Today, a formal meeting held with Hon'ble Secretary, Department of Posts and other Officers of the Department at 04-00pm.
Negotiations failed and all Unions (AIPEU-GDS, AIGDSU & FNPO) decided to continue the strike.
SECRETARY LEVEL DISCUSSION ON 28-05-2018
Indefinite strike of GDS called by all GDS unions continued on the 7th day. The all India strike percentage is 96%. In Kerala, departmental employees of NFPE & FNPO are also on strike from 22nd May onwards. Congratulations and struggle greetings to all.
Today a formal meeting held with Secretary, Department of Posts, Shri A.N.Nanda at 04.00pm. Addl Director General Shri Tilak De, Member (Operations) Smt.Usha Chandra Sekhar, DDG (SR & Legal) Shri Sailendra Dashora, DDG (Estt) Smt. Smrithi Saran, Director (SR & Legal) Daisy Barla were also present.
On behalf of Federations / Unions Com.Giriraj Singh (President, NFPE), Com.D.B.Mohanty, General Secretary, P4 ., Com.P.Pandurangarao, G/S, AIPEU-GDS., Com.S.S.Mahadevaiah, G/S, AIGDSU., Shri P.U.Muralidharan, G/S, NUGDS & Com.B.V.Rao, Asst. Genl. Secretary, AIGDSU attended.
Secretary, Posts appealed to the GDS Unions to call off the strike in the interest of the department and general public. Later on copy of the appeal given to all Unions. Unions requested for a discussion, but Secretary, Posts informed that other than appeal he has nothing to say.
All Unions decided to continue the strike. All are requested to make all out efforts to increase the percentage of strike from 96% to 100%. Govt and Department will be compelled to come to an honourable settlement no sooner than later.