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Monday, November 06, 2017

WhatsApp adds new ‘Delete for Everyone’ feature: Here’s how to use this

WhatsApp adds new ‘Delete for Everyone’ feature: Here’s how to use this

WhatsApp 'Delete for Everyone' feature that allows users to delete sent messages is now rolling out to all users, a week after it trickled out to select users of the app. The feature lets people call back messages sent on individual chats as well as WhatsApp groups, and is available across different platforms, such as Android, iPhone and Windows Phone. One of the biggest use cases of the Delete for Everyone feature can be when you send a message to the wrong chat or if the message sent contains a mistake. It is the latest feature added to WhatsApp in a long list of features introduced this year, and is biggest change to the chat app since blue ticks.
The Facebook-owned service confirms messages that have been successfully deleted for everyone will be replaced with "This message was deleted" in your recipients' chats. Similarly, if you see "This message was deleted" in a chat, it means that the sender deleted their message for everyone.
How to get WhatsApp 'Delete for Everyone' feature, and how it works
·         Make sure you the latest version of WhatsApp is downloaded on your phone. The recipient must also have the latest version installed for the Delete for Everyone feature to work.
·         Select the message(s) you want to delete
·         Tap the delete/ trash icon on the screen
·         Now the dialogue box will show the new option Delete for Everyone
Once you hit the Delete for Everyone dialogue box, the sent message will be replaced with "You deleted this message". Also, remember that the feature will not work if the other person is not on the latest version of WhatsApp; in this case, recipients may see the message before it's deleted or if deletion was not successful.
WhatsApp says that the feature will be applicable only if the user is quick enough. The company explains that users can only delete messages for everyone for up to seven minutes after sending. This means that once seven minutes have passed, there is no way to delete messages for everyone.
Apart from 'Delete for Everyone', WhatsApp has renamed the regular delete option, calling it Delete for Me. This, as before, allows users to delete the message they've sent or received from the device. However, this will have no effect on the recipients' chats. This feature will not change anything on the recipients end and they can continue seeing the messages in their chat screen.
To delete messages for yourself, users can head to the chat containing the message they wish to delete and tap and hold the message to delete multiple messages at once. In this case, users will have to use tap Delete (the trash icon) at the top of the screen, and then select Delete for Me.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

List of Y Cities for House Rent Allowance (HRA) in 7th CPC

The list of Y Cites for HRA in th CPC based on Finmin Order is provided below.

The Cities were classified as ‘X’, “Y” and “Z” for the purpose of HRA according to the Order No.2/5/2014-E.II(B) dated 21st July 2015 issued by Department of Expenditure, Minsitry of Finance

Initially 16% of basic Pay will be paid as HRA component in Monthly salary. When the percentage DA Reaches 25% the HRA will be revised as 18%. After DA reaches 50% again the HRA will be increased to 20%.

