Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Central Government Employees Group Insurance Scheme-1980 - Tables of Benefits for the savings fund for the period from 01.07.2017 to 30.09.2017.

No. 7(2)/EV/2016
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure

New Delhi, the September 6, 2017

Office Memorandum

Sub: Central Government Employees Group Insurance Scheme-1980 - Tables of Benefits for the savings fund for the period from 01.07.2017 to 30.09.2017.

The Tables of Benefits for Savings Fund to the beneficiaries under the Central Government Employees Group Insurance Scheme-1980, which are being issued on a quarterly basis from 1.1.2017 onwards, as brought out in this Ministry's OM of even number dated 17.3.2017, for the quarter from 1.7.2017 to 30.9.2017, as worked out by IRDA based on the interest rate of 7.8% per annum (compounded quarterly) as notified by the Department of Economic Affairs as per their Resolution No. 5(1)-B(PD)/2017 dated 17.7.2017, are enclosed.

2 The Tables enclosed are of two categories as per the existing practice. As hitherto, the first Table of Benefits for the savings fund of the scheme is based on the subscription of Rs. 10 p.m. from1.1.1982 to 31.12.1989 and Rs. 15 p.m. w.e.f. 1.1.1990 onwards. The second Table of Benefits for savings fund is based on a subscription of Rs. 10 p.m. for those employees who had opted out of the revised rate of subscription w.e.f. 1.1.1990.

3 While these orders are in respect of Table of Benefits for the period from 1.7.2017 to 30.9.2017, the Tables already issued for the quarters from 1.1.2017 to 31.3.2017 and from 1.4.2017 to 30.6.2017 are also reproduced for the sake of convenience and consolidation.
4 In their application to the employees of Indian Audit and Accounts Department, these orders are issued after consultation with the Comptroller & Auditor General of India.

5 Hindi version of these orders is attached.

(Amar Nath Singh)
Director

CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES GROUP INSURANCE SCHEME 1980
Contribution @ Rs. 10/- P.M upto 31.12.89 and Rs. 15 throughout after 1.1.90
Accumulated value of contribution from 1st January of year of Entry to the month and year of cessation 

