Thursday, January 1, 2009

Strike Notice

Dear Comrade,
The Strike Notice that will be submitted on 2nd to CAG of India is given below.



15/1089-90, VASUNDHARA, VASUNDHARA (P.O.), Dt. GHAZIABAD (U.P), PIN-201012

Ph: 0120-2881727/4101593/ 0 – 98681 45667



Reference: AIA/B-1/02/2009                                                                    Date: 2nd January 2009



The Comptroller & Auditor General of India,

   10, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg,

   New Delhi – 110002




Dear Sir,


            We submit herewith a copy of the notice for indefinite strike served on the Cabinet Secretary by the Confederation of Central Government employees and workers to which the All India Audit & Accounts Association is affiliated. As per the decision of the National Executive meeting of the Confederation held on 13th December, 2008, which has been endorsed by our Federation, we hereby give notice to you that the employees who are members of this Federation will embark upon a strike action commencing from 20th January, 2009 for settlement of the enclosed common demands of the Central Government employees and for settlement of the demands in Section II which are specific to the employees of Indian Audit & Accounts Department. You are specifically requested to take necessary steps to bring about settlement of the demands which are department specific.


            Thanking you,

Yours faithfully,




(M. S Raja)

Secretary General

Enclosure: Copy of Strike notice served by Confederation and Charter of Demands.





Manishinath Bhawan

A/2/95 Rajouri Garden, New Delhi. 110 027

Phone: 011 2510 5324, Fax 011 2510 5324

Mobile: 98110 48303

Conf/ D-9/2007                                                                            Dated: 2nd January, 2009


The Cabinet Secretary,

Rashtrapati Bhawan Annexe,

New Delhi – 110 001.


Dear Sir,

            This is to give notice that the employees who are members of the affiliates of the Confederation of Central Government employees and workers will go on indefinite strike from 20th January 2009. The Demands in pursuance of which the employees will embark upon the strike action is enclosed.

            Thanking you,

Yours faithfully,



Secretary General.

Enclosure: Charter of Demands.


Charter of Demands


Section 1


      Part I 6th CPC related issues

1.   Grant Rs 10000 as minimum wage as per 15 ILC Norms.

2.   Grant minimum fitment benefit of 2.625 times of pre-revised basic pay to bring about uniform rise of 40% in emoluments and raise grade pay to 50% of the maximum of the pre-revised scales in respect of PB 1,2 & 3 as has been done in the case of PB 4.

3.   No abolition of Gr.D. Posts and functions. Lift ban on recruitment, fill up all vacant posts and scrap screening Committee.

4.   Grant 10% of pay+ Grade pay as minimum benefit on promotion or financial up gradation.

5.   Fix the date of effect of all allowances as 1.1.2006.

6.   No performance related pay or bonus scheme

7.   Revise the Transport and daily allowances as demanded by the staff side JCM National Council.

8.   Remove the condition of 6 months for applying the uniform date of 1st July as increment dates.

9.   ACP to be on hierarchical system obtaining in each department.

10. Retain and improve CGHS and make insurance scheme optional

11.  Implement flexitime working hours for women/disabled employees as recommended by the 6 CPC and remove clause (iv) of OM No.13019/2/2008-Estt.(L) dated 18th Nov. 2008 on Child Care Leave.

12. Direct all the Departmental Heads to settle 6th CPC related department specific demands/problems within a stipulated time.

13. Grant civil servant status and Pension to 'Gramin Dak-Sevaks.'

14. No reduction in the commutation value and restoration of full pension after 12 years.

15. Compute the pension entitlement on the basis of notional pay as on 1.1.1996


Part II - Demands pending settlement for long in the National Council JCM

1. No outsourcing or contractorisation of Govt. functions.

2. Grant statutory defined pension scheme to the employees recruited after 1.1.2004 and withdraw the PFRDA Bill from Parliament.

3. Implement the Board of Arbitration Awards.

4. Remove the arbitrary 5% ceiling and 3 years condition on compassionate appointment and withdraw court cases and absorb all waitlisted RRR candidates.

5. Implement the revision of bonus ceiling @ 3500/- in the case of all personnel employed by the Government including casual/contingent and daily rated workers and Grameen Dak Sewaks. Replace adhoc bonus with the PLB and remove the 60 days ceiling.


Section II


1.     a)  Vacate victimization of Association activists.

b) Allow democratic functioning of Association without interference from        administration

   2.        Strengthen Audit & Accounts to Safeguard People's Rights


a)      Stop down sizing; Stop outsourcing & privatisation of Audit & Accounts; Scrap curtailment/shedding of Audit functions in the name of Audit Plan.

b)      Ensure continuance of the existing Accounting and Auditing methodologies and appropriate party days with scientific work norms.

c)      Ensure effective Panchayati Raj Audit & Accounts by sanctioning more posts.


3.         Redesignate LDC as Audit/Accounts Assistant, grant PB1 Grade Pay 2800 (4500-7000 pre-revised) and grant following pay scales to other cadres, maintaining vertical relativity.

                                    Auditor/Accountant/Steno Gr II : PB2, GP 4200

                                    SA/Steno Gr I                                        : PB2, GP 4600

                                    SO/AAO/Private Secretary       : PB2, GP 4800

           & PB3 GP 5400 on completion of 4 years

                                    AO                                           : PB3, GP 6600

                                    SAO                                         : PB3, GP 7600  

4.   Fill up all vacant posts and sanction adequate post as per the agreement of 16.10.1992.

5.        a) Amend Company Law and DPC Act for Audit of Public Sector Undertakings      &  Corporations even after reduction of Government share to below 50%.

b) Amend Company Law to ensure the Audit by IA&AD of all Public Limited Companies listed with Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)

            c) Enact necessary law to bring audit of all public Financial Institutions by IA&AD.


6.          Permit graduate Gr.D employees to appear SOG Examination as before.


7.       Step up of pay of senior promotees who exhausted ACP, in the event of juniors drawing more pay on getting ACP.


8.         Grant ACP on hierarchical pattern.


9.     Re-designate Supervisor as Section Officer; grant further promotion upto AO/SAO;  earmark   20% of AAO (SO) cadre for Supervisors.


10.       Grant promotion to employees against the direct recruitment quota.


11.       Regularise the ad-hoc Section officers by creating sufficient posts; promote all SOGE passed hands as one time measure; Grant one increment and Grade pay of AAO on passing SOG Exam.


12.       Restore unilateral transfer policy.


13.       Restoration of provision of Metal Passes to AAO's working in Railway Audit Offices.


14.     Remove the economic criteria for Compassionate ground appointment and re-open all past cases.


15.              Revise TA/DA rates and permit self certification to claim re-imbursement of food  and conveyance charges

16.              Grant three increments on passing departmental Confirmatory examination.