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Saturday, 25 June 2016

Massive Rally and March to Parliament organised by NJCA

Modification in 7th Pay Commission report needed – Massive Rally and March to Parliament organised by NJCA – 20,000 Central Government Employees participated

A massive parliament march and rally of about 20000 Central Government Employees was held at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi on 24th June 2016. The rally was organized by National Joint Council of Action (NJCA) of Central Government Employees comprising Railways, Defence, Confederation and Postal organizations demanding modification in the recommendations of 7th Central Pay Commissions including minimum wage and fitment formula. Other demands are scrapping of New Contributory Pension Scheme, No FDI in Railways and Defence, Grant of Civil Servant status to Gramin Dak Sevaks, filling up of vacancies, enhancement of bonus ceiling, No outsourcing, downsizing, contractorisation and corporatisation etc.

massive rally and march to parliament on 24th March 2016The NJCA had already given strike notice to Government on 9th June 2016. The Modi Government is not ready for a negotiated settlement with the staff side. The rally called upon the entirely of Central Government employees to intensify the campaign and preparations and make the strike a total success.

The rally was presided by Shri. N. Raghavaiah  (General Secretary, NFIR & Chairman NJCA), Coms. Shiv Gopal Mishra (General Secretary AIRF & Convenor NJCA), Sreekumar (Secretary General AIDEF) M. Krishnan (Secretary General, Confederation) R. N. Parashar (Secretary General, NFPE) Guman Singh (President, NFIR), Rakal Das Gupta (President, AIRF) K. K. N. Kutty (President, Confederation) B. C. Sharma (NFIR) S. K. Tyagi (AIRF), Mrs. Champa and Mrs. Gita Pandey addressed the rally
About 33 lakhs Central Government Employees will participate in the strike. 40 lakhs Central Government Pensioners have declared their solidarity with the strike. Central Trade Unions had also extended their full support. State Government Employees Federations have cautioned the Central Government that they will also be compelled to join the strike if Government refuse to settle the demands relating to 7th CPC recommendations as majority of the state Governments are implementing the Central pay parity to their employees also

NJCA Appeals to All CMs for support and to put pressure on Govt of India for Negotiations with the NC JCM


Friday, 24 June 2016

Nellai News.

நமது கோட்டம் ASPOs HQ ஆக திரு.பொன்னையா அவர்கள் பொறுப்பேற்பு. அவருக்கு நமது தேசிய சங்கத்தின் மனமார்ந்த வாழ்த்துக்கள்.

 நமது கோட்ட SSPOs ஆக திரு.V.P. சந்திர சேகர் அவர்கள் மீண்டும்  திங்கள்கிழமை பொறுப்பேற்கிறார்.  அவருக்கும் நமது தேசிய சங்கத்தின் மனமார்ந்த வாழ்த்துக்கள்.

இரு மாதந்திர பேட்டி
 தென்மண்டல PMG அவர்களுடனான இரு மாதந்திர பேட்டி (Bi Monthly Meeting) வருகிற 28.06.2016 அன்று மதுரையில் நடைபெறுகிறது. அதில் நமது தேசிய சங்கத்தின் சார்பாக தூத்துக்குடி கோட்டம் செயலாளர் திரு.N.J.உதய குமாரன் உடன் நமது கோட்ட தலைவர் திரு.S.A.இராம சுப்பிரமணியன்  அவர்கள் கலந்து கொள்கிறார்கள்.

How did Media arrive the 7th CPC Minimum Pay as Rs.23400?

For the past few days some News Agencies belongs to TV networks are blabbering about 7th CPC Minimum Pay and Implementation.They repeatedly claimed that Empowered Committee recommends 30% Increase in minimum wage. Thus Minimum Pay will be increased from 18000 to 23400 and highest pay will be increased from 250000 to 325000.They actually exposing their ignorance by saying 30% increase will increase the Minimum Pay to 23400/-The 7th CP recommended 14.29 % increase in minimum PayThe Minimum Pay in Sixth CPC = 7000
Total DA as on 1.1.2016 125% = 8750
Total Pay = 15750
Minimum Pay Recommended by 7th CPC = 18000
Increase Over Sixth CPC Pay = 14.29%

If the Cabinet Committee decides to increase 30% , The Minimum Pay will be Rs. 20475. Rounding of to 1000 may take it to Rs.21000.
How are Some familiar and Established news Media telling that 30% increase will take the Minimum Wage to Rs.23400?
Without knowing the fundamentals of fixing Minimum Pay, they simply calculated 30% increase over Rs.18000 (which already has 14.29% inbuilt increase) and predicted Rs.23400 will be the Minimum Wage. This false news created buss among cg employees. Now everybody talking about Rs.23400 as Minimum Pay.

