of Memorandum on long pending demands.
is to bring to your kind notice that on so many occasions, we as PJCA have
raised our long pending genuine demands before the Department. But it is highly
regretted that no effective steps have been taken by the Department to mitigate
the problems causing more sufferings to the employees.
introduction of technology in the form of CBS/CSI/CIS/MNOP/PNOP & now RICT
the staff is suffering very much. We are bringing all the problems being faced
by the staff at ground level separately on each subject but no solution is
meeting of Postal Joint Council of Action consisting NFPE,FNPO,AIPEU-GDS &
NUGDS was held at FNPO Office. T-24, Atul Grove Road New Delhi on13.07.2019. In the meeting all General Secretaries,
of NFPE, FNPO AIPEU-GDS and NUGDS participated. After thorough discussion, PJCA
has come to the conclusion that a memorandum should be submitted to Secretary (Post)
for settlement of demands as mentioned in the Charter of Demands enclosed here
request you to kindly arrange one meeting with office bearers of PJCA to
discuss the issues and settle the same as early as possible failing which we
(PJCA) will be compelled to launch agitational programmes in a phased manner.
(P U Muralidharan)(P
CHARTER OF DEMANDS
1.Settle all the problems arisen out of implementation of
C.S.I, R.I.C.T./ IPPB / CBS and Postmen delivery mobile App & CIS.
2.Implement all positive recommendations of Sri Kamlesh
Chandra Committee report and grant Civil servant Status to GDS.
3.Fill up all Vacant Posts in all cadres of Department of
Post i.e. P.A/S.A, Postmen, Mail Guard, Mailmen, MMS, MTS, GDS, Postal Acctts,
P.AAdmn. Offices, P.A SBCO & Civil
Wing etcwithin a time frameand separate identity of all cadres.
4.Withdraw NPS and Guarantee minimum pension 50% of last
5.Membership verification of G.D.S and declaration of
result of regular employees membership verification conducted in 2015.
6.Implementation of orders ofpayment ofrevised wages and arrears to the casual , Part time, Contingent
employees & daily rated mazdoors as per 6th and7th CPC and Regularize Services
7.Implement Cadre Restructuring for left out categories i.e.
RMS, MMS, Postman/MTS, PACO, PASBCO, Postal Accounts, and Civil Wing etc.
8.Stop Privatization, Corporatization and out sourcing in
9.Scrap Bench Mark in MACP.
10.Implement 5 days week in Postal and RMS
11.Enhancement of higher pay scales to those categories
whose minimum qualification has been enhanced e.g. Postmen, Mail guard.
12.Grant of pension to the promoted GDS based on Supreme
Court Judgment in SLP No (C) 13042/2014
13.Withdraw orders of enhancement of cash conveyance limit
14.Implement all High
Court and Supreme Court decisions in C/W MACP, RTP and others.
15.Cash less treatment under CGHSand allotment of adequate fund under head MR
16.Retention of Civil wing in the Department of Post.
17.Holding of Departmental Council Meetings/RJCM and
periodical meetings at all levels.
18.Stop Trade Union victimization and in the name of
19.Provide 40 percent SCF quota promotion in AAO cadre and
amend RR incorporating the modifications demanded by AIPAEA.
20.Status of audit to SBCO.
21.Restore Special Allowance to PO & RMS Accountants and
OSA to RMS/MMS Staff.
22.All NSH and I.C. Speed Post Hubs should be under the
administrative control of RMS and All L-2 Mail Offices should be identified as
I.C. Speed Post Hubs and as Parcel Hubs.
23.Permission to all Staff of Circle Office, SBCO, Postal
Accounts and RMS/MMS Staff to appear in Departmental Examination for promotion
to PSS Group-B.
24.Improper functioning of Separate (Nodal) Parcel Delivery
in India Post vis-a-vis heavy expenditure and undue harassment to the Postmen
JOINT PROTEST AGAINST THE AMENDMENTS AND CODIFICATION OF LABOUR LAWS AND OTHER
Please read the joint statement of Central Trade Unions below. Confederation National Secretariat calls upon all affiliates and C-O-Cs to organise mass protest demonstrations infront of all major offices and at all important places.
Though the Recognized Federations in the Railways are almost mum on Privatization, Struggles are going on in various Production Units and also in other areas. AILRSA, AISMA, GUARDS COUNCIL and various other Associations and CITU affiliated DREU are going ahead with Struggles.
