Wednesday, September 24, 2014


Com. N.J.Karia our senior member and PA Talala gir expired last night. This is very abrupt, untimely and sad demise of our most beloved comrade.

He was known in entire staff as a very soft and sensitive person.

He was the most cool hearted employee and he has left us due to heart attack! Very sad. We mourn over the sad demise and pray God to rest his holy soul in eternal peace.

He will always remain alive in our heart.

Creating history in space, Indiaon September 24, 2014 successfully placed its Mangalyaan into the Martian orbit.
Thus, India became the first Asian country to reach Mars and the first in the world to enter Martian orbit in its maiden attempt.
With the success of MOM, India now joins the United States, European Space Agency and the former Soviet Union in the elite club of Martian explorers.


Sunday, September 21, 2014

Thursday, September 18, 2014

7th Pay Commission’s visit to Mussoorie/Dehradun

7th Pay Commission’s visit to Mussoorie/Dehradun

The commission has, in its first phase of interaction, been seeking the views of various stakeholders on its terms of reference. To this end, meetings have been held in Delhi with various organisations and heads of various agencies.

In its second phase of interaction, the Commission has started holding meetings in different parts of the country to facilitate stakeholders staying in various areas to present their views personally before the Commission and ensure larger representation. This exercise is being undertaken to enable the Commission to get a first-hand impression about the functioning and the condition of service prevailing in different parts of the country.

Accordingly, the Commission, headed by its Chairman, Justice Shri A. K. Mathur, proposes to visit Mussoorie/Dehradun between 8th October and 10th October 2014. The Commission would like to invite various entities/associations/federations representing any/all categories of employees covered by the terms of Reference of the Commission to present their views.
Your request for a meeting with the Commission may be sent through e-mail to the Secretary, 7th Central Pay Commission at The memorandum already submitted by the requesting entity may also be sent as an attachment with this e-mail.

The last date for receiving request for meeting is 30th September, 2014 (1700 hours).


Sunday, September 14, 2014

Preparations for Diamond Jubilee Celebrations are geared up in Gujarat Circle

Dear Comrades,
You all are aware about Diamond Jubilee Celebration of NFPE at Dwarka on 23-24 November, 2014. Gujarat Circle is lucky for hosting such a big event in the history of Trade union movement. 

NFPE has now 60 Years of great history. A man retires at this age. Our organization is rejuvenating with more and more strength to safeguard welfare of postal employees in particular and all CG employees in general.

It is eventual that our most beloved and respected leader Com. M. Krishnan has also attended age of 60 years. His dedicated life and contributions to the working class cannot be expresses in few words. We will get an opportunity ti felicitate him at the occasion at Dwarka.

Preparations for the celebration are going on with full enthusiasm in Gujarat Circle. Yesterday on 13th September a team has visited Morbi and selected nice wall clock with our own design for using as a momento of the occasion. This wall clock will be given to all delegates in the CWC of all affiliated unions of NFPE.

Circle President & CS P3 also visited Jamnagar and met all Divisional working committee members and informed them about whole function and discussed about role of comrades of Jamnagar division.

If any division want to purchase momentous wall clock, they may consult CS P3 at the earliest.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014


As per the decision of the Federal Executive of NFPE held at Ongole on 21-08-2014, Central Working Committee meetings of all the affiliated Unions/Associations of NFPE (P3,P4, R3,R4, Admin, Postal Accounts, SBCO, Civil Wing and GDS) will be held at 23rd and 24th November 2014 at Dwaraka (Gujarat), in connectin with the concluding ceremony of one year long Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of NFPE. All CHQ office bearers/ Circle secretaries are requested to attend the meeting. Please book your tickets well in advance. Formal CWC notices will be issued by the concerned General Secretaries.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Glimpses of Rajkot CWC held on 31-08-14

Rajkot CWC was very nicely conducted from all point of views. The Rajkot team under leadership of Com. Rajen Deshani deserves special appreciation for excellent arrangements of meeting hall, accommodation and food. Care taken by Com. Damjibhai Chavda Divisional Secretary P.4 for most comfortable accommodation and his untired services till late night for receiving delegates deserves special thanks. In the meeting all Divisions represented and each one got chance to deliver speech and express their views and opinions on various issues. This was one of the most important and well disciplined meeting which discussed about arrangements of Diamond Jubilee Celebration of NFPE at Dwarka on 23-24 November. Com. S.K.Vaishnav Circle President P3 presided over the meeting. Com.S.T.Teraiya Circle President P4, Com.J.U.Mahida CS P4, Com.M.P.Barot CS R4, Com.J.K.Chauhan President PAOEU were present in the meeting. Com.R.S.Malek ex CS graced the function by his valuable presence and support as a all time soldier of NFPE. Com. Prakash Rathod Ex. Circle President was also present on the Dias. Com. L.K.Chavda and Com. Prithvisinhji Rana, our senior comrades were also present in the meeting. Circle union is very much thankful to Com. K.B.Chudasama Asst. CS for his initiative and guidance for this successful CWC. 

