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The Minimum wage would be raised to Rs. 19670 with the multiplication factor at 2.81. › Shiva Gopal Mishra Secretary National Council (Staff Side) Joint Consultative Machinery for Central Government Employees 13-C,...

Shiva Gopal Mishra

National Council (Staff Side)
Joint Consultative Machinery
for Central Government Employees
13-C, Ferozshah Road, New Delhi - 110001

No.NC-JCM-2017/7th CPC /Fin
August 14 2017
The Additional Secretary,
(Sh. Pramod Kumar Das)
Government of India,
Department of Expenditure,
Ministry of Finance,
North Block, New Delhi

Dear Sir,

We write this with reference to the discussions the staff side had with you on 21st July, 2017,when the official side explained the various recommendations of the Allowances Committee and the Government's decisions thereon. It is however, our considered opinion that the said allowances committee did not consider various submissions made by the Staff side both orally and in writing especially on those allowances, which has a universal application. Had it been really addressed, the reduction in the transport allowance in the case of employees in the lower strata of hierarchy would not have happened. No justification had been advanced by the 7th CPC for the reduction of the House rent allowance rates by a universal 0.8 factor. The Committee has also not enlightened us as to how the said factor had been applied while making cosmetic changes in the rates. The Committee did not consider the following glaring and untenable and incorrect conclusions of the 7‘h CPC despite that the Staff Side pointed out it in their written submissions.

(i) The house rent allowance is one such allowance which is not cost indexed. As on 1.1.2016, the date on which the pay was revised, the DA stood at 125%. What justification could be offered to reduce the rates by 0.8%is inexplicable. By deferring the date of revised allowance by 18 months, i.e. with effect from 1.7.2017, the Government has enormously gained financially. The actual financial outflow on account of the revision of pay and allowances has thus become less than even what was projected by the 7th CPC. The Committee should have known that on all previous occasions, where the date of effect of pay and allowances had differed, the Govt. had granted Interim Relief and merger of DA. No such decision had been taken by the Government, prior to the setting up of the 7th CPC. Even the precedence on which the committee wrongly relied upon, had been set aside by the Board of Arbitration, not once but twice.

(ii) The cosmetic changes effected in the rates of HRA which is published to have benefited about 7.5 Iakhs employees is not correct but exaggerated.

(iii) The Committee's decision to retain some of the department specific allowances was on the suggestion made by the concerned heads of departments. The Staff side view had not been considered at all.

(iv) The Pension committee’s recommendation to reject Option No. 1 on the ground of infeasibility is further reflective of the attitude of the Government towards the employees and pensioners.

On 30th June, 2016 the staff side had a meeting with the group of Ministers headed by Shri Rajnath Singh, the Honourable Home Minister, when an assurance was held out to revisit the computation of the Minimum wage and multiplication factor. We were informed that the Committee headed by you would consider as to how the assurance could be implemented. Despite three rounds of meeting with you, nothing tangible in this regard has happened. In our earlier submissions we had pointed out with facts and figures as to how the 7'h CPC erred in their computation of the Minimum wage and how could never be less than Rs.26000 as on 1.1.2016. We are afraid that the repetition thereof would not serve any purpose. However, as desired by you, we give hereunder certain glaring, iniquitous and unjustified factors, the rectification of which could be the least the Government could do while revisiting the computation of Minimum wage and multiplication factor.

