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ECHS: Procedure to change parent polyclinic online

Central Organisation, ECHS Adjutant General’s Branch Integrated HQ of MoD (Army) Thimayya Marg, Near Gopinath Circle Delhi Cantt - 110 010 B/49711-NewSmartCard/AG/ECHS  29 Jul 2019 IHQ of MoD (Air Force) IHQ of MoD (Navy) HQ South Comd (A/ECHS) HQ East Comd(A/ECHS) HQ Wesst Comd(A/ECHS) HQ Central Comd(A/ECHS) Northern Comd(A/ECHS) South West Comd (A/ECHS) HQ ANC HO SFF & HQ Coast Guard All Regional Centres PROCEDURE TO CHANGE PARENT POLYCLINIC ONLINE 1. A software solution has been implemented to enable all ECHS beneficiaries with New 64 Kb Smart Card to enable them to change their parent Polyclinic online. This facility can be exercised once in six months by beneficiaries who have already collected the new 64 Kb ECHS card. The procedure to be adopted is given at succeeding paras. 2.  Action by the ESM.  The ESM/Primary beneficiary will adopt the following procedure:- (a) He/she will login to ECHS website,  echs.sourc

Option for change from CGHS to RMA or vice versa to the Officers/Staff of Railway services, posted in Railway Board during the tenure in Railway Board or at the time of retirement.

S.No. 24 GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (भारत सरकार) MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (रेल मंत्रालय) RAILWAY BOARD (रेलवे बोर्ड) CIRCULAR Sub: Medical facility to Railway Officers/Staff working in Railway Board. The matter relating to the change of option regarding medical facility being availed by Railway Officers/Staff working in Railway Board has been considered. The Competent Authority in consultation with Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, has decided that: (i) The officers/staff of Railway Services, posted in Railway Board’s Office and already given an option to choose the medical facility under either Railway Medical Attendance Rules (RMA) or Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) at the time of joining Railway Board, may be allowed to change their option either during their stay in Railway Board or at the time of retirement (if retiring from Railway Board) from CGHS to RMA and vice versa, subject to the payment of CGHS subscription subsequent to the month of e

EPFO: Organising Nation-wide Pension Adalat on 23rd August, 2019

Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (Ministry of Labour & Employment, Govt. Of India) Head Office Bhavishya Nidhi Bhawan, 14-Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi-110066 No. HRM-8/12(1)2011/H.O./Pensioners/4728  Dated:29 JUL 2019 To, All Addl. CPFC’s Zones/Director (PDNASS)/Addl. CPFC (ASD), Head Office All RPFCs-I (In-Charge) of the Region/OICs/RPFC-I (ZTI's) RPFC (ASD), Head Office. Sub: Organising Nation-wide Pension Adalat on 23rd August, 2019-regarding Madam/Sir, Ministry of Personnel Public Grievances & Pensions Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare vide D.O No. 1/12/2019-P&PW(G) dated 28.06.2019 (Copy enclosed) on the above cited subject has issued instructions to all the Ministries/Departments that it has been decided by the Government that as part of its 100-day impactful initiatives, nation-wide Pension Adalats be conducted by each Ministry/ Department/ Organisation/ Field formations on Friday, 23th August, 2019. Hence, wide publ

Delay in handing over of ECHS Smart Card to ECHS Beneficiaries

Central Organisation, ECHS Adjutant General’s Branch Integrated HQ of MoD (Army) Thimayya Marg, Near Gopinath Circle Delhi Cantt - 110010 B/49711-MoD/AG/ECHS/DBT 29 Jul 2019 IHQ of MoD (Air Force) IHQ of MoD (Navy) HQ South Comd (A/ECHS) HQ East Comd(A/ECHS) HQ Wesst Comd(A/ECHS) HQ Central Comd(A/ECHS) Northern Comd(A/ECHS) South West Comd (A/ECHS) All Regional Centres DELAY IN HANDING OVER OF ECHS SMART CARD TO ECHS BENEFICIARIES [post_office] 1. Please refer to Central Organisation, ECHS letter No B/49711-IT/AG/ECHS dated 13 Sep 2018. (Copy enclosed). 2. The procedure of dispatching the 64 Kb ECHS Cards by the Card making company and their distribution by respective station HQ’s was given vide a/m letter. As on 17 Jul 2019, the card making company has printed and dispatched 8,33,468 cards to various station HQ’s through respective Regional Centres. It is seen that only 4,11,948 cards have been physically handed over by the station HQ’s to the beneficiar

Revision of Pension of pre-2016 pensioners after implementation of seventh Central Pay Commission’s recommendations- anomaly in determining notional pay.