Circle Union was very much impressed with the teamwork of Rajkot division. We don't mention names of all our comrades of Rajkot because there are chances to miss some names.  Efforts all comrades of Rajkot have been appriciated by all delegates in one voice.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Thursday, August 28, 2014


               Com. M. Krishnan, Secretary General, National Federation of Postal Employees (NFPE) & Confederation of Central Govt. Employees & Workers, General Secretary, All India Postal Employees Union Group-C (CHQ), Leader, JCM Departmental Council, Department of Posts, Member, JCM National Council will be retiring from service on superannuation on 31st August, 2014.
                   As per the decision of NFPE Federal Executive meeting held on 21-08-2014 and Central Working Committee meeting of AIPEU Group-C (CHQ) held on 22nd to 24th August, 2014 at Ongole (Andhra Pradesh) Com: M.Krishnan, will continue to function in the NFPE & P-3 CHQ till next Federal Council of NFPE (May 2016) and All India Conference of AIPEU Group-C (June 2015).  He will also continue to lead the entire Central Government employees as Secretary General, Confederation till the next National Conference (2016).
                   Com: R.N.Parashar, Asst. Secretary General, NFPE, will take charge as Secretry General, NFPE from 01-09-2014 till next Federal Council as per the decision of NFPE Federal Executive meeting.  Com.N.Subramanian, Deputy General Secretary, AIPEU Group-C (CHQ) will officiate as General Secretary, AIPEU Group-C (CHQ) till next AIC, as per the decision of CWC meeting of AIPEU Group-C.
                   NFPE CHQ, AIPEU Group-C (CHQ) and the CHQs of all other affiliated unions of NFPE extend our best wishes to Com.M.Krishnan and we are sure that he will lead us in the coming days also.
                   We are reproducing below the resolutions adopted by NFPE Federal Executive meeting and Central Working Committee meeting of AIPEU Group-C on the services rendered by Com.M.Krishnan.  We are also reproducing a letter received from Shri.D.Theagarajan, Secretary General, FNPO.
            The Federal Executive of NFPE records its full appreciation for the yeoman service rendered by Comrade M.Krishnan as the Secretary General of NFPE. The Federation has scaled new heights during his stewardship and the unity of Postal regular employees and Gramin Dak Sewaks entered into a new chapter under his leadership. The united movements of Postal Workers under the banner of Postal JCA as well as the independent struggles under the mighty National Federation of Postal Employees are further strengthened under his able leadership. He provided a militant, progressive leadership with farsightedness for the betterment of Postal Workers. It is  under his leadership that the NFPE claimed its historic vanguard role of leading the entirety of CG Employees under the platform of Confederation of CG Employees & Workers and it can be seen that the movement of central government employees has launched a powerful movement including strikes for the establishment of 7th CPC with Comrade M.Krishnan as its Secretary General. The integration of Postal and CG Employees with the entirety of Indian working class organisations in developing the path of united struggles against the neo-liberal policies of Government has further been cemented during his tenure. The leadership of confederation has come back to the Postal Organisation after a long period of 44 years and comrade Krishnan is leading the movement of CG employees in the path of struggle with firmness and it is noteworthy to mention that the unity of all JCM National Council organisations has reached its zenith with all coming together in championing the cause of three lakhs of Gramin Dak Sewaks and thousands of casual labourers in Postal and CG services due to his firm efforts. Ideological education of all cadres and employees through several All India and Regional Trade Union Camps under the banners of NFPE and Confederation; Concrete organisational steps for mobilizing the women employees of Postal Department as well as the Confederation level are some of the landmark achievements of Comrade Krishnan. The National Executive notes with happiness that all the affiliates of NFPE have always maintained a unified stand on all important activities of the Federation and this unity is due to the confidence created amongst all affiliates by the unifying leadership of Comrade Krishnan. The relinquishing of charge as the Secretary General of NFPE by him due to his superannuation from the Government Service is a huge loss to the movement but the Executive wishes to get his valuable advice and guidance to the Federation in the days to come. The National Executive places on record its unstinted gratitude to Comrade M.Krishnan for his able leadership to the historic organisation of NFPE not only as Secretary General but in numerous other capacities as well during his long service.  The Federal Executive further resolves that Com.M.Krishnan will continue to be in the Federal Executive of NFPE even after handing over charge, till the next Federal Council meeting to be held in May 2016.
            The Central Working Committee of All India Postal Employees Union Group ‘C’ (CHQ) held in Ongole (Andhra Pradesh) from 22.8.2014 to 24.8.2014 unanimously appreciates the sincere, superb and outstanding services rendered by Com. M. Krishnan as General Secretary of AIPEU Group ‘C’ (CHQ) and Secretary General of NFPE & Confederation during his tenure and like to place on record our whole hearted compliments,greetings and commendations to him and also acknowledge and recognize him for his unparalleled and appreciated service, which definitely resulted in charming the organization to new heights and also in settling many of the long pending demands of the Postal employees, especially Postal Group ‘C’ staff.

