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Friday, March 25, 2011

Staff Welfare Boarding 30.03.2011

The Department has convened staff Welfare Board Meetings on 30.03.2011 at New Delhi. Com. M. Krishnan, Secretary General, NFPE is representing Federation and Unions. Com. P. Pandurangarao Circle Secretary, AIPEDEU, A. P. Circle is representing on behalf of GDS duly nominated by the Secretary, Department of Posts. We are expecting many positive decisions in the meeting.
Government of India
Ministry of Communications & IT
Department of Posts
Dak Bhawan, New Delhi – 110001
No. 1-1/2009-WL/Sports Dated – 16.03.2011

All Heads of Postal Circles
All Members of the Postal Services Staff Welfare Board
(As per list enclosed)

Sub: - 11th meeting of the Postal Services Staff Welfare Board to be held on 5th April, 2011 at New Delhi under the chairpersonship of Hon’ble Minister of State for Communications & IT.


I am directed to say that 11th Meeting of the Postal Services Staff Welfare Board will be held at New Delhi on 05.04.2011. Under the chairpersonship of Hon’ble Minister of State for Communications & IT. The venue and time of the meeting will be intimated shortly. All Members of the Board are requested to make it convenient to attend the meeting.
2. All arrangements in regard to transport and accommodation for invitees to the above meeting will be made by Delhi Postal Circle. In this regard, a separate reference has been made to the Chief PMG, Delhi Circle with a request to make necessary arrangements. All Members of the Board may get in touch with Delhi Circle for this purpose.
3. Agenda for the meeting is enclosed.
4. The members of the Postal Services Staff Welfare Board who attend the meeting will be treated as on duty and will be entitled to TA & DA as admissible under the Rules.
Yours faithfully,
Encl: As above
(Subhash Chander)
Copy to: -
As per List attached
Agenda Items for Consideration

1. Enhancement of Powers of Heads of Circles for grant of financial assistance in case of prolonged illness/major surgical operations to Postal employees/Gramin Dak Sevaks, full time and part-time casual labourers.
Condition of taking treatment from Government hospital may be relaxed for grant of financial assistance in case of prolonged illness/major surgical operations.
2. Immediate death relief to the family/dependents on the death of postal employees and Gramin Dak Sevaks in case of death due to normal cause/accident/terrorists attack/dacoits/robbers while in service.
3. Enhancement of financial assistance in case of natural calamities, fire and floods etc.
4. Enhancement/removal of pay ceiling for grant of Book Awards/Excellence academic Awards/Scholarship to the children/wards of the Postal employees and GDSs.
5. Increase of rates of book awards, excellence awards and scholarship for Tech/Non-technical students upto graduate level.
6. Increase of number of excellence awards for Class X and XII.
7. Addition of Degree courses such as BCA, BBA, BA+LLB, BSc + LLB, B. Com + LL, B. Com + BBA, BS (Nursing), B. Ed for eligibility of educational assistance under Welfare Schemes.
8. Introduction of scholarship for Post Graduate courses.
9. Increase of grant of scholarship/transport charges to handicapped/physically challenged postal employees and GDSs and their wards.
10. Increase of distance limit to be visited under excursion trip from 500 kms. to 1000 kms./1500 kms. Increase of subsidy also. Revision of pay ceiling for availing this facility.
11. Postal hospitals may be merged into CGHS Scheme: and retired employees may also by included.
12. Production of Photo ID cards for staying in IQs for security measures.
13. Increase in the service charges for occupation of IQs by outsiders.
14. Provision of full-fledged canteen in Circle HQs and Divisional HQs – Provide subsidy in food etc.
15. Provision of Staff Recreation Club with full amenities in the Circle HQs and Divisional HQs for sports activities.
16. Enhancement of grant-in-aid to Postal Recreation Clubs since 1999 in view of the DOP&T’s order dated 14.10.1999.
17. Enhancement of grant-in-aid to Residential Welfare Association from Rs.10/- to 50/- per quarter per annum.
18. Ensuring holding of regular Circle Board meetings.
19. Rs.50000/- may be paid from Welfare fund at the time of retirement in addition to retirement benefits.
20. Pay ceilings for grant of financial assistance under various Welfare Schemes to be fixed as per implementation of 6th Pay Commission Report.
21. Enhancement of T.A granted to employees working in Postal Stitching Centres from Rs.750/- to Rs.4500/-
22. Opening of Holiday Home at Bodh Gaya being an international Religious place.
23. Timely allotment of Central Welfare Fund.
24. Proper auditing of receipt and expenditure accounts of Circle Welfare fund keeping view the collection made towards welfare fund from the officials without issuing Cash receipts.
25. Allocation of funds under the head SC-sub-Plan & ST-sub-Plan.
26. Supply uniform to outdoor GDSs staff.
27. Supply of water bottles to GDS staff and postman for outdoor duties.