07/11/SH NEWS

The next date of hearing on the upgradation of Grade Pay of LDC in CAT Jabalpur will be decided after submission of the documents sought by the CAT. The date of next hearing on the SLP filed against MACP on promotional hierarchy in Supreme Court is 09/08/2017

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

URGENT / IMPORTANT.
CONFEDERATION NATIONAL SECRETARIAT MEETING
 
Meeting of National Secretariat of Confederation of Central Government Employees & Workers will be held at BENGALURU (Karnataka) on 9th August 2017  Wednesday from 10.30 AM. All National Sectt Members requested to attend the meeting without fail. Detailed notice will be issued shortly. Please book your travel tickets immediately


M.KRISHNAN, 
Secretary General,

Confederation.
RESTORATION OF FULL PENSION OF ABSORBEE PENSIONERS IN VIEW OF THE ORDER DATED 01.09.2016 OF HONORABLE SUPREME COURT IN CIVIL APPEAL NO. 6048/2010 AND CIVIL APPEAL NO. 6371/2010 (Click the link below to view)   http://document.ccis.nic.in/WriteReadData/CircularPortal/D3/D03ppw/23june.pdf

Friday, June 23, 2017

PHOTOS OF HUMAN CHAIN FORMED IN VARIOUS LOCATIONS OF BHOPAL CITY






















Wednesday, June 21, 2017

After formation of the Homan Chain, the following pledge should be read out loudly in local language by some leaders, if possible through sound amplifier, and those employees and pensioners in the Human chain should jointly repeat each line loudly(Hindi Version of the pledge appeared in the Confederation web site). 



Sunday, June 18, 2017

7th CPC Revised Pay Rules - Gazette Notification - Central Civil Services (Revised Pay) (Amendment) Rules, 2017 (Click the link below to view)

BUNCHING OF STAGES IN THE REVISED PAY STRUCTURE AS PER 7TH CPC RECOMMENDATIONS - DOE ORDERS ISSUED ON 13.6.2017 CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

HOLIDAYS TO BE OBSERVED IN CENTRAL GOVERNMENT OFFICES DURING THE YEAR 2018   CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

Monday, June 12, 2017

ORGANISE                  ORGANISE                 ORGANISE              ORGANISE

PROTEST                      PROTEST                  PROTEST                 PROTEST

HUMAN CHAIN OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES AND PENSIONERS
ON 22nd JUNE 2017

AT ALL IMPORTANT CENTRES THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY

MASSIVE PROTEST AGAINST THE BETRAYAL OF THE BJP-LED NDA GOVERNMENT

·         High Level Committee, assured by the Group of Minsters, not yet constituted. First anniversary of the Hon’ble Cabinet Minister’s assurance will be on 30.06.2017. No increase in Minimum Pay and fitment formula.
·         7th CPC took 18 + 2 months only for submitting report after examining the entire service conditions, pay scales, allowances, Pensionary benefits of about one crore Employees and Pensioners including military personnel. Allowance Committee took almost 12 months for examining only 52 allowances!! BJP Government is deliberately delaying the revised allowances to deny arrears.
·         Option-I parity for pensioners recommended by 7th CPC and accepted (??) by cabinet, mercilessly rejected by appointing a feasibility Committee.
·         NPS Committee is for further strengthening NPS and not for withdrawal of NPS or for guaranteeing minimum pension as 50% of last pay drawn.
·         MACP promotion denied to thousand of employees by imposing stringent conditions on bench mark.
·         Gramin Dak Sevak Committee Report submitted to Government on 24.11.2016 (Seven months over) still under process.
·         Exploitation of casual and contract workers continues. Equal pay for equal work denid.
·         Autonomous body employees and pensioners cheated by Government by denying their legitimate wage revision and pension revision.
·         No negotiated settlement on the charter of demands submitted to Government by JCM (staff side) and Confederation.
 

ORGANISE HUMAN CHAIN TO DEMONSTRATE OUR STRONGEST PROTEST, ANGER AND DISCONTENTMENT
 



M. Krishnan
Secretary General

Confederation
EXTENDING THE BENEFIT OF PENSION REVISION TO THE EMPLOYEES AND OFFICERS WHO ARE ABSORBED IN THE CENTRAL PUBLIC SECTOR UNDERTAKINGS – LATEST POSITION

Department of Pension and Pensioner’s Welfare has issued OM No. 38/37/2016 – P&PW (A) (ii) dated 04.08.2016 regarding implementations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission – Revision of Pension of Pre-2016 pensioners and Family Pensioners etc. In para 7 (a) of aforesaid OM, it was mentioned that –

“Where the Government servants on permanent absorption in public sector undertakings/Autonomous bodies continue to draw pension separately from the government, the pension of such absorbes will be updated in terms of these orders. In cases where the Government servants have drawn one time lump-sum terminal benefits equal to 100% of their pensions and have become entitled to the restoration of one-third commuted portion of pension as per the instructions issued by this Department from time to time, their cases will not be covered by these orders. Orders for regulating pension of such pensioners will be issued separately.”

