Payment of DA to GDS from 1st January 2022
DOP (Department of Posts) issued order for payment of DA (Dearness Allowance) to GDS from 01.01.2022
Government of India
Ministry of Communication
Department of Posts
(Establishment Division)/P.A.P. Section
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi – 110 001.
Dated : 8th April, 2022.
1. All Chief Postmasters Genera/ Postmasters General
2. Chief General Manager, BD Dte/Parcel Dte/ PLI Directorate
3. Director RAKNPA/ GM CEPT/ Directors of All PTCs,
4. Addl. Director General, Army Postal Service, R.K. Puram, New Delhi
5. All General Managers (Finance)/ DAP/ DDAP
Sub: Payment of Dearness Allowance to Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) effective from 01.01.2022 onwards -reg.
Consequent upon grant of another installment of Dearness Allowance with effect from 1st, January, 2022 to the Central Government Employees vide Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure’s O.M. No. 1/2/2022-E-II (B) dated 31.03.2022, duly endorsed vide this Department’s letters No. PP-8/2/2021-PAP dated 04.04.2022, the Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) have also become entitled to the payment of Dearness Allowances on basic TRCA at the same rates as applicable to Central Government Employees with effect from 01.01.2022. It has, therefore, been decided that the Dearness Allowance payable to the Gramin Dak Sevaks shall be at the same rates as payable to Central Government Employees i.e. @ 34% (percent) with effect from the 1st January, 2022.
2. 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.
3. This issues with the concurrence of Integrated Finance Wing vide their Diary No0212022-23/FA-CS(P) dated 08.04.2022.
Assistant Director General (Estt.)
Encl.: As above.
1. PPS to Secretary (Posts)/ PS to Director General Postal Services.
2 Addl. DG (Co-ordination)/ Member (P)/ Member (O)/Member (PLI)/ Member (Banking)/
Member (Tech)/ Member (Plg& HRD)
4. Sr. DDG (Vig) & CVO/ Sr. DDG (PAF)/ Director General P&T (Audit)
5. Secretary, Postal Services Board
6. Chief Engineer (Civil) Postal Directorate
7. All Sections of Postal Directorate
8. GM, CEPT for uploading the order on the India Post website
9. Guard FiIe/Spare Copies.
Section Officer (PAP)