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GDS - Revised cash conveyance limits for Gramin Dak Sevaks

GDS - Revised cash conveyance limits for Gramin Dak Sevaks

GDS

No.17-18/2018-GDS
Government Of India
Ministry of Communications
Department Of Posts
GDS Section

Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg
New Delhi - 110 001
Dated:14.01.2020

To
All Chief Postmaster General
All Postmasters General
Director, RAKNPA Ghaziabad
Director, Postal Training Centers
Director of Accounts (Postal)
Addl. Director General, APS Bhawan, New Delhi

Subject: Revision of Security amount to be furnished by the Gramin Dak Sevaks

Sir/Madam
I am directed to invite your kind attention to para 4 of Directorate letter No.6-18/ 2010-PE-II dated 07.05.2010 on the above mentioned subject.

2. The Postal Operation Division vide letter No.24-3/2012-PO Dated 01st October 2018 has revised line limits for conveyance of cash for Gramin Dak Sevaks as Rs.1 lakh (Cash through BPM/ ABPM or Dak Sevak) and Rs.2 Lakh (Cash through BPM/ ABPM or Dak Sevak accompanied by another BPM / ABPM or Dak Sevaks).

3. Taking into consideration of the thrust on digital transactions/ digital payments, other transactions of IPPB and consequent upon launching of India Post Paymant Bank vide their letter No.24-3/2012-PO dated 01st October,2018 Department has carefully examined the issue of revision of Security amount to be furnished by the Gramin Dak Sevaks in view of increase in line limit of cash conveyance and handling of cash by the Gramin Dak Sevak.

4. The Competent Authority has ordered to enhance the security amount to be furnished by the Gramin Dak Sevaks as here under:-


Sl. No.Category of GDSPresent SecurityRevised Security
1Branch Post MastersRs. 25000/-Rs. 1,00,000/-
2Assistant Branch Post Masters / Dak SevaksRs. 10000/-Rs. 1,00,000/-
5. The security will be in the form of Fidelity Guarantee Bond or National Saving Certificates pledged to the Department in the name of the President of India OR in the shape of a Bank Guarantee from any Nationalized Bank.

6. The periodicity of renewal of the Fidelity Guarantee Bond will be once in 5 years' (quinquinnelly). The required premium for 5 years' block may be recovered and the Fidelity Guarantee Bond obtained for full 5 years' block from the recognized Co-operative Credit Society at a time. In case of any fresh engagement in the middle of the block, the Fidelity Guarantee Bond can be obtained from the date of joining of the GDS to the end of the block. The blocks can be fixed uniformly for 5 years. Revised FGBs for the existing Gramin Dak Sevaks will take effect after the expiry of the currency of the existing security bonds, and thereafter the new FGBs have to be obtained for a period 5 years. Meanwhile, for existing GDS, additional FGBs of Rs.75,000/- for BPMs and Rs.90,000/- for ABPM / GDS may be obtained for remaining period of block of 5 years, as GDS has already submitted FGB for Rs.25,000/- by BPM & Rs.10,000/- by ABPM / GDS. After completion of the period, Fresh FGB of Rs.1,00,000/- may be obtained from existing BPMs/ ABPMs/ CIDS.
  • For example, the currency of the existing security bonds is expiring by 31.03.2020, the new FGBs/Security should be obtained for a block of 5 years from 01.04.2020.
  • In case any GDS is getting discharged upto 31.03.2020, fresh FGB need not to be obtained.
  • In case any GDS is getting discharged, within the five years block, the security must be obtained from 01.04.2020 till date of discharge for the balance period only.
  • In respect of new entrants, these orders will take with immediate effect and FGB must be obtained for five years from date of entry.
7. This orders is in supersession of all earlier guidelines on the subject. The contents of this letter may be brought to the notice of all the Divisional Heads in the Circle for strict timely compliance in obtaining the revised security and the periodicity in obtaining the security.

8. This issues with the approval of Competent Authority.

9. Hindi version will follow.

(S.B.Vyavahare)
Assistant Director General (GDS /PCC)
Tel.No.23096629
E-mail: adggds @ indiapost.gov.in
GDS - Revised cash conveyance limits for Gramin Dak Sevaks

7th CPC Pay Matrix - Railway Recruitment Quota against Cultural, Scouting and Guides

7th CPC Pay Matrix - Railway Recruitment Quota against Cultural, Scouting and Guides

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MASTER CIRCULAR No.7
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
RAILWAY BOARD

No. E(NG)II/2019/ RR-2/1/Master Circular

New Delhi, dated 13.12.2019

The General Managers (P),
All Indian Railways,
Production Units & others
(as per standard mailing list).

Sub: Recruitment against Cultural/ Scouts and Guides Quota - Master Circular.

Pursuant to the issue of the Master Circular No. 7190 dated 22.10.1990, instructions have been amended and new orders issued on the policy regarding recruitment against Cultural/ Scouts and Guides Quota. Instructions issued from time to time on the above subject have now been consolidated below for the information and guidance of all concerned.

2. Recruitment against Scouts & Guides Quota in Level - 1 and Level - 2 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix.

