Provision of Local Language for engagement to GDS Posts

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Provision of Local Language for engagement to Gramin Dak Sevak Posts 

Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
(GDS Section)

Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg
New Delhi – 110001
Dated: 04.06.2019

Office Memorandum

Subject : Provision of Local Language for engagement to Gramin Dak Sevak Posts-reg.

I am directed to refer to this Directorate letter No. 17-02/2018-GDS dated 08.03.2019 wherein para II (ii) of the orders, provision of local language for engagement to posts GDS was prescribed.

2. References have been received from Circles regarding facing of problems due to multiple languages decided vide Department of Posts order No.17-02/2018-GDS dated 08.03.2019. Taking into consideration the problems being faced by the Circles and request for identifying only a single Local language instead of multiple local languages, the following modification has been approved by the Competent Authority:-

No. Name Of Circle Name Of State / Union Territory Covered Under Postal Circle Local Language As For The Postal Circle
1 Andhra Pradesh Andhra Pradesh And Yana Telugu
2 Assam Assam (Excluding Three Dusts Of Barak Valley And Bodoland Territorial Council Areas)  Assamese
Three Dist. Of Barak Valley Bengali
Bodo Land Territorial Council Areas Bodo
3 Bihar Chhattisgarh Hindi
4 Chhattisgarh Chhattisgarh Hindi
5 Delhi Delhi Hindi
6 Gujarat Gujarat Gujarat
Dadra Nagar Haveli
Daman And Diu
7 Haryana Haryana Hindi
8 Himachal Pradesh Himachal Pradesh Hindi
9 J & K Circle J & K Urdu,Hindi
10 Jharkhand Jharkhand Hindi
11 Karnataka Karnataka Kannada
12 Kerala Kerala, Lakshadweep And Mahe Malayalam
13 Madhya Pradesh Madhya Pradesh Hindi
14 Maharashtra Maharashtra Marathi
Goa Konkani
15 North East Arunachal Pradesh Hindi/English
Manipur Manipuri
Meghalaya Hindi/English
Mizoram Mizo
Nagaland Hindi/English
Tripura Bengali
16 Odisha Odisha Odia
17 Punjab Chandigarh (Chandigarh) Punjab Punjab
Chandigarh Chandigarh
18 Rajasthan Rajasthan Hindi
19 Tamilnadu Tamilnadu Tamil
Puducherry (Excluding Mahe And Yanam) Tamil
20 Telangana Telangana Telugu
21 Uttar Pradesh Uttar Pradesh Hindi
22 Uttarakhand Uttarakhand Hindi
23 West Bengal West Bengal Bengali
Andaman And Nicobar Islands Hindi/English
Sikkim Nepali


4. This issues with the approval of Competent Authority.

(SB Vyavahare)
Assistant Director General (GDS/PCC)

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