Clarification on Payment of gratuity to GDS discharged from 01.01.2016 to 30.06.2018


Gratuity to Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS)

File No.17-31/2016-GDS 

Government of India 
Ministry of Communications 
Department of Posts 
(GDS Section) 

Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg 
New Delhi — 110001 
Dated: 29 .11.2019 

The Chief Postmaster General,Kerala Circle, Thiruvananthapuram.

Sub:- Implementation of Recommendations of GDS Committee on Social Security Benefits for Gramin Dak Sevaks(GDS).


Please refer to your office letter no.EST/66-2/DLGS/18/II dtd 13.11.2019 regarding payment of Gratuity to GDS were discharged during the period 01.01.2016 to 30.06.2018. 

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2. I am directed by competent authority to inform you that, as per para 8 of OM dtd 25.06.2018, it is clearly mentioned about payment of arrears of TRCA. As such, GDS will get gratuity on the basis of basic TRCA raised by the factor 2.57 which was ordered to be paid as arrears for the period from 01.01.2016 to 30.06.2018.


(S.B. Vyavahare) 
Assistant Director General (GDS/PCC)