Appointment of IAS Officers as Assistant Secretary in the Central Secretariat for a period of 3 months : Terms and conditions of Appointment : Fixation of Pay

F. No. 21/4/2016-CS.I(P)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training

2nd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan,
Khan Market, New Delhi 11 0003
Dated September 29, 2016


Subject: Appointment of IAS Officers as Assistant Secretary in the Central Secretariat for a period of three months : Terms and conditions of appointment : Fixation of pay : regarding

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s OM No. 21/04/2016-CS.I (P) dated 15.06.2016 on the subject mentioned above.

2. Consequent upon the acceptance of recommendations of Seventh Central Pay Commission by the Government of India, the pay of the Assistant Secretaries is required to be fixed as per the IAS (Pay) Rules, 2016. Ministries/ Departments concerned are accordingly requested to fix the pay of the Assistant Secretaries as per the IAS(Pay) Rules, 2016.

3. In so far as payment of arrears of revised pay from 01.01.2016, is concerned, it is clarified that the payment of arrears to such Assistant Secretaries for their tenure in the Central Secretariat will be made by the union Ministries/Department concerned where they are presently posted on Central Deputation. Arrears for the period prior to the appointment as Assistant Secretary will be paid by the respective State Governments.

4. This issues with the concurrence of the Department of Expenditure dated  26.09.2016.

(Raju Saraswat)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

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