ADR VACANCIES FOR 2006 & 2007, CLEARED
No.37-15/2008-SPB.I Dated : 28th July, 2009 requirements of the Circle, it is requested that Head Subject: Optimization of direct recruitment to of the Circle should personally ensure that no deviation is made in the matter and only such posts are filled civilian posts. I am directed to refer to respective Circle's up by direct recruitment which have been allocated to communications on the above subject and this the Circles. While filling up the vacancies the Department's endorsement of even number dated instructions contained in the Department of Personnel 14.07.2009 regarding revival and filling up of 2712 and & Training's OM No. 2/8/2001-PIC dated 16.05.2001, 2478 vacancies in various Groups of posts in this DOP&T OM No. 14014/3/2005-Est (D) dated Department by direct recruitment pertaining to the 14.06.2006 circulated vide Department of Posts letter years 2006 and 2007 respectively, under Annual Direct No. 24-162/2006-SPB.I dated 4.8.2006 and other Recruitment Plan in accordance with instructions instructions issued by the said Department, Ministry contained in Department of Personnel & Training OM of Finance, etc. from time to time relating to recruitment No. 2/8/2001-PIC dated 16.5.2001 and to say that should be strictly followed. The Circles may recall that as intimated vide keeping in view the requirements of the Circles, 4. computerization/modernization already done/being this Departments letter No No. 60-9/2009-SPB-II dt. 8.5.2009 at present we are in the process of revising done, quantum of work load, existing manpower, etc. in the various Circles and above all to ensure smooth the existing pattern of examination for filling up of the Postal operations, the competent authority in the posts of Postal Assistant and Sorting Assistant by Department of Posts has allocated the number of direct recruitment. The same is likely to be finalized vacancies to the various Circles to be filled up by direct shortly. Therefore you are requested to take necessary recruitment in various cadres as per the enclosed action to fill up the vacancies of PA/SA after receipt of statements. You are requested to reallocate the further communication in this regard from this vacancies allotted to the Circle to the various recruiting Directorate. The Circles may however initiate Divisions/Units in the circle. The vacancies so cleared recruitment process immediately to fill up the for filling up in the Civil Wing have been communicated remaining direct recruitment vacancies allocated to to Chief Engineer (Civil) separately, who in turn will them. For the said purpose the Heads of the Circle allocate the vacancies to the various Divisions/Circles. should draw up an action plan under intimation to 2. Under no circumstances the Circles shall fill Department and closely monitor the same so that the up the remaining direct recruitment vacancies posts are filled up at the earliest. The Department may pertaining to the years 2006 and 2007 falling under be kept informed about the progress so made by the the purview of Optimization Scheme. Further Circles from time to time. 5. The receipt of this communication may please instructions in this regard may be awaited. 3. Since the allocation of vacancies to the various be acknowledged. Circles has been done keeping in view the overall DEPARTMENT OF POSTS ANNUAL DIRECT RECRUITMENT PLAN FOR THE YEAR 2006 STATEMENT OF VACANCIES APPROVED FOR BEING FILLED UP FOR THE YEAR 2006
SI. No 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Name of the Circle. 2 Andhra Pradesh Assam Bihar Chhatisgarh Delhi Gujarat Haryana Himachal Pradesh Jammu & IPO PA (Postal) 4 88 50 49 13 30 76 23 15 08 SA (RMS) 5 10 06 10 03 10 09 03 01 01 Postman PA (CO) 7 02 00 02 02 06 05 02 00 01 Jr. Accountant (DAP) 8 02 18 01 00 01 00 00 00 00 Total
3 11 03 03 02 00 03 00 04 02
6 70 22 56 11 28 00 19 11 04
9 183 99 121 31 75 93 47 31 16
SI. Total Circle. (Postal) (RMS) (CO) Accountant (DAP) 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Andhra 10 88 18 53 07 01 177 Pradesh Assam 04 49 09 00 03 11 76 Bihar 06 32 10 37 01 01 87 Chhatisgarh 03 11 03 09 02 00 28 115 Delhi 00 64 11 40 00 00 79 Gujarat 02 62 10 00 05 00 40 Haryana 00 19 04 15 02 00 Himachal 02 10 00 09 01 00 22 Pradesh 14 Jammu & 01 10 00 03 00 00 Kashmir 44 Jharkhand 02 21 06 15 00 00 163 Karnataka 02 157 00 00 00 04 176 Kerala 00 94 17 64 01 00 102 Madhya 07 95 00 00 00 00 Pradesh 296 Maharashtra 00 155 13 128 00 00 20 North-East 00 12 00 08 00 00 102 Orissa 02 99 00 00 01 00 68 Punjab 01 40 00 20 00 07 Rajasthan 08 55 06 36 03 04 112 Tamil Nadu 22 164 18 109 03 04 320 229 Uttar 15 108 13 84 04 05 Pradesh Uttranchal 02 16 00 14 01 00 33 West 02 59 11 68 04 00 144 Bengal Total 91 1420 149 712 38 37 2447
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of Home Affairs OM NO. 11012/7/99 & Estt. Dossieur is considered as an adverse entry (MHA OM No: 39/21/56-Estts (A) dt. (DOPT OM No. In other cases of less serious offences. 11012/9/86-Estt (A) dt.81) When disciplinary proceedings are initiated against a person officiating in higher post on adhoc basis. 20. after he is appointed. (DOPT OM No. if he so requests.09. 30. However additional one month may be allowed where consultation with the Attorney General. atleast penalty of ‘ensure’ should be proposed. 04. 26. 30. 11012/2/8-Estt (A) dt. (Dte. (Rule 77 P&T Manual vol.R. REFRESH RULING KNOWLEDGE
This is an area.04. penalty of dismissal/removal only should be imposed. (Rules 24 & 25 of CCS (CCA) Rules 1965) Specific accountability should be fixed on the officer (s) responsible for framing the charges for ensuring issuance of charge sheet within a set time frame. (DOPT OM No.07. (DOPT OM No. (DOPT OM No. we desires to publish with the motive to educate our readers on Staff rulings. Responsibility shall also be fixed for in ordinate delay in framing charges in cases where there are no valid reasons such as stay of the proceedings by court. 06. other criminal misconduct resulting in loss of substantial pubic funds.99) (To be continued……)
SEPTEMBER.3. the later order should normally state whether the two punishments will run concurrently or separately. departmental action only should be taken.55 read with OM No. ‘Warning’ should not be issued as a result of such proceedings. 11012/1/2000-Estt (A) dt.2004) A final decision on Inquiry Report should normally be taken by the disciplinary authority with in three months. the Supreme Court has directed that the time limits of three months for grant of sanction for prosecution must be strictly adhered to. 11. 11012/5/2003-Estt (A) dt.12.02.12. 07. 11012/6/2001-Estt (A) dt. If nothing is stated.02. 13. dt.2003) The charged officer may be allowed 3 or 4 days absence.06 & 20. at least ‘censure’ should be awarded. corruption. 19.2000) An employee cannot be reduced to a lower grade or post which he had never held earlier. for preparing reply to charge sheet issued for imposing major penalty. The gist of selective orders on each topic will be published regularly 1. the two punishment will run concurrently. D 12011/2/78-Desk II dt. (DOPT OM No.56) If an employee is found ineligible or not qualified.04) The entire loss substained is to be recovered from the delinquent official but the recovery may be spread over till entire loss is recovered.RELAX. (DOPT OM No. 399/33/2006-AVD III dt. 06.06) Censure kept in the C. he shall be reverted if the period of adhoc appointment is less than one year. counting it as duty. (DG P&T No.99) In vineet Narain VS UOI. 11012/7/91-Estt (A) dt.12. 