UNITY FOR STRUGGLE, AND STRUGGLE FOR UNITY - UNITED WE STAND DIVIDED WE FALL
34th All India Conference of All India RMS & MMS Employees union, Mailguards and Multi Tasking Staff Group’C’ was held from 13th to 16th December 2015 New Office Bearers elected for the next session. President Com. N.R.Malivya MTS Indore RMS ( Madhya Pradesh) Vice-President 1 Com. Tirath Prakash MTS Delhi Stg Division ( Delhi) Vice-President 2 Com. I.P.Shaik MTS RMS ‘L ‘ Division ( Maharastra) Vice-President 3 Com. M. Chick Lakshmana MTS Bangalore Stg Division ( Karnataka) General Secretary Com. P. Suresh MG Hyd Sorting Sorting ( Andhra Pradesh) Assistant General Secretaries. 1 Com. C.M.Ravindernath MTS RMS ‘CT’ Division ( Kerala) 2 Com. Goutam A More MTS Mumbai Sorting Division (Maharastara) 3 Com. G.Vijay Kumar MTS Hyderabad Sorting Division (Andhra Pradesh) 4 Com. Ashok Kumar Ghosh MTS Kolkata Airport Sorting ( West Bengal) 5 Com. Sanjay Dhar Dubey MTS RMS ‘A’ Division Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) 6 Com. R.K.Pagi MTS RMS ‘W’ Division Vadadora ( Gujarat) 7 Com. R.Santhanam MTS Chennai Sorting Division ( Tamilnadu) 8 Com. T.Kannaiah MG RMS ‘TP’ Division Tirupathi ( Andhra Pradesh) 9 Com. SajibKumar Biswas MTS MMS Kolkata ( West Bengal) Treasurer Com. K.K.Sharma MTS Air Mail Division ( Delhi)
CONFEDERATION NATIONAL SECRETARIAT DECIDED TO INTENSIFY THE STRUGGLE MASS DHARNA IN FRONT OF FINANCE MINISTER’S OFFICE NORTH BLOCK, NEW DELHION 23.05.2017 (TUESDAY 12 AM TO 04 PM)NATIONWIDE DEMONSTRATION AT ALL IMPORTANT CENTRES ON SAME DAYMORE THAN 2000 CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES AND PENSIONERS WILL PARTICIPATE IN THE PROTEST DHARNA.

Monday, January 31, 2011

CGEIS – Tables of benefits for saving funds

Government of India,Ministry of FinanceDepartment of ExpenditureNo. 7(1)/EV/2010Dated: 31st January ,2011.

CGEGIS-table-of-Benefits
Subject: Central Government employees Group Insurance Scheme –1980 – Tables of Benefits for the savings fund for the period from 1.1.2011 to 31.12.2011. 
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Thursday, January 27, 2011

Much awaited fill up vacancies on the basis of latest recruitment Rules of Postman/Mail Guard & M.T.S released today.

 No.44-2/2011-SPB-1 Dated 27th january 2011
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Sunday, January 23, 2011

Important Features of CGEPHIS

Name of the Scheme:Central Government Employees and Pensioners Health Insurance Scheme. 
Who Can Join ?All Central Government Employees and Pensioners. Compulsory to those who will join after the introduction of CGEPHIS. Existing employees and pensioners who are already CGHS beneficiaries have to opt out of CGHS

Amendment to Rule 64. 71 72 & 80 of the CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972-Issue of ‘No Demand Certificate to Govt servants.

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Friday, January 21, 2011

PROPOSAL TO EXEMPT SALARIED CLASS FROM FILLING TAX RETURN

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NATIONAL VOTER’S DAY IS 25TH JANUARY – DECLARATION BY GOVT. OF INDIA

Declaration of 25th January as the National Voters’ Day every year The Union Cabinet today approved declaration of 25th January every year as the "National Voters' Day" beginning from this year and to provide voters a badge with its logo and the slogan “Proud to be a voter – Ready to vote”.
The Constitution (Sixty-first Amendment) Act, 1988 was enacted to amend article 326 of the Constitution lowering the voting age from 21 years to 18 years so as to provide the unrepresented youth of the country an opportunity to give vent to their feelings and help them become a part of the political process.
It has been noticed that the new voters (18+ age) are not getting enrolled in the electoral roll in a big way year after year. In certain cases, the level of their enrolment is as low as 20 to 25%. In order to effectively deal with this problem, the Election Commission has decided to take up a vigorous exercise to identify all eligible voters attaining the age of 18 years as on 1st of January every year, in each of the 8.5 lakh polling station areas of the country. Such eligible voters shall be enrolled on time and handed over their Elector Photo Identity Card (EPIC) on the 25lh January every year at a brief felicitation to be organised in each polling station area. This initiation is expected to give the youth a sense of responsible citizenship, empowerment, pride and participation and inspire them to exercise their newly acquired franchise, when occasion arises.

