ALL INDIA GRAMIN DAK SEVAKS UNION (AIGDSU)
Post Office Building, Padamnagar, Delhi 110007
General Secretary S.S. Mahadevaiah
Ref: GDS/CHQ/14/A/2016 Dated: 03/08/2016
Shri B.V. Sudhakar jee ,
Department of Posts,
New Delhi – 1.
Sub.: Havoc wreaked by severe floods in Assam, Bihar, Odisha and
of the devastation caused by the floods in
Assam, Bihar, Odisha and
Circles does not require to be described in so many words.
The condition of the marooned people and those who have been hit by the floods
is beyond description and can only be imagined rather described.
areas affected by the floods are also likely to be affected by several
diseases. The immediate requirements of the affected persons are food,
clothing, light (Kerosene, Candles and matches) as the electricity has gone off
and medicines of preliminary use as also life saving ones.
Postal employees, especially the G.D.S. employees are spread over interior
parts of the country side. Those in affected areas have lost everything, like
other people. These Postal employees require help from the department of Posts.
The states Government are trying to rush help to the affected people but these
measure are proving to be too limited and too short to mitigate the misfortune.
The Postal department, therefore, has to rush immediate help to its employees -
help of immediate use and help for reconstruction of the property damaged by
are, therefore, requested kindly to view the situation in the flood affected
areas as that of human tragedy and natural calamity and take immediate measures
to rush the following reliefs to the Postal employees - departmental and GDS
(i) Supply of food, clothing; fuel, lighting
materials like Kerosene and Kerosene lamp, candles and matchboxes; and
medicines keeping view the present situation and the one that is likely to
follow in all probability.
(ii) Arrange sufficient relief from welfare fund
commensurate with the severity of conditions three months advances pay (TRCA).
(iii) Grant of house building advances rupees five
Lakh to each GDS Employees who lose the house/flood advance, to the GDS Postal
employees so that they may repair reconstruct the damage done to their
(iv) Granting additional insurance cover to the
employees those who are working in risky areas at high altitudes.
(v) Granting hard duty allowance/Risk allowance for the
specially identified in dangerous areas.
shall be thankful for an early action and a word in reply.
With profound regards,
Copy to:- The DDG, (Welfare), request for necessary
Copy to:- Circle Secretaries Assam, Bihar, Odisha and Uttarakhand Circle.