Visit of GS & Team to Directorate

Our General Secretary, CHQ President, CHQ Treasurer, CHQ OGS-II, CS WB and CS Haryana  Circle visited Postal Directorate on 27/11/2013 and 28/11/2013 and met with Member (Personnel), DDG (P), DDG (Estt), Director (Staff), Director (Estt), OSD to Secretary (Posts) and also to concerned ADGs/SOs. S/Shri Ajith Kumar ASP (PMU) and Parmanand ASP (PMU) also accompanied to CHQ team and extended their  full co-operation.  During the course of meetings, following pending issues were discussed in detail and present status is noted against each.

S. No.
Items discussed
Present status
Supplementary DPC for the promotion to the cadre of PS Gr. B
Directorate is going to call for the information from all circles about joining / declining the promotion in PS Gr. B cadre by officer/s who selected under Memo No. 9-33/2013-SPG dated 10/10/2013 and then only proceed further for holding of supplementary DPC if needed.
Repatriation of PS Gr. B officers to their Home Circle
It was assured that repatriation memo will be issued immediately after receipt of information from circles.
Formation of revised Recruitment Rules for the post of PS Gr. B cadre
There is no progress in the matter. Some creation memos of PS Gr. B cadre are still awaited to reply the query raised by DoPT.
Cadre restructuring / promotional aspects concerning Inspectors and Assistant Superintendent Posts.
This vital issue discussed in the meeting held with Member (P) at length. GS, President, Treasurer, CS WB, CS Haryana and OGS-II have taken active part in the discussion. Member (P) / DDG (P) and Director (Staff) who attended the meeting have principally accepted the proposal. CHQ team also met with DDG (Estt.), Director (Estt.), ADG (Estt.) and discussed the issue and requested them to move the proposal as early as possible. OSD to Secretary (P) told us that, Madam is also in favour of the proposal.   
Holding of DPC for the promotion to JTS Gr. A for the year 2012-13 and 2013-14.
Few periods CRs /APARs of 32 officers are still awaited for which Directorate has asked for NRC from circles. Vigilance clearance report i/r/o one officer from UP circle is awaited. The representations submitted by one officer each from Gujrat, Maharashtra and Odisha circle against below bench mark in their CRs/APARs have not been finalised by circles. In view of these problems, DPC for the year 2012-13 is said to be delayed. DPC for 2013-14 will be convened after holding of DPC for 2012-13.
Request for grant of Grade Pay of Rs. 5400/- to the ASPs after completion 4 years of regular service in G.P. of Rs. 4800/- earned under MACP Scheme.
The matter is still under process at Directorate.
Grant of honorarium to part time Inquiry Officers/ Presenting Officers for conducting inquiries under Rule-10 of GDS (Conduct and Engagement) Rules, 2011 and revision of financial powers delegated to CPMG for sanction of the Honorarium
File already sent to DoPT for enhancing the limit.
Revision of monetary ceiling of briefcase/ladies purse for official  purposes
This issue discussed with DDG (Estt.). DOP is thinking to seek the approval from MoF for which Association took objection and requested to approve the limit GP wise.
Non convening of DPC for the promotion to Dy. Manager MMS.
DPC for 4 posts of Dy. Manager MMS will be convened in next month.
Formation of revised Recruitment Rules for the post of Assistant Manager in MMS.
New concept on Direct Recruitment and Departmental Quota is under consideration. The report of study committee is awaited.
Irregularity in promotion and postings in PS Gr. B cadre- Case of Shri P.M. Parmar (Gujrat).
Review DPC is likely to be convened very soon.
LDCE for promotion to the cadre of Sr. Postmaster (Gazetted).
No progress. Directorate has not received the outcome of CAT cases either from applicants or concerned circles.
Identification of Posts of HSG-I (IP Line) for Postmaster Grade III in Karnataka Circle.
Directorate have issued instructions to all circles for filling up of vacant posts of HSG-I.
Declaration of review results of Inspector Posts for the year 2008.
Few candidates missing CRs are being traced at Directorate and then review result will be declared.
Filling of back log of Direct Recruit Quota of Inspector Posts in all circles.
DOP is going to formulate new policy on Direct Recruit quota. This year good number of candidates allotted to circles by SSC.
Merger / de-merger of IPO/IRM cadre minimum working experience about postal /RMS wing before promotion to ASP / Supdt. Cadre.
This will not be affected on regular promotion to any IP/ASP. In this regard instructions are being issued shortly.
LDCE for the promotion to the cadre of PS Gr. B for the year 2013.
Due to receipt of large number of representations on previous examination result and CAT cases, notification for next examination will not be issued till taking over the proper action / decision thereon.
Declaration of result of IP and PM Grade-I examination 2013.
The representations received from candidates are under examination / scrutiny. It will take some time.
Inter Circle Transfer Rule 38 transfer cases of Inspector Posts.
Directorate have already issued guidelines to all circles for regulating the requests received from IPs. CPMsG are competent to decide the transfer cases on merit. The specific issue, if any may be taken up with Directorate for consideration.
Issue of combined seniority list of Inspector Posts cadre
It is under issue.