Saturday, June 4, 2016
Friday, June 3, 2016
LTC Relaxation to travel by private airlines to visit Jammu and Kashmir is Extended
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training
Establishment A-IV Desk
North Block, New Delhi-110 001
Dated: June 1st, 2016
Subject:- Central Civil Services (Leave Travel Concession) Rules, 1988 — Relaxation to travel by private airlines to visit Jammu & Kashmir – Extension reg.
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Ministry’s O.M. No. 31011/3/2014- Estt.(A-1V) dated 26th September, 2014 where Government servants in relaxation to CCS(LTC) Rules, were allowed to travel by air to visit Jammu & Kashmir (J&K), North East Region (NER) and Andaman & Nicobar Islands (A&N) on LTC for a period of two years against conversion of one block of Home Town LTC. The relaxation was given subject to air travel by Air India only.
2. Later vide DoPT’s O.M. of even no. dated 28.11.2014, the Government decided to allow travel by private airlines to visit Jammu & Kashmir under this special dispensation scheme subject to certain conditions. The scheme was valid for a period of one year from the date of issue of the O.M. and expired on 27.11.2015.
3. It has now been decided to extend the scheme for a further period from the date of issue of this O.M., till the date of expiry of the of the special dispensation scheme of travel by air to J&K, NER and A&N, i.e. 25.09.2016. All other terms and conditions prescribed in this Department’s O.M. dated 28.11.2014 shall continue to apply.
Posted by FNPO KERALA at 11:07 AM
No. 5/1/2016- CPI GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT LABOUR BUREAU
DATED: 31st May, 2016
MINISTRY OF LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT LABOUR BUREAU
DATED: 31st May, 2016
Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) – April, 2016
The All-India CPI-IW for April, 2016 increased by 3 points and pegged at 271 (two hundred and seventy one). On l-month percentage change, it increased by (+) 1.12 per cent between March, 2016 and April, 2016 when compared with the increase of(+) 0.79 per cent between the same two months a year ago.
The maximum upward pressure to the change in current index came from Food group contributing (+) 2.65 percentage points to the total change. At item level, Wheat, Arhar Dal, Gram Dal, Masur Dal, Urd Oal, Groundnut Oil, Poultry (Chicken), Milk, Chillies Dry, Chillies Green, Potato, Tomato, Seasonal Vegetables and Fruits. Tea (Readymade), Sugar, Doctors’ Fee, Petrol, Tailoring Charges, etc. are responsible for the increase in index. However, this increase was checked by Rice, Fish Fresh, Garlic, Onion, Soft Coke, Flower/Flower Garlands, etc., putting downward pressure on the index.
The year-on-year inflation measured by monthly CPI-IW stood at 5.86 per cent for April, 2016 as compared to 5.51 per cent for the previous month and 5.79 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year. Similarly, the Food inflation stood at 7.55 per cent against 6.16 per cent of the previous month and 5.30 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year.
At centre level, Rourkela reported the maximum increase of 10 points followed by Goa (8 points), Angul-Talcher, Rangapara-Tezpur, Warrangal, Sholapur and Varanasi (7 points each). Among others, 6 points increase was observed in 3 centres,S points in 10 centres, 4 points in 15 centres, 3 points in 11 centres, 2 points in 11 centres and 1 point in 11 centres. On the contrary, Quilon recorded a maximum decrease of 5 points followed by Madurai (3 points), Salem and Rajkot (2 points each) and Tiruchirapally and Ghaziabad (1 point each). Rest of the 4 centres’ indices remained stationary.
The indices of 35 centres are above All-India Index and other 41 centres’ indices are below national average. The indices of Vishakhapatnam and Ludhiana centres remained at par with All-India Index.
The next issue of CPI-IW for the month of May, 2016 will be released on Thursday, 30th June, 2016. The same will also be available on the office website www.labourbureaunew.gov.in.
