Gramin Dak Sevak Salary 2022: Remuneration & Allowances

Gramin Dak Sevak Salary 2022: The India Post is conducting the recruitment of 38926 Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS) posts for three zones. The job positions offered are Branch Postmaster, Assistant Branch Postmaster, and Gramin Dak Sevak. Candidates preparing for the various Dak Sevak posts will be curious to know about the salary structure and other benefits provided for these posts. So here, we are discussing all the aspects of remuneration. The salary structure of Gramin Dak Sevak’s posts depends on the working hours and the position of a candidate. If candidates work more working hours then salary can be increased.

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The minimum and maximum salary structure of various Gramin Dak posts are discussed below. The salary structure of mail deliverer and mail carrier/packer is also given. Read the details regarding the additional allowances in this article. Scroll down to read more about GDS payscale.

Gramin Dak Sevak Posts and Profile Summary

There are three posts included in the India Post Gramin Dal Sevak Posts which are listed below.

  1. Branch Postmaster
  2. Assistant Branch Postmaster
  3. Gramin Dak Sevak

Job Profile of Branch Post Master (BPM)

A branch postmaster is the head of the branch and is responsible for the whole gram panchayat postal work. BPM is responsible for making and managing the postal records and doing the marketing of the India post. A BPM is responsible for taking care of the money orders and also the money accounts in the India post-payment bank. BPM has to make sure that each employee in his office works properly and completes their responsibilities. A BPM has to make sure that each mail has been delivered to the destined address. He has to make people aware of the govt schemes and make them participate in them. A BPM has to make sure the smooth functioning of the entire office and also ensure uninterrupted counter operation.

Job Profile of Assistant Branch Post Master (ABPM)

An assistant branch postmaster works as an assistant to the BPM and helps him in the smooth functioning of the office work. The ABPM has to take care of the stamps/sale/stationery/conveyance and delivery of the mail. An ABPM has to be involved in all the important work of the office like selling the stamps and stationery, delivery of mail, payments, and deposits under India Post Payment Banks. ABPM is also responsible for the marketing of the India Post and supervising other activities of the other employees. ABPM has to complete any task assigned by the Branch Post Master.

Job Profile of Gramin Dal Sevak

Gramin Dak Sevak has to assist the BPM and ABPM in the office work. Dak Sevak is responsible for the railway Mail Service (RMS), supervising the opening and closing of the mail bags and also transporting the bags from one place to another. Dak Sevak has to supervise the sale of the stationary and stamps. A Dak Sevak has to complete the task or any other duty given by BPM and ABPM.

India Post Gramin Dal Sevak Posts Salary

Gramin Dak Sevak Salary is also called Time Related Continuity Allowance (TRCA), as the candidates get paid on the basis of their working hours. The minimum working hours for Gramin dak Sevak posts are 4 hours. The salary structure of these posts is on the basis of the 7th Pay Commission. A tax of Rs. 110/- is applicable for all working hours. The minimum payable salary for GDS posts is discussed below in the table.

PostsMinimum Payable salary for 4 hoursMinimum Payable salary for 5 hours
Branch Postmaster (BPM)Rs. 12,000/-Rs. 14,500/-
Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM)Rs. 10,000/-Rs. 12000/-
Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS)Rs. 10,000/-Rs. 12000/-

The minimum payable salary is given on an hourly basis. So, the monthly maximum salary for the various posts of Gramin dak Sevak is given below.

PostsMaximum Payable salary (Monthly) for 4 hoursMaximum Payable salary (Monthly) for 5 hours
Branch Postmaster (BPM)Rs. 29,380/-Rs. 35,480/-
Assistant Branch Postmaster (ABPM)Rs. 24,470/-Rs. 29,480/-
Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS)Rs. 24,470/-Rs. 29,480/-

The old salary structure for Gramin Dak Sevak’s posts is as follows.

Total working HoursBasic SalaryIncrement/DAGross Salary
3 HoursRs. 204550/ 3261Rs. 6012/-
3.5 HoursRs. 320060/3808Rs. 7008/-
4 HoursRs. 366070/4355Rs. 8015/-
5 HoursRs. 457585/5444Rs. 10,019/-

Gramin Dak Sevak Salary of Mail Deliverer

The mail deliverer (MD) mainly distributes the mail or courier to the people on door-to-door service. An MD got the target of mail delivery on a per-day basis and also collect the delivery receipt as proof. A mail deliverer is also responsible for creating awareness among the common people regarding the various govt schemes and making them participate and enrol in them. The salary structure of the mail deliverer is given below.

