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Thursday, 8 December 2016

CCS (CCA) Rules, 1965 - Clarification regarding effect of warning, censure etc on promotion

CCS (CCA) Rules, 1965 - Clarification regarding effect of warning, censure etc on promotion

F. No. 11012/12/2016-Estt.A-III
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
Establishment A-III Desk

North Block, New Delhi,
Dated: 6th December, 2016

OFFICE MEMORANDUM


Subject: CCS (CCA) Rules, 1965 - Clarification regarding effect of warning, censure etc on promotion.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department's O.M. No. 11012/6/2008-Estt.(A) dated 7th July, 2008 on the above mentioned subject and to say that vide para 2(iii) of the said OM, it was instructed that where a departmental proceeding has been instituted, and it is considered that a Government servant deserves to be penalized for the offence/misconduct, one of the prescribed penalties may only be awarded and no warning, recordable or otherwise, should be issued to the Government servant. However, while considering cases for empanelment, the ACC has observed that in many cases, rather than exonerating the officer or imposing a penalty on him, administrative warning is issued even when disciplinary proceeding were drawn against him. Administrative warning is not recognized as a penalty.

2. In view of the above, the following position as contained in various instructions issued so far on warning/Censure etc. are reiterated for strict compliance:
(i) As clarified in the Ministry of Home Affairs O.M. No. 39/21/56-Estt.(A) dated 13 th December, 1956, warning is administered by any authority superior to a Government employee in the event of minor lapses like negligence, carelessness, lack of thoroughness, delay etc. It is an administrative device in the hands of superior authorities for cautioning the Government employees with a view to toning up efficiency and maintaining discipline. There is, therefore, no objection to the continuance of this system. However, where a copy of the warning is also kept in the Confidential Report dossier, it will be taken to constitute an adverse entry and the officer so warned will have the right to represent against the same in accordance with the existing instructions relating to communication of adverse remarks and consideration of representations against them.

(ii) Where a departmental proceeding has been instituted under the provisions of CCS(CC&A) Rules 1965, after the conclusion of disciplinary proceedings, the officer is either exonerated or where it is considered that some blame attaches to the officer, he should be awarded one of the recognized statutory penalties as given in Rule 11 of the CCS (CCA) Rules, 1965 i.e. at least 'Censure' should be imposed. In such a situation, a warning, recordable or otherwise, should not be issued.

(iii) Warning, letter of caution, reprimands or advisories administered to Government servants do not amount to a penalty and, therefore, will not constitute a bar for consideration of such Government servants for promotion.

3. All the disciplinary authorities in Ministries/Departments are, therefore, requested to keep in view the above guidelines while dealing with disciplinary case against the Government servants.

4. Hindi version will follow.

(Mukesh Chaturvedi)
Director (E)

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Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Change of date of holiday on account of Milad-Un-Nabi or Id-E-Milad during 2016 for all Central Government administrative offices located at Delhi / New Delhi

Change of date of holiday on account of Milad-Un-Nabi or Id-E-Milad during 2016 for all Central Government administrative offices located at Delhi / New Delhi
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F.N0.12/18/2016-JCA2
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training
JCA Section
North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 7 December, 2016
OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Sub: Change of date of holiday on account of Milad-Un-Nabi or Id-E-Milad during 2016 for all Central Government administrative offices located at Delhi / New Delhi.

As per list of holidays circulated vide this Ministry's 0.M.No.12/7/2015-JCA-2 dated the 11th June, 2015, the holiday on account of Milad-Un-Nabi or Id-E-Milad falls on Tuesday the 13th December, 2016. It has been brought to notice of this Ministry that in Delhi Milad-Un-Nabi or Id-E-Milad will be celebrated on 12th December, 2016. Accordingly, it has been decided to shift the Milad-Un-Nabi or Id-E-Milad holiday to 12th December, 2016 in place of 13th December, 2016 as notified earlier, for all Central Government administrative offices at Delhi / New Delhi.

2. For Offices outside Delhi / New Delhi the Employees Coordination Committees or Head of Offices (where such Committees are not functioning) can decide the date depending upon the decision of the concerned State Government.

