Promotion of Grade-I (Under Secretary) officers of CSS to the Selection Grade(Deputy Secretary)on ad-hoc basis and posting of DS/Director of CSS on their return from leave etc. – Furnishing of personal information thereof.
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)
Lok Nayak Bhawan, New Delhi -110003
Dated the 18 March, 2015.
Subject: Promotion of Grade-I (Under Secretary) officers of CSS to the Selection Grade (Deputy Secretary) on ad-hoc basis and posting of DS/Director of CSS on their return from leave etc. – Furnishing of personal information thereof.
The undersigned is directed to say that ad-hoc promotions of officers of Grade-I (Under Secretary) of CSS to the Selection Grade (Deputy Secretary) are likely to be made shortly along with posting of some Deputy Secretaries/Directors of CSS on their return from leave etc.
2. As Officers are aware, this Department has proposed a revised rotational transfer policy in respect of CSS Offtcers. It has, therefore, been considered appropriate to decide posting of officers henceforth on transfer and on promotion as per the proposed policy, on the following parameters:
(i) Ministries /Departments are categorized into Group A and Group B for posting/ transfer;
(ii) The proposed RTP provides a tenure of five years for DS in a Ministry/Departrpent, including continuous tenure rendered in any other designation in the same Ministry/ Department;
(iii) In Group A, certain Ministries qualify for a reduced tenure by one year;
(iv) An officer on transferl promotion shall ordinarily be posted from Group A –> Group B and Group B–> Group A as the case may be, if they have completed the prescribed tenure for the promotional post. Further, the officers presently posted in Group ‘A’ Ministries/Departments may opt for posting in the same Group. However, on posting to a Ministry/Department in Group ‘A’ the tenure will be counted afresh for five/four years as the case may be. However, this option will not be available to officers currently posted in Group ‘B’ to remain in Group ‘B’
(v) Officers who are within two years of superannuation will be retained in the same Ministry/ Department if a vacancy in the promotional grade is available; In the absence’ of a vacancy such officer will be transferred out;
(vi) Officers within six months of superannuation will not be posted out on promotion; In the absence of a vacancy of the promotional post, such officer will be adjusted in the same Ministry / Department by personal upgradation of the post;
(vii) For calculation of residency in a Ministry/Department, 2 yearsl six months for superannuation as the case may be, the last date of the month in which promotion order/ posting order is issued will be taken as the cut-off date; accordingly, for posting/ promotion in this round, the cut-off date has been taken as 31.3.2015.
(viii) The Placement Committee will decide posting of officers on the basis of seniority, preference, past postings etc.
3. The list of brief details of officers who are likely to be considered for promotion/posting is at Annexure-I. Information relating to vacancies in DS/Director grade of CSS as on 01.04.2015 is at Annexure-II.
4. The officers excluding those who are to be retained as per revised policy are requested to exercise their option for posting in the Ministries/ Departments in the other Group latest by 20.03.2015 in the format at Annexure-III to Under Secretary, CS-I (D), Department of Personnel and Training through e-mail (email@example.com) or through fax number given below. Hard copies of the same may also be furnished immediately. The officers on deputation may also indicate their willingness to avail the ad-hoc promotion. Maximum of three choices within the available vacancies may be exercised. If option is not received by 20.3.2015, it will be presumed that the officer has no specific choice and posting will be decided by the Placement Committee accordingly.
( Biswajit Banerjee )
Under Secretary to the Government of India
1. Officers listed at Annex.1