Payment of Dearness Allowance to Garmin Dak Sevaks (GDS) effective from 01.01.2019 – DOP Order

Order & Circular

Gramin Dak Sevaks will get 12% Dearness Allowance from January 2019. Presently GDSs are getting 9% DA from July 2018 after getting approval from finance Ministry GDS are now eligible for getting another installment of Dearness Allowance @3%. Check the DOP Order for Payment of Dearness Allowance to Garmin Dak Sevaks.

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 – 110001
Dated : 27th March 2019

To,

All Chief Postmaster General
All G.Ms (PAF)/Director of Accounts (Postal)

Sub: Payment of Dearness Allowance to Garmin Dak Sevaks (GDS) effective from 01.01.2019 on wards – reg.

Consequent upon grant of another installment of Dearness Allowance with effect from 1st January, 2019 to the Central Government Employee vide Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure’s O.M. No. 1/1/2019-E-II (B) dated 27-02-2019, duly endears vide this department’s letter No. 8-1/2016-PAP dated 28.02.2019, the Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) have also become entitled to the payment of Dearness Allowance on basic TRCA at the same rates as applicable to the Central Government Employee with effect from 01.01.2019. 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. @12% with effect from the 1st January, 2019.

2. The payment of arrears of Dearness Allowance shall not be made before the date of disbursement of TRCA Matrix of March 2019.

3. The expenditure on this account shall be debited to the head “Salaries” under the relevant head of accounts and should made from the sanction Grant.

4. This issues with the concurrence of integrated finance wing vide their Diary No. 1235 dated 26108/2019.

(SB Vyavahare)
Assistant Director General (East)

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