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Cadre Restructuring of Group ‘C’ employees in Department of Posts Clarification

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Cadre Restructuring of Group ‘C’ employees in Department of Posts Clarification

No. 25-04/2012-PE-I (Vol.III)
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
(PE-l Section)

Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi – 110001
Dated: 05th December, 2018

To,
All Chief Postmasters General/Postmasters General.

Subject: Cadre Restructuring of Group ‘C’ employees in Department of Posts Clarification – reg.

Sir/Madam,

Kindly refer to this office letter of even number dated 25-04/2012-PE-I dated 27.05.2016, on the subject mentioned above, wherein it was instructed that “these instructions will be effective from the date of issue of the orders. The actual benefit would, however, be admissible to the eligible officials from the date of actual promotion”

2. However, vide this office letter of even number dated 10.11.2017, in para 4.5, it was clarified that “the promotion will be effective from the date of issue of the original order dated 27.05.2016 as per existing instructions on the subject. It will be applicable to all eligible officials including those who were in service but now retired”.

3. In this regard, this is to clarify further that these LSG, HSG-II, HSG-I and HSG-I (NFG) posts will be deemed to have been upgraded to these grades only w.e.f. the dates they are filled up, i.e. from the date the promoted official assumes the charge. Otherwise, the post will remain in the lower grade.

4. Hence, the instruction issued vide para 4.5 of letter dated 10.11.2017 stands modified accordingly.

5. Further, clarification issued vide this office letter of even number dated 16.03.2018, w.r.t. the issue raised by J & K Circle at para 4(b) and by N E Circle at para 8 stands modified as per para 3 above.

6. This issues with the approval of the Competent Authority.

Yours faithfully,
(Tarun Mittal)
Asstt. Director General (Pen.)/LO-PE-I
Tele: 011-2304 4822

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DoP: Transmission of Scheme-wise commission of agent’s

Transmission of Scheme-wise commission of agent’s – DOP

Draft SB Order No 12/2018

F.No 113-03/2017-SB
Govt. of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
(F.S. Division)

Dak Bhawan, New Delhi-110001
Dated: 26.11.2018

To,

All Head of Circles/Regions
Addl. Director General, APS, New Delhi

Subject : Transmission of Scheme-wise commission of agent’s

Sir/Madam,

The undersigned is directed to say that vide memorandum No. 6/1/2011-NS dated 23.10 2018 (copy enclosed). Govt. of India. Ministry of Finance. Department of Economic Affairs (Budget Division) has intimated scheme-wise commission of agents as under:-

Sr. No. Name of Scheme Rate of Commission
1 Savings Deposit Nil
2 National Savings Time Deposit (1 Year. 2 Year, 3 Year & 5 Year) 0.5%
3 National Savings Recurring Deposits 4%
4 Senior Citizen’s savings Scheme Nil
5 National Savings Monthly Income Account 0.5%
6 National savings Certificate (5 Years) 0.5%
7 Public Provident Fund Scheme Nil
8 Kisan Vikas Patra 0.5%
9 Sukanya Samriddhi Account Scheme Nil

2. It is requested to circulate these changes to all concered for information and necessary guidance. Same may also be placed on the notice board of all Post Offices in Public area.

3. This issue with the approval of Competent Authority.

Your’s Sincerely,

(P L Meena)
Assistant Director(SB-I)

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Clarification on date upto which enhanced family pension payable

Clarification on Enhanced Family Pension Payable – DoP&PW

No.1/1(5)/2018-P&PW(E)
Department of Pension & Pensionors’ Welfare
(Desk E)

Sub: Clarification on date upto which enhanced family pension payable-reg.

Ref: CPAO ID No. CPAO/IT & Tech/Clarification/13(VOL-III)/P&PW/2017-18/193 dated 05.02.2018 and NIC Note, dated 3.4.2013.

CPAO may please refer to above mention ID, dated 5.2.2018 on the subject mentioned above.

2. It was decided to increase the age of retirement from 58 to 60 years vide its notification No.25012/2/97-Estt.(A) dated 13th May, 1998. In pursuance of this decision and in view of the recommendation of the Vth Central Pay Commission, in partial modification of Rule 54(3) (a) of CCS (Pension) rules, 1972, it was decided that the payment of family pension at enhanced rates will be payable for 7 years or till the government servant/pensioner would have attained the age of 67 years against the existing provision of 65 years. This has been applicable in cases where Government servant is to retire at the age of 60 years in pursuance of the notification dated 11.05.1998 and not where Government servant has already retired at the age of 58 years or would have retired at the age of 55 years but for his premature demise.