Posted by FNPO KERALA at 11:04 AM
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Posted by FNPO KERALA at 9:24 PM
Posted by FNPO KERALA at 12:08 PM
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Posted by FNPO KERALA at 4:02 PM
(Affiliated to INTUC & UNI GENEVA)
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF POSTAL EMPLOYEES GROUP “C”KERALA CIRCLE, THRISSUR 680001
No. FNPO/3/CC/2016 Date:25/05/2016
The Chief Post Master General
The 26th Circle Conference of this association held at Gujarathi School Calicut from 21/05/2016 to 23/05/2016 unanimously elected the following as Circle Office bearers for 2016 to 2018, in the presence of Sri D Kishan Rao, General Secretary.
President: Sri K M ANTONY, PA, Changancherry HO
Vice President: 1. Sri.Raju Thomas, ME, Pathanamthitta HO
2. Sri.K Ramesan, DPM, Chalakudy HO
3. Sri. Karippal Surendran, PA, Payyanur MDG
Secretary: Sri Johnson D Avokkaran, APM ( Mails) Thrissur HO
Asst Secretaries: 1. Sri M S Chandrababu, PA, Muttada
2. Sri. V N L Shenoy, PA, Ernakulam HO
3. Sri. Hyderali, ME, Calicut HO
4. Sri. S Kamaraj, PA, Chengannur HO
5. Sri. S N Sony, PA, Kasaragod HO
Treasurer : Sri. K Mohanan, PA, Thalassery HO
Asst Treasurer : Smt K S Bagyashree, PA, Chelakara
Organizing Secretaries :
1. Sri.Subin Valson, PA Nut Street
2. Sri.T V Devadas, SPM,KadalundyNagaram
3. Sri. K Radhakrishnan, PM, Ettumanur
Auditor: Anil Kumar, Kollam
Johnson D Avokkaran
Posted by FNPO KERALA at 4:00 PM
Monday, May 30, 2016
Posted by FNPO KERALA at 4:39 PM
FNPO tendered evidence before the GDS Committee
FNPO tendered evidence before the GDS pay Committee headed by Sri Kamalesh Chandra, Chairman, from the official side Sri TQ Mohammad Secretary, Sri Susheel Member and from the staff side Sri D Theagarajan, Secretary General FNPO, Sri TN Rahate, President FNPO, Sri Rajat S Das, working president , FNPO, Sri D Kishan Rao, Genral Secretary, NAPE Group-C, Sri B Shivakumar, Asstt. General Secretary, NAPE Group-C, Sri PU Muraleedharan, General Secretary, NUGDS, Sri CH. Laxmi Narayana Prsident NUGDS, Sri L LKrishna Prasad RR, NAPE Gr-C, AP Circle were tendered the evidence. A Video Presentation for 25 minutes was made before the commission showing the nature of duties of all the cadres of the GDS employees, usage of biometric devices for payment of MGNREGA, Social Security Pensions and the interview of the Hon’ble Communication Minister, Sri Ravi Sankar Prasadji covering the projects under took by the rural postal network present and future. Sukanya Samradhi Account, RPLI, sale of Godavari water, PM Suraksha Bhima Yojana were highlighted in the video. The Chairman and GDS committee keenly watched the video presentation and positively responded on the points raised in the memorandum. The Commission may call unions again in July 2016.
Some of the salient features of the evidence
1. Amending the rule 3A of the GDS conduct & Engagement Rules and allotting the GDS employees to work for 8 hours. Necessary documents obtained under RTI Act were submitted in support of the workload of the BPMs.
2. Dispensing with the unscientific point system for assessing the workload of BPMs and evaluations of new method for the GDSMC/MD/Packers keeping the future need of the rural postal system.
3. Reducing the cadres in the GDS System by making common cadre atleast two and suitably fixing the wages.
4. Fixing the wages of the GDS agents based on the scales implemented to the Central Govt. Employees in the 7th CPC minimum of Rs 20,000/- basic pay.
5. Finding ways and means for providing rented standard accommodation by the Department paying suitable HRA.
6. Cash conveyance arrangement to be made by the Department with conveyance allowance.
7. Fixed quota for the GDS employees in the PA recruitment and allowing GDS employees in the vacant posts of Postal Assistants like postmen & Group-D.
8. 5% LR
9. The compassionate appointment of the dependents in case of voluntary/invalid retirements
10. Liberal transfer facility in place of limited transfer facility.
11. Medical facilities, Group Insurance
12. Chapter wise discussion of our Memorandum .
Posted by FNPO KERALA at 1:54 PM