Wednesday, 5 December 2012
GOVERNMENT IS MOVING AHEAD TO REJECT SOME ARBITRATION AWARDS
BY TAKING THEM TO PARLIAMENT IN THE SHAPE OF RESOLUTIONS
ARBITRATION AWARDS ON TRANSPORT ALLOWANCE AND HOUSE RENT ALLOWANCE ARE BEING TAKEN TO PARLIAMENT
CONFEDERATION SEEKS THE SUPPORT OF COMRADE BASUDEV ACHARYA M.P TO OPPOSE THE RESOLUTIONS
CONFEDERATION LETTER TO COMRADE BASUDEV ACHARYA IS PLACED HEREUNDER
CONFEDERATION OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT
EMPLOYEES AND WORKERS
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Conf/ 14/2012 Dated: 29th November, 2012-11-29
Kindly refer to the Lok Sabha Bulletin Part II Nos. 4687-4695 Wednesday, November, 21 2012 and the discussion your office had with us in the matter The Government has proposed to move two resolutions i.e. No. 4693 and 4694. As desired by you we send herewith the draft of the counter resolution to be moved by you in the matter.
Against Resolution No. 4693: Text of the Counter resolution.
From whom received. Ministry concerened.
Shri Basudeb Acharya. Finance. This house disapproves the proposal of the Government to reject the award given on 24th November, 2005 by the Board of Arbitration in CA Reference case No. 3 of 2004 regarding revision of rates of transport allowance to the Central Government employees as the expenditure to be incurred is not going to be Rs. 1232 crores. The increased allowance is to be given for only two months i.e. November, 2005 and December, 2005 as Transport allowance at much higher rates has already been paid from 1.1.2006 onwards.
Against Resolution No. 4694. Text of the Counter resolution.
Shri Basudeb Acharya. Finance This house disapproves the proposal of the Government to reject the award given on 6.4.2004 by the Board of Arbitration in CA reference case No. 2 of 2002 regarding grant of house rent allowance to the Central Government employees for the period from 1.1.1996 to 31.7.1997 at pre revised rates but with reference to revised pay. This is only a one time expenditure for the period of 19 months and logically to be related to the revised pay as was obtaining at the relevant point of time. Since this expenditure will be met from the savings in the Budget under the head Salaries no diversion of any funds are to take place.