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Thursday, September 30, 2010

Payment of DA to GDS @45% w.e.f 01/07/2010 - Directorate orders issued

Dear Comrades,
Consequent up on declaration to DA to Central Govt. Employees @ 45% w.e.f 01/07/2010, Now Postal Directorate issued orders to raise the DA to GDS officials @ 10% w.e.f 01/07/2010 vide Memo No.14-5/2010-PAP dated 30/09/2010. Now DA to GDS officials has been incresed from 35% to 45% w.e.f.01/07/2010.

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Declaration of Holiday on 14/10/10 for Central Govt. Offices located at Ghaziabad,Faridabad,Gurgaon and Noida under N.I.Act

Dear Comrades,
In continuation of DOPT O.M.even No.dated 07/07/2010, it has further been decided to declare Thursday, the 14th October 2010 as a Holiday for central Government offices, including central Public Sector undertakings, located in Gurgaon, Faridabad, Noida and Ghaziabad on the occasion of Closing Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games-2010 vide Memo No.12/7/2009-JCA-2 dated 30/09/2010.The above Holiday is also being notified in exercise of the powers conferred by section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (26 of 1881)



Dear Comrades,
In supersession to their earlier orders Postal Directorate issued orders specifying the Duties of Multi Skilled Employees Group-C (erstwhile Group-D) vide memo No.1-20/2008-PCC dated 24/09/2010, The same is placed here for the information of the members.


Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Rates of DA applicable w.e.f.01/07/2010 to the employees of Central Government and central Autonomous Bodies Continuing to draw their pay in the Pre-Revised scale as per 5th CPC

Dear Comrades,
Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance had issued orders in respect of Rates of Dearness Allowance applicabe w.e.f. 01/07/2010 to the employees of Central Government and Central autonomous bodies continuing to draw their pay in the Pre-Revised scale as per 5th CPC vide Memo No.1(3)/2008-E.II(B) dated 29/09/2010. As per the above order the DA for them has been increased from 87% to 103% w.e.f. 01/07/2010.. For order copy please click the below link and down load.


Service Discharge Benifit Scheme For GDS officials-Last date to give Option is 30/09/2010

Dear Comrades,
It is advised by the General Secretary AIPEDEU, Com.S.S.Mahadevaiah to all GDS Officials to give option in favour of Serice Discharge Benifit  scheme introduced by the Department of Posts.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

RTI Applications received by a public authority regarding information concerning other Public Authority/Authorities-Fresh Guide lines Issued by DOPT

Dear Comrades,
DOPT IssuedFresh Guidelines regarding RTI Applications received by a public authority regarding information concerning other public authority/authorities vide memo No.F.10/2/2008-IR dated 24/09/2010. The matter has been examined in consultation with the Chief Information Commissioner, Central lnformation Commission and it has been decided to advise the PlOs that if the details of public authorities who may have this information sought by the applicant are available with the PIO, such details may also be provided to the applicant.
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All Branch/Divisional Secretaries
and Circle Office Bearers

It is Requested to send Telegrams to Chief Postmaster General on 30/09/2010. Telegrams should be sent compulsory on the date mentioned here. The Text of the Telegram is as follows. A detailed circular in this regard will be issued seperatly.

The Chief Postmaster General

Request intervention and stop irregular Transfer in Nalgonda Division

Branch/Divisional secretary

Enhanced DR to the Central Govt.Pensioners/Family Prensioners-Orders issued by DOPT

Dear comrades,
Consequent upon Raising DA to central Government Employees @10% w.e.f. 01/07/2010, Department of Pension&Pensioners welfare issued orders to raise DR to Central govt Pensioners/Family Pensioners @10% w.e.f. 01/07/2010 Vide Memo No.42/18/2010-P&PW(G) dated 27/09/2010. Please click the below link to get the order copy.


Monday, September 27, 2010

Divisional Secretaries Meeting and Emergent CWC meeting is going to be held on 03/10/2010

All Circle Office Bearers
and Divisional/Branch Secretaries

 It is to inform that Emergent Circle working Committee meeting is going to be held on 03/10/2010 at b1,P&T Quarters,Chikkadpally, Hyderabad-20. It is requested to all the circle office beares to attend the meeting without fail.

It is to inform that the Divisional secretaries of Hyderabad Region (A.P.Northern Region)meeting is going to be held on 03/10/2010 at B1,P&T Quarters, Chikkadpally,Hyderabad-20. It is requested to all the divisional Secretaries of Hyderabad Region (A.P.Northern Region) to bring Items/Problems if any to the Circle Union.