02.98) All Ministries/Departments should adhere to the prescribed time limits and cut down abnormal delays in finalizing the disciplinary cases to avoid harassment to the concerned officials. 11012/11/2002-Estt (A) dt.06. But recovery can be ordered alongwith any other penalty. an accused employee may be permitted to inspect the document. III) The number of cases a retired employee can handle as Defence Assistants at any point of time is restricted to seven. of Estates OM No. (OM NO. Disciplinary Rules When disciplinary proceedings have been initiated and it is found that punishment is to be given. 12032/2/83-POL II dt. (i) His service shall be terminated if he is temporary/probationer.11. 30. (A) dt.93) Two penalties should not be imposed for the same offence. Appellete Authority can condone the delay if satisfied with reasons. In such cases. 142/5/2003-AVD I. (ii) If he is a permanent employee. no extension of time will be allowed.2001) Appeal shall be made to the appellate authority with in 45 days of the date of communication of the orders. disciplinary action should be started and if found guilty. (DOPT OM No.81) If two punishments. 05.08.09. 07.G P&T No. 1965 .82) Disciplinary proceedings should be closed immediately on the death of the alleged employee during the pendency of the inquiry. one of lower order and another of higher order are given. (D. F39/30/54-Estt dt. 23. 22011/1/79-Estt (A) dt. (Min.64) In a case where disciplinary proceedings have been held under the relevant disciplinary rules. 154/5/78-Disc II dt.2004) In case of bribery.10.89) Failure on the part of CGHS card holder to get a name of a child deleted from the CGHS token card when the child is no more dependent on him will attract action under CCS (CCA) rules.11. 142/5/2003-AVD dt.05. (MHA OM No. 2009
. (DOPT No. (DOPT OM No. prosecution should precede departmental action. If it is found. 11012/2/98 dt.08.78) Subletting a Government residence allotted to a Government official or any portion there of in contravention of the allotment rules will merit action for imposing one of the major penalties.04. 06.01. 6.86) Even in minor penalty proceedings. 24. 20.04. (DOPT OM No. 105/26/81-Vig III dt. or any Law officer is required. that some blame is attached to the Government employees.04. F 39/8/64-Estt (D) dt. (DOPT OM No.
110001 Non Supply of statement of Balance to the officials brought under New Pension scheme 2004. Department of Posts. K.110001 Postal Asst. This recruitment condition should be removed and the candidates possessing higher marks should be considered for the posting so that several creamy candidates may get their due chances. New Delhi .: P/4-3/Recruitment Dated . Department of Posts. Dak Bhawan.& Rs.2009 addressed to the Secretary.08. unjust and against to the canon of natural justice.: P/4-5/Operations Dated . the budget allotment made under the head of computer advance was too in sufficient which could not meet the requirement of atleast 5% of the officials applied for the same.40/.This union letter of even no.93.08. HSG -II & LSG Postmaster.reg.10. the urgent needs could not be purchased with these financial powers and the Postmasters are facing problems in attending any computer related problems and also during the power shut down periods.110001 Allotment of more budgetary allotment for computer advance . A line in reply about the action taken is highly appreciated.10. Member (P). Dak Bhawan.08 Apropos reference. Letter No. It is therefore requested to take appropriate action to allot sufficent funds under this head and enable the officials to avail the advance for the purchase of personal computers. 14. A line in reply about the consideration is highly solicited. the candidates who are possessing plus Two Qualification in the state language shall alone be eligible for the recruitment of P. Request change in the recruitment condition .03. 11. New Delhi . Ref: . Letter No.08. Letter No.This Union letter of even no.12. Letter No.: P/4-2/Pension Dated . Dak Bhawan. Singh.07. 21. During the last two years.08 Anent reference. Dak Bhawan.: P/4-5 /Postal Operations Dated 10.10. A line in reply about the action taken is highly solicited. it is constrained to state that neither the issue has been settled nor replied. dt. According to Directorate letter No.08. It is therefore requested to consider revision of financial powers to the Postmasters working in the operative office considering the present day requirements in attending all the problems.10.06.2008 in which have explained the need for the change in the recruitment conditions. due to the shooting of many problems. Department of Posts.LETTERS TO DEPARTMENT
Letter No. After the computerization. many officials desire to purchase computers for their own and this should be encouraged in order to motivate them further in the computer operations.A.10.60/.2009 addressed to Shri R. Department of Posts. Dak Bhawan.2009 addressed to the Secretary. It is therefore requested to cause appropriate instructions to the concerned to compile and circulate the balance sheet as on 31. According to the existing recruitment rules for Postal Assistants. The amount has been fixed prior to installation of computers and mostly the amount was prescribed to meet any urgent requirements for the office.2009 addressed to the Secretary. it is constrained to note than neither the letter is acknowledged nor the issue is settled so far. This is discriminative. New Delhi . the Financial Powers given to HSG & LSG Postmaster on each occasion has been revised to Rs.08. Posts in the department. The officials do not aware of the balance and also the contribution made by the Government in the absence of non supply of these statements by the respective DAPs every year. 2009
. After the total computerization of the PO.: P/4-4/Advances Dated . 18-7/92 CI dt.110001 Minus balances in SB & harassing
SEPTEMBER. dt. 2. this may also please be considered.110001 Enhancement of Financial powers of HSG-I. Many candidates studied in Kendriya Vidyalaya possessing higher marks & other qualifications and also knowing very well of the regional language are deprived and denied of their dues due to the condition stated in Para Supra. New Delhi . dt. Recruitment rules 2002. Department of Posts. Since the Department is now initiating the process for finalization of revised recruitment rules for Postal Assistants.2009 immediately to the concerned officials without any further delay.reg. Ref: .respectively. Since the year of implementation (2004). New Delhi . Even minor electrical repairs could not be carried out with the present financial limit. the balance statement as on 31st March since 2005 to 2009 has not been furnished to the employees who are brought under the new pension scheme.2009 addressed to the Secretary. A kind attention is invited to this union letter of even no.
