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Thursday, April 30, 2015

RED SALUTES TO ALL THOSE GREAT SOULS WHO SACRIFICED FOR THE CAUSE OF WORKERS, EMPLOYEES AND COMMON MAN

BREAK THE SILENCE 
 MAKE THE MOVEMENT STRONG
MAY DAY ZINDABAD



Meeting of PJCA Leaders on Strike Charter of Demands 

with Secretary Department of Posts 

held at Dak Bhawan, New Delhi on 30.04.2015 . 

Talks inconclusive. Keep the tempo on.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

GRAND VIEW OF A GREAT MARCH !











Sunday, April 26, 2015

CHALO DELHI

28-04-2015

MARCH TO PARLIAMENT

DEMANDING
1. MERGER OF DA   2. IMPLEMENT 7TH CPC RECOMMENDATIONS W.E.F. 01-01-2014
3. GRANT INTERIM RELIEF   4. INCLUDE GRAMIN DAK SEVAKS IN THE PURVIEW OF 7TH CPC   5.  SCRAP NEW PENSION SCHEME   6. STOP PRIVATISATION OF RAILWAYS, DEFENCE, POSTAL AND OTHER DEPARTMENTS.

JOIN LAKHS OF RAILWAY, DEFENCE, POSTAL, INCOME TAX, AUDIT & ACCOUNTS AND OTHER CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES AND MAKE THE PROTEST A RESOUNDING SUCCESS!!





Saturday, April 25, 2015

7TH CENTRAL PAY COMMISSION'S VISIT TO NORTH-EASTERN STATES

The Commission, headed by its Chairman, Justice Shri A. K. Mathur, proposes to visit North-eastern states in the second week of May, 2015.
The Commission would like to invite various entities/associations/federations representing any/all categories of employees covered by the terms of reference of the Commission to present their views.
Your request for a meeting with the Commission may be sent through e-mail to the Secretary, 7th Central Pay Commission at secy-7cpc@nic.in. The memorandum already submitted by the requesting entity may also be sent as an attachment with this e-mail.
The last date for receiving request for meeting is 6th May 2015 (1700 hours).

INSTRUCTIONS ON THE FUNCTIONING OF BUDGET SECTION AT CIRCLE LEVEL - ENSURE TO GET BACK THE BUDGET BRANCH UNDER THE CONTROL OF THE CIFA

Comrades,
AIPAEA is advocating strongly for the independent and efficient functioning of the Postal Accounts. Budgetary control is one of the essential tools to ensure such independent functioning. But the Circle Authorities blunted that tool by keeping away the CIFA. This Association has taken up this issue in the formal agenda dated 26-02-2014 with the DDG(PAF). Now with the approval of the Secretary Posts instructions have been issued regarding the functioning of the Budget Sections at Circle level. 
Following those instructions, the Budget Section of Andhra Pradesh Circle has been shifted back to the office of DA(P) from the office of the CPMG. All the Circle Secretaries should bring pressure on the DAPs to get back the Budget Section to DAP office.  Related Orders are published hereunder. 



          

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

CELEBRATE THE MAY DAY - HOLD MAY DAY MEETINGS



Break the Silence – Join the Movement

May Day is   observed to commemorate the sacrifices of the Chicago comrades in May’1886 demanding an 8-hour working day and against the system of exploitation. On May 4th 1886 a meeting of nearly 2500 workers took place at Hay Market, Chicago, Illinois State, USA, in support of their demand for 8-hour work day. A bomb had been thrown in to the police ranks. Who threw the bomb is still a mystery. The motive or identity of the thrower never revealed. Eight comrades were charged for murder. The trial was a pretense, witnesses lied, changed their stories, contradicted each other, evidence was fabricated or suppressed. The entire trial was a sham. Four comrades were hanged on 11.11.1897 for no fault of theirs, hanged for their views and their connection with the labour movement.

Even after 129 years, the living conditions of the working class, despite rapid developments in science and technology, remain the same or even worse in some areas of the globe. Eight hour work is no more a norm.

