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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