An All India workshop and Seminar on 7th Central Pay Commission Memorandum P3 related issues was organised on 26th & 27th May 2014 at Shah Auditorium, Delhi, by the AIPEU Group ‘C’ (CHQ). It was a grand success and served its purpose. About 277 delegates mainly Branch/Divisional/Circle Secretaries from all Circles (except Punjab) and CWC members attended the camp. The draft Memorandum prepared by the AIPEU Group ‘C’ (CHQ) with the help and guidance of Com. K. V. Sridharan, Ex-General Secretary was supplied to all delegates. About 45 delegates actively participated in the deliberation and many more gave suggestions in writing.
The all India convention and workshop was inaugurated by Com. K. K. N. Kutty, National President, Confederation of Central Government Employees & Workers and also JCM National Council, Standing Committee Member. Com. Kutty explained in detail, the stand taken by Confederation & JCM Staff Side regarding the common demands of the Central Government Employees. Com. S. K. Vyasji, Veteran Leader of Central Government employees and Advisor of Confederation, who is also an authority on Pay Commission related matters, explained the stand of the Staff side on Pension related matters.
Com. Giriraj Singh, President, NFPE & General Secretary R-3, Com. Vrigu Bhattacharjee, Secretary General, Civil Accounts Employees Federation, Com. R. Seethalakshmi, General Secretary, P4, Com. P. Suresh, General Secretary R-4, Com. Virender Tiwari, General Secretary SBCOEA, Com. P. Panduranga Rao, General Secretary, AIPEU GDS (NFPE), Com. B. G. Tamhankar, Ex-President, NFPE & P3, Com. R. N. Parashar, Asst. Secretary General, NFPE, Com. Raghupathy, Asst. Secretary General, NFPE and CHQ office Bearers of P3 and Circle Secretaries attended the workshop and gave their valuable suggestions.
Key Note address in the Seminar on the subject – “7th CPC Memorandum-P3 related issues” was delivered by Chief Guest Shri. Alok Saxena, DDG (PMU) and Secretary to Postal Services Board, having vast experience of working in DoP&T and as Director in 6th CPC and also as Director, Implementation in Ministry of Finance. In his highly appreciated speech he narrated the principles of pay fixation and also various factors relating to Pay Commission. He made it clear that the PA cadre and its promotional cadres and allied cadres deserve a higher pay scale and endorsed the demands raised by P3 CHQ in the draft Memorandum as reasonable and justified.
Com. M. Krishnan, General Secretary, AIPEU Group ‘C’ (CHQ) & Secretary General, NFPE & Confederation presented the draft memorandum by reading each chapter, followed by discussion. He replied all the points raised in the deliberations by the delegates.
Concluding Com. K. V. Sridharan, Ex-General Secretary, in his speech enlightened the delegates on certain important points included in the draft Memorandum.
Com. R. Sivannarayana, President, CHQ presided over the Workshop and Seminar. Com. Balwinder Singh, Financial Secretary, P3 CHQ, presented the credentials and also stressed the need for prompt remittance of quota and other dues to CHQ. Com. N. Subramanian, Deputy General Secretary, P3 CHQ delivered vote of thanks.
The two days camp came to a successful conclusion at 6 PM on 27.05.2014.