The latest from the General Secretary Desk
Meeting member (P)
(i) We met the member (P) Ms. Radhika Doraiswamy on 23.11.07 & also on 26.11.07 and discussed elaborately on all pending issues.
(ii) All the Chief PMGs have been instructed to send details about LSG Vacancies from 1983 onwards and the notional promotions accorded.
(iii) The process of completion of LSG, HSG II will be carried out with strict instructions.
(iv) Director SPN will be directed to Orissa Circle in the first week of December'07 to sort out all the issues pertaining to notional LSG promotion.
(v) Agreed to cause orders to keep abeyance of the orders postponing the BCR promotion in the event of declining LSG promotion.
(vi) Agreed to arrange a meeting shortly to sort out the pending issues with DDG (P) & DDG (Estt)
We have already sent 40 Questions already and sent further 25 Questions today. The process is going on completion of Question Bank, this will be implemented for the ensuing exam.
PA Recruitment Rules
The revised PA recruitment rules is under scrutiny with law ministry and will be released shortly which will resolve many issues like LGO exam, Allowing ED officials without any mark limitation, confirmation etc.
Exemption from Screening Committee
It is informed that the Ministry of Finance & Department of personnel have rejected the cabinet note submitted by the Dept for exemption of Postal Services from the purview of screening Committee. The Federal Executive, which is scheduled to be held on 01.12.07 at New Delhi will decide further course of action.
The Finance Minister has not favourably responded for extending the benefit of increased bonus ceiling limit to Central Govt. employees. The Confederation of CG Employees & workers held a Massive demonstration at North Block in front of Finance Ministry's office on 23.11.07.
It is shocking to note that the Govt has turned down the postal Dept proposal to amend the Postal Act. The news item appeared in the Economic Times dt 23.11.07 is appended alongwith this note for information.
Postal Leaders - German Tour.
The Dept is sending study tour delegation to Germany for exposure to Deutche post and study the functioning. On behalf of NFPE, Com. K. Ragavendran, Secretary General, Com. K. V. Sridharan, General Secretary, Com. Iswar Singh Dabas, General Secretary, P4, Com. Giriraj Singh, General Secretary R3 will participate in the delegation. The team may leave India on 09.12.07 and remain in Germany for 5 days.
New cell phone connection to General Secretary.
As the roaming charges & call charges are in higher rate in the existing vodafone, the General Secretary has shifted to MTNL connection from today,
His Cell Phone No. is 09868545552 repeat 09868545552.
Due to sudden tour programme from 09.12.07 to 15.12.07, the General Secretary is missing the great opportunity in participating the Orissa CWC meeting form 07.12.07 to 09.12.07. the CHQ wishes the CWC meeting a Grand success.
The General Secretary on return from tour will try to attend the Karnataka Circle conference which is scheduled to be held from 16.12.07 to 18.12.07. Similarly he will be attending the All India conference of A3 union at Trivandrum from 18.12.07 to 20.12.07.
As usual, during his absence in the Headquarters Com. Balwinder Singh, Asst. Treasurer will manage the CHQ and attend the problems as officiating General Secretary.
(K V Sridharan)