Thought for Today, 3rd September 2014

A flower falls, even though we love it; and a weed grows even though we do not love it.

Dogen

Friday, 29 August 2014

Fixation of pay of State Government Employees on their appointment in Central Government – Dopt order

Fixation of pay of State Government Employees on their appointment in Central Governmentsubsequent to implementation of CCS (RP) Rules, 2008.
No.12/1/2009-Estt (Pay-I)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
New Delhi the 28th August, 2014
OFFICE MEMORANDUM
Subject: Fixation of pay of State Government Employees on their appointment in Central Government, subsequent to implementation of CCS (RP) Rules, 2008.
The undersigned is directed to say that the method of fixation of pay of State Government employees on their appointment under the Central Government has been spelt out in this Department’s OM No.12/1/94-Estt(Pay-I) dated 24 March, 1994, 3rd January, 1996 and OM NO.13/2/99-Estt (Pay-I) dated 18.6.2001.
2. The question of fixation of pay in cases of appointment from State Govt. to Centrat Govt. consequent upon revision of pay scales on acceptance of the recommendations of the VI Central Pay Commission in the revised pay structure has been considered in consultation with the Department of Expenditure and the President is pleased to decide that in cases of appointment of State Government employees in Central Government on or after 1.1.2006, pay will be fixed in the following manner:-
(a) Where the State Government has revised the Pay scales of their employees on the pattern of VI Central pay Commission at the base index of 115.76 as per AICPI (IW) 2001 series w.e.f. 1.1.2006 the pay of these State Government employees on their appointment under the Central Government would be fixed as follows:
(i) When the appointment is to a post carrying higher Grade Pay, one increment equaI to 3% of the sum of the pay in the existing grade pay will be computed and rounded off to the next multiple of 10. This will then be added to the existing pay in the pay band. The grade pay corresponding to the higher post will thereafter be granted in addition to this pay in the pay band. In cases where the appointment involves change in pay band also, the same methodology will be followed. However. if the pay in the pay band after adding the increment is less than the minimum of the higher pay band to which the appointment is takihg place, pay in the pay band will be stepped up to such minimum.
(ii) Where the appointment is to a post involving identical Grade Pay, the individual shall continue to draw the same pay.
(b) Where the State Government have revised the pay scales of their employees after 1.1.2006 beyond the base index of 115.76 as per AICPI (IW) 2001 series, basic pay of the employees is to be determined first in the Central Scale by reducing the element of DA, ADA, IR etc. granted by the State Government after 1.1.2006 (beyond the base index of 115.76 as per AICPI (IW) 2001 series) and thereafter the pay would be fixed as provided in the clause (i) &(ii) under sub para (a) above.
(c) Where the state Government have either not revised or revised the pay scale of their employees on or after 1.1.2006 below the base index of 115.76 as per AlCPl (IW) 2001 series, basic pay of these employees shall be determined first in the Central scale, by adding the element of D.A. ADA upto base index of 115.76 as per AICPI (IW) 2001 series granted by the State Government and thereafter their pay would be fixed as provided in the clause (i) &(ii) under sub-para (a) above.
3. These orders are applicable to employees of the State Government and local bodies under the State including Emergency Divisional Accountants/Divisional Accountants / local bodies under the State Government appointed under Central Government on or after 1.1.2006.
4. In so far as the employees serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department are concerned, these orders issue after consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.
5. Hindi version will follow.
sd/-
(Mukesh Chaturvedi)
Director (Pay)

Thursday, 24 July 2014

Dopt Orders on Consolidated instructions on Probation/Confirmation in Central Services

The D.O.P.T. has issued  Consolidated instructions on Probation/ Confirmation  in Central  Services vide O.M. dated 21 st July 2014. The said O.M. alongwith the consolidated instructions are available on this blog under caption " Orders / Circulars/ Notifications issed for C.C.S.employees.

Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Guidelines on treatment of effect of penalties on promotion — role of Departmental Promotion Committee Central Government Departments

The department of personnel and training has issued very important and detailed guidelines  as regards  the effect of penalties imosed against an employee on his/her promotion and also the role of Departmental Promotion Comittee, vide  office Meomorandum dated 24 th April 2014.

The guidelines in this O.M. will be useful  for the guidance of the Central Government Deaprtments /employees. The same may be got downloaded from the site of D.O.P.T.

Monday, 7 July 2014

Grant of Stagnation Increment in Pre-revised Pay Scale to those who reached maximum of pre-revised pay scale more than one year before 1.1.2006 and were in receipt of stagnation increments prior to 1.1.2006

No.F-10/2/2011-E.III (A)
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
E-III(A) Branch
North Block, New Delhi-110 011
Dated the 4th July, 2014.
OFFICE MEMORANDUM
Subject: Central Civil Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2008 – application of the first proviso to Rule 10 in case of those who had been granted stagnation increment(s) in the pre-revised pay scales
The undersigned is directed to invite a reference to the first proviso to Rule 10 of the CCS (RP) Rules, 2008, which provides that in the case of persons who had been drawing at the maximum of the existing scale for more than a year as on the 1st day of January, 2006, the next increment in the revised pay structure shall be allowed on the 1 st day of January, 2006.
2. Attention is also invited to the Clarification No.5 contained in this Ministry’s OM No.1/1/2008-IC dated 29.1.2009, clarifying that in all cases where a Government Servant has been granted an increment (whether normal annual increment or stagnation increment) after January, 2005, no increment will be allowed on 1.1.2006 at the time of fixation of pay in therevised pay structure.
3. It has now been brought to the notice of this Ministry that the pay of those employees who had reached the maximum of their pre-revised pay scale and had also been grantedstagnation increment(s) prior to 1.1.2006 in the applicable pre-revised pay scales, came to be fixed at a lower stage vis-à-vis the employees who had drawn pay at the maximum of the same pre-revised pay for a period of more than one year as on 1.1.2006 and had been allowed one increment in [he revised pay scale as on 1.1.2006 as per the first proviso to Rule 10 of the CCS (Revised Pay) Rules, 2008.
4. The matter has been considered and the President is pleased to decide that, in partial modification of this Ministry’s aforesaid OM No.1/1/2008-IC dated 29.1.2009, the increment on 1st January, 2006, as envisaged under the first proviso to Rule 10 of the CCS(RP) Rules, 2008, shall be allowed to those employees also who had reached the maximum of the applicable pre-revised pay scale more than one year before 1.1.2006 and were in receipt of stagnation increment(s) in the applicable pre-revised pay scale as admissible in terms of the orders in vogue prior to 1.1.2006, provided their pay in therevised pay structure was fixed on 1.1.2006 with reference to the same pre-revised pay scale exactly as per the Fitment Table prescribed in this Ministry’s OM No.1/1/2008-IC dated 30th August, 2008.
5. In so far as persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department are concerned, these orders issue after consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.
6. Hindi version of this Office Memorandum is attached
Sd/-
(Amar Nath Singh)
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India


Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Civil Services Examination- Frequently asked questions & Answers

There are number of young  students who want to appear for Civil Services Examination and make their career in Public Service. They require information on various aspects related to the said examination. They have number of questions in their mind which need answer. 

The Department of Personnel & Training  considering the felt need , has prepared Frequently asked questions and their replies for the benefit of all those desirous of appearing for the said examination. These Frequently asked questions with their replies are available on this blog at S.No. in the list under caption " Recent and Important ". Those interested get it downloaded.

Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Dopt Orders on Posting of Government employees who have differently abled dependents

No.42011/3/2014-Estt.(Res.) 
Government of India 
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions 
Department of Personnel and Training
North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 6th June, 2014
OFFICE MEMORANDUM
Sub: Posting of Government employees who have differently abled dependents – reg.
There has been demand that a Government employee who is a care giver of the disabled child may not have to suffer due to displacement by means of routine transfer/rotational transfers. This demand has been made on the ground that a Government employee raises a kind of support system for his/her disabled child over a
period of time in the locality where he/she resides which helps them in the rehabilitation.
2. The matter has been examined. Rehabilitation is a process aimed at enabling persons with disabilities to reach and maintain their optimal physical, sensory, intellectual, and psychiatric or a social functional level. The support system comprises of preferred linguistic zone, school/academic level, administration, neighbours, tutors/special educators, friends, medical care including hospitals, therapists and doctors, etc. Thus, rehabilitation is a continuous process and creation of such support system takes years together.
3. Considering that the Government employee.who has disabled child serve as the main care giver of such child, any displacement of such Government employee will have a bearing on the systemic rehabilitation of the disabled child since the new environment/set up could prove to be a hindrance for the rehabilitation process of the child. Therefore, a Government servant who is also a care giver of disabled child may be exempted from the routine exercise of transfer/rotational transfer subject to the administrative constraints. The word ‘disabled’ includes
(i) blindness or low vision
(ii) hearing impairment
(iii) locomotor disability or Cerebral Palsy
(iv) leprosy cured
(v) mental retardation
(vi) mental illness and
(vii) multiple disabilities.
4. Upbringing and rehabilitation of disabled child requires financial support. Making the Government employee to choose voluntary retirement on the pretext of routine transfer/rotation transfer would have adverse impact on the rehabilitation process of the disabled child.
5. This issues with the approval of MoS(PP).
6. All the Ministries/Departments, etc. are requested to bring these instructions to the notice of all concerned under their control.
sd/-
(Debabrata Das)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India

Monday, 9 June 2014

Holidays to be observed by Central Government offices during 2015

Central Government Administrative Offices located outside Delhi / New Delhi shall observe the following holidays compulsorily in addition to three holidays as per para 
below: 

1. REPUBLIC DAY 
2. INDEPENDENCE DAY 
3. MAHATMA GANDHI'S BIRTHDAY 
4. BUDDHA PURNIMA 
5. CHRISTMAS DAY 
6. DUSSEHRA (VIJAY DASHMI) 
7. DIWALI (DEEPAVALI) 
8. GOOD FRIDAY 
9. GURU NANAK'S BIRTHDAY 
to. IDU'L FITR 
11. IDU'L ZUHA 
12. MAHAVIR JAYANTI 
13. MUHARRAM 
Lt. PROPHET MOHAMMAD'S BIRTHDAY (ID-E-MILAD) 

3.1. In addition to the above 14 Compulsory holidays mentioned in para 2, three holidays shall be decided from the list indicated below by the Central Government Employees Welfare Coordination Committee in the State Capitals, if necessary, in consultation with 
Coordination Committees at other places in the State. The final list applicable uniformly to all Central Government offices within the concerned State shall be notified accordingly and no change can be carried out thereafter. It is also clarified that no change is permissible in regard to festivals and dates as indicated. 

1. AN ADDITIONAL DAY FOR DUSSEHRA 
2. HOLI 
3. JANAMASHTAMI (VAISHNAVI) 
4. RAM NAVAMI 
5. MAHA SHIVRATRI 
6. GANESH CHATURTHI / VINAYAK CHATURTHI 
7. MAKAR SANICARANTI 
8. RATH YATRA 
9. ONAM 
10. PONGAL 
n. SRI PANCHAMI / BASANT PANCHAMI 
12. VISHU/ VAISAKHI / VAISAKHADI / BHAG BIHU / MASHADI UGADI / 
CHAITRA SUKLADI / CHETI CHAND / GUDI PADAVA isT NAVRATRA / 
NAUROZ/CHHATH POOJA/ICARVA CHAUTH.