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R. N. Parashar, Secretary General, Ph: (Off.) 011-23092771 M.No: 09718686800 E-Mail: nfpehq@gmail.com Add: 1st Floor, North Avenue PO Building New Delhi - 110001
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Friday, March 29, 2019


REVISION OF INTEREST RATES FOR SMALL SAVINGS SCHEME FROM 01.04.2019 TO 30.06.2019



AMENDMENT IN NPS FUND INVESTMENT GUIDELINES
PFRDA CIRCULAR
  
PENSION FUND REGULATORY AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
B-14/A, Chhatrapati Shivaji Bhawan,
Qutab Institutional Area,
Katwaria Sarai, New Delhi-110016.

Ph: 011-26517501, 26517503, 26133730
Fax: 011-26517507
Website : www.pfrda.org.in

CIRCULAR
PFRDA/2019/8/SUP-PF/2
Date: 25.03.2019
Subject: Amendment to the investment Guidelines (Applicable to Scheme CG, Scheme SG, Corporate CG and NPS Lite schemes of NPS and Atal Pension Yojana)

Reference is invited to the Investment Guidelines for NPS Schemes (Scheme CG, Scheme SG, Corporate CG and NPS Lite schemes of NPS and Atal Pension Yojana) dated 3rd June 2015 issued vide circular no. PERDA/2015/16/PFM/7, the Change in Investment guidelines for NPS schemes W.r.t. Investment in equity Mutual funds vide circular no. PERDA/2018/56/PF/2 dated 20th August 2018 and Revised rating criteria for investments under NPS Schemes vide circular No. PERDA/2018/02/PF/02 dated 08.05.2018. The changes hereunder shall apply only to Scheme CG, Scheme SG, Corporate CG and NPS Lite schemes of NPS and Atal Pension Yojana.

2. In order to provide flexibility to the Pension Funds to improve the scheme performance depending upon the market conditions, it has been decided to increase the cap on Government Securities & related investments and Short term debt instruments & related investments by 5% each.

3. The asset class wise revised caps on the various asset classes are as under:

Asset Class
Caps on Investments for composite schemes
Government Securities & related investments
Upto 55%
Debt Instruments & related investments
Upto 45%
Equity ‘& related investments
Upto 15%
Asset backed, trust structured etc.
                    Upto 5%
Short term debt instruments & related investments
Upto 10%

4.The other terms and conditions as mentioned in the circular PERDA/2015/16/PFM/7 dated 03.06.2015, circular no. PERDA/2018/56/PF/2 dated 20th August 2018 and circular No. PFRDA/2018/02/PF/02 dated 08.05.2018 shall remain the same.

5. This circular is issued in exercise of powers of the Authority under sub-clause (b) of the sub-section (2) of section 14 of Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority Act, 2013 read with regulation 14 and 43 of PFRDA (Pension Fund) Regulation, 2015.

6. This would be effective from 01.04.2019.

Venkateswarlu Peri
(Chief General Manager)


GRANT OF DEARNESS RELIEF IN THE 5TH CPC SERIES EFFECTIVE FROM 01.01.2019 TO CPF BENEFICIARIES IN RECEIPT OF EX-GRATIA PAYMENT-REG (Click the link below to view)

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQS) ON RESERVATION TO PERSONS WITH BENCHMARK DISABILITIES IN POSTS/SERVICES UNDER CENTRAL GOVERNMENT – REG
No.36035/02/2017-Estt (Res)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel,
Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
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North Block, New Delhi
dated the 25 March, 2019
Subject: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on reservation to Persons with Benchmark Disabilities in posts/services under Central Government – reg.
This Department receives references from various Ministries/Departments seeking clarification on instructions with regard to reservation for Persons with Bench mark Disabilities issued vide OM of even number dated 15.1.2018; therefore, a set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) have been answered as under for their use:
Q.1 Whether the reservation for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities are vacancy based or post based?
Answer: Reservation for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities is vacancy based as per Section 34 of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016.
Q.2 What categories of specified disabilities are covered for reservation and what is the percentage allocation of reservation for each category of persons with benchmark disabilities?
Answer: As provided in Para 2 of the OM of even number dated 15.1.2018, categories of specified disabilities covered under reservation in posts and services of the Central Government vis-a-vis category wise percentage of reservation is as under:
(a)
blindness and low vision;
1%
(b)
deaf and hard of hearing;
1%
(c)
locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy;
1%
(d) autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness;
1%
(e)
multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses (a) to (d) including deaf-blindness,

