Wednesday, May 24, 2017

N.F.C.A.A. LETTER TO C.G.A.          

 NATIONAL FEDERATION OF CIVIL ACCOUNTS ASSOCIATIONS
Represented By
All India Civil Accounts Employees Association
(RECOGNISED BY GOVT. OF INDIA)
CENTRAL HEADQUARTERS: NEW DELHI
   All India Civil Accounts Employees Association Category -II
            CENTRAL HEADQUARTERS: KOLKATA
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Central Office: -                                                                             Address for Communication:-
16-A, Akbar Road Hutments,                                                                                    17/2 – C, P & T Quarters,
New Delhi: - 110011                                                                                                                    Kali Bari Marg,
                                                                                                                                              New Delhi-110001

No: - NFCAA/HQ/A-2/2017                                                                                                Dated: 22.05.2017

To,
          Shri Anthony Lianzuala,
          Controller General of Accounts,
          Ministry of Finance,
          Department of Expenditure,
          4th Floor, GPOA, Block-E, INA,
        New Delhi – 110023

Subject: - Extension of the benefit of bunching to Assistant Accounts Officers as per the recommendations of 7CPC.

Sir,
          I have been directed to draw your kind and personnel attention to the All India Civil Accounts Employees Association Category-II letter No:- AICAEA Cat-II/CHQ/2017/27 dated 27.04.2017 (Copy enclosed) on the above mentioned subject and state that, it is nearly eight months the Implementation Cell of Department of Expenditure vide order No:- 1-6/2016-IC dated 07.09.2016 has conveyed its decision to implement the recommendation of 7CPC regarding the bunching benefit to entitled employees and officers, but the Assistant Accounts Officers of Civil Accounts Organization have not yet been extended the benefit inspite of an order issued by your office in this respect. As such the Assistant Accounts Officers have become aggrieved due to non-receipt of their legitimately due benefit.

          Therefore, on behalf of this federation, I seek your kind intervention into the matter so that the issue is settled at the earliest.

          Four your kind and early favorable action this federation shall be highly thankful to you.

Thanking you,
Yours Sincerely,
Enclo:- as above

(V. Bhattacharjee)

Secretary General
C.O.C. OF CIVIL ACCOUNTS EMPLOYEES & OFFICERS LETTER TO C.G.A.
CO-ORDINATION COMMITTEE (COC)
OF
CIVIL ACCOUNTS EMPLOYEES AND OFFICERS ASSOCIATIONS
Represented By
National Federation of Civil Accounts Associations (NFCAA)
[All India Civil Accounts Employees Association]
[All India Civil Accounts Employees Association Category II]
Central Office: -                                                                                                                    Address for Communication:-
16-A, Akbar Road Hutments,                                                                                                    17/2 – C, P & T Quarters,
New Delhi: - 110011                                                                                                                                        Kali Bari Marg,
                                                                                                                                                                         New Delhi-110001
And
[All India Association of Pay and Accounts Officers (Civil)]
Central Headquarters: -                                                                                                                  Address for Communication:-
2/10 Jamnagar House,                                                                                                                               C/o Film Division,
New Delhi: - 110011                                                                               Ministry of Information and Broadcasting,
 Phase –I Building 4th Floor, 24, 
  Dr. G. Deshmukh Marg,
  Mumbai- 400026

No.COC/CA/2016/Corr- 19                                                    Dated: 22.05.2017

To,


        Shri Anthony Lianzuala,
        Controller General of Accounts,
        Ministry of Finance,
        Department of Expenditure,
        4th Floor, GPOA, Block-E, INA,
        New Delhi – 110023

Subject:- Settlement of the item No:- 9 (VIII) of the minutes of the meeting held between the official side of the office of the Controller General of Accounts and representatives of the Co-ordination Committee.



Sir,

        We the undersigned, on behalf of this Co-ordination Committee would like to invite your kind attention to the item No:- 9 (VIII) of the minutes of the meeting, held on 15th November, 2016 between the official side of the office of Controller General of Accounts and the representatives of Co-ordination Committee of Civil Accounts Employees and Officers Associations, issued under endorsement No:- A-110019/25/2016/MF. CGA (A)/NGE/AICAEA HQ/396 dated 30.11.2016 and state that, as per the decision of the meeting, the All India Civil Accounts Employees Association Category II vide its letter No:- AICAEA CAT-II/CHQ/2016/22 dated 08.02.2017 (Copy enclosed) has submitted the details to your office, but no decision has so far been taken by your office on the matter while the Counterpart of Assistant Accounts Officers working in the Organization of Comptroller and Auditor General of India have been permitted to exercise option to get their pay fixed from the date of promotion as AAO after 01.01.2006.

