Monday 15 April 2019

Our beloved General Secretary Com.Debabrata Mohanty  addressing one Seminar on New Pension Scheme. at Atal Bihari Momorial Hall Lucknow.

Saturday 13 April 2019

the National Council (Staff Side) NJCA Meeting

No.NC-JCM-2019/NC meeting                                                                         .       April 13,2019
All Members of the
National Council (Staff Side) JCM
Dear Comrades,
                The 47th meeting of the National Council was held on 13.4.2019 at Rail Bhawan, New Delhi, under the Chairmanship of Shri P.K.Sinha, Cabinet Secretary. It was held after the most inordinate delay i.e. after the lapse of nine years that the National Council meeting was convened. The decision of NJCA to organize Dharna on28.3.2019 (which was deferred) is what triggered the Government to convene the meeting
The meeting commenced at 11.30AM and ended at 2.30 PM. In the introductory remark, the leader and the Secretary Staff Side touched upon the following points.
Survival of JCM ;revival of Departmental Councils; maintenance of its stipulated frequency.

Closure of offices- restructuring consultation with the Staff Side and Unions affected; with particular reference to CPWD, Printing Presses and Defence Industry.

Increasing litigations; Governments disregard to its own National litigation policy making employees and pensioners to incur huge expenditure. Non implementation of even Supreme Court decisions- MACP promotional hierarchy, MACP date of effect, increment on 30th June and 31stDecember etc

NPS and other pension related issue

Recognition Rules, delay in the grant of recognition

Arbitration Awards.

Non honoring of the assurance held out by the GOM to revisit the minimum wage and fitment formula

One more option to switch over to the 7th CPC

Non issue of clarification on the question of minimum pay for promotes after 1/1/2006

Reduction in the quantum of Night Duty Allowances

Ex-Service man pay fixation

Compassionate Appointment and its restriction

Outsourcing and Casualization of permanent Jobs

Regularization of Casual workers- include casual service for pensioner benefits

Running Allowance of Railway Workers with tax free banefit

CGHS deficiencies

Necessity to hold meetings by held and pension Secretary with Staff Side

One time relaxation for LTC-80 fare

Agenda items and Action Taken Statement items
1Grant of FMA in lieu of OPD for CGHS beneficieries beyond 70 years of ageNot agreed2Sanction of incentive for those working in terrorist infested areasWill be examined3Gandhi Nagar as link city to AhemdabadOrders issuedUpgradation Jam NagarOrders issued5A-1 status to Bengaluru from 16.1.2007Order issued6Upper age limit to be raised from 45 for departmental candidatesNo agreed7Casual labourers – grant of temporary status and regularizationUnder considerationRestricted holiday for industrial workersNot agreedApplicability of ccs (RSA) Rules to indust4rial workers of DefenceMOD will take final decision with in a monthRecruitment personnel for erstwhile Gr D functionsWill be examinedArbitration AwardsMatter will be discussed bilaterally with the staff side to reach a settlementBenefit of Rule 10 CCS (RP) Rules for those completed 1 year service maximumWill be reexamined13JCM coverage for GR BBeing examined14GPF for those recruited after 1.1.2004Will be considered as optional 15Washing allowanceSubsumed in the dress allowance16Running allowance/transport allowance to be exempt from ITAgreed to reconsider17Grant in temporary status to casual labourersWill be considered18Parity in Pay scale of workshop staff in postal with Railways and PostalAgreed to reconsider19Island/NER spl duty allowance to be exempt from Income TaxWill be considered20Non availability certificate from Estate officer for HRAWill be re examined21Stepping up of pay with Juniors under ACP/MACPOrders will be issued22Increase in residency period for future promotionsStaff side will give separate note23FR 15 (a) protection of payNot agreed.New item will be introducedGrant of Med.Advance at 90% for conventional deceasesOrders will be issued25Reimbursement of additional charges paid on account of over stay in hospitalsChairman suggested to consider the following-
Reimburse fully to the patient

2. Black list the hospital

MOH will decide
26Reimbursement of oxygen chargesOrders issuedLTC for dependant parentsOrders issued in 201728Revised scheme on compassionate appointmentWill be examined with reference to the discussion at the meeting29Family pension for unmarried/divorced/widowed sisterWill be considered30Created of NFSG grade to UDCs, stenographerUnder consideration31HostelsubsidyOrder issued32Constant attendant allowanceNot agreed33Revision of pension for those who compulsorily retired2.57 multiplication factor will be applicable to all. Extension of new option is under consideration34Stitching chargesSubsumed in dress allowance35Hospital patient care allowanceWill be discussed in a special meeting with Secretary, Health35Moped allowanceAbolished36Sports incrementOrders issued37Consultation with UPSC under Rule 9 of Pension RulesDropped38Litigation issues on service mattersThe chairman ruled that where the SC has given decision in rem, it will be implemented in the case of all similarly placed personnel39Revised FMA in border areasSettled, order issued40Revision of risk allowance to civilian employeesStaff side to introduce fresh item41CGHS ratesReferred to MOH special meeting42Revision of funeral advanceOrders issued43Exemption from payment of income tax for personnel beyond 80 years
With greetings
Your fraternally
(Shiva Gopal Mishra)
Category: NC JCM