" IRS OFFICERS PROMOTED FROM THE GRADE OF SUPERINTENDENT OF CENTRAL EXCISE ARE ALSO MEMBERS OF AIACEGEO. THIS IS THE ONLY ASSOCIATION FOR SUPERINTENDENTS OF CENTRAL EXCISE AND IRS OFFICERS PROMOTED FROM THE GRADE OF SUPERINTENDENT OF CENTRAL EXCISE THROUGH OUT THE COUNTRY . President Mr. A. Venkatesh and SG Mr. Ravi Malik.

Monday, 2 April 2018

Corres


ALL INDIA ASSOCIATION OF CENTRAL EXCISE

GAZETTED EXECUTIVE OFFICERS
President:                                          Address for communication:                                       Secretary General:
A. Venkatesh                             240, Razapur, Ghaziabad-201001 (U.P.)                                              Ravi Malik
Mob.7780255361       mail Id:ravimalik_sweet@yahoo.com, Site: cengoindia.blogspot.in      Mob.9868816290
Vice Presidents: Apurba Roy, P. C. Jha (East); A. K. Meena, Somnath Chakrabarty (west); Ashish Vajpayee, Ravi Joshi (North); B. Pavan K. Reddy (South); K.V. Sriniwas, T. J. Manojuman (Central) Joint Secretaries: Ajay Kumar, R. N. Mahapatra (East); B. S. Meena, Sanjeev Sahai (West); Harpal Singh, Sanjay Srivastava (North); M. Nagraju, P. Sravan Kumar (South); Anand Kishore, Ashutosh Nivsarkar (Central)
Office Secretary: C. S. Sharma Treasuer: N. R. Manda Organising Secretary: Soumen Bhattachariya
(Recognised by G.O.I., Min. of Fin. vide letter F.No. B. 12017/10/2006-Ad.IV A Dt.21.01.08)
Ref. No. 94/AIB/G/18                                                                          Dt. 02.04.18

To,
Ms. Vanaja Sarna,
Chairperson, CBEC,
North Block, New Delhi.
Sub: Implementation of the CBEC circular issued vide F. No. A-26017/44/94-Ad II (A) Dt. 08.03.95 regarding arrears of pay.
Madam,
Kindly refer to the earlier representations including Ref. No. 58/AIB/A/17 Dt. 02.08.17 and Ref. No. 107/AIB/A/17 Dt. 20.09.17 of the Association on the above matter.
            2. It is submitted with due regards that the said circular was issued based on the orders of Jabalpur CAT for the payment of arrears of pay to our officers at par with the CBI Inspectors w.e.f. 01.01.86, if the Vth pay commission recommends the same pay scale for both categories of Inspectors. No need to say that the pay commission recommended the same pay scale for both categories. It is further submitted that all of the then Central Excise Inspectors have already become Superintendents.
            3. The CAT ordered to place the officers of Central Excise under the pay scale of the officers of CBI since 01.01.1986 without any condition of consulting Expenditure Department in the matter, if the Vth pay commission recommends similar pay scale for both categories. It is also worth to mention that no appeal was made against the order of the CAT.   
4. The implementation of the subject-mentioned circular is still awaited despite of being pursued by the Association on regular basis and the repeated assurances given by the administration.
5. In view of the above, it is requested to kindly implement the said circular particularly considering the fact that our officers are retiring on regular basis without getting its benefit.
               Thanking you,
Yours faithfully,


(RAVI MALIK),
Secretary General.

