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

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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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IPPB – Micro ATM

IPPB – Micro ATM

India Post Payment Bank
Project – Micro ATM User Manual

1. Micro ATM

Micro ATM is an Android based application developed to run on handheld device such as Tab / Smartphones with bio metric capability. This application is for User to support customers in doing banking transactions. This will enable field Users to provide services such as customer on boarding, e-­KYC based financial transactions such as Cash Deposit, Cash Withdrawals, Bill payments, Remittances and Non-financial transactions such as Balance enquiry, Account management, Beneficiaries and Standing Instructions.

1.1 Login to Micro ATM

User launches the application and the login screen is displayed. User would be able to login into the application using any one of the two options

Login with User ID + Password,
Login with User ID + Biometric

Enter user id and password sent to User mobile/email after onboarding in AMS
Read and accept the terms and conditions. Tap on the finger print icon and provide fingerprint
Application would validate the fingerprints with Aadhaar database.
After successful authentication, User change password screen will be displayed. Enters default password sent to User mobile/email after onboarding in AMS. Enter new password and confirm new password again and click on change password. Password for the User will get change.

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Holidays to be observed in Department of Posts for the year 2019

Holidays to be observed in Department of Posts for the year – 2019

No. 21-1/2018-PE-II
Government of India
Ministry of Communication & IT
Department of Posts
Establishment Division

Dak Bhavan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi-110001
Dated: 30th October 2018
01-11-2018

To,
All Chief Postmasters General,
All Postmasters General,

SUB: Holidays to be observed in Department of Posts for the year – 2019

Sir/Madam,

I am directed to forward herewith a copy of DOPT circular No. 12/2/2018-JCA-2 dated 11th July 2018 on Holidays to be observed in the Central Government Offices during the year 2019 for further necessary action at your end.

Yours sincerely,
(D.K. Tripathi)
Assistant Director General (Estt.)

F.No. 12/2/2018-JCA-2
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel and Training)
Establishment (JCA-2) Section

North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 11th July, 2018

Subject: Holidays to be observed in Central Government Offices during the 2019- reg.

It has been decided that the holidays as specified in the Annexure-I to this O.M. will be observed in all the Administrative Offices of the Central Government located at Delhi/New Delhi during the year 2019. In addition, each employee will also be allowed to avail himself/herself of any two holidays to be chosen by him/her out of the list of Restricted Holidays in Annexure-II.

2. Central Government Administrative Offices located outsides Delhi / New Delhi shall observe the following holidays compulsory in addition to three holidays as per para 3.1 below:

1. REPUBLIC DAY

2. INDEPENDENCE DAY

3. MAHATMA GANDHI’S BIRTHDAY

4. BUDDHA PURNIMA

5. CHRISTMAS DAY

6. DUSSEHRA (VIJAY DASHMI)

7. DIWALI (DEEPAVALI)

8. GOOD FRIDAY

9. GURU NANAK’S BIRTHDAY

10. IDU’L FITR

11. IDU’L ZUHA

12. MAHAVIR JAYANTI

13. MUHARRAM

14. PROPHET MOHAMMAD’S BIRTHDAY (ID-E-MILAD)

3.1 In addition to the above 14 Compulsory holidays mentioned in para 2, three holidays shall be decided from the list indicated below by the Central Government Employees Welfare Coordination Committee in the State Capitals, if necessary, in consultation with Coordination Committees at other places in the State. The final list applicable uniformly to all Central Government Offices within the concerned State shall be notified accordingly and no change can be carried out thereafter.

1. AN ADDITIONAL DAY FOR DUSSEHRA

2. HOLI

3. JANAMASHTAMI (VAISHNAVI)

4. RAM NAVAMI

5. MAHA SHIVRATRI

6. GANESH CHATURTHI / VINAYAK CHATURTHI

7. MAKAR SANKRANTI

8. RATH YATRA

9. ONAM

10. PONGAL

11. SRI PANCHAMI / BASANT PANCHAMI

12. VISHNU/ VAISAKHI / VAISAKHADI / BHAG BIHU / MASHADI UGADI / CHAITRA SUKLADI / CHETI CHAND / GUDI PADAVA / 1ST NAVATRA / NAURAJ / CHHATH POOJA/ KARVA CHAUTH.

