Thursday, September 30, 2010

Ayodhya verdict: Allahabad High Court says divide land in 3 ways,Sunni Wakf Board to appeal against

Allahabad High Court has pronounced verdict on the Ayodhya title suit. Senior advocate and BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad emerged from court today to say that the three-judge bench had ruled in a majority judgement 2:1, that one-third part of the disputed land should be given to the Sunni Waqf Board, one-third to the Nirmohi Akhara and one-third to the party for 'Ram Lalla'.

Punjab to release pay arrears of govt employees in 3 instalments

The Punjab government will pay the arrears of Rs 7,000 crore to state employees as recommended by the Fifth Pay Commission in the next three years.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Good News for Rajasthan govt employees, DA up by 10 per cent

 In a bonanza for state government employees, the Rajasthan government today announced a 10 per cent hike in Dearness Allowance for them with effect from July one this year.

Monday, September 27, 2010

Dearness Relief @10% for Central pensioners : Order released

"...the President is pleased to decide that the Dearness Relief payable to Central Government pensioners shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 35% to 45% w.e.f. July, 2010. ..."
View the D.R. order for Pensioners/Family Pensioners.

Haryana announces 10% DA for employees, Order issued.

Haryana government today enhanced the rate of Dearness Allowance (DA) payable to its employees from existing 35 per cent to 45 per cent, a decision that would cost the exchequer Rs 576 crore per year.

Outcome of The 2nd meeting of the MACP Committee

The 2nd meeting of the MACP Committee was held on 15th September, 2010.  The meeting was chaired by the Joint Secretary (Estt.) Department of Personnel and Training. We give hereunder a brief resume of the discussions on various issues taken up by the Staff Side.

Chhattisgarh announces 8% DA

Chhattisgarh government has announced an eight per cent hike in Dearness Allowance (DA) for the state government employees.

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Tamilnadu and Pondicherry to get 10% Dearness Allowance, View the G.O.

10% D.A. for Tamilnadu
Pondicherry announces 10% D.A.

PIL on retirement age of civil servants

 A PIL was filed in the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court today, seeking direction to extend the retirement age of officers of India Civil Services from 60 years to at least 65 years.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Air India wants to re-negotiate wages

The cashstrapped Air India wants to renegotiate wages with its 35,000-odd employees and is looking for a clearance from the highest level of government through a more carefully worded cabinet note.

Gujarat announces 10% D.A.

The Gujarat Govt. on Thursday announced 10 per cent increase in dearness allowance (DA) for its employees. The increased DA, effective from July 1, 2010, will mean the state employees will get 45 per cent over and above their pay scales as against the current 35 per cent, an official release said. 

Thursday, September 23, 2010

AICTE Pay Revision : M.P. GO for Degree level colleges

View the Official Page of Directorate of Technical Education, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh for Gazette notification and details of the order.

View the Website

SC stays HC verdict in Ayodhya suit till Sep 28

The Allahabad High Court verdict on the Ayodhya title suit will not be delivered tomorrow with the Supreme Court deferring it by a week in a sudden turn of events today deciding to hear the plea for postponement next Tuesday.

W.B. part time college teachers to earn more, to continue till 60 years of age.

The state cabinet on Wednesday approved the government’s decision to allow part-time teachers of state-aided and state-run colleges to continue in service till the age of 60, without a break in tenure.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

State Bank of Patiala and Bank of Maharastra issued Pension Circular

View State Bank of Patiala Pension Circular
View Bank of Maharastra Pension Circular
Contributed by Mr Mohan P.

Central Govt and autonomous Body employees to get 30 days' ad Hoc Bonus

Central Govt. employees to get 30 day's Ad hoc Bonus for the F.Y. 2009-10. All Group C, D and non gazetted Group B employees will get the Non Productivity linked Bonus. The quantum of Bonus will be calculated on the maximum amount of Rs 3500 a month and be divided by 30.4 and the amount stands at Rs 3454/-.
Download the Bonus order for Central Govt Employees
Download the Bonus Order for Central Autonomous Bodies.

Central Govt issues order for 10% D.A.. View the Railway order also.

View and download the Order of Dearness Allowance w.e.f 01.07.2010.
View the order for Railways

Calcutta HC employees threaten strike

Kolkata, Sep 21 (PTI) Employee associations at the Calcutta High Court today threatened to go on an indefinite strike from tomorrow to press their demand for pay revision.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

State Bank of Bikanir and Jaipur issued Pension Circular

Download the circular (1)

Download the Circular (2)
Contributed by Mr Mohan P.

Higher pay scale for IIT, IIM professors

The government has decided to pay higher salaries of Rs 67,000 to Rs 79,000 to up to 40 per cent of the professors in centrally funded technical institutes, including the IITs and the IIMs.

Sunday, September 19, 2010

AICTE Pay Revision : Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Delhi, Maharastra and Gujarat issued order.

