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7th CPC NEWS

DRAFT TERMS OF REFERENCE 7th CPC:

Finalized by the Staff Side at the meeting of 25.10.2013.

A. To examine the existing structure of pay, allowances and other benefits/facilities, retirement benefits like Pension, Gratuity, other terminal benefits etc. to the following categories of employees.

1 Central Government employees – industrial and non industrial;
2 Personnel belonging to All India services;
3 Personnel belonging to the Defence Forces;
4 Personnel called as Grameen Dak Sewaks belonging to the Postal Department;
5 Personnel of Union Territories;
6 Officers and employees of the Indian Audit and Accounts Department;
7 Officers and employees of the Supreme Court;
8 Members of Regulatory bodies (excluding RBI) set up under Act of Parliament.

B. To work out the comprehensive revised pay packet for the categories of Central Government employees mentioned in (A) above as on 1.1.2014.

C. The Commission will determine the pay structure, benefits facilities, retirement benefits etc. taking into account the need to provide minimum wage with reference to the recommendation of the 15th Indian Labour Conference (1957) and the subsequent judicial pronouncement of the honorable Supreme Court there-on, as on 1.1.2014.

D. To determine the Interim Relief needed to be sanctioned immediately to the Central Government employees and Pensioners mentioned in (A) above;

E. To determine the percentage of Dearness allowance/Dearness Relief immediately to be merged with Pay and pension

F. To settle the anomalies raised in various fora of JCM.

G. To work out the improvements needed to the existing retirement benefits, like pension, death cum retirement gratuity, family pension and other terminal or recurring benefits maintaining parity amongst past, present and future pensioners and family pensioners including those who entered service on or after 1.1.2004.

H. To recommend methods for providing cashless/hassle-free Medicare facilities to the employees and Pensioners including Postal pensioners.

dear postmaster - a word with you


Wealth without work
Pleasure without conscience
Science without humanity
Knowledge without character
Politics without principle
Commerce without morality
Worship without sacrifice.”
Mahatma Gandhi


dear postmaster,

I wish to share a famous short story already told/read by everyone of you. But this will remind you the position where we are!!!????




A bird catcher went to the forest. He took with him a net for catching birds. He spread the net on the ground. He took some rice and threw it on the net. The bird catcher then hid behind a tree.


Soon some pigeons came flying in the sky. They were very hungry. They looked down and saw the rice. “Oh, just look, there is rice on the ground,” they said. “Let us go down and eat the rice. We are hungry.”


But the king of the pigeons said, “Wait, wait ! Don’t go down. There is a net there. It is a bird catcher’s net.”


But the pigeons said, “We are hungry and want to eat. We do not see any bird catcher. Who can catch us then ?”


The pigeons flew down; they sat on the net and began to cat the rice.


The bird catcher saw them. “Ah, so many pigeons !” he said happily. He came running to catch the pigeons.


The king of pigeons did not sit on the net. He sat in a tree. He saw the bird catcher. “Fly, fly my friends !” he called out. “Fly away, the bird catcher is coming. He will kill all of you.”


The pigeons tried to fly but their feet were caught in the net. “Oh ! what shall we do now ?” they cried. “Our feet are caught in the net.”


Their king said, “Then fly up together and carry away the net with you. One, two, three, GO!”


Flap-flap, flap-flap, flap-flap! All the pigeons flapped their wings hard. Then they all flew up in the sky with the net.

UNITY WITHOUT MEMBERSHIPWORK WITHOUT FUNDS
EXEPECTATIONS WITHOUT INPUT.....
is it possible to get the expected results ?

All Postmasters of India Post should come together and be united to achive want we want. Be ready for the verification process. Remit your monthly subscription to your divisional/regional/circle/CHQ and be a part of the formed adhoc body. As already said all circle should credit the CHQ Quota in the givenSBI A/C NUMBER 32143498460 AT MUMBAI BRANCH IMMEDIATELY.

 without delay to proceed further to reach out our aim.



“We are each other's harvest; we are each other's business; we are each other's magnitude and bond.”