3.2 No substitute holiday should be allowed if any of the festival holidays initially declared subsequently happens to fall on a weekly off or any other non-working day or in the event of more than one festival falling on the same day.

4. The list of Restricted Holidays appended to this O.M. is meant for Central Government Offices located in Delhi / New Delhi. The Coordination Committees at the State Capitals may draw up separate list of Restricted Holidays keeping in view the occasions of local importance but the 9 occasions left over (indicated in para 3.1), after choosing the 3 variable holidays in para 3.1 above, are to be included in the list of restricted holidays.

5.1 For offices in Delhi / New Delhi, any change in the date of holidays in respect of Idu’l Fitr, Idu’l Zuha, Muharram and Id-e-Milad, if necessary, depending upon sighting of the Moon, would be declared by the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions after ascertaining the position from the Govt. of NCT of Delhi (DCP, Special Branch, Delhi Police).

5.2 For offices outside Delhi / New Delhi, the Central Government Employees’ Welfare Coordination Committees at the State Capitals are authorised to change the date of holiday. If necessary, based on the decision of the concerned State Governments / Union Territories, in respect of Idu’l Fitr, Idu’l Zuha, Muharram and Id-e-Milad.

5.3 It may happen that the change of date of the above occasions has to be declared at a very short notice. In such a situation, announcement could be made through P.I.B/T.V./A.I.R./ Newspapers and the Heads of Department / Offices of the Central Government may take action according to such an announcement without waiting for a formal order, about the change of date.

6. In 2019, Diwali (Deepavali) falls on Sunday, October 27, 2019 (Kartika 05). In certain States, the practice is to celebrate the occasion a day in advance, i.e., on “Naraka Chaturdasi Day”. In view of this, there is no objection if holiday on account of Deepavali is observed on “Naraka Chaturdasi Day (in place of Deepavali Day) for the Central Government Offices in a State if in that State that day alone is declared as a compulsory holiday for Diwali for the offices of the State Government.

7. Central Government Organisations which include industrial, commercial and trading establishments would observe upto 16 holidays in a year including three national holidays viz. Republic Day, Independence Day and Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday, as compulsory holidays. The remaining holidays / occasions may be determined by such establishments / organisations themselves for the year 2019, subject to para 3.2 above.

8. Union Territory Administrations shall decide the list of holidays in terms of instructions issued in this regard by the Ministry of Home Affairs.

9. In respect of Indian Missions abroad, the number of holidays may be notified in accordance with the instructions contained in this Department’s O.M. No.12/5/2002-JCA dated 17th December, 2002. In other words, they will have the option to select 12 (Twelve) holidays of their own only after including in the list three National Holidays and Budha Purnima, Janamashtami (Vaishnava), Diwali, Milad-un.Nabi or Id-e-Milad in the list of compulsory holidays falling on the day of weekly off.

10. In respect of Banks, the holidays shall be regulated in terms of the extant instructions issued by the Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance.

11. Hindi version will follow.

(Jugal Singh)
Deputy Secretary (JCA)
23092338

ANNEXURE-I

LIST OF HOLIDAYS DURING THE YEAR 2019 FOR ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT LOCATED AT DELHI / NEW DELHI

S.No. Holiday Date Saka Date Day
1940 SAKA ERA
1. Republic Day January 26 Magha 06 Saturday
2. Maha Shivaratri March 04 Phalguna 13 Monday
3. Holi March 21 Phalguna 30 Thursday
1940 SAKA ERA
4. Mahavir Jayanti April 17 Chaitra 27 Wednesday
5. Good Friday April 19 Chaitra 29 Friday
6. Buddha Purnima May 18 Vaisakha 28 Saturday
7. Id-ul-Fitr June 05 Jyaishtha 15 Wednesday
8. Id-Uz-Zuha (Bakrid) August 12 Sravana 21 Monday
9. Independence Day August 15 Sravana 24 Thursday
10. Janmashtami August 24 Bhadra 02 Saturday
11. Muharram September 10 Bhadra 19 Tuesday
12. Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday October 02 Asvina 10 Wednesday
13. Dussehra October 08 Asvina 16 Tuesday
14. Diwali (Deepavali) October 27 Kartika 05 Sunday
15. Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e-Milad (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad) November 10 Kartika 19 Sunday
16. Guru Nanak’s Birthday November 12 Kartika 21 Tuesday
17. Christmas Day December 25 Pausha 04 Wednesday

