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మీకు కావలసిన ఫారముల కొరకు "FORMS: క్లిక్" చేయండి.


Thursday, 26 May 2016

A delegation of NFPE & AIPEU-GDS consisting of Com. R.N.Parashar, Secretaryy General, Com.P. Pandurangarao, General Secretary, AIPEU-GDS, Com.M.Krishnan, Secretary General, Confederation Com.K.V.Sridharan, former General Secretary, AIPEU Gr.C., Com. Giriraj singh President, NFPE and Com. Balwinder Sing, Financial Secretary, Gr.C (CHQ) tendered oral evidence before the Chairman, GDS Committee, headed by Shri Kamalesh Chandra in New Delhi on 26-05-2016.



The GDS are ‘holders of civil post’ as per the Supreme Court judgement and they can not be kept apart as a separate class with in the class. They should be covered under Article 309 & 311 of the Constitution of India. They should be treated as ‘civil servants’ apart from regular service but within the ambit of ‘Civil service’ with pro rata benefits as applicable to the regular employees according to the working hours and also the workload.

Notwithstanding our claim for departmentalization of GDS and Grant of Civil status, under Article 309 & 311 of union constitution the following issues are requiring consideration.

(i)     The Nomenclature of GDS shall be declared as ‘Rural Postal Employees’ or Gramin Dak Karmachari”.
(ii)        Make GDS full time job by extending various innovative schemes.
(iii)       Prorata wages at par with regular civil servants.

2.      NORMS

Norms may be introduced for calculation of wages instead of honorarium & incentives.

(i)       Work related to RPLI like procurement of proposal & issuing receipts
(ii)      Work related to verification of Electoral & Election work
(iii)     Work related to collecting statistics for Census etc.
(iv)     Work related to M.G.National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme
(v)     Verification of Mobile Phone Bill Connections of various companies & BSNL
(vi)     Collection of Telephone Bills at BOs
(vii)    Acceptance of Electricity Bills at BOs
(viii)  Acceptance of Water Bills at BOs
(ix)    Carrying out business activities through BOs like delivering of E-post etc.
(x)  Various social security schemes & Direct Benefit Transfer schemes introduced in various States through BOs.
(xi)     Cash remittance from BOs to Accounts office.
(xii)    Opening of new accounts
(xiii)   Marketing activities.
(xiv)   Old age Pension & Disability Pension


(i)        No GDS should be employed less than 5 hours work, per day.
(ii)       Maximum of 8 hours with ½ hour lunch break.
(iii)     Pay equations:

GDS BPM   :           Postal Assistant

GDS MD/SV:          Postmen

                 GDS Packer 
GDS MC                 MTS

(iv)     Increment shall be at par with regular employees.
(v)      The Nomenclature of TRCA shall be replaced with pay.
(vi)    Weightage:The length of service shall be taken and Point to Point fixation for GDS.
(vii)    Date of effect shall be 1.1.2016
(viii)  Wages should not be reduced under any circumstances.


(i)        HRA must be granted to GDS at Par with regular employees.
(ii)       Transport Allowance proportionate to regular employees.
(iii)      For attending holiday & Sunday duties, double the allowance shall be paid
(iv)      TA/DA shall be granted to seasonal Post offices.
(v)       Split Duty Allowance for GDS Packrs in Sub Offices
(vi)      Children Educational Allowance has to be introduced.
(vii)     Boat allowance shall be Rs.350/- PM.
(viii)   Special Duty Allowance to GDS (NE) – Proportionate to regular employees.
(ix)     Revival of Uttarakhand Allowance @ Rs.1000/- PM.
(x)      Grant of Remote Area/Naxalite Threat Area/Hill Area Allowance to GDS.
(xi)   Miscellaneous Allowances viz., bad climate Allowance, Project allowance may be extended.
5.      WELFARE

(i)    Medical Attendance facilities – Reimbursement of Medical Claims for in Patient & out Patient treatments.
(ii)    Funeral Allowance of Rs.10,000/- to the family of deceased GDS.
(iii)   Circle Welfare Fund Scheme – Subscription shall be Rs.50/- per month.

