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Thursday, December 20, 2012

Revision of tarrif of iMO

The Postal Service board has approved the proposal for reduction of iMO tarrif. The new tarriff operates on a three slab plan. The tarrif at the highest remittance end has been reduced from Rs.  330/- to Rs. 120/-. 
The revision will come into effect since 22.12.2012. 


The new tariff is as under: 



Remittance Slab

Revised Tariff

Rs.1000 – Rs. 10000

Rs. 100/-

Rs. 10001 – Rs. 30000


Rs. 110/-

Rs. 30001 – Rs. 50000

Rs. 120/-

Joint Divisional Conference of Thrissur Division

The Joint Divisional Conference of FNPO unions of Thrissur Division was held on 13.11.2012, at P P Subramanian Nagar (Jawahar Balabhavan Auditorium, Thrissur). The conference was inagurated by Shri. K P Dhanapalan MP. Shri T V Chandramohan, Ex MLA attended the function. The Divisional union has given a warm welcome to the newly elected P4 Circle Secretary, Shri. C Moideenkutty. 

 



Sunday, December 9, 2012

List of Branch Offices in Kerala Circle where TRCA is proposed to be reduced due to reduction of work load

Circle Office has issued a list of Branch Offices in Kerala Circle where the TRCA of the concerned GDS BPMs are proposed to be reduced in connection with the reduction of work load. The list has been prepared based on the periodical review conducted during 2011-12. The list of the offices is published below. 
But as per the Directorate order, the TRCA will not be deducted for the next one year. However, the concerned GDS BPMs will have to improve the business and revenue of the BOs by the next one year, else TRCA of the GDS BPM will be reduced.

















Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Limited Departmental Competitive Examination to the cadre of Postmen/Mail Guard will be held on 06-01-2013

Circle Office has issued notification for conducting the Limited Departmental competitive examination to the cadre of Postman/ Mail Guard. As per the schedule, the date of examination is 06.01.2013. The examination  will be held at all the three regional head quarters. The notification, along with vacancy position is posted below: 


Department of Posts, India
Office of the Chief Postmaster General
Kerala Circle, Thiruvananthapuram- 695 033.
Tele No.0471-2303930 e.mail adestco.keralapost@gmail.com
                                                                  

To
          All SSPOs/SPOs, Kerala Circle
          All SSRM/SRMs, Kerala Circle
          Supdt., PSD, Trivandrum/Thrissur/Calicut
          Supdt., KCSD, Kochi

No. Rectt/12-2/2011               dated at Trivandrum 33,           the   21st   November 2012

Sub: - Limited Departmental Competitive Examination to the cadre of   Postmen/Mail Guard scheduled to be held on 06-01-2013
           

The Limited Departmental Competitive Examination to the cadre of Postman/Mail Guard will be held on Sunday, the 6th January 2013 as per the following schedule.   
  
Activity
Schedule date
Last date for receipt of Applications by Divisional Office
07-12-2012
Issue of Admit cards
21-12-2012
Date of Examination
06-01-2013
Timing of Examination
10.00 A.M to 11.30 AM
Date of declaration of results
11-01-2013

02.      The examination will be common for Gramin Dak Sevaks and Departmental officials. The examination is conducted for filling up the vacancies of Postmen /Mail Guard for the year 2011.    Vacancy position approved for the year 2011 is furnished in the Annexure attached to this Notification.  The examination will be held at all the three Regional Head Quarters

03.      Syllabus & Qualifying standards for the examination:

Candidates shall be subjected to an Aptitude Test of the level of 10th class/matriculation covering the following subjects /topics.
Total marks
100
Part A
25 marks – 25 questions on General Knowledge, Reasoning and Analytical Ability – Multiple Choice Questions
Part B
25 marks – 25 questions of Mathematics-Multiple choice Questions
Part C (Two        segments)           (i)
25 Marks – English language-Objective Type / Multiple Choice Questions
                         (ii)
25 Marks – Regional language – Objective Type / Multiple Choice Questions.
Duration of EXAM
90 Minutes
Qualifying Marks
  1. Parts A and B – Minimum 10 marks for OC, 8 marks for SC/ST and 9 marks for OBC* candidates in each part
  1. Part C (Two Segments) – Minimum 10 marks for OC, 8 marks for SC/ST and 9 marks for OBC*  candidates in each segment
  1. 40% marks for OC, 33 marks for SC/ST and 37 marks for OBC* candidates in aggregate.

*Not applicable for filling up posts by Limited Departmental Competitive Examination as there is no reservation for OBC employees while filling up posts by promotion.


04.        Pattern of Examination:
The post of Postman and Mail Guard will be filled by:
(1)        Limited Departmental Competitive Examination for promotion from amongst  Multi Tasking Staff

(2)        Direct Recruitment from amongst Gramin Dak Sevaks

(3)        Direct Recruitment from open market.