S. No
States/ Union Territories
Citites Classified as “X”
Andhra Pradesh / Telangana
Vijayawada (UA), Warangal (UA), Greater Visakhapatnam (M.Corpn), Guntur (UA), Nellor (UA)
Guwahati (UA)
Patna (UA)
Chandigarh (UA)
Durg-Bhilai Nagar (UA), Raipur (UA)
Rajkot (UA), Jamnagar (UA), Bhavnagar (UA), Vadodara (UA), Surat (UA)
Faridabad*(M.Corpn.), Gurgaon*(UA)
Jammu & Kashmir
Srinagar (UA), Jammu (UA)
Jamshedpur (UA), Dhanbad (UA), Ranchi (UA), Bokaro Steel City (UA)
Belgaum (UA), Hubli-Dharwad (M.Corpn.), Mangalore (UA), Mysore (UA), Gulbarga (UA)
Kozhikode (UA), Kochi (UA), Thiruvanathapuram (UA), Thrissur (UA), Malappuram (UA), Kannur (UA), Kollam (UA)
Madhya Pradesh
Gwalior (UA), Indore (UA), Bhopal (UA), Jabalpur (UA), Ujjain (M. Corpn)
Amravati (M. Corpn.), Nagpur (UA), Aurangabad (UA), Nashik (UA), Bhiwandi (UA), Solapur (M. Corpn), Kolhapur (UA), Vasai-Virar City (M. Corpn.), Malegaon (UA), Nanded-Waghala (M. Corpn.), Sangli (UA)
Cuttack (UA), Bhubaneshwar (UA), Raurkela (UA)
Puducherry/ Pondicherry (UA)
Amristar (UA), Jalandhar (UA), Ludhiana (M. Corpn.)
Bikaner (M. Corpn.), Jaipur (M. Corpn.), Jodhpur (UA), Kota (M. Corpn.), Ajmer (UA)
Tamil Nadu
Salem (UA), Tiruppur (UA), Coimbatore (UA), Tiruchirappalli (UA), Madurai (UA), Erode (UA)
Uttar Pradesh
Moradabad (M. Corpn.), Meerut (UA), Ghaziabad*(UA), Aligarh (UA), Agra (UA), Bareilly (UA), Lucknow (UA), Kanpur (UA), Allahabad (UA), Gorakhpur (UA), Varanasi (UA), Saharanpur (M. Corpn.), Noida*(CT), Firozabad (NPP), Jhansi (UA)
Dehradun (UA)
West Bengal
Asansol (UA), Siliguri (UA), Durgapur (UA)

Monday, June 26, 2017

Clean Temporary files Automatically while Shutting down in Windows

Clean Temporary files Automatically while Shutting down in Windows


Bat files:
You can use the below command to delete temp files using below command:

cd C:\Users\mn\AppData\Local\Temp
echo y | del *
cd C:\Windows\Temp
echo y | del *

Change the user name to yours and save as bat file.


You can create a local computer policy on Windows. 

1) Run gpedit.msc to open the Group Policy Editor,

2) Navigate to Computer Configuration | Windows Settings | Scripts (Startup/Shutdown).

Friday, June 23, 2017

Procedure to link India Post mail ID for getting unlimited space - MicrosoOutlook ft

Procedure to link India Post mail ID for getting unlimited space - MicrosoOutlook ft
Microsoft Outlook procedure to link indiapost mail ID for getting unlimited space.

1. Open Outlook program from microsoft office from start option.

2. click on next

3. would you like to configure email account--> click on yes --> Next

4. Click on manually configure server setting --> Next

5. Click on Internet Email --> Next

6. Your Name - enter name of office e.g- Nagpur GPO

7.E-mail Address-

8. Incoming mail server-

9. Outcoming mail server-

10.User name-

11. Password- ***** email id Password

12. Click on More setting

13. click on outgoing server tab- check on My outgoing server require authentication

14. Click on advance tab- Incoming server- 995 , check on This server require encrypted connection, Outgoing server- 465

15. check all on delivery option- select days 10

16. Click on ok --> Next

17. if certificate message comes--> YES

18. Enjoy outlook

19. to send email - click on new.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Model calculation for a Pre-2006 HSG-II Pensioner retired in 30.06.2004

Model calculation for a Pre-2006 HSG-II Pensioner retired in 30.06.2004: 

1) Basic pay on date of retirement on 30.06.2004: 7850/-
2) Notional pay fixed on 1.1.2006: 7850 x 1.86 = 14610/-
3) Adding appropriate GP: 14610 + 4200 = 18810/-
4) Notional pay fixed on 1.1.2016: 18810 x 2.57 = 48341.70
5) Notional pay as per Pay Matrix of 7th CPC at Level 6: 49000/-
6) Revised pension from 1.1.2016: 24500/-
7) Basic Pension originally fixed under Option 2 from 1.1.2016: 22581/-
8) Difference in Pension (between column 6 - 7): 1919/-
9) Arrears due from 1.1.2016 to 30.04.2017 for 16 months:
1919 x 16 = 30704/- + DR due from 1.7.2016 (228/-) and 1.1.2017 (462/-) = 690/-;
So total arrears = 30704 + 690 = 31304/-.

