Dopt Orders – Stepping up of pay of Senior Assistants of the Central Secretariat Service (CSS) drawing less pay on promotion in the Section Officers Grade than their juniors.
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)
Lok Nayak Bhavan, 2nd Floor, Khan Market,
New Delhi-100 003, the 20th May 2014
Subject: Stepping up of pay of Senior Assistants of the Central Secretariat Service (CSS) drawing less pay on promotion in the Section Officers Grade than their juniors.
The undersigned is directed to say that instructions were issued by this Department for stepping up of pay of senior Assistants of CSS drawing less pay on promotion to the Section Officers’ Grade than their juniors vide OM No. 5/16/80-CS.I dated 13.4.1988, OM No. 5/21/92-CS.I dated 23.2.1994 and OM No.5/1/96-CS.l dated 8.10.1996. Subsequently, on references from certain Ministries/Departments clarifications in this regard had been issued during 2007-08. These clarifications were withdrawn vide OM No. 18/212007-CS.I(S) dated 29.5.2009 and the Ministries/Departments were asked vide OM No.18/2/2007-CS.I(S) dated 21st May, 2010 to maintain status-quo in the matter till the same is finally settled.
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