Posting of women employees

No. 137-10/2011-SPB.II
Government of India
Ministry of Communications & IT
Department of Posts
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg New Delhi,
                                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                               Dated the 18th Jan, 2011
To
All Chief Postmasters General
All Postmasters General
All Postal Training Centres
CGM, PLI Directorate, Chanakaya Puri Post Office Complex, New Delhi
                          
Subject: Posting of women employees – Reg.
Sir/Madam,
I am directed to say that during the meeting of the Departmental Council (JCM) held on 27.08.2010 under the Chairpersonship of Secretary (Posts), an item regarding non-posting of women employees where basic amenities are not available was raised by the Staff side. The Staff side has stated that a number of Post Offices/RMS Offices are not having all the basic amenities and women employees are finding it difficult to work in such places. The staff side has, therefore, demanded that women employees should not be posted to such offices before ensuring basic amenities in such places.
2. It was informed to the staff side that Dte has issued instructions vide letter No. 137-12/98-SPB.II, dated 29.04.1998 to all Postal Circles advising them to avoid posting of ladies staff where basic amenities are not available in the office. It was decided in the meeting by the Chairperson that instructions on the subject be reiterated to all Heads of circles for strictly compliance.
3. In the Directorate’s letter No. 137-12/98-SPB.II, dated 29.04.1998, it was inter-alia advised to avoid posting women employees where there are no basic and essential amenities for women, Circles are, therefore, requested to scrupulously follow these instructions before women employees are posted/transferred from one work place to other. It may be ensure that women employee is transferred to an office only after ensuring that basic and essential amenities for women are available there. The Circles are also requested to identify these offices which are lacking basic amenities and take action for providing them immediately.


Yours faithfully,
Sd/-
(Suraj Bhan)
Asstt. Director General (SPN)

Thursday, January 20, 2011

A FAVOURABLE PRONOUNCEMENT ON RETIREMENT BENEFITS – MADRAS HIGH COURT

Retirement benefit can not be denied to employee  even if charges against him are pending The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court has ruled that Government cannot deny retirement benefits to an employee who was asked to go on conditional retirement because charges against him were pending. A Division Bench of Justice R.Banumathi and Justice S.Nagamuthu rejected the contention of the government that Sankaran, an Assistant Tahsildhar had been allowed to retire on certain conditions as charges were pending against him,and hence he could not be given retirement benefits.
A single judge had already revoked the order of the collector suspending payment of retirement benefits.
Similarly Raja,a retired Sub-Registrar of cooperatives was allowed conditional retirement on April 30, 2010. But his retirement benefits were suspended as charges were pending against him. His writ petition was dismissed by a single judge, and he had come on appeal.
The Judges said when the Government employees are allowed to retire on condition, disciplinary action could be taken against them or inquiry conducted afresh. But government had no power to suspend payment of retirement benefits to them, the court said.
In a common order passed for both of them, the bench said when they are allowed to retire they should be given their retirement benefits.
Only government had power to take decision on disciplinary action against them, the bench observed and directed that all retirement benefits be paid to them.
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INDIA'S 27 HIGHEST PAID EXECUTIVES - NEWS

1. Naveen Jindal - Salary: Rs 69.757 crore Interestingly, topping the list of India's highest paid executives in India is a Member of Parliament from Kurukshetra, Naveen Jindal who is also the executive vice chairman and managing director of Jindal Steel & Power. Naveen Jindal, of the Congress, has topped the list with a remuneration of Rs 69.757 crore (Rs 697.57 million).


