Instructions for exchange of duty in RMS wing- Rule 116
DOP (Department of Posts) issued Instructions to exchange duty in RMS Wing – Rule 116 of Postal Manual VII – Order Dated 18.10.2021
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi- 110001.
The Chief Postmasters General
All Postal Circle.
Subject: Instructions for exchange of duty in RMS wing- Rule 116 of Postal Manual Vol.VII- reg.
I am directed to say that instructions regarding exchange of duty in RMS Wing – Rule 116 of Postal Manu Vol.VII – have been decided by the Competent Authority to extend the provisions of Rule 116 of Postal Manual Vol.VII to all Group ‘C’ officials of RMS Wing including MTS in exceptional circumstances.
2. The exchange of duty may be permitted between the same category of staff of RMS Wing. Under no circumstances, exchange of duty will be permitted across different categories of staff.
(i) Mutual exchange of duty may be permitted between two MTS or two Mail Guard, etc., but not between one MTS and one Mail Guard.
(ii) MTS or Mail Guard will not be permitted to perform the work of Sorting Assistants under these Rules.
3. This practice of exchange of duty should not be exercised in routine manner. The concerned authority will have discretion to accept or reject any such request of exchange of duty of officials of RMS Wing.
4. All other terms & Conditions of Rule 116 of Postal Manual Vol.VII remain unchanged. This may be circulated to all concerned.
Assistant Director General (SPN)