Year of cessation of membership - 2017
Month of cessation of membership

Year of Entry
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
1982
30757.8030972.0031187.6231402.1031617.9831835.2832051.3832268.8732487.77
198328029.1428225.2728422.7028619.0928816.7829015.7529213.6429412.8129613.26
198425572.1825752.0325933.0826113.2026294.4926476.9726658.4626841.1327024.97
198523363.5423528.7723695.0923860.5724027.1324194.7824361.5324529.3624698.28
198621388.6221540.7721693.9321846.3221999.7022154.0922307.6722462.2322617.80
198719612.3619752.7519894.0620034.6820176.2220318.6820460.4020603.0420746.60
198818026.0018155.8818286.6218416.7218547.6818679.4918810.6218942.6119075.44
198916591.5516711.9316833.1116953.7117075.0917197.2717318.8417441.1817564.32
199015320.7115432.6715545.3815657.5515770.4615884.1115997.1916111.0016225.55
199113620.4113721.1113822.4813923.3914024.9614127.1914228.9214331.3114434.37
199212115.8512206.5912297.9312388.8612480.3912572.5212664.2212756.5012849.39
199310771.9710853.8110936.1911018.2211100.7811183.8911266.6111349.8811433.68
19949582.939656.899731.359805.499880.139955.2510030.0410105.3210181.08
19958525.358592.318659.728726.868794.438862.458930.198998.369066.98
19967587.567648.317709.467770.387831.717893.437954.918016.788079.05
19976749.096804.296859.856915.226970.957027.047082.927139.177195.77
19986009.966060.266110.906161.376212.166263.296314.246365.526417.13
19995346.785392.695438.915484.985531.365578.035624.565671.385718.51
20004762.494804.534846.854889.054931.534974.285016.905059.815102.98
20014242.474281.064319.914358.674397.684436.944476.094515.504555.16
20023780.873816.413852.193887.883923.813959.973996.054032.364068.90
20033356.363389.093422.033454.913488.013521.323554.573588.023621.69
20042974.543004.743035.143065.493096.043126.793157.493188.383219.47
20052621.812649.672677.722705.732733.932762.312790.652819.172847.88
20062295.932321.642347.512373.372399.392425.582451.752478.082504.58
20071994.872018.582042.452066.312090.332114.502138.652162.962187.43
20081716.741738.611760.621782.641804.801827.101849.401871.851894.44
20091459.791479.961500.261520.571541.021561.601582.181602.901623.75
20101222.411241.001259.721278.461297.321316.311335.311354.431373.68
20111003.101020.251037.501054.791072.191089.701107.241124.891142.65
2012800.34816.14832.04847.98864.03880.18896.37912.66929.05
2013614.02628.59643.25657.96672.76687.66702.61717.64732.78
2014443.09456.52470.05483.62497.28511.04524.84538.72552.70
2015286.32298.71311.19323.73336.35349.05361.80374.64387.56
2016142.48153.92165.44177.02188.68200.42212.21224.08236.03
201710.5021.0731.7142.4253.1964.0474.9685.9496.99
Note:
Basis Used
FromToInterest*
1.1.8231.12.8210%
1.1.8331.12.8611%
1.1.8731.12.0012%
1.1.0131.12.0111%
1.1.0231.12.029.50%
1.1.0331.12.039.00%
1.1.0430.11.118.00%
1.12.1131.03.128.60%
01.04.201231.03.20138.80%
1.4.201331.03.20168.70%
01.04.201630.09.20168.10%
01.10.201631.12.20168.00%
01.01.201731.03.20178.00%
01.04.201730.06.20177.90%
01.07.201730.09.20177.80%

* Interest p.a compounded quarterly

Savings Fund :68.75% from1.1.82 to 31.12.87
70%from 1.1.88 and onwards
Insurance Fund31.25%from 1.1.82 to 31.12.87
30% from 1.1.88 and onwards


CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES GROUP INSURANCE SCHEME 1980
Contribution @ Rs. 10/- throughout
Accumulated value of contribution from 1st January of year of Entry to the month and year of cessation

Year of cessation of membership - 2017
Month of cessation of membership

Year of EntryJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSep
198225649.6925826.5626004.6026181.6826359.9226539.3326717.7326897.2727077.98
198322923.6023082.4123242.2823401.3023561.3523722.4623882.6624043.9024206.18
198420464.6520607.1820750.6620893.3721037.0321181.6221325.4121470.1421615.80
198518258.2618386.1818514.9418643.0418771.9818901.7519030.8219160.7319291.47
198616277.0016391.8016507.3616622.3316738.0416854.5216970.3717086.9717204.32
198714501.4614604.5014708.2214811.4214915.3015019.8515123.8515228.5215333.87
198812911.5313010.0813103.2413195.9413289.2513383.1713476.6013570.6313665.27
198911484.7511567.8111651.4211734.6211818.3711902.6711986.5412070.9512155.91
199010209.5110284.1210359.2310433.9910509.2310584.9610660.3210736.1710812.51
19919075.849142.959210.509277.749345.429413.559481.349549.579618.25
19928069.928130.368191.218251.788312.758374.128435.208496.688558.55
19937178.957233.507288.407343.077398.107453.497508.627564.127619.97
19946383.796433.076482.686532.076581.806631.856681.686731.836782.30
19955678.055722.655767.555812.275857.295902.605947.725993.136038.83
19965052.145092.605133.325173.905214.745255.845296.795337.995379.47
19974496.484533.264570.284607.184644.314681.684718.924756.404794.11
19984001.504035.004068.734102.344136.174170.224204.154238.304272.68
19993560.813591.393622.183652.873683.763714.853745.843777.043808.43
20003174.833202.863231.073259.203287.523316.023344.443373.043401.82
20012829.522855.262881.172907.012933.022959.212985.323011.603038.05
20022518.882542.562566.402590.192614.132638.222662.262686.462710.81
20032238.742260.562282.532304.462326.532348.752370.922393.232415.69
20041983.032003.162023.432043.662064.032084.532104.992125.592146.31
20051747.871766.451785.151803.821822.621841.541860.431879.451898.59
20061530.621547.761565.011582.241599.591617.051634.501652.051669.72
20071329.911345.721361.631377.541393.551409.661425.771441.981458.29
20081144.491159.071173.751188.431203.201218.071232.941247.901262.96
2009973.19986.641000.171013.711027.341041.061054.791068.601082.50
2010814.94827.34839.81852.31864.88877.54890.21902.96915.79
2011668.74680.16691.67703.19714.79726.47738.16749.93761.77
2012533.56544.09554.70565.32576.02586.79597.58608.44619.37
2013409.35419.06428.84438.64448.51458.44468.40478.43488.52
2014295.39304.35313.36322.41331.52340.69349.89359.15368.47
2015190.88199.14207.46215.82224.23232.70241.20249.76258.37
201694.99102.61110.29118.02125.79133.61141.47149.39157.35
20177.0014.0521.1428.2835.4642.6949.9757.2964.66

