It is obvious to mention that the case on Civil Servant Status to Gramin Dak Sevaks filed by NFPE & AIPEU GDS (NFPE) which is proceeding in Principle CAT, Delhi, having further adjournment on 13th January 2017. (previous adjournment was on 22-12-2016).
There were another cases (3 OAs) filed regarding GDS issues, simultaneously proceeding in Principle CAT, Delhi was disposed on 17-11-2016 by delivering the order (oral) and the copy (336 pages) is made available in the websites.
To make it clear, the CHQ is exhibiting brief information & directions given by Pr. CAT regarding the cases disposed on 17-11-2016.
CENTRAL ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNAL
PRINCIPAL BENCH, DELHI
O.A. No. 749/2015 (Vinod Saxena & 405 others)
O.A. No.3540/2015 ( Ravinder singh & 1382 others)
O.A. No.613/2015 (Premchandra Singh & 105 others)
Union of India & others
New Delhi, this the 17th day of November, 2016.
20. To summarise, we dispose of the O.As. with the following directions to the respondents:
(a) For all Gramin Dak Sevaks, who have been absorbed as regular Group ‘D’ staff, the period spent as Gramin Dak Sevak will be counted in toto for the purpose of pensionary benefits.
(b) Pension will be granted under the provisions of CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972 to all Gramin Dak Sevaks, who retire as Gramin Dak Sevak without absorption as regular Group ‘D’ staff, but the period to be counted for the purpose of pension will be 5/8th of the period spent as Gramin Dak Sevak. Rule 6 will accordingly be amended.
(c) The Gramin Dak Sevaks (Conduct and Engagement) Rules, 2011 are held to be valid except Rule 6, as stated above.
(d) The claim of Gramin Dak Sevaks for parity with regular employees regarding pay and allowances and other benefits available to regular employees, stands rejected.
21. With the above directions, all the three O.As. stand disposed of.