3 March 2015

INSURANCE IS COMPULSORY FOR VP ARTICLE ABOVE Rs 1500/-

MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
(Department of Posts)
NOTIFICATION
New Delhi, the 4th February, 2015

G.S.R.73(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (b) of Sub-section ( 2) of Section 32 read with Section 74 of the Indian Post Office Act, 1898 (6 of 1898), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Indian Post Office Rules, 1933, namely:—

1. (1) These rules may be called the Indian Post Office (First Amendment) Rules, 2015. (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the Indian Post Office Rules, 1933, in Rule 72, for Sub-Rule (2), the following Sub-rule shall be substituted, namely:—

“(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in Sub-Rule (1), the insurance of all value payable articles on which the amount specified for recovery exceeds Rs. 1500 other than excepted articles, shall be compulsory for atleast the amount specified for recovery from the addressee.”

[F. No. 7-6/2013-PO]
ABHINAV WALIA,
Dy. Director General
 (WS&MR & PO)


Note: The principal rules as amended up to the 1st January, 1975 were published in the Posts and Telegraphs Manual Volume-I, Legislative Enactments, Part-I, Fifth Edition and last amended vide notification number G.S.R. 366(E), dated – 28th May, 2014.

19 February 2015

Declaration of Postmaster Grade I Results of 2014

POSTMASTER Grade I Exam 2014 Results Declared


"CONGRATULATIONS "

TO

N.SANGEETHA, OA, DO, NAMAKKAL


Declaration of Result of Direct Recruitment of PA/SA

Results of Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant Direct Recruitment Examination 2014 held on 11.05.2014 (Paper I) and 24.09.2014 to 30.09.2014 (Paper II) released on 18.02.2015. The candidates selected under Namakkal Division is furnished below.


Selected candidates are requested to await further communication from the Divisions.

18 February 2015

Collection of exam fees for TNPSC through POs – advt No. 02./2015

भारतीय डाक विभाग / Department Of Posts, India
पोस्टमास्टर जनरल का कार्यालय, पश्चिमी क्षेत्र, तमिलनाडु , कोयम्बत्तूर  641 002
Office of the Postmaster General, Western Region, Tamilnadu, Coimbatore 641 002
व्यवसाय विकास कक्ष / Business Development Cell
No. BD / 20533 / TNPSC dlgs / Vol VI dated at Coimbatore 641 002 the   06.02.2015

To
All SSPOs/ SPOs,
In Western Region.

Sub : Collection of exam fees for TNPSC through POs – advt No. 02./2015 - reg.
            Ref : This office email dated 30.01.15
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            Kindly refer to the above cited letter.

            Circle Office has intimated that TNPSC has issued notification for the post of “CHEMIST” vide Notification number 02/2015 dated 06.02.2015. The last date for acceptance of exam fee at POs is 06.03.2015.

            Minimum amount of fee is Rs. 62/- and maximum amount is Rs. 162/- for the notification.  The above notification has been configured in ePayment with biller name ‘TNPSC2” under Biller ID 4945.
                       
            Suitable instructions may be issued to all identified POs on the following points:

1.     To book collection of ‘One Time Registration Fee’ in ‘TNPSC ONLINE’ biller.
2.     To book the fees collected for the above notification, under the correct biller.
3.     To ensure that there is no wrong booking i.e.  booking of transaction pertaining to a specific notification in the biller pertaining to some other notification.
4.     To ensure that ePayment client is run and ePayment screen is updated as on date.
5.     To ensure that exam fee is not accepted for any notification beyond the last date.
6.   To ensure that the Registration id / Application number for this advertisement starts with 502.

As matching of applications received online with payments made by the candidates will be done based on the ePayment figures in the particular biller, wrong booking of transaction would lead to rejection of application. Hence utmost care must be taken to ensure that the transactions are booked under the correct biller and it may please be communicated to all the identified POs that in case of wrong booking, it will be the entire responsibility of the official at fault.

Suitable instructions may be issued to the concerned POs to follow the instructions communicated vide this office lr. dated 13.08.2012.


For Assistant Director (BD & Tech)
डाक महाध्यक्ष का कार्यालय /O/o the Postmaster General
पश्चिमी क्षेत्र/Western Region, TN, कोयम्बत्तूर /Coimbatore 641002.

