BPSC CDPO Salary 2024; Check Salary Structure, Job Profile

BPSC CDPO Salary: The child development project officer is one of the sought-after designations by the applicants. The Bihar Public

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BPSC CDPO Salary: The child development project officer is one of the sought-after designations by the applicants. The Bihar Public Service Commission conducts the recruitment for the CDPO Vacancy. Therefore, the candidates applying for this post are advised that before applying, the candidate must know the work profile of this designation so that they can analyse afterwards if he or she is interested in the work assigned to the officers.

Furthermore, they should know the salary and allowances a candidate is liable for after acquiring that post. In this article, we will render a finer view of the salary and job profile of CDPO at the Bihar Public Service Commission.



The table below will provide an overview of the salary of the BPSC Child Development Project Officer under the 7th pay commission:

Name of the DesignationChild Development Project Officer(CDPO)
Recruiting AuthorityBihar Public Service Commission(BPSC)
Pay BandRs 9300 – 34800
Pay ScaleRs 53,000 to 1,67,000
Grade PayRs 5400
Initial SalaryRs 53,100
Maximal SalaryRs 1,67,000
Dearness Allowance17% of the basic
House Rental AllowanceAs per the guidelines
Medical AllowanceAs per the guidelines
Vehicle Provided by the GovernmentYes
Provident Fund10% of the basic

BPSC CDPO Allowances and Other Benefits

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The CDPO in Bihar is liable for various allowances and benefits provided to other government employees. We are stating some of them in the list given below:

  • The Benefits of a pension will be provided to them by the government.
  • TDB and PDB benefits will be rendered to them.
  • Night Shift Allowance is also given to them.
  • In case of a medical emergency, they will be provided with the necessary assistance.
  • Leaves with pay.
  • Compensation for unemployment will be provided.
  • Electricity Bills will be paid by the government.
  • The government will also pay telephone charges.

Job Profile of BPSC CDPO

There are multiple job roles and responsibilities assigned to the BPSC CDPO. We have listed those responsibilities in the form of points below. They are as follows:-

  • One of the job responsibilities of the child development project officer is that they have to initiate a supplementary nutrition program for children.
  • Another one is to recommend that employees take days off from their busy schedules.
  • Many times, there is a need for coordination at the block level with many online departments. It becomes the duty of the CDPO Officer to manage that.
  • These officers are needed to implement the ICDS Plan, i.e. Integrated Child Development Services. The objective of ICDS is to enhance the nutrition and status of health for children aged below six years and pregnant as well as lactating mothers through protein.
  • One job responsibility is to submit the schemes, budget of that scheme, five-year plans and many more things.
  • They also lessen the risk of death, school abandonment and malnutrition in the children.
  • Awarding the Anganwadi staff for their work and appreciating and motivating them is also part of the CDPO job profile.

Probation Period of the BPSC Child Development Project Officer

A new joint as a CDPO has to serve a probation period of two years. The probation period consists of the training and field experience which is provided to them by the training institute and its officers. It is to be noted that BPSC has the sole authority to terminate the officer’s duty during the training or after that in case of any involvement in non-disciplinary activities.

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Is there any interview for this exam?

Yes, after the preliminary and main exam, the candidate has to appear for a personal interview.

What is the procedure for increment in this designation?

The increment will be twice every year according to the 11th pay matrix of the Bihar government.

Is the designation of CDPO in BPSC gender-neutral?

Yes, the designation of CDPO in BPSC is gender neutral, as the female applicant can also apply for this role.

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