1. Dr. Aykhroyd formula does not speak of any averages. The commodity prices of a particular date is to be taken into account for the computation of minimum wage as on that date. Since the pay is cost indexed, the fluctuation in prices of commodities in future is taken care of by grant of dearness allowance. The 7th CPC took the average prices of various commodities between 1.7.2014 to 30.6.2015 to compute the minimum wage. This is clearly impermissible. If this error alone is set right, the minimum wage shall work out at Rs. 19294 and the MF at 2.76 (See Annexure 1)

2. The 7th CPC reduced the housing component by 4.5%. This was in line with the computation formula adopted by the 6tth CPC. Such reduction on the specious plea that Central Government employees are given HRA separately was ostensibly incorrect as the quantum of HRA provided for is insufficient to meet the expenses incurred by an individual employee for hiring an  accommodation. The point however, we would like to mention is that the 7th CPC did not notice that the 6th CPC had increased / retained the rate of HRA whereas the 7th CPC for no valid reason reduced all the three rates by a uniform factor of 0.8. The said decision reduced the HRA in metro cities by 6% in classified cities by 4% and in unclassified towns by 2%. Averaging out to 4%. It must be in the fitness of things, that the unwarranted reduction of housing component is restored especially in the background of the Allowance Committee refusing to restore the erstwhile rates. The computation of the minimum wage if this correction is carried out would be as in annexure 2. The minimum wage would then work out to Rs. 20232 and the multiplication factor at 2.89. This is when the commodity price is taken not as the average for 12 months but the actual price as on 1.7.2015.

3. The Honourable Supreme Court had directed that 25% must be added to arrive at the actual minimum wage in order to enable the employees to meet out various social obligations. Children education was on of the minor components of the social obligations mentioned by Supreme Court. When the Supreme Court delivered its verdict, education in the country was in the public domain and was almost free up to the secondary level. The advent of the neo liberal economic policies, imparting education to the children has become one of the costly affairs. The reduction effected by the 7th CPC to the extent of 10% attributable to children education is totally unjustified and in our opinion even amounts to non adherence to the supreme Court directive in the matter. If this error is rectified, the Minimum wage would be Rs. 21873 (MF 3.12) , the commodity prices being Rs. 9885 (actual as on 17,2015) and would be Rs. Rs. 20391 if computation is done on the basis of the average of the commodity prices as was done by the 7thCPC. The MF In the said two cases would be 3.124 and 2.913 respectively. (See annexure 3 and 3A).

4. The 7th CPC has adopted the family at 3 Units. This is no doubt in consonance with Dr. Aykhroyd formula. The family is taken consisting of husband, wife and two children, value assigned being 1+,O.8,+O.6,+O.6. In the present day society to assign a lower value for women is a misplaced and outdated notion. The gender equality demands that the family unit must be taken at 3.2. ( 1+1+0.6+0.6) Two workings are given in Annexure 4 and 4A. In annexure 4 commodity price is what it should be i.e. the actual prices as on 1.7.2015 and in annexure4 A the same is what is taken by the 7th CPC. The minimum wage in Annexure 4 shall be Rs. 19981 (MF2.94) and in the latter case the MW shall be Rs. 19193 and the MF at 2.74) Please see annexure 4 and 4A for detailed working.
The 6th CPC while formulating the Pay band and Grade pay system had applied varying multiplication factors to create the four pay bands. They had relied upon the same argument that the skilled workers are entitled to have better pay packets than the unskilled or semi skilled labourers. The 7th CPC has advocated the same theory to apply varying Multiplications factors for creating pay levels. The successive application of different multiplication factors has disturbed the vertical relativity and if this theory is perennially adopted in the construction of pay scales the present equilibrium will be drastically altered. The ratio between the minimum and maximum pay in Government sector has been widening ever since the 5th CPC recommendations were adopted. The 7th CPC has relied upon the private sector wage pattern for justifying this practice. On quite a number of occasions, the previous Pay Commissions had advocated against the wage determination in Government and Public Sector on the basis of the fair wage comparison with the private sector as the functions and assigned responsibilities and objectives are essentially incomparable. Large scale contractorisation and outsourcing have already come into stay in Governmental organizations with consequent suppression of wages at the levels of semi skilled and unskilled levels. We are not presently on the ethical aspect of this unfair practice, which a welfare Government ought not have indulged in. We are to state that by application of different multiplication factors (i.e. Upto pay level 5 =2.57, pay level 6-9=2.62,Level 10-13A=2.67, Level 14-16 =2.72,Level 18:2.78 and level 17:2.81. By applying the multiplication factor at 2.81 for the Secretary level officers, the 7th CPC tacitly admitted that the minimum wage should not have been less than Rs. 19670. (i.e. 2.81 x 7000 = 19670) In this connection we would also like to bring to you notice that the Government has now unilaterally altered the multiplication factor and Pay matrix in respect of Level 13 from 2.57 to 2.67. Assigning a lower multiplication factor to the officers of level 13 appears to be a conscious decision of the 7th CPC as the Government’s executive order in 2008 to place the staid level of officers at a higher level had disturbed the then existing vertical relativity in the Governmental hierarchy. It is, therefore, the considered opinion and suggestion of the staff side that the Government must come forward to apply the uniform multiplication factor of 2.81 at all levels both for the construction of the pay levels as also for the pay fixation in the new Pay levels for the existing employees. If our suggestion is accepted, the Minimum wage would be raised to Rs. 19670 with the multiplication factor at 2.81.