        Since AAOs of both Civil Accounts Organization and Comptroller and Auditor General of India are the part of Organized Accounts and all pay commissions and Government of India have always gave them same treatment with regard to their pay and other benefits, we request you to kindly issue necessary orders granting facility of exercising options for pay fixation to the AAOs discussed above and thereby end the discrimination with them.

Thanking you,
Yours Sincerely,
Enclo:- as above

                                                                                                                               
(A.B. Sunilkumar)                                                                                  (V.Bhattacharjee)                            Joint Convener, COC and                                                    Joint Convener, COC and                              Secretary General                                                                                                              Secretary General
All India Association of Pay                                                                                  All India Civil Accounts
and Accounts  Officers  (Civil)                                                                            Employees Association



Monday, May 22, 2017

MEMORANDUM SUBMITTED BY A.I.C.A.E.A. ON  22.05.2017  TO SHRI ANTHONY LIANZUALA,  CGA
All India Civil Accounts Employees Association
(RECOGNIZED BY GOVT. OF INDIA)
Central Headquarters
Phone No. 011-23345070, Mob. No. 9868520926 e-mail:- aicaeachq@gmail.com

Central Office: -                                                                                    Address for Communication:-
16-A, Akbar Road Hutments,                                                                                    17/2 – C, P & T Quarters,
New Delhi: - 110011                                                                                                          Kali Bari Marg,
  New Delhi-110001

No: - AICAEA/HQ/A-2/2017/233                                                                       Dated: 22nd May, 2017

To,


            Shri Anthony Lianzuala,
            Controller General of Accounts,
            Ministry of Finance,
            Department of Expenditure,
            4th Floor, GPOA, Block-E, INA,
            New Delhi – 110023


Memorandum to Controller General of Accounts – request for settlement of the demands of the officers and employees regarding.




Respected Sir,

            At the very outset, we on behalf of the All India Civil Accounts Employees Associations congratulate you on your appointment as the Controller General of Accounts and offer our sincere thanks for convening this courtesy meeting today.
            Controller General of Accounts being the highest authority of the Civil Accounts Organization, officers and employees of the organization look towards the Controller General of Accounts with great aspirations and high expectation. As representatives of the Employees Organizations we are sure you would kindly appreciate the aspirations and expectations of the employees and officers of Civil Accounts organization and extend your best support to fulfill those.
               Many logical and justified demands of the employees and officers of Civil Accounts organization are pending with your office and we being the representatives of employees and officers are patiently waiting for the settlement of those issues through mutual dialogue with the Civil Accounts authorities across the table.

               However,  majority of the issues  are the common demands of all Groups ‘B” and ‘C’ officers and employees of Civil Accounts Organization and these are complementary to each other. As such, discussions on these issues with one set of the representatives of the Officers and employees in a truncated form in isolation keeping others away from the discussion would not yield any result.

               In this background, the Co-ordination Committee of Civil Accounts Employees and Officers Associations vide its letter No.COC/CA/2016/Corr.-18 dated 1st May 2017 had requested you to kindly convene a courtesy meeting with its Delhi based representatives so that they could be able to make their initial submission with regard to the grievances of the employees and officers for your kind perusal. 

               In this respect, we would like to bring it to your kind information that, in spite of being not recognized under CCS (RSA) Rules, 1993 earlier Controller Generals had taken a kindhearted approach and convened formal meetings with the “All India Civil Accounts Employees Association Category II” and “All India Association of Pay and Accounts Officers (Civil)” keeping in view the problems of Employees and Officers.  Those meetings were as under-

1.     On 17-07-2014,  an official meeting between the Official side of the Office of the Controller General of Accounts and the National Executives of both All India Civil Accounts Employees Association and All India Civil Accounts Employees Association Category II was held under the Chairmanship of the then Controller General of Accounts.

2.     On 15-11-2016, an official meeting between the official side and the representatives of the Co-ordination Committee of Civil Accounts Employees and Officers Associations was held under the Chairpersonship of the then Joint Controller General of Accounts.

