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Sunday 27 October 2013


Finalized by the Staff Side at the meeting of 25.10.2013.

A.     To examine the existing structure of pay, allowances and other benefits/facilities, retirement benefits like Pension, Gratuity, other terminal benefits etc. to the following categories of employees.

1  Central Government employees – industrial and non      industrial;
2   Personnel belonging  to  All India services;
3   Personnel belonging to the Defence Forces;
4  Personnel called as Grameen Dak Sewaks  belonging to     the Postal Department;
5   Personnel  of Union Territories;
6  Officers and employees of the Indian Audit and Accounts  Department;
7 Officers and employees of the Supreme Court;
8  Members of Regulatory bodies (excluding RBI) set up  under Act of Parliament.

B.   To work out the comprehensive revised pay packet for the categories of Central Government employees mentioned in (A) above as on 1.1.2014.

C.  The Commission will determine the pay structure, benefits facilities, retirement benefits etc. taking into account the need to provide minimum wage with reference to the recommendation of the 15th Indian Labour Conference (1957) and the subsequent judicial pronouncement of the honorable Supreme Court there-on, as on 1.1.2014.

D.   To determine the Interim Relief needed to be sanctioned immediately to the Central Government employees  and  Pensioners mentioned in (A) above;

E. To determine the percentage of Dearness allowance/Dearness Relief  immediately to be merged with Pay and pension 

F.     To settle the anomalies raised in various fora of JCM.

G.   To work out the improvements needed to the existing  retirement benefits, like pension, death cum retirement gratuity, family  pension and other terminal or recurring  benefits maintaining parity amongst past, present and future pensioners and family pensioners including those who entered service on or after 1.1.2004.

H.   To recommend methods for providing cashless/hassle-free Medicare facilities to the employees and Pensioners including Postal pensioners.

Monday 21 October 2013

                                                     FLASH NEWS 

सरकारी कर्मचारी रास्ट्रीय परिसंघ (G. E . N . C )  का 3 दिसमबर 2 0 1 3 को जन्तर मंतर  नई दिल्ली पर होने वाली विशाल रैली स्थगित हो गई है अब ये विशाल  रैली 1 8 दिसम्बर 2 0 1 3 को जन्तर मंतर  नई दिल्ली पर होगी I ज्यादा से  ज्यादा की संख्या में आकर   रैली को सफल  बनावे I   
                                                     S . K . M I S H R A 
                                                                                            Secretary General                                                                                                                                         B. P.E. F.                                           

Friday 18 October 2013




                    1ST & 2ND OCTOBER, 2013

BPEF/ 10th Federal Council/ Election  / 2013                                                   Dated: 17-10-2013

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

Sub: Election of office –bearers of BPEF in Federal Council held at Nasik (Maharashtra) on 1st & 2nd  October, 2013.

Ref: Our Notice No. BPEF/10th F.C./2013 dated 01-08-2013.

Respected Madam,
As per the notification, the 10th Federal Council of BPEF was held at Nasik (Maharashtra) from 1st to 2nd October, 2013 under chairmanship of Shri Man Mohan Sharma President BPEF.
Following office Bearers were unanimously elected for the three year term.(2013 to 2016). 

President                               : Shri Manmohan Sharma , Dy. P.M.  Vidisha H.O. (M.P.)  

Working President                : Shri Santosh Kr. Singh, S.A. ‘O’ Dn. Lucknow RMS (U.P.)

Vice President                       : Shri Manjit  Singh, SPM, Amritsar H.O. (Punjab)

Vice President                       : Shri Ram Ayodhya Pd. SA DAP, Patna (Bihar)

Vice President                       : Shri Sushil Gupta, Postman, Jaipur GPO (Raj.)

Secretary General                 : Shri  S.K. Mishra, S.A. DAP Lucknow (U.P.)

Secretary                               : Shri Anish Mishra , S.A. RMS New Delhi Stg. Dn.

Org. Secretary                       : Shri R.N. Navghare ,Dy. P.M. , Mumbai Central H.O (Mah.)

Org. Secretary                       : Shri M.S. Chandel, Accountant, Betul H.O. (M.P.)

Org. Secretary                       : Shri Dineshdhar Dubey, Gorakhpur H.O. (U.P.)

Org. Secretary                       : Shri Satti Reddy, SPM, Bantdlaguda P.O. Hyd. (A.P.)

Org. Secretary                       : Smt. Prabha Ben Chawda, Dy. PM. Vadodara H.O. (Guj)

Org. Secretary                       : Shri Abdul Washid , Mailguard, Itarshi RMS (M.P.)

