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

Source :

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.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Goa Govt. employees and teachers to get 10% hike in D.A. and bonus

There's some good news for government employees and teachers as their dearness allowance (DA) will be hiked by 10% and those in Class 'C' and 'D' will also be eligible for a bonus of nearly ` 3,500. 

Monday, October 18, 2010

GIC issued administrative instruction for pay revision

GIC issued administrative instruction for pay revision for their officers and employees today on 18th October 2010.

Administrative Instruction - Class I

Administrative Instruction - Class II

Administrative Instruction - Class III-IV

Source :

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Revision of rates of Ph.D Scholarship in AICTE funded and Centrally Funded Technical Institutions under the Ministry of Human Resource Development.

Revision of rates of Ph.D. Scholarship in AICTE funded and Centrally Funded Technical Institutions under the Ministry of Human Resource Development.
It has been decided to revise the Scholarship/ Fellowship in AICTE approved and Centrally Funded Technical Institutions under the Ministry of Human Resource Development as given below.

View the MHRD Notification Dated 30.09.2010

Pay hike for Gujarat govt staff

The cash-strapped Narendra Modi government has given a Diwali gift to its 250,000 Class II and Class III employees not covered in the secretariat cadre.

Saturday, October 16, 2010

LIC/GIC Pay Hike : PSU insurance staffers get 18% pay hike : Economic Times

There’s festive cheer for about two lakh employees of the public sector insurance companies with the finance ministry approving a 17-18 % salary increase. 

“We have approved the wage revision,” said a finance ministry official and added that it is similar to the one approved recently for public sector banks.

Friday, October 15, 2010

J & K Govt makes VRS more palatable

To make it more palatable to the employees, the government has amended certain provisions of Golden Handshake Voluntary Retirement Scheme (VRS). 
 Even as the VRS was introduced three years back to cut down unproductive expenditures in the chronically sick Public Sector Units in the state, it did not attract many employees.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

State Bank employees to get more benefit & pay hike, awaits Govt. approval.

The State Bank of India employees, who had protested the 17.5 per cent pay increase on the grounds that they already had the pension option and would therefore lose out, are in for some bonanza.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Punjab hikes DA by 10 percent, announces bonanza for employees. View M.P. D.A. order

Punjab Government, hours after exit of Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal from Finance ministry, announced to hike Dearness Allowance of state government employees by 10 percent and implmented some of other recommendations of fifth Punjab Pay Commission.

Assam Govt Hikes DA of State Govt Employees from 35% To 45%

Time for some celebrations for Assam Government employees ahead of Durga Puja. The Assam Government on Tuesday (Oct 12) announced that dearness allowance of State Government employees would be increased from the present 35 percent of their basic pay to 45 percent.

LIC/GIC Wage revision : View the Administrative Instructions for Class I officers

Circular No. : ZD/1159 /ASP/2010 Mumbai-400 021.
11th October, 2010

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

No varying pay-scale if employees are in same posts: HC

New Delhi, Oct 12 (PTI) There cannot be discrimination among employees holding the same posts and doing similar nature of work in terms of their pay scale unless one has higher qualifications, the Delhi High Court has said.

LIC/GIC Wage revision : View the Draft Gazette Notification.

Insurance employees are eagerly waiting to view the gazette notification regarding their pay hike. The notification is yet to be published. Meanwhile we managed to get the link of a draft notification. It is available in "National Insurance Company Officers' Association website. We are providing the link for our viewers.

(Courtesy :

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Despite loss, BSNL employees demand bonus, to wear black badges in protest.

Union representatives met the Executive Director (Finance) on 05/10/10 and insisted upon him to take decision on payment of Bonus issue, since the festival season is fast approaching. 

LIC wage revision agreement signed. Gazettee notification soon.

It is learnt from reliable source that the notification for LIC wage revision has been signed by Jt. Secy (I & P), MoF, Govt of India on 8th October 2010 and sent to press for printing.
More details are awaited and will be uploaded as soon as available

Friday, October 8, 2010

AICTE Pay Revision : MP cabinet approved revised scales for polytechnic colleges, view the order

The revised scales are applicable to teachers , librarians and physical training instructors(PTIs )of  Government Autonomous and Aided Polytechnic Colleges  w.e.f. 01/01/2006 
View the G.O.

