The Association shall be called the “Postal Officers’ Association (India)”.
Aims and Objects/Memorandum
primary object of the Association will be to protect and preserve the rights
and privileges of the Postal Officers. And it will safe guard their interests
and look after better service conditions of its members and ensure efficient
service to the Nation.
Gazetted Postal Administrative Officers either promoted regularly or on adhoc
basis including Gazetted Postmasters in Postal Service Group ‘B’ will be eligible
to become members of this Association as well as the officers promoted to Group
‘A’ regularly or on adhoc basis will be members of this Association.
Central Headquarters of the Association will be fixed at such a place as may
convenient from time to time in functioning of CHQ. Normally, the Central Headquarters
of the Association should be in New Delhi. The Headquarters of the Circle Branch
Association will normally be at Circle Headquarters.
Association shall have the following office bearers to be elected by the delegates
of the conference which will be held biennially i.e. once in two years giving
at least one months’ clear notice. If elections are not held within three months
of expiry of its term, the office bearers shall cease to be duly elected representative
of the Association and the trade union facilities will stand withdrawn:-
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Auditor to be nominated at the time of holding election during all India Conference.
Posts of office bearers are circulated on the eve of election amongst the attending
delegates by the President of the Conference. Each post of office bearers is
elected, if necessary, by following due democratic election procedure.
will be Rs. 30.00 Per Month. 50% of the subscription shall be remitted to the
Finance Secretary of the Central Headquarters and 50% will be retained by the
branches for meeting their expenses. The Branch can raise donation from its
members whenever such occasion arises.
Official Year for this purpose shall be from 1st April of the year
to 31st March of the following year.
Maintenance of Accounts
The Finance Secretary shall maintain accounts while the General Secretary
shall maintain other records.
Nomination of Auditor
The Conference shall also nominate one of the members to audit the accounts.
Clause 10. Holding of
All India Conference
There shall be biennial conference. Every Circle shall be entitled to
send one delegate for every 10 members or fraction thereof. However, every Circle
shall have at least one delegate irrespective of its strength to represent the
Conference. The delegates for the Conference shall be nominated by the Circle
To form the quorum, at least 50% of the Circles should be represented.
Clause 11. Holding of
The Central Working Committee which will consist of the CHQ Office bearers
and Circle Secretaries or nominee of Circle Secretaries in case of his/her absence
shall meet at least thrice in a year. The Central Working Committee meeting
will be held before All India Conference.
Clause 12. CHQ Bulletin
A bulletin should be issued regularly by the CHQ.
Clause 13. Amendment
to the Constitution
Any amendments to the Constitution can be made only by All India Conference
by the 2/3rd majority of the attending delegates.
Clause 14. Postal Blitz
A journal named “Postal Blitz” will be issued by CHQ. The General Secretary
will be ex-office Editor of the journal which will be issued at a frequency
of not less than a month depending on its viability on payment of subscription
to be decided from time to time.
Clause 15. Formation
of Circle Branch
The Association will have Circle Branch in each circle a the Headquarters
of the Circle. It shall have the following office bearers:-
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of office bearers should be limited to 15 depending upon the need of the Circle.
Auditor to be nominated at the time of holding election of the Circle Conference.
Holding of Circle Conference
Circle Conference to be convened biennially before 31st August in
very alternate year to elect office bearers of the Circle to elect the delegates
for the All India Conference to pass the Accounts and approve the budget estimates
and pass resolutions for consideration of the Central Headquarters. They will
also take regular meetings with Chief PMGs and make necessary correspondence
with them pertaining to the matters of the Circle concerned.
Clause 17. Dissolution
of Circle Branch
In the event of non functioning of any Circle Branch i.e. non functioning,
non remittance of quota to the CHQ for more than one year, acting in contravention
of the Constitution of the Association and working against the interest of the
Association, THE GENERAL SECRETARY WILL HAVE THE RIGHT TO DISSOLVE THE CIRCLE
BRANCH and nominate convener and members who will act as acting Circle Secretary
and Members of the executive body and ensure election of Circle Branch Association
at the earliest but before three months.
Clause 18. Filling up
In case of any vacancy arises due to death, resignation, expulsion or
inability to continue for illness or for any other reason, it will be filled
up by the Central Working Committee at CHQ (All India Association) and by the
Circle Working Committee in case of Circle Association.
NOTE:- They can meet the officers and Ministers whenever they get such opportunity
and sponsor the cause of this Association.
(Amended and approved by the General body of the All India Conference
held at Kanyakumari (TN) from 16.03.2004 to 19.03.2004 and the amendments approved
by the Postal Directorate vide number 17-6/2004-SR dated 08th July,
2004. Clause 6 amending monthly subscription was approved by the General body
of All India Conference held at Kochi from 09.05.2006 to 12.05.2006 and the
amendment approved by the Postal Directorate under No. 15-2/2006-SR