ENGAGEMENT OF WORKERS THROUGH CONTRACTORS BY THE MINISTRIES AND DEPARTMENTS OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT.
O.M. No. 14(113) Misc. RLC (Coord)/2012 Dated:- January 23, 2013 from Ministry of Labour and Employment
Subject: Engagement of workers through Contractors by the Ministries and Departments of Central Government.
It has been noticed in the recent past that a large number of workers are being engaged on contract by various central Government Ministries and Departments. Parliament Questions have been received in this regard apart from various complaints relating to non-compliance of various provisions of law. These include wages and social security benefits flowing out of various legislations.
Similarly in cases where the workmen employed by the contractor perform the same or similar kind of work as the workmen directly employed by the principal employer of the establishment, the wage rates, holidays, hours of work and other conditions of service of the workmen of the shall be the same as applicable to the workmen directly employed by the principal employer of the establishment on the same or similar kind of work.
You may be aware that Government has enacted. the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970 and central rules made
Section 24 Other offences.—If any person contravenes any of the provisions of this Act or any rules made thereunder for which no other penalty is elsewhere provided, he shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three months, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both. .provide penalty for contravention of other offences shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three months, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both.
It is also noticed that some establishments are engaging contract workers in the employments which have been prohibited under section 10 of the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970. Some principal employers and contractors are violating the provisions of Act & Rules.
In view of above, the employing departments are hereby notified to ensure the compliance of the provisions of the Act & Rules in all establishments including PSUs under them.
Chief Labour Commissioner (C)
SIMPLIFICATION OF PENSION PROCEDURE - AMENDMENT IN PARA 15 AND PARA 16 OF “SCHEME FOR PAYMENT OF PENSIONS TO CENTRAL GOVT. CIVIL PENSIONERS BY AUTHORISED BANK".
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
Central Pension Accounting Office
Trikoot-II, Bhikaji Cama Place
CPAO/Tech/Simplification/2012-13/325 Dated : 18.02.2013
Subject: - Simplification of Pension Procedure - Amendment in para 15 and para 16 of “Scheme for payment of pensions to Central Govt. Civil Pensioners by Authorised Bank".
Attention is invited to the provisions contained in paras 15 and 16 of the Scheme Booklet regarding submission of life & other certificates and inter bank / intra bank transfer of pension Account.
2. Keeping in view the need to make the process of submission of certificates user friendly and in line with the technological advancement in the banking industry, it has been decided to allow pensioner/family pensioner to submit the life certificate as well as other certificates to any branch of the Bank through which his /her pension/family pension is being disbursed.
3. Further with the introduction of CBS and implementation of CPPC, the pensioner/family pensioner who is desirous of transferring his/her pension account from one branch to another branch (whether local or out station) of the same bank should has the option of putting in his/her request at either of the two branches instead of the present dispensation wherein transfer request is entertained only at the home branch. The transfer application will require mentioning both account numbers (in the old & new branch) with both branch contact details. The branch receiving the application will scan and register the same to CPPC. CPPC will coordinate the continuity of disbursement of monthly pension / family pension without any break.
4. All banks are hereby directed to follow the above procedural modifications in pension process and issue necessary instructions to all concerned accordingly.
5. This issues with the concurrence of Department of Pensions & Pensioners Welfare, Ministry of Personnel. Public Grievances & Pensions and Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance.
Chief Controller (Pensions)
PERMANENT ABSORPTION OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES AND EMPLOYEES OF THE UNION TERRITORIES IN THE AUTONOMOUS BODIES OF THE UNION TERRITORIES COUNTING OF SERVICE FOR PENSION.(Click the link below for details}