The NCJCM demanded to fix Rs.26000 as Minimum Wage according to Dr. Akroyd Formula based on the retail prices as on 1.1.2014. This is 65% increase over sixth CPC Minimum Wage +125% DA (7000+8750=15750).
If the government decide to increase the Minimum Wage 30% level, then the Minimum Pay will be Rs.21000 and Fitment factor will be fixed at 3.0.

SG FNPO & GS NAPE Gr C appeal to all Circle/Divisional/Branch Secretaries

Appeal to all Circle/Divisional/ Branch secretaries conduct gate meeting in all places.Explaining 11th July strike demands- SG FNPO.
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Charter of Demands
(PART-A)

1.         Settle the issues raised by the NJCA on the recommendations of the 7 CPC             sent  to Cabinet secretary vide letter dated 10th December 2015.
2.         Remove the injustice done in the assignment of pay scales to technical/safety             categories etc., IN Railways & Defence, different categories in other Central Govt.             establishments by the 7 CPC.
3          Scrap the PFRDA Act and NPS and grant Pension/family Pension to LL cg   employees under CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972 & Railways Pension Rules, 1993.
4.         i) No Privatization/outsourcing /contractorisation of governmental functions.
            (ii)Treat GDS as Civil Servants and extend proportional benefit on pension and       allowances to the GDS.
5.         No FD in Railways & Defence: No Corporatization of Defence Production Units       and Postal Department.
6.         Fill up all vacant posts in the government departments lift the ban on creation             of  posts; regularize the casual/contract workers.
7.         Remove ceiling on compassionate ground appointments.
8.         Extend the benefit of Bonus Act 1985 amendment on enhancement of payment       ceiling to the adhoc Bonus/PLB of Central Government employees with  effect       from the Financial year 2014-15.
9.         Ensure five promotions in the service career of an employee.
10.       Do not amend Labour Laws in the  name of Labour Reforms which  will take            away   the  existing benefits to the  workers.
11.       Revive JCM functioning at all levels.


(Part-B)

1.         Implement Cadre Restructuring  in all  wings of Postal Department i.e. SA, Postmen, Mail Guard, Mailmen, MTS, MMS,PA SBCO,PA CO, Postal Accounts , Civil Wing and Postmasters Cadre etc.
2.         Filling up of all vacant posts in all cadres of Department of Post.
3.         Stop all types of harassment and victimization including Trade Union victimization in the name of implementation of CBS/CIS and other  matters.
 

HSG II Promotion Order issued by TN Circle ( dtd 23/06/2016 )




Steps to be taken for smooth functioning of POSB operations and prevention of frauds in CBS Offices - Directorate Order dtd 21/06/2016

Instructions to Prevent Fraud in CBS Post Offices Issued by Directorate

Postal Directorate vide letter No 25-11/2016-FS-CBS dated 21.06.2016 has issued detailed instructions regarding the steps to be taken for smooth functioning of POSB operations and prevention of frauds in CBS Post Offices. Following are the instructions.

1. Staff working on CBS should not share password with any other official of his own office or CPC officials or CEPT Team members or any other person. Administrative Officers should take stringent disciplinary action against staff who have been found sharing password.

2. It will be duty of Postmaster/SPM/APM/ to get user IDs of those officials who proceed on leave/deputation etc. disabled.

3. It will be the responsibility of the concerned Division to get user IDs of officials deleted who have been suspended, dismissed, retired or transferred to non CBS offices by referring it to CEPT Team through Circle CPC.

4. SBCO should generate Consolidation of each scheme from the Finacle (which is available in production for any date) when vouchers are received from SOs/HO and compare the consolidation print out sent by SOs/HO Counter with the consolidation shown by the system. In case of discrepancy, SBCO Incharge should immediately raise the issue and report to Divisional Head as well as Vigilance branch of Region/Circle. It is mandatory that consolidation report should be generated from the Finacle production system for reconciliation.

