An Organisation for the welfare of postal employees

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Extension of Risk Allowance till 31.12.2011

No. 21012/ 01/ 2008-Estt. (Allowance)

Government of India

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension

Department of Personnel and Training

New Delhi, December 28, 2011


Sub: Extension of Risk Allowance till 31.12.2011.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s OM No. 21012/ 01/ 2008-Estt. (AL) dated 19.07.2011, vide which payment of risk allowance was extended till 31.12.2011. Extension of risk allowance for a further period of six months beyond 31.12.2011 has been considered and it has been decided that Risk Allowance may be continued at the existing rates for a further period of 6 months upto 30.06.2012 or till such time Risk Insurance Scheme is implemented, whichever is earlier.


Zoya C B

Under Secretary to the Govt of India

Hold mass dharna on 10.01.2012 in front of Circle/ Regional/ Divisional Offices

On 27.12.2011, Discussion on 25 point Charter of Demands had been held with the Postal Board -Member (Personnel), Member (Operations), Member (PLI) and Member (Planning). The discussion lasted for eight hours. Even though the staff side has elaborately explained all the demands raised in the Charter, there was no favourable or result-oriented settlement on any of the demands.

Thereafter the Central JCA met and decided to go ahead with the strike decision. It is decided to intensify the campaign. Accordingly the Central JCA calls upon all the Branch/Divisional/Circle Union to organize Mass Dharna in front of all Circle/Regional/Divisional offices on 10.01.2012. It is also decided to organize candle-light protest demonstration/procession/rallies on all important places on 16.01.2012. Further all intensive campaign such as squad work, conventions, general bodies, press conferences etc may be organized at all levels. Make the indefinite strike from 17.01.2012 a historic success.