Gramin Dak Sevak Salary 2022: Check In-Hand Salary, Pay Scale
  • Written By Varsha
  • Last Modified 02-08-2022
  • Written By Varsha
  • Last Modified 02-08-2022

Gramin Dak Sevak Salary 2022: Remuneration & Allowances

Gramin Dak Sevak Salary 2022: The India Post recently issued a notification for the recruitment of Gramin Dak Seva for three different zones. The recruitment is for a variety of positions, including Branch Postmaster, Assistant Branch Postmaster, and Dak Sevak. The portal to apply for the Gram Dak Sevak recruitments is expected to be open by the second week of July in the year 2022. Candidates must be aware of the Assistant Branch Post Master, Postman, and Branch Post Master salary and work profile, before applying for the Gramin Dak Sevak.

The salaries for Gramin Dak Sevaks jobs are entirely dependent on the position that a candidate is assigned. Candidates can expect a raise in salary with the increased working hours. The India Post GDS’s salary is a round figured number including the basic salary, gross salary, increment, EDGIS, allowances, etc. on a monthly basis. Scroll down to know more about GDS pay scale.

Gramin Dak Sevak Posts

Before getting into the details, let us have a look at the posts under India Post GDS recruitment 2022. The posts are listed below.

  1. Branch Post Master (BPM)
  2. Assistant Branch Post Master (ABPM)
  3. Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS)

India Post Office GDS Salary (Post-wise Payscale)

The salary for GDS posts is referred to as Time Related Continuity Allowance (TRCA). Check the new GDS salary for Gramin Dak Sevak, ABPM, and BPM posts below. Check Gramin Dak Sevak’s salary 7th pay commission as well.

PostsMin. TRCA for 4 HoursMin. TRCA for 5 Hours
BPMRs.12,000/-Rs.14,500/-
ABPMRs.10,000/-Rs.12,000/-
Gramin Dak SevakRs.10,000/-Rs.12,000/-

Note that candidates recruited for GDS posts will be initially placed under the TRCA 4 hours category. Also, the above-mentioned salary is the minimum pay, and other allowances and increments are applicable as per the rules.

Salary of Gramin Dak Sevak: GDS BPM Salary

The Gramin Dak Sevak Salary details for BPM or Branch Post Master are as below:

New Salary
  • The minimum TRCA for 4 Hours/Level 1 in the TRCA slab is Rs. 12,000 per month, and the maximum is Rs. 29,380.
  • The minimum TRCA for 5 Hours/Level 2 in the TRCA slab is Rs. 14,500 per month, and the maximum is Rs. 35,480.
Old Salary
Working HoursBasic (Rs.)Increment/DA (Rs.)Gross Salary (Rs.)
3 Hours204550/32616,012
3 Hours 30 Mins320060/38087,008
4 Hours366070/43558,015
5 Hours457585/544410,019

The professional tax is Rs.110 for all working hours.

GDS ABPM and Dak Sevak Salary

  • The minimum TRCA for 4 Hours/Level 1 in TRCA slab has been increased to Rs. 10,000 per month and the maximum to Rs. 24,470.
  • The minimum TRCA for 5 Hours/Level 2 in TRCA slab is Rs. 12,000 per month and the maximum is Rs. 29,480

Also, check:

GDS 2022 RecruitmentIndia Post 2022 Recruitment
GDS ResultGDS Selection Process

GDS BPM Job Profile 2022

Job Profile or Work Profile of Branch Post Master (BPM)

  • Branch Post Master is responsible for taking care of the entire Gram Panchayat postal work.
  • It includes managing affairs of Branch Post Office and India Post Payment Banks.
  • BPM is responsible for ensuring uninterrupted counter operation during working hours using digital devices such as handheld devices, mobile phones, laptops, etc.
  • Management of records, marketing of postal, India post payment bank services, and procurement of business in the village or gram panchayat.
  • The BPM will be heading the branch. BPM is responsible for administrating the tasks to be performed in their respective branch offices. 
  • The Branch Post Master is responsible for promoting the Government Schemes such as Sukanya Samrudhi Yojana, Money Depositing, etc., and trying to open the maximum number of accounts in his/her branch.
  •  The BPM is also responsible for taking care of money orders, book posts, speed posts, etc.
  • The BPM will be responsible for the smooth and timely functioning of the post office, including mail conveyance and mail delivery.
  • Conducting marketing, organising melas, business procurement, and any other work assigned by supervising authorities is an important task for the BPM.
  • BPM is responsible for assigning the task of distribution to the concerned person.

GDS ABPM Job Profile

Job Profile of Assistant Branch Post Master Post

  • Assistant Branch Post Master must assist the BPM for the smooth functioning of the branch.
  • Taking care of sale/stamps/stationery, conveyance and delivery of mail at doorstep deposits/payments/other transactions under IPPB
  • The ABPM is involved in all essential functions such as the sale of stamps and stationery, conveyance and delivery of mail, deposits/payments/other transactions under IPPB, assisting Branch Post Masters in counter duties using the handheld devices/Smartphones supplied by the Department.
  • ABPM is also involved in marketing, business procurement, and any other work assigned by the Branch Postmaster or IPO/ASPO/SPOs/SSPOs/SRM/SSRM and other Supervising authorities.
  • Assistant Branch Postmaster is also required to do Combined Duty of BPMs as and when ordered.