3. Subsequently rule 54(3)(a)(ii) has also been amended to read as under:
In the event of death of Government servant after retirement, the family pension as determined under sub-clause (i) shall be payable for a period of seven years, or for u period up to the date on which the retired deceased Government servant would have attained the age of 67 years had he survived, whichever is less.

4. In view of this it is clear that family pension at enhanced rates will be payable for 7 years or till the deceased retired government servant would have attained the age of 67 years had he survived, whichever is less, irrespective of type of retirement. date of retirement and age of superannuation applicable in the case of retired Govt. servant. This would equally apply in all Central Civil Govt. Departments/Offices including CPAF and Medical Officers.

5. This issues with the approval of competent authority.

sd/-
(Sanjoy Shankar)
Under Secretary

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Indefinite Hunger Satyagraha in front of Circle Post Offices from 07th November, 2018 by National Federation of Postal Employees (NFPE) in support of their demands

Indefinite Hunger Satyagraha in front of Circle Post Offices from 7th Nov 2018 – NFPE

No. 08-12/2017 – SR
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
(SR Section)

Dak Bhawan, New Delhi 110001
Dated 2nd Nov,2018

To
All Heads of Postal Circles.

Subject: Indefinite Hunger Satyagraha in front of Circle Post Offices from 07th November, 2018 by National Federation of Postal Employees (NFPE) in support of their demands.

Sir/Madam

I am directed to refer to the Division’s letter of even number dated 26-10-2018 on the above cited subject and to intimate that Secretary General, National Federation of Postal Employees (NFPE) has informed that they are not going to lunch Indefinite Hunger Satyagraha in front of Circle Post Office from 07th November 2018.

2. Therefore, instructions issued vide this office letter of even number dated 26-10-2018 for taking necessary action in respect of indefinite Hunger Satyagraha from 07th November 2018 may be treated as withdrawn.

3. It is requested that necessary action may be taken accordingly.

4. This has the approval of competent authority.

Yours Fatithfully,

Daisy Barla

Director (SR & Legal)

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Clarification regarding opening of Sukanya Samridhi Yojana Account(SSA) received from the customers

Clarification of opening Sukanya Samridhi Yojana Account (SSA)

F.No.1/3/2018-NS
Ministry of Finance
Department of Economic Affairs
(Budget Division)

North Block, New Delhi
Dated : 06.08.2018

Office Memorandum

Subject: Clarification regarding opening of Sukanya Samridhi Yojana Account(SSA) received from the customers- reg.

The undersigned is directed to refer to 116-57/2016-SB dated 12.07.18 on the subject mentioned above and to state that the eligibility condition for a girl child to be a beneficiary under the SSA is that she must be a Citizen of India as well as a Resident Indian under the Income Tax Act, 1961. Any girl child meeting the above requirements may be treated as eligible for the purpose of opening an account under SSA.

2. This has the approval of competent authority.

(Padam Singh)
Regional Director (Sr.)
Tele – 01123095155

Assistant Director (SB-I)
Department of Posts,
F.S. Division,
Ministry of Communication,
Dak Bhawan
New Delhi.

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Problems faced by GDS BPMS while operating the RICT machines

Problems faced by GDS BPMS while operating the RICT machines

AIGDSU

 Letter No. GDS/CHQ/84/5/2018

Dated:17.10.2018

To,

Shri A.N Nanda jee,
Secretary,
Department of Posts,
Dak Bhavan,
New Delhi – 1

Sir,

Sub: Problems faced by GDS BPMS while operating the RICT machines-Reg

The department of posts introduced RICT and DARPAN in Branch post offices. The GDS BPMs have to perform all kinds of transactions on RICT machine including B.O. Daily Account. Implementation of RICT must be after complete success of the scheme. Lots of problems are being faced by the staff, mainly because of network issues. At least in future all precautions should be taken before implementation of the said schemes. The GDS BPMs are facing following Problems.

(i) Proper signals are not available during working hours. Due to network problem they are waiting for hours to open the device.

(ii) The device went back to login for every two minutes.

After completion of one transaction, the GDS BPM has to login to continue the work. Due to this type of arrangement, GDS has to spend more time to complete the B.O. task.

You are requested to take appropriate steps to reduce the difficulties mentioned above.

This union also suggests that it is better to provide computers and printers to Branch offices in place of hand devices to work efficiently without interruption.

