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Stepping up of pay of senior PAs of CSSS on their regular promotion with reference to their junior.

November 10, 2011 Leave a comment
No.5/ 16/2009-CS-II(C)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training
3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan,
Khan Market, New Delhi-110003.
Date: 27th October, 2011.
Subject: Stepping up of pay of senior PAs of CSSS on their regular promotion with reference to their junior.
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. of even number dated 31.5.2011 vide which stepping up of pay of senior PAs of CSSS appointed/promoted prior to 1.1.2006 and drawing less pay than PAs of CSSS promoted after 1.1.2006 was allowed by this Department.
2. The issue regarding anomalies in pay that have arisen to CSSS officers who have got ACP before 1.1.2006 followed by the regular promotion after 1.1.2006 due to different mode of pay fixation issued by the Department of Expenditure vide their U.O. note No.10 / 1 / 2009-IC dated 14.12.2009 has been examined in consultation with the Department of Expenditure. It has been decided that PAs of CSSS who were allowed ACP before 1.1.2006 but who were promoted as PAs in CSSS after 1.1.2006 may be. allowed stepping up of pay on such regular promotion with reference to their junior who were promoted after 1.1.2006 subject to the condition that the senior was receiving more pay than junior before such ACPs.
(Kiran Vasudeva)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India
Tele: 24654020
Under Secretary(Admn.) of all Cadre Units of CSSS.

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Categories: ACP, csss, DOPT, OFFICERS

Grant of Child care leave to female IE’s [ Latest order ]

October 21, 2011 Leave a comment

Government of India 
Ministry of Personnel, P.G. & Pensions 
Department of Personnel & Training 

New Delhi, the 20th  October, 2011.

SUBJECT – Grant of Child Care Leave to Civilian Female Industrial Employees of Defence Establishments

     The undersigned is directed to state that the matter regarding extension of the benefit of Child Care Leave to civilian industrial employees working in Defence Establishments at par with the Non industrial Central Government employees covered by the CCS (Leave) Rules, 1972 has been under consideration of this Department.
    It has been decided in consultation with the Ministry of Finance (Department of Expenditure) to extend the benefit of Child Care Leave to civilian female industrial employees working in Defence Establishments at par with the non industrial Central Government employees covered by the CCS (Leave) Rules, 1972 subject to the conditions provided in rule 43-C of the CCS (Leave) Rules, 1972, as amended from time to time.
  These orders shall take effect from the date of issue.

Under Signed sd/- 
(Zoya C.B.) 
Under Secretary to Government of India


Extension of the term of ad-hoc promotion/appointment of PPS of CSSS as Sr. PPS of CSSS — reg.

October 17, 2011 Leave a comment

No. 2/2/2011-CS.II(A)

Government of India

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training


Lok Nayak Bhawan, New Delhi — 110 003.
Dated the 17th October 2011



Subject:- Extension of the term of ad-hoc promotion/appointment of PPS of CSSS as Sr. PPS of CSSS — reg.

   The undersigned is directed to refer to this Deptt’s OM’s of even no.dt.29.03.2011, 2.06.2011, 18.07.2011 & 4.08.2011 and to say that the position regarding continuation of ad hoc promotions in the grade of Sr. PPS has been reviewed and it has been decided to extend further, the term of ad-hoc appointments of officers, as shown in Annexure to this OM, upto 30.11.2011
or till regular Sr. PPSs become available or until further orders whichever is earlier.

   2. The continuation of ad hoc promotion of the 23 officers, shown in the Annexure, beyond 30.09.2011 to the post of Sr.PPS is purely ad hoc in nature and shall not confer any right on them to continue in the posts indefinitely or to claim seniority in the grade of Sr. PPS of CSSS.


(Rajiv Manjhi)
Deputy Secretary to the Govt. of India

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Closing of Central Government Offices in connection with elections.

October 15, 2011 4 comments

No. 12/14/99-JCA



NEW DELHI, The 10 th OCTOBER, 2011

Sub : Closing of Central Government Offices in connection with elections to Lok Sabha / State Assembly / Panchayat / Municipalities / Corporation or other Local Bodies -regarding

   In modification of these instructions contained in this Department’s OM No.12/4/86-JCA dated 9th March, 1987, the undersigned is directed to say that the following guidelines are prescribed for future for closing of Central Government Offices including industrial establishments in connection with the elections indicated above.

   (i) The relevant organizations shall remain closed in the notified areas where general elections to Lok Sabha
or State Legislative Assembly are scheduled to be conducted.

