Thursday, October 23, 2014

IP/LGO Examinations-2014 -probable dates

It is learnt that LDCE for promotion to the cadre of Inspector Posts and LGO examinations 2014 which were postponed by Directorate vide memo No. A.34012/04/2014-DE dated 23rd September 2014 are likely to be held on following dates. 

1. Inspector Posts Examination : 22-11-2014 and 23-11-2014

2. LGO Examination : 23-11-2014 (Sunday)

Saturday, October 18, 2014

ANATHAPURIPEX-2014- District level philatelic Exhibition at Thiruvananthapuram on 13th & 14th November-2104

Trivandrum District Level Philatelic Exhibition ‘Ananthapuripex ’ will be held at  Bhagyamala Auditorium inside chandrasekharan Nair Stadium complex, Trivandrum on 13th & 14th November, 2014. Trivandrum North Postal Division is hosting this mega event. Over and above the numerous frames of stamp exhibits, painting and quiz competitions for school children, seminars/workshops conducted by renowned philatelists will also be held at the venue during the  two days. All are requested to co-operate... May all roads lead to Bhagyamala auditorium during the said two days.....

DPC for PS Group B 2014-15- Updates

1) On 16/10/2014, Chhattisgarh, HP and Uttarakhand circles submitted required documents to Directorate. The representatives of  APS and Assam did not turned to Directorate to submit the documents on this due date. 

2) On 17/10/2014, only Delhi circle has submitted required documents to Directorate. The APMG (Staff)/AD (Staff) of Haryana, J&K, Odisha and Jharkhand did not turned to submit required documents on this due date. 

      If circles are not submitting the requisite documents on their allotted dates to Directorate, then automatically regular as well as supplementary DPC would be delayed. Therefore GS has already requested to all Circle Secretaries and CHQ Office Bearers be in touch with each and every officers who are in the zone of promotion and confirm the updation of their ACRs/APARs and submission to RO/CO.

George Ninan quits

Sri. George Ninan, (IPoS-1981) former PMG (CR), Kerala and presently PMG(BD& Mails), MP Circle has retired voluntarily w.e.f 6th October, 2014. To view the copy of memo issued by Directorate Please CLICK HERE

Friday, October 17, 2014

India Post to join hands with Snapdeal

In a bid to enhance its electronic connectivity and capability across 1.5 lakh Post Offices in India, Department of Posts is in the process of inducting new-age technology through an enterprise wide IT Project. In this series, it has also signed Business MOU with snapdeal.com & shopclues.com. 
 
India Post is celebrating National Postal Week from 9th to 15th October, 2014 and on the occasion of Business Development Day on 14th Oct 2014 it decided to join hands with Snapdeal.com & shopclues.com.
 
Mr. Vijay Ajmera, Sr. Vice President (Finance) Snapdeal.com said that they are happy to choose Department of Post as their delivering partner and this partnership will provide their e-commerce business a wider reach and network. 
 
In tune with the emerging e-Commerce market, parcel product has been revamped & Cash on Delivery (CoD) facility has been introduced. State-of-the-art Parcel centres are also being set up across the country. Department is also developing exclusive Parcel Network to cater the needs of e-Commerce companies.

Department is also developing Parcel Network to cater to the needs of e-Commerce companies. Delivery of parcels and Express mail is also planned to be mechanised in bigger cities for efficient & quicker delivery.
 

Thursday, October 16, 2014

CWC Meeting in November

Association proposes to convene a Central Working Committee Meeting in the month of November at Kochi to discuss various issues like Merger Proposal submitted to Directorate, All India CWC meeting to be held in Kerala Circle etc. Notification specifying the date, venue and agenda will be issued shortly. All CWC members and Association office bearers are requested to stand by for attending the CWC.

Bi-monthly with PMG(CR)- Reimbursement of Mobile charges approved

Bi-monthly meeting with PMG(CR) was held at RO Kochi on 15.10.14. Sri. Nandakumar, Circle Secretary and Sri. Ajith Kurian, our former CS represented the Association in the said meeting. Item raised and gist of the reply given is as follows:

Item: Reimbursement of Mobile charges to Sub Divisional Heads: Association pointed out that IP/ASPs in other Circles are being given reimbursement of mobile charges and even in our Circle also in the other two regions members are being given this benefit albeit at different rates. However IP/ASPs of Central Region are being denied this benefit. 

Reply: In reply PMG(CR) responded positively to our request and agreed to the proposal. He agreed to introduce a Closed User Group (CUG) plan and implement the same immediately in Central Region. Association places on record its utmost appreciation and gratitude to PMG(CR) and DPS(CR) for taking a positive stand in this matter.