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Thursday, 31 January 2013

Revised orders on Combined Norms

Consumable/ Non- Consumable and Personal Camp Equipment  orders issued on 31st Jan 2013 

Monday, 28 January 2013

CEC Meeting on 14/2/2013

The Extended CEC meeting will be held on 14/2/13 at CGWB office Hyderabad, all CEC members are directed to attend. 

Sunday, 27 January 2013

Wednesday, 23 January 2013

Strike Notice format

BEC/                                                                                                Dated: 


The RD/ EE/Head of Office

Sub: Two days Strike on 20th and 21st February, 2013

Dear Sir,
           The Secretary General of AICGWBEA has served Strike notice on 24/01/2013 to the Chairman CGWB as per the directives of the Confederation of Central Government Employees and Workers New Delhi. The General Body Meeting of the __________ of Region/ Division held at  place _______ has endorsed the decision of the CEC AICGWBEA & Confederation of Central Government Employees and Workers New Delhi to go on two days strike on 20th & 21st February 2013. The Charter of demands in pursuance of which the employees will embark upon the two day strike action is enclosed This is for your information.                             

Thanking you,

Yours faithfully,

Friday, 11 January 2013

General Strike on 20th & 21st February 2013





  1. Take concrete measures to contain Price rise.
  2. Take concrete measures for linkage of employement protection with the concession / incentive package offered to the entrepreneurs.
  3. Ensure strict enforcement of all basic labour laws without any exception or exemption and stringent punitive measures for violation of labour laws.
  4. Universal social security cover for the unorganised sector workers without any restriction and creation of a National Social Security Fund with adequate resources in line with the recommendation of NCEUS and Parliamentary Standing Committee on Labour.
  5. Stoppage of disinvestment in Central and State PSUs.
  6. No Contractorisation of work permanent/perennial nature and payment of wages and benefits to the contract workers at the same rate as available to the regular workers of the industry / establishment.
  7. Amendment of Minimum Wages Act to ensure universal coverage irrespective of the schedules and fixation of statutory minimum wage at not less than Rs.10,000/-.
  8. Remove all ceilings on payment and eligibility of Bonus, Provident Fund; Increase the quantum of gratuity.
  9. Assured statutory Pension for all.
  10. Ensure Compulsory registration of trade unions within a  period of 45 days and immediate ratification of the ILO Conventions Nos.87 and 98.



  1. Revise the wages of the Central Government employees including Gramin Dak Sewaks with effect from 1.1.2011 and every five years thereafter by setting up the 7th CPC.
  2. Merge DA with Pay for all purposes with effect from 1.1.2011 including for Gramin Dak Sweaks.
  3. Remove restriction imposed on compassionate appointments and the discrimination on such appointments between the Railway workers and other Central Government Employees.
  4. [a] Departmentalise all Gramin Dak Sweaks and grant them all benefits of regular employees; End Bonus discrimination and enhance bonus ceiling to 3500/-; Withdraw open market recruitment in Postman / MTS cadre; Revise cash handling norms; Grant full protection of TRCA; Grant Time Bound Promotion and Medical Reimbursement facility etc.

[b] Regularise the daily rated, contingent, casual workers and introduce a permanent scheme for periodical regularization. Pending regularization, provide them with pro-rata salary at 6th CPC rates.

  1. (a) Revive the functioning of the JCM. Convene the meeting of the Departmental Councils in all Ministries/Departments. Settle the anomalies raised in the National Anomaly Committee as also in the Departmental Anomaly Committees. Hold National Council meetings as specified in the JCM constitution. (b) Remove the anomalies in the MACP Scheme.(c) Grant recognition to all Associations/Federations, which have complied with the formalities and conditions stipulated in the CCS(RSA) Rules.
  2. Fill up all vacant posts and creates posts n functional requirements.
  3. Stop downsizing outsourcing, contractorization, corporatization and privatization of Government functions.
  4. Stop Price rise; Strengthen the PDS.
  5. (a) Stop the proposal to introduce the productivity linked wage system; (b) discard the performance related pay structure; (c) introduce PLB in all Departments; (d) remove the ceiling on emoluments for bonus computation.
  6. Revise the OTA, Night duty allowance and clothing rates.
  7. Implement all arbitration awards.
  8. Make the right to strike a legal and fundamental right of the Government employees on par with the other section of the working class.
  9. Grant Five promotions to all employees as is provided for in the case of Group-A services.
  10. (a) Withdraw the PFRDA Bill. (b) Rescind the decision to allow FDI in pension sector;(c) Scrap the new contributory pension scheme (d) Extend the existing statutory defined pension scheme to all Central Govt. employees irrespective of their date of entry in Government service.
  11. Vacate all Trade Union victimisation, and more specifically in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department.

Sunday, 6 January 2013

Trade Unions Demand 7th CPC

 Several Trade Unions, including CITU, AITUC, INTUC, HMS and BMS, in a joint memorandum to  Shri Chidambaram Hon'able Minster for Finance demanded 

Constitution of the seventh Pay Commission  to be announced in the Budget 2013

Hiking I-T exemption limit to Rs 5 lakh/annum


Friday, 4 January 2013

Pay Commissions

First pay commission was appointed by GOI in 1946 to enquire in to the conditions of service of central government employees. This commission in its report said that in no case should they pay less than a living wage.

The 2nd pay commission was appointed in August 1957; it examined the norms for fixing a need based minimum wage setup.

GOI appointed the 3rd pay commission in the 1970’s which in its report expressed support for a system in which adjustments of pay will occur automatically with upward movement in consumer price index.

The 4th pay commission came in 1983 to examine the structure of all central government employees, including those of union territories, officers belonging to the armed forces and all India service. Commission submitted a report that recommended drastic changes in pay scale.

The 5thpay commission 1996 made certain recommendation regarding restricting of pay scales.

The 6th pay commission was established in 2006 which submitted a report suggesting revision of Pay scales of employees & introduced Grade Pay System.