ALL INDIA ASSOCIATION OF CENTRAL EXCISE

GAZETTED EXECUTIVE OFFICERS
President:                                          Address for communication:                                       Secretary General:
A. Venkatesh                             240, Razapur, Ghaziabad-201001 (U.P.)                                              Ravi Malik
Mob.7780255361       mail Id:ravimalik_sweet@yahoo.com, Site: cengoindia.blogspot.in      Mob.9868816290
Vice Presidents: Apurba Roy, P. C. Jha (East); A. K. Meena, Somnath Chakrabarty (west); Ashish Vajpayee, Ravi Joshi (North); B. Pavan K. Reddy (South); K.V. Sriniwas, T. J. Manojuman (Central) Joint Secretaries: Ajay Kumar, R. N. Mahapatra (East); B. S. Meena, Sanjeev Sahai (West); Harpal Singh, Sanjay Srivastava (North); M. Nagraju, P. Sravan Kumar (South); Anand Kishore, Ashutosh Nivsarkar (Central)
Office Secretary: C. S. Sharma Treasuer: N. R. Manda Organising Secretary: Soumen Bhattachariya
(Recognised by G.O.I., Min. of Fin. vide letter F.No. B. 12017/10/2006-Ad.IV A Dt.21.01.08)
Ref. No. 95/AIB/G/18                                                                          Dt. 02.04.18

To, 
The Secretary,
Department of Expenditure,
North Block, New Delhi.
Sub: Implementation of para 7.15.24 of 6th CPC report in light of UO No. 6/37/98-IC Dt. 24.11.14 of Expenditure.
Sir,
Kindly refer to the Ref. No. 134/AIB/E/17 Dt. 26.10.17 of the Association.
2. With due regards, it is to submit that the pay scale of the Chief Enforcement Officers, analogous counterparts of Central Excise Superintendent, under our own Department of Revenue was enhanced to Rs. 8000-13500/- without the recommendations by CPC vide Order F. No. 1612612004-Ad.I.C dt. 04.10.05. The 6th CPC under para 7.14.25 recommended to maintain parity between the post of Chief Enforcement Officer and Central Excise Superintendent etc. which has not been implemented till date. Subsequently, the post of the Chief Enforcement Officer was re-designated as Assistant Director. The duties and responsibilities of Assistant Director (re-designated) of Enforcement Directorate are at par with the duties and responsibilities of the post of Central Excise Superintendent. The Central Excise Superintendents join the Enforcement Directorate as Assistant Director on deputation basis also. The Chief Enforcement Officers are also being paid 25 percent extra salary per month again without the recommendations of CPC.
               3. The competent authority in the Govt. of India (Department of Expenditure) has, however, approved an initial grade pay of Rs. 5400/- in PB2 for Central Excise Superintendents on 21.11.14 considering para 7.15.24 of the report of 6th CPC but it was communicated finally to CBEC vide UO No. 6/37/98-IC Dt. 24.11.14 to send the case to 7th CPC by the Under Secretary level officer.
               4. It is really unfortunate and totally unjustified that the matter duly recommended by the 6th CPC and duly accepted by the competent authority was again asked to be sent to 7th CPC. It was, however, neither sent to the 7th CPC nor implemented till date. Even if it was sent to the 7th CPC and was again recommended, who knows that it would have not again been asked to be sent to the next CPC/s under an unending process.
               5. In view of the above, it is requested to kindly undo the discrimination by implementing the para 7.15.24 of 6th CPC report in accordance of the approval by the competent authority of the Expenditure on 21.11.14 vide UO No. 6/37/98-IC to give justice to the Central Excise/CGST Superintendents.
               Thanking you,
Yours faithfully,


