Instructions for the cases where the reporting / reviewing / accepting authority demits office or retires before the due dates prescribed for the PAR year 2018-19 for all AIS officers, vide DOPT’s letter dated 26.4.2019

DoPT Orders 2019

Instructions for the cases where the reporting / reviewing / accepting authority demits office or retires before the due dates prescribed for the PAR year 2018-19 for all AIS officers, vide DOPT’s letter dated 26.4.2019

By Speed Post/ Spl Messenger

F. No. 11059/01/2019-AIS-III
Ministry of Personnel, PG and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

North Block, New Delhi-11 0001
Dated the 20th June, 2019

To,
The Chief Secretaries of States / UTs

Subject: Instructions for the cases where the reporting / reviewing / accepting authority demits office or retires before the due dates prescribed for the PAR year 2018-19 for all AIS officers, vide DOPT’s letter dated 26.4.2019- reg.

I am directed to refer to the subject noted above and to state that vide letter dated 26.04.19 (copy enclosed), this Department, had extended the cut off dates prescribed for online generation, filling of self-appraisal, reporting, reviewing and acceptance of PAR for the year 2018-19 through SPARROW portal for all levels of AIS officers , in relaxation of Rule 4A(1) of AIS (PAR) Rules.

Vide para 3 of the letter dated 26.04.2019 , it was stated that instructions for cases, where the reporting / reviewing / accepting authority demits office or retires before the due date. as amended , shall be issued separately

In view of the timelines for writing PARs having been extended in relaxation of Rule 4A(1) of AIS (PAR) Rules, the corresponding restrictions under Rule 7A of the said Rules, on the duration within which a reporting / reviewing/ accepting authority who has demitted office or retired from service may record their remarks, have also accordingly been considered to be modified appropriately for the PAR year 2018-19 .

Therefore, it has been decided that in relaxation of Rule 7A of the said rules, the timelines specified in the modified schedule for the PAR year 2018-19 , circulated vide letter dated 26.04.2019, shall apply to the reporting / reviewing / accepting authorities who demit office or retire from service prior to the respective cut off dates and they shall
be allowed to record their remarks till the respective cut off dates.

However, for the authorities demitting office or retiring in September, 2019 or thereafter, the Rule 7A read with 2nd proviso to Rule 5(1) of AIS (PAR) Rules shall continue to be applicable.

Encl: as stated.

(Vasanthi V Babu)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

Annexure

[Reference F.No. 11059/ 01/ 2019-AIS-III dated 25th April 2019]

Revised timelines for recording PAR at all stages for all level of AIS officers (for the year 2018-19)

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