Thursday, 22 December 2022
DECLARATION OF IP RESULT OF LECE FOR PROMOTION TO THE CADRE OF INSPECTOR POST FOR THE YEAR 2019, 2020, 2021, HELD ON 23 & 24/06/2022
PERIODICAL MEETING WITH SECRETARY (POSTS) HELD ON 20.12.2022
Periodical meeting was held with NFPE and its affiliate unions, associations. In the meeting SG, NFPE and all General Secretaries under NFPE were present. Other representatives from different affiliates were also in the meeting.
From GRC, apart from General Secretary, Com A Veeramani, President and Com S Palav, Working President attended.
From official side, the Secry, DG, DDG (P), DDG (Mails), Sr DDG (PAF) and others attended.
Our present burning issues of all cadres were discussed appropriately.
We are very happy with today's meeting and expecting some positive outcome.
On receipt of the minutes, we will send to all Circles immediately.
Tuesday, 20 December 2022
FIXED MEDICAL ALLOWANCE FOR RETIRED CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES BY GOVERNMENT
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
(DEPARTMENT OF PENSION & PENSIONERS’ WELFARE)
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1086
(TO BE ANSWERED ON 15.12.2022)
FIXED MEDICAL ALLOWANCE FOR RETIRED EMPLOYEES
1086 # DR. RADHA MOHAN DAS AGRAWAL:
Will the PRIME MINISTER be pleased to state:
(a) the amount which is paid as Fixed Medical Allowance to the retired Central Government employees by Government;
(b) the year in which the said amount was decided and whether it has ever been increased; and
(c) whether Government would consider increasing this amount?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS AND MINISTER OF STATE IN THE PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE (DR. JITENDRA SINGH)
(a) to (c): It is submitted that Central Government Civil Pensioners/Family Pensioners who are residing in areas not covered under Central Government Health Scheme administered by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and corresponding health schemes administered by other Ministries/Departments for their retired employees and who are not availing OPD facilities under that scheme, are entitled to receive a monthly Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA) of Rs.1000/- per month for meeting expenditure on their day-to-day medical expenses that do not require hospitalization. The amount of Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA), which was fixed at Rs. 100/- per month in the year 1997 has been revised from time to time. In 2008, FMA was revised to Rs. 300/- per month and in 2014, it was again increased to Rs. 500/- per month. Lastly, the amount of FMA from Rs. 500/- per month was increased to Rs.1000/- per month with effect from 01.07.2017.
Friday, December 16, 2022
SB ORDER 25/2022 - FREEZING OF SMALL SAVINGS SCHEMES ACCOUNTS GET MATURED BUT NOT CLOSED AFTER 3 YEARS OF MATURITY (CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO VIEW)
SB ORDER 24/2022 - STEPS TO BE TAKEN FOR PREVENTION OF FRAUDS IN POST OFFICES (CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO VIEW)
SB ORDER 23/2022 - PAYMENT OF MATURITY/PRE-MATURE/CLOSURE AMOUNT OF SB/PPF/NSS/SSA ACCOUNTS INTO ACCOUNT HOLDER’S BANK ACCOUNT THROUGH ECS OUTWARD CREDIT FACILITY (CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO VIEW)
Thursday, December 15, 2022
PROCESSING OF TRANSFER APPLICATIONS OF GDS UNDER LIMITED TRANSFER FACILITY -- INTRODUCTION OF GDS ONLINE TRANSFER PORTAL
DAK SEVAKS: LOK SABHA Q & A (14-12-2022)
INDIA POST PAYMENT BANK: LOK SABHA Q & A (14-12-2022)
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VACANT POSTS IN POST OFFICES : Lok Sabha Q & A (14-12-2022)
DA ARREAR OF 18 MONTHS FOR CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES, KNOW DETAILS
SERVICE RULES - GRAMIN DAK SEVAKS (GDS)