2. Kalanithi Maran - Salary: Rs 37.08 crore
Kalanithi Maran is the Chairman and Managing Director of Sun TV Network Limited and SpiceJet.He earned a salary of Rs 37.08 crore (Rs 370.8 million) in 2010. Kalanithi Maran heads Sun TV, India's biggest regional broadcaster. He owns 21 television channels in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada and 42 FM stations in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi. He is a shareholder in Red FM. He also owns two Tamil newspapers and four Tamil magazines. In 2008, in partnership with Malaysia's Astro, he launched Sun Direct, a direct-to-home satellite television service provider. There are expansion plans in the pipeline, particularly in the television and radio industries. Maran is the son of the late DMK leader and former Union minister Murasoli Maran, the grandnephew of DMK president M Karunanidhi, and the brother of Dayanidhi Maran, former Union minister for communications and information technology.


3.Kavery Maran - Salary: Rs 37.08 crore
Kavery Maran is Kalanithi Maran's wife. She is the joint managing director of Sun TV Network Limited.In 2010, she took home the same salary as her husband: a whopping Rs 37.08 crore (Rs 370.8 million). She also looks after the operations of their vast business.


4. Pawan Munjal - Salary: Rs 30.88 crore
Pawan Munjal is the fourth highest paid CEO in India with a compensation of Rs 30.88 crore (Rs 308.8 million) plus a commission of Rs 29.50 crore (Rs 295 million), a rise of over 50 per cent over 2009. His total earnings in 2010 thus stand at Rs 60.38 crore (Rs 603.8 million). However, this list ranks executives only on their salary and does not also include the commissions they might have received. Pawan Munjal is the managing director and CEO of Hero Honda. He is responsible for growth and strategic planning for the entire group.

5. Brijmohan Lall Munjal - Salary: Rs 30.638 crore
B M Munjal is the fifth highest paid CEO with a package of Rs 30.638 crore (Rs 306.38 million).He also earned a commission of Rs 29.50 crore (Rs 295 million) in 2010.His total earnings in 2010 thus stand at Rs 60.13 crore (Rs 601.3 million). Founder director and chairman of the $2.8 billion Hero Group, Brijmohan Lall Munjal has also served as the president of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM). He has also won the Padma Bhushan Award.


6. Toshiaki Nakagawa - Salary: Rs 30.03 crore
Toshiaki Nakagawa, Joint managing director, Hero Honda is at the sixth position in terms of highest salaries drawn by executives in India. Nakagawa's salary is at Rs 30.03 crore (Rs 300.3 million). He too earned a commission of Rs 29.50 crore (Rs 295 million) in 2010, putting his total earnings at Rs 59.53 crore (Rs 595.3 million).He joined Honda Motor Co, Ltd, Japan in April 1973. He later took over various assignments at senior positions in the worldwide Honda network. He looks at overseas sales of automobiles and motorcycles.


7. Sumihisa Fukuda - Salary: Rs 29.91 crore
Sumihisa Fukuda, Technical director, Hero Honda received an 89 per cent hike in his compensation. His salary stands at Rs 29.91 crore (Rs 299.1 million) He also earned a commission of Rs 29.50 crore (Rs 295 million) in 2010. His total earnings come to Rs 59.41 crore (Rs 594.1 million). Sumihisa Fukuda who was appointed as an additional and technical director on May 13, 2008, has more than 30 years of experience.


8. Onkar Kanwar - Salary: Rs 29.69 crore
The Chairman of Apollo Tyres, Onkar Kanwar saw a whopping rise in salary commensurate with a rise in company's profit. Kanwar bagged the eighth highest salary of Rs 29.69 crore (Rs 296.9 million), a rise of 222 per cent. He also got a commission of Rs 18.50 crore (Rs 185 million), taking his total earnings to Rs 48.19 crore (Rs 481.9 million). Onkar Kanwar is the chief architect of the company's vision and guides the company's operations. Under his leadership in the 1980s and 90s, Apollo


9. Pankaj Patel- -Salary: Rs 28.63 crore
Pankaj Patel, Chairman and Managing Director of Cadila Healthcare, with a salary of Rs 28.63 crore (Rs 286.3 million) is the tenth highest paid CEO in India.


10. Kumar Mangalam Birla - Salary: Rs 28.467 crore
Head of commodities conglomerate Aditya Birla Group has his hands full with a move to restructure group's cement business. His salary for the year 2010 was 28.467 crore (Rs 28.467 million).He also received a commission of Rs 28.45 crore (Rs 284.5 million), taking his total earnings for the year to Rs 56.917 crore (Rs 569.17 million).Kumar Birla is also the tenth richest Indian.


