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Thursday, February 13, 2020

UPU News:- In Post We Trust

A new report published by the UPU shows how Posts are gaining customers’ trust to provide financial inclusion through the postal network.

Posts have been providing financial services for more than a century, today serving 1 billion customers holding nearly 2 billion accounts.
Modern-day Posts are starting to provide digital financial services (DFS) for their customers as more of the world moves to online and mobile channels for service delivery. However, as with any new technology, some customers are cautious to adopt digital financial services and continue to opt for cash.
A new report published by UPU’s Financial Inclusion Technical Assistance Facility (FITAF), and titled “In Post We Trust”, suggests increased trust in the Post can encourage the uptake of digital finance through the postal network. It identifies four measures to increase trust in Posts.
1)       Leverage the postal brand: Thanks to their engagement with the community, Posts in certain countries have established a high level of trust with their customers. To improve the uptake of financial services, Posts should tap into the trust capital that they have built up over the years.
2)      Offer financial, numerical and digital literacy skills to customers: Posts can build trust by providing their customers with a clear understanding of the financial products and services offered to them. This is especially important for customers with limited financial assets, limited literacy or numeracy skills, and a lack of familiarity with technology.
3)       Ensure that Post-customer interaction is secure, simple and seamless: Posts should provide simple, robust and interoperable solutions to simplify the customer’s experience.
4)       Provide access to real people: Providing easy access to human interaction at the post office and on the customer’s doorstep are critical factors that help to build trust in postal financial institutions. Posts can leverage their vast network, which includes rural and remote areas, to build stronger bonds of trust with customers than traditional financial institutions.
The report explores how Posts are already leveraging these trust-building measures to increase the uptake of financial service, particularly digital financial services.
The research shows that Posts already enjoying a high level of trust with their customers can strengthen that trust by offering citizen-centric government-to-person (G2P) services. In the case of Egypt, the Post delivers a range of G2P payments and includes a large proportion of the countries low-income population in its customer base.
Posts are also investing in their customers by providing financial literacy training to foster financial inclusion. Poste Italiane, for example, collaborates with the Italian Ministry of Education to provide financial literacy training to the nation’s youth, preparing them to manage their finances in adulthood.
Finally, the research shows that by leveraging the reach and strength of their network, Posts are including communities that are unreached by traditional financial institutions. This contact builds trust with underserved customers, increasing their uptake of postal financial services.

Payment of TRCA on Sunday Holidays to GDS

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Saturday, February 8, 2020

New set of CHQ Office bearers elected in 41st All India Conference

Name of Office Bearer
Official designation and working place
Shri Babu G
ASP Sub Division II, Chennai City North Division, Chennai-600008
Vice President 1
Shri Balbir Singh
ASP(Investigation), Punjab West Region, Chandigarh, PIN-160017
Vice President 2
Shri S.K. Dixit
Mob: 7587598369
ASP, Raisen Sub Division under Vidisha Division, Raisen, Madhya Pradesh
General Secretary
Shri Pitabasa Jena
ASP, Cuttack East Sub Division, Cuttack, Odisha, PIN-753001
Assistant General Secretary 1
Shri Sanjay Kharat
Mob:- 9323426939
ASP(HQ), O/O SSPOs, Mumbai West Division, Dadar, Mumbai, PIN-400014
Assistant General Secretary 2
Shri Kundan Kumar
AGS-II, ASP Barh Sub Division, Bihar, PIN-803213
Assistant General Secretary  3
Shri Sanjay Singh
Mob: 7417464125
Inspector Posts, Bijnore Sub Division, Bijnore, Uttar Pradesh, PIN-246701
Assistant General Secretary 4
Shri P.Varaprasad
ASP(HQ), O/o SPOs, Hanamkonda Division, Telengana
Assistant General Secretary 5
Shri Kallol Biswas
Dy Manager (BD), S.B. Road Business Office, Kolkata, PIN-700029
Organizing Secretary 1
Shri Santanu Sarmah
ASP(Dvision), Dibrugarh Division, Assam, PIN-786001
Organizing Secretary 2
Shri B.M. Shankarappa
ASP, Arsikere Sub Division, Hassan Division, Karnataka, PIN-573103
Organizing Secretary 3
Shri Deepak Kumar
ASP(HQ), New Delhi Central Division, New Delhi, PIN-110001
Organizing Secretary 4
Shri Rattan Chand Sharma
Mob: 9418055018
ASP(Vigilance), O/o Chief PMG, Himachal Pradesh, Shimla, PIN-171009
Shri J. K. Hingorani
ASRM(HQ), RMS “J” Division, Ajmer, Rajsthan, PIN-305001
Asst. Treasurer
Shri Bibhudatta Behera
ASP, Bhadrak Central Sub Division, Bhadrak, Odisha, PIN-756100
Auditor 1
Shri Ajith Kurian
Mob: 9447271165
ASP(HQ), O/o SSPOs, Trivandrum North Division, Trivandrum, Kerala, PIN-695001
Auditor 2
Shri Dev Raj
ASP(Vigilance), Circle Office, Ambala, Haryana, PIN-133001
Auditor 3
Shri Rajesh Pathak
ASP, Deoghar Sub Division, Deoghar, Jharkhand, PIN-814112

Continuation of Outstation Allowance to the staff working in RMS Sections Railway Lines.

