Friday, 18 March 2016

ONE DAY LONG DHARNA ON 03.04.2016 (SUNDAY) AT SHIMLA

All the Branch Secretaries and Divisional Secretaries and CWC Members please note the Circle Union has decided for a Dharna on 03.04.2016 (Sunday) at Shimla to protest against the apathetic approach of the Circle Administration as well as Divisional Administrations to the issues cropped after rolling out of post offices on CBS and McCamish. Please note, there is no option as our correspondence and appeals are shelved by the authorities. The only way out is the struggle!!! Kindly ensure total participation by all the postal employees of Himachal Pradesh.

Review of proposed Dharna dated 21.02.2016 and review of the developments after deferment of the programme of agitation

All India Postal Employees Union Group ‘’C’’ H.P. Circle HQ Una-174 303
Des Raj Bhatia                                                                                                 H.S Guleria
Circle President                                                                                                            Circle Secretary

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                                                                                    Blogger: postalunionhp.blogspot.in
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No:      HP/P-III/CWC              dated at Una the 18.03.2016

Maj Gen A K Shori
Chief Postmaster General,
Himachal Pradesh Circle Shimla-09

Sub:     Review of proposed Dharna dated 21.02.2016 and review of the developments after deferment of the programme of agitation

Respected Sir,

            A kind reference is invited to your D.O letter No Union/2-1/2010 dated 09.02.2016 and this Union letter No even dated 17.02.2016.

            In your D.O letter mentioned above a para wise reply was conveyed to this Union and in the concluding para , your goodself has advised not to resort an activity of organising Dharna to avoid unnecessary bitterness in the presently healthy, friendly and co-operative relations between the administration and the union.

            I spoke to your goodself on 17.02.2016 and emphasized the need for holding bilateral dialogues to ensure mitigation of the problems being faced by the staff after rolling out to CBS and introduction of McCamish. Your goodself assured to hold such meetings at the earliest.

            This Union keeping in view the discussions and the contents contained in the DO letter after consulting the Circle Working Committee Members deffered the programme of Dharna conveyed vide this Union letter No even dated 17.02.2016 with the firm hope that the Circle Administration will take a positive view and hold a meeting to discuss the issues at the earliest.

            A period of one month has been passed , there has been no communication on the issue from your office neither there is any let up in the hardship being faced by the staff.

            The poor staff in the CBS offices is working helplessly as a bounded labour. More than sixty per cent offices  are functioning beyond 2100 hours struggling for completion of daily work. Despite, an assurance the operative staff has to approach for CSAC of the user / supervisor ID beyond duty hours and there seems to be none to attend them. The frequent failure of Finacle server and McCamish are compounding the miseries of the operative staff. Till date, many of the CBS offices are working without laser printers and even with the old / obsolete computers resulting delay in completion of work. No doubt, there are instructions for grant of OTA but till date none of the Divisional Head in the Circle has issued any such instruction  or has allowed an hour OTA to the staff performing duties in the late hours. No doubt the new computers have reached in the Divisions; the concern of the Divisional Heads can well be confirmed by confirming the date of installation of these new computers which are still lying in the Divisional Offices.

            The bandwidth seems to have been enhanced in the papers as till date there is no improvement.

            There is strong resentment amongst the staff over rolling out the post offices without providing required infrastructure and training to the staff. Recently, in Hamirpur Division, 26 post offices have been rolled in one go and many officials of these offices are not imparted training. Despite the fact that many offices are working without UPS/faulty UPS and even the computers are working on direct supply posing security threats to computers. Government of India as well as our Department have made provisions for bilateral discussions with the staff Union by way of holding four monthly / RJCM meetings and in HP Circle no such meeting has been held for last one year.

            Since, there is no relief and no way out , this Union in consultation with all the Circle Working Committee Members and branch secretaries is constrained to decide for a day long Dharna on 03.04.2016 at Shimla as a mark of protest and to focus the concern of staff over the apathetic approach on the issues.

