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After endless struggle of some employees of West Bengal Circle who went to CAT KOLKATA Bench in 2021 and after issuance of favourable judgment of CAT KOLKATA Bench, NFPE constantly pursuing it along with NJCM staff side. Good no employees will be benefited surely. However, our basic demand is Scrap NPS restore OPS for all for which our struggle against the Government will continue.
A street corner meeting has been successfully arranged today at Yogayog Bhavan gate supporting ensuing 17th February 2023 Assembly house campaign against State and Central Governments anti-employees policy. A rally towards the Legislative Assembly will be arranged on 17th February 2023 (2 pm) demanding 25 points charter of demands such as, payment of arrear of DA to State Government employees, restoration of OPS to all employees, scrapping of privatization policy of both State & Central Government, constitute 8th pay commission etc and from that rally a memorandum will be submitted to The Governor of West Bengal. In today's meeting leaders of different organization under 12th July Committee, Com Sumit Bhattacharya, Com Manoj Shaw, Com Tapan Mitra, Com Goutam Pal, Com Saswati Majumder, Com Ashok Kanti Ghosh, Com Rupak Mukherjee delivered their speech. Com Sougata Chakraborty and Com Asit Bangabas presided over the meeting. Near about 200 employees from different organization were present in today's meeting. Among them a large number of employees were from Central Kolkata Divisional Postal organizations.
The meeting has ignited the spirit and resolution in the minds of our comrades at every corner to unite and revert the policy of the Government to deprive the employees from their rights and destabilize the economy of the society.
As per call of NFPE all divisions throughout the circle arrange lunch hour demonstration on 25/01/2023 demanding sufficient fund allotment at earliest for smooth functioning of all offices.
A Seminar (study camp) on Departmental and Trade Union rules and regulations has been successfully organized by Postal Group of Unions, NFPE, West Bengal Circle, on 15th & 16th January 2023 at Kolkata GPO. At the very beginning the flag of NFPE was hoisted by Com. Janardan Majumdar (Secretary General,NFPE). Circle leadership of NFPE group of unions, Joint convenor of 12th July committee and leadership of Working Womens' sub committee, WB circle paid their respectful homage in martyrs column.
Nearly 300 delegates across the circle participated in this seminar. After observing one minute silence in memory of the martyers of mass movement and leaders, common men who died in the period, the session started. Com Janardan Majumdar(Secretary General, NFPE),Com. Suvash Chakraborty(Asst Secretary General,AIPEU Postman),Com. Tapan Bhowmik(General Secretary, AIPEUGDS) were felicited by Kolkata GPO NFPE family. On 15th January Com. Janardan Majumder(SG NFPE) placed a discussion in memory of Comrade K.G Bose (life and struggle). Members of the Study Camp sub committee (preparatory committee) controlled full study camp in a very planned and organized way. Subjects of the study camp were prepared as per regular problems suffered by the employees throughout the circle. Such as DOP-POS cash mismatch, APAR & MACP, LTC rules, RTI act 2005, Disciplinary rules, medical rules, leave rules, Savings bank problems, Prevention of fraud etc. Under the sincere leadership of Com.Bijon Chakraborty(Asst Secretary, Group C, West Bengal Circle), team of preparatory committee published a handbook named 'ESSENCE 2023' on Departmental and trade union rules in this study camp, which is inaugurated by Com Janardan Majumdar. Delegates from different divisions took part in interactive sessions.
We express our sincere thanks to all comrades of Kolkata GPO and also members of Kolkata GPO recreation club for sincere arrangement of the Study camp.