11. P R R Rajha - Salary: Rs 27.60 crore
Unlike other CEOs, PRR Rajha's compensation dropped by 3 per cent to Rs 27.91 crore (Rs 279.1 million). But he also got a commission of Rs 27.60 crore (Rs 276 million), taking his annual earnings to Rs 55.51 crore (Rs 555.1 million).
Rajha is the Managing Director of Madras Cements Ltd. He also serves as Chairman of Ramco Systems, Ramco Industries and Rajapalayam Mills Ltd.


12. Sunil Mittal - Salary: Rs 23.488 crore
A first generation entrepreneur, Sunil Bharti Mittal started his first business in April 1976 at the age of 18, with a capital investment of Rs 20,000 borrowed from his father. His first business was to make crankshafts for local bicycle manufacturers. His salary for the year 2010 stood at Rs 23.488 crore (Rs 234.88 million), making him the 12 highest paid executive in India. Mittal's Bharti Enterprises is now one of India 's leading business groups with interests in telecom, financial services, retail, manufacturing, and agri business.
Sunil Mittal started his career after graduating from Punjab University in India . He founded Bharti in the year 1976. Today, at 50, he heads a successful enterprise with a market capitalization of about $40 billion employing over 30,000 people.


13. Markand Bhatt - Salary: Rs 21.501 crore
Markand Bhatt, who is an Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad alumnus, heads the Torrent Group. His salary was Rs 21.501 crore (Rs 215.01 million) in 2010. Apart from tis, he received a commission of Rs 17.60 crore (Rs 176 million). His other directorships include Torrent Power Ltd., Torrent Pipavav Generation Ltd., and Torrent Energy Ltd.


14. Sajjan Jindal - Salary: Rs 19.273 crore
Sajjan Jindal is the Vice Chairman and Managing director of JSW Steel. His pay packet for 2010 was Rs 19.273 crore (Rs 192.73 million). JSW Steel is India's third-largest steel producer.


15. Vivek Kumar Jain - Salary: Rs 18.184 crore
Vivek Jain is the Managing Director of Gujarat Fluorochemicals.His salary for 2010 stood at Rs 18.184 crore (Rs 181.84 million). He also earned a commission of Rs 17.613 crore (Rs 176.13 million) during the year. He is a graduate of Commerce from St Stephens College Delhi and also has a post graduate degree in Business Administration from the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad. He has over 25 years of rich business experience in setting up and managing several businesses. Gujarat Fluorochemicals Limited is a part of the $2 billion INOX group of companies -- a family owned, professionally managed business group, with interests in diverse businesses. Listed on both the Bombay Stock Exchange and national Stock Exchange, GFL has a market capitalisation of close to $1 billion.


16. E Sudhir Reddy - Salary: Rs 18.182 crore
E Sudhir Reddy, the Chairman and Managing director of IVRCL Infrastructure and Projects. He received a salary of Rs 18.182 crore (Rs 181.82 million) in 2010 and a commission of Rs 16.684 crore (Rs 166.84 million), making him the 16t highest paid executive in India.


17. D Bhattacharya - Salary: Rs 17.143 crore
D Bhattacharya is the Managing Director of Hindalco. He heads the Aditya Birla Group's non-ferrous metals business. In 2010, he received a salary of Rs 17.143 crore (Rs 171.43 million).


18. Rick Bott - Salary: Rs 16.474 crore
Cairn India's executive Director and Chief 0perating Officer, Rick Bott, is the 18th highest paid executive in India. In 2010, is salary was Rs 16.474 crore (Rs 164.74 million).Bott has over 20 years experience and has joined Cairn India from Devon Energy's International division where he was vice president responsible for developing and implementing business growth and exploration strategy.


19. N Srinivasan - Salary: Rs 15.938 crore
N Srinivasan, Managing Director, India Cements is India's 19th highest paid executive. His salary was Rs 15.938 crore (Rs 159.38 million). In 2010. Besides, he also received a commission of Rs 10.11 crore (Rs 101.1 million) during the period. N Srinivasan is also the Secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India and owner of the IPL team Chennai Super Kings.


20. A M Naik - Salary: Rs 15.297 crore
Anil M Naik is the Chairman and Managing Director of Indian Engineering giant Larsen & Toubro. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 2009. In 2010, his salary was Rs 15.297 crore (Rs 152.97 million). He also received a commission of Rs 10.55 crore (Rs 105.5 million).


