Friday, March 13, 2020

Cabinet Approved 4 Per cent DA hike from Jan 2020 for central government employees

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Good news for central government employees - today’s Union cabinet approves 4 per cent DA raise with effect from 1.1.2020

4 Per cent DA hike from Jan 2020 for central government employees


Today, the central government increased the dearness allowance (DA) and the dearness relief by 4% to 21%, helping 30 lakh central government employees and 50 lakh retired citizens.

“Release of additional installment of DA is an increase of 4 per cent over the existing rate of 17 per cent of the basic pay/pension, to compensate for price rise,” according to an official statement.

Also check: Expected DA 2020

At its meeting today, the Union Cabinet led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the introduction of an additional installment of Dearness Allowance for Central Government employees and Dearness Relief for pensions with effect from 01.01.2020 reflecting an increase of 4 percent over the current rate of 17 percent of Basic Pay / Pension to account for the price rise.

According to this Central Government DA statement, with this 4 percent Dearness Allowance Hike, total DA has to be paid at a rate of 21 percent from 1 January 2020. Payment of additional DA for January and February 2020 months will be payable as arrears.

Reservation in Appointment on Compassionate Ground Group C posts

A compassionate appointment will fill 5 percent of the direct recruitment vacancies in Group ‘ C ‘ post in a year
Reservation in Appointment on Compassionate Ground Group C posts

A person chosen on compassionate grounds for appointment is to be balanced against the correct category in the reservation roster, viz. A SC / ST / OBC / General nominee will hold the position assigned to the respective group in the roster.

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Reservation in Appointment on Compassionate Ground

12 MAR 2020

As per extant instructions, upto a maximum of 5% of direct recruitment vacancies arising in a year in Group ‘C’ posts can be filled up by compassionate appointment. There is no fixed quota of posts to be filled up annually on compassionate grounds, as compassionate appointments are to be made by the administrative Ministries / Departments as per the general policy guidelines laid by the Department of Personnel and Training subject to availability of vacancies, number of applicants seeking compassionate appointment etc.

Check: Latest MACP orders from DoPT

A person selected for appointment on compassionate grounds is to be adjusted in the reservation roster against the appropriate category, viz. a candidate belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC/ General category would occupy the position allocated to the respective category, in the roster.

This information was provided by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.

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Proposal for appointment to the post of Chairman, NIOS - DoPT 2020

 Proposal for appointment to the post of Chairman, NIOS - DoPT 2020

Latest DoPT Orders 2020

Applications for the Post of Chairman, National Institute of Open School (NIOS) having the 7th CPC pay scale of Rs.144,220-2,18,000 (Level-14) (pre-revised pay scale Rs. 37,400 - 67,000 with grade pay of Rs.10,000) for tenure of 05 years or attaining age of 60 years, whoever is earlier.

F.No.21/07/ 2019-CS-I(P)
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances Pension
Department of Personnel & Training
(C.S.I Division)

2nd Floor, ‘A’ wing,
LokNayak Bhawan,
Khan Market, New Delhi
Dated 11 March, 2020

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Proposal for appointment to the post of Chairman, National Institute of Open School (NIOS) - reg

The undersigned is directed to circulate the Office Memorandum No.15-56/2019-Sch-3 dated 2nd March, 2020 (along-with enclosures) received from Ministry of Human Resources Development, Department of School Education and Library who have invited applications for the Post of Chairman, National Institute of Open School (NIOS) having the 7th CPC pay scale of Rs.144,220-2,18,000 (Level-14) (pre-revised pay scale Rs. 37,400 - 67,000 with grade pay of Rs.10,000) for tenure of 05 years or attaining age of 60 years, whoever is earlier.

2. It may be noted that cadre clearance from C.S.I Division will be required in case of Under Secretary and above level officers of CSS applying for deputation

3. In case of any further clarification, applicants are requested to contact the concerned Ministries / Departments.

(Sanjay Kumar Das Gupta)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

To,
All Ministries / Departments (through DOPT’s website)
Also check: Revised Rotational Transfer Policy applicable to CSS officers Latest DoPT Orders 2020

Eligibility

  • The post is to be filled up by transfer on deputation (including short term contract) for a period of five years or age of superannuation whichever is earlier.
  • Officers from the Central or State Governments, Universities, Central Educational Institutions, Central Autonomous Bodies. Recognised Research Institutions or Public Sector Undertakings.
  • Holding analogous post on regular basis in the parent cadre or department or with 3 years service in the grade rendered after appointment thereto on regular basis in the Pay Scale of Rs. 1,23.100 – 2.15,900 (Level 13) (Pre-Revised Pay Band IV in Scale of pay of Rs. 37400-67000 + Grade Pay of Rs. 8700) or equivalent in the parent cadre or department, and
  • Possessing the following Educational qualifications and experience

Essential

  • Post Graduate degree
  • Fifteen years experience in the field of educational administration having the Deputy Secretary pay scale of Rs. 78,800 -2,09,200 (Level 12) (Pre-revised Pay Band of Rs. 15600 to 39, 100 (PB-III) with Grade Pay of Rs. 7,600/- of the Government of India or equivalent above)

Desirable

  • Seven years experience in the field of education, educational administration, policy planning, academic work concerning school education including planning, implementation and research in an institution of open and distance learning.
Note. 1 - Period of deputation including period of deputation in another ex-cadre post held immediately preceding this appointment in the same or some other organization or Department of the Central Government shall ordinarily not exceed five years or till the date of superannuation (60 Years) whichever is earlier.

Note.2 - The maximum age limit for appointment by deputation including short term contract shall not be exceeding 58 years as on the closing date of the receipt of applications.

Source: DoPT

Change of Closed Holiday on the eve of “Dussehra” to all Central Government offices

Change of Closed Holiday from 25th October, 2020 (Sunday) to 26th October, 2020 (Monday) on account of the "Dussehra" to all Central Government offices in Telangana state

Dussehra" to all Central Government offices in Telangana state


Office of the
Principal Chief Commissioner of Income Tax
10 Floor, C Block, Income Tax Towers.
A.C. Guards Hyderabad.
F.No.11. CGEWCC/ Income Tax/ Holiday-2020/2019-20

Date: 09-03-2020

CIRCULAR

Sub:- Change of Closed Holiday to be observed by the Central Government offices in Telangana state on the eve of “Dussehra” festival 2020- Reg.

Ref:- 1) F.No.12/1/2019-JCA-2, dated: 18.06.2019.
2) Minutes of the CGEWCC Meeting held on 10.10.2019.
3) Minutes of the CGEWCC Meeting held on 31.01.2020.
4) F.No.12/1/2019-JCA-2, dated: 20.12.2020.

Also check: Holidays to be observed in Central Government Offices during the year 2020

With reference to above cited letters, The DoPT Vide OM dated 20.12.2019 has changed Closed Holiday from 25th October, 2020 (Sunday) to 26th October, 2020 (Monday) on account of the “Dussehra” to all Central Government offices in Telangana state.

Sd/-
(M. MOHAN BABU)
Dy. Commissioner of Income Tax
& Secretary, CGEWCC / RSB, Hyderabad.

TO
All the Heads of Departments / Offices of
Central Government Offices in Twin Cities, Hyderabad

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