Chhattisgarh :
View the Degree Order
View the Diploma Order
View the Order
View the Degree Order
View the Diploma Order
View the Order
View the Notification
View the Memorandum
Gujarat (Provided by Prof J K Nathani)
View the Order

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Tamil Nadu Govt. issued Fitment Table for employees

Consequent to Approval of "One Man Commission Report" regarding anomalies of pay, Govt issued Fitment Table for calculation of pay for Govt. employees.

Download the Fitment Table. 

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Syndicate Bank and Allahabad Bank offered second option for pension.

View and download the long awaited Syndicate Bank Pension Circular
View and download Allahabad Bank Pension Circular [Courtesy : Allbankingsolution]

Clarification regarding Air Travel on LTC/Tours

Govt recently issued clarification regarding Air travel on LTC/Tours and the procedure of purchase tickets.
Salient features of the classification are as under :-
1. On Official Tours : 
(i) For travel by Airlines other than Air India because of operational or other reasons or on account of non-availability of Air India flights,

Central D.A. for employees and pensioners - 10% with effect from 01.07.2010.

D.A. Announced
As predicted earlier, Govt has declared Dearness Allowance as expected  - 10%.

Cabinet looking at 10% DA hike, to be announced today.

Announcement likely after 1 P.M. today
Ahead of the festival season, the Union Cabinet on Thursday is likely to consider a proposal for a 10% hike in the Dearness Allowance (DA) for central government employees and pensioners considering the high rate of inflation in the past six months. 

Judicial Pay Hike : Maharashtra to implement Padmanabhan panel report

Maharashtra cabinet today [15/09} decided to implement the proposals of the Supreme Court-appointed second National Judicial Pay Commission (NJPC) for trial court judges, with retrospective effect from January 2006.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Central Govt. clears 10% D.A. with effect from 01.07.2010.

According to reliable sources in New Delhi, Central Govt has cleared 10% hike in Dearness Allowance with effect from 1st July 2010.
We will inform as soon as official release is available. Most likely it will be announced tomorrow, 16.09.2010.
Keep on watching. 

EPFO raises PF interest rate to 9.5 per cent for 2010-11

Ahead of the festival season, the retirement fund manager EPFO's Trustees today raised interest rate on provident fund deposits to 9.5 per cent from 8.5 per cent now, benefiting nearly 4.71 crore employees of both public and private sectors.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

State Bank of Hyderabad issued pension circular

State Bank of Hyderabad issued pension circular a few days back but we managed to get the copy only today by Mr Mohan P.
Download S.B.H. Pension Circular

Monday, September 13, 2010

"One Rank-One Pension" - first priority for Shiromani Akali Dal

“To fight for One Rank-One Pension and get it implemented from Central Government will be my first priority”, this was stated here from Shiromani Akali Dal Party Head Office in Sector 28, Chandigarh

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Bank of Baroda issued Pension Circular

View the long awaited Bank of Baroda Pension Circular

IIT apex faculty body slams pay 'betrayal'

The apex faculty body of the Indian Institutes of Technology has accused the government of not implementing key pay-related promises made almost a year back to convince them to end an unprecedented standoff.

Jharkhand teachers to get 6th pay scales

Jharkhand government today(11.09.10) announced implementation of the Sixth central Pay Commission for teachers of univerisities in the state.

Saturday, September 11, 2010

GIC staff protest pre-conditions for wage revision

Employees of General Insurance Company held a protest demonstration against the General Insurance Public Sector Associations (GIPSA), in front of New India Insurance Company's Regional Office on Mission Road, here on 31.08.10 and demanded delinking of management agenda with wage revision package.

LIC and GIC employees to get 17.5% hike in salary, bill likely to be passed in the winter session of parliament

The employees of public sector general insurance companies and Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) are set to get a 17.5 per cent wage hike with the government nod to this effect likely in September.

New UGC scales in medical colleges of Andhra Pradesh

"To be effective with monetary benefit in cash from April 1, 2010"
The State government has decided to implement the University Grants Commission revised pay scales 2006 to teaching faculty in the Government medical and dental colleges with retrospective effect from November 1, 2006.

Friday, September 10, 2010

Govt announces Flexible Complementing Scheme (FCS) for scientists in DRDO, ATOMIC & SPACE

A Flexible Complementing Scheme (FCS) for scientists is in position in some of the scientific Ministries/Departments of the Government of India and the same is presently governed by the guidelines issued by this Department under O.M. No.2/41/97-PIC dated the 9th November, 1998.

Tamil Nadu implements one man commission report, order issued.

Consequent to the approval of the recommendation made by the one man commission's report to rectify pay anomalies in respect of state govt. employees, the Finance Ministry accordingly issued the following order.
View the G.O.
Update : View the Fitment Table

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Productivity-linked reward for port and dock employees

The Central Government today approved payment of a productivity-linked reward (PLR) at the rate of 17.34 per cent of the annual salary/wage to port workers, employees and officers for 2009-10.

