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    What is the work of GDS MD, GDS MC, GDS BPM, GDS packer?

    Want to know the exact roles of GDS positions? Looking out for detailed job roles of all the GDS posts?On this Ask Expert page get answers to all your concerns.

    Recently Andhra Pradesh postal circle released various GDS posts under RE/APCO/3-11/2018 notification. Many of the aspirants testing their luck with the recent huge release of postal jobs.
    But so many of them are not aware of the exact work for the various GDS post. Here I request any of the experts to resolve this.
  • Andhra+Pradesh-010 (1) (44889-1-AndhraPradesh-010-1.pdf)
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  • The India Postal department is under the purview of the Central Government. This department will be under the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology. It is one of the largest employers in India. Every year a good number of new employees join the Indian Post. India Post has started recruiting GDS or Gramin Dak Sevaks in every village of India. This initiative is good for all villages in every corner of the country.
    The details of the posts are as under
    Gramin Dak Sevak Work, Job Description
    GDS BPM – Branch Post Master
    GDS MD – Mail Deliverer
    GDS MC – Mail Carrier
    GDS Packer
    BPM Post – Gramin Dak Sevak Work
    BPM – Branch Post Master
    Every village gram panchayat will have a branch of Post Office called as the Gramin Dak Seva.
    The job of BPM or Branch Post Master will have to administer the working of the respective branch of Gramin Dak.
    If the Gram Panchayat consists of more than 1 village, then you will have to lead the MD, MC, and Packers that will be appointed there.
    You have to make sure that you open a maximum number of accounts in your branch.
    With the help of the MD, you will have to promote Government Schemes like Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana, etc. and P.L.I. or Postal Life Insurance Policies.
    The BPM will also book register posts, speed posts, MO's (Money Orders), parcels etc.
    Basically, you will be heading the Branch.
    MD Post – Gramin Dak Sevak Work
    MD – Mail Deliverer
    The job profile of the Mail Deliver or GDS MD is to assist the BPM or Branch Post Master.
    You will be given targets to complete.
    You will have to persuade and help villagers regarding the opening of Savings Accounts in your branch.
    As MD comes under MTS i.e. Multi Tasking Staff, MD will also have to collect Mail from the Head Office/Sub Office and Deliver it to your respective Branch.
    If the MC is on leave, the Mail Deliverer will also have to Deliver the mail in the village.
    MC Post – Gramin Dak Sevak Work
    MC – Mail Carrier
    As the name suggests, the job of Mail Carrier is to carry the mail from the branch and deliver it within the village.
    Though it may seem like a Post-Man, as MC's come under MTS, i.e. Multi Tasking Staff, they will have to assist the BPM and MD is the smooth functioning of their Branch.
    Packer – Gramin Dak Sevak Work
    The work of GDS Packer is to perform a variety of functions.
    You will have to open the mailbag that will reach the Branch every morning.
    You will have to sort the mail according to their preference.
    You will also have to pack the mails that need to send to other places in mailbags, for the mail van to come and collect it every evening.
    You will also have to assist the BPM, MD & MC in their jobs.
    Gramin Dak Sevak – Salary & Promotion
    If you are wondering about the Pay Scale of Gramin Dak Sevak, you will need to check out the official notification of your particular state. However, here is what you should expect overall:

    The minimum wage has been increased to Rs. 10000/- per month and maximum to Rs.35, 480/- per month after you go through promotions & multiple stages of raise for BPM or Branch Post Master.
    The Starting Salary for MD, MC & Packer will be in the range of Rs. 5000/- to Rs. 7000/-
    The mentioned salary is different for various postal circles.
    This Salary Structure is subject to increase.
    You can also appear for Departmental/Internal Exams to speed up promotions.

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