Saturday, October 22, 2016

Important Meetings to be held

On 24th October 2016:

The Standing committee staff side meeting at 11:30 am and standing committee meeting with group of senior officers at 04:00 pm to discuss the 7th CPC related grievances. 

On 25th October 2016:

The meeting under the Chairmanship of Secretary (Personnel) with the Staff Side, National Council JCM, to firm-up views of the Staff Side (JCM) on various allowances pertaining to DOP&T and also meeting of the Standing Committee. They will be held at 3.00 p.m and 4.30 p.m respectively. 

Friday, October 21, 2016

Meeting on Allowances held with Unions/Associations on 19/10/2016 : brief note thereon

Meeting on Allowances held with Unions/Associations on 19/10/2016 : brief note thereon

A meeting on allowances was held on 19.10.2016 at G.P. Roy Committee Room, Dak Bhawan, New Delhi under the Chairmanship of Shri B.V. Sudhakar, Secretary (Posts). Shri A.K. DASH, Member (P), Shri S.K. Dashora, DDG (Estt) and Director (Estt) were present.
Discussion on following allowances to be retained in Department of Posts was held. All the union leaders took active part in the discussion and requested Chairman to recommend retention of following allowances strongly to MoF. The views of Secretary (Posts) were positive on the allowances discussed in the meeting. We hope positive outcome.

1)  Fixed Medical Compensation being given to Postman: 

It is proposed that suitable increase in the FMC say Rs. 200/- per day for additional beat and Rs. 100/- per day for divided beats and further increase in it by 25% very time when 50% increase in DA. 

2)  Special allowance to PO and RMS Accountants : 

It is proposed that the allowance is required to be continue with justified increase in the allowance. The allowance be re-notified as per provision laid down in para No. 8.2.5 of the 7CPC report.

3)  Cycle Allowance : 

It is proposed to retain with doubled the amount. 

4)  Cash handling and Treasury Allowance: 

It is proposed that cash handling allowance for its staff not only to be retained and also required to be increased proportionately. 

5)  Overtime Allowance : 

Long discussion held on this issue. Department recommends not only to retain the OTA in Department of Posts but also to increase the OTA to Rs. 100/- per hour and further increase by 25% every time the DA increase by 50%.

6)  Saving Bank Allowance in Post Offices : 

Department proposes that the Saving Bank Allowance be retained at doubled rate of the present allowance.

7)  Family Planning Allowances : 

Department proposes that the Family Planning Allowance should not be withdrawn from one already granted.

8)  Fixed Medical Allowance : 

In the interregnum period, the FMA may be allowed at rate of Rs. 2000/- per month. 

9)  Headquarter Allowance : 

Department proposes to retain the Headquarters Allowance at the uniform rate of 10% of the basic pay subject to ceiling of Rs. 4000/- per month to all eligible JAG/STS/JTS/AD/AAOs/Sr.AO/ASPs/IPs officers in Department of Posts. 

10)              Other Allowances : 

a)  Split Duty Allowance : 

For performance of split duty having break of less than 2 hours and residence being beyond 5 KM from duty place. 

b)  Outstation Duty Allowance : 

For performance of outstation duties while performing duties on sections

c)   Night Halt Allowance : 

In lieu of TA for night halt away from HQ while on their beats in the course of their duty. 

d)  Special Allowance : ( Special Allowance is admissible to DPS posted at Unit HQ at Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai / JTS officers when posted at HQ / APMG (C), APMG (Planning), APMG (Vig.) in Circle Office/ PS Gr. B officers posted as Administrative Officers at PTCs, Assistant Directors in COS/ROs / PS Gr. B officer posted as Supdt. Seals Aligarh / PS Gr. B officers posted as Lectureres, ASPs in PTCs / LSG Officials employed as instructors in PTCs / Technician in PTCs. / SAs when posted in CO as Stg. Complier / IPs when posted as Platform Inspector / Project Operator Sound / Franking Machine Operator / Photocopier Operator (MTS) / Generator Operator / Clerical and allied cadres working as JA/SA, Pas on passing JAO Part-II Exam but awaiting promotion. 

Department proposes to retain allowances to above posts as arduous nature of duties.
T-24,Atul Grove Road, New Delhi - 110 001. Phone : 011-23321378
Ref:9/MMS/2016                                                                                            20/10/2016                     

 The Secretary,
  Department of Posts,
  Dak Bhawan ,
  New Delhi-110 001.

Sub: –Request to implement cadre restructuring of MMS -   
You are aware that the Ms. T.K. Sandhya Rani committee submitted report on cadre restructuring of MMS in the year 2014 this was not processed by the Department for a long time after you assuming charge as Chairman Postal Board the proposal was sent to DOP&T for approval. Now DOP&T raised doubts on the proposal, in the 19/10/2016 meeting it was assured by the DDG (Estt) that the doubts will be clarified and file will be send to DOP&T for further approval .
In this connection my Federation wishes to submit that the Government of India order the Department to constitute anomaly committee accordingly committee also going to be constituted by the Department shortly.  Now the staff side unable to notify anomaly committee subjects on MMS when the most of the issues pending in the cadre restructuring proposal.  Hence it is requested necessary action   may kindly be taken to implement the proposal after due formalities.
Your early action is requested.

Yours Sincerely,
Secretary General.

An employee can accumulate his / her leave 300 days also, rules Punjab and Haryana High Court.

 “If an employee is entitled to leave encashment for a maximum limit of 300 days that does not mean that the accumulated unutilized leave is to be reduced to 300 days if it exceeds the limit. The earned leave will continue to accumulate till the retirement of the petitioners and the petitioners are to be granted the maximum benefit of 300 days, as stated in the rules.”[Source: The Tribune, dated 15.10.2016] 
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