Salary Of GDS in Post Office: Latest 2023

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Latest Salary Of GDS in Post Office

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Salary Of GDS in Post Office: Latest 2023
Salary Of GDS in Post Office: Latest 2023

GDS also known as Gramin Dak Sevak is the backbone of Indiapost (Department Of Posts). So you might be curious about the salary of GDS staff in post offices. Let me tell you that GDS basically work in rural areas of India. From East to West and North to South, GDS plays the key role in maintaining the widespread network of Indiapost aka Post Office.

However, you might be thinking the salary of a GDS employee will be as high as a central government employee because they are also working in the post office which is a central govt. office. But they receive much less salary than a normal government employee because their working hours are only 4/5 hours a day. So again confusion arises whether the posts of Gramin Dak Sevaks are permanent & government or not. We have already discussed this topic in our forum earlier.

Is GDS (Gramin Dak Sevak) a government & permanent job or not?

Salary Of GDS (Gramin Dak Sevaks)

Basically, the salary of GDS staff is paid in the form of TRCA ( Time-Related Continuity Allowance ). So you can say that the TRCA is the basic pay of a GDS employee. So the basic pay of GDS is given below

DesignationBasic TRCAWorking HoursDA (46%)Total
GDS BPM Level 1120004 Hours552017520
GDS BPM Level 2145005 Hours667021170
GDS ABPM Level 1100004 Hours460014600
GDS ABPM Level 2120005 Hours552017520
Salary Chart of GDS – Gramin Dak Sevak

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Types Of Allowances

(For BPMs
Composite Allowance is proposed as
follows (For BPMs only)
BPMs providing Branch Post Office
the accommodation which meets the
prescribed standards – Rs. 500/-
BPMs having BOs at non-standard/rent
free accommodation – Rs. 250/-
Rs. 25/- ABPMS and Dak Sevaks. FSC
subsumed in composite allowance for
Boat allowance may be retained @ Rs.
Payment of Rs. 30/- and Rs. 50/- per
occasion plus actual conveyance charges
for cash conveyance of an amount less
than Rs. 1 Lakh and more than Rs. 1 lakh
respectively subject to a maximum of
charges incurred for transport by public
@ 180/- pm
BPM for delivery OR Mail conveyance
work – Rs. 45/- per day subject to
maximum of Rs. 1170/- per month
BPM for delivery PLUS mail conveyance –
Rs. 90/- per day subject to a maximum of Rs.
2340/- per month
ABPM for BPM work – Rs. 75/- per day
subject to a maximum of Rs. 1950/- per
ABPM/Dak Sevak for additional work of
another ABPM/Dak Sevak- Rs. 45/- per
day subject to a maximum of Rs. 1170/-
These rates will be for a combination of
duties of two or more posts borne on the
establishment of the office.
Risk and
Risk and Hardship allowance @ of Rs.
500/- per month to the GDS working in
areas which are identified for this
Allowances for GDS

GDS Salary After 3 Years

GDS receive an annual increment of 3% of their basic TRCA.

DesignationBasic TRCATRCA After 3 YearsDA (46%)Total
GDS BPM Level 11200013080601619096
GDS BPM Level 21450015805727023075
GDS ABPM Level 11000010900501415914
GDS ABPM Level 21200013080601619096
Salary Of GDS After 3 Years


So Basically there are two types of deductions for GDS.

  1. SDBS: Service Discharge Benefit Scheme (300 Rs Per Month) also known as NPS Lite.
  2. Professional Tax

Conclusion: Gramin Dak Sevaks are very hard-working employees & work beyond their working hours.

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