 



 

Recommendations of Committee of Experts on Disciplinary & Vigilance Enquiries (Hota Committee)-DOPT Orders

Rates of Income-Tax on Salaries for AY 2014-2015 FY 2013-2014: IT Circular 08/2013 Part-2

Rates of Income-Tax on Salaries for AY 2014-2015 FY 2013-2014: IT Circular 08/2013 Part-2


2. RATES OF INCOME-TAX AS PER FINANCE ACT, 2013:

As per the Finance Act, 2013, income-tax is required to be deducted under Section 192 of the Actfrom income chargeable under the head "Salaries" for the financial year 2013-14 (i.e. AssessmentYear 2014-15) at the following rates:

2.1 Rates of tax
A. Normal Rates of tax:

Sl No
Total Income
Rate of tax
1
Where the total income does not exceed Rs. 2,00,000/-.
Nil
2
Where the total income exceeds Rs. 2,00,000 but does not exceed Rs. 5,00,000/-
10 per cent of the amount by which the total income exceeds Rs. 2,00,000/-
3
Where the total income exceeds Rs. 5,00,000/- but does not exceed Rs. 10,00,000/-.
Rs. 30,000/- plus 20 per cent of the amount by which the total income exceeds Rs. 5,00,000/-.
4
Where the total income exceeds Rs. 10,00,000/-.
Rs. 1,30,000/- plus 30 Per cent of the amount by which the total income exceeds Rs. 10,00,000/-



B. Rates of tax for every individual, resident in India, who is of the age of sixty years or more but less than eighty years at any time during the financial year:

Sl No
Total Income
Rate of tax
1
Where the total income does not exceed Rs. 2,50,000/-
Nil
2
Where the total income exceeds Rs. 2,50,000 but does not exceed Rs. 5,00,000/-
10 per cent of the amount by which the total income exceeds Rs. 2,50,000/-
3
Where the total income exceeds Rs. 5,00,000/- but does not exceed Rs. 10,00,000/-
Rs. 25,000/- plus 20 per cent of the amount by which the total income exceeds Rs. 5,00,000/-.
4
Where the total income exceeds Rs. 10,00,000/-
Rs. 1,25,000/- plus 30 per cent of the amount by which the total income exceeds Rs. 10,00,000/-

C. In case of every individual being a resident in India, who is of the age of eighty years or more at any time during the financial year:
Sl No
Total Income
Rate of tax
1
Where the total income does not exceed Rs. 5,00,000/-
Nil
2
Where the total income exceeds Rs. 5,00,000 but does not exceed Rs. 10,00,000/-
20 per cent of the amount by which the total income exceeds Rs. 5,00,000/-
3
Where the total income exceeds Rs. 10,00,000/-
Rs. 1,00,000/- plus 30 per cent of the amount by which the total income exceeds Rs. 10,00,000/-

2.2 Surcharge on Income tax:
The amount of income-tax shall be increased by a surcharge @10% of the Income-tax on payments to an individual taxpayer, if the total income of the individual exceeds Rs 1 crore during FY 2013-14 (AY 2014-15). However the amount of Surcharge shall not exceed the amount by which the individual’s total income exceeds Rs 1 crore and if surcharge so arrived at, exceeds such amount (assessee’s total income minus one crore) then it will be restricted to the amount of total incomeminus Rupees one crore.

2.3.1 Education Cess on Income tax:
The amount of income-tax including the surcharge if any, shall be increased by Education Cess on Income Tax at the rate of two percent of the income-tax.

2.3.2 Secondary and Higher Education Cess on Income-tax:

An additional cess is chargeable at the rate of one percent of income-tax including the surcharge if any, but not including the Education Cess on income tax as in 2.3.1.

Click here to see
IT Circular 08/2013

Happy Dussera to all...

Celibrate The Victory Of The
Force Of Good Over Evil.
Lets Celibrate An Auspicious Day
To Begin New Thing In Life.
Happy Dussera.

The questions and doubts on 7th pay commission

Till this moment, the oral announcement only made by the Finance Minister to constitute 7th CPC for Central Government employees. There is no further action to constitute the committee for 7th CPC and we cannot say anything about the members of the committee and when it will be constituted.

Thee is no authentic information about the date to constitute the committee for preparing recommendations for 7th CPC. However, the committee will take maximum of 24 months to submit their recommendation report to Indian Government. The implementation of the 7th CPC is likely to be implemented from 1st January, 2016 to all Central government employees.

