Thursday, March 1, 2012



File No. ADASA(NC)/1(1)/2012                                                                                                    Dated: 28.02.2012

The Manager(Personnel)
(Ms. Sunita- by name)
Prasar Bharati Secretariat,
2nd Floor ,P.T.I Building,
Parliament Street,
New Delhi 110 001.    

Subject:    Recognition of Service Association.

Respected Madam, 

                Reference is invited to PB Sectt, New Delhi’s notice issued from file No. Misc-1/112/2011-PPC dated 22.11.11 to all the Head Offices of AIR and Doordarshan through Scor Section of both the Directorates on the subject cited. Accordingly we submit our representation for continuation of recognition  of AKASHVANI AND DOORDARSHAN ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF ASSOCIATION  taking into consideration of the following facts:-

1.       Akashwani and Doordarshan Administrative Staff Association has been registered under Societies Registration Act XXI of 1960 vide 5/7311/74 at Delhi.

2.     The recognition of  Akashwani and Doordarshan Administrative Staff Association   according to the Central Service (Recognition of Services Association)Rules 1993  already exists  as per the AIR Manual (copy enclosed)  and had been  invited in the Departmental Meetings and JCM Meetings with DGs since the last many decade.

3.     The Association had already submitted all the requisite information and records with DG:AIR  in the past for continuation of the recognition and accordingly the  Directorate General :All India Radio had presented the matter with the Ministry many times for approval of the recognition of these Associations vide his letter no. B-12017/i/2006/WL dated 13.03.2007, 13.03.2007, 24.04.2007, 30.05.2007, 20.06.2007, 20.08.2007, 3.12.2008, 21.10.2009. DG:AIR, the cadre controlling authority, has clarified so may times that they are following  status-quo of the recognized 9(nine) Associations including Administrative Staff Association as per AIR Manual by issuing an order on 05.03.2007 and confirmed it while  replying the  RTI applications from time to time.

4.     Akashwani and Doordarshan Administrative Staff Association have been functioning in this organization in a democratic way for many decade as a helping hand between the Department and the employees for smooth functioning  of the organization.

5.     MEMBERSHIP :-
As per the By-laws of the Association the membership for the Association shall be open to all the Administrative Staff of Akashvani and Doordarshan as detailed below:-

Sanctioned Posts (as per RR) at present
Dy.Director of Administration
Inspector of Accounts
Sr. Administrative Officer
Administrative Officer
Head Cerk/Assistant(Acctt.)(H/C/Acctt./Asstt,Sr.
Acctt. Office Suptd.)
LDC(Work Charged Clerical Categories)Tab.Clerk,Sr./ Jr.RO/Hindi Typist/Language Typist and Work Charged Clerical Categories(G.Asstt.)

                The total sanctioned posts of Administrative Staff in AIR and Doordarshan is 5245 in nos. but many posts in category of Head Clerks/LDCs are vacant due to non-recruitment of Direct vacancies through Staff Selection Commission.  The total working strength may be approx. 4500 in nos but actual figures may be  available with DG:AIR.(S.II Section). 

  1. List of ADASA Members:-   The List of 2591 in nos.(2256+335 Tamilnadu & Pondicherry  Zone Members) (Two thousands five hundred ninety one only) ADASA Members showing their Designation, present place of posting  i.e Unit/Office/Kendra/Station  and  respective Zone-wise (as per ADASA by-laws) is enclosed.
It is to be mentioned here that due to non-issuance of clear instructions either by PB Sectt. or Directorates to the Head of  Offices, the authority letters submitted by the ADASA members in their offices for deduction of the subscription fee from Pay Rolls. Could not be accepted in many Offices/Kendras/Stations.  So it is therefore requested that all the Head of Offices of AIR and Doordarshan may be directed to accept the authorization letters submitted by the Association’s members immediately.  So that the list of remaining Members of ADASA  could  be submitted by us  as soon as the authorization applications for deduction of the subscription fee from pay rolls is accepted by the Head Of Office on receipt of the instructions from PB Sectt/Directorates.

