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National Anomaly Committee Meeting – Agenda Item 41 to 59

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AGENDA ITEMS FOR THE MEETING OF NATIONAL ANOMALY COMMITTEE

ITEM NO.41

FIXATION OF PAY ON PROMOTION TO A POST CARRYING THE SAME
GRADE PAY
A person promoted from one post to another post is required allow a pay
fixation to be fixed by grant of one increment in the lower Pay Band / Pay Scale
and the Grade Pay of the higher post. There are certain feeder and promotion
posts which carry the same grade pay and these have not been merged on
functional considerations. The promotion of an employee from the feeder post to
the promotion post is however not being treated as promotion and no fixation is
being done. It is proposed that in such cases also one increment in the feeder
post may be allowed and the Grade pay of the next post may be granted.
ITEM NO.42
REMOVAL OF ANOMALIES IN MODIFIED ASSURED CAREER
PROGRESSION SCHEME.
The Government of India has introduced the ACP Scheme vide OM No.35034/1/97 –
Estt (D) dated 9.8.1999 on the recommendation of the Fifth Central Pay
Commission to provide „ Safety Net‟ to deal with the problem of genuine
stagnation and hardship faced by the employees due to lack of adequate
promotional avenues. As per instructions, the mobility under ACPS is to be
allowed in the „existing hierarchy‟. Since the benefit of upgradation under ACPS
are to be allowed in the existing hierarchy, the mobility under ACPS shall be in
the hierarchy existing after merger of pay scales by ignoring promotions. For
granting upgradation, if such cadre / hierarchy exists in the Ministry /
Department concerned, the up gradation may be allowed in keeping with the pay
scale of an analogous grade of a cadre / post in the same Ministry / Department.
However, if no such grade exists in the Ministry / Department concerned
comparison may be made with an analogous grade available in other Ministries /
Departments.
The Government of India in their OM No.35034 /3/2008 Estt(D) dated 19.5.2009
has stipulated that.
“(2) The MACPS envisages merely placement in the immediate next higher grade
pay in the hierarchy of the recommended revised pay bands and grade pay as given
in Section 1 Part – A of the first schedule of the CCS (Revised Pay) Rules,
2008. Thus, the grade pay at the time of financial up gradation under MACPS can,
in certain cases where regular promotion is not between two successive grades,
be different than what is available at the time of regular promotion. In such
case, the higher grade pay attached to the next promotion post in the hierarchy
of the concerned cadre / organization will be given only at the time of regular
promotion”.
In such circumstances, the wish of the Government of India to grant 03
Financial Upgradations for betterment of its employees in thirty years service
span will not be culminated through MACP Scheme as it is disadvantageous in
comparison to erstwhile ACP Scheme particularly for the employees in Pay Band –
1.
This may be understood by the following example:-
ACP as per 5th CPC recommendation
ACP as per 6th CPC recommendation
Direct Recruitment in
the
post of LDC
Direct Recruitment in
the
post of LDC
Pay scale of initial recruitment Rs.(3050-4590)
Pay Scale
of initial
recruitment PB1 (5200-20200) plus Grade
Pay Rs.1900
Granted 1st ACP
after completion
of 12 years service from
initial recruitment in the existing hierarchy (i.e. UDC) Pay Scale of
the UDC / 1
st ACP Rs.(40006000) i.e. PB-1 (520020200)
plus Grade Pay Rs.2400/
He may be granted 1st ACP after completion of 10
years from initial recruitment in the pay
scale of PB1 (520020200) plus Grade
Pay Rs.2000 i.e.Prerevised
Rs.(32004900)
Granted 2nd ACP
after completion
of 24 years service from initial recruitment in the
existing hierarchy (i.e.
Assistant) Rs.(5000-8000)
i.e. PB2 (930034800)
plus Grade
Pay Rs.4200
He may be granted 2nd ACP after completion of
20 years service from initial recruitment in the
scale of PB1(520020200) plus Grade
Pay Rs.2400 i.e.Prerevised Rs.(40006000)
He may be granted 3rd ACP after completion of
30 years service from initial recruitment in the pay
scale of PB1 (520020200)
plus
Grade
pay Rs.2800 i.e. Prerevised Rs.(45007000)
Further, para 28 A, (i), (ii), 28 B and 28 C of the OM ibid illustrates that
the benefit of the MACPS in the same cadre may be different for the different
employees.
Therefore it is requested to issue necessary instructions whereby the
granting of benefit of ACP in vogue may be continued with modification that 03
financial upgradation will be granted on completion of 10,20 and 30 years in
case such cadre / hierarchy exists in the Ministry / Department and if no such
grade exists in the Ministry / Department concerned, comparison may be made with
an analogous grade available in other Ministries / Departments.
ITEM NO.43
BEFORE
THE 6
TH
PAY COMMISSION, THERE WERE 3 HAG
SCALES OF PAY NAMELY:
Ref. No.
Scale of Pay (in Rs.)
Minimum Pension (in
Rs.) (1/2 of
minimum of scale)
(a).
22,400 24,500
11,200
(b).
22,400 26,000
11,200
(c).
24,050 26,000
12,025
Thus there was no difference in the minimum pension of (a) and (b) above,
both being Rs.11,200/- (1/2 of scale of pay of Rs. 22,400/-). Only those who
were in (c) above drew marginally 7% higher pension.
All these 3 scale were placed in pay band -4 by the
6
th pay commission with the grade pay varying from
Rs.11000/- to Rs.13000/-, a nominal variation. The Pay Commission
therefore did not intend much difference in the pension of (a), (b) & (c)
retirees, as indeed was also the case before 6th Pay Commission.
The Committee of Secretaries, however removed scales (b) & (c) above and
placed them in HAG + in the scale of Rs.75,500 – 80,000/-.
The scale at (a), though having the same minimum as at (b), was not placed in
HAG +.
The minimum pension of all employees retired before 1.1.1996 in the scales of
pay (b) & (c) above has now been fixed at Rs. 37,750/- (1/2 of Rs.75,500/-),
as against Rs.24700/- 1/2 (Rs.37,400 + 12,000 /-) for those who retired in scale
Rs.22,400/- – 24,500/- i.e. scale (a) above, creating a difference of 50% in the
pensions.
As mentioned above, the difference in the pensioners of the various HAG
scales, (a) to ( c ) was 0-7% before the 6th Pay Commission. This would also
have been the order of difference had the 6th Pay Commission recommendations not
been tinkered with, by the Committee of Secretaries, by creating a separate
scale of pay for (b & c). The difference (in persons who retired in scale
Rs.22400 – 24500/- and those who retired in Rs.22400/- – 26,000/- and Rs.24050 –
26000) has widened from (0.7%) to more then 50% (Rs.37,750/- for
(b) & (c) – Rs.24,700 for (a). This is an anomaly and needs to be rectified.
Solution to the Anomaly
Prior to the Fifth Pay Commission, Secretaries drew Rs.8000/- fixed per month
and Cabinet Secretary drew Rs.9000/- fixed per month. The pay recommended for
them by Sixth Pay Commission is Rs.80,000/- per month and Rs.90,000/- per month
respectively. Thus multiplying factor of 10 has been applied.
The new HAG+ scale of pay in Rs.75,500 – 80,000/-. The corresponding scale of
pay before the Fifth Pay Commission were Rs.7,300 – 8000/- and Rs.7,600 –
8000/-. Thus, here also a factor of 10 has been applied.
The HAG scale of pay left out in pay band 4 is Rs.22,400 – 24,500/-. The
corresponding scale of pay before the Fifth Pay Commission was Rs.7,300 –
7,600/-. Applying the factor of 10, a new scale of pay namely rs.73,000 –
76,000/- may be created for them in the interest of fair play and justice
.
This would remove the anomaly pointed out above.
ITEM NO.44
ANOMALY IN THE PAY SCALE / PAY BAND AND
GRADE PAY OF LIBRARY
INFORMATION ASSISTANTS
The Pay Scales recommended by different Pay Commissions to Trained Graduate
Teachers, School Librarians and Library Information Assistants are indicated
below:-
Post
Minimum
Educational
Qualification
Pay Scale
IV CPC Rs
V CPC Rs.
VI CPC
Trained Graduate
Teachers
Graduation + Bed
(1 year Course)
14002600
55009000
PB2 Rs.930034800
+ Grade Pay Rs.4600
School Librarian
Graduation + B Lib
Science (1
Year course)
14002600
55009000
do
Library Information
Asstt.
Graduation + B
Lib.
 Science ( 1
Year Course)
14002600
50008000
PB2 Rs.930034800
+ Grade Pay Rs.4200