Note: Basis Used

FromTointerest*
1.1.8231.12.8210%
1.1.8331.12.8611%
1.1.8731.12.0012%
1.1.0131.12.0111%
1.1.0231.12.029.50%
1.1.0331.12.039.00%
1.1.0430.11.118.00%
1.12.1131.03.128.60%
01.04.201231.03.20138.80%
1.4.201331.03.20168.70%
01.04.201630.09.20168.10%
01.10.201631.12.20168.00%
01.01.201731.03.20178.00%
01.04.201730.06.20177.90%
01.07.201730.09.20177.80%
* Interest p.a compounded quarterly
Savings Fund :68.75% from 1.1.82 to 31.12.87
70% from 1.1.88 and onwards
Insurance Fund :31.25% from 1.1.82 to 31.12.87
30% from 1.1.88 and onwards
Source:http://doe.gov.in/sites/default/files/CGEGIS%20Table%20%283rd%20Quarter%29%20English.pdf

Filed Under:

Productivity Linked Bonus for eligible Defence civilians of the Army Ordnance Corps (AOC) for the year 2016-2017.

No.20(3)/2017/D(JCM)
Government of India
Ministry of Defence

New Delhi, the 12th September, 2017

To
The Chief of the Air Staff,
New Delhi.

Subject: Productivity Linked Bonus for eligible Defence civilians of the Army Ordnance Corps (AOC) for the year 2016-2017.

Sir,
1. I am directed to refer to the Productivity Linked Bonus Scheme already circulated vide this Ministry ‘s letter No.F.24(6)/80/D(JCM), dated 28th September,1983 as amended from time to time, and to convey the sanction of President to the payment of 40 days (Forty Days) wages in cash as PLB for the year 2016-2017 to the eligible civilian employees of the AOC.

2. The entitiement has been worked out on the basis of the working results for the year 2016-2017 in accordance with the agreed formula.

3. The PLB will be paid to all eligible Gp.’B’(Non-Gazetted), Gp.’C’ and Gp.’D’ civilian employees of AOC who are covered under PLB Scheme for the accounting year 2016-2017. The calculation ceiling of Rs.7000/-(7000*40/30.4) and other terms and conditions of the PLB Scheme will remain unchanged.

4. Produuctivity Linked Bonus to the casual labourer will be paid at the assumed wages of Rs.1200/-p.m.(1200*40/30.4) for the accounting year 2016-2017,.However, in cases where the actual wages fall below Rs.1200/-p.m., the amount will be calculated on the actual monthly wages. The other conditions remain unchanged.

