Demands of NC JCM Staff Side and the recommendations of 7th Central Pay Commission
NCJCM Staff Side has prepared a common Memorandum with utmost care by incorporating all common and important demands of All Central Government Employees working for Government of India and submitted it to 7th Pay Commission.
Everyone knew that the Common Memorandum was prepared after obtaining demands from all the Federations and Confederations.
In that Memorandum there was 44 demands were placed before 7th Pay Commission and NCJCM had justified their demands with appropriate explanation.
It is just an attempt to find out the fact that Did 7th Pay Commission consider all the 42 proposals? Has it accepted the demands fully or partially?
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|NC JCM STAFF SIDE||7TH CENTRAL PAY COMMISSION||
|33. All allowances to be increased by three times.||33. No. There is no recommendations on this demand.|
|34. NE Region benefits – Payment of Special Duty Allowance @ 37.5 of pay.||34. No. There is no recommendations on this demand.|
|35. Training:- Sufficient budget for in-service training.||35. No. There is no recommendations on this demand.|
|36. Leave Entitlement
(i) Increase Casual Leave 08 to 12 days & 10 days to 15 days.
(ii) Declare May Day as National Holiday
(iii) In case of Hospital Leave, remove the ceiling of maximum 24 months leave and 120 days full payment and remaining half payment.
(iv) Allow accumulation of 400 days Earned Leave
(v) Allow encashment of 50% leave while in service at the credit after 20 years Qualifying Service.
(vi) National Holiday Allowance (NHA) – Minimum one day salary and eligibility criteria to be removed for all Non Executive Staff.
(vii) Permit encashment of Half Pay Leave.(viii) Increase Maternity Leave to 240 days to female employees & increase 30 days Paternity Leave to male employees.
|36. No. There is no recommendations on this demand.|
(a) Permission to travel by air within and outside the NE Region.
(b) To increase the periodicity once in a two year.
(c) One visit outside country in a lifetime
|37. Extension of LTC to foreign countries is not in the ambit of this Commission. Splitting of hometown LTC should be allowed in case of employees posted in North East, Ladakh and Island territories of Andaman, Nicobar and Lakshadweep.No hometown LTC will be admissible to Railway employees, only “All India” LTC will be granted once in four years. LTC Advance should be abolished.|
|38. Income Tax:
(i) Allow 30% standard deduction to salaried employees.
(ii) Exempt all allowances.
(iii) Raise the ceiling limit as under:
(a) General – 2 Lakh to 5 Lakh
(b) Sr. Citizen – 2.5 Lakh to 7 Lakh
(c) Sr. Citizen above 80 years of age – 5 Lakh to 10 Lakh
(iv) No Income Tax on pension and family pension and Dearness Relief.
35. (a) Effective grievance handling machinery for all non-executive staff.
(b) Spot settlement
(c) Maintain schedule of three meetings in a year
(d) Department Council be revived at all levels
(e) Arbitration Award be implemented within six month, if not be discussed with Staff Side before rejection for finding out some modified form of agreement.
|38. No. There is no recommendations on this demand. Regarding income tax exemption of Ration Money Allowance (RMA), the Commission, as part of its general approach, has refrained from making recommendations involving income tax. However, looking into the unique service conditions of CAPFs, the Commission is of the view that since RMA is granted in lieu of free rations, it should be exempt from income tax.|
|39. Appoint Arbitrator for shorting all pending anomalies of the 6th CPC.||39. No|
|40. Date of Increment – 1st January and 1st July every year. In case of employees retiring on 31st December and 30th June, they should be given one increment on last day of service, i.e. 31st December and 30th June, and their retirements benefits should be calculated by adding the same.||40. There is no recommendations on this demand.|
|41. General Insurance: Active Insurance Scheme covering risk upto Rs. 7,50,000 to Non Executive & Rs. 3,50,000 to Skilled staff by monthly contribution of Rs. 750 & Rs. 350 respectively.||41. Level / Subscription / Insurance Amount
Level 10 and above / 5000 / 50,00,000
Level 6 to 9 / 2500 / 25,00,000
Level 1 to 5 / 1500 / 15,00,000
|42. Point to point fixation of pay.||42. No recommendations on this demand.|
|43. Extra benefits to Women employees
(i) 30% reservation for women.
(ii) Posting of husband and wife at same station.
(iii) One month special rest for chronic disease
(iv) Conversion of Child Care Leave into Family Care Leave
(v) Flexi time
|43. Commission recommends that CCL should be granted at 100 percent of the salary for the first 365 days, but at 80 percent of the salary for the next 365 days. And also recommended to extend the CCL to single male parents.|
|44. Gratuity :
Existing ceiling of 16 ½ months be removed and Gratuity be paid @ half month salary for every year of qualifying service.
Remove ceiling limit of Rs.10 Lakh for Gratuity
(i) Pension @ 67% of Last Pay Drawn (LPD) instead of 50% presently.
(ii) Pension after 10 years of qualifying service in case of resignation.
90 years – 100% of LPD
(iv) Parity of pension to retirees before 1.1.2006.
(v) Enhanced family pension should be same in case of death in harness and normal death.
(vi) After 10 years, family pension should be 50% of LPD.
(vii) Family pension to son upto the age of 28 years looking to the recruitment age.
(viii) Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA) @ Rs.2500/- per month.
(ix) Extend medical facilities to parents also.
(x) HRA to pensioners.
(xi) Improvement in ex-gratia pension to CPF-SRPF retirees up to 1-3rd of full pension.
|44. The Commission recommends enhancement in ceiling of gratuity from the existing Rs.10 lakh to Rs.20 lakh from 01.01.2016. The Commission further recommends, as has been done in the case of allowances that are partially indexed to Dearness Allowance, the ceiling on gratuity may increase by 25 percent whenever DA rises by 50 percent.|