Hindi version will follow.
(D.K. Sengupta)
Deputy Secretary (JCA)
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Scheme for Promotion of Adventure Sports & Similar Activities amongst Central Government Employees-Calendar of Programme to be conducted by Garhwal Mandai Vikas Nigam Limited, Dehradun

Scheme for Promotion of Adventure Sports & Similar Activities amongst Central Government Employees-Calendar of Programme to be conducted by Garhwal Mandai Vikas Nigam Limited, Dehradun
No.125/1/2015-16-CCSCSB
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)

Lok Nayak Bhawan, New Delhi
Dated 6th December, 2016
OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Sub: Scheme for Promotion of Adventure Sports & Similar Activities amongst Central Government Employees-Calendar of Programme to be conducted by Garhwal Mandai Vikas Nigam Limited, Dehradun.

The undersigned is directed to refer to the Department of Personnel & Training Office Memorandum of even number dated 26th April 2016 regarding Scheme for Promotion of Adventure Sports & Similar Activities amongst Central Government Employees. The same may be seen at www.Dersmin.nic.in-Welfare-sportsgeneral/ recent Circulars-miscellaneous.

2. The Department of Personnel & Training has approved the following programme under the Scheme to be conducted by Garhwal Mandai Vikas Nigam Limited, Dehradun during December, 2016 to March, 2017:

Programme Name : Moderate Trekking, River Rafting,Jungle Safari etc. (Rishikesh, Haridwar, Neelkanth, Rajaji National Park)
Duration : 5 Days 4 Nights

Programme dates :
19.12.2016 to 23.12.2016
02.01.2017 to 06.01.2017
09.01.2017 to 13.01.2017
13.02.2017 to 17.01.2017
18.02.2017 to 22.02.2017
06.03.2017 to 10.03.2017
11.03.2017 to 15.03.2017

Batch : Minimum 20 persons
Course Fee : 17550/- per person (reimbursement will be regulated as per para 7.3 of the scheme.)

Contact Person : Shri Rajpal Singh, P.R.O. GMVNL (New Delhi) 9312633180,011 -23350481,011-23326620.

Services : Transportation by 2 x 2 non AC Coach / Tempo Traveler, attached bath accommodation in TRH/Tent, Non Veg/Veg meals, First Aid, Guide services and Rs.1 Lakh personal Insurance high risk policy.

3. The interested Government Employee may approach Garhwal Mandai Vikas Nigam Limited and submit his/her application directly to them and a copy of the same endorsed to Secretary, CCSCSB, Lok Nayak Bhawan, Khan Market, New Delhi. On completion of Adventure Activities, the Government servant concerned will have to be submitted the copy of documents issued by institute as proof of completion of said activity, expenditure details (issued by GMVNL) alongwith Bank Details (Name of Bank, Account Number, Branch Name and IFSC Code) and Aadhar Number for smooth reimbursement of claim.

4. Therefore, it is, requested that the contents of the Scheme may please be disseminated amongst the Central Government employees to avail the benefits of the Scheme and encourage to participate in the Scheme.

(Md.Nadeem)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India.
To Tel. 011-24646961
Director/Deputy Secretary (Administration) of all Ministries/Departments.
Copy to: Shri Rajpal Singh, P.R.O. GMVNL (New Delhi)

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Railway Senior Citizens Welfare Society elaborates advantages for Pre 2016 pensioners in choosing Importance of Option 1 of 7th Pay Commission for Revised Pension

Railway Senior Citizens Welfare Society elaborates advantages for Pre 2016 pensioners in choosing Importance of Option 1 of 7th Pay Commission for Revised Pension


IMPORTANCE OF OPTION 1 OF 7TH CPC FOR REVISED PENSION
- BIG LOSS IN PENSION IF IT IS DENIED
By N. P. MOHAN, President, RSCWS

M
ost of the Pre 2016 pensioners will suffer heavy loss in Revised Pension, if the Option 1 recommended by the Seventh CPC is denied to them.