5. The Expenditure on this account will be debitable to Defence Services Estimates under respective Heads to which the pay and allowances of these employees are debited. The entire expenditure on the payment of PLB is to be met out of the sanctioned budjet grant for the year 2017-2018.

6. This issues with the concurrence of the Ministry of Finance (Deptt. Of Expenditure) vide their I.D. No. 300349248/E.III(A)/2017 dated 08.09.2017 and Defence (Finance/AG/PB) vide their Dy. No.149/AG/PB/2017 dated 11.09.2017

Yours faithfully,
Sd/-
(Pawan Kumar)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

Source: http://bpms.org.in/documents/new-document-13-sep-2017-15-05-54-bk62.pdf

Productivity Linked Bonus for the civilians of the Indian Navy for the year 2016-2017.

No.20(5)/2017/D(JCM)
Government of India
Ministry of Defence

New Delhi, the 12th September, 2017

To
The Chief of the Naval Staff,
New Delhi.

Subject: Productivity Linked Bonus for the civilians of the Indian Navy for the year 2016-2017.

Sir,
1. I am directed to refer to the Productivity Linked Bonus Scheme already circulated vide this Ministry ‘s letter No.F.24(9)/80/D(JCM), dated 28th September, 1983, as amended from time to time, and to convey the sanction of President to the payment of 40 days (Forty Days) wages in cash as PLB for the year 2016-2017 to the eligible civilian employees of the Indian Navy.

2. The entitiement has been worked out on the basis of the working results for the year 2016-2017 in accordance with the agreed formula.

3. The PLB shall be paid to all eligible Gp.’B’(Non-Gazetted), Gp.’C’ and Gp.’D’ civilian employees of Indian Navy who are covered under PLB Scheme for the accounting year 2016-2017. The calculation ceiling of Rs.7000/-(7000*40/30.4) and other terms and conditions of the
PLB Scheme will remain unchanged.

4. Productivity Linked Bonus to the casual labourer will be paid at the assumed wages of Rs.1200/-p.m.(1200*40/30.4) for the accounting year 2016-2017,.However, in cases where the actual wages fall below Rs.1200/-p.m., the amount will be calculated on the actual monthly wages. The other conditions remain unchanged.

5. The Expenditure on this account will be debitable to Defence Services Estimates under respective Heads to which the pay and allowances of these employees are debited. The entire expenditure on the payment of PLB is to be met out of the sanctioned budjet grant for the year 2017-2018.


6. This issues with the concurrence of the Ministry of Finance (Deptt. Of Expenditure) vide their I.D. No. 300349888/E.III(A)/2017 dated 08.09.2017 and MoD (Finance/AG/PB) vide their Dy. No.163/AG/PB dated 11.09.2017

Yours faithfully,
Sd/-
(Pawan Kumar)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

Source:http://bpms.org.in/documents/new-document-13-sep-2017-15-05-54-bk62.pdf

Productivity Linked Bonus for eligible industrial civilian employees of the Indian Air Force for the year 2016-2017.

No.20(4)/2017/D(JCM)
Government of India
Ministry of Defence

New Delhi, the 12th September, 2017

To
The Chief of the Air Staff,
New Delhi.

Subject: Productivity Linked Bonus for eligible industrial civilian employees of the Indian Air Force for the year 2016-2017.

Sir,
1. I am directed to refer to the Productivity Linked Bonus Scheme already circulated vide this Ministry ‘s letter No.F.24(10)/80/D(JCM), dated 2nd November,1983 as amended from time to time, and to convey the sanction of President to the payment of 40 days (Forty Days) wages in cash as PLB for the year 2016-2017 to the eligible civilian employees of the Indian Air Force.

2. The entitiement has been worked out on the basis of the working results for the year 2016-2017 in accordance with the agreed formula.

3. The PLB will be paid to all eligible Gp.’B’(Non-Gazetted), Gp.’C’ and Gp.’D’ civilian employees of Indian Air Force who are covered under PLB Scheme for the accounting year 2016-2017. The calculation ceiling of Rs.7000/-(7000*40/30.4) and other terms and conditions of the
PLB Scheme will remain unchanged.