                   So far as the matters concerning with the re-recognition and recognition of the All India Association of Pay and Accounts Officers (Civil)” and recognition of “All India Civil Accounts Employees Association Category II” respectively, we would like to submit the following few lines in addition to the submissions made by the concerned Associations to your kind self recently.

a) As per the provisions of the CCS (RSA) Rules, 1993, re-verification of membership of an already recognized Association is to be conducted by the authorities before five years period ends. The membership re-verification for “All India Association of Pay and   Accounts Officers (Civil)” which represents the cadre of Sr. AO and AO was due in 2013. But the CGA authorities did not follow the procedure of membership re-verification and they had unilaterally discontinued the recognition facilities to the “All India Association of Pay and   Accounts Officers (Civil)”in 2015 and in spite of repeated persuasions the membership re-verification of this Association was not conducted by the CGA authorities for last two years. Only on 25th April 2017 they have ordered for verification of membership. But no nodal authorities i.e. Pr. CCA/CCA/CA has so far forwarded this orders of CGA to their field formations with the direction to undertake membership verification of this Association.

b) As per membership verification report declared in September 2015, the “All India Civil Accounts Employees Association Category II” is representing more than 27% membership of the cadre of AAO and it fulfills all conditions for recognition as a second major Association in the cadre under CCS (RSA), Rules 1993. But the recognition was denied by the CGA authorities persistently on the ground of not having 35% membership strength which is one of the major conditions for granting recognition to a service Association when there is no other recognized Association exists in that category. The Association had therefore, accepted the stand taken by the authority and kept on trying to acquire the confidence of 35% AAOs.

In May, 2016 the Office of the Controller General of Accounts had notified for membership verification of another Association of same category i.e. Category II keeping the All India Civil Accounts Employees Association Category II in dark. Although it has been very clearly indicated in the provisions of the CCS (RSA) Rules, 1993 that membership verification of applicant Associations of a particular category is to be undertaken at a time by authorities responsible for granting recognition to the Associations so that all the Associations get equal opportunity in motivating employees for becoming the members of their respective Associations, but this procedure was not followed by your office.

However, after learning that the office of the CGA has been undertaking membership verification for another Association, this Association had requested on 8th August, 2016 to provide its legitimate opportunities in terms of the provisions of the CCS (RSA) Rules, 1993 and undo the injustice being done towards it. But, the office of CGA had summarily rejected the requests of this Association without even examining the contents of its letter dated 8th August, 2016 properly.

In the official meeting held between the staff side representing AICAEA, AICAEA CAT II and AIA PAO(Civil) and Official Side of the Office of Controller General of Accounts on 15-11-2016, the official side had assured that, since another Association was having 35% membership and being granted recognition, the All India Civil Accounts Employees Association Category II being the second biggest Association in the category which is having 27% membership, its recognition under the provisions of CCS (RSA) Rules, 1993 shall also be forwarded to Ministry of Finance for approval. But, subsequently  this Association was surprised to find that, ignoring all laid down procedures and justifications, your office has arbitrarily ordered for re-verification of the membership vide order dated 25th April 2017. Further, your office has also asked the nodal authorities to submit the verification report within a period of 45 days which is totally unjustified as the AAOs are spread over more than a hundred stations of the country. Moreover, no nodal authorities i.e. Pr. CCA/CCA/CA has so far forwarded this orders of CGA to their field formations with the direction to undertake membership verification.

After undertaking membership verification in same method for two Associations separately, granting recognition to one of the Associations straight away and ordering re-verification of other Association instead of granting recognition ignoring the fact that the later is also eligible for recognition in terms of the verification report and under the same CCS (RSA) Rules, 1993 is not only a discrimination but a prejudiced approach of your office.

            Sir, our contention of bringing the fact of  pendency of re-recognition and recognition of two Associations for years together to your kind information is due to the reason that, pendency of re-recognition and recognition of these two Associations is fraught with the grievances of the employees and officers of the cadres concerned and has been adversely affecting the grievances and career prospects of the totality of the Civil Accounts Employees and Officers’ altogether.  

               Therefore, we being one of the constituents of the Co-ordination Committee of Civil Accounts Employees and officers Associations, request you to kindly be pleased about the fact that the Co-ordination Committee of Civil Accounts Employees and officers Associations which is in reality representing and enjoying the confidence of the majority of the officers and employees and dialogue with this forum of Officers and employees would  not only reciprocally benefit  both authorities and employees and officers but shall also sustain a congenial atmosphere in the Civil Accounts organization .

