Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Circular 04-2011

Dear Comrade

Please find Circular 04-2011 posted below along with JAC Circular.

Pl note that the note on agenda items for CWC meeting is not posted.

With greetings,

M. S. Raja
Secretary General

15/1089-90, VASUNDHARA, VASUNDHARA (P.O.), Dt. GHAZIABAD (U.P), PIN-201012
Ph: 0120-2881727/4101593/ 0 – 98681 45667

Reference: AIA/Circular-04/2011
Dated: 9th February 2011

Unit Secretaries,
Members & Spl. Invitees – NE &
Members of Women's Committee

Dear Comrades,
CWC – 2011
A brief note on agenda items is given along with this circular. All
units are requested to discuss the agenda items in their executive
committee and in the activists meeting, taking the opinion of the
general body meeting.

It will be the right thing to present the decisions arrived at
democratically in the organisational forum in a precise and concise
manner in the CWC meeting. Each unit is requested to make a written
presentation after presenting the views in the CWC as this will help
CHQ. This will also save a lot of time.
The 1st Women's Convention under the aegis of Confederation of Central
Government Employees and Workers was held at Kolkata on 7th and 8th
February 2011. 19 comrades representing All India Audit & Accounts
Association participated in the Convention – in addition to comrades
from West Bengal. (Quota for the Association was 15). Kerala-1, Tamil
Nadu (Chennai)-6, Karnataka (Bangalore)-5, Maharashtra-Mumbai-2,
Orissa (Bhubaneswar)-1, Himachal Pradesh (Shimla)-4.

Com Ninakumari Kujur, Chairperson, Women's Committee, All India Audit
& Accounts Association was one of the members of the Presidium of
Convention. Comrade Narmada, Madras Civil Audit Association, Chennai,
Com VB Aruna, Audit & Accounts Association, Kerala and Com Premalata
Ramaswamy, Audit COC, Mumbai spoke in the Convention.

Women's Committee with Com Geeta Ghoshal (Organising Secretary,
Confederation – ITEF) and Com Shobhana (NFPE - Kerala) have been
elected as Chairperson and Convener respectively. Comrades Ninakumari
Kujur, Narmada and Devki Devi (HPCAA, Shimla) are elected to the
Committee from All India Audit & Accounts Association.
JAC circular 01-2011 is attached. All units may take necessary steps
to revive JAC and observe the programme given.

With regards
Yours fraternally

(M. S. Raja)
Secretary General

Ph. 0120-2881727/011-2578 5070

Reference: JAC/Circular -01/2011
Date: 29th January, 2011

Chief Executives of
Constituent Organisations &
Conveners, Local JACs

Dear Comrades,

At the very outset, wish you all a very happy and prosperous New Year
2011. Our New Year resolution should be, on priority, getting the
resolution on rejection of arbitration award on grant of parity in pay
scale with central secretariat called back from Parliament and getting
the award implemented.
Reports receiving from the field formations of the constituent
organisations indicate that the non implementation of the award and
the move of the government to reject it is not generating sanction –
and hence action – as it should. Many reasons are cited by many a
comrades. The common refrain is that the direct beneficiaries of the
arbitration award who are still in service are getting dwindled day by
There is a failure on the part of the leadership in educating the
mass of employees on the adverse impact of the rejection of the
arbitration award on grant of parity in pay scale with central
One should remember that irreparable damage has already been caused
to our demand for parity in pay scale with Assistants of CSS by the
simple action of certain misguided colleagues knocking the doors of
judiciary and the Supreme Court knocking out the demand in the
expected lines.
The sixth CPC has also not done what was expected of it – stating
that, relying on the Supreme Court judgement rejecting the parity with
Assistants of CSS, parity has never been accepted by the government.
Though the SCPC gave the same grade pay to both SAs and Assistants,
the Assistants have again manipulated to be at a higher grade pay,
against the very recommendation of the SCPC.
The award given by the Central Board of arbitration in 2004 granting
parity in Pay scale to SAs of Audit & Accounts with Assistants of CSS
from 1.1.1986 is the basis for the demand of audit and accounts
fraternity for the parity with Assistants of CSS – with judiciary
going against us.
If the Parliament also rejects the concept of pay parity with
Assistants of CSS by the rejecting the arbitration award, the result
would be that forever the audit and accounts personnel would have to
be at a lower pedestal in the pay hierarchy vis-à-vis Assistants of
Let us remember that audit and accounts employees achieved the long
pending demand of pay parity with Assistants of CSS in 1984/1987 and
also in 2003 not through judicial process, but through negotiations
backed by sustained agitation.
The story is not different today. It should be our endeavour to
defeat the forces that are working against the interests of audit and
accounts fraternity – in and out. For that a strong movement is to be
built up, the local JACs will have to be functioning and active.
The local MPs should be contacted and they be persuaded to write to
the Finance Minister calling upon him to recall the resolution and
implement the award given by the Central Board of Arbitration in CA
ref No 03/2001.
Keeping in mind that any laxity in mobilising the membership and the
MPs of your area would be suicidal for the cause of audit and accounts
personnel for ever to come, the Apex JAC appeal to every one of you
plunge into education and mobilisation of Members of the Association
simultaneously trying to enlist the support of the Members of the

The Apex JAC calls upon every constituent and its field formations to
observe 15th February 2011 as "AWAKENINGDAY" by holding lunch-hour
demonstration in each office and adopt the enclosed resolution. Copy
of the resolution may please be forwarded to Apex JAC as well as to
the CHQ of each constituent organization.

It has been decided that, apex JAC shall meet at AGCR Building, ITO
New Delhi on 22nd February 2011 at 3.P.M. to review the latest
situation and decide about the future course of action.

All Chief Executives of constituent organizations of apex JAC are
requested to attend the meeting without fail. However, formal notice
for the meeting is being issued separately.

With warm greetings,
Yours fraternally,


This general body meeting of the …….Association held on 15th February
2011 having deliberated in detail the adverse impact of the move of
the government to reject the award by the Central Board of Arbitration
in CA ref No 03/2001 here-by commit themselves to launch vigorous
campaign amongst the audit and accounts employees for joining the
struggle for parity in pay scale with Assistants of CSS and grant of
higher pay scale to audit and accounts cadres maintaining vertical

This meeting further resolves to mobilise the Members of the
Parliament of the state/station in support of the implementation of
arbitration award in CA reference No 3/2001, granting pay parity with
Assistants of CSS.

Resolve to send copies of the resolution to Convener, Apex JAC and
Secretary General, Association.