ALL INDIA REGIONAL
RURAL BANK EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION
Date 02 Feb, 2011
Gist of discussion
with Joint Consultative Council at Mumbai on 1st Feb 2011
A team led by Com,
Dilip Kumar Mukherjee, Secretary General along with Com S.V Reddy, GS, NFRRBO
,Com C.Rajeevan, President, NFRRBE and Com Shiv Karan Dwivedi, GS, NFRRBE was
present on the date of this meeting at Mumbai.
Gist of the agenda
wise discussion and other information related to JCC are given below :-
1) EXEMPTION OF
RRB’s from EPF Act 1952: JCC referred its views to GOI for exemption of RRBs
from EPF Act 1952 and framing pension scheme in line with Commercial bank on,
8th July 2010.
2) PARITY OF
PENSION: On the issue of parity of pension, M.D.NABARD i.e. Chairman of the
meeting, reported that GOI has sent 3 models to them for calculation and to
give its views on sharing of liability . It has submitted its information to
M.D. NABARD wanted
the views of apex level associations representatives, when some of the
associations have expressed their views to bear the burden of sharing of
employee as per 9th BPS, AIRRBEA emphatically told that it will submit its
views only on receipt of the details of the liability and other related
3) REVISION OF
OTHRT ALLOWANCES: On this issue the JCC decided to move GOI for comprehensive
order for other allowance and benefits as demanded by us.
INCREMENT : JCC decided to move GOI for sanctioning computer increment.
SWEEPER/DAILYWAGERS ISSUE: The JCC agreed to consider for allowing the part
time messenger /sweepers absorbed /upgraded in the vacancies of regular
messenger and they also will recommend it to GOI.
6) CHANGE OF
DESIGNATION WITH THE WORD (MULTI PURPOSE): The JCC was not of same view in
deleting the word Multi purpose. According to them such change of designation
will not affect the equation of post.
7) MAN POWER
PLANNING: About revisiting of the manpower planning in changed scenario, JCC
took our views but did not take any decision.
PROMOTION: JCC agreed to consider for scale promotion of the workmen who have
completed 20 years of service and JCC will recommend it to GOI.
9) CREATION OF
VACANCIES: JCC has gone by the clarification issued by NABARD that vacancy will
be counted from the date of approval by Board of Management.
10) TRANSFER OF
SCALE IV OFFICERS: JCC agreed to refer the issue of transfer of scale IV
officers from one RRB to another RRB of same sponsoring bank, to GOI since it
is violative of basic law of land.
11) PAYMENT OF
GRATUITY TO OFFICERS: On the issue of gratuity to officers, the JCC will
recommend to GOI for amendment of service rule in case of officers.
12) AUTO MATIC
PROMOTION TO GRADUATE MESSENGERS: JCC may consider some additional marks or
other preference, but refused to accept our demand for automatic promotion.
13) INCLUSION OF
RETIRED STAFF IN WELFARE SCHEME: JCC noted the proposal for staff welfare fund
along with medical benefits for retired staff as placed by AIRRBEA.
RELAXATION: The issue of age relaxation for in-service candidate, JCC may
consider, but about the relaxation in qualification for recruitment for in
service candidate, JCC refused to consider.
POLICY: A sub committee was constituted to look into the transfer policy for
RRB staff. GM (RRB) SBI, Chairman U.P. Allahabad and Wainganga Krishna Gramin
Bank are the members.
16) SPECIAL LEAVE
TO UNION OFFICE BEARERS: The matter related to special leave to TU leaders as
per IBA rules had been referred by NABARD to GOI on 8th July 2010
available figures with NABARD, Out of 16506 clerical staff working more than 20
years 6857 have been promoted.
Out of 5755
messengers working more than 20 years, 1240 have got promotion.
35% of the
sweepers are engaged for more than 4 hours.
Decision of the
meeting of joint forum of Gramin bank unions held at Mumbai on 1st Feb 2011
J.F Gramin bank
unions will meet Finance Minister, GOI and Additional Secretary Banking Division,
GOI on 8th March 2011 at New Delhi, if the Pension issue is not settled by this
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ISSUED A CIRCULAR ON HUMAN RESOURCE POLICY FOR RRB STAFF CONTENTS OF WHICH IS
As you are
aware, RRBs are an integral part of rural credit system and are expected to
play an increasingly important role in the development of particularly rural
areas. It is important that the RRBs function in a highly professional
manner, embracing the technological advancements. However, the staff of RRBs
suffer lack of professional and technological expertise due to the confined
area of operation and lack of facilities for modern technology in RRBs. In
the wake of technological advancement in banking sector, the staff of RRBs
needs to be trained to be professionally sound and to have required level of
expertise in advanced banking and technologies.
With a view to
modernize and strengthen the technology up gradation and functioning of RRBs
to compete and play a more meaningful role in the financial services sector,
the CEOs of all Sponsor Banks were, vide letter No. F. No. 7/6/2011-RRB dated
8th September, 2011, advised to take necessary action regarding Operational
Integration, human resource development and related issues of RRBs. It was
inter-alia advised in the circular that with a view to RRB employees gets
better exposures in banking services, the sponsor banks could take RRB employees
on deputation to the extent of the number of employees deputed by them in
In view of the
above, the said instructions are reiterated herewith and the deputation of
staff from RRBs to sponsor banks and vice-versa should be effected in the
20 % of the Group 'A'
officers, in Scale I to IV in RRB, should be deputed to the respective
sponsor bank. Officers to be deputed to sponsor banks should be calculated in
such a way that it covers each of the management scales I to IV.
The sponsor bank will
depute the same number and level of officers to the RRB which have deputed
its staff to the sponsor bank.
The tenure of the
deputation should be for a period of three years. The same could be extended
to a maximum period of five years.
The pay and allowances
and service regulations of the parent organisation will be applicable to the
action may be taken on the above lines and action taken report may be sent to
this Department on priority basis.
this letter may be acknowledged.