DEPARTMENT OF POSTS, INDIA
O/o CHIEF POSTMASTER GENERAL, DELHI CIRCLE, NEW DELHI
All Head of Units
No:- Staff/ 18-33/COVID-19/2020 dated at New Delhi the 4th June 2020.
Sub: Preventing measures to contain the spread of COVID-19.
In continuation to this office letter of even no. dated 09.04.2020 on the above mentioned subject, I have been directed to clarify the matter that-
i) The GOI, MOF OM No 23(4)/E. Coord/2020/1 dated 23.03.2020 and 20.05.2020 refers. All Outsourced persons who have performed their duty from 01.03.2020 to 24.03.2020, will draw their wages as admissible.
ii) Since Govt. of India had ordered lock down w.e.f. 25.03.2020, therefore, the wages of Outsourced persons who had discharged their duty for at least 10 days prior to Lockdown period are eligible for wages w.e.f 25.03.2020 to 31.03.2020.
iii) Outsourced persons, if any, engaged during the period from 25.03.2020 to 31.03.2020 are entitled to draw their wages for the entire period w.e.f his date of engagement to 31.03.2020.
iv) All Outsourced persons who have been paid for the lock down period of March 2020 and covered by pass (ii) above are entitled for wages for all working days for the m/o April 2020, irrespective of whether they were able to attend duty or not
v) Outsourced persons, if any, engaged during the month of April 2020 & worked for at least 06 days are entitled to draw wages up to 30.04.2020 from the date of their engagement
vi) Since, the orders issued vide letter no ibid by MOF have been extended upto 052020 all outsiders Abs have been paid for the lock down period of March 2020 and covered by pass (ii) above and are being paid for the month of April 2020 are also entitled for wages for entire May 2020, irrespective of whether they were able to attend duty or not during April & May 2020.
vii) Outsourced persons,if any, engaged during the month of April 2020 & worked for at least 06 days are entitled to draw their wages up to 31.05.2020 from the date of their engagement. Similarly, Outsourced persons, if any, engaged during the month of May 2020 & worked for at least 06 days are entitled to draw their wages upto 31.05.2020 from the data of their engagement.
viii) As discussed in pass-Al above, the vouchers on the basis of which any Outsourced person has worked at least for 06 days or more, should be signed by Outsourced person actually engaged & should be accompanied with copy of AADHAR of the Outsourced person and certified by the engaging authority. The record of these vouchers should be kept in safe custody.
ix) Vouchers should be prepared for the days actually worked. However, wages covered by Paras (iii) (iv) & (v) above will be drawn on the basis of this order
X) The competent authority, who engaged Outsourced person, is hereby directed to ensure that the payment is made to each and every Outsourced person as discussed in aforesaid pare and to ensure that the correct payment is made to actual Outsourced person, who has been engaged.
Xi) The payment should be disbursed by 10 06.2020
Asstt. Director (Staff & Vigilance)
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