The request made to Hon'ble Chairman, 7CPC through Memorandum dated 1/7/2014 and during the course of meeting at Mumbai on 7/11/2014 for up-gradation of GP of Inspector Posts from Rs. 4200/- to Rs. 4600/- is considered. As per the recommendations of the 7CPC, ASP will be placed to higher pay and Superintendent's GP enhanced from Rs. 4800/- to Rs. 5400/-. CHQ sincerely thanks to 7CPC.
Our cadre report is at page no. 471.
Highlights of the 7CPC for Department of Posts employees :
The Commission has examined the demand for granting apex level to the members of the PSB and is of the view that adequate functional justification for the same does not exist. ( Para 11.8.11)
The Commission however is no t in favour of creating an additional post of member to discharge the financial function and is of the view that the portfolios of the six members can be so re-arranged that the need to create a new post of Member is obviated. ( Para 11.8.12)
The Commission is of the view that there is no justification for enhancement of minimum educational qualifications for Direct Recruits for Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants from Class XII to Graduation and the entry grade pay from GP 2400 to GP 2800. No justification for upgrading LSG, HSG-II & HSG-I (Para 11.8.23 & 11.8.24)
The Commission is therefore of the view that no upgradation is warranted. As regards grant of cash handling allowance, the Commission is of the view that with the spread of banking and internet based payments coming into vogue there is no merit in granting an allowance for handling cash. ( Para 11.8.27).
No upgrade is considered necessary for either MTS-domestic or MTS-foreign posts. ( Para 11.8.37)
There is no justification for raising the entry grade pay as sought. ( Para 11.8.39)
The Commission, therefore, suggests that a comparative study of the job profiles be carried out by the department to arrive at the precise job content and a view taken thereafter. ( Para 11.8.45)
The Commission has carefully considered the demand and noted the following: