In a measure that would benefit thousands of Central government employees, the central government on Friday extended the Retirement Benefits and death gratuity to all, irrespective of the date on which they had entered government service.
Biggest recruitment to the tune of 70,000 is projected in the Department of Revenue which manages income tax and customs and excise, followed by central paramilitary forces, projected to rise by 47,000
The study shows that effective strength Central Government Employees, would be 31 lakh, which is closer to sanctioned strength of 29.82 lakh which existed forty five years ago in 1971
Task force created by PM Mr. Modi, would make Ministry wise study on strength of Government Employees and will recommend measures to optimise utilisation of man power
notional promotion and payment of arrears of pay, if any, for the period of notional promotion till the date of retirement, to such a retired Government servant if found fit on opening of the sealed cover is to be decided by the appointing authority in terms of Para 3 of OM No.22011/4/91-Estt.(A) dated 14/9/1992.
The convention considers the measures such as reduction in the wages of women employee who avail CCL, forcing the employees to go on voluntary retirement on completion of 20 years of service in the name of ‘inefficiency’, earmarking ‘very good’ for MACP, withdrawal of all types of short term advances, refusal to recommend for scrapping of new Pension scheme, etc are the most retrograde recommendations of the 7CPC.
“We are encouraging government employees who do good work. Government employees who are not working have to face consequences.” – Union Roads, Highways and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari
Finance Ministry recently issued order for revised DA from July 2015 to 119% for employees who are presently getting 6th CPC Pay. In respect of Central Govt and Central Autonomous Bodies employees who draw their pay in the pre-revised scale as per 5th CPC is revised now to 234%
National Joint Council of Action, which is a joint body of various Central Government Employees Associations including Railway Employees and Civilian Defence Employees decided to defer strike till Budget Session in 2016
Wage Revision in five years for CG Employees – Confederation has made this suggestion already in its memorandum submitted to 7th Pay Commission
Dearness Allowance with effect from July 2015 is determined on the basis of All India Consumer Price Index (Industrial Workers) from July 2015 to June 2015
Charter of Demands include Fix minimum wage with provisions of indexation, Effect wage revision of the Central Government Employees from 01.01.2014, ensure 5-year wage revision in future; grant interim relief and merger of 100% of DA
Confederation’s decision for Central Government Employees one day Strike on 2nd September 2015 and indefinite strike from 23rd November 2015, taken in National Executive Committee Meeting
10 Point Charter of demands include lifting of ban recruitment, Removal ceiling on Bonus, Five Promotions in a employees’s career
Central Government Employees strength excluding Railway Employees which is more than 30.50 lakh (all Ministries), but did not find mention in biggest employers list