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Department of Post Implementation of the recommendation of GDS Committee on rationalisation of working hours of Branch Post Offices. Check out the Order below:

No. 17-31/2016-GDS
Government of India
Ministry of Communication
Department of Posts
(GDS Section)

Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi – 110001
Dated: 29.07.2019


AII Chief Postmasters General

Subject: Implementation of Recommendation of GDS Committee on rationalisation of working hours of Branch Post Offices.

The undersigned is directed to refer to the recommendation at para 10 29 of GDS Committee report and this office O M No. 17-3112016-GDS dated 25.06.2018 regarding the implementation of recommendation of One Man committee on wages and allowances of GDS:-

(i) As per Para 2.1 of Department of Post O.M. No. 17-31i2016-GDS dated 25.06.2018 the working hours of all GDS (BPM/ABPM) have been revised to 4 and 5 hours depending upon the TRCA slab. Hence, the working hours of all Branch Post Offices are to be revised to minimum of 4 hours and maximum to 5 hours.

(ii) Further, all GDS Branch Post Offices should remain open and conduct business for 4 Hours and 5 Hours, as per the TRCA slab of the BPM

(iii) All Heads of Circles are therefore requested to ensure that the working hours of all the BOs have been revised suitably and send a compliance report to the Directorate on or before 30.08.2019.

(SB Vyavahare)
Assistant Director General (GDS/PCC)
TeIe No. 011-23096629

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