Fixed Monetary Compensation (FMC) to DOP Staff – Full Information


Department of Posts, Establishment Division Revised Fixed Monetary Compensation in 2015 to Delivery Staff and remuneration to other staff i.e. for double duty and duty performed on Holiday Order No. 10-7/2001-PE-II Dated 14.08.2015. Here below full details and Official Letter.

No. 10-7/2001-PE-II
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
(Establishment Division)

Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg
New Delhi – 110001
Dated 14th August, 2015


All Chief Postmasters General
All Postmasters General
Director RAKNPA, Ghaziabad

Subject: Revision of Fixed Monetary Compensation (FMC) to Delivery Staff and remuneration to other staff.


I am directed to refer to Directorate letters of even number dated 04.09.2002, 28.01.2003 and 24.11.2010 on the above mentioned subject.

2. The Department has received a number of references from the staff Associations requesting for upward revision of Fixed Monetary Compensation (FMC) admissible to Postman Staff. A Committee of Senior Officers was constituted for looking into the issue and the report of the Committee has been examined carefully in consultation with Integrated Finance Wing and the Competent Authority has ordered enhancement of the Fixed Monetary Compensation (FMC) admissible to Postmen staff. The details are as under:

S.L. No.ItemExisting RateRevised Rate
(a)When one Postman performs duty of an absentee Postman by combination of duties.Rs.50 per dayRs. 94 per day
(b)When two Postmen perform duty of an absentee Postman by sharing the beat.Rs.24 per dayRs.47 per  day

3.           The Competent  Authority  has also ordered fixation / revision of Holiday/Sunday Monetary  Compensation payable to Postmen  Staff and other  Departmental Staff brought on duty on 2nd consecutive Holiday if three consecutive  holidays occur or duty performed on Sunday as shown under:

CadreItemExisting RateRevisedRemarks
Postmen/Sorting PostmenWhen duty performed on Holiday/SundayRs.85Rs.282/- per day for full day duty.Nil
MTSWhen duty performed on Holiday/SundayRs.60Rs.29/-per hour, subject to maximum of 3 hoursIf duty performed above 3 hours, the employee is eligible to claim for 3 hours pay only.
Postal AssistantWhen duty performed on Holiday/SundayRs.85Rs.41/-per hour, subject to maximum of 3 hours
SupervisorWhen duty performed on Holiday/SundayRs.85Rs.47/-per hour, subject to maximum of 3 hours

4. All other conditions for payment of Fixed Monetary Compensation (FMC) issued vide OM No. 10-23/87-PE-I dated 21.12.1993 and delivery of Unregistered letters on Holidays issued under 9-25/92-C1 dated 10.09.92 will remain unchanged.

5. The expenditure on account of revision has to be met from the allocated funds of the units under the prescribed Head of Account.

6. These orders will take effect from the date of issue.

7. This issues in consultation with the Integrated Finance Wing vide their diary number 118/FA/2015/CS dated 14.08.2015.

(Maj S.N.Dave)
Assistant Director General (Estt.)

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