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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Enhancement in age of contractual doctors from 67 years to 70 years for contractual engagement in CGHS Delhi reg

January 23, 2019 0
Enhancement in age of contractual doctors from 67 years to 70 years for contractual engagement in CGHS Delhi reg
File No. 4-07/2018/CGHS/GE/
GOVT. OF INDIA
OFFICE OF THE ADDITIONAL DIRECTOR
C.G.H.S. (HQ), Estt.(G) Section
Sector – 12, Rama Krishna Puram
New Delhi – 110022

Date:- 21/01/2019

Sub: Enhancement in age of contractual doctors from 67 years to 70 years for contractual engagement in CGHS Delhi reg

In continuation to this office letter of even no. dated 12.12.2018 it is informed that the age limit for contractual engagements of doctors in CGHS is enhanced from 67 years to 70 years. Those medical officer who have completed 67 years of age but are less than 69 of years as on 31.01.2019 may apply a fresh to this office by 31.01.2019 either by post or by hand.

Additional Director (HQ)
Central Government Health Scheme
Delhi

Source:https://cghs.gov.in/

Reduction in the residency period for promotion from Grade Pay Rs.1800/- (Level-1) to Grade Pay Rs.1900/- (Level-2).

January 23, 2019 0
Reduction in the residency period for promotion from Grade Pay Rs.1800/- (Level-1) to Grade Pay Rs.1900/- (Level-2).
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)

RBE NO.03/2019
No.E(NG)I/2015/PM 1/20
New Delhi, dated: 8th January, 2019
The General Manager (P)
All Indian Railways & PUs
(as per standard mailing list)

Sub: Reduction in the residency period for promotion from Grade Pay Rs.1800/- (Level-1) to Grade Pay Rs.1900/- (Level-2).

In terms of Para 189(ii) of IREM Vol.1, employees in Level-1, to be eligible for promotion to Level-2, should have put in a minimum of 3 years of continuous service except in the case of promotion of Scheduled Caste and Schedule Tribe.

The matter regarding reduction in the residency period for promotion from Level-1 to Level-2 in respect of all departments, has been under consideration of the Board, consequent to a demand to this effect having been raised by both the Federations i.e. AlRF and NFIR.

Keeping in view, the fact that younger and better qualified and talented employees are now available in Level-1 of all the departments, it has been decided that the residency period for promotion from Level-1 to Level-2 in all departments may be reduced from the existing 3 years wherever prescribed, to 2 years. However, in cases where higher incumbency is prescribed, the same shall continue.

SC/ST employees possessing requisite educational qualification can be considered for promotion to the posts of Skilled Artisan against the 25% qualified staff quota on completion of one year’ regular service.

Para 189(ii) of IREM Vol.I, 2009, Reprint Edition is accordingly amended as per ACS No.260 is enclosed herewith.

This issue with the concurrence of the Accounts Dte. Railway Board.

No.E(NG)I/2015/PM 1/20

(P.M.Meena)
Dy. Director-11/Estt.(NG)I
Railway Board

Source: http://www.indianrailways.gov.in/railwayboard/uploads/directorate/establishment/ENG-I/E(NG)I-2015-PM1-20_08012019.pdf

Admissible Allowances under the full funding Scheme of Domestic Funding of Foreign Training (DFFT) of DOPT.

January 23, 2019 0
Admissible Allowances under the full funding Scheme of Domestic Funding of Foreign Training (DFFT) of DOPT.
F.No.12037/41/2017-FTC
Government Of India
Ministry Of Personnel Public Grievances and Pensions
Department Of Personnel and Training
Training Division

Block-IV,Old JNU Campus, New Delhi
Dated: 09-01-2019
To

1. The Chief Secretaries of all the State Governments/Uts.
2. The Secretaries of all Ministries/Departments of the Government of India.

Subject: Admissible Allowances under the full funding Scheme of Domestic Funding of Foreign Training (DFFT) of DOPT.

Reference: This department’s Circular No.12037/14/2010-FTC dated 19.01.2011 and No.12037/20/2015-FTC dated 17.10.2016

Madam/Sir,

The Department of Personnel and Training, Government of India has been sponsoring the names of suitable officers every year for undergoing training in various universities/institutions abroad under the Domestic funding of foreign Training (DFFT) Scheme.

