Appointment on the basis of seniority-cum-fitness – Department of Posts
Government of India, Ministry Of Communications, Department of Posts issued circular vide D.O.No.02-02/2018-SPB-I dated December 13, 2018 regarding DoP – Appointment on the basis of seniority-cum-fitness and details as follows.
Revised Recruitment Rules (RRs) for the posts of Multi-Tasking Staff (MTS), notified on 16.08.2018, were forwarded to the Circle Vide this office letter No.37-33/2009-SPB-I dated 27.08.2018. Similarly, revised RRs for postman and Mail Guard, notified on 20.09.2018, were forwarded vide this office letter No.03-02/2017-SPB-I dated 24.09.2018. These RRs have following provisions regarding appointment on the basis of seniority-cum-fitness:-
(a) 100% vacancy of MTS in Administrative Offices is to be filled up from eligible Casual Labourers
(b) 50% Vacancy of MTS in Subordinate Offices (i.e Post Offices, etc.) is to be filled up from eligible Gramin Dak Sewaks (GDS) of the recruiting Division
(c) 25% vacancy of MTS in Subordinate Offices is to be filled up from eligible Casual Labourers of the recruiting Division
(d) 25% vacancy of Postman is to be filled up from eligible MTS
(e) 25% vacancy of Mail Guard is to be filled up from eligible MTS.
2. Further clarification have been issued regarding the eligibility of GDS vide this office letter No.02-01/2018-SPB-I dated 11.12.2018
3. I would, therefore, request you to direct all Divisional Heads to convene meeting of the Departmental Promotion Committee (DPC) / Selection Committee to draw up the panel of eligible GDS, Casual Labourer and MTS, based on seniority-Cum-fitness, so that they can be appointed against vacant posts of MTS/Postman/Mail Guard, as and when available. An Action Taken Report in this regard may be sent to the undersigned on or before 10.01.2019.