The Department of Expenditure had vide their OM FNo. 71/3/2001-IC dated
21.2.2002, revised the Pay Scale of Library Information Asstt. to Rs.5500-9000
w.e.f. 1.1.1996.
It appears that VI CPC did not take into account the orders issued on
21.2.2002 by the Department of Expenditure further revising the pay scale of
Library Information Asstts. retrospectively with effect from 1.1.1996 to
Rs.5500-9000 and, therefore, recommended PB-2 with grade pay of Rs. 4200
corresponding to the Prerevised Pay Scale of Rs.5000-8000.
The Library Information Asstt. in Departmental Libraries besides having the
same educational qualifications as those of the School Librarian, carry much
more responsible duties than the School Librarian.
It is therefore urged that the Library Information Assistants may be granted
PB-2, Rs.9300-34800 with Grade pay of Rs. 4600.
ITEM NO.45
ANOMALY IN PENSION OF THOSE IN RECEIPT OF
STAGNATION INCREMENTS IN
PREREVISED PAY SCALE.
It is seen that persons who retired with the last pay being maximum of their
prerevised pay scale + one to three stagnation increments prior to 1.1.2006 have
been fixed at 50% of their maximum pay + stagnation increment plus 50% of the
last pay drawn as D.P. + 36% of their last pay drawn as D.R. + 40% of the last
pay drawn by way of fitment benefit.
At the same time one who was in service as on 1.1.2006 drawing the maximum of
prerevised Pay Scale plus stagnation increments and had chosen to be fixed in
his Revised Pay Band + Grade Pay (which is 40% of the maximum prerevised Pay Scale) have not been given 40% of
stagnation increment in their fixation. Such persons on retirement after
1.1.2006 have thus been deprived of 40% of their stagnation increment.
It is, therefore, urged that their Grade Pay should be increased by 40% of
their stagnation increment to remove the above anomaly.
ITEM NO.46
DISPARITY IN PAY SCALES AND STATUS: OFFICERS IN
STENOGRAPHERS CADRE.
Following two tables A & B will amply clarify the disparity in pay scales
and status of officers in Stenographers cadre:-