We submit herewith a list of items containing the proposal for Cadre Review and other important pending demands in the form of “CHARTER OF DEMANDS” which embrace totality of the employees and officers of Civil Accounts organization.  We request you to kindly convene a meeting between the official side and the representatives of the Co-ordination Committee of Civil Accounts Employees and Officers Associations at your earliest convenience so that the issues could be discussed and settled.
            The date and time of the meeting may kindly be informed to us at least a fortnight ahead so that our outstation representatives could attend the meeting.
            We shall be highly grateful if an early favorable response is given to our request.

Thanking you,
Yours Sincerely,
Enclo; as stated above.

                                                      
(Shantanu Bhattacharyya)                                                                                              (V.Bhattacharjee)
President                                                                                                                    Secretary  General





CHARTER OF DEMANDS

1.                 IMMEDIATE CADRE REVIEW OF GR.B & C OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES AS PER THE GOVT. INSTRUCTIONS
1.   Allotment of 33.1/3% promotional quota to the post of LDC for Gr-D/MTS and clearing of backlog by promoting all eligible MTS to the grade of Accounts Assistant as a onetime measure.  
2.    Accounts Assistant (by upgradation of post of LDCs) –                      Level – 4 of Pay Matrix Rs:- 25500/-
3.    Staff Car Driver Gr. II                                                                     Level – 4 of Pay Matrix Rs:- 25500/-
4.     Stenographer Gr. III                                                                      Level – 5 of Pay Matrix Rs:- 29200/-
5.     Accountant -20%, DEO Grade A and Junior
        Hindi Translator (converting as Accountant) -                                       Level – 6 of Pay Matrix Rs:- 35400/-
6.     Sr. Accountant - 80%, Data Entry Operator Grade B/
        Hindi Translator (Converting as Sr. Accountant)
        Stenographer Gr. I (Merged post of Gr. II& I) -                                 Level – 7 of Pay Matrix Rs:- 44900/-
{Recruitment of Accountant: - 33.1/3 percent by direct recruitment, 33.1/3 percent by promotion of clerks on seniority basis on completion of 5 years, 33.1/3 percent by promotion from following officials: -
(i) Graduate Group – ‘D’ Officials with three years’ continuous regular service in the grade on passing the departmental examination for Accountants.
(ii) Matriculate clerks with three years’ continuous regular service in the grade on passing the Departmental Examination for Accountants.
(iii) Clerks on passing Part-I of the   Section Officers grade examination.} 
7.     Sr. Accountant- on completion of 4 years/         
        Computer Operator -                                                                                               Level – 8 of Pay Matrix   Rs:- 47600/-
8.     Private Secretary -                                                                        Level – 8 of Pay Matrix   Rs:- 47600/-
         After 4 years of service-                                                             Level – 10 of Pay Matrix Rs:- 56100/-
9.     Asstt. Accounts Officer –                                                               Level – 9 of Pay Matrix   Rs:- 53100/-
 30% posts by promotion of Sr. Accountant on seniority with removal of condition of 53 years of age for eligibility and 70% by AAO(c) examination -                         
10.  Asstt. Accounts Officer Grade II on completion of 4 years-                   Level – 10 of Pay Matrix Rs:- 56100/-
11.  Sr. Private Secretary -                                                                         Level – 11 of Pay Matrix Rs:- 67700/- 
(Post should be re-designated as Principal Private Secretary] Post of PPS may be allocated to Principal Chief Controller of Accounts and Chief Controller of Accounts (Addl. Secretary/Joint Secretary level officers) As per para 2(iii) of DOPT Order No.20/51/2009-CS. II (A)(Vol.II) dated 25th February, 2011 -625 newly created posts of PPS have been allocated against Joint Secretaries and equivalent level officers in different Ministries Departments participating in CSSS on functional jurisdiction
12.   Merger of the PAOs/AOs and Sr. AOs with PB3 and GP Rs. 6600 in Level 11 w.e.f. 1-1-2006 immediately and after two year PB 3 with GP Rs. 7600 in Level 12.
13.   De-link CCAS from ICAS Cadre for the purpose of promotion.

2.              A)CANCELLATION OF ORDERS OF RE-EXAMINATION AND POSTING OF ALL CANDIDATES QUALIFIED AAO (CIVIL) EXAMINATION, 2013 AND 2014
B) CONDUCTING THE AAO (CIVIL) AND OTHER DEPARTMENTAL EXAMINATIONS IMMEDIATELY. ALLOWING MULTI TASKING STAFF TO APPEAR AAO (CIVIL) EXAMINATION BEING GROUP -C
3.                 CONDUCT OF SPECIAL EXAMINATION FOR GRADUATE MULTI TASKING STAFF FOR THE POST OF ACCOUNTANT AS HAS BEEN DONE BY C&AG.
4.                 WITHDRAWAL OF CIRCULAR DTD. 20-01-2017 TO FILL UP 643 POSTS OF A.A.OS BY BRINGING DEPUTATIONISTS FROM OTHER DEPARTMENTS AND PROTECTION OF CADRE INTEREST OF GR.B &C OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES.