5. SBCO should tally vouchers with the LOT generated through MIS server only. Whenever MIS server access is available, SBCO should first tally vouchers of old/pending dates. Efforts are being made to make MIS server access available all the time. SBCO should immediately raise ticket through CPC concerned as and when MIS server is unable to generate reports.

6. Each and every counter PA should make its Teller Cash Account ZERO before start of End of
Day. If this is not done, suitable disciplinary action should be taken against the official concerned.

7. All CBS Post offices should follow the cheque clearing process scrupulously and no transfer entry should be made in any clearing office account from any other office account. Any unauthorized entry into any office account shall be treated as violation of rules and official will be liable for disciplinary action.

8. Salary or Pension credit to savings account of employee or pensioner should be done only at
Head Post Office. Postmaster/APM shall be responsible for correct upload of amount of

salary/Pension into employee/pensioner savings account. Similarly any credit of benefits like MGNREGS or Old Age Pension should also be done at HO only. Use of HTTUM menu by any other office shall be treated as violation of rules and shall be liable for disciplinary action.

9. Freezing and unfreezing of any account/certificate should be done only at HPO level. For this purpose, SOs have to send request with prescribed documents to HPO.

10. Transfer of account/certificate from one CBS office to another or from post office to bank should also be done at HO level only. SO has to enter transfer application detail in a register and send transfer application with prescribed documents to HPO duly recommended on the day of receipt. HO shall transfer the account after due verification of signatures/KYC documents and balance in the system on the day of receipt and return the application and documents to SO duly signed and mentioning the date of transfer. SO shall maintain a separate guard file to keep such applications which will be checked by visiting/inspecting authorities.

11. Transfer of account/certificate from one scheme to another and transfer of certificates from one person to another should be done at HO only. Any such request if received at any SO, should be entered in a register and sent to HO alongwith documents and recommendations on the day of its receipt. On receipt at HO, all such requests should be executed on the day of receipt and retuned to SO duly signed. SO should maintain separate guard file for keeping such requests. This should also be checked and verified by Inspecting/Visiting Officers. HO shall maintain register and guard file for the requests presented directly at HO.

12. Revival of silent account shall be done at HO only for SO's and HO both. SOs have to enter application for revival in the register to be maintained and send application for revival duly recommended with prescribed KYC Form (in duplicate) with KYC documents to HO on the day of receipt. HO will verify the signatures with the system and ensure proper KYC documents have been taken. HO will first unfreeze the account and then modify the status from Dormant to Active. HO will return the application to SO alongwith one KYC Form and KYC documents duly signed mentioning date of revival and one copy of KYC Form will be sent to CPC. SO shall maintain a separate guard file to keep these applications and KYC documents as well as KYC Form which will be checked by visiting/inspecting authorities.. .

13. All SBCO staff should be given training at WCTCs by User Champions for End User/Supervisor Module and Auditor training by Infosys or User Champion. Circles should ensure that all SBCO staff has been trained by User Champions or Infosys and a certificate of completion of training should be obtained from all SBCO staff and kept in their service book. All IP/ASP who have not yet taken training of EAP should also be given EAP training through User Champions.

14. Divisional Heads should ensure that SBCO staff is comparing LOT generated through MIS server with the vouchers received from SO/HO. Wherever, there is shortage of staff in SBCO, necessary help should be provided from Post Office staff to SBCO (spared from SBSO branch) to complete voucher checking. Voucher checking should not be in arrears for more than 2-3 days. It will be responsibility of Divisional heads to ensure that adequate staff are provided.

15 No user should normally use back value date while doing transaction. Back value date should be used only in case of deposits through clearing. If in case, back value date is to be used, user should write in error book, take permission from next higher authority and attach copy of error book with the voucher.

16 SBCO staff should sign on each and every voucher after tallying with LOT generated through the system in token of having checked TRAN ID, Account Number and Amount in addition to general check of vouchers as prescribed.

17 SBCO should also compare LOT Date shown at the top of LOT the value date shown against each transaction. If difference in date in any of transaction will be of more than 3 days (other than clearing), objection should be raised, if error book entry or approval of competent authority is not attached with the voucher.

18. No BPM should accept cash deposit transaction for more than Rs.25,000/- in any account in a day. Instructions in this regard should issue by Circles/Regions and Divisions.

