"You have to dream before your dreams can come true" - Dr A.P.J Abdul Kalam. "Excellence is a continuous process and not an accident" - Dr A.P.J Abdul Kalam. “Don’t take rest after your first victory because if you fail in second, more lips are waiting to say that your first victory was just luck.” - Dr A.P.J Abdul Kalam.

Oct 3, 2015

Engineered delay in the submission of the 7th CPC report - JCA decided to defer the Indefinite Strike from 23.11.2015

National Joint Council of Action
4, State Entry Road New Delhi – 110055
September 30, 2015
All members of the NJCA
Dear Comrade,
The National JCA met today on 30.09.2015. In the background of the engineered delay in the submission of the 7th CPC report, the meeting reviewed the decision to go for indefinite strike action commencing from 23rd Nov.2015 and arrived at the following conclusions.

BSNL cuts down broadband rental discounts to Central Government employees by 50%

BSNL had reduced the discount offered to state and Central Government employees on its broadband facilities from 20% to 10%. It has further been reduced to 5% from October 1st onwards.

Procedure for booking of air-tickets on LTC - Clarification

Click here to view DoPT OM dated 23.09.2015 on the above subject matter.

Oct 1, 2015

Sexual Harassment Complaints - Steps for conduct of Enquiry

The guide on "Steps for conduct of enquiry in complaints of Sexual Harrasment" has been communicated vide Dept of Personnel and Training OM dated 16.07.2015.

Click here to view the said DoPT OM dated 16.07.2015 on the above subject matter.

Providing copies of ACRs/ APARs to retired officers

It was clarified by DoPT that after a period of retention of the ACR/APAR dossier for two years, if a specific written request is received from the concerned retired officer, the CR dossier may be provided to him.

A copy of the said DoPT OM communicated vide Postal Directorate letter dated 29.09.2015 is reproduced below :

Clarification on admissibility of Rule 38 Transfers to the cadre of ASPs

It was clarified vide Postal Directorate order dated 23.09.2015 that the cadre of Asst Supdt Posts will not come under the purview of the provisions of transfer under Rule 38 of Postal Manual Volume IV.

Copy of the said order is reproduced below :

SB Order 11/2015 - Acceptance of Passport, Adhar & PAN card as age proof for opening of Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana Account

It was communicated by Postal Directorate vide SB Order no 11/2015 dated 28.09.2015 that Passport, Adhar card and PAN card can be accepted as valid age proof of girl child for opening of Sukanya Samriddhi Accounts in case date of Birth certificate of girl child is not available.

Copy of the said SB Order 11/2015 is reproduced below : 

Scheme for Promotion of Adventure Sports & similar activities amongst Central Government Employees

Click here to view the DoPT OM dated 30.09.2015 on the above subject matter.

Sep 30, 2015

Commemorative Postal Stamp on Dr. B.R. Ambedkar released

The Union Minister for Communications & Information Technology, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad releasing the Commemorative Postal Stamp on Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s 125th Birth Anniversary Year, in New Delhi on September 30, 2015. The Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Shri Thaawar Chand Gehlot and the Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment, Shri Vijay Sampla are also seen.

Speaking on the occasion

Creation of Biller ID for PO ePayment Customers - Parameters

Postal Directorate, vide its OM dated 18.08.2015, has prescribed some parameters to be followed for creation of Biller IDs under ePayment for collection of various bills,fees etc.

 Presently Biller IDs for the organizations entering into tie-up with the postal Department is created irrespective of any fixed criteria for providing business.

 Keeping in view of the low business provided by certain Billers, certain criteria/parameters have now been prescribed according to the level of the Billers so as to get effective outcome from the business.

The parameters are as follows :

D.A orders communicated by Dept of Posts

Sep 29, 2015

Promotion, Posting and Transfer in the Grade of Member, Postal Services Board

1..Sri B.V.Sudhakar(IPoS 1981), Member(PLI) is transferred and posted as Member(Technology), Postal Services Board against the vacancy arising on retirement of Sri A.B.Joshi.

2.Sri Sanjeev Thapur(IPoS 1981), CPMG Gujarat Circle is promoted to the Grade of Member and posted as Member(PLI).

Copy of the said Directorate order dated 29.09.2015 is reproduced below. 

CBS "Go Live" schedule for the month of October-2015

2496 post offices all over the country are identified for CBS "Go Live"  during the month of October.2015. 

117offices of AP Circle have been figured in the list of Identified offices.

The list of 117 identified offices in AP Circle and the list of total 2496 offices identified all over the country  for CBS "Go Live" in October 2015 month is furnished here under.
(Click on Read more below)

Sep 28, 2015

Grant of Dearness Relief to C.G pensioners/family pensioners - Revised rate W.e.f 1.7.2015

Click here to view Dept of Pension and Pensioner's Welfare OM dated 28.09.2015 on the above subject matter.

DoP seek Cabinet nod to set up Payments Bank

The Department of Posts  is expected to seek Cabinet nod within two months for raising Rs.292 crore from public investment board to set-up Payments Bank, for which it has already got the RBI approval.

Sep 26, 2015

Swachh Bharat Mission - Programme in Post offices

The Secretary (Posts) has instructed all Circle Heads to take immediate action under the Swachh Bharat Mission as per the following program detailed below:

Seventh Pay Commission Likely To Introduce Health Insurance

In a move that could benefit more than 50 lakh central government employees and 56 lakh pensioners, the Seventh Pay commission is planning to propose to introduce health insurance scheme to replace Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) at highly subsidized rates.

Sep 25, 2015

Set up of "Central processing centre' for PLI/RPLI at each Head Post Office - Roles and Responsibilities of various staff

 You aware that  implementation of 'Core Insurance Solution' (CIS) and set-up of 'Central Processing Centre' (CPC) for Postal Life Insurance  & RPLI at all Head Post Offices is going on and CPCs started functioning in some Circles.