Revision of Split Duty Allowance to Group-C and Group-D Staff in Operative staff

Dear Comrades,
Postal directorate has been revised split Duty Allowance to Group-C and Group-D staff in Operative Staff vide Memo No.6-3/2002-PE-II dated 13/0/2010. The same was circulated by the Circle office vide memo No.EST/6th CPC/08/11 dated 22/09/2010. The same is placed here for the information of the members.

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Brief Resume of the discussion of 2nd Meeting of MACP Anomoly Committee held on 15/09/2010

Dear Comrade,

The 2nd meeting of the MACP Committee was held on 15th September, 2010. The meeting was chaired by the Joint Secretary (Estt.) Department of Personnel and Training. We give hereunder a brief resume of the discussions on various issues taken up by the Staff Side.

1. Item No. 1, 9 and 29,46: The demand was to provide for Grade Pay of the next promotional post under MACP as was given in the old ACP Scheme. This has not been agreed to.

2. Item No.3. Option for each individual employee either to retain the old ACP scheme or to switch over to MACP. It was only agreed by the DOPT that they may consider giving option to the Department and not to the individual employee to retrain old ACP Scheme in respect of either the entire establishment of that Department or for a specific category or cadre of the employees of that Department. They also added that they may instruct the Administrative department to undertake restructuring of the cadres in consultation with the Staff Side which would secure quicker promotion.

3. Item No. 8. Anomaly in respect of Junior Engineers of CPWD. The Official side agreed that CPWD may ask for option to retain the old ACP in respect of Junior Engineers which will be considered.

4. Item No. 2, 10 and 48. The Scheme of MACP to be implemented with effect from 1.1.2006. Not agreed to.

5. Item No. 7.Grant of financial up-gradation under ACP between 1.1.2006 to 31.8.2008 in respect of employees who have opted the revised Pay Band Grade Pay System with effect from 1.1.2006. Agreed to.

6. Item No. 4 and 26. Applicability of MACP scheme to Group D employees placed in the grade pay of Rs. 1800 in PB1. along with the benefit of 3% increment in each stage of up-gradation. Covered by the clarification already issued by the Department of personnel ( See their website)

7. Item No. 5 and 23. Counting of 50% of service rendered by a casual labourer with temporary status for reckoning the 10, 20 and 30 years of service for the purpose of MACP. They will examine the court ruling in this regard according which the entire casual service should count for the purpose of MACP.

8. Item No. 6. Supervised staff placed in higher grade pay than their supervisor. The item has been transferred to the National Anomaly Committee for discussion.

9. Item No.11 and 47. In the Railways and some other departments, promotion continues to be given in the merged pay scales, since these have not been functionally merged. It was demanded that in such promotion increment at the rate of 3% may be granted. The Official side has agreed to consider such cases, if taken up by the respective departments.

10. Item No. 15, 22, 39 and 51.These would be considered in the Anomaly Committee of Railways.

11. Item No. 12, 30 and 49. Those selected under LDCE/GBCE schemes may be treated as directly recruited personnel as was done in the case of old ACP scheme. The Official side agreed to look into it.

12. Item Nos. 13, 16. 24 , 50 and 58. It was pointed out that under old ACP scheme in case of an employee who were reverted from higher post to lower post at this request ( to enable him to get transfer to another recruiting unit) the service rendered by him in the higher post was counted for the benefit of ACP. This should be extended to the MACP as well. The Official side agreed to issue necessary clarification in this regard.

13. Item No.14. A departmental employee who has been appointed to a higher grade by virtue of his being selected in a Direct Recruitment Examination the ten, twenty and thirty years of service for the purpose of MACP to be reckoned from the date of such appointment. Necessary clarificatory order has been issued by the DOPT. ( Please see their website)

14. Item No. 16. The service rendered by an employee who had resigned may be counted if he is given re-employment for the purpose of MACP. The Official side wanted this item to be processed separately.

15. Item No. 17. The service rendered prior to removal or dismissal should count if he is reinstated on appeal or by Courts. The Official side stated that the past service will be considered if so ordered by the Court or the Appellate Authorities.

16. Item No. 36. The service rendered in a State Government/Statutory body /PSU before appointment in the Central Govt. to be counted for MACP. Not agreed to.

17. Item No. 37 and 38. Counting the probation period for the purpose of MACP. This is counted as per the scheme

18. Item No. 42. Application of MACP to a surplus hand redeployed to lower post. This is covered under the scheme.

19. Item No. 18 and 54. A person de-categorised on medical grounds to be treated as a fresh appointee. It was not agreed to .