P. Apart from the above. In many cases a token of Rs. Due to the voluminous work in SB branches of Head Post offices and the prevalence of shortage of staff.08. the Postmasters are compelled to stay in the accommodation which is unfit for inhabitation and also far below to the standards. iv. deposits are being posted as withdrawals and vice versa.11. ii. Dak Bhawan. Ref: This union letter of even no. there are minus balances. Circle has sent his report to Directorate on 22.110001 Arbitary denial of BCR Promotion by application of bench mark .07 clarified that the 'Average" grading need not disqualify an official from promotion under the BCR scheme if he has been otherwise found fit by the DPC.110001 Irregular application of Bench Mark in TBOP Promotion .: P/4-1/Staff Dated . 24.2009 addressed to the Secretary. The major problem in creating minus balance is due to the tie up with financial institutions without providing required man power and making the work as time bound. which led to many minus balances in computerized offices.09 Apropos reference. The following factors are contributing much for the minus balances.50/likewise in being charged for the post office and in all such cases. there are several other factors leading to the creation of minus balances. there is a probality of misquotation of accounts numbers by the raw hands and improper handling of vouchers by such unqualified hands. The schedule of accommodation as prescribed by the Department has not been observed while fixing PO building particularly for the post attached quarters. The similar should be applied mutadis mundatis in case of TBOP promotions also and thus the denial of TBOP promotion by applying bench mark is arbitrary.case of New Delhi South West Division. this work is being completed. A. and arrange basic amenities. In the absence of adequate staff. detected at later years for which the innocent officials are being made as scapegoats and the minus balance is being recovered from them under the contributory factors.07. Letter No.08. i.2009 addressed to the Secretary. Many post attached quarters provided to the SPMs are either sub standard or lack of basic amenities. it should provide option to the SPMs to secure his own accommodation and in such cases the due HRA may be paid to him. in such cases. there is an increasing trend of minus balances in SB branches. Dak Bhawan.10.: P/2-5/New Delhi South West Dated 11. It is therefore requested to cause immediate orders to consider the two left out cases and cause orders for TBOP promotions at the earliest and render justice to the aggrieved officials. it is learnt that the Chief PMG A. 4-1/97-SPB II dt 09. The policy of providing post attached accommodation requires reconsideration after the services of Telegraph has totally been with drawn from Post offices.officials later under contributory factors regarding. Circle. There are many post attached quarters lacking the basis amenities of lavatories.07.09. Non agreement of Ledgers for years together by control organization. Proper supervising staffs are not provided in the SB branch to check the data entry made by the ledger assistants and outsiders. The Directorate in its letter No. Letter No.
SEPTEMBER. dt. it is constrained to say that the issue has not yet been settled and the left out two officials who got average grading are still denied of their due promotions.2009 addressed to the Secretary. New Delhi . In rural areas. Whenever.: P/2-1/Hanamkonda Dated .case of Hanamkonda division.04. Department of Posts. unjust and against to the canon of all orders on the subject. Ref: This union letter of even no. If the Department could not provide adequate accommodation for the Quarters as prescribed in the SOA. Department of Posts. Department of Posts.08. It is therefore requested to take appropriate action to ensure the agreement in time and also to provide adequate supervisory officials to check the data entries made by the ledger assistants and outsiders.110001 Ensuring the standard of residential accommodation to the SPMs provided with attached Quarters. 2009
. Suitable decision may please be taken at the earliest and a line in reply about the action taken is highly solicited.P. the total rent payable to the
landlord for the post office and quarters does not exceed even to the entitled HRA of the Sub Postmasters. The timely agreement has to be ensured at first. Dak Bhawan New Delhi . iii. Letter No. New Delhi .09. dated 07.09 Apropos reference. the work related to data entry is being entrusted to outsiders on outsourcing basis. A line in reply about the action taken is highly solicited.
the same has been vested with the Circle heads. 20.11.110001 Non Drawal of HRA to the officiating SPMs working at offices having attached quarters.This union letter of even no. Dak Bhawan.09. dated 04. It is therefore requested to cause necessary instructions to the Chief PMG not to proceed the DPC for HSG II further but to first finalise the LSG notional promotions and recast the seniority in LSG cadre of Orissa Circle.110001 Arbitary & forcible allotment of Staff Quarters .2009 addressed to the Secretary. instead of reviving the LSG Posts arbitrarily abolished at the time
of TBOP promotion as per the Directorate instructions and grant notional promotion to the said posts with retrospective effect duly recasting the LSG seniority list. earlier the power for suspension of Quarters has been vested with the Directorate and proposals were forwarded to the Directorate. 10-4/2003 .05. R. Letter No.: P/4-2/HRA Dated. He was a popular leader of the CPI (M) party and the working class movement in West Bengal. It is therefore requested to issue clarity instructions to all Circle heads to settle the pending issues accordingly and the copy of the same may be forwarded to union. it is constrained to note that neither the letter is replied nor the issue is settled yet. The SPMs can be compelled only if they have been provided with the post attached Quarters as a service condition and they should not be compelled to occupy the quarters which were not occupied by any officials. The officials posted as Sub Postmasters in town sub offices of Ajmer are being forced to occupy the staff Quarters in the Postal colony despite they are having their own houses and other arrangements besides their unwillingness to occupy the quarters.08. 44-1/97-SPB II dt.08. Department of Posts. Singh. Immediate action as if fire on the house is solicited. K. Dak Bhawan. has convened DPC now for promotion to HSG II with the available LSG officials. Now. Ref: . Department of Posts.03. This will lead to denial of fair chances to the eligible senior officials who will due for notional promotion in LSG retrospectively for further promotions in HSG II & HSG I and the juniors will occupy the posts.03 the Circle heads are not according proper sanction for dequarterisation/ suspension of Quarters for the periods of such officiating periods exceeding 90 days. We convey our heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family members. Letter No.8. the due HRA for three months has not been drawn & paid to the officiating SPMs in many places.2009 addressed to the Secretary. Department of Posts.97. New Delhi . Dak Bhawan New Delhi. has clarified that the 'Average' grading need not disqualify an official from promotion under the BCR scheme if he has been otherwise found fit by DPC. It is brought to our notice that despite clear instructions issued by the department in its letter no.08. Member (P).09.Bldg. trade union leader and the Minister in the left front Government passed away on 03. Letter No.11.: P/2-18/Ajmer Dated 11.79 also appeared in FR. Prolonged officiating arrangements like in HSG II & HSG I posts are resulting to ultimate loss to the officiating officials for no fault on his side.110001 Recasting of LSG Notional promotions case of Orissa Circle A kind attention is invited to the frequent discussions we had on the subject and it is constrained to note that the Chief PMG Orissa Circle. Despite the fact that the power of dequarterisation of a post attached Quarters is now delegated to Heads of Circle vide Directorate letter no. 06. 09.: P/2-16/Orissa Circle Dated . New Delhi .2009 Apropos reference. The officiating officials should not suffer a financial loss due to the administrative problem of nonposting of a regular incumbent to the vacant post with in the stipulated period.It is pertinent to mention that the Directorate vide its letter No. In the light of the above said clarification.8.2009 addressed to Sri.Case of Ajmer postal division in Rajasthan Circle. 24/3/76/PAP dt. The Quarters are not post attached and the officials are loosing the HRA due to non occupation of Quarters.
