Removing the anomalous situation in the representation of JCM: Item No. 13/19/SC Standing Committee Meeting

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Removing the anomalous situation in the representation of JCM: Item No. 13/19/SC Standing Committee Meeting

Removing the anomalous situation in the representation of JCM: Item No. 13/19/SC Standing Committee Meeting AGENDA DISCUSSED DURING THE STANDING COMM

Notional Pay Fixation on promotion/ ACP/ MACP to the employees who are imposed with minor penalty
Functioning of Departmental Councils and Office Councils – Guidelines of JCM Scheme: DoPT OM
Accumulation of Earned Leave / Leave on Average Pay (LAP), beyond the ceiling of 300 days, including Industrial Employees.

Removing the anomalous situation in the representation of JCM: Item No. 13/19/SC Standing Committee Meeting

AGENDA DISCUSSED DURING THE STANDING COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON 26.2.2021 – DECISIONS TAKEN

A. Unresolved Items of the Earlier SCM held on 7.3.2019

Item Nos. and Ministry / Deptt.:  Item No. 13/19/SC DoPT

Subject: Removing the anomalous situation in the representation of JCM. Staff Side requested that at least all non-gazetted employees should be  considered for  inclusion in the JCM Scheme

Decision in the Meeting of 7.3.2019Joint Secretary (Establishment) stated that the J.C.M. Scheme covers all regular civil employees of the Central Government except Class-I and the Class II services, other than the Central Secretariat Services and the other comparable services in the Government organization and its HQs. He further stated that the matter to. include Group B employees for coverage under JCM Scheme is presently under examination.

Status as on 25.02.2021Ministry or Railways informed through their letter dated 23.02.2021 that in the Ministry of Railways only Assistant Section Officers in Railway Board Secretariat Service (RBSS) and Personal Assistants in Railway Board Secretariat Stenographers’ Service (RBSSS) are Group ‘B’ non -gazetted on the lines of CSS and CSSS. Any decision in this mater may be taken by the nodal Ministry i.e. DOP&T. In respect of RBSS and RBSSS, orders of DOP&T are adopted mutatis­ mutandis in the Ministry of Railways. Further, the JCM policy has been formulated by DOP&T and M/ o Railways has only adopted this policy.

Office of Indian Audit & Accounts informed though their letter dated 19.02.2021 that in IA&AD all Group B Non-Gazetted cadres are under JCM Scheme.

Department of Post informed through their letter dated 24.02.2021 as per guidelines of JCM Scheme, for the purpose of nomination on the Staff Side only those Federation / Associations / Unions will be recognized, which have enjoyed recognition in the past and which represent broadly and adequately all the categories of employees of a Department. In addition to this, as per essential features of the scheme of JCM, the scheme will cover all regular civil employees of the Central Government except:

(a) The Class I Services
(b) The Class II Services
(c) Persons in Industrial Establishment employed mainly in managerial or administrative capacity and those being employed in supervisory capacity.

2. PS Group ‘B’ Officers and ASPs in the Department have been earmarked as Gazetted Group ‘B’ PS Group ‘B’ are Supervising Officers/ Divisional Heads Unit Heads. They are running the administration of Division, which is a Managerial Cadre. Similarly, ASPs are also working as Head of a Sub Division and are assisting Division / Units Head as ASP (HQ) and ASP (Out Door) for smooth functioning of administration of the Division/ Units. They are working at middle level management. The PS Group ‘B’ having separate association, whereas ASP a Gazetted Group ‘B’ cadre having separate association which also consists of Inspector Posts Group ‘B’ Non – Gazetted.

3. Group ‘B’ Gazetted Association is representing only Group ‘B Officers strength of Group B Gazetted Officers is 2948 which is 1.68%. Strength of Group ‘B ‘ ‘Non­ Gazetted Officers is 5628 which is 3% of the Strength Group ‘B’ Non-Gazetted cadre staff is already covered in JCM.

In view of the above, Group ‘B’ Gazetted Officers cannot be brought under the ambit of JCM.

Updated status is awaited from Ministry of Defence.

Discussions/Decision on 26.02.2021The Staff Side demanded that all Non­ Gazetted employees may be permitted to be a part of JCM Scheme. AS(Estt.), DoPT indicated that she would look into the matter.


Item No. and Ministry / Deptt.: Item No.13/19/SC DoPT/JCA

Subject: Removing the anomalous situation in the representation of JCM.

Staff Side requested that at least all non-gazetted employees should be considered for inclusion in the JCM Scheme.

Decision in the Meeting of 7.3.2019: Joint Secretary (Establishment) stated that the J.C.M. Scheme covers all regular civil employee’s of the Central Government except Class-I and the Class II services, other than the Central Secretariat Services and the other comparable services in the Government organization and it HQs. He further stated that the matter to include Group B employees for coverage under JCM Scheme is presently under examination.

Status as on 25.02.2021Ministry or Railways informed through their letter dated 23.02.2021 that in the Ministry of Railways only Assistant Section Officers in Railway Board Secretariat Service (RBSS) and Personal Assistants in Railway Board Secretariat Stenographers’ Service (RBSSS) are Group ‘B’ Non-gazetted on the lines of CSS and CSSS. Any decision in this matter may be taken by the nodal Ministry i.e. DOP&T. In respect of RBSS and RBSSS, orders of DOP&T are adopted mutatis mutandis in the Ministry of Railways Further, the JCM policy has been formulated by DOP&T and M/o Railways has only adopted this policy.

Office of Indian Audit & Accounts informed though their letter dated 19.02.2021 that in IA&AD, all Group B Non-Gazetted cadres are under JCM Scheme.

Comments/updated Status sought from D/o Posts and O/o IA&AD.

This item has already figured against Sl. No.8. 

Discussions/Decision on 26.02.2021: This item is repetition of Item No. 8. Hence, the matter may be treated as closed.

 

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