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Saturday, July 30, 2016

Hearty congratulations on behalf of Secunderabad division

Shri B. V. Sudhakar is new Director General


Mr. B.V. Sudhakar, IPoS, (1981) is the new Secretary of Department of Posts, Govt. of India.

HIGH LEVEL COMMITTEE AND MACP – COM. SHIV GOPAL MISHRA, SECRETARY, JCM (NC) STAFF SIDE & CONVENER NJCA WRITES TO CABINET SECRETARY. (Letters already written to Home Minister, Finance Minister & Railway Minister – see older posts in website)

Click below to view – Letters address Cabinet Secretary

2. Modified Assured Career Progression Scheme(MACPS)

National Federation of Postal Employees
1st Floor North Avenue Post Office Building, New Delhi-110 001
Phone: 011.23092771                                             e-mail: nfpehq@gmail.com
       Mob: 9868819295/9810853981           website: http://www.nfpe.blogspot.com

No. PF-2/2016                                                                                 Dated: 27th, July 2016
 CIRCULAR
To
           
All General Secretaries / NFPE Office Bearers,
All Circle Secretaries /Divisional and Branch Secretaries

Comrades,

2nd SEPTEMBER-2016 – GENERAL STRIKE

           
            All Central Trade Unions and independent  Federations of  Employees of  different industries and services including Confederation of Central Government Employees and Workers and National Federation of Postal Employees have  decided  to organize One day All India General  Strike on 2nd  September-2016 against the anti-people , anti worker policies and authoritarian  attitude of the N.D.A.  Government on the 12 Points Charter of Demands.

            Being the affiliate of Confederation of Central Government Employees and Workers, We endorse the decisions taken by National Secretariat of Confederation held on 24th July, 2016 at New Delhi. The Confederation Circular No. Conf/Sectt/2016 dated 26th July, 2016 is enclosed herewith for taking necessary action accordingly. The demands of Confederation and NFPE are also added as Part –B of Charter of Demands.

            The Campaign Tour programme of All India Leaders of NFPE is enclosed.

            All are requested to arrange campaign meetings as per programme of Confederation and NFPE. All Circle Secretaries  of NFPE  affiliated unions  are also requested to  launch Campaign Programme  in their respective Circle  to Mobilize  maximum participation in 2nd  Sept,2016 Strike.
                       
                                                                        Yours Comradely,

                                                            (R.N. Parashar)
Secretary General

2016 September 2nd General Strike 12 Point Charter of Demands of Joint Platform of Central Trade Unions submitted to government:
PART – A
      1.     Urgent measures for containing price rise through universalization of public   distribution system and banning speculative trade in commodity market.
      2.     Containing unemployment through concrete measures for employment generation.
      3.     Strict enforcement of all basic labour laws without any exception or exemption and stringent punitive measures for violation of labour laws.
      4.     Universal social security cover for all workers.
      5.     Minimum wage of not less than 18000/- per month with provisions of indexation (for unskilled worker).
      6.     Assured enhanced pension not less than 3000 p.m for the entire working population (including unorganized sector workers).
      7.     Stoppage of disinvestment in Central/state public sector undertakings.
      8.     Stoppage of contractorisation in permanent/perennial work and payment of same wage and benefits for contract workers as that of regular workers for the same and similar work.
      9.     Removal of all ceilings on payment and eligibility of bonus, provident fund and increase in quantum of gratuity.
      10.Compulsory registration of trade unions within a period of 45 days from the date of submitting application and immediate ratification of ILO conventions C-87 & C-98.
      11.No FDI in Railways, Defence and other strategic sectors.
      12.No unilateral amendment to labour laws.