Society is getting lumpenised, social bonds are getting weakened in a neo-liberal corporate rule. The period of high GDP growth (2004-05) witnessed a substantial increase in poverty. Muscle power of lumpenised elements is directly linked to corporate financial elite in helping the fascist system. The democracy has been subverted by the crony capital i.e. nexus between the Corporates and Political establishment. The neo-economic policies contributed to the widening of gap between the rich and poor.

In this system surplus amounts are not used for productive purposes or to increase the living standards and welfare of the people; but squandered away for unproductive purposes like military spending and luxuries by the ruling class.  “Washington Consensus” implies continues agricultural, financial, technical as well as military dependency on the US. World Bank and the IMF involve themselves in high economic policy decisions in favour of the US class interests. For the Multi-national corporations, national boundaries are irrelevant and meaningless. They squeeze every body. Capital is in a position to shift from any where to anywhere with in minutes. Labour is shackled so much that to facilitate the capital, labour laws are being amended, rights of the workers are amputated. Governments are bent upon to crush the labour movements.

The Chicago martyre, August spies shouted from the gallows “The day will come when our silence will be more powerful than the voices you are throttling today” Today the silence is exploded and the entire working class world over is challenging these anti people policies consistently ,continuously and more powerfully.

As a part of the entirety of the working class and as Conscious citizens of this country the Central Government employees are also protesting against the enslavement of the common masses to the corporates and transferring the nations wealth to a few private tycoons. We are not alone in this fight for common good and collective welfare. We have joined hands with the working class of this nation.

Confederation of Central Government Employees and Workers always acted as a catalyst to unite the employees and build a movement on the common issues of the employees. The legitimate demands of merger of DA, grant of IR, inclusion of GDS in the purview of 7th CPC, scraping the new pension scheme, stoping the privatisation of Railways, Postal, Defence and other Government Departments etc are the core issues on which the entirety of the Central Government employees including Railways and Defence unitedly have blown the struggle bugle. On April 28, 2015 the streets of New Delhi are going to witness a great convergence of protesting Central Government employees from every nook and corner of the country. If the Government of the day fails to take note of the protest, the State has to face an indefinite strike.

Understanding the philosophy of neo-liberal economic policies heaped on the world, throwing the concept of welfare and common good to wind is the key to understand why the legitimate demands of the Central Government employees and common masses are not a priority to the Rulers, how the basic tenets of the great Indian Constitution is disregarded. This understanding is essential to fight back and establish alternative policies which are pro worker and pro people. Let’s spread this enlightenment and organise ourselves  to protect our rights and sovereignty of our nation. This is how we pay tributes to the Chicago comrades who sacrificed their lives. Future remains a closed book so long as the consciousness of the people remains imperfect, elementary or cloudy. On this day we swear that we continue that ever necessary and never ending struggle for human dignity.

The struggle for change must and will continue.
  
  MAY DAY – ZINDABAD !!

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

VIBRANT CUTTACK AIPAEA GAVE REVERBERATING RECEPTION TO THE GENERAL SECRETARY, AIPAEA

General Secretary visited the AIPAEA Cuttack on 13-04-2015 and addressed the General Body meeting. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE IMAGES

124th BIRTH DAY OF DR. BABA SAHEB AMBEDKAR - LET'S PAY RICH TRIBUTES TO THIS GREAT ARCHITECT OF OUR CONSTITUTION - LET'S PLEDGE TO DEFEND OUR CONSTITUTION!

                                                                   


Bhimrao Ambedkar Jayanti

14th
April 2015
(Tuesday)

Monday, April 13, 2015

Sunday, April 5, 2015

JOIN POSTAL JCA AND SUBMIT THE STRIKE NOTICE TO THE CIRCLE AUTHORITIES ON 06-04-2015

STRIKE NOTICE WILL BE SERVED TO THE SECRETARY DEPARTMENT OF POSTS ON 06THAPRIL 2015.


