All the vacancies in the Postman cadre was earlier filled in from among the Group D staff ( now MTS) and the Gramin Dak Sevaks(GDS )
As per the revised norms in the recruitment of Postman set by the Department of Posts, recruitment of postman from among the outsiders
has started in some Circles vizKarnataka , Delhi,Hariyana,Himachal Pradesh and Uttarkhand. It will play spoilsport in the promotion of GDS cadre.
The news about this recruitment appeared in the Times of India is given below