Saturday, January 21, 2017

GDS Committee Report – Pay Scale, Fitment Factor and Arrears

GDS Committee Report – Pay Scale, Fitment Factor and Arrears

GDS oCmmittee Report – Pay Scale, Fitment Factor and Arrears

Pay scales recommended by the GDS Committee :

Authority: GDS Committee Report
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ON 18-01-2017


Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS) Committee Report

Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS) Committee Report

Click on the following links to view the GDS Committee Report

The Old system of payment of time related continuity Allowance (TRCA) is dispensed with and replaced with a new wage payment system. Under the new wage payment system, 11 TRCA slabs are subsumed into 3 wage scales with two levels each for BPMs and for other than BPMs. One wage scale would be common for both the categories of GDSs.

New Wage Scales

1. 10,000 – 24,470 (Other than BPM Level 1)
2. 12,000 – 29,380 (Other than BPM Level 2 & BPM Level 1)
3. 14,500 – 35,480 (BPM Level 2)

  • The minimum working hours of GDS Post Offices and GDS is increased to 4 hours from 3 hours.
  • The new working hours for GDS Post Offices will be 4 hours and 5 hours only.
  • The Level 1 GDS Post Offices/GDSs will have 4 hours as working hours and Level – 2 will have 5 hours as working hours.
  • The Point System for assessment of workload of BPMs has been abolished.
  • The new wage payment system is linked to revenue generation of GDS Post Offices. Under the new system, there will be no increase in wagess of BPMs from Level-1 to Level-2 on the basis of workload but the same will be increased based on achievement of prescribed revenue norms which is fixed at 100% for normal areas and 50% for special areas which presently have 15% anticipated income norms.
  • The GDS Post Offices not achieving the prescribed revenue norm within the given working hours will have to open GDS post offices for minimum of additional 30 minutes beyond the prescribed working hours.
  • The GDSs BPMs will be paid Revenue Linked Allowance @10% beyond Level 2 wage scale if they will be successful in achieving revenue beyond prescribed norms
  • The GDS Post Offices has been categorized into A,B,C and D categories based on the revenue generation norms. The GDS Post Office in A category will achieve 100% revenue. The Committee has recommended a set of actions for each category of GDS Post Offices.
  • The six approved categories of GDS are subsumed into two categories only. One category will be Branch Post Master and all other 5 categories of GDSs are subsumed into one multi tasking category.
  • The job profile of Multi Tasking GDS is expanded to include work such as Business Development and Marketing etc. Their jobs will no more be confined to their old designations. The Assistant BPM will assist BPMs for increasing revenue generation.
  • The GDSs working in the GDS Post Offices will be known as Assistant Branch Post Master (ABPMs) and those working in the Department Post Offices will be known as Dak Sevak (DS).
  • The minimum wage has been increased to Rs.10000/- per month and maximum to Rs.35,480/- per month.
  • The rate of annual increase is recommended as 3%.
  • A composite Allowance comprising of support for hiring accommodation for GDS Post Offices as well as mandatory residence, office maintenance, mobile and electricity usage charges etc. has been introduced for the first time.
  • Children Education Allowance @ Rs.6,000/- per Child per annum has been introducted for GDS.
  • Risk & Hardship Allowance @ Rs.500/- per month for GDSs working in the special areas has also been introduced.
  • A Financial upgradation has been introduced at 12 Years, 24 years and 36 Years of services in form of two advance additional annual increases.
  • The ceiling of ex-gratia gratuity has been increased from Rs.60,000 to Rs.5,00,000/-
  • The GDS contribution for service Discharge Benefit Scheme (SDBS) should be enhanced maximum up to 10% and minimum up to 3% of the basic wage per month, whereas the Department should contribute a fixed contribution of 3% of the basic wage of the GDSs.
  • The coverage of GDS Group Insurance Scheme has been enhanced from Rs.50,000/0 to Rs.5,00,000/-.
  • The contribution of Department in Circle Welfare Fund (CWF) has been increased from Rs.100/- per annum to Rs.300/- per annum.
  • The Scope of CWF is extended to cover immediate family members such as spouse; daughters, sons and dependent daughters in law in the scheme.
  • The Committee also recommended 10% hike in the prescribed limits of financial grants and assistance in the Circle Welfare Fund.
  • The Committee has recommended addition of Rs.10,000/- for purchase of Tablet/Mobile from the Circle Welfare Fund in the head ” Financial Assistance from Fund by way of loans with lower rate of interest (5%)”.
  • Provision of 26 weeks of Maternity Leave for women GDSs has been recommended.
  • The wages for the entire period of Maternity Leave is recommended to be paid from salary head from where wages of GDSs are paid.
  • The Committee has also recommended one week of Paternity Leave.
  • The Committee has recommended 5 days of emergency leave per annum
  • Leave accumulation and encashment facility up to 180 days has been introduced.
  • Online system of engagement has been recommended.
  • The maximum age limit of 50 years for Direct Recruitment of GDSs has been abolished.
  • Minimum one year of GDS service will now be required for GDSs for Direct Recruitment into Departmental cadres such as MTS/Postman/Mail Guard.
  • Alternate livelihood condition for engagement of GDSs has been relaxed.
  • Voluntary Discharge Scheme has been recommended.
  • The Discharge age has been retained at 65 years.
  • The Limited Transfer Facility has been relaxed from 1 time to 3 Time for male GDSs. There will be no restriction on number of chances for transfer of women GDSs. The power for transfer has been delegated to the concerned Divisional head.
  • The ex-gratia payment during put off period should be revised to 35% from 25% of the wage and DA drawn immediately before put off.
  • The committee has recommended preferring transfer before put off duty.
  • The compassionate Engagement of GDSs has been relaxed to give benefits to eligible dependents in all cases of death of GDS while in service.
    Categories of GDS:

