Friday, 19 January 2018

NPS RTI Reply





Thursday, January 18, 2018

NFPE - National Federation of Postal Employees will organize 5 days Relay Dharna from 12th to 16th February 2018

NFPE - National Federation of Postal Employees will organize 5 days Relay Dharna NOTICE

It is hereby notified that National Federation of Postal Employees will organize 5 days Relay Dharma from 12th to 16th February 2018 in Chief PMG Office Campus., Meghdoot Bhawan, New Delhi-110 001.

All Members/Leaders of NFPE Unions are requested to participate in Dharna in maximum number as per schedule enclosed herewith for settlement of 15 Points Charter of Demands.

S/d,
(R.N. Parashar)
Secretary General


SCHEDULE OF PARTICIPATION IN 5 DAYS RELAY DHARNA AT MEGHDOOT BHAWAN, NEW DELHI FROM 12TH TO 16TH FEBRUARY - 2018






CHARTER OF DEMANDS

1. Implementation of positive recommendations of Kamlesh Chandra Committee Report for GDS
2. Membership verification of GDS and declaration of result of regular membership verification.
3. Filling up of all vacant posts in all Cadres of Deptt of Post i.e P.A.S.A, Postmen, Mail guard, mailmen, MTS,MMS Drivers and artisans, P.A CO. P.A SBCO, Postal Actts and GDS. Drop the move of amendment in P.A. S.A., P.A.CO & P.A. SBCO Recruitment Rules.
4. Implement CSI, and RICT only after providing all required infrastructure including band width and stop harassment, victimization in the name of new schemes , technology induction, under contributory negligence factor and trade union victimization.
5. Stop out sourcing privatization and Corporatization.
6. Payment of revised wages and arrears to the casual, part time, contingent and daily rated mazdoors as per 6th & 7th CPC and settle other issues of Casual Laboures.
7. Implement cadre restructuring for left out categories i.e. RMS, MMS, PACO, PASBCO Postmaster Cadre, Postal Actts etc and accept the modifications suggested by federation before implementation of cadre restructuring in Postal Group 'C'.
8. Withdraw N.P.S (contributory Pension Scheme) Guarantee 50% of last pay drawn as minimum pension.
9. Implement 5 days week in Postal Operative offices.
10. Stop move of diversion of business of P.O SB Schemes to Banks (Nationalized and Private)
11. Stop move of closure of Army Postal Service.
12. Grant OSA and OTA to RMS staff and special allowances for P.O & R.M.S Accounts.
13. Finalization of Recruitment Rules of AAOS IN Postal Accounts with 40% S.C.F quota as approved by DOPT.
14. Status of Audit to SBCO.
15. Benefit of SDBS to retried GDS employees.

Source : NFPE

Thursday, 4 January 2018

Thursday, January 4, 2018

APPEAL

TO


        ALL GENERAL SECRETARIES /ALL INDIA OFFICE    BEARERS, CIRCLE SECRETARIES, DIVISIONAL   SECRETARIES & BRANCH SECRETARIES OF ALL NFPE UNIONS:

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          Kindly make all efforts to make the 5 days Dharna at New Delhi from 12th to 16th February -2018 a grand success by mobilizing  maximum number of participants  as per quota allotted to each Circle as per schedule issued by NFPE HQ(which is again reproduced below)



CIRCLE WISE AND DATE WISE PARTICIPATION PROGRAMME FOR 5 DAYS RELAY DHARNA AT NEW DELHIFROM 12th TO 16th FEBRUARY-2018


DATE

CIRCLES

QUOTA FOR EACH CIRCLE

REMARKS

12.02.18

Andhra  Pradesh

100




(1) All NFPE Unions Circle Secretaries should convene meetings and allot quota to each union and book the tickets to and fro journey in advance to avoid inconvenience.





(ii) All General Secretaries /NFPE Office bearers and All India leaders of All NFPE unions will remain present all the days. Respective CHQ will make their arrangements for stay.

Telengana

75

J&K

15

Himachal Pradesh

30

Punjab

50

Delhi

100

13.02.18

Kerala

100

Karnataka

100

Haryana

50

Uttarakhand

30

Rajasthan

100

14.02.18

Tamilnadu

100

Maharashtra

100

Assam

30

North East

15

UP(Eastern)

75

15.02.18

West Bengal

100

Odisha

75

Bihar

75

Jharkhand

50

16.02.18

UP (West)

100

Madhya Pradesh

100

Chhattisgarh

50

Gujarat

100


        All all India Leaders of All NFPE Unions have to stay in Delhi for all the 5 days i.e. from 12th to 16th February-2018.


          Stay arrangements have been made by respective CHQs.


