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Wednesday, 11 January 2017


Tuesday, 10 January 2017

REMINDER ISSUED BY POSTAL DIRECTORATE ON 5-1-2017 REGARDING IMPLEMENTATION OF TRADE UNION FACILITIES PROVIDED TO BPEF & ITS AFFILIATES UNION . 

Saturday, 31 December 2016


PROMOTION TO THE GRADE OF DIRECTOR GENERAL POSTAL SERVICES IN THE DEPARTMENT OF POSTS.         

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PROMOTION AND POSTING IN THE GRADE OF MEMBER, POSTAL SERVICES BOARD, INDIAN POSTAL SERVICE, GROUP’A’ AND TRANSFER/POSTING AS MEMBER, POSTAL SERVICES BOARD'    

Saturday, 24 December 2016

MEETING WITH CPMG PUNJAB CIRCLE 
MEETING WITH CPMG PUNJAB CIRCLE CHANDIGARH DATED 21-12-2016 SECRETARY GENERAL BPEF & OFFICE SECRETARY BPEF ATTENDED THE MEETING . ALL THE OFFICE BEARERS OF PUNJAB CIRCLE (15 PERSON) WERE PRESENT IN MEETING .
DIVISIONAL CONFERENCE OF BHARATIYA POSTAL EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION GR. 'C' POSTMAN & MTS AND BEDEU OF NORTH HOOGHLY DN. (W.B.) AND CWC MEETING BPEA GR. C W.B. CIRCLE HELD ON 17-18 DECEMBER, 2016 AT HOOGHLY ON THE BANK OF HOLY GANGA PRESIDENT BPEF SHRI SHIVAKANT MISHRA , SECRETARY GENERAL BPEF SHRI SANTOSH KUMAR SINGH AND OFFICE SECRETARY- BPEF SHRI PREM CHAND HAVE ATTENDED THE CONFERENCE . THE CONFERENCE WAS A GRAND SUCCESS. CONFERENCE SOME PHOTO VIEWS. 



























 

Tuesday, 20 December 2016

DECISIONS OVER AGENDA ITEMS SUBMITTED BY BPEF  FOR DEPARTMENTAL COUNCIL (JCM) MEETING held on 20-12-2016 AT DAK BHAWAN AND ATTENDED BY OUR PRESIDENT & MEMBER DEPARTMENTAL COUNCIL (JCM)  SHRI S.K. MISHRA Ji

ITEM  1 : Withdrawal of all disciplinary proceedings against- DDOs and APM Accounts due to excess drawal of salary to the Postmen on fixation of pay after the fifth Pay Commission---- A Separate Committee will the examining the matter .

ITEM  2 : Grant of Incentive for acquiring fresh higher qualification- reg.---- Action will be taken as par DOP&T O.M. No. 1/2/89-Estt. (Pay-I).
 
ITEM  3 : Issue of Departmental identity Cards to all staff, including GDS – reg.------- Orders are being issued.  

ITEM  4 : Filling up of Senior Postmaster vacancies with Postmaster Grade-III –reg.-----Seniority list is being finalize their after action will be taken.

ITEM  5 : Hardships to female trainees deputed for in service training to PTC Mysore.—Separate will be created.

ITEM  6 : Grant of Incentive & Commission on PLI Business to working staff par with Agents & field officers-reg.-----Revised incentive structure linked with premium will be issued and then problem will be solved

ITEM  7 : Filling up of Post of Wireman / work Clerk  –reg----- Instruction have been issued.

ITEM  8 : Counting of periods of adhoc officiating / promotion  for increment –reg.------DOP&T No. 19/2/2013-Estt. (Pay-I) dated 12-12-2013 will be retreated.

ITEM  9 : Repatriation of PAs deputed to Circle/  Regional offices from divisions for PLI/RPLI work-reg.------ Letter dated 8-3-2016 will be retreated.  

ITEM  10 : Spot payment of incentive to SPM/ BPM for securing RPLI business. ---Although MOF is rejected but once again Secretary (P) will take-up the matter to MOF in due-course. 

