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Tuesday, 26 May 2015
सोनीपत मुख्य डाकघर में सोनीपत डिवीज़न का प्रथम अधिवेशन दिनांक 2 5 -5 -2 0 1 5 को श्री गोपाल कृष्ण धीमान सर्किल सचिव के उपस्थिति में तथा हेमराज की अध्यछता में संपन्न हुआ l जिसमे 35 सदस्यों ने आल इंडिया यूनियन एवं नेशनल यूनियन का साथ छोड़कर भारतीय डाक कर्मचारी यूनियन में सदसयता ग्रहण की l श्री देवराज ,श्री अमित कुमार एवं श्री रामवीर को कर्मशः प्रधान , सचिव एवं खजांची बनाया गया l
Monday, 25 May 2015
THE DOP HAS PLANS TO SET UP POST BANK OF INDIA UNDER PAYMENTS BANK LICENCE.
The Reserve Bank of India has already issued licensing norms for niche banks - payments banks and small banks.
There will be no job losses during transformation of the Department of Posts, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad assured Friday. "I assure all employees that no one will lose their job during the transformation of Department of Post.
There is a need for capacity building," Prasad tweeted while sharing highlights of his address to circle heads of Department of Posts.
The Minister has been asking postal employees to transform themselves and help in transformation of post offices. "Computerisation of all Post Offices must be completed soon.
This is my priority and I will personally monitor the progress of this work," he tweeted. The minister said that proposed Post Bank of India will be a game changer for the department as it will take financial inclusion to a new level. "Post offices must gear up for this," he said.
The DoP has plans to set up Post Bank of India under payments bank licence. The Reserve Bank of India has already issued licensing norms for niche banks - payments banks and small banks.
Prasad said that DoP officers should reach out to eCommerce companies and offer them logistics services. "eCommerce is a great opportunity. India Post must use this opportunity to take eCommerce to the every corner of India," Prasad said.
India Post has launched a mobile application and an e-commerce centre at Safdarjang, New Delhi that will handle e-retailing exclusively. The centre is capable of handling 30,000 parcels per day. Online retail players such as Amazon, Paytm and Snapdeal are using the Postal Department's services for their parcels.
He said that post offices in rural India must also improve their facilities and improve their visibility by placing sign boards so that people can locate it easily.
"Department of Post has to play a bigger & more active role in transformation of India. No other govt agency has such deep understanding of India," Prasad tweeted.
Source: PTI, Courtesy : http://www.moneycontrol.com/
Uttar Pradesh Post Office Recruitment 2015, 932 Vacancies, Uttar Pradesh Post Office Jobs 2015
Government of India, Ministry of Communications & IT, Department of Posts, Uttar Pradesh Postal Circle has invited applications for the recruitment of 932 Postman, Mail Guard, MTS( Administrative Office & Subordinate Office) vacancies. Interested and eligible candidates may apply online from June 1, 4 pm to June 30 by 11.59 pm or offline on or before June 30.
[[[Name and number of posts:
MTS (Administrative Office): 42
MTS (Subordinate Office): 268
For Postman and Mail Guard posts: The candidates should have passed Matriculation from recognised board.
Candidates must have passed Matriculation or equivalent or ITI from recognised Boards.
Age limit: The candidates' age should be between 18 to 27 years as on June 30. Age relaxation is applicable for 5 years for SC/ST category, 3 years for OBC and Government Servants up to 40 years in accordance with Government rule.
Selection process: Candidates will be selected based on their performance in an aptitude test.
: Candidates have to pay Rs 500 (OC/OBC candidates) and Rs 100 (SC/ST/PH/Women candidates).
How to apply: The OMR application form will be available at Post Offices of UP Circle from June 1 to June 30. The eligible candidates may apply online through the official website of India Posts www.indiapost.gov.in or send their application along with OMRapplication form number, photocopy of e-payment receipt and examination fee. Candidates must mention in bold letters on the cover of the envelope "Application for the post of MTS in Administrative Offices or Application for the Post of MTS in Subordinate Offices or Application for the Post of Postman or Application for the Post of Mail Guard". The letter should be mailed through speed post/registered post to 'The Direct RecruitmentCell, Office of the Chief Postmaster General, Uttar Pradesh Circle, Lucknow-226001' on or before June 30.
Last date for submission of online application: June 30 till 11.59 pm
Last date for receipt of applications: June 30
Last date for payment of fee: July 3
Monday, 18 May 2015
BPAOEA HAS WON O.A. 050/00440/2014 & MA/050/00094 /2015 IN CAT PATNA ON 11-5-2015 FILED BY BPAOEA THROUGH GENERAL SECRETARY SHRI SANJAY SINHA REGARDING GRANT OF STEPPING OF PAY OF SENIORS ON ACCOUNT OF DRAWING LESSER PAY THAN JUNIOR DUE TO ACP BENEFITS IN LINE WITH O.A. 2124/2011 IMPLEMENTED BY DEPARTMENT .
