Aug 31, 2017

RAILWAY & RBE ORDERS: RBE No. 112/2017 - Implementation of recommendatio...

RAILWAY & RBE ORDERS: RBE No. 112/2017 - Implementation of recommendatio...: GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS RAILWAY BOARD No.E(P&A)l-2017/SP-1/WS-1 PC-VII No.50 RBE No. 112/2017 New Delhi, dated 30...

Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) — July 2017

The All-India CPI-IW for July, 2017 increased by 5 points and pegged at 285 (two hundred and eighty five). In terms of monthly change, it increased by (+) 1.79 per cent between June, 2017 and July, 2017 when compared with the increase of (+) 1.08 per cent for the corresponding months of last year.

7th CPC Revision of Pension for Puducherry pensioners / family pensioners drawing pension under ex-French Rules

No. 28/ 3/2009-P&PW(B)
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Pension and Pensioners Welfare

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan, Khan Market
New Delhi, Dated the 21st July, 2017

The Chief Secretary,
Government of Puducherry, Puducherry.

Subject: Revision of Pension in respect of Puducherry pensioners /family pensioners drawing pension under ex-French Rules on the line of revision of pension of Central Government Pensioners on the recommendations of VIIth Central Pay Commission — regarding.

CBI Books Income Tax Principal Commissioner, Two Commissioners In Corruption Case

New Delhi: The CBI has booked three senior officers of the Income Tax department in connection with alleged entries of payments made to them in a diary recovered during IT raids at a business group’s premises six years ago.

Rajiv Gauba Takes Charge As Home Secy; Mehrishi Retires

New Delhi: Senior IAS officer Rajiv Gauba today took charge as the Union Home Secretary after incumbent Rajiv Mehrishi retired from service.

He will have a fixed two-year tenure.

A 1982 batch officer of Jharkhand cadre, 58-year-old Gauba was appointed as the home secretary about two months ago and since then he has been serving in the home ministry as Officer on Special Duty (OSD).

Govt Declines To Share Details Of CBI Chief Appointment

New Delhi: The Personnel Ministry has refused to share details on the appointment of the CBI chief citing confidentiality clause under the Right to Information Act.

Replying to an RTI appeal, it said the appointment of CBI Director Alok Kumar Verma was done through the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC), which is exempted from the ambit of the transparency law.

Suspended BRD Medical College Principal, His Wife Sent To 14-Day Judicial Custody

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Gorakhpur: The Gorakhpur Anti-Corruption court on Thursday sent the suspended principal of the Baba Raghav Das (B.R.D.) medical college, Dr. Rajiv Mishra, and his wife, Poornima Shukla, to a 14-day judicial custody in connection with the deaths of over 70 infants in a week.

7th Pay Commission: Raise Minimum Pay To Rs 25,000, Says Union Leader

New Delhi: 4.8 million central government employees and 5.2 million pensioners in India are trapped in lives of poverty. Many suggestions have been put forth to improve their difficult situation before the National Anomaly Committee. But I think the easiest solution is the simplest, just raise the minimum pay, said a top most central government employees’ union leader on condition of anonymity.

Best ways to deliver bad news to employees

Delivering bad news is never easy. It is all the more difficult when you don’t agree with the message you are dealt to communicate. For example, to tell a star employee that he has been denied a promotion due to some HR policy. Such situations call for great strength, as most often than not, managers are expected to toe the line and begrudgingly agree to break the news to the deserving employee. And hope that the messenger is not at the receiving end of the ire.

Such situations call for tactfulness, as the manager’s profile entails many such occasions where you’re forced to be the bearer of bad tidings. Here are some of the best ways to deliver bad news to employees.

Govt. employees demand old pension scheme

Telangana Gazetted Officers’ Association organised a protest rally demanding abolition of Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) here on Wednesday.

In response to the call given by Employees Joint Action Committee, employees staged a dharna at the Gruha Kalpa Complex in Nampally and took out a rally from there to the Office of Excise Commissioner. Similar rallies were conducted at different places in the State, including Sangareddy and Karimnagar.

Apple moving Houston-area employees to safety, Tim Cook says

Residential neighborhoods near the Interstate 10 in Houston sit in floodwater in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times

Apple has sent its crisis management team to Houston to assist employees affected by the devastating flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey, including relocating some employees and their families.