With regards

Yours Faithfully
(S.S.Mahadevaiah)
General Secretary

GDS-AIGDSU

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Implementation of recommendations of One-Man Committee on issue of Identity cards to the Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS)

Issuing of Identity cards to GDS

No.17-31 2016-GDS
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
(GDS Section)

Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi -110001
Dated: 17th October, 2018

Office Memorandum

Sub: Implementation of recommendations of One-Man Committee on issue of Identity cards to the Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS).

The undersigned is directed to convey the approval of the Competent Authority on recommendations of One-Man Committee on issue of Identity Cards to the Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS)

2. Keeping in view the above, it has been decided to issue consolidated instructions in suppression of all earlier OMs on the subject of issue of Identity cards to the Gramin Dak Sevaks as under

(i) Identity cards will be issued free of cost to all Gramin Dak Sevaks, who are engaged after due engagement formalities as prescribed in GDS Engagement Rules, as per attached format.

(ii) The size of the Identity card will be standard size as issued by the Department/Government.

(iii) The Divisional Head will be the competent authority for issuing of Identity cards

(iv) An application will be submitted to the Divisional Head on a simple paper along with two passport size photographs for the purpose of issue of Identity cards by the Branch Postmasters/Assistant Branch Postmasters/Dak Sevaks through/duly recommended by Sub Divisional Heads. In case of Dak Sevaks serving in the Head post Offices/MDG the application will be submitted through/duly recommended by the Sr. Postmaster/Postmaster respectively.

(v) A separate register is to be maintained at Divisional Office for issue of Identity cards to GDSs. Records for returned identity cards invariably be maintained at Divisional Office and these returned identity cards will be destroyed in due course under the supervision of Divisional Head.

(vi) A duplicate card can be issued to GDSs, if the card is. lost/stolen/invisible due to carelessness of GDSs by taking a fee of 50/-.

(vii) At the time of Promotion/Discharge/Removal/Dismissal/Death/Transfer (to another Sub Division/Division) of GDSs, card will be returned/surrendered.

(viii) While issuing of identity cards to the GDS, the unique employee identity numbers assigned in CSI will mandatorily be mentioned on the identity cards.

(ix) No identity card shall be issued to substitute engaged on leave vacancy.

3. These above instructions will come into effect from the date of issue of this O.M.

4. Hindi version will follow.

(S.B. Vyavahare)
Assistant Director General (GDS/PCC)

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Re-circulation of orders of DoP&T about availability of option for fixation of pay on MACPS

Re-circulating DoP&T order of fixation of pay on MACPS

No. 7-8/2016-PCC
Government of India
Ministry of Communication & IT
Department of Posts
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg, New Delhi – 110001

Date: 28.09.2018

To
All the Heads of Circle

Subject:  Re-circulation of orders of DoP&T about availability of option for fixation of pay on MACPS.

S/No. Number Subject
1 OM No.35034/1/2017-Estt.D dated 20.09.2018 issued by
Department of Personnel &
Training (DoP&T)
Availability of option for fixation of pay on MACPS from the date of next increment (DNI) in the lower post and method of fixation of pay from DNI, if opted for, in context of CCS (RP) Rules, regarding.

I am directed to re-circulate the following order on the subject mentioned above for information and necessary action.

(S.B. Vyavahare)
Asstt. Director General (GDS/PCC)

 

 

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Cabinet approves Revised Cost Estimate for setting up of India Post Payments Bank

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Cabinet
Cabinet approves Revised Cost Estimate for setting up of India Post Payments Bank
Boost to Banking Services at Post Offices across the country

29 AUG 2018

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for revision of the project outlay for setting up of India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) from Rs. 800 crore to Rs. 1,435 crore. The additional sum of Rs. 635 crore in the revised cost estimates is on account of Rs 400 crore for Technology Costs and Rs 235 crore for Human Resource Costs.

Details:

  • IPPB services shall be available at 650 IPPB branches and 3250 Access Points from 1st September 2018 and in all 1.55 lakh post offices (Access Points) by December 2018.
  • The project will generate new employment opportunity for about 3500 skilled banking professionals and other entities engaged in propagating financial literacy across the country.
  • The objective of the project is to build the most accessible, affordable and trusted bank for the common man; spearhead the financial inclusion agenda by removing the barriers for the unbanked and reduce the opportunity cost for the under banked populace through assisted doorstep banking.
  • The project will supplement Government’s vision of “less cash” economy and at the same time promote both economic growth and financial inclusion.
  • The robust IT architecture of IPPB has been built taking into consideration bank grade performance, fraud and risk mitigation standards and in line with the best practices from payments & banking domain

IPPB services:

The IPPB will provide bouquet of payments/financial services through its technology enabled solutions which will be distributed by the Department of Posts (DoP) employees/last mile agents transforming them from mail deliverer to harbinger of financial services.
The IPPB shall pay incentive/commission to the last mile agents ( Postal Staff and Gramin Dak Sewaks) directly in their accounts for providing IPPB services so as to motivate them to promote IPP8 digital services to the customers.

