Tuesday, 15 April 2014

25% Hike in Allowances - Confederation writes to Dopt to issue necessary orders


25% Hike in Allowances - Confederation writes to Dopt to issue necessary orders

Confederation Secretary General writes to the Secretary of Department of Personnel & Training to issue appropriate orders on hike in certain allowances by 25% as a result of Dearness allowance to 100% with effect from 1.1.2014.

Confederation's Letter demanding Increase in certain allowances by 25% as a result of enhancement of Dearness Allowance to 100% w.e.f. 01.01.2014

CONFEDERATION OF CENTRAL GOVT. EMPLOYEES & WORKERS
1st Floor, North Avenue PO Building, New Delhi – 110001 
Website: www.confederationhq.blogspot.com 
Email: confederationhq@gmail.com 

Patron
S. K. Vyas 
09868244035
President
K. K. N. Kutty 
09811048303
Secretary General
M. Krishnan
09447068125
Ref: Confd/GENL/2014
Dated-14.04.2014
To
The Secretary,
Department of Personnel & Training,
Government of India,
North Block, New Delhi – 110001

Sir,
Sub: - Increase in certain allowances by 25% as a result of enhancement of Dearness Allowance to 100% w.e.f. 01.01.2014 – reg.

Vide MOF OM No. 1/1/2014-EBII (B) dated 27th 100% w.e.f. 01.01.2014. As recommended by the 6th following allowance and advances require enhancement of 25% from its present state as done when the DA crossed 50% in 01.01.2011.


1. Children Education Assistance & Reimbursement of Tuition Fee
2. Advances for purchase of Bicycle Advance, Warm clothing Advance, Festival Advance, Natural Calamity Advance
3. Special Compensatory Hill Area Allowance
4. Special Compensatory Scheduled / Tribal Area Allowance
5. Project Allowance
6. Speical Compensatory (Remote Locality) Allowance
7. Cycle Maintenance Allowance
8. Mileage for road journey all components of daily allowance on tour
9. Rates of Fixed Conveyance Allowance under SR-25 (Motor Car)
10. Rates of Fixed Conveyance Allowance under SR-25 (Other modes)
11. Washing Allowance
12. Split Duty Allowance
13. Spl. Allowance for Child Care for Women with Disabilities and Education Allowance for disabled children
14. Cash Handling Allowance
15. Risk Allowance
16. Postgraduate Allowance
17. Desk Allowance
18. Bad Climate Allowance


Therefore it is requested to cause orders for the enhancement of 25% of the above allowances/advances w.e.f 01.01.2014 at the earliest.

A line in reply is much appreciated.

Yours faithfully, 

(M. Krishnan) 
Secretary General, Confederation 
Member, JCM National Council
Monday, 14 April 2014

Estimated 7th Pay Commission pay scales as on 01.01.2016


Estimated 7th Pay Commission pay scales as on 01.01.2016
Even as the 7th Pay Commission was constituted recently by Government for revision of Pay and allowances of Central Government Employees, Railway Employees and Defence Personnels, wide spread speculations on projected 7th Pay Commission pay scales are already going on. Blogs that provide Central Government Employees news and information have already started estimating possible 7th CPC pay scales based on different ideas.
GConnect.in was the first site that launched 6th Pay Commission Pay, Pension and arrears Calculator which received atmost popularity among Central Government Employees and CG Pensioners.
In respect of revised Pay and allowances of 7th Pay Commission also GConnect would come up with similar pay and pension calculators.

