Social Security Services • UIDAI • NREGS • CPI • SSP(Social security Pensions) • NPS Empowering and Connecting India
UIDAI Empowering and Connecting India
What is AADHAR? • 12 digit individual ID issued by UIDAI • Will serve as ID & address proof anywhere in India • Free of cost • Will remain valid for life • Voluntary • UIADI accepts 18 POI (Proof of Identity) & 33 POA (Proof of address) Empowering and Connecting India
UIDAI • ROLE OF INDIA POST – • Premium service used – Print to Post • Printing • Booking • Transmission • Delivery of letters carrying Unique Identification Number of the residents. Unit 1.4
Print to Post • DoP has set up Print to Post facilities at Kolkata & Delhi. At present, CMS Info. Systems Pvt. Ltd. has partnered to with DoP provide to provide this • UID letters are printed as per the technical specifications • After receiving the data from UIDAI server:- • Prints the letter • Laminate • Print the envelope • Insertion of letter • Scaling of UID envelopes Unit 1.4
Booking • 13 digit code for UID letters “UAXXXXXXXXXIN” • Barcode generated by Print to Post server • Print to Post server books UID letters virtually in Speednet • Booking information uploaded in Speednet by Print to Post server • Sorted & bundled delivery PO wise • Separate bag prepared instead of bundle if there are more than 100 articles for same destination PO • Bag despatched directly to departmental Delivery PO & Account Office in case of BO Unit 1.4
Delivery- Deptl. PO • Address specific • Time to be recorded on delivery slip • If premises found locked, intimation served • Time of leaving intimation in dely. Slip • Second attempt on next day • If couldn’t be deld. On second attempt, retained for 7 days following date of first attempt • If remain undeld., returned to “return address” Unit 1.4
Delivery- BO • Manifests recd. In bag treated dely. Slip for BO • Sign/TI of recipient obtained on both copies of manifest • Seven days period from date of receipt by GDS • One copy of manifest for GDS & one for AO • AO to upload delivery status scanning barcode on receipt of manifest from BO Unit 1.4
UIADI ROLE OF OFFICERS Supervise & monitor:- • Printing • Booking • Transmission • Delivery of letters carrying Unique Identification Number of the residents. • Uploading of status at every stage by staff • Accounting Unit 1.4
NREGS Empowering and Connecting India
Employment Guarantee Act: The Basic Idea The National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005 is a law whereby: (section 3) any adult who is willing to do unskilled manual work at the minimum wage is entitled to being employed on local public works within 15 days of applying. Unit 1.4
Roles and Responsibilities- DoP • Divisional Nodal Officers to facilitate linking of villages and attached habitations with the P.O. • Map the BOs under each SO • BPMs to accept applications for A/c opening and forward S.O. on date of receipt itself • SPMs to open the accounts and issue Pass Books in time. • Intimate account numbers to Project Officers for incorporation in the NREGS records Unit 1.4
Roles and Responsibilities- DoP • SPM will ensure crediting of wage-amounts of NREGS accounts and send intimation of credit to each of the BPMs concerned without waiting for the clearance of the cheque. • Disburse the amount to all the wage earners within the prescribed time. • The Divisional Nodal Officer to watch receipt of weekly / fortnightly wage lists and the cheques for the wage amount ensure immediate credit into the SB accounts. Unit 1.4
Payment of wages through Post Office • What special arrangements to be made for conveyance of cash for NREGS payments? • Meticulous advance planning keeping in view the local conditions and security aspects by • Remitting cash in the cash bag on the same day or through special carrier from HO (clearly indicating the mode of transport) • Authorizing the SPM to draw sufficient cash from bank or treasury as the case may be. • By authorizing the SPMs to draw sufficient cash from the nearest cash office (another SO) • Make above arrangements keeping in view the requirements of each SO & its BOs.
Roles & Responsibilities • Provide adequate manpower at POs • Arrange for sufficient cash for wage payments • Provide effective mechanism at all levels for redressal of grievances and disposal of complaints. • Participate in the periodical co-ordination meetings • Check the items in the visits & Inspections as prescribed in the questionnaire for the MGNREGA Unit 1.4
CPI Empowering and Connecting India
What is CPI? How CPI is assessed? What are all the statistics to be collected to assess the CPI? What work is assigned to India Post by NSSO? What procedure is to be followed by India Post? What are all the responsibilities of India Post in this regard? CPI
Consumer Price Index • MoU is signed by DoP , CSO & MOSPI for using Postal Network for the collection of data on prices of consumer commodities in selected villages for the compilation of CPI. • Role of DoP– • Survey & Identify shops & outlets in villages • Submit the data of shops & outlets identified to CSO • Collection of prices of consumer commodities every month • Uploading the collected data to NIC. Unit 1.4
To assess the CPI, a Market Survey is to be undertaken. The forms prescribed for the market survey & CPI are given below: Form 1 : Identification of markets and details of shops /outlets Form 2 : Details of item specifications and prices Form 3 : Details of items under Pre determined Survey STATISTICS TO BE COLLECTED TO ASSESS THE CPI
A list containing names of villages identified, pertaining to a postal circle, where the price index data have to be collected is informed. a) After collection of data the filled in forms have to be brought to a nearby identified Sub/ Head Post Office. The details are to be uploaded through a web portal. b) The post offices identified for the purpose of uploading the collected data from the village should be easily accessible from the village where data is collected. PROCEDURE TO BE FOLLOWED BY INDIA POST
Perfect matching between Form 1 and Form 2 needs to be ensured i.e. items for which markets/ shops/ outlets have been selected in Form 1, item specifications, unit and observed quantity should be finalized for all such items in Form 2 and vice-versa. Complete coverage of items (village-wise) to be ensured as per consumption habits of the village population. Entries in block 1 of FORMS 1&2 i.e. identification particulars of village, should be correctly copied from the sample list. RESPONSIBILITIES OF INDIA POST
Unit and observed quantity should be as per purchasing habits of the village population. Specifications must be complete i.e. information must be recorded against all the mandatory heads pertaining to the selected items ‘others if any’. The optional specification head ‘others if any’ may be used to record any other characteristic of the selected item which may help for better identification of the item or it may contain local name of the item. For all the Seasonal items falling under vegetables/fruits/woolen clothing etc., which may not be available at the time of Market Survey, markets/shops and specifications etc., need to be finalized for all such items now itself.
