Working hours of Branch Post Offices – GDS Committee Recommendation

Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
GDS Section

Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi-110 001
Dated: 29.07.2019

All Chief Postmasters General

Subject : Implementation of recommendation of GDS Committee on rationalisation of working hours of Branch Post Offices.

The undersigned is directed to refer to the recommendation at para 10.29 of GDS Committee report and this office O M No. 17-3112016-GDS dated 25.06.2018 regarding implementation of recommendation of One Man Committee on wages and allowances of GDS,-

(i) As per Para 2.1 of Department of Post O.M. No. 17-31/2016-GDS dated 25.06.2018 the working hours of all GDS (BPM/ABPM) have been revised to 4 and 5 hours depending upon the TRCA slab. Hence, the working hours of all Branch Post Offices is to be revised to minimum 4 hours and maximum to 5 hours.

(ii) Further, all GDS Branch Post Offices should remain open and conduct business for 4 Hours and 5 Hours, as per the TRCA slab of the BPM.

(iii) All Heads of Circles are therefore requested to ensure that working hours of all the BOs have been revised suitably and send a compliance report to the Directorate on or before 30.08.2019.

(SB Vyavahare)
Assistant Director General (GDS/PCC)

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