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Friday, 24 April 2015

PROMOTIONS TO THE CADRE OF LSG, POSTAL(GENERAL LINE) , A.P.CIRCLE


RATE OF INTEREST APPLICABLE FOR GPF ACCUMILATIONS FOR THE FY 2015-2016

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MALPRACTICES DURING THE DELIVERY OF PASSPORTS IN POST OFFICES


Wednesday, 22 April 2015

India Post to setup hybrid model Post Bank with separate employees 

The Department of Posts, which has applied for a payments bank licence, has a hybrid model in mind to operate Post Bank of India. Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan yesterday had said while the banking sector is set to undergo changes in the next few years, "we are going to possibly have postal bank".

According to a source, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has approved hybrid model suggested by Ernst & Young which prepared detailed project report on Post Bank of India (PBI).

"E&Y has come out with three models but suggested preference to a hybrid model. Under which about 600 branches will be directly operated by PBI staff in post office premises and transactions in other parts of the country will be supported by India post staff," the official said.

Post Bank of India is proposed to have its own employees and IT infrastructure. The transaction handled by India Post employees will be entered in to computer server of PBI. The Department expects revenue of over Rs 550 crore from PBI in first 5 years. "India Post will earn from every transaction it will carry out for PBI and rents that it will get from its branches. India Post financial services like saving account, postal life insurance will continue as it is," the official said.

The Department of Posts (DoP) will soon seek Cabinet approval for Rs 240 crore for setting up Post Bank of India.The DoP has plans to set up Post Bank of India under payments bank licence. The Reserve Bank of India has already issued licensing norms for niche banks -- payments banks and small banks.

As per RBI guidelines, payments banks would offer a limited range of products such as demand deposits and remittances. They will not be allowed to undertake lending activities and will be initially be restricted to holding a maximum balance of Rs 1 lakh per individual customer.

They will be allowed to issue ATM or debit cards as also other prepaid payment instruments, but not credit cards.

The DoP will evaluate its five year performance as payments bank and then it will take call of setting up full-fledged banking service.

Monday, 20 April 2015

REVISION OF SPECIAL ALLOWANCE & CASH HANDLING ALLOWANCE AS A RESULT OF ENHANCEMENT OF DEARNESS ALLOWANCE FROM 01.01.2014

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Dear Postmasters and Postal Supervisors,


Four monthly meeting with Hon'ble Chief PMG, Hyderabad had been held at C.O. on 17.04.2015 in congenial atmosphere.  It was assured by the Chief PMG in the meeting that Probationary Declaration in respect of Post Master(Grade-I) officials will be declarated within four days and Promotion to the cadre of Post Master(Grade-II) among eligible PM(Grade-I) officials will be issued within a month.

C/S, All India Associaiton of Postal Supervisors(GL), & Post Master, Vijaynagar Colony PO, Hyderabad.
No13/01/2010-SR
MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS IT
DEPARTMENT OF POSTS
SR SECTION

NAME OF THE OFFICE :     ALL LINDIA ASSOCIATION OF POSTAL SUPERVISORS(GL)
                                                                CHQ SRT NAGAR PO IVth  FLOOR
                                                                NEW DELHI – 110055

LETTER OF AUTHORISATION
To
________________________
________________________
(Designation of Divisional  Head)

                I, ________________________________________ (Name & Designation) being a Member of   All India Association of Postal Supervisors(GL) hereby authorize deduction of monthly subscription  Rs _______________________per month from month from my  salary starting from the month of May 2015 payable on 31-05-2015 and authorize its payment to the above mentioned Service Association.

                I hereby certify that I have not submitted authorization in favour of any other Service Association.   If the above information is found incorrect, I fully understood that my authorization for the Association becomes invalid.

                                                                                                      Signature ________________
Station :
                                                                                                       Name :
Date:       
                                                                                                                                                Designation:
To be filled by the Association

                It is certified that Shri/Smt  _________________________________________is a Member of  ALL INDIA ASSOCIATION OF POSTAL SUPERVISORS (GL).

                It is further certified that the above authorization has been signed by Sri/Smt  ______________
__________________________________ in my presence.

