D.G. Posts No. 6/2/2002-SR (Vol.-II) dated 1st March, 2012.
The undersigned is directed to convey the approval of the Competent Authority to the recognition of federations namely, (i) National Federation of Postal Employees and (ii) Federation of National Postal Organizations, in the Department of Posts, in terms of instructions contained in O.M. No. 2/14/98-JCA dated 3rd July 2002 of the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension, Department of Personnel and Training.
2. The recognition so granted to the Federations is on the basis of membership of their affiliated but recognized associations of regular employees, secured during the verification of membership carried out by the Department, in the wake of the judgment dated 06.01.2009 of Madras High Court given in WP No. 4704-4707/1999. The Department's Office Order No. 17/9/2007-SR dated 27.03.2008. vide which the federations were recognized on provisional basis, stands withdrawn.
3. The federations granted recognition vide this Office Order will please note that it is subject to fulfillment of all terms and conditions contained in O.M. dated 3.7.2002 ibid and the observations of the Department of Personnel & Training conveyed vide Department's letter no 6-2/2002-SR (Vol-II) dated 24.04.2007 , and is liable to be withdrawn any time if the above guidelines are not satisfied . Further the recognition of NFPE will be subject to the final outcome of the W.P. No. 3299/2007 pending before High Court of Judicature at Jodhpur.
Director (SR & Legal)M.Krishnan
Secretary General NFPE