We request you to kindly convene a meeting of the staff side to cause discussions on the above submissions and arrive at a mutually acceptable conclusion.

Thanking you,

Yours faithfully,

Shiv Gopal Mishra.

Monday, August 28, 2017

Bhubaneswar Division proudly conducted the one day strike on 23.08.2017 in the presence and participation of the Circle Secretary

Meeting in the Campus of Bhubaneswar GPO
 Mass Rally in the campus of Bhubaneswar GPO 
  Deserted Campus of Bhubaneswar GPO  

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Postal services affected

Employees go on strike, pressing for 10-point charter of demands

Postal services were hit in the two districts as departmental staff – clerks, post masters and postmen who were members of the National Federation of Postal Employees (NFPE) went on a day’s strike, pressing for 10-point charter of demands.

After the Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) – postal employees serving in rural areas called off their week-long strike on Tuesday night, the departmental staff struck work on Wednesday, in response to the call given by NFPE, affiliated to the All India Postal Employees Union (AIPEU).

Except head post offices in the two districts, most of the sub post offices remained closed, sources said. Services such as deposits and withdrawals under small savings remittance and withdrawal of money sent from abroad and delivery of posts were affected, sources said.

P. Nagarajan and N. Arivazhagan, district president and secretary respectively of the NFPE, said the strike was total in Ramanathapuram district as most of the 57 sub-post offices in the district were closed.

Sources in postal department, however, said more than 20 sub-post offices remained opened as employees who were members of the Federation of National Employees Organisation did not join the strike.

In Sivaganga and Karaikudi divisions, the strike was total, G. Nagalingam, Sivaganga division secretary of NFPE, said. Almost all the 38 sub-post offices in the division and most of the about 60 sub-post offices in Karaikudi division remained closed, he said.

The employees were pressing for filling of vacancies such as postal assistants, sorting assistants, mail guard and mail men. They demanded that the GDS be given the status of civil servants and pay scales for casual, part time, contingent and mazdoor workers be fixed in accordance with Sixth and Seventh Pay Commissions.

They also demanded five working days in a week and scrapping of the new pension scheme and fix 50% of the last drawn pay as the minimum pension.
Sources: The Hindu

Saturday, August 26, 2017


          Congratulations and Revolutionary Greetings to all General Secretaries, NFPE Office Bearers, Circle/Divisional and Branch  Secretaries of All Unions of NFPE including GDS Union for making One Day Strike on dated 23.08.2017 a Grand Success.

          After a long gap NFPE has conducted strike alone and only for settlement of Postal Sectional demands and it is made grand success by our Comrades.

          Out of 10 demands, three demands have already been settled by the Department. One demand, Declaration of result of membership Verification has been submitted to Minister (C) by Secretary (P) for approval.

