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Registration Number: DP&PW/A/2015/60046
Name: S. Y. Savur
Date of Filing: 20/12/2015
Request filed with Department of Pensions & Pensioners Welfare

Status APPEAL DISPOSED OF as on 12/01/2016

Reply :- Dear Sir

Under the RTI Act the CPIO is required to provide only the information which is available with him/her in the material form. The order of Hon'ble CAT in O. A. No.715/2012 had been implemented in respect of the petitioners in that O.A. even before the dismissal of the Review Petition by Hon'ble Supreme Court. 

The question of implementation of the orders in respect of Pre-2006 pensioners has been under consideration in consultation with the concerned Ministries/ Departments i.e. Ministry of Law, Department of Legal Affairs and Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure and the file has been referred to Department of Legal Affairs on 30.12.2015. 

Thus the information given by the CPIO was correct.

In case you are not satisfied with this order, you may appeal against the decision to the Central Information Commission within 90 days, as per the RTI Act.

Harjit Singh
Deputy Secretary & Appellate Authority
Tel: 24624752
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Indian Postal Department to open 1,000 ATMs by March 2016

The Department of Posts (DoP) is planning to open 1,000 ATMs by March 2016. It will also bring 25,000 departmental post offices under the core banking system.
There are 25,000 department post offices and 1.3 lakh rural branch offices under the DoP across the country, Press Trust of India reported. "It has already rolled out core banking systems in 12,441 post offices along with 300 ATMs. By March this year, 1,000 ATMs will be rolled out across the country," an official said.

For financial inclusion, the department will also set up a “payment bank” by March 2017.
Regardless of the location from where the customers maintain their accounts, Core Banking Services (CBS) would enable any customer to avail banking services and operate their individual accounts on any post office available on their network.
In terms of rural post offices, the Press Trust of India report further said all the 1.3 lakh post offices would be provided “solar-powered biometric hand-held devices” by March 2017.  By 31 March, 2017, supply of the devices to 20,000 odd rural branch post offices would be completed.

India is known to have the largest postal network in the world.  The network has registered seven-fold growth since independence, with a focus on expansion, primarily in the rural areas.  On an average, a post office serves 22 km of area and a population of 8,211 people. According the official of India Post website.

Departments instruction on 3 days Dharna programme from 19th to 21st January,2016 of NJCA