India Post GDS Salary 2021: Check Pay Scale, Salary-in-Hand, Work & Job Profile, Perks of Gramin Dak Sevak/BPM/ABPM

India Post GDS Salary 2021: India Post has announced recruitment of 3679 vacancies of Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) including 2296 in Andhra Pradesh, 233 vacancies in Delhi and 1150 in Telangana. Check here GDS Salary-in-Hand, Pay Scale and job profile of Gramin Dak Sevak.

Created On: Feb 3, 2021 13:09 IST
India Post GDS Salary 2020
India Post GDS Salary 2020

India Post GDS Recruitment 2021 has been announced for postal circles in Delhi, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The India Post GDS 2021 Recruitment aims to fill 2296 vacancies in Andhra Pradesh, 233 vacancies in Delhi and 1150 in Telangana. The Gramin Dak Sevaks are paid salary on the basis of working hours served by them. Here in this article, we have shared below the India Post GDS Salary Structure and pay scale. Candidates who look forward to know the salary offered to Dak Sevaks after 7th pay commission should go through the details provided below.

The India Post GDS Recruitment is carried out to recruit Dak Sevak, Branch Postmaster (BPM), Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM). The job profile and salary structure of BPM, ABPM and Dak Sevaks is totally different. The Dak Sevaks are not offered salary on monthly or yearly basis. They are offered salary on the basis of 'Time Related Continuity Allowance (TRCA)', that is, the number of working hours served by them.

India Post GDS Eligibility Criteria & Selection Process 2021

Let's first have a look at the number of vacancies notified by each postal circle of GDS below:

Postal Circle

Vacancy

Delhi

233

Andhra Pradesh

2296

Telangana

1150

Karnataka

2443

Gujarat

1826

North East

948

Jharkhand 

1118

Punjab

516

India Post GDS Salary 2021

The Gramin Dak Sevaks are offered salaries in the form of Time Related Continuity Allowance (TRCA). Minimum TRCA or salary payable to these three categories of GDS after 7th Pay Commission are:

Post

Minimum TRCA for 4 Hours

(Level 1)

Minimum TRCA for 5 hours

(Level 2)

Branch Postmaster (BPM)

Rs 12,000

Rs 14,500

Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM)

Rs 10,000

Rs 12,000

Dak Sevak

Rs 10,000

Rs 12,000

-Maximum salary enjoyed by BPM for 4 hours service could be Rs 29,380 and for 5 Hours  could be Rs 35,480.

- Maximum salary enjoyed by ABPM & Dak Sevak for 4 hours service could be Rs 24,470 and for 5 Hours  could be Rs 29,480.

India Post GDS Job Profile 2021

Branch Postmaster (BPM)

Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM)

Dak Sevak

Team leader of Branch Post Office Managing day-to-day affairs of Post Office & India Posts Payments Bank (IPPB) including mail conveyance and mail delivery

Ensure smooth counter operations

Overall management of postal facilities

Maintenance of records

Upkeep of Mobile/laptop/equipment

Marketing of Postal & IPPB

and overall responsibility of smooth and timely functioning of Post Office including.

Assisted by Assistant Branch Post Master

Sale of stamps, stationery, conveyance

Delivery of mail at doorstep

Deposits & payments under IPPB

Assisting Branch Postmasters through Smart phone

Marketing, organizing melas & business procurement

ABPMs may also perform duty of BPMs when required

Sale of stamps, stationery, conveyance

Delivery of mail at doorstep

Deposits & payments under IPPB

Marketing, organizing melas & business procurement

ABPMs may also perform duty of BPMs when required

Duty assigned by BPM/ABPM

Assist Post Masters/Sub Postmasters

Handling work related to Railway Mail Services (RMS) -closing/opening of bags, transport of bags & others

Note: Work done for India Posts Payments Bank (IPPB) will not be counted for Salary calculation in TRCA as it is paid in the form of incentives

Incentives, Allowances & Perks for Gramin Dak Sevak after 7th Pay Commission

  • Children education allowance of maximum Rs. 6000 per year
  • Stationery charges of Rs 25 per month
  • CMA of Rs 180
  • Office rent for Branch Postmaster of Rs 500 for standard office & Rs 200 for non-standard office
  • Voluntary Retirement option available after minimum 10 years service
  • Transfer Policy: One time transfer for Males & 2-times for Females