It was after 20 years that 7th CPC recommended parity between past pensioners and those retiring after 1-1-2016 under Option 1    which means  consideration of increments earned while in service as detailed in Para 10.1.67 of  the Report. This objective of PARITY (Recommended by Commission after examining all factors in depth in Chapter 10) is fulfilled  only with  the  implementation  of  option  1  without  any  dilution/deviation.  Non implementation of option 1 on the plea of non availability of record in a few cases will have the following adverse effects:
i)    Pre 2006 pensioners, in particular, who are victim of modified parity will suffer a much bigger loss compared to the post 2006 retirees because in their case the basic pension which is multiplied by 2.57 in the interim phase takes into accounts their increments before retirement. This aspect has been examined in the case of Pre & Post S 19 pensioner as an example. From the Table 1 given below, it will be clear that  the  reduction  in  pension  for  post  2006  pensioner  is  of  a  uniform  small magnitude as compared to the loss increasing exponentially with each increment lost in case of pre 2006 pensioner. Similar is the case in other scales also

ii)  7
th   CPC  has  considered  pre  2016  pensioners  as  one  homogeneous  group   (Para10.1.53 refers). It means that all pre 2016 pensioners have to be treated alike. But with denial of option 1, pre 2016 pensioners will get divided into two groups i.e. Pre 2006 and Post 2006 Pensioners - which violates the settled law of equality between the equals.

iii) In  many  cases,  Option  3  gives  much  lower  pension compared  to  option  1 recommended  by  7th   CPC.  This will  be  clear  from  Table  2  below.  Where  a comparison has been made between two options.
Enlcs: 2 Tables
TABLE- 1 SHOWING LARGE REDUCTION IN REVISED PENSION OF PRE-2006 PENSIONERS COMPARED WITH POST-2006 PENSIONERS IF OPTION 1 IS DENIED ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF LEVEL 11 (Scale S 19 - PB3)
POST 2006  PENSIONER
PRE 2006
PENSIONER
Increments
Pay with increments
@ 3% pa
Corres- ponding Existing pension(col. 2/2)
Revsd pensionwith MF of
2.57
Pension for
L 11 as per matrix table
Reductionin pension with denial of Option 1 (col 5-4)
Revsd pensionwith MF of 2.57
Reductio
n in pension with denial of Option 1 (col 5-7)
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
0
25200
12600
3238233850
1468
323821468
1
25956
12978
3335334850
1497
323822468
2
26735
13367
3435435900
1546
323823518
3
27537
13768
3538537000
1615
323824618
4
28363
14181
3644638100
1654
323825718
5
29214
14607
3754039250
1710
323826868
6
30090
15045
3866640450
1784
323828068
7
30993
15496
3982641650
1824
323829268
8
31923
15961
4102142900
1879
3238210518
9
32880
16440
4225144200
1949
3238211818
10
33867
16933
4351945550
2031
3238213168
11
34883
17441
4482446900
2076
3238214518
1. From the above table it will be clear, that pre-2006 pensioners, as victims of Modified Parity will stand to lose more in pension compared to post -2006 pensioners if Option 1 of counting increments is not accepted by Govt.
2. The loss in pension for post 2006 pensioners is in the range of Rs.1700 (from 1468 to a max of 2076 as per col. 6) only and is nearly constant , whereas for pre-2006 pensioners  the loss in pension increases  by almost Rs.1000/- for every one increment (Refer cols. 6 & 8).

3. For example, the loss suffered in pension of pre 2006 pensioner in losing 5 increments works out to 6868 as against 1710 for post 2006 pensioner.

N. P. MOHAN 29-9-2016
TABLE 2 SHOWING REVISED PENSION OF SCALE S 29-PB 4 (LEVEL 14) PENSIONERS OF 4th CPC REGIME
WITH & 3rd  OPTION BASED ON NOTIONAL PAY OF SUCCESSIVE PAY COMMISSIONS
(Para 5 of minutes of meeting  held on 6th October, 2016) vs  OPTION 1 BASED ON INCREMENTS EARNED
Pay on retirement
Notional pay-5th CPC
Notional pay-6th CPC (Fitment table-6th CPC)
Notional pay-7th CPC with MF OF
2.57-3rd option
(col.3xMF)
Operative
Pay of col. 4 in the next cell of pay matrix (MOF OM dt   25-7-
2016)
Pay based on option
1 with increments
( as per pay matrix)
Pension as per option 3 (col.5/2)
Pension as per option 1 (col.6/2)
Loss of
Revised pension if Option 1 is not given (Difference between Option
1 &  3)
(col.8-7)
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
5900184005470014057914420014420072100
72100
0
6100184005470014057914420014850072100
74250
2150
6300184005470014057914420015300072100
76500
4400
6500189005605014404914420015760072100
78800
6700
6700189005605014404914420016230072100
81150
9050
6900189005605014404914420016720072100
83600
11500
7100194005605014404914420017220072100
86100
14000
7300194005605014404914420017740072100
88700
16600
NOTE: 1.3rd Option is not suitable at all. The loss in pension is clear from col. 9.
2. Notional pay in 6th CPC in col. 3 has been taken from the Fitment table issued by MOF (DOE) on 30-8-2008.
-  Compiled by: N. P. MOHAN 24-10-2016