7th Pay Commission revision of pension of pre-2016 pensioners – Anomaly in determining notional pay No.29018/02/2019.AIS-ll(Pension) Government of India, Minist ry of Personnel, P.G. and Pensions Department of Personnel and Training AIS-II(Pension) 12.07.2019 To, All Chief Secretaries to the States Subject: Revision of Pension of pre-2016 pensioners after implementation of seventh Central Pay Commission’s recommendations- anomaly in determining notional pay. Sir, I am directed to refer to various communications from State Governments on the above subject and to state that the matter raised in various representations of the pensioners seeking revision of their pension after implementation of 7th CPC recommendations, has been examined in this Department in consultation with Department of Pensions and Pensioner’s Welfare. 2. The basis for the re-fixation of the pension of pre-2016 pensioners are DoPT OM No.14021/4/2016-AIS-Il dated 19thMay, 2017 {mutatis-mutandis based

VOLUNTARY RETIREMENT FOR NPS EMPLOYEES

Pensionary benefits under NPS on   Voluntary Retirement The features and benefits under National Pension System (NPS) and the old pension scheme are independent. Under NPS, there is a provision for voluntary retirement/exit prior to the age of superannuation, without linking it with the minimum number of 20 years of service. As per Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (Exits and Withdrawals under the National Pension System) Regulations, 2015, and amendments there under, the provisions for voluntary retirement/exit and the benefits available/ allowed under NPS to employees of Central Government who voluntary retires are as follows: “3(b) where the subscriber who, before attaining the age of superannuation prescribed by the service rules applicable to him or her, voluntarily retires or exits, then at least eighty per cent out of the accumulated pension wealth of the subscriber shall mandatorily be utilized for purchase of annuity and the balance of the accumulat

Revised pass facilities to the Railway Servants who are "Persons with Disabilities"

RBE No. 116/2019  ADVANCE CORRECTION SLIP No. 80 भारत सरकार GOVERNMENT OF INDIA  रेल मंत्रालय MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS  (रेलवे बोर्ड) (RAILWAY BOARD) No. E(W)2017/PS5-1/6  New Delhi, dated 19.07.2019 The General Managers (P) All Zonal Railways & Production Units. The Chief Medical Directors All Zonal Railways. Sub: Revised pass facilities to the Railway Servants who are "Persons with Disabilities" (PwD). In compliance with the directives of Hon'ble Court of Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan), the provisions governing pass facilities to the railway servants who are "PwD", as contained in the extant Railway Servants (Pass) Rules, 1986 (Second Edition-1993) (RSPR-1986) have been reviewed. In order to make RSPR-1986 compatible with the provisions contained in Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act- 2016 (RPwDA-2016) and the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Rules-2017 (RPwDR-2017), the Competent Autho

Subject: Agenda relating to pensioners issues. BPS WRITES TO GENL SECY. AIRF

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MoD Clarification on Dual Family Pension i.e. Ordinary Family Pension (OFP) from Military Side, Special Family Pension (SFP)/ Liberalised Family Pension (LFP) for re-employed Military service - reg

No. PC -2(6)/2013/D(Pen/Pol) Government of India/Bharat Sarkar Ministry of Defence  Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare D(Pension/Policy) Dated 8th July, 2019 To  The Chief of the Army Staff The Chief of the Naval Staff The Chief of the Air Staff Subject: Clarification regarding grant of Dual Family Pension i.e. Ordinary Family Pension (OFP) from Military Side as well as Special Family Pension (SFP)/ Liberalised Family Pension (LFP) for re-employed Military service - reg. Sir, The undersigned is directed to state that references have been received seeking clarification as to whether Special Family Pension (SFP)/Liberalised Family Pension (LFP) is admissible on death of a military pensioner re-employed in military service, and his death is attributable to military service. 2. Prior to 17.01.2013, the NOKs of Armed Force Pensioner who got re-employed in Civil Department/PSUs/Autonomous bodies/Local Fund of Central/State Governments after

CGHS facilities to the retired BSNL/MTNL employees - Revised mapping for determining CGHS subscription and Ward entitlement

CGHS facilities to the retired BSNL/MTNL employees - Revised mapping for determining CGHS subscription and Ward entitlement No. 4-12(12)/2018-PAT-Part(l) Government of India  Ministry of Communications Department of Telecommunications  (PAT Section) **** New Delhi,dated 1st July, 2019 OFFICE MEMORANDUM Subject: CGHS facilities to the retired BSNL/MTNL employees who are in receipt of pension from Central Civil Estimates - Revised mapping for determining CGHS subscription and Ward entitlement. The undersigned is directed to refer to this Office Memorandum No. 4-12(11)/2012- PAT(Part) dated 31.08.2016 vide which CGHS facilities were extended to retired BSNL/MTNL employees who receive pension from Central Civil Estimates. 2. The rates of monthly CGHS subscription and entitlement of Wards in Private hospitals empanelled under CGHS have been revised with effect from 01-01-2017 by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare vide OM No. S