Friday, November 28, 2008

Posting and Transfer in ASP Cadre - HQ Region

1. Sri. Narendran, ASP(SAS), O/o CPMG, Trivandrum to be ASP(OS), O/0 SSRM, TV Dn., Trivandrum against the vacancy

2.Sri. BC. Anil Kumar, ASP(CPO), O/o CPMG, Trivandrum to be ASP(OS), O/o SSPOs, Trivandrum, North division against the vacancy

3. Sri. P.S. Jayesh, IP now on deputation to PTC is promoted as ASP on adhoc and temporary basis and posted as ASP(SAS), O/o CPMG, Trivandrum.

Class I arrangement in the Circle

(1) Shri R. Joseph Rahul, Assistant Director (Mails & GA), office of the CPMG, Trivandrum be Senior Superintendent of Post Offices, Palakkad division vice Shri C.R. Ramakrishnan, SSPOs, Palakkad transferred.

(2) Shri P.M. Vasudevan, Superintendent of Post Offices, Tirur division be Senior Superintendent of Post Offices, Aluva Division vice Shri V.K. Balan retiring on 30.11.2008.

The Association Congratulates the Officers

Monday, November 24, 2008


Ministry of Finance has issued clarifications to the following references vide Memo No 19030/3/2008-E.IV dated 19.11.2008:-
(i) Whether receipt of reimbursement of food bill and travel charges for travel within city are to be produced by the Government servant mandatorily?
(ii) How would DA be paid to an employee, who does not stay in hotel/guest house and makes his/her own arrangement?
(iii) In case the employees, in course of the tour, stays in Government Guest House and does not pay any charges towards the room, how daily allowance will be paid to him/her?
(iv) In case a person during his/her tour returns to the headquarter within twelve hours, what will be the rate of DA payable to him/her?
Ministry of Finance clarified to the above references that in terms of Sixth CPC's recommendations regarding Travelling Allowance/Daily Allowance on tour as accepted by the Government, with the revision of TA/DA Rules as circulated vide this Department's OM No. 19039/3/2008-EIV dated 23rd September 2008, Daily Allowance in monetary terms is no longer admissible to Central Government Employees on tour.

Monday, November 17, 2008

News from GS

Dear friends,
Visit to Directorate Nov 2008
A team consisting of myself, Sh.S.Ravi CHQ Treasurer and Sh.Y.Venkateshwarulu Org.Secretary met the DG(Posts) on 06.11.2008 and discussed the main issue pertaining to the pay scales recommended by SCPC and anomalies arisen out of Revised Pay Rules, 2008. Respected madam DG heard our submission patiently and instructed the Pay Commission Cell to have a detailed discussion with us and solve the problem. We had a detailed discussion on 07.11.2008. Sh. Janardan Sharma, GS, Postal Officers' Association also joined us. DDG (Est) and other two officers in the Dte. participated in the discussion. A critical analysis about the pay commission anomalies, functional disturbance, imbalance created among analogous cadre etc. was made. A comparative study of pay scales given to JAO, AAO, AO, AM(MMS), HSG-II and BCR officials was also made. Finally the officers were convinced and understood our genuine demand. We demanded Rs 7450 for IP, Rs 7500 for ASP and Rs 8000 for PS Gr B. The Dept. accepted and assured us to send proposal to Finance Ministry with all justification and recommendations. Copy of our Memorandum dated 10.10.2008 submitted to DG is attached.
Again I was invited by Sh. Jyotiraditya M Scindia, Hon,ble Minister of State (C&IT) for meeting on 'Project Arrow' at Electronic Nikedan, New Delhi-110003 on 11.11.2008. After the meeting I handed over a memorandum dated 11.11.2008 personally to the Hon'ble Minister. The Minister assured of all help. Copy of the memorandum is attached.
All Sub Divisions are likely to get proper infrastructure, Computer, telephone, Assistance, Admin/Financial Powers very soon. File is moving fast. The issue was figured during meeting with DG.
Member(P) retired on 31.10.2008 and Director (Staff) is on training upto 23.11.2008. All DPCs are pending. DPC for promotion to the cadre of PS Gr B is likely to be held during first week of Dec 2008.
Grade pay for IP is upgraded to Rs 4600. It is learnt Finance Ministry has sent file to Cabinet for approval.
PS Gr B officers who have completed 4 years of service as on 1.1.2006 will get higher Grade Pay Rs 5400 in Pay Band –2 w.e.f 1.1.2006. Directorate has issued orders on 04.11.2008.
We have explained the difficulties faced by ASP/IP working in rural area in producing food bills for claiming TA bill and requested DG and DDG(Est) to issue separate orders for claiming DA without production of food bills. Dte. will issue orders very soon.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Sad News

Mother of Sri K. PSuresh Kumar , ASP(OD) , Ottapalam expired on 5/11/2008. Funeral on 6/11/2008. The Association joins with Sri Suresh Kumar and epxress deepest condolence