Thursday, November 7, 2013




DG No. 8-5/2012-D dated 11-10-2013
Subject: Booking of Electronics Items by Registered Post

Attention is invited to the Directorate OM No. 8-1/2008-D dated 17th May relating to booking of electronic items through Speed Post and transportation there of by air.

2.         The matter relating to booking of electronic items through Registered Post and transportation thereof  by air has been reviewed, and the following instruction are issued in this regard.

(i)            Booking of electronic items through Registered Post and their transportation by air would now be permitted. However in view of safety requirements associated electronic items with handling and transmission of electronic items, booking of electronic items through Registered Post will only be available for corporate / bulk customers at Business Post Centres (BPCs). This would not be permitted at Post Offices accepting / booking Registered articles from bulk customers.

(ii)          Booking of electronic items and their transportation by air would be carried out in accordance with the guideline , issued by international Air Transport Association (IATA) with respect to transportation of Lithium metal and Lithium ion batteries as also in accordance with guidelines issued by Universal Postal Union (UPU) in respect of procedure for handling of dangerous goods for international mail items,. Copies of the “guidelines Document”  issued by IATA for “Transport of Lithium Metal and Lithium ion Batteries as well as guidelines issued by UPU for dangerous Goods Procedure for International mail Item”, are enclosed. All Corporate customers using Registered Post for sending electronic items must be made aware of the safety instructions mentioned in these documents and requested to strictly adhere to them.

(iii)         The items prohibited as per IATA regulations will not be booked through Post Offices and other booking offices nor will  they  be transported by air, which include:

a)    Explosives
b)    Compressed Liquefied gas
c)    Flammable liquids
d)    Flammable solids and substances
e)    Oxidizing substances
f)     Toxic and infectious substances
g)    Radioactive materials
h)   Corrosives
i)     Miscellaneous dangerous goods (including magnetic material)

(iv)         Items prohibited for transmission through post mentioned in Post Office Guide part I, Indian post Office Act 1893 and Indian post Office Rule 1933 will not be booked through Post Offices and other booking offices.
(v)          If an electronic item to be booked through Registered Post contains Lithium batteries, the process for handling of such items in accordance with reference documents mentioned in para (ii) above should be strictly followed.
(vi)         At the time of booking of electronic items through Registered Post, a declaration should invariably be obtained from the customer and kept safely at the booking office.. The format for such declaration is enclosed.
(vii)        Business Post Centres accepting  / booking electronic item should consign such articles in a separate bag and should not mix them with other articles in a bag. This is to ensure that other articles are not detained along with electronic items at the stage of security check at the airport.
(viii)      In case of such articles containing electronic items being returned to sender  under a business package offered to corporate customer also, the point of acceptance / booking may be restored to the BPCs / a few booking centres as decided by the Circle concerned where all precautions relating to handling of electronic items can be taken in return also, these articles should be sent in separate bags.
(ix)         Circle may bring these guidelines to the notice of all concerned and take all necessary precautions with respect to booking of electronic items through Registered Post and the transportation by air. 
No.AB-14017/6/2009-Estt (RR)
Department of Personnel & Training
dated the 21 th October 2013


Subject: Recruitment to Group 'C' posts in Pay Band-1, with Grade Pay of Rs.1800/- (pre-revised Group `D' posts).
This Department vide OM of even number dated 12.5.2010 requested all the Ministries/ Departments to intimate their requirements for Non-Technical Group 'C' posts in PB-1 Grade Pay Rs.1800/- to the SSC immediately in order that the Commission could initiate action for recruitment. The Ministries/Departments were also advised to take action simultaneously for framing Recruitment Rules for these posts in accordance with the Model RRs already circulated vide OM dated 30.4.2010.
2. It has, however, come to the notice that Cadre Controlling Authorities are not sending their requisitions for the vacancies of MTS to SSC. The erstwhile Group D posts which now belong to Group 'C' are required to be filled up through SSC as per instructions of this Department instead of through Employment Exchange or any other mode. All Ministries/ Departments are, therefore, once again requested for sending their requirements in respect of Ministries/Departments themselves as well as their attached/ subordinate officers also, for Non-Technical Group 'C' posts in PB-1 Grade Pay Rs.1800/- to the SSC immediately in order that the Commission could initiate action for recruitment.
3. Action pending if any, may simultaneously be taken for framing Recruitment Rules for these posts in accordance with the
Model RRs already circulated.

4. Hindi version follows.
Department of Posts
o/o General Manager, centre for Excellence in Postal Technology
Mysore 570010

No.CEPT-7-69/EFMS dated at Mysore:570 01, the  24.10.2013

Sub: Volunteers to work as Programmers in CEPT

General Manager, centre for Excellence in Postal Technology' Mysore invites applications from officers/officials working in ASP/lP/PA cadre to work in CEPT, Mysore as programmer on adhoc  basis.
2. only the officials/officers who are willing to work at CEPT' Mysore for  minimum of one year may apply.
3. short listed officials will be called for an interview and a test before their services are requisitioned by CEPT.
4.Applications in the enclosed format may kindly be obtained and forwarded to this office by 24/11/2013. However, the candidate can also submit an advance copy of the application to GM, CEPT, Mysore.
5. Essential skill set required:
a. Good Knowledge in, Net coding and SQL
b. Ability  to complete the assigned project within the deadlines given.
6. lt is requested to give wide publicity to this information by Circulating  to all Postal
/RMS Divisions under your control.
7..A copy of this letter is being published .in CEP web site ,for Information of the staff. The contents of this letter, is also being Sent by e-mail to the DOP employees registered on
This is issued with the approval of GM, CEPT Mysore.

Application to work as Programmer
Centre for excellence in postal technology, Mysore-570 010

1 Name (in block Letters) :

2 Designation, Office/Division with PIN :

3 Date of birth :

4 Date of joining as PA/SA/IP/ASP :

5 Work experience in the Department :

6 Educational Qualification & experience :
(Attach copy of technical qualification certificate)

A) Academic

B) Technical

7 Experience in programming
(Attach copy of certificates if available)

8 Details of projects completed / any
other useful information
(Attach extra sheets if required)

9 Experience as a System administrator



No. 1/12/2013-P&PW (E)
Department of Pension & Pensioners' Welfare
Dated: 01st Nov ,2013

Sub: Introduction of Common Nomination Forms for Nominations under various Rules -
inviting comments - regarding.

The undersigned is directed to state that as present separate Nomination Form are being filled for various benefits. With a view to simplifying the procedure, the Department of Pension &PW proposes to introduce Common Nomination Form 1 for making nomination for the following benefits:

1. Gratuity under CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972
2. General Provident Fund (Civil Services) Rules, 1960
3. Amount under Employees Group Insurance Scheme, 1980

2. It is also proposed to use Common Nomination Form 2 for making nomination under
1. CCS (Commutation of Pension) Rules, 1981
2. Payment of Arrears of Pension (Nomination) Rules, 1983

3. Comments are invited from all concerned, including pensioners and pensioners'
associations on the use of these Forms in place of the existing Forms. Any suggestions
for making the proposed Forms more simple, user-friendly and compatible with the amended provisions of the Rules are also welcome.

4. You may forward your comments to Shri Harjit Singh, Deputy Secretary, Department Of Pension & Pensioners' Welfare, at his e-mail harjit.singh59( within 15 days of
Its updating on the website.

End - Common Nomination Forms 1 and 2