Thursday, August 23, 2012

IMPLEMENTATION OF JUDGEMENT OF DELHI HIGH COURT DATED 29.07.2011 IN WP NO. 3225/2007 IN OA NO. 164/2005 IN THE MATTER OF DHARAM SINGH & OTHERS.
Government of India
Ministry of Communications & IT
Department of Posts
(Pay Commission Cell)
Dak Bhawan,  Sansad Marg
New Delhi-110001
No. 2-48/2011-PCC                                                                     Dated : 17 Aug 2012
      Chief Postmasters General
      Delhi/Maharashtra/TN/WB Circles
SUBJECT: IMPLEMENTATION OF JUDGEMENT OF DELHI HIGH COURT DATED 29.07.2011 IN WP NO. 3225/2007 IN OA NO. 164/2005 IN THE MATTER OF DHARAM SINGH & OTHERS.
      In compliance to the judgement of CAT Principal Bench New Delhi dated 20.11.2006 in OA 164/2005 in the matter of Dharam Singh & others based on CAT Principal Bench judgement dated 03.12.1997 in OA 2724/1992 in the matter of Prem Singh & others & upheld by Delhi High Court judgement dated 29.07.2011 in WP No. 3225/2007 treating Packers of Foreign Post as skilled labourers and resultantly allowing the pay scale of Rs. 950-1500 since the date of 4th CPC implementation, the issue of grant of higher pay scale to the Packers working in four Foreign Post Offices located at Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai & Kolkata has been considered in this Directorate in consultation with Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance.
2.      While the judgement dated 03.12.1997 referred to above stands already implemented in respect of the two applicants in OA No. 2724/1992, it has now been decided with concurrence of the Department of Expenditure , Ministry of Finance under UO Note No. F.12 (14)/E.III (B)/2003 dated 14.08.2012 to extend the benefit of pay scale to the applicants in OA 164/2005 and also to the similarly placed Packers of Foreign Post Offices located at Delhi/Mumbai/Chennai /Kolkata working in these offices. {Total 427 in number excluding 02 already allowed the benefit} who were re-designated as Mail Peons vide Department of Posts (Group ‘D’ Posts) Recruitment Rules, 2005 published vide GSR 44 dated 24.01.2005.
3.       Consequently such Packers of all the four Foreign Post Offices (Re-designated as Mail Peon & further re-designated as MTS in Group ‘C’) shall be allowed the pay scale of Rs. 950-1500 in place of Rs. 750-940 effective from 01.01.1986 and further replaced by the pay scale of Rs. 3050-4590 effective from 01.01.1996 and further placed in Rs. 5200-20200(PB-1) with Grade Pay of Rs. 1900 effective from 01.01.2006.
4.      This issues with the approval of the competent authority.
                                                                             Sd/-
(Surender Kumar)
Assistant Director General(GDS/PCC)
Copy to : GM(Finance) Delhi, Nagpur, Chennai, Kolkata-for information
Internal DDG(Personnel), Dak Bhawan

21ST MEETING OF THE STANDING COMMITTEE OF VOLUNTARY AGENCIES (SCOVA) TO BE HELD ON 27TH SEPTEMBER 2012 IN NEW DELHI
Department of Pension and Pension Welfare coming under Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions has requested all Pensioners’ Associations to attend the 21st meeting of the standing committee of voluntary agencies (SCOVA) to be held on 27th September 2012 in New Delhi.
It has also called for issues if any to be included in the agenda to be discussed in the meeting.
Only one representative from each organization can attend the meeting.
F. No. 42/45/2012-P&PW(G)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare
3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan,
Khan Market, New Delhi – 11000
Date: 6th August, 2012
To
All the SCOVA members
(As per list attached)
Subject : 21st meeting of the standing committee of voluntary agencies (SCOVA) to be held on 27th September 2012 in New Delhi
Sir,
21st meeting of the Standing committee of Voluntary Agencies (SCOVA) of the Department of Pension & Pensioners’ welfare will be held on Thursday the 27th September 2012 at 11 AM act Civil Services officers Institute (CSOI) Rendezvous Gr, Floor, F-116, Multi Storey Apartments, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi 110 001. The meeting will be chaired by the Hon’ble Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, public Grievances & Pensions.
2.         All Pensioners Associations are request to kindly provide the following requisite information through fax as well as E-mail:-
a)         Please suggest the items / issues, if any, inclusion in the agenda to be discussed for the proposed meeting. Your response in this regard may please be sent to this department so as to reach the undersigned latest by 16th August, 2012 to enable us to finalize the agenda items.
b)         Because of the consideration of space, only one representative of your organization may attend the above said meeting. Conformation of participation and the name of the participant may kindly be intimated in advance to the undersigned by fax/e-mail
3.         Outstation members will be paid TA/DA and local members will be paid conveyance charges in accordance with the rules/instructions
4.         This department looks forward to your participation in the meeting.
Sd/-
(Tripti P. Ghosh)
Director (PP)