GENERAL SECRETARY’S DESK
Dated – 01.12.2014
All CHQ Office bearers/Circle Secretaries
All Divisional/Branch Secretaries
The great event viz. the Diamond Jubilee celebration of our NFPE happily ended at Dwarka (Gujarat) on 24.11.2014. Many great leaders have bestowed their valuable orations inspired the participants from everywhere throughout our nation. You might have read the report on Diamond Jubilee celebration published in our website. Our Gujarat Comrades made fine arrangements for stayal, food, function hall, Dais etc. and they deserve hearty appreciations. The memories of NFPE Diamond Jubilee celebrations at the holy city Dwarka will remain with us for a longtime. The History records this meaningful event in its books in the front page. The following are some of the events needed to share with you.
1. Confederation Programmes
(a) Mass squatting of Central Government employees at many cities were held on 18.11.2014.
(b) For the National Convention to be held on 11.12.2014 at New Delhi, NFPE has allotted 30 participants for P3 Union.
(c) For the trade union workshop to be held at Bangalore on 5th & 6th January 2015, we have been allotted 20 participants as our Quota.
2. Postal JCA Demands and forth coming agitational Programmes.
All are aware the reply of the department for our 39 Charter of Demands, we presented on 28.08.2014 is either negative or evasive. In this situation on behalf of PJCA consisting NFPE & FNPO including GDS, a massive Parliament March Programme on 04.12.2014 is planned. Among the expected target of 20000 participants, our P3 share is 4000 and the CHQ is hoping for more participants on our behalf. For stayal of the participants one Marriage Hall “Kampur Chaupal, Near Shadipur Metro Station, New Delhi – 110008” has been booked for 3rd & 4th of December 2014.
In the Parliament March programme, it is expected to be announced the next phase of agitational schedule including indefinite strike. Let us assemble in the Parliament March and raise our voice in high pitch.
3. Meeting with the Chairman of Task Force on leveraging the Post office Network.
On 27.11.2014, a team of NFPE & P3 leaders met the Chairman, Shri T. S. R. Subramanian, Task Force on leveraging the Post office network at New Delhi. Our interaction with the Chairman is mainly on the positive probabilities of various new works related to e-commerce, e-governance, Adhar Centre, Financial inclusion, Data collection/updation for various departments, New Savings & Insurance products, Delivery of social benefits schemes of various Central, State departments, Market surveys etc.
P3 has earlier submitted our view points/suggestions to the Task Force. The content of the same was also discussed. We requested him to suggest in its report to make the GDS as full time employees while optimizing the post office network.
The above task force is expected to present its report to the Prime Minster in the middle of December 2014. Let us wait and see what it will propose and recommend.
4. JCM (DC) Meeting
JCM Departmental Council meeting is scheduled to be held at the Directorate on 16.12.2014. Around 100 subjects are in the Agenda. On behalf of our P3, We put all possible subjects and try to fetch positive results thereon.
5. Other News
All Central Trade Unions’ Parliament March is to be held on 5th December 2014, the next day of PJCA’s Parliament March.
Our Next All India Conference is scheduled on 4th, 5th, 6th & 7th June 2015 (Four Days) at Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh). There is no restriction on number of visitors. All may devise their travel plan well in advance and make our Lucknow AIC, a big hit.
Conclusion: It is reiterated that the remittance of Quota, enrolment of new members, circulars on events and union matters are the priority duty to our Branch/Divisional secretaries. To keep our organisation vibrant and forceful, our concerted effort with involvement is the need of the hour. Let us meet in next.