As a precursor, we thought of estimating 7th Pay Commission pay bands and grade pays based on the same methods adopted by Govt for determining 6th CPC revised pay Scales from the pre-revised (5th CPC) pay scales
Before estimation of 7th CPC Pay Scales let us have a look at the 6th CPC Pay Bands and Grade Pay Structure
6th CPC revised Pay Band, Grade Pay, Starting Pay in PB and Entry Pay
Pre RevisedPay Scale
PB
6 CPCPay Band
GradePay
StartingPay
Entry PayNew Recruits
S-1, S-2
PB-1
5200-20200
1800
5200
7000
S-3
PB-1
5200-20200
1800
5360
S4
PB-1
5200-20200
1800
5530
S-5
PB-1
5200-20200
1900
5880
7730
S-6
PB-1
5200-20200
2000
6060
8460
S-7
PB-1
5200-20200
2400
7440
9910
S-8
PB-1
5200-20200
2800
8370
11360
S-9
PB-2
9300-34800
4200
9300
13500
S-10
PB-2
9300-34800
4200
10230
S-11
PB-2
9300-34800
4200
12090
S-12
PB-2
9300-34800
4200
12090
S-13
PB-2
9300-34800
4600
13860
17140
S-14
PB-2
9300-34800
4800
13950
18150
S-15
PB-2
9300-34800
5400
14880
New
PB-3
15600-39100
5400
15600
21000
S-16
PB-3
15600-39100
5400
16740
S-17
PB-3
15600-39100
5400
16740
S-18
PB-3
15600-39100
6600
19210
25350
S-19
PB-3
15600-39100
6600
18600
S-20
PB-3
15600-39100
6600
19810
S-21
PB-3
15600-39100
7600
22320
29500
S-22
PB-3
15600-39100
7600
23720
S-23
PB-3
15600-39100
7600
22320
S-24
PB-4
37400-67000
8700
37400
46100
S-25
PB-4
37400-67000
8700
39690
S-26
PB-4
37400-67000
8900
39690
49100
S-27
PB-4
37400-67000
8900
39690
S-28
PB-4
37400-67000
10000
37400
53000
S-29
PB-4
37400-67000
10000
44700
S-30
PB-4
37400-67000
12000
51850
59100
S-31
HAG
75500-80000
75500
S-32
HAG
75500-80000
75500
S-33
Apex
80000 (fixed)
S-34
Apex
90000 (fixed)

Multiplication Factor of 1.86 adopted to for revision of Pay on implementation of 6th CPC :

While implementing 6th Pay Commission Government decided to adopt a multiplication factor of 1.86 for most of the pre-revised pay Scales to determine the revised pay in band of an employee
The 6th CPC revised pay in pay band of an employee was determined by multiplying the pre-revised basic pay drawn as on 01.01.2006 with 1.86 ( Of course, some of the pre-revised pay scales at higher level was revised by multiplying a factor more than 1.86).
This multiplying factor 1.86 was arrived at by taking in to account following components of pre-revised pay received by an employee prior to 01.01.2006.
Component
Multifplication Factor
Component A – Pre-revised Basic Pay
1
Component B – Dearness Pay (50% of pre-revised Basic Pay)
0.50
Component C – 24% Dearness Allowance on pre-revised basic pay and D.P prior to 01.01.2006
0.36 (24% on factors 1+0.5 taken for B.P and D.P)
Total Multiplication Factor
1.86

