7th CPC - Scheme of revision of pay of teachers and equivalent cadres in universities and colleges following the revision of pay scales of CG Employees No.1-7/2015-U.II(1) Government of India Ministry of Human Resource Development Department of Higher Education New Delhi, dated the 2nd November, 2017 To The Secretary, University Grants Commission, Bahadurshah Zafar Marg, New Delhi — 110 002. Subject:- Scheme of revision of pay of teachers and equivalent cadres in universities and colleges following the revision of pay scales of Central Government employees on the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC). Sir, 1 am directed to say that the Government of India have decided, after taking into consideration the recommendations made by the Pay Review Committee (PRC), constituted by the University Grants Commission (UGC), and decision of the UGC taken at the meeting of the Commission held on 22nd February. 2017, to revise the pay scales of teachers in the Higher Educational Institutions under the purview of the UGC. The revision of pay scales of teachers and equivalent academic staff shall be subject to various provisions of the Scheme of revision of pay scales as contained in this letter and Regulations issued by UGC and amendments thereof from time to time in this behalf. The revised pay scales and other provisions of the Scheme are as under:- 1. Designation There shall be only three designations in respect of teachers in universities and colleges, namely, Assistant Professors, Associate Professors and Professors. Also, there shall be no change in the present designations in respect of Library and Physical Education Personnel at various levels. 2. Revised Pay for teachers and equivalent positions: (i) Pay Fixation method The revised pay structure for different categories of teachers and equivalent positions is based on the following: 1.The formula followed by the 7th CPC is followed in the academic pay moving from the concept of Pay Band and Academic Grade Pay to that of Academic Levels and Cells. 2.The first academic level (corresponding to AGP of Rs.6000) is numbered as academic level 10. Similarly. the other academic levels are 11, 12, 13A, 14 and 15. 3.Each cell in an academic level is at 3% higher than the previous cell in that 4.The Index of Rationalisation (10R) is 2.67 for present AGP less than 10,000 and 2.72 for the AGP of Rs.10,000 and above. e) The entry pay for each level is as follows:f) The Pay Matrix based on the above propositions on Academic Levels, Cells and Entry Pay is at Annexure-I. g) For fixation of pay of an employee in the Pay Matrix as on 1' January, 2016. the existing pay (Pay in Pay Band plus Academic Grade Pay) in the pre-revised structure as on 31st December, 2015 shall be multiplied by a factor of 2.57. The figure so arrived at is to be located in the Academic Level corresponding to employee's Pay Band and Academic Grade Pay in the new Pay Matrix. If a Cell identical with the figure so arrived at is available in the appropriate Academic Level, that Cell shall be the revised pay; otherwise the next higher cell in that Academic Level shall be the revised pay of the employee. If the figure arrived at in this manner is less than the first cell in that Academic Level, then the pay shall be fixed at the first cell of that Academic Level. If a situation arises whenever more than two stages are bunched together. one additional increment equal to 3 percent may be given for every two stages bunched, and pay fixed in the subsequent cell in the pay matrix. (ii) Revised pay for Teachers in Universities and Colleges(iii) Revised pay for Librarians in Universities and CollegesRevised pay of Pro-Vice Chancellor and Vice Chancellor of Universities (i) Pro-Vice Chancellor: The pay of the Pro Vice Chancellor of a University, presently at existing AGP of Rs.10,000 in PB Rs.37,400-67,0001 HAG shall be fixed at Academic Level 14/ Academic Level 15, as the case may be. with the existing special allowance of Rs.40001- per month. (ii) Vice Chancellor: The pay of the Vice Chancellor shall be fixed at 2.10,0001- (fixed) (Figures obtained by using the IOR of 2.81 on 75.000/- and rounding off the figures to nearest five thousand). with the existing special allowance of Rs.50001- per month. 4. Revised pay of Principals in Colleges The pay of Principals in Under Graduate and Post Graduate Colleges shall be: i. Under Graduate Colleges: The pay of Principals shall be equivalent to the pay of Associate Professor i.e. Academic Level 13A with rationalized entry pay of Rs.1,31,400/-, with the existing special allowance of 20001- per month. ii. Post Graduate Colleges: The pay of Principals shall be equivalent to the pay of Professor i.e. at level Academic Level 14 with rationalized entry pay of Rs.1,44,200/-, with the existing special allowance of Rs.3000/- per Note:i. The existing pay scale of person appointed as Principal shall be protected. ii. Principals would continue to have lien in their main academic post where they would continue to get notional promotions while they are functioning as After completion of their tenure as principals, they would go back to their academic post and draw salary due in such respective academic posts, and would not continue to have the Principals' pay. 7. Date of Implementation The date of implementation of the above revised pay shall be 1st January. 