2. The matter regarding the accommodation allowance to the officers deputed for undergoing DFFT programs has been reviewed in consultation with the IFD of this department and it has been decided to circulate consolidated information regarding various allowances admissible to the officers while deputed under the DFFT Scheme of DoPT.

3. Long-term programmes:-

(i) Monthly Living Allowance:-

COUNTRIESLIVING ALLOWANCE IN US$/PER MONTH
USA1918
UK2014
France1994
Netherlands1880
Switzerland2205
Australia1880
Philippines1803
Singapore1880

(The above mentioned rates are based on the Foreign Allowance (FA) fixed by MEA in 2009 and are at 45% of FA of MEA being given to Director level officers in these countries and is subject to change as per any revision in FA of MEA officers)

(ii) Monthly Accommodation Allowance:

(a) University accommodation should be taken. The same will be paid as per actual, subject to it being for a single bedroom accommodation. If the officer avail other than single bedroom university accommodation. the highest rate of the one bedroom university accommodation will be payable.

(b) In case the University accommodation is very limited and not available to all officers nominated for the programme, then University empanelled/recommended accommodation can be taken which will be treated at par with the University accommodation. In case the university recommended/empanelled accommodation are also limited and not available to all officers. then private accommodation can be taken in which case, accommodation allowance shall be paid at par with the highest of the university's one bedroom accommodation or the actual rent paid by the officer, whichever is less on producing the supporting documents from accommodation authority viz. rent receipt, certificate from university regarding non-availability of the university accommodation etc.

(c) In case where the University accommodation/Unversity recommended/empanelled accommodation are not available, the accommodation allowance may be given at the rate of US $750 per month and US $1000 per month in normal cities and big cities respectively.

(iii) One-time Allowances:

Warm Clothing Allowance - US $500
Departure Allowance - US $500
Arrival Allowance - US $375
Books & Assignment Allowance - US $1000

Note: The above one time allowances will be admissible to the officers deputed for one year long term program only. The officers deputed for two years IACA programs will be admissible for Warm Clothing Allowance and Books & Assignment Allowance only. The living and accommodation allowance in respect of IACA programs will be regulated in terms of allowances given in short term programs.

4. Short-term programmes:

(i) Per Diem (DA):
Per Diem to be disbursed under the DFFT Scheme would be equal to per diem available to officers while on tour as per GoI's guidelines.

(ii) Accommodation Allowance:-
This allowance will be paid at par with the rates of per Diem for training programmes upto the duration of 2 months. For programmes beyond 2 months duration, the rates agreed for long term programmes. i.e US $750 per month and US $1000 per month in normal cities and big cities respectively would be applicable.

5. Further, as a matter of policy, accommodation and living allowances for one year long term program shall be paid for the period of training including one week (7 days) at the beginning of the programme and one week (7 days) at the end of the programme. subject to the total period of training being within one year.

Yours faithfully,

(Rajendra Prasad Tewari)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

Source:http://documents.doptcirculars.nic.in/D2/D02trn/DFFT%20revised%20ciruclarcMyMX.pdf

Modified Assured Career Progression Scheme (MACPS) for the Central Government Civilian Employees -regarding

January 23, 2019 0
Modified Assured Career Progression Scheme (MACPS) for the Central Government Civilian Employees -regarding
F.No.A-26017/156/2018-Ad.IIA
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue Central
Board of Excise and Customs
North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 9th January, 2019

To,
All Cadre Controlling Authorities under CBIC

Subject: Modified Assured Career Progression Scheme (MACPS) for the Central Government Civilian Employees -regarding

Madam / Sir,

The Modified Assured Career Progression Scheme (MACP) for the Central Government Civilian Employees was introduced on the recommendation of the 6th Central Pay Commission vide Department of Personnel and Training (DoP&T) OM No.35034/312008-Estt(D) dated 19.05.2009 w.e.f. 01.09.2008.