21. Mukesh Ambani - Salary: Rs 15 crore
Mukesh Ambani, the Chairman and Managing Director of Reliance Industries Ltd, earned a salary of Rs 15 crore plus commission of Rs 4.64 crore, taking his annual earnings to Rs 19.64 crore (Rs 196.4 million). Mukesh Ambani has been ranked India's richest person, and the world's fifth richest man, by business magazine Forbes. At $27 billion, Mukesh Ambani is as rich as Larry Ellison, the third richest American. Bill Gates at $54 billion is twice as rich as Ambani. Ambani, who joined Reliance in 1981, led the creation of the world's largest grassroots petroleum refinery at Jamnagar, Gujarat, built at a cost of Rs 100,000 crore (Rs 1,000 billion).


22. Bharat Singhania - Salary: Rs 14.445 crore
Bharat Hari Singhania is the ManagingDirector of JK Corp, the cement arm of the JK Group. For 2010, his salary was Rs 14.445 crore (Rs 144.45 million). He also received a commission of Rs 12.276 crore (Rs 122.76 million) during the year.


23. Jayadev Galla - Salary: Rs 13.84 crore
Jayadev Galla is Managing Director of Amara Raja Batteries Ltd. He received a salary of Rs 13.84 crore (Rs 138.4 million) in 2010. During the same year, he also got a commission of Rs 13.589 crore (Rs 135.89 million), taking his total earnings to Rs 27.429 crore (Rs 274.29 million).


24. Rahul Dhir - Salary: Rs 13.563 crore
Rahul Dhir is Chief Executive Officer of Cairn India. His salary for 2010 was Rs 13.563 crore (Rs 135.63 million). He completed his degree in Bachelor of Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. He went on to complete his M.Sc from the University of Texas at Austin and MBA from the Wharton Business School in Pennsylvania.


25. Murali K Divi - Salary: Rs 13.47 crore
Murali K Divi is the Chairman and Managing Director of Divi's Labs. His salary in 2010 was Rs 13.47 crore (Rs 134.7 million), while he also received a commission of Rs 12.53 crore (Rs 125.3 million) during the same year.


56. Azim Premji - Salary: Rs 7.869 crore
Azim Premji, Chairman of Software major Wipro, received a salary of Rs 7.869 crore (Rs 78.69 million). He also got a commission of Rs 6.515 crore (Rs 65.15 million). He is the 56th highest paid executive in India. Wipro has done well over the last one year, recording a significant turnaround. Wipro has also signed a $500-million, nine-year contract from Unitech Wireless. Company's consumer care division bought Asian business of personal care brand Yardley from UK's Lornamead. Premji is the 3rd richest Indian.


383. Ratan Tata - Salary: Rs 2.289 crore
The chairman of India's largest conglomerate and one of the world's most admired and influential businessmen, Ratan Tata draws a very modest salary as compared to other Indian executives. The Tata Group chairman got a salary of Rs 2.289 crore (Rs 22.89 million) for 2010.He also received a commission of Rs 2.24 crore (Rs 22.4 million) for the year. He thus ranks 383 in the list of highest paid executives compiled by Business India.
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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

MOBILE NUMBER PORTABILITY - NEWS


Procedure for Mobile Number Portability
We all know that Mobile Number Portability will be a reality from 20th January 2011, as Government has at last announced the launch of this facility for the entire India from this date.
We do not know at this stage how this arrangement would span out but it's really boon for the customers who want to shift to other mobile network for want of quality, lesser cost or for more facility such as 3G.
The procedure for switching over from one mobile network to another mobile network is as follows:

The customer should send a SMS (PORTMobile Number) from the number he wishes to transfer from one mobile network to the other, to number 1900.


Then the customer will receive a Unique Porting Code (UPC) by SMS from his current service provider.


Now the paper work comes. The Customer will have to furnish his details in the prescribed application form to the chosen new mobile network along with Unique Porting Code (UPC) that he got through SMS.


The new mobile network company should then ensure that the switched over customer gets the connection from the new mobile network within seven working days.


TRAI has fixed a ceiling of Rs 19 on porting charges which the new service provider may collect from the subscriber.


