All General Secretaries NFEPE Affiliates
All Office Bearers of NFPE
All Circle/Divisional/Branch Secretaries
1. SEVENTH CPC & PFRDA BILL – JOINT AGITATION BY RAILWAY, DEFENCE & CONFEDERATION.
Due to the consistent efforts made by the Central Headquarters of the Confederation of Central Government Employees & Workers, as a follow up action to the 12th December 2012 strike, a joint platform of action of all Central Government Employees including Railway, Defence and other C. G. Employees has emerged under the banner of All India Railway men’s Federation (AIRF), All India Defence Employees Federation (AUDEF) and Confedration Central Government Employees & Workers, mainly on two demands viz: Constitution of 7th CPC and withdrawal of FPRDA Bill. A meeting of the Central Leaders of the AIRF, AIDEF and Confederation has given a joint call to all Central Government Employees to organize nationwide mass demonstrations at all important cities on 29thApril 2013 and also to send Telegrams to Prime Minister of India on the same day.
Confederation of Central Government Employees & Workers, during the 12th December 2012 strike itself, has demanded the constitution Seventh Central Pay Commission and also inclusion of the Gramin Dak Sevaks under the purview of the 7thCPC. All the Central Trade Unions including INTUC, BMS, HMS, AITUC, CITU, UTUC etc has also demanded constitution of 7th CPC in their joint memorandum submitted to the Finance Minster during the pre-budget discussion. Thus the demand raised by Confederation alone, has now become the common demand of entire Central Government Employees and also the Central Trade Unions.
NFPE call upon entirety of the Postal and RMS employees including Gramin Dak Sevaks to make the 29thApril mass demonstration programmes a grand success by taking a lead role in mobilising maximum number of employees at all important cities under the banner of joint platform of action comprising AIRF, AIDEF & Confederation. Telegrams demanding constitution of 7th CPC and scrapping of the PFRDA Bill may also be sent to the Prime Minster of India by all General Secretaries, Circle Secretaries and Branch/Divisional Secretaries of affiliated unions of NFPE.
2. 24th NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF CONFEDERATION OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES & WORKERS
The 24th National Conference of the Confederation of Central Government Employees & Workers will be held at Kolkata from 4th to 6th May 2013. The Venue of the Conference is Sukanta Mancha, Beliaghate, Kolkata Inaugural session will take place at Shramik Mandal Kendra, Kanykurgachi, Kolkata - 54 on 4th May at 4PM. Delegates from about 107 Affiliated organizations are expected to attend the National Conference which is held once in three years. Number of eligible delegates of each affiliated organisation is decided based on the paid up membership as per quota remitted to the Confederation CHQ. Delegates fee is Rs. 500/- per head.
All affiliated unions of NFPE which are affiliated of Confederation also, are requested to send their delegates to the conference. Instructions may be given to the delegates to book up & down travel tickets immediately.
3. 9th FEDERAL COUNCIL OF NATIONAL FEDERATION OF POSTAL EMPLOYEES (NFPE)
9th Federal Council of NFPE will be held at Hyderabad from 9th to 12th June 2013. The Circle coordinating Committee of NFPE Unions, Andhra Pradesh Circle, has formed a preparatory Committee and the initial preparation for the successful conduct of the Federal Council has already begun. Number of eligible Federal Councillors of each affiliated unions of NFPE will be basedon the quota remitted upto 31.03.2013, since the last Federal Council. List of eligible delegates showing the amount of quota remitted will be published shortly. General Secretaries of all affiliated unions of NFPE are requested to give instructions to their elected Federal Councillors to book the up & down travel ticket immediately.
4. NFPE Eastern Zone Study Camp at Guwahati (Assam)
After the successful conducting of Southern Zone Study Camp at Chennai and Central Zone study camp at Vidisha (MP), the Eastern Zone Study Camp of all NFPE affiliated unions will be held at Guwahati (Assam) on 27th & 28th April 2013. The list showing the quota of the minimum number of delegates fixed for each circle union was circulated one month back. However, a copy of the same circular is enclosed herewith. All General Secretaries of NFPE affiliated unions are requested to give strict instructions to their circle Secretaries to fix the delegates immediately and also ensure their participation in the camp WITHOUT FAIL. Delegates may be instructed to book their up & down tickets immediately if not already booked. Programme notice of the study camp will be finalized shortly and will be sent separately. A seminar on Postal Services will be organized in Connection with the camp. Delegates attending the seminar are eligible for special casual leave.
Northern Zone study camp will be held in UP in the month of May/June 2013. Western Zone study camp will be held in Rajasthan and dates will be finalized shortly.
5. FEDERAL SECRETARIAT OF NFPE
Federal Secretariat of NFPE will be held at Guwahati (Assam) on 26th April 2013. All General Secretaries are requested to attend the meeting at 11 AM on 26.04.2013.
6. 29th ALL INDIA CONFERENCE OF AIPEU GROUP ‘C’
29th AIC of AIPEU Group ‘C’ was held at Thiruvananthapuram from 2013 March 10th to 13thCom. R. Sivannaryana (Andhra Pradesh) Com. M. Krishnan (Kerala) and Com. Balwinder Singh (Delhi) are unanimously elected as the President, General Secretary and Financial Secretary respectively.
7. 1st ALL INDIA CONFERENCE OF THE AIPEU-GDS (NFPE)
1st AIC of the newly formed GDS Union, AIPEU-GDS (NFPE) on associate member of NFPE, was held at Chennai on 21st & 22nd March 2013. Com. Bijoy Gopal Sur (West Bengal), Com. P. Panduranga Rao (Andhra Pradesh) and Com. V. Murugan (keral) are elected as the President, General Secretary and Financial Secretary unanimously.
8. 2nd ALL INDIA CONFERENCE OF AIPSBCOEA
2nd AIC of SBCO Employees Association, an affiliate of NFPE, was held at Haridwar (Uttarakhand) on 2nd and 3rd March 2013. Com. S. P. Kulkarni (Maharashtra) Com. Virendra Tiwari (U.P) and Com. Rajiv Kumar (Haryana) are unanimously elected as the President, General Secretary and Financial Secretary. The Department has confirmed the recognition granted to SBCOEA and the rival unions attempt to de-recognise our union has failed in the Chennai High Court.
9. CENTRAL JCA SUBMITS JOINT MEMORANDUM TO THE NEW SECRETARY, DEPARTMENT OF POSTS
The Central JCA (NFPE & FNPO) has decided to submit a joint memorandum to the new Secretary, Department of Posts on the long pending major demands of the Postal & RMS employees including Gramin Dak Sevaks and Casual, Part-time, Contingent employees. Copy of the Memorandum will be published in the websites. JCA has decided to organize agitational programmes, if the demands are not settled in a time bound manner.