Only numeric information should be recorded under price column of FORM 2 i.e. 25.00 only and not Rs.25-00. Name of the popular Items consumed by villagers under ‘others’ category appearing in various sub groups like ‘other rice product’, ‘other wheat product’, ‘other milk products’ etc., should invariably be recorded otherwise it would be difficult to collect price data in respect of all such items in future. For items like biscuits/salted refreshments/ prepared sweets etc., item finalized/ variety of the item should be indicated under the head ‘others if any’ under specifications so as to clearly identify the items for future price collection.
Where-ever education/medical services are provided free of cost for the population of the selected village, instead of leaving these items blank or indicating free, some private schools/clinics where villagers are going for education or taking treatment should be selected for pricing. All partially filled- in items are required to be updated for each village. If an item is not available/not consumed by the village population NA/NC may be recorded under remarks column.
Following points may be ensured before downloading the prices : Reasons for significant variation (more than 10%) in the prices are reported in remarks col. 9 in code(s). Previous two months prices are reported for the cases where the special code is other than ‘0’. Prices of common consumption items fixed for the selected village are invariably reported. Items for which prices reported as ‘NA’ need to be thoroughly checked. Ensure recording of special code and establishment/shop code for all the items for which current month prices have been collected.
Consumer Price Index • Role of Officer:- • Monitor staff doing Survey & Identify shops & outlets in villages • Monitor Submission of data of shops & outlets identified to CSO • Ensure & monitor uploading the collected data to NIC. Unit 1.4
Exercise 2.2.1 • Trainer to give 30 minutes to the groups to list the role of ASP/IP in three projects- UIDAI, NREGS & CPI. One of the groups may be asked to present the role before others & trainer to sum up at the end. Empowering and Connecting India
Social Security Pensions Empowering and Connecting India
Social Security Pensions • Old Age Pension • Widow Pension • Physically handicapped persons Pension • Operating Procedure • Booking (ordinary MO / eMO) • Despatch (with cash) • Payment (person/SB A/c) • Accounting Unit 1.4
Social Security Pensions • Role of officers Supervise:- • Booking (ordinary MO / eMO) • Despatch (with cash) • Prompt financing to PO as per liability • Payment (person/SB A/c) • Watch & control the delay • Accounting • Apply checks in visits & inspections Unit 1.4
New Pension Scheme Empowering and Connecting India
New Pension Scheme • Nodal Office • DoP has established a Nodal Office that has been registered with the CRA (Central Recordkeeping Agency) as POP. The Nodal Office is functioning from CEPT, PTC Mysore • The Nodal Office gets the registration of POP_SPs (PO) done with the CRA & communicates the Registration No to the PO concerned. Unit 1.4
Registration of POs as POP_SP • The post offices identified for carrying out NPS transactions are called POP_SPs (Point of Presence _ Service Providers) • POP_SPs have to be registered with the CRA (Central Recordkeeping Agency) – one time. • A pre-requisite for the POP_SP registration is that the Postal Division concerned has to capture the mandatory details of the POP_SP in the ‘India Post Info Site’ (Link available under Quick Links on India Post Home Page). ‘NPS Details’ option under the menu ‘Post Office Related’ has to be used. Unit 1.4
Registration of POP_SP • The Nodal Office communicates the POP_SP details to the CRA & gets the registration number, which is communicated to the PO concerned. • The PO has to enter the Registration No in the Meghdoot Point of Sale (Supervisor Option – ‘My Office’ menu --- ‘Environment’ option). • One more number – FC Code also needs to be entered. (More details on Facilitation Centre will follow) Unit 1.4
Types of Transactions Handled by POP_SP • Subscriber Registration (‘Opening of Account’) • Initial Subscriber Contribution (‘First Deposit’) • Subsequent Subscriber Contributions (‘Subsequent Deposits’) • Handling Service Requests from subscribers (including withdrawal requests) • Grievance handling Unit 1.4
How the transactions are carried out? • All transactions are carried out through e Payment • A National level Biller called ‘NPS Trust’ has been created. This biller is operated by the Nodal Office • All transactions fetch a uniform service charge of Rs 20 + Service Tax. Unit 1.4
New Pension Scheme • Role of officer Supervise:- • Staff do sufficient publicity • Staff achieve the targets allotted • Checks be applied in visits & Inspections • There is no shortage of stationery & materials • There is no hardware/software/power problem • Statements are submitted by POs as prescribed Unit 1.4
Exercise 2.2.2 • Trainer to give 30 minutes to the groups to list the role of ASP/IP in three projects- Social Security Pensions & NPS. One of the groups may be asked to present the role before others & trainer to sum up at the end. Empowering and Connecting India
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