30 Sep, 2018 8:04a.m.

Dearness Allowance to Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS)

No.14-3/2016-PAP 
Government of India 
Ministry of Communication 
Department of Posts 
(Establishment Division)/P.A.P. Section 

Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg, 
New Delhi — 110 001. 
Dated 28 September, 2018 
To, 

All Chief Postmasters General
All G.Ms. (PAF)/Directors of Accounts (Postal). 

Subject: Payment of Dearness Allowance to Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) effective from 01.07.2018 onwards —reg.

Consequent upon grant of another installment of Dearness Allowance with effect from 1st July, 2018 to the Central Government Employees vide Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure’s O.M. No. 1/2/2018-E-II(B) dated 07.09.2018, duly endorsed vide this Department’s letters No.8-1/2016-PAP dated 12.09.2018, the Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) have also become entitled to the payment of Dearness Allowances on basic TRCA Matrix at the same rates as applicable to Central Government Employees with effect from 01.07.2018. It has, therefore, been decided that the Dearness Allowance payable to the Gramin Dak Sevaks shall be the same rates as payable to Central Government Employees i.e. @ 9% (percent) with effect from the 1st July, 2018. 

2. The Dearness Allowance payable under this order shall be paid in cash to all Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS). 

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 4057 Dated 25.09.2018.


(D. K. Tripathi) 
Assistant Director General (Estt./PAP)

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