Cadre Restructuring Committee on 29.05.2012
The meeting was chaired by Dr. Saleem Haque, Chairman of the Committee and DDG (P), Shri Alok Saxena DDG (Tech), Director (Est), ADG (Est) were present on behalf of official side. Com. K. V. Sridharan, Leader Staff side, Com. D. Theagarajan, Secretary General, FNPO, Com. Giriraj Singh, General Secretary, R-III Com. Ishwar Singh Dabas, General Secretary, P4, Com. D. Kishan Rao, General Secretary, P 3, NAPE and T. N. Rahate, General Secretary, General Secretary, P4 FNPO were representing staff side.
The following are the broad understandings reached in the Committee meeting.
1. Postal Assistant
(i) The proposal of the Staff side to upgrade 11395 single handed post offices and 6719 Double handed post offices to the status of LSG will be considered.
(ii) The present Post Masters in 3732 triple handed post offices and also the present LSG to the extent of 6989 will be upgraded to the status of HSG II.
(iii) The present HSG II and HSG I posts to the extent of 3352 Posts will be amalagamated.
(iv) A separate identification to the extent of 30% of HSG I posts as non functional Group ‘B’ posts with grade pay of Rs. 4800/- will be formed.
(v) 1/3rd of the total LSG, HSG II, HSG I will be carved out as Postmaster Grade-I, Grade-II, and Grade-III respectively.
(vi) The posts of System Administrators will be made as LSG vice versa.
(vii) PO & RMS Accountant will be made as a separate channel of promotion by reidentifying the Posts of LSG, HSG-II and HSG I posts.
The RMS, Circle office and SBCO staff will be considered as per the ratio finalised in respect of Postal Assistant cadre.
The Official side accepted the above proposal and assured to consider the above and come out with the final decision shortly. As requested by them a common proposal of the Staff side has been submitted to day itself.
2. Cadre review for Postman & MTS’
(i) Since the MTS is the common category for all Central Govt. employees, there is no possibility of bringing them under cadre review.
(ii) As functional Justification could not be identified for the Postman and also the higher pay granted by the 6th CPC, the official side did not favour any cadre review. However official side came forward with the proposal if the Postman cadre opts out from the MACP scheme and agree to take the percentage wise promotions it will be considered. It requires a deep study and the Postman unions will discuss the issue and come out with the proposals.
The chairman conveyed that the next meeting will be arranged in short notice to finalise the proposals.