4. Productivity Linked Bonus to the casual labourer will be paid at the assumed wages of Rs.1200/-p.m.(1200*40/30.4) for the accounting year 2016-2017,.However, in cases where the actual wages fall below Rs.1200/-p.m., the amount will be calculated on the actual monthly wages. The other conditions remain unchanged.

5. The Expenditure on this account will be debitable to Defence Services Estimates under respective Heads to which the pay and allowances of these employees are debited. The entire expenditure on the payment of PLB is to be met out of the sanctioned budjet grant for the year 2017-2018.

6. This issues with the concurrence of the Ministry of Finance (Deptt. Of Expenditure) vide their I.D. No. 300349244/E.III(A)/2017 dated 08.09.2017 and MoD (Finance/AG/PB) vide their I.D. No. – 152/AG/PB/2017 dated 11.09.2017

Yours faithfully,
Sd/-
(Pawan Kumar)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

Source: http://bpms.org.in/documents/new-document-13-sep-2017-15-05-54-bk62.pdf
Filed Under: , ,

Restoration of full pension in respect of Defence Service Personnel who had drawn lump sum payment on absorption in Public Sector Undertakings/ Autonomous Bodies.

No.1(04)/2007-D(Pen/Policy)
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
Department of Ex-servicemen Welfare
New Delhi-110011
Dated: 18th September 2017

To
The Chief of the Army Staff
The Chief of the Naval Staff
The Chief of the Air Staff

Subject: Restoration of full pension in respect of Defence Service Personnel who had drawn lump sum payment on absorption in Public Sector Undertakings/ Autonomous Bodies.

Sir,

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Ministry’s letter no. 1(4)/2007-D(Pen/Policy) dated 4.12.2007 under which revised methodology to workout restoration of pension was issued for those Defence pensioners who had drawn lump sum payment on absorption in Public Sector Undertaking/Autonomous Bodies. The restored pension as well as full amount of pension was further revised with effect from 01.01.2006 in terms of this Ministry’s letter No. 1(4)/2007- D(Pension/Policy) dated 21.08.2009 as amended vide letter No. 1(4)12007-D(Pen/Policy) dated 09.02.2011, letter No. 1(1)/2014- D(Pen/Policy) dated 16.10.2014. As per these orders, payment of dearness relief and additional pension to old pensioners is regulated on the basis of the notional full revised pension.

2. In compliance of Hon’ble Supreme Court Order dated 01 09.2016 in Civil Appeal No. 6048/2010 and Civil Appeal No. 6371/2010, Govt. of India, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Department of Pension & Pensioners Welfare vide their OM F.No. 4/34/2002- P&PW(D)-Vol II. dated 23.6.2017 read with OM of same No dated 21.07.2017, have decided to extend the benefit of ibid orders of Hon’ble Supreme Court to all such absorbee pensioners who had taken 100% lump sum amount and in whose case 1/3rd pension had been restored after 15 years, by restoring their full pension after expiry of commutation period of 15 years from the date of payment of 100% lump sum amount.

3. Matter has been considered and it has been decided that the provisions of Govt. of India, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Department of Pension & Pensioners Welfare OM F. No. 4134/2002-P&PW(D)-Vol. II dated 23.6.2017, shall also apply mutatis mutandis to all Armed Forces pensioner absorbed in PSUs/ Autonomous bodies. Other terms and conditions prescribed vide this Ministry’s letters issued from time to time which are not affected by the provisions of this letter, shall remain unchanged.

4. The Armed Forces PSU absorbees whose full pension is restored in terms of the above instructions would also be entitled for revision of their pension in accordance with the instructions issued from time to in implementation of the recommendations of the Pay Commissions, inculding 7th Central Pay Commission.

