Friday, November 28, 2008

Strike 2000 - To be treated as Leave - Letter from the dept. to all Circles.

Govt. of India
Ministry of Communications & I T
Department of Posts
(SR Section)
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi 110 001
No. 1`0-12/2007 - SR Dated 27-10-2008
All Heads of Circles
Subject:- Strike of Postal employees/GDS w.e.f 5.12.2000 to 18-12-2000 decided under the principle 'No work no pay' - its conversion in to leave.
The Hon'ble Minister of Communications & IT has decided to treat the period of strike from 05-12-2000 to 18-12-2000 as E.L accumulated during the year 2000-2001. which may be worked out and communicated to Directorate before giving effect in this order for making budgetary provision. This will be subject to the officials making specific request in this regard which will be examined in the Directorate in terms of provisions contained in F.R 17-A and the relevant guidelines dealing with the subject.
The claim being time brred all provisions relating to the pre-audit of bills will need to be taken care of. Necessary action may be taken to comply with the order of the Hon'ble minister. The Hon'ble Minister has taken the above decision as a one-time measure and it is not to be quoted as precedent.
sd/ Subash Chander
Director (SR & Legal)