Friday, December 31, 2010

Jammu and Kashmir employees to get 50% pay commission arrears.

Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday said that it has decided to pay 50 per cent of arrear of Sixth Pay Commission to the State employees in phased manner.
“Jammu and Kashmir government Government has decided to pay 50 per cent of the arrears out of its own resource in a phased manner, the remaining 50 per cent arrears would be met out of the Central assistance sought for this purpose,” Finance Minister Abdul Rahim Rather said here.

New Year pay news for newsmen : Wage Board submitted report

The Wage Boards for Working Journalists, Non-Journalists and other newspaper employees submitted their recommendations to the Government on Friday recommending 2.5 to 3 times hike in basic pay and fixing the retirement age at 65.

New Year bonanza for Kerala, Report submitted, hike from April 2011

Over 5.33 lakh government employees, including teachers in Kerala, would get revised pay scales from April next.
The Ninth Pay Revision Commission, headed by Justice R Rajendrababu which submitted its report to Chief Minister V S Achuthanandan today, recommended a minimum rise of Rs 1,104 and a maximum of Rs 4,490.

Kerala : Ninth pay commission to submit report today

Flash News : Report Submitted
The pay commission chaired by Justice R. Rajendra Babu would today submit a report to Chief Minister VS Achuthanandan, recommending a revision of scales for Government employees and teachers. The pay commission is most likely to recommend a minimum salary revision of Rs 1000 for the 4.5 lakh Government employees and teachers in the State.

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Haryana bans transfer of employees

Chandigarh, Dec 30 (PTI) The Haryana government today imposed a complete ban on transfer of its employees, an official spokesman said.
The order banning transfer would be applicable in all the departments, boards and corporations of the state, the spokesman said here this evening.
The ban would remain in force till further orders.

Wage Boards for journalists and newspaper employees to submit report to Govt tomorrow

ew Delhi, Dec 30 (PTI) The recommendations of the Wage Boards for working journalists and non-journalists and other newspaper employees will be submitted to the Government tomorrow.

Mandatory test for primary teachers

The Centre has made it compulsory for all elementary school teachers to clear an eligibility test under new norms that are binding on states and could irk those like Bengal which follow their own recruitment rules.
Under the guidelines, which seek to change the current procedure of recruitment by state governments, a Teachers’ Eligibility Test (TET) has been made mandatory.

Kolkata Metro Railway gets the Status of 17th Zone of Indian Railways

Metro Railway, Kolkata got the status of 17th Zone of Indian Railways. The Minister of Railways Mamata Banerjee laid the foundation stone for conferring on Metro Railway the status 17th Zone at a function at Metro Rail Bhawan, Kolkata yesterday.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Pension Rules for Employees of PSUs, Gratuity ceiling raised

Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) has issued orders which, inter alia, provide pension scheme within 30% ceiling of Basic Pay and DA. The Pension Scheme is to be framed and operated by the Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs).

DPE has issued orders enhancing Gratuity to Rs. 10 lakh in respect of CPSEs employees. 

Source : PIB

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Kerala Co- Operative Bank Staff Pay Scale Revision 2011

The Kerala State Government on Monday  declared pay revision for employees in cooperative sector. Minister for Cooperation G. Sudhakaran said that the salary hike would be introduced with effect from April 11, 2007.
Hike in basic Pay of Last Grade Staff (Co-Operative Banks) will be Minimum Rs.1,500
Hike in basic Pay of Chief General Manager will be Minimum Rs.11,000

Kerala Pay Revision report may be on 29th Dec, considerable Hike in Salary for Government Employees, Teachers and Cooperative Bank Staffs.

Flash News : Report Submitted
There will be a considerable Hike in Salary for Kerala Government Employees, Teachers and Cooperative Bank Staffs.
T.M. Thomas Isaac the Finance Minister of Kerala announced in November 2010 that there will be Revision in Pay (Salary Scales) from April 2011.
From Financial year of 2011 there will be a good hike in salary / wages of the employees of Kerala State Government.

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Railway employees to get AC Pass, Orders likely to be issued shortly.

