Department of Posts on 1 January 2016 formed a one-man committee to study issues related to Gramin Dak Sevaks including wage structure and service conditions.
The panel will be headed by Kamlesh Chandra, a retired member of the Postal Services Board, which will be assisted by T Q Mohammad, a senior administrative grade officer, as the secretary.
Terms of reference of the panel
• It will examine the system of branch post offices, engagement conditions and the existing structure of wage and emoluments paid to gramin sevaks and recommend necessary changes.
• It will review the existing facilities for 2.6 lakh employees spread across the country, the service discharge benefit scheme and other social security benefits.
• It will examine and suggest any change in the method of engagement, minimum qualification for engagement for gramin dak sevaks.
• It will examine their conduct and disciplinary rules, particularly keeping in view the proposed induction of technology in rural post offices.
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When: 1 January 2016