Estimation of Multiplication Factor to determine 7th Pay Commission revised Pay Scales and initial pay in pay band for each pay band :
By Adopting the same method followed by the Government to decide 6th CPC multiplication factor, the following Multiplication Factor has been arrived at for determining 7th Pay Commission revised Pay Scales and initial pay in pay band for each pay band as on 01.01.2016
Component
Multiplication Factor
Component A and B – Pay in pay band and Grade Pay as on 01.01.2016
1
Component C – 124 % Dearness Allowance on Pay in pay band and Grade Pay (** See the Note Below)
1.24
Total Multiplication Factor
2.24
** Note : DA as on 1st January 2014 is 100%. So DA as on 1st January 2016 has been conservatively estimated to be 124 % (6% increase for each 6 months period)
Estimation of 7th Pay Commission Grade Pay Structure
As we all know, there was no uniform correlation between Grade Pay and Pay in Pay band in the 6th CPC Pay Band Structure. So the ratio between the present grade pay and starting pay in the pay band of particular grade pay group was taken as the factor to estimate the 7th CPC grade pay.
For example Ratio of 6th CPC Grade pay of Rs. 8700 to starting pay (Rs.37400) in that grade pay group is 0.2327. This factor is multiplied with 7th CPC starting pay (Rs.83780) to get the equivalent 7th CPC grade pay of Rs.19500. Wherever this factor exceeded 0.35, the same was fixed as 0.35.
7th Pay Commission projected Pay Scale – Revised Pay Bands, Grade Pay, Starting Pay in PB and Entry Pay
Pre Revised
Pay Scale
PB
6 CPC
Pay bands
Grade
Pay
7th CPC
Pay Band
7th CPC
Grade Pay
@ Starting
Pay
@@
Entry Pay
S-1, S-2,
1
5200-20200
1800
11650-45250
4100
11650
15680
S-3
1
5200-20200
1800
11650-45250
4100
12010
S4
1
5200-20200
1800
11650-45250
4100
12390
S-5
1
5200-20200
1900
11650-45250
4300
13180
17320
S-6
1
5200-20200
2000
11650-45250
4500
13580
18960
S-7
1
5200-20200
2400
11650-45250
5900
16670
22200
S-8
1
5200-20200
2800
11650-45250
6100
18750
25500
S-9
2
9300-34800
4200
20840-77960
7300
20840
30240
S-10
2
9300-34800
4200
20840-77960
7300
22920
S-11
2
9300-34800
4200
20840-77960
7300
27090
S-12
2
9300-34800
4200
20840-77960
7300
27090
30240
S-13
2
9300-34800
4600
20840-77960
10400
31050
38400
S-14
2
9300-34800
4800
20840-77960
10400
31250
40700
S-15
2
9300-34800
5400
20840-77960
10800
33340
New
3
15600-39100
5400
34950-87590
10800
34950
47040
S-16
3
15600-39100
5400
34950-87590
10800
37500
S-17
3
15600-39100
5400
34950-87590
10800
37500
S-18
3
15600-39100
6600
34950-87590
14800
43040
56800
S-19
3
15600-39100
6600
34950-87590
14800
41670
S-20
3
15600-39100
6600
34950-87590
14800
44380
S-21
3
15600-39100
7600
34950-87590
17100
50000
66080
S-22
3
15600-39100
7600
34950-87590
17100
53140
S-23
3
15600-39100
7600
34950-87590
17500
50000
S-24
4
37400-67000
8700
83780-150080
19500
83780
103270
S-25
4
37400-67000
8700
83780-150080
19500
88910
S-26
4
37400-67000
8900
83780-150080
20000
88910
109990
S-27
4
37400-67000
8900
83780-150080
20000
88910
S-28
4
37400-67000
10000
83780-150080
22500
83780
118720
S-29
4
37400-67000
10000
83780-150080
22500
100130
S-30
4
37400-67000
12000
83780-150080
26900
116150
132390
@ Starting Pay is the 7th CPC starting pay in a pay band against a pre-revised Scale
@@ Entry Pay is the pay in pay band applicable to New Recruits.
The above table provides an idea on estimated 7th CPC Pay Band, Grade Pay and starting pay for each grade pay group. We have planned to launch an online tool to estimate 7th CPC pay in pay band and grade for a given 6th CPC pay in pay Band and grade pay. It will be released soon. Keep watching this site for this online tool.
Disclaimer: The above 7th CPC projected Pay bands, grade pay and starting pay are merely an estimation. The Actual 7th Pay Commission Pay Band, Grade Pay etc will be known only after implements the 7th Pay Commission’s recommendations. The pay structure given above may totally change based on various factors taken in to account by 7th Pay Commission to review the pay and allowances of Central Government Employees, Railway Employees and Defence personnels.
The following Government Orders relating to implementation of 6th Pay commission report have been referred to for the estimation of above mentioned 7th pay commission projected pay bands

List of Allowances and Advances to be increased by 25% from 1.1.2011


List of Allowances and Advances to be increased by 25% from 1.1.2011
100% D.A from January 2014 – Some Allowances and Advances Rise by 25%
The Fifth Central Pay Commission had recommended uniform neutralization of DA at 100% to employees at all levels and increase in DA calculation too, according to the 12 monthly average of AICPIN for Industrial Workers (1982=100) as on 1st January 1996, of 306.33.