7th CPC Allowances : Daily Allowance

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Daily Allowance - All provisions will apply to Railways Personnel also. - Existing system of Daily allowance in the Ministry of Railways to continue.

Opening of New KV School – Bhongir, Telangana & Kurud, Chhattisgarh

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New KV School Name: Bhongir, District Yadadri Bhuvangiri

Address: C/o ALN Reddy Memorial Govt Girls Junior College, Banjara Hills, Bhongir, Dist Yadadri Bhuvangiri, Bhuvangiri-508116 (Telangana)

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CGEWHO - Important Notice regarding payment

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Beneficiaries Making Payment through NEFT / RTGS

Beneficiaries who have paid installments through RTGS/NEFT and have not received their
receipts even after expiry of 10 days are requested to forward the following details through

81 lakh Aadhaar numbers have been deactivated

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"Deactivation (suspension) of Aadhaar numbers was done as per the Aadhaar Life Cycle Management (ALCM) guideline."

The Aadhaar numbers are deactivated for a number of reason(s) as stated in Section 27 and 28 of Aadhaar (Enrolment & Update) Regulations, 2016. Till date, approximately 81 lakh Aadhaar numbers have been deactivated. The State-wise, year-wise and reason-wise data is not maintained by Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI).

7th CPC DA from Jul, 2016 & Jan, 2017 for Defence Personnel: MoD Order

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F. No. 1(2)/2004/D (Pay/Services)
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
New Delhi, the 18th August, 2017


The Chief of the Army Staff
The Chief of the Air Staff
The Chief of the Naval Staff

Opening of CGHS Wellness Centre (Allopathic) at Kohima

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Dated: 24.08.2017

Revision of Contractual Fees of the persons engaged at ECHS Branch Nepal

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No.22D (50)/2007/US(WE)/D(Res) Vol-II
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare
New Delhi, the  2 June, 2017
The Chief of Army Staff
The Chief of Naval
The Chief of Air Staff

7th CPC – First Meeting of Departmental Anomaly Committee to Settle the anomalies arising: Railway Board

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New Delhi, dated:25.08.2017

Room No. 256-E, Rail Bhawan
The General Secretary,
All India Railwaymen,s Federation
4, State Entry Road,
New Delhi – 110055.

अन्य पिछड़ा वर्ग आरक्षण: सरकारी पदों के साथ सीपीएसई(पीएसयू) बैंक, बीमा संस्‍थाओं में पदों की समतुल्यता, क्रीमी लेयर की सीमा 8 लाख रूपये करने की

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पत्र सूचना कार्यालय 
भारत सरकार
30-अगस्त-2017 15:47 IST

मंत्रिमंडल ने सरकारी पदों के साथ केन्द्रीय सार्वजनिक क्षेत्र के उपक्रमों (पीएसयू) बैंक, बीमा संस्‍थाओं में पदों की समतुल्यता को मंजूरी दी, सार्वजनिक क्षेत्र के उपक्रमों तथा अन्‍य संस्‍थाओं में निम्‍न श्रेणी के कर्मचारियों के बच्‍चे अन्य पिछड़ा वर्ग आरक्षण सुविधा प्राप्‍त कर सकेंगे 

रक्षा मंत्रालय ने सशस्त्र बलों में सुधार के पहले चरण को मंजूरी दी Ministry of Defence approves first phase of reforms in The Armed Forces

पत्र सूचना कार्यालय 
भारत सरकार
रक्षा मंत्रालय 


रक्षा मंत्रालय ने सशस्त्र बलों में सुधार के पहले चरण को मंजूरी दी 

आजादी के बाद पहली बार रक्षा मंत्रालय ने भारतीय सेना के साथ परामर्श के तहत भारतीय सेना में योजनाबद्ध तरीके से सुधार करने का निर्णय लिया है। रक्षा से संबंधित सभी पक्षों के साथ विस्तृत विचार-विमर्श करने के पश्चात रक्षा मंत्री श्री अरुण जेटली ने इन निर्णयों को मंजूरी दी है।