SEPTEMBER. It is therefore requested to cause instructions
Com. For the period above three months. SR Part IV in chapter X that HRA may be grated for the maximum period of three months when the official is posted to officiate in a post to which rent free accommodation is attached but not provided. 2009
. it is requested to consider the case and render justice to the aggrieved official. The issues that we are discussing over three years about the arbitrary denial of LSG promotion to senior officials and the decision of the Directorate after the perusal of records will be defeated if the DPC for HSG II is convened for the available LSG officials. Subhas Chakrabarti. dt.
per day. We convey our heartfelt condolence to the bereaved family members and comrades. The above said local orders has caused certain relief to the toiling Postmasters in the existence of shortage of staff and over work. Rajasthan Circle vide his letter no. Dak Bhawan.08.11. Karnataka Circle over 10 years. Group Ds are being paid Rs. If the same provision is extended to other circles.110001 Abnormal delay in filling up of Residual vacancies .11. Letter No.08 to 07. There is no revision in the rates over sixteen years.11. it will provide certain relief to the officials.110001 Abnormal delay in declaration of Inspector Posts exam result. The Chief PMG. Further. 2009
. The delay in declaration of results over nine months is causing concern. It is brought to our notice that the Circle administration of West Bengal Circle has not taken any efforts to fill up the vacancies kept under residual vacancies since 2000. Former President.09 has caused instructions to the concerned BPM/SPMs to engage one outsider of his confidence to assist him in the above work at the risk and responsibility of the concerned GDS BPM/SPM in case of payment of NREGA accounts exceed one hundred on any day. 30.09. It is requested to consider the same and cause instructions to apply similar provision uniformly in all circle and arrange relief to the officials from overwork due to this new scheme. He was holding the position as General Secretary. A line in reply about the action taken is highly appreciated.11. u Com. Department of Posts. Chatterjee. 31. He was 87 years old and his service to this movement is ever remembered. Dak Bhawan. We dip our banner in memory of the departed lamented leader. Department of Posts. the results have not been announced so far even after the lapse of nine months. This is nothing but unjust labour practice which requires to be modified.reg.110001 NREG Scheme Engagement of outsider to manage the excess work load . New Delhi . We record our deep condolences to the breaved family members and comrades.2009 addressed to the Secretary. P. the calendar for Departmental Exam has not been released this year. the officials brought for invigilation work in the departmental exam are being paid Rs. S.06. K. R. Singh. It is therefore requested to cause immediate action to declare the IP results besides circulating the Calendar of Examination for the remaining months of this year.08. It is therefore requested to kindly cause action to revise the rates according to the current requirement.to the concerned to withdraw the arbitrary procedure prevailing in allotment of Quarters to the SPMs posted in town sub offices in the Postal Colony.2009 addressed to Sri.08. Joshi.: P/2-22/West Bengal Dated .05. Letter No. This causes a concern.: P/4-5/NREG Scheme Dated . The Chief PMG has stated that such outsider will be paid only at the wages at the rate equal to the rate of payment admissible to GDS.09.
u Com. According to the existing orders which was laid down vide Department letter No. Dak Bhawan. The officials brought for invigilation work during the departmental examination have to perform duty
for the minimum of 6 hours and the present rate did not commensurate even for a single work hour. AITUC during 1990s. Singh. New Delhi . R. We dip our banner in respect of the departed leader and convey our condolences to breaved family members and comrades. He was the Circle Secretary.reg. K.11.93.05.reg. Homi Daji.110001 Upward revision in the rates of honorarium for the invigilation work in departmental exam .2009 addressed to Sri. New Delhi . His loss is an irrepairable loss to the movement. SB/37-8/NREGA /08-09/41 dt. Department of Posts.08.: P/4-3/DE Dated . Member (P).08.: P/4-4/Honorarium Dated . u Com V. Letter No. New Delhi .11. Dak Bhawan.09 at Bombay. A line in reply about the action taken is highly solicited.2009 addressed to the Secretary. This would have been announced much earlier. Ex-Member Parliament and Ex-All India President of Telecom union under NFPTE expired on 14. 18/16/98-E dt.
