Tuesday, October 13, 2015
MESSAGE OF DELHI VISIT FROM 04.10.15 TO 06.10.15
This is in continuation of our earlier message date 09.10.2015.
The constituent Association of Joint Action Committee (JAC) in CBEC met on 04th Oct, 2015 in C.R. Building, New Delhi. A review was undertaken to assess the developments on each of the demands placed by the JAC before the Board. It was noted with concern that nothing much has happened since then although Board has issued a Minutes of the meeting held with the Hon’ble Chairman on 21.07.2015, the Minutes did not have any specific commitment. It was unanimously decided to press for settlement of pending demands. Some associations were of the view that the JAC should embark on agitational programme to press for our demands. Some others opined that we should prepare our organization and in the meanwhile negotiate with the Board to achieve in a time bound manner. After threadbare discussions, JAC submitted a representation urging Board to take appropriate action with reference to our demands within a specific time frame (Representations of the Minutes is linked herewith).
The leaders of the Association remained busy on 5th and 6th Oct, 2015, meeting with Senior Officers in the Board Office in connection with our various demands Shri Shankar Kr. Saha, Secretary General, Shri Ram Lalit, Assistant Secretary General (additional charge as Liaison Secretary), Shri Vikash Kr. Gupta, Organizing Secretary, Shri Indramohan (Liaison Secretary of Ahmedabad Unit) and Shri Prosenjit Pandey (General Secretary of West Bengal Unit) and Shri Anil Yerne.
The leadership of the association met Member (P&V) on 5th Oct, 15 on the important issues Linked herewith. It was informed that Board will now conduct the review DPC as well as DPC for promotion to Chief Accounts Officer (CAO). We impressed upon them to conduct the same in a time bound manner as the same is already delayed by miles. The association expressed its deep concern over the negative impact of the impending Recruitment Rules of Executive Assistant (EA) and Inspector. It was pointed out that the report of the 7th CPC is epected any time and the Recruitment Rules would have to be reviewed after that. Hence, it is not appropriate to issue new Recruitment Rules at this juncture (Click to see our submission). It was also stressed to fill up vacancies on the basis of existing Recruitment Rules, even by granting relaxation to the eligibility conditions.
This association also requested to issue a general instructions to all the field formations to give promotions to those officers who have passed the departmental even after 50 years of age as has been done in Delhi on the basis of judgement of Hon’ble High Court of Punjab & Haryana at Chandigarh (Click to see our submission).
The association had its executive Committee meeting on 6th Oct, 2015. Decision of which has already been placed in my earlier message. The Minutes of which is linked herewith.
It was also decided to hold a special meeting in the month of December, 2015. Bhopal Zone has given the initial concurrence to hold the meeting.