 

ANNEXURE-I

LIST OF RESTRICTED HOLIDAYS DURING THE YEAR 2019 FOR ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT LOCATED AT DELHI / NEW DELHI

S.No. Holiday Date Saka Date Day
SAKA ERA 1940
1. New Year’s Day January 01 Pausha 11 Tuesday
2. Lohri January 13 Pausha 23 Sunday
3. Makar Sankaranti January 14 Pausha 24 Monday
4. Pongal January 15 Pausha 25 Tuesday
5. Basant Panchami / Sri Panchami February 10 Magha 21 Sunday
6. Guru Ravidas’s Birthday February 19 Magha 30 Tuesday
7. Shivaji Jayanti February 19 Magha 30 Tuesday
8. Swami Dayananda Saraswati Jayanti March 01 Phalguna 10 Thursday
9. Holika Dahan March 20 Phalguna 29 Wednesday
10. Dolyatra March 21 Phalguna 30 Thursday
11. Hazarat Ali’s Birthday March 21 Phalguna 30 Thursday
SAKA ERA 1941
12. Chaitra Sukladi / Gudi Padava / Ugadi / Chetti Chand April 06 Chaitra 16 Saturday
13. Ram Navami (Smarta) April 13 Chaitra 23 Saturday
14. Vaiskhi / Vishnu / Mesadi April  14 Chaitra 24 Sunday
15. Vaisakhadi (Bengal) / Bahag Bihu (Assam) April 15 Chaitra 25 Monday
16. Easter Sunday April 21 Vaisakha 01 Sunday
17. Guru Rabindranath’s birthday May 09 Vaisakha 19 Thursday
18. Jamat-Ul-Vida May 31 Jyaishtha 10 Friday
19. Rath Yatra July 04 Ashadha 13 Thursday
20. Raksha Bandhan August 15 Sravana 24 Thursday
21. Parsi New Year’s day / Nauraj August 17 Sravana 26 Saturday
22. Vinayaka Chaturthi / Ganesh Chaturthi September 02 Bhadra 11 Monday
23. Onam or Thiru Onam Day September 11 Bhadra 20 Wednesday
24. Dussehra (Maha Saptami) (Additional) October 05 Asvina 13 Saturday
25. Dussehra (Maha Ashtami) (Additional) October 06 Asvina 14 Sunday
26. Dussehra (Maha Navmi) October 07 Asvina 15 Monday
27. Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday October 13 Asvina 21 Sunday
28. Karaka Chaturthi (Karva Chouth) October 17 Asvina 25 Thursday
29. Naraka Chaturdasi October 27 Kartika 05 Sunday
30. Govardhan Puja October 28 Kartika 06 Monday
31. Bhai Duj October 29 Kartika 07 Tuesday
32. Pratihar Shashthi or Surya Shashthi (Chhat Puja) November 02 Kartika 11 Saturday
33. Guru Teg Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day November 24 Agrahayana 03 Sunday
34. Christmas Eve December 24 Pausha 03 Tuesday

Source: http://utilities.cept.gov.in

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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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Grant of benefit of pay fixation at time of promotion to Postmaster Grade I

3% fitment pay benefit claim individual request letter model

Grant of benefit of pay fixation at time of promotion to Postmaster Grade I

From,
______________________________ ,
______________________________ ,
_______________________________ ,
_______________________________.

To,
The Sr./Postmaster,
__________________________ HO,
Pincode: _____________________ .

Subject: Grant of benefit of pay fixation at time of promotion to Postmaster Grade I – reg

Reference: Directorate sanction letter No.20-27/2015-SPB-II dated at Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg the 15th October 2018 (Published in India post official website and attached with this letter for quick reference)

Sir/Madam,
A kind reference is invited to the above cited Dte letter, vide above reference, 3% fitment benefit of pay was allowed to Postmaster Grade I official at the time of fixation of pay on promotion to the post of Postmaster Grade I even after availing financial upgradation under MACP.

