Updates 30th Jan-2019

Clarificatory OM for payment of two family pensions on death attributable to Government Service of a re-employed pensioner
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PCDA Circular 208: Points and Clarification on Common Errors being noticed or brought to the notice by pensioners/family pensioners or PDAs etc.
Income-Tax Deduction from Salaries During FY 2018-19 – IT Circular 1/2019
Income-Tax Deduction from Salaries During FY 2018-19 – IT Circular 1/2019 0  PARAM NEWS  Tuesday, 29 January 2019 Extension of Due Date for filing of Income Tax Returns: 31st August, 2018 House rent allowance: How to claim exemption – HRA tax benefit illustration Income Tax Return: Must avoid Common mistakes filing ITR-1 – Salaried Persons CBDT – Need not to Wait file Income Tax return before due
Minimum Disability/War injury pension,special and libralized famiy pension Rs 18000
Compendium on Pension,CGHS and Medical facilities for C.G.Civil & BSNL Pensioners by KPTPA Bangalore compendium of rules
Exempt RELHS/CTSE contribution under section 80 D of Income Tax-BPS writes to FM BPS writes
I Tax Circular NO 01 /2019 NEW DELHI, the 1 st January, 2019 Income Tax Circular E| View | 
ECHS contributions eligible for IT benefits: Jaitley ANI  |  
Important Pension reforms
Ministry of Railway (Railway Board) have decided to constitute committee on disposal of grievances of Pensioners/family pensioners

JANUARY 25th – 2019


Request for information under right to information Act,2005


Implementation of goverment decision on the recommendations of the & CPC


Clarification OM for payment of two family pensions on death attributable to Govt. service of a re-employed pensioner-reg


Simplification-Referral of patients to Rly em-paneled private hospitals


It’s markets without borders as farmers get online mandi


31st meeting of Standing Committee of Voluntary Agencies(SCOVA) under the chairmanship of Honble MOS(PP)-Suggestion for fresh agenda items.

Relevance of Pension in the Present Context-A talk by Sh S Suryanaryanan Former Addl.Member Rly Board;Presently Patron BPS at Hyderabad on 15.8.2018


Webinar Announcement: Human Rights of Older Persons and Agenda 2030


Grant of (notional) annual increment due on 1st July or 1st January after superannuation for calculating pensionary benefits – Regarding


Authorisation of withdrawals under National Pension System (NPS)


Reservation for ecomomically weaker sections (EWSs) in civil posts and services in the Govt of India


EXECUTIVE INSTRUCTIONS – GRANT OF FIXED MEDICAL ALLOWANCE (FMA)


News- Farm Loan Waivers Do Not Solve Any Problems, Cash Transfers Better: IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath

Reservation for Economically Weaker Sections (EWSs) in civil posts and services in the Government of India

Revision of pension w.e.f. 1.1.2006 of Pre-2006 Pensioners who retired from the 5th CPC scale of Rs.6500-10500


GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH ABSTRACT Pensions – Sanction of 10% Additional Quantum of Pension/Family Pension to those Pensioners / Family Pensioners on attaining the age of 70 years, as recommended by the 10th Pay Revision Commission-Orders- issued.

Health care of Elderly- Medical facilities

Glitches in CTSE scheme for Rly beneficiaries

Extension of Benefits of Up-graded Posts/ Scales to Pre-2006 Retirees-

TDS Deducation under Section 194A of the the income tax-Act,1961


GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH ABSTRACT Pensions – Sanction of 10% Additional Quantum of Pension/Family Pension to those Pensioners / Family Pensioners on attaining the age of 70 years, as recommended by the 10th Pay Revision Commission-Orders- issued.

Modified Assured Career Progression Scheme (MACPs) dt : 09.01.2019

Entitlement of hospital ward for railways dt : 04.01.2019J

Implementation of Madras H C Judgement to grant increment for pensionary benefit to employees retiring on 30th June (Writ Petition 15732 /17)

Extension Benefits of Pay commission, increment,enhanced Gratuity, enhanced DA & Leave salary etc. to those retiring on 31st December/ 30thjune

Handling grievances of ex servicemen & Defence civilian pensioners/family pensioners

Amendment In Rule 38 of CCS(Pensioin) Rules, 1972

Mumbai-High-Court order-Dt-15.10.2018-WP-No-1.1763-of-2013-1 (1)I

PIBWithdrawal of Pension Facility

Grade pay of Rs 4600/ to those retired from pre revised pay scale of Rs 6500-10500

Calcutta high court rules dearness allowance is a legal rightOverturning a tribunal order, Calcutta high court said West Bengal government employees have a legal right to inflation-linked dearness allowanceLast Published: Fri, Aug 31 2018. -live MINT

Proceedings of 63rd AGM of Bharat Pensioners Samaj

Procedure Order for Hand Held Terminals for TTEs.

Broad Banding of Disability Element in respect of Armed Forces personnel retired/discharged on completion of terms of engagement with disability aggravated by or attributable to Military Service – implementation of Court/AFTs orders

UTILISATION OF ECHS SERVICES BEYOND 31 DEC 2018

Revision of Pension in r/o pre-2006 Commissioned Officers/JCOs/ORs Pensioners/Family Pensioners.

