6 % DA hike for Central staff
Central Government employees and pensioners will get 6 per cent more dearness allowance (DA) and dearness relief (DR) with effect from January 1. This will benefit 48 lakh government employees and 55 lakh pensioners The Union Cabinet, in its meeting on Tuesday, approved to release an additional instalment of DA to serving employees and DR to pensioners. With this decision, DA and DR will be 113 per cent of the basic pay. The increase is in accordance with the accepted formula based on the recommendations of the 6th Central Pay Commission. Increase in DA will cost ₹6,762.24 crore for the period of 14 months (January, 2015 to February 2016) while on account of DR will, the amount would be ₹7,889.34 crore in the Financial Year 2015-16. DA and DR are revised twice every year with first one effective from January 1 and second from July 1. Revision is done on the basis of change in retail inflation during last six months.
Courtesy: The Hindu 7th April 2015
Pay Particulars from 2012
Much awaited module has been added in the system in which pay particulars for the period from 2012 onwards can be viewed financial year wise or calendar wise.
Closed Holidays for 2015
Holiday List for 2015 for the Central Government Offices in Kerala has been issued by Central Government Employees Welfare Co-ordination Committee (CGEWCC), Thiruvananthapuram.
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Update Aadhaar no.(requires login)
As per order no. 11013/9/2014- Estt (A-III) of DoPT, the implementation of the Aadhaar based biometric attendance is time bound, ie. by 26 th January 2015. All officers are requested to update Aadhaar number in this system for departmental use.
Award of Commendation
Shri. Sasikumar T., Inspector of Central Excise, Trivandrum, receives Commendation Certificate from Shri Parthasarathi Shome, Adviser to the Union Finance Minister, at the "Central Excise Day Celebration", in New Delhi on February 25, 2013 for development of online payroll application as service to the Dept at free of cost. The Revenue Secretary, Shri Sumit Bose and the CBEC Chairperson, Smt. Praveen Mahajan are also seen.