PART – B  :  (CGE & POSTAL DEMANDS)

      1.   Avoid delay in implementing the assurances given by Group of Ministers to NJCA on 30thJune 2016, especially increase in minimum pay a fitment formula. Implement the assurance in a time bound manner.
      2.     Settle issues raised by the NJCA, regarding modifications of the 7th CPC recommendations, submitted to Cabinet Secretary on 10th December 2015.
      3.     Scrap PFRDA Act and New Pension System (NPS) and grant Pension/Family Pension to all Central Government employees under CCS (Pension) Rules 1972.
      4.     No privatization, outsourcing, contractorisation of Government functions.
      5.     (i) Treat Gramin Dak Sevaks as Civil Servants and extend all benefits on pay, pension and allownaces of departmental employees.
(ii) Regularise casual, contract, contingent and daily rated workers and grant equal pay and other benefits.
      6.     Fill up all vacant posts by special recruitment. Lift ban on creation of new posts.
      7.     Remove ceiling on compassionate appointments.
      8.     Extend benefit of Bonus Act amendment 2015 on enhancement of payment ceiling to the Adhoc bonus/PLB of Central Govt. employees with effect from the financial years 2014-15. Ensure payment of revised bonus before Pooja holidays.
      9.     Revive JCM functioning at all levels.
10.   Implement Cadre restructuring in left out categories of Postal Department. i.e RMS,MMS,PA CO, SBCO & Postal Accounts etc..
11.  Settle the problems related CBS, CIS & stop harassment and Trade Union victimization.
ENDORSEMENT OF OUR DEPARTMENT ON 7TH CPC ORDERS - CCS (REVISED PAY) RULES, 2016

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

7th Pay Commission Gazette Notification – Published
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department of Expenditure)
RESOLUTION


New Delhi, the 25th July, 2016


No. 1-2/2016-IC.— The Seventh Central Pay Commission (Commission) was set up by the Government of India vide Resolution No. 1/1/2013-E.III (A), dated the 28th February, 2014. The period for submission of report by the Commission was extended upto 31st December, 2015 vide Resolution No. 1/1/2013-E.III(A), dated the 8th September, 2015. The Commission, on 19th November, 2015, submitted its Report on the matters covered in its Terms of Reference as specified in the aforesaid Resolution dated the 28th February, 2014.



2. The Government, after consideration, has decided to accept the recommendations of the Commission in respect of the categories of employees covered in its Terms of Reference contained in the aforesaid Resolution dated the 28th February, 2014 in the manner as specified hereinafter.

3. The Government has accepted the Commission’s recommendations on Minimum Pay, Fitment Factor, Index of Rationalisation, Pay Matrices and general recommendations on pay without any material alteration with the following exceptions in Defence Pay Matrix in order to maintain parity in pay with Central Armed Police Forces, namely :-

(i) the Index of Rationalisation of Level 13A (Brigadier) in Defence Pay Matrix may be revised upward from 2.57 to 2.67;

(ii) additional three stages in Levels 12A (Lieutenant Colonel), three stages in Level 13 (Colonel) and two stages in Level 13A (Brigadier) may be added appropriately in the Defence Pay Matrix.

4.
(1) The Pay Matrix, in replacement of the Pay Bands and Grade Pays as in force immediately prior to the notification of this Resolution, shall be as specified in Annexure I in respect of civilian employees.

(2) With regard to fixation of pay of the employee in the new Pay Matrix as on 1st day of January, 2016, the existing pay (Pay in Pay Band plus Grade Pay) in the pre-revised structure as on 31st day of December, 2015 shall be multiplied by a factor of 2.57. The figure so arrived at is to be located in the Level corresponding to employee’s Pay Band and Grade Pay or Pay Scale in the new Pay Matrix. If a Cell identical with the figure so arrived at is available in the appropriate Level, that Cell shall be the revised pay; otherwise the next higher cell in that Level shall be the revised pay of the employee.

(3) After fixation of pay in the appropriate Level as specified in sub-paragraph (2) above, the subsequent increments in the Level shall be at the immediate next Cell in the Level.

5. There shall be two dates for grant of increment namely, 1st January and 1st July of every year, instead of existing date of 1st July; provided that an employee shall be entitled to only one annual increment on either one of these two dates depending on the date of appointment, promotion or grant of financial up-gradation.

6. The Commission’s recommendations and Government’s decision thereon with regard to revised pay structure for civilian employees of the Central Government and personnel of All India Services as specified at Annexure I and the consequent pay fixation therein as specified at Annexure II shall be effective from the 1st day of January, 2016. The arrears on this account shall be paid during the financial year 2016-2017.

7. The recommendations on Allowances (except Dearness Allowance) will be referred to a Committee comprising Finance Secretary and Secretary (Expenditure) as Chairman and Secretaries of Home Affairs, Defence, Health and Family Welfare, Personnel and Training, Posts and Chairman, Railway Board as Members.The Committee will submit its report within a period of four months.