CTSE in x category cities i.e. Zonal HQs now available

DECEMBER-31.2018

Exract of Mann ki baat 30.12.18

PM Launches SAMPANN software fr Pension

CGHS circular -All empanelled HCO may give priority to Sr Citizen patients

Rly Bd Circular RBA 126/018- Inclusion of names of the widowed or divorced daughters/parents in PPO

CGHS Circular- empanelled HCOs,Specialists to put their Signatures with rubber stamp on prescription slips

Revision of guidelines regarding simplification of referral system under CGHS

Merger of 33 postal dispensaries with CGHS-Reg dt : 21.12.18

7th Pay Commission – Maharashtra Govt Implementation will Benefit many as 20.50 Lakh Government Employees

Extension of the benefits of 7th CPC to the pensioners/fp

Extension of benefits of 7th CPC

PRC passes online to Railway Pensioners

Appeal toStreamline the Pension/Family pension rules and toissue consolidated orders.

Appeal to extend Hon’ble Supreme Court Judgements to similarly placed pensioners & family pensioners

Ward entitlement in Private hospitals

EXTENSION OF 7TH CPC ORDERS WITH EFFECT FROM 1.1.2016 IN RESPECT OF PENSIONERS OF COFFEE BOARD, RUBBER BOARD, TEA BOARD, SPICES BOARD AND TOBACCO BOARD

Memo-to-RB-Reg-Simplification-of-procedure-for-treatment-at-empanelled-private-hospitals

NATIONAL PROGRAMME FOR HEALTH CARE OF ELDERLY(NPHCE)

Revision of pension of pre 2016 retirees -Stagnation increment regarding

*Know Your Idea, Audience, and Objective Before Giving a Speech*

Merger of 33 DoP Dispensaries with CGHS

Unmukt festival at Hyderabad 0n 15.12.18 Ms. Bhagayavathy Bharat Pensioners Samaj Managing Committee member clarifying doubts of pensioners

English version of HINDI speech by S C Maheswari Secy Genl BPS at Ambala on 9/12/2018 & at Saharanpur on 22.12.2018

UNMUKT Thanks BPS

Redressal of grievances

TDS deduction under section 194A of the Income-tax Act, 1961 in case of Senior Citizens

Latest List of CGHS Hospitals and Rates 2018

Proposal for alternative pension scheme in lieu of the existing CPF Scheme: NVS

Grant of increment on notional basis on 1st January & 1st July to those employees retiring on 30th June/31st of December – Apex Court order: NFIR writes to Finance Ministry

Dispatch of E‐PPOs in r/o Defence Civilian, no requirement of PENSION CERTIFICATE now: PCDA Circular No: C‐192

Deployment of ECRC staff in Stationary Ticket checking activities – Railway Board Circular

PMO’s reply regarding conducting ‘Pension Adalat’

The Relevance of Pension in the Present-Day” A talk by Bharat Pensioners Samaj Patron Sh.S Suryanarayanan Additional Member Railway Board. At UNMUKT festival at HITEX Exhibition Centre Hyderabad on 15.12.2018

Litigation efficiency must be improved

Copy of MOU between Rly & Artemis Hospital Gurgaon

Senior citizens should get meaningful pension-Courtesy SATESMAN

Answer to Lok Sabha question unstarred 427

BPS 63rd AGM Sh S A Sarma Former Secy, GOI adressing AGM on 29.11.2018

O A No.1707/2016 filed by shri R K Tripahi & Ors. Vs UOI &Ors dt : 06.12.18

BSNLMRS: List of empanelled Private Hospitals as on 31st Oct, 2018

Appointment on Compassionate Grounds – Priority No. 1 case- reg – RBE No. 181/2018 SHARE THIS Add to DeliciousfacebookShare on FriendFeedgoogleDiggtwittersubmit to redditmyspacestumbleupontechnoratisubscribe rss TAGS RBE No. 181/2018

Prevention of frauds in Pension payments: EPFO’s instructions

Address by Shri D. Balasubramanian, General Secretary, AIFPA, Chennai – 15 at the 63rd AGM BPS at Vizag on 29.11.2018.

CGHS Ward entitlement & contribution

Ward entitlement in private hospitals for Rly beneficiaries

MEDICAL FACILITIES RLY BENEFICIARIES

Unified MOU for empanelment of Of private Hospitals with Rlys

Appointment on compassionate grounds in grade Pay Rs 4200/

Railways RELHS beneficiaries can avail healthcare services in Rly empanelled hospitals at CGHS rates w/o referral

Schedule for extension of CTSE

Supplement to Secy Genl. report. Reply to comments on Secy Genl. report Dated 29.11.2018

SPEECH OF SHRI SURYANARAYANAN ADDL. MEMBER RB (RETD) AT 63rd AGM BHARAT PENSIONERS SAMAJ (BPS) AT VISHAKHAPATNAM ON 29.11.2018

Speech delivered by Shri E A S Sarma, Former Secretary to Govt of India at 63rd AGM of Bharat Pensioners Samaj

CTSE Treatment in emergency

Monitoring of important issues pertaining Health Delivery System

UPDATES- 31 DEC 2018

Exract of Mann ki baat 30.12.18

PM Launches SAMPANN software fr Pension

CGHS circular -All empanelled HCO may give priority to Sr Citizen patients

Rly Bd Circular RBA 126/018- Inclusion of names of the widowed or divorced daughters/parents in PPO

CGHS Circular- empanelled HCOs,Specialists to put their Signatures with rubber stamp on prescription slips

Revision of guidelines regarding simplification of referral system under CGHS

Merger of 33 postal dispensaries with CGHS-Reg dt : 21.12.18

7th Pay Commission – Maharashtra Govt Implementation will Benefit many as 20.50 Lakh Government Employees

Extension of the benefits of 7th CPC to the pensioners/fp

Extension of benefits of 7th CPC

PRC passes online to Railway Pensioners

Appeal toStreamline the Pension/Family pension rules and toissue consolidated orders.