3rd ALL INDIA CONFERENCE OF AIPRPA INAUGURAL SESSION COMMENCES AT AKG HALL, THIRUVANTHAPURAM, KERALA WITH WELCOME SONG ON 13.12.2022
Honourable Chief Minister of Kerala Com. Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurating Conference
Kerala State Minister for education & Labour Com. V. Sivakutty addressing
Comrade PV Rajendran Ex. President NFPE addressing the AIC
Comrade Janardan Majumdar Secretary General NFPE addressing the AIC
SB ORDER 22/2022: DEPLOYMENT OF FUNCTIONALITY PATCHES IN FINACLE CBS FOR CHECKING AVAILABILITY OF MOBILE NUMBER
CASHLESS FACILITIES TO CGHS BENEFICIARIES AND TOTAL NUMBER OF CGHS BENEFICIARIES IN THE COUNTRY
LOK SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 590
TO BE ANSWERED ON 9TH DECEMBER, 2022
CASHLESS FACILITIES TO CGHS BENEFICIARIES
590. DR. MANOJ RAJORIA: SHRIMATI RANJEETA KOLI: SHRIMATI SAJDA AHMED: SHRI BALAK NATH:
SHRI RAJENDRA DHEDYA GAVIT:
(a) the details of the total number of CGHS beneficiaries in the country, State/UT-wise including Rajasthan;
(b) the details of the beneficiaries in Sikar and Alwar in Rajasthan, district-wise;
(c) whether the Government is aware that several CGHS empanelled hospitals across the country including Rajasthan have stopped providing cashless facilities to CGHS beneficiaries due to pending dues of the Government;
(d) the list of hospitals whose payment has been put on hold/stopped during 2021-2022; and
(e) ) if so, the details thereof along with the measures taken in this regard?
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE (DR. BHARATI PRAVIN PAWAR)
(a) to (e): State/UT-wise details of the total number of CGHS beneficiaries in the country, including Rajasthan are at Annexure. There is no separate database pertaining to the districts of Sikar and Alwar. There has been a time lag on account of established procedures for processing the claims. However, the procedures are streamlined now.
State / Union Territory
Jammu & Kashmir
CLARIFICATION ON OPERATION OF JOINT B TYPE ACCOUNTS UNDER NATIONAL SAVINGS SCHEMES - REGARDING
STRATEGY TO ACHIEVE OLD PENSION SCHEME - NJCM LETTER
SENIOR CITIZEN CONCESSION TO RAILWAY PASSENGERS – RECOMMENDATIONS OF STANDING COMMITTEE
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 230
TO BE ANSWERED ON 07.12.2022
SENIOR CITIZEN CONCESSION
230. SHRI KANUMURU RAGHU RAMA KRISHNA RAJU:
SHRI S. VENKATESAN:
SHRI RAJMOHAN UNNITHAN:
SHRI PALLAB LOCHAN DAS:
(b) if so, the reasons for non-resumption of senior citizen concessions for Railways despite the easing of the COVID-19 pandemic;
(c) whether it is true that the age limit of the senior citizens has increased from 60 years to 70 years and the reservation process is restricted to second sleeper class only, if so, the reasons therefor;
(d) the Government’s assessment of how discontinued concessions is likely to affect the number of senior citizens travelling;
(e) whether the Government is aware of how this decision is likely to impact the savings of senior citizens and the if so, the details thereof;
(f) whether private Airlines are also extending senior citizen concession to air passengers;
(g) if so, whether the Railways will accept the recommendations of the Standing Committee and restore passenger concession to senior citizens to increase passenger earnings in view of 63 lakh senior citizens who avoided journey without such concessions;
(h) whether the Government is also planning to resume concession fare Railway tickets for students and sportspersons as well and if so, the details thereof; and
(i) whether the concession is to be restored to reserved and unreserved second class passengers also and if so, the details thereof?
MINISTER OF RAILWAYS, COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (SHRI ASHWINI VAISHNAW)
(a): Standing Committee on Railways has advised to review and consider concession to senior citizens at least in sleeper class and 3AC.