                          
CHARTER OF DEMANDS

1.   No Corporatization and privatization in Postal Services.
2. Inclusion of Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) in the terms of reference of Seventh Central Pay   Commission. Grant of Civil Servant status to GDS and grant of all benefits of departmental employees on pro-rata basis without any discrimination.
3. Revision of wages of Casual, Part-time, Contingent employees with effect from 01.01.2006 consequent on revision of wages of regular employees by Sixth Pay Commission and Regularisation of services.
4.  Grant of merger of 100% DA with pay with effect from 01.01.2014 for all purposes, including GDS.
5.  Grant of 25% pay as Interim Relief (IR) with effect from 01.01.2014 to all employees including GDS.
6.  Scrap the New Pension Scheme (NPS) and Include all employees recruited on or after 01.01.2004 under the old statutory pension scheme.
7. Remove 5% condition for compassionate appointment and grant appointment in all deserving cases as in the case of Railways. Remove the minimum 50 points condition for GDS compassionate appointment.
8.  Fill up all vacant posts in all cadres including MMS & GDS.
(a)    By direct recruitment
(b)   By holding DPC and granting promotions
(c)    By conducting departmental promotional examination.
9.   Implement Cadre Restructuring in Postal, RMS, MMS and Postal Accounts as per the proposal signed with the JCM (DC) staff side.
10. Settle MACP related issues.
(a)    Promotions accrued by passing departmental promotional examinations should not be counted towards MACP. Implement Jodhpur CAT Judgment.
(b)   Bench mark should not be made applicable to non-gazetted posts.
(c)    Stepping up of pay with junior should be allowed in MACP also.
(d)   Pay fixation on Promotional hierarchy and not Grade pay hierarchy
11. Settle issues relating to Postmaster Cadre officials.
(a)    Allow to write IP and PS Group ‘B’ examinations
(b)   Relaxation in service conditions for promotion from one grade to another, at par with general line promotions to identical posts.
(c)    Filling up of all PS Group ‘B’, PM Grade III and Grade II posts by eligible officials and till that time adhoc-promotion may be granted.
(d)   Other related issues such as filling up of 100% senior Postmaster/Chief Postmaster posts earmarked for PM cadre by PM cadre officials alone and maintainance of Circle Gradation list etc.
12. Reimburse full mileage allowance to system Administrators and fix duty hours and responsibilities of SAs. Create separate cadre for system Administrators.
13. Grant of Cash handling allowance to Treasurers in Post offices at par with cashiers in RMS & Administrative offices.
14. Counting of Special allowance granted to PO & RMS Accountants for pay fixation on promotions as the promotional post involves higher responsibilities.
15. Settle all issues related to IT Moderinisation Project – computerization, Core Banking Solution, Core Insurance Solution etc.
(a)    Replace out dated computers and peripherals with new ones.
(b)   Increase network capabilities and Bandwidth.
(c)    Set right the Users credential problems in leave arrangements etc.
(d)   Stop hasty “Go live” of CBS, CIS till cleansing of data pucca.
(e)   Provide all assistance and stop harassment in the Implementation of CBS & CIS
(f)      Grant enhanced financial powers to Head Postmasters
16. Prompt and regular holding of JCM, Departmental Council meeting, Periodical meeting with Secretary Department of Posts, Sports Board meeting and Welfare Board meeting. Ensure representation of recognised Federations in Sports Board and Welfare Board by calling for nominations.
17.  Ensure prompt and regular holding of JCM (Regional Council) meeting at Circle level, Formal Four monthly meeting with Chief PMG, Bi-monthly meeting at PMG/DPS HQ level and monthly meetings at Divisional level. Implement a monitoring mechanism at Directorate level to ensure conducting of Circle/Divisional level meetings at regular intervals.