Appeal to extend Hon’ble Supreme Court Judgements to similarly placed pensioners & family pensioners

Ward entitlement in Private hospitals

EXTENSION OF 7TH CPC ORDERS WITH EFFECT FROM 1.1.2016 IN RESPECT OF PENSIONERS OF COFFEE BOARD, RUBBER BOARD, TEA BOARD, SPICES BOARD AND TOBACCO BOARD

Memo-to-RB-Reg-Simplification-of-procedure-for-treatment-at-empanelled-private-hospitals

NATIONAL PROGRAMME FOR HEALTH CARE OF ELDERLY(NPHCE)

Revision of pension of pre 2016 retirees -Stagnation increment regarding

*Know Your Idea, Audience, and Objective Before Giving a Speech*

Merger of 33 DoP Dispensaries with CGHS

Unmukt festival at Hyderabad 0n 15.12.18 Ms. Bhagayavathy Bharat Pensioners Samaj Managing Committee member clarifying doubts of pensioners

English version of HINDI speech by S C Maheswari Secy Genl BPS at Ambala on 9/12/2018 & at Saharanpur on 22.12.2018

UNMUKT Thanks BPS

Redressal of grievances

TDS deduction under section 194A of the Income-tax Act, 1961 in case of Senior Citizens

Latest List of CGHS Hospitals and Rates 2018

Proposal for alternative pension scheme in lieu of the existing CPF Scheme: NVS

Grant of increment on notional basis on 1st January & 1st July to those employees retiring on 30th June/31st of December – Apex Court order: NFIR writes to Finance Ministry

Dispatch of E‐PPOs in r/o Defence Civilian, no requirement of PENSION CERTIFICATE now: PCDA Circular No: C‐192

Deployment of ECRC staff in Stationary Ticket checking activities – Railway Board Circular

PMO’s reply regarding conducting ‘Pension Adalat’

“The Relevance of Pension in the Present-Day” A talk by Bharat Pensioners Samaj Patron Sh.S Suryanarayanan Additional Member Railway Board. At UNMUKT festival at HITEX Exhibition Centre Hyderabad on 15.12.2018

Litigation efficiency must be improved

Copy of MOU between Rly & Artemis Hospital Gurgaon

Senior citizens should get meaningful pension-Courtesy SATESMAN

Answer to Lok Sabha question unstarred 427

BPS 63rd AGM Sh S A Sarma Former Secy, GOI adressing AGM on 29.11.2018

O A No.1707/2016 filed by shri R K Tripahi & Ors. Vs UOI &Ors dt : 06.12.18

BSNLMRS: List of empanelled Private Hospitals as on 31st Oct, 2018

Appointment on Compassionate Grounds – Priority No. 1 case- reg – RBE No. 181/2018 SHARE THIS Add to DeliciousfacebookShare on FriendFeedgoogleDiggtwittersubmit to redditmyspacestumbleupontechnoratisubscribe rss TAGS RBE No. 181/2018

Prevention of frauds in Pension payments: EPFO’s instructions

Address by Shri D. Balasubramanian, General Secretary, AIFPA, Chennai – 15 at the 63rd AGM BPS at Vizag on 29.11.2018.

CGHS Ward entitlement & contribution

Ward entitlement in private hospitals for Rly beneficiaries

MEDICAL FACILITIES RLY BENEFICIARIES

Unified MOU for empanelment of Of private Hospitals with Rlys

Unmukt Festival Hyderabad

Appointment on compassionate grounds in grade Pay Rs 4200/

Railways RELHS beneficiaries can avail healthcare services in Rly empanelled hospitals at CGHS rates w/o referral

Schedule for extension of CTSE

Supplement to Secy Genl. report. Reply to comments on Secy Genl. report Dated 29.11.2018

SPEECH OF SHRI SURYANARAYANAN ADDL. MEMBER RB (RETD) AT 63rd AGM BHARAT PENSIONERS SAMAJ (BPS) AT VISHAKHAPATNAM ON 29.11.2018

Speech delivered by Shri E A S Sarma, Former Secretary to Govt of India at 63rd AGM of Bharat Pensioners Samaj

CTSE Treatment in emergency

Monitoring of important issues pertaining Health Delivery System

updates-Nov-2018

resignation-is-right-of-employee-subject-to-stipulations-in-service-rules-sc.pdf

PCDA Circular 610 – Revision of pension of pre-01.01.2016 pensioners/ family pensioners 7th CPC

Re-fixation of pay in the upgraded pay scale of Rs 6500-10500/7450-11500 to Rs 7450-11500/7500-12000 sharing of CAT PB judgement by Rly Bd

information under RTI Act,2005

Benefit of compassionate appointment when pendency of criminal appeal- S C Judgement

promotion of Govt servants found fit by review DPC dt : 15.11.18

S C Maheshwari Secy Genl Bharat Pensioners Samaj addressing the audience at All India one day hunger strike and demonstration by BSNL/MTNL pensioners at N. Delhi on 22.11.2018

S C Maheshwari Secy Genl. Bharat Pensioners Samaj visits Directorate of Health Rly Board.

Pension of ex-Govt employees to be net of Income Tax dt-23.11.18

Railway Doctor Denial of OPD facilities for chronic diseases

Bombay High Court Judgement dtd 15.10.18 on MACPs

Appeal filed under RTI Act,2005.

F. No. 22011/3/2013-Estt. (D) Government of India Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension Department of Personnel & Training North Block, New Delhi Dated 15thNovember, 2018

Verification of Online Application for ECHS Cards by Record Office

Incorrect/Wrong practice being followed by banks in payment of Defence Pension on e-PPOs.