I was awarded with MACP financial upgradation to the Grade Pay of Rs.2800 (Level -5) with effect from _________________ and I was promoted as Postmaster Grade I post (Level 5) with effect from_____________________ without any pay fixation.

Since I was promoted to Postmaster Grade I post from the date of ___________________ , without any pay benefit, I may kindly be drawn with 3% fitment benefit of pay  from such date of PM Grade I promotion ______________________ as sanctioned by the postal directorate vide above reference please.

Place : ____________________
Date: _____________________
Yours sincerely,

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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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Review of guidelines for issue & review of Inspection Report

Review of guidelines for issue & review of Inspection Report – Department of Posts

F.No. 17-01/2018-Inspn.
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
(Inspection Division)

Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg
New Delhi, dated 05.10.2018

To
All Heads of Postal Circles
All Directors. Postal Twining Centres
Director, RAKNPA
Army Postal Service Directorate, New Delhi

Subject:  Review of guidelines for issue & review of Inspection Report.

In supersession of all previous orders on the subject issued from time to time, the following guidelines will be followed with immediate effect for issue and review of Inspection Reports :-

Inspection Reports of Post Offices/Mail Offices/other Offices should be issued by strictly observing the following periodicity :-

S.no No. of days mandated for inspection/verification of an office Period within which IR should be issued from the date of commencement of Inspection
1 1 day 15 days
2 2days & below 8 days 30 days
3 8 days and above 45 days

The inspections mandated for more than one day should be completed in one spell and should not be staggered over days.

S.No Office inspected by IR reviewed by Period of review from the date of commencement of Inspection and intimation to the office reviewed Period for initiation of compliance of in-charge/Head of the office inspected & reviewed from the date of intimation of review remarks by higher authority
1 IP Next higher authority viz. Asstt. Suptd. (Dn.)/ Asstt. Suptd(HQ)/Dy. 60 days (a) For HO/GPO – 45 days
(b) For all other Offices – 30days
2 ASP Next higher authority viz. Dy. Suptd. /Divisional Head 60 days
3 Divisional Head Next higher authority viz. DPS/PMG/CPMG 90 days
4 DPS Next higher authority viz. PMG/CPMG 90 days
5 PMG Next higher authority viz. CPMG 90 days

i) The Reviewing Authorities of Inspection Report/Verification Report vis-a-vis the Inspecting Authority shall be:-

The previous IR shall be reviewed at the time of annual inspection by the immediate Inspecting Authority.
The IRS of Heads of Circles need not be sent to Dtte. for review. Compliance on these IRs will however be personally monitored by the Head of the concerned
The cycle of inspection of an office should be complete with action taken for compliance latest, by 4 1/2 months from the date of commencement of inspection of that office.

3. By 28th/29th of February of the year following the inspection calendar year, all Heads of Circles will furnish a certificate in the following format to Directorate:-

“This is to certify that all the inspections allotted for the year ______ have been completed by Inspecting Authorities of ____ Circle and Inspection Reports thereupon have also been issued by all Units in the Circle.”

The above certificate will be taken as one of the targets for APAR writing.

4. Orders for submission of all other reports i.e. quarterly, half yearly, annually etc to the Directorate issued from time to time related to completion of inspections/IR issued is hereby discontinued. However, Circles may continue to monitor timely completion of inspections Si issuance of IRs of all the offices under its jurisdiction.

5. This issues with the approval of competent authority.

(SATISH KUMAR)
ADG (PG)

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LDCE 2018 held from 5th to 8th July 2018

LDCE 2018 held from 5th to 8th July 2018

F.No.301(08)/PA Admn.III/2012 to 2114

Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts, Postal Accounts Wing

Dak Bhawan, New Delhi 110001
Dated: 1st October 2018

Subject: Limited Departmental Competitive Examination for promotion to the cadre of Assistant Accounts Officer (LDCE-2018) held on 5th to 8th July 2018 Announcement of result thereof reg.

