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Monday, March 31, 2014

Restoration of Armed Police Guards to the Cash Vans of Bhubaneswar and Rourkela Township

Dear Comrades,
As it is aware, the only cash van is clearing / supplying cash from / to different post offices in huge amount beyond the line limit without police escort. After withdrawal of police forces by the State Govt. authority since 2005, unnecessary high risk has been thrown upon the staff related to cash conveyances. Despite several discussions for years together with the Divisional administration in the monthly union meetings and with the Circle administration in the bi-monthly and four-monthly meetings, no satisfactory progress is being observed till date. The matter was seriously discussed in the last Circle biennial conference and a memorandum was also submitted to the Chief PMG, Odisha Circle. The poor postal employees are always working under apprehension of threat / robbery and the administration has remained a silent spectator to such unfortunate practice.
Similarly, keeping in view the recent ongoing robberies in broad-day light  from banks and other cash counters in cities on one hand and considering the amount of  per day cash transactions  in Bhubaneswar GPO, we have given a proposal in 2006 to the administration for deployment of arm guards in the campus of and inside Bhubaneswar GPO. Due to our continuous pursuance,   the matter was discussed with the DPS (HQ) by the Circle Union on 16.11.2006 and as replied by the DPS(HQ), the matter would be referred to the Directorate since related to all India.  But since then, we are in dark on the progress of this issue.
However, lastly both the above items were taken up at Directorate level by our CHQ  on 11.03.2014 and now Directorate vide its letter  F No. 18 - 1/-2012 – PO, dated 20.03.2014 has directed the Chief PMG, Odisha Circle to follow the instructions of Postal Directorate issued on security of cash at Post Offices and conveyance of cash from Post Office earlier issued vide Directorate’s letter No. 24-4/2003-PC, dated 10.10.2007 and No.32 - 1/86-CE,, dated 09.01.1986 authorizing the Circle Head with full Administrative and Financial Powers in this regard.
 Thus, both the Divisional administration and Circle administration should take care  for immediate implementation of the Directorate's orders reproduced below.
The AIPEU, Group-C, Bhubaneswar Divisional branch conveys its sincere obligation to the CHQ in this regard.  

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