(RAVI MALIK),
Secretary General.
 ALL INDIA ASSOCIATION OF CENTRAL EXCISE

GAZETTED EXECUTIVE OFFICERS
President:                                          Address for communication:                                       Secretary General:
A. Venkatesh                             240, Razapur, Ghaziabad-201001 (U.P.)                                              Ravi Malik
Mob.7780255361       mail Id:ravimalik_sweet@yahoo.com, Site: cengoindia.blogspot.in      Mob.9868816290
Vice Presidents: Apurba Roy, P. C. Jha (East); A. K. Meena, Somnath Chakrabarty (west); Ashish Vajpayee, Ravi Joshi (North); B. Pavan K. Reddy (South); K.V. Sriniwas, T. J. Manojuman (Central) Joint Secretaries: Ajay Kumar, R. N. Mahapatra (East); B. S. Meena, Sanjeev Sahai (West); Harpal Singh, Sanjay Srivastava (North); M. Nagraju, P. Sravan Kumar (South); Anand Kishore, Ashutosh Nivsarkar (Central)
Office Secretary: C. S. Sharma Treasuer: N. R. Manda Organising Secretary: Soumen Bhattachariya
(Recognised by G.O.I., Min. of Fin. vide letter F.No. B. 12017/10/2006-Ad.IV A Dt.21.01.08)

Ref. No. 96/AIB/G/18                                                                          Dt. 02.04.18
To, 
The Secretary,
Department of Expenditure,
North Block, New Delhi.
Sub: Retrospective implementation of pay scale of Central Excise Superintendents at par with NCB Superintendents who were the part & parcel of one & the same RRs having a common seniority list for being promoted to the common post of Asstt. Commissioner.
Sir,
Kindly refer to the Ref. No. 135/AIB/E/17 Dt. 26.10.17.
2. With due regards, it is to submit that the pay scale of the Superintendents of Narcotics Control Bureau was revised to Rs. 7500-12000/- from Rs. 6500-10500/- w.e.f. 01.01.96 with all consequential benefits vide U.O. No. 169/1/2005-IC dt. 11.04.05 of the Department of Expenditure leading to the issuance of Order F. No. II/2(38)/2004-Estt. dt. 20.04.05 by the NCB whereas the pay scale of the Superintendents of Central Excise was revised to Rs. 7500-12000/- from Rs. 6500-10500/- prospective effect w.e.f. 21.04.04, i.e., from the date of issuance of the order vide O.M. No. 6/37/98-IC dt. 21.04.04.
            3. It is worth to submit that the Superintendents of NCB were granted the retrospective benefit despite of the fact that their pay scale was revised even after the revision of pay scale of Superintendents of Central Excise. The Association has been continuously raising the demand for implementing the revised pay scale with retrospective effect for Central Excise Superintendents instead of 21.04.04 but nothing has happened till date. It is further submitted that the Superintendents in NCB were also granted the non-functional time scale on completion of 4 years of service based on the parity with the Superintendents of Central Excise and also based on the precedent of the grant of time scale to later.  
4. Further, there exists an established parity and relativity between the Superintendents of NCB and Superintendents of Central Excise as the nature of duties, mode of recruitment, functions and responsibilities of these posts are the same. The Superintendents of Central Excise are also working as Superintendents in NCB since the creation of NCB. NCB was also a part of CBEC under the Department of Revenue and remained its part till 18.02.03. Even after that, NCB is being monitored by the CBEC/Department of Revenue and the Superintendents of Central Excise are till now performing their duties as Superintendents of NCB.
5. The mode of recruitment of the Inspectors in CBEC and Intelligence Officers (Inspector grade) in NCB is also common. The posts of Superintendents in CBEC and NCB are also filled-up through promotion from the Inspectors and Intelligence Officers. The High Power Committee formed by the then Finance Minister also accepted that the Superintendents of Central Excise and the Superintendents of NCB are at par. Further, the Sixth  Pay  Commission  had  categorically  observed  vide  Para  7.15.20  of  its  report  that  the  duties  & responsibilities attached to these posts whether in Central Excise or in the Narcotics Control Bureau are similar.
            6. Thus, if the pay scale of the Superintendents of NCB was revised retrospectively w.e.f. 01.01.96 by the Department of Expenditure, the prospective revision of pay scale from 21.04.04 for the Superintendents of Central Excise is gross injustice to them.
            7. In view of the above, it is requested to kindly give the retrospective effect to the enhanced pay scale of the Central Excise Superintendents at par with the Superintendents of NCB for the sake of justice.
            Thanking you,
Yours faithfully,

(RAVI MALIK),
Secretary General.