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New sett of Office Bearers and CWC Members of Association of Odisha Circle Branch

Office Bearer
Sri Basanta Kumar Singha, ASP(HQ), Mayurbhanj Division, Baripada -757001
Vice Presidents
1. Shri Jameswar Garnaik, ASP(OD), Rourkela  Division
2. Shri Laxmi Narayan Mishra, ASP(Investigation), Circle Office ,Bhubaneswar
Circle Secretary
Sri Suvrakash Nayak , ASP(TO/PMU), O/o CPMG, Odisha Circle, Bhubaneswar-751001
Asst. Circle Secretaries
1. Shri Samarjeet Nayak, ASP(OD) , Mayurbhanj Division, Baripada - 757001
2. Shri Yerra Polayya, ASP(I/C) Phulbani Sub Division, Phulbani
3. Sri Gyana Ranjan Pradhan, ASP(Investigation), RO Sambalpur  
Organizing Secretaries
1. MS. Swagatika Palo, IP, RMS “BG” Division, Berhampur
2. Sri Amulya Kumar Panda, ASP(PG) O/o CPMG, Odisha Circle, Bhubaneswar-751001
3. Sri Debasish Sahani, ASP(BD) O/o CPMG, Odisha Circle, Bhubaneswar-751001
4. Sri Ganeswar Sahoo, ASP(Legal) O/o CPMG, Odisha Circle, Bhubaneswar-751001
5. Sri Tikan Kumar Debata, ASP(I/C) Rourkela East Sub Division, Rourkela
Shri Manoj Kumar Das, ASP(I/C) Jajpur Sub Division, Jajpur-755001
Asst. Treasurer
Shri Amulya Kumar Ratha, IP Nayagarh(West) Sub Division
Shri Sarbeswar Choudhury, ASP-2 Bhubaneswar RMS ,Bhubnaeswar-751001
CWC Members
1-Sri Pitabasa Jena, ASP(I/C) Cuttack East Sub Division,Cuttack-753001
2-Shri Bibhudatta Behera, ASP(I/C) Bhadrak Central Sub Division,Bhadrak-756100
3-. Shri Pranab Kumar Mishra, ASP(I/C) Bhubaneswar North Sub Division, Bhubaneswar
4. Shri Tapas Kumar Dash, ASP(HQ),Cuttack North Division ,Cuttack-753001
5.  Ms. Madhusmita Padhi, ASP(Philately) O/o CPMG, Odisha Circle, Bhubaneswar-751001
6. Ms. Neeta Seremseti, ASP(Mail) O/o CPMG, Odisha Circle, Bhubaneswar-
7.Sri Shuvendu Prasad Tripathy, IP N 2nd ,RMS N Division ,Bhubaneswar-751001
8.Ms.Monalisa Das, ASP(HQ), Cuttack South Division
9-Sri Dibyasingh Tripathy, IP Cuttack Central Sub Division
10.Sri Satyabrata Gahan, IP Kujang Sub Division
11.CH.Jawahar Rao, ASP(HQ), Aska Division, Aska
12.Ms.Kiranamala Panda, ASP(I/C), Chhatrapur Sub Division
13.Shri Rajendra Prasad Dash, IP Angul West Sub Division, Angul
14.Sri Sanjit Kumar Satapathy, ASP(I/C), Angul East Sub Division

15. Sri Manas Ranjan Parida, ASP(OD),Puri Division, Puri-752001

16.Bijaya Kumar Pradhan, Manager NSH, Bhubaneswar

17.Sri Ranjan Sahoo, IP(Vigilance) O/o CPMG, Odisha Circle, Bhubaneswar-751001

18.Sri Biswajeet Kar, IP Salipur Sub Division, Salipur

19. Sri Nishit Ranjan Sahoo, IP Balugaon Sub Division, Baluagaon

20.Sri Khirod Kumar Das, DPM Bhubaneswar GPO

All India Delegates
1.   Sri Khageswar Mallick, Oftg AD(TO/PMU) O/o CPMG, Odisha Circle, Bhubaneswar-751001
2.   Ms Smita Mohapatra, ASP(HQ) Cuttack City Division
3.   Ms. Jyotirmayee Mallick, IP(PG) ,Cuttack City Division
4.   Sri Sanjeeb  Kumar Bhuyan, ASP(I/C) Nayagarh East Sub Division
5.   Sri Bhagaban Nayak, Postmaster Puri HO
6.   Sri Aditya Kumar Jena, IP Jaleswar East Sub Division