The Department has issued orders revising the existing welfare schemes for the Gramin Dak Sevaks working in the department. The Department order is given below:
Ministry of Communication & IT
Department of Posts,
Dak Bhavan, New Delhi-110001
No. 19-3/2010-WL/Sports Dated: 13/01/2011
All Heads of Postal Circles.
Sub: Recommendations of Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) Committee.
As a follow up of the recommendations made in Nataraja Murthi Committee Report on Gramin Dak Sevaks, it has been decided with the approval of the competent authority to make the following changes in existing Welfare Schemes of Department in regards to their applicability to Gramin Dak Sevaks:-
*Note: Payable from the Circle welfare Fund, only in cases in which last rites of decided Postal Employees are performed by brothers or sisters or near relatives in the absence of any other next of kin (Ref. No. 1-17/97-WL&Sports dated 17.09.1997)
2. The above changes are applicable subject to fulfillment of other terms and conditions laid down from time to time on the above issues.
3. This will take effect from the date of its issueYours faithfully,
1. DDG (Estt.) With reference to his note No. 6-1/2006-PE-II dated 14.01.2010 for information and further necessary action.