(i) The annual quota for recruitment on Scouts and Guides has been fixed by this Ministry on the Zonal Railways and Production Units as below:


Level - 2 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix2 per Railway per year
Level - 2 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix1 per Production Unit per year
Level -1 (erstwhile Group "D") of 7th CPC Pay Matrix2 per Division per year
Level -1 (erstwhile Group "D") of 7th CPC Pay Matrix2 per Production Unit per year
Authority: E(NG)II /2003 /RR-2/4 dated 19.11.2003 (R.B.E No. 201/ 2003)

Note: Northern Railway will recruit additional 1 per year in Level -2 of 6th CPC Pay Matrix (6th CPC GP 1900) and 2 per year in Level-1 (6th CPC GP 1800) who will be posted in Research Designs & Standards Organisation (ROSO), not to be utilized elsewhere.

(ii) Recruitment should be done at the Zonal Administrative For this, each Zone should conduct the recruitment by clubbing the requirement/ quota fixed for all their respective divisions as well as Production Units (which are also districts under their respective zones), falling within their territorial jurisdiction. This should be done by way of open advertisement following the procedure laid down vide this Ministry’s letter No. E(NG)II/96/RR-1/62 dated 17.09.98.

(iii) The recruitment will be done only in Level -2 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix (6th CPC GP 1900/-) and Level -1 of 7th CPC of Pay Matrix (6th CPC GP 1800/-).

(iv) The educational qualification and age limit for consideration for appointment against the quota will be the same as applicable for direct recruitment to Level -2 & Level-1 Examination Fee may be charged @ Rs.500/- (Rupees Five Hundred) per candidate with the provision for refunding Rs.400/- to candidates actually appearing in the written examination. However, for candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ Ex-Serviceman/ Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBDs), Women, Minorities and Economic Backward Classes Rs.250/- will be charged , with a provision for refunding the same to those who appear in the written examination.

(Authority: E(NG)II/ 2009/RR-1/ 10 dated 17/06/2016 & E(NG)II/ 2017/RR- 1/12(3192238) dated 28/02/2018.)

(v) Power for Recruitment of Scouts and Guides quota shall lie with the General Application shall be called separately for Level-2 (6th CPC GP Rs.1900/-) and Level-1 (6th CPC GP 1800/-). The selection shall also be conducted separately . A candidate may apply both for Level-2 and Level-1.

(vi) The following qualification would apply for the recruitment of Scouts & Guides to posts in Level-2 and Level-1.
  • A President Scout/ Guide/ Rover/ Ranger Or Himalayan Wood Badge (HWB) holder in any section;
  • Should have been an active member of Scouts Organization for the last 5 years. The 'Certificate of Activeness' should be as per Annexure-1; and
  • Should have attended two events at National level OR All Indian Railways' level AND Two events at State
(vii) The candidate , who apply in response to the notification and are found eligible for consideration for appointment against Scout & Guides quota, should be assessed on the basis of following criteria :


A)Written Test60 Marks

The written test will consist of 40 objective quest ion (40 marks) & 1 essay type question (20 marks) relating to Scouts & Guides Organization and its activities and General knowledge for Level-2 and Level-1. The Syllabus for this will be as per Annexure-II.
(B)Marks on Certificates40 Marks

i) Participation/Service rendered in National Events/National Jamboree (including all Indian Railway Events):10 Marks

First Two certificates (i.e. minimum eligibility qualification)Nil

One Additional Event07 Marks

Two or More Additional Events10 Marks

(ii) Participation/Service rendered in State Events/Rallies:10 Marks

First Two certificates (i.e. minimum eligibility qualification)Nil

One Additional Event07 Marks

Two or More Additional Events10 Marks

(iii) Specialized Scout/Guides course organized at National/ State/All Indian Railways level:10 Marks

One Course07 Marks

Two or More Courses10 Marks

(iv) Participation in District Rallies:10 Marks

One CertificateNil

Two Certificates07 Marks

Three Certificates10 Marks

TOTAL100 Marks
Authority: E(NG)II/ 2015/RR-2/ 1 dated 22.03 .2018 (R.B.E No. 43/2018) & E(NG)II/ 2015/RR-2/ 1 dated 21.09.20 15 (R.B.E No. 110/2015)

(viii) For selection in Level-2, the recruitment committee shall consist of three Senior Administrative Grade (SAG) officers to b nominated by the General Manage For the selection in Level-1, the General Manager of Zonal Railways/ PUs may re-delegate the power for nomination of Junior Administrative Grade (JAG) Committee and acceptance of recommendation/ approval of panel for recruitment against Scouts & Guides Quota for the Post of Level-1 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix (erstwhile Group ‘D’ posts) to PCPO of Zonal Railways/ PUS. For selection in Level-1, the committee shall consist of three Junior Administrative Grade officers. One of them should be an officer holding honorary post of Commissioner in Scouting/ Guiding organization in the committee of a Zone/ Division/ unit other than the one conducting the recruitment. One of the three members should be necessarily be from the Personnel department.