SEPTEMBER. The repeated requests of the Circle union to expedite the process of filling up of all residual vacancies yielded with futile results. R.per session which is very meager.06. R3 CHQ expired on 14. Member (P). one of the vetern of UPTW and the first General Secretary of RMS Union under NFPTE has lost his breath on 18. It is therefore requested to cause appropriate orders to West Bengal Circle administrtion to fill up all the vacant posts kept under residual vacancies within in a time from and alienate the sufferings of the officials prevailing due to unbearable shortage of staff. It is constrained to note that though the exam for the promotion to Inspector Posts was held from 05.20/.15/.case of West Bengal Circle .12. Department of Posts. Letter No.
a drop of about 28 billion
SEPTEMBER. saying the change of status to a public limited company was necessary to prepare for the sector's liberalisation in 2011. The post office has a fairly simple problem that's not that different from that which plagues the automobile industry: Fewer customers and a lot of stubborn overhead costs.S. if painful. the GAO says. French postal reform move set to stir more protest PARIS. and negotiate cheaper pay and benefit packages with its unionized work force. and each time.will be guaranteed. Under European Union rules. But thousands of postal workers have taken to the streets in protest over the past year. it has raised the volume of its warnings. But the postal service tipped from profitability three years ago to accelerating losses. it will have to lose tens of thousands of employees. The opposition Socialist Party has called for a referendum on the future of La Poste.24 billion) to make La Poste more competitive. Any thoughts of privatisation were swept away by the financial crisis that erupted last year. much as Amtrak? The right." Economy Minister Christine Lagarde and Industry Minister Christian Estrosi said in a statement. for example adapting to the Internet and other new forms of communication. 2. Once considered a somewhat tranquil sector.France took the first step towards reforming its state-owned postal service on Wednesday. and La Poste's leadership has said it needs 3 billion euros ($4.POSTAL NEWS . postal services across Europe have faced an overhaul as the market moves towards liberalisation. A heated parliamentary debate over the change. part of President Nicolas Sarkozy's reform agenda. the state-owned postal system is an example of tax-funded public service at its best. Postal Service must slash its costs*. France's cabinet signed off on the proposal at its last meeting before the summer break. foreign companies will move in an take over once the sector opens to competition. Mail volume has been dropping sharply for the past couple of years. The country faces a significant choice: Is it going to require the postal service to pay its own way. La Poste said last year it was considering opening up its capital to outside investors to raise funds needed to compete with rivals like United Parcel Service (UPS. This week it says the very viability of the postal system is at stake.AROUND THE WORLD
1. In a country beset by recession and struggling to enact sweeping reforms to the health care and energy industries. July 29 (Reuters) .000 people and runs a savings company where most French hold an account. And this is on top of the postal service's proposal to drop one day from its delivery schedule and to underpay its health care benefit obligations this year. the sector has to open up in 2011. If the postal service is to be able to pay its way. at steady prices -. shrink its network of post offices and distribution centers. estimated to reach $7 billion this year. But to many in France. S Postal Service in Crisis For the fourth time this year. or is it going to limp along with a heavy government subsidy. the postal system is pretty far down the list of fiscal emergencies. six days a week.DE). and the GAO reckons it's not coming back. The government has promised La Poste will remain 100 percent publicly owned and that its key functions -. Germany has ended Deutsche Post's monopoly status and tax advantages. U. The government says that if it does not modernise. The operator employs about 300. course would be to insist that the postal service align its size and capacity with the declining demand for its services. however.providing a postal service across the country. La Poste will need big investments in the next years in order to modernise and develop and guarantee a high quality of service. The postal service itself estimates it will handle 175 billion pieces of mail this fiscal year -. while Britain was planning to sell up to a third of state-owned Royal Mail until poor market conditions forced it to put the plan on hold earlier this month. under European Union rules.N) and privatised German post office operator Deutsche Post (DPWGn. calling the plan a sell-out of an institution that most French want to remain public. is expected for the autumn. 2009
. the Government Accountability Office has warned that the U. a move that unions and opposition parties fear may lead to the popular operator's privatisation. "In this context. arguing that there has been no debate over the status change and that neither EU rules nor business objectives actually require such a step. with La Poste carriers in blue and yellow delivering letters and parcels to even the most remote areas.
IMCOM-Europe postal transformation program manager. Saini and the bereaved family members. Germany. It recently offered early retirement deals to 150. 2009. Also suggested is ending Saturday delivery. "We're looking at ideas like reducing the number of regional post offices and delivering all mail directly to the postal service centers. at EUR19. It shoulders the entire cost of life insurance premiums. thousands of acres of real estate with a big backlog of maintenance needs. K.to three-billion dollars a year. These are things the government wants to encourage all of us to do. SAINI. including Grafenwöhr. for example.5%. The postal service also has 74 district offices and nine area offices. and each year more businesses convert customers to online or autopay billing. CIRCLE SECRETARY. In a Gallup Poll. in Germany. K. 4. Germany . higher provisions for loans turning sour and lower revenue.78. It can reshape health care benefit packages to give employees an incentive to keep costs down. Germany's largest bank by retail customers also didn't benefit as much from a positive tax effect that helped push it into the black in the first quarter.pieces in a single year." said Douglas Stewart. 2nd UPDATE: Deutsche Postbank Swings Back To Net Loss 2Q FRANKFURT (Dow Jones)--Deutsche Postbank AG (DPB. August 6. fewer people send letters each year.APRO)
COM. Army post offices and official mail distribution centers all into one facility for each military community. K. which could save an estimated two.25. Mail volume dropped off five-percent last year. the shares were down EUR0. 5. which was up 0. to bases around Europe. regional post offices. Simply put. Army moves to consolidate postal services BAMBERG. The postal service expects a 15-percent slide this year.000 of them. 66-percent of people support the post office stopping Saturday delivery. Circle Secretary. Postal Service is examining a list of nearly 700 post offices that could be closed to cut costs. resulting in a loss of seven-billion dollars. During testimony in Congress last week. though no community wants to see its post office disappear. Saini. Netherlands. We convey our heartfelt condolences to Com. It can cut its use of electricity by closing facilities.2009. It can burn less imported gasoline by eliminating vehicles and days of delivery. The least it can do is to let the postal service show us the way. or 4. although most agencies pay about one-third of the premium costs. Wiesbaden. HARYANA BEREAVED
Smt.""said Monique Bagby. DC) -. postmaster for Warner Barracks post office in Bamberg. the postal service has 727. according to an IMCOM-Europe news release.2%.XE) Thursday swung to a net loss in the second quarter. and Stuttgart. 3. It's going to have to jettison some of that property. These are irreversible trends. Postal employees also have a lighter health care cost burden than most federal agencies. Postal Service Considering Branch Closings Printer Friendly Version (Washington. (-Courtesy: UNI . Several bases have already begun consolidating their mail operations. But the postal service is the perfect laboratory for the federal government to enact all the big changes it wants for the rest of the country. K. a high-ranking postal official said most of the closings would be in urban areas so it would not be difficult for people to find another branch.000 facilities nationwide. Garmisch. And why wouldn't they? The GAO points out that the postal service pays very well.The U. but all but 3 percent elected to stay on their jobs. in line with other lower bank shares but underperforming the German mid-cap market. as well as Brussels and Chievres in Belgium.The Army plans to consolidate mailing centers scattered throughout communities into centralized locations called postal service centers. Mother of Com." The Bamberg facility will nearly double in size and add a second floor to its postal service center as part of the consolidation. At 1037 GMT.