Wednesday, 13 May 2015
Tuesday, 12 May 2015
Launching of e-commerce centre and
India Post Mobile App at New Delhi
The Union Minister for Communications & Information Technology, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad addressing at the dedication of the e-Commerce Centre to the Nation and launch of India Post Mobile App, in New Delhi on May 11, 2015. The Secretary (Posts), Ms. Kavery Banerjee and other dignitaries are also seen.
Monday, 11 May 2015
RAJYASABHA QUESTION REGARDING SSA
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
DEPARTMENT OF POSTS
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.1450
TO BE ANSWERED ON 8TH MAY, 2015
SAVINGS ACCOUNTS FOR GIRL CHILD
1450. SHRI RAJKUMAR DHOOT:
Will the Minister of COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY be pleased to state:
(a) whether the Ministry proposes to open one crore savings accounts for girl child in Maharashtra and rest of the country;
(b) if so, the details thereof; and
(c) how these accounts will be beneficial to the girl child?
THE MINISTER OF COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
(SHRI RAVI SHANKAR PRASAD)
(a), (b) & (c) A new Small Savings Scheme called "Sukanya Samriddhi Account" for the welfare of Girl Child has been launched by Hon’ble Prime Minister on 22nd January, 2015 in Panipat, Haryana. The account can be opened in Post Offices as well as in banks. With an aim to spread awareness and to provide benefit of such a good scheme to more and more number of girl child, the Department of Posts set target to open one crore Sukanya Samriddhi Accounts in the country, including Maharashtra. So far, more than 38 Lakhs accounts have been opened in different Post Office. The details of the scheme and facilities provided in these accounts which will be beneficial to the girl child are at Annexure-I.
i. ‘Sukanya Samriddhi Account’ is a new Small Savings Scheme for girl child.
ii. An account can be opened in the name of Girl Child under ‘Sukanya Samriddhi Account’ (SSA) by Guardian/Natural Guardian. Birth certificate of the girl child has to be produced. The depositor (parents or guardian) has to submit his/her identity and address proofs.
iii. A Guardian can open only one account in the name of one girl child and maximum two accounts in the name of two different girl children. The natural or legal guardian can open two or three accounts if twin girls are born as second birth or triplets are born in the first birth itself.
iv. An account under SSA can be opened up to the age of 10 years only from the date of birth. The girl child who had attained the age of 10 years, one year prior to the commencement of this scheme shall also eligible to open the SSA.
v. Minimum amount for opening SSA is Rs 1000/- (subsequent deposit should be in multiple of Rs 100/-).
vi. A minimum of one thousand rupees shall be deposited in a financial year but the total money deposited in an account on a single occasion or on multiple occasions shall not exceed Rs 1.5 Lakh in a financial year.
vii. There is no limit on the number of deposits. The deposits in ‘Sukanya Samriddhi Account’ can be made in the form of Cash or Demand Draft or Cheque.
viii. The interest rate for the financial year 2015-16 under ‘Sukanya Samriddhi Account’ is 9.2%. The rate of interest is not fixed and will be notified by the Central Government on financial yearly basis.
ix. 50% (half of the fund) of the accumulated amount in ‘Sukanya Samriddhi Account’ can be withdrawn for girl’s higher education and marriage after she attains 18 years of age.
x. ‘Sukanya Samriddhi Account’ can be closed after completion of 21 years.
xi. If account is not closed after maturity, balance will continue to earn interest as specified for the scheme from time to time.
xii. The account can be transferred anywhere in India if the girl shifts to a place other than city or locality where the account stands.
xiii. Investment in Sukanya Samriddhi Account has been covered under Section 80C of IT Act.
INDIAPOST TO LAUNCH E-COMMERCE CENTRE AT DELHI--- PBI NEWS
E-Commerce Centre of Post to start from Monday ( 11.5.2015)
Considering the rapid growth of e-commerce business in the country in the recent past, the Department of Posts, through Delhi Postal Circle has taken up a project to establish the e-commerce Centre at Safdarjang, New Delhi-110003.This processing centre will handle exclusively all the e-commerce business with the state of the art technology driven facility for quick and smooth operation starting from booking till dispatch from the centre.
The Centre is equipped with modern technology and newly introduced conveyor belt where parcels get sorted with the help of conveyor belt. As a result, the e-Commerce Centre is now capable of handling 30000 parcels/articles per day. The parcels are collected from the e-commerce customers, processed & dispatched within 24 hours to respective destination through quickest available flight/train, as the case may be.
The leading e-commerce customers, viz., Amazon, Paytm, Yepme, Snapdeal, etc are already availing the benefits of fast, reliable and safe processing of their e-commerce parcels at the newly established e-commerce Centre at Safdarjang in New Delhi.
The e-commerce Centre at Safdarjang, New Delhi -110003 is to be dedicated to the Nation by Sh. Ravi Shankar Prasad, Hon’ble Minister of Communications & Information Technology on 11th May 2015
India Post Mobile App is also launched by the Hon’ble Minister of Communications & Information Technology on the occasion. .This is an android based application developed by Centre for Excellence in Postal Technology (CEPT), Mysore. The application includes features like real time tracking of accountable articles, Post Office search, Postage calculator, etc through Mobile Phone.
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