Org. Secretary                       : Shri G.K. Dhiman, PA, Ambala GPO (Haryana)

Treasurer                               : Shri Maheshanand Tripathi, SA, DAP Lucknow (U.P.) 
            It is requested that all due trade union facilities may be provided to the elected office bearers of this Federation.
                                                                                                        Yours sincerely,

                                                                                                        (S.K. Mishra)                
                                                                                   Out Going & Incoming Secretary General

Copy to:

1. Shri Virjesh Upadhyay , Election officer & Secretary, Central BMS, New Delhi.
2. Shri B.K. Rai, Prabhari, Industrial Units of BMS
3. Shri B.N. Rai, General Secretary, BMS, New Delhi
4.  All  Office Bearers BPEF/ General Secretaries

                                                                                                ( S.K. Mishra )

                                                                                                Secretary General 


(Click the link below for details)

Sunday 13 October 2013

Regarding Photograph of Federal Council at Nashik 1st & 2nd October, 2013 

Saturday 5 October 2013




10% DA order to GDS issued by the Directorate




World Post Day and National Postal Week...

As per Directorate D.O. letter No.18-50/2011-BD & MD dtd 24.09.2013 circulated vide C.O. letter No.Tech/20-16/2013 dated 26.09.2013, 9th October is celebrated as "World Post Day"all over the world. In India, World Post Day is celebrated as part of National Postal Week which would commence this year on 9th October and would end on 15th October, 2013.
During National Postal Week 2013, the following activities to be celebrated generously by organising press meet /melas / meetings etc.
  Date  Activities to be performed
  09.10.2013 Wednesday  World Post Day
  10.10.2013 Thursday  Savings Bank Day
  11.10.2013 Friday  Mail Day
  12.10.2013 Saturday  Philately Day
  14.10.2013 Monday  Business Development Day
  15.10.2013 Tuesday  PLI Day

File No. 26-04/2013-PAP
Government of India
Ministry of Communications & IT
Department of Posts
(Establishment Division)

Dak Bhawan,Sansad Marg,
New Delhi-110 001
Dated 4 th October, 2013
  1. All Chief Postmasters General,
  2. All Postmasters General
  3. Deputy Director General (PAF), Postal Dte.
  4. All General Managers (Finance)
  5. Directors/Deputy Directors of Accounts (Postal)
  6. Director, RAKNPA/ Directors of All PTCs.

Subject:- Productivity Linked Bonus for the Accounting year 2012-2013.


                   I am directed to convey the sanction of the President of India for payment of Productivity Linked Bonus for the accounting year 2012-2013 equivalent of emoluments of 60 (Sixty) days to the employees of Department of Posts in Group `D`/ MTS, Group `C` and non Gazetted Group `B`. Ex-gratia payment of Bonus to Gramin Dak Sevaks who are regularly appointed after observing all appointment formalities and adhoc payment of Bonus to Casual labourers who have been conferred Temporary Status are also to be paid equivalent to allowances/wages respectively for 60 (sixty) Days for the same period/year.

            1.1        The calculation for the purpose of payment of Bonus under each category will be done as indicated in the paras below.

                  2.          REGULAR EMPLOYEES:

2.1       Bonus will be calculated on the basis of the following formula:-

                                                Average emoluments X Number of days of Bonus
                                                                  30.4(Average no. of days in a month)

2.2 The term “Emoluments” for regular Departmental Employees includes basic Pay in the pay Band plus Grade Pay, Dearness Pay, Personal Pay, Special Pay (Allowances), S.B. Allowance, Deputation (Duty ) Allowance, Dearness Allowance and Training Allowance given to Faculty Members in Training Institutes. In case of drawl of salary  exceeding Rs.3500/- (Rs. Three Thousand Five hundred only) in any month during the accounting year 2012-13 the Emoluments shall be restricted to Rs.3500/- (Rs. Three Thousand Five hundred only) per month only.

2.3 “ Average Emoluments” for regular Employees is arrived at by dividing by twelve ,the total salary drawn during the year 2012-13 for the period from 1.4.2012 to 31.3.2013, by restricting each month’s salary to Rs.3500/- (Rs. Three Thousand Five hundred only) per month. However, for the periods  of EOL and dies-non in a given month ,proportionate deduction is required to be made from the ceiling limit of  Rs.3500/- (Rs. Three Thousand Five hundred only).

2.4 In case of those  employees who were under suspension, or on whom dies-non was imposed ,or both, during the accounting year, the clarificatory order issued vide Paras 1 & 3 respectively of this office order No. 26-8/80-PAP (Pt-I) dated 11.6.81 and No. 26-4/87-PAP (Pt.II) dated 8.2.88 will apply.

