CENTRAL WORKING COMMITTEE OF AIPAEA AT AHMEDABAD
AIPAEA SUCCESSFULLY HELD THE CWC
All India Postal Accounts Employees Association has successfully completed the Central Working Committee meeting held at Ahmedabad from 07-04-2014 to 08-04-2014. The meeting commenced by hoisting the national flag by com. Saxena, President of AIPAEA, Ahmedabad; NFPE flag by Com. Giriraj Singh, President NFPE; AIPAEA flag by Com. Santoshkumar, President AIPAEA (CHQ). All the dignitaries, delegates and Comrades of Ahmedabad paid floral tributes to the martyrs.
Central Working Committee meeting commenced on 07-04-14 under the chairmanship of Com. S. Santosh Kumar, President, AIPAEA (CHQ). Com. Giriraj Singh, President, NFPE in his inaugural speech narrated the struggles launched by the Confederation of Central Government Employees and Workers on the 15-point charter of demands. In his inspiring speech he informed the developments in the Postal Department and the status of Cadre restructuring. He stressed the need to strengthen the Confederation to achieve the merger of DA, I.R. etc. He gave a call for unity and total participation of the employees in the struggles. Major changes launched by the Postal Department will throw several challenges and the employees have to face such challenges. In spite of assurances given by the Department Cadre restructuring process has not yet completed. Unless we act together and participate in all activities of the Federation, it is not possible to achieve the demands.
Com. Parasher, Asst. Secretary General, NFPE in his inspiring and emotional speech recalled the sacrifices of all those founder leaders of NFPE. But for the sacrifices of Com. Babu Tarapada, Com. Dada Ghosh, Com. KG Bose , Com. Adi Com. Iyyar He vividly described the sacrifices made by these great leaders and the achievements of NFPE in the long cherished 60 years of its journey. He exhorted that whatever we have achieved it is due to the struggles of the NFPE and Confederation. Nothing has come as a windfall. All our rights are fought and achieved. He commented that the participation of Gujarat Circle in the struggles requires improvement. There is great potential in the Postal Accounts as well as in Postal and this requires to be tapped. He invited all to join hands and fight against the injustice. The ill effects of neo-liberal policies have robbed all the rights of the employees and workers. New Pension Scheme, which has been introduced with the active cooperation between the Ruling and Principal Opposition Party. There is no difference between the Congress and BJP in their support and enthusiasm to implement the neo-liberal economic policies. We are fighting against the policies of Privatization, out-sourcing, casualization and disinvestment all these years. We have to use the coming elections to strongly oppose all those forces who support and implemented the new pension policy and other anti-employee policies by voting against these forces and support all those left and democratic forces who always stood with the employees inside and outside the Parliament. If we fail to protect the existing rights of the employees, the future generations will hold us guilty. Hence, he appealed all
the employees to strengthen the National Federation of Postal Employees, AIPAEA and Confederation and participate in all the calls to achieve the demands of the employees.
Com. S.K. Vyasji, the Advisor to the Confederation and friend, philosopher and guide to the AIPAEA graced the meeting on 08-04-14. He elaborately explained the important demands of the Central Government employees and the importance of the strikes organized by the Confederation to achieve these demands. He informed the Resolution passed in the National Convention of the Confederation at Nagpur on 04-04-14 to vote out all those forces who supported the New Pension Bill, out-sourcing, privatization etc. and support the friends of employees and working class. He explained the developments in respect of the demands of the Accounts and Audit employees. He asked all the constituents of JAC to reactivate and strengthen the JAC.
General Secretary, AIPAEA placed his report in the CWC outlining all the events that took place after the last CWC meeting, which was held at Lucknow. He stressed the need to strengthen the interaction between the members by utilizing all opportunities to reach to the members. He requested all the leaders to strengthen the AIPAEA by enrolling the new members in April 2014. The CWC appreciated the efforts of CHQ in winning the Stepping up case. The CWC has discussed the developments in the implementation of technology in the PAOs. The Committee on Technology headed by Com. Veeresh submitted its report to the CWC. The issues of Review of results of AAO exam in respect of SC/ST officials, Sending the newly appointed Junior Accountants for training to the Post Offices in Bangalore PAO, forwarding of applications, AAO RRs, Stepping up case clarifications, Caste Verification issues, Gr.D and Sorter anomalies, retrospective promotion to the Junior Accountants promoted after the amendment of RRs, Recruitment in PAOs, Changed system of sending requirements to the SSC and need to report all the vacancies in time, building issues, Rule-38 transfers of Ahmedabad, Pay protection under FR 15(a), implementing the 4-advance increments and many more issues relating the Postal Accounts employees. The CWC passed resolutions on all-important issues. The CWC endorsed the Resolution passed by the National Convention at Nagpur.
In the Open Session held on 08-04-14 Shri. Dhaktode, Director of Accounts (Postal), Ahmedabad graced the meeting. Com. S.K.Vysji, Com. Parasher, Com. T.Satyanarayana addressed the Open Session. Com. Sunil Paniccer, Circle Secretry, AIPAEA, Ahmedabad welcomed the dignitaries and all the comrades to the Open Session.
The successful conduct of the CWC is the shining example of the strength of the young AIPAEA unit of Ahmedabad. The unity shown by the Ahmedabad comrades under the leadership of Com. Saxena, President, Com. Sunil, Circle Secretary, Com. J.K. Chouhan, Deputy Circle Secretary and Com. Brahmania, CHQ Office Bearer is praise worthy. CHQ thanks all the Comrades who worked for the success of the CWC. Let’s work to strengthen the AIPAEA and make it a vibrant organization.
With Struggle Greetings