Dear Comrades and Friends,
Please see the attached forwarding letter and Charter of Demands to Secretary DoP through CPMGs. Make tomorrow’s program a success and kindly send report with photos of the Dharna Program.
With Struggle Greetings,
ALL INDIA GRAMIN DAK SEVAKS UNION (AIGDSU)
NATIONAL UNION OF GRAMIN DAK SEVAKS (NUGDS)
Letter No. GDS/JCA/10/2/2022 Dated 28/09/2022
Department of Posts,
New Delhi – 110001
Through Chief Post master General, Circle.
GDSPJCA (AIGDSU & NUGDS) is conducting day long dharna in front of circle office, Circle on 28-09-2022 as a part of three phase program issued by all India GDS PJCA.
GDSPJCA, Circle is requesting to the Hon’ble secretary on behalf of entire GDS community of Circle to settle the charter of demands to avoid in ordinate delay for acceptance of legitimate and justified demands of Gramin Dak Sevaks.
Otherwise entire GDS community of Circle is ready to go on serious trade union action as directed by all India GDS PJCA.
The GDS PJCA, Circle hopes that the Hon’ble secretary, Department of Posts settle the charter of demands to stop unrest, indefinite hunger fast and indefinite strike.
GDS PJCA GDS PJCA
CHARTER OF DEMANDS
(i) Grant Civil servant status to GDS and declare GDS service as pensionable service.
(ii) Withdraw Dak Mitra, CSC and VLE agency schemes.
(iii) Implement Kamalesh Chandra Committee recommendation on Time bound financial up-gradation on completion of 12,24 & 36 years of service.
(iv) Enhancement of Group insurance up to Rupees 5 Lakhs.
(v) Enhancement of GDS gratuity up to Rupees 5 Lakhs.
(vi) Paid leave carry forward up to 180 days and encashment.
(vii) Medical facilities to GDS and their family members.
(viii) Implementation of GDS committee recommendation on bunching.
(ix) Allow substitutes on own responsibility of Regular GDS when regular GDS is on leave irrespective of work load. Withdraw instructions of the department on substitute arrangements issued vide O.M. No. 17-31/2016-GDS dated 11-02-2022 and clarificatory orders dated 21-03-2022 and to resume the provision to engage GDS substitute up to 65 years of age.
(x) Raise GDs contribution and department contribution to SDBS from 3% to 10% or Grant adhoc pension to all retired GDS.
(xi) Abolish all incentive schemes/systems. All Work done by GDs i.e. IPPB, PLI, RPLI and MGNREGS should be taken for work load of GDS.
(xii) Grant rent and composite allowance to ABPMs and Dak Sevaks Rs 2400/-, Rs.1600/- and Rs.800/- for x,y, and z class cities staging in B.O. and S.O. jurisdiction.
(xiii) End discrimination grant of Annual increase to GDS at par with departmental staff. Ensure uniformity in drawing annual increments to GDS and regular staff.
(xiv) To grant combined duty allowance to all GDS BPMs performing additional duties of delivery/conveyance of mails. In cases where BPM are directed to carry BO bags between BO and AO time required for carrying mails is to be taken as additional duty and allowance paid.
(xv) Absorb DPM/ part time casual labours in RMS against vacant GDS post as one time measure.
(xvi) Withdraw RICT DEVICE and Provide Laptop, Printer & Broadband Network in branch offices to all BOs for better & prompt services.
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