The Narendra Modi authorities has issued a clarification on the VRS scheme of the central authorities workers with disabilities. A central authorities worker can now have the choice to proceed in service with the identical pay scale and repair advantages if turns disabled throughout its service interval.
The most recent DoPT order learn, “The undersigned is directed to consult with this Division’s O.M. of even no. dated 19.05.2015 on the topic famous above concerning the remedy of VRS discover given by a Authorities servant on medical grounds or on account of incapacity.
On this regard, it’s said that the Individuals with Disabilities (Equal Alternatives, Safety of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995 (PWD Act) has been repealed by the Rights of Individuals with Disabilities Act, 2016 (RPWD Act, 2016), which got here into drive on 19th April, 2017. Therefore, part 47 of PWD Act, 1995 as said in DoPT’s O.M. of even no. 19.05.2015 is changed by the provisions of part 20 of the RPWD Act, 2016.”
seventh Pay Fee: VRS Order For These Central Authorities Staff, Key Takeaways:
No authorities institution shall discriminate towards any individual with incapacity in any matter referring to employment: Offered that the suitable authorities might, having regard to the kind of work carried on in any institution, by notification and topic to such circumstances, if any, exempt any institution from the provisions of this part.
Each authorities institution shall present cheap lodging and applicable barrier free and conducive setting to workers with incapacity.
No promotion shall be denied to an individual merely on the bottom of incapacity.
No Authorities institution shall dispense with or scale back in rank, an worker who acquires a incapacity throughout his or her service.
Nonetheless, it additional mentioned that in case a disabled authorities servant reconsiders his determination and withdraws the discover for voluntary retirement, his case shall be handled the aforesaid provisions of Part 20 of RPWD Act, 2016.
If nevertheless, regardless of being so suggested, such authorities servant nonetheless needs to take voluntary retirement, the request could also be processed as per the relevant guidelines, it added.