21ST All India Conference of National Association of Postal Employees Group C was held at Bhilai, Chhattisgarh from 20.01.2015 to 22.01.2015. Near about 1000 delegates from all over the country attended the Conference. The main agenda of the conference was to discuss the matter relating to 7th Pay Commission , Problems of CBS software , Introduction of new services, new technology, Mechanization on the department, Cadre Restructuring, Re-verification of membership in 2015.
General Secretary Sh.D.Kishan Rao addressing the delegates informed that Central Govt. is planning to privatize Postal Department and has already formed Task Force which has suggested to the Govt. that Postal department should be divided into 5 parts and al will be governed by corporate sector. The 5 sectors are Banking, Insurance, Mails, Business Development and Logistics Posts. General Secretary has informed that if the suggestions of task force implemented it will be a major setback for the postal employees. The Govt is planning to invite FDIs in Railways and privatize other Central Govt. departments also. General Secretary has told that all the Central Govt Employees Trade Unions will have no option other than to move ahead for INDEFINITE STRIKE in the month of May 2015 including Railway Employees Unions also.
Large Delegation from Punjab Circle also participated in the conference under leadership of Saurabh Mittal Circle President Punjab Circle. Sh.Saurabh Mittal addreses the conference told that re-verification of membership is coming in the month of April 2015 and efforts should me made to increase the membership in favour of National Union. Sh.Dharam Pal Singh Divisional Secretary Jalandhar Division and Sh. Chandan Kalra Vice President attended the Conference from Jalandhar Division. Sh.Dharam Pal Singh while addressing the conference told that no proper infrastructure is available for proper working of Core Banking Systems in Post Offices. Computers are old having slow speed, no ups backup is available, server speed is very slow. He also raises the point that no recruitment has been made under sports quota for the last 10 years in Punjab Circle and posts are lying vacant.
The Conference ended with huge success and election of new office bearers of Central Head Quarters was also head in which Sh. Rajat Dass (Kolkatta), Sh.D.Kishan Rao (Hyderabad) and Sh.Sribhagwan (Delhi) has been elected as President, General Secretary and Financial Secretary respectively unanimously.
Sh. Harish Sharma P.A Sec 60 Mohali has been elected as CHQ Office Bearer from Punjab Circle.
NAPE C Jalandhar Division Wishes and Congratulation to Sh.Harish Sharma....