POSTAL JOINT COUNCIL OF ACTION
NATIONAL FEDERATION OF POSTAL EMPLOYEES
FEDERATION OF NATIONAL POSTAL ORGANISATIONS
ALL INDIA POSTAL EMPLOYEES UNION, GDS (NFPE)
NATIONAL UNION GDS
No.PF-PJCA/2015 Dated: 22nd July,2015
Ms. Kavery Bajerjee,
Department of Posts,
New Delhi-110 001
Sub: Progress on the items of PJCA Strike Charter of Demands.
Ref: Directorate, SR Division No. 08/07/2014-SR dated 5th May,2015.
Kindly refer to the discussion held in the meeting on 30.04.2015 on PJCA Strike Charter of Demands. There is no remarkable progress on most of the items.
Though all items are important but two items are most important which are mentioned below and the reply given by the Department is also reproduced below:
Item -2 Inclusion of Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) in the terms of reference of 7th 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.
Reply: It was decided that the proposal will be strongly recommended and referred to D/o Expenditure for reconsideration. (Action DDG (Estt)
Item. 9: Implement cadre restructuring in postal, RMS, MMS and Postal Accounts as per the proposal signed with the JCM (DC) staff side
Reply: The proposal for cadre restructuring of Gr. ‘C’ employees, will be sent to DOP&T next week. The proposal for MMS and DAP will be sent to DOP&T within a period of two months. (ActionDDG (Estt) / DDG(PAF)
But it is very sorry to say that no progress is reported on the both items. It is learnt that 7th CPC is now preparing report and may submit its report to Finance Ministry upto 31s August, 2015 and its report will be implemented w.e.f. 01.01.2016. But there is no response about inclusion of GDS in 7th CPC. The poor GDS employees are eagerly waiting the favourable decision but it appears that they are being deprived from their basic rights and natural justice.
Similar is the position of Cadre Restructuring. After lapse of three months period there is no response from Department. During the meeting it was assured that cadre restructuring will be implemented before 31st July 2015 though later it was not mentioned in the minutes. If the Cadre restructuring proposal is not implemented before 7th CPC report, the entire process will go in vain and Postal employees will be deprived from their benefit.
It is therefore requested to kindly bestow your personal attention on the matters and cause early redressal of the grievances to maintain co-ordial relations between staff and administration failing which the unions will be compelled to launch agitational programmes.
Hoping for a positive response,
(D. Theagarajan) (R.N. Parashar)
Secretary General Secretary General