Com. M. Krishnan’s contributions in enhancing the prestige and image of AIPEU Group ‘C’ and thereby NFPE as well as the Confederation, will be remembered forever. In order to strengthen the organization and also to enhance the organizing capacity of the rank and file leaders the P3 CHQ  & NFPE CHQ under the leadership of Com. M. Krishnan is maintaining constant communication with the general membership through website and also the Bhartiya Post and Postal Crusader monthly journals. The Trade Union classes and workshops organized by Com M.Krishnan, General Secretary for the NFPE and the Confederation has also contributed to a great extent in improving the quality of the organization. The need of the unity amidst the working class of all sections as well as Government employees, organized and unorganised workers, he preached and also practiced during his tenure upsurge him to the  standard of a great statesman and a living legend. It is only Com M. Krishnan, who spends more than 20 hours daily for the working class all along during his tenure.

Com. M.Krishnan is a vivacious, vibrant,meticulous hard working and fully committed leader and is always working for the upliftment and welfare of the Postal employees, especially most down-trodden three lakhs Gramin Dak Sewaks. He has also extended his helping hand to all affiliated unions of the NFPE as the Member and then Leader of the JCM (Departmental Council) Staff side. He is also the All India Secretary General of the Confederation of Central Government Employees & Workers and is at the forefront in implementing all the programmes of the Confederation. The two days strike in February 2014 demanding the formation of the Seventh Pay Commission cut the ice and is one of the milestone in the history of the CG employees’ movement.

Com M.Krishnan has pioneered and crusaded his best in making the General Strikes conducted as per the call of Central Trade Unions and other Federations including NFPE against the anti-people and anti-worker policies of the Govt. a grand success in the Postal Sector. As the Secretary General, National Federation of Postal Employees he built the unity of all the Postal employees and conducted various trade union actions which have prevented the adverse effect of implementation of the new economic policy in the postal sector and to save the postal service as a public utility service. The mass recruitment to the extent of 30% and more in the postal is the major advancement of the Federation for which the skill and negotiating capacity of the Secretary  General NFPE Com M. Krishnan are fully exploited. The fight against closure of 9797 Postoffices and 300 RMS offices in the name of McKincey Consultancy’s recommendation, the campaign against the New Postal Policy and the move of the Govt. to privatise postal services by granting licence to Courier Services, the Cadre Restructuring agreement etc are examples of his uncompromising stand, hard-bargaing and negotiating skill. His capacity to make inspiring and educative speeches and also taking class are worth emulating.

This Central Working Committee of this Union, while saluting Com. M. Krishnan for his devoted and dedicated service to the Central Govt. Employees and Postal employees, especially to the CHQ of AIPEU Group ‘C’ hereby resolved to utilize the valuable and experienced services of Com. M. Krishnan in the AIPEU Group ‘C’ (CHQ) till the next All India Conference to be held in June 2015.
In regard to the services rendered by Sri M.Krishnan to the employees, I am unable to find words to express my appreciation towards him. In the last few years my relationship with him is very cordial and it became useful to the Postal employees.  His manner of approaching official side with the issues of staff is bold as well as of positive nature .
So far I do not find negative attitude in him during the negotiation with official side. The retirement of Shri  M.Krishnan from the Department is a great loss to the Postal employees in particular and  central government employees  in general .
In fine , I feel that a good friend of mine is retiring from the service.. I pray to  the Almighty to shower blessings on him and his family members to give happiness and prosperity