6.      LEAVE :All kinds of leave to be granted at par with regular employees-

(i)            Encashment of leave salary to be extended to GDS.
(ii)            Provision of Commuted leave facilities.
(iii)          Retrograde Provisions of 180 days shall be dispensed with.
(iv)     Maternity leave – 180 days from Government exchequer and not from the Circle Welfare Fund. Circle Welfare fund shall meant for grant for illness, education etc.
(v)            Child care leave, Child Adoption leave to GDS.
(vi)        Special disability leave to GDS – can also be extended from Dog, Snake bite etc. as in the case of Postmen.


(i)   Proportionate Minimum pension/Family Pension at par with regular employees.
(ii)   GDS shall be brought under the Gratuity Act.
(iii)  SDBS Pension Scheme shall be replaced with regular scheme. At least 10% of Pay shall be recovered from GDS & 20% shall be credited by Government as a Welfare Scheme. The present sanction of Rs.1500/- per year for Severance Amount to Pre 2011 GDS shall be enhanced.
(iv)   Commutation Pension shall be introduced.
(v)  Group Insurance Scheme – Monthly subscription Rs.100/- for the insurance coverage of Rs.2,00,000, 50% of Subscription shall be borne by the Department. Savings Fund shall be reviewed and enhanced.

(i)       The word ‘engagement’ shall be replaced with appointment.
(ii)      100% Posts in MTS & Postmen cadres shall be reserved for GDS.
(iii)   GDS shall be permitted to write LGO Exam alongwith Postmen/MTS for recorded vacancies.
(iv)     Three Financial upgradations after completing 10, 20 & 30 years of service.
(v)      No Minimum service for appearing Postmen examination.


(i)       The existing GDS Engagement & Conduct Rules, 2011 shallbe replaced with CCS (CCA) Rules, 1965 & Conduct Rules 1964.
(ii)     The GDS Rules must be declared as statutory Rules as per proviso of Article 309.


(i)       Present income & cost of BOs calculation should be reviewed along with all the new items of work
(ii)      Foot beat & cycle beat may be revived.
(iii)     Idle wait of GDS MCS shall be include in the work norms.
(iv)     Uniforms to outdoor staff.
(v)    Rationalisation of GDS into three categories of GDS one Postmaster, the second Postmen and third auxiliary MTS staff. They may be fixed with only two scales of running pay (Minimum 5 hours & for upto 8 hours with uniform annual increase of 3% per annum.
(vi)      BO shall open for minimum 5 hours and maximum of 8 hours.
(vii)     GDS in Metropolitan cities shall be upgraded to MTS Posts.
(viii)   All GDS MM Posts in larger Platforms shall be upgraded to Mailmen MTS posts.
(ix)      FSC at par with Departmental Post offices to BOs.
(x)        LTC facilities may be extended to GDS
(xi)       Lunch break/Tea break shall be provided
(xii)    Total length of the GDS Service shall be taken as Qualifying service for all purposes.
(xiii) Rescind the restrictions and restore status Quo ante in case of compassionate appointments in GDS cadre.
(xiv) Advances like Festival, HBA, Motor Car, Computer Advance shall be introduced to GDS. Flood Advance shall be revised to Rs.10000/-.
(xv)  Rent for BOs shall be fixed as per the market rates and paid by the Department.
(xvi)    Office Maintenance Allowance shall be modified as ‘office rent’.
(xvii)   Electricity charges for BO shall be borne by the Department.
(xviii) Combination of duty which is having adverse effect shall be dispensed with.
(xix)   Alternate source of Income shall not be insisted for GDS appointments.
(xx)    Incentive for promoting small family norms shall be introduced to GDS also.
(xxi)    Incentive to GDS Sports Person has to be introduced.
(xxii)  Grant of TA/DA for conveyance of cash – At least Rs.100/- per occasion shall be granted.
(xxiii)  Any GDS summoned for witness in Inquiry shall be paid TA/DA
(xxiv) All terminal benefits shall be paid to GDS on the date of retirement at par with regular employees.
(xxv)   The date of retirement of shall be the last date of the month.
(xxvi)  If any additional work is entrusted, the establishment review must be under taken to enhance the pay.
(xxvii)  Security Bond system to be dropped, as per Vth CPC report.
(xxviii) Co-operative dues can be recovered from GDS.
(xxix)   BO Rule book with updated correction shall be supplied once in two years.
(xxx)    The exam fee shall be waived.
(xxxi) Identify card to the GDS shall be supplied by the Department at departmental cost.
(xxxii)There should be no loss of annual increase/increment on availing the transfer facilities to GDS.
(xxxiii)Revenue generated from all items of  work has  to be added for apportioned income of BOs.
(xxxiv)BPM should be treated as a skilled worker as it requires a technical certificate for the recruitment.
(xxxv)Training & retraining must be given frequently in the guise of Rural ICT and introduction of various new schemes.


