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Thursday, September 30, 2010

Introduction of AML/CFT norms for small savings schemes-fresh instructions and clarifications regarding.

In continuation to the Directorate SB Order No 8/2010 circulated vide DGP LN 109-04/2007-SB datd 23.04.2010 some corrections and clarification thereof are furnished below which is circulated vide DGP Letter no 109-04/2007-SB dated 24.08.2010.

1. In case of HO and SO, only two photographs shall be taken. But in case of EDBO three photographs shall be taken. In case of joint photograph of all the depositors shall be taken.

In case of HO one is pasted to the Passbook and another is to the KYC documents with purchase application forms. In case of SO SB/TD/PPF, KYC norms with purchase application forms will be recieved by the SBCO and pasted in guard file. In case of accounts opened at EDBO in account with HOs documents will be received along with account opening forms and preserved in the guard file of other account opening forms of HO itself.

In case of SOs in case of SB/TD/PPF the account opening forms are sent to HO with Accounts opening forms and sent to HO. SO shall paste one photograph of the depositor(s) on SS Book and shall write under dated signature on the SS Book in red ink KYCD taken. In case of EDBOs GDSBPM shall take KYC documents verify with original, attest photograph and send account opening form to a/c office along with KYC documents. He will paste one photo in SS Book and shall write in red ink that KYCD taken. After receiving passbook form a/c office one attested photo received earlier shall be pasted in the book before handed over to the holder.

In case of a depositor approaching the same post office for another account opening form directly or through agent who has already given CDD/KYC norms

Thursday, September 16, 2010

DA from July 2010 released

Release of additional instalment of dearness allowance to Central Government employees and dearness relief to Pensioners due from 1.7.2010 to compensate for price rise

The Union Cabinet today decided to release an additional instalment of Dearness Allowance (DA) to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief (DR) to pensioners w.e.f. 1.7.2010 representing an increase of 10% over the existing rate of 35% of the Basic Pay/Pension, to compensate for price rise.

The increase is in accordance with the accepted formula, which is based on the recommendations of the 6th Central Pay Commission.

The combined impact on the exchequer on account of both Dearness Allowance and Dearness Relief will be of the order of Rs. 9303.2 crore per annum and Rs. 6202.1 crore in the financial year 2010-2011 (for a period of 8 months from July,2010 to February, 2011).

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Stepping up pay of senior officials

Stepping up of pay Senior Direct recruitees with Junior Direct recruited officials appointed on or after 1.1.2006

The Department of Posts vide its letter No. 1-9/2010-PCC (Pt) dt. 14.09.2010 has provided stepping up of pay of senior direct recruited official with that of junior direct recruited official.

(i) Direct recruits like Postman, PA who are appointed prior to 1.1.2006 and gets lesser pay than Direct recruits, they are entitled to step up their pay with that of junior.

(ii) This is not applicable to compare promotees with Direct recruitees.

The Department’s order has partially sorted out the issue. The main issue that minimum pay in the cadre applicable for direct recruits be applied for promotes also is still pending in JCM National Council level.

Let us hope for that also.

Monday, September 13, 2010

NEW DA w.e.f July 2010

Just now All India Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) on base 2001=100 value has been released by Labour Bureau. The value of the index stands at 174 level, so in this situation, the Dearness Allowance for Central Government Employees will be rised 10% and total of 45% (35% + 10%).

Press Release

Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers on Base 2001=100
CPI(IW) Base 2001=100 Monthly Index Letter - JUNE 2010

MAY 2010JUNE 2010


1. All India Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) on base 2001=100 for the month of June, 2010 increased by 2 points and stood at 174 (one hundred and seventy four).

2. During June, 2010, the index recorded an increase of 8 points in Varanasi centre, 6 points each in Quilon and Giridih centres, 5 points in 4 centres, 4 points in 8 centres, 3 points in 13 centres, 2 points in 17 centres and 1 point in 19 centres. The index decreased by 1 point each in Ludhiana and Ghaziabad centres, while in the remaining 12 centres the index remained stationary.