20. Item No. 41. The service rendered in higher grade who have been redeployed in the lower post on medical de-categorised on medical grounds may be counted under the MACP. The official side agreed to reiterate Railway Board's order issued in the year 2005.

21. Item No. 19, 33 and 53. Stepping up benefit to seniors when the juniors get higher pay on account of financial up-gradation. The Supreme Court has given such an order. The Official side will examine this issue and the copy of the Supreme Court's order may be furnished to them.

22. Item No.20. The Account Assistants in the Railways when appointed on qualifying the Appendix II Examination may be treated as a fresh appointee and his past service in the lower post be ignored. The Railway Board to process this case separately.

23. Item No. 21.27 and 28. The Bench mark of good for entitlement to MACP benefit in cases where promotion to the higher posts is on the basis of seniority cum fitness may be done away with. Agreed to examine and issue necessary clarification.

24. Item No. 24, 40 and 45. Counting of Training period. The induction training period would be counted.

25. Item No. 25. The incentive may be given as applicable to the grade pay granted under MACP. This may be considered by the Railways.

26. Item No.31. Extension of MACP to Staff Car Drivers and other Drivers etc. The orders have been issued separately.

27. Item No.34. Pay fixation on promotion subsequent to the grant of MACP with an increment. This was not accepted.

28. Item No. 35. Notional classification for Central Government employees Insurance scheme for those with Grade Pay of Rs. 4200 to be treated as Group B and covered by the scheme for Group B. Not accepted.

29. Item No.43. There are several illustrations given relating to Railway employees. These were not discussed and each case was asked to be processed separately.

30. Item No. 55. There are no provisions for grant of certain privileges/incentive on grant of MACP as was there in the old ACP scheme. The Item may be considered by the Railway administration.

Due to some unavoidable circumstances, we could not place this letter on our website immediately after the meeting. We regret for the same.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Technology developments in DOP-PResentation to the Staff Side on 23/10/2010

Dear Comrades,
Postal Directorate is going to give a presentation to the Staff side on 23/10/2010 in Postal Staff College of India, Ghaziabad. For this Presentation department had invited All Circle Secretaries of recognised P-3 Unions affiliated to NFPE and FNPO besides General Secretaries and Secretary Generals of NFPE and FNPO.The Presentation is scheduled to be arranged on 23/10/2010 from 11-00am to 13-00hrs. and will be made by Technology Division in the presence of Secretary (P) and Member (Technology) and MEmber (Personel).

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Postal Directorate Circulated the DOPT's Child Care Leave order dated 07/09/2010

Dear comrades,
Postal Directorate has been circulated DOPT's Child are Leave order dated 07/09/2010 vide Memo No.4-4/2008-PCC dated 17/09/2010.The same is placed here for the information of the members.
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Declaration of results of the verification of Recognised Service Association under CCS (RSA) rules, 1993

Dear Comrades,
Postal Directorate Declared results of verification of Recognised Service associations under CCS (RSA) Rules 1993 vide Memo No.13/01/2010-SR dated 22/09/2010. The same is placed here for the information of the members.Now Our federation had nine affiliates.

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Wednesday, September 22, 2010

DA Orders Issued by the Finance Ministry

Dear Comrades,
Today Finance Monistry Issued Increased DA orders vide Memo No.1(6)/2010.E.II(B)dated 22/09/2010.
The same is placed here for the informatin of the members.

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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Un Circulated Health Ministry Order has been got Circulated by Our CHQ and Federation

Dear Comrades,
On 12th June This Circle Union sent an email to Sri KV Sridharan, General Secretary and K.Raghavendran the then Secretary General regarding Circulation of the following two Un Ciculated Circulars issued by the department of Health and Family Welfare which are more useful to the Postal Employees. Our CHQ and Federation had taken up with the Directorate and one circular has been got Circulated by the directorate on 14/09/2010. Circle Union Conveys Thanks to Our General Seretary and Secretary General for putting their efforts in Circulating the un Circulated Circulars by the Department.
Direcorate orders vide Memo No.6-1/2006-Medical dated 14/09/2010 are as follows


Monday, September 20, 2010

Latest orders issued by Directorate regarding identification of sensitive posts and allotment of quarters to sports persons

Com.Adinarayana Memorial Trust Scholarship Distribution for Meritorious Postal Staff Children at Guntur

Dear Comrades,
On 19/09/2010 Com.Adinarayana Memorial Trust conducted the Scholorship distribution programme for the children of Postal Staff who got the meritorious marks in class X and XII. Com.K.Raghavendran Former Secretary General, Com.DASV Prasad Circle Secretary and Com.Y.Nagabhushanam Circle Secretary Parttime Contingent workers had attended the meeting as chief guests.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Latest Guide Lines on Air Travel on Tours/LTC

