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Thursday, March 25, 2021


 Government of India
Ministry of Communication
Department of Posts
(Welfare & Sports Section)
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg, New Delhi-110001.
    No. 20-9/2017-WL & SP    Dated: 19.2.2021
All Heads of Circle
Subject: Increasing awareness of Welfare Scheme for Departmental and GDS Employees.
The enclosed brief pamphlet has been written with a view to enhance the awareness of Departmental Employees and other about the availability of Welfare Schemes as well as their   families.
This has been written in brief for circulation to One and All under your Circle — use of social media may kindly be considered for wider publicity.
Encl: as above
Sukhdev Raj)
 Member (Planning    and HRD)
Copy to:
 Sr. PPS to Secretary (Posts)/PPS to DG (Posts).
(ii)    PPS/PS to All Members, Postal Services Board/Addnl. DG (Coord.)
(iii)    Secretary, Postal Services Board
(iv)    CGM, Business Development Directorate (v)    CGM, Postal Life Insurance Directorate.
(vi)    All Postal Training Centers.
(vii)    SO (Admin), Dak Bhawan, with a respect to upload it on e-office.
(viii)    The GM, CEPT, Mysore, for uploading it of India Post’s Website.
1 Financial assistance in cases of natural calamities like fire and flood, prolonged illness and serious illness/major surgeries Financial assistance for nutritive diet for indoor treatment to regular employees & dependent of his family in case of suffering from T.B,
2 .Financial assistance to family member of the diseased in case of death / due to terrorist activity / dacoity while on duty  / while on duty due to accidents/terrorist, robber’s activity etc while not on duty.
3.Financial assistance for extra ordinary leave & HPL due to prolonged illness (min 2 months) (BP upto Rs 65200/-), financial assistance for purchase of mechanical /motorized tricycle for orthopedically handicapped departmental employees.
4.Financial assistance for excursion trips (4-5 days/700km): 60% cost of railway fare. (BP upto Rs 65200/-)
5.Financial assistance to the Central Postal Ladies Organization and its subordinate organization in the circles, financial assistance to recreation club, facility for booking of holiday home.
6.Incentive for excellence is academic achievement for 10th and 12th class (the first five student in each group will be awarded).
7.Scholarship for UPSC examinations — Rs 2000/- only once to each child.
8.Scholarship for development of individual personality (BP-44900/-) Personnel and labour management, Public relations, sociology, social work, sports (NIS) welfare accounting, computer programming, industrial relations and banking- @75% or max Rs 2000/-.  
9.    Grant of scholarship and transports charges to handicapped (40%), children (max 2) of postal employees (BP upto Rs 77900/-).
10.    Scholarship for SC/ST employees for departmental examination and higher education. Examination for promotion to the cadre of ‘IPOs/lRMs /JAO/AAO examination and similar cadre. Examination for promotion to the cadre of Junior Accountants in the Postal Accounts, UDC and other similar cadre. Examination for promotion to the post of Postal Assistants, Sorting Assistants, Stores and other similar cadre., Higher Study 10th and 12th class, and Degree/Diploma or P.G Degree.
1 .Education allowance of Rs.6000 annual (per child) is admissible for first two children.
2.    Financial Assistance in cases of natural calamities, like fire, floods etc. Rs.5000/-
3.    Financial assistance in case of GDS Employee suffering from COVID-19 Rs. 20000/- (Maximum)
4.    Financial Assistance to Families of deceased GDSs Rs. 10,000/-,
5.    Death due to terrorist activity/dacoity, while on duty Rs.   In case of death due to riots, attack by robbers & terrorist while not on duty Rs. 12,000/-, in case of GDSs while being on duty due to accident Rs. 25,000/-, Funeral Expenses on death of GDS (payable in cases in which last rites of deceased GDS are performed by brothers or sisters or near relatives in the absence of any other next of kin) Rs.5,000/-
6.    Financial assistance in case of major surgical operations in ailments, like cancer, brain haemorrhage, kidney failure/transplant, heart surgery etc. Rs. 20,000/-, in case of accident of GDS while being on duty, requiring hospitalization for more than three days Rs. 5,000/-
7.    Financial Assistance to nutritional diet to GDS suffering from TB (only once for a maximum period of six months, provided the GDS has put in at least six years of services & treatment is taken in government hospital). Indoor Treatment — Rs. 400 p.m Outdoor treatment — Rs. 200 p.m.
8.    Grant of Scholarship under educational Schemes to the children of GDS (as per existing terms & Conditions). IIT, AllMS and 11M Rs. 1000/pm, For Technical degree course, Rs.280/- p.m., for Diploma courses Rs.190/p.m., for BA, BSc., Degree courses Rs. 150/-p.m., for ITI certificate course Rs. 940/-p.a.
9.    Incentive for excellence in academic achievement for 10th and 12th Class. In circle/region for IS Position Rs.1000/-for 2 nd position 800/-, for 3 rd position Rs. 700/-, for 4th position Rs.600/-, for 5 th position Rs.500/10. Scholarship for physically handicapped children of GDS (for maximum 8 years & as per the existing terms & conditions) Rs.200 p.m.
11.    REPAYABLE LOAN (as per the existing terms & conditions)