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Sunday, February 7, 2016

Some Snap Shots of 40th Biennial Conference

Arrival of Guests on the Dias

Lightning of Candles

State Song

Key Note Address by the Circle Secretary

Address by Chief Speaker Shri Soumya Ranjan Pattanayak

Memento to the Chief Speaker

Address by Shri S.R. Swain, Guest of Honour 

Address by Col. Jaleswar Kanhar, Guest of Honour

Address by  Shri Tilak De, Chief Guest

Presidential Address

Address by Shri S. B. Mohapatra, Former CHQ President

Address by Shri Bipin Bihari Mohanty, Former Circle Secretary 

Address by Shri Subash Ch. Barik, President, Postal Officer's Association

Address by Shri Bruhaspati Samal, Divisional Secretary, AIPEU, Group-C, Bhubaneswar Division

Vote of Thanks by Shri Prasanta Ku. Patra

Open Session

General Body Meeting

General Body Meeting

40th Biennial Circle Conference - New Office Bearers

Office Bearer
Sri P.K. Patra, ASP(Mail), O/o CPMG, Odisha Circle, Bhubaneswar-751001
Vice Presidents
1. Shri H.S.Mohapatra, ASP(HQ), Koraput Division
2. Shri Samarjeet Nayak, ASP(OD), Balasore Division
Circle Secretary
Sri Pitabasa Jena, Manager(Project Arrow), O/o CPMG, Odisha Circle, Bhubaneswar-751001
Asst. Circle Secretaries
1. Shri B. Maheswar Rao, ASP I/C, Chatrapur Sub-Division
2. Shri Jameswar Garanaik, ASP(Vig), RO, Sambalpur
3. Sri Suvendu Pd. Tripathy, IP, Nayagarh West
Organizing Secretaries
1. Shri Sanjit Kumar Satapathy, IP Angul (East) Sub-Division
2. MS. Swagatika Palo, IP, Berhampur(South) Sub-Division
3. Shri Gouranga Behera, ASP I/C, Bhadrak Central Sub-Division
4. Shri Basanta Kumar Singha, ASP(HQ), Balasore Division
5. MS. Monalisha Das, IP, “N” 1st  Sub-Division, Cuttack
Shri Bijay Kumar Pradhan, IRM, RMS “K” Division
Asst. Treasurer
Shri Gyana Ranjan Hota, IP, Talcher Sub-Division
Shri Mrutyunjaya Bera, ASP (PMU), Circle Office
CWC Members
1.  Shri Debi Prasad Nayak, ASP(Philately/SB), Circle Office
2.  Shri Priyanath Pattanaik, Dy. PM, Bhubaneswar GPO
3. Shri Khageswar Mallick, ASP(OD), Bhubaneswar Division
4. Shri Tapas Kumar Dash, ASP(Inv) Circle Office
5. Shri Parameswar Nayak, ASP(OD), Bhadrak Division
6.Shri Bijay Kumar Mishra, ASP(HQ), RMS “N” Division
7. Shri Bibhudatta Behera, IP(PG), Circle Office
8. Shri Jagadish Dash, ASP I/C, Jagatsinghpur Sub-Division
9. Shri Pranab Kumar Mishra, IP, Jatni Sub-Division
10.  Ms. Madhusmita Padhi, IP(Cell), Circle Office
11. Shri L.N.Mishra, ASP(PG), Circle Office
12. MS. Neeta Seremseti, IP, Central Sub-division, Cuttack
13.  Shri Minaketan Pradhan, IP(Vig), Circle Office
14. MS.Arunabala Mohanty, ASP(HQ), Bhubaneswar Division
15. Shri Manoj Kumar Pattanaik, ASP I/C, Cuttack East Sub-Division
16. Shri Gajendra Pd. Kar, ASP(HQ), Cuttack South Division
17. Shri Yerra Pallaya, IP, RO, Berhampur
18. Shri Amulya Prasad Panda, OS, Cuttack City Division
19.  Shri Debashis Sahani, IP, Cuttack West Sub-Division
20.  Shri Niranjan Mohanty, ASP(HQ), Puri Division