2. The Board has been receiving a number of references from individuals/ Commissionerates /CBN, CBIC, seeking clarification on the applicability of the judgment dated 08.12.2017 of the Hon’ble Supreme Court in Civil Appeal Diary No. 3744 of 2016, in case of UOI and Ors. Vs. Balbir Singh Turn & Anr. on grant of MACP from 01.01.2006 instead of 01.09.2008.

3. DoP&T is the nodal Department for regulation of MACP Scheme. The matter has been examined in the Board in consultation with DoP&T. DoP&T has, inter alia, observed that: –

The Order dated 08.12.2017 of the Hon’ble Supreme Court in Civil Appeal Diary No. 3744 of 2016, in case of UOI and Ors. Vs. Balbir Singh Turn & Anr is in the context of MACP Scheme issued by Ministry of Defence (MoD) with regard to Personnel below Officer Rank (PBOR) and hence the order of Hon”ble Apex Court is directly not applicable to the MACP Scheme issued by DoP&T for civilian employees. Therefore, request for grant of MACP benefits w.e.f. 01.01.2006 may not be agreed to on the following grounds: –

(i) The VI Pay Commission recommended separate Schemes for civilian and the Defence Personnel. After the recommendations were considered and approved by the Cabinet, D/o Expenditure issued Resolution dated 29.08.2008 in respect of civilian employees. M/o Defence issued resolution dated 30.08.2008 regarding extension of VI CPC benefits to Armed Forces Personnel. Thus, the Civilian and the PBOR personnel are governed by two different Resolutions.

(ii) The recommendations of the 6th CPC were accepted by the Government only on 29.08.2008 (30.08.2008 in case of PBOR). The recommendations of the 66 CPC were required to be examined and a scheme was to be formulated in consultation with Department of Expenditure and the same took considerable time for its implementation. Before implementation of the Scheme, a cut off date had to be decided/fixed. Accordingly, the Government has taken a conscious decision for implementing the MACPS w.e.f. 01.09.2008. Though the MACPS came into existence only w.e.f. 01.09.2008, the benefits of the existing ACP Scheme of August, 1999, was allowed to the Government servants upto 31.08.2008.

(iii) Changing the effective date of implementation of MACP from 01.09.2008 to 01.01.2006 may be beneficial to certain employees, but this would also place certain other employees at a disadvantage thereby entailing huge recoveries from them. It may be difficult to make recoveries from the employees who have availed higher financial benefit under ACP during 01.01.2006 to 31.08.2008 and retired from service.

(iv) The MACP is a condition of service and, hence, cannot be given retrospective effect. It is upto Government to take a conscious decision to implement it uniformly from a certain date.

(v) It is not feasible to extend the benefits of MACP during 01.01.2006 to 31.08.2008, as more than nine years of time has passed since the implementation of MACP and the issues have been settled as per extant instructions. The change of effective date will lead to surge of litigation particularly from employees who availed the benefits of ACP scheme during 01.01.2006 to 31.08.2008.

(vi) Vide Order dated 14.02.2017, Hon’ble High Court of Judicature at Madras in Writ petition Nos. 33946, 34602 and 27798 of 2014 has held that the benefit of erstwhile ACP Scheme cannot be negated by bringing a new Scheme i.e. MACP Scheme with retrospective effect.

4. Based on the above, you are requested to take appropriate action on the references received on this issue.

5. This issues with the approval of Competent Authority.

Yours faithfully,

(M.K.Gupta)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

Source: http://www.cbic.gov.in/resources//htdocs-cbec/deptt_offcr/administrative-wing/admn-wing-circ/MACPcircular-090119.pdf

Fixation of pay on promotion to a post carrying higher duties and responsibilities but carrying the same grade pay - reg.

January 23, 2019 0
Fixation of pay on promotion to a post carrying higher duties and responsibilities but carrying the same grade pay - reg.
F.No.A-26017/05/2015-Ad IIA
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs

North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 16th January, 2019

To

All Pr. Chief Commissioners/ Chief Commissioners of GST & Central
Excise/Customs/ Directors General under CBIC.

Subject:-Fixation of pay on promotion to a post carrying higher duties and responsibilities but carrying the same grade pay - reg.

