GDS Pay Committee has implemented from July 2018. The Salary of Gramin Dak Sevak has increased more than three times the previous basic pay. As per implementation order of Department of Post, GDS Salary increases on the basis of DA and annual increment.
As per Kamlesh Chandra Committee, Gramin Dak Sevak will get the benefits three times in a year – DA two time and an Annual Increment.
Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS) are eligible to get 3% annual increment which will be added on their basic pay on January and July every year.
The Kamalesh Chandra pay committee of Gramin Dak Sevaks is offer a handsome annual increment with seniority basis financial up gradation in 31 stage.
If we count only for fresher GDS, they will get only 3% annual increment on their basic pay with effect from January 2019.
An example: If your basic pay is 10,000/- rupees then your next basic pay will be 10,300/- and if 12,000/- rupees then your next basic pay will be 12,360/-
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Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS) are eligible to get Dearness Allowance(DA) two times in a year. 1st DA will be added in the salary in January and Second one is in July. The DA will be counted as per 7th CPC Dearness Allowance norms.
Presently the rate of Dearness Allowance is 9% which effected from 01-07-2018. As January is running, the next DA will effect from January 2019. presently the announcement of DA is announced in April and September, every year, which will effective from January and July.
The expected DA from January 2019 is 12% on the basic pay of GDS Salary which means an increase of 3% DA is confirme by AIPNIN.
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If we take an another example for calculation of GDS Salary with revised DA then it will be..
(i) Basic = 10,000/- increment 3%=300/- total basic 10,300/-. DA will be counted on 10300/-. Present DA 9%, expected DA 3%=12%.
The Gross GDS Salary w.e.f January 2019 is 10,300/-*12%=11,536/-
Note: Please note that this calculation is only for Fresher GDS, this will be differ for senior GDS.
In this way GDS can get double dhamaka (benefits) from January 2019