Ministry of Communications & IT
Department of Posts
Dak Bhavan, Sansad Marg
No. 14-S-2009-PAP Dated 27th March 2009
All Chief Postmasters General
All Postmasters General
All Directors/Dy. Director of Account (postal)
Subject: Payment of Dearness Allowance to Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) at revised rates with effect from 01-01-2009.
Consequent upon grant of another installment of dearness allowance w.e.f. 01-01-2009 to Central Government Employees, continuing to draw their pay in their pre-revised scales or to those whose pay and allowances have not been revised vide Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure New Delhi O.M. No. 1(3)/2008-E.1I (B) dt. 19-03-2009, the Gramin Dak Sevaks whose TRCA has not been revised have also become entitled to the payment of Dearness allowance at the revised rate with effect from 01-01-2009. It has therefore been decided that, the dearness allowance payable to the Gramin Dak Sevaks shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 104 % to 114% ( One Hundred and fourteen percent) on Time related Continuity allowance with effect from 01-01-2009.
2. The Additional installment of dearness allowance payable under this order shall be paid in cash to all Gramin Dak Sevaks. The payment of arrears of dearness allowance for the months of January and February, 2009 shall not be made before the date of disbursement of TRCA of March 2009.
3. The expenditure is debatable to the Head of account" salaries" under the relevant head and should ,be met from the sanctioned grant.
4. This issues with the concurrence of Integrated Finance wing vide theirDiary no. 52/FA/09 /03 dt. 27.3.2009.
5. Hindi version of this letter will follow.
(K. Rameswara Rao)
Asst. Director General (Estt) 27-03-09
Secretary General NFPE