They are also joining Central TUs and Federations in the National level Campaigns......
DEFENCE Production Units under ORDINANCE BOARD are being Corporatized.
All the three Recognized Federations, AIDEF, INTUC and BMS have decided to go for ONE MONTH STRIKE .......
SAIL UNITS and other PSUs are also prepared for continuous struggles.....
In the meanwhile All INDIA PROTEST DAY is being organised by Central TUs and National Federations against LABOUR LAW AMENDMENTS through Codification, which will take away the existing rights of the Working People in the Country... The Govt has openly said that the CODES are for Ease of Doing Business.
IT IS THE TIME TO GO FOR ACTION....
COUNTRYWIDE PREPARATIONS, MASSIVE EDUCATIVE CAMPAIGNS ARE NEEDED.....
CONFEDERATION OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT
EMPLOYEES AND WORKERS HAVE GIVEN A CALL FOR HOLDING COUNTRY WIDE UNITED PROTEST
AGITATION ON 2ND AUGUST-2019 AGAINST THE ANTI WORKER, ANTI PEOPLE
POLICIES OF THE BJP GOVERNMENTINCLUDING
MASS SCALE PRIVATIZATION AND SO CALLED LABOUR LAW REFORMS DESIGNED TO IMPOSE
THE CONDITIONS OF SLAVERY ON WORKERS AND THE PEOPLE.
WE ON BEHALF OF NFPE, APPEAL TO
ENTIRE RANK AND FILE TO HOLD PROTEST DEMONSTRATION IN LUNCH HOURS ON 2nd AUGUST-2019
AT ALL WORK PLACES.
PENSIONARY BENEFITS UNDER NPS ON VOLUNTARY RETIREMENT -- PIB NEWS
The features and
benefits under National Pension System (NPS) and the old pension scheme are
independent. Under NPS, there is a provision for voluntary retirement/exit
prior to the age of superannuation, without linking it with the minimum number
of 20 years of service.
As per Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (Exits
and Withdrawals under the National Pension System) Regulations, 2015, and
amendments there under, the provisions for voluntary retirement/exit and the
benefits available/ allowed under NPS to employees of Central Government who
voluntary retires are as follows:
“3(b) where the subscriber who, before attaining the age of
superannuation prescribed by the service rules applicable to him or her,
voluntarily retires or exits, then at least eighty per cent out of the
accumulated pension wealth of the subscriber shall mandatorily be utilized for
purchase of annuity and the balance of the accumulated pension wealth, after
such utilization, shall be paid to the subscriber in lump sum or he shall have
a choice to collect such remaining pension wealth in accordance with the other
options specified by the Authority from time to time, in the interest of the
Further, as informed by the Department of Pension and
Pensioners’ Welfare, the benefit of retirement gratuity and death gratuity has
been extended to Government employees covered under NPS on the same terms and
conditions as are applicable under CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972.
Recently, vide Gazette Notification dated 31.01.2019, the
mandatory contribution by the Central Government for its employees covered
under NPS Tier-I has been enhanced from the existing 10% of basic pay +DA to
14% of basic pay + DA. The employees’ contribution rate would remain at the
existing 10% of basic pay + DA. There is no proposal to increase the
contribution to 20 per cent from 14 per cent under NPS.
This was stated by Shri Anurag Singh Thakur, Minister of State
for Finance & Corporate Affairs in a written reply to a question in Rajya
PENSIONERS AGED 80 YEARS AND ABOVE BE ALLOWED TO SUBMIT THEIR LIFE CERTIFICATEDOP&PW
No. 1/20/2018-P&PW (E)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Pension & Pensioners Welfare
3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan.,
Khan Market, New Delhi-110003
Subject:- Submission of
It has been the experience of this Department that the Senior
Pensioners i.e. the pensioners 80 years and above are facing a lot of
difficulties standing in queues while giving the Life Certificates in November.
It has been under the consideration of the Government to provide some relief to
2. It has therefore, been decided by the Government, that Senior
Pensioners aged 80 years and above be allowed to give their Life Certificate
w.e.f 1st October every year instead of November which would be valid till 30th
November of the subsequent year.
3. The remaining pensioners below the age of 80 years may
continue to give their Life Certificate in November as per existing provisions
of CPAO Scheme booklet.