5. The pension in terms of these orders shall be revised by respective Pension Sanctioning Agencies suo-moto by issuing Corrigendum PPOs in all affected cases. No application in this regard shall be called for either from the pensioners or from the PDAs concerned.

6. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Division of theis Ministry vide their ID No. 31(8)/9/Fin/Pen dated 07.09.2017.

7. Hindi version will follow.

Sd/-
(Manoj Sinha)
Under Secretay to Govt. of India

Source: http://www.desw.gov.in/sites/default/files/DESW-Pen-Pol-18-Sep-17.pdf

Filed Under: ,

Procedure for empanelment of retired officers as the Inquiry Officers for conducting Departmental Inquiries-DOPT

F.No.142/40/2015-AVD.I
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training

New Delhi Dated, the 15th September, 2017

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Procedure for empanelment of retired officers as the Inquiry Officers for conducting Departmental Inquiries- reg.

The undersigned is directed to state that the issue of utilizing the services of retired officers for conducting departmental inquiries had been under consideration of the Department. It has now been decided that panels of retired officers from the Ministries/Departments under Government of India and PSUs would be created and maintained by the respective Cadre Controlling Authorities for conducting Departmental Inquiries against the delinquent officials.

2. Procedure for empanelment of retired officers as the Inquiry Officers – Panels of retired officers not below the rank of Deputy Secretary in Central Government and equivalent officer in the State Governments/PSUs to be appointed as the Inquiry Officer for the purpose of conducting departmental inquiries would be maintained level/rank wise and place-specific by each cadre controlling authority where its offices are located.

3. Validity of the panel – The panel of the retired officers created for the purpose of appointing Inquiry Officers for conducting departmental inquiry will be valid for a period of three years. The respective Cadre Controlling Authority will ensure that a panel of retired Inquiry Officers is available with them.

4. Following are the eligibility conditions for appointment of willing retired officers as the Inquiry Officers to conduct departmental inquiries:-

(i) Retired officers who are willing to serve as Inquiry Officer.

(ii) He/she should not have been penalized in a Disciplinary Proceeding case (no penalty in DP or prosecution in criminal case)

5. The respective Cadre Controlling Authority will immediately take necessary action for inviting applications from willing and eligible retired officers to serve as the Inquiry Officer for conducting departmental inquiry. In this regard, a format for inviting applications is annexed.

6. A three-member committee consisting of Joint Secretary level officers including CVO of the concerned Ministry/Departments/PSUs would be constituted by the respective cadre controlling authority. The other two members can be from the same Ministry/Department or from the attached or subordinate office. After receipt of willingness of the retired officers, names of the officers will be screened by the committee so constituted. The formation of panel will be a continuous and ongoing process. The DA will decide on the appointment of the IO based on willingness for a case, experience in the sector and status of residence. Committee constituted for making panels of retired officers as the Inquiry Officer has to keep in mind that applications of retired officers willing to serve as an Inquiry Officer should be scrutinized carefully to ensure that the applicant meets the eligibility criteria.

7. The number of disciplinary cases assigned to an Inquiry Officer may be restricted to 8 cases in a year, with not more than 4 cases at a time.

8. Terms and conditions for appointment of retired officers as the Inquiry Officer. The designated Inquiry Officer shall require to give an undertaking as follows:-

(i) that he/she is not a witness or a complainant in the matter to be inquired into or a close relative or a known friend of the delinquent Government officer. A certificate to this effect will be obtained from the Inquiry Officer with respect to every inquiry and placed on record

(ii) shall maintain strict secrecy in relation to the documents he/she receives or information/data collected by him/her in connection with the inquiry and utilize the same only for the purpose of inquiry in the case entrusted to him/her.

9. No such documents/information or data shall be divulged to anyone during the Inquiry or after presentation of the Inquiry Report. All the records, reports etc. available with the Inquiry Officer shall be duly returned to the authority which appointed him/her as such, at the time of presentation of the Inquiry Report.