ITEM  11 : Representation of department in the cases field in Consumer Forum and other courts.--- Action will be taken.

ITEM  12 : Duplication of work in branches after their computerization –reg.----Instruction will be issued to avoid duplication.

ITEM  13 : Request for discontinuance the practice of obtaining fidelity / security bond from the employees handling cash. -----Matter will be examined.

ITEM  14 : Providing additional hand to single handed offices due to decentralization and various new works etc. –In due course all single handed offices will be converted into Double handed post offices.

ITEM  15 : Instructions to stop Irregular Rule-37 Transfers :---------- Matter may be represented to the CPMG . If not satisfied matter may be represented with Directorate.

ITEM  16 : Grant of Split Duty Allowance-Clarification requested.------- Action according to letter dated 12-8-2014 may be taken. To remove ceiling of 5 K.M. , MOF will be consulted.  

ITEM  17 : Non-Drawal of HRA to the officiating SPMs working at offices having attached quarters.------ Instructions in respect of Adhoc cases will be issued shortly.  

ITEM  18 : Enhancement of Financial powers of HSG-I, HSG-II & LSG Postmasters.----Financial power HSG-I, HSG-II & LSG-I will be increased reasonably.  

ITEM  19 : Budgetary allotment for Computer Advance. ------There is enough fund in Directorate . Circles may send the requirements.

ITEM  20 : Fixing Norms / Time Factors to Postal Stores Depot, Circle stamp Depot & creation of establishment.---There is written documents for PSDs . That will be retreated for CSDS matter will be examined. 

ITEM  21 : Non implementation of Delhi High Court orders on revision of pay scales of packers , Foreign Post, case of Chennai Foreign Post in Tamilnadu Circle. ---- Letter dated 7-9-2015 contains all the relevant instructions . Specific cases of non implementation may be brought to the notice of Directorate.

ITEM  22 : Non refund of the amount recovered under the New Pension Scheme & Non settlement of dues to the deceased / retired employees under NPS .---- 74 Cases from Different Circles were identified . All the cases will be settle within a month.   
    
ITEM  23 : Revision of Honorarium to the arrangements less than 14 days in Treasuries in Post office. ---- Matter is under examination.

ITEM  24 : Grant of flight fare to officials working in North-Eastern Region while deputed for training outside NE an also for LTC tour.---- The issue is correct and the problem will be examined and orders will be issued very early.  

ITEM  25 : Ambiguity in the orders granting conveyance allowance to Systems administrators. -----Order dated 17-04-2012 will be examined.  

ITEM  26 : Replacement of outdated computer, Printers, UPS & providing AMCS to Computer Peripheral –case of Tamilnadu Circle .-------The entire matter is ready for procurement . 

ITEM  27 : Maintaining Waiting list of qualified GDS/ MTS for promotion to Postman Cadre. --------- The matter will be examined and order will be issued within a month

ITEM  28 : Case of Sexual Harassment of Women.------ Specific cases may be brought out to the notice of Directorate.

ITEM  29 : Provisioning the facility of mobile to Mail Overseer / Cash Overseers and Postman ;-----More than Rs. 100/- will be provided to all these employees.  

ITEM  30 : To create new additional Postman post and increase at least 20,000 to 25,000 number of postman Posts.--- On line testing method for recruitment is being formulated . The entire exercise will be completed within six months.  

ITEM  31 : Implementation of CGM (MB) Order- Case of all Circles. -----Some Circles have not provided length of Beats within one month decision will be taken.

ITEM  32 : Revision of Eligibility for MTS to (PA-SA) LGO Examination –Reduce 5 years to 2 years.------ Recruitment Rules will be examined.  

ITEM  33 : Adoption of CGHS Rates revised in the year 2014.--- Although the orders have been issued to all Circles . If the any specific case it may be brought to the notice of Directorate.  

ITEM  34 : Departmental promotion of MTS .------ The matter will be examination.
ITEM  35 : Up-gradation of Grade pay to Wireman . ----- Matter will be examination.