A part of commission to be paid by IPPB to Department of Posts will be used for increasing the wherewithal of Post office.

PIB

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Clarification on Children Education Allowance – DOP

Clarification on Children Education Allowance – DOP

F.No.33-03/2017-PAP
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
(Establishment Division/P.A.P. Section)

Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi – 110001
Dated 27 Apr, 2018

To
All Heads of Circles.

Sub: Clarification on Children Education Allowance.

I am directed to refer to Ministry of Personnel & Training O.M. No.A-27012/02/2017-Estt.(AL) dated 31st October 2017 on the above subject, number of references have been received on payment of Children Education Allowance on the instruction received vide above letter u/r,

2. Ministry of Personnel & Training issued orders vide O.M.No.A.27012/02/2017-Estt.(AL) dated 31st October 2017 is unambiguours and clearly spells out the procedures as well as the conditions attached to drawal of Children Education Allowance and Hostel Subsidy.

2. O.M.No. dated 31.10.2017 clearly mentioned that the rest of the conditions will be the same as stipulated vide O.M.No.12011/04/2008-Estt.(AL) dated 11.09.2008.

3. O.M.No.A-27012/02/2017-Estt(AL) dated 16.08.2017 which had instructions issued in supersession of DoPT OM No. dated 28.04.2014 clearly states that the fixed amount for reimbursement of Children Education Allowance will be Rs.2250/- and also says that, a Certificate form the head of Institution, where the ward of Government employees studies will be sufficient for this purpose. The Certificate should confirm that the Child studied in the school during the previous academic year.

This if for kind information and further necessary action in this regard.

sd/-
(K.V.Vijayakumar)
Assistant Director General (Estt)

Source: FNPO

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Payment of interest and maturity value of Small Savings Instruments through Savings Account

Payment of interest and maturity value of Small Savings Instruments through Savings Account

F. No. 1/3/2017-NS
Ministry of Finance
Department of Economic Affairs
(Budget Division)

North Block, New Delhi
Dated: 3 .8.2017

Office Memorandum

Subject: Payment of interest and maturity value of Small Savings Instruments through Savings Account.

The undersigned is directed to refer to DoP’s letter No. 113-02/2015-SB dated 7.6.2017 on the subject and to state that the matter has been examined in this  Department and the following decisions have been taken:

(i) Accounts for the purpose of crediting interest/maturity value of all accounts of all Small Savings Instruments [except existing Post Office Savings Account (POSA)] and Small Savings accounts already linked to POSAS as on 31.7.2017 shall be Opened automatically as Basic Savings Account (zero balance account) with Specific coding “Interest and maturity value of Small Savings Instruments“.

However, only one basic savings account shall be opened for one person and it shall be linked with CIF or/and Aadhaar. These are not normal POSA accounts, as these can be opened on zero balance for purposes such as MGNREGS etc. Interest on these accounts with this coding will be paid at POSA rates. Since some movement to Senior Citizens’ Welfare Fund (SCWF) could happen from these Basic Savings (Zero Balance) accounts with coding “Interest and maturity value of Small Savings Instruments”, DoP may make suitable electronic tracking of the maturity date of various instruments credited into this account, in order to move correct amounts to SCWF on appropriate dates.

(ii) The Department of Posts shall not open normal Post Office Savings Accounts only for the purpose of crediting interest/maturity value of Small Savings Instruments even if the customer is willing to do so.  Interest/maturity value has to be credited to a Basic Savings Account only.

(iii) No agency charges shall be paid by the Ministry of Finance for such Basic savings accounts “opened for crediting interest and maturity value of Small Savings instruments, as these are opened only for administrative ease.

(iv) The client may be kept informed of the movement of amounts into Basic Savings account at the time of maturity. These facilitate electronic transactions and discourage cash transactions. The client can withdraw the amount through ATM cards and need not approach the office for withdrawal.