Madam/Sir,

I am directed to say that the matter related to a clarification on pay fixation under FR 22(1)(a)(I) on re-designation/promotion to a post carrying higher duties and responsibilities but carrying the same pay scale has been examined in the Board in consultation with Department of Expenditure. Department of Expenditure has advised that —

“in case the issue is for pay fixation on movement from the post of Office Superintendent (OS) to Administrative Officer (AO) taking place on dates prior to merger of the posts of OS with AO on 01.01.2006, the pay fixation may be considered in the light of Department of Expenditure OM No.169/2/2000-IC dated 24.11.2000”.

2. It is advised to take necessary action in the matter in terms of provisions contained in Department of Expenditure OM No.169/2/2000-IC dated 24.11.2000. A copy of Department of Expenditure O.M. dated 24.11.2000 is enclosed.

Yours faithfully,

Encl: As above.
(A.K. Qasim)
Director

Source:http://www.cbic.gov.in/resources//htdocs-cbec/deptt_offcr/administrative-wing/admn-wing-circ/V.P.Arak_180119.pdf

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Grant of (notional) annual increment due on 1st July or 1st January after superannuation for calculating pensionary benefits- Regarding

January 22, 2019 0
Grant of (notional) annual increment due on 1st July or 1st January after superannuation for calculating pensionary benefits- Regarding
No. 100-10/2018-Pension
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
(Pension Section)

Dak Bhawan. Sansad Marg,
New Delhi 110 001.
10th January. 2019.

Office Memorandum

Sub: Grant of (notional) annual increment due on 1st July or 1st January after superannuation for calculating pensionary benefits- Regarding

The undersigned is directed to forward herewith a copy of representation dated 04-12-2018 along with its enclosures received from Shri R. Ganesan. Secretary. Department of Posts (Retd.) & President. India Posts’ Retired Officers’ Association (IPROA) requesting to consider grant of notional annual increment due on 1st July or 1st January after superannuation in case of officials retiring on 30th June or 31st December after completion crone full year service. for calculating pensionary benefits. The request has been made on the basis of an order dated 15-09-2017 passed by Hon’ble High Court of Judicature at Madras in Writ Petition No. 15732/2017 in the matter of Sltri P. Ayyumperumal. wherein the High Court had directed that the petitioner shall be given one notional increment for the period of one full year’s service from the date of his last increment till the date he retired 30th June. next year. for the purpose of pensionary benefits. The appeal preferred by UOI by way of filing SLP Civil Dy. No. 22283/2018 challenging the High Court order was dismissed by Hon’ble Supreme Court. vide order dated 23-07-20 I 8.

2. The issue raised in the representation does not come under the purview of Department of Post. Therefore, the representation Is being forwarded to the nodal Ministry (Department of Expenditure) for their consideration and appropriate action.

( Tarun Mittal)
Asstt. Director General (Pension)

Encl.: As above

Source: Confederation

Implementation of the recommendations of Seventh Central Pay Commission – Cash Handling and Treasury Allowance -reg.

January 22, 2019 0
Implementation of the recommendations of Seventh Central Pay Commission – Cash Handling and Treasury Allowance -reg.
F.No. 4/6/2017-Estt.(Pay-II)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

North Block, New Delhi 
Date : 18.01.2019

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: – Implementation of the recommendations of Seventh Central Pay Commission – Cash Handling and Treasury Allowance -reg.

Consequent upon the decision taken by the Government on the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission vide Department of Expenditure’s Resolution No. 11-1/2016-IC dated 06.07.2017, Cash Handling Allowance and Treasury Allowance have been subsumed in ‘Cash Handling and Treasury Allowance’. The President is now pleased to decide that Cash Handling and Treasury Allowance shall be admissible to Central Government employees at the following rates subject to conditions mentioned in subsequent paras : –
2.The powers to grant Cash Handling and Treasury Allowance remain delegated to the Ministries and Head of Departments who, at their discretion, may appoint Junior Secretariat Assistants / Senior Secretariat Assistants / Assistant Section Officers / officials holding substantive post up to level 7 of Pay Matrix, to perform the duties of Cashiers. The grant of Cash Handling and Treasury Allowance shall be subject to the following conditions:-

(i) The amount of Cash Handling and Treasury Allowance to be granted will depend on the average amount of monthly Cash disbursed, excluding payment by cheques/ drafts/ECS/online payments/other modes where cash handling in physical form is not involved.