3. The maximum increase of 8 points in Varanasi centre is mainly due to increase in the prices of Rice, Wheat, Fresh Milk, Onion, Vegetable and Fruit items, Electricity Charges, Bus Fare, Tailoring Charges, etc. The increase of 6 points in Quilon centre is due to increase in the prices of Rice, Fish Fresh, Onion, Vegetable and Fruit items, Cigarette, Tailoring Charges, etc. and in Giridih centres it is due to increase in the prices of Mustard Oil, Fish Fresh, Turmeric Powder, Vegetable and Fruit items, Soft Coke, etc. However, the decrease of 1 point each in Ludhiana and Ghaziabad centres is due to decrease in the prices of Onion, Vegetable items, Sugar, etc.

4. The indices in respect of the six major centres are as follows :

1. Ahmedabad – 169
2. Bangalore –182
3. Chennai – 162
4. Delhi – 159
5. Kolkata -172
6. Mumbai -171

5. The point to point rate of inflation for the month of June, 2010 is 13.73% as compared to 13.91% in May, 2010.

6. The CPI-IW for July, 2010 will be released on the last working day of the next month, i.e. 31st August, 2010.

Child care leave clarification by Dept of Per & Trg.

No. 13018 /1/2010-Estt. (Leave)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, P.G. and Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)

New Delhi, the 7th September, 2010

Office Memorandum

Sub: Child Care Leave in respect of Central Government employees as a result of Sixth Central Pay Commission recommendations - Clarification regarding

The undersigned is directed to say that this Department has been receiving representations from Government Servants through various quarters like the Public Grievances Cell/Associations etc requesting to review the decision to allow Child Care Leave (CCL) only if the employee has no E.L. at her credit.

2. This Department's O.M. No.13018/2/2008-Estt.(L) dated 11/09/2008 regarding introduction of Child Care Leave in respect of Central Government employees and subsequent clarifications vide O.Ms. dated 29/9/2008, 18/11/2008 and 2/12/2008 were reviewed.

It has now been decided in consultation with Department of Expenditure, to delete the condition that CCL can be availed only if the employee concerned has no Earned Leave at her credit, subject to the following conditions:-

(i) CCL may not be granted in more than 3 spells in a calendar year.

(ii) CCL may not be granted for less than 15 days.

(iii) CCL should not ordinarily be granted during the probation period except in case of certain extreme situations where the leave sanctioning authority is fully satisfied about the need of Child Care Leave to the probationer. It may also be ensured that the period for which this leave is sanctioned during probation is minimal.

3. It is reiterated that the leave is to be treated like Earned Leave and sanctioned as such.

4. These orders take effect from 1.9.2008. Earned Leave, if any, availed by women employees before availing CCL subsequent to the issue of the OM 13018/2/2008-Estt.(L) dated 18/11/2008 may be adjusted against CCL, if so requested by the employee.

5. Hindi version will follow.

(Simmi R.Nakra)

Relaxation for travel by air to visit NER

Vide G.I Dept of Per and Trg OM No F No 31011/4/2007-Estt (A) dated 23.04.2010 the relaxation to visit Northern eastern region of India in home town LTC is extended for a period of 2 years with same conditions and terms w.e.f 02.05.2008.
Replacing sanchay post software with CBS software

As it is announced by DG (P) that CBS and Banking will be operated in our department fully by September 2012, Now all action is being taken on the rules on AML/CFT norms. The following decisions are taken by the competent authority.

1. There will be no further expansion of sanchay post software. The Post offices for which legal copies of the sanchay post CDs have not yet been purchased will continue to work on manual system.
2. No further CD of Sanchay Post will be purchased from datanet system.
3. SDC Chennai will maintaion software at its present level and no futher modifications or enhancements will be carried out in the software.
4. SDC Chennai will help the probable system integrator in data migration to proposed CBS software.
Enhancement of powers of divisional superitendents for sanction of bills for conveyance charges of mail overseers / cash overseers.

now competent authority has approved the enhancement of powers of divisional Supdt. for sanction of bill/for conveyance charges of Mail overseers/cash overseers from the present Rs 500/- to Rs 1500/- per month.

The powers of head of the circle and other conditions for reimbursement will remain unchanged.

DGP No 6-1/2008-FC(Posts) dated 20.07.2010