7th Pay Commission latest news today: yes, this is a great opportunity for all those candidates who want to become government employees. The pay is high and the benefits many for you! Indian Postal Service department is hiring for the post of Gramin Dak Sevak (GDS). Total number of vacancies going to be filled in this recruitment drive is 10,066. These vacancies are for Gujarat (2510), Karnataka (2637), Kerala (2086), Bihar (1063), Assam (919), and Punjab (851). According to the original recruitment notification an applicant can apply by logging in at the official website of the Indian Postal Department indiapost.gov.in or indiapostgdsonline.in provided they fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria.
According to the original vacancy notification for these GDS jobs that pay salaries based on 7th Pay Commission, candidates should be at least 10th pass and have studied the local language. They can apply online by logging in to indiapostgdsonline.in or indiapost.gov.in. The last date for registration is September 4th, 2019. Selected applicants would be eligible for the perks and benefits as recommended by the 7th Pay Commission. These are great jobs to aspire for.
Kamlesh Chandra Committee and GDS
Approval was granted to recommendations of the Kamlesh Chandra Committee on Limited Transfer Facility for all categories of Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) by government earlier. This move allowed around 2.6 lakh Gramin Dak Sevaks under the Department of Posts under the Ministry of Communications to request voluntary transfer under certain circumstances. GDS can now avail 7th Pay Commission benefits as per the Kamlesh Chandra Committee recommendations.
So, an applicant who is 10th pass and knows more than one regional language can apply in more than one state and avail the transfer benefits as per the 7th Pay Commission recommendations.
Waiting for announcement
Elsewhere in the administrative set up, Central government employees have been waiting a long time for a revision in the fitment factor under the 7th Pay Commission. However, the government does not seem keen to take up the demand of revising the fitment factor from 2.57 times to 3 or more even almost a year after it was raised by employees’ unions. However, the government has handed out several benefits under 7th Pay Commission to its employees.