05.        Method of Recruitment:

A.   POSTMAN

(1)  25% on the basis of Limited Departmental Competitive Examination (LDCE) by promotion from amongst Multi Tasking Staff of the Recruiting Division with three years regular service in the grade including service put in, if any, against an erstwhile Group ‘D’ post on regular basis as on 1st January of the year to which the vacancy (ies) belong failing which, from amongst Multi Tasking Staff of the neighbouring Division/Unit on the basis of the said Examination, failing which by direct recruitment from ‘open market’.

(2)  50% by direct recruitment on the basis of Competitive Examination limited to Gramin Dak Sevaks* of the Recruiting Division who have worked for at least five years in that capacity as on the 1st day of January of the year to which the vacancy (ies) belong, failing which from amongst Gramin Dak Sevaks of the neighbouring Division/Unit on the basis of the said Examination, failing which by direct recruitment from ‘open market’.

·         “Gramin Dak Sevaks are holders of civil posts but they are outside the regular Civil Service due to which their appointment will be by direct recruitment.”

B.   MAIL GUARD

(i)   25% on the basis of Limited Departmental Competitive Examination by promotion from amongst Multi Tasking Staff of the recruiting Division with three years regular service in the grade including service put in, if any, against an erstwhile Group ‘D’ post on regular basis as on the 1st January of the year to which the vacancy (ies) belong failing which by direct recruitment.

(ii)  25% by direct recruitment on the basis of Competitive Examination limited to Gramin Dak Sevaks of the recruiting Division who have worked for at least five years in that capacity as on 1st January of the year to which the vacancy (ies) belong failing which by direct recruitment of Gramin  Dak Sevaks who have worked for at least five years in the Railway Mail Service/ Postal Division in the Region.

(iii) 25% by direct recruitment from open market with matriculation as minimum educational qualification.

·         “Gramin Dak Sevaks are holders of civil posts but they are outside the regular Civil Service due to which their appointment will be by direct recruitment.”
  
06.        Eligibility:

(i)   There is no age limit for Multi Tasking Staff by promotion based on the Limited Departmental Competitive Examination.

(ii)  The age limit for Gramin Dak Sevaks shall be 50 years as on the 1st day of January 2011.  (Relaxation for those belonging to Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe up to five years and for those belonging to Other Backward Castes up to three years)

(iii) Regular service for Multi Tasking Staff shall be three years as on the 1st day of January 2011. 



(iv) Gramin Dak Sevaks should have worked for at least five years in that capacity as on the 1st day of January 2011. 

07.        EXAMINATION FEE

An examination fee of Rs.5/- will be paid by the candidates belonging to Multi Tasking Staff/ Gramin Dak Sevaks categories.   The   amount    should be   credited    to   PO Accounts and the receipt granted therefore should be enclosed with the application form.  Women candidates may be exempted from payment of examination fee as envisaged in DG Posts letter No. 37-40/2009-SPB.I dated 09-12-2009, a copy of which was circulated under this office letter No. Rectt/26-1/RLG/IV dated 04-01-2010.

08.      EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

No educational qualification is prescribed for direct recruitment limited to Gramin Dak Sevaks.  Educational qualification is not prescribed for Multi Tasking Staff also.

09.      LAST DATE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATION:

The last date for receipt of application by the Divisional Head is 07-12-2012

10.     GDS applying against reserved vacancies should attach copy of the community/caste certificate.  In the case of OBC candidates creamy layer certificate should be attached.

11.     The application should be submitted in the prescribed proforma attached herewith.

12.     GDS, who are on deputation to APS can also apply for the examination under direct recruitment quota.  The eligibility criteria applied to GDS in the civil side will also apply to GDS on deputation to APS as well.  

13.        As per the instructions contained in Directorate letter No. Misc/2/95/DE dated 7/7/97 candidates taking the departmental examination conducted by the Dept. of posts on or after 1/8/97, shall submit their application to the prescribed authority along with two copies of their identical passport size photographs.  The Divisional Supdts may please ensure that this condition is satisfied while calling for applications and scrutiny of the same.

14.        The Divisional Superintendents may issue hall permit on 21-12-2012 after affixing the Photographs of the candidates on it.

15.        The candidature of the applicants may be decided by the Divisional Supdts.  As regards provisional admission the instructions issued from time to time may be followed.

16.        The contents of this Notification should be brought to the notice of all concerned including those who are on leave immediately.  Branch offices should be advised duly invoiced in BO slips.

17.                  Receipt of this letter may be acknowledged by next post.


                                                                           (S.SRIRANGAN)
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR (RECTT)

Copy to:

1.    The officer-in-Charge P&T Administration Cell, Kamptee for information and further necessary action.  

2.  Postmaster General, Central Region, Kochi/Postmaster General, Northern Region, Calicut for favour of further necessary action please.