All India Railwaymen Federation’s proposal to give 2 AC pass to Grade Pay Rs. 4200 & above, 3 AC Pass to Grade Pay Rs. 2800 & also 3 AC pass to staff with GP 1900, 2000 & 2400 travelling on duty, has finally been accepted by Railway Board. After kind approval of MR orders are likely to be issued shortly. Those who are already getting First Class Pass will continue to get it. General Secretary/AIRF has thanked all Railwaymen for keeping the patience & also extends greetings to Hon’ble MR & Board on resolving the Pass issue.

Source : All India Railway Men's Federation.

Saturday, December 25, 2010

Jharkhand announces 16 per cent DA for employees under 5th Pay Commission

Jharkhand government today announced 16 per cent Dearness Allowance to those employees, who are still covered under the Fifth Pay Commission.

The decision, which was taken at a cabinet meeting, chaired by Chief Minister Arjun Munda here, will take the present 87 per cent DA to 103 per cent, Cabinet Secretary Amrendra Prasad Singh told newsmen at Ranchi..

Despite the implementation of the Sixth Pay Commission some of the employees had opted to continue with the Fifth Pay commission.

Source : PTI

Friday, December 24, 2010

W.B. school teachers' mutual transfer is easier now, bill passed in assembly

Calcutta, Dec. 23: The state government today passed a bill that will empower the school service commission to grant teachers and non-teaching staff mutual transfers.
At present, school managing committees enjoy the power to grant such transfers. Teachers and non-teaching staff are required to submit transfer applications to the committees of the respective schools.

Stepping up of pay in CSS/CSSS : Clarification issued.

Ministry of Personnel has recently issued a clarification reg stepping up of pay of Sr Asst./P.A.s of CSS/CSSS promoted prior to 01.01.2006 and drawing less pay than those promoted after 01.01.2006.

View the O.M. of DOPT Dated 22.12.2010.

Patna University panel clears pay fixation

Patna University (PU) on Thursday paved the way for payment of revised salaries to its teaching and non-teaching staff. The statutory pay fixation committee approved the pay fixation of teachers as well as non-teaching staff in the revised scales of pay.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010


"Pay fixation is done for an employee if he/she gets a promotion. There is a slight difference of Pay Fixation in Promotion and MACP upgradation…

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Bank Pension : Govt. approved netting of commutation amount

Immediately after IBA issued their communication No. Cir/HRDIR/G2/665/90/2010-11/999 dated 10th August, 2010, wherein it was suggested that, Banks may consider netting of commutation amount of the optees against the amount due from them for joining Pension Scheme. But the Government of India did not approve the above suggestion. We once again took  up the matter with the IBA and  Government of India to approve the suggestion of IBA as many of the retired officers did not have the resources to meet the commitments.
We are happy to inform  that the Government of India have accorded their approval for netting –off   of commutation amount vide their letter No.14/1/1/2007-IR dated 11.11.2010. addressed to IBA. A copy  of the letter is annexed for your information.

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Maharashtra State ministers and MLAs to get hefty salary hike

Chief minister Chavan has proposed a substantial hike in salaries and perks for himself, the deputy chief minister, ministers, ministers of state, presiding officers, opposition leaders and legislators. 
"The cabinet has approved the proposal. Once it is brought to the notice of both Houses, an official circular will be promulgated to give effect to the cabinet decision," a senior Congress minister said.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

GIC modifies LTS and Halting Allowance for staff


SCALES - IV/V/VI/VII  1000*  800  700
SCALES - 1/II/III  800**  700  600
*rs. 1200 for Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai
**rs.1000 for Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai
Source :

Bank VRS Optees Pension : Writ admitted

It is learnt that Madras High Court ordered admission of writ petition filed by aggrieved VRS optees for pension option. More details are awaited. 
Source : All India Bank Officers' Association

Punjab employees to get Ist instalment of pay commission arrears in Apr 2011

The Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal has directed the enhancement of the first installment of arrears to the state government employees from earlier stipulated level of 33% to 40 % and first installment of arrears would be paid to the employees with the salary of  April, 2011.

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Govt revises pay scales of research institute employees under ICSSR

Government has revised pay scale of the employees of the Social Science Research Institutes (RI) supported by Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR). The revision is in accordance with the 6th Central Pay Commission. There are total 21 research institutes under ICSSR.