Joint Committee of MACP : Official minutes of the 2nd meeting held on 15.09.10

The second meeting of the Joint Committee constituted to examine the anomalies pertaining to the MACP scheme was held under the Chairmanship of Joint Secretary (Estt.) Department of Personnel & Training on 15th September, 2010.

Punjab to pay first instalment of pay arrears to pensioners in November

The Punjab Government has announced the implementation of the recommendations of payment of arrears of pension/family pension/extraordinary pension of the 5th Pay Commission.

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Tamil Nadu announces 16% D.A.

Tamil Nadu Government has published an Office Memorandum(G.O. No.383, dated 1st October 2010) regarding the enhanced Dearness Allowance to who continue to draw their pay and allowance in the pre-revised pay scales.

Orissa Government announces 10% D.A for employees and Pensioners, Order Issued.

In view of increase of Dearness Allowance (D.A) of the Central government employees, The State government has announced 10% Dearness Allowance (D.A) for the employees and officers of the state government on Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Railway employees will get 77days Productivity Linked Bonus, approved by Cabinet

The Union Cabinet today approved the proposal of the Ministry of Railways for payment of Productivity Linked Bonus (PLB) equivalent to 77 days’ wages for the financial year 2009-2010 for all eligible non-gazetted Railway employees. 

Pay hike hope for bank bosses : Finance Ministry to decide within one month

The government is weighing performance-linked incentives for the senior management of public sector banks.
“The government is examining the recommendations of the A.K. Khandelwal committee and, in all likelihood, a majority of the recommendations will be accepted.

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Probable D.A. for Bank employees for Nov'10, Dec'10, Jan'11 : 46.20%(!)

Click here for Update for Feb,Mar.Apr 2011
The exact increase for DA cannot be given at this stage as GOI has yet to announce the CPI for the month of September, 2010.   However,

Saturday, October 2, 2010

BSNL IDA is to be hiked with effect from 1st October.

It is learnt from BSNL Employees Union that IDA is to be increased by 4.7% w.e.f 01.10.2010 (pre revised 8.1%).With this increase, total IDA will be 39.8% in the revised pay.

Postal Employees to get 60 days' productivity linked bonus.

The Orders for payment of PLB for Postal Employees have been issued yesterday. It will be 60 Days once again. The maximum ceiling (for 31 days') will be @ 3500 for Regular Employees; 2500 for GDS; and 1200 for Casual including Temporary Status Casual Labourers.

The Order Number of the Department is: File No.26-04/2010-PAP Dated 1.10.2020.
Source : National Federation of Postal Employees.

Karnataka Government staff to get 10.25 p.c. DA hike

SHIMOGA: Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa said here on Wednesday that the Government had raised the dearness allowance for its employees by 10.25 per cent.
The Chief Minister announced this after laying the foundation for the new building of the Shimoga District State Government Employees' Association.
The Chief Minister said the date of implementation of the hike would be announced soon.
Source : The Hindu.

Friday, October 1, 2010

Clarification reg additional pension/family pension : proof of age

Government has issued clarification regarding age proof if it is not available in the PPO and way of disbursement of additional pension on completion of age of 80 years and above. Certain documents such as PAN Card, CGHS Card, Passport etc may be treated as proof of date of birth and and have to be authenticated from the respective concerned pay and accounts office and a formal order to be obtained.

View the Clarification

Govt to address pension issues of armed forces personnel

With a large number of officers and jawans approaching the Armed Forces Tribunal with pension- related grievances and complaints, Government today said it was working towards improving the situation.

Public Sector Bank employees' salary may be revised : Panel formed by Finance Ministry

The finance ministry has set up a committee to suggest a formula for revision in compensation of employees of public sector bank after the central bank has raised concern that low salaries could lead to attrition.
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