   (ii) In connection with bye-election to Lok Sabha / State Assembly, only such of the employees who are bona-fide voters in the relevant constituency should be granted special casual leave on the day of polling Special Casual leave may also be granted to an employee who is ordinarily a resident of a constituency and registered as a voter but employed in any Central Government Organization / Industrial Establishment locate outside the constituency having a general / bye-election.

   (iii) In connection with local body elections, viz., Panchayat/Corporation / Municipality, the Government employees who are bona-fide voters and desire to exercise their franchise should be offered reasonable facility, subject to normal exigencies of services, either by coming late to office or being allowed to leave office early or a short absence on that day.

   2. The employees detailed on election duty may also be permitted to remain away from their normal duties on polling day (s) as also on the days required for performing journeys which might be undertaken in order to perform such election duty.

   The above instructions may be brought to the notice of all concerned.


(Ranbir Singh)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India

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Categories: DOPT, LEAVE

Special incentive Allowance for non- executive staff in CBI.

October 7, 2011 Leave a comment
No. 20710112011-AVD-I I
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, PG & Pensions (Department of Personnel & Training)
North Block, New Delhi – Dated: 4th October, 2011
The Director,
Central Bureau of Investigation, CGO Complex,
New Delhi.

Subject: Grant of Special incentive Allowance for non- executive staff in CBI
I am directed to refer to your iD Note No. DPWSU1201110011310510112008 dated 6.4.2011, on the subject mentioned above and in pursuance of Hon’ble High Court of Calcutta Judgement dated 28.4.2011 in WPCT No. 118/2008 filed by Shri Kisalay Mukherjee and others, approval of the competent authority is hereby conveyed to the grant of Special incentive Allowance for. the non-executive staff in Central Bureau of Investigation @ 15% of Basic Pay, as revised after Sixth CPC (Dearness Pay has been subsumed in this) on par with R&AW and lB.
2.                  The Special Incentive Allowance at the aforesaid rates shall be payable with effect from the date of issue of this order.
3.                   This issues with the approval of the Ministry of Finance (Department of Expenditure) vide UO No. 701412003-IC dated 27.9.2011 and concurrence of IFDIMHA conveyed vide their Dy.No. 1581Fin.112011 dated •30.9.2011.
Yours faithfully,
( Rajiv Jain)
Under Secret ry (V-ll) Copy to:
1.             Pay and Accounts Office, CBI, AGCR Building, New Delhi.
2.             Ministry of Finance (Department of Expenditure), North Block.
3.    Integrated Finance Division, MHA, North Block, New Delhi. Director (Technical), NIC , DOPT – for updating the DOPT website. 5.   Guard File.
( Rajiv Jain)
Under Secret ry (V-11)

Guidelines regarding grant of `Vigilance Clearance’ to members of Central Civil Services / Posts.

September 29, 2011 Leave a comment
No. 1 1 01 211 112007-Est A
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
New Delhi, Dated 27th September,2011 
Subject: Guidelines regarding grant of `Vigilance Clearance’ to members of Central Civil Services / Posts.
1.The undersigned is directed to say that it has been decided by the Government that officers who have not submitted the Annual Immovable Property Returns by the prescribed time would be denied vigilance clearance and will not be considered for empanelment for senior level posts in Government of India.
2. Accordingly, in this Department’s OM No. 1101211112007-Estt.A dated 14.12.2007, laying down guidelines regarding grant of vigilance clearance to members of Central Civil Services 1 Posts, in para 2 a new sub-para (f) will be inserted as under:
(f) Vigilance clearance shall be denied to an officer if he fails to submit his annual immovable property return of the previous year by 31 January of the following year, as required under Government of India decisions under Rule 18 of the Central Civil Services (Conduct) Rule, 1964.
Under Secretary to the Government of India
under signed sd/-
(U.S. Chattopadhyay)

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Categories: CCS RULES, DOPT


September 27, 2011 Leave a comment
Point of doubt
What            is             Flexible
Complimenting            Scheme
FCS is an in-situ promotion scheme for
scientists for which the criteria shall be
proven merit and records of research.
FCS      as     modified     after     6th             CPC
recommendations is governed by DOPT
OM No. AB 14017/37/2008-Estt. (RR)
dated 10.09.2010.
What are the guidelines on
FCS issued by DOPT
DOPT        after       5tr,          CPC                   issued
comprehensive instructions on FCS in
OM    No.    2/41/97-PIC    dated           9.11.98.
These have been further reviewed in the
light     of    6th    CPC             instructions        and
modified FCS guidelines issued in OM
NO. AB 14017/37/2008-Estt.(RR) dated
l0th September, 2010
To whom the instructions are
FCS     is   applicable   to            scientists           and
technologists holding Group A scientific
posts     in     scientific    and              technology
departments and who are engaged in
scientific activities and services.
at           are the qualifications
covered under FCS?
Master’s degree in Natural/Agricultural
Sciences     or     Bachelor’s                     Degree                   in