In the orders dated 10.09.2016 of Hon’ble Supreme Court in Civil Appeal No. 6048/2010 Shri K. Ganesan Vs Union of India, it was mentioned that ----

“Having heard learned Counsel for the appellants, and having persued the record of the case, we find no justification whatsoever to interfere with the impugned order, directing restoration of 2/3rdin respect of the respondent herein, after expiry of the requisite period of commutations. The instant appeal is accordingly dismissed.”
In the same order dated 01.09.2016  of Hon’ble Supreme Court in Civil Appeal No. 6371 of 2010 Shri K. L. Dhall & Anr Vs Union of India, it is stated that ----

“Heard Learned casual for the rival parties. In view of the dismissal of Civil Appeal No. 6048 of 2010 by us today (Union of India and another Vs K. Ganeshan (dead) By Lrd), this appeal has to be accepted. Accordingly, the instant appeal is allowed. The impugned order of the High Court is set aside. It is directed that the appellants shall be entitled for restoration of their 2/3rd Portion after the expiry of the requisite period of commutation.”

After consultation with Department of Expenditure and Department of Legal affairs, two Review Petitions have been filed by the Government in the Hon’ble Supreme Court vide Review Petitions No. 465/2017 and Review Petition 472/2017 against the order dated 01.03.2016 of Hon’ble Supreme Court in Civil Appeal No. 6048/2010 (Shri K. Ganesan Vs Union of India) and Civil Appeal No. 6371 of 2010 (Shri. K. L. Dhall & Anr Vs. Union of India). The Review petition came up for hearing in the Hon’ble Supreme Court on 22.03.2017. The Hon’ble Supreme Court has dismissed both the Review Petition vide order 22nd March 2017.

Government has now informed that since, the above orders dated 01.09.2010 of Hon’ble Supreme Court has a bearing on the question of revision of one-third restored pension of the absorbed pensioners, no orders for the revision of one-third pension in such cases could be issued so far. The matter would be examined in the light of dismissal of the Review Petitions mentioned above.


(M. Krishnan)
Secretary General

Confederation
SCRAP NPS – STOP OUTSOURCING

NATIONAL CONVENTION OF CENTRAL AND STATE GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES – 10.06.2016 – DELHI
 

Decided to intensify joint struggle against NPS and outsourcing by organizing nationwide intensive campaign and mobilization leading to a bigger trade Union action including strike demanding “withdraw contributory Pension System and stop outsourcing of Government functions”.
 

About 1000 delegates, mostly NPS employees, participated in the National Convention held at MPCU shah Auditorium, Delhi on 10.06.2017. The National Convention was presided over by Com. K. K. N. Kutty, National President, Confederation of Central Government Employees & Workers and Com. Subhash Lamba Senior leader of All India State Government Employees Federation.

Com. Tapan Sen, MP, Rajya Sabha and General Secretary, CITU, who inaugurated the National Convention called upon the Central and State Government employees to launch sustained struggle for compelling the Government to withdraw NPS and stop outsourcing of Government functions. He explained in detail the impact of the neo-liberal policy offensives unleashed by the BJP-led NDA Government on the common people and working class of our country and also divisive politics of the ruling class to weaken the unity of the working class.

Com. A Sreekumar, General Secretary, AISGEF, presented the draft declaration for adoption in the convention.

Com. M. Krishnan, Secretary General, Confederation of Central Government Employees & Workers addressed the house supporting the declaration. Com. M. S. Raja, Com. R. N. Parashar (Confederation) Com. Ashok Thool, Com. Ved Prakash Sharma, Com. Gade Srinivasalu Naidu (AISGEF) also addressed the Convention. The house adopted the declaration and the proposed programme of action unanimously. Com. Mangul Kumar Das (AISGEF) Welcomed the leaders and delegates and Com. Vrigu Bhattacharjee (Confederation) proposed vote of thanks.

Extracts from the declaration adopted by the National Convention on 10.06.2017

“Defined Contributory Pension Scheme does not guarantee returns. Benefits depends upon as to how the investment has fared in the stock market. The stock markets have never remained strong over a long period of time. It is not only volatile but susceptible to manipulation and machinations. The global financial crisis in 2008 has been the product of investment derivative manipulations. It wiped out the earnings of lakhs of workers, employees, teachers and many others. No Government came to render help to those unfortunate losers, whereas bail-out packages of millions of dollars was roled out to rescue culprits. On one “fine” morning, the workers lost everything including hope.”