                                                                                            Signature _____________________
                                                                                            Name (in Capital)_______________
Signature  of authorized  Office Bearer
Name( in capital)
Of the Member

Divisional Head’s Attestation
DEAR POSTAL SUPERVISORS AND POST MASTER CADRE OFFICIALS,

IT IS TO INFORM YOU THAT MEMBERSHIP DECLARATIONS HAVE TO BE COLLECTED FROM MEMBERS AND TO BE FORWARDED TO RESPECTIVE DIVISIONAL HEADS ON OR BEFORE 30.04.2015.  HENCE ALL MEMBERS ARE REQUESTED TO DOWNLOAD MEMBERSHIP DECLARATION FORM FROM HERE AND SEND TO SRI D.S.K.PRASAD, C/S & POST MASTER, VIJAYNAGAR COLONY SO, HYDERABAD IMMEDIATELY.

TO UNITY AND STRENGTH OF POSTAL SUPERVISORS AND POST MASTERS, ALL ARE COORDIALLY INVITED TO JOIN IN THE ALL INDIA POSTAL SUPERVISORS ASSOCIATION(GL), WHICH IS ONLY RECOGNISED AND NON-FEDERATED ASSOCIATION.

WITH WARM REGARDS,

D.S.K.PRASAD, C/S, AIAPS(GL), A.P.CIRCLE, HYDERABAD.




Friday, 10 April 2015

Wednesday, 8 April 2015

PM launches Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana


PM: The biggest capital of the poor is their integrity

PM: Combination of integrity with MUDRA – capital - will be the key to success for small entrepreneurs. पूंजी सफलता की कुंजी
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today said that supporting the small entrepreneurs of India is the biggest way to help the Indian economy grow and prosper. He was speaking at the launch of the Pradhan Mantri MUDRA (Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency) Yojana in New Delhi. Stressing the contribution of small entrepreneurs in the economy, the Prime Minister expressed confidence that within a year’s time, the major banks would also adopt the MUDRA model.

The Prime Minister said that in our country, one often experiences that things revolve around mere perceptions, while the details often paint a different picture. Giving the example of the perception that large industries create more employment, he said that a look at the details reveals the reality that only 1 crore 25 lakh people find employment in large industries, whereas small enterprises employ 12 crore people in the country.

The Prime Minister said that while there are a number of facilities provided for the large industries in India, there is a need to focus on these 5 crore 75 lakh self-employed people who use funds of Rs 11 lakh crore, with an average per unit debt of merely Rs 17,000 to employ 12 crore Indians. He said that these facts, when brought to light, led to the vision for MUDRA Bank.

The Prime Minister spoke about his time as the Chief Minister of Gujarat, when he focused on the environment-friendly cottage industry of kite making, which employs lakhs of poor Muslims. He said that he brought a research institute from Chennai on board which discovered that small inputs of skill development were needed in the industry. He said that he felt proud that these small efforts helped the kite-making industry grow from Rs. 35 crore to 500 crores in Gujarat.

The Prime Minister also gave examples of other small businesses that, with a little help, have the potential to grow manifold. He said that the biggest asset of the poor is his / her integrity (imaan). By combining their integrity with capital (MUDRA), it would become the key to their success - पूंजी सफलता की कुंजी. Speaking about women’s self help groups in particular, the Prime Minister said that the kind of honesty and integrity showed by these loan takers is seldom seen in any other sector.

The Prime Minister appreciated the efforts made by the banking sector of India in making Jan Dhan Yojana a success. He said that he envisioned that within a year, banks would queue up to give loans to MUDRA applicants. The Prime Minister also congratulated SIDBI on the silver jubilee of its inception, and appreciated the work done by it in supporting India’s small scale industry in these 25 years.

The Prime Minister said that MUDRA scheme is aimed at “funding the unfunded”. He said that the small entrepreneurs of India are used to exploitation at the hands of money lenders so far, but MUDRA will instil a new confidence in them that the country is ready to support them in their efforts that are contributing so heavily to the task of nation building.

The Prime Minister also spoke about the possibilities of value addition in agriculture. He said that, we must aim at creating a whole network of farmers engaged in value addition at the community level. Brand building, advertising, marketing and financial support, when given to such small entrepreneurs will strengthen the foundation of the Indian economy, he said.

