Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Dated 08.12.2017 Shri T.N. Rahate, General Secretary, National Union of Postmen, MTS Group ‘C’ and President FNPO visited Postal Directorate, Dak Bhawan, New Delhi and met with DDG (P), DDG (SR & Legal), DDG (Estate), DDG (Estt.) Department of Posts and other Officers.

We met with DDG (P), DDG (SR & Legal), DDG Estate, DDG (Est.) and other DDG, Department of Posts,  Directors and discussed various issues of Postman, MTS Staff.
1-Discussed recruitment on all vacant posts of Postman MTS for year 2009 to 2017 at all Postal Circles.
Model Rules for recruitment of Postman MTS are under preparation and in near future will be sent email; and published and will be kept on India post website for one month for making suggestions on these Model Rule and upto March 2018 Rules for Recruitment will be amended.
Recruitment after March 2018 will be made according to new Rules.

We are trying that in amended Rules 100% Postman Recruitment should be from MTS and GDS;only  ( 25% from Seniority-cum-Fitness and 75% from Examination.)

For MTS Recruitment 100% from GDS; (25% on Seniority-cum-Fitness and 50% through Examination.25% from Casual Labour; if Casual Labour are not available those post will be filled from GDS.)
This change in Recruitment Rules are brought by FNPO angle.

2-Departmental Council Meeting.
We are trying for holding Departmental Council Meeting up  to December last and hope it will be held.

3-Fixed Monetary Allowance
7th CPC recommended Fixed Monthly Allowance for  postmen beat full and divided Beat as per incorrect information provided by the Postal Department i.e. Rs 48/24 instead of Rs 98/50. We have already taken the issue; now the Department will take the matter with DOPT for making necessary changes to increase the Fixed Monetary Allowance.

4-Regarding New Design of Uniform and Dress Allowance
Discussed and it was told that new design of Uniform is approved and Minister wants to inaugurate this design Uniform likely in the month of January 2018.
Rs. 5000/- per year for one Dress Allowance will be paid. We have demanded Rs. 10,000/- and our demand has been recommended and sent to DOPT till than Rs. 5000/- will be paid.

5-MACP Related order dated 04.11.2013-  ignoring TBOP/BCR for Postman, MTS
The matter is still pending and nowhere it is implemented. The DDG( P) agreed to examine the case and the necessary Orders for implementation of MACP ignoring TBOP/BCR will be issued early.
6- Union Representatives should be guided how to keep the relations with the Subordinate Staff and Union Representatives to newly Recruited IPS Officers under Training at...........
Discussed with DDG (P) regarding Training subject of IPS Officers that they should be guided how to keep the relations with the Subordinate Staff and Union Representatives at all level for cordial relations in the larger interest of Staff and Administration. DDG (P) appreciated our suggestion and assured for doing the needful.

(T.N. Rahate)
General Secretary and
President FNPO