The Indian Ministry of Communications, Department of Posts, has introduced the Gramin Dak Sevaks (Compassionate Engagement) Scheme, 2023, through OM. No. 17-01/2017-GDS dated 14.06.2023. This new scheme revises the previous instructions regarding the engagement of dependents of deceased Gramin Dak Sevaks on compassionate grounds.
Gramin Dak Sevaks (Compassionate Engagement) Scheme, 2023
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi-110 001
All Chief Postmasters General / Postmasters General
Chief General Manager, BD Directorate / Parcel Directorate / PLS Directorate
Director, RAKNPA / CGM, CEPT/Directors of all PTCs
Addl. Director General, Army Postal Service, New Delhi
All General Managers (Finance) / Directors Postal Accounts / DDAP
Subject: Gramin Dak Sevaks (Compassionate Engagement) Scheme, 2023.
I am directed to refer to this office letters No. 17-1/2017-GDS dated 30.05.2017 whereas the instructions regarding engagement of dependents of deceased Gramin Dak Sevaks on compassionate grounds (the Scheme) were issued.
- Based on the references received, a need was felt to further review the scheme to expedite the processing of the compassionate engagement cases. With this view the scheme has been reviewed and it has been decided to introduce revised scheme for compassionate engagement of eligible dependents of deceased Gramin Dak Sevaks to be known as GDS (Compassionate engagement) Scheme, 2023.
- The scheme will come into effect from the date of issue of this Scheme and will be applicable in all cases yet to be put up before Compassionate Committee on Engagements (CCE). The cases which have already been settled will not be reopened. A copy of the scheme is attached.
- Circles are requested to circulate the revised Scheme to all concerned and ensure its implementation.