Wednesday, September 3, 2014
NFPE & FNPO ANNOUNCE
MASSIVE PARLIAMENT MARCH OF 20000 POSTAL & RMS EMPLOYEES INCLUDING GRAMIN IAK SEVAKS ON
10th DECEMBER 2014 AT NEW DELHI
Demanding settlement of Postal JCA (NFPE & FNPO)
charter of demands submitted to Govt. and Postal Board.
PREPARE FOR INDEFINITE STRIKE IF GOVT. REFUSES TO SETTLE THE DEMANDS
Twenty Thousand (20000) Postal & RMS employees including Gramin Iak Sevaks will march to Parliament on 10-12-2014, demanding immediate settlement of charter of demands submitted postal JCA to Govt. and Postal Board. All Branch / Divisional / Circle Secretaries of all affiliated Unions / Associations of NFPE & FNPO (P3, P4, R3, R4, Admin, Postal Accouts, SBCO, Civil Wing and GDS) are requested to start preparations now onwards to ensure maximum participation of members in the Parliament March. Let us make it a historic success.
Confederation of Central Govt. Employees and Workers and Circle Co-ordinating committee of NFPE Unions Kerala, has arranged a grand Reception to Com. M.Krishnan, Secretary General, Confederation & Ex-SG NFPE/Ex-GS P-3 CHQ on 18th September 2014, Thursday at 4.30 PM at BTR Bhavan, Thiruvananthapuram. Prominent Political, Trade Union and Service Organisations leaders will participate. Confederation / NFPE Kerala Welcome all of you to grace the occasion.
CENTRAL WORKING COMMITTEE MEETINGS OF ALL AFFILIATES OF NFPE AT DWARAKA (GURARAT) ON 23rd & 24th NOVEMBER 2014
As per the decision of the Federal Executive of NFPE held at Ongole on 21-08-2014, Central Working Committee meetings of all the affiliated Unions/Associations of NFPE (P3,P4, R3,R4, Admin, Postal Accounts, SBCO, Civil Wing and GDS) will be held at 23rd and 24th November 2014 at Dwaraka (Gujarat), in connectin with the concluding ceremony of one year long Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of NFPE. All CHQ office bearers/ Circle secretaries are requested to attend the meeting. Please book your tickets well in advance. Formal CWC notices will be issued by the concerned General Secretaries.
Circle level celebration of Diamond Jubilee of NFPE will be organised by U.P. Circle Unions of NFPE on 27th & 28th September at Mathura (UP) and Tamilnadu Circle Unions (NFPE) on 9th November at Chennai.
DIAMOND JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS
Meeting of the Postal Joint Council of Action (NFPE & FNPO) will held at NFPE Office, New Delhi on 25th September 2014 at 4 PM. All General Secretaries of NFPE and FNPO are requested to attend the meeting in time. Details for preparation for the Parliament March and also Future course of action will be decided in the meeting.
All the Central Trade Unions including BMS, INTUC, AITUC, CITU, HMS, UTUC etc have jointly decided to organise a National Convention of workers on 15th September 2014 at 10.30 AM at Constitution Club Annexe (Near Mavkankar Hall) Rafi Marg, New Delhi, to protest against the anti-labour policies of the NDA Govt. NFPE and confederation will participate in the convention.
RTP case postponed to 5th November 2014. On 22-08-2014, the case came up but Advocate for the Department did not attend. Meanwhile based on the Punjab & Hariyana High Court Judgement, Department has issued orders granting benefit of counting of RTP service to Ex-RTP employees working in Ambala RMS. We have produced this order also in our case.
1st Kerala State Convention of All India Postal & RMS Pensioners Association (AIPRPA) will be held at Thiruvananthapuram on 2nd October 2014, to form the Kerala State Committee of AIPRPA
World's largest postal service, India Post has tied up with online marketplace major Snapdeal to sell stamps to reach out to larger audiences.
Under the partnership, targeted especially at philately enthusiasts, Snapdeal will sell stamps and collections priced between Rs 300-5,500.
"While stamp collection has been a popular hobby, we found consumers who said they found it difficult to buy stamps. India Post has an amazing collection of stamps that we feel we our consumers will be delighted to have," Snapdeal co-founder and COO Rohit Bansal told PTI.
Also, with Snapdeal's extensive reach, India Post will be able to reach a large number of customers, he added.
"Miniature works of art, documenting human history and endeavours, cultures, traditions and national heritage, postage stamps can be window to the world. The partnership with Snapdeal will enhance the ease of purchasing philatelic stamps and products on the Internet at the click of a button," India Posts Secretary Kaveri Banerjee said.
The first India Postage Stamps were issued in 1854, which bore the inscription 'India Postage'. The first independence stamps, issued in 1947 (three in number), depicted the Ashoka Pillar, the Indian National Flag and an Aircraft.
has issued more than 3,000 stamps. India
There are 68 Philatelic Bureaux and 1,111 philatelic counters in the country.
"We are increasingly working with government agencies to help them reap benefits of eCommerce. With this partnership, they will be able to reach out to a larger audience," he said.
Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Secretary I Y R Krishna Rao on Saturday emphasised the need to leverage rural post office networks for financial inclusion and delivery of State government releases, including salaries to anganwadi workers and payment of utility bills, among others.
"The utilisation of the rural postal network by the State government should be further explored and expanded," an official release quoted Rao as saying.
He was reviewing the aspect of coordination with the Postal Department for financial inclusion programme of the State government at the Secretariat here.
The Postal Department is already involved in the distribution of wages of NREGS and pensions in 383 Mandals out of a total of 661 in the State.
"The department had 8,793 Branch Post Offices and 1,503 Sub Post Offices and 59 Head Post Offices spread across 661 Mandals of the State. All of them could be utilised for delivery of all government services and releases to farmers, widows, students and also SHG groups as part of the financial inclusion programme," Rao added.
He said the State Rural Development Department would be asked to give a feed back on the ongoing programmes and the feasibility of utilising the entire postal network in other remaining Mandals for a variety of other services and deliveries.
According to the official, the number of other government schemes that could be brought under the postal network were disbursements of the 'Ma Inti Mahalakshmi' scheme, salaries to anganwadi workers, Janani Suraksha scheme of Health department, collection of electricity, water and other bills, municipal taxes, sales tax, etc, payment of scholarships, allowances to the disabled in areas in which their network exists.
Possibility of sale of non-judicial stamp papers through rural post offices involving government schemes like sale of agricultural inputs would also be examined, he added.