Not only the Central government employees, all government servants including their family members are keenly watching the news about 7th Central Pay Commission, because the same procedure / recommendations of Central Pay Commission are followed by state government to their employees.
Revision of pay has been implemented by the government once in ten years through the pay commissions and an employee can get a maximum of three pay hike in entire service. So, it is very excited to know the details of modifications in all the respect of pay.

In the view of above scenario, so many questions and doubts are raising among the Central government employees…



The questions and doubts are given below for your information…

1. When will constitute the committee for 7th CPC..?
2. Who are all will be as chairperson and members of the committee..?
3. Minimum pay scale in 7th CPC (7000 in 6th CPC)
4. Multiplication factor in 7th CPC (In 6th CPC 1.86)
5. Is ‘Grade Pay’ structure will continue in 7th CPC also..!
6. Percentage of Increment will be fixed as 10%..!
7. ACP – MACP – what will be next..?
8. ‘Tuition Fee’ then ‘Children Education Allowance’ and next…?
9. Any major changes in LTC Rules
10. Voluntary Retirement Scheme will be announced..?
11. Rectification of anomalies arising in implementation of 6th CPC
12. Any changes in ‘Fixation of Pay’on promotion
13. Rates of HRA (now getting 30%, 20% and 10%)
14. Expectations more on the calculation of Dearness allowance with AICPIN
15. About interest free and bearing advances
16. Minimum Pension (Now Rs.3500)
17. Any ‘Women employees welfare schemes’ (like CCL)
18. Travelling allowance and Daily allowance rules and rates
19. Weightage for promotion
21. Rates of Transport allowance (Now Rs.400, 600, 800, 1600 and 3200 + DA)
22. Modification in Qualifying Service for pension
23. Additional Pension scheme

Readers are requested to send their comments and suggestions on this post.
click the below link to download as pdf : 7th PAY COMMISSION DATE

INSTANT MONEY ORDER



India Post (Department of Posts) has signed an agreement with Wall Street Exchange (a company of the Emirates Post Group of UAE) for launch of an International Electronic Money Transfer service through ‘Instant Cash’ product of the Emirates Post Group. The service was launched here this week by Ms. P. Gopinath, Secretary, Department of Posts, by receiving the first payment from United Arab Emirates at a function organized by her Department for signing the tie-up between the Department of Posts and the Emirates Post Group.

The service will be rolled out nationally in a phased manner and will be made available at approximately 17,500 post offices across India by next month. The service will be provided through the International Financial System (IFS) of Universal Postal Union. This tie-up offers the Indian diaspora worldwide - especially in the gulf region - a safe, secure and reliable money transfer service for their families back home. This new service has its own significance going by the fact that globally, India is the largest recipient of remittances with over USD70 billion annually, half of which come from the Gulf.

‘Instant Cash’ is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Emirates Post Group, and its services are available in 59 countries through more than 60,000 locations. They provide instant money transfer service so that the money is available to the customers within minutes of completing the transaction.

The salient features of the service are as follows:

• Recipients will be able to receive their payment at any of the identified 17,500 post offices by producing the unique transaction number along with their identity and KYC documents;

• Money will be available for payment immediately;

• Safe and secure transactions through established International Financial System of Universal Postal Union.

India Post is the largest postal network in the world and has completed 158 years of existence. During this long journey it has undergone continuous transformation according to the needs of the citizens. It boasts a network of 1.55 lakh Post Offices in the country, of which more than 1.39 lakh are in the rural area. Besides mail, it also provides various financial services like small savings instruments under Post Office Savings Bank and Money Remittance, both domestic and international.

Source : PIB

MAHARASHTRA CIRCLE - RESULT OF EXAMINATION FOR DIRECT RECRUITMENT OF POSTAL ASSISTANT HELD ON 21 ST APRIL, 2013

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MAHARASHTRA CIRCLE - RESULT OF EXAMINATION FOR DIRECT RECRUITMENT OF POSTAL ASSISTANT HELD ON 21 ST APRIL, 2013






Maharashtra Circle

RESULT OF EXAMINATION FOR DIRECT RECRUITMENT OF POSTAL ASSISTANT IN POST OFFICE / RMS/ FOREIGN POST /MMS / SBCO HELD ON 21ST APRIL, 2013.