18. Avoid abnormal delay in conducting Departmental promotion Committees (DPCs) at all levels and grant promotion to eligible officials.
19. ill up all vacant posts of Chief Postmasters General (CPMsG) Postmaster Generals (PMsG) and Director of Postal Services (DPS). At present, posts are remaining vacant for months together and additional charge/combined duty is ordered, which adversely affects the efficiency of the services and also delay in settling staff matters.
20. Notify canteen employees New Recruitment Rules and fill up all vacant posts in Departmental Canteens/Tiffin Rooms exempting the posts from the purview of downsizing order and reviving the posts abolished/kept vacant.
21. Ensure full protection of existing allowance (TRCA) of GDS employees and introduce Medical Reimbursement Scheme to GDS. Existing monthly emoluments (TRCA) drawn by the GDS should not be reduced under any circumstances. Revision of cash handling norms.
22. Ensure time bound and speedy disposal of all Rule – 9 cases and Review/Revision petition cases pending at Directorate level.
23. Allot sufficient funds and sanction all pending bills.
(a)    PLI/RPLI incentive bills
(b)   Medical Reimbursement Bills (ROHSC)
(c)    Tour TA bills
(d)   OTA Bills
24. Enhance overtime allowance rates at par with Railways.
25. (a)   All Circle offices/Regional offices/DPLI office, Kolkata must be allowed to function as Circle Processing Centres (CPCs) while implementing Core Insurance Solutions (CIS) through McCamish for steady growth of PLI/RPLI Business
(b) Stop diversion of 615 posts (576 posts of PAs from C.O.s and 39 posts of PAs from APS PLI CELL) ordered vide Department of Posts,Establishment Division No. 43-47/2013-PE-II dated the 9th June,2014.
(c)   Stop harassment and victimization of staff of Circle Administrative offices  in the name of decentralization of PLI/RPLI.
26. Stop ordering officials to work on Sundays and holidays in some Circles and also stop harassment of staff by Circle/Regional/Divisional heads. Eg. 1) Karnataka Circle 2) Delhi Circle.
27. Allot sufficient funds to circles for carrying out constructions, repairs and maintenance of Departmental buildings/Postal Staff quarters and RMS Rest houses.
28. Take stringent measures to eradicate corruption from Postal Department. Stern action should be taken against those committing frauds and corruption. Stop disciplinary action against innocent officials in the name of contributory negligence, instead of punishing the principal offender.
29. Fillup all vacant posts of Astt. Manager/Manager and Sr. Manager in MMS
30. Make substitute arrangement in all vacant Postmen and MTS Posts. Wherever GDS are not available, outsiders should be allowed to work as substitutes.
31. Modify the orders dated 22/5/1979 regarding existing time factor given for delivery of articles taking in to account the actual time required for door to door delivery.
32. Increase the percentage of PS Group ‘B’ Posts to General line in LDCE and allow all PACO/PA SBCO & SA also to write the examination.
33. Open more L1 offices as recommended by CPMsG Eg: Guntakal RMS in A.P Circle.
34. Powers for writing APARs of SBCO staff may be delegated to AO (SBCO) instead of Divisional heads and stop imposing the work of SB Branch on SBCO.
35. Prompt supply of good quality uniform and kit items and change of old specification.
36. Stop vindictive actions of GM (Finance) Postal Accounts Chennai. More than hundred Postal Accounts employees are charge sheeted. GM (Finance) even refused to heed the instructions of DDG (PAF).
37. Review of marks of JAO (P) Part-II examination held in December 2012 in r/o SC/ST candidates. As the exam was conducted on the basis of old Recruitment Rules i.e JAO and the said posts are Group ‘B’ (Non-Gazetted) review may be held.
38.  Creation of appropriate number of posts of Multi-Tasking Staff (MTS) in RMS after assessing the total work hours of the vacant GDSMM posts to mitigate the problems of the staff and RMS services.
39. Immediate notification of HSG-I Recruitment Rules and transferring of all IP line HSG-I posts to General line as already agreed in the JCM Departmental Council meeting.
40. Revise the Postmen/MG/MTS Recruitment Rules. Stop open market recruitment. Restore Seniority quota promotion.
    
Note: All Circle/Divisional /Branch Secretaries are also requested to serve Strike Notice to their respective authorities by organizing demonstration.