(ii) The Ministry or Head of the Department concerned should certify, on the basis of the previous financial year’s average, the amount of Cash disbursed and sanction the rate of Cash Handling and Treasury Allowance appropriate to that quantum. The average amount of Cash disbursed should be arrived at by taking the total amount shown as disbursed in the Cash Book reduced by the items disbursed in the form of cheques /R.T.Rs/ Drafts/ECS/online payments/other modes where cash handling in physical form is not involved, etc.

(iii) The Cash Handling and Treasury Allowance granted to the official should be reviewed every financial year.

(iv) Every official, who is appointed to work as Cashier, unless he is exempted by the competent authority, should furnish security in accordance with the provisions contained in Rule 306 (1) to 306 (4) in Chapter 12 of the General Financial Rules, 2017 as amended from time to time.

(v) The Cash Handling and Treasury Allowance is to be granted from the date of issue of order of appointment as Cashier or from the date of furnishing security, whichever is later.

(vi) Not more than one official should be allowed the Cash Handling and Treasury Allowance in an office/Department.

(vii) Sanction in each case should invariably be issued in the name of the person who is appointed to do the Cash work and for whom the Cash Handling and Treasury Allowance is sanctioned.

(viii) In cases of Cashier appointed on direct recruitment /promotion to such a post in terms of provision of RRs, no Cash Handling and Treasury Allowance will be Further where there are sufficient number of Cashiers in various Grades to constitute a viable cadre in a Deptt./Organisation, then the post of Cashiers would not carry any Cash Handling and Treasury Allowance.

(ix) The Cash Handling and Treasury Allowance will not be admissible to Senior Secretariat Assistants cum Cashiers as Cash Handling is part and parcel of the duties of this post.

3.In the case of a newly created office, where it is not possible to observe all the conditions quoted above, Ministries and Heads of Departments may themselves grant Cash Handling and Treasury Allowance to cashiers during the first year of existence on the basis of the estimated average monthly cash disbursements. The other conditions quoted in para ( 2) above will, however apply.

4.Any relaxation of the above terms and conditions will require the prior concurrence of the Department of Personnel & Training.

5.These orders shall be effective from 01.07.2017.

6.In so far as persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department are concerned, these orders are being issued after consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.

(Rajeev Bahree)
Under Secretary to the Government of India
Telephone No.: 011-23040489

Source:https://dopt.gov.in/

Reservation for Economically Weaker Sections (EWSs) in civil posts and services in the Government of India

January 22, 2019 0
Reservation for Economically Weaker Sections (EWSs) in civil posts and services in the Government of India
F No.36039/1/2019-Est(Res.)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training

North Block, New Delhi
19th January, 2019

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Reservation for Economically Weaker Sections (EWSs) in civil posts and services in the Government of India

Reference is invited to Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment O.M. No. F.No.20013/01/2018-BC-II dated 17.1.2019 on the above mentioned subject, which, inter-alia, reads as under:-

“1. In pursuance of insertion of clauses 15(6) and 16(6) in the Constitution vide the Constitution (One Hundred and Third Amendment) Act, 2019 and in order to enable the Economically Weaker Sections (EWSs) who are not covered under the existing scheme of reservations for the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes and the Socially and Educationally Backward Classes, to receive the benefits of reservation on a preferential basis in civil posts and services in the Government of India and admission in Educational Institutions, it has been decided by the Government to provide 10% reservation to EWSs in civil posts and services in Government of India and admission in Educational Institutions.

Persons who are not covered under the existing scheme of reservations for the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes and the Socially and Educationally Backward Classes and whose family has gross annual income below Rs. 8.00 lakh are to be identified as EWSs for the benefit of reservation. Family for this purpose will include the person who seeks benefit of reservation, his/her parents and siblings below the age of 18 years as also his/her spouse and children below the age of 18 years. The income shall include income from all sources i.e. salary, agriculture, business, profession etc. and it will be income for the financial year prior to the year of application. Also persons whose family owns or possesses any of the following assets shall be excluded from being identified as EWSs, irrespective of the family income:

i. 5 acres of Agricultural Land and above;
ii. Residential flat of 1000 sq. ft. and above;
iii. Residential plot of 100 sq. yards and above in notified municipalities;
iv. Residential plot of 200 sq. yards and above in areas other than the notified municipalities.

