Government of India
Ministry of Communications & IT
Department of Posts
Dak Bhavan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi - 110001
Dated the 09th January, 2012.
No: 08/ 15/ 2011 - SR
All Heads of Postal Circles
Sub: Instructions regarding invoking of FR 17A and relevant provision in GDS Conduct and Engagement Rules.
I am directed to refer to Department's DO letter No. 8-27/ 97-SR/ Pt. dated 23.06.98 vide which instructions to deal with strike situation were issued. As stated in para 2 of the said DO letter, the provisions of FR 17-A in respect of departmental employees and corresponding provisions in GDS Conduct and Engagement Rules may be invoked only in cases of incitement, instances of violance/ sabotage etc.
2. It is requested that the above said instructions may be followed in letter and spirit, while following the priciple of "No work, no pay" to deal with the strike situation.
Director (SR & Legal)