The Linking Factor of 303.33 has now changed to 115.76. This was calculated as 4.63 in the 4th CPC.
It was due to this change that the Dearness Allowance has increased in recent years. The 6th Pay Commission had promptly calculated it and said that the true impact of price rise and inflation would only then be known.

It was also mentioned in the recommendations made by the 6th CPC that each time the Dearness Allowance touched 50%, certain Allowances and Advances should also be raised by 25%.

It is of common knowledge that according to these recommendations, when D.A touched 50% on 01.01.2011, DOPT issued orders to increase it by 25%.

Since the DA is calculated on the basis of price rise and inflation, this 25% raise was given in order to make it uniformly applicable to all the other Allowances and Advances. The Allowances and Advances mentioned in this are the Children’s Education Allowance and Hostel Subsidy and Festival Advance.

As of now, the Central Government employee is entitled to claim 15,000 per annum per child under the Children’s Education Allowance and Hostel Subsidy. An increase of 25% would mean that the amount would rise to Rs. 18,750 per year. Similarly, there are chances that the Festival Advance would increase to Rs. 4700. These could be confirmed only after the DOPT makes its official announcements.
The list mentioned below is explanatory and given in detail, along with explanations.

S.No.Name of the Allowances & AdvancesExistingRevised
1.Children Education Assistance & Reimbursement of Tuition FeeRs.12,000
(Per Year - Per Child)
Rs.15,000
(Per Year - Per Child)
2.Advances for purchase of Bicycle Advance, Warm clothing Advance,
Festival Advance, Natural Calamity Advance
Rs.3,000Rs.3,750
3.Special Compensatory Hill Area AllowanceRs.600 / Rs.480Rs.750 / Rs.600
4.Special Compensatory Scheduled / Tribal Area AllowanceRs.400 / Rs.240Rs.500 / Rs.300
5.Project AllowanceRs.1,500 / Rs.1,000Rs.1,875 / Rs.1,250
6.Speical Compensatory (Remote Locality) AllowanceRs.2,600 / Rs.2,100/ Rs.1,500 / Rs.400Rs.3,250 / Rs.2,625/ Rs.1,875 / Rs.500
7.Cycle Maintenance AllowanceRs.60 (Per month)Rs.75 (Per month)
8.Mileage for road journey all components of daily allowance on tourRs.500 / Rs.300 / Rs.200 / Rs.150 / Rs.100Rs.625 / Rs.375 / Rs.250 / Rs.190 / Rs.125
9.Rates of Fixed Conveyance Allowance under SR-25 (Motor Car)Rs.1,120 / Rs.1,680 / Rs.2,070 / Rs.2,430 / Rs.3,000Rs.1,400 / Rs.2,100 / Rs.2,590 / Rs.3,040 / Rs.3,750
10.Rates of Fixed Conveyance Allowance under SR-25 (Other modes)Rs.370 / Rs.480 / Rs.640 / Rs.750 / Rs.850Rs.470 / Rs.600 / Rs.800 / Rs.940 / Rs.1,070
11.Washing AllowanceRs.60Rs.75
12.Split Duty AllowanceRs.200Rs.250
13.Spl. Allowance for Child Care for Women with Disabilities and
Education Allowance for disabled children
Rs.1,000 per monthRs.1,250 per month
14.Cash Handling AllowanceRs.600 / Rs.500 / Rs.400 / Rs.300 / Rs.150Rs.750 / Rs.625 / Rs.500 / Rs.375 / Rs.190
15.Risk AllowanceDOPT
21012/1/2008-Estt.(Allowance)
12.3.2009
16.Postgraduate AllowanceRs.1,000 / Rs.600Rs.1,250 / Rs.750
17.Desk AllowanceRs.600Rs.750
18.Bad Climate AllowanceRs.400 / Rs.240Rs.500 / Rs.300

Click to view the original orders from Dopt on increasing allowances by 25%...

