DoPT News

Railway employees can now avail LTC but there's a rider

"The matter has been considered in this department in consultation with Ministry of Railways. It has been decided that Railway employees may be allowed to avail all-India LTC once in a block of four years...," the Ministry said.

Online platform for employees to access all service details

The minister launched 25 applications of five modules of the system. The five modules include personal information system which has functionalities of self-updating by employees and the one for claiming and subsequent sanctioning of all kind of leaves.


Central govt employees asked to declare assets by April 15

The DoPT has already made it clear that there will be no extension in the last date of filing the returns.

Govt asks ministries to stop conducting interviews for junior posts

From January 1, 2016, there will be no recruitment with interview at the junior level posts in government of India ministries, departments, attached and subordinate offices, autonomous bodies and PSUs.

DoPT urges retiring babus to leave achievement notes

While the retiring employees can look back with satisfaction and a sense of fulfillment, the written account left by them could serve as a vital database for future improvement, he added.

DoPT scanner on Railways over creation of top posts for projects

The DoPT has also asked the Railways how many “work charged posts” have been phased out after completion of the projects.


Govt considers new rules: IAS, IPS officers may lose job if absent from duty for a month

The DoPT has sent the draft rules to secretaries of state governments and UTs for their comments.

Abolishing interviews: Govt to start identifying posts

The government would soon identify all those posts, particularly at junior level like Group III and IV, where an interview is avoidable and will stop this practice.

DoPT to government employees ‘face action if you directly approach PM’

If a government servant wishes to press a claim or seek redressal of a grievance, the proper course for him is to address his immediate official superior, or head of his office, DoPT said.

CAG finds fault with PGI appointments, calls them ‘irregular’

Points out irregularities in the appointment of deputy medical superintendents, superintending hospital engineer.