2016.8. Incentive increment for higher qualificationThe incentive structure is built-in in the pay structure itself wherein those having M.Phil or Ph.D. degree will progress faster under CAS. Therefore, there shall be no incentives in form of advance increments for obtaining the degrees of M.Phil or Ph.D.9. Increment(i) The annual increment is given in the Pay Matrix at 3%, with each cell being higher by 3% over the previous cell in the same level, rounded off to nearest 100. The annual increments to each employee would move up in the same academic level, with an employee moving from the existing cell in the academic level to the immediate next cell in the same academic level. (ii) There shall be two dates for grant of increment namely, 1st January and 1st July of every year. instead of existing date of 1st July, provided that an employee shall be entitled to only one annual increment on either one of these two dates depending on the date of appointment, promotion or grant of financial up-gradation. 10. Promotion When an individual gets a promotion, his new pay on promotion would be fixed in the Pay Matrix as follows: On promotion, he would be given a notional increment in his existing Academic Level of Pay, by moving him to the next higher cell at that level. The pay shown in this cell would now be located in the new Academic level corresponding to the post to which he has been promoted. If a cell identical with that pay is available in the new level, that cell shall be the new pay; otherwise the next higher cell in that level shall be the new pay of the employee. If the pay arrived at in this manner is less than the first cell in the new level, then the pay shall be fixed at the first cell of that level. 11. Allowances The decision on allowances of teachers and other equivalent academic staff of Universities and Colleges will be taken after consultation with the Ministry of Finance. Till a final decision on Allowances is taken after consultation with the Ministry of Finance based on the decision of the Government of India for Central Government employees, all allowances will continue to be paid at existing pay structure. as if the pay had not been revised with effect from 01.01.2016. 12. Superannuation and Reemployment The existing provisions on superannuation and reemployment of teachers shall continue.13. Consultancy Assignments: University Grants Commission shall study the consultancy guidelines prevalent in educational institutions like IITs & liMs, CSIR and other such institutions, and formulate detailed guidelines for consultancies including revenue sharing mechanism between the institution and the individual(s). 14. Anomalies of the last PRC: The final decision on anomalies, due to implementation of recommendations of the last Pay Review Committee, will be taken after consultation with the Ministry of Finance. 15. Other recommendations of Pay Review Committee and UGC The Pay Review Committee (PRO) has recommended certain other measures on methods of recruitment. promotion, New Performance Assessment System, attracting & retaining talent, use of ICT in teaching, etc. These recommendations of PRC shall be considered appropriately by the University Grants Commission and necessary regulations will be issued by the University Grants Commission with the approval of the Central Government within a period of 3 months from the date of the approval/ decision of the Cabinet. 16. Applicability of the Scheme: i. This Scheme shall be applicable to teachers and other equivalent academic staff in all the Central Universities and Colleges there-under and the Institutions Deemed to be Universities whose maintenance expenditure is met by the UGC. The implementation of the revised scales shall be subject to the acceptance of all the conditions mentioned in this letter as well as Regulations to be framed by UGC and amendments thereof in this behalf. Universities implementing this Scheme shall be advised by UGC to amend their relevant statutes and ordinances in line with the UGC Regulations within three months from the date of issue of this letter. ii. This Scheme does not extend to the cadres of Registrar, Finance Officer and Controller of Examinations for which a separate Scheme is being issued iii. This Scheme does not extend to the Accompanists, Coaches, Tutors and Pay of the said categories of employees shall be fixed in the appropriate relative Level to their existing Pay in each university/ institution … Continue Reading…
