Monday, May 2, 2011

latest communication with CBEC

Posted by Secretary General on 5/02/2011 03:21:00 PM with No comments

Ref. No. AICIEA/CBEC/91/2011                                                                                      01.05.2011

        Sri S.Dutt Majumder,
        Chairman, Central Board of Excise & Customs,
        Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance,
        North Block, New Delhi.
                       Sub: Notice for agitation
         Kindly refer to our letter under ref. no. AICIEA/CBEC/83/2011 Dated: 06.04.2011wherein we have mentioned that:
       In response to the call given by the Co-ordination committee of Central Excise Group ‘B’ Executive Officers (Superintendent’s & Inspectors’)   Ref No. Co-ord./CBEC /org/ 01/11  Dated  06.04.2011 Inspectors who are member of our Association shall participate in the organisation action programme commencing from 20th April 2011.
        As par the Call given by the Co-ordination committee of Central Excise Group ‘B’ Executive Officers (Superintendent’s & Inspectors’) lunch hour dharna programme held in front of every Chief Commissioner’s office through out the country on 20th April, 2011 with huge participation. We are constrained to state that despite the receipt of our agitation programme Board has not yet taken any cogent step to resolve the pending issues. In this circumstances we are left with no alternative but to go for next phase of agitation programme .
         Hence, As per decision of the CEC meeting of the All India Central Excise Inspectors’ Association held in New Delhi on 5th February 2011 and the meeting of the  Co-ordination committee of Central Excise Group ‘B’ Executive Officers (Superintendent’s & Inspectors’) held in New Delhi on 5th of April 2011 Inspectors of Central Excise shall be observing one day fasting in front of Jantar Mantar, New Delhi along with Superintendents of Central excise on 6th may 2011 on the following agenda :
1.      Posts of Assistant Commissioners arising out of cadre re-structuring should be filled up on the basis of stagnation in relaxation of the provisions of recruitment rule to ensure parity among the three feeder cadres of Superintendent of Central Excise, Superintendent of Customs and Appraisers.
2.     Parity in promotion among different seniority zone in Central Excise Group B Executive cadre and between Group B Executive cadres in Customs must be ensured.
3.     An Appraiser/Superintendent of Customs promotee junior to a Superintendent of Central Excise should not be posted as his/her Assistant Commissioner.
4.     The in-situ promotion scheme should be finalized expeditiously in consultation with the recognized associations of the stake holders.
5.     Fixation of pay of Inspectors/Superintendents in the pre-revised scale of 6500-10500/7500-12000 should be provided with effect from 01.01.1986.
6.     Inter Commissionerate transfer on all compassionate grounds should be made available in terms of the Board’s circular dated 20.05.1980.
7.     The pay of the cadre of Superintendents should be upgraded to Grade Pay of Rs. 5400/- in Pay Band II on par with analogous cadres.
8.      Minuted meetings/JCM s should be conducted at the Board level and at local level with the recognized association of Inspectors/Superintendents at regular intervals.
9.     The 1% incentive on incremental revenue should be utilized for providing facilities and infrastructure for all staffs.
Programme of Action :

a.     Whole day Hunger Dharna in front of Jantar Mantar on 6th May, 2011.

b.     One day mass casual leave on 27th May, 2011.

The Inspectors of Central Excise are highly aggrieved with the ever alarming stagnation got no solution yet and repeated persuasion on the matter yielded no result.

                                           Yours faithfully

                                           (Kousik Roy)