Wednesday 25 December 2013

Wednesday, December 25, 2013


General Clarification regarding counting of broken spells of ad-hoc promotion for increment

India Post plans national ATM network

SB ORDER 12/2013- Change in procedure of payment of Commission to SAS/MPKBY/PRSG Leaders in CBS POs

No proposal to introduce ‘Parents Care Leave’ on line of ‘Child Care Leave’ – Central Government

In Rajya Sabha the Minister of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Shri.V.Narayanasamy said in written reply to a question that there is no proposal to provide for Parent Care Leave on the lines of Child Care Leave (CCL).
And also he replied, "Global Age Watch Index is a measure of quality of life and well-being of older people around the world. It measures the economic, social and political elements. India is ranked 73rd out of 91 countries selected for the index.

The Government has no proposal to provide for Parent Care Leave on the lines of Child Care Leave (CCL). CCL is allowed to female Central Government employees with a specific purpose of improving participation of more females in Government service. The Central Government employees are already entitled to various kinds of leave which can be availed for appropriate purposes".

Re-designation and changes in job content of PMG/DPS (BD, Tech & Mktg) to focus more on Mails & BD activities in the Circles

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Tuesday, December 24, 2013

MINUTES of JCM Departmental Council meeting held on 27/11/2013 in Dak Bhavan, under the chairpersonship of Secretary (Posts)

Calendar of Departmental Examinations 2014

Sl No.
Name of the Examination
Proposed Schedule tentatively
(A) Centralised Examination
Inspector of Posts Examination
23rd and 24th August 2014
Ps Gr ‘B’ Examination
Postmaster Grade – I Exam
LGO Examination for PAs/SAs in Circle
24th August 2014 Sunday
Junior Engineer( C&E)Examination
Will be notified after receipt of Question Banks and syllabus revised . For the vacancies of previous years.
Assistant Engineer ( C&E)Examination
Same as Above
Sr. Postmaster Examination
Tentatively proposed to be held on October 2014, by which time it is expected thatcourt verdicts will be pronounced.
PAs/SAs Direct RecruitmentExamination
March 2014 for 2013 vacancies. Another recruitment in November 2014 for 2014 vacancies.
Assistant Manager ( MMS)
Will be notified after receipt of revised Recruitment Rules /Question Banks and syllabusrevised.
Assistant Accounts Officer (AAO)
 As Above.

Sl No.
Name of the Examination
Proposed Schedule tentatively
(B) De-centralised Examination
Confirmation Examination for direct recruit Jr Accountants in PAO
17th & 18th may 2014
LDCs to Junior Accountants in PAOs
14th &15th June 2014
LGO Examination for promotion to Assistants of other wings i.e. MMS , Foreign Post, RLO, Stores Depot and CO/RO
20th July 2014
Postman Examination
Direct Recruitment to Multi taskingStaff
To be held in October for 2014 vacancies.
PO&RMS Accountant Examination
25th May,2014
Departmental Examination for promotion to LDCs in PAOs fromSorters and MTS.
Departmental Examination for promotion to LDCs in PAOs from MTS qualified in matriculation


The first Central Working Committee meeting after the last All India Conference was held at Guwahati from 14.12.2013 to 15.12.2013. The National Flag has been hoisted by Dr. Sitanath Shankar, Chairman Reception Committee and NFPE and AIPEU Group ‘C’ flags were hoisted by Com. M. Krishnan Secretary General and Com. R. Sivannarayana CHQ President respectively. Out of 15 office bearers, one office bearer was absent. Out of 22 circles 18 circles have been represented. 5 Mahila Committee members attended. The CWC meeting was presided by Com. R. Sivannarayana, CHQ President. Com. L. P. Saikia, Org. General Secretary and Circle Secretary Assam delivered the welcome address.While observing the proceedings there was serious constructive and proactive discussions held in the CWC meeting.The discussion by the CWC members was lasted for more than 15 hours. The issues related to 7th CPC, Confederation and NFPE programmes, building strong relations between NFPE and AIPEU GDS (NFPE), Cadre Review, MACP related issues, Computer related issues were discussed in detail. The following are the important decisions arrived by consensus in the CWC meeting.
1.      The Confederation decision including strike action for inclusion of GDS demands in 7th CPC, DA merger etc has been endorsed.
2.      The draft memorandum of P3 after its preparation inviting suggestions for the improvement of the same by all rank and file. An exclusive workshop will be conducted to discuss the draft memorandum and finalized thereafter.
3.      The upgradation of pay scale of PA/SA and supervisory posts will be given due importance while drafting the memorandum.
4.      The CWC endorses the decision of Confederation, demanding minimum wage as per 15thILC, 5 year wage revision, DA merger etc. and implement the Confederation programmeson 15 point Charter effectively.
5.      The CWC decided to insist the department to finalise the Cadre Review proposal within one month and in the event of non implementation of the same, programme of action will be finalized after consultation with NFPE and Postal JCA.
6.      The CWC directed all Divisional and Branches as well as the Circle Secretaries to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of NFPE in a be fitting manner by holding conventions, meetings, recognize the services of old leaders etc.
7.      The CWC requested all the divisions and branches to observe the JCA call on 05.02.2013 by holding one day fast demanding the regularisation of Casual labour and wage revision as per the 6th CPC rate.
8.      The CWC further requested all the branches to assist the All India Postal and RMS Pensioners Association in forming branches at circle and divisional levels.
9.      The CWC further appeals all the Divisions/Branches and Circle Secretaries to form AIPEU GDS (NFPE) at their level and extend fullest cooperation to popularize their demands and programmes of action culminating to indefinite strike if their genuine demand of Departmentalisation and remittance of their case to 7th CPC are not considered.
10.  The CWC decided to issue notice to the defaulting branches to remit Quota dues and other dues like Bhartiya Post and Publications before 10.01.2014 and in the event of non remittance, the CHQ will initiate action either suspending the branch or directing the DDO to remit the amount directly to Circle/CHQ.
11.  Apart from the above to end the Election dispute of Delhi circle, it has been resolved to conduct fresh conference by CHQ itself on the basis of actual membership being existed in the divisions.
In the midst of the CWC meeting Com. K. V. Sridharan, Ex-General Secretary, Com. B. G. Tamhankar, Ex-President, CHQ, Com. I. S. Dabas, General Secretary, P4, Giri Raj Singh, General Secretary R-3 & President NFPE, Com. Garga Talukdar, Asst. General Secretary, R-3 Com. S. Raghupatty, Asst. Secretary General, NFPE and other Circle Secretaries of Assam Circle delivered their speeches and greetings.
In short, the CWC was very constructive in discussing all the issues and decisions taken by consensus. These decisions will be the guiding factor to the CHQ for an effective and efficient functioning. The views and suggestions deliberated by the CWC members have been taken proper note of and they are being taken up with the Directorate and other levels. Com. Zaman, Asst. Circle Secretary delivered vote of thanks.

Com. L.P. Saikia, Circle secretary, Com. Tikan Colida, Circle President and their team made elaborate arrangements for the comfortable stay and delicious food. They deserve all appreciations. The CWC Guwahati ended with a historic success.