ITEM  36 : Grant of Selection Grade Pay to Lift Operators.—Postal Dte. will issue separate order for the purpose.

ITEM  37 : Payment of OTA to the official drawing mere than Rs. 2200/- pre revised scale. ------The case of ceiling of OTA as well as rate is being examined will be DOPD&T & MOF.

ITEM  38 :Polythene bags from RMS offices.------ Specification for each categories of Mails have been obtained by the Committee. Procurement will be done at earliest.

ITEM  39 : Utilization of MNOP Funds.------- Rs. 18 Crores has been obtained by Department . Priority list for expenditure of will be prepared and fund will be exhausted.  

ITEM  40 : Norms for Parcel hubs. --------Work study unit of Department is formulating the norms.

ITEM  41 : Replacement of sealing wax.-----The sealing wax will be replace with  plastic tags although BPEF is not agree with this proposal. 

ITEM  42 : Railway co-ordination committee. ------ Secretary (P) has attended a meeting with Railway Board .  Break vans and SLR coaches in required trains can be obtained in due course .

ITEM  43 : Holiday home at Kanya Kumari has been closed.---CPMG T.N. Circle will be asked to complete the formality.   

ITEM  44 : Extension of facility for the PLI policy holders working in state/ Central / undertaking Govt. directly from their salary. ------For salary deduction all units being consulted.

ITEM  45 : Ensure correct fixation of those  MTS who were granted ACP-I & ACP-II between 01-=01-2006 and 31-08-2008 while fixing up of pay on MACP after 01-09-2008 while fixing up of pay on MACP after 01-09-2008 in the light of Postal Dte’s order 1-20/2008-PCC dated 04-11-2013. --- The letter dated 4-11-2013 will be retreated. Specific cases brought to notice of Directorate.

ITEM  46 : Decision of similarly situated cases once decided by Apex Court to maintain uniformity & liquidity of litigations. ------The matter will be examined.

ITEM  47 : Posting of office bearers on sensitive Posts.—Sensitive Posts in all branches of Posts has been defined. Regarding for posting on sensitive will be retreated.

ITEM  48 : Departmental Buildings for PAOs .------ FRAC for Dehradun PAOs has been completed. 

ITEM  49 : Violation of Business hours in various circles, prescribing their own- request to stop such arbitrary actions.  ---------Instruction for working on normal business hours only has been issued it will be retreated.

ITEM  50 : Amendment to the PA Recruitment Rules –  Regarding Examination will be Regional language some action may be taken in future.  

                                                                                                         
                                                                                             Secretary General BPEF 
                            



Thursday, 8 December 2016



SB ORDER 14/2016: WITHDRAWAL OF LEGAL TENDER CHARACTER OF EXISTING RS.500/- AND RS.1000/- BANKNOTES - SB ORDERS REGARDING CASH REQUIREMENT OF POST OFFICES
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Re-designation of the post of PMG (Mails & BD), Mumbai Maharashtra Circle as PMG, Navi Mumbai Region, Maharashtra Circle    CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO VIEW

Re-designation of the post of PMG (Mails & BD) as PMG, HQ Region in Selected Circles and redeployment. CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO VIEW

Friday, 2 December 2016


NOTICE FOR THE NEXT DEPARTMENTAL COUNCIL (JCM) MEETING IN THE DEPARTMENT OF POSTS HELD ON 20-12-2016


Thursday, 1 December 2016


Directions of the Pr. CAT, Delhi delivered in the case Vinod Saxena & others with other 2 OAs

Dear Brothers ,

The cases (3 OAs) filed regarding GDS issues, simultaneously proceeding in Principle CAT, Delhi was disposed on 17-11-2016 by delivering the order (oral) and the copy (336 pages) is made available in the websites.



CENTRAL ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNAL
PRINCIPAL BENCH, DELHI

O.A. No. 749/2015 (Vinod Saxena & 405 others)
with
O.A. No.3540/2015  ( Ravinder singh & 1382 others)
and
O.A. No.613/2015 (Premchandra Singh & 105 others)

versus

Union of India & others

New Delhi, this the 17th day of November, 2016.