Eid-ul-Fitr on Saturday, no holiday tomorrow.

Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated in the National Capital Region (NCR) on Saturday.
This was announced by Mufti Mohd Mukkaram Ahmed, the Shahi Imam of Fatehpuri Masjid,

Clarification on MACP for Central Govt Employees


Detailed clarification - point wise has been issued by DOPT on 9th Sep 2010.

View the Clarification

Vijaya Bank issued Pension Option Circular

Download the Vijaya Bank Pension option circular
Provided by Mohan P.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Supreme Court asks Govt. to form separate pay commission for armed force.

Slamming the Centre for making army personnel run from pillar to post on their salary disputes, the Supreme Court today directed the government to examine the idea of setting up a separate Pay Commission for both serving and retired personnel of the armed forces.

Central Govt. employees' health insurance scheme is ready, likely to seek cabinet approval soon.

The government has formulated a scheme that will allow its employees to choose between a health insurance plan provided by an insurer or that from state-run Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS). 

RBI for bank pay parity

Reserve Bank of India governor Duvvuri Subbarao today advised state-owned banks to increase the pay packets of its executives if they wanted to head off an inevitable exodus to private banks that offer better compensation packages.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Recent clarification regarding Child Care Leave for Central employees

Child Care Leave in respect of Central Government employees as a result of Sixth Central Pay Commission recommendations - Clarification regarding :
"It has now been decided in consultation with Department of Expenditure, to delete the condition that CCL can be availed only if the employee concerned has no Earned Leave at her credit, subject to the following conditions:- 

W.B. announces ad hoc bonus and festival allowance to employees.

State Govt. employees will be entitled to ad-hoc bonus for 2009-10 @ of Rs.1000/- per head whose revised emoluments do not exceed Rs 18000/- p.m. as on 31.03.2010.
Download the order.
State Govt. employee may be granted an advance upto Rs.1000/- per head whose revised emoluments excceds Rs 18000/- but less than Rs 26000?- per month as on 31.03.2010.
Download the Order of Advance.

All India strike showed little impact except W.B and Kerala

Workers affiliated to central trade unions today went on a day-long industrial strike across the country to protest against price rise, alleged violation of labour laws and disinvestment in PSUs disrupting normal life in Left-ruled West Bengal and Kerala.

Monday, September 6, 2010

Bank officers not to join tomorrow's nation-wide stir

Banking operations are not likely to be totally affected by tomorrow's strike called by central trade unions, as officers from the State Bank of India as also from other banks, will not join the strike.

Govt employees near retirement should not be disturbed: CAT

The Central Administrative Tribunal has held that government employees on the verge of superannuation should not be disturbed merely because they have stayed for a considerably long period at a particular place. 

Sunday, September 5, 2010

ING Vaisya Bank and Central Bank offered second Option for Pension

Pvt. Sector Bank ING Vaisya Bank and Central bank of India has offered second option for pension. The option for another option for pension opens on 4th Sep 2010 and closes on 2nd Nov 2010.
Download the Circular of  ING Vaisya Bank
Download the circular of Central Bank of India.
Contributed by Mr Mohan P.

U.P. implements revised Pay Band for Class IV employees, Agricultural University teachers will get pay hike.

Extending a largesse to state employees, the UP government on Saturday announced to implement the revised pay scale band for Class IV employees as recommended by the Sixth Pay Commission.

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Central Govt employees to observe strike on 7th Sep with others.

"We publish hereunder a brief note on some of the demands included in the ten point charter of demands, which are of utmost concern to Central Government employees in pursuance of which we have decided to embark upon the one day strike action on 7th September, 2010 along with the other sections of the working class.

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Andhra Bank issued Pension circular

View and download Pension Circular of Andhra Bank

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Lecturer pay structure: HRD Ministry issues clarification

Following are the salient features of the letter dated 26th Aug 2010 from HRD Dept. to UGC :
"(i) Allow Rs.43,000 as entry level pay in the Pay Band Rs. 37400-67000 (PB-4) plus an academic grade pay of Rs. 10,000 to directly recruited Principals of Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate Colleges appointed on or after 1.1.2006.

AICTE Pay Revision for Engineering and Polytechnic Teachers : G.O. of Maharastra released

Higher & Technical Education Department
Resolution No. SPC- 2010/(34/10)/TE-2
Mantralaya Annexe, Mumbai – 400 032
Dated 20th August, 2010

Punjab and Sind Bank offered second option for pension

Memorandum of Settlement dated 27th April 2010, in the case of Workmen Employees and Joint Note dated 27th April 2010 in the case of Officer Employees have been signed.......

Download the Circular
Contributed by Mr Mohan P.
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