“Large number of employees have joined the Central Services since 2004 and so is the case with the various state Governments, who have adopted the Defined Contributory Pension Scheme in replacement of Defined Benefit Pension Scheme. It is estimated that they presently constitute almost one-third of the total employees in Government departments in the country. The deeper study of the functioning of the Contributory Pension Scheme has proved that the promised better returns in the form of Annuity is nothing but an ever eluding mirage.”

“It is satisfying to note that the employees due to the consistent efforts undertaken by the Confederation and State Government Employees Federation have begun to observe the dimension of the problem and the support and solidarity provided by the democratically elected Government to the corporate houses. It is also equally gratifying that the young comrades have also begun to realize that this has to be resisted and defeated.”

“The Government employees has to emphatically demand that the Defined Contributory Pension Scheme imposed in replacement of the Defined Benefit Pension Scheme must be scrapped to end the untenable discrimination of the Pre-2004 and post 2004 entrants to Government service and reintroduce the Defined Benefit Pension Scheme that was in vogue for a century and more. In other words the Government must come forward to amend PFRD Act to exclude the Central and State Government employees from its ambit and operation.”

“This National Convention being held under the auspices of the Joint platform of Confederation of Central Government Employees Workers and All India State Government Employees Federation calls upon all the Central and State Government employees to rally behind the charter of issues and demands included in the declaration adopted by the Convention, hold sustained and continuous programme of action and organize strike action to compel the Government to repeal the Defined Contributory Pension Scheme and halt all sorts of contractorisation, casualization and outsourcing of Government functions.”

“This convention also appeals, especially to the younger generation employees to realize that their hard earned savings are being channelized into the hands of the monopoly capital to subserve their efforts in maximization of profit. This convention also appeals to them to understand the politics behind the policies and the pernicious impact of the neo-liberal economic policies on the life and livelihood of the multitude of their countrymen and be part and parcel of the global and national resistance being built against the globalization policies for the intensification of which pension reform process and informalisation of employment was ushered in by the World bank and IMF.”

PROGRAMME OF ACTION

1.      State level Joint Conventions before 31.08.2017 and formation of state level Joint Action Committees.
2.      District/ Taluk level conventions before 31.10.2017.
3.      Mass Dharna of Central and State Government Employees at all important centres on 21stNovember 2017 (21.11.2017, Tuesday).
4.      Raj Bhawan March (date will be finalized later).
5.      Nationwide campaign Jathas covering all districts of all states (dates will be finalized later).
6.      Massive Parliament March (date will be finalized later)

Next Phase of action will be declared by the Joint Acton Committee before the Parliament March.

National Level Joint Action Committee
The following are the members of the National Level Joint Action Committee.


CONFEDERATION OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES & WORKERS
1.      Com. K. K. N. Kutty                      2. Com. M. Krishnan,    3. Com. M. S. Raja
4.  Com. R. N. Parashar                    5. Com. Rupak Sarkar   6. Com. Vrigu Bhattacharjee
7.  Com. R. Seeethalakshmi

ALL INDIA STATE GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES FEDERATION
1. Com. A. Sreekumar                         2. Com. Subhash Lamba         3. Com. Mangul Kumas Das
4. Com. Himanshu Sarkar                   5. Com. Vedprakash Sharma  6. Com. Ashok Thool
7. Com. Ashim Kumar Pal                  

TAKE A LEAD ROLE IN IMPLEMENTING THE PROGRAMMES

To,

              1.      All Affiliates of Confederation
              2.      All C-O-Cs
              3.      All National Secretariat Members

Dear Comrades,

You are requested to give wide publicity to the decision of the National Convention among employees and take a lead role in implementing the programme of action adopted by the Convention (as given above) in consultation and jointly with the All India state Government Employees Federation.

Fraternally yours,


(M. Krishnan)
Secretary General
Confederation

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Friday, June 9, 2017

MES CHANGES THE NOMENCLATURE OF ADMINISTRATIVE POSTS.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Entitlement of old pension scheme to the employees, appointed after 01/01/2004- Copy of the judgments of Jabalpur and Ernakulum CAT.






Tuesday, June 6, 2017


CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES GROUP INSURANCE SCHEME 1980 - TABLES OF BENEFITS FOR THE SAVINGS FUND FOR THE PERIOD FROM 01.04.2017 TO 30.06.2017 (Click the link below to view)