II nd Circle Conference of All India Association of Postmaster Cadre, Maharashtra Circle was held at Kolhapur on 10th August 2013 at 10.00 a.m. at SHREE MAHALAKSHMI CONFERENCE AND MULTI PURPOSE HALL 3 RD FLOOR, KAWALA NAKA, BESIDE RAJ GAURAV MANGAL KARYALAY, KOLHAPUR
Conference started with usual procedure followed by introduction of the Postmasters.
Regional coordinators read their report.
The gist of the report of them and the resolution passed over there are as follows:
Ø Postmaster Cadre opted/passed officials are demoralized because of the step motherly treatment by the Department in position, power and financially.
Ø The young postmasters are not appreciated by the local administration instead they are given more burden, loaded from the other general line supervisors on the ground of their age and non capability by keeping shortage of staff in the office where the postmaster cadre official is posted.
Ø Poor infrastructure, Machinery, staff shortage but higher responsibility than the subordinates who are getting more remuneration and consideration.
Ø There is no provision in the 6th pay commission report for the Postmaster Cadre which is shouldering highest responsibility in the department but adjusted with the general line supervisory pay scale by saying that both are one and same line with same powers and responsibility but practically that was not correct.
Ø Stress on getting authorization from the Directorate for the formatted Postmaster association at central level by keeping dead line for the same to attain carrier progression in this chosen carrier.
Ø Getting permission for bi/four monthly meeting with PMG/CPMG for to settle the grievances arises while working with the subordinates and dealing with the local administration as suggested by the Directorate during the meeting with the CHQ members on 17 thApril 2013.
Ø Formation of regional /Circle level ad hoc committee and Circle ad hoc office bearers to represent and discuss the issues with the higher authorities.
Ø Strengthen the activities of the association with Unity, all the Postmaster Cadre officials should stop the subscription to the PIII federated Unions and start the subscription to the Postmaster association under receipt.
Ø Be prepared for the membership verification by maintaining neutral state to enable to get the authorization from the directorate.
Ø To bring the oral assurance given by the Directorate on papers the Postmaster Cadre officials should be untied and give the strength to the CHQ members.
Ø Monthly subscription from the members are fixed Rs.50/- that will be collected by the ad hoc regional body treasurers and quota will be send on the proportion as given in the draft constitution under receipt. The books of accounts should be maintained free and fair manner for the audit and for verification as and when called for.
Ø Circle ad hoc committee has been constructed along with the Mumbai regional ad hoc committee.
Ø The resolution passed in the conference along with the list of office bearers will be submitted to the Chief Postmaster General very soon.
Ø Conference concluded with vote of thanks and National Anthem
Here it is to mention about the hospitality extended by the Kolhapur young Postmasters with their warm reception and the delicious food arrangement.
Next circle conference place and venue will be fixed shortly.
Before that all India conference on demand by the all other circle coordinators will be announced soon by the General Secretary in consultation with the Delhi/Rajasthan circle.
JAI HIND…..JAI MAHARASHTRA!!!!!!!!
BY POSTMASTER MAHARASHTRA