DP&PW/A/2018/60061 DT 26 SEPT 2018 STATUS OF BUNCHING ISSUE

Draft resolutions for adoption at 63rd AGM of Bharat Pensioners Samaj  on 29th November, 2018 at Vizag

Private Empanelled Hospital Railway Board

Restoration of CGHS Life Card to BSNL Pensioners

Consultation Fee and Charges for Medicines, injections, etc. For Medical aid to Passengers dt : 06.11.2018

Charge Allowance Clarification

Circular – 206

A Proposal for Health Insurance Scheme for serving and retired Railway employees. dt : 01.11.2018

Circular-205 : Waiver of Requirement of Producing Two Pensioners Drawing Pension from Same PDA to Identify the pensioner

Status of case : Amend definition of family for the purpose of family pension to include widowed dependent daughter-in-law-Secy M/O Personnel.PG and Pensions -DOP &PW says representation of BPS to be examined

Status of the case : GP 4600 instead of 4200 to those retired from pre revised scale of Rs 6500-10500-Ministry of Finance -DOE says matter still under consideration

Revision of pension of pre-2016 pensioners/ family pensioners in implementation of Government’s decision on the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission Concordance tables- regarding.

updates : October-2018

Pcda-circular-606.html

PCDA circular 609

pcda-circular-608-7th-cpc-concordance.html

Re-engagement of retired Gazetted officers in exigencies

submission-of-life-certificate.html

Recognition of CGHS Empanelled Hospitals and referral & reimbursement for Physiotheraphy

Railway doctors’ denial of OPD facilities for Chronic diseases to those in receipt of FMA -BPS writes to DG (RHS) Rly Bd.

SCJ for granting Old Pension on the basis of,amongsts others, determination of criteria of Pensionable establishment.

DOPT: Stepping up of pay – Consolidated guidelines

Health care facilities to Railway retirees- Right to health, medical aid to protect the health and vigour to a worker while in service or post retirement is a fundamental right under Article 21, read with Articles 39(e), 41, 43, 48A and all related Articles and fundamental human rights to make the life of the workman meaningful and purposeful with dignity of person.”-BPS writes to the Minister for Railways

Right to health, medical aid to protect the health and vigour to a worker while in service or post retirement is a fundamental right under Article 21, read with Articles 39(e), 41, 43, 48A and all related Articles and fundamental human rights to make the life of the workman meaningful and purposeful with dignity of person.-Supreme Court

OROP-Corrigendum-Tables-17.10.2018

Healthcare facilities to Rly retirees

Merger/conversion of 33 postal dispensaries with CGHS

Nation wide Special Pension Adalat on 18.09.2018

Glitches in CTSE Scheme – Avoidable delay in issuing CTSE card

Difficulties faced by RELHS beneficiaries regarding ward entitlement over Palakkad & Trivandrum Divisions

PCDA Circular No 607

More Indians are paying TAX NO

Cashless service for RELHS Card Holder to take treatment in Recognized Private Hospitals in emergency over Southern Railway

Pan India quality health care to Rlys RELHS beneficiaries atleast at Par with CGHS-Rly Board reply to BPS representation

Auto empanelment of CGHS empaneled Hospitals to Rlys-Rly Board reply to BPS representation

Extention of benefit of enhanced gratuity,increment & other benefits to those retired on 30/6 &31.12 including stay granted by SC 0n12.3.18 in SLP 5646-47

Extension of benefit of upgraded scales to pre 2006 retirees

7th CPC: Revised entitlement of wards in Railway empanelled Hospital for Railway Medical beneficiaries – Railway Board Order

Supreme Court: Daughters-in-law should be treated as family and not housemaids

148% DA to 6th CPC Pay Scale Railway employees w.e.f 01.07.2018

echs-order-prior-sanction-treatment-non-emp-hospitals

Judgement macp

Submission of Digital Life Certificate by Disabled and aged (80 years and above) pensioners in the cities of Mumbai / Ambarnath, Chandigarh, Mysore, Vadodara, Dehradun, Bangalore and Trivandrum.

Supreme court : Daughters-in-law should be treated as family member and not the domestic help

Guidelines regarding handling of complaints in Ministries/Departments.

Settlement of Death case claims within 7 days-reg.

Grant of Dearness Relief in the 5th CPC series effective from 01.07.2018 to CPF beneficiaries in receipt of ex-gratia payment-reg

Railway All India LTC Claim Register to be maintained by concerned cash branch

Guidelines regarding handling of complaints in Ministries/Departments.

Settlement of Death case claims within 7 days-reg.

Timely revision of pension as per 7th CPC dt : 04/05.10.2018

Hyderabad High Court upholds claim for higher pension-Courtesy The Hindu vijaywada 7.10.18

Medical facilities to RELHS beneficiaries -A guide book by CMD ERlyly

FMA Endorsement on PPO & Chronic diseases in relation to Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA) for Railway Pensioners

LARSGESS Scheme: Railway Board Order in supersession to Order dated 26.09.2018

Fixing of Remuneration in favour of Re-engaged Retired Employees covered under NPS: Railway Board

‘Pension is a recognition that everyone contributes to the economy’

Hon’ble Supreme Court rules that A person cannot be deprived of Retirement Benefit without the authority of law and that executive instructions are not having statutory character and, therefore, cannot be termed as “law” within the meaning of aforesaid Article 300 A

Let’s ensure citizens’ right grow old with dignity

updates – Sept-2018

Amendment of instructions DR to re-employed pensioners con sequent on revision of ignorable part of pension-RBE 140