          GDS Committee Report: Some queries were raised by the Finance Ministry and reply has been sent by the department. It will be implemented very soon.

          On other demands Department has started action.

          The Position of strike, Circle wise is placed below:

Kerala, West Bengal, Maharashtra, Assam, North East, Tamilnadu, Odisha, Jharkhand, Chhattisharg
Telangana , UP, M P ,AP, Punjab, Haryana, HP , Bihar
Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, J&K , Karnataka , Gujarat


Monday, August 21, 2017






                                                                                                R.N. PARASHAR
                                                                                            SECRETARY GENERAL, NFPE

Strike Campaign Meeting at Khurda H O on 20.08.2017

Bank staff to go on strike on August 22

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The United Forum of Bank Unions has called for a nationwide bank strike on August 22 in protest against the recent central government policies on banking. As a follow up, a parliament march will be held on September 15 in New Delhi.

"Over10 lakh bank employees in the country will join the strike. Rallies and protest meetings will be organized as part of the protest," said C D Josen, state convener, UFBU. One lakh employees will take part in the parliament march on September 15.

The merger of the associate banks of the state bank group and the introduction of the GST bill has brought about a lot of policy changes in the banking scenario. The employees will also demand slapping criminal charges on wilful defaulters, introduction of appointment on compassionate grounds in all banks, abandoning FRDI bill and stopping the practice of employing asset reconstruction companies, etc. 
Source :

India: Major tragedy averted at Guwahati station after railway mail staff spot parcel bomb

India: Major tragedy averted at Guwahati station after railway mail staff spot parcel bomb 
 A major tragedy was averted today (August 18) after the railway police at Guwahati station managed to locate and detonate an improvised explosive device weighing 10-kg. The bomb was kept as a parcel booked on the Railway Mail Service (RMS) and was supposed to be loaded on the Guwahati-Silchar passenger train. Guwahati is the capital of Indian state Assam and a major nerve-point in its railway network connecting the north-eastern states to the rest of the country.

The bomb parcel was booked from Guwahati General Post Office and was bound for the Guwahati-Silchar passenger train.

RMS employees, who heard a ticking sound from the parcel while those were being sorted according to their destination, grew suspicious and alerted the police.

A Home Guard posted at the station then isolated the mail cart and cordoned off the area, while the Assam Police bomb disposal squad was called in to check for the bomb.

The IED has been taken to the outskirts of the city to a place called Rani for a controlled explosion.

The Times of India quoted an unnamed official as saying that the IED weighed about "10 kg and its radius of impact would have been 100 meters".  

Investigations are on to ascertain if the explosive was set on a timer.
Source :


National Federation of Postal Employees (NFPE) and All India Postal Employees Union-GDS (AIPEU-GDS) have jointly given a call for nationwide one day strike on 23-08-2017.  About five lakhs Postal and RMS employees including Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) and Casual, Part-time Contingent and Contract workers will participate in the strike.  The main demands of the strike are filling up of all vacant posts, Grant of Civil Servant status to GDS and implementation of positive recommendations of Kamalesh Chandra Committee Report on GDS, Regularisation of Casual, Part-time Contingent and Contract Workers and payment of revised wages, implementation of Cadre Restructuring of all cadres with modifications suggested by staff side, withdraw contributory Pension Scheme etc.
        Confederation National Secretariat calls upon all affiliates and C-O-Cs to extend full support and solidarity to the Postal Strike and to hold demonstrations in front of major offices of the Department of Posts on 23-08-2017 ie. the strike day.
                                                                                               M. Krishnan,
                                                                                         Secretary General,
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1.      National Secretariat Meeting of the Confederation of Central Government Employees & Workers held at Income Tax Bhavan Auditorium, Bengaluru on 09-08-2017, under the Presidentship of Com. K. K. N. Kutty, took the following decisions.  Out of 39 National Secretariat members (including Women’s Sub Committee office bearers) 28 attended the meeting.  The following National Secretariat members were absent.