Click to: View Result

Source: http://www.maharashtrapost.gov.in/pdfdocs/Result.pdf






 

at last announcement of Postmaster Grade I results are not far away ....answer key published


Now we can say elephant is coming....we are hearing the bell sound....at last announcement of Postmaster Grade I results are not far away ..... please  click the bleow link for answer Key.


answer key to postmaster grade I exam held on 30.06.2013

Productivity Linked Bonus for the Accounting year 2012-2013.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
File No. 26-04/2013-PAP
Government of India
Ministry of Communications & IT
Department of Posts
(Establishment Division)

Dak Bhawan,Sansad Marg,
New Delhi-110 001
Dated 4 th  October, 2013
1.             All Chief Postmasters General,
2.             All Postmasters General
3.             Deputy Director General (PAF), Postal Dte.
4.             All General Managers (Finance)
5.             Directors/Deputy Directors of Accounts (Postal)
6.             Director, RAKNPA/ Directors of All PTCs.


Subject:- Productivity Linked Bonus for the Accounting year 2012-2013.

Sir/Madam,

                        I am directed to convey the approval of the President of India for payment of Productivity Linked Bonus for the accounting year 2012-2013 equivalent of emoluments of 60 (Sixty) days to the employees of Department of Posts in Group `D`,Group `C` and non Gazetted Group `B`. Ex-gratia payment of Bonus to Gramin Dak Sevaks who are regularly appointed after observing all appointment formalities and adhoc payment of Bonus to Casual labourers who have been conferred Temporary Status are also to be paid equivalent to allowance/wages respectively for 60 (sixty) Days for the same period.



1.1              The calculation for the purpose of payment of Bonus under each category will be done as indicated below.

2.                              REGULAR EMPLOYEES:

2.1       Bonus will be calculated on the basis of the following formula:-

                                                Average emoluments X Number of days of Bonus
30.4(Average no. of days in a month)

2.2 The term “Emoluments” for regular Employees include basic Pay in the pay Band plus Grade Pay, Dearness Pay, Personal Pay, Special Pay (Allowances), S.B.Allowance, Deputation (Duty ) Allowance, Dearness Allowance and Training Allowance given to Faculty Members in Training Institutes. In case of drawl of salary  exceeding Rs.3500/- (Rs. Three Thousand Five hundred only)in any month during the accounting year 2012-13 the Emoluments shall be restricted to Rs.3500/- (Rs. Three Thousand Five hundred only) per month only.

2.3 “ Average Emoluments” for regular Employees is arrived at by dividing by twelve ,the total salary drawn during the year 2012-13 for the period from 1.4.2012 to 31.3.2013, by restricting each month’s salary to Rs.3500/- (Rs. Three Thousand Five hundred only) per month. However, for the periods  of EOL and dies-non in a given month ,proportionate deduction is required to be made from the ceiling limit of  Rs.3500/- (Rs. Three Thousand Five hundred only).

2.4 In case of those regular employees who were under suspension, or on whom dies-non was imposed ,or both, during the accounting year, the clarificatory order issued vide Paras 1 & 3 respectively of this office order No. 26-8/80-PAP (Pt-I) dated 11.6.81 and No. 26-4/87-PAP (Pt.II) dated 8.2.88 will apply.

2.5              Those employees who resigned, retired, left service or proceeded on deputation within the Department of Posts or those who have proceeded on deputation outside the Department of Posts on or after 1.4.2012 will also be entitled to Bonus. In case of all such employees, the Bonus admissible will be as per provisions of Para 2.1 to 2.3 above.


