No. P3/2-Genl/TN dt.30.03.2016
Dr. Charles Lobo, IPoS.,
The Chief Postmaster General,
Chennai 600 002.
Sub: Coercive methods adopted for 100% purchase of Certificates by all the Staff in many
Divisions unmindfully – Request to rein the situation – Reg.
The Chief PMG, TN is well aware the worst situation, the staff facing forever in dealing with the public transactions across the Savings Bank counters/acceptance of Insurance premiums/products, because of the utter failure to manage the situation by the Infosys in Finacle and Mc Casmish.
Many leading Print medias criticizing the functioning of the Savings Bank counters and expressing the sufferings of common public for the past 20 days. Even, the already collected money could not be accounted till date by means of opening of new accounts and certificates and the Department has already instructed to avoid any creation of new CIF for opening of accounts and for fresh certificates. Without knowing all these things, some of the grounds level officers are acting against the staff and harassing them to purchase certificates compulsorily in their name, without fail.
Though, the CPMG, TN has requested all the staff, in the interest of the Department, to purchase certificates for Tax relief, it is totally misencashed by many Sub Ordinate authorities, by pressurizing and threatening the officials to face dire consequences, if not they purchase the certificates in their names, even if they are not readily having any cash on their pockets.
This is atrocious and further inducing the officials to make transactions without money, leading to further misappropriations. These things instantly happened in Thanjavur Division in Central Region and Dindigul Division in Southern Region. Even the officials are threatened, over pin prick frequent phone calls followed by threatening emails, calling the names of the individual officials who have not purchased the certificates in their own names. This is nothing but sucking our own blood for soothing the thirst.
Hence we request the kind, immediate, personal intervention of the CPMG, TN in this matter, so as to rein the situation and to taken suitable action against such officers concerned, so as save the Department from further damages on such fake businesses.
With profound regards,
( J. RAMAMURTHY)