(v) As soon as Reserve Bank of India permits NEFT and RTGS facility to DoP with other banks, Department of Posts shall credit interest and maturity value of instruments into ‘the savings account of the customer’s choice’ through these electronic modes, irrespective of whether that savings account is with DoP or any other bank. The need of opening Basic Savings Account would cease in those cases where the depositor has an existing saving account with a Bank.

2. This has the approval of Joint Secretary (Budget).

sd/-

(Padam Singh)

Sr. Regional Director (NS)

 

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Clarification on Benchmark for Promotion

Clarification on Benchmark for Promotion

No.20-45/2016-SPB-II
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
Personnel Division

Dak Bhavan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi – 110 001
Dated the 1st February, 2017

To
All Chief Postmaster(s) General

Subject: Clarification on Benchmark for Promotion

Sir,
I am directed to refer to subject cited above and to say that the modalities of the benchmark to be taken for pormotion after implementation of 7th Pay Commission Report has been examined in consultation with Department of Personnel & Training (DOPT). DoPT has stated that the modalities of the benchmark are being examined in consultation with UPSC and Department of Legal Affairs. In this regard, all Circles are, hereby, requested to follow instructions contained in DOPT’s OM No.35034/7/97-Estt(D) dated 8.02.2002 untill further clarification is uploaded/issued by DOPT on its website or issued by DoP. A copy of DOPT’s ID No.1211382/2016/CR dated 8.12.2016 is enclosed.

Yours faithfully,
sd/-
(Satya Narayana Dash)
Assistant Director General (SPN)

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Cabinet approves Cadre Review of Indian Posts & Telecommunications Accounts and Finance Service Group “A”

Cabinet approves Cadre Review of Indian Posts & Telecommunications Accounts and Finance Service Group “A”

 

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the first Cadre Review of Indian Posts & Telecommunications Accounts and Finance Service (IP&TAFS) with the following salient features:

(a) Reduction of the total strength of the cadre from 420 to 376.

(b) Creation of one Apex level post of Controller General of Communication Accounts (CGCA).

(c) Creation of one additional HAG+ level post taking the grade strength to 2.

(d) Creation of two additional HAG level posts taking the grade strength from 6 to 8.

(e) Creation of 18 additional SAG level posts taking the grade strength from 37 to 55.

(f) Reduction in JAG level posts from 111 to 90.

(g) Reduction in STS level posts from 198 to 86.

(h) Creation of 21 JTS level posts taking the grade strength from 67 to 88.

(i) Creation of 46 Posts to be operated as Reserves

Background:

Indian Posts & Telecommunications Accounts and Finance Service Group “A” was constituted in 1972 and caters to the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) and the Department of Posts (DoP).

In Department of Telecommunications, the IP&TAFS performs the functions of assessment and collection of license fee/ spectrum usage charges, spectrum auction, USO scheme monitoring and subsidy management, exchequer control, budgeting, accounting, pension disbursement, internal audit and finance advice. In the Department of Posts, the IP&TAFS is entrusted with the functions of finance advice, budgeting, tariff and costing, accounting and internal audit.

There has been a paradigm shift in the role of Department of Telecommunications as well as the Department of Posts in recent years. In the Telecom sector, the role of the Department of Telecommunications has transformed from primarily being a Service provider, Regulator and Policy maker into the present structure whereby the Department is primarily responsible for Policy making, Licensing and Universal Service Obligation. Receipts from Department of Telecommunications, primarily License Fee, Spectrum Usage Charges and Spectrum Auction Value constitute one of the largest source of non-tax revenue for the Government of India.

Similarly, the bundle of services offered by Department of Posts has undergone a quantitative and qualitative change and the Department has ventured into areas of retailing, banking, insurance, digitizing operations etc. Further, the audit mechanism in both the Departments needs to be strengthened.

These facts coupled with the stagnation in various grades of the service necessitated a review of the structure of IP&TAFS.

PIB

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7th Pay Commission Pension Revision for Pre-2016 Pensioners: Importance of implementation of Option 1

Message by Bharat Pensioners Samaj

Importance of implementation of Option 1, as accepted by the Govt., subject to its feasibility, in case option 1 is not accepted by the Govt. after receipt of recommendations of the committee appointed to examine its feasibility, the biggest sufferer of this casualty will be Pre 2006 retirees of all grades

DOP & PW is all out for rejection

If we do not standup united. We will be looser for all times: Bharat Pensioner’s Samaj

Source: Bharat Pensioners Samaj

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Pre-2006 Pensioners with less than 33 years service – Check with the Table

Pre-2006 Pensioners with less than 33 years service – Check with the Table!