Saturday, April 4, 2015

IMPORTANT CIRCULAR FROM CONFEDERATION - PLEASE SUPPLY THE INPUTS URGENTLY AND CORRECTLY



Circular No. 23/2013-16                                                                                          Dated – 02.04.2015

Dear Comrade,

We invite your kind attention to the synopsis of the discussions the staff side had with the 7th CPC on 23rd and 24th March, 2015. You will notice there from that the discussions were cordial and the staff side had been able to present their case admirably well.  You must have also noticed that the 7thCPC has categorically stated that they would go by Dr. Aykhrod formula in arriving at the minimum wage. However, they were a little skeptical of the rates quoted by us.  As you are aware we have taken the rates from the information we have collected through our units in the 8 Metro Cities.  Since this is likely to be the bane of contention at the time of finalization of the report, we must be able to establish that the rates other than the one we had submitted is not acceptable to us being bereft of the benefit of retail prices ruling at the relevant point of time.  In order to bolster our argument, we would like our leaders especially in the following cities and in other places to purchase the following articles from a reputed Mall as also from a normal provision store with bills duly signed by the owners of the retail outlet and send over to the Confederation CHQ immediately. The bill should bear the signature, the rate per kg. and the signature or seal of the concerned establishment.  Please treat this as most urgent and a task of serious nature for the rates adopted  by the 7th CPC will have far reaching consequences if not contested at the appropriate time. 

With greetings,

Yours fraternally,
Sd/-
(M. Krishnan)
Secretary General.


Rice/Wheat: Different qualities: Rate per kg. (Purchase the highest, lowest and middle rate quality items)
Dal: Toor, Moong, urad:  May be different qualities are available.  Purchase three qualities. The highest, lowest and the middle of each item. (Rate per kg.)
Raw vegetable:  Mention the names of each item: rates must be per kg. Mention the names in Hindi and English. 
Green Vegetable:  Mention the names of each item : (rates per kg.)  Please mention the Hindi and English names.
Other vegetables: per kg. rate: same as above.  Mention the names in Hindi and English.
Fruits:  Purchase variety of fruits:  with names in Hindi and English: Different qualities: Quote rates per kg. (We shall take the average price at the end).
Milk:  Purchase both from the Government owned outlets like Mother diary etc. as also from the private vendors.  Quote the price per kg. 
Sugar/Jaggery: Varied qualities may be available.  If that the case purchase the highest, lowest and middle quality: Rate per kg.
Edible Oil: (Please prefer the sunflower oil). All other oils can also be purchased and bills obtained.  Rate per kg.
Fish and Meat: (Fish = different varieties are available.  Purchase the best, lowest and the middle level: Same for the meat also.  In any case cased, goat meat to be the basis)
Detergents:  There are different qualities:   Purchase the best, the cheapest and the middle quality.  Rate per kg.
Eggs; Rate per one:
Clothes: per meter: Purchase only cotton white and coloured clothes; (Quality: Best, Cheapest and middle quality)
Metro Cities taken;  Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Hyderabad, Trivandrum .

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

DELHI CHALO ! 28TH APRIL 2015


  •            FIVE LAKH CENTRAL GOVT. EMPLOYEES MARCH TO PARLIAMENT
  •       CLARION CALL OF JCM NATIONAL COUNCIL STAFF SIDE            FOR SETTLEMENT OF TEN POINTS CHARTER OF    DEMANDS.
  •            INDEFINITE STRIKE IF DEMANDS ARE NOT SETTLED BY GOVT. 
  •  RAILWAY FEDERATIONS, DEFENCE FEDERATIONS AND CONFEDERATION OF CENTRAL GOVT. EMPLOYEES AND WORKERS WILL SPEARHEAD THE NATIONWIDE STRUGGLE.

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ALL AFFILIATES OF CONFEDERATION AND ALL STATE COMMITTEES (C-O-CS) ARE ONCE AGAIN REQUESTED TO ENSURE MAXIMUM PARTICIPATION OF EMPLOYEES IN THE RALLY AS PER QUOTA ALREADY FIXED AND CIRCULATED.  PLEASE BRING FLAGS, BANNERS AND PLAy-CARDS ALSO.
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COME IN THOUSANDS TO MAKE THE RALLY THE BIGGEST RALLY IN THE HISTORY OF CENTRAL GOVT. EMPLOYEES.  LET US DEMONSTRATE THE ANGER, PROTEST AND DETERMINATION OF THIRTY LAKHS CENTRAL GOVT. EMPLOYEES IN FRONT OF NARENDRA MODI GOVERNMENT.
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