          1.   Com. Balasundaram (Leave)             2.    Com. Gurpit Singh
          3.   Com. Subir Majundar                          4.    Com. Subhash Chandra Pandey
          5.   Com. Mani Achari                                6.    Com. Jayasreeraj
          7.   Com. Manisha Majunder                    8.    Com. Nageswara Rao
          9.   Com. P.Panduranga Rao                   10. Com. Saritha Divakaran
          11. Com. Shantanu Bhattacharjee

          The meeting decided that the names of those National Secretariat members who are continuously absent from the National Secretariat Meetings for more than 50% meetings, without any valid reason, need not be considered for election as National Secretariat members to be elected in the next National Conference of Confederation.

2.      7th CPC related issues - Review of agitational programmes organised by Confederation and the present position of the various demands raised in the charter of demands - Future course of action.

        The National Secretariat reviewed various agitational programmes independently organised by Confederation viz: Massive Parliament March on 15-12-2016, one day nationwide strike on 16-03-2017, Mass Dharna organised in front of Finance Minister’s Office on 23-05-2017, Human Chain of Central Govt. employees on 22-06-2017 and Burning of the HRA orders on 25-07-2017.  It is reported by all National Secretariat members that the employees and pensioners had participated in large number in all the above programmes.

                The Government has already implemented Revised Pay Scales, Revised Allowances and Revised Pension based on 5th CPC recommended parity formula for pre-2016 pensioners.  The assurances given by Group of Ministers on 30-06-2016 regarding increase in Minimum Pay and Fitment formula still remains unimplemented.  Govt. has not considered the demand to restore HRA rate to 30%, 20% and 10% and implement  it from 01-01-2016.  All revised allowances are implemented prospectively from 01-07-2017 thereby denying arrears from 01-01-2016.  The Option-I parity for pensioners recommended by 7th CPC is rejected by the Government, instead 5th CPC recommended parity is extended to all pre-2016 pensioners.  The “very good” bench mark condition imposed for grant of MACP is not yet modified.  Even though NPS Committee constituted by Govt. for streamlining NPS has submitted its report to Government, its recommendations are still not made public.  The demand for withdrawal of Contributory Pension Scheme and guaranteeing minimum pension (50% of the last pay drawn) is still pending.  All other demands raised in the confederation and NJCA charter of demands are also remaining unsettled.

                Unfortunately, inspite of the totally negative attitude and non-honouring of the assurance given to NJCA by the BJP-led NDA Government, the dominant leadership of NJCA is not in favour of reviving the deferred indefinite strike and no serious agitational programmes was organised after 6th July 2016 (i.e. after deferring the strike) under the united banner of NJCA, which compelled the Confederation to demarcate and organise independent struggle programmes as mentioned above including one day nation-wide strike.

                The National Secretariat meeting took note of the above situation and decided to request once again the Railway Federations which are leading the NJCA as Chairman (NFIR) and Convenor (AIRF) to chalk out serious agitational programmes including strike under the banner of NJCA. Confederation National Secretariat strongly felt that to make the Govt. to honour its assurance on Minimum Pay and Fitment formula, to grant enhanced rate of HRA from 01-01-2016, to get Option-I parity implemented for pre-2016 pensioners, to modify the retrograde bench mark condition for MACP, to scrap NPS and ensure guaranteed minimum pension, to settle the justified demands of Gramin Dak Sevaks and Casual, Contract Workers, a united indefinite strike under the banner of NJCA (Railway, Defence & Confederation) is the need of the hour.
          In the absence of a united struggle under the banner of NJCA, the Confederation National Secretariat decided to organise the following agitational programmes in a phased manner.

         1.    Mass dharna at all District headquarters demanding settlement of modified charter of demands of Confederation on 19th September 2017 (Tuesday).
         2.    Mass dharna at all state capitals on 17th October, 2017 (Tuesday).
       3.  Three days massive relay dharna in front of Parliament from 9th November to 11th November 2017 along with Central Trade Unions.
         4.    Indefinite strike in 2018 jointly along with Central Trade Unions.  (Date will be finalised by the Central Trade Unions and independent Federations including Confederation).