Friday, December 10, 2010

Jammu and Kashmir Cabinet approves pay anomaly report

The State Cabinet, which met in Jammu under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah approved on Friday the recommendations of the pay anomaly committee set up by the Finance Department. The cabinet also amended J&K Panchayati Raj Act, thereby recommending creation of State Election Commission. Fourteen months after its constitution, the Pay Anomaly Committee placed its recommendations before the Cabinet for consideration and approval.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Details of meeting with State Bank management held on 20th Nov,10.

Shri N. Raja, DMD & CDO advised the Federations about the receipt of following approval from the Government of India :
a) The Government of India had accorded approval to the Bank to distribute the amount of Rs. 289.64 crores, representing balancing cost of pension in respect of SBI arising out of the 9th Bipartite Settlement and Joint Note both dated 27.4.2010 amongst the employees in the form of allowances.

Crack NET to teach in college: High court

MPhil or PhD degrees will no longer be sufficient to secure teaching jobs in colleges as Delhi High Court has upheld the UGC policy of making it mandatory for an aspiring lecturer to crack the National Eligibility Test (NET).
A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Manmohan said the test is essential to maintain uniformity and quality in higher education as different yardsticks are followed by universities while granting degrees of MPhil or PhD.

CBI raids houses of Raja, four associates in 2G scam

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday searched the houses of former telecom minister A. Raja and four of his associates here over the 2G spectrum row, an official said.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Central Govt. Employees, avail LTC for the block 2006-2009, Book Tickets, Time is running out..

This is to remind the Central employees that the Block Year 2006-2009 with grace period of 2010 is less than a month away to lapse. Those are yet to avail the chance should act NOW. The journey is to be initiated within midnight of 31st December 2010.
Now the sixth pay commission made the holiday more enjoyable with 10 day’s encashment of Basic and Grade Pay with LTC. This will be available for six times in the total service life. So if you do not have ample service left, you are going to loose the same by not availing LTC for the block year.
There are several options of traveling by air in Govt expenses to North East and Jammu and Kashmir elaborately described in earlier posts.
So hurry, act now. It may be a real Miss

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Orissa assures pay hike for University and college teachers in UGC scale

Refuting apprehensions of some of Members, the Higher Education Minister on Saturday said in the Assembly that the State would not loss UGC assistance of Rs 300 crore as the Government has already issued both resolution and notification to this effect.

Saturday, December 4, 2010

GIC employees are going to get more benefits including foreign travel.

Governing board of GIPSA met at New Delhi on 27th November 2010. As per our source, following benefits have been approved in the meeting for GIC employees.

Friday, December 3, 2010

Over 1,00,000 jobs in Banking Industry in next three years

In coming next three years around 1,00,000 vacancies are going to be filled by public sector banks in India due to retirements, resignations and expansion of business. Majority of Bank Employees are getting retired in coming years. There is going to be a lot of opportunities for MBA students, especially for those who are having Finance as their specialization.

D.A. hike for Andhra Govt. employees.

The Kiran Kumar Reddy Cabinet got down to work on Thursday and gave a year-ending gift to the state government employees, hiking their Dearness Allowance to 8.56 per cent. The hiked DA from July to November would be adjusted with the General Provident Fund, and would be paid out in cash along with the December salary.

BSNL strike called off. View the Outcome.

The three-day nation-wide strike by BSNL employees was withdrawn on the second day after talks were held between agitating Joint Action Committee leaders and the management in New Delhi late yesterday night.
View the JAC Circular Dated 03.12.2010 : "Magnificent Achievement"

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Air India denies hike in incentive

 National air carrier Air India today said it has no plans to hike productivity-linked incentives paid to its employees, as reported in the media.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Non-teaching employees want UGC to decide pay scale

Non-teaching employees from universities from across the country today took out a rally here, demanding that the UGC revise their pay scale and they be given representation in university syndicates and senates.

BSNL strike is in progress

"The 3 day historic strike has started and is taking place successfully in all the circles. As per the reports received from various circles, the strike has received tremendous response from the 3 lakh Non-Executives and Executives. The work force has given a fitting reply to the arrogance of the govt., which did not even invite the leaders for talks. CHQ salutes and congratulates all the comrades who have joined the strike. The strike will continue up to 0600 hrs on 04.12.2010."
Source : BSNL Employees' Union

BSNL unions divided on strike call in West Bengal, Strike is On.