    Present Nomenclature
    All Branch Post Masters
    , GDSMM
      Viability of GDS Post Offices:

    New norms for calculation of GDS Pos are recommended.
    Further Categorization of GDS POs based on proportion of Revenue / Expenditure
    Category of GDS PO
    Revenue Norm
    Urban & Rural (Normal)
    100% of its expenditure
    Rural (special)
    50% of its expenditure
    Proportion of Revenue to expenditure
    100% or more of prescribed form
    75% to 99% of prescribed form
    50% to 74.99% of prescribed form
    Less than 50% of prescribed form

    Workload assessment:

    In place of point system, the Committee recommends the new wage payment system. The new system linked to revenue generation and not to work load.

    Rural Business Development and Marketing:

    The Committee Recommended many items for successful realization of rural business potentials.

    Committee recommends to improve the accessibility, visibility and infrastructure of GDS POs.

    PO are with 10’ X 10’ dimensions in ground floor.
    Building owned by Gram Panchayat
    Building owned by Central Govt or State Govt. ie.,schools or offices BPM’s own house
    Proper rented accommodation in a busy place of the village
    Building owned by NGOs.

    With all furniture and power supply.

    Legal status of GDS:

    The Committee observed that the matter is sub judice.

    The Department should take suitable steps to increase security of job, prevent exploitation and increase income of GDSs so that they feel secure and live happily with in the GDS system and with the existing legal status.

    Terms and conditions of engagement.

    The Committee recommends changes in Rule-3A.
    Introduce voluntary discharge scheme on willing to leave the post before 65 years
    Discharge from the service on the last day of the month.
    Relaxation on limited transfer facility.

    Recommendations on wage structure and fixation of wages.

