Government of India
Ministry of Communications & IT
Department of Posts
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
No. 17-103/2007-GDS Dated : 29 Dec 2010
All Chief Postmaster General
All Postmasters General
Sub: Filling up of GDS Posts in Branch Post Offices-review of guideline regarding.
Reference in invited to this Directorate letter No. even dated 14th Jul 2009 on the subject cited above which provided for the manner of filling up of GDS vacant posts in single handed branch offices and branch post offices having two or more hands.
2. Provisional appointment for a brief may be resorted to only on account of sudden death, dismissal, removal, put off duty, absorption against the departmental post of Gramin Dak Sevaks and unauthorized absence for long period in case regular arrangements cannot be made immediately.
3. In the case of posts falling vacant due to discharge form service of the GDS BPM or absorption of the GDS BPM on the regular departmental posts, efforts should first be made to fill up the posts by adjusting identified surplus GDS fulfilling the prescribed qualification & other prescribed conditions failing which action should be taken in advance to fill the vacant post of GDS BPM on a regular basis by following the prescribed procedure and following other conditions prescribed under letter No. 17-103/2007-GDS dated 14 Jul 2009. The list of all the GDS, category wise, due to be discharged from service in calendar year may also be displayed on the Department's website in the month January of each calendar year.
This issues with the approval of competent authority.
Deputy Director General (Estt.)
Phone No. 011-23096098