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20. To summarise, we dispose of the O.As. with the following directions to the respondents:

(a) For all Gramin Dak Sevaks, who have been absorbed as regular Group ‘D’ staff, the period spent as Gramin Dak Sevak will be counted in toto for the purpose of pensionary benefits.

(b) Pension will be granted under the provisions of CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972 to all Gramin Dak Sevaks, who retire as Gramin Dak Sevak without absorption as regular Group ‘D’ staff, but the period to be counted for the purpose of pension will be 5/8th of the period spent as Gramin Dak Sevak. Rule 6 will accordingly be amended.

(c) The Gramin Dak Sevaks (Conduct and Engagement) Rules, 2011 are held to be valid except Rule 6, as stated above.

(d) The claim of Gramin Dak Sevaks for parity with regular employees regarding pay and allowances and other benefits available to regular employees, stands rejected. 

21. With the above directions, all the three O.As. stand disposed of.



IMPORTANT JUDGEMENT FROM HON'BLE CAT PRINCIPAL BENCH DELHI-REGARDING GDS.

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Tuesday, 29 November 2016

MEAGER FINANCIAL BENEFIT OF 14% IN 7TH CPC - PARLIAMENT Q & A

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 1755
ANSWERED ON: 25.11.2016

Meager Benefits of 7th CPC

PINAKI MISRA
Will the Minister of

FINANCE be pleased to state:-

(a) whether the Government employees got only a meager financial benefit of 14 per cent or less after implementation of 7th CPC;

(b) if so, the details of percentage of salary they got before and after implementation of Seventh CPC and the reasons for such meager hike in their salaries; and

(c) whether the benefit given in the 7th CPC is one of the lowest in all time ever since the Government had been implementing the recommendations of CPC and if so, the details thereof?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(SHRI ARJUN RAM MEGHWAL)

(a) to (c): All Government employees have got a financial benefit of at least 14.29 per cent by way of revision of salary after implementation of Seventh Central Pay Commission (7th CPC). The increase in pay as recommended by the 7th CPC is based on the detailed deliberations by the Commission keeping in view all relevant factors having a bearing upon the prevailing circumstances, which has been accepted by the Government.

Authority: www.loksabha.nic.in

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MINISTER’S REPLY IN RAJYA SABHA ON GOVERNMENT COMMITTEE FOR CONSIDERATION OF ISSUES OF 7th
 PAY COMMISSION RECOMMENDATIONS

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO-713
ANSWERED ON-22.11.2016

GOVERNMENT COMMITTEE FOR CONSIDERATION OF ISSUES OF 7th  CPC RECOMMENDATIONS

713 . Shri Neeraj Shekhar

(a) whether Group of Ministers including Union Minister for Finance had assured the representatives of various trade unions/JCM to set up a Committee to consider the demand of revision of Minimum Wage and Fitment Formula under 7th CPC with a mandate to finalize its report within four months;

(b) if so, the present status of the Committee;
(c) the reasons for the delay in report by the said Committee even after elapsing of more than four months;
(d) whether the Committee on Allowances has finalized its report;
(e) if so, the details thereof along with the salient recommendations thereof; and
(f) if not, the reasons therefore?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE (SHRI ARJUN RAM MEGHWAL)

(a) to (c): In pursuance of the assurance given by the Union Ministers to the representatives of the National Council (Staff Side), Joint Consultative Machinery, meetings have been held by a group of senior officers with them to discuss their demands in this regard.
(d) to (f): The Committee on Allowances has been interacting with various stake-holders to discuss their demands and has so far held discussions with National Council (Staff Side), Joint Consultative Machinery, representatives from staff associations and officials from Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Ministry of Home Affairs and Department of Posts. The Committee may also interact with the representatives of some other major Ministries/Departments and stakeholders with whom consultations are yet to be held before finalizing its Report.