Payment of Dearness Allowance to Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) – Order Issued on October 24th 2019
GDS Salary is increasing twice in a year at par with Central Government employees with granting of dearness allowance. Postman to Postmaster (including BPM) is benefiting the increment from July 2019.
The Department of Posts issued orders regarding payment of DA to Gramin Dak Sevaks with the retrospective date of 1st July 2019.
As per the order, Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) have also become entitled to the payment of Dearness Allowances on basic TRCA at the same rates as applicable to Central Government Employees with effect from 01.07.2019.
It has, therefore, been decided that the Dearness Allowance payable to the Gramin Dak Sevaks shall be at the same rates as payable to Central Government Employees i.e. @ 17% (percent) with effect from the 1st July 2019.