“Forward ever, backward never: onwards with Breaking Through”


1)E-Commerce Center of Post to start from Monday

Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Communications & Information Technology
08-May-2015 15:49 IST
Considering the rapid growth of e-commerce business in the country in the recent past, the Department of Posts, through Delhi Postal Circle has taken up a project to establish the e-commerce Centre at Safdarjang, New Delhi-110003.This processing centre will handle exclusively all the e-commerce business with the state of the art technology driven facility for quick and smooth operation starting from booking till dispatch from the centre.

The Centre is equipped with modern technology and newly introduced conveyor belt where parcels get sorted with the help of conveyor belt. As a result, the e-Commerce Centre is now capable of handling 30000 parcels/articles per day. The parcels are collected from the e-commerce customers, processed & dispatched within 24 hours to respective destination through quickest available flight/train, as the case may be.

The leading e-commerce customers, viz., Amazon, Paytm, Yepme, Snapdeal, etc are already availing the benefits of fast, reliable and safe processing of their e-commerce parcels at the newly established e-commerce Centre at Safdarjang in New Delhi.

The e-commerce Centre at Safdarjang, New Delhi -110003 is to be dedicated to the Nation by Sh. Ravi Shankar Prasad, Hon’ble Minister of Communications & Information Technology on 11th May 2015

India Post Mobile App is also launched by the Hon’ble Minister of Communications & Information Technology on the occasion. .This is an android based application developed by Centre for Excellence in Postal Technology (CEPT), Mysore. The application includes features like real time tracking of accountable articles, Post Office search, Postage calculator, etc through Mobile Phone.

2)CGHS Hospitals/ Dispensaries Functioning for 24 Hrs

The following Wellness Centers/dispensaries under the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) in the country are working 24 hours:

1. North Avenue, New Delhi.
2. South Avenue, New Delhi.
3. Telegraph Lane, New Delhi.
4. Dr. Zakir Hussain Road, New Delhi.
5. Timarpur Hospital cum Wellness Centre, New Delhi.
6. Kingsway Camp Hospital cum Wellness Centre, New Delhi.

The Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Shri J P Nadda stated this in a written reply in the Lok Sabha here today.


Official Record Note of National Council JCM Meeting held on 25th February 2015 – DoPT published Today on its portal.

4)Highlights of the meeting :

The Chairman indicated that the next 47th National Council Meeting (JCM) is likely to be scheduled soon under the Charimanship of Cabinet Secretary.
Shri M. Raghaviah, Leader of the Staff Side mentioned that presently JCM is almost defunct which has caused much anguish and frustration. He observed that the basic framework for which Joint Consultative Machinery (JCM) has been set up is defeated if meetings are not held and no result oriented interaction takes place.
Secretary Staff side, Shri Shiva Gopal Mishra, stated the anguish of the Central Government Employees about communication deadlock. He further mentioned that no date has been fixed for National
Anomaly Committee and that no meeting of the National Council has been fixed till date.
Other members from Staff Side that many anomalies of 6th CPC have not been resolved and since 7th CPC has been constituted, this has become an excuse to keep the anomalies pending as they stand referred to the 7th CPC.
Memorandum was submitted earlier by Staff Side for merger of DA and interim relief in view of the erosion of the value of rupees and cost hike.
1. Effect wage revision of Central Government employees from 1.1.2014 accepting the memorandum of the staff side JCM; ensure 5- year wage revision in future; grant interim relief and merger of 100% of DA. Ensure submission of the 7th CPC report with the stipulated time frame of 18 months; include Grameen Dak Sewaks within the ambit of the 7th CPC. Settle all anomalies of the 6th CPC.
2. No privatization, PPP or FDI in Railways and Defence Establishments and no corporatization of postal services
3. Non-resolving of the issues as referred by the Ministry of Railways to MoF (Exp.)
4. No Ban on recruitment/creation of post.
5. Scrap PFRDA Act and re-introduce the defined benefit statutory pension scheme.
6. No outsourcing; contractorisation, privatization of governmental functions; withdraw the proposed move to close down the Printing Presses; the publication, form store and stationery departments and Medical Stores Depots; regularize the existing daily rated/casual and contract workers and absorption of trained apprentices
7. Revive the JCM functioning at all levels as an effective negotiating forum for settlement of the demands of the Central Government Employees (CGEs).
8. Remove the arbitrary ceiling on compassionate appointments.
9. Other issues were deferred for next meeting.
10. Pending issues on the National Anomaly Committee
11. Staff Side Members from the Ministry of Defence flagged the following issues for reconsideration by DoPT.
5)Inspector Posts Examination Results 2014 declared

6)Probation and / or confirmation of Direct Recruit Postal Assistant / Sorting Assistants in the Department of Posts

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