The Minister of State for Communication and Information Technology, Shri Sachin Pilot today informed Lok Sabha in written reply to a question that the Department has a well-established procedure and mechanism for settlement of the grievances of its employees. Personal grievances of the employees are addressed by the administrative units concerned on the basis of receipt of such representations. There is a system of regular meetings with the service unions at Divisional, Regional and Circle Levels for redressal of operational grievances. Periodic meetings also take place at the Directorate level with the national representatives of the Unions to discuss operational issues.
The department takes requisite action with respect to employees grievances based on the representations and through the regular meetings.
The Department of Posts does not issue Railway Pass for RMS employees/families. Department of Posts provides a metal token to the RMS employees traveling in the trains for the purpose of carriage of mail as a proof of identity.
The Minister of State for Communication and Information Technology, Shri Sachin Pilot today informed Lok Sabha in written reply to a question that the scheme of payment wages under MGNREGA through post offices is operational in 19 Postal Circles ( 26 states and 5 UTs ) of the country ( except Delhi, J & K and Tamilnadu Postal Circles (Tamilnadu andPuducherry).
2,19,53,808 SB accounts and 2,72,42,715 zero-balance accounts have been opened in Post Offices for payment of wages under MGNREGA. Department gets remuneration for live SB account from Ministry of Finance. The rate applicable for the year 2011-12 is Rs. 142.76 per account per year. However, Ministry of Finance is not giving any remuneration for zero-balance accounts