3.                  GRAMIN DAK SEVAKS (GDS)

3.1  In respect of Gramin Dak Sevaks who were on duty through out the year during 2012-2013, Average monthly Time Related Continuity Allowance will be calculated taking into account the Time Related Continuity Allowance (TRCA) plus corresponding Dearness Allowance drawn by them for the period from 1.4.2012 to 31.3.2013 divided by 12 (Twelve). However, where the Time Related Continuity Allowance exceeds Rs 3500/- (Rs.Three Thousand Five hundred only) in any month during this period., the allowances will be restricted to  Rs 3500/- (Rs.Three Thousand Five hundred only) per month. Ex-gratia payment of Bonus may be calculated by applying the Bonus formula as mentioned below:-


                                          Average TRCA  X  Number of days of Bonus
                                                     30.4 (Average no. of days in a month)

3.2      The allowances drawn by a substitute will not be counted towards Bonus calculation for either the substitute or the incumbent Gramin  Dak Sevaks. In respect of those Gramin Dak Sevaks who were appointed in short term vacancies in Postman/Group `D` Cadre, the clarificatory orders issued vide Directorate letter No. 26-6/89-PAP dated 6.2.1990 and No.  26-7/90-PAP dated 4.7.91 will apply.
3.3      If a Gramin Dak Sevak has been on duty for a part of the year by way of a fresh appointment, or for having been put off duty, or for having left service, he will be paid proportionate ex-gratia Bonus calculated by applying the procedure prescribed in Para 3.1
3.4        Those Gramin Dak Sevaks who have resigned, discharged or left service on or after 1.4.2012 will also be entitled to proportionate ex-gratia Bonus. In case of all such Gramin Dak Sevaks, the Ex-gratia Bonus admissible will be as per provisions of Para 3.1 above.
3.5      In case of those Gramin Dak Sevaks who were under put off duty or on whom dies non was imposed, or both during the accounting year ,the clarificatory orders issued vide Para 1 & 3 respectively of this office order No. 26-8/80-PAP (Pt I) dated 11.6.81 and No. 26-4/87-PAP (Pt II) will apply.
4.                  FULL TIME CASUAL LABOURERS INCLUDING TEMPORARY STATUS CASUAL LABOURERS)

            Full Time Casual Labourers (including Temporary Status Casual Labourers ) who worked for 8 hours a day, for at least 240 days in a year for three consecutive years or more (206 days in each year for three years or more in case of offices observing 5 days a week) as on 31.3.2013 will be paid ad-hoc Bonus on notional monthly wages of Rs.1200/- (Rupees Twelve Hundred only)
 
                                          The maximum ad-hoc Bonus will be calculated as below:-

                                    (Notional monthly wages of Rs.1200) X (Number of days of Bonus)

                                                            30.4 (average no. of days in a month)

                        Accordingly , the rate of Bonus per day will work out as indicated below:_

                                                            Maximum ad-hoc Bonus for the year
                                                                                       365

            The above rate of Bonus per day may be applied to the number of days for which the services of such casual labourers had been utilized during the period from 1.4.2012 to 31.3.2013. In case where the actual wages in any month fall below during the period 1.4.2012 to 31.3.2013 the actual monthly wages drawn should be taken into account to arrive at the actual ad-hoc Bonus due in such cases.

5.         The amount of Bonus /Ex gratia payment /Adhoc Bonus  payable under this order will be rounded to the nearest rupee. The payment of Productivity Linked Bonus as well as the ex-gratia payment and ad-hoc payment will be chargeable to the Head `Salaries` under the relevant Sub –Head of account to which the pay and allowances of the staff are debited. The payment will be met from the sanctioned grant for the year 2013-2014.

6.         After payment, the total expenditure incurred and the number of employees paid  may be ascertained from all units by Circles  and consolidated figures be intimated to the Budget Section of the Department of Posts. The Budget Section will furnish consolidated information to PAP  Section about the total amount of Bonus paid and the total number of employees (category-wise) to whom it was distributed for the Department as a whole.

7.             This issue with the concurrence of Integrated Finance Wing vide their diary No. 156/FA/13/CS dated .4th October, 2013
8.            Receipt of this letter may be acknowledged

-sd-
(SHANKAR PRASAD)
Assistant Director General (Estt)



BONUS ORDERS -60 DAYS

BONUS FOR ALL DEPT & GDS WILL GET ( 3500 / 30.4* 60 = 6908 )

Rs 6908

FOR THOSE WHO PARTICIPATED ONE DAY STRIKE WILL GET --RS 6889

FOR THOSE WHO PARTICIPATED TWO DAY STRIKE WILL GET-- RS 6848