What should be your Minimum Pension?

Delinking of 33 years of service for full pension for all Pre-2006 Pensioners with less than 33 years of service including those with just 10 years service are now guarenteed a minimum pension of 50% of the minimum of the pay scale and the appropriate Grade Pay corresponding to the pre-revised scale of pay in which the Pensioner had retired.

 

Now you may verify your basic pension w.e.f. 1.1.2006 with the following Table and if the figures in the Table is more than your basic pension as per your PPO, then you are eligible for refixation of pension with effect from 1.1.2006 and full arrears:

TABLE SHOWING THE REVISED MINIMUM FULL PENSION AMOUNT INSTEAD OF PRORATA PENSION TO ALL PENSIONERS WITH LESS THAN 33 YEARS OF SERVICE VIDE DoP&PW ORDER DATED 6.4.2016

Sl. No Grade 5th CPC Pay Scale 6th CPC Pay Scale Grade Pay Minimum Basic Pension ordered w.e.f 1.1.2006 to Pensioners with less than 33 years of service
1 S-4 2750-4400 PB-1: 5200-20200 1800 3665
2 S-5 3050-4590 PB-1: 5200-20200 1900 3890
3 S-6 3200-4900 PB-1: 5200-20200 2000 4030
4 S-7 4000-6000 PB-1: 5200-20200 2400 4920
5 S-8 4500-7000 PB-1: 5200-20200 2800 5585
6 S-9 5000-8000 PB-2: 9300-34800 4200 6750
7 S-10 5500-9000 PB-2: 9300-34800 4200 7215
8 S-11 6500-6900 PB-2: 9300-34800 4200 8145
9 S-12 6500-10500 PB-2: 9300-34800 4200 8145
10 S-13 7450-11500 PB-2: 9300-34800 4600 9230
11 S-14 7450-12000 PB-2: 9300-34800 4800 9375
12 S-15 8000-13500 PB-2: 9300-34800 5400 10140
13 New 8000-13500 PB-3: 15600-39100 5400 10500
14 S-16 9000 PB-3: 15600-39100 5400 11070
15 S-17 9000-9550 PB-3: 15600-39100 5400 11070
16 S-18 10325-10975 PB-3: 15600-39100 6600 12905
17 S-19 10000-15200 PB-3: 15600-39100 6600 12600
18 S-20 10650-15850 PB-3: 15600-39100 6600 13205
19 S-21 12000-16500 PB-3: 15600-39100 7600 14960
20 S-22 12750-16500 PB-3: 15600-39100 7600 15660
21 S-23 12000-18000 PB-3: 15600-39100 7600 14960
22 S-24 14300-18300 PB-4: 37400-67000 8700 23050
23 S-25 15100-18300 PB-4: 37400-67000 8700 24195
24 S-26 16400-20000 PB-4: 37400-67000 8900 24295
25 S-27 16400-20900 PB-4: 37400-67000 8900 24295
26 S-28 14300-22400 PB-4: 37400-67000 10000 23700
27 S-29 18400-22400 PB-4: 37400-67000 10000 27350
28 S-30 22400-24500 67000-79000 0 33500
29 S-31 22400-26000 75500-80000 0 37750
30 S-32 24050-26000 75500-80000 0 38883
31 S-33 26000 80000 0 40000
32 S-34 30000 90000 0 45000

 

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DoP starts logo contest for payments bank with Rs 50k prize

DoP starts logo contest for payments bank with Rs 50k prize

The Department of Posts today started a contest inviting logo design and tagline for its payments bank from the public with a prize money of Rs 50,000 for the winner.

“The Department of Posts on June 10, 2016, launched a logo and tagline design contest for the soon to be set up India Post Payments Bank on the MyGov website. The contest is open to all Indian citizens, institutions, agencies and entities for one month until July 9, 2016,” the Postal Department said in a statement.

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared proposal to set up India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) with a corpus of Rs 800 crore and a plan for 650 branches operational by September 2017. It will be expanded further to cover the entire country by the end of 2018-19.

“The best entry will be awarded Rs 50,000. A panel of eminent designers and experts will help shortlist 20 best entries which will thereafter be put up for voting on the MyGov platform for the final selection of the winner,” the statement said.

The government has earlier accepted new sign of the rupee and the Swachh Bharat logo from public contests.