Till a final decision on Allowances is taken based on the recommendations of this Committee, all Allowances will continue to be paid at existing rates in existing pay structure, as if the pay had not been revised with effect from 1st day of January, 2016.

8. The recommendations of the Commission relating to interest bearing Advances as well as interest free Advances have been accepted with the exception that interest free Advances for Medical Treatment, Travelling Allowance for family of deceased, Travelling Allowance on tour or transfer and Leave Travel Concession shall be retained.

9. The recommendations of the Commission for increase in rates of monthly contribution towards Central Government Employees Group Insurance Scheme (CGEGIS) for various categories of employees has not been accepted. The existing rates of monthly contribution shall continue. Department of Expenditure and Department of Financial Services will work out a customised group insurance scheme for Central Government employees.

10. The Government has accepted the recommendations of the Commission on upgrading of posts except for those specified at Annexure III. The recommendations on upgradation specified at Annexure III will be separately examined by Department of Personnel and Training for taking a comprehensive view in the matter.

11. The Government has not accepted the recommendations of the Commission on downgrading of posts and normal replacement will be provided in such cases.

12. While revising the pay of Doctors in respect of whom Non Practicing Allowance is admissible and Railway employees in respect of whom Running Allowance is admissible, it will be ensured that the actual raise in pay at the time of initial fixation is about 14.29 percent as recommended by the Commission.

13. The pay of officers posted on deputation under Central Staffing Scheme will be protected and the difference in the pay will be given to them in the form of Personal Pay to be made effective from the date of notification.

14. Recommendations not relating to pay, pension and allowances and other administrative issues specific to Departments/Cadres/Posts will be examined by the Ministries/Departments concerned as per the Allocation of Business Rules or Transaction of Business Rules. Until a decision is taken by the Government on administrative issues pertaining to

(i) Non Functional Upgradation (NFU) presently admissible to the Indian Police Service/Indian Forest Service and Organised Group ‘A’ Services,

(ii) two years’ edge to Indian Administrative Service officers vis-a-vis other All India Services/Organised Group ‘A’ Services in empanelment under Central Staffing Scheme,

(iii) grant of two additional increments at Senior Time Scale, Junior Administrative Grade and Selection Grade to Indian Police Service and Indian Forest Service at par with Indian Administrative Service and Indian Foreign Service

(iv) a uniform retirement age for all ranks in Central Armed Police Forces, where the Commission could not arrive at a consensus, status quo shall be maintained.

15. A Committee of Secretaries comprising Secretaries of Departments of Personnel and Training, Financial Services and Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare will be set up to suggest measures for streamlining the implementation of the National Pension System (NPS).

16. Anomalies Committees will be set up by Department of Personnel and Training to examine individual, post-specific and cadre-specific anomalies arising out of implementation of the recommendations of the Commission.

17. Regarding pay and related issues concerning All India Services, appropriate action will be taken by Department of Personnel and Training to give effect to the decisions on these matters as may be applicable to them.

18. The Government of India wishes to place on record their appreciation of the work done by the Commission.

ORDER

Ordered that this Resolution be published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary.

Ordered that a copy of this Resolution be communicated to the Ministries/Departments of the Government of India, State Governments, Administrations of Union Territories and all other concerned.