19. Postmaster of HPO shall designate one PA who will generate LOT of Office Accounts of Single/Double Handed SOs except 0340 and see if any transaction of more than Rs.25,000/- is shown in these LOTs. Customer Account details of such transactions should be generated from HACLI menu and sent to PRI(P)/Inspector Post/ASP(Post) for verification.

20. BO transactions should not be entered in Finacle if BO Bag is received after 3:.30 PM. These transactions should be entered on the next day.


21. All CBS Post Offices should complete their transactions maximum by 5 PM and no new transactions should be entered after 5 PM. All Supervisors should verify transactions regularly without any delay. For any delayed verification of more than 30 minutes, Supervisor will be held responsible except in Single/Double handed offices where it will be 60 minutes.

22. All Supervisors should tally Teller Account with each counter PA with Treasurer's Cash Book and ensure that teller account has become 0 (zero) before start of EOD.

23. Teller Cash Account of each Single/Double Handed SO should be checked at HO by a designated PA to ensure that balance has been made as 0 (Zero).

24. SOs should not lodge cheques in Finacle. Cheques received for New Investment and subsequent deposit should be sent to HO by preparing manual list. HO should lodge cheques presented at SOs for new Investment and RD subsequent deposit cheques against Clearing Office Account of SO and for subsequent deposits in other schemes in its own Clearing Account. SOs should check their clearing office Account on daily basis to see clearance received at HO and open accounts with value date as clearing date and fund the account. Amount of clearance of cheques lodged against SO Clearing accounts should be shown as remittance received from SO in advance and SO after funding the account shall account for as Deposit and remittance (in advance) to HO.

25. Every office should generate Post Office Clearing Report from HFINRPT and tally the inward and outward clearing amount with Treasury figures.

26. All POSB cheques should be given clearance by the CBS Post Office dealing with clearance and should not be sent to other HOs or SOs for giving clearing as data relating to all accounts is available in every CBS post office.

27. All POSB Cheques issued by any CBS Post Office if presented at any CBS Post Office should be treated as AT PAR cheques and should not be sent for clearing. No POSB Cheque for more than Rs.25000/- should be accepted at other SOLs in a day.

28. Activities of security pledge or release in case of TD or NSC or KVP should also be carried out at HOs only. In case such request is submitted at SO, SO can verify the facts and recommend security pledge or Release on the application and send to HO. At HO, a designated Supervisor will use HAFSM menu and execute the request. Another Supervisor or Postmaster has to verify the same. Application should be returned to SO which will do necessary entries on the original certificates and keep requests in a separate guard file. No other office should use HAFSM menu even having two Supervisors.

29 Closing of any discontinued scheme account/certificate including NSS-87 or NSS-92 should be done at HO only and closure amount should be paid only by credit into savings account or by cheque. No cash payment should be made in such cases. Any depositor if approaches for closure of such account/certificates at any SO should be asked to approach HPO.

30. For closure of any account/certificate at the office other than the office of account opening or issue of certificate, first account/certificate has to be transferred in the office by following the procedure of transfer of account/certificate mentioned in point No.10.

31. Issue of duplicate Passbook should also be done at HPO only If any application is received at any SO, it should be sent to HO duly. recommended after entering into a register. HO on receipt of application should issue duplicate passbook and send back the Passbook to SO duly entered in SO Slip. SO will enter date of receipt in register and deliver Passbook to customer under receipt in the register. Application for issue of duplicate passbook should not be routed through SBCO for balance verification as prescribed earlier.

32. No CBS Post Office will now collect closed passbook of any scheme from the customer and no closed passbook should be sent to SBCO for checking.


33. All circles should start a drive for collection of Mobile and Aadhaar Numbers from the customers and enter into CIF and this modification should be verified by Supervisor. In addition to this, drive should be started to pursue depositors to open Savings Account at the time of new investment and also for credit of maturity value at the time of closure.

Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Stamps on Yoga & Surya Namaskara available on all major POs across India

MoC & IT directed India Post to make stamps on Yoga & Surya Namaskara available on all major POs across India


The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi released a set of 12 commemorative postage stamps 'Surya Namaskar', ahead of the International Day of Yoga - 2016, in New Delhi today. The Union Minister for Communications & Information Technology, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, the Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge) and Health & Family Welfare, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik, the Cabinet Secretary, Shri Pradeep Kumar Sinha, the Additional Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister, Dr. P.K. Mishra, Secretary, Department of Posts, Shri S.K. Sinha, and the Secretary of AYUSH, Shri Ajit M. Sharan are also seen.