The Prime Minister said that this will not entail any big changes in the existing structures, just a little empathy, a little understanding and a little initiative. He urged the banks to study successful models of microfinance, tailored to the local requirements and cultural contexts, which will be enable us to help the poorest of the poor in a big way.

The Prime Minister said that mere launching of new schemes in not progress. Real success lies in real change on the ground, as was seen in the Jan Dhan Yojana and PAHAL, which had delivered concrete results within limited timeframes, he added. He said that the established financial systems will soon move to the MUDRA-model of functioning, i.e. to support entrepreneurs that give employment to a large number of people using least amount of funds.

The Union Minister of Finance, Shri Arun Jaitley, the Union Minister of State for Finance, Shri Jayant Sinha, and the Governor of Reserve Bank of India, Shri Raghuram Rajan, were present on the occasion. 
Release of additional installment of Dearness Allowance to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief to Pensioners, due from 1.1.2015 
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today gave its approval to release an additional installment of Dearness Allowance (DA) to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief (DR) to pensioners with effect from 01.01.2015 at the rate of six percent increase over the existing rate of 107 percent.

Hence, Central Government employees as well as pensioners are entitled for DA/DR at the rate of 113 percent of the basic pay with effect from 01.01.2015. The increase is in accordance with the accepted formula based on the recommendations of the 6th Central Pay Commission.

The combined impact on the exchequer on account of both DA and DR would be of the order of Rs. 6762.24 crore per annum and Rs. 7889.34 crore in the Financial Year 2015-16 ( i.e. for a period of 14 months from January 2015 to February 2016).

This will benefit 48 lakh government employees and 55 lakh pensioners. 
TRANSFERS/POSTINGS IN THE CADRE OF POST MASTER (GRADE-I) OF VISAKHAPATNAM REGION, A.P CIRCLE

सूचना मंत्रालय भारतीय डाक विभाग
MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS : DEPARTMENT OF POSTS
पोस्टमास्टर जनरल कार्यालय, विशाखपट्टणम क्षेत्र,
OFFICE OF THE POSTMASTER GENERAL, VISAKHAPATNAM REGION
विशाखपट्टणम 530 017 VISAKHAPATNAM 530 017. 

Memo.No.ST/75/Rotn/HSG-I & HSG-II/PM Grade dt at Visakhapatnam the 07.04.2015. 

            In pursuance of the orders contained in Circle Office Memo.No.ST/6-2(P)/Postmaster Grade-I/2014 dated 27.03.2015, the competent authority has ordered the following transfers/postings in the  cadre of Postmaster Grade-I on reallotment to Visakhapatnam Region with immediate effect and until further orders.

PART – I


S.No
Name and designation of the official (S/Shri/Smt)
Place of posting/transfer
1.
A.Durga Rao, PM Gr-I, Secunderabad Division.
Postmaster, Malkapuram SO, Visakhapatnam Division vice Shri Ch.V.Subba Rao reallotted to Vijayawada Region.
(At request without TA/TP).
2.
G.Brahmanandam, PM Gr-I, Hyderabad Region
Postmaster, Kasibugga SO vice Shri N.Bhanoji Rao transferred.
(At request without TA/TP).


PART – II


The competent authority has ordered the following transfers/postings in the  cadre of Postmaster Grade-I with immediate effect and until further orders.

S.No
Name and designation of the official (S/Shri/Smt)
Place of posting/transfer
Remarks
1.
K.Sridevi, PM Gr-I, Danavaipeta. Rajahmundry Dn.
Postmaster, Anaparthi SO, Rajahmundry Division.
Vice Sl.2
2.
I.Srinivasa Rao,PM Gr-I, Anaparthi, Rajahmundry
Postmaster, Danavaipeta SO, Rajahmundry Division.
Vice Sl.1
3.
A.Balakrishna, PM, Saluru SO, Parvathipuram Dn.
Postmaster, Vizianagaram City SO, Vizianagaram  Division.
Vice Sl.13
4.
K.Adinarayana Murthy, PM, Gandhinagar SO Kakinada Dn
Postmaster, Engineering College SO, Kakinada Division.
Vice Sl.9
5.
Y.Satishkumar, PM, Narasannapeta, Srikakulam.
Postmaster, VM Naval Base SO, Visakhapatnam Division.
Vice Sl.10
6.
B.Sudhirbabu, PM, Jagannaikpur, Kakinada
Postmaster, Gandhinagar SO, Kakinada Division.
Vice Sl.4
7.
K.Vitthalnath, PM, Draksharamam, Rajahmundry
Postmaster, Jagannaikpur SO, Kakinada Division.
Vice Sl.6
8.
S.Srikanth, PM, Palakonda, Parvathipuram
Postmaster, Saluru SO, Parvathipuram Division.
Vice Sl.3