DOPT : Inviting comments on the definition of “Operational Staff” which would be eligible for Overtime Allowance No.A-27016/ 01/ 2017-Estt. (AL) Government of India Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Department of Personnel & Training Block-IV, Old JNU Campus, New Delhi – 110067, Dated: 16th November, 2017. Office Memorandum Subject : Inviting comments on the definition of “Operational Staff” which would be eligible for Overtime Allowance As per the Dept. of Expenditure’s Resolution No. 11-1/2016-IC dated 06.07.2017, following is the decision of Government on Overtime Allowance (OTA): “Ministries/Departments to prepare a list of those staff coming under the category of ‘Operational Staff’. Rates of Overtime Allowance not be revised upwards”. Further it has been clarified by the Dept. of Expenditure that the Government has decided that given the rise in the pay over the years, the recommendations of the 7th CPC to discontinue OTA for categories other than Operational Staff and industrial employees who are governed by statutory provisions may be accepted. 2. Accordingly, it has been decided to implement the aforesaid decision of the Government on Overtime Allowance across all the Ministries/Departments and attached and subordinate office of the Government of India. 3.However, this Department has been receiving queries from various Deptts. as to which staff would be covered under the term “Operational”. Thus it appears that there is a lack of clarity as to what constitutes Operational Staff. In pursuance of decision taken on the recommendations of the 7th CPC relating to OTA, a broad definition has been attempted in order to assist in identification of operational Staff. Definition: “All non-ministerial non-gazetted staff directly involved in smooth operation of the office including those tasked with operation of some electrical or mechanical equipment.” 4.Inputs and suggestions are requested from all Ministries/Departments taking into account the specific peculiar requirements of staff under each of them keeping in view the content of work being performed by them. The inputs /suggestions may be kindly sent to the undersigned on mail id: [email protected] 15 days of the issue of this O.M. S/d, (Sandeep Saxena) Under Secretary to the Government of India Signed Copy … Continue Reading…
NFPE writes to the secretary (post) for non settlements of long pending demands National Federation of Postal Employees 1st Floor North Avenue Post Office Building, New Delhi-110 001 Phone: 011.23092771 e-mail: [email protected] Mob: 9868819295/9810853981 website: http://www.nfpe.blogspot.com No.PF-01(a)/2017 Dated: 10th November, 2017 To Shri A.N Nanda Secretary, Department of Post Dak Bhawan New Delhi -110001 Subject: - Non Settlements of long pending demands- call of agitational programs - regarding Sir, The Federal Secretariat meeting of NFPE with available General Secretaries and NFPE office bearers held at NFPE office North Avenue Post Office, Building New Delhi has reviewed the whole situation arisen out of so many policy offensive and attacks unleashed by the Government of India by the way of authorizing nationalized banks and private banks for doing business of National small savings schemes, making the IPPB (India Post Payment Bank) as a corporate entity, proposal of closure of A.P.S, appointment of out sourced Postal Delivery agents, cancellation of G.D.S membership verification, Delay in implementation of GDS Committee Report , Amendment in Rectt. rules of P.A. Non filling up of vacant posts in all cadres, non implementation of cadre restructuring proposals for other categories and non declaration of result of regular membership verification and so many other issues. After a detailed and threadbare discussion the Federal Secretariat has reached to a conclusion that it is the need of hour to resist all these policy offensives and attacks by way of struggles and serious agitational programmes culminating in to indefinite strike. The federal secretariat has decided the following programme of action to achieve the demands as mentioned in charter of demands. 1.Two days Relay hunger fast in front of all Divisional offices on 28th and 29th November 2017 (All Employees will wear Black Badges containing demands and will send resolution addressed to Prime – Minister). 2.Mass Dharna in front of All C.P.M.G offices on 20th December 2017 3.5 Days Relay Dharna in front of Parliament from 12th to 16th February 2018. (All Circles will participates in Dharna day wise). 4.After that Indefinite Strike will be declared CHARTER OF DEMANDS 1. Implementation of positive recommendations of Kamlesh Chandra Committee Report for GDS 2.Membership verification of GDS and declaration of result of regular membership verification. 3.Filling up of all vacant posts in all Cadres of Deptt of Post i.e P.A.S.A, Postmen, Mail guard, mailmen, MTS,MMS Drivers and artisans, P.A CO. P.A SBCO, Postal Actts and GDS. Drop the move of amendment in P.A. S.A., P.A.CO & P.A. SBCO Recruitment Rules. 4.Implement CSI, and RICT only after providing all required infrastructure including band width and stop harassment , victimization in the name of new schemes , technology induction, under contributory negligence factor and trade union victimization. 5.Stop out sourcing privatization and Corporatization. 6.Payment of revised wages and arrears to the casual, part time, contingent and daily rated mazdoors as per 6th & 7th CPC and settle other issues of Casual Laboures. 7.Implement cadre restructuring for left out categories i.e. RMS, MMS, PACO, PASBCO Postmaster Cadre, Postal Actts etc and accept the modifications suggested by federation before implementation of cadre restructuring in Postal Group ‘C’. 8.Withdraw N.P.S (contributory Pension Scheme) Guarantee 50% of last pay drawn as minimum pension. 9.Implement 5 days week in Postal Operative offices. 10.Stop move of diversion of business of P.O SB Schemes to Banks (Nationalized and Private) 11.Stop move of closure of Army Postal Service. 12.Grant OSA and OTA to RMS staff and special allowances for P.O & R.M.S Accounts. 13.Finalization of Recruitment Rules of AAOS IN Postal Accounts with 40% S.C.F quota as approved by DOPT. 14.Status of Audit to SBCO. 15.Benefit of SDBS to retried GDS employees. Yours Comradely, S/d, (R N Parashar) Secretary General Source : NFPE … Continue Reading…