Dear Comrades,
Ministry of Finance, department of Expenditure issued latest Guide Lines  on Air travel on Tours/LTC Vide Memo No.19024/1/2009-E.IV dated 16/09/2010.The following Guide Lines may be noted for Compliance.
On Official Tours
1.For travel by Air Lines other than Air India because of operational ot other reasons or on account of non-availability of Air India flights, individual cases for relaxation to be referred to M/O Civil aviation, as stated in Finance Ministry's OM No.19024/1/2009-E.IV dated 13/07/2009
2.Air Tickets may be purchased directly from Air lines (at Booking counter/Website of air lines) or by utilizing the services of Authorised travel Agents viz. M/S Balmer Lawrie&Company, M/S Ashok Travels& Tours.
1.Travel by Air India Only
2.In Economy class only, irrespective of entitlement
3.LTC-80 ticket of Air India only to be purchased
4.Air Tickets may be purchased directly from Air lines (at Booking counter/Website of air lines) or by utilizing the services of Authorised travel Agents viz. M/S Balmer Lawrie&Company, M/S Ashok Travels& Tours and IRCTC (to the extent IRCTC is Authorised as per DOP&T OM No.31011/6/2002-Estt.(A) dated 02/12/2009)
LTC for J&K
1.Relaxation to travel by private Airlines to visit J&K while availing LTC is available to all the categories of Govt Employees, including those entitled to travel by Air (DPOT OMs No.31011/2/2003-Estt.(A) dated 18/06/10 and 05/08/10 refer)
2.For purchase of Air Tickets, however, te procedure as given under para 2(4) above should be followed.
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Union Cabinet Announced 10% DA Hike from 01/07/2010

Dear comrades,
Today Union Cabinet Announced 10% D.A. Hike for all Central Government Employees with effect from 01/07/2010. As usual the DA will be paid along with the salary of September 2010.Orders will be issued shortly by Finance Ministry.The same will be plaed here shortly.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

HSG-II Postings ordered by PMG Hyderabad on 15/09/2010

Dear Comrades,
PMG Hyderabad Region ordered HSG-II postings vide Memo No.PMG(H)/ST/3-1/HSG-II/2010 dated 15/09/2010. The same are placed here for the information of the members.

Stepping up of pay Senior Direct recruitees with Junior Direct recruited officials appointed on or after 1.1.2006

Dear Comrades,
Postal Directorate issued Orders to Stepping up of Senior Direct Recruits with Junior Direct Recruits appointed on or after 01/01/2006 vide Memo No.1-9/2010-PCC (Pt) dt. 14.09.2010.The same is placed here for the information of the members.

Friday, September 10, 2010

MACPS Clarification(Point to Point) Issued by DOPT

Dear Comrades,
DOPT issued Point to Point clarification regarding MACPS vide Memo No.35034/3/2008-Estt.(D) dated 09/09/2010. The same is placed here for the information of the members.

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Thursday, September 9, 2010

Circle Office Declared Holiday on account of Ramzan and Vinayaka Chaturthi (10th and 11th)

Dear Comrades,
Circle office Declared Closed Holiday on account of Ramzan on 10/09/2010 and Vinayaka Chaturthi on 11/09/2010 vide Memo No.OS/17-5/2010 dated 09/09/2010.Closed Holiday declared on 17/10/10(sunday) on account of Dussehra (Vijayadasami) will be observed as Restricted Holiday only instead of a closed Holiday.For order Copy Please click the below link and download.

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Circle Office Issued HSG-II Adhoc Postings

Dear Comrades,
Circle office Issued HSG-II adhoc Promotions vide Memo No.ST/S-1(P)/2010 dated 02/09/2010. The same is placed here for the information of the members.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Latest Instructions on Application of Bench Mark for consideration of MACPS-Directorate orders

Dear Comrades,
As assured in the Departmental council meeting held on 27.8.2010, the department has released orders to constitute a Scrutiny Committee at divisional level for scrutinizing the confidential reports of Postman, Postal assistants, Sorting Assistants for the preceding 5 years. This committee is a onetime exercise only for those who have not been granted MACP due to application of bench mark. The committee should complete the exercise within one month and place before the DPS /PMG who will be the accepting authority. The Full text of the order No 4-7/ (MACPs)/2009-PCC dated 1.9.2010 is scanned and produced hereunder