Relaxation of Rules for treatment of ECH beneficiaries

High Court judgement – Termination of the LARSGESS Scheme in Railways

No Delay or deficiency in delivery of services to the pensioners – CPAO GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Issue of 2 sets of PRCP to Group ‘D’ employees retired on or after 01.01.2006 – Railway Board No. 135/2018

Mr S.C.Maheshwari Secretary General Bharath Pensioners samaj New Delhi addressing RaIlway Pensioners on 21.9.2018 in the General Body meeting of NFRP

PM-JAY FAQ

7th CPC ready recknor Tables

Render Service to Sick Pensioner Family Pensioner on Priority Basis – CPAO

Reconciliation of pension debits and analysis of exception reports

7th-cpc-macp-applicability-of-fixation-of-pay

All India leave Travel Concession (AILTC) Facility for Railway Employees: Procedural Guidelines/Conditions – Circular 130 

FMA-On BPS representation Rly Bd vide RBA No 76/2018 dated 17.7.18 has instructed all Principal Financial Advisor to ensure that PPOs of all eligible pensioners are suitably endorsed for payment of FMA

Increment to those retired on 30th June and due on 1st July

Dearness Relief to Pensioners wef 01.07.2018

ISSUE OF DUMMY BILLS to THE PATIENTS DT : 10.9.18

Allow automatic empanelment of all CGHS impaneled hospitals with Rlys for Rly beneficiaries-Demands BPS

Revision of Pension of pre 2016 Rly Running Staff retirees-Latest Position

Encouraging Railway Employees to enrol themselves under Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojna (PMSBY) and Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojna (PMJJBY) –reg.

Grant of Dearness allowance to C G Employees-Revised rates effective from 01.07.2018

Opening of CGHS Wellness centres at KOCHI,Varanasi,Srinagar,Jalandhar,Vishakhapatnam & Bagpat

Glitches in CTSE Portal

Allow automatic empalenment of CGHS empaneled hospitals by Rlyss

MOBILE APP FOR FEEDBACK ON CGHS SERVICE

“widowed daughter” is also a “widowed daughter-in-law”, who is supposed to serve her in-laws and children. Thus, it appears that the term “Widowed daughter-in￾law” is part of “widowed daughter” cannot be excluded from th fray of dependents of decased employee/pensioner-High Court

Amendment to the definition of family for the purpose of family pension dt : 03.09.18

Online PRC pass application & issuing PRC Passes online

Online application for getting Post Retirement Complimentary Pass/ Widow Complimentary Pass.

The Calcutta High Court today held that dearness allowance (DA) was a legal right of West Bengal government employees.-31.08.2018

Debit and Credit note for treatment of patient (Railway Medical Beneficiary) to other Railway Hospital with or without referral Simplification of process.

BPS writes to PM on the issue of GP Rs 4200 or 4600/- in case of those who retired from Pre 1.1.2006 pay scale of Rs 6500-10500

Extension of nessary cooperation to pensioners Assn dt : 21.06.2012

Implementation of instruction issued from railway Board dt : 26.07.2018

facilities for pensioners through web responsive pensioners service (WRPS) of CPAO dt : 26.07.18

DOPPW NOTE on the issue of GP Rs 4200 or 4600/- in case of those who retired from Pre 1.1.2006 pay scale of Rs 6500-10500

Cabinet approves additional 2 percent Dearness Allowance (DA) for Central Government employees and Dearness Relief (DR) to pensioners w.e.f. 1st July, 2018

The applicant’s date of birth is admittedly 1.1.1956 and thus relying on the ratio of law laid down by the Hon’ble Apex Court in S. Banerjee (supra), he is deemed to have retired from service on 1.1.2016. Hence, he is entitled for getting all his pensionary benefits in accordance with the 7th Central Pay Commission’s recommendations. Central Administrative Tribunal Principal Bench New Delhi OA No.571/2017 Order Pronounced on:17.04.2018

observance of swacchta hi seva 2018 (SHS’0 again from 15.09.2018 dt : 27.08.16

Claiming tax relief on salary arrears? Don’t forget to file Form 10E

VRS-Not a Right- S C

Defence Personnel entitled to Pension arrears from day of entitlement-HC Punjab/Haryana

Natarajan Venkataraman‎ writes in the Facebook group: Friends Who Like Bharat Pensioners Samaj-BPS

SLP (c) 29186/214

7th CPC benefit extended to Coffee Board Pensioners Family Pensioners-Half Victory as it is applicable wef 1.1.18

BSNL-Clarification on Compassionate ground apointment

SC judgement Union bank vs ajay.babu

Simplification of CTSE & removal of Glitches

Pan India quality health care facilities to Rly Pensioners at least at par with CGHS & ECHS

Forfeiture of Gratuityunder Payment of Gratuity Act not automatic on dismissal from service, SC

Flexible Pension contribution

Demographic time bomb: Young India ageing much faster than expected

increase of fitment factor under 7th CPC Question

Creches for Women Government Employees Grih Kalyan Kendra (GKK) has been administering Crèche Centres in its Samaj Sadans and Government quarters at various locations in Delhi/NCR for women Government employees.

CENTRAL ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNAL, LUCKNOW BENCH.

