Government Of India
Ministry Of Communication
Department Of Posts
Dak Bhawan,Sansad Marg,
New Delhi – 110 001.
Dated: 9th October 2017
All Chief Postmaster General
All G.Ms.(PAF)/Directors Of Accounts (Posts)
Subject: Payment of Dearness Allowance to Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) effective 01.07.2017 onwards reg.
Consequent upon grant of another installment of Dearness Allowance with effect from 1st July,2017 to the Central Government Employees vide Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure’s O.M.No.1/9/2017-E-II(B) dated 20.09.2017, duly endorsed vide this Department’s letters No.8-1/2016-PAP dated 21.09.2017 and Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure OM No.1/3/008-E.II(B) dated 26.09.2017, the Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) have also become entitled to the payment of Dearness Allowances on basis TRCA at the same rates as applicable to Central Government Employees with effect from 01.07.2017. It has, therefore, been decided that the Dearness Allowance payable to the Gramin Dak Sevaks shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 136 to 139% on the basic Time related continuity allowance, with effect from the 1st July, 2017.
2. The Dearness Allowance payable under this order shall be paid in cash to all Gramin Dak Sevaks.
3. The expenditure on this account shall be debited to the Head “Salaries” under the relevant head of account and should be met from the sanctioned grant.
4. This issues with the concurrence of Integrated Finance Wing vide their Diary No.143/FA/2017/CS dated 09/10/2017.
Assistant Director General (Estt.)