Thursday, December 17, 2009

3rd UNI-APRO Post & Logistics Sector Conference at Hanoi-Vietnam

3rd UNI-APRO Post & Logistics Sector Conference

The Third UNI-APRO Post & Logistic sector Conference was held at Hanoi, Vietnam from 12th to13th December 2009.  53 representatives from 16 Asian Pacific countries participated in the Conference.  The Conference discussed the problems faced by Postal Services, Postal financial services and the impact of Privatization and deregulation and the threats for Postal workers.  The Confernce adopted resolution for organizing Global Framework Agreement and the Global crisis and Europeans Postal Industry and Australia Post.

The General Secretary, NAPE Group C participated in the conference.  He submitted report on IndiaPost on the threats of Privatization and deregulation.

Officer holding the post of JTS with Grade Pay Rs.5400/- in PB-2 can act as Chair Person of the Screening Committee for granting Modified ACP in Department of Posts

Ministry of Communications & IT

Department of Posts

NO No.4-7/MACPS/2009/-PCC dated 9.12.2009

Subject:-Modified Assured carrier Progression Scheme to central Government civil Employees with effect from 01-09-2008

I am directed to invite your attention to the Para 9&10 of this office OM No 4-7(MACPS)2009-PCC dated 18 Sep 2009 regarding constitution of Screening committee for MACPS. Parag 9 of the OM provides that Member of the Committee should not be below the rank of Under Secretary or equivalent in PB-3 with Grade Pay of Rs 6600/- and the Chairperson should be a grade above the members of the Committee.
Keeping in view the difficulties experienced -by various Circles for constitution of the Screening Committee due to non-availability of officers of the rank of Under Secretary or equivalent in the Grade Pay of Rs.6600 and likely delay in holding the meetings of the Screening Committee in the light of the existing provisions; the issue has been considered in the Directorate and I am directed to convey that Officer holding the post in JTS with grade pay of Rs. 5400/- in PB-2 [in the event of non-availability of STS officer can act as chair person of the Screening Committee in Department of Posts.

In case of any difficulty experienced following the above change in the composition of the screening committee, the same may be brought to the notice of this Directorate for examination.

This has the approval of Secretary (Posts).

Sd/- (Surendra Kumar),

Assistant Director General (GDS/PCC)