Source: 90pasia.blogspot.in
[http://90paisa.blogspot.in/2014/04/100-da-from-january-2014-some.html]
Saturday, 12 April 2014

Vacancy Circular for 7th CPC office


Vacancy Circular for 7th CPC office
Camp Office: Room No. 169-B,
North Block, New Delhi
D.0 No, 7CPC/2/Staff
27th March, 2014
Dear Shri Sarkar,

Government of India has notified constitution of 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) vide Gazette notification No. 1/1/2013-E.III(A) dated 28th February, 2014. You may also be kindly aware that Seventh CPC is mandated to submit its report to the Government within 18 months of its constitution. Further the Commission has been mandated to appoint such Advisors, Institutional Consultants and Experts as deemed necessary for any particular purpose.
2. Temporary posts have been created by Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure for a period of 18 months from the date of constitution of the Commission or till closure of the Commission whichever is earlier. In addition to the pay scales, the posts will carry all other usual allowances as admissible in terms of orders and instructions in force on the subject as issued by the Government of India from time to time. These posts have to be filled up only on deputation basis.
3. It is intended to fill up the following vacancies on deputation basis by calling for applications from suitable, interested persons from various Ministries/Departments. Selected Officers shall either be given Deputation Allowances as per the existing rules or in deserving cases (wherever eligible) given one higher grade.
S.No.
Post
Pay Band (in Rs.)
Grade Pay (in Rs.)
No.of Posts
1
Under Secretary / Equivalent
15600-39100
6600
4
2
Sr.Systems Analyst (Computer)
15600-39100
6600
1
3
Desk Officer / Section Officers/Equivalent
9300-34800
9300-34800
5400
4800
3
4
Assistant / Equivalent
9300-34800
4600
1
5
PS/PPS/Sr.PPS
9300-34800
15600-39100
15600-39100
4800
6600
7600
6
6
PA/Stenographer
9300-34800
5200-20200
4600
2400
5
7
Cashier / UDC
5200-20200
2400
1
8
Driver
5200-20200
1900
3
9
Multi Tasking Staff
5200-20200
1800
3

4. Keeping in view the above, Department of Personnel and Training may kindly take urgent action to circulate the above vacancies to all the Ministries/Departments (including Railways) to be filled on deputation basis.
With regards,
Yours Sincerely,
Kumar Sarkar,
IAS Personnel and Training,
Source-http://finmin.nic.in/7CPC/vacancy7CPC03042014.pdf
- See more at: http://centralgovernmentstaffnews.blogspot.in/2014/04/vacancy-circular-for-7th-cpc-office.html#sthash.xBjam6Fr.dpuf

7th CPC requires Central Staff on Deputation Basis


7th CPC requires Central Staff on Deputation Basis
Vacancy Circular for 7th CPC office
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
SEVENTH CENTRAL PAY COMMISSION
NEW DELHI - 110001
Meena Agarwal
Secretary
Camp Office : Room No.169-B,
North Block, New Delhi
D.O No. 7CPC/2/Staff
27th March,  2014
Dear Shri Sarkar,
Government of India has notified constitution of 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) vide Gazette notification No.1/1/2013-E.III(A) dated 28th February, 2014. You may also be kindly aware that Seventh CPC is mandated to submit its report to the Government within 18 months of its constitution. Further the Commission has been mandated to appoint such Advisors, Institutional Consultants and Experts as deemed necessary for any particular purpose.

2. Temporary posts have been created by Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure for a period of 18 months from the date of constitution of the Commission or till closure of the Commission whichever is earlier. In addition to the pay scales, the posts will carry all other usual allowances as admissible in terms of orders and instructions in force on the subject as issued by the Government of India from time to time. These posts have to be filled up only on deputation basis.

3. It is intended to fill up the following vacancies on deputation basis by calling for applications from suitable, interested persons from various Ministries/Departments. Selected Officers shall either be given Deputation Allowances as per the existing rules or in deserving cases (wherever eligible) given one higher grade.
S.No.
Post
Pay Band (in Rs.)
Grade Pay (in Rs.)
No.of Posts
1
Under Secretary / Equivalent
15600-39100
6600
4
2
Sr.Systems Analyst (Computer)
15600-39100
6600
1
3
Desk Officer / Section Officers/Equivalent
9300-34800
9300-34800
5400
4800
3
4
Assistant / Equivalent
9300-34800
4600
1
5
PS/PPS/Sr.PPS
9300-34800
15600-39100
15600-39100
4800
6600
7600
6
6
PA/Stenographer
9300-34800
5200-20200
4600
2400
5
7
Cashier / UDC
5200-20200
2400
1
8
Driver
5200-20200
1900
3
9
Multi Tasking Staff
5200-20200
1800
3

