Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Fixed Medical Allowance to railway beneficiaries of New Pension Scheme - Railway Board Orders

No. PC-VI/ 311 
New Delhi, dated 22-01-2013.

RBE No. 05/2013 
No. PC-V/2010/A/Med./1

The General Manager
All Indian Railways & Pus
(As per mailing list)

Sub:- Fixed Medical Allowance to railway beneficiaries of New Pension Scheme drawing additional relief on death /disability of railway servant.

The Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA) is granted to Railway pensioners/family pensioners in terms of instructions contained in Board’s letter dated 21-4-99, 1-3-2004 and subsequent clarifications issued from time to time.

Grant of FMA to the railway beneficiaries of NPS drawing additional relief on death/disability of railway servant in terms of Board’s letter No. 2008/AC-II/21/19 dated 29-5-2009 has been examined in consultation with Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare. Since in terms of para 602 of IRMM-2000, railway employees are entitled for medical attendance and treatment facilities, free of charge, the NPS railway pensioners drawing additional relief on death/disability of Railway servant in terms of Board’s letter dated 29-5-2009 and staying beyond 2.5 KMs from the nearest Railway Hospital/Health unit can get a RELHS card by paying necessary amount to enable them to obtain indoor treatment. They are also entitled to draw FMA as fixed by the Government. The necessary amount for getting RELHS Card as prescribed in Board’s letter No. 2003/H/28/1/RELHS dt. 16.3.2009 are as under :
(i) The employees who have already retired.
A sum equivalent to double the amount of revised basic pension after the implementation of VIth CPC.
(ii) Family pensioners
A sum equivalent to double the amount of revised family pension after the implementation of VIth CPC.

2. As and when the Health Insurance is introduced in Railways, the New Pension Scheme railway pensioners would be shifted to the Health Insurance Scheme.

3. These orders are issued with the concurrence by Health and Finance Directorates of the Ministry of Railways.

4. Hindi Version is enclosed.
Dy.Director, Pay Commission-V
Railway Board
Source : NFIR

KVS Orders : Holidays to be observed in Government Offices during the year 2013

KVS Orders 2013 - Holidays to be observed in Government Offices during the year 2013
Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan has published an office memorandum regarding the list of holidays to be observed in Government offices at Delhi / New Delhi during the year 2013.
We are provided the details of holidays with their day and date:

List of Holidays:

1.Milad-Un-Nabi or Id-E-Milad (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad) - January 25 - Friday
2.Republic Day - January 26 - Saturday
3.Holi - March 27 - Wednesday
4.Good Friday - March 29 - Friday
5.Ram Navami - April 19 - Friday
6.Mahavri Jayanthi - April 24 - Wednesday
7.Buddha Prunima - May 25 - Saturday
8.Idu'l Fitr - August 09 - Friday
9.Independence Day - August 15 - Thursday
10.Janmashtami - August 28 - Wednesday
11.Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday - October 2 - Wednesday
12.Dussehra - October 13 - Sunday
13.Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid) - October 16 - Wednesday
14.Diwali (Deepavali) - November 3 - Sunday
15.Muharram - November 14 - Thursday
16.Guru Nank's Birthday - November 17 - Sudnay
17.Christmas Day - December 25 - Wednesday

List of Restricted Holidays:

1.New Year's Day - Januray 1 - Tuesday
2.Makar Sankranti - January 13 - Sunday
3.Pongal - January 14 - Monday
4.Guru Gobind Singh's Birthday - January 18 - Friday
5.Sri Panchami - February 14 - Thursday
6.Basanta Panchami - February 15 - Friday
7.Shivaji Jayanthi - February 19 - Tuesday
8.Guru Ravidas's Birthday - February 25 - Monday
9.Swami Dayandanda Saraswati Jayanti - March 07 - Thursday
10.Maha Shivratri - March 10 - Sunday
11.Holika Dahan - March 26 - Tuesday
12.Easter Sunday - March 31 - Sunday
13.Chaitra Sukladi/Gudi Padava/Ugadi/Cheti Chand - April 11 - Thursday
14.Vaisakhi - April 13 - Saturday
15.Vishu - April 13 - Saturday
16.Mesadi - April 14 - Sunday
17.Vaisakhadi (Bengal)/Bahag Bihu (Assam) - April 15 - Monday
18.Guru Rabindranath's Birthday - May 09 - Thursday
19.Haxarat Ali's Birthday - May 24
20.Rath Yatra - July10 - Thursday
21.Jamat-Ul-Vida - August 2 - Friday
22.Parsi New Year's Day - Augutst 18 - Sunday
23.RAksha Bandhan - August 20 - Tuesday
24.Vinayaka Chaturthi/Ganesh Chaturthi - September 9 - Monday
25.Onam - September 16 - Monday
26.Dussehra (Maha Saptami) (Additional) - October 11  - Friday
27.Dussehra (Maha Ashtami) (Additional)  - October 12 - Saturday
28.Dussehra (Maha Navami) - October 13 - Sunday
29.Maharishi Valmiki's Birthday - October 18 - Friday
30.Karaka Chaturthi (Karva Chouth) - October 22 - Tuesday
31.Deepavali (South India) - November 2  - Saturday
32.Naraka Chatrudasi - November 2  - Saturday
33.Govardhan Puja - November 3 - Sunday
34.Bhai Duj - November 5 - Tuesday
35.Pratihar Sashthi or Surya Sashthi (Chhat Puja) - November 8 - Friday
36.Guru Teg Bahadur's Martyrdom Day - November 24 - Sunday
37.Christmas Eve - December 24 - Tuesday

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