► THERE WILL BE NO SORTING POSTMAN HEREAFTER
► SORTING POSTMAN & POSTMAN WILL BE GIVEN A COMMON GENERIC
DESIGNATION OF POSTMAN
► ALL POSTMEN SHALL BE REQUIRED TO PERFORM BEAT SORTING.
Government of India
Ministry of Communications & Information Technology
Department of Posts, Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg
All Heads of Circles/Regions
Subject: Change in designation of Sorting Postman.
Consequent upon acceptance of the Recommendations of the Sixth Central Pay Commission, the Postman and Sorting Postman of Department of Posts have been placed in the Pay Band –I (Rs. 5200-20200) with the Grade Pay of Rs.2000. In view of this recommendation, it has been decided to redesignate the post of Sorting Postman as Postman with immediate effect. Postman and Sorting Postman will be given common generic designation of Postman.
2. Consequent on the redesignation of the Sorting Postman, all the Postman shall be required to perform the duty of the Beat Sorting.
3. In so far as the deployment of postmen for the Beat Sorting is concerned, it is left to the concerned Divisional Head or Senior Postmaster to work out the exact requirement of delivery postmen required for Beat Sorting on the basis of the total number of un-registered mail received for delivery as per the existing norms.
Asstt. Director General (Estt.)