"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 23, 2016

Sri B.V.SUDHAKAR, Secretary Posts visit to Visakhapatnam on 23.09.2016

Casual Labourers with temporary status - clarification regarding contribution to GPF and Pension

Click here to view Postal Directorate letter no No. 01-07/2016-5PB-l dated 12.09.2016 on the above subject matter.

One day paid weekly off for casual workers

Click here to view Postal Directorate letter no No. 01 -07/2016-SPB-I dated 12.09.2016 on the above subject matter.

Revision of rates of damages for unauthorized occupation of General pool residential accommodation and damages for subletting W.E.F. 01.07.2016

Click here to view Directorate of Estates OM dated 22.09.2016 on the above subject matter.

RBI shifts issue date of Sovereign Gold Bond to Sept 30

MUMBAI: With over 2 lakh applications for the Sovereign Gold Bond, the Reserve Bank today shifted the issue date by a week to September 30 for "smooth" uploading of the subscriptions in its E-Kuber system. 

SGB, an alternative mode of investment to physical gold, was launched in November last year. 

"A large number of applications have been received by banks and post offices. To enable smooth uploading of applications into RBI's E-Kuber system, particularly by post offices, it has since been decided to shift the issue date of the Sovereign Gold Bond from September 23, 2016, to September 30, 2016," it said. 

Implementation of Government's decision on the recommendations of Seventh Central Pay Commission

Click here to view Department of Posts Letter No. 7 -212016-PCC dated 12-09-2016.

Sep 18, 2016

DoP plans to recruit around 55,000 GDSs through online mode in November: Sri B.V Sudhakar, Secretary DoP

The Department of Posts plans to recruit around 55,000 Grameen Dak Sevaks through online mode in November,  Sri B.V Sudhakar, Secretary, Department of Posts, said.

Addressing a Press Conference at Circle office, Hyderabd on Friday, Sri Sudhakar informed that the software required for online recruitment is at the testing stage and the online method will ensure transparency in this recruitment.

In order to address the grievances of the postal customers, the National Service Call Centre - 1924 - was launched on September 12, 2016. Customers can call from any network to this number and they will be given a unique 11-digit ticket ID to check the status of their complaint. Nearly 98 per cent grievances and complaints were resolved, he said in a statement.

Post Payment Bank :

Explaining about the Post Payment Bank, he said the focus will be on Government to customer services by providing services like Direct Benefits Transfer, which could also be helpful in the financial inclusion. There will be no lending to the customers and deposits can be made up to Rs. 1 lakh.

Total 650 branches of post payment bank will be set up by May 2017 and nearly one lakh employees will work on this set up, he added.

Solar power:

Sudhakar also informed to harness solar power, 4000 Postal buildings across country will utilize solar power in the coming days. To start with Postal Department headquarters at New Delhi will install Solar Power panels which can save up to Rs. 17 lakh of monthly power bill.

The business across Postal services registered growth with 3.8% growth in unregistered postal traffic, 6% in registered posts, 7.3% in Speed Post, 6.8% in savings banks mobilization and 25% growth in Philately, during 2015-16 as against 2014-15, he said.

Postal Department achieved business of Rs. 14, 900 crore as against planned target of Rs. 14, 600 crore, he added.

Sri B.V.Sudhakar, Secretary Posts visit to Hyderabad on 16.09.2016

Sep 15, 2016

Sri B.V.Sudhakar, Secretary Dept of Posts has came to Hyderabad today on a four day visit to AP and Telengana Circles.

Revised Schedule for LDCE for promotion to the cadre of Inspector Posts for 2015-16

Revised Schedule of the examination

Date of Exam
Paper Nos
22nd October, 2016(Saturday)
10:00 a.m. to 01:00 p.m.
22nd October, 2016(Saturday)
02:00 p.m. to 05:00 p.m.
23rd October, 2016(Sunday)
10:00 a.m. to 01:00 p.m.
23rd October, 2016(Sunday)
02:00 p.m. to 05:00 p.m.

Postal Department launches toll free number for complaints

The government today launched toll free number 1924 to register postal complaints, over a month after introducing Twitter Sewa for redressal of telecom and postal grievances. 

"Prime Minister has asked all departments to set up and strengthen public grievances redressal system. Moving on these lines, we started Twitter Sewa on August 2 and now we have issued a toll free number 1924 to address postal complaints," Communications Minister Manoj Sinha said after inaugurating the service. 

The service will be operational initially for 12 hours on working days between 0800 hrs to 2000 hrs. 

Anomaly Committee of the National Council (JCM) to settle the anomalies arising out of the implementation of the Seventh Pay Commissions recommendations

Click here to view the Dept of Personnel and Training OM dated 09.09.2016 on the above subject matter.

Prevention of Sexual Harassment of working women at workplace - Seniority of the Chairperson of the Complaint Committee

Click here to view the order on the above subject matter.

Sep 9, 2016

Change of holiday on account of Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)

It was communicated by Circle Office, Hyderabad that the Holiday  on 12.09.2016(Monday) on account of Id-Ul-Zuha (Bakrid) is changed to 13.09.2016(Tuesday) in AP and Talengana  Circles as Id-Ul-Zuha (Bakrid) is celebrated on 13.09.2016 in the two states.

Central Govt. employees can avail LTC to J & K by any airlines for another 2 years

To boost the tourism in the State of Jammu & Kashmir, the Government has decided to extend the facility to travel by any airlines to visit Jammu & Kashmir on LTC, under Special Dispensation Scheme for Central Government employees, for a period of two years beyond 25.09.2016. 

Source :Press Information Bureau (Release ID :149615 dated 08.09.2016)

Charge of Secretary, Postal Services Board will be held by Shri N Vinod Kumar, DDG(PMU)

It was ordered vide Directorate memo no 1-26/2016-SPG dated 31.08.2016 that the  charge of  Secretary, Postal Services Board will be held by Shri N. Vinod Kumar (lPos-l994), DDG(PMU) Postal Directorate in addition to his own duties with immediate effect.

Sep 8, 2016

Sri E.V.Rao has assumed charge of DPS, Vijayawada Region

Sri Edpuganti.Veerabhadra rao has assumed charge of Director, Postal services, Vijayawada Region on 07.09.2016 on transfer from the post of Director, Mumbai region. Popularly known as E.V.Rao, he has worked in various capacities as Manager Speed post Vijayawada, Sr PM Agra UP, AD Vijayawada, SP Khammam, SP Narasaraopet, SSP Visakahapatnam, SSP Vijayawada, Chief PM Hyderabad GPO, APMG(Staff & Vigilence) Circle office Hyd and DPS Mumbai region. Native of Indupalli village of Krishna Dist,he is familiar to all postal staff in Vijayawada region as he worked for a long time in various capacities in the region. IP(A)SP Andhra wishes the officer all success as Director Vijayawada region. 

Recommendations of the 7th CPC - bunching of stages in the revised pay structure under CCS (Revised Pay) Rules, 2016

Click here to view Dept of Expenditure , Ministry of Finance OM dated 07.09.2016 on the above subject matter.