New Delhi, Dec 25: The 7th Pay Commission report prepared by Justice (retd) AK Mathur had suggested the abolition of all interest free advances given to Central Government employees. The Finance Ministry had accepted the proposal, instructing the respective departments to implement it. The Ministry of Railways, in its latest circular has informed its employees that no interest free advances, including the festival allowance would be granted.
The interest free advances which stands abolished include – Festival Advance, Advance on Pay of Transfer, Warm Clothing Advance, Bicycle Advance, Natural Calamity Advance, Advance of Leave Salary and Advance of Lawsuits. However, the Finance Ministry made it clear that the following interest free advances would continue to remain provided: Advances for Medical Treatment, Travelling Allowance for Family of Deceased, Travelling Allowance on Tour or Transfer and Leave Travel Concession.
In the circular issued by Ministry of Railways, a clear directive has been issued regarding the abolition of Festival Advances. “It has been decided not to grant Festival Advance to Railway employees with immediate effect,” the Railway Board states.
The 7th Central Pay Commission report was accepted on June 29 by the Union Cabinet. However, only the salary component has been hiked so far. The anomalies related to allowances are yet to be resolved. The High-Level Committee formed by Centre has been provided with additional time to revise the allowances.
Employee unions, led by National Confederation of Central Government Employees and Workers have called a massive strike on February 15 to press for their demands.
LATEST NEWS ON LTC
LATEST NEWS ON DEARNESS ALLOWANCE
RETIREMENT AGE FOR CENTRAL STAFF
REDUCE RETIREMENT AGE FOR NEW CENTRAL EMPLOYEES FROM 1/1/2016 NO PROPOSAL TO INCREASE RETIREMENT AGE FOR CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES J&K govt increases retirement age from 58 to 60 Employees to get pension payment order soon after retirement RAISE THE RETIREMENT AGE TO 65 YEARS Central govt employees’ retirement age to be extended by 2 years to 62 Union government wants retirement age 62 Cabinet decision to increase retirement age deferred Govt not considering to raise retirement age to 62 yrs
MACPS/ACPS for the Central Government Civilian Employees – Regarding MACP Scheme - treatment of employees appointed through LDCE/GDCE against Promotee Quota vacancies at par with those selected against DR/LDCE quota vacancies —reg. CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES DEMANDS ON MACP MODIFIED ASSURED CAREER PROGRESSION SCHEME FOR MULTI TASKING STAFF Modified Assured Career Progression Scheme for the Central Government Civilian Employees SUMMARY RECORD OF DISCUSSIONS HELD DURING THE THIRD MEETING OF THE JOINT COMMITEE ON MACPS LATEST FAQ ON MACP FOR CENTRAL GOVT EMPLOYEES
MACP FOR CENTRAL GOVT EMPLOYEES
Restructuring of cadre of Artisan Staff in Defence Establishment in modification of recommendation of 6th CPC Modified ACP Scheme (MACPS) for Railway employees- clarification-NFIR IMPORTANT DEMANDS OF THE RAILWAYMEN TO BE PURSUED BY THE ALL INDIA RAILWAYMEN’S FEDERATION
7 CPC HRA 7 TH CPC REPORT 7CPC ARREARS 7TH CENTRAL PAY COMMISSION 7th CPC 7th cpc allowances 7th cpc anomalee committee 7TH CPC BUNCHING BENEFIT 7th cpc da 7th cpc defence matrix table 7TH CPC LATEST NEWS 7th PAY COMMISSION ADVANCE AICPIN ALLOWANCE BANK EMPLOYEES CENTRAL GOVERNMENT CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES. CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES CGHS CHILD CARE LEAVE children education allowance DA JULY 2017 DEARNESS ALLOWANCE DOPT HOLIDAY HOMES MACP MINIMUM PENSION NATIONAL PENSION SYSTEM NC JCM PENSIONERS PORTAL RAILWAYS REDUCE RETIREMENT AGE FROM 60 TO 58 SEXUAL HARASSMENT AT WORK PLACES WOMEN EMPLOYEES