Aug 30, 2017

ओबीसी आरक्षण की ढाई दशक पुरानी विसंगति दूर

BREAKING NEWS SPECIAL: ओबीसी आरक्षण की ढाई दशक पुरानी विसंगति दूरजागरण ब्यूरो, नई दिल्ली। ओबीसी के बीच पकड़ मजबूत करने में जुटी मोदी सरकार इस कोटे में विसंगतियों को दूर करने की लगातार कोशिश कर रही है। इसके तहत सरकार ने सार्वजनिक क्षेत्र के उपक्रमों, बैंकों और अन्य वित्तीय संस्थानों में ओबीसी में क्रीमीलेयर की पहचान में चली आ रही गड़बड़ी को दुरुस्त कर दिया है। इन संस्थानों में सरकार के समकक्ष क्रीमीलेयर पदों की स्पष्ट परिभाषा नहीं होने के कारण उच्च पदों पर बैठे अधिकारियों के बच्चे भी ओबीसी को मिलने वाले आरक्षण का लाभ उठा रहे थे।

Payment of arrears of Pension & Family Pension in cases where valid nomination has not been made: DeSW Order

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No.1 (10)/2013-D(Pen/Policy) 
Government of India 
Ministry of Defence 
Department of Ex-servicemen Welfare

New Delhi-110011 
Dated: 29th August 2017

The Chief of the Army Staff
The Chief of the Naval Staff
The Chief of the Air Staff

7th CPC Pre-2016 Pension Revision of Defence Establishment: Minutes of the review meeting held on 23.08.2017

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Government of India
Ministry of Defence
(Department of Defence)

Sub: Review of the progress made by Defence Establishments for revision of Pension/ Family Pension of pre-2016 Central Civil Pensioners - Minutes of the meeting convened by Shri Barun Mitra, Additional Secretary (BM) on 23. 8.2017 at 11.00 AM in the Committee Room No. 111, South Block

Inordinate delay in finalization of pension cases on all units of Indian Railways/Production units. - Railway Board Order after Railway Minister concern

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Government of India
Ministrv of Railways
Rallway Board

No. 2016/AC-II /21/8/Pt-l New
Delhi dated: 28.08.2017

All Zonal Railways / PUs

Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA) to the Armed Forces Pensioner/Family Pensioners: Order issued

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Government of India
Ministry of Defence
Department of Ex-servicemen Welfare
New Delhi-110011
Dated: 29th August 2017
The Chief of the Army Staff
The Chief of the Naval Staff
The Chief of the Air Staff

High Court directs deceased government employee’s arrears to be paid from IAS officer’s pension

A single-judge bench of the Rajasthan High Court today directed the state government to recover damages for the illegal termination of a Rajasthan State Handloom Development Corporation (RHDC) employee, since deceased, from the pension of retired IAS officer Umrao Salodia and another person. According to the petitioner, the matter pertained to the “illegal” retrenchment of Shashi Mohan Mathur, who had joined the RHDC in 1991 and remained on probation till 1996. However, owing to “false” charges of embezzlement, he was retrenched and IAS Umrao Salodia, who was then in charge of the RHDC, dismissed his appeal without granting him a hearing, the petition alleged. Mathur had approached high court in 2002. He passed away subsequently and his wife continued to fight the legal battle.

A bench of Justice Sanjeev Prakash Sharma directed that Mathur be treated as being employed and his arrears recovered from the pension and other post-retirement benefits of Salodia, who was in the news for converting to Islam after he was not appointed the chief secretary by Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje. The bench directed that the recoveries be made within four months.

Source - Financial Express

7th Pay Commission: Odisha government announces new pay scale, nearly 8 lakh employees, pensioners to benefit

Nearly two months after the Narendra Modi government approved recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission on allowances for Central government employees, Odisha government has announced revised pay scales for state government employees.

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced implementation of Seventh Pay Commission's recommendations for the government's nearly 8 lakh employees and pensioners.

Aug 29, 2017


The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case U/s 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (e) of the P.C. Act, 1988 and 109 of IPC against Minister of Delhi Government; his wife and his four associates. It has been alleged that the said Minister of Delhi Government while functioning as a Public Servant has amassed assets disproportionate to his known sources of income to the extent of Rs.1.62 crore(approx) during the period of 14.2.2015 to 31.5.2017. His wife and associates have allegedly abetted the commission of said offence.