Whether qualifications MCA,
M.Sc.(IT),     M.Sc.(Statistics),
M.A.(Operational    Research)
and      M.Sc.(Total       Quality
Management)    are     covered
under FCS?
From when the modified FCS
after       6th    CPC      shall     be
Assessment        of                          Scientists                             from
01.01.2011     shall    be                         done    as                         per
modified FCS after 6th CPC.
Whether promotion cases of
Scientists        becoming      due
w.e.f.        1.1.2011     may     be
The RRs are required to be amended as
per the instructions.
processed as before or amend
the     RRs    according   to    the
latest guidelines.
What is the date of effect of
MACP scheme for scientists
under FCS ?
10.09.2010 when the revised instructions
have been issued.
Whether the benefit of MACP
shall     be    admissible   if the
officers could not be assessed
for promotion under FCS due
to various reasons viz. non-
convening       of      assessment
Boards        on       time,       RRs
becoming inoperative, etc.
If Scientists have not got promotion
under FCS, for whatever reasons, they
shall       be       eligible               for      financial
upgradation under the MACP scheme.
The benefits shall be from 10.09.2010
when the revised FCS instructions have
been issued
Whether the Scientists who
are “screened-in” will have to
appear for the interview in the
second     stage    of    screening
/assessment under Modified
FCS after 6th CPC?
The interview of the scientists as per
OM dated 9.11.98 in the second level of
screening    shall                     continue                     under  the
revised assessment procedure for FCS
issued in OM dated 10.9.2010.


11.       ‘
What would be the role of
ACRs/APARs in promotion
of Scientists under Modified
ACR/APAR grading shall be taken into
account for the purpose of screening the
Scientists at Level I.
Will there be any weightage
of ACRs/APARs in terms of
marks      in      promotion      of
Scientists under MFCS?
In     Annexure    I    of    guidelines    dated
10.9.10, it has         been clearly indicated
that      the    Scientists    who     meet    the
benchmark of `Good’ for Scientists C
and `Very Good’ for Scientists `D’ and
above would be screened in.
What is the procedure to be
followed      for      assessment,
considering the specific role
of     ACRs/APARs,      Annual
Work Report and interview?
The ACR/APAR grading shall be taken
into     account    for    the    purpose    of
screening the     Scientists   for Level II
Screening. The Annual Work Report is
to capture the scientific content of work
performance. The Assessment Board is
required to examine the specific content
of the work done justifying the merit for
consideration       under       FCS.        The
procedure    to be      followed has     been
detailed in Annexure I of OM dated
Whether the Benchmark of
“Good”/      “Very    Good”     is
based on relevant period of
AWRs for the same period?
For     the    purpose    of    screening    the
benchmarking     shall     be     based     on
ACRs/APARs of the relevant period
Whether     the    procedure    of
assessment     by    the    DPRC
shall continue as before?
For promotion of Scientists to the grade
of Scientist `F’ and `G’, the procedure
of assessment       by    the    DPRC     shall
continue as before.


The stipulation in Part C of
the Annual Work Report can
be        applied      among      the
Scientists      working     in    the
same peer group which has a
fairly        large      number      of
Scientists.      How this can be
applied when there could be a
single or only 2-3 scientists
working       on     a     particular
project or when scientists are
working           on          different
Part C of the Annual work Report shall
consist of the internal Peer assessment
even if the number of scientists being
considered      is    single    or    only   small
number.        For this purpose while the
grading may not be possible, the entries
on innovative content of the work done,
highlights of the S&T content of the
work done, etc. shall be considered.
Whether        the       Ministries/
Departments      can     have     a
common format for APAR?
In      Annexure    I    to    the    OM     dated
10.9.2010 it is prescribed that the new
format on Annual Work Report will not
replace the regular system of recording
ACR/APAR and would be filled up by
the officer. As such the format for the
ACR/APAR shall be as prescribed by
DOPT from time to time.
Whether       the      autonomous
institutes      can    modify    the
ACR      format    to    suit   their
specific          requirements/job
profiles. If so whether before
doing    so,   consultation with
the                       administrative
Ministry/DOPT is necessary
The      organizations     where     FCS      is
applicable as per scheme of DOPT shall
follow the instructions accordingly.    For
major deviations      from the guidelines
reference to DOPT with full justification
shall be necessary
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