Decisions of extended National Executive meeting of
All India Civil Accounts Employees Association
held on 23rd & 24th September 2015 in Delhi
All India Civil Accounts Employees Association
(RECOGNISED BY GOVT. OF INDIA)
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No: AICAEA/HQ/A-1/Cir-2/2015 Dated: 19th October, 2015
All National Executive Members,
All Branch/Unit Secretaries,
As scheduled the extended National Executive meeting of the Association was held on 23rd & 24th September 2015 in Delhi. In Addition to National Executive members, Com. Ravinder Kumar, President, Delhi Branch, Com. Harbans Lal, Secretary, Delhi Branch, Com. Arjun Singh, President, U.P. East Branch also attended the meeting as special invitees. Com. Chandan Sen, Branch Secretary, West Delhi Branch who was also a special invitee attended the meeting on 23rd September 2015 only. Among the National Executive members, Com. P. Manna (Shillong) Com. K.M. Chauhan (Ahmedabad) and Com. K. Moundekar (Nagpur) were absent without intimation. Com. K. Venkatasubramanian, President being not well, he informed that he would not be in a position to travel and attend the meetings. In view of this, the meeting in terms of the provision envisaged in the constitution decided that, Com. Shantanu Bhattacharjee, Working President shall discharge all duties of President till any further decision. A resolution to this effect was accordingly adopted and forwarded to the authorities and all others concerned.
Thereafter, the meeting was presided over by Com. Shantanu Bhattacharjee and following decisions were taken by the meeting after reviewing the decisions taken in the 14th All India Conference held in Chennai from 15th to 17th July 2015.
It was observed that, as per the decision of 14th AIC-
· Central Headquarters has issued letter to CGA seeking approval to the amendments made in constitution.
· On the demand of cadre review and other 19 point demands programmes on 18th August & 10th September 2015 were held. Responding to the same, CGA has offered meeting with National Executive on 16th October 2015.
· As regards revival of the JAC of Accounts & Audit Employees & Officers Organizations there was no progress.
While reviewing organizational position, it was observed by the meeting that-
· Some of the Branches held their conferences. But many are yet to implement the directive of the Conference in this regard.
· As per the directive of Confederation, the NFCAA headquarters had issued circular directing the Branches to depute women members for the women workshop at Hyderabad on 9th & 10th October 2015 and Women Committee members of NFCAA have booked their tickets for attending the Workshop.
· The AP & Telegana Branch have not informed about their decision of hosting the workshop to be organized exclusively for Civil Accounts employees.
REVIEW OF ONE DAY STRIKE ON 2ND SEPTEMBER 2015:-
The meeting noted that the call of one day strike on 2nd September 2015 given by the Central Trade Unions and endorsed by the Confederation of Central Government Employees and Workers was implemented by the All India Civil Accounts Employees Association under the aegis of National Federation of Civil Accounts Associations. As per the reporting made, the strike was cent percent in Guwahati, in the states/branches of West Bengal, Kerala, Mumbai and Andhra Pradesh. In Odissa, Tamilnadu, Gujrat, Nashik and Pune etc. more than 80% members participated in the strike. At Nagpur 55% members took part in the strike. Strike was partial in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, and Karnataka. So far as Delhi is concerned, majority of the authorities have targeted the strikers and panelizing them.
Taking part in the discussion, Com. Ajay Kumar Patole, Vice President, Com. A. Huparikar, Addl. Secretary General, Com. Chandan Sen, Branch Secretary, AICAEA, West Delhi Branch, Com. P.K. Gopi, Asstt. Secretary General, Com. R.G. Bharne, Asstt. Secretary General, Com. Arjun Singh, President, U.P. East Branch, Com. N.K. Sharma, Finance Secretary, Com. B. Sitaram, Vice President expressed their views regarding non participation of members in the strike and its adverse affect on the organization and movement all together .
However, the meeting congratulated the members who participated in the strike and appealed upon rest of the Branches and units to improve their performances in all types of organizational activities in future.