2

S.No
Name and designation of the official (S/Shri/Smt)
Place of posting/transfer
Remarks
9.
S.Srikanth, PM, Engg College, Kakinada
Postmaster, P&T Colony SO, Visakhapatnam Division.
Vice post vacant
10.
Bh.V.S.L.N.Dilip, PM, VM Naval Base SO, Visakhapatnam
Postmaster, Gopalapatnam SO, Visakhapatnam Division.
Vice Sl.21
11.
Y.Srinivas, PM, Peddapuram, Kakinada Division.
Postmaster, Pithapuram SO, Kakinada Division.
Vice Sl.17
12.
K.Sekhar, PM, Palasa SO, Srikakulam
Postmaster, Narasannapeta SO, Srikakulam Division.
Vice Sl.5
13.
U.Ganapathi Rao, PM, Vizianagaram City SO, Vizianagaram Division
Postmaster, S.Kota SO, Vizianagaram Division.
Vice Sl.19
14.
P.Ranga Rao, PM, Sompeta SO, Srikakulam
Postmaster, Palasa SO, Srikakulam Division
Vice Sl.12
15.
GDRNS Durga Prasad, PM, Ambajipet SO, Amalapuram
Postmaster, Draksharamam SO, Rajahmundry Division
Vice Sl.7
16.
N.Bhanoji Rao, PM, Kasibugga, Srikakulam Division.
Postmaster, Sompeta SO, Srikakulam Division.
Vice Sl.14
17.
B.V.Mohan, PM, Pithapuram SO, Kakinada Division.
Postmaster, Peddapuram SO, Kakinada Division.
Vice Sl.11
18.
D.V.Rama Sastry, PM, Kothavalasa SO, Vizianagaram Division.
Postmaster, Vizianagaram Cant SO, Vizianagaram Division.
Vice Sl.20
19.
D.Chandrasekhar, PM, S.Kota, Vizianagaram Dn
Postmaster, Palakonda SO, Parvathipuram Division
Vice Sl.8
20.
B.Yesu, PM, Vizianagaram Cant.
Postmaster, Kothavalasa SO, Vizianagaram Division.
Vice Sl.18
21.
L.Rama Sudhakar, PM, Gopalapatnam SO, Visakhapatnam Division
Postmaster, Ambajipeta SO, Amalapuram Division
Vice Sl.15


            Necessary charge reports may be sent to all concerned.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
% THE POSTMASTER GENERAL
VISAKHAPATNAM REGION
VISAKHAPATNAM 530 017
A COPY OF THIS MEMO. ISSUED TO :-

1.         Officials concerned.
2.         All S/SPOs, Visakhapatnam Region.
3.         Postmasters concerned.
4.         Spare.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
% THE POSTMASTER GENERAL
VISAKHAPATNAM REGION
VISAKHAPATNAM 530 017







Tuesday, 7 April 2015

THE FIRST "POST SHOPPEE" OF TAMILNADU POSTAL CIRCLE WAS INAUGURATED AT CHENNAI GPO ON 01.04.2015.

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Monday, 6 April 2015

OUR MEMBER SRI PADALA SURESH GOUD, POST MASTER(GRADE-I), SIRISILLA LSG SO, KARIMNAGAR DIVISION OPENED 992 SUKANYA SAMRIDDI ACCOUNTS WITH HIS MARKETING TECHNIQUES AGAINST HIS TARGET OF 500 GIVEN BY SUPDT. OF POST OFFICES

POST MASTER BLOG AND AIAPS(GL) WISHING HIM ALL THE BEST IN HIS FUTURE ASSIGNMENTS.....