Authority : E(NG)II/2015/ RR-2/1 dated 03.07.2019 (R.B.E No. 106/2019)

(ix) A written declaration will be obtained from all the candidates who finally qualify for appointment as per Annexure-III. If the candidate violates any of the said declarations furnished by him/ her, he/ she should be taken up for D&AR by the concerned CPO/ Senior DPO on the recommendation of State Chief Commissioner/ District Chief Commissioner, as the case may

(x) Higher fixation of pay will not be admissible to a person appointed against Scouts & Guides Quota

(xi) The persons appointed against Scouts & Guides quota to the category of Clerks will be required to possess proficiency in typing within a period of two years from the date of their appointment, and their appointment will be provisional subject to the prescribed typing qualification within the stipulated In case of non­ acquisition of typing skills within the prescribed period, no additional time will be given and services of such candidate will be summarily terminated.

(xii) The Candidates selected for appointment under the Scout & Guide quota should be posted by the competent authority in consultation with the concerned State Chief Commissioner/ District Chief

(xiii) It may be noted that instead of notifying the posts against this quota as unreserved (UR), this should be mentioned as open to all candidates and candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC Categories who apply against notification published for this quota be extended relaxation in age limit as admissible in a general open market recruitment. However, in case of being selected with any relaxation on account of being a candidate from the above categories, he/she will be taken against reserved roster point.

(xiv) The field units are directed that they should finalize and fill up the posts against this quota during the respective financial year without fail.

(Authority: E(NG)II/2015/ RR-2/1 dated 21.09.2015(R.B .E No. 110/ 2015)

3. Recruitment against Cultural Quota posts in Level-2 and Level-1 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix.

(i) The annual quota for recruitment on Cultural quota has been fixed by this Ministry on the Zonal Railways


Level - 2 (of 7th CPC Pay Matrix)2 per Railway per Year
Level - 2 (of 7th CPC Pay Matrix)2 per Production Unit per Year
Authority No: E(NG)II/ 2003/RR-2/4 dated 19.11.2003 (R.B .E No. 201/2003)

(ii) Recruitment should be done by the Railway Administration themselves

(iii) The recruitment against the quota should be done by open advertisement, following the procedure laid down in this Ministry's letter N E(NG)II 96/ RR-1/62 dated 17.09.98.

(iv) The educational qualifications for consideration for appointment against the quota will be the same as applicable for recruitment to 'Level 2' categories .

(v) The recruitment will be done only in the Level 2 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix.

(vi) Age limit as applicable for recruitment to other equivalent categories shall be follow

(vii) The following qualifications would apply for recruitment to level-2 posts against Cultural

Essentials:
  • Educational Qualification: The minimum qualification prescribed for Level 2
  • Possession of degree/ diploma/ certificate in Music/dance/drama etc. from Recognized institute
Desirable:
  • Experience in the field and performance given on AIR (Air India Radio) / Doordarshan
  • Prizes won at National
(viii) The candidates who apply in response to notification issued and are found eligible for consideration for appointment against Cultural Quota should be assessed on the following basis.


(A)Written Test50 Marks

Note: The Written test will consist of Objective Type Questions.
(B)Assessment of Talent in the relevant field on

(i) The basis of practical demonstration35 Marks

(ii) Testimonials/Prizes etc.15 Marks

Total:100 Marks
(ix) The Recruitment Committee shall consist of three members to be nominated by the General Manger; which will include one SAG officer from personnel department , second SAG officer from any other department and an outside member of appropriate standing in the relevant field or a faculty member of any recognised University/Cultural Institution or a representative from Doordarshan/AIR (All India Radio) etc as the third

(x) Higher Fixation of pay will not be admissible to persons appointed against Cultural Quota.

(xi) The persons appointed against Cultural quota to all the categorises of Clerks will be required to possess proficiency in Typing within a period of two years from the date of appointment and their appointment will be provisional subject to acquiring the prescribed typing qualification within the stipulated (Board’s letter No. E(NG)II/98/RR -2/7 dated. 03.03 .1999).

Authority: E(NG)II/ 90/ RR-2/1 dated 19.06.2000

4. This Ministry have no objection for the recruitment of more Scouts & Guides, if suitable person are available, within the overall ceiling limit for cultural-cum-Scouts and Guides Quota referred in para 2 above.

(Authority: E(NG)III/ 79/RR-1/25 dated 18.05.1982)

5. General :

(a) While referring to this Circular, the original letters referred to herein should be read for a proper This circular is only a consolidation of the instructions issued so far and should not be treated as a substitution to the originals. In case of doubt, the original circular should be relied upon as authority.

(b) The instructions contained in the original circulars referred to shall have only prospective effect from the date of issue unless specifically indicated otherwise in the concerned circular. For Dealing with old cases, the instructions in force at the relevant time should be referred to; and

(c) if any circular on the subject, which has not been superseded, has not been taken into consideration while preparing this consolidated letter, the said circular, which has been missed through oversight should be treated as valid and Such a missing circular, if any, may be brought to the notice of the Railway Board.

(d) Please acknowledge receipt.

(M.M.Rai)
Jt. Director Estt. (N)-II
Railway Board
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