Postman/Mail Guard Result for the year 2015-2016

Postman/Mail Guard Result for the year 2015-2016 exam held on 17.04.2016 - TN Circle
Mark lists of Limited Departmental Competitive Examination among st MTS and competitive exam restricted to GDS for filling up the vacancies of the year 2015-16 in Postman/Mail Guard held on 17.04.2016.


Click here toView the  Result- TN Circle.
 See Below- Tirunelveli Result

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Centre allows premature closure of PPF account - 
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Request for counting adhoc service in Army Postal Service for the purpose of grant of financial upgradation under MACP - Click here to view


Clarification regarding fixation of pay of re-employees ex-servicemen pensioners retiring before attaining age of 55 years and who hold the post below commissioned officer rank in the Defence Forces - Click here to view
MoC & IT directed India Post to make stamps on Yoga & Surya Namaskara available on all major POs across India - Click here to view

Circumstances compelled us  to go on “Indefinite Strike” from 06:00 a.m. on 11th July, 2016-JCMs-Letter-to-MPsClick here to view
First Cheque Drop Box in Maharashtra Circle - Click here to view
Government plans to launch Postal Payments Bank by September: Ravishankar Prasad - Read More
Poor network, staff crunch hit shift to core banking - Read More
AIBEA-AIBOA decides All India Strike on 12th and 13th July 2016 against merger of banks – Bad debts 13 lakh Crores - Click here to view
Improve VII CPC recommendations. Revise Central Govt. employees wages immediately - Read More
Postmen can update delivery on-the-go - Read More
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Indian Railways' worker unions are preparing for nationwide strike from July 11 - Read More

NJCA Meeting on 25th JUNE, 2016 at New Delhi


Notification released for LDCE from LGO to P.A./S.A.s for the vacancies of the year 2015-2016 in Tamilnadu Circle

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தேர்வு தேதி                                           31.07.2016
விண்ணப்பிக்க கடைசி தேதி          06.7. 2016
காலியிடங்கள்       Tirunelveli Division  : 9
                                        UR  -   5     SC -    3  ST     - 1

 

 

7th Pay Commission: Cabinet Secretary met PMO, Government to take final decison this week

7th Pay Commission: Cabinet Secretary met PMO, Government to take final decison this week

Around 47 lakh Central Government employees working in various sectors are eagerly awaiting for their salary hike. 

New Delhi, June 19: The Central Government employees who have been eagerly waiting for the 30 per cent hike in their salaries, it seems their wait is finally over. The Narendra Modi government is about to take a final call this week, as group of Cabinet secretaries met the PMO officials. The pay panel will be conducting a meeting this week, as it has been more than two months the empowered group headed by Cabinet secretary is said to have recommended 30 per cent hike in salaries of central government employees.

On Saturday there were reports that a group of secretaries had said that the minimum salary as well as the fitment factor should be raised in the Seventh Pay Commission.

According to the report that appeared in Zee News suggested, that the starting salary of the government employees is expected to be around Rs 23,000, up from Rs 18,000, which has been also recommended by AK Mathur led panel in April.

A source close to Zee News said that the fitment factor is likely to be raised to around 2.7, up from 2.57 as recommended by the 7th Pay Commission.

On Sunday Dainik Jagran reported, that a group of Cabinet Secretaries met the PMO officials on Wednesday and appraised them about the secretaries panel’s recommendations on the salary and allowances hike recommended by the commission.

Seventh Pay Commission’s recommendations have submitted its report to the Finance Ministry by the panel secretaries. The Finance Ministry is preparing a note and will present it before the Cabinet this week.

Around 47 lakh Central Government employees working in various sectors are eagerly awaiting for their salary hike, along with the 52 lakh pensioners who are expecting a significant increase in the monthly pension provided to them.

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Stoppage of sale of pre-printed NSC and KVP from 01.07.2016

Stoppage of sale of pre-printed NSC and KVP from 01.07.2016 and issue of certificates in the shape of Pass Books regarding

Saturday, 18 June 2016

CBI probes misappropriation of over Rs. 1 cr in HPO - News from ' The Hindu'

CBI probes misappropriation of over Rs. 1 cr in HPO 
( News from ' The Hindu' dtd 17/06/2016 )

Sleuths of Central Bureau of Investigation have launched an enquiry into alleged misappropriation of public money to the tune of over Rs. 1 crore at the Head Post Office (HPO) here. The postal department has placed seven employees, including the prime suspect, a woman, and two Assistant Post Masters, under suspension.