Source : RSCWS
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29th meeting of Standing Committee of Voluntary Agencies (SCOVA) under the chairmanship of Hon'ble MOS (PP)

29th meeting of Standing Committee of Voluntary Agencies (SCOVA) under the chairmanship of Hon'ble MOS (PP)

F.No. 42/16/2016-P&PW(G)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, P.G and Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners Welfare

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan
Khan Market, New Delhi-110003
Date: 30th Nov, 2016
To
All the Pensioners Associations included in the SCOVA vide Resolution dated 25.08.2015

Subject: 29th meeting of Standing Committee of Voluntary Agencies (SCOVA) under the chairmanship of Hon'ble MOS (PP)-reg

The 29th meeting of Standing Committee of Voluntary Agencies(SCOVA) of the Department of Pension & Pensioners Welfare is scheduled to he held shortly. The date, time and venue of the meeting will be intimated shortly. The meeting will be chaired by the Hon’ble Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions.

2. It is therefore requested to provide the following requisite information through hard copy as well as e-mail:
(a) Suggest fresh items/issues, if any, for inclusion in the agenda to be discussed for the proposed meeting,. Kindly do not send those agenda items which have already been discussed in the previous SCOVA meetings and on which final decision/action has already been taken. Your response in this regard may please he sent to this Department latest by 5th December, 2016 to enable us to finalise the agenda items. Minutes of the previous SCOVA meetings are available on the website of this Department i.e www.pensionersportal.gov.in

(b) Because of the consideration of space. only one representative of your organisation may attend the above said meeting. Confirmation of participation and the name of the participant may kindly be intimated in advance to the undersigned by fax/e-mail.
3. Outstation members will be paid TA/DA and local members will be paid conveyance charges in accordance with the rules/instructions.

4. This Department looks forward to your participation in the meeting.
(Charanjit Taneja)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

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Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Revision of provisional pension sanctioned under Rule of the CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972

Revision of provisional pension sanctioned under Rule of the CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972


Government Of India
Ministry of Personnel. PG & Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare


3rd Floor. Lok Nayak Bhawan
Khan Market,


New Delhi, the 30th November. 2016


 Office Memorandum

Sub:- Revision of provisional pension sanctioned under Rule of the CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972

The undersigned is directed to say that in pursuance of Government’s decision on the recommendations Of Seventh pay Commission, orders for revision Of pension Of pensioners w.e.f.1.1 .2016 have been issued on 4.8.2016.

2. The following categories of pensioners arc drawing provisional pension under Rule-69 of the CCS (Pension) Rules based 0n their pre-revised pay/pension:-

(i) Retired before 1.1 .2016 and sancüoned provisional pension under Rule-69 of CCS (Pension) Rules on account of departmental/judicial proceedings or suspension.

ii) Suspended before 1.1.20t6 ard sanctioned provisional pension under Rule.69 of the CCS (Pension) Rules on retirement on or after 1.1.2016.

3. The provisional pension sanctioned in the above cases may be revised in the normal course in accordance With the instructions contained in this Department’s NO.38/37/2016- dated 4.8.2016 issued for revision of pension of pre-2016 pensioners.

4. This issues with the approval of Department of Expenditure, Ministry of’ Finance ID No. J(21)/EV/2016 Dated 24.1 1.2016.

Hindi version will follow.

(Harjit Singh)
Director

Authority: http://www.pensionersportal.gov.in/
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7th Pay Commission Pension revision – Interpretation of Proposed Option 3

7th Pay Commission Pension revision – Interpretation of Proposed Option 3

7th Pay Commission Pension revision – Interpretation of Proposed Option 3 by RSCWS for revised Pension as per 7th CPC recommendations as an alternate to Option 1 recommended by 7th Pay Commission

INTERPRETATION OF PROPOSED OPTION 3 FOR REVISED PENSION HOW FAR IS IT AN ALTERNATIVE TO OPTION 1 RECOMMENDED BY 7Tth CPC? By N. P. MOHAN, President, RSCWS

 The most significant recommendation of 7th CPC is to bring parity between past pensioners with those retiring after 1-1-2016 (Para 10.1.67). A long standing demand of the pensioners, who have been the victim of Modified Parity in the last two decades from 1-1-1996 (5th CPC), has been addressed by the Commission The parity is sought to be achieved by the recommendation of Option 1 for revised pension which provides for consideration of increments earned in the last Level by a pensioner while in service. Recognizing the delay in checking record for ascertaining the increments for implementation of this option, revised pension in the interim phase was recommended to be fixed by multiplying the pension fixed after 6th CPC by MF of 2.57 (Option 2). This option has already been implemented.