10. The Inquiry Officer shall conduct the inquiry proceedings at a location taking into account the availability of records, station/place where the misconduct occurred as well as the convenience of the witnesses/ PO etc. Video Conferencing should be utilized to the maximum extent possible to minimize travel undertaken by the IO/PO/CO. The cadre controlling authorities will facilitate necessary arrangements for the Video Conferencing.

11. The Inquiry Officer shall undertake travel for conducting inquiry (in unavoidable circumstances) with the approval of an authority as may be nominated by the concerned Ministry/Department.

12. The Inquiry Officer shall submit the inquiry report after completing the inquiry within 180 days from the date of his/her appointment as the Inquiry Officer. Extension of time beyond 180 days can be granted only by the Authority as may be prescribed.

13. The rates of honorarium and other allowances payable to the Inquiry Officer will be as under:-

ItemsCategoryTime taken to complete the inquiry proceedingsRate per case (in rupees)
Honorarium'I'Where the number of witnesses cited in the Charge sheet is more than 1080% of monthly basic pension drawn
'II'Where the number of witnesses cited in the charge sheet are between 6-1060% of monthly basic pension drawn
'III'Where the number of witnesses cited in the charge sheet is less than 650% of monthly basic pension drawn
Transport AllowanceRs. 40,000/- per case 
Subject to the condition that the for outstation journey, the actual expenses for Air/Railway AC 1 will be reimbursed in addition. (subject to the approval of the competent authority and for outstation journey by Air journey will be performed by Air India in the cheapest of the entitled class a per their status before retirement and tickets will have to be arranged through authorized /permissible sources as per MoF’s guidelines;. If journey is not performed by Air India, prior approval for travelling in airlines other than Air India would be required as per the prescribed procedure; Similarly travelling by train would also be permissible/restricted as per the far of class entitled to the officer before retirement.
Secretarial Assistance'I'Where the number of witnesses cited in the charge sheet is more than 10Rs.40,000/-
'II'Where the number of witnesses cited in the charge sheet are between 6-10Rs.30,000/-
'III'Where the number of witnesses cited In the chargeRs.20,000/-

50% will be paid on submission of the Inquiry Report. Remaining amount will be paid within 45 days. In case it is not possible to proceed with the matter due to stay by courts etc., the Inquiry Officer may be discharged from his/her duties and payment of honorarium and other allowances will be made on pro rata basis.

14. Before the payment is received by the Inquiry Officer, it will be his/her responsibility to ensure that:-

(a) All case records and inquiry report (two ink signed copies) properly documented and arranged is handed over to the office of Disciplinary Authority.

(b) The report returns findings on each of the Articles of Charge which has been enquired into should specifically deal and address each of the procedural objections, if any, raised by the charged officers as per the extant rules and instructions.

(c) There should not be any ambiguity in the inquiry report and therefore every care should be taken to ensure that all procedures for conducting departmental inquiries have been followed in accordance with the relevant rules/instructions of disciplinary and appeal Rules to which the delinquent Government officials are governed.

15. Letter regarding engaging a retired officer as the Inquiry Officer will only be issued with the approval of the Disciplinary Authority of the Ministry/Department/ Office concerned.

16. A review of every empanelled Inquiry Officer will be done after receipt of 2 inquiry reports where adherence to time lines and the procedure and quality of work will be assessed by the concerned Ministry. Subsequent allocation of work may be done only after such evaluation. The services of Inquiry Officers whose performance is not upto the mark will be terminated with the approval of appointing authority.

17. Any issue arising out of this O.M. between the Inquiring Officer and the Disciplinary Authority will be decided by the Secretary , DoPT whose decision shall be final and binding on both parties.

18. These guidelines are issued for internal use of DoPT and other Cadre controlling authorities may adopt the same with suitable amendments.

Sd/-
(K. Srinivasan)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India

Source: http://document.ccis.nic.in/WriteReadData/CircularPortal/D2/D02ser/142_40_2015-AVD-I-15092017.pdf