           
           
                                                                                    Yours sincerely,



                                                                                      (H S Guleria)

Friday, 26 February 2016

Non functioning of McCamish Software in H.P Circle



All India Postal Employees Union Group ‘’C’’ HP Circle HQ at Una-174 303

Des Raj Bhatia                                                                                                   H S Guleria
Circle President                                                                                          Circle Secretary
                                                                                                                    Phone: +91-9418463093
                                                                                                             Blogger: postalunionhp.blogspot.in
                                                                                                            Email: circlesecretaryhp@gmail.com

No:         HP/P-III/JCM                     dated at Una the 26.02.2016

Maj. Gen A. K Shori
The Chief Postmaster General,
Himachal Pradesh Circle Shimla-09

Sub:       Non functioning of McCamish Software in H.P Circle

Respected Sir,

                The McCamish software abruptly stopped working today at 1100 hours displaying a message on the computer screens ‘’ Internal Server Error’’ cannot exceed to your request. Being last week of the month, there has been enough rush of premium collection today and will also continue till 29th February. The functioning with slow speed was restored for some time and the staff some how collected the premium. It stop working after 1500 hours and the staff of Head Post Offices even of some Sub Post Offices could not tally the accounts for want of viewing the PLI/RPLI day end collection reports. It has caused avoidable inconvenience to the public as well as to the officials managing the work.

                It is pertinent to mention here that similar problem also erupted during the last week of January 2016.

                Your goodself is requested to kindly intervene and cause regular functioning of the Mccamish software.


                With regards,


Yours sincerely,


(H.S Guleria)
Circle Secretary

Holding of periodical meeting with the staff Unions



All India Postal Employees Union Group ‘’C’’ HP Circle HQ at Una-174 303

Des Raj Bhatia                                                                                                   H S Guleria
Circle President                                                                                                  Circle Secretary
                                                                                                              Phone: +91-9418463093
                                                                                                              Blogger: postalunionhp.blogspot.in
                                                                                                           Email: circlesecretaryhp@gmail.com

No:         HP/P-III/JCM                     dated at Una the 26.02.2016

The Chief Postmaster General,
Himachal Pradesh Circle, Shimla-09

Sub:       Holding of periodical meeting with the staff Unions

Respected Sir,

                The holding of periodical meetings i.e Four monthly meeting with the Chief Postmaster General, Bi-monthly meeting with the Director Postal Services and RJCM meeting of H.P Circle has not been held since a long.

                We have already requested your goodself to kindly fix the dates for the meetings enabling us to have detailed interaction on the issues being faced by the Department as well as the staff working in the post offices.

                You are therefore requested to kindly fix the dates of the meetings at the earliest.

                With regards,


Yours sincerely,


(H.S Guleria)
Circle Secretary
Secretary (RJCM)

Tuesday, 29 December 2015

Resolution

Resolution

            The Biennial Circle conference of AIPEU Group ‘’C’’ concluded at Jawalaji on 25.12.2015 held detailed deliberations on the functioning of CBS offices with reference to plight of staff and availability of poor quality infrastructure i.e obsolete computers, poor net connectivity and poor functioning of central server, non-functioning of UPS, low Bandwidth of siffy, non-availability of Genset etc and unanimously resolves to request the Chief Postmaster General to ensure :-

1.      Adequate infrastructure to avoid any inconvenience to the staff working in the CBS offices.
2.      The staff including the ladies staff have to sit beyond duty hours even for 05 hours or more due to non intiation of day end transaction. The Circle Union feel that it is a violation of human rights as none of the staff sitting after duty hours is neither financially compensated nor any arrangement for their transportation and dinner is made by the Administration. The House demands Rs 150-00 per Hour for sitting beyond duty hours.
3.      Further, rolling out be made only on ensuring availability of prerequisite and posting of adequate staff as the time taken for online transaction is higher than time taken on Sanchay Post.
4.      The House request the CHQ to take up the issue of revised time factor for CBS transactions with the Directorate
5.      The House authorizes the Circle Secretary to chalk out any programme  of action for the realization of above demands.

Passed unanimously


   (H.S Guleria)

Circle Secretary