CGHS Dispensaries/Wellness Centres functioning in the country and criteria to open new dispensaries

CGHS and CS(MA) Rules: Revised ceiling rates for reimbursement of the cost of Cardiac pacemaker, AICD, Combo-device, Rotablator and Aortic Stent Graft

ECHS- Change in system of referal

Fixation of maximum number of days for disposal of various Types of cases-M)D

Patient friendly facilities

Health of elderly people

How can a murder or rape accused become a legislator, asks judge- Courtesy The Hindu

CRB writes to Secretary Finance for early approval for revision of pay level of group B officers to level 9 of 7th CPC Pay matrix & upgrading of 75% posts of Senior Supervisors in Group C Level 7 / GP 4600 to Group B Level 8 / GP 4800 in the interest of safety on Railways, and to remove stagnation amongst them.

CTSE (Cash less treatment Scheme for Emergency) Simplification-Rly Bd RTI reply

AIRF PNM hum No.19/2016 – Exclusion of retiring Rly employees from mandatory joining of RELHS-97.

PCDA CIRCULAR NO 189

Recent Rly Pass Circulars

COMMUNICATION TO HONOURABLE PM

Final settlrmrnt case of Late R N Goala

GOI M/O Commerce & Industry -Reply regarding extension of 7th CPC benefits to Coffee Board Pensioners

Pension Adalats to be held all over the country by all Ministries/Departments on 18.9.2018

Elderly: A human rights viewpoint

Facilities for pensioners through web responsive pensioners service W R P S

Lok Sabha question – Is 7th CPC report,burden on exchequer

Delhi HC judgement Man fined Rs 1 L for harassing elderly mother

MOD issues orders to implement MACP wef 1.1.2006-

updates-31.07.2018

Rly Running staff-Revision of pension of pre 2016 retired running staff-On BPS representation Rly Board sought advice of DOP & PW but now not providing further information on the subject sought by DOP &PW. BPS files RTI request

Ex-public sector employees ‘irked’ over pension body keeping SC order in abeyance-Courtesy Indian express 30.7.18

Enhancement of gratuity and all retiral benefits BPS representation dt : 11.01.18- DOPPW says there is a stay order against AP high court judgement in WP26506/2012

Raising concern over harassment of old parents by their children Delhi High Court fines man Rs 1 lakh for harassing elderly mother

Harassment to elderly pensioners by Banks

Delay in generation of revised PPOs of Pre 2016 retirees. DRM C,Rly Bhusaval replies to S C Maheshwari Secy Genl BPS

Provide door-step services to all seniors 70 and above – RBI directive to Banks

Changes in CTSE Smart Card to Rly Pensioners for cashless treatment in medical emergencies-Rly Board replies to S C Maheshwari Secy Genl BPS

RTI reply regarding computation of commutation to those retire last day of the month

CTSE-Need for Change in approach to make the scheme user friendly

Grant of Dearness Relief to Central Government pensioners / family pensioners Revised rate effective from 01.01.2016.

Working of PG portal dt : 24.07.2018

MANAGING DIABETES

Applicability of central service pension rule 1972 (CCS pension rules)1972 dt : 13.07.2018

Delay in payment of pension to Defence Pensioners/Family Pensioners by the Pension Disbursing Agencies

CGHS Orders – Reimbursement of cost of Neuro-implants for CGHS/CS(MA) beneficiaries

Delay in payment of pension to Defence Pensioners/Family Pensioners by the Pension Disbursing Agencies

Secy. Genl. at Chennai 0n 20.7.2018

DOPW in process to streamline pension Rules /orders/circulars.notifications in view of Supreme Court Khicdi remark

Review of extension of without voucher facility to retired employees

Reserve Bank of Iindia RBI/2018-19/14DBR.AML.BC.No.210/14.01.001/2018-19July 12, 2018

Payment of Gratuity to the employees of CPSEs-Clarification

Consultation fee for medical aid to Rly passengers

Revoking suspension of empanelment of BLK super speciality hospital

Elders and bitters: The Joneses are child’s play. Try keeping up with grandkids

RBI MASTER CIRCULAR DISBURSEMENT OF PENSION-02-07-2018

CGHS to married disabled SON

Revision of Annual ceiling for reimbursement of outdoor treatment

Extension of benefit of upgraded scales to Pre 2006 retirees and implement MACP wef 1,1,2006-BPS writes to Secy Pension

Health Insurance Scheme for pensioners including those residing in Non CGHS area-BPS writes to FM & Secy DOE

BPS Secretary for Rly Pensioners writes to DRM Katihar reg. Spl Pension Adalat on 16.7.2018

Notification of Nodal Officer of Private Health Care Organizations (HCOs) empanelled under CGHS Delhi & NCR.

Inordinate delay of over 23yrs to sanction Family Pension to legitimate widow of late employee-BPS writes to Director (PP) DOPPW

CSTE-Need for Change in approach to make scheme user friendly-BPS writes to MS Rly Board

Board level and below Board level posts including non-unionised supervisors in Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs)- Revision of scales of pay w.e.f. 01.01.2007 – Payment of IDA at revised rates-regarding.

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Grant of family pension to widowed/Divorced/un-married daughters Smt. Jivuben N Makwana-request from Bharat Pensioners’ Samaj to circulate simplified consolidated time bound procedure-reg.

IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUDICATURE AT MADRAS.DATED :16.08.2017 W.P.No.15107/2016 -W.P.No.13159/2016 REGADING INCREMENT-CONFIRMED BY SC

Revision of criteria for Diet charges for patients admitted in Rly hospitals

In response to BPS representation RBI issues following Circular

Removal of age limit of 25yrsof medical facilities

EPFO nod likely soon fr minimum Rs 2000 EPS Pension

Removal of age limit of 25 years of medical facilities for dependent children of serving/retired Rly employees

Restoration of full pension to absorbee defence pensioners

CPAO : Acceptance of Digital Signatures

Implementation of 7th CPC – CPAO meeting with Banks = Minutes

Clarification regarding admissibility of DA on Transport Allowance at pre-revised rates from 01.07.2016 @132% and from 01.01.2017 @ 136%: Noting of DoE 21/5/2017-E-II(B) Pt.

