Restructuring of Cadre of Artisan Staff in Defence Establishments in Modification of Recommendations of 6th CPC
Grant of 3% increment due to financial upgradation in the same Grade Pay – OFB Orders on 10.7.2015
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
Ordnance Factory Board
10A, Shaheed Kmudiram Bose Road, Kolkatta – 700 001
The Sr. General Managers’ / General Managers
All Ordnance & Ordnance Equipment Factories
Sub: Restructuring of Cadre of Artisan Staff in Defence Establishments in Modification of Recommendations of 6th CPC
Ref: (i) OFB Circular No. 01/CR/A1/658 dated 17/02/2014
(ii) PC of A (FYS) Circular No. Pay/Tech-II/04/2014/02 dated 11.02.2014
(iii) PC of A (FYS) Circular No. Pay/Tech-II/04/2013/22 dated 31.07.2013
It has already been circulated vide Ref.(i) & (ii) above that HS/MCM workers drawing the pay scale of 5000-8000/- (i.e. Pay Scale of CM-II) by virtue of ACPS upto 31.12.2005 are to be considered for financial up-gradation in the Grade Pay of Rs.4600/- under 3rd MACP, if otherwise eligible.
Now, some factories and federations have sought clarification regarding 3rd MACP up-gradation in respect of the MCM workers who were drawing the pay scale of Rs. 4500-7000/- upto 31.12.2005. The matter has also been discussed in MACP Workshop held at NADP, Ambajhari on 8th & 9th May, 2015. In this connection, factories are requested to consider such employees financial up-gradation under 3rd MACP in the same Grade pay of Rs.4200/- with 3% increment benefit, if otherwise eligible.
PC of A (FYS) has already issued directives to all Branch vide Circular No. Pay/Tech-II/04/2013/22 dated 31.07.2013 (copy enclosed) in this regard.