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Friday, October 20, 2017

GRAMIN DAK SEVAK ISSUE IN LOK SABHA - 22-03-2017   CLICK HERE TO VIEW

EXPANSION OF CLIENTELE OF POSTAL LIFE INSURANCE (PLI)




Wednesday, October 18, 2017






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Massive Dharna of CG Employees at Trivandrum on 17th October



COC Kerala organised mass dharna of CG employees infront of Trivandrum GPO as per the decision of confederation national executive demanding 21point charter of demands. Dharna was inaugurated by com. C. P. Narayanan Member of Parliament. Com. M. Krishnan SG confederation, P. K. Muralidharan convenor NFPE, G. Ramesh, ISRO staff association, N. Padmakumar DREU, Manoj Kumar Srichitra staff union, M. C. Nair CGPA addressed the dharna. Com. P. V. Rajendran G/S COC Kerala delivered welcome speech and com. S. Ashok Kumar made vote of thanks. About 500 employees  representing all affiliates and district committees participated in the dharna neglecting the threatening of NDA Govt that punishment the  punishment will be imposed against the participants in the Dharna.


















DHARANA AT BHUBANESHWAR (ODISHA)





Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Monday, October 16, 2017

ATTACK ON POST OFFICE SMALL SAVINGS SCHEMES
AUTHORIZATION OF NATIONALIZE AND PRIVATE BANKS


Sunday, October 15, 2017

POST OFFICE SMALL SAVINGS SCHEMES
UNDER HEAVY ATTACK

GDS MEMBERSHIP VERIFICATION PROCESS STOPPED.

IMPLEMENTATION OF GDS COMMITTEE REPORT DELAYED FOR ONE YEAR, STILL PENDING WITH FINANCE MINISTRY.

HOLD PROTEST DEMONSTRATIONS AT ALL CENTRES AND IN FRONT OF ALL OFFICES ON 23.10.2017.

FEDERAL SECRETARIAT WILL MEET AND DECLARE FURTHER COURSE OF ACTION.


Dear Comrades, 

Government has unleashed a sudden and most damaging attack on Post office Small Savings Schemes. Notifications are already issued permitting all Nationalised Banks and three Private Banks ( ICICI Bank , AXIS Bank and HDFC Bank) to accept deposits for all Small Savings Schemes viz ; Recurring Deposit (RD) , Time Deposits (TD) , Monthly Income Scheme (MIS) Senior Citizen Savings Scheme (SCSS) , Sukanya Samridhi Account (SSA) , Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) and National Savings Certificate (NSC VIII issue) with effect from 10th October 2017. 

         This is a great blow to the Post office Small Savings Schemes and will be a threat to the job security of Postal Employees and also MPKBY /SAS Agents. About 40% of the Revenue and about 50% of the workload of Post office depends on the Post office Small Savings Schemes. Outsourcing of POSSS work to Banks will result in steady fall in Revenue and Workload of Postal Department.

         GDS Committee Report , though submitted to Govt on 24th November 2016 , is still pending with Finance Ministry for approval. GDS Membership verification process has been suddenly stopped by the Government.

          Overall situation in Postal Department is worsening day by day and resentment of the Employees is mounting. 

         NFPE CHQ views the above situation with grave concern and calls upon the entirety of Postal and RMS employees including GDS and Casual labourers to conduct mass protest demonstrations at all Centres and in front of all offices on 23rdOCTOBER 2017.

       Urgent meeting of NFPE Federal Secretariat to be held shortly will announce further course of action. 

Yours fraternally, 

  R.N.PARASHAR 
Secretary General 

        NFPE
17th OCTOBER 2017
ORGANIZE MASS DHARNA AT ALL STATE CAPITALS

As already communicated in Confederation CHQ circular dated 07.09.2017, all C-O-Cs and Affiliated organisation are requested to organize Mass Dharna at all State Capitals on 17th October 2017 demanding immediate settlement of 21 points Charter of Demands of Confederation of Central Govt. Employees & Workers.

