Postal Department Circular on Payment of Dearness Allowance to Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) at revised rates w.e.f. 01.07.2016 onwards
Government of India
Ministry of Communication & IT
Department of Posts
(Establishment Division)/P.A.P. Section
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg, New Delhi - 110 001
Dated 24 Nov, 2016,
All Chief Postmaster General
All G.Ms. (PAF)/Directors or Accounts (Posts).
Subject: Payment of Dearness Allowance to Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) at revised rates w.e.f. 01.07.2016 onwards - reg.
Consequent upon grant of another installment of Dearness Allowance, with effect from 1st July 2016 to the Central Government Employees vide Government of India. Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure’s O.M. No, 1/3/2008-E.II(B) dated 9th November 2016 duly endorsed by this Department vide letter No. 8-02/2011-PAP dated 18th November, 2016, the Gamin Dak Sevaks (GDS) have also become entitled to the payment of Dearness Allowances on basic TRCA at the revised rate with effect than 01.07.2016. It has. therefore, been decided that the Dearness Allowance payable to the Gramin Dak Sevaks shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 125% to 132% an the basic Time Related Continuity Allowance, with effect from the 1st July, 2016.
2. The additional installment of Dearness Allowance payable under this order shall he paid in cash to all Gramin Dak Sevaks.
3. The expenditure on this account shall be debited to the Bead “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 227/FA/2016/CS dated 24/11/2016.
Assistant Director , General (Estt.)