PAYMENT OF DEARNESS ALLOWANCE TO GRAMIN DAK SEVAKS (GDS) AT THE REVISED RATES W.E.F. 01.07.2012 ONWARDS –REG.
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATION AND IT
DEPARTMENT OF POSTS
DAK BHAWAN, SANSAD MARG, NEW DELHI – 110001
THE 11th OCTOBER, 2012
TO All Chief Postmasters General,
All G.Ms(PAF)/Directors of Accounts, (Postal).
Subject : Payment of Dearness Allowance to Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) at revised rates w.e.f. 01.07.2012 onwards – reg.
Consequent upon grant of another installment of Dearness Allowance with effect from 1st July 2012 to the Central Government employees, vide Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure, O.M. No 1(8)/2012-E-II(B) dated 28th September, 2012 , duly endorsed vide this Department’s letter No. 8-1/2012-PAP dated 28.09.2012, the Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) have also become entitled to the payment of Dearness Allowance on basic TRCA at the revised rates with effect from 01.07.2012. It has, therefore, been decided that the Dearness Allowance payable to Gramin Dak Sevaks shall be enhance from the existing rate of 65% to 72% on the basic Time Related Continuity Allowance, with effect from 1st July, 2012.
2. The Additional installment of Dearness Allowance payable under this order shall be paid in cash for all Gramin Dak Sevaks The payment of arrears of dearness allowance for the month of JULY to SEPTEMBER, 2012 shall not be made before the date of disbursement of TRCA for the month of SEPTEMBER, 2012.
3. The expenditure on this account will be debited to the sub Head ‘Salaries’ under the relevant head and should be met from the sanctioned grant.
4. This issues with the concurrence of Integrated Finance Wing vide their Diary No 251/FA/12/CS dated 11.10.2012.