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Saturday, March 31, 2012

S B Order No 04 / 2012 - Revision of Interest Rates of Small Savings w.e.f. 1st April, 2012

SB Order No.03/2012 - Release of Version 6.6.1 of Sanchay Post Software.

SB Order No.03/2012
Government of India
Ministry of Communications & IT
Department of Posts
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi-110001.
Date: 26.03.2012
All Heads of Circles/Regions
Addl. Director General, APS, New Delhi.

Subject:- Release of Version 6.6.1 of Sanchay Post Software.

Sir / Madam,
The undersigned is directed to say that consequent upon changes notified by Min. of Finance in many schemes and some major problems referred to SDC Chennai by the field units, Version 6.6.1 of Sanchay Post has been released by SDC Chennai on 20th March 2012. This is an upgraded version of 6.5R2. The new version has been uploaded in the web site of SDC Chennai i.e . For any problem in downloading and up-gradation, helpline is functional at Tel. No. 044-65850861 and 044-28524482. E-mail can also be sent to .

2. In the new version, following major modifications have been done:-

(i)            SB maximum limit for closure and interest calculation.
(ii)           Post maturity interest calculation for all schemes.
(iii)          Applicability for matured extended RD accounts.
(iv)          Simple interest calculation for RD Premature Closure.
(v)           TD premature closure.
(vi)          SB part III deposits to accept changed SB maximum limits.
(vii)         SCSS claim closure.
(viii)        Closure of NREGS accounts.
(ix)          Cheque handling provision for SOs having direct dealing with banks.
(x)           Person-wise LOT for certificates.
(xi)          Opening of RD account after clearance of cheque.
(xii)         PPF deposit by local cheque (date of clearance will be date of deposit).
(xiii)        Interface with new updated RD agent software with provision to download the soft file generated in the package to be provided to agents.
(xiv)        In SB account opening form, provision for additional account type i.e BPL (single/joint), NREGS with type, NREGS with Joint type, INOAP, INDP and INWP.
(xv)         Problem in PPF interest calculation corrected.

New RD Customer Package for MPKBY Agents and PRSS Group Leaders

A new package designed for the RD Bulk customer (ie) PRSS and MPKBY agents has been developed. The package can be given to the MPKBY/PRSS Agents/Group Leaders free of cost. If they have data of their accounts in soft copy, they can enter into this package, otherwise the data text file can be generated from the new DB Analyzer and can be supplied along with package to the agent/group leader. Under this package, the MPKBY Agent/PRSS Group leader will provide list in soft copy in this package and counter PA after uploading can view the list. He will compare the same with the hard copy of the list and after satisfying the correctness, can upload the data into the system which will save lot of time and energy for posting of all the entries.

3.             It is requested that necessary instruction may be issued to all field units as well as inspecting/visiting officers to ensure that all the post offices using Sanchay Post software are upgraded with the new version and new RD Customer Package is used by maximum number of MPKBY agents and PRSS Group Leaders. Some more changes are in the pipeline which will be released separately as an additional patch.

4.             This issues with the approval of DDG(FS)
Yours faithfully,
(Kawal Jit Singh)
Assistant Director (SB)

Revised Train Fares for Journey in AC-First Class, AC-2 Tier, Executive Class & First Class from Tomorrow

The Ministry of Railways has revised passenger fares with effect from tomorrow i.e. 1st April 2012 in AC-First Class, AC-2 tier, Executive Class and First Class only. There is no revision in other classes of travel. The revised fares in these classes would be applicable to all types of trains on Indian Railways network.

The revised fares will also apply to tickets issued in advance for journeys to commence on or after 1st April 2012. In the case of tickets already issued at pre-revised rates, the difference in fares from 1st April 2012 will be recovered from passengers either by TTEs in the trains or by the booking offices before commencement of the journey by the passengers as per the usual practice in case of such fare revisions.