Collection of exam fees for TNUSRB through POs – advt No. 01/2015

भारतीय डाक विभाग / Department Of Posts, India
पोस्टमास्टर जनरल का कार्यालय, पश्चिमी क्षेत्र, तमिलनाडु , कोयम्बत्तूर  641 002
Office of the Postmaster General, Western Region, Tamilnadu, Coimbatore 641 002
व्यवसाय विकास कक्ष / Business Development Cell
No. BD / 20534 / TNUSRB / Dlgs / II dated at Coimbatore 641 002 the  07.02.2015

To                                                                                           
All SSPOs/ SPOs,
In Western Region.

Sub : Collection of exam fees for TNUSRB through POs – advt No. 01/2015 - reg.
            Ref : This office email dated 30.01.15
---- 

            Kindly refer to the above cited letter.

            Circle Office has intimated that TNUSRB will be issuing notification in newspaper on 8.02.15 for the post of ”Sub-Inspector of Police(Taluk) ( Man & Women) vide Notification number 01/2015 dated 08.02.2015. The last date for acceptance of exam fee at POs is 13.03.2015.

            Minimum amount of fee is Rs. 242/- and maximum amount is Rs. 472/- for the notification.  The above notification has been configured in ePayment with biller name ‘TNUSRB1” under Biller ID 4938.
                       
            Suitable instructions may be issued to all identified POs on the following points:
1.     To book the fees collected for the above notification, under the correct biller.
2.     To ensure that there is no wrong booking i.e.  booking of transaction pertaining to a specific notification in the biller pertaining to some other notification.
3.     To ensure that ePayment client is run and ePayment screen is updated as on date.
4.     To ensure that exam fee is not accepted for any notification beyond the last date.
5.   To ensure that the Registration number for this advertisement starts with 100.

As matching of applications received online with payments made by the candidates will be done based on the ePayment figures in the particular biller, wrong booking of transaction would lead to rejection of application. Hence utmost care must be taken to ensure that the transactions are booked under the correct biller and it may please be communicated to all the identified POs that in case of wrong booking, it will be the entire responsibility of the official at fault.



For Assistant Director (BD & Tech)
डाक महाध्यक्ष का कार्यालय /O/o the Postmaster General
                             पश्चिमी क्षेत्र/Western Region, TN, कोयम्बत्तूर /Coimbatore 641002.

Discontinuation of MO Videsh Service


16 February 2015

SUKANYA SAMRIDDHI ACCOUNT (SSA) VS PUBLIC PROVIDENT FUND (PPF)

Points of Difference
Sukanya Samriddhi Account (SSA)
Public Provident Fund (PPF)
For whom
Only for Girl Child.
For every Indian Citizen.
Age Limit
From the birth till she attains age of 10 years.
No age limit.


By whom
By the girl child who has attained the age of 10 years or by the natural or legal guardian.
By the Individual but by the natural or legal guardian for the minor child.

Where to open
Post office and nationalized banks but not   private banks.
Post office and nationalized banks, including private banks.
Number of Account
One account for each girl child, maximum up to 2 or 3 accounts if twin girls are born in the second birth or triplets are born in the first birth.
Each Individual can hold only one account in   his name.
Minimum Contribution
  Rs.1,000
Rs.500
Maximum Contribution
Rs.1.5 lakhs in all accounts.
Rs.1.5 lakhs in all accounts.
Interest Rate
9.1% p.a for fiscal year 2014-15.
8.70% p.a for fiscal year 2014-15.
Tax Benefit on the Contribution
Contributed Amount will be deductible u/s 80C.
Contributed Amount will be deductible u/s 80C.

Tax Benefit on the interest earned
At present no tax benefit is announced for the interest earned. A mere sum of Rs.1,5o0 will be deductible u/s 10(32) .
Interest Earned is tax free under PPF.

Time Period of contribution
Minimum tenure of contribution is 14 years from the date of opening of account.
Minimum 15 years and then in blocks of 5 years.


Maturity
21 years from the date of opening of account.
15 years from the fiscal year of opening of account.


Penalty
Rs.50 per year if minimum contribution is not made.
Rs.50 per year if minimum contribution is not made.

Mode of Deposit
Cash or Demand Draft or Cheque
Cash or Demand Draft or Cheque


Premature Withdrawal
Allowed up to 50% for the girl’s higher education and marriage after she attains 18 years of age
No premature withdrawal is allowed except in case of death of the account holder.
Loan
No loan can be taken on the SSA balance.
Loan can be taken from the third year of opening of account to the sixth year.
  Taxation on Maturity
No tax will be levied on the maturity amount.
No tax will be levied on the maturity amount.