Revised Draft Notification is issued by Department of Posts for notifying the vacancies and GDS Online Engagement Process for successive cycles
The Draft Notification of DoP (GDS Section) File No. 17-35/2018-GDS Dated 29.05.2020 on the Subject matter of Revised draft notification for the Posts of Gramin Dak Sevaks cycle – II / 2019-2020 and subsequent cycle has mentioned the following
“A copy of revised draft notification is enclosed for Posts of Gramin Dak Sevaks cycle-II/2019-2020 and subsequent cycle for notifying vacancies of GDS Posts in cycle-II /2019-2020 and subsequent cycle of GDS online engagement process. While notifying vacancies for 2nd cycle and subsequent cycle of GDS online engagement process, it should be ensured to follow this revised draft notification for uniformity among circles.
CEPT Unit at Hyderabad shall make necessary provisions in the software according to revised draft notification of the vacancies for 2nd cycle and subsequent cycle immediately.
Notification for the Posts of Gramin dak Sevaks Cycle -II /2019-2020
Applications are invited by the respective engaging authorities as shown in the annexure ‘I’ against each post, from eligible candidates for the selection and engagement to the following posts of Gramin Dak Sevaks.
I. Job Profile:–
(i) BRANCH POSTMASTER (BPM)
The Job Profile of Branch Post Master will include managing affairs of Branch Post Office, India Posts Payments Bank (IPPB) and ensuring uninterrupted counter operation during the prescribed working hours using the handheld device/Smartphone/laptop supplied by the Department. The overall management of postal facilities, maintenance of records, upkeep of handheld device/laptop/ equipment ensuring online transactions, and marketing of Postal, India Post Payments Bank services and procurement of business in the villages or Gram Panchayats within the jurisdiction of the Branch Post office should rest on the shoulders of Branch Postmasters.
However, the work performed for IPPB will not be included in calculation of TRCA. since the same is being done on incentive basis. Branch Postmaster will be the team leader of the Branch Post Office and overall responsibility of smooth and timely functioning of Post Office including mail conveyance and mail delivery. He/she might be assisted by Assistant Branch Post Master of the same Branch Post Office.
BPM will be required to do combined duties of ABPMs as and when ordered. He will also be required to do marketing, organizing melas, business procurement and any other work assigned by IPO/ASPO/SPOs/ SSPOs/SRM/SSRM and other Supervising authorities. In some of the Branch Post Offices, the BPM has to do all the work of BPM/ABPM.
(ii) ASSISTANT BRANCH POSTMASTER (ABPM)
The Job Profile of Assistant Branch Post Master will include all functions of sale of stamps/stationery, conveyance, and Delivery of mail at doorstep deposits/payments/other transactions under IPPB, assisting Branch Postmasters in counter duties using the handheld device/smart phone supplied by the Department. However, the work performed for IPPB will not be included in calculation of TRCA. since the same is being done on incentive basis. He will also be required to do marketing, organizing melas, business procurement and any other work assigned by the Branch Postmaster or IPO/ASPO/ SPOs/SSPOs/SRM/SSRM and other Supervising authorities. ABPMs wiII also be required to do Combined Duty of BPIUs as and when ordered.
(iii) DAK SEVAK
The Job Profile of Dak Sevaks will include all functions of viz 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. However, the work performed for IPPB will not be included in calculation of TRCA. since the same is being done on incentive basis. He may also have to assist Post Masters/Sub Postmasters in managing the smooth functioning of Departmental Post Offices and do marketing, business procurement or any other work assigned by the Post Master or IPO/ASPO/SPOs/SSPOs/SRM/SSRM and other Supervising authorities. In Railway Mail Services GMS), GDS has to handle the work related to RMS, like, closing/opening of bags, transport of bags from one place to other manually and any other works allotted by the RMS authorities.
Time Related Continuity Allowance (TRCA)
The following Minimum TRCA shall be payable to the categories of GDS as mentioned in Directorate Order No. 17-3 1/2016-GDS dated 25.06.2018.
(ii) However, in respect of GDSs engaged on or after 01.07.2018, the initial fixation of TRCA will be done on the first stage of Level-I of the respective category.
III. Details of vacant posts for which applications are called for are shown in the Annexure-I.
Age Relaxation for the purpose of engagement to GDS posts
The minimum and maximum of age for the purpose of engagement to GDS posts shall be 18 and 40 years respectively as on 00.00.0000 the date of notification of the vacancies. Permissible relaxation in Upper age limit for different categories are as under:-
Educational Qualification, Compulsory knowledge of Local Language, Basic Computer Training and Method of Engagement are detailed in the order- Read More here