Govt announces financial incentive to Gramin Dak Sevaks; to help over 2.56 lakh employees

New Delhi, Mar 15 (UNI) In yet another financial incentive ahead of General Elections, the Government on Friday announced a financial upgradation scheme for the Gramin Dak Sevaks working in the Postal Department.

Every Gramin Dak Sevak will get three financial upgradations on completion of 12, 24 and 36 years of service amounting to Rs 4,320/-, Rs 5,520/- and Rs 7,200/- per annum respectively, Union Minister of Communications, Railways and Electronics & IT Ashwini Vaishnaw said while unveiling the financial upgradation scheme, 2024 for Gramin Dak Sevaks working in the Postal Department.

This is in addition to the remuneration provided to GDS in the form of ‘Time Related Continuity Allowance (TRCA)’.

This scheme is designed to improve service conditions and remove stagnation in service of more than 2.56 lakhs Gramin Dak Sevaks working in the Department of Posts. The GDSs serve as the backbone of the Department of Posts in rural areas and play a vital role in delivering postal and financial services to the remotest part of our nation.

This will improve the service conditions of GDS, this scheme is expected to benefit more than 2.56 lakh GDSs and remove stagnation in their service, the Minister said.

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