BSNL employees appeared to be divided on the eve of the all-India strike called by certain trade unions from December 1 to 3, with four Trinamool Congress-backed unions indicating today that they would not join their colleagues'' protest.
The four trade unions that have pulled out from the strike called by the BSNL Joint Action Committee are the All- India BSNL Officers'' Association, Telecom Employees Union (BSNL), Bharatiya Telecom Employees Union (BSNL) and the All- India Graduate Engineers & Telecom Officers Association.

Monday, November 29, 2010

Sixth Pay Commission benefits to judicial officers in Gujarat

The judicial officers in the state will soon have pay and perks as per the recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission. The state finance minister has finally cleared the file on the issue.

Sunday, November 28, 2010

BSNL strike for 3days from Dec 1, service may not be affected.

The three-day strike by BSNL workers from December 1 will not affect the services, but administrative work, including payment of bills, officials said here today.

Friday, November 26, 2010

I-T dept strikes Rs 50 crore deal with BSNL, gets Blackberry

The Income Tax department has struck an estimated Rs 50 crore deal with state owned telecom company BSNL to provide 51,000 mobile connections and one thousand high-end Blackberry phones for secure and fast communication amongst its officers and staff.


Government have decided to implement the Group Personal Accident Insurance Scheme through Kerala State Insurance Department for the year 2011 with certain modifications. As per the G.O the scheme has also been extended to the employees of all Public Sector Undertakings, Co-operative Institutions, autonomous bodies and other Government Institutions in addition to the categories of employees already covered under the scheme. The scheme shall come into force with effect from 01/01/2011.

Andhra Pradesh ordered AICTE pay hike

View the order of A.P. Govt regarding implementation of AICTE Scales of Pay 2006 to the teachers, library and physical education personnel working in Govt. Polytechnics in the state w.e.f. 01.01.2006.

View and download the order

Thursday, November 25, 2010

State Bank staff to get more salary and pension, agreement signed.

SBI staff and officers will get their pension ceiling hiked. The salary will be 4% more. SBI staff Federation president Mr Bhupen Kalita informed this in the conference of SBI Council in Kolkata yesterday. An agreement has been signed in this regard recently.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Retirement age of faculty docters to be raised: Union Health Minister

Dharamsala, Nov 24 (PTI) The Centre is considering raising the retirement age of faculty doctors of medical colleges from 65 to 70 years, Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad today said.

Monday, November 22, 2010

'One rank One Pension' demand not feasible: Govt

New Delhi, Nov 22 (PTI) Government today said that it has not found the demand of 'One rank One Pension' (OROP) feasible.

Sunday, November 21, 2010

SBI's nation-wide strike withdrawn on assurance from Govt. for better pension

SBI employees union on Sunday said the proposed two-day nation-wide strike from November 25 has been called off after an assurance from the government on pension issue.

Thursday, November 18, 2010


The summary of letter written by Mr Nadaf to IBA regarding Special Allowance for Officers of Rural Branches :

"It has appeared in the newspapers columns that the Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) has worked out a proposal for giving incentives to officers, if they agree to serve in far-flung rural areas. In the Banking Industry, an officer of the Bank shall have to undergo a minimum of 2 years service in a rural branch or minimum service of 3 years in a rural and/or semi urban branch to become eligible for promotion from MMG Scale III to SMG Scale IV.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Tamil Nadu Govt issued orders based on One Man Commission's report

Update on 25.07.2013
Click here for Recent order based on recommendations of Pay Grievance Redressal Committee (Orders Dated 23.07.13)
Tamil Nadu Revised Scales of Pay,2009— Revision of scales of pay based on the recommendations of One Man Commission 2010 – Orders issued – Fixation of pay of employees in Selection Grade / Special Grade in the revised scales monetary benefit to be given effect from 1—8—2010 based on the recommendations of One Man Commission – Regarding.  Click Here

Cadre restructuring proposal of CBEC

"We have received a hard copy of restructuring proposal from DG HRD on 11.11.2010, a scanned copy of the same have been uploaded in our blogger account. All the associations have been requested by the board to submit their views by 26.11.2010. Members may access/download the file by clicking the link below to submit their suggestions to the association ;- ..."
Source : 


View the Proposal

Armed forces grievances redressal panel set up by Supreme Court

In a far-reaching order, the Supreme Court today directed the Centre to set up within two months an Armed Forces Grievances Redressal Commission with retired SC Judge Kuldip Singh as Chairman and former Allahabad High Court Chief Justice SS Sodhi as Vice-Chairman.