R.K. CHATURVEDI, Jt. Secy

ANNEXURE-I
7thcpc-pay-matrix
ANNEXURE II
Statement showing the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission on Pay relating to Civilian employees in Group ‘A’, ‘B’ and ‘C’ and personnel of All India Services and Government’s decisions thereon. 
I. Pay Fixation in revised Pay Structure:
Sl.No
Recommendation of the Seventh Central Pay Commission
Decision of the Government
1Minimum pay in government with effect from01.01.2016 at Rs. 18000 per month (Para 4.2.13 of the Report)Accepted
2Pay Matrix comprising two dimensions havinghorizontal range in which each level corresponds to a “functional role in the hierarchy” with number assigned 1, 2, 3 and so on till 18 and “vertical range” denoting “pay progression”. These indicate the steps of annual financial progression (Para 5.1.21 of the Report)Accepted
3On recruitment, an employee joins at a particularlevel and progresses within the level as per thevertical range. The movement is usually on an annual basis, based on annual increments till the time of their next promotion. (Para 5.1.22 of the Report)Accepted
4The fitment factor of 2.57 to be applied uniformly for all employees. (Para 5.1.27 of the
Report)
Accepted
5Pay of employees to be fixed in the revised PayStructure in the manner laid down in Paras 5.1.28 and 5.1.29 of the Report.Accepted
6In case of upgrading of posts recommended by the Commission, the pay may be fixed in revised Pay Structure in manner laid down in Para 5.1.30 of the Report.Accepted. The recommendation regarding downgrading not accepted and, therefore, no occasion for fixation on downgrading of posts.
7Pay of direct recruits will start at the minimum pay corresponding to the Level to which
recruitment is made, which will be the first cell of each Level in the Matrix (Para 5.1.32 of the Report)
Accepted
8On promotion, pay of employees to be fixed in the manner laid down in Para 5.1.33 of the Report.Accepted
II. Annual Increments: 
Sl.No
Recommendation of the Seventh Central Pay Commission
Decision of the Government
1The manner of drawal of annual increment to be as laid down in Para 5.1.53 of the Report.Accepted
III.Modified Assured Carred Progression Scheme: 
Sl.No
Recommendation of the seventh central Pay Commission
Decision of the Government
1MACP will continue to be administered at 10, 20 and 30 years as before. In the new Pay Matrix, the employee will move to immediate next Level in hierarchy. Fixation of pay will follow the same principle as that for a regular promotion in the Pay Matrix. MACPS will continue to be applicable to all employees up to Higher Administrative Grade (HAG) level except members of Organised Group ‘A’ Services. (Para 5.1.44 of the Report)Accepted
2Benchmark for performance appraisal for promotion and financial ungrdation under MACPS to be enhanced from “Good” to “Very Good”. (Para 5.1.45 of the Report)Accepted
3Withholding of annual increments in the case of those employees who are not able to meet the benchmark either for MACP or a regular promotion within the first 20 years of their service. (Para 5.1.46 of the Report)Accepted


IV. Consolidated Pay Package in Regulatory Bodies:
Sl.No
Recommendation of the seventh Central Pay Commission
Decision of the Government
1Consolidated pay package of Rs. 4,50,000 (Rupees Four Lakh and Fifty Thousand only) for Chairpersons of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, Central Electricity Regulatory Commission, Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority, Securities and Exchange Board of India, Competition Commission of India, Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority, Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board, Warehousing Development and Regulatory Authority, and Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India (Para No. 13.15 (i) of the Report)Accepted
2Consolidated pay package of Rs. 4,00,000 (Rupees Four Lakh only) for Members of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, Central Electricity Regulatory Commission, Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority, Securities and Exchange Board of India, Competition Commission of India, Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority, Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board, Warehousing Development and Regulatory Authority, and Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India (Para No. 13.15 (i) of the Report)Accepted
3Consolidated pay package in above cases to be raised by 25 percent as and when Dearness Allowance goes up by 50 percent. All other benefits, including Travelling Allowance/Daily Allowance on tour etc., to be provided by the Regulatory Bodies as per their rules and regulations. (Para No. 13.15 (ii) of the Report)Accepted
4Normal replacement pay for existing Members of the remaining regulatory bodies set up under Acts of Parliament. (Para No. 13.15 (iii) of the Report)Accepted
V. Dearness Allowance: 
Sl.No
Recommendation of the seventh Central Pay Commission
Decision of the Government
1Existing formula and methodology for calculating Dearness Allowance to continue
(Para 8.17.37 of the Report)
Accepted. The reference base for calculation of Dearness Allowance after coming into force of the revised Pay structure shall undergo change
accordingly and will be linked to the average index as on 01.01.2016.