The Merit List containing names of 949 (Nine Hundred Forty Nine) candidates of AAA] LDCE 2018 held from 5th to 8th July 2018 is as per Annexure A to this OM.

2. The Merit List has been prepared as per available vacancies, in respect of AAO LDCE 2018 candidates who have secured qualifying marks (40% in each paper for UR and 30% in each paper for SC/ST) and have been found to be provisionally eligible as per the eligibility conditions specified in AAO Recruitment Rules notified on 2nd April 2018.

3. This Merit List does not include the names of the candidates whose result are to be declared only after taking due permission from Honourable Court/CAT at different locations where cases are pending. The results of such candidates have been kept in sealed cover.

4. The Merit List includes names of candidates (marked as Provisional – Graduation to be Confirmed) in the Remarks column of the Annexure A) who have claimed to be Graduates but the entry of the same has not been made in their service records. The inclusion of such candidates in the Merit List is provisional and subject to confirmation of their Graduate status.

5. The Merit List does not bestow any right or claim to any candidate for being considered for promotion to AAO Cadre of IP&TAFS Group B Service. The promotion orders of qualified and provisionally eligible candidates shall be issued separately as per availability of vacancies in respective categories, consideration of Vigilance Status and any other issues.

6. This Merit List is further subject to outcome of the Court cases as per Annexure B and also as per any other orders by any competent court in any other matter/matters connected with the subject.

7. The Merit List does not bestow any right or claim to any candidate regarding seniority relative to other candidates.

8. This issues with the prior approval of the Competent Authority.

(Anju Lata)
Director (B&A)
Telephone No.23044741

Enclosed:
Annexure A
Annexure B

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Payment of Dearness Allowance to Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) effective from 01.07.2018 onwards

Payment of Dearness Allowance to Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) effective from 01.07.2018 onwards

No. 14-3/2016-PAP
Government of India
Ministry of Communication
Department of Posts
(Establishment Division)/P.A.P. Section

Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi – 110 001.
Dated 28 September, 2018

To,
All Chief Postmasters General
All G.Ms. (PAF)/Directors of Accounts (Postal).

Subject: Payment of Dearness Allowance to Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) effective from 01.07.2018 onwards – reg.

Consequent upon grant of another installment of Dearness Allowance with effect from 1st July, 2018 to the Central Government Employees vide Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure’s 0.M. No. 1/2/2018-E-II(B) dated 07.09.2018, duly endorsed vide this Department’s letters No. 8-1/2016-PAP dated 12.09.2018, the Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) have also become entitled to the payment of Dearness Allowances on basic TRCA Matrix at the same rates as applicable to Central Government Employees with effect from 01.07.2018. It has, therefore, been decided that the Dearness Allowance payable to the Gramin Dak Sevaks shall be the same rates as payable to Central Government Employees i.e. @ 9% (percent) with effect from the 1st July, 2018.

2. The Dearness Allowance payable under this order shall be paid in cash to all Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS).

3. The expenditure on this account shall be debited to the Head “Salaries” under the relevant head of account and should be met from the sanctioned grant.

4. This issues with the concurrence of Integrated Finance Wing vide their Diary No 4057 Dated 25.09.2018.

S/d,
(D. K. Tripathi)
Assistant Director General (Estt./PAP)

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Closing of domain name .nic.in for India Post ePost application and shifting to new URL i.e. http://www.epost-indiapost.gov.in

Closing of domain name .nic.in for India Post ePost application and shifting to new URL i.e. http://www.epost-indiapost.gov.in

India Post

No.52-01/2006 BD&MD
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
Business Development & Marketing

Directorate 5th Floor, Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg
New Delhi – 110001

Dated : 26.09.2018

Office Memorandum

Subject: Closing of domain name .nic.in for India Post ePost application and shifting to new URL i.e. http://www.epost-indiapost.gov.in

As per policy decision of NIC, all web sites using “.nic.in” are to be stopped. Accordingly, India Post ePost application URL “http://www.indiapost.nic.in” has been shifted to “http://www.epost-indiapost.gov.in”.

2. Both, old “http://www.indiapost.nic.in” and new “http://www.epost-indiapost.gov.in” URLs are working at present but old URL i.e. http://www.indiapost.nic.in will be stopped on 30th September-2018.