5.              GRANT OF RE-RECOGNITION TO AIAPAO (CIVIL) HAVING REQUISITE MEMBERSHIP AS PER THE RE-VERIFICATION REPORT.
6.              UNDOING INJUSTICE TO AICAEACAT II AND GRANT OF RECOGNITION TO THE ASSOCIATION ON THE BASIS OF EXISTING VERIFICATION REPORT IN TERMS OF CCS (RSA) RULES, 1993 BEING 2ND MAJOR ASSOCIATION.
7.              IMPLEMENT  7CPC RECOMMENDATIONS: GRANT OF
(A) CORRESPONDING GP OF RS. 5400 TO AAOS AFTER 4 YEARS,
(B) CORRESPONDING GP OF RS. 4600 TO SENIOR ACCOUNTANTS.
8.              GRANT PROMOTIONS TO THE ELIGIBLE SENIOR ACCOUNTANTS AS ASSISTANT ACCOUNTS OFFICERS AGAINST 10% PROMOTIONAL QUOTA AND ADHOC PROMOTION IN TERMS OF THE C.G.A. ORGERS DATED 30TH DCEMBER 2016.
9.              GRANT OF BENEFITS TO GR.B OFFICERS ALREADY GRANTED BY C&AG: TREAT JOINING TO THE POST OF JAO/AAO AFTER PASSING THE EXAMINATION AS FRESH APPOINTMENT ON THE BASIS OF DATE OF EXAMINATION/W.E.F DATE OF EXAMINATION.
10.         CONDUCT REGULAR DPC MEETINGS FOR TIMELY PROMOTION OF PAOS/SR. AOS TO THE HIGHER POSTS.
11.         SETTLEMENT OF FOLLOWING PENDING ISSUES DISCUSSED IN THE FORMAL MEETING HELD WITH AICAEA ON 6TH NOVEMBER 2015: -
(i)        Adoption of mutually agreed transfer policy for AAOs by holding dialogue with employees and officers Associations and implementation of the existing policy transparently without any discrimination.
(ii)       Counting of service for grant of benefit of II ACP to Sr. Accountant appointed as Accountant–
              (a)From the date passing departmental competitive examination conducted by SSC
(b)From the 1st July of the next year of passing open examination conducted by SSC as per orders of DoPT and MHA.
(iii)     Removal of injustice to newly recruited Accountant in the matter of granting 1st increment through rectification of the procedure of Departmental Confirmatory test.
(iv)     Grant of two financial up gradation to MTS under ACP scheme who had completed 24 years of service before implementation of MACP Scheme as has been done by the O/o the Pr. Of Audit and Director, Economic and service Ministries, Delhi vide order dated 24.06.2014.
(v)      (a) Grant of Headquarter allowance to Sr.PS/PS/Stenos posted in office of CGA.
            (b) Improvements in promotional avenues of secretarial assistance through creation of posts and promotion of eligible persons working in Civil Accounts organization.
(vi)     Removal of anomaly in grade pay arisen in PAO, CRPF after amalgamation of the office in Civil Accounts Organization.
(vii)    Relaxation for revision of option for fixation of pay in the revised pay structure for persons promoted to the grade of Asstt. Accounts Officer (AAO) after 01.01.2006.
12.            SETTLEMENT OF THE ISSUE OF THE BENEFIT OF BUNCHING TO ASSISTANT ACCOUNTS OFFICERS AS PER THE 7CPC RECOMMENDATIONS AND IN TERMS OF THE ORDERS OF IMPLEMENTATION CELL.
13.            PROVISION OF ALTERNATIVE ACCOMMODATION AND AMENITIES TO THE CENTRAL OFFICE OF ALL INDIA CIVIL ACCOUNTS EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION AS THE PRESENT ACCOMMODATION HAS BEEN DECIDED TO BE DEMOLISHED.
14.            SUITABLE OFFICE ACCOMMODATION WITH AMENITIES TO CHQ OF AIAPAO (CIVIL) AND ALL INDIA CIVIL ACCOUNTS EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION CATEGORY II.


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