No.GDS/CHQ/1/5/2011 Dated 31-03-2011
All Circle/Divisional/Branch Secretaries,
All CWC Members, A.I.P.E.D.E.U.
Subject:- Problems of the GDS employees.
You are aware that the CWC held at Warangal had adopted a resolution of agitational programmes to press the burning problems of the GDS employees. Several programmes of action have been successfully observed. The recent dharnas on 23-03-2011 organised at Circle/Regional Head quarters were a grand success all over the Country, we congratulate our members and the leadership at different levels for observing the programmes so successfully.
You are further aware that the next programme is to hold circle level conventions during April-June 2011 to highlight and popularize our demands. This is a very vital and important programme where we should invite local public leaders and gentry to attend the convention. We should apprise them of our problems to gather more public support. We sincerely hope that our Circle Secretaries will organize the Convention in a befitting manner. The date of the convention may be finalished according to local convenience.
Meeting with Hoh'ble Communication Minister
It is in this connection we along with Com. Gurudas Das Gupta M.P., Com. Sachi Dev, Com. G.L. Dhar, Com. C. Singh, had a meeting with Sri Kapil Sibal, Hon'ble Communications Minister on 29-03-2011 and handed over a short memorandum. The Minister gave a patient hereing and assured that he would look into the matter in a positive way. The Minister also assured that he would examine the issue of contribution by the GDS employees to the Pension fund besides the Contribution by the Government. We are reproducing herewith the Memorandum that we submitted to the Hon'ble Minister.
It may be seen that we have requested the Hon'ble Minister to revisit the recommendations of Justice Talwar Committee which paves the way for according the status of Central Civil Servant of the GDS employees.
All India Postal Extra Departmental Employees Union