Q.3 Whether the Persons with Bench mark Disabilities can apply against the posts, which are not identified suitable for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities?
Answer: Persons with Benchmark Disabilities can apply only against the posts identified suitable for the relevant category.
Q.4 Whether any priority has been given in selection to any category of disability?
Answer: Priority has not bee n given in selection to any category of Persons with Bench m ark disability.
Q.5 Whether a Benchmark Disability candidate can compete for appointment against an unreserved vacancies?
Answer: Yes, Bench mark Disability candidates can compete for appointment by direct recruitment against an unreserved vacancy if selected with out relaxed standards a long with other candidates for those posts/services which are identified suitable for them.
Q.6 Whether the vacancies which are to be earmarked reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities is to be computed on the total number of vacancies in the cadre strength in identified categories of posts as well as unidentified categories of posts.
Answer: Yes, vacancies which are to be earmarked reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities is to be computed on the total number of vacancies in the cadre strength in identified categories of posts as well as unidentified categories of posts. However, recruitment of persons with bench mark disabilities would only be against the category of posts identified suitable for them.
Q.7 Whether a separate roster is to be maintained for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities irrespective of the post based roster applicable for SC/ST/OBC?
Answer: Yes, every Central Government establishment shall maintain group-wise separate 100 point vacancy based reservation roster register in the prescribed format for determining /effecting reservation for the Persons with Benchmark Disabilities – one each for Group ‘A’ posts filled by direct recruitment, Group ‘B’ posts filled by direct recruitment and Group ‘C’ posts filled by direct recruitment.
Q.8 What to do with vacancies reserved f or any particular category(s) of Persons with Benchmark Disabilities cannot be filled due to non-availability of a suitable candidate, or for any other sufficient reasons?
Answer: As per Section 34(2) of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, if in any recruitment year any vacancy can not be filled up due to non-availability of a suitable person with benchmark disability or for any other sufficient reasons, such vacancy shall be carried forward in the succeeding recruitment year and if in the succeeding recruitment year also suitable person with benchmark disability is not available, it may first be filled by interchange among the five categories and only when there is no person with disability available for the post in that year, the employer shall fill up the vacancy by appointment of a person, other than a person with disability.
                                                                                                                           Sd/-

                                                                                                                         (G. Srinivasan)
                                                                                                                          Director (Res)


Thursday, March 28, 2019


REIMBURSEMENT IN RESPECT OF NEWSPAPERS PURCHASED/SUPPLIED TO OFFICERS AT THEIR RESIDENCE-GUIDELINES REGARDING. (Click the link below to view)


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REVISION OF PATTERN & SYLLABUS FOR LIMITED DEPARTMENTAL COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR THE POST OF POSTMASTER GRADE - I.      (Click the link below to view)


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REVISION OF PATTERN & SYLLABUS FOR LIMITED DEPARTMENTAL COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR THE POST OF INSPECTOR POSTS(Click the link below to view)


DECENTRALIZATION OF POSTAL ACCOUNTS



RATE OF DEARNESS ALLOWANCE APPLICABLE W.E.F 01.01.2019 TO THE EMPLOYEES OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT AND CENTRAL AUTONOMOUS BODIES CONTINUING TO DRAW THEIR PAY IN THE PRE-REVISED SCALES/GRADE PAY AS PER 6TH AND 5TH CENTRAL PAY COMMISSION. (Click the link below to view)

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REGARDING ANOMALY IN FIXATION OF PAY ON PROMOTION (Click the link below to view)

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

PAYMENT OF DEARNESS ALLOWANCE TO GRAMIN DAK SEVAKS (GDS) EFFECTIVE FROM 01.01.2019 ONWARDS (Click the link below to view)



Monday, March 25, 2019


EXAMINATION OF RECOMMENDATION OF KAMALESH CHANDRA COMMITTEE ON TRANSFER OF GDS ON ADMINISTRATIVE / VIGILANCE GROUND


Saturday, March 23, 2019


NFPE PAYS RESPECTFUL HOMAGE TO SHAHID BHAGAT SINGH, RAJGURU AND SUKHDEV ON THEIR MARTYRS' DAY DATED 23rd MARCH-2019









NATIONAL COUNCIL (JCM) DHARNA ON 28-03-2019 IS DEFERRED

All the Constituent Organizations of  National Council (JCM)

Sub:-Holding of regular meetings of the National Council (JCM), Standing Committee of the National Council (JCM) and the Departmental Council (JCM) as per the JCM Scheme - deferment of the proposed Dharna at Delhi on 28th of March, 2019.

