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Discontinuation of Central Recruitment Fee (CRF) Stamps wef 1st April, 2015

Discontinuation of Central Recruitment Fee (CRF) Stamps with effect from 1st April 2015: Department of Posts Order

NO. 6-4/2006 -PO(Pt)
Government of India
Ministry of Communications & IT
Department of Posts
PO Division
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg
New Delhi 110001
Dated 23/01/2015

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Subject: Discontinuation of Central Recruitment Fee (CRF) Stamps

The matter relating to phasing out of Central Recruitment Fee (CRF) stamps was under consideration of this Directorate in view of the substantially reduced usage of these stamps over the years.

2. It has been decided to discontinue the sale of CRF stamps across the country with effect from 1st April 2015. However, in view of the request from Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), it has further been decided to keep a reserve stock of 50,000 CRFs of denomination of Rs 200/- ( two hundred) only till 31/12/2015 for use with respect to Civil Services (Main) examination and Indian Forest Service(Main) examination conducted by UPSC. Afterwards, use of CRF stamps for examination conducted by UPSC would also be discontinued. 
3. The Circle-wise stock of CRFs to be kept in reserve for UPSC referred to at Para 2 above is given at Annexure -1. Rest of the stock of CRFs available with the Circles at CSDs/Post Offices may be disposed off, i.e., destroyed, in accordance with the provisions contained in Appendix 2, Part -III under Rule 46 of P&T Financial Handbook Volume-II regarding disposal of obsolete and unserviceable stamps. (Annexure-2) 
4. There shall be no sale of ICRF stamps from the post offices( except for CRF of Rs 200/- denomination for the purpose of examination conducted by UPSC referred to above) with effect from 01.04.2015.
5. An action taken report on disposal/destruction of CRFs may be sent accordingly. This O.M. may be brought to the notice of all concerned and its receipt may be acknowledged to Sri. M. S. Rana, ADG(PO), Dak Bhawan, New Delhi 110001

(Rishikesh Singh)
Director (Postal Operations)

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