Annexure III
List of cases of upgradation of posts recommended by seventh Central Pay Commission to be referred to Department of Personnel and Training
A (I). Upgradation other than Apex Level:
Sl.No
Name of Posts
(Para No. of Report of Seventh Central Pay Commission)
Present Grade Pay
Grade Pay recommended by seventh Central Pay Commission
1Junior Radiographer of Andaman and
Nicobar Islands Administration (7.7.50)
20002800
2Preservation Assistant, Botanical Survey of India, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (11.16.19)20002400
3Senior Technical Assistant (Survey), Ministry of Mines (11.29.15)42004600
4Senior Technical Assistant (Drawing), Ministry of Mines (11.29.15)42004600
5Technical Officer, Office of Textile Commissioner, Ministry of Textile (11.49.9)42004600
6Assistant Director Grade-II (Technical), Ministry of Textile (11.49.9)46004800
7Assistant Accounts Officer, Finance Division of Defence, Ministry of Defence
(11.12.140)
48005400 )PB-2) on completion of 4 years service
8Senior Section Officer (Accounts), Ministry of Railways (11.40.83)4800
9Senior Travelling Inspector (Accounts),
Ministry of Railways (11.40.83)
4800
10Senior Inspector (Store Accounts), Ministry of Railways (11.40.83)4800
11Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant (CMA), Ministry of Railways (11.40.124)42004600
12Chemical and Metallurgical Superintendent (CMS), Ministry of Railways (11.40.124)46004800
13Assistant Chemist and Metallurgist, Ministry of Railways (11.40.124)48005400 (PB-2)


A(II). Up-gradation to Apex Scale:
Sl.No
Name Of Post
(Para No.of Report of Seventh Central Pay Commission)
1Director General (Indian Coast Guard) (11.12.27)
2Director General, Central Statistics Office, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (11.47.9)
3Vice President of Income Tax Tribunal, Department of Legal Affairs (11.27.27)
4Head, National Defence College (NDC), New Delhi (14.21)
5Head, National Defence Academy (NDA), Khadakwasla, Pune (14.21)
6Head, Defence Services Staff College (DSSC), Wellington (14.21)
B. Cases recommended by Seventh Central Pay Commission in which no action is required: 
Sl.No.
Name of Post
(Para No. of Report of Seventh Central Pay Commission)
Present Grade Pay
Grade Pay recommended by Seventh Central Pay Commission
Remarks
1Agriculture Assistant, Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi
(11.23.170)
24002800Posts do not exist
2Gardner overseer, Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi
(11.23.170)
24002800
3Group Level Worker, Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (11.23.170)24002800
4ExtensionOfficer (Agriculture) Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (11.23.170)24002800
5Farm Manager Junior, Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi
(11.23.170)
24002800
6Assistant Store Keeper, Indian Bureau of Mines
(11.29.24)
19002400This post already exists in Grade pay 2400

Annual Increment in 7th CPC: Two Options i.e. 1st January and 1st July are provided

Annual Increment in 7th CPC: Two Options i.e. 1st January and 1st July are provided
As per 7th CPC Notification issued by Govt on egazzete.nic.in the two increment option has been provided by govt. 

5. There shall be two dates for grant of increment namely, 1st January and 1st July of every year, instead of existing date of 1st July; provided that an employee shall be entitled to only one annual increment on either one of these two dates depending on the date of appointment, promotion or grant of financial up-gradation.

RECOMMENDATION REGADRDING ANNUAL INCREMENT BY 7TH PAY COMMISSION
Annual Increment
5.1.38 The rate of annual increment is being retained at 3 percent.

5.1.53 Annual Increment
Suppose, Ms. ABC, who, after having been fixed in the Pay Matrix, is drawing a Basic Pay of Rs.32,300 in Level 4. When she gets an annual increment on 1st of July, she will just move one stage down in the same Level. Hence, after increment, her pay will be Rs.33,300.
Pay Band
5200-20200
Grade Pay
1800
1900
2000
2400
2800
Entry Pay (EP)
7000
7730
8460
9910
11360
Levels
1
2
3
4
5
Index
2.57
2.57
2.57
2.57
2.57
1
18000
19900
21700
25500
29200
2
18500
20500
22400
26300
30100
3
19100
21100
23100
27100
31000
4
19700
21700
23800
27900
31900
5
20300
22400
24500
28700
32900
6
20900
23100
25200
29600
33900
7
21500
23800
26000
30500
34900
8
22100
24500
26800
31400
35900
9
22800
25200
27600
32300
37000
10
23500
26000
28400
33300
38100
11
24200
26800
29300
34300
39200

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