Monday, January 23, 2017

1)RBI working on cutting transactions costs on digital payments’Click here to  read more.
2)7th pay commission: This is why Modi government not giving hike to 47 lakh employees

Sunday, January 22, 2017


Date : 22.1.2017


Instructions on sealed cover procedure - where Government servant has been acquitted but appeal is contemplated/pending - clarification regarding.

Date : 21.1.2017

Instructions on sealed cover procedure - where Government servant has been acquitted but appeal is contemplated/pending - clarification regarding.

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Cabinet Secretary assured to resolve the pending issues at the earliest in NJCA Meeting

Date : 21.1.2017

Cabinet Secretary assured to resolve the pending issues at the earliest in NJCA Meeting

National Joint Council of Action
4, State Entry Road New Delhi - 110055

Dated: January 19, 2017
All the Constituents of
National Council(JCM)

Dear Comrades,
Sub: Brief of the meeting held today with the Cabinet Secretary

A meeting was held today with the Cabinet Secretary, Government of India, wherein myself as well as Com M.Raghavaiah were present.
We explained him about various Issues of the Central Government Employees pending at the government level The main issues were NPS, Minimum Wage and Fitment Formula, Allowances, Pension and Very Good Benchmark, etc. etc. The Cabinet Secretary informed us that, Pension issues have already been referred to the Cabinet, and the report of the Committee on Allowances is likely to be submitted in the next monthSo far as issue of NPS is concerned, he has already directed the committee to hold a meeting with the Staff Side, which has already been fixed for 20th January 2017, The issue of Minimum Wage and Fitment Formula is also being vigorously pursued by the government.

He said that, inordinate delay was because of the various problems, but the intention of the government is very clear that, they want to resolve the problems of the Central Government Employees.

He also advised us to have patience for some time and given us an assurance that he would try to get resolved pending issues of the Central Government Employees as early as possible.

Comradely yours,
(Shiva Gopal Mishra)

Friday, January 20, 2017


Date : 20.1.2017



ON 18-01-2017

Summary of GDS report

Date : 20.1.2017

Summary of GDS report              

The minimum working hours of GDS Post Offices and GDS is increased to 4 hours from 3 hours. 

 The new working hours for GDS Post Offices will be 4 hours and 5 hours only.

The Level 1 GDS Post Offices/GDSs will have 4 hours as working hours and Level – 2 will have 5 hours as working hours.

The Point System for assessment of workload of BPMs has been abolished.

The new wage payment system is linked to revenue generation of GDS Post Offices. Under the new system, there will be no increase in wagess of BPMs from Level-1 to Level-2 on the basis of workload but the same will be increased based on achievement of prescribed revenue norms which is fixed at 100% for normal areas and 50% for special areas which presently have 15% anticipated income norms

The GDS Post Offices not achieving the prescribed revenue norm within the given working hours will have to open GDS post offices for minimum of additional 30 minutes beyond the prescribed working hours.

The GDSs BPMs will be paid Revenue Linked Allowance @10% beyond Level 2 wage scale if they will be successful in achieving revenue beyond prescribed norms

The GDS Post Offices has been categorized into A,B,C and D categories based on the revenue generation norms. The GDS Post Office in A category will achieve 100% revenue. The Committee has recommended a set of actions for each category of GDS Post Offices.

The eleven approved categories of GDS are subsumed into two categories only. One category will be Branch Post Master and all other 5 categories of GDSs are subsumed into one multi tasking category.

The job profile of Multi Tasking GDS is expanded to include work such as Business Development and Marketing etc. Their jobs will no more be confined to their old designations. The Assistant BPM will assist BPMs for increasing revenue generation.

The GDSs working in the GDS Post Offices will be known as Assistant Branch Post Master (ABPMs) and those working in the Department Post Offices will be known as Dak Sevak (DS).

The minimum wage has been increased to Rs.10000/- per month and maximum to Rs.35,480/- per month.

The rate of annual increase is recommended as 3%.

A composite Allowance comprising of support for hiring accommodation for GDS Post Offices as well as mandatory residence, office maintenance, mobile and electricity usage charges etc. has been introduced for the first time.

Children Education Allowance @ Rs.6,000/- per Child per annum has been introducted for GDS.

Risk & Hardship Allowance @ Rs.500/- per month for GDSs working in the special areas has also been introduced.

A Financial upgradation has been introduced at 12 Years, 24 years and 36 Years of services in form of two advance additional annual increases.

The ceiling of ex-gratia gratuity has been increased from Rs.60,000 to Rs.5,00,000/-

The GDS contribution for service Discharge Benefit Scheme (SDBS) should be enhanced maximum up to 10% and minimum up to 3% of the basic wage per month, whereas the Department should contribute a fixed contribution of 3% of the basic wage of the GDSs.

The coverage of GDS Group Insurance Scheme has been enhanced from Rs.50,000/0 to Rs.5,00,000/-.

The contribution of Department in Circle Welfare Fund (CWF) has been increased from Rs.100/- per annum to Rs.300/- per annum.

The Scope of CWF is extended to cover immediate family members such as spouse; daughters, sons and dependent daughters in law in the scheme.

The Committee also recommended 10% hike in the prescribed limits of financial grants and assistance in the Circle Welfare Fund.

The Committee has recommended addition of Rs.10,000/- for purchase of Tablet/Mobile from the Circle Welfare Fund in the head ” Financial Assistance from Fund by way of loans with lower rate of interest (5%)”.
Provision of 26 weeks of Maternity Leave for women GDSs has been recommended.

The wages for the entire(26 Weeks) period of Maternity Leave is recommended to be paid from salary head from where wages of GDSs are paid.

The Committee has also recommended one week of Paternity Leave.

The Committee has recommended 5 days of emergency leave per annum

Leave accumulation and encashment facility up to 180 days has been introduced.

Online system of engagement has been recommended.

The maximum age limit of 50 years for Direct Recruitment of GDSs has been abolished.

Minimum one year of GDS service will now be required for GDSs for Direct Recruitment into Departmental cadres such as MTS/Postman/Mail Guard.

Alternate livelihood condition for engagement of GDSs has been relaxed.

Voluntary Discharge Scheme has been recommended.

The Discharge age has been retained at 65 years.

The Limited Transfer Facility has been relaxed from 1 time to 3 Time for male GDSs. There will be no restriction on number of chances for transfer of women GDSs. The power for transfer has been delegated to the concerned Divisional head.

The ex-gratia payment during put off period should be revised to 35% from 25% of the wage and DA drawn immediately before put off.

The committee has recommended preferring transfer before put off duty.

The compassionate Engagement of GDSs hasbb been relaxed to give benefits to eligible dependents in all cases of death of GDS while in service.


Date : 20.1.2017


1)NPS Committee Meeting 20.01.2017(Today)Click here to read more .
2)For the Convenience of downloading the GDS Committee Report Chapter wise links has been given below:

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Pay scales recommended by the GDS Commitee :


Date : 19.1.2017

Click here to view GDS Committee Report

FNPO & NUGDS have taken all the efforts for the publication of the report. Our actions are transparent and we are not afraid of any officers & any Government. Our sole aim is to improve the lifestyle of GDS without playing any politics. 

FNPO & NUGDS will work continuously to implement positive recommendations of Kamalesh Chandra report. Our views on the report will be published tomorrow.


Date : 19.1.2017

Department Provided GDS COMMITTEE report CD to all federations/ union please wait, we will post the full report on our website shortly.
2)Matrix of new wage scale recommended:
3)Request for supply of copy of GDS committee report: 
4)Temporary posting of PA cadre:

Wednesday, January 18, 2017


Date : 18.1.2017