Procurement of Generic Medicines under CGHS through M/s HLL. – CGHS Orders

Running allowance of running staff should be taken into account for working out Notional pay of Pre 2016 running staff retirees

Clarification regarding admissibility of DA on Transport Allowance at pre-revised rates from 01.07.2016 @132% and from 01.01.2017 @ 136%: Noting of DoE 21/5/2017-E-II(B) Pt.

Implementation of 7th CPC – CPAO meeting with Banks = Minutes

CPAO : Acceptance of Digital Signatures

 

Excllent Verdict: Babysitting not a duty for grandparents: Mumbai Judge:   Parents ought to steer away from a presumption that grandparents are meant to be babysitters, a family court has said, adding that grandchildren should not become their burden in old age. “It is the primary duty of the parents and not the grandparents to take care of their infant children. Grandparents may be there to suppo

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7th CPC: Revised entitlement of wards in Railway empanelled Hospital for Railway Medical beneficiaries – Railway Board Order
Pension Procedure Latest updates PENSION PROCEDURE
Invitation of nominations for National Awards for Senior Citizens (Vayoshreshtha Samman) 2018 to eminent senior citizens and institutions for distinguished service for the cause of elderly persons – reg
Non-acceptance of Nomination Form for Life Time Arrear(LTA)
Non-issue of Pension slip by banks.
Recovery of excess payment made to pensioners.
Modicare to offer 20% lower rates than CGHS rates
Relaxation of Rules fr consideration of reimbursement in excess of approved rates pertaining to medical claims
Non acceptance of nomination Form for Life Time Arrests
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Railway pensioners ‘outlive’ those from defence, civil services: Official

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PENSION NOT A BURDEN
Where the elderly are vulnerable to abuse

Mala kapur shankar dass

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Comprehensive procedure, guidelines and check list for empanelment of private hospitals – Railway Order

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The recently-notified Finance Act 2018, which is applicable from 1st April 2018, has done away with exemption for transport allowance and medical reimbursement for salaried employees. How will you get impacted now? By: Sanjeev Sinha May 18, 2018  11:27
The Illness Within-Courtesy Indian Express 14.05.2018
Eligibility of permanently disabled unmarried son of a CGHS beneficiary to avail CGHS facility
Gujarat launches new healthcare project for Elderly
S C Ruling- wont allow arrest of innocent even if Parliament makes a law
Delhi High Court Ram Phal vs Union Of India & Ors. on 3 August, 2016

Ramphal vs uoi Delhi high court

Timelines for settlement of MRC of Pensioner CGHS beneficiaries

CGHS

information under RTI Act, 2005.

New tax code
Survey finds senior citizens’ living facilities substandard
E-Pension Payment Order: New Step in the Right Direction
New direct tax code
(Untitled post)
Abusing or abandoning parents may result 6 months in jail- TOI 13.5.018
Provisional pension
Railway – Cases of promotion taking place in the pre-revised pay structure between 01-01-2006 and the date of notification of RS(RP)Rules,2008
Revision of Provisional pension sanctioned under Rule 69 of the CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972.

PENSIONERS OWN MEDIA-‘BHARAT PENSIONER’ BPS monthly publication May 2018 issue

 

Centre must finalise litigation policy

COMMUTATION OF PENSION

SC judgement 17.3.2018

Don’t Force Govt Employees To Approach Court Claiming Gratuity: SC Tells State

Judgement

Agony of widows and widowers
Fixed Medical Allowance to Pensioners residing within the limits of a CGHS covered cities – Grant of Fixed Medical Allowance to CG Civil Pensioners residing in areas not covered under CGHS

Grant of Fixed Medical Allowance.

Deficiency in providing of services by banks to sick pensioners/family pensioner.
Air Travel entitlements for journeys on tour or training – revision of instructions reg.
Medical Treatment facilities to Central Government Employees and Pensioners dt : 23.04.2018
Fixation of pay in the merged Pay Scale of Rs. 5000-8000 and Rs. 5500-9000 with Rs. 6500-10500 (5th CPC) in 6th CPC Pay Band-2 + Grade Pay Rs. 4200/. dt : 23.04.20
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUDICATURE AT MADRAS DATED :16.08.2017 Regarding notional increment to those who completed full one year at the time of retirement.
Government of Tamil Nadu Finance (pay cell) department dt : 25.04.18 Grant of increment notionally

Incorrect fixation of 6th CPC pension as on 1.1.06 in case of HB LALL retired Section Officer Postal and Telecommunication Audit Kapurthala (Punjab) considering him to be in lower scale of Rs5500-9000 instead of Rs 6500-10500

 

Undue delay in the implementation of orders contained in OM dated 6.4.2016 in respect of pre-2006 pensioners of Coffee Board and also extension of 7thCPC benefits to the pensioners of Coffee Board and other Boards under the administrative control of Department of Commerce
THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CIVIL ORIGINAL JURISDICTION WRIT PETITION (CIVIL) NO. 694 OF 2015 Shiva Kant Jha…. Petitioner(s)Versus Union of India …. Respondent(s) JUDGMENT

 

Payment of dearness relief to re-employed pensioners and employed family pensioners: Clarification thereof. dt : 12.04.2018
Digital civil registration is one powerful way of enabling every child to potentially have a unique medical record that follows them through life

CGHS Wellness Centre Visakhapatnam

Revision of Pension of pre 2016 Pensioners dt : 18.04.2018
Lakhs of PPOs pending with banks for payment for over 6 mnths
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Ayushaman Bharat
“The Apex court slams ‘inhuman’ govt decisionThe Times of India (New Delhi edition)14 Apr 2018
Can Ayushman Bharat make for a healthier India? APRIL 13, 2018 00:02 IS

Health care

No fetters could be placed on th rights of a govt. employees during his life life time to get the best medical treatment.