(i)   All Trade Union facilities like meetings, special casual leave etc. as if available to regular staff at all levels.
(ii)  The Facility of Foreign Service and JCM Provision shall be extended the GDS. Allocation of seats in the JCM (DC) for GDS shall be considered.

DATED : 26-05-2016

The Chairman, GDS Committee gave a patience hearing on the above all items and assured consideration.

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Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Central Cabinet approves the cadre retructurin proposals in Dept. of Posts

Extracts from :

Ex-post facto approval for cadre review of Indian Postal Service: The cadre review will enable the Department of Posts to meet the functional requirements and strengthening the cadre structure both in the headquarters and in the field on the basis of functional requirement, which will provide more avenues to earn review and respond effectively to the customer needs, reduce the existing stagnation and improve the career prospects of Indian Postal Service officers.

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Friday, 20 May 2016

Cadre restructuring proposals in Postal Dept. are approved by the Min. of Finance.

తపాలా శాఖలో  క్యాడరు రీ స్ట్రక్చరింగ్ ప్రపోసల్  కు ఆర్ధిక మంత్రిత్వ  శాఖ అంగీకారము అయినది. 
దీని ప్రకారం తపాలా శాఖలో ని "సి" క్లాసు ఆఫీసులలో సబ్ పోస్ట్ మాస్టారులు గ్రేడ్ - 1 లేదా LSG గా మారును. తదనుగుణము గా HSG / గ్రేడు - 2 / 3 పోస్టుల సంఖ్య  మారును. మన శాఖలోని ముఖ్యముగా జూనియర్ ఉద్యోగులు లాభపడు అవకాసం కలదు. ప్రమోషన్ అవకాశములు పెరుగును. 


It has been informed by Shri Ashutosh Tripathi, Member(P), Postal Services Board , Department of Posts that Cadre Restructuring Proposal which was agreed and finalized by the Department of Posts  after several  rounds of discussions with Unions has been  approved by the Finance Ministry and it  will be implemented soon.

        This is one of the great achievements of Unions as this has been done for the first time in Postal Department.

(R.N. Prashar)
Secretary General

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Extracts from this blog dtd. 15-05-2015

06-05-2015 ప్రతిపాదిత సమ్మె డిమాండు లలో ఒక దానిని తపాలా శాఖ అనుమతించినది. 
దీనివల పార్షిక  విజయం చేకురినది. 

Extracts from www.

Cadre Restructuring Proposal  for Group -C Cleared by MOC & IT 

The Cadre Restructuring for Group -C Employees has been signed by the Ministry and forwarded to DOPT for Final Approval on 13.05.2015.

It is expected that the proposal would be approved by DOPT after various formality checks and clearance from Department of Expenditure of Ministry of Finance.