The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered ten cases on the request of Bihar Government & further Notification from Government of India and taken over the investigation of the said cases from Bihar Police. The said cases relate to alleged illegal transfer & misuse of funds from Government Bank Accounts in the districts of Bhagalpur and Saharsa in fraudulent& conspiratorial manner. Out of these, nine cases were related to Bhagalpur and one to Saharsa districts.

Further investigation is continuing.


The Central Bureau of Investigation has today arrested eight Police officials of Himachal Pradesh including an Inspector General of Police. The others arrested include then DSP (SDOP), Theog; a Sub-Inspector & then SHO, Kotkhai; an ASI; three Head Constables and one Constable, all working in Himachal Pradesh, in an on-going investigation of a case relating to custodial death of an accused Suraj Singh.

Odisha To Implement 7th Pay Commission Recommendations Soon:FM

Bhubaneswar: Notwithstanding its bad liquidity position, Odisha government is likely to implement the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission for its employees and pensioners soon.
Finance Minister S B Behera said “we have received the report from the fitment committee and the government is considering to implement the new pay scale for the employees soon.”

However, Behera said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik would take a decision on how soon the employees would receive their salary with the enhanced amount.

7th Pay Commission: We’re Realistic About Pay Gap, Says Union Leader

New Delhi: A top most central government employees’ union leader today admitted on condition of anonymity that he did not expect to be paid the same pay as the bureaucrats to lower paid employees — but said that the ratio of pay between bureaucrats and lower paid employees should be minimised.

He said we are “realistic” about the prospects of pay gap, describing the situation as “tricky”.

Speaking to The Sen Times, union leader said they were under no illusions about their own positions. He said, “It is tricky at the moment. We are realistic. The ratio of pay between lowest earning employees and top bureaucrats should be reduced.

Manipuri employee assaulted by colleagues

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Victim was accused of smoking inside the hotel premises and misbehaving with a woman staff member

Three Wipro employees among UK crash victims

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Three Indians working for Wipro were among eight persons killed in a deadly accident on a highway in southern England in which a mini bus got crushed between two trucks.

Two lorry drivers have been charged with causing death by dangerous driving.

Three passengers, including a five-year-old girl, are fighting for their lives.

Away From Boardroom Blues, Infosys Employees Focus On 'Next Big Idea'

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Infosys, which has over two lakh employees, has been hogging headlines as the founders and the management engaged in a war of words -- often publicly on allegations of governance lapses at the company.

NEW DELHI: Shrugging off a week-long upheaval at the board, Infosys employees stepped in to restore client confidence through a video saying they continue to focus on the "next big idea", unperturbed by the recent events at the company.

Chennai IT employees union sees red in pink slips

68 otal number of petitions under section 2A of ID act.

3 Ways to Successfully Discuss Race Relations With Employees

If, for instance, you're a white manager, have you ever considered just discussing something like Charlottesville with colleagues of color?

There's been a lot going on in our country lately. The events in Charlottesville have become the latest reminder that racial tensions still exist in America. And while leaders hope these controversies don't carry over into the workplace, they can and often do affect employees' performances.

Increase in 7th Pay Commission Minimum Pay and Fitment Formula – Staff Side demand to govt

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Increase in 7th Pay Commission Minimum Pay and Fitment Formula – Increase in minimum pay and fitment formula – JCM Staff Side Secretary writes to Additional Secretary, Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance

Increase in minimum pay and fitment formula – Note Submitted by JCM National Council staff side to senior officers committee headed by Shri Pramod Kumar Das, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure on 14th August 2017.

7th Pay Commission Pension revision – Old Pensioners to be given priority

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7th Pay Commission Pension revision – Old Pensioners to be given priority – Revision of pre-2016 Pensioners – BPS letter to Finance Minister insisting that older and super old pensioners case should be revised on top priority

7th Pay Commission Pension revision – Old Pensioners to be given priority – bps letter

Relaxation of residency period for promotion of Jr. Accounts Asstt as Accounts Asstt

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Relaxation of residency period for promotion of Jr. Accounts Asstt (GP 2800/-) as Accounts Asstt (GP 4200/-) on Indian Railways

Relaxation of residency period for promotion of Jr. Accounts Asstt as Accounts Asstt