Dak Sevak Job Profile

Job Profile of Dak Sevak

  • Dak Sevak is involved in all functions such as the sale of stamps and stationery, conveyance and delivery of mail, and any other duties assigned by Postmaster/Sub Postmaster, including IPPB work in the Departmental Post Offices/RMS.
  • Dak Sevak needs to assist the Post Masters/Sub-Postmasters in managing the smooth functioning of Departmental Post Offices and do marketing, business procurement, or any other work assigned by Supervising authorities.
  • In Railway Mail Services (RMS), Gramin Dak Sevak has to be involved in work such as closing/opening of bags, transporting bags from one place to another, and any other work allotted by RMS authorities.

GDS Mail Deliverer Salary

Gramin Dak Sevak Salary of Mail Deliverer or MD/SV

Working HoursBasicIncrement/DAGross Salary
3 Hours2,66550/31115,836
3 Hours 45 Mins3,30060/39637,293
5 Hours4,22075/50229,242

The P TAX or Professional Tax is Rs.110 for all working hours.

GDS Mail Deliverer Job Profile

Job Profile of Mail Deliverer

  • The primary role of the Mail Deliverer (MD) is to distribute the mail to the end-users or the public.
  • The MD will receive the mail to be delivered from the BPM and distribute it accordingly.
  • Also, the MD is responsible for creating awareness regarding government schemes and encouraging the public to participate in govt schemes.
  • The BPM will set the target for MD to reach the public and enroll themselves under govt schemes.

GDS Mail Carrier/Packer Salary

Gramin Dak Sevak Salary of Mail Carrier and Packer

Working HoursBasicIncrement/DAGross Salary
3 Hours2,29545/27315,026
3 Hours 45 Mins2,81050/34156,285
5 Hours3,63565/43267,961

Note: The Gramin Dak Sevak Salary for both Mail Collector and Packer is the same.

Mail Carrier and Packer Job Profile

Check the nature of work allotted to these posts below:

Job Profile or Work Profile of Mail Carrier – MC

  • The primary role of MC is to carry the mail bags from the account post to the branch post office and the mailbag from the branch post office to the accounting office.
  • There are some cases where the mail collector also acts as a mail deliverer.
  • So, whenever the MC acts as an MD, it’s their responsibility to sell government schemes to the public.

Job Profile or Work Profile of Packer

  • The packer is responsible for assisting the mail collector and mail deliverer.
  • The primary role of the packer is to pack the mail bags and open the mail bags and distribute them to the MD and MC accordingly.

Gramin Dak Sevak 2022 Salary (7th Pay Commission)

There are several benefits after the introduction of the 7th Pay Commission:

  • The employers working under Gramin Dak Sevak can avail children’s education allowance of up to Rs. 6,000 per year.
  • The employers can avail stationery charges of Rs. 25 per month.
  • One time transfer for male candidates and a two-time transfer for female candidates is allowed.
  • BPM can avail of Rs. 500 for standard office rent and Rs. 200 for non-standard office rent.
  • Employers can also opt for voluntary retirement benefits with a minimum service of 10 years.

    In addition to GDS vacancies, candidates can also apply for other India Post Recruitment vacancies as and when released. The GDS vacancies have been released on GDS Official website. It only includes the recruitment of Dak Sevak, ABPM, and BPM whereas, India Post recruitment includes GDS and other post recruitment.

FAQs on Gramin Dak Sevak Salary

The frequently asked questions on Gramin Dak Sevak Salary are given below:

Q.1. What is the salary of a postmaster?
Ans: The recruitment of postmaster is through GDS online engagement, and as per GDS recruitment notification, the monthly salary for village postmaster is Rs. 12,000/- for 4 hours and Rs. 14,500/- for 5 hours.

Q.2. What is the India Post GDS salary?
Ans: The monthly salary of India post GDS salary is Rs. 10,000/- for 4 hours and Rs. 12,000/- for 5 hours duty.

Q.3. Is GDS a permanent job?
Ans: Yes, it is a permanent government job.

Q.4. What are GDS BPM Level 1 and Level 2?
Ans: GDS BPM (Branch Post Master) Level 1 TRCA slab refers to 4 hours service, and Level 2 TRCA slab refers to 5 hours service.

Q.5. How much is the Gramin Dak Sevak salary as Mail Carrier?
Ans: The starting salary of a Gramin Dak Sevak Mail Carrier can be Rs 5,026 to 7,961.

Q.6. What is the primary job role of Gramin Dak Sevak?
Ans: Gramin Dak Sevak is involved in all functions such as the sale of stamps and stationery, conveyance and delivery of mail, and any other duties assigned by Postmaster/Sub-Postmaster, including IPPB work in the Departmental Post Offices/RMS.

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