Health care

DON’T BE IMPATIENT WHEN INTRODUCING OLD PEOPLE TO NEW TECHNOLOGY
Demarcation of coverage area under CGHS Wellness Centre
Demarcation of coverage area under CGHS Wellness Centre

Furnishing three copies of joint photographs (or separate photographs) with wife or husband by the Pensioner to Head of Office while filling up/uploading the pension forms pension forms-regd.

Dr Jitendra Singh launches online dashboard to monitor public grievances on real time basis
Majedar video
Standard Deduction Applicable for Pensioners – Clarification
Need to avoid the nomenclature “Dalit” for the members belonging to Scheduled Castes – Department of Social Justice and Empowerment
Extension of CGHS facilities to all retired employees of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan residing in Delhi/NCR
PENSIONERS OWN MEDIA-‘BHARAT PENSIONER’ BPS monthly publication April 2018 issue
Extension of CGHS facilies to all retired employees of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan residing in Dlhi/NCR-reg.dt.20.03.18
Revision of pension of pre 2016 pensioners
Pass from longer route- Rly Board clarification
Lok Sabha question regarding CGHS
CIVIL APPELLATE JURISDICTION CIVIL APPEAL NO. 3173 OF 2018 (Arising out of S.L.P.(CIVIL) No. 5456 OF 2018-Pension law in India Khichdi
BPS customer care cell
Railways to improve Madical Facilities in Railway Health Units & Hospitals
Aplointment on compassionate grounds
Special facilities provided to elderly and disabled by the Banks
Pension laws in India a khichdi
Attention Railway pensioners: Sarai Pass -Implementation of online receipt of pass application for availing PRC/ widow pass
Sharing of orders dated 30.01.2018 of Honorable supreme court dt : 22.03.2018
DR orders fr pensioners/FAMILY PENSIONERS dt : 22.03.2018
Salary/Pension of central civil employees
23YRS GONE . Indian Railway fail to sanction family pension to the legitimate widow of an employee died in harness in 1995 BPS seek enquiry by Central Vigilance Commission(CVC)
Grant of family pension to Widowed/Divorced /un married daughters Ref : No GJT/DOT-Cell/15/3/Q478 dated 12.02 of Account officer (Pension) office of GOI-DOT Controller of communication Accounts (Copy attached ) Regarding Sanction of family pension to widowed daughter SmtJivubn N Makwana.

 

30th Meeting of SCOVA

Exemption of Railway Employees appointed on or after 01.01.2004 from the purview of National Pension System (NPS) is not feasible – FM
Minimum educational qualification for recruitment from open market in Level -1 of the pay matrix of 7th CPC in CEN No.02/2018 issued by RRB (RBE No. 31/2018)
Inclusion of accidental death/injury due to natural calamities while performing in operational duties/movements during deployment on Line of Actual Control (LAC) in MoD letter dated 3rd February 2011
7th CPC Dearness Allowance from Jan-2018: Cabinet approves 2% DA to CGE
Amendment of instructions regarding dearness relief to re-employed pensioners consequent on revision of ignorable part of pension for fixation of pay in the re- employment post-reg
Delinking of qualifying service of 33 years for revised pension : PCDA (Pension) Circular No. 597
7th CPC Risk Allowance: Railway Board Order – List of categories/staff engaged in the following jobs
7th CPC DoPT OM – Extending the scope of definition of Anomaly – Pay Matrix Anomaly, Allowances Anomaly etc.
Govt is not in mood to increase 7th CPC Minimum Pay & Fitment Factor
Dearness Allowance from Jan 2018 @ 7%: Finance Ministry’s Order
Grant of Dearness Allowance to Central Government Employees – Revised Rates effective from 1.1.2018
7th Pay Commission – Hangs Fire Even As Dearness Allowance (DA) Has Been Hiked
7th Pay Commission: From Protest Before Parliament To Salary Hike
Implementation of Government’s decision on the recommendations of 7th CPC – Revision of pension of pre – 2016 Pensioners / Family Pensioners,etc.- reg.

7th CPC Rly

Deduction of Income Tax at the time of making payment.

income tax on pension

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Pension is described in section 60 of the CPC and section 11 of the Pension Act as a periodical allowance or stipend granted on account of past service, particular merits etc. There are three important features of ‘pension’. Firstly, pension is a compensation for past service. Secondly, it owes its origin to a past employer-employee or master-servant relationship. Thirdly, it is paid on the basis

 

Passive euthanasia allowed: Read full text of Supreme Court judgment recognising right to die with dignity India FP Staff Mar 09, 2018 16:08:34 IST

 

BHARAT PENSIONER’ BPS monthly publication MARCH 2018 issue

 

Information about Pony tail Palm

 

Normal rate of Ordinary and Enhanced Family Pension Revised – PCDA Circular 597

 

Amendment of instructions regarding dearness relief to re-employed pensnioners consequent on revision of ignorable part of pension for fixation of pay in the re­ employment post-reg

 

Partial Withdrawal under NPS