Not satisfied with low pay hike, Mumbai civic employees threaten to go on strike

 Over one lakh employees of the local civic body have threatened to go on strike from November 21 as they are unhappy about the proposed hike in the salary.

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Pay hike for Kerala Govt. employees .65% D.A. to be merged.

Finance Minister T M Thomas Isaac declared a pay revision for the government employees on Saturday.
Revised salary would be given to the employees from April 1 onwards, he added while inaugurating a seminar on ‘Development of Kerala and Our Economy’, organised by the Kerala NGO Association as a part of their state conference.
Finance Minister said that the pay scale will be revised with retrospective effect.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Uncongenial Area Allowance to ITBP personnel

The Union Home Ministry is considering a proposal to give Uncongenial Area Allowance (UAA) to the personnel of Indo-Tibetan Border Police deployed at 26 border outposts and import quality clothing for them.

Tamil Nadu Sub-judges-yet-to-get-revised-hike-under-6th-pay-commission

All is not well with Tamil Nadu's subordinate judiciary. The officers are seething with anger over the appalling delay in salary revision, stagnation in the ranks, and anomalies in pay/promotion. 

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Punjab to release pay commission arrears to its employees in three equal installments

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Wednesday announced to pay the arrears to the state government employees on account of recommendation of the 5th Punjab Pay Commission in three equal installments during the three financial years.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Google to give 10% hike to staff worldwide and $1,000.00 cash holiday bonus

Internet search titan Google Inc is planning to give a 10 per cent salary hike to all of its 23,000 employees across the world starting next year, says a media report. 

Picture Courtesy : Google Image
According to reports, Google has decided to give all of it’s employees a $1,000.00 cash holiday bonus… along with a universal pay hike of at least 10%.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

West Bengal govt declares 8 per cent DA

The West Bengal government today declared eight per cent dearness allowance for its employees and those belonging to government-aided institutions.
View the D.A. Order

Arrear released for Punjab University.

The Panjab University Vice-Chancellor Prof. R.C. Sobti urged the faculty and non-teaching employees of the University to work devotedly for the cause of university and the students with transparency and accountability.

Addressing two separate gatherings of the teachers and non-teaching employees to extend Diwali greetings, Prof. Sobti sought cooperation of the staff in maintaining the top ranking status of the university and work with honesty and sincerity considering their job meant for the service.

Prof. Sobti announced release of arrears to be paid to the teaching and non-teaching employees following the likely release of the grant to the university by the University Grants Commission shortly.

Punjab revises allowances for State Govt staff in various categories

Punjab has begun implementing 5th Pay Commission recommendations. The Punjab Government has revised the Scooter and Motor-Cycle allowance of Assistant Sub-Inspectors, Sub-Inspectors, Inspectors and Cycle allowance to the Head Constables and Constables posted in the Police Department & C.I.D. Punjab besides Drivers working in the various departments and offices except Secretariat Offices and other certain posts in various departments would get special allowance. All allowances revised from October 01, 2010. In this regard notifications has been issued.

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Deputation of Group "A" officers of DoT to TCIL approved

The Union Cabinet today[5/11] approved the proposal of the Department of Telecommunications regarding deputation of Group "A" officers of Department of Telecommunications (DoT) to Telecommunications Consultants India Ltd. (TCIL).

Friday, November 5, 2010

PaycommissionUpdate is now a millionere

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Thursday, November 4, 2010

LIC employees PLLI cleared, Festival Allowance hiked.

PLLI-3%, Festival Advance-20000 declared

2. Festival Advance increased to maximum of 20000 for Class I, others maximum 17000.
3. How to calculate PLLI:
Take your August 2007 8asic+DA(before wage-revision). E.g. If your August 2007 8asic=12000 & DA= 3000 then 15000 multiply by 12 into 3%=5400.
Source : National Organization of Insurance Officers

Kendriya Vidyalaya teachers' transfer policy amended

The Amendments in the transfer guidelines regarding Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan Schools were approved today[03/11]. The approval was undertaken in the 89th Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan, chaired by Shri Kapil Sibal, Union Minister for Human Resource Development.