    Committee recommends raising of minimum duty from 3 hours to 4 hours of all GDSs
    Comparison : BPM = Postman
                            Asst. BPM & Dak Sevak = MTS
    Minimum wage fixed at :
    Rs.10,000- for 4 hours & Rs.12,000- for five hours. (Level-I)
    Rs.12,000- for 5 hours & Rs.14,500- for five hours (Level-2)
    Annual increase @ 3% on 1st January or 1st July
    Wage matrix & Wage Level Table & Arrears calculation Table are given in detail.


    Dearness Allowance – no change
    % of DA with regular employees – no change
    Increased rate of DA – no change

    Recommended allowances :

    Composite Allowance
    Cash Conveyance Allowance
    Combined Duty Allowance
    Children Education Allowance
    Revenue linked Allowance for eligible BPMs
    Risk & hardship allowance

    Allowances to be withdrawn:

    Office Maintenance Allowance
    Fixed Stationery Allowance
    Boat Allowance
    Cycle Maintenance Allowance
    Uttarakhand Allowance
    Split Duty Allowance.

    Composite Allowance Includes:

    Rent for housing GDS PO, Rent for Accommodation, washing-repairs-maintenance of premises, furniture, stationery charges, electricity usage charges for office, Mobile / Telephone usage charges, Boat Allowance/ CMA/ TA, Hospitality charges for drinking water, other incidental charges.

    Performance Related Incentive

    Revenue linked allowance along with the present system of incentives with automatic payment at the end of each month.

      Ex-gratia Bonus:

    Dept should re-examine the formula for payment of bonus and ex gratia bonus with reference to the share of revenue generated by the departmental as well as GDS POs.

    Methods of engagement

    Method of selection : on line method engagement should be introduced.
    Recruiting Authority : appended to the GDS (Conduct & Engagement) Rules, 2011
    Qualification :SSC/SSLC from State Board/CBSE/ICSE with certificate course or diploma course in IT
    Knowledge of local language.
    Maintenance of Reservation roster at divisional level.
    Stop the security in the form of FG bonds, introduce 5 year TD or NSC as security.

    Career Progression

    There is need to increase the Direct Recuitment quota of GDS in Postman & Mail Guard because of large working strength of GDS and to provide them with better opportunities for getting into departmental posts.

     Introduce a guaranteed special increase in wages after 12, 24 & 36 years of service with two annual increases.

    Designation of GDSs should be changed after each financial upgradation.

    Leave & substitute arrangement:

    Paid leave should be renamed as ordinary leave and enhanced from 20 to 30 days in a year.

    Introduce Encashment of Ordinary leave.
    Introduce ‘emergency leave’ for 5 days in a calendar year, but no carry forward.

    No full time substitute will be engaged.

    Women GDS – 26 weeks of maternity leave and paid from salary head.
    Paternity leave for 7 days.

    Disciplinary Rules:

    Department  should add a new punishment of ‘compulsory discharge from the service’ in the list  “major penalties’ and the content of Rule-9 of GDS (Conduct & Engagement)Rules 2011.

    Social Security Schemes:

    Severance Amount : @ Rs.4,000 from 01-01-2016 for every completed year of service subject to maximum of Rs.1,50,000-.

    Service Discharge Benefit Scheme (SDBS):

    GDS contribution should be revised as minimum of 3% and maximum of 10%  of the basic wage per month.

    Department contribution should be fixed as 3% of the basic wage.

    Bring the GDS under the purview of Gratuity Act with an upper limit of Rs.5,00,000-

    Group Insurance Scheme : 
    Enhance the rate of monthly subscription by Rs.500 per month with insurance coverage of Rs.5,00,000-.

      Welfare Schemes:

    GDS CWF subscription should be enhanced from Rs.20- to Rs.100- pm.
    Department grant should be enhanced from Rs.100- to Rs.300- PA.

    Point system should not be applied to the compassionate appointment of dependents of GDS.

    Photo identity cards to all GDS with free of cost.