No. 555 dated 04.02.2016), Circular 557 dated 17.03.2016, Circular 580 dated 05.07.2017, Circular 581 dated 02.08.2017 and Circular 591 dated 13.11.2017.

Pension Disbursing Agencies (PDAs) are aware that as per this office Circular No. 555 dated 04.02.2016, pension of Armed Forces Personnel is to be revised w.e.f. 01.07.2014 by the PDAs as per tables attached with the circular.

In continuation of the same, the rates of ordinary family pension, Special Family Pension, 2nd life award of SFP, Liberalized Family Pension, 2nd life award of LFP, Disability/ Liberalized disability element for 100% Disability, War Injury Element for 100% disability (Invalid out cases) meant for post -53 retirees JCOs/ ORs of Regular Army of Group “Y” may be allowed to the families of pre-53 retirees under OROP scheme.

Further, cases where data is not available with PDAs, the same may be referred to PCDA(P) Allahabad for issue of Corr. PPOs.

In view of the above, this office Circular No. 591 dated 13.11.2017 stands cancelled in toto.
This Circular has been uploaded on this office website www.pcdapension.nic.in for dissemination of all concerned.

No. Gts/Tech/0167/XXX

Dated: 03.04.2019
Sd/-
(Sushil Kumar Singh)
Addl. CDA (Pensions)
Source: PCDA

12 Per Cent 7th CPC Dearness Relief to KV Pensioners effective from 1.1.2019

7th CPC DR: 12% Dearness Relief to KV Pensioners effective from 1.1.2019


Grant of Dearness Relief to Central Government pensioners/ family pensioners- Revised rate effective from 01.01.2019 under Seventh CPC
KENDRIYA VlDYALAYA SANGATHAN
18, lnstitutional Area, Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg
New Delhi 110 016

F.110230(Misc)2016/KVS(HQ)P&I/1615
Dated: 15.04.2019
The Manager (instt.),
State Bank of India,
Main Branch (4th Floor),
Parliament Street,
New Delhi

Sub: Grant of Dearness Relief to Central Government pensioners/ family pensioners - Revised rate effective from 01.01.2019 under Seventh CPC

Sir/Madam,
It is to state that the Govt of India, Department of Pension and Pensioners Welfare has issued an Office Memorandum No.F.No.42/04/2019-P&PW(D) dated 06th March 2019 regarding the revision of rates for Dearness Relief to Central Government Pensioners/Family Pensioners (drawing pension under Seventh CPC) from 9% to 12% w.e.f. 01.01.2019.

You are, therefore, requested to comply with the same for all cases of Pensioners/family pensioners of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan.

This issues with the approval of the Competent Authority.
Yours faithfully,
sd/-
(A.K.Srivastava)
Assistant Commissioner (Finance)

Department of Posts: Regarding premature closure of RD/TD/MIS accounts

Department of Posts: Regarding premature closure of RD/TD/MIS accounts

No: - 8-01/2016-Inv.
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
(Investigation Section)
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi - 110 001,
Dated: 11 April, 2019.
To
All Heads of Circles/All Heads of Regions

Sub: Regarding premature closure of RD/TD/MIS accounts.

I am directed to convey the observation of competent authority made during a recent review meeting of Loss & Fraud cases held in Directorate on 27.03.2019. In some of the fraud cases committed in the past the modus operandi adopted was premature closure of RD/MIS/TO accounts without the knowledge of the depositors by making payment to agents or by crediting the amount to fake POSB accounts. Therefore, the competent authority has desired that premature closure of RD/TD/MIS and others scheme may be allowed only if depositors are personally present. You are therefore requested to issue necessary instructions to all concerned to ensure this.

(C.R Ramakrishnan)
Director (Investigation)
Source: NFPE

Examination for Confirmation of Enrollment of GST Practitioners

Ministry of Finance
Examination for Confirmation of Enrollment of GST Practitioners

Posted On: 16 APR 2019

The National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes and Narcotics (NACIN) has been authorized to conduct an examination for confirmation of enrollment of Goods and Services Tax Practitioners (GSTPs) in terms of the sub-rule (3) of Rule 83 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017, vide Notification No. 24/2018-Central Tax dated 28.5.2018.

The GSTPs enrolled on the GST Network under sub-rule (2) of Rule 83 and covered by clause (b) of sub-rule (1) of Rule 83, i.e. those meeting the eligibility criteria of having enrolled as sales tax practitioners or tax return preparer under the existing law for a period not less than five years, are required to pass the said examination before 31.12.2019 in terms of Notification no. 03/2019-Central Tax dated 29.01.2019. Two such examinations for such GSTPs have already been conducted on 31.10.2018 and 17.12.2018. The next examination for them shall be conducted on 14.06.2019 from 1100 hrs to 1330 hrs at designated examination centers across India.

It will be a Computer Based Examination. The Registration for the exam can be done by the eligible GSTPs on a Registration Portal, link of which will be provided on NACIN and CBIC websites. The Registration Portal for exam scheduled on 14.06.2019 will be activated on 21st May, 2019 and will remain open up to 4th June, 2019. For convenience of candidates, a help desk will also be set up, details of which will be made available on the registration portal. The applicants are required to make online payment of examination fee of Rs. 500/- at the time of registration for this exam.

Pattern and Syllabus of the Examination

PAPER: GST Law & Procedures:
Time allowed: 2 hours and 30 minutes
Number of Multiple Choice Questions: 100
Language of Questions: English and Hindi
Maximum marks: 200
Qualifying marks: 100
No negative marking

Syllabus:
  1. Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017
  2. Integrated Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017
  3. State Goods and Services Tax Acts, 2017
  4. Union Territory Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017
  5. Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Act, 2017
  6. Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017
  7. Integrated Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017
  8. All State Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017
  9. Notifications, Circulars and orders issued from time to time
Note: As GST Law and Procedures are still evolving, the various items of the above syllabus will be considered as on 1.4.2019 for the purpose of this Examination.

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