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Sub: Clariﬁcation on ﬁxation of allowances of newly appointed Gramin Dak Sevalts (GDS) —reg.
Kindly refer to Directorate letter No. 6-l/2009-P.E.-II dated 9. 10.2009 wherein the orders were issued for Revision of Wages Structure of Gramin Dak Sevaks (ODS) based on recommendations of Shri R.S. Nataraja Murti Committee vide Annexure - IV (A), (B) and (C) of the orders regarding ﬁxation of allowances of newly appointed Gramin Dak Sevaks. It was clariﬁed that “in respect of Gramin Dak Sevaks newly appointed on or after 1.1.2006, their TRCA will be ﬁxed at the minimum of new TRCA slab and the next annual increase shall be allowed alter completion of one year's continuous service, from the date of their engagement.”
2. In view of the clariﬁcations issued vide Dte letter no. 6-1/2009-PEII dated 04-01-10 on ﬁxation of allowances of newly appointed GDS, it is reiterated that allowances of newly appointed Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS) BPMs appointed on after 01.01.2006 may be ﬁxed at the minimum of the corresponding TRCA slab borne by the post against which the appointment is made. For example, if the post of the GDS BPM has a workload of 100 Points, the new TRCA will be Rs.3660, i.e., at the minimum of TRCA-slab of Rs 3660-70-5760 and not at the minimum of lowest slab of Rs.2745-50-4245. The next annual increase shall be allowed after completion of one year’s continuous service from the date of their engagement The same principle has to be adopted for other categories of GDS in ﬁxation of TRCA.
3. This issues with the concurrence of Integrated Finance Wing vide their Advice in Dy. No.174/FA/12/CS dated 02-0112.
(L. K. Gangadharan)
Asst. Director General (Estt)
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