ALL INDIA ASSOCIATION OF CENTRAL EXCISE

GAZETTED EXECUTIVE OFFICERS
President:                                          Address for communication:                                       Secretary General:
A. Venkatesh                             240, Razapur, Ghaziabad-201001 (U.P.)                                              Ravi Malik
Mob.7780255361       mail Id:ravimalik_sweet@yahoo.com, Site: cengoindia.blogspot.in      Mob.9868816290
Vice Presidents: Apurba Roy, P. C. Jha (East); A. K. Meena, Somnath Chakrabarty (west); Ashish Vajpayee, Ravi Joshi (North); B. Pavan K. Reddy (South); K.V. Sriniwas, T. J. Manojuman (Central) Joint Secretaries: Ajay Kumar, R. N. Mahapatra (East); B. S. Meena, Sanjeev Sahai (West); Harpal Singh, Sanjay Srivastava (North); M. Nagraju, P. Sravan Kumar (South); Anand Kishore, Ashutosh Nivsarkar (Central)
Office Secretary: C. S. Sharma Treasuer: N. R. Manda Organising Secretary: Soumen Bhattachariya
(Recognised by G.O.I., Min. of Fin. vide letter F.No. B. 12017/10/2006-Ad.IV A Dt.21.01.08)
Ref. No. 97/AIB/U/18                                                                          Dt. 02.04.18

To,
The Prime Minister of India,
North Block, New Delhi.
Sub: Upgradation of posts & scales like state governments under GST.
Sir,
Kindly refer to the Ref. No. 118/AIB/G/17 Dt. 09.10.17 and 165/AIB/G/17 Dt. 04.12.17 of the Association.
            2. With due regards, it is to submit again that the state governments including Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Andaman & Nicobar etc. have not only upgraded the various posts under GST but also granted higher pay scales to benefit and motivate their employees for perfect and efficient furtherance of GST.
            3. No need to say that the states are taking every step to motivate their employees in r/o career prospects and pay matters for the perfect implementation of GST whereas the same is very terribly missing in our CBEC. All kudos to the state governments for the steps taken to motivate the employees and generate feeling of healthy competition among them in r/o GST.
4. It is really unfortunate, de-motivating and demoralizing that no such steps have ever been taken by CBEC despite of the actual work force of Superintendents and Inspectors being totally disappointed, de-motivated, demoralised and job-dissatisfied for decades in r/o the career prospects and pay matters as compared to their counterparts. No need to say that these poor officers are far behind their counterparts of state governments as well as central government in the above matters. Such matters, having an endless list, are being regularly communicated to the CBEC but without any remedy.
            5. The post of CTO (equivalent to Superintendent or even lower) has not only been placed under a pay scale with Pay Band of Rs. 15,600-39,100/- (PB3) and with Grade Pay of Rs. 5400/- equivalent to Level-10 of Central Government but it has also been upgraded to the post of Asstt. Commissioner in states under GST. Inspector or even lower level post has also been upgraded to CTO by the state governments thus placing the Inspector level officers under a pay scale of Level-10 by way of double mechanism of upgradation of post and enhancement of pay scale. Accordingly, CTO has been placed in a pay scale and status of group A entry level by the states. Likewise, Asstt. CTO has been upgraded to CTO, CTO to Asstt. Commissioner, Asstt. Commissioner to Deputy Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner to Joint Commissioner and so on in the state governments under GST regime.
            6. In view of the above, it is requested that the same steps (if not better than the GST counterparts in state governments) may also kindly be taken to upgrade the posts and scales in CBEC from the lowest to the highest level to motivate and create the feeling of job-satisfaction among the employees of CBEC for perfect implementation of GST in the interest of the revenue.
            Thanking you,
Yours faithfully,


(RAVI MALIK),
Secretary General.