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More than 2 dozen companies want collaboration with India Post Payments Bank

Press Information Bureau  Government of India Ministry of Communications & Information Technology 27-March-2017 12:45 IST
More than 2 dozen companies want collaboration with India Post Payments Bank-Manoj Sinha 

Government has said that there are many companies who have approached the Department of Posts for collaboration with India Post Payments Bank. Replying to a question in the Rajya Sabha, the Minister of Communications Shri Manoj Sinha said that while the Department is in various stages of discussions with them, decision on formal partnerships will be taken after carefully evaluating the entire value proposition that they propose for the common man. The India Post Payments Bank had launched its two branches in Raipur (Chhattisgarh) and Ranchi (Jharkhand) on 30/01/2017 with basic products and banking services in partnership with Punjab National Bank.
Shri Sinha also said that the Payments Banks are different from regular Banks in the following fundamental ways as per RBI guid…
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7th Pay Commission: Lavasa panel might give report to FM today

"The panel's work is in its final stages," said a senior officer

A panel headed by former finance secretary Ashok Lavasa, tasked with examining the 7th Pay Commission (7th CPC) recommendations on allowances, might have its final meeting on Tuesday, followed by its report going to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Business Standard has learnt.
The matter will then go to the Union Cabinet, on revised allowances for 4.7 million employees.
Officials said most of the work on the report was complete. "The panel's work is in its final stages," said a senior officer.
If the minister accepts the report, it will only be a matter of days before the Cabinet takes up the matter. It is understood the Centre wants to give the revised allowances from early 2017-18.
In late June last year, after implementing the CPC proposals on salary and pension, Jaitley had announced the Lavasa panel would examine the suggestions on allowances. It had time till October but the report got delayed…

CRs Called for

Dear Postmasters

    Here we have a good news . At last , promotions to Grade 1 including MACP II has been initiated. C.O. has asked for furnishing of CRs of the eligible officials from divisions . A mail has been received by Divisions today to that effect. Last date for submission to  R.O./CO is 04.04.17. Please liaise with your divisions so that CRs  upto 31.03.2017 are sent in time to R.O/CO.

CS

POSTMASTERS ARE NOT PARTICIPATING IN 16.03.2017 STRIKE

As we know, We are not in JCA and nobody consulted with us to be the part of their JCA. Proper respect and recognition is must towards all our Postmaster cadre members and as well as Supervisors.


During September 2016 strike also JCA team were not consulted with us to form the JCA. But during the strike, local office bearers have requested to participate in that September strike after knowing the importance of the Postmasters and supervisors. Without the support of the postmasters and supervisors NO STRIKE CAN BE SUCCESSFUL.
Though this strike is projected that for the general cause, all the sectional demands were placed except postmasters and supervisors. After neglected the sectional demands, how could local office bearers are requesting the Postmasters to participate in this strike? In this strike charter of demands also Casual labors issue, GDS issue, LDC/UDC clerks issue were taken and every sectional demands were placed except Postmaster cadre and supervisors.
For the past 6 years …