The Salient features of the agreement are as follows :

1. Number of LSG posts will increase from 8 % to 22 %

2. Number of HSG II posts will increase from 2 % to 12 %

3. Number of HSG I posts will increase from 1.5 % to 4 %

4. After completion of 2 years in HSG I the official will be promoted to 4800 GP (Non-functional Basis)

5. The above proposal will be applicable to RMS, Circle Office and SBCO in the same ratio

6. Postman/Mail guard will get the same ratio of promotion.

1. The Post of SPM in Single and Double Handed Post offices will be placed under 2800/- Grade Pay ie All LSG and I MACP officials would man the offices.

2. The Post of SPM in Triple Handed and LSG Post offices will be placed under 4200/- Grade Pay ie All present HSG II / MACP II officials would man the offices and Posts.

3. The Post of HSG I and HSG II would be merged and placed under Grade Pay of 4600/- and be granted 4800/- on non functional basis after 4 Years.

4. The Post of Existing Postmaster Cadre officials will be modified in light of the same on approval of the Cadre Restructuring...

The Present Postmaster Grade -I Offices are likely to be placed under the Grade Pay of 4200/- 

The Grade I Posts are likely to get ungraded to Grade II , creating wide opportunity for the Postmaster Cadre Official to get promoted to Grade II and Placed within the same division.

The Present Grade II offices are likely to be placed under 4600/- Grade Pay creating more number of offices for HSG I and II officials.

The Norms of the Postmaster Grade III Offices would be modified so as to identify 1/3rd of the merged HSG I and II for Postmaster Grade III.

Friday, 13 May 2016

Program of action on CBS , McCamish problems

CBS మరియు McCamish సమస్య లపై NFPE -P3 రాష్ట్ర సంఘ ఆధ్వర్యము లో ఆందోళనా కార్యక్రము రూపొందిచ బడినది. 

  1. జూన్  8 వ తేదీ : రాష్ట్ర మరియు డివిజన్ స్తాయి లో మెమొరాండం సమర్పణ
  2. జూన్ 10  నుండి 14 తేదీ వరకు : పోస్ట్ కార్డ్ కాంపైన్ 
  3. జూన్ 17 మరియు  18 తేదీలలో ఆందోళనా బ్యాడ్జీ ల ధారణ 
  4. జూన్ 21 : డివిజన్ స్తాయి లో ధర్నా
  5. జూన్ 22 : పార్లమెంటు సభ్యులకు వినతుల సమర్పణ 
  6. జూలై 1 వ తేదీ సర్కిల్ ఆఫీసు వద్ద " మహా ధర్నా"
సర్కిల్ యూనియన్ కరపత్రము :

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Tuesday, 10 May 2016

Opening of Ambali kendra at Narva Mandal in Mahabubnagar Dist.on 09-05-2016

ఈ అంబలి కేంద్రము నకు ప్రకాశం డివిజను నుండి రూ. 7500- విరాళములు పంపడం జరిగినది. 
ఈ కేంద్రమునకు విరాళములు అంద  చేసిన 
కా. సి హెచ్. సుబ్బ లక్ష్మి , 
కా // బి. మంజువాణి , 
కా // యం. నరసింహం , 
కా// టి. వరలక్ష్మి 
కా// ఇ. బ్రహ్మయ్య , 
కా// ఇ. అనిల్ కుమార్ , 
కా// జి. ఫణి కుమార్ ,
 డా// భార్గవి ( D/o కా / కె. వెంకటేశ్వర్లు )  ,
 శ్రీ డి . రాజేష్ (S/o. కా// డి మోహనరావు ) 
డా // కె. చైతన్య (చైతన్య హాస్పిటల్స్ , ఒంగోలు )
డా // కె. సుమంత్ (చైతన్య హాస్పిటల్స్ , ఒంగోలు )

తదితరులకు NFPE , ప్రకాశం ధన్య వాదములు తెలియ చేయుచున్నది. 

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