SBI employees to go for 2 day strike from Nov 25

About 2.5 lakh SBI employees have threatened to go on a two-day countrywide strike from November 25 to press for wage- related issues. “We are demanding early disbursal of undistributed amount for SBI employees pending since the wage revision agreement was reached,” G.D. Nadaf, general secretary of the All India State Bank Officers’ Federation, said.

Source : The Telegraph

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Kerala Pay commission to submit report this month

The Ninth pay commission to revise salaries of state employees and teachers would submit its report in November. The state government is planning revised wages from April 2011. The state government has also asked the commission to give a report on the pay revisions in universities, high court and water authority. 

Punjab CM agrees to set up pay anomalies committee with in a week

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday announced to set up a pay anomalies committee under the chairmanship of the senior bureaucrat in the rank of Financial Commissioner within a week. 

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Haryana Govt enhances DA rate

Chandigarh, Nov 2 (PTI) The Haryana Government has enhanced the rate of dearness allowance (DA) payable to its employees on unrevised scales from existing 87 to 103 per cent with effect from July 1.

Stepping up of pay in respect of direct recruited juniors : Clarification issued by I.T. Dept.

"....However, stepping up of pay of seniors can be permitted with reference to such of their directly recruited juniors borne on the same seniority list who are recruited on or after 1.1.2006 and whose basic pay is more than that of the seniors, subject to the following conditions:- 

Another 10% D.A. from Jan'11 for Central Govt ?

Update on 1st Jan 2011 : D.A. likely to be 6% only.
Regarding the next instalment of DA which is to be announced from Jan 2011,numerous speculations are pouring in.The DA percentage will be calculated as per the AICPIN from September 2010 to December 2010. If the AICPIN stands at 179 points or more,there are chances of getting 10% DA from Jan 2011.

Monday, November 1, 2010

Revised eligibility of CDA/ IDA pay for availing LTC by BSNL employees

"The issue of revising the eligibility of CDA/IDA pay for availing LTC by BSNL employees has been examined in this office as per existing provisions applicable for employees of BSNL before revision of their scales on CDA & IDA pay and revised eligibility of CDA/ IDA pay for TfuDA notified by EF Branch vide their O.M. No. 7-6l2006-EFA/ol.ll(Pt.) dated 08.09.2010 and its corrigendum dated 21.09.2010.......

View the detailed entitlement

Source : BSNL Employees' Union

HP employees to get arrears of revised pay before Diwali, Order issued

Shimla, Nov 1 (PTI) The class III and class IV employees of Himachal Pradesh government would get arrears of revised pay scales on the eve of Diwali, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said here today.
View the Order
[Thanks to Mr Amit Bhalla for providing the link]

IBA released D.A for Bankers from Nov'10 onwards

As predicted IBA released D.A. increase for employees and Pensioners for Nov, Dec, 2010 and Jan 2011.

View D.A. for employees from IBA site

View D.A for pensioners from IBA site

Saturday, October 30, 2010

D.A. for Bankers from Nov'10 onwards : View scale wise chart

The CPI announced for three relevant months  are as follows:-
July, 2010
August, 2010
September 2010
The new DA will be @ 46.20%, for the months of November, December, 2010 and January, 2011 (as per the revised salary structure).   [The DA for October 2010 is  40.80%] We give below the DA for November, 2010 onwards vis a vis existing DA, alongwith  the increase in DA at various levels of scales.  There is increase of 36 slabs.

Jharkhand hikes 10% D.A.*********Maharastra employees wear black in protest of delayed effect of D.A.

Jharkhand hikes DA for employees

The Jharkhand government Tuesday hiked by 10 percent the Dearness Allowance for its employees.
Aditya Swaroop, the Jharkhand cabinet secretary, said the state government employees will now get 45 percent Dearness Allowance on their basic pay. The hike will be effective from July 1.

It's black day for Maharashtra govt staff

Friday, October 29, 2010

CPI released for Sep 2010 : DA for Bank Officers and Workmen 46.20% for Nov,Dec& Jan 2011.

Labourbureau has released the  CPI figure(2001=100) for the month of September today.For the months of  
July            178      (    4063  )
August       178       (    4063 
September  179      (    4085.83)
Accordingly DA for Bank officers and Workmen for the month of November,December and January 2011 will be 46.20%

{This was predicted well in advance in this blog on 3rd October. IBA is yet to release the DA declaration. We will have to wait for the formal announcement.}

UGC Regulation : NET not must for college teachers

PhD and MPhil degree holders will no longer have to clear the National Eligibility Test (NET) or State Eligibility Test (SET) to teach in universities and colleges.

