June 2024

Emergency Leave For GDS(Gramin Dak Sevaks)

Emergency Leave for Gramin Dak Sevaks(GDS) implemented as a recommendation given by the Kamlesh Chandra committee. In 2019 January department of Posts introduced Emergency Leave for the GDS. It is a fundamental provision given to GDS to take leave in unforeseen and emergent situations. In this article we will try to delineate the rules and guidelines set down by the India Post to approve Emergency Leave for GDS.

Emergency Leave Guidelines and Instructions

While implementing the Emergency Leave facility department of Posts issued some instruction to avail it. Below are the guidelines given to get leave approved.

  • Total leaves in a year : GDS officials will get up to maximum of 5 days in a calendar year. More than 5 days are not allowed as a emergency leave in any circumstances.
  • Leave Period : Leave period should not be more than 2 days. Only two consecutive days leave will be granted at a time. No half day leave will be granted. Sundays/Holidays won’t be fall under emergency leave. GDS officials can add Sunday/Holiday as a prefix or suffix to approved emergency leave. If GDS took more than 2 days of a leave then the entire leave period will be considered as a Paid Leave. If Paid Leave is not available then his/her leave will falls under unauthorized absent.
  • TRCA : During the emergency leave total TRCA will be paid to GDS. No deductions will be done at department’s end.
  • Substitute : No substitute will be allowed to work during emergency leave. While GDS is on emergency leave his/her duty will be combined to the other GDS working along with him/her in the same BO. This means if BPM is on leave then his/her work needs to be done by ABPM vice versa. There is an exemption in case of a single handed BO’s.
  • BPM’s should send a leave letter on a white paper to the divisional head(SP) to avail emergency leave. In case of ABPM/Dak Sevaks they need to get approval from sub divisional head(ASP)/PM/SPM.
  • Emergency Leave cannot be encashed or carried forward. If you didn’t use emergency leave in a year then they will simply expire. You cannot combine emergency leave with Paid Leave.
  • GDS who are under put off duty could not avail emergency leave.

During personal and family emergencies Emergency Leave will be more helpful to the Gramin Dak Sevaks. Before and after leave period proper communication and documentation with the department would be necessary.

GDS Recruitment 2024 Notification – India Post Vacancy – Apply Online

India Post continuously filling vacancies without delay to overcome hurdles in providing Postal services to rural people. It is releasing recruitment notifications twice a year and simplified application process through online. In recent years newly joined officials mostly are from younger generation. They are leaving early from the department for higher studies, highly paying jobs and other reasons. This could be a reason that in every year Gramin Dak Sevak vacancies are in more number and offering more chances to younger generation to get into Postal Department as extradepartmental staff. Everyone is looking for GDS Recruitment 2024 Notification.

Gramin Dak Sevak Engagement Notification

GDS engagement notification for the year 2024 released on 15th July. As per the information up to now there are 44228 number of vacancies in the notification.

  • Notification Release date: Notification released on July 15.
  • Application Start date: July 15th
  • Last date for submission of application: August 5th
  • Daily visit our website for updates will post every single piece of information regarding notification.

Eligibility Criteria for All GDS Posts

Eligibility criteria for all Gramin Dak Sevaks posts will be the same unlike other departmental jobs. Of course little bit of salary differences are there but, the eligibility criteria would be the same for BPM, ABPM and Dak Sevaks.

Age Limit for applying GDS posts

  • Minimum Age limit: 18 years
  • Maximum : 40 years
  • Age relaxation: Upper age relaxations would be given according to rules and it will be clearly mentioned in the notification. Relaxations varies between ST/SC, OBC, EWS and PWD.

Educational Qualification for applying Gramin Dak Sevak vacancies

  • Candidates who are applying for GDS engagement should have passed 10th class or Matriculation.
  • Other Qualification: Knowledge of computer and cycling.

GDS Salary

DesignationTotal Salary
ABPM/Dak SevakTRCA(10000)+DA

How to apply for GDS recruitment online

Candidates who are ready to apply for GDS recruitment they has to make sure their eligibility before getting enrolled. Please go through the below given steps one by one for completing the application process. Visit official website of India Post https://indiapostgdsonline.gov.in/ to apply online.

  • Registration : Registration is mandatory for candidates who are willing to apply for GDS posts. He/she needs to provide their mobile number and email id for the registration. Otp will be sent to verify the given details.
  • Personal Details :
    • Applicants have to fill all the fields without fail. He/she needs to enter his/her full name according to their secondary school certificate.
    • Father name/Mother name has to be entered according to the 10th class or matriculation certificate.
    • Provide Date of birth and Gender in their respective fields
    • Community selection should be same as their community certificate and later community certificate will be verified. So, be accurate while filling every single detail.
    • Secondary school studied place and passing year should be mentioned as per the 10th calss memo.
    • Enter Aadhaar number in the Aadhaar field
    • If the applicant belongs PWD category then has to select type of disability and it’s sub category respectively.
    • Languages studied in 10th and if employed previously then he/she has to provide NOC details of previous employement.
    • Upload : Upload recent photograph and signature in JPEG format. Their sizes should not exceed prescribed sizes. Photo should be maximum of 50kbps and signature is about 20kbps.

Candidates needs to provide genuine details in every field. After selection every document related to the application process will be verified.

Candidates needs to select post preferences before submitting application. Available posts will be shown based on eligibility , age and community. Allowed to apply for one division across any one circle will be accepted.

Gramin Dak Sevaks Application Fee Payment

Applicants need to pay fee for applying vacancies. Everyone needs to pay fee of Rs 100/- as application fee. Where as all female applicants and SC/ST candidates are exempted from the application fee. Need to pay fee in online mode only no other payment would be accepted.

Note : During entire process candidate has to save or note down important details like registration number or payment reference number for future needs.

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