Wednesday, 14 January 2009
FLASH NEWS----- GOPINATHAN COMMITTE WILL SUBMITT THE REPORT ON MONDAY (19.01.2009)
DISCUSSIONS WITH POSTAL BOARD ON CHARTER OF DEMANDS
MEETING TAKEN BY THE SECRETARY DEPARTMENT OF POSTS WITH THE SECRETARY GENERAL FNPO AND GENERAL SECRETARIES OF FNPO AFFLIATES AND RECOGNISED UNIONS ON 13-01-2009 IN THE DAK BHAVAN NEW DELHIOn 13-01-09 at 1700 Hrs the Secretary Department of posts held discussions with the SG FNPO and General secretaries of affiliated associations and unions in the committee room ,Dak Bhavan,New Delhi on the charter of demands submitted by the FNPO and NUPE Group C separately on 5-01-09 (see website posting dated 04-01-09)From the official side the postal board members Member(P) and Member (D) and DDG(Estt)DDG(P) Director (SPN) and Director (SR) were present .The oficial minutes are yet to be issued.The gist of the discussions are as follows.1.Constitution of Anomoly Committee This will be examined.2.Vacate the stay in Madras High court on verification of membership ; it was informed that the Director (SR) was deputed to Chennai and a Misc appication was filed last week by the Department and the Standing council is taking necessary action to vacate the stay.3.Modifications sought by the FNPO on Nataraja muthty committe report: It was assured that the committee headed by Sri PK Gopinath will submit it's report immediately and well before the election commission anounce ment of the election the implimentation will be ensured. Before sending the proposal to the cabinet the unions will be provided with opportunity placing our views.4.Fixing the wages of RRR/parttime candidates on par with the Departmental employees: The issue is being referred to the DOP&T on the advise of internal Finance.5.April 2007 strike agreement: An action Taken report on the demands has been supplied to the unions. The ATR will be Posted separately.The main demand of filling up of residual vacancies and non filling up of HSGI HSGII/LSG posts on notional basis the Secretary direected the DDG(Estt) to pass instructions to circles to fill up the residual vacancies. The remainig issues the staff side will pursue with the directorate on the basis of ATR.6.Charter of demands submitted by Federations on15-2-08 : same as item No 57.Cadre review,ACP scheme Systen Administrators and Marketing Executives.The Secretary Directed the DDG (ESTT) to study proposals sub,mitted by the unions .The proposal from the NUPE,Group (C) is being submitted as approved by the AIC at AmbajiDemands submitted by the NUPE Group C 0n 04-01-09Grant of officiating pay for the officials working in HSGII and HSGI as per FR 56; The staff side pointed out that some of the circles are alllowing officiating pay and requested to issue necessary orders. The Meber (P) was asked to take immediate action2.Promotion of Accontants to the cadre of LSG as APM(Accounts) This will be finalised shortly3.ACP After receipt of orders on modified ACP scheme by the DOP&T a special meeting will be called for to finalise the ACP scheme for the Department of Posts4.Withdrawal of orders not to post officals to single handed post offices second time: The Secretary asked the DDG to reconsider the ordrs immediately.