Post-paid subscribers, before making the porting request, have to make sure that their last bill has been paid failing which the request for change to new service provider shall be rejected.


In the case of pre-paid subscriber, any balance amount left will not be carried forward when the number is transferred to the new service provider.


Once a subscriber ports his number to the new operator, then, he will have to wait for at least 90 days before he can change his operator again.
Source : The Hindu-Business Line


First electronic solar rickshaws for postmen in India


AJMER: The district will be the first in the country where the postmen will distribute the postal stuffs through green vehicles which will run by solar energy. The first of its kind centre of electronic solar rickshaw for distributing postal work is started in Ajmer on Monday by the Union Telecom and IT minister of states Sachin Pilot, promising to increase IT services in the remote villages of the country.


Five eco friendly solar auto rickshaws were distributed to the postmen to distribute posts in the different parts of the district. The department will look to the result of speed and costing of this project and then the facility will be spread in other parts of the country.


Pilot also started the first BSNL wireless service mobile call centre of the state in Ajmer today that will resolve problems of 53 lakh BSNL mobile customers of the state. Union state minister and MP of Ajmer, Pilot, reached here today in the morning for a day program and inaugurated the first of it kind call centre here for the consumers of BSNL mobile holders. "The customers had to reach for the call centre situated in Gurgava of Haryana before to get solution of their problems and that took bit more time but now the customers can get the service directly in their state" said Pilot. He added that the youth of rural Ajmer will get the benefit of job through this call centre. The government is deciding to start such call centres in the other parts of the state so that the customers could get better services.


Briefing about the service, COO of Sparsh BPO services Satish Varanasi said that their company will provide services to the BSNL customers and they will train about 250 youths for running the centre and at present they have given employment to 124 people. "The center will provide services to 53 lakh customers in the state to solve their problems" said A K Jain chief general manager of BSNL.


Pilot then went to the General post office of the district and inaugurated the electro solar rickshaw center, from where the letters will be distributed with these new solar energy machines. Pilot also inaugurated the Airo-project in Gangwana, Makhupura, Kadel, Kuchil, Madar, Hatundi, Roopnager and Tilonia through video conferencing.


The state minister stated that with latest technology, the post and telegraph department will provide better services specially in rural parts of the country where people waited long to get the communication from different parts, "in this project `500 post offices are taken in first stage and in Ajmer district only 57 post offices are made high-tech in this project, people from rural regions could get the facilities of life insurance, banking, electronic money orders by this."


The auto solar rickshaws are prepared by the scientists of Indian government with collaboration of IT research department and with Kinetic motors of Pune. "The vehicle will run with battery and will charge with solar energy which is eco-friendly and we have given it a name of green vehicle" said senior scientist H S Mahti who came to Ajmer from New Delhi.
Courtesy: TNN, Jan 17, 2011

Monday, January 17, 2011

Clarification regarding reimbursement of Ambulance charges to CGHS Beneficiaries-Latest guide lines issued by Health Ministry

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NFPE ALL INDIA SEMINAR NOTICE

No. NFPE/GENL/2011                                                                    Dated :17-01-2011
NOTICE

                   It is hereby notified that an All India Seminar on the subject - "Future of INDIA POST - Challenges and Opportunities" will be conducted on  13.02.2011 (13th February 2011) Sunday at 4pm at Thekkady (KUMILY) Kerala State, in connection with the All India Study Camp of National Federation of Postal Employees (NFPE).  All, All India Office Bearers of NFPE, its affiliated Unions and Circle Secretaries of all the affiliated Unions of NFPE are requested to attend the Seminar.
                                                                                                   Yours faithfully,
                                                                                                     M.Krishnan
                                                                                                 Secretary General
To
          1)      Secretary, Department of Posts, Dak Bhavan, New Delhi - 110001 - Eligible Special Casual leave may please be granted to the delegates who are participating in the Seminar.
          2)      All Chief Postmaster Generals - Eligible Special Casual leave may please be granted to the delegates who are participating in the Seminar.
          3)      All Office Bearers of NFPE
          4)      All Office Bearers of Affiliated Unions of NFPE
          5)      All Circle Secretaries of Affiliated Unions of NFPE

 