M. Krishnan
Secretary General
Confederation
Mob. & Whats App: - 09447068125

CHARTER OF DEMANDS

1.       Honour the assurance given by the Group of Ministers to NJCA on 30th June 2016 and 6th July 2016, especially increase in minimum wage and fitment factor. Grant revised HRA at the rate of  30%, 20% and 10% with effect from 01-01-2016. Settle all anomalies arising out of implementation of 7th CPC recommendations, in a time bound manner.
2.      Implement option-I recommended by 7th CPC regarding parity in pension of pre-2016 pensioners.
3.     Scrap PFRDA Act and Contributory Pension Scheme and grant pension and Family Pension to all Central Government employees recruited after 01.01.2004, under CCS (Pension) Rules 1972.
4.      Treat GraminDakSewaks of Postal department as Civil Servants, and extend all benefits like pay, pension, allowances etc. of departmental employees to GDS.
5.     Regularise all casual, contract, part-time, contingent and Daily rated mazdoors and grant equal pay and other benefits.
6.     (a)         No Downsizing, Privatisation, outsourcing and contractorisation of Government functions.
           (b) Stop proposed move to close down Government of India Presses
7.       Withdraw the arbitrary decision of the Government to enhance the bench mark for performance appraisal for promotion and financial upgradations under MACP from “GOOD” to VERY GOOD” and also decision to withhold annual increments in the case of those employees who are not able to meet the bench march either for MACP or for regular promotion within the first 20 years of service. Grant MACP pay fixation benefits on promotional hierarchy and not on pay-level hierarchy. Personnel promoted on the basis of examination should be treated as fresh entrants to the cadre for grant of MACP.
8.       (a) Withdraw the draconian FR 56 (J) and Rule 48 of CCs (Pension) Rules 1972 which is being misused as a short cut as purity measure to punish and victimize the employees.
           (b) Withdraw all trade union victimisations and attack on trade union facilities.
9.       Fill up all vacant posts including promotional posts in a time bound manner. Lift ban on creation of posts. Undertake cadre Review to assess the requirement of employees and their cadre prospects. Modify recruitment rules of Group-‘C’ cadre and make recruitment on Reginal basis.
10.     Remove 5% ceiling on compassionate appointments and grant appointment in all deserving cases.
11.     Grant five promotions in the service carreer to all Central Govt. employees.
12.     Abolish and upgrade all Lower Division Clerks to Upper Division Clerks.
13.     Ensure parity in pay for all stenographers, Assistants, Ministerial Staff in subordinate offices and in all organized Accounts cadres with Central Secretariat staff by upgrading their pay scales. Grant pay scale of Drivers in LokSabha Secretariat to Drivers working in all other Central Government Departments.
14.     Reject the stipulation of 7th CPC to reduce the salary to 80% for the second year of Child Care leave and retain the existing provision.
15.     Introduce Productivity Linked bonus in all department and continue the existing bi-lateral agreement on PLB wherever it exists.
16.     Ensure cashless, hassle free medical treatment to all Central Government employees & Pensioners in all recognized Government and Private hospitals.
17.     Revision of Overtime Allowance (OTA) and Night Duty Allowance (NDA) w.e.f 01.01.2016 based on 7thCPC pay scale.
18.     Revision of wages of Central Government employees in every five years.
19.     Revive JCM functioning at all levels. Grant recognition to the unions/Associations under CCS (RSA) Rules 1993 within a time frame to facilitate effective JCM functioning.
20.     Implementation of the Revised Pay structure in respect of employees and pensioners of autonomous bodies consequent on implementation of CCS (Revised Pay) Rules 2016 and Revised Pension  Rules  in respect of Central Government employees and pensioners.
21.       Implementation of the “equal pay for equal work” judgment of the Supreme Court in all departments of the Central Government.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

RTP PRINCIPAL CAT CASE

Central Administrative Tribunal Principal Branch, New Delhi put cost of Rs.2000/- to Department for not filing Counter affidavit. The Final Hearing is on 21.11.2017. The order of Tribunal is reproduce here.



