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Revised DA from January 2016 for Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS)

Payment of Dearness Allowance to Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) at revised rates w.e.f.01.01.2016

Department of Posts has revised DA for GDS with effect from 01.01.2016

DA from January 2016 for GDS


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 19th April 2016


All Chief Postmaster General

All G.Ms. (PAF)/Directors of Accounts (Posts).

Subject: Payment of Dearness Allowance to Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) at revised rates w.e.f.01.01.2016 onwards -reg.

consequent upon grant of another installment of Dearness Allowance, with effect from 1st January, 2016 to the Central Government Employees vide Government of India, Ministry Of Finance, Department of Expenditure’s O.M.No.1/1/2016-E-II (B) dated 07.04.2016,duly endorsed vide this Department letter No.8-1/2012-PAP dated 07.04.2016, the Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) have also become entitled to the payment of Dearness Allowances on basic TRCA at the revised rate with effect from 01.01.2016.It has, therefore, been decided that the Dearness Allowance Payable to the Gramin Dak Sevaks shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 119% to 125% on basic time related continuity allowance, with effect from the 1st January 2016.

2. The additional installment of dearness allowance payable under this order shall be paid in cash to all Gramin Dak Sevaks.

3. The expenditure on this account shall be debited to the Head “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.06/FA/2016/CS dated 19/04/2016.


Assistant Director General (Estt.)

Download India Post circular No.14-01/2011-PAP dated 19.04.2016