DoPT: Promotion of Section Officers to Grade-I (Under Secretary) of CSS on ad-hoc basis

DoPT: Promotion of Section Officers to Grade-I (Under Secretary) of CSS on ad-hoc basis

Govemment of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pension
Department of personel & Training

2nd Floor, Lok Nayak Shawan,
Khan Market, New Delhi
Dated the 16th February, 2018


Approval of the President is hereby conveyed for promotion of the following 03 Section Officers of Central Secretariat Service (eSS) to Grade-! (Under Secretary) of ess in the Pay Matrix level- 11 (Rs.67,700 – 2,08,700) [pre-revised PB-3 (Rs.15600-39100) with a Grade Pay of Rs.6600/-] purely on ‘ad-hoc’ basis for a period up to 30.06.2018 or till the posts are filled up on regular basis, or until further orders whichever is earlier.

2. On promotion on ad-hoc basis, the officers are allocated to the Ministries/Departments as shown against their names :

Name of the officer
Present Posting
Posted to
1. 8258 Sudershan Kumar Health & F.W. Defence
2. 8676 Rajiv Narayan Supply Division Higher Education
3. 8828 Anil Yadav Economic Affairs Expenditure

3. The ‘ad-hoc’ promotion is subject to the following conditions:

(i) The ad·hoc promotion shall not confer any right to continue in the grade indefinitely or for inclusion in the Select List for regular appointment or to claim seniority in the Grade I of the CSS.

(ii) Ad-hoc appointments may be terminated at any point of time without giving any reason thereof.

(iii) The appointment on ad-hoc basis will take effect from the date of assuming the charge of the post of Under Secretary in the Ministryl Department to which the officer has been allocated.

(iv) The service rendered on ad-hoc basis in the Under Secretary grade would not count for the purpose of seniority in that grade or for promotion to the next higher grade.

(v) The appointment is subject to vigilance clearance in terms of DoPT’s OM No.22034/4/2012-Estt.(D). dated 02.11.2012 and other relevant instructions on the subjecl The Ministryl Department where the officer is working should relieve himlher or promote him/her only after verifying that no disciplinary Prroceedings are pending or contemplated against the officer.

(vi) The Officers, who have not undergone mandatory Level ‘D’ Training as enjoined in Cadre Training Plan for the CSS, will have to undergo the aforesaid training as per nominations made by this Department.

(vii) No request for retention of the Officers who are transferred on promotion would be entertained.

(viii) The officers who fail to avail ad-hoc promotion would not be considered for ad-hoc promotion for a period of one year from the date of issue of this promotion order.

(xi) Officers undergoing any training other than mandatory training under CSS (CTP) will not be allowed proforma promotion and the officer has to join the post to avail promotion. In this regard, attention is invited to this Department’s O.M. No. 21 /312015-CS.I(P) dated 19.3.2015.

(x) The ad·hoc promotion will remain subject to outcome of:

(a) the CP NO.31412016 in SLP(C) No.483112012 and other connected cases before the Hon’ble Supreme Court;

(b) WP(C) NO.349012010 filed by All India Equality Forum & Others vs.UOI & Ors. and in any other related court case in any competent court.

4. The officers promoted vide this order may be relieved with immediate effect to enable them to avail promotion. Officers covered in this order and presently on deputation, if any, should repatriate to the cadre immediately to avail promotion, failing which promotion order will be cancelled.

5. Notification appointing the officers will be issued by the concerned Ministry/Department where the officer is posted. A copy of the same should be endorsed to
this Department.

6. This issues with the approval of the Competent Authority

Anil Tripathi
Under Secretary to the Government of India

Source : DoPT

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