GDS Revised Allowances
Existing and Revised Allowances
|Item||Existing Allowances||Revised Allowances|
|Office maintenance allowance (OMA)
(For BPMs only)
|₹ 100/- pm||Composite Allowance (in lieu of OMA) is revised as follows
(For BPMs only)BPMs providing GDS Post Office accommodation which meets
the prescribed standards – ₹ 500/- per monthBPMs having BOs at non-standard/rent free accommodation –
₹ 250/- per month
|Fixed Stationary Charge||₹ 25/- pm for BPMS
₹ 10/- pm for other than BPMs
|₹ 25/- ABPMS and Dak Sevaks. FSC subsumed in composite
allowance for BPMs.
|Boat Allowance||₹ 50/- pm||₹ 115/- per month|
|Cash Conveyance Allowance||₹ 50/- pm||There will be no fixed cash conveyance allowancs. lnstead, payment wjll be at following rates:
(a) Payment of ₹ 30/- per occasion plus actual conveyance
(b) ₹ 50/- per occasion plus actual conveyance charges for
|Cycle Maintenance Allowance||₹ 90/- pm||₹ 180/- pm|
|Combined Duty Allowance||1. GDS Branch Postmasters performing delivery or conveyance duties or both will be paid ₹ 500 P.M. for each item of work separately.
2. If the Branch Postmaster is performing delivery at the BO village only, it will be restricted to ₹ 250 P.M
3. BPM exchanging Mails at Bus stand or at Railway Stations will be compensated at the rate of ₹ 250 P.M.
|BPM for delivery OR Mail conveyance work – ₹ 45/- per day subject to maximum of ₹ 1170/- per month
BPM for delivery PLUS mail conveyance – ₹ 90/- per day subject to maximum of ₹ 2340/- per month
ABPM for BPM work – ₹ 75/- per day subject to a maximum of ₹ 1950/- per month.
ABPM/Dak Sevak for additional work of another ABPM/Dak Sevak- ₹ 45/- per day subject to a maximum of ₹ 1170/-
These rates will be for comblnation of duties of two or more posts borne on the establishment of the office.
|Risk and Hardship
|Nil||Risk and Hardship allowance @ of ₹ 500/- per month to the GDS working in areas which are identified for this allowance. (as identified by Government of lndia, as per 7th CPC recommendations)|