Thursday, September 24, 2015
PAYMENT OF DEARNESS ALLOWANCE TO CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES – REVISED RATES EFFECTIVE FROM 1.7.2015
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
North Block, New Delhi
Dated: 23rd September, 2015.
Subject: Payment of Dearness Allowance to Central Government employees – Revised Rates effective from 1.7.2015
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Ministry’s Office Memorandum No.1/2/2015-E-II (B) dated 10th April, 2015 on the subject mentioned above and to say that the President is pleased to decide that the Dearness Allowance payable to Central Government employees shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 113% to 119% with effect from 1st July, 2015.
2. The provisions contained in paras 3, 4 and 5 of this Ministry’s O.M. No. 1(3)/2008-E-II(B) dated 29th August, 2008 shall continue to be applicable while regulating Dearness Allowance under these orders.
3. The additional installment of Dearness Allowance payable under these orders shall be paid in cash to all Central Government employees.
4. These orders shall also apply to the civilian employees paid from the Defence Services Estimates and the expenditure will be chargeable to the relevant head of the Defence Services Estimates. In regard to Armed Forces personnel and Railway employees, separate orders will be issued by the Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Railways, respectively.
5. In so far as the employees working in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department are concerned, these orders are issued with the concurrence of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.
Under Secretary to the Government of India
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POSTAL JOINT COUNCIL OF ACTION
NATIONAL FEDERATION OF POSTAL EMPLOYEES
FEDERATION OF NATIONAL POSTAL ORGANISATIONS
ALL INDIA POSTAL EMPLOYEES UNION, GDS (NFPE)
NATIONAL UNION GDS
No.PF-PJCA/2015 Dated: 23rd September, 2015
All General Secretaries /All India Office Bearers
Circle Secretaries / Divisional and Branch Secretaries of NFPE, FNPO
& GDS Unions.
The Postal Joint Council of Action comprising NFPE, FNPO, AIPE Union GDS (NFPE) & NUGDS has viewed with grave concern, the total negative attitude of the Central Government towards the genuine demands of the Postal employees which includes the revision of wages and service condition of the Gramin Dak Sevaks by 7thCPC, implementation of Cadre Restructuring Agreement and filling up of all vacant posts in all cadres of Department of Posts.
As the 7th CPC may submit its report any time before 31st December,2015 , delay in settling the above demands will result in denial of justice to 5.5 lakhs Postal Employees .
In view of the above serious situation the PJCA unanimously decided to revive the postponed indefinite strike of May 6th and to commence the indefinite strike from 23rd November, 2015, the date from which JCM National Council Staff Side is going on indefinite strike. It is further decided that in case the JCM Staff Side change their decision the PJCA will go on strike from 23d November,2015 itself for the following demands:
(i)Include GDS in 7th CPC for wage revision and other service related matters.
(ii)Implement cadre Restructuring proposals in all cadres including Postal Accounts and MMS in Department of Posts
(iii)Fill up all vacant posts in all cadres of Department of Posts(i.e. PA,SA, Postmen, Mail Guard, Mail Man, GDS Mail Man, MMS Driver & other staff in MMS, PA CO, PA SBCO , PO Accounts & Civil Wing Staff)
With revolutionary Greetings
(D. Theagarajan) (R.N. Parashar)
Secretary General Secretary General
(P. Panduranga Rao) (P.U. Muralidharan)
General Secretary General Secretary
AIPEU GDS (NFPE) NUGDS
The Secretary Department of Posts, Dak Bhawan, New Delhi-110 001 for information and necessary action.
Postal JCA Dharna in Jantar Mantar New Delhi on 22nd September
POSTAL JCA OF NFPE & FNPO STAGE DHARNA IN JANTAR MANTAR
The Postal Joint Council of Action of NFPE & FNPO with their GDS Unions staged a Dharna in Jantar Mantar today stressing their Postal Charter of Demands. However the focus had been on the issue of GDS. The JCA demanded that the GDS wage issues should be referred to the 7th CPC for appropriate recommendations instead of referring them to any Officer headed Committee. The NFPE Federal Executive decision to discuss with Postal JCA for a decision to go on strike from November 23 for the Postal Charter with GDS issue as the prime demand was declared in the Dharna by the Secretary General NFPE. The Secretary General FNPO also was favourable for an action in November and he too stressed the need for united action by JCA as in the past. The Dharna was presided over by Comrade Giriraj Singh the NFPE President. Comrade K.Ragavendran Ex-SG NFPE and GS AIPRPA inaugurated the Dharna. Comrades R.N.Parashar (SG NFPE); D.Theagarajan (SG FNPO); Devendra Kumar (AGS R3 FNPO); P.Suresh (GS R4); T.Satyanarayana (GS Postal Accounts); Virendra Tewary (GS SBCO); P.Pandurangarao (GS AIPEU GDS(NFPE): D.B.Mohanty (Dy.GS P4); A.Manoharan (Wkg President NFPE); Raj Kumar (Treasurer NFPE); J.Ramamurthy (CHQ P3 President); Balwinder Singh (Financial Secretary P3 CHQ); K.P.singh (AGS R3 CHQ); A.K.Gowtham (Treasurer R3 CHQ); K.C.Verma (C/S R3 Delhi); Shivlal (C/S P4 Delhi); and many other Office Bearers of various CHQ addressed the meeting.