1. Fixation of Pay Scales
1.1 The fixation of pay scales for the Regular Departmental employees were fixed on 2.57 factor as recommended by 7th CPC.
1.2 This union desires different formula for GDS to scrap the discrimination between Departmental employees and GDS employees on the following grounds.
1.3 50% D.A. merger was denied to GDS employees during 6th CPC where as departmental employees got that benefit.
1.4 Proportionate pay scales were not granted to GDS as recommended by 6th CPC to Departmental employees.
1.5 Hence this union urges upon the committee to consider the 3.25 factor for fixation of GDS officials.
1.6 While fixing the proportionate pay scale to GDS, generally minimum slab of concerning department cadre was taken in to consideration. Due to this the senior GDS who are rendering 30 or 40 years service and newly recruited GDS granted equal slab of pay scale pay scales may be granted on the basis of length of service.
1.7 Financial upgradation may be granted for 10/20/30 years service.
2.1 3% increment was granted to regular Departmental employees on the basis of 7th CPC recommendation. The same may be granted to GDS on new pay scale.
3. Working Hours of B.O.
3.1 The working hours of Branch Post offices are fixed as 8 hours. If the committee doesn’t find feasibility for 8 hours, minimum working hours may be fixed as 5 hours and there after fixed on the basis of work load.
4. CHANGE OF NOMINCLATURE
4.1 “Gramin Dak Sevaks” nomenclature may be changed as “Gramin Dak Karmachari”. TRCA may be changed as salary
5. Allowances & Leave
5.1 All the allowances are granted at per with departmental employees.
5.2 Leave may be granted at par with departmental employees.
6.1 Minimum Rs. 5000/- pention may be granted to GDS who entered in the department on or before 01-04-2004.
7. Medical Facilities
7.1 All the medical facilities recommended by 7th CPC to regular departmental employees may be granted to GDS.
8.1 Several high courts and the Supreme Court obvisouly given judgements that the Gramin Dak Sevaks may be paid gratuity as per the gratuity act. The judgement copy is enclosed. Hence GDS may be granted gratuity at par with regular employees.
9. Trade Union Facilities.
9.1 Grant full trade union facilities including foreign service to AIGDSU. Membership may be granted in JCM and RJCM.
10.1 The Chief Postmaster General is compentent authority to transfer the GDS as per the existing norms. This union is urging that the powers may be vested to Regional PMGs for GDS transfers. Pay protection may be granted after transfer.
10.2 The existing norms for GDS transfer may be liberalized.
11. Descrimination to issue D.A order
11.1 Bonus order for regular Departmental employees and GDS employees are issued at the same time and in the same order. But D.A. orders are issued differently. GDS D.A orders are issued after ten or fifteen days. D.A. orders may be issued it the same time and in the same order