RURAL PEOPLE TO GET AFFORDABLE LIFE INSURANCE SERVICES - MANOJ SINHA

Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Communications

13-October-2017 13:18 IST

Rural people to get affordable life insurance services - Manoj Sinh

      The Minister for Communications Shri Manoj Sinha today launched the Sampoorna Bima Gram (SBG) Yojana and an initiative for expansion of clientele base of Postal Life Insurance.  Talking to media after launching the schemes here, the Minister said that the vision of the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to provide banking services through the postal network needs to be taken forward to provide affordable life insurance services to people living in rural areas of the country. He said that all villages under the Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana will be brought under its ambit.

         The Minister said, under Sampoorna Bima Gram (SBG) Yojana, at least one village (having a minimum of 100 households) will be identified in each of the revenue districts of the country, wherein endeavour will be made to cover all households of that identified village with a minimum of one RPLI (Rural Postal Life Insurance) policy each.  Coverage of all households in the identified Sampoorna Bima Gram village is the primary objective of this scheme.

         Shri Sinha said, under the scheme expansion of clientele base of PLI, it has now been decided that benefits of PLI will no more be confined to Government and semi-Government employees, but will also be available to professionals such as Doctors, Engineers, Management Consultants, Charted Accountants, Architects, Lawyers, Bankers etc. and to employees of listed companies of NSE (National Stock Exchange) and BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange).  The decision has been taken to enlarge the cover of social security and bring maximum number of people under the protection of Postal Life Insurance (PLI). He said that the postal policies have low premium and high bonus, unlike the Private ones.

         The Minister added that the Government is committed to the cause of complete wellbeing of citizens of this country.  Expansion of clientele base of Postal Life Insurance (PLI) and ensuring coverage of Rural Postal Life Insurance (RPLI) to all households of Sampoorna Bima Gram villages in each district of the country is a step in that direction. These two major initiatives being undertaken by Department of Posts will serve as an instrument of securing lives of people as well as enhancing financial inclusion.

Postal Life Insurance (PLI), introduced in 1884, is one of the oldest life insurance schemes for benefit of Government and semi-Government employees.  Rural Postal Life Insurance (RPLI), introduced on March 24, 1995 on recommendations of Malhotra Committee, provides insurance cover to people residing in rural areas, especially weaker sections and women living in rural areas. Low Premium and High Bonus is the unique feature of PLI and RPLI schemes.  As on March 31, 2017, there were 46.8 lakh PLI and 146.8 lakh RPLI policies across the country.  


        The insurance industry in India has undergone transformational changes after liberalisation of the insurance sector in the year 2000, subsequent to setting up of the insurance regulator Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI).  In such a competitive scenario, it is felt that there is an urgent need for Postal Life Insurance (PLI) / Rural Postal Life Insurance (RPLI) to redefine itself.
Grant of Dearness Relief in the 5th CPC series effective from 01.07.2017 to CPF beneficiaries in receipt of ex-gratia payment - reg  (Click the link below to view)

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Special benefits in cases of death and disability in service - Revision of Disability Pension/Family pension under CCS(EOP)Rules of Pre-2016 disability pensioners/ Family Pensioners in implementation of recommendations of 7th CPC - regarding. (Click the link below to view)

Friday, October 13, 2017

SB ORDER NO. 16/2017: AADHAAR NUMBER IS A MANDATORY DOCUMENT WHILE CLICK HERE TO VIEW COMPLETE ORDER



REVISION OF CEILING RATES FOR KNEE AND HIP IMPLANTS UNDER CGHS AND CS(MA)RULES

Thursday, October 12, 2017

PFRDA ROLLS-OUT AADHAR POWERED DIGITAL ON BOARDING INTO APY THROUGH ENPS PLATFORM

Press Information Bureau 
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
10-October-2017 12:54 IST

            PFRDA rolls-out Aadhar Powered Digital on Boarding into APY through eNPS platform for wider reach; Benefits of APY@eNPS include paperless registration; No need to visit Bank Branch & to have Banking Id and 24*7 Online En-rollment at the customer's convenience.

            Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) has embarked upon several digital friendly steps for extension of the benefits of APY to the citizens of India. PFRDA has developed the process to offer APY enrolment through eNPS platform for wider reach. Under this channel a complete end to end digital environment for subscription is enabled without submission of physical form at the convenience of the customer without visiting bank or post office.

            So far APY is available for subscription through Banks, BCs and through internet banking. Now, APY is available on eNPS platform and any eligible Indian citizen can enroll through the APY@eNPS channel by visiting www.enps.nsdl.com. The customers of the Bank can visit eNPS portal and submit Aadhaar/ Bank Name and Savings Bank Account Number to join the scheme. The benefits of APY@eNPS are:

• Paperless registration
• No need for visiting Bank Branch.
• Online enrollment can be made 24*7 at the customer's convenience.
• No Need for having internet banking Id.

            Punjab National Bank is the first Bank to operationalize APY@eNPS and quite a few other banks are expected to launch this platform shortly offering Aadhaar enabled APY enrollment.

            Any person in the age group of 18 to 40 years with a savings bank account and Aadhaar can register for APY by providing the minimum information in the APY@eNPS portal as rest of the information will be auto populated from the respective bank. This new feature not only makes it easy for the subscriber to join the APY but also reduces the workload for the Banks/Postal Branch which are implementing the APY.
DSM/KA

(Release ID :171551)PIB

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

AMENDMENT FOR THE PROVISIONS OF GENERAL PROVIDENT FUND (CENTRAL SERVICE) RULES, 1960- LIBERALIZATION OF PROVISIONS FOR WITHDRAWALS FROM THE FUND BY THE SUBSCRIBERS  CLICK HERE TO VIEW

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS(FAQS) ON NPS


FIXATION OF THE PAY OF THE PRE-REVISED PAY SCALE OF 1S SCALE GRANTED TO CANDIDATES APPOINTED AS TRAINEES ON COMPASSIONATE GROUNDS IN THE SEVENTH CENTRAL PAY COMMISSION (7TH CPC)-REG.



Tuesday, October 10, 2017

ALL INDIA CONFERENCE OF ALL INDIA CIVIL ACCOUNTS EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATIONS AT KOCHI (ERNAKULAM) KERALA FROM 10TH TO 12TH OCTOBER 2017



Payment of Dearness Allowances to Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS) effective from 01.07.2017 onwards

Monday, October 9, 2017

World Postal Day 2017 - Launch of International Tracked Packet and eIPO

Sunday, October 8, 2017

COM M. KRISHNAN , SECRETARY GENERAL,  CONFEDERATION INAUGURATING DELEGATE SESSION OF JOINT CIRCLE CONFERENCE OF RMS UNIONS AT HUBLI (KARNATAKA).

Friday, October 6, 2017

IMPLEMENTATION OF GOVERNMENT DECISION ON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE VIIth PAY COMMISSION ON CCS (EXTRAORDINARY PENSIONS) RULES, 1939 – CONSTANT ATTENDANT ALLOWANCE – REGARDING(click the link below to the view) http://document.ccis.nic.in/WriteReadData/CircularPortal/D3/D03ppw/ppwf_03102017.pdf
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Recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission - Revision of rates of Post Graduate Allowance in respect of Central Health Service Officers (Click the link below to view)  

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Reservation for Persons with Disabilities (Click the link below to view)


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Rate of Dearness Allowance applicable w.e.f 01.07.2017 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
 
(Click the link below to view http://utilities.cept.gov.in/dop/pdfbind.ashx?id=2549



Minutes of committee on compassionate engagement met on 22.09.2017 to consider claims for engagement on compassionate grounds in respect of deceased Gramin Dak Sevaks (Click the link below to view)

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Revision of Commission payable to SAS agents on Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP)
(Click the link below to view)