Total Working HoursBasic SalaryIncrement/ DAGross Salary
3 HoursRs. 2,6665/-50/3111Rs. 5836/-
3.75 HoursRs. 3300/-60/3963Rs. 7293/-
5 HoursRs. 4220/-75/5022Rs. 9242/-

Gramin Dak Sevak Salary of Mail Carrier/Packer

The job profile of a mail carrier (MC) includes carrying mail bags and couriers from the branch post office to the head post office. Sometimes a mail deliverer acts as a mail carrier. They also have to spread the knowledge about the government schemes to the common people and sell the govt. schemes. The packer works as an assistant to the mail deliverer and mail carrier and packs the mail bags and couriers. He is also responsible for receiving the mailbag and opening it carefully so that the mail deliverer can deliver the parcels. The salary structure for both mail carrier and packer is the same and is given below.

Total working HoursBasic SalaryIncrement/ DAGross Salary
3 hoursRs. 2,295/-45/ 2731Rs. 5026/-
3.75 HoursRs. 2810/-50/ 3415Rs. 6285/-
5 HoursRs. 3635/-65/4326Rs. 7961/-

Gramin Dak Sevak Salary- Incentives, Allowances, and Perks

Apart from the salary, the following benefits are awarded to the employees working as the Gramin dak Sevak post.

  • A maximum amount of Rs. 6000/- per year for children’s education.
  • The employees can take the stationery charges of Rs. 25/- on the monthly basis.
  • Rs. 500/- Office rent for Branch Post Master for standard office and Rs. 200/- for non-standard office
  • One can take Voluntary Retirement (VRS) after a minimum of 10 years of service.
  • Cycle Maintenance Allowance of Rs. 60/- per month.
  • Male candidates can request for 1 transfer during their service and female candidates can apply for 2 times
  • An Office Maintenance Allowance of Rs. 100/- per month for the Branch Postmaster or sub-postmaster.
  • The boatman gets a maximum of Rs. 50/- per month as a boat allowance.
  • Combined Duty Allowance of Rs. 500/- per month for branch postmasters for performing the delivery. However, in the village area CDA of Rs. 250/- will be given.

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FAQs

What is the basic pay scale of the India Post Branch Postmaster?

The basic pay scale of the India Post Branch Postmaster is Rs. 12000/- per month.

What is the basic pay scale of the India Post Assistant Branch Postmaster?

The basic pay scale of the India Post Branch Postmaster is Rs. 10,000/- per month.

What is the basic pay scale of the India Post Gramin Dak Sevak?

The basic pay scale of the India Post Branch Postmaster is Rs. 10,000/- per month.

What is the Maximum Payable salary (Monthly) for 4 hours for a branch postmaster post?

The Maximum Payable salary (Monthly) for 4 hours for the branch postmaster is Rs. 29,380/-.

What is the Maximum Payable salary (Monthly) for 5 hours for a branch postmaster post?

The Maximum Payable salary (Monthly) for 5 hours for the branch postmaster is Rs. 35,480/-.

What is the Maximum Payable salary (Monthly) for 4 hours for an assistant branch postmaster post?

The Maximum Payable salary (Monthly) for 4 hours for the assistant branch postmaster is Rs. 24,470/-

What is the Maximum Payable salary (Monthly) for 5 hours for an assistant branch postmaster post?

The Maximum Payable salary (Monthly) for 5 hours for the assistant branch postmaster is Rs. 29,480/-

What is the Maximum Payable salary (Monthly) for 4 hours for the Gramin dak Sevak post?

The Maximum Payable salary (Monthly) for 4 hours for Gramin dak Sevak post is Rs. 24,470/-

What is the Maximum Payable salary (Monthly) for 5 hours for the Gramin dak Sevak post?


The Maximum Payable salary (Monthly) for 5 hours for Gramin dak Sevak post is Rs. 29,480/-

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