SEPTEMBER.07. Analysts focused on a weaker-than-forecast revenue figure. Haryana Circle aged 93 years lost her breath on 13.
The centers will combine unit and community mail rooms. Baumholder. Nanki Devi. "We are really looking forward to this. K. even by the standards of federal agencies. according to Installation Management Command-Europe officials. The transformation is scheduled to be complete throughout Europe by 2014. K.000 employees working at 38.S. 2009
. taking further hits on structured credits and other fixed-interest securities. according to Bagby. At the same time. Officials also are looking at ways to hasten mail delivery from the main distribution hub in Frankfurt. "Customers will be able to get everything done at once. and Schinnen.
Professor IIIT.K.. administrative offices and remaining sections of the accounts wings. Phase-II Development of integrated modular software which will allow seamless flow of data between the various postal units. V. Ranjan.17 crores. Upgradation of the software centre at PTC.. It will also enable utilization of funds. Dr. Ranganadaan. It will also prepare the computerized offices to be in readiness for implementation of the integrated software in the next phase. In the last financial year 1847 number of Post of fices were supplied with new hardware Computerization and Networking of 6915 Post offices. DDG (PMU). -Extracts from July 2009 Issue. Railways. 628. State Governments and other postal administrations and setting up of a National Data Centre and Disaster Recovery Centre. Scholarship etc.
The Committee on IC Technology on Rural Post Office made a presentation before Secretary (Posts) and Member( Technology) at Bangalore..66 crores for the years 2008-09 and 2009-2010... The existing software would be used in these POs with emphasis on consolidation of networking and better training of the manpower.e. DDG (Rural Business Division). administrative offices and accounts offices is continued by completing the supply of hardware on more or less the same lines adopted in the X Plan. 2222 administrative offices including division office and sub-division offices
PLANNED PHASES OF IT INDUCTION IN THE DEPARTMENT OF POSTS
Phase-I Supply of hardware to the offices which have not been supplied by hardware. CPMG Karnataka.P. Mysore. Mr. Chennai. DDG (PAF) and DDG (Estt) for implementation of the plan project for the year 2008-09 and for the period from April to July 2009 under the vote of accounts amounting to Rs 205. Hyderabad and Dr. Ashok JhunjunwalaIIT. Banks. remaining departmental post offices down up to double handed Pos. Kushal Pathak. Shri Kaushal Kishore. training facilities.. Hardware option and Public private partnership model.. 2009
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SEPTEMBER. IIIT Bangalore.E-TECH NEWS-Department of Posts
Rural Technology Update. COMMITTEE ON IC TECHNOLOGY ON RURAL POST OFFICE Background: v Thrust of the Government on the social pensions and financial inclusion in the rural areas v The widest physical network of the Post office in the country v Retailing of various services & products v Bill collection v Delivery of Government services v Making Internet accessible to Rural India v Delivery of information through web Objectives v Rural ICT Network design v Power issues-poor power supply situation in many parts of the country v Connectivity issues v Device issues v network security issues v Software integration-multiple services are to be provided on multiple software platforms (keeping the different connectivity and device options in mind) v network maintenance issued Redundancy issues v Remote maintenance v Network implementation issues. Shri Shatrunjay Rawat. Director PMU. Dash. Civil Wing etc. This will bring in the benefits accrued from computerization to the remaining offices. i. Funds allocated to DDG (Tech). Hiring of a IT consultant and annual maintenance contract for the maintenance contract for the existing hardware and software Total outlay of Rs. The Committee comprised the following members: Shri M. Sadagopan. The momentum of computerizing the post offices. Professor IIM Banglore. 2222 administrative offices including divisional offices and sub-divisional offices 23 PAOs including the PA Wing in the Directorate. GM Finance BD Directorate. Shri A. Provision of hardware to the single handed offices and the BOs/GDS offices and connectivity to the rural post offices to enable payment of remittances and social delivery schemes such NREGS. with other service providers like Telecom. Salim Haque. The committee made the presentations on three areas. Rural Connectivity.
CURRENT STATUS OF TECHNOLOGY INDUCTION IN THE DEPARTMENT OF POSTS
Approval of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on the EFC (Ist Phase)-2008-09 &200910: Computerizing and networking of 6915 post of fices. Prof. Establishment of the project management unit (PMU).
"Project Arrow is now being extended to 500 more post offices.9%
Boosted by the strength of India and China.9 per cent this year. "Amidst global economic recession and financial-market fragility. the multilateral lending agency has projected the global economy to shrink 2. a sharp drop from a peak of $1.2 trillion in the previous year.2 trillion in 2007. to upgrade and modernize these post offices". the minister said: "The objective of the project is to make a visible. 2009
." the report said. Battered by the global economics recession and shaky financial markets. a senior official in the Ministry said. in phase I of the flagship programme. tangible and a noteworthy difference to the services of the post offices that matter to the common man.07.09
WE’RE IN THE SAME BOAT BROTHER “We’re in the same boat brother.7 per cent in 2011. "When China and India are excluded. While reviewing the progress of the implementation of the Project Arrow in post offices of Delhi and NCR.2 per cent this year. at 4. Presenting an optimistic outlook. Warning that the world is entering an era of "slower growth". developing nations would grow 1. So that’s how’s come that you and I Got just one world and just one sky…… Oh. minister of state for communications and information technology Sachin Pilot said on Tuesday.9 per cent this year but to grow in 2010. And if your shake one end.9 per cent growth in 2008. If a fire took place in China today Pearl Harbor just gonna blaze away.GLOBAL ECONOMY SHRINK 2. New Delhi dt.06. the developing economies would shrink 1.23." the report noted.2 per cent by 2011. In the second phase. Earlier. "Global growth is also expected to be negative. 12. (The Economics Times.6 per cent.2 per cent this year." the report said. Project Arrow was launched by the Department of Posts last year as part of efforts to provide world-class service to customers. what a sea of space What a spot to launch the human race So he built him a boat for a mixed-up crew.4 per cent in 2010 and 5. respectively. causing continued job losses and throwing more people into poverty.6 per cent.” -Paul Robson
500 POST OFFICES TO BE MODERNIZED
The Government plans to upgrade and modernize 500 post offices across the country with an investment of Rs." it noted . the bank has projected the developing economies to grow at 4. GDP in the remaining developing countries is projected to fall by 1. under phase .9 per cent contraction of global GDP in 2009. The World Bank in its latest report titled 'Global Development Finance 2009: Charting a global recovery' has said that excluding India and China.09)
SEPTEMBER. but without the two these economies would shrink 1.III. "Global GDP growth is expected to rebound to two per cent in 2010 and 3. In developing countries. to $363 billion.65 Crore. the growth is expected to be higher. with a expected 2.7 per cent in 2010 and 2011. "Developing countries are expected to grow by only 1. net private capital inflows to developing countries fell to $707 billion in 2008. it took some time for the crew to learn What is bad for the bow ain’t good for the stern. We’re in the same boat brother. You gonna rock the other It’s the same boat brother The lord looked down from his holy place Said Lawd duh me. International capital flows are projected to fall further in 2009. the postal department identified 50 post offices for upgradation on a pilot basis with an investment of Rs. upgradation of 450 post offices have already been completed and the third phase I expected to be completed by August end this year.4 per cent and 5.1 per cent growth in 2007 and 5.85 crore.22. the Bank projected the world GDP to shrink 1. The Bank anticipates the global economy to contract 2. With eyes of Black and Brown and Blue.6 per cent this year. the net private capital inflow to developing countries plunged to $707 billion in 2008 from $1. albeit subdued relative to the robust performance prior to the current crisis. after 8.PTI -The Hindu .7 per cent. says the World Bank.
