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BSNL and MTNL (VRS) Scheme : Rs. 29,937 crore approved Ex-Gratia and Pensioner Benefits

BSNL and MTNL (VRS) Scheme : Rs. 29,937 crore approved Ex-Gratia and Pensioner Benefits
The Cabinet in the meeting held on 23.10.2019 approved a revival plan for Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL). The revival plan, inter-alia, includes the measures to reduce the staff cost through a Voluntary Retirement Scheme (VRS) for employees of age 50 years and above. Accordingly, BSNL and MTNL introduced VRS with effect from 04.11.2019 which was open till 03.12.2019. BSNL and MTNL have informed that 78,569 employees of BSNL and 14,387 employees of MTNL have opted for VRS.
The Government has approved Rs.29,937 crore (Rs.17,169 crore on account of Ex-Gratia on VRS and Rs.12,768 crore due to preponement of pensionary benefits spread over a period of ten years) through budgetary allocation for VRS.
The above statement was submitted by Ministry of Communications Department of Telecommunications of undermentioned Lok Sabha Question:-
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 3694                                                                                                    TO BE ANSWERED ON 11TH DECEMBER, 2019

VRS FOR BSNL AND MTNL EMPLOYEES

3694. SHRI ANTO ANTONY
Will the Minister of COMMUNICATIONS be pleased to state:
(a) whether the Government has announced Voluntary Retirement Scheme (VRS) for employees of BSNL and MTNL;
(b) if so, the details thereof;
(c) whether the Government has any record regarding number of employees who applied for VRS;
(d) if so, the details thereof and the quantum of amount required for settlement of VRS;
(e) whether the VRS is a part of revival package for BSNL and MTNL; and
(f) if so, the details thereof?
ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE FOR COMMUNICATIONS, HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
AND ELECTRONICS & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
(SHRI SANJAY DHOTRE)
(a) to (f)                                                                                                       As above
Source Lok Sabha

Guidelines to all Departments undertaking to Review the Service Rules of the Employees so as to Terminate the Services of Corrupt Employees

(a) & (b)  The provisions under Fundamental Rules (FR) 56(j), Rule 48 of Central Civil Services (CCS) (Pension) Rules, 1972 and Rule 16(3) (Amended) of All India Services (Death- cum-Retirement Benefits) [AIS (DCRB)] Rules, 1958 have laid down the policy of periodic review and premature retirement of Government servants in public interest. This is a continuous process.
(c)  As per the information/data uploaded by the different Ministries/Departments/Cadre Controlling Authorities (CCAs) on Probity Portal followed by the rectification requests made by some Ministries/ Departments/CCAs, during the period from July, 2014 to October, 2019 (as on 25.11.2019), provisions of FR 56(j)/similar rules have been invoked against a total number of 117 Group ‘A’ officers and 126 Group ‘B’ officers of different Ministries/Departments.
(d)  The same retirement benefits are admissible to these persons as applicable to Government employees upon retirement on normal age of superannuation.
The above statement was submitted by Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Department of Personnel & Training of undermentioned Lok Sabha Question:-
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
(DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL & TRAINING)
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 3873                                                                                                                           (TO BE ANSWERED ON 11.12.2019)

GUIDELINES AND TERMINATION OF CORRUPT EMPLOYEES

3873. SHRI KANAKMAL KATARA
Will the PRIME MINISTER be pleased to state:
(a) whether the Government has issued guidelines to all the departments, banks, public sector undertakings to review the service rules of the employees so as to terminate the services of corrupt employees;
(b) if so, the details thereof;
(c) the names of the departments along with the number of employees who have been given compulsory retirement during the last six months; and
(d) whether the retirement benefits package, gratuity/PF, etc. are payable to such employees?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
AND MINISTER OF STATE IN THE PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE
(DR. JITENDRA SINGH)
As above
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Source: Lok Sabha

Salient Features of National Saving Accounts and Certificates after Gazette Notification Dated at 12.12.2019.