While accepting the above recommendations, Govt. had constituted a 5 member Committee under the chairmanship of Secretary (Pension) to examine the feasibility of implementation of Option 1. The Committee in its meeting with JCM on 6th October has suggested an alternative option (Option 3) to overcome the difficulty of tracing record in some cases. It has been indicated in Para 5 of the minutes of the meeting “that the Committee has found that the alternative method of arriving at notional pay in Seventh CPC by applying formula for pay revision for serving employees in each Pay Commission and giving 50% of this as pension to be beneficial to all pensioners in comparison to the fitment method.”

Dispensation of revised pension under alternative Option 3 will depend on the decision of the Govt on the recommendations of this Committee. The impact of Option 3 as understood from the proposal of the Committee mentioned in above is reflected in the 3 tables indicating the revised pension.


EXAMPLE OF REVISED PENSION UNDER OPTIONS 1 & 2 of 7th CPC & OPTION 3 BASED ON NOTIONAL PAY IN SUCCESSIVE PAY COMMISSIONS

  (As proposed in Para 5 of the minutes of the meeting of Feasibility Committee held with JCM on 6-10-2016)

FOR PENSIONERS RETIRING IN 5TH CPC REGIME (1.1.1996 TO 31-12-2005) FROM SCALE S 13 (7450-11500)-LEVEL 7 Average Pay on retirement Pension after 5th CPC (Higher of Mod. Parity or with factor of 2.26) – whichever is higher Notional pay-6th CPC (As per Fitment table-6th CPC) Notional pay-7th CPC with MF OF 2.57-3rd option (col.2xMF) Pay in the next cell of 7th CPC Pay Matrix- 3rd Option Pay based on option 1 with no. 0f increments (7th CPC pay matrix- (7th CPC pay matrix- Level 7)Revised Pension as per Option 3 (col.4/2) Revised Pension as per Option 1 (col.5/2) Revised Interim Pension as per Option 2 of 7th CPC (Col.2×2.57)

1
2
3 18460
4
5
6 44900
7
8
9
7450 9230 47442 47600 23800 22450 23721
7675 9230 18880 48522 49000 46200 24500 23100 23721
7900 9230 19300 49601 50500 47600 25250 23800 23721
8125 9230 19720 50680 52000 49000 26000 24500 23721
8350 9436 20144 51770 52000 50500 26000 25250 24249
8575 9690 20550 52814 53600 52000 26800 26000 24903
8800 9944 20970 53893 55200 53600 27600 26800 25556
9025 10198 21390 54972 55200 55200 27600 27600 26210
9250 10453 21810 56052 56900 56900 28450 28450 26863
9475 10707 22230 57131 58600 58600 29300 29300 27516
9700 10961 22650 58211 58600 60400 29300 30200 28170
9925 11215 23070 59290 60400 62200 30200 31100 28823
10150 11470 23480 60344 60400 64100 30200 32050 29477
10375 11724 23900 61423 62200 66000 31100 33000 30130
10600 11978 24320 62502 64100 68000 32050 34000 30783
10825 12232 24740 63582 64100 70000 32050 35000 31437
11050 12487 25160 64661 66000 72100 33000 36050 32090
11275 12741 25580 65741 66000 74300 33000 37150 32744
11500 12995 25990 66794 68000 76500 34000 38250 33397

NOTES:- 1. This table is illustrative under option 3 which is as per understanding of the proposal indicated by the Feasibility Committee based on Notional pay fixation in successive Pay Commissions.

 2. Actual fixation of revised pension will depend on Govt’s decision in the matter. 3. The figures of revised pension under Option 1 (Col. 8) are for each stage of increment. Compiled by: N. P. Mohan, President, RSCWS
Source : RSCWS
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