3. This may be brought to the notice of all concerned.

S/d,

(Brajesh Kumar)

General Manager (BD)

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Grant of Scholarship to the Children of Postal & GDS Employees

Grant of Scholarship to the Children of Postal & GDS Employees

File No.20-9/2017-WL&Sp
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
(welfare & sports Section)

Dak Bhawan,Sansad Marg
New delhi – 110 001
Dated: 30.08.2018

To
All Heads of Postal circle

Subject: Grant of Scholarship to the Children of Postal & GDS Employees.

I am directed to inform you that with reference to letter No.13-1/93-WL&Sports dated 20.05.1993, 1-1/2017-WL & Sports dated 30/31.01.2018 and 19-31/2012-WL/Sport dated 02.12.2013, scholarship for the wards of postal as well as GDS Employees, the following decisions have been taken which are conveyed as under:

S.No Subject Revised Provision
1 If a Postal/GDS employees who could not apply to the scholarship for his ward initially at the year of taking admission to the college i.e. in 1st year degree/diploma course after passing 12th exam, can he/she be considered eligible to the scholarship for subsequent years i.e. 2nd/3rd/4th year as the case may be, in which he/she applies. He/she may apply in 2nd year and eligible for the Scholarship from current year i.e. 2nd yr to final yr.
2 If a Postal/GDS who applies for the scholarship first time directly in the final (3rd or  4th as the case may be) year academic degree/diploma course and requested to grant Scholarship for previous academic years of his ward (1st year /2nd year/3rd year as the case may be) along with current year, can he be given scholarship for each previous year + current year altogether, if applied for. He/she may apply in 3rd year and eligible for the scholarship from current year i.e. 3rd yr to final yr and in case of apply in final yr, eligible only for final yr.
3 If a postal/GDS who applies for the scholarship first time directly in the after completing academic degree/diploma course and requested to grant scholarship for previous academic years of his ward (1st year /2nd year/ 3rd year/final year as the case may be) can he be given scholarship for each previous year altogether, if applied for He/she may not apply after completing academic year / diploma course.

2. This will be applicable for the ward of postal as well as GDS Employees

3. These change will be applicable for the wards studying in IIT/AIIMS/IIM Medical/Technical Education/PG in Degree/Diploma and non technical Education. This will be applicable from FY-2018-19.

4. This issues with the approval of Members (Planning)

sd/-
(Daisy Barla)
Director (W&S)

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Withdrawal of Financial assistance for maternity grant to Female GDS on introduction Maternity leave in the Department of Posts

Withdrawal of Financial assistance for maternity grant to Female GDS on introduction Maternity leave in the Department of Posts
maternity grant to Female GDS on introduction Maternity leave in the Department of Posts

File No.15-1/2016-WL&Sp
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
(Welfare & Sports Section)

Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi – 110 001.
Dated: 29.08.2018

To
All Heads of Circle

Subject: Withdrawal of Financial assistance for maternity grant to Female GDS on introduction Maternity leave in the Department of Posts.

On the above subject, it is intimated that as per O.M. No.17-31/2016-GDS dated 27.06.2018, Establishment Division introduce new scheme related to Maternity Leave for female GDSs wherein it is clearly mentioned that above O.M will supersede all earlier orders in respect of Maternity leave for female GDSs.

2. Hence, it is informed that O>M. No.17-31/2016-GDS dated 27.06.2018 will be followed from 01.07.2018, no further clarification w.r.t. above O.M. will be issued from Welfare and sports section’s end, further communication in this regard may be take up with Establishment Division.

Your’s faithfully
(Daisy Barla)
Director (W&S)

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Payment of revised waves Oct the outsider/substitute GDS who are working in short-term vacancies of regular GDS posts

CHQ Letter to Department of Post about Vacancies

ALL INDIA GRAMIN DAK SEVAKS UNION (AIGDSU)

Ref:No.GDS/CHQ/79/1/2018

Date: 13.09.2018

To
The Secretary,
Department of Posts, Dak Bhavan,
New Delhi-110001

Sir,
Sub: Payment of revised waves Oct the outsider/substitute GDS who are working in short-term vacancies of regular GDS posts.

