"You have to dream before your dreams can come true" - Dr A.P.J Abdul Kalam. "Excellence is a continuous process and not an accident" - Dr A.P.J Abdul Kalam. “Don’t take rest after your first victory because if you fail in second, more lips are waiting to say that your first victory was just luck.” - Dr A.P.J Abdul Kalam.

Sep 3, 2015

Bonus ceiling likely to revise

Nation wide General strike on 02.09.15 - Trade unions call strike a success, govt says key services were normal

Life was hit in several parts of India on Wednesday because of a nationwide strike called by trade unions to oppose labour reforms initiated by the central government, even as authorities termed the strike “politically motivated”.

Sep 2, 2015

Due-date for E-filing of income Tax returns is extended up to 7th September 2015

The Government has received various representations that tax payers have faced difficulties in E-filing of returns across the country due to slowing down of certain e-services on 31st August 2015. 

Considering these representations, the Central Board Direct Taxes (CBDT) has extended the ‘due-date’ for E-filing returns of income from 31st August 2015 to 7th September 2015 in respect of all taxpayers who were required to E-file their returns of income by 31st August 2015. 

Commemorative Postage Stamps on “Women Empowerment”

The Union Minister for Communications & Information Technology, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad releasing the Commemorative Postage Stamps on “Women Empowerment”, in New Delhi on September 02, 2015.

Sep 1, 2015

Transfers & Postings in the cadre of HSG - I (Postal)

R.O, Vijayawada has ordered the following transfers and postings in HSG-I cadre vide RO memo dated 01.09.2015. The particulars are furnished here under.
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Representation from Government servant on service matters – Action to be taken against those who violate the instructions

A copy of DoPT OM no 11013/08/2013-Estt(A-III) dated 31.08.2015 0n the above subject matter is reproduced below.

Revision of method for calculation of Income and Cost of Branch Post Offices (BOs)

Click here to view Department of Posts (Planning Division) Letter No.40-17/2015-Plg. dated 24.08.2015 on the above subject matter.

Aug 31, 2015

CBS "Go Live" schedule for the month of September-2015

After a long break, CBS roll out is again starting from the month of September 2015. 2135 post offices all over the country are included in the schedule for rollout during Sept.2015. In AP Circle,100 offices have been identified for CBS roll out during the month of September-2015.
The list of  identified offices for CBS "Go Live" in September month is furnished here under.
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Aug 30, 2015

Promotions and posting of Senior Time Scale (STS) officers of IPoS, Group 'A' to JAG of the Service and transfers/postings of JAG officers

Click here to view Postal Directorate order 2-20/2014-SPG dated 28.08.2015 on the above subject matter.

Aug 29, 2015

Central trade unions barring BMS decided to go ahead with their proposed nationwide strike on 02.09.2015

All central trade unions barring the  Bhartiya Mazdoor  Sangh on Friday decided to go ahead with their proposed nationwide strike on  02.09.2015, saying the government failed to give a concrete proposal on their  12-point charter of demands.

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Aug 28, 2015

Secretary,Dept of Posts visit to Hyderabad on 27 & 28.08.2015

Ms Kavery Banerjee, Secretary, Dept of Posts has came first time  to Hyderabad  on 27.08.2015 on a  two day official visit and conducted AP Circle review meeting at hotel Novatel, Hightech City Hyderabad with the officers of AP Circle. 

Splitting of one higher denomination account into multiple lower denomination accounts - Directorate Instructions

Postal Directorate has issued instructions to stop any practice of  splitting of one higher denomination account into multiple lower denomination accounts vide letter no 116-26/2015-SB dated 19.08.2015.
Copy of Directorate letter is reproduced below.

Govt assured on Bonus enhancement, Wages formula - Unions agreed to reconsider the proposed strike on 2nd September

The Second meeting of Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) continued discussion on 12 Demands Charter of Trade Unions for the second day here today in continuation of discussions held yesterday. The Committee comprises Shri Arun Jaitley, Finance Minister, Shri Bandaru Dattatreya, MoS(IC) Labour and Employment, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, MOS(IC) Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri Jitendra Singh, MoS DOPT, and Shri Piyush Goel, MoS (IC),Power. During the discussions Trade Unions expressed concern and asked for clarifications on their demands. Addressing their concerns and expectations, the Finance Minister explained policies on which the Government is working and assured that the Government is committed to welfare of labour. Underlining the importance of role of Trade Unions, Shri Jaitely assured the Central Trade Unions that all labour laws reforms will be done with due discussions and tripartite consultations.

In view of the discussions held in conducive and cordial atmosphere, the IMC appealed to Trade Unions to reconsider the proposed call for strike on 2nd September, 2015.The Trade Unions have agreed to consider the appeal.

In view of the suggestions given by Central Trade Unions in the meetings held on 19th July, 26th August and 27th August, 2015, the Government assured the following :

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Aug 27, 2015

Prime Minister expressed concern over the grievances of public relating to post offices

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today chaired his fifth interaction through PRAGATI - the ICT-based, multi-modal platform for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation. 

In course of his review today, the Prime Minister expressed concern at the grievances relating to post offices. Noting that postal services are vital for the poorest sections of society, he directed the Department of Posts to work towards improvement in service delivery, especially in areas such as payment of policy benefits, money orders, postal savings accounts, and delay in delivery of post. 

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Cabinet clears four-month extension to 7th Central Pay Commission

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today gave its approval for the extension of the term of the 7th Central Pay Commission by four months up to 31.12.2015

The Central Pay Commission was constituted by the Central Government on 28.2.2014. According to the Resolution dated 28.2.2014, by which the Commission was constituted, it is to make its recommendations within 18 months of the date of its constitution that is by 27th August, 2015. 

In view of its volume of work and intensive stake-holders' consultations, the 7th Central Pay Commission had made a request to the Government for a four month extension up to 31.12.201

Source : PIB(Release ID :126354)