This will enable deferred data entry. when the bar code of Speed Post article is scanned.1 SpeedNet software has been designed to track the entire journey of a Speed Post article from booking to delivery.THE BEGINNING IN THE POSTAL
No. 2. of such a Speed Post article. in a number of cases.In order to resolve this issue. it has now been decided to out source the activity of entering the name and address data of the addressee in the bulk booking module of the SpeedNet from the paper manifest in respect of bulk bookings. 1. 1. The articles are therefore dispatched without capturing this information.2. Bulk booking constitutes a substantial volume of Speed Post articles booked in major Speed Post Centres in India. address etc. delay. 1.2. This information is tagged with the bar code number assigned to that particular Speed Post article. it is received with a paper manifest. 2. As most of the bulk mailers do not provide the address data of their postings in soft copy which could be uploaded directly in SpeedNet. 2. 40-10/2000BD dated 29 August.000 or more in a calendar month to the Department. The software provides for entry of name.Whenever the address data is not fed into the system at the time of booking of the article.51-09/2009-BD&MD Dated : 13-07-2009 OFFICE MEMORANDUM Subject: Outsourcing of data entry work related to booking of bulk Speed Post articles. ftp site (ftp// ftp. of the addressee fed into the system at the time of booking. 2001 provided following discount structure to bulk customers:
SEPTEMBER. 1.5 In such cases. Due to the rush to take out the delivery. the matter was taken up with Postal Training Centre. 1.1 Directorate vide its communication no. it is the postman who is required to fill in the name and address details of the addressee in the delivery slip taking that information from the Speed Post articles of his beat.0 The Scheme of Outsourcing of Data Entry Work related to Bulk Bookings of Speed Post Articles.3 The problem of non entry of address data at the time of booking majorly lies with the bulk booking. the Speed Post dispatch by bulk customers is not received alongwith soft copy of the address data.4 This leads to a situation where we find that in most of the delivery offices. As most of the dispatches are in the evening/late evening. 1. Mysore to make necessary modifications in SpeedNet software that would allow"deferred" entry of name and address of the addressees in the "BulkBooking module" of SpeedNet subsequent to their dispatch.org/speednet). Mysore. it is very rare that this information is filled up. majority of the Speed Post articles are delivered without address data of the addressee being captured form the SpeedNet on the delivery slip. has now prepared a suitable patch for the SpeedNet software that is available for download from the PTC. by the postmen in their delivery slip. 10. 2009
. In all such cases. the full details of the name.43-41/90-D dated 15-11-1995 on the subject of New Discount Scheme for Speed Post Bulk Customers' has defined 'Bulk Customer' on the basis of business in the shape of revenue.1 Most of the bulk bookings are received in late afternoons.OUT SOURCING . it would not be possible with the limited staff available with the booking office to enter this information into the system well in time so that the same is available through SpeedNet for retrieval at the time of delivery at the delivery point of the article. 1. are retrieved and printed on the delivery slip of the postman by the Speed Net. In the context of this Scheme "Bulk Booking" is defined as any booking of Speed Post articles by a customer (BNPL customer or otherwise) who provides Speed Post business of Rs. Mysore. such postings enters the Speed Post network without any entry of the corresponding name and address of the addressees. The staff of the booking office will be able to key in the data of name and address of the bulk mail processed by the office during the lean working period of the office subsequent to the dispatch.4 However.3 PTC. Once the Speed Post article is delivered.ptcinfo. 1. In a large number of cases. the same is not available in Speed Net for printing on the delivery slips of the postmen of the delivery office. 1. instead. the Department has no data of the name and address of the addressee on which basis any fruitful enquiries can be made subsequently in case of any complaint received of loss. address and PIN of the addressee at the time of booking of Speed post article.2 BD&M Directorate communication no. At the delivery point. in full. there is hardly any time available with these offices to enter the name and address data of the addressee in the bulk booking module of SpeedNet. abstraction etc. containing the name and address of the addressees of the articles posted.