All India Delegates
1.   Shri Debi Prasad Nayak, ASP (Philately/SB), Circle Office
2.   Shri Basanta Kumar Singha, ASP (HQ), Balasore Division
3.   Shri Manoj Kumar Dash, IP (PLI), Circle Office
4.   Shri Bibhudatta Behera, IP (PG), Circle Office
5.   Shri Khageswar Mallick, ASP (OD), Bhubaneswar Division
6.   Shri Tapas Kumar Dash, ASP (Inv), Circle Office
7.   Shri Samarjeet Nayak, ASP (OD), Balasore Division

8.       Shri L.N.Mishra, ASP (PG), Circle Office

Friday, February 5, 2016

I-T Dept cautions taxpayers against sharing PINs, passwords

The Income Tax Department today cautioned taxpayers not to share their PIN or password of mails, saying it never asks for such details.

In a statement, the department said it is to ensure that taxpayers are aware the department does not seek confidential or financial information of the taxpayer over email.

"The Income Tax Department never asks for your PIN numbers, passwords or similar access information for credit cards, banks or other financial accounts through e-mail," it said.

"The Income Tax Department appeals to taxpayers not to respond to such emails and NOT to share information relating to their credit card, bank and other financial accounts," it added.

The Income Tax Department has been at the forefront of using technology in implementing its e-governance initiatives, it said, adding, most of its routine communication to taxpayers is through email and SMS.

"Therefore, the department is very sensitive and alert to attempts made by fraudsters to spoof the Department's identity to send phishing emails," it said.

The statement further said all taxpayer reports of phishing emails are forwarded to which is a government of India agency mandated to fight against such threats.

Further, the department has implemented best practices such as SPF (Sender Policy Framework), DKIM (Domain Keys Identified Mail) and DMARC (Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting & Conformance) for its email domains.

Use of these protocols enables the email receiver domains such as Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail etc to determine whether or not a received email is actually from the defined sender such as the Department and block phishing emails from reaching the taxpayer, it said.

Listing out dos and don'ts, it has asked the taxpayers to check for the domain name carefully as fake emails will have miss-pelt or incorrect sounding variants of websites of the Income Tax department.

"Do not open such emails in spam or junk folder and do not reply to such emails. Do not open any attachments. Attachments may contain malicious code," it said.

Do not click on any links and even if you have clicked on links inadvertently in a suspicious e-mail or phishing website then do not enter confidential information like bank account, credit card details, it added. 

Source:-The Economic Times

Budget to provide Rs 1.10 lakh crore for Pay panel, OROP

Budget for the next fiscal needs to provide Rs 1.10 lakh crore for implementing the OROP and 7th Pay Commission award, besides a higher allocation for the farm sector, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today.

Addressing the Consultative Committee attached to the Finance Ministry, he also said that India has potential to grow at a much faster pace even as he exuded confidence that fiscal deficit target for current financial year will be within target.

During the meeting, the members suggested that tax exemption limit for middle and salaried class be raised from existing Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 4 lakh as well as more stress be given on widening of tax base, while there should be severe punishment for those evading taxes. 

They also suggested that the threshold limit of Rs 2 lakh for mandatory Pan Card quoting for any transaction be raised to Rs 5 lakh. 

"Some members suggested that there should be accountability of assessing officers for passing unreasonably high tax liability orders to harass the assessees which are later on turned down by the Appellate authorities," said the statement. 

They also suggested that higher allocations be made to improve the agriculture related irrigation projects in different states which are in bad shape. 

There was also suggestion to change the labour ratio in MGNREGA such that it can be more productive and used for infrastructure building along with providing jobs, it said. 

Some members sought more focus for providing employment opportunities in rural areas, increasing agriculture productivity and agriculture credit at cheaper rate. 

"It was also suggested that forthcoming budget be poor and common man oriented and should make higher provision for removing child malnutrition among others," the statement said. 

There was also a suggestion that funds from CSR must be used in developing the area where the company is functioning and making profits. 

There was also a suggestion made to give tax incentive to MSMEs for their betterment which, in turn, would help in creating more employment opportunities, it added. 

Source:-The Economic Times

Loans and Advances by the Central Government - Interest rates and other terms and conditions

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Advances to Government servants - Rate of interest for purchase of conveyances during 2015-2016

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Comments on the Transfer policy,2011/modification of 2012 which is in place for the officers of Indian Postal Service, Group A

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