(A) Cadre Review:-
The letters received from the CGA in this regard was discussed by the meeting. it was decided to take effort of intensifying united struggle for achievement of the demand of Cadre Review. The meeting had endorsed the decisions taken by the meeting of the Co-ordination Committee of Civil Accounts Employees and Officers Associations held on 23rd September 2015 in Delhi and appealed upon the members to participate in those programmes and make them successful.
(B) Meeting with CGA on cadre review and other departmental demands:-
In view of the meeting fixed by CGA with the National Executives on 16th October 2015, the meeting of the National Executives discussed 20 point items submitted to CGA on 2nd June 2015 through the joint Memorandum of AICAEA & AICAEA CAT-II.
It was decided by the meeting that all issues shall be discussed and pursued effectively. It shall also be demanded in terms of the decisions of last All India Conferences either to grant recognition to AICAEA Cat-II or accept the demand of reunification of two Associations i.e. AICAEA and AICAEA CAT II as was there prior to 2001.
(C) Grant of higher Pay Scales to DEOs in terms of the court directions:-
The issue was taken up separately with the authorities and they have informed that the matter is
pending with the Ministry of Finance. The meeting therefore, directed Secretary General to take it up with Ministry of Finance.
4. ORGANIZATIONAL REVIEW
a) Enhancement of membership and continuation of Foreign Service of Secretary General:-
It was observed by the meeting that except West Bengal, Kerala and Nashik Branches membership subscription from many units of other Branches like, North East, Andhra Pradesh, Odissa, Tamilnadu & Pondicherry, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Gujrat, Karnataka, Delhi Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand are not regular. Units of Punjab, Haryana, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh are not paying any subscription for years together.
Above situation was therefore, considered as very serious as the functioning of the Association and Foreign Service of the Secretary General in dependent on the membership subscriptions. All National Executive members and representatives of the Branches present in the meeting participated in the discussion and expressed concern about the situation. The meeting was unanimous in opinion that organization should function effectively and it would be possible if Secretary General is in the Foreign Service. Hence the meeting directed Secretary General to pursue the authorities for introduction of revised rate of membership at the earliest so that share of Unit and Branches could be paid in addition to smooth functioning of Central Headquarters and appealed upon the Branches and units to ensure regular remittance of membership subscription and also clear their outstanding dues. The meeting also decided the following:-
1. In order to overcome the immediate crisis the Branches may decide to collect Rs: - 200/- (Rupees two hundred only) from the members and share the collected amount among the units, Branches Central Headquarters.
2. AICAEA Cat-II may be requested to remit its due share towards the NFCAA.
b) Unit and Branch Conferences and Branch level Women Convention:-
This was very seriously deliberated by the meeting. Many units and Branches have not held unit/Branch Conferences and Women convention which are against the democratic norms. The meeting therefore, directed all Branches and units to immediately complete the conferences of all forums and send compliance report to Central Headquarters within 30th October 2015.
After discussing above items, the meeting had decided to refer rest of the items of agenda to the extended Federal Executive meeting of NFCAA.
The meeting thereafter was declared as over by the President.
Copy of the Resolution Adopted by the Extended National Executive Meeting of A.I.C.A.E.A Held on 23rd and 24th September, 2015
This meeting of the National Executive of All India Civil Accounts Employees Association held on 23rd and 24th September, 2015 in Delhi expresses its concern on the health problems facing by Shri K. Venkatasubramanian, President. Due to the problem of Frozen Shoulder, Shri Venkatasubramanian is unable to travel and attend the meetings of the organization as well as other organizational activities.
The meeting therefore, wishes a speedy recovery of Shri K. Venkatasubramanian, President and in terms of the provision of the Article 8 Part-II (Central Headquarters) of the Constitution of All India Civil Accounts Employees Association, unanimously decides that Shri Shantanu Bhattacharjee, Working President shall act as President and exercise all the powers of president till further decision.
Resolved that the Resolution adopted shall be forwarded to the Controller General of Accounts and its copies shall be endorsed to all National Executive members of All India Civil Accounts Employees Association and all others concerned.