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Friday, January 30, 2015

Gold award for the Income Tax Department under National Award on E-Governance 2014-15

The Income Tax Department has been awarded GOLD by the Government of India under category “Cat-I-Excellence in Government Process Re-engineering” for National Award on e-governance 2014-15. The award has been conferred for “TDS Reconciliation Analysis & Correction Enabling System (TRACES)” project launched by the Department. The Project marks a major step in ensuring TDS compliance through the processing of TDS returns and comprehensive data processing of TDS statements using technology driven end-to-end processes. At present 15 Lakh deductors and 2.5 crore tax payers are using various e-enabled online services through the CPC (TDS). The award was presented today during the 18th National Conference on e-governance held at Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar, Gujarat. This third award on e-governance to the Income Tax Department in the last 5 years speaks volumes about the commitment of the Department to e-governance and to move towards a non-adversarial and tax-payer friendly regime. 

(Release ID :115082)


Set of three stamps on Swachh Bharat is released by Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Hon’ble MOC&IT on 30.1.2015

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Retirement on Superannuation

Shri B.N. Mishra, SSPOs, Berhampur Division, Berhampur is retiring on 31/01/2015(A/N) on superannuation. However 31-01-2015 being Saturday, formally he made over the charge today the 30th January, 2015(A/N). 

On the occasion of his retirement from Govt. Service, All India Association of Inspectors and Assistant Superintendents of Posts , Odisha Circle Branch bids him a respectful farewell and wishes him a good-health and peaceful life in his post-retirement days

GPF and Pension Benefits to Casual Labour with temporary status regularised after 1.1.2004 - regarding.

To view Department of Personnel & Training OM No.49014/2/2014-Estt(C) dated 29-01/2015 please Click Here.

CHQ News:- DPC : PS Gr. B and JTS Gr. A.......updates!!!

It is learnt that results of DPCs for promotion to the cadre of PS Gr. B for the year 2014 and for promotion to the cadre of JTS Gr. A for the vacancy year 2013-14 are expected in first and second week of next month respectively. Repatriation orders are also under consideration   ...........General Secretary 

Thursday, January 29, 2015

India Post to launch own e-commerce portal like Amazon or eBay

Directly stepping into the cyber world, India post is going to launch its own e-commerce portal in the shape of those like Amazon or eBay soon. The aggressive step of India Post, world's largest postal service, is a part of its massive IT based modernization initiative worth Rs 5,000 crore.

"At planning and designing phase now, the final rollover of the dedicated postal e-commerce portal may take another 6 months. But we are excited about this new avatar in our service basket," Mr. John Samuel, member of Postal Services Board told ET.

As he describes, the portal will be like popular e-commerce entities like Amazon or eBay. A conduit between buyers and sellers. But, it is not going to be entirely open for any item to be traded by anyone. Rather a moderated and scrutinized list will be followed. Local specialties like Tea from Darjeeling, Mango from Malda in West Bengal or Saffron from Kashmir will have emphasize in that.

India Post is Tying up with different controlling authorities like Spices Board, Tea Board, or cashew Board to ensure 'quality trading of quality items only'- as Mr. Samuel puts it.

In addition to the physical products, services of different public sector are also being planned to be included into the tradable items of the portal.

"Wide and fast growing coverage of Internet through computer and mobile phones are bringing more and more people from even remote corners to the doorsteps of e-commerce. There lies our new opportunity. Moreover delivery of the items is a major issue for all e-commerce authorities. Here also India post excel's with its 1.5 lakh establishments and time tested connectivity network," he said.

In one hand we have Rs 4909 crore worth IT related infrastructure modernization plan and on the other hand, we are spending another Rs 2000 crore to have new vehicles to ensure faster delivery.

Indeed it is a new step to a new world that can give new life to financially crunched Indiapost. But, "We need to bring change in our own attitude at certain corners to churn out the best out of this initiative," accepted Mr. Samuel.

Source:-The Economic Times

Immovable Property Return for the year 2014 (as on 31.12.2014) - Submission through offline regarding.

To view Department of Personnel & Training OM No.26/1/2015-CS.I (PR/CMS) dated 29-01-2015 please Click Here.

Balasore Division awarded in All India level for securing 1st position in procuring RPLI effective business during 2013-14

Introduction of AADHAR enabled bio-metric attendance system.

To view Department of Personnel & Training (Estt.A-III Desk) OM No. 11013/9/2014-Estt.A-III dated 28/01/2015 please Click Here

GS writes to Director(Staff) on Vacancy position for PS Gr. B Examinations 2013 and 2014

No. GS/AIAIPASP/PS Gr.B-Exam 13-14/2015              dated  :       28/1/2015.

Shri Rajkumar,
Director (Staff),
Department of Posts,
Dak Bhavan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi 110 001.

Sub : Vacancy position for PS Gr. B Examinations 2013 and 2014.

Respected Sir,

Directorate vide Memo No. A.34012/01/2015-DE dated 15/1/2015 has circulated calendar of departmental examinations scheduled to be held in the year 2015 wherein it is mentioned that PS Gr. B Examination 2013 and 2014 are scheduled on 21/6/2015 and 18/10/2015 respectively.

DPC for the promotion to the cadre of PS Gr. B for the vacancy year 2013 was already held on 10/10/2013 vide which 156 officers were promoted and it is learnt that DPC for the year 2014 is at the final stage.

It is therefore requested to kindly intimate the details of number of vacancies reserved for PS Gr. B Examination for the year 2013 and 2014 at the earliest.

A line in reply will be appreciated.
Yours sincerely,

(Vilas Ingale)
General Secretary