25 October 2011

24 October 2011

DA Rates for Contingent staff

Dear comrades,
                Rate of DA for contingent staff increased from 115% to 127% w.e.f. 01.07.2011.

It is observed that some of the offices were paid DA to contingent staff as like departmental employees. It will be excess payment. As like departmental staff and GDS staff DA is applicable @ 58% from 6CPC.

     Till date revised pay structure for contingent staff not approved by Min. of Finance. So, please understand the rates and pay only 127% DA to contingent staff w.e.f. 01.07.2011.

Organising Secretary,
AIPEU Group C,
Maharashtra Circle.
Mob. 98509 54083

21 October 2011

Postal Bank to be finalized in next six months

Postal Bank to be finalized in Next Six Months
Shri Kapil Sibal Addresses Economic Editors’ Conference 2011
detailed Project Report For Postal Bank to be Finalized in Next Six Months
Shri Kapil Sibal, the Minister of Communications and Information Technology informed the Economic Editor’s Conference here today that
“One organization and sector which is rarely talked in public but which is equally important for empowering the common man is Postal Department. With its network of 1.55 lakh post offices and wide range of financial, mailing and insurance, post offices in India have the enormous potential to join and ride on the ICTE agenda. To enable post offices to serve the 21st century Indians, reform agenda is underway
“One, Indian Post Office Bill 2011. To reform and open the Indian Postal Market, which will ultimately result in a vibrant industry and satisfied customers. The bills aims to open the Indian postal market with 50 gm privilege to India Post for a maximum of 15 years, registration of couriers by an independent registration authority and USO of postal sector to be borne wholly by the government. Discussions with stakeholders ( couriers, industry bodies and government agencies) is underway and bill will shortly introduced in the Parliament for approval.
“Two, IT Modernization Project. It has been approved by the Cabinet and essentially involves
· Computerization and networking of 1.55 lakh post offices.
· Core banking solution for Anytime Anywhere Banking through Post Offices with ATM facility
· Delivery of banking, insurance and mailing services in rural areas through hand held device.
· Postal Network to deliver a host of retail ( banking, financial and e-com services) with technology enabled solutions
· Post Offices to become hub of social security payment through digital network
“Three, setting up of Postal Bank of India – Detailed Project Report will be finalized in next six months. This will enable India Post to extend micro credit and other loans through vast network of 1.55 lakh post offices. Coupled with other financial services like micro remittance, micro insurance and micro pensions, postal bank of India will help to achieve the goal of financial inclusion in India
“Four, Commercialization of Postal Network in India, to ensure that a large number of financial, insurance and physical goods and services are delivered to the common man though India Post.

19 October 2011


Government of India
Ministry of Communications & IT
(Establishment Division)
Dak Bhawan, New Delhi-110001
Dated 18th October, 2011

            All Chief Postmaster General
            All GMs (PAF) Director of Accounts (Postal)

Subject: Payment of Dearness Allowance to Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) at revised                   rates w.e.f. 01.07.2011 onwards-reg.

            Consequent upon grant of another installment of Dearness allowance , with effect from 1st July, 2011 to the Central Government Employees vide Government of India , Ministry of Finance , Department of Expenditure, OM No. 1(14)/2011-E-II(B) dated 3rd October,2011, the Gramin Dak Sevaks(GSD) have also become entitled to the payment of dearness allowance on basic TRCA at the revised rate with effect from 01.07.2011. It has, therefore, been decided that the dearness allowance payable to the Gramin Dak Sevaks shall be enhances from the existing rate 51% to 58% on the basic Time Related Continuity Allowance with effect from the 1st July, 2011.

2.         The additional installment of dearness allowance payable under this order, shall be paid in cash to all Gramin Dak Sevaks. The payment of arrears of dearness allowance for the months of July to September, 2011, shall not be made before the date of disbursement of TRCA for the month of September, 2011.

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

4.         This issues with the concurrence of Integrated Wing vide their Dairy No. 123/FA/II/CS dated 18th October, 2011.

(Kalpana Rajsinghot)
Director  (Estt.)