Big news for lakhs of employees! New update on allowance payment, department issued order, they will get benefit

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Big news for lakhs of employees! New update on allowance payment, department issued order, they will get benefit
Big news for lakhs of employees! New update on allowance payment, department issued order, they will get benefit

For BPM, the allowance for 4 hours has been fixed at Rs.12,000/- while for 5 hours the allowance has been fixed at Rs.14,500/-.


An increase in dearness allowance of Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) was announced after the increase in dearness allowance (DA Hike) of Central Employees. Actually, after this a new order has been issued by the department. According to the new order, the department has given guidelines related to the payment of TRCA allowances to all the post offices. At the same time, the department has decided that TRCA allowance will not be paid to anyone other than the employees. TRCA can be paid to others in special circumstances.

The order issued said that it has come to notice that TRCA is being paid to persons working in place of regular GDS for national holidays, as against Directorate’s Office Memorandum No. 23-01/2019-GDS dated 23.10.2019 Para 1 and Para 4(ii) of the

The issued order stipulates that no additional payment shall be made to persons working in place of GDS on account of national holiday. Considering the fact that the remuneration to GDS is paid on monthly basis. This was objected by the Comptroller and Auditor General of Audit and for the option of Gramin Dak Sevaks, excess payment of wages was recovered.

In this context, however, it is clarified that persons working in place of GDS may be paid TRCA for Synday. If he works for 6 consecutive days. Whereas no additional payment will be made to the persons working in place of GDS on account of national holidays as the remuneration to GDS is paid on monthly basis. This issues with the approval of the competent authority.

GDS pay is referred to as Time Related Continuity Allowance (TRCA), and is paid to candidates for 4 or 5 hours of duty. Aspirants who are willing to join government job must know all the details regarding salary and job profile.

Gramin Dak Sevaks get Rs 10,000 per month for four hours of work and Rs 12,000 per month for five hours of service. India Post has released an online notification to apply for various posts on its official website. Let us inform that for BPM the allowance for 4 hours has been fixed at Rs.12,000/- while for 5 hours the allowance has been fixed at Rs.14,500/-.

Here for ABPM the allowance for 4 hours is Rs.10,000/- while for 5 hours the allowance has been fixed at Rs.12000/-. For Gramin Dak Sevak, TRCA for 4 hours is Rs.10,000/- while allowance for 5 hours has been fixed at Rs.12000/-. Note that the candidates recruited for GDS posts will initially be placed under TRCA 4 Hours category. Also the above pay is the minimum pay and other allowances and increments are applicable as per rules.