          All affiliated organisations and COCs are requested to make the above programmes a grand success.  As the NDA Government is aggressively implementing the neo-liberal policies in all sectors, it is our responsibility to join hands with the entire trade unions and unitedly resist the onslaught.  If the Govt. is not ready to change its destructive policies, the workers have no option but to embark upon a prolonged struggle jointly with the suffering common people of our country, to change the Government.  It is in this background Confederation National Secretariat decided to join with the 3 days mass dharna at New Delhi and indefinite strike.  In the meantime, if NJCA meets and take decisions for any agitational programmes, confederation shall implement the programmes of NJCA also.  Modified charter of demands of the Confederation is also enclosed herewith. 

3.   2017 June 10th National Convention of Central and State Govt. Employees (Confederation and All India State Government Employees Federation) on “NPS & Outsourcing” - Review and implementation of the decisions taken by the National Convention.

                 The National Secretariat decided to implement the following decisions of the 2017 June 10th National Convention on “NPS & Out sourcing” jointly organised by Confederation and AISGEF. Confederation C-O-Cs should contact the AISGEF leaders of their respective states and chalk out detailed plan for implementing the decisions.  Large scale participation of employees on behalf of Confederation should be ensured in all the programmes:
          1.      State level joint conventions by 31-08-2017 (date may be extended if required).
          2.      District /Taluk level joint conventions before 31-10-2017.
          3.      Mass Joint dharna at all important Centres including State Capitals on
21-11-2017 (21st November 2917 Tuesday).
          4.      Raj Bhavan March (Date will be finalised later).
          5.      Nationwide campaign Jatthas covering all states.  (Dates to be finalised later)
          6.      Massive Parliament March (date to be finalised later).

4.      (a)     WFTU-TUI meeting at Kolkata on 2017 October 9th & 10th and (b) Asia Pacific Regional meet and World Secretariat meeting of Trade Union International (TUI) Public Services at Thiruvananthapuram on 2017 September 11th & 12th.

          (a)     Meeting of a team of WFTU Secretariat led by Com. George Mavrikos, General Secretary and all TUIs (Trade Union Internationals) Presidents/General Secretaries will be held at Kolkatta on 2017 October 9th & 10th .
          (b)     Asia-Pacific Regional meet and World Secretariat meeting of TUI (Public Services) will be held at Thiruvananthapuram on 2017 September 11th  (TUI meet) and  September 12th (Secretariat meeting).
                   The Total expenditure for the above two meet is to be borne by the organisations which are affiliated to WFTU- TUIs from India. Confederation’s share amount is fixed as Rs.300000/- (3 Lakhs). After detailed discussion the National Secretariat decided that each affiliates of the confederation shall donate share amount as shown below.

          1.      National Federation of Postal Employees (NFPE)                     100000
                   (all affiliates).
          2.      Income Tax Employees Federation (ITEF)                                     50000
          3.      All India Audit & Accounts Employees Association                      30000
          4.      Karnataka C-O-C (including/personal donations                          30000
                    offered by NFPE leaders)
          5.      National Federation of Atomic Energy Employees                       15000
          6.      All India Civil Accounts Employees Association                           15000
          7.      All India Ground  water Board Employees Association                15000
          8.      Geological Survey of India Employees Association                     10000
          9.      COC Tamilnadu                                                                                  10000
          10.    COC Uttar Pradesh (Lucknow)                                                         10000
          11.    COC West Bengal                                                                                 5000
          12.    COC Kerala                                                                                            5000
          13.    National Sample Survey Organisation Employees Association   3000
          14.    IBM Employees Association                                                                5000
          15.    All other affiliates                                                                           Rs.500/- each

The above amount should be remitted to the Confederation Financial Secretary before 31-08-2017.