NOTE:- POST MASTER CADRE OFFICIALS ARE REQUESTED TO INTIMATE THEIR ACHIEVEMENT IN OPENING OF SUKANYA SAMRIDDI ACCOUNTS TO sixteenbyfive@gmail.com along with his/her photo(optional) TO PUBLISH IN OUR BLOG.

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Monday, 30 March 2015

TRANSFER AND PLACEMENT COMMITTEES IN DEPARTMENT OF POSTS FOR RECOMMENDING TRANSFERS/POSTINGS OF OFFICERS/OFFICIALS OF THE DEPARTMENT

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Saturday, 28 March 2015

TRAINING CALENDER OF PTC, VADODARA FOR FIRST QUARTER 2015-2016

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TRAINING CALENDER OF POSTAL TRAINING CENTRE, MYSORE FOR FIRST QUARTER 2015-2016

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Friday, 27 March 2015

Thursday, 26 March 2015

REVISED PROCEDURE FOR BOOKING AND PROCESSING OF INTERNATIONAL PARCELS AND EMS MERCHANDISE

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IMPORTANCE OF FOLLOWING THE DUE PROCESS IN DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS

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Saturday, 21 March 2015

REVISION OF TARIFF IN RESPECT OF WORLD NET EXPRESS(WNX)

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MEETINGS OF SEVENTH PAY COMMISSION WITH STAKE HOLDERS

Meetings Schedule of 7th Pay Commission with stake holders


Sl. No.Name of the BodyDate & Time of meeting
1.National Federation of Postal Employees (NFPE)1030 hrs to 1300 hrs,
25 March
2.Federation  of National Postal Organisation (FNPO)1030 hrs to 1300 hrs,
26 March
3.Income Tax Employees Federation (ITEF)1030 hrs to 1200 hrs,
27 March

4.
All India Audit & Accounts Association (AIAAA)1200 hrs to 1330 hrs,
27 March
5.Confederation of Defence Recognised Associations (CoDRA)1030 hrs to 1200 hrs,
30 March
6.All India Defence Employees Federation (AIDEF)1200 hrs to 1330 hrs,
30 March
7.Indian National Defence Workers Federation (INDWF)1030 hrs and 1200 hrs,
31 March 2015
8.Bharatiya Pratiraksha Mazdoor Sangh (BPMS)1200 hrs and 1330 hrs,
31 March 2015
9.National  Federation of Atomic Energy Employees (NFAEE)1030 hrs to 1200 hrs, 6 April
10.Central Secretariat Non-Gazetted Employees Union (CSNGEU)1200 hrs to 1330 hrs,
6 April
11.All India Railwaymens’ Federation (AIRF)1030 hrs to 1300 hrs,
7 & 8 April
12.National Federation of Indian Railwaymen (NFIR)1030 hrs to 1300 hrs,
13 & 14 April
DECLARATION OF 14TH APRIL AS CLOSED HOLIDAY FOR CENTRAL GOVT. OFFICES ON ACCOUNT OF DR.B.R.AMBEDKAR'S BIRTHDAY

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CALLED OFF INDEFINITE STRIKE BY AIGDSU

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Saturday, 14 March 2015

Press Information Bureau 
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions 

LTC to Some Countries

A proposal to provide Leave Travel Concession (LTC) to Government employees to visit some SAARC countries is in its initial stage of consideration. The details are yet to be finalized. 

The purpose behind the proposal is to enhance people-to-people contact and bilateral ties in the SAARC region through increase in tourism in the region. 
As per the Government’s order dated 26.09.2014, the Government has extended the facility of conversion of home town LTC to visit the states in the North East Region, Jammu & Kashmir and the UT of Andaman & Nicobar Islands for a period of two years up to 25.09.2016. This facility was first introduced in the year 2008. 
Presently, no other proposal is under consideration for including more places under the conversion of Home Town LTC to anywhere in the country. 
This was stated by the Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Minister of State in Prime Minister’s office Dr. Jitendra Singh in a written reply to a question by Shri M. Raja Mohan Reddy in the Lok Sabha today (11/3/2015)
 
PIB
TRANSFERS/POSTINGS IN SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE GRADE(SAG) OF INDIAN POSTAL SERVICE GROUP-A

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