GRAMIN DAK SEVAK ISSUE IN LOK SABHA – 22-03-2017 Annexure 1

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GRAMIN DAK SEVAK ISSUE IN LOK SABHA – 22-03-2017 Annexure 1

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS
DEPARTMENT OF POSTS
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.3450
TO BE ANSWERED ON 22ND MARCH, 2017
GRAMEEN DAK SEVAKS

  • 3450. SHRI RAHUL KASWAN:
    SHRI RAMESH BIDHURI:
    SHRI BALABHADRA MAJHI:
    SHRI TAMRADHWAJ SAHU:
    Will the Minister of COMMUNICATIONS be pleased to state:

(a).   The total number of postal circles in the country and the number of GPOs, SPOs and
EDBOs functioning under these circles alongwith number of these post offices located in
rural and urban regions separately;

ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF STATE (IC) OF THE MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS &
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(SHRI MANOJ SINHA)

(a).  Madam, the total number of Postal Circles in the country is 23. The total number of
GPOs is 24, the total number of Sub Post Offices (SPOs) is 24753, the total number of Extra
Departmental Branch Offices (EDBOs) is 129346. The details of these post offices rural and
urban regions wise is enclosed at Annexure-I.

 

Annexure-I

The above Annexure-I contains the total number of postal circles in the country and the number of GPOs, SPOs and
EDBOs functioning under these circles alongwith number of these post offices located in
rural and urban regions separately.

Here are some more questions asked in Lok Shabha:-

(b)  the number of post offices manned by Grameen Dak Sevaks (GDSs) State/UT-wise
alongwith the details about the monthly salary of the GDS;
(c)  whether Grameen Dak Sevaks (GDSs) are eligible for pension like other Government
employees and if not, the reasons therefor;
(d)  whether Government is contemplating to constitute any Committee to look into the
salary structure and other service matters of Grameen Dak Sevaks and if so, the details
thereof;
(e)  whether the said committee has submitted its said report and if so, the salient features
of the said report; and
(f)  the time by which it is likely to be implemented?

And the answer of all these questions are provided by “THE MINISTER OF STATE (IC) OF THE MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS & MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (SHRI MANOJ SINHA)” positively.

More Question:-

  • The number of post offices which are manned by Gramin Dak Sewaks (GDS) is given
    in the Annexure-II.
  • Details of the monthly wages admissible to various categories of Gramin
    Dak Sewaks are given in the Annexure-III.
  • The salient feature of the report
    is given in the Annexure-IV.

Source: Lok Sabha

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