After the department officials exposed the fraud in May and referred the case to the CBI, a seven-member team from the anti-corruption wing visited the HPO on Tuesday and completed the first phase of investigation on Wednesday. They verified the records and raided the premises of an agent.

Sources told The Hindu that the CBI officers had taken some records. The team questioned the husband of the prime suspect, a businessman, while avoiding questioning her as she was pregnant, the sources said.

The CBI officers also raided the premises of Lalitha, who had been a savings account agent at the HPO for more that two decades and believed to have collided with the main suspect. The officials seized some money and savings account passbooks from her premise, the sources said.

As the post of Superintendent of Post Offices for Karaikudi division was vacant for about three months, the department deputed the Senior Superintendent of Post Offices, Virudhunagar, to assist the CBI team for two days, the sources added.

Investigation is said to have revealed that the prime suspect and others misused the software for core banking, kept alive savings bank accounts of five account holders, who offered to close down them, and showed credit in the accounts, but did not deposit the amount.

The head office grew suspicious after a huge amount was “credited” into the accounts towards interest and verified the accounts when the fraud came to light. The main suspect, an MCA graduate who had joined the service as Postal Assistant in 2011, had been committing the fraud since 2014, they said.

She had committed the fraud after office hours, using the user ID and passwords of her colleagues who were in CBI net, the sources said. After making fake deposits into the accounts, she would withdraw the money through her benamis.Advance bail

Meanwhile, the prime suspect obtained anticipatory bail from the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court, the sources said.

The Postal department has placed seven employees, including the prime suspect, under suspicion

Friday, 17 June 2016

கோட்ட செயலாளர்கள் கவனத்திற்கு

GDS verification- FNPO&NUGDS Joint circular - Click here to view

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Recruitment Rules of MTS, 2015 clarifications reg. 
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Revision of Pension of pre-2006 Pensioners with 10 Years of Service – CPAO allows revision - Read More
 
BEWARE ! CUSTOMER CHEATED THE EMPLOYEE OF CBS POST OFFICE - Read More

 
LGO examination will be conducted in July 2016 .Instructions will be issued to all Heads of Circles within a week

வங்கிகளை விட இந்திய அஞ்சல் துறை ஏன் சிறந்தது - ஒரு ஒப்பீடு

Various charges on SB Account India Post V/S Nationalise bank.

Various charges on SB Account India Post V/S Nationalise bank.
The analysis prove that facilities of India Post are cheaper than any other Bank. Let us facilitate our customer with high class services at lower charges.


Fixation of allowance of contingent workers like watermen/sweeper/Gardner etc

Fixation of allowance of contingent workers like watermen/sweeper/Gardner etc:                The issue discussed with our chairman postal board by our Federation on 15/06/2016.Secretary called ADG (Gds/Pcc) and give instruction to issue clarification in favour of contingent employees within two days. We hope this clarification relating order no.2-53/2011-pcc Dated 22-1-2015 to fixation of such contingent workers w.e.f. 1-1-2006   will pave way to benefit a lot to all the deserving poor contingent workers. The long pending issue raised by the FNPO many years comes to the end.Our sincere thanks to DG Post. 

NJCA Writes to PM on 7th CPC

7th Pay Commission – NJCA Writes to PM on 7th Pay Commission related issues and regarding NPS -  
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Thursday, 16 June 2016

Delay In Taking Decision On The 7th CPC Award Will Rob The CG Employees' Increased Allowances For Ever – NJCA


Delay In Taking Decision On The 7th Pay Commission Report – The Government Is Duty Bound To Accept The Recommendation Of The Commission It Has Appointed.

The 7th pay commission which was set up in Feb. 2014 was to submit its report in August, 2016. However, at the intervention of the Government, the report was further delayed and it ultimately reached the Government only in November, 2015.

Their recommendations were to be effective from 1.1.2016. Except setting up an empowered Committee of Secretaries, the Government did not do anything so far on the report. It is now more than six months the report is with the Government.

Normally the revised allowances which form part and parcel of the salary of the employees are granted with prospective effect i.e. from the date of the issue of the orders. The delay in taking decision on the 7th pay commission report will rob the employees of the increased allowances for ever, The NJCA press statement said. This apart, the report of the 7th pay commission was totally disappointing as it did not address any of the issues projected before them in a proper manner and most of the demands were rejected sans reasoning and logic.