CHANGES AS PER THE GAZETTE NOTIFICATION || DATED 12.12.2019 ||SCHEME WISE

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SSA 

Subsequent deposit multiples of Rs. 50/- . 
FORM 1- ACCT OPENING
FORM 2- FOR PMC
FORM 3- FOR WDL
FORM 4- FOR CLOSURE

PPF

MIN INITIAL DEP FOR OPENING: RS. 500/- MINIMUM PER FY: RS. 500/-. MAX 150000
Subsequent deposit multiples of Rs. 50/- 
Loan Int - 1 % (If the principal loan amt paid in within 36 months) , and 6 % if not paid or partially paid
FORM 1- ACCT OPENING
FORM 2- FOR LOAN AND WDL
FORM 3- FOR CLOSURE
FORM 4- FOR EXTENSION
FORM 5- FOR PMC

SCSS

NO LOCK UP PERIOD. ACCT HOLDER CAN CLOSE THE ACCOUNT AT ANY TIME.
PMC
a) Before 1 year- Already paid interest amount will be recovered.
b) 1 YR - 2 YR- Deduction at 1.5 % of Deposit
c) > 2 YR-Deduction at 1 % of deposit
d) During Extension period, after one YR-NIL.
FORM 1- ACCT OPENING
FORM 2- FOR PMC
FORM 3- FOR CLOSURE
FORM 4- FOR EXTENSION 

MIS

MINIMUM INITIAL DEP FOR OPENING: RS. 1000/- AND MULTIPLES OF RS.1000/-
FORM 1- ACCT OPENING
FORM 2- FOR PMC
FORM 3- FOR CLOSURE

RD

MINIMUM DENOMINATION RS.100/- AND MULTIPLES OF 10/-
FORM 1- ACCT OPENING
FORM 2- FOR PMC
FORM 3- FOR CLOSURE/RENTION OF MATURITY AMT
FORM 4- FOR EXTENSION
FORM 5- FOR LOAN/WDL

NSC

MINIMUM DEPOSIT RS.1000/- AND MULTIPLES OF 100/-
FORM 1- ACCT OPENING
FORM 2- FOR CLOSURE
FORM 3- FOR PLEDGE

KVP

MINIMUM DEPOSIT RS.1000/- AND MULTIPLES OF RS.100/-
FORM 1- ACCT OPENING
FORM 2- FOR CLOSURE
FORM 3- FOR PMC
FORM 4- FOR PLEDGE
SB
MINIMUM DEPOSIT RS.100/- AND MULTIPLES OF RS.10/-
MINIMUM BALANCE TO BE MAINTAIN IS RS.500/-. ACCT HOLDER HAS TO DEPOSIT THE DIFFERENCE AMT WITHIN ONE YEAR.
FEE FOR NOT MAINTAINING MIN BALANCE IS RS.100/- WDL NOT LESS THAN 50/-
NO WDL permitted which has the effect of reducing the balance to less than 500/-
CHEQUE BOOK - FREE FOR 10 LEAVES IN A YEAR. RS.2/- PER SUBSEQUENT CHQUE
FORM 1- ACCT OPENING
FORM 2- WDL AND CLOSURE
TD
MINIMUM DEPOSIT RS.1000/- AND MULTIPLES OF RS.100/-
FORM 1- ACCT OPENING
FORM 2- FOR CLOSURE
FORM 3- FOR EXTENSION
FORM 4- FOR PMC
FORM 5- FOR PLEDGE

Major Changes in DOP Schemes - Gazette Notification dated 12.12.2019 for Postal Saving Scheme

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For opening of new SB Account with minimum deposit of Rs.500/- and RD minimum deposit of Rs.100 & TD deposit minimum Rs.1000

In SB Penalty fee Rs 100 if the minimum of balance of Rs.500/- is maintained in the POSA Account

Old accounts which were opened on or before 12.12.2019 also have to be maintained with Minimum balance Rs.500/

1. Sukanya Samriddhi Account (SSA) can deposit multiple of Rs.50/-

2.Public Provident Fund (PPF) initial deposit must be Rs.500 and subsequent deposit can multiple of Rs.50/-

4. SCSS close at any time. Before one year means interest paid ( already) will be recovery

5. MIS Minimum Deposit Rs.1000/-

6. The minimum amount of monthly deposit in an account shall be one hundred rupees or any sum in multiples of ten rupees.

7. SB Account Initial Deposit Rs.500/- and subsequent deposit multiple of 10/- and minimum withdrawal Rs.50/-.

8. for additional cheque book Rs.2/- per cheque.

9.TD minimum Deposit Rs.1000/- with multiple of Rs.100/-

10. TD Account PMC allowed after 6 month


11. NSC and KVP Minimum Deposit Rs.1000 and multiple of Rs.100/-.