The department said it wants to connect with and involve the people of India in designing “the DNA” of the India Post Payments Bank.

“One of the guiding principles of the India Post Payments Bank would be co-creating value propositions and products with its customers and other stakeholders. The present contest is the first step towards this ongoing engagement. It has also initiated a nationwide survey to understand the needs of different segments of customers,” the statement said.

The India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) will offer digitally enabled payments, banking and remittance services of all kinds between entities and individuals and also provide access to insurance, mutual funds, pension and credit products in partnership with third-party financial service providers and banks.

Initially most of the 3.5 lakh workforce will be posted on deputation who will be gradually be replaced by fresh recruits.

Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has asked the Postal Department to hire an MD and CEO of the IPPB by August and set up a selection committee for hiring a chief financial officer by June 15.

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2,590 post offices have core banking facilities

2,590 post offices have core banking facilities

Agartala: Even as the Reserve Bank of India is expected to give Department of Posts (DoP) payment bank licence by September, there are 2,590 post offices in the country with core banking facilities, Communication and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today.

“I want to change the profile of the post office by extending its service to the poorer section of the people. We have applied for a payment bank licence with the RBI to bring a large section of unbanked populace of the country into the banking space,” the Union Minister said.

There were only 236 post offices under core banking facilities, but after the current NDA government came to power last year, 2,590 post offices have now core banking facilities, he said.

The minister today dedicated the core banking service of Agartala Post Office and laid the foundation stone for Dimapur Mukhya Dak Ghar in Nagaland here by remote control.

At present, post offices offer savings bank accounts, but cannot have credit or overdraft facilities.

Under payment banking licence an entity would be allowed to accept deposits, facilitate remittances and payments, but cannot lend.

“I want Indian post offices to have all modern and digital facilities. I want a person working at a metropolitan city get the facility to remit money to his mother through the post office. I want women working in village community centres get medical facilities by digitally linking them with good doctors,” he said.

The minister said the Centre wants to convert the country into a Digital India where a poor person can use smartphones and avail all modern facilities.

“At present there are 98 crore mobile phones, which will cross 100 crore soon and there are 30 crore internet connections in the country, which will also increase with the growing demand,” Prasad said adding, all gram panchayats in the country would be connected with optical fibre connections.

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DOP Mobile Money Transfer Service www.dopmobile.in

DOP Mobile Money Transfer Service www.dopmobile.in

Department of Posts Mobile Money Transfer Service
http://www.dopmobile.in/

OVERVIEW

DOP Mobile Money Transfer is a service that enables instant money transfer from one place to another place using mobile, through Indian post offices. The consumer just needs to have a mobile while the actual transmission of the money is initiated by the Postal Assistant, using his/her special handset. The process for money transfer is very simple to understand and follow. The remitter (sender) can submit money (Cash In) at any of the covered post office and automatically, the amount is transferred to a central position, which can be collected by recipient customer (Cash Out) from any of the covered Post offices. As soon as the Cash in happens, both the sender and the recipient get a SMS on their mobile phones. The sender gets a Transaction ID and a Six (6) digit secret code in the SMS while the Recipient only gets the Transaction ID. Recipient can claim the money from any of the covered Post Offices by showing the Transaction ID that he receives on his mobile in the SMS and the Secret code, which he gets from the sender. In order to make process smooth and convenient, a notification sms is being sent to remitter as well as to recipient regarding transaction irrespective of their telecom operator.

 For this initiative, India’s pioneer and largest communication service provider (CSP), BSNL will provide mobile connections to DOP’s designated officials and BSNL will bring Global technology for Mobile Money Transfer. Each Post office shall be provided with a mobile handset with pre loaded application by BSNL’s technology partner M/s Maverick Mobile Solutions.

Important Note:
Solution uses encrypted SMS for communication between DOP mobile handset and central server.

Limit for transactions in a predetermined time, value of transaction and number of transactions per assistant, per post office etc, could be imposed as per requirements in order to reduce risk.

Certain data query services viz. Daily Transaction, Get balance, Get Transaction Details have been provided in mobile handset through the pre-loaded mobile application itself, on the Mobile.

FEATURES

ECONOMICAL
Economical as compared to traditional money order, where rate is 5% of the amount to be remitted.

SECURE AND QUICK DELIVERY
DOP Money Remittance process enables you with smart quick and safe money transfer.

WIDESPREAD REACH
Wide spread reach through larger number of Post Offices and ubiquitous BSNL GSM network as compared to similar other products from other banks/Telcos.