Ref:-DOPT letter F.No.3/1/2019-JCA dated 22/3/2019

Dear Comrades,

Cabinet Secretary already fix the meeting of the National Council (JCM) on 13/4/2019 vide letter referred above (copy enclosed).

In view of above a dharna proposed by JCM Members on 28th March 2019 has been deferred in consultation with the principle Office Bearers of various Federations.

With greetings,
Yours Comradely,

(Shiva Gopal Mishra)
Convener



PJCA MEETING : POSTPONED


     FOR INFORMATION OF ALL GENERAL SECRETARIES
     OF NFPE & FNPO UNIONS

          The PJCA Meeting scheduled to be held on 27th March-2019 at New Delhi is hereby postponed.

Information regarding next meeting will be given later.

              R.N. Parashar                                                                           T.N. Rahate
          Secretary General                                                                Secretary General
                  NFPE                                                                                        FNPO

Friday, March 22, 2019


REVISED ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA ENGAGEMENT
TO GRAMIN DAK SEVAKS (GDS) POSTS
(Click the link below to view)

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PROMOTION AND POSTINGS OF HIGHER ADMINISTRATIVE GRADE (HAG) OFFICERS OF INDIAN POSTAL SERVICE, GROUP A'TO THE MEMBER GRADE OF THE SERVICE.
(Click the link below to view)



CIVIL LIST OF OFFICERS OF INDIAN POSTAL SERVICE (AS ON 01.01.2019)                          

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DURATION OF TIME AFTER WHICH THE SPEED POST ARTICLE IS TO BE TREATED AS LOST [DOP ORDER DATED 20.12.2018]
No. 57-07/2016-BD&MD (Pt.) 
Government of India 
Ministry of Communications 
Department of Posts Business 
Development & Marketing Directorate 
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg 
New Delhi — 110001 
Dated: December A. , 2018 
Office_ Memorandum

Subject: Duration of time after which the Speed Post article is to be treated as lost-Regarding. 

The matter on the above mentioned subject has been examined in accordance with the time lines fixed for completion of e-search bill cycle vide PG Division letter number 12-27/2016-PG dated 10.10.2018. The maximum period after which the Speed Post article will be treated as lost has been fixed as 150 days from the date of booking of article provided that a complaint is lodged within the period prescribed for lodging the complaint and e-search bill enquiry has been made and concluded as per instructions issued vide ibid letter of PG Division. 

2. This would come into force with immediate effect. Circles/Regions are requested to bring this to the notice of all concerned and to take immediate action to implement the above mentioned instructions. 




Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Tuesday, March 19, 2019


GUIDELINES OF RESIDENT WELFARE ASSOCIATION

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Monday, March 18, 2019


PLI-RPLI : AMENDMENT TO EXISTING RULES RELATING TO ISSUE OF DUPLICATE POLICY DOCUMENT OF POSTAL LIFE INSURANCE & RURAL POSTAL LIFE INSURANCE







GUIDELINES OF HOLIDAY HOME
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DECLARATION OF HOLIDAY ON 14TH APIL 201R9 BIRTHDAY OF DR.B.R.AMBEDKAR [DOPT ORDER]


Saturday, March 16, 2019


INCENTIVE FOR ACQUIRING FRESH HIGHER QUALIFICATIONS IN THE 7TH CPC SCENARIO (Click the link below to view)



DISPENSATION OF CONDITIONS OF APPLYING FOR GOVERNMENT ACCOMMODATION AND FURNISHING OF 'NO ACCOMMODATION CERTIFICATE' FOR ADMISSIBILITY OF HOUSE RENT ALLOWANCE.(Click the link below to view)

Friday, March 15, 2019

DHARNA AND HUNGER FAST ORGANIZED BY NCCPA AT JANTAR MANTAR , NEW DELHI ON 15th MARCH-2019 FOR SETTLEMENT OF 10 POINT CHARTER OF DEMANDS