Increase in Dearness Allowance from 1st July 2015 for Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS)

Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) also entitled for the payment of Dearness Allowances on basis TRCA at the revised rate with effect from 01.07.2015

Department of Posts has issued a communication regarding eligibility of Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) for the revised DA from 1.7.15


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 06th October, 2015.


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. 01.07.2015 onwards – reg.

Consequent upon grant of another installment of Dearness Allowance, with effect from 1st July, 2015 to the Central Government Employees vide Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure’s O.M.No.1/3/2015-E-II (B) dated 23.09.2015, duly endorsed vide this Department’s letter No.8-1/2012-PAP dated 28.09.2015, the Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) have also become entitled to the payment of Dearness Allowances on basis TRCA at the revised rate with effect from 01.07.2015. It has, therefore, been decided that the Dearness Allowance payable to the Gramin Dak Sevaks shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 113% to 119% on the basic Time Related Continuity Allowance, with effect from the 1st July, 2015.

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.167/FA/2015-CS dated 01.10.2015.

(Major S N Dave)

Assistant Director General (Estt.)

 Download Department of Posts Order No.14-01/2011 PAP dated 06.10.2015

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