According to the By-laws  of the Association, the Election for the National Council as well as Zonal Councils of Akashwani and Doordarshan Administrative Staff Association was conducted on 06-05-2011 by adopting its constitutional procedure and the result has already been communicated by the Returning Officer Sh. J.M.Singh, HPT,AIR, Malad, Mumbai  to the Secy. M/o I&B, CEO Prasar Bharati and both the Directorates vide his letter no. ADASA/RO/Election/2011 dated 23.05.2011 (copy enclosed).

The National Council Office bearers  presently are:-

1.             President:                               G.K.Acharya, H/C, ADG(NZ)AIR&TV,N.Delhi

               2.              Vice-President:                      K.P. Shasidharan,Head Clerk,DDK,Delhi.

               3.              General Secretary:              Vishweshwar Prasad, Asstt.DG:AIR(B&A Sec.) N.D.

               4.              Asstt.Gen.Secy.:                  Ramesh Singh Chouhan,  AO, HPT,AIR,Kingsway,Delhi

                5.             Organizing Secretary:       Jatan Singh, Head Clerk,SD:AIR.N.D

6.             Treasurer (nominated)       Rajbir singh Mann, CBS,AIR,New Delhi.

The list of ADASA Zonal Council Office bearers is also enclosed.

  1. BANK A/C NO.:-The Association is having its SB A/C No. 601610100018413 with Bank Of India,PTI Building ,Parliament Street, New Delhi-110 001 in the name of  “AKASHWANI AND   DOORDARSHAN ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF ASSOCIATION ”. 
9.   Documents in support of recognition:-

The following documents are enclosed along-with this application for continuation of recognition of Akashvani and Doordarshan Administrative Staff Asssociation.

(i)                  Memorandum of Association

(ii)                Constitution/By-laws/Rules and Regulation of  Association

(iii)              Election Result –declaration of ADASA National Council and Zonal Council duly signed by the Returning Officer in support  Names of Office Bearers of present Executive body of the Asssociation.

(iv)                List of ADASA Members showing their Designation, present place of posting(Unit/Office/Kenra/Station)  and Zone. 
                                The Akashwani  and Doordarshan Administrative Staff Association,  has been recognized by the Department for many decades ,always cooperated with the authorities by maintaining a cordial employees –employers  relationship  for smooth functioning  of the organization needs no other verification for grant of recognition as  the Association fulfils all the required conditions as per CCS(Recognition of Service Associations) Rules & as per the conditions laid down in the  Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions(Department of Personnel & Training) Notification No. 2/10/80-JCA(Vol.IV) dated 5th November,1993-      So necessary notification in respect of  recognition   of  AKASHVANI AND DOORDARSHAN ADMINISTRATIVE ASSOCIATION  may be issued immediately .

                                Thanking you,

                                                                                                                                     Yours faithfully,
                                                                                                                                   (G.K. ACHARYA)
                                                                                                                           Mob. No. :9013409647

 (1)          Memorandum of Association
 (2)          Constitution/By-laws/Rules and Regulations of  Association
 (3)          Election Result –Office Bearers of present Executive body of the Association.
(4)           List of ADASA Members (2591).

Copy : for information and necessary action  along with the  enclosures :-

1.                   Directorate General ,All India Radio( by name –Sh. Banarasi Singh-Dy.Dir.of Admn.)
(Scor-Section) 2nd Floor, Akashvani Bhawan, New Delhi-1

2.                   Directorate General ,All India Radio( by name –Sh. P.C.Gupta-Dy.Dir.of Admn.)
(Welfare Section) 2nd Floor, Akashvani Bhawan, New Delhi-1
                                                                                                                                        (G.K. ACHARYA)
                                                                                                                             Mob. No. :9013409647

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