The deferred booking data entry as envisaged in this communication assumes that articles received with such bulk bookings are already booked with minimum data viz. 10.000
Discount NIL Upto 5% of Speed Post Fee Upto 10% of Speed Post Fee Upto 15% of Speed Post Fee Upto 20% of Speed Post Fee
3. 2.3 In respect of bulk bookings (as defined in para 2. date and destination special booking office and dispatched. 2. The format of data in respect of deferred entry would be as provided in Annex B.8
uploading of such data (second option under BNPL Menu). 2. Such a Data Entry Service Provider would be selected after a due tender proces in consultation with Finance Advice by the Regional office or the Circle office.50 per Speed Post article address data entry exclusive of taxes.001 and above
The concerned Chief PMG/PMG were authorized to offer discount to bulk customers keeping in view the business of the client. destination city and PIN Code etc.00. (iii) Ability to feed address data in respect of at least 60 Speed Post articles per hour.10. 2.0 The above referred communication also provided for special rates for VIC-A. profile of the business offered etc.2.001-Rs. VIC-C customers and National Account Holders as it will now be mandatory for these customers to provide the soft copy of their bulk bookings in the required format with effect from 1 September. (A certificate from a reputed Computer Training Institute of being trained in this regard would be required).4
3. 2009 (Annex A). SpeedNet is already having the provision for
3. Data Entry Service Provider that quotes the lowest per Speed Post article address data entry rate would be selected.000 Rs.1) that are received with a paper manifest only without soft copy.6
22.214.171.124 The booking office would keep an account of such bookings as per the proforma at Annex D and bill the bulk customer accordingly at the end of the month (Annex E). 0.50. 2. VIC-B and VIC-C categories of customers. 10.2. The activity would be conducted by the data entry operators provided by the Data Entry Service Provider :
3. would be reduced to half.50.0
Rs. (ii) that are offered discount as per clause 2. may exceed Rs.001-Rs. the amount of discount as offered to the bulk customer (as per clause 2.001-Rs. 2.00. It is the balance data of name and address of the addressee that is required to be captured subsequent to the dispatch of articles in deferred entry mode either by the staff of the office or by the Data Entry Service Provider.000.2). The discount was to be offered on "case to case basis" with a speaking order authorizing the exact extent of discount allowed. 2. as the case may be. This data structure in excel sheet would be provided by the Data Entry Service Provider for import to SpeedNet 3.5 Data entry work related to booking of bulk speed post article would be outsourced in National or State Speed Post Centres or any other booking outlet that handles bulk booking. full address.2 This Scheme would not apply to Bulk Bookings of VIC-A.6 The format at Annex A is expected from the bulk customer who is providing data in soft copy in order to avail the full discount available to it.000 Rs.Monthly Speed business Upto Rs. and (iii) that make bulk bookings with paper copy manifest and do not provide soft copy in the required format (Annex A).1) of all Bulk Customers : (i) that provide monthly Speed Post business of more than Rs. This reduction would be enforced with effect from 1 September.1 The Scheme of Outsourcing as elaborated in this communication would apply to Bulk Bookings (as defined in clause 2. this rate.50. The paper booking manifest of the Bulk Booking would be handed over to the data Entry Service Provider within an hour or receipt in the office.1 The data entry work would be outsourced to a Data Entry Service Provider who would be asked to provide the soft copy (in prescribed excel sheet format as required for uploading in SpeedNet Annex B) of the paper booking manifest of the Bulk Booking within a period of 8 to 10 hours of handing over the paper manifest by the concerned Office of the Department of Post. In no case. article no. Data Entry Service Provider would engage data entry operators for this work who fulfill the following conditions: (i) Education : 12th standard (ii) Proficiency in data entry and MS Office application. VIC-B. in respect of such bookings. 2. Each and every entry made by the Data Entry Service Provider shall include the name. 2009
(Economics Times. Patna and Vashi. 2009
. Hyderabad. All the letters meant for automatic sorting must have a pin code and should be machinable. 3.15
3. By the end of the plan period.30.275 crore to set up 12 automatic mail processing centres all over the country. The steps being planned to develop automatic mail processing centres is a part of the initiative taken by the government to modernize and upgrade the operations of the postal services and give a new corporate image to India Post. Jaipur. New Delhi dt. Under automatic mail processing letters are sorted at a faster pace. (iii) or alternatively. including software applications and computer hardware. The Head of the booking office shall submit a copy of the Daily Account of Outsourcing (Annex D) duly consolidated for the calendar month as well as the Monthly Account of Discount to Bulk Customers (Annex E) to the concerned Regional or Circle Office with recommendation of payment. The concerned CPMsG/PMG would take a decision in this regard keeping in view the availability of infrastructure required with the Department at that office/station. Two AMPCs are already functional in Mumbai and Chennai. leading to quicker distribution of mails.12 The booking office would maintain a Daily Account of outsourcing in a Register as per the format prescribed at Annex D on a daily basis. Bhubaneshwar. Ludhiana. he said. Head of the booking office would recommend payment to the Data Entry Service Provider only after performing the checks prescribed in this communication and satisfying himself/herself of the number of speed post articles whose data has been fed in the prescribed format and the correctness of the data etc. The AMPCs will have high speed sorting machines that will lead to quicker distribution of mails. there were reports that India Post plans to invite consultants to help the loss . This issues with the approval of the competent authority and concurrence of Integrated Finance Adviser.
INDIA POST SET TO GET NEW TECH ADDRESSES
Targeting improved Postal Services in India. It would be ensured that in no case the amount paid to the Data Entry Service Provider exceeds the amount by which the discount available to the bulk customers was reduced (by half) during the month. One copy duly signed by the Postal Official will be kept by the concerned Office of the Department and the second copy would be handed back to the Data Entry Service Provider.13 The billing branch of the booking office would
3." said a government official on condition of anonymity.
keep an account of discount made available to the Bulk Customers on a monthly basis (billing cycle) as per the format prescribed at Annex E.2300 crore on technology. 3. The payment made on account of this outsourcing will be debited to 3201 02 101. Bangalore." the government official added.17 4. Data Entry Service Provider may get the data entry work conducted at its own premises/facility within the time period to be indicated by the concerned booking office of the Department.2009)
SEPTEMBER. 3. "The government has planned to invest Rs.14
3. which were established in 1993 and 1996 respectively. AMPCs will come up in Ahmedabad.making institution acquire technology solutions. Kochi.07. The institutions also plans to spend around Rs.either on the nodes available in the booking office (ii) or any other suitable office to be identified by the Department. the government has proposed setting up 12 automatic mail processing centres (AMPCs) in the country during the ongoing Five-years Plan (2007-12). the Data Entry Service Provider shall submit a manifest of work performed by it in the format prescribed at Annex C in duplicate. "All the AMPCs will have high speed sorting machines that can sort up to 30000 letters in an hour.16
3. 3. the official said. The AMPCs are likely to come up in Delhi and Kolkata by the end of March 2010. 3.10 Incomplete data entries will not be entitled for any payment. giving a boost to the efficiency of postal services all over the country.9 The incharge/supervisor of the booking office would carry out a random check of 5% of the entries made with reference to the paper manifest. An officer in Regional Office or Circle Office (as the case may be) authorized for the purpose would check the account and issue necessary sanction of payment to the data Entry Service Provider on a monthly basis. according to the reports.11 At the end of the day. Recently. Luknow.04 28.