Friday, January 14, 2011

Pakistan Post : Employees stage protest against privatization

KARACHI: A large number of postal employees staged a demonstration at II Chundrigar Road on Wednesday to protest against proposals to privatize the Pakistan Post Office.
The Postal Action Committee for Anti-privatization, an alliance of different unions, organized the demonstration. It has planned to hold more such protests.  Syed Akhtar Ahmed and Syed Qamar Abbas Zaidi, central leaders of the Postal Action Committee, while speaking to the employees, termed the proposed privatization an “economic genocide of 47,000 employees of the department.” They said that the state-run unit is the cheapest mode of postal services. They alleged that privatization was aimed at appeasing the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank and vowed to resist such attempts.   
The protesters were carrying banners and placards inscribed with calls for stopping the privatization, allowing the department to introduce reforms, restructuring of the department in consultation with trade unions to modernize postal services and running the organization on modern lines.  
 The protesters also demanded a green signal from the government for using Post Office for distribution of funds under the Benazir Bhutto Income Support Programme, abolition of two postal ministries to reduce the financial burden and restriction on other courier services.Published in The Express Tribune, January 6th, 2011

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

ALL INDIA CONFERENCE OF ALL INDIA POSTAL EMPLOYEES UNION GROUP C

 28th All India Conferecne of All India Postal Employees Union Group C was held at PUNE ( Maharastra) from 9th January to 11th January 2011. The AIC unanimously elected a list of office bearers headed by Com. M.Krishnan (Kerala) as CHQ President, Com. K.V.Sridharan (Tamilnadu ) as General Secretary, and Com Balwinder Singh ( Delhi) as CHQ Treasurer. CHQ RIV CONGRATULATES ALL NEWLY ELECTED OFFICE BEARERS.

Sunday, January 9, 2011

DEPARTMENT OF POSTS TO COMPUTERISE ALL POST OFFICE BY 2012 -END

Vadodara, Jan 8 (PTI) Department of Post is seeking to computerise all the 1.55 lakh post offices in the country by the end of 2012, said Union Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology Sachin Pilot today. Pilot was talking to reporters after launching 3G services in seven cities of Gujarat through video conferencing here.
He said that of 1,55,015 post offices in the country, only 12,604 have been computerised so far, and Department of Posts aims to computerise the rest by the end of 2012.
Talking about telecom network, he said that only the government-owned companies such as BSNL were putting up infrastructure and providing connectivity in the remote areas, or Naxalism affected areas such as Jharkhand.
For facilitating e-governance in Gujarat, the Department of Information Technology, Government of India is contributing Rs 91.
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Thursday, January 6, 2011

DEPARTMENT OF POSTS TO INTRODUCE CREDIT CARDS FOR RURAL PEOPLE

The Department of Post (DoP) will introduce a prepaid credit card in association with leading banks including IDBI, HSBC and ICICI to rural people, which will facilitate non-cash transactions for purchasing products and services.
The card - 'White label Pre-paid Cards' - will come with pre-determined cash value and could be operated at merchant locations, ATMs and designated post offices subject to approval by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Disclosing his department's 100-day agenda, Telecom and IT Minister Kapil Sibal has said: "The department during the current fiscal year will introduce pre-paid parcel boxes for domestic parcels for one kg, 2.5 kg and five kg.
India-Post-Credit-Cards"The boxes will be sold through over 800 post offices across the country," he added He further said that the Government would complete the up-gradation of 15 speed post centres by March 31.
DoP will also finalise the vendors for information technology solutions, which include customer interaction management, mail operations, banking, postal life insurance, enterprise-wide human resource management, among others. The project is phased over the financial years 2010-11, 2011-12 and 2012-13.  source:economictimes.indiatimes

Saturday, January 1, 2011

CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES ARE LIKELY TO GET 6% D.A.FROM JANUARY 2011

Whatever the price of onion is, the D.A will not be as sweet as July last year. As per the All India Index published by Labour Bureau, Govt. of India the Dearness Allowance payable to the Central Govt.staff with effect from January 2011 may not be more than 6 percent. The figure for Nov'10 has just released and it stands at 182. The December figure is expected in the end of January. Even if the figure touches 185 in December, which is very unlikely, the D.A. hike will be limited to 6%.
Only thing to cheer is the fixed allowances such as Washing Allowance,Children Education Allowance, Conveyance Allowance for some category of staff will be 25% more as the D.A. will certainly cross the 50% mark. It may be remembered that D.A. linked allowances such as Transport Allowances will be unchanged.
Source: Pay Commission Update