A kind reference is invited to the above mentioned subject where the substitute GDS are still drawing their TRCA in old scales. As per the recommendation of Sri.Nataraja Murthy committee orders were issued for payment of arrears to outsider/substitute GDS on revised TRCA, but up to this date nothing is heard so far. This issue was debated in our last All India Working Committee meeting held at Champawat, Uttrakhand. Hence it is requested to cause orders for payment of TRCA to the outsider/substitute GDS in the revised TRCA, including arrears w.e.f 1.01.2016.

An early orders in this regard would be highly appreciated at this end.

Thanking you.

Yours Faithfully,
S.S. Mahadevaiah
General Secretary

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DA Orders July 2018 for Postal Employees

DA Orders July 2018 for Postal Employees

No.8-1 /2016-PAP
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
[Establishment Division I PAP Section]

DakBhawan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi – 110 001

Dated: 12 September, 2018

To

1. All Heads of Circles,
2. Director RAKNPA,
3. Deputy Director General (PAF) I CGM (PLI) I CGM (BD),
4. All Heads of Postal Accounts Offices,
5. ADG (Admn.), Postal Directorate,
6. All Heads of PTCs.

Sub : Grant of Dearness Allowance to Central Government employees -Revised Rates effective from 01.07.2018.

I am directed to forward herewith a copy of the Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure’s Office Memorandum No.1/2/2018-E-II (B) dated 07th September, 2018 on the subject cited above for information, guidance and further necessary action.

This issues with the approval of the competent authority.

Encl.: As above.

[S. B. Vyavahre]
Asstt. Director General [ESTT.]

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Aadhar not mandatory for booking an International Parcel, says Department of Posts

Ministry of Communications
Aadhar not mandatory for booking an International Parcel, says Department of Posts

10 SEP 2018

The Department of Posts today clarified that it is mandatory to produce an Identity Proof acceptable for important transactions like booking an International Parcel or International EMS (Merchandise) for safety and security reasons. One of the accepted Identity Proof is Aadhaar, along with others like driving license, Passport, Voter ID etc which are also acceptable. Aadhaar, as per the prevailing norms in the country, is not a mandatory document to be produced at the time of booking. Moreover, all such documents are only required for office record and are NOT required to be pasted on the consignments.

The clarification comes in the wake of a news report published in The Times of India, Bengaluru edition dated 10.09.2018 with the heading “India Post asks for display of Aadhaar number on parcels“. The department said that it appears that the confusion was created by an erroneous message generated from the twitter account of the office of the Chief Postmaster General, Delhi Circle wherein it was mentioned that pasting of ID proof on consignments is in accordance with international guidelines.

Instructions are being reiterated to the post offices to ensure smooth booking of articles taking the convenience and regulatory requirements into account together. The Department of Posts said that a copy of any ID proof including Aadhaar is required for booking of International Parcel and International EMS (Merchandise) for security purpose based on requests received from organizations like Narcotics Control Bureau and Wild Life Crime Control Bureau. India Post is committed to ensuring safety and security in its operations.

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PM launches India Post Payments Bank – a major initiative towards financial inclusion

Prime Minister’s Office

PM launches India Post Payments Bank – a major initiative towards financial inclusion

01 SEP 2018

India Post Payments Bank

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today launched the India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi. The function was witnessed at over 3000 locations across the country, which were connected to the main event in Delhi.

Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister said that through the India Post Payments Bank, banking services will conveniently reach the remotest places in the country, and the people living there.

He recalled that the Union Government had earlier rolled out the Jan Dhan Yojana to establish financial inclusion. He said that today’s launch of IPPB is one more step to achieve this objective. He said IPPB branches have opened across 650 districts today.

The Prime Minister said that the postman has long been a respected and accepted person in the villages. He said the trust on the postman remains, despite the advent of modern technology. He said that the Government’s approach is to reform existing frameworks and structures, and hence, transform them in accordance with the changing times. He said that there are over 1.5 lakh post offices and over three lakh postmen or “grameen dak sevaks” who are connected to the people of the country. Now they shall be empowered with smartphones and digital devices to provide financial services.

