Transfer of Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) on Administrative/ Vigilance grounds – Determination of Seniority: DoP OM
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
Subject: Implementation of recommendations on Transfer of Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) on Administrative/ Vigilance grounds.
Reference this office OM of even number dated 21.10.2019 vide which instructions on transfer of GDS on Administrative/Vigilance grounds were circulated.
2. Various references have been received. The matter was examined. The Competent Authority has approved the following clause ta he inserted in the existing guidelines: –
2-G : Determination of seniority:-
‘The seniority of the transferee GDS shall remain intact and will be fixed in order of the following criteria:-
(a) Date of initial joining as GDS,
(b) Date of birth (i.e. older age), if the date of initial joining as GDS clashes with any other GDS,
(c) Date of acquiring essential educational qualification, if the date of birth also clashes with any other GDS.
4. The undersigned is, therefore, directed by the Competent Authority to request you to circulate the above changes to all concerned immediately.
5. The rest instructions in this Office Memorandum of even number dated 21.10.2019 will hold good.