    R.N. Parashar

Secretary General

Monday, 1 January 2018

GDS Pay Committee Report for Gramin Dak Sevaks in Postal Department will implemented soon January 01, 2018

GDS Pay Committee Report for Gramin Dak Sevaks in Postal Department will implemented soon – Minister replies in Parliament – Once implemented Salary Structure of Gramin Dak Seveks will be revised


Minister of State (IC) for Communications & Railways, Shri Manoj Sinha, in a written reply to a question on GDS Kamlesh Chandra Committee Report, in Lok Sabha on 27.12.2017 informed that a One Man Committee has been constituted to look into the salary structure, other service matters and problems of Gramin Dak Sevaks under the Chairmanship of Shri Kamlesh Chandra.



The Committee has submitted its report to the Government. The salient features are given in the Annexure.

The recommendations of the Committee have been considered by the Department. After getting the necessary approvals from all concerned, the recommendation of the Committee will be implemented.



Annexure : Salient features of the One Man Committee Report headed by Shri Kamlesh Chandra


The old system of payment of Time Related Continuity Allowance (TRCA) is dispensed with and replaced with a new wage payment system. Under the new wage payment system, 11 TRCA slabs are subsumed into 3 Wage Scales with two Levels each for BPMs and for other than BPMs. One wage scale would be common for both the categories of GDSs.

The minimum working hours of GDS Post Offices and GDSs are increased to 4 hours from 3 hours.

The new working hours for GDS Post Offices will be 4 hours and 5 hours only.

The Level 1 GDS Post Offices / GDSs will have 4 hours as working hours and Level – 2 will have 5 hours as working hours.

The Point System for assessment of workload of BPMs has been abolished.

The new wage payment system is linked to revenue generation of GDS Post Offices. Under the new system, there will be no increase in wages of BPMs from Level -1 to Level -2 on the basis of workload but the same will be increased based on achievement of prescribed revenue norms which is fixed at 100% for normal areas and 50% for special areas.

The GDS Post Offices not achieving the prescribed revenue norm within the given working hours will have to open GDS Post Offices for minimum of additional 30 minutes beyond the prescribed working hours.

The GDS BPMs will be paid Revenue Linked Allowance @10% beyond level-2 wage scale if they will be successful in achieving revenue beyond prescribed norms

The GDS Post Offices has been categorized into A, B; C and D categories based on the revenue generation norms. The GDS Post Office in A category will achieve 100% revenue norm. The Committee has recommended a set of actions for each category of GDS Post Offices.

The six approved categories of GDSs are subsumed into two categories only. One category will be Branch Post Master and all other 5 categories of GDSs are subsumed into one Multi Tasking Category.

The GDSs working in the GDS Post Offices will be known as Assistant Branch Post Master (ABPMs) and those working in the Departmental Post Offices will be known as Dak Sevak (DS).

The minimum wage has been increased to Rs. 10000/- per month and maximum pay to Rs. 35480/- per month.

The rate of annual increase is recommended as 3%.

A Composite Allowance comprising of support for hiring accommodation for GDS Post Offices as well as mandatory residence, office maintenance, mobile and electricity usage charges etc. has been introduced for the first time.

Children Education Allowance @Rs. 6000/- per child per annum has been introduced for GDSs.

Risk & Hardship Allowance @Rs. 500/- per month for GDS working in the special areas has also been introduced.

A Financial up-gradation has been introduced at 12 years, 24 years and 36 years of services in form of two advance additional annual increases.

The Ceiling of ex-gratia Gratuity has been increased from Rs. 60,000 to Rs. 5,00,000

The GDS Contribution for Service Discharge Benefit Scheme (SDBS) should be enhanced maximum up to 10% and minimum up to 3% of the basic wage per month, whereas the Department should contribute a fixed contribution of 3% of the basic wage of the GDSs.

The coverage of GDS Group Insurance Scheme has been enhanced from Rs. 50000/- to Rs. 5,00,000/

The contribution of Department in Circle Welfare Fund (CWF) has been increased from Rs. 100/ per annum to Rs. 300/ per annum.

The scope of CWF is extended to cover immediate family members such as spouse; daughters, sons and dependent daughters in law in the scheme.

The Committee also recommended 10% hike in the prescribed limits of financial grants and assistances in the Circle Welfare Funds.

The Committee has recommended addition of Rs. 10,000/ for purchase of Tablet / Mobile from the Circle Welfare in the head “Financial Assistance of Fund by way of loans with lower rate of interest (5%)”.

Provision of 26 weeks of Maternity Leave for women GDS has been recommended.

The wages for the entire period of Maternity Leave is recommended to be paid from salary head from where wages of GDSs are paid.

The Committee has also recommended one week of paternity leave.

Leave accumulation and encashment facility up to 180 days has been introduced.

Online system of engagement has been recommended.

Alternate livelihood condition for engagement of GDSs has been relaxed.

Voluntary Discharge scheme has been recommended.

The Discharge age has been retained at 65 years.

The Limited Transfer Facility has been relaxed from 1 time to 3 times for male GDSs. There will be no restriction on number of chances for transfer of women GDSs. The powers for transfer has been delegated to the concerned Divisional head.

The ex-gratia payment during put off period should be revised to 35% from 25% of the wage and DA drawn immediately before put off.

The Committee has recommended preferring transfer before put off duty.


Source: loksabha.nic.in