The Government has intoduced a new pension scheme for the Gramin Dak Sevaks of the Department of Posts. The scheme is based on the platform of New Pension Scheme. All the GDS employees, who are presently working and have at least 3 years of service can join the scheme. The scheme is in lieu of the existing severance amount scheme as an optional for the existing GDS and will be mandatory to all GDS entering into the department wef 01.01.2011.
The existing scheme of of payment of Ex-gratia amount to the GDS will continue with the existing terms and conditions.
Federation of National Postal Organization, Kerala uses this oppertunity to thank our beloved Primeminister, Dr. Manmohan Singh and Honourable UPA Chairperson, Smt Sonia Gandhi, for their efforts to implement this scheme.
For details of the order, click here.http://www.indiapost.gov.in/Pdf/SDBS.pdf