ASSISTANT DIRECTOR (RECTT)





APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION TO
 THE LIMITED DEPARTMENTAL COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION
TO THE CADRE OF POSTMAN/MAILGUARD SCHEDULED TO BE HELD ON 06-01-2013


1
Name of the applicant


2
Category (SC/ST/OBC /UR). Photocopies of the caste certificates should be attached

3 (a)
Date of birth (in Christian Era)


3 (b)
Age as on 01-01-2011


4
Present designation and name of office where working.

5  (a)
Date from which continuously working as MTS/GDS

   (b)
Date from which permanent

   (c)
Total  Service as on
01-01-2011

6
Name of Examination Centre 
(Trivandrum/Ernakulam/Calicut)

7
Local language in which the applicant desires to take Paper ‘A’, ‘B’ and Paper ‘C (ii)’.   (specify the paper and language)

8
Are You physically handicapped? If so photocopy of the certificate should be attached.

10
Receipt Number and date of remittance of exam fee of Rs.5/- with the name of PO. (Original cash receipt should be attached)

11
Whether two identical copies of recent passport size photographs signed and duly attested by the controlling authorities are enclosed.


            I ……………………………………………… hereby declare that the information furnished above is true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

            Enclosures attached:

                        1.
                        2.        
                       
Place:
Date:
                                                                                                     Signature of the applicant

(To be entered by the appointing authority)

            Certified that the particulars furnished by the applicant in the application have been verified and found correct / corrected wherever necessary with reference to the relevant documents.  The candidature of the applicant is RECOMMENDED / NOT RECOMMENDED. 

Place:
Date:

Signature with Name and Designation
          of the Appointing Authority


The candidate is ADMITTED / NOT ADMITTED (If not admitted record reason)

Place:
Date:
                                                                                   
                                                                                            Signature of the Divisional Superintendent





ANNEXURE
Postman / Mail Guard Examination scheduled to be held on 06-01-2013
VACANCY POSITION IN THE CADRE OF POSTMAN/MAIL GUARD  FOR THE YEAR 2011

A.POSTMAN
Sl No

Division
Promotion Quota
Direct Recruitment Quota
SC
ST
PH
UR
TL
SC
ST
PH
OBC
UR
TL
1
Trivandrum
   (South)
01
01
00
02
04
 01+
01
(backlog
00
00

02
04
 07+
01
2
Trivandrum
   (North)
00
00
00+
01 (OH)
02 (HH)
(backlog)

03
  03+
 03
00
00
00+
01 (VH)
(backlog)
00
04
 04+
01
3
Kollam
02
00
01(OH)
03
06
03
00
00
01
06
10
4
Pathanamthitta
00
00
00
02
02
00
00
01(OH)
01
02
04
5
Tiruvalla
01
00
00
01
02
01
00
00
01
03
05
6
Mavelikara
01
00
00+
01 (OH)
(backlog)
01
  02+
01
00
00
00
01
01
02
7
Alappuzha
00
00
00
02
02
00
00
01(HH)+
01(HH)
(backlog)
01
02
  04+
01
8
Chanaganassery
00
00
00
02
02
02
00
00
00
02
04
9
Kottayam
00
01
00+
01 (VH)
(backlog)
03
 04+
01
00
00
00
02
04
06
10
Idukki
00
00
00
02
02
00
00
00
01
02
03
11
Ernakulam
00
01
01(HH)+
01(HH)
(backlog)
05
 07+
01
00
00
00
04
05
09
12
Lakshadweep
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
01
01
13
Aluva
01
00
00
04
05
00
01
00
01
04
06
14
Irinjalakuda
00
00
00
03
03
00
00
00
02
03
05
15
Thrissur
00
01
00+
01(OH)
01(HH)
(backlog)
04
 05+
02
01
00

01
03
05
16
Palakkad
00
00
00
02
02
00
00
00
01
02
03
17
Ottapalam
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
01
01
18
Manjeri
01
00
00
01
02
00
00
00
01
01
02
19
Tirur
00
00

00
02
02
00
00
00+
02(HH)
(backlog)
01
01
 02+
02
20
Calicut
00
00
00
02
02
00
00
00
01
02
03
21
Vadakara
00
00
00
01
01
00
00
00
00
02
02
22
Thalassery
01
00
00
02
03
01
00
00
01
03
05
23
Kannur
00
00
00
04
04
00
00
00
01
02
03
24
Kasaragod
00
00
00
01
01
00
00
01(VH)
00
01
02

TOTAL
8
4
  02+
08
(backlog)
52
66+
08
(backlog)
9+
01
(backlog)
1
03+
04
(backlog)
24
61
  98+
05
(backlog)

B.MAIL GUARD

Sl No

Division
Promotion Quota
Direct Recruitment Quota
25% by Exam
from amongst MTS
25% by Exam
limited to GDS
1
 RMS ‘TV’
00
00
2
 RMS ‘EK’
00
        01(UR)
3
 RMS ‘CT’
   00+
01 (ST) (Backlog)
00