Identification/verification of additional documents produced by Defence Forces pensioners in absence of Aadhaar number as indicated in Notification No.S.O.747(E) dated 03.03.2017 No.14(2)/2014-D (Pen/Policy)(Part-I) Government of India Ministry of Defence Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare New Delhi – 110011 Dated : 13.11.2017 The Chief of the Army Staff The Chief of the Naval Staff The Chief of the Air Staff Subject: Identification/verification of additional documents produced by Defence Forces pensioners in absence of Aadhaar number as indicated in Notification No.S.O.747(E) dated 03.03.2017 issued by Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare. The undersigned is directed to refer to Ministry of Defence, Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare Notification No.14(2)/2014/D(P/P)(Part-I) published in Gazette of India on 03.03.2017 vide No. S.O.747(E). 2. As per proviso under para 1(3) of the aforesaid Notification, till the Aadhaar is assigned to the beneficiary of pension benefits, benefits shall be given to such individuals subject to the production of certain identification documents as specified in the Notification. These documents shall be checked by an officer specifically designated by the Ministry of Defence for that purpose. 3.In this regard, the concerned Pension Disbursing Agency (PDA) responsible for disbursement of pension is hereby designated for checking the identification documents for grant of the pension benefits till the Aadhaar is assigned to the pension beneficiaries. 4.Hindi version will follow. S/d, (Manoj Sinha) Under Secretary to the Govt. of India Signed copy … Continue Reading…
Pay element relating to Running Staff/Loco Inspectors after the recommendations of Seventh CPC GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (RAILWAY BOARD) No.E(P&A)II-2015/RS-25 New Delhi, dated:13.11.2017 The General Manager, Metro Railway, Kolkata. Sub :- Pay element relating to Running Staff/Loco Inspectors after the recommendations of Seventh CPC. Please refer to your letter no. MRTS/E.345/0/12/Pt.IV/Misc dt. 05.05.2017 requesting a clarification about the percentage of pay element to be reckoned for the purpose of computation of pensionary benefits in respect of Loco Inspectors. This issue has also been raised by GS/NFIR in his letter no. IV/RSAC/Conf/Pt. VIII dt. 15.09.2017. 2. Loco Inspectors are entitled to 30% add-on pay element for retirement benefits as per paragraph no. 5.5 of Board’s letter no. E(P&A)II/83/RS-10(iv) dt. 25.11.1992 which has not been amended as yet. It is clarified that the pay element (presently 30% until further orders) has to be reckoned in the revised pay structure of Seventh CPC for calculation of pensionary benefits of Loco Inspectors. 3. In this connection it is noted that many retired Loco Inspectors, even after getting the benefit of 30% add-on pay element at the time of pay fixation as Loco Inspectors, have gone to Courts of Law claiming 55% pay element for pensionary benefits equating themselves to the running staff. It is reiterated that Loco Inspectors are not classified as running staff and therefore are not entitled to 55% pay element for pensionary benefits. This fact may be conveyed to such Loco Inspectors while calculating their pensionary benefits. 4.This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways. S/d, (Salim Md. Ahmed) Deputy Director/E(P&A)II, Railway Board.Signed Copy … Continue Reading…
Revision of Headquarter. Allowance admissible to officers of organised Group-A’ Services posted in Headquarters Organisations — reg.
F. No. 4/2/2013-Estt(Pay-II)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, P.G. & Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)
North Block, New Delhi ,
Dated 17th January, 2014
Subject: Revision of Headquarter. Allowance admissible to officers of organised Group-A’ Services posted in Headquarters Organisations — reg.
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s Office Memorandum No. 2/8/97-Estt. (Pay-II) dated 16th July, 1998, on the above subject and to say that consequent upon the decision taken by the Government on the recommendations made by the Sixth Central Pay Commission, the President is pleased to decide that the existing rates of Headquarter Allowance may be doubled.
2. These orders shall not apply to officers of services the cadres of which consist only of posts at the Headquarters organisations as also to officers of services who are not entitled to any special pay/special allowance while posted as Under Secretary/Deputy Secretary or ‘Director in the Central Secretariat.
3.These orders shall be effective from the first date of the month in which this 0.M is issued.
4. In so far as application of these orders to officers of the Indian Audit & Accounts Department is concerned, these orders are being issue in consultation with the Comptroller & Auditor General of India.
Deputy Secretary (Pay)