TRUSTED ORGANIZATION
Managed by the trusted organizations i.e. India Post, BSNL.

WORKPROCESS
DOP money remittance is a mobile application that enables us with immediate money transfer from one place to another place using mobile, through Indian post offices. The process for money transfer is very simple to understand and follow. For this initiative, India’s oldest and largest communication service provider (CSP), BSNL will provide mobile connections to DOP’s designated officials and BSNL will bring Global technology for Mobile Money Transfer.

FAQ

Q: In how much time money can be collected at the destination post office?
As soon as the recipient receives a notification sms with transaction Id and secret code from the sender, he/she can collect money at destination post office.

Q: Do I need to go to a specific Post Office to get the money?
You can go to any covered post office for Cash Out. It is not necessary to go to a particular post office. All you need to have is the Transaction ID and the Secret Code.

Q: What is the maximum limit for one transaction in one day?
No limit on the number of transactions. However the minimum amount is 1,000 rupees while the maximum is 10,000 rupees.

Q: Is there any transaction charges, if yes what are those?
As following:-

Slabs Fee (Rs.) Tax (Rs.)
1000 – 1500
40
5
1501 – 5000
70
9
5001 – 10000
100
12

Q: What if the sender/ the recipient does not receive sms notification?
The sender must inform to the Cash In postal assistant regarding this so that he/ she will resend the same.

Q: In how many days the recipient must collect money at destination post office?
The recipient must collect money within 14 days of transaction.

Q: What would happen with the money, in case the recipient does not collect it in predefined time?
In case the recipient does not Cash Out the amount within 14 days, the amount is sent back to the sender and a Cash In reversal SMS with new transaction-id will be sent to remitter. The remitter can withdraw money within 7 days (prescribed) after this SMS.

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Pension payment for the month of March 2015 through POSB functioning under CBS: NFPE writes to DoP

Pension payment for the month of March 2015 through POSB functioning under CBS: NFPE writes to DoP

No. PF-Misc/2015

Dated 21th March, 2015

To

The Secretary
Department of Posts
Government of India
Dak Bhawn
New Delhi – 110001

Sub: Pension payment for the month of March 2015 through POSB functioning under CBS – regarding.

Madam,

Your kind attention is invited to the fact that last year on 1st April, 2014 no payment of pension could be disbursed through POSB on the request of Infosys due to some technical problems in the CBS. In fact all SB transactions were suspended on that day. Many pensioners were made to return home empty handed without drawing their pension on that day.

This year 1st April is followed by two holidays on 2nd and 3rd April for Mahavir jayanthi and Good Friday and therefore any recurrence of previous problem on 1st April will cause heavy hardships on pensioners as they could not draw their pension until 4th April, 2015.

It is therefore requested to kindly intervene in the matter to prevent any such recurrence this year and if suspension of all SB transactions on 1st April is unavoidable, then necessary instructions may please be issued to all concerned for effecting payment of pension on 31st March, 2015 itself irrespective of the fact that no payment or pension payment is normally done on the closing day of the financial year.

Thanking you,
Yours faithfully,

(R.N. Parashar)
Secretary General

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Payment of Death Gratuity to a minor-regarding

Payment of Death Gratuity to a minor-regarding

RBE No. 07/2015
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (BHARAT SARKAR)
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (RAIL MANTRALAYA)
(RAILWAY BOARD)

No. F(E)III/2008/PN1/12

New Delhi, Dated: 29-01.2015.

The GMs/FA&CAOs,
All Indian Railways/Production Units/RDSO.
(As per mailing list)
Subject: Payment of Death Gratuity to a minor-regarding.

*****

A copy of the Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare (DOP&PW)’s O.M No.7/3/2013-P&W(F) dated 02/12/2014 on the above subject is enclosed for information and compliance. These instructions shall apply mutatis mutandis on the Railways also.

2. The instruction enhancing the ceiling limit of gratuity from Rs. 5000/- to Rs.10,000/- in such cases was issued vide Board’s letter No. F(E)III/88/PN1/42 dated 20.10.1989.

3. Please acknowledge receipt.

D.A.: As above

(AMITABH JOSHI)
Deputy Director Finance (Eslt.)III,
Railway Board.

No. F(E)III/2008/PN1/12
New Delhi, Dated:29 .01.2015.

Copy to Depuly Comptroller and Auditor General of India (Railways), Room No.224, Rail Bhavan, New Delhi (40 spares).

for Financial Commissioner/Railways.

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