The increase they recommended was a paltry 14%, the lowest any Pay Commission had ever suggested. The NJCA in a detailed memorandum submitted on 10th December, 2015, conveyed to the Government as to how the recommendations on all major issues were bereft of logic and reasoning and suggested as to what improvements were required thereon.


The NJCA had been pursuing to have a meaningful negotiation and settlement of the issues. Except hearing the leaders, the empowered Committee did not go further. It acted as if it was powerless and the final decision will have to be taken by the Government. At the request of the Cabinet Secretary on Ist March, 2016, when the NJCA deferred the strike action which was to commence in April, 2016.

As there had been no fruitful negotiations or discussions and having realized that the Government has no intention to settle the Charter of demands, the NJCA decided to serve the notice for an Indefinite strike action on 9th June, 2016. Accordingly, all the constituent organizations have served the strike notice to their respective heads of Departments. The indefinite strike will commence on 11th July, 2016, if no satisfactory settlement is brought about on the charter of demands.

About 35 lakh workers and employees belonging to various Departments of the Government of India will participate in the strike action, which is to commence on11th July, 2016. It will certainly be the largest participated strike action of the Central Civil Servants of the country since its independence.

The determination of the Minimum wage on the basis of Dr. Aykhroyd formula enunciated in 1957 to which the Government of India was a party is the most significant issue in the charter of demands. A right settlement thereon will have far reaching impact in the wage determination of the entire working class in the country. The confrontation is between the forces who wanted India to be the destination for cheap labour and others who fight against the exploitation.

The new Contributory Pension scheme introduced by the Government in 2004 has made one third of the Civil servants unsure of their entitlement at the evening of their life even though they were to contribute huge sums from their wages every month compulsorily.

The PFRDA bill became an Act in the country as the members of Parliament both belonging to NDA and UPA voted in favour of the loot of the workers. Even the recommendation made by the Standing Committee of the Parliament to provide for a minimum guaranteed annuity pension was rejected when the Bill was passed. The other issue which must have a satisfactory settlement in the charter of demands is about the contributory pension scheme.

There was perhaps only one and only one positive recommendation made by the 7th pay commission. That was to give some relief in the pension entitlement of the past pensioners. The Government has now proposed to reject that recommendation on the specious plea that the relevant records required for the verification of the claim of the individual pensioners especially those retired long time back may not be available with the Government.

The Government is duty bound to accept the recommendation of the Commission it has appointed. If the Government chooses to accept such also untenable advices from whichever quarter it emanates, it would not only be unfortunate but will make the strike action an imminent inevitability.


While the NJCA hopes that the good counsel will prevail upon the Government to avert the strike action, it appeals all its constituents and through them all Central Government employees to go ahead with the preparation of the strike action, which is slated to commence from 11th July, 2016 with courage and determination, Mr.SHIV GOPAL MISHRA said in NJCA press statement.

Source : NJCA Press Statement

Inauguration Of ‪PostShoppe‬ Cum Parcel Packaging Centre At Thanjavur HPO, TN

Inauguration of ‪Post Shoppe cum Parcel Packaging Centre at Thanjavur Head Post Office, Tamilnadu. Magazines, handicrafts of Thanjavur, publication of Saraswathi Mahal Library, Thanjavur art plates, Thanjavur dolls are available at Post Shoppe.

Distribution Of Ganga Jal Through Post Office - Directorate Order





CENTRAL CIVIL SERVICES (LTC) RULES, 1988

CENTRAL CIVIL SERVICES (LTC) RULES, 1988 - RELAXATION TO TRAVEL BY PRIVATE AIRLINES TO VISIT JAMMU AND KASHMIR- EXTENSION REG
Click the above link to view order.

Secretary General's visit to Directorate.

Today SG, FNPO and President FNPO met The Secretary, DDG EST, DDG (Po) and Director Est.

Outcome of the meeting:
Pension benefits to erstwhile T/S casual labour - file processed favoroubly and sent to IAF for approval.
Postman Norms: Detailed discussion held however final decision not yet arrived.
Redesigning of Postman uniform-3 secretary Generals along with General Secretary of P-4 attended the meeting: Outcome of the meeting will be published on our website shortly.

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