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: Organizing frequent meetings/ melas on holidays and sundays - denial of legitimate rights to the employees to avail Sundays etc.
I am directed to refer to the instructions contained in Department's letter No. 16/ 56/ 2011-SR dated 08.07.2011 on the above mentioned subject (Copy enclosed). Vide the aforesaid letter, it was notified to all concerned that meetings/ melas etc. on holidays and Sundays may not be held in a routine manner.
2. However, the staff side still have grievance that some of the lower authorities are still compelling the staff to attend melas and meetings on Sundays and holidays. In the light of discussions held with the staff side, it is reiterated that the instructions contained in the Department's letter under reference may be followed in letter and spirit.
Director (SR & Legal)