4. Keeping in view the above, Department of Personnel and Training may kindly take urgent action to circulate the above vacancies to all the Ministries/Departments (including Railways) to be filled on deputation basis.

with regards,
Yours Sincerely,
sd/-
(Meena Agarwal)
Shri.Syamal Kumar Sarkar, IAS
Secretary,
Department of Personnel and Training
North Block
New Delhi
Source: www.finmin.nic.in
[http://finmin.nic.in/7CPC/vacancy7CPC03042014.pdf]

Payment of DA to the CDA pattern employees of 69 CPSEs governed by HPPC recommendations


Payment of DA to the CDA pattern employees of 69 CPSEs governed by HPPC recommendations

F.No.2(54)/08-DPE (WC)–GL-VI/14
Government of India
Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises
Department of Public Enterprises
Public Enterprises Bhawan,
Block 14, CGO Complex, Lodi Road,
New Delhi-110003, the 31st March, 2014

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: – Payment of DA to the CDA pattern employees of 69 CPSEs governed by HPPC recommendations.
The undersigned is directed to refer to Para No. 2 and Annexure-III to this Department’s O.M. dated 14.10.2008 wherein the rates of DA payable to the employees who are following CDA pattern pay scales had been indicated.

2. The DA payable to the employees may be enhanced from existing rate 90% to 100% with effect from 01.01.2014.

3. The payment of Dearness Allowance involving fractions of 50 paise and above may be rounded off to the next higher rupee and the fractions of less than 50 paise may be ignored.

4. These rates are applicable in the case of CDA employees whose pay have been revised with effect from 01.01.2006 as per DPE O.M. dated 14.10.2008.

5. All administrative Ministries/Department of Government of India are requested to bring the foregoing to the notice of the Central Public Sector Enterprises under their administrative control for action at their end.

sd/-
(Umesh Dongre)
Director
Source: www.dpe.nic.in
[http://www.dpe.nic.in/sites/upload_files/dpe/files/glch04b149_310320140001.pdf

Projected Dearness Allowance From May 2014 - Government Servants


Projected DA From May 2014

Projected DA From May 2014 -PROJECTED D.A. FROM MAY, 2014 By Sri pannvalan

The AICPI-IW (1960=100) for January, 2014 was 237 and for February, 2014, the index stood at 238.
As per the present trend in retail inflation, the index may remain unchanged at 238 for March, 2014 too. If it happens, the D.A. will fall to 97.05%, from the existing level of 99.90%.

Even if the index records a modest rise of 1 point and touches 239 for March, 2014, yet there will be a downfall and the revised D.A. will be only 97.35%.

When the central government employees are getting D.A. of 100% on their Basic Pay, Grade Pay and Transport Allowance effective 01-01-2014, it is regrettable that our D.A. that is already below this 100% mark has started its downward journey (D.A of Central government employees will be at 100% till 30-06-2014 and our new D.A. from May, 2014 will be in force till 31-08-2014).

For retaining the D.A. at the present level of 99.90%, the index must increase by 10 points in March, 2014 (touching 248 points), registering an inflation of 4.20% in one month (i.e.50.40% annualized), which is ruled out.

D.A. of bank staff was merged at 2836 points in 1960=100 series, when 9th BPS was implemented from 01-11-2007.  Despite merger of D.A. at a higher level (2836 points) than the central government staff (2642 points), the Dearness Allowance of bank staff is less than that of Central Government staff, because of faulty construction of pay scales and lesser D.A. compensation per slab for the bank staff.

Moreover, if the central government employees get 50% of their present D.A. merged with their Basic Pay, as an interim measure, the difference will widen further. I shudder to think of the situation after the 7th CPC is fully implemented.

Will UFBU wake up at least now?

Date: 31-03-2014-pannvalan