Wednesday, April 6, 2016

The Meeting of the Co-ordinating Committee of the Associations in the Departments of Revenue was held, after a long time, on 28th March, 2016 at the C. R. Building, New Delhi. The leaders of all recognised organisations in the Departments of Revenue participated in the meeting. Com. Raj Singh Meel, Vice-president of ITGOA, presided over the meeting.
The demand for upgradation of Pay of some cadres of the Revenue Deptt. at par with IB & CBI Deptt. was raised and discussed by the comrades.  Representatives of all Federations/Associations raised the 7th CPC related demands as well as Deptt. specific common demands. All the leaders participated in the discussions.
After detailed discussions, the following demands were finalised and decided to send memorandum to the Finance Minister, Revenue Secretary and the Chairman of the both organisations, i.e. CBDT & CBEC. If there is no settlement or negotiations, the meeting decided to organise various agitational programmes in the month of May, 2016 which may culminate in Strike action. The meeting also decided to organise campaign programme to mobilise our members in favour of demands in the month of April, 2016. It is further decided to revive state level CoCs and hold meetings of state CoCs immediately.
Charter of Demands:
A.     Settle the following pay anomalies between the Cadres of Revenue Department with the cadres of IB/ CBI/other Departments.
(i)                 Havildar/Sepoy of CBEC – from GP of Rs. 1800 to Rs.2000.
(ii)               Tax Assistant of CBDT & CBEC – from GP of Rs.2400 to Rs.2800.
(iii)             Admn.Officer/Pvt.Secretary /Inspector/Preventive Officer of CBDT/CBEC – from GP of
     Rs. 4600 to Rs. 4800.
(iv)              Income Tax Officer/Superintendent from GP 4800 in PB-2 to GP 5400 in PB-3.

B.      An identical Cadre structure of the administrative wing and a Pay structure both in CBDT & CBEC which will also place us on an identical structure of Hdqrs. organization i.e. Secretariat Offices.
C.       To finalise the Recruitment Rules as per suggestions of Recognised Federations/Associations immediately.

From the meeting it was unanimously selected three Convenors from the three Departments. Com Ravi Malik (9868816290/ravimalik_sweet@yahoo.com) Secretary General of All India Association of Central Excise Gazetted Executive Officers, 
Com. Anupam Neeraj (9163470093/anupamneeraj@rediffmail.com), President of the All India Central Excise Inspectors' Association and 
Com. Rupak Sarkar (8902198000 / itefcentral@gmail.com), Secretary General of Income Tax Employees Federation.
The following organisations participated in the meeting:
(i)                 All India Association of Central Excise Gazetted Executive Officers
(ii)               Income Tax Gazetted Officers Association.
(iii)             All India Central Excise Inspectors' Association.
(iv)              Income Tax Employees' Federation.
(v)                Customs Appraising Officers Association.
(vi)              All India Customs Ministerial Employees Federation.
(vii)            All India Customs Group C Officers Federation.
(viii)          All India Customs & Central Excise Drivers Association.
(ix)              All India Federation of Customs Preventive Officers was also represented by All India Association of Central Excise Gazetted Executive Officers.

With the leaders proposing vote of thanks, the meeting was adjourned.


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