GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS &IT
DEPARTMENT OF POSTS
PAY COMMISSION CELL
Director of Accounts (Postal)
A. P Circle, Hyderabad- 500001
Please refer to your letter No. 618/IF Sn/PM-II/MACP to Gr.D/Postman dated 03 Nov 2010.
2.In this context, the doubts raised by your office are clarified as under;
|Whether to consider the appointment to Gr.D cadre as entry grade and to Postmen cadre as one promotion.
Whether the appointment to the cadre of Postmen Post as entry grade ignoring the Gr. D post held prior to the appointment as the official wrote the Postman examinations from Gp “D” cadre directly, If so , it may also be please clarify whether the services rendered in Gr. D post may be counts for MACP and Pension benefits.
|In accordance with Para-9 of Annexure-I of MACPS dated 18 Sep 2009,regular services for the purpose of MACPS commences from the date joining of a post i in direct entry grade on a regular basis.In the present case before us,the official was selected based on seniority in GDS and joined the group “D” post & later,he was declared successful in Postman exam,in which he had appeared fulfilling the eligibility condition of Gramin Dak Sevaks and thereafter he was allowed to join in Postmen cadre as direct recruit.Accordingly, the official has joined in Postman cadre under the direct recruitment quota on regular basis & as such the regular service for the purpose of MACPS commences from the date of joining in Postman cadre as direct recruit basis. The issue is clarified accordingly.|
3. This issue with the competent authority.