No Government Jobs for Smokers

No Government Jobs for Smokers

Rajasthan State Government has announced that government jobs wouldn’t be given to those who smoke or consume tobacco. Only non-smokers and non-tobacco users will be given employment in state government services.

BJP, under the leadership of Chief Minister Vasundara Raje, is currently in power in Rajasthan. The government had issued employment ads to fill up 182 vacancies in its Commercial Tax Department. A new condition has been imposed on applicants – they should be non-smokers and refrain from using tobacco. Those with these habits would be considered unfit for the posts.

Those looking for state government jobs in Rajasthan will have to henceforth give in writing that they neither smoke nor use tobacco products. The signed written assurance will have to accompany their job applications. The Government has said that the move is part of its ambitious plans to make Rajasthan a smoke-free state, with special emphasis on the fact that all the government employees must remain free from this habit.

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DA Orders : DA and DR Orders for State Government employees…

DA Orders : DA and DR Orders for State Government employees…

The State Government of Rajasthan has issued orders for its employees to enhance the Dearness allowance and Dearness Relief.

The department of finance division has been published orders for the respect of state government employees and pensioners, to increase Dearness allowance from the existing rates of 65% to 72%. The revised rates shall be implemented from August this year.

Department of Finance division has also published a separate orders for work-charged employees on 27th September, 2012.

Inclusion of two hospitals as ‘Approved List’ under Rajasthan Medical Rules

inclusion on the list of hospitals approved for getting medical treatment in Rajasthan

Rajasthan Civil Services (Medical Attendance) Rules, 2008 :- The State Government of Rajasthan has decided to include two hospitals, as ‘Approved Hospitals’ of Rajasthan Civil Services (Medical Attendance) Rules, 2008. On the recommendation of the Health Benefit Advisory constituted as per the provisions contained in term (ii) of Rule 4 of Rajasthan Civil Services (Medical Attendance) Rules, 2008.

As per the order, the reimbursement of the expenses of treatment in above hospitals will be subject to ceilings issued vide in previous orders. The rate of various treatments and discounts offered to State Government Employees and Pensioners, in the above hospitals can be seen on the Finance Department website http://www.finance.rajasthan.gov.in

Mess Allowance to Nursing Staff of Medical and Health Department

Nursing Allowance to Nursing Staff of Rajasthan GovernmentMess Allowance to Nursing Staff of Medical and Health Department of Rajasthan

The Finance Department of Rajasthan Government published an order pertaining that the ‘Mess Allowance’ to Nursing Staff on 25th April 2012.

The Government has decided to revise the existing rates of Mess Allowance to Nursing Staff of Medical and Health Department from Rs.300 to Rs.1000 per month. The following categories are eligible to get revised rates with effect from 1.1.2012.
(i) Nursing Superintendent Grade I and II
(ii) Nursing Tutor
(iii) Nurse Grade I and II

Nurse Grade I and II of Medical and Health Department posted in Public Health of Family Welfare Wing and Public Health Nurse and District Public Health Nurse shall be revised from Rs.300 per month to Rs.1000 per month.

Health Worker Female (old designation Auxiliary Nurse Midwife) and Lady Health Visitor of the Medical and Health Department shall be revised from Rs.105 per month to Rs.600 per month.

These revised rates of Mess Allowance to the Nursing Staff includes the amount of Nursing Allowance.

7% Dearness Relief to Pensioners of Rajasthan

DR for Rajasthan Government Pensioners 20127% Dearness Relief to Pensioners/Family Pensioners of Rajasthan

The state government of Rajasthan granted 7% of dearness relief to its pensioners with effect from 1.1.2012.

An Office Memorandum has been uploaded in its website today that the dearness relief to state government pensioners shall be revised from 58% to 65% with effect from 1.1.2012. This hike will also admissible on the additional quantum of pension/family pension allowed to the pensioners who have attained the age of 80 years and above.

The enhancement is also be applicable in case of pensioners/family pensioners who are in receipt of provisional pension.