All India Postal Employees Union - Group 'C'
- Srirangam Division - 620 006.
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Tuesday, 8 January 2013
FIXATION OF PAY ON HIGHER GRADE WITH SAME GRADE PAY
AN IMPORTANT ORDER - FIRST WE HAVE RELEASED ON THE DATE OF
of pay on promotion to a post carrying higher duties and responsibilities but
carrying the same grade pay
New Delhi, the 7th January,
of pay onpromotion to a post carrying higher duties and responsibilities but carrying the same
The undersigned is directed to invite an
attention to the provisions contained in Rule 13 of the CCS(RP) Rules,
2008, which provides for the method of fixation of pay on promotion on or after
1.1.2006 in case. inter-alia, ofpromotion from one grade pay to another.
The Rule provides for fixation
of pay by way of addition of one increment equal to 3%
of the sum of the pay in the pay band and the existing grade pay (rounded off to the next multiple of 10)to the
existing pay in the pay band and then fixing the pay in the promotional post as
per the procedure prescribed therein.
In terms of this Ministry’s OM No. 169/2/2000-IC dated 24.11.2000, dealing with
the situation whereby both the feeder and the promotional grades were placed in
the identical revised pay scales based on the recommendations of the
5th Central Pay Commission, it was provided, inter-alia, that only in cases
where it was not found feasible to appropriately restructure cadres in question
on functional, operational and administrative considerations, extension of the
benefit of fixation of pay under FR 22(I)(a)(1) could be considered on
the merits of each case, provided all the conditions precedent for the grant of
this benefit were fully satisfied and promotion to the post in question actually
involved assumption of higher responsibilities.
3. In view of the provisions which existed
prior to 1.12006., the matter has been considered and the President is pleased to decide that in cases of
promotion from one post to another where the promotional post carries the same
Grade Pay as the feeder post, the fixation of pay in such cases will be done in
the manner as prescribed in Rule 13(i) of the CCS(RP) Rules, 2008, provided fixation of pay in such cases was
done prior to 1.1.2006 in terms of this Ministry’s aforesaid OM No.169/2/2000-IC
dated 24 11.2000.
In so far as the persons serving the Indian Audit and Account Department are
concerned, these orders are issued in consultation with the Comptroller &
Auditor General of India.