Flash New from Central Head Quarters and Latest orders

Dear Comrades,
1.It is Learnt that Revised recruitment rules for HSG-I is being approved by DOPT.This will go to UPSC for formal approval.Our demand that entire 100% posts of HSG-I should be offered as promotion to HSG-II officials has been considered.
2.Revised recruitment rules for MTS (Group-D) has been approved and will be released with in a fortnight.All the MTS posts will be filled up with GDS without any qualification shortly.
3.The revised recruitment rules for PAs is also in progress. The provision of confirmetion examination is being deleted in the revised recruitment rules. It may be approved before the end of the year.
4.An internal committee has been formed to finalise the revised syllabus for LGO examination. The questions will be in objective type. The process is expected to be finalised before the end of this year.
5.The membership verification results will be released shortly.All the affiliated unions are getting recognition with flying colours.
6.A Proposal for doubling the split duty allowance was already forwarded to MOF.Orders are ecpected shortly.
7.Medical Insurance to GDS may be released shortly.
8.The finance ministry has approved the proposal of stepping of pay of senior PAs only with the direct recruits. The department will release the orders in next week providing stepping up of minimum pay of the direct recruits for those getting lesser pay as on 01/01/2006. The department has again pursued with MOF to extend the same to promotees also.
9.No recovery for the past cases of stepping up of pay.The department has caused instructions that the cases settled up to 17/05/2010 cannot be reopened. The full text of the orders furnished hereunder

The deparment issued orders on 06/09/2010 clarifying that the erstwhile Group-Ds now MTS in GP 1800 as on 01/01/2006 may be allowed GP of 1900 and 2000 on TBOP and BCR respectively during the period from 01/01/2006 to 31/08/2008.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Child Care Leave-Clarification Issued by DOPT

Dear Comrades,
In addition to DOPT OM No.13018/2/2008-Estt.(L) dated 11/09/2008 regarding Child Care Leave DOPT was issued clarifications vide OM dated 29/09/2008,18/11/2008 and 02/12/2008.It has now been decided in consultation with Department of Expenditure, to delete the condition that CCL can be availed only if the employee concerned has no Earned Leave at her credit, subject to the following conditions.
1.CCL may not be granted in more than 3 Spells in a calendar year
2.CCL may not be granted for less than 15 days.
3.CCL should not ordinarily be granted during the probation period except in case of certain extreme situations where the leave sanctioning authority is fully satisfied about the need of Child Care Leave to the probationer. It may also be ensured that the period for which this leave is sanctioned during probation is minimal.
Finally it is reiterated that the leave is to be treated like Earned Leave and sanctioned as such.
These orders take effect from 01/09/2008.Earned leave, if any, availed by women employees before availing CCL subsequent to the issue of the OM 13018/2/2008-Estt.(L) dated 18/11/2008 may be adjusted against CCL, if so requested by the employee.
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Circle Union Congratulates one and all for making the Strike a Grand Success

Dear Comrades,
Immense response was received from all the conrners of the Circle for the General Strike held on 07/09/2010. Totally the Strike held in a  successful manner. On behalf of Circle Union I congratulate one and all for restless efforts for making the strike a thunder success.

Monday, September 6, 2010

Finance Ministry orders in connection with proposed General Strike going to be held on 07/09/2010

Dear Comrades,
Finance Ministry issued one order in connection with Proposed general Strike going to be held on 07/09/2010. The same is placed here with for the information of the members.

Make 7th Sep 2010 General Strike a Grand Success

All Circle Office Bearers
All Divisional/Branch Secretaries

As per the call given by our Federation we are going to be participate in 07/09/2010 General Strike along with all central/State Government and Industrial Tradeunions.It is requested to all of you to mobilise rank and file to participate in the General Strike and make it grand success. If you face any problem while going on strike please contact your Divisional Secretries or contact me directly over phone.

Comradely yours
DASV Prasad
Circle secretary

Saturday, September 4, 2010

HSG-II Promotions/Allotments list released by the Circle Office

Dear Comrades,
Circle office issued HSG-II Promotions/Allotments list vide Memo No.ST/5-1(P)/2010 dated 01/09/2010. The same is placed here for the information of the members.

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Grant of Honarorium for Fixation of TRCA-Orders issued by Circle office

Dear comrades,
Circle office issued orders for drawing of Honarorium for Fixation of TRCA of GDS vide Memo No.Est/GDS/RSNM/Committees/08 dated 31/08/2010

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DOPT issued a wonderfull order regarding Govt. servants covered by New Pension Scheme

According to this order Govt. Servants who appointed on or after 01/01/2004 will cover New Pension Scheme can get Provisional Pension according to Old Pension Scheme where Govt.Servant Died/Retired on medical invalidation.For details Please click this link to down load the order



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