The revised list of fares for the information of the public is being displayed at the stations and has been made available to the railway staff well in time. The revised passenger fare table is also available on the website of the Ministry of Railways i.e. 
Source : PIB Release, March 31, 2012

Rotational Transfer Memos released by SSPOs, Bhubaneswar for 2012-13


Administrative approval in favour of SSPOs, Bhubaneswar Division

Circle Office, Bhubaneswar has conveyed administrative approval in favour of SSPOs, Bhubaneswar for the various purposes particularized below
Sl. No.
Purpose of administrative approval
Procurement of 02 nos. of Air Conditioner (LG 1.5 ton AC), 4KVA stabilizer with outdoor stand and installation charges for Saheed Nagar MDG
Procurement of laminated table top(45sft),ply sun mica table,vertical blinds(95sft), door closer, sofa set cover(3 nos), aqua guard pipelines and stand for Up-gradation of Existing Speed Post Centre.
Procurement of 30(thirty) nos of Hand Bag.
Procurement of 06 nos. of pedestal fan i.e. 05 nos. of 400 MM Spectrum pedestal fan and 01(one) 500 MM Tej Farratee pedestal fan for Bhubaneswar GPO
Procurement of stationery items by Sr. Postmaster, Bhubaneswar GPO
Procurement of One good quality Multi Media Projector (Model:- Hitachi CP – X 467 WF)
Rs. 92,730/- 
Procurement of Stationary items for Bhubaneswar Division
Rs. 43,851/-
Procurement of (8)Eight numbers of Air Coolers (Make :- Symphony (Jumbo) with stand) for Bhubaneswar GPO
Rs. 59,200/-
Procurement of one Konica Minolta make BIZHUB-164 digital photocopier for Bhubaneswar GPO

Supply of Note-Counting Machine

M/s Infres Methodex Ltd, , B-1/F-1, Mohan Co-Op. Industrial Estate, Mathura Road, New Delhi has been ordered by Circle office to supply of 06 Numbers of INFRES Currency Counting Machine at a cost of Rs 82,552/- (Rupees Eighty two thousand five hundred fifty two  only) to the following offices:
1) Sub Postmaster Baramunda Colony SO -1( One)  No
2. Sub Postmaster Pipli SO -1( One)  No
3. Sub Postmaster Kakatapur SO - 1( One)  No
4. Sub Postmaster Machagaon SO - 1( One)  No
5. Sub Postmaster Mandasahi  SO- 1( One)  No
6. Sub Postmaster Banapur SO - Quantity-1( One)  No

Posting of Development Officers ( PLI )

In pursuance of C O memo No.RE/30-62/2003 dated 23.03.2012, the Director Postal Services (HQ), Bhubaneswar  vide C O Memo No.ST/20-23/2006 , dated 30.03.2012 has appointed the following Postal Assistants as Development Officers(PLI) against 1/3rd quota and unfilled 2/3rd quota of the vacancies 
Name of the official
Parent Division
Division allotted
Sri Chakrapani Behera
Sri Rajkishore Mallick
Sri Dayanidhi Behera
Sri Manoj Kumar Panigrahi

Opening of Administrative Office on 31.03.2012(Saturday) in Odisha Circle.

                DPS(BD), office of the Chief PMG, Odisha Circle, vide C O letter No: BD/Misc/2012, dated 30/03/2012 has ordered all unit heads of head quarters region including group officers of Circle Office to keep the  Administrative Offices open on 31.03.2012(Saturday),  in view of financial year end and attendance in related work in plan and non plan fund utilization work.
Regional heads have also been requested accordingly to consider necessary arrangement in the  Region in case of necessity.

Friday, March 30, 2012

Revised standard terms and conditions for deputation of All India Services officers autonomous / statutory / non-statutory / local bodies and public sector undertakings etc. under non-Central Staffing Scheme

Opening of New Post Offices

The Minister of State for Communications & Information Technology Shri Sachin Pilot, informed Rajya Sabha today that a proposal for opening of Post Offices has been received from Chhattisgarh Government during the current financial year for opening of 1927 new rural branches of post offices at 1927 Gram Panchayat Headquarters.
Department of Posts has included it in its 12th Plan Proposal and has presented it to the Planning Commission.
Source : PIB Release, March 30, 2012