J & K Arrear released : Employees reject Govt decision

A day after state cabinet approved a road map for release of 50 percent arrears in varying installments, the employees Thursday rejected it as a “joke”. The latest decision over the release of pending arrears as part of the sixth pay commission may lead to a fresh confrontation between government and its workforce, who are mulling a meeting to formalize a joint strategy against it.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Uttarakhand : Employees of govt-owned corporations to get ex-gratia

The Uttarakhand government has announced an ex-gratia for employees working in various government-owned corporations on the lines of state government employees.

J & K to release 50% arrear of pay commission increase

The state cabinet on Wednesday approved release of 50 percent arrears of the 6th Pay Commission to its employees. The government would start the process of releasing arrears from the beginning of next financial year.

Manipur : DR/DA for pensioners & employees announced

The Finance department has announced payment of Dearness Relief to Nagaland Government pensioners and family pensioners and another, Dearness Allowance/Additional Dearness Allowance to the state government employees to compensate them for rise in cost of living. 

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Payment of Commutation Value of additional amount of pension : Order issued

Payment of Commutation Value of additional amount of pension in respect of employees who retired on/after 1.1.2006 but before 2.9.2008 and expired before exercising option for commutation of additional amount of pension – Regarding. 

View the Order of Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare dated 27.10.10

RBI without the purview of external audit, officers enjoy special perks

Even while the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) protests increased interference and supervision by the Financial Stability & Development Council (FSDC), there may be some serious trouble brewing in its own cadres which could focus much-needed attention to its internal functioning.

Incentive system for govt employees next year: Secy

An incentive structure akin to one prevalent in private sector could soon be in place for government servants as well, building on the extensive performance review that is already underway for them, a top government official said. 

“An incentive system is being worked upon as recommended by the sixth pay commission. It could be implemented by next year,” Prajapati Trivedi, secretary , performance management, said at the annual economic editors’ conference.

Jammu & Kashmir Govt to release employees’ arrears, enhancement in retirement age : issue still open.

he state government on Tuesday agreed to release portion of the arrears to its employees due to them since implementation of the 6th Pay Commission report in January 2006. The decision would have a financial implication of more than Rs 1770 crores annually.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Gujarat School teachers get 20% hike

School teachers of Gujarat have a reason to rejoice. Following a high court order, the state education department has extended a Diwali gift to teachers — a 20 per cent salary hike. 

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Govt employees may get extra pay due to performance evaluation

Central Government has introduced accountability across the board with setting up performance targets and top level officers agreeing that upto  40 per cent of their salaries will be placed with in two months,

Tamil Nadu teachers urged the government to rectify the anomalies in pay

The Joint Action Committee (JAC) of the Tamil Nadu Higher Secondary School Headmasters and Postgraduate (PG) Teachers Associations has urged the Tamil Nadu government to rectify the anomalies

Saturday, October 23, 2010

AI further advances date of payment of allowances

Mumbai, Oct 23 (PTI) Changing its decision twice in as many days, Air India today announced further advancement of the date of payment of allowances to its 29,000 employees, saying these incentives would be disbursed along with the salaries on November one itself.

BSNL hiked IDA as expected.

IDA increase 4.7% in revised pay and 8.1% in pre - revised pay w.e.f. 01-10-2010.

View the order in revised pay
View the order in pre revised pay

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Thursday, October 21, 2010

Govt. employees, primary teachers in Bihar end indefinite strike

Over six lakh non-gazetted employees and teachers from different associations in Bihar ended their indefinite strike on its 60th day today following intervention by Governor Devanand Konwar.
The associations had called the strike to press for early implementation of the recommendations of the 6th pay commission.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Manipur Cabinet approves Dearness Allowance hike

The Cabinet approved raise in the Dearness Allowance (DA) of government employees, pensioners and family pensioners 10 percent more above the existing 35 percent.
The raise in the DA has been done in accordance with the Central government's recent hike in the DA of its employees.
The draft rule for free and compulsory education to children under the Right to Education Act, 2009, which is in force in the state, has also been approved by the Cabinet.
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