Bank Account details of Confederation CHQ are furnished below.

Bank                          -         Indian Overseas Bank, Gole Market Branch, New Delhi-01
Account Number    -         084001000015586
IFS Code                  -         IOBA0000840

5.       National  Convention of workers held on 8th August 2017 at New Delhi-Implementation of decisions.

              All   the Central Trade Unions and Independent Federations (other than BMS) had Organised a massive National convention of workers on 8th August 2017 at Talkatora Stadium New Delhi against the anti-Labour and anti-people polices of NDA Govt. Confederation being a part of this convention, National Secretariat meeting unanimously decided to implement the following programmes decided by the National convention of workers.
(a)         To Work for achieving and accelerating united struggles in all sectors of the economy on respective demands, which has already begun.
(b)       To organise Block/District/Industrial Centres/States level massive campaign mobilisation and convention in preperation to Central mobilisation to be followed.
(c)          Massive three days dharna at National Capital on 9th, 10th, & 11th November 2017 to be attended by lakhs of workers from all over the country.
(d)          To prepare for indefinite countrywide strike action against the anti-people, anti-worker and anti-national policies of the NDA Government.
              The following Central Trade Unions have participated in the Convention in addition to independent federations of various sectors including Confederation.
              The National Secretariat decided that charter of demands adopted by the National convention of workers will be part-I charter of demands and confederation charter of demands will be part-II charter of demands for campaign and mobilisation of Central Government employees and also for the proposed indefinite strike.

6.           All India Women’s Trade Union  Workshop-2017

              The National Secretariat decided to organise ''All India Women’s Trade Union Workshop-2017'' in the month of November/December 2017.  C-O-C Maharashtra (Mumbai) is requested to discuss and inform their readiness to hold the workshop at Mumbai as there is larger concentration of women employees in Mumbai.  In order to reduce the financial burden of the Reception Committee it is decided that delegate fee will be Rs.1000/- (Rs. One thousand only) per head.  As the train reservation commences four months before, the decision of the C-O-C Mumbai  should be communicated to the CHQ before 21-08-2017.  On confirming the place only quota to each organisation and C-O-Cs etc. are to be fixed.  The C-O-C Mumbai is requested to communicate their decision immediately.

7.           Holding of a special convention/meeting of Autonomous body employees organisations and Autonomous body pensioners organistions.

              The National Secretariat discussed the situation arising out of abnormal delay in revision of pay of Autonomous body employees and also non-issuing of orders for revision of pension of autonomous body pensioners by the concerned Autonomous bodies/Administrative Ministries.   In the case of Autonomous body employees, eventhough the Finance Ministry has issued orders extending the 7th CPC pay scales to autonomous body employees on 13-01-2017, the orders   are not implemented in 95% of the autonomous bodies due to the stringent conditions imposed by the Finance Ministry.  In the case of Autonomous body pensioners, the stand taken by Finance Ministry and Pension Ministry is that they will not issue any orders for revision of pension or grant of Dearness Relief to Autonomous body pensioners.  Earlier during 5th CPC and 6th also they have not issued any separate orders, Once Govt. issues orders for revision of pension and grant of dearness relief to Central Govt. Pensioners, it is upto the autonomous bodies to issue orders based on that orders, in consultation with their Administrative Ministries.  But no Administrative Ministry has taken action for revision of pension and grant of dearness relief to Autonomous body pensioners.  In short a serious crisis has developed regarding revision of pay scales  of Autonomous body employees and Revision of  Pension and grant of dearness relief to Autonomous body pensioners.
              In the view of the above it is decided to convene a special meeting of all Autonomous body employees organisations and Autonomous body pensioners organisations to discuss and decide future course of action.  Date and venue of the meeting will finalised shortly.