The income and assets of the families as mentioned in para 2 would be required to be certified by an officer not below the rank of Tehsildar in the States/UTs. The officer who issues the certificate would do the same after carefully verifying all relevant documents following due process as prescribed by the respective State/ UT.

Instructions regarding reservation in employment and admission to educational institutions will be issued by DOPT and Ministry of HRD respectively.”

In pursuance of the above Office Memorandum, it is hereby notified that 10% reservation would be provided for Economically Weaker Sections (EWSs) in central government posts and services and would be effective in respect of all Direct Recruitment vacancies to be notified on or after 01.02 2019.

Detailed Instructions regarding operation of roster and procedure for implementation of EWS reservation will be issued separately.

(Gyanendra Dev Tripathi)
Joint Secretary to the Government of India

Source:https://dopt.gov.in/

Monday, January 21, 2019

Union Home Minister lays foundation stone of Kendriya Vidyalaya at CISF Camp in Gautam Buddha Nagar

January 21, 2019 0
Union Home Minister lays foundation stone of Kendriya Vidyalaya at CISF Camp in Gautam Buddha Nagar
“Knowledge is a double edged sword”: Shri Rajnath Singh

The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh  said that knowledge can be used constructively with right moral and ethical values.  He said that knowledge is a double edged sword and can make an individual either contribute to constructive or destructive activities. What makes the difference is the right moral and ethical values. Shri Rajnath Singh  was addressing the gathering after laying the foundation stone of Kendriya Vidyalaya at Special Security Group, CISF Camp in Gautam Buddha Nagar, Uttar Pradesh today.

The Union Home Minister said the information technocrats are contributing to nation building as India has emerged as the software hub. A few misguided youth however are using these very skills for anti-social activities by being influenced by the extremist groups such as the Al-Qaeda. He called upon the teachers to impart the right values and moral education to the students besides academic subjects.

Shri Rajnath Singh said the new Central School will be a boon to the CAPF personnel since three CAPF Forces have camps here in the neighbourhood. Recently, the Home Minister inaugurated a Referral Hospital at this campus. The government is working towards providing Housing and Welfare facilities to CAPF personnel and their families in remote and far-flung  areas, he added.

 Minister of State for Culture (I/C) and Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Dr. Mahesh Sharma, DG, CISG Shri Rajesh Ranjan were also present on the occasion.

Source:PIB

MACP Benchmark criteria prior and after 25.7.2016

January 21, 2019 0
MACP Benchmark criteria prior and after 25.7.2016
Directorate General
Sashastra Seema Bel
East Block-V, R.K. Puram
New Delhi 110066

No. 1/Org/MACP/2018(186)/ 117

Dated: 10th Jan 2019

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

This is in reference to DoP&T OM F. No. 35034/3/2015-Estt.(D) dated 27/28.09.2016 regarding enhancement of Benchmark for financial up‑gradation under MACP Scheme as per recommendations of the 7th CPC accepted by the Government.

Of late, field units have been seeking clarification regarding the applicability of benchmark ‘Very Good’ for considering financial up-gradation under MACP Scheme. The matter has been examined at FHQ and the following clarifications are issued for compliance by all concerned:-

(i) For grant of financial up-gradation under the MACPS, the prescribed benchmark would he ‘Very Good’ for all the posts w.e.f. 25.07.2016.

(ii) APAR grading ‘Good’ for the period prior to 25.07.2016 i.e. the date from which the new Benchmark made applicable, may be treated as ‘Very Good’ while considering such cases by the Screening Committee/BOO.

(iii) There should be at least three ‘Very Good’ grading and other two not below ‘Good’ grading out of last five ACRs/APARs considering point (i) & (ii) in view for arriving at the prescribed Benchmark ‘Very Good’. Some illustrations are given in the enclosed Annexure-A for guidance.

Encl:-As above.

(Rakesh Kumar)
Commandant(Org)

Source: Confederation