Friday, June 6, 2008

circular 03-08

Posted by Secretary General on 6/06/2008 05:51:00 PM with No comments
Date : 03.05.08.


We Deeply mourn the sudden and untimely demise of our beloved Comrade Shri Girish Deshai, Joint Secretary, Karnataka Circle. The members of the All India Central Excise Inspectors Association shall stand beside the bereaved family at their moment of crisis and sorrow

We express our heartfelt gratitude to our beloved Comrade Shri Harish Radhakrishnan, Vice President, A.I.C.E.I.A, who is leaving the department, for the unparallel services he has rendered to the Association, and hope that the Association would continue to get good guidance from him.

As you are aware, an emergency meeting of the office bearers and available EC members of AICEIA was convened at New Delhi on 24th April, 2008. I reached New Delhi on 23rd April. I am giving below, brief on the action taken during this visit to New Delhi.

23rd April
Visited Directorate Of Logistics, and followed up certain pending issues regarding sanction of amounts from welfare fund.
Visited Under Secretary AD-IIIA to pursue the representation on the counting of regular service for the purpose of ACP/ promotion. The action pursuant to the sae is pending for want of data from Chief Commissioners of Lucknow, Meerut,Mumbai, Pune, Bhubaneswar, Ranchi and Vishakhapatnam Board has issued a D.O. letter F.No, a-32011/52/2006-Ad.III-A to these Chief Commissioner’s for expediting the required information. All the Circle/Branch Secretaries of the above mentioned Zones are requested to take special initiative to ensure that the required data are forwarded Ad-III-A immediately. Please send a copy to my postal address also by 09.05.2008. Kindly bear it in mind that if we act promptly, the problem in A.C.P. faced by the 1992 batch Inspectors could be solved easily.
Board is in the process of finalizing our Recruitment Rules. AD III – B the nodal section in this matter was visited and the officials were apprised as to the need for providing framework for inter-commissionerate transfer and other related affairs. We are closely monitoring the developments in this regard.

24th April
The meeting of our available office bearers/EC Members was convened at Maharashtra Sadan and our representation on pay commission related issued were finalized. I would be circulating the minutes of the meeting shortly.

25th April
On 25th we have met the Chairman and Member (P&V) submitted our representation.

27th & 28th April.
On 27th attended the National Executive Committee meeting of the Confederation and on 28th the extended meeting of the Confederation at Hindi Bhawan, New Delhi. For detail please go through the confederation web site: :

The decisions taken in the meeting are given below.
a) To organize demonstration/mass meetings in front of all offices from 13 to 15th May, 2008
b) To organize a massive Mass Dharna programme at a central place at all stations unitedly by all organizations on 16th May, 2008 and adopt the following resolutions and forward the same to the Prime Minister with copy to the Secretary Staff Side, JCM, National Council, 13-C, Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi.

This meeting of the ___________hereby resolves to urge upon the Hon'ble Prime Minister to kindly direct the concerned to negotiate and settle the demands of the employees appended hereunder:

1 No abolition of Gr. D Posts; No contractorization of Group D Functions; No Corporatisation of Govt. Departments; No outsourcing or downsizing; lift the existing ban on recruitment; fill up all posts; do not abolish posts.
2 Scrap the new pension scheme; No privatization of pension payments.
3 Restore commutation of pension after 12 years.
4 No privatization of health care; No medi-insurance scheme; Extend
CCS (MA) rules to Pensioners; strengthen CGHS.
5 No introduction of PRP based salary system.
6 Grant minimum wage as per ILC norms; reduce the disparity between minimum and maxim salary by maintaining 1:10 ratio.
7 Increase the rate of increment; concede the fitment formula to bring about uniform benefit.
8 No replacement of Bonus and overtime allowance with PRIS; Grant Bonus for 2006-07 on the basis of the
I request all Circle and branch committees to organize this programme along with other Central Government organizations in your locality. These programmes may be observed along with the State level Central Government Employees Co-ordination Committees. For this we would like to request our leaders to keep contact with the local Co-ordination committee wherever it exists
Submitted our representation to Revenue Secretary, Expenditure Secretary and Cabinet Secretary. We also met D.O.P.M officials in this regard. Copy of the representation submitted is enclosed.

With great efforts we are able to convince the all India leadership of Revenue C-O-C to hold an emergency meeting also to seek a joint meeting with the Revenue Secretary. The C-O-C meeting would be held on 11th May,2008 at ITEF HQ AT 2.00 p.m. and the joint meeting with the revenue secretary is scheduled on 12th of May,2008.

I request all the Circle and Branch secretaries and office bearers to organize meetings as a part of our awareness campaign, and the message is to be understood that if discussion between staff-side and the Government fails, we may have to go into industrial action.

Comradely Yours
(Kousik Roy)