13.         Problems of affiliated organisations  of confederation.

              Issues relating to the following departments are discussed and suitable decisions taken.
              (1)     Geological Survey of India
              (2)     Printing, Publications & stationary.
              (3)     Ground water Board.
              (4)     DAVP
              (5)     Civil Accounts
              (6)     Passport
              Meeting Commenced at 11 AM and ended at 6 PM.
              Fraternally yours,

                                                                                                      Secretary General
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1.      Honour the assurance given by the Group of Ministers to NJCA on 30th June 2016 and 6th July 2016, especially increase in minimum wage and fitment factor. Grant revised HRA at the rate of  30%, 20% and 10% with effect from 01-01-2016. Settle all anomalies arising out of implementation of 7th CPC recommendations, in a time bound manner.
2.      Implement option-I recommended by 7th CPC regarding parity in pension of pre-2016 pensioners.
3.      Scrap PFRDA Act and Contributory Pension Scheme and grant pension and Family Pension to all Central Government employees recruited after 01.01.2004, under CCS (Pension) Rules 1972.
4.      Treat GraminDakSewaks of Postal department as Civil Servants, and extend all benefits like pay, pension, allowances etc. of departmental employees to GDS.
5.      Regularise all casual, contract, part-time, contingent and Daily rated mazdoors and grant equal pay and other benefits.
6.      No Downsizing, Privatisation, outsourcing and contractorisation of Government functions.
7.      Withdraw the arbitrary decision of the Government to enhance the bench mark for performance appraisal for promotion and financial upgradations under MACP from “GOOD” to VERY GOOD” and also decision to withhold annual increments in the case of those employees who are not able to meet the bench march either for MACP or for regular promotion within the first 20 years of service. Grant MACP pay fixation benefits on promotional hierarchy and not on pay-level hierarchy. Personnel promoted on the basis of examination should be treated as fresh entrants to the cadre for grant of MACP.
8.      Withdraw the draconian FR 56 (J) and Rule 48 of CCs (Pension) Rules 1972 which is being misused as a short cut as purity measure to punish and victimize the employees.
9.      Fill up all vacant posts including promotional posts in a time bound manner. Lift ban on creation of posts. Undertake cadre Review to assess the requirement of employees and their cadre prospects. Modify recruitment rules of Group-‘C’ cadre and make recruitment on Reginal basis.
10.    Remove 5% ceiling on compassionate appointments and grant appointment in all deserving cases.
11.    Grant five promotions in the service carreer to all Central Govt. employees.
12.    Abolish and upgrade all Lower Division Clerks to Upper Division Clerks.
13.    Ensure parity in pay for all stenographers, Assistants, Ministerial Staff in subordinate offices and in all organized Accounts cadres with Central Secretariat staff by upgrading their pay scales. Grant pay scale of Drivers in LokSabha Secretariat to Drivers working in all other Central Government Departments.
14.    Reject the stipulation of 7th CPC to reduce the salary to 80% for the second year of Child Care leave and retain the existing provision.
15.    Introduce Productivity Linked bonus in all department and continue the existing bi-lateral agreement on PLB wherever it exists.
16.    Ensure cashless, hassle free medical treatment to all Central Government employees & Pensioners in all recognized Government and Private hospitals.
17.    Revision of Overtime Allowance (OTA) and Night Duty Allowance (NDA) w.e.f 01.01.2016 based on 7th CPC pay scale.
18.    Revision of wages of Central Government employees in every five years.
19.    Revive JCM functioning at all levels. Grant recognition to the unions/Associations under CCS (RSA) Rules 1993 within a time frame to facilitate effective JCM functioning.
20.    Implementation of the Revised Pay structure in respect of employees and pensioners of autonomous bodies consequent on implementation of CCS (Revised Pay) Rules 2016 and Revised Pension  Rules  in respect of Central Government employees and pensioners.
21.    Implementation of the “equal pay for equal work” judgment of the Supreme Court in all departments of the Central Government.