2.5              Those employees who have  resigned, retired, left service or proceeded on deputation within the Department of Posts or those who have proceeded on deputation outside the Department of Posts on or after 1.4.2012 will also be entitled to Bonus. In case of all such employees, the Bonus admissible will be as per provisions of Para 2.1 to 2.3 above.

            3.             GRAMIN DAK SEVAKS (GDS)

3.1  In respect of Gramin Dak Sevaks who were on duty through out the year during 2012-2013, Average monthly Time Related Continuity Allowance will be calculated taking into account the Time Related Continuity Allowance (TRCA) plus corresponding Dearness Allowance drawn by them for the period from 1.4.2012 to 31.3.2013 divided by 12 (Twelve). However, where the Time Related Continuity Allowance exceeds Rs 3500/- (Rs.Three Thousand Five hundred only) in any month during this period. the allowances will be restricted to  Rs 3500/- (Rs. Three Thousand Five hundred only) per month. Ex-gratia payment of Bonus may be calculated by applying the Bonus formula as mentioned below:-

                                          Average TRCA  X  Number of days of Bonus
                                                     30.4 (Average no. of days in a month)

        3.2      The allowances drawn by a substitute will not be counted towards Bonus calculation for either the substitute or the incumbent Gramin  Dak Sevaks. In respect of those Gramin Dak Sevaks who were appointed in short term vacancies in Postman/Group `D` Cadre, the clarificatory orders issued vide Directorate letter No. 26-6/89-PAP dated 6.2.1990 and No.  26-7/90-PAP dated 4.7.91 will apply.
        3.3      If a Gramin Dak Sevak has been on duty for a part of the year by way of a fresh appointment, or for having been put off duty, or for having left service, he will be paid proportionate ex-gratia Bonus calculated by applying the procedure prescribed in Para 3.

        3.4        Those Gramin Dak Sevaks who have resigned, discharged or left service on or after 1.4.2012 will also be entitled to proportionate ex-gratia Bonus. In case of all such Gramin Dak Sevaks, the Ex-gratia Bonus admissible will be as per provisions of Para 3.1 above.
        3.5      In case of those Gramin Dak Sevaks who were under put off, or on whom dies non was imposed, or both, during the accounting year ,the clarificatory orders issued vide Para 1 & 3 respectively of this office order No. 26-8/80-PAP (Pt I) dated 11.6.81 and No. 26-4/87-PAP (Pt II) dated 8.2.1988 will apply.


4.1       Full Time Casual Labourers (including Temporary Status Casual Labourers ) who worked for 8 hours a day, for at least 240 days in a year for three consecutive years or more (206 days in each year for three years or more in case of offices observing 5 days a week) as on 31.3.2013 will be paid ad-hoc Bonus on notional monthly wages of Rs.1200/- (Rupees Twelve Hundred only)
                                          The maximum ad-hoc Bonus will be calculated as below:-

                                    (Notional monthly wages of Rs.1200) X (Number of days of Bonus)

                                                            30.4 (average no. of days in a month)

                        Accordingly, the rate of Bonus per day will work out as indicated below:_

                                                            Maximum ad-hoc Bonus for the year
            The above rate of Bonus per day may be applied to the number of days for which the services of such casual labourers had been utilized during the period from 1.4.2012 to 31.3.2013. In case where the actual wages in any month fall below Rs. 1200/-  during the period 1.4.2012 to 31.3.2013 the actual monthly wages drawn should be taken into account to arrive at the actual ad-hoc Bonus due in such cases.

5.         The amount of Bonus /Ex gratia payment /Adhoc Bonus payable under this order will be rounded to the nearest rupee. The payment of Productivity Linked Bonus as well as the ex-gratia payment and ad-hoc payment will be chargeable to the Head `Salaries` under the relevant Sub –Head of account to which the pay and allowances of the staff are debited. The payment will be met from the sanctioned grant for the year 2013-2014.

6.         After payment, the total expenditure incurred and the number of employees paid  may be ascertained from all units by Circles  and consolidated figures be intimated to the Budget Section of the Department of Posts. The Budget Section will furnish consolidated information to PAP Section about the total amount of Bonus paid and the total number of employees (category-wise) to whom it was disbursedS for the Department as a whole.

            7.                  This issue with the concurrence of Integrated Finance Wing vide their diary No. 156/FA/13/CS dated .4th October, 2013
            8.                  Receipt of this letter may be acknowledged
                                                                                               (SHANKAR PRASAD)
                                                                                    Assistant Director General (Estt)