Enumerating the benefits of IPPB, he said it will enable money transfer, transfer of government benefits, bill payments and other services such as investment and insurance. He added that postmen would deliver these services at the doorstep. He said that IPPB will also facilitate digital transactions, and help deliver the benefits of schemes such as Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, which provide assistance to farmers.

The Prime Minister said that since 2014, the Union Government has been dealing firmly with the distortions and problems that had arisen in India’s banking sector due to indiscriminate loan advances. He said existing loans have been reviewed and a professional approach has been taken with regard to the banking sector. He mentioned other measures such as the Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, which have been taken to ensure that the guilty are punished.

The Prime Minister said that now Mudra loans worth over 13 lakh crore rupees have been given to the poor and middle class, for creating self-employment opportunities. He said that today, as India achieves its best ever Asian Games performance, and the economy shows excellent growth numbers, the entire country is full of new self-confidence. He said this is the result of the collective efforts of the people. He said today India is not just the fastest growing economy in the world, but also the country that is eradicating poverty the fastest.

The Prime Minister said that 3 lakh “dak sevaks” would be the key to provide financial services to every home, every farmer and every small enterprise in the villages. He mentioned that in recent months, several steps have been taken for the welfare of “dak sevaks” and to meet their long pending demand. These have led to a substantial increase in their salary, he added. He expressed confidence that IPPB shall reach over 1.5 lakh post offices across the country within the next few months.

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PM to launch India Post Payments Bank on Saturday, 1st September

Prime Minister’s Office

PM to launch India Post Payments Bank on Saturday, 1st September

31 AUG 2018

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, will launch the India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi on September 1st, 2018.

 

IPPB-India-Post-payments-bank

IPPB has been envisioned as an accessible, affordable and trusted bank for the common man, to help speedily achieve the financial inclusion objectives of the Union Government. It will leverage the vast network of the Department of Posts, which covers every corner of the country with more than 300,000 Postmen and Grameen Dak Sewaks. IPPB will hence significantly augment the reach of the banking sector in India.

The launch of IPPB marks another significant milestone in the Union Government’s endeavour to take the benefits of a rapidly developing India to the remotest corners of our country.

On the day of the launch, IPPB will have 650 Branches and 3250 Access Points spread across the country. Simultaneous launch events will be held at these branches and access points.

All the 1.55 lakh Post Offices in the country will be linked to the IPPB system by December 31, 2018.

IPPB will offer a range of products such as savings and current accounts, money transfer, direct benefit transfers, bill and utility payments, and enterprise and merchant payments. These products, and related services, will be offered across multiple channels (counter services, micro-ATM, mobile banking app, SMS and IVR), using the bank’s state-of-the-art technology platform.

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Applicability of new wage scale and drawal of arrears to GDS substitutes

ALL INDIA POSTAL EMPLOYEES UNION – GDS


No. AIPEU-GDS/CHQ/TRCA/2018

Dt. 23-08-2018

To

The Secretary.
Department of Posts
Dak Bhawan
New Delhi – 110 001

Respected Sir.

Sub:- Applicability of new wage scale and drawal of arrears to GDS substitutes- req – reg.

I would like to brought this to the kind notice of the Secretary, Department of Posts that after implementation of new TRCA to the GDS vide order dated 25-06-2018, all regularly working GDS have been dawn new TRCA w.e.f 01-07-2018. In case of substitutes working in place of GDS viz., vacant posts. officiating to Departmental posts (Postman/MTS/MG) and on other reasons has not drawn their allowances as per new TRCA slabs w.e.f 01-07-2018.

Further it is requested to issue the instructions to draw the arrears also from 01-01-2016 to 30- 06-2018 to the substitutes working in place of GDS. As it was drawn also at the time of implementation of Natarajamurty Committee recommendations vide Lr.No. No.6-1/2009-PE.II, Dated : 30-05-2012.

Hence it is requesting our Hon’ble Secretary. Department of Posts kindly cause to issue necessary instructions to the concerning authorities on the subject at the earliest in favour of GDS.

A line in reply is highly solicited.

Yours sincerely.

(P.Pandurangarao)
General Secretary
AIPEU-GDS

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