Table A: staff working in Sectt / Armed Forces HQ
Stenographers Services

Post
Pre revised Scale
Revised Pay
Pay Band
Grade Pay
PS (Gp
B)
Rs.750012000
Rs.800013500
(on completion of four years service)
PB2
PB3
Rs.4800
Rs.5400
PPS (GP A)*
Rs.10000 15200
PB3
Rs.6600

Table B: Staff Working in AOC / Other Organizations
outside Sectt.

Post
Pre revised Scale
Revised Pay
Pay Band
Grade Pay
PS (GP
B)
Rs.650010500
PB2
Rs.4200
SPS (Gp
B)*
Rs.750012000
PB2
Rs.4800

* PPS and SPS are equivalent posts. Post is designated as PPS in Sectt and
SPS in organization outside Sectt.
It may be noted that pay scales of Rs.6500-10500 in respect of PS of Sectt /
AFHQSS has been upgraded to scale of Rs.7500-12000 and granted Grade Pay of
Rs.4800 in the revised pay structure. They will also be granted the
non-functional Grade Pay of Rs.5400 in PB-3 on completion of four years regular
service. There are also cases wherein Group B officers working in some of the
organizations have been granted the Grade Pay of Rs.5400 in PB-2 on non
functional basis after four years of regular service in the Grade Pay of Rs.4800
in PB – 2.
The Pay Commission has, while advocating that the time has come to grant
parity between similarly placed personnel employed in field officers and the
Secretariat has extended this parity only up to the grade of Asstt. (prerevised
Pay Scale of Rs.6500-10500) (vide para 3.1.3 of their report). Since PS in field
offices (Prerevised Pay Scale of Rs.6500-10500) is a Group B post, it may be
upgraded to prerevised Pay Scale of Rs.7450-11000 i.e.PB-2 with grade pay of Rs.
4600 9 (vide Sl.No. (ii) of Section I Part B of CCS (RP) rules, 2008).
Since PPS of Central Secretariat and SPS of field offices are equivalent
posts the SPS of field offices may be granted PB – 3 with Grade pay of Rs.5400/-
on completion of 4 years of service.
ITEM NO.47
DATE OF ANNUAL INCREMENT IN EOL CASES
After the implementation of the 6th CPC recommendations, the annual increment
date of all the Central Government Employees has been fixed as 1st July every
year. This has already created an anomalous situation. The employees who were
drawing their annual increment from Feb. to June are put to undue financial
hardship and loss in their terminal benefits also, because they are deprived of
their annual increment which they are due between Feb. 2009 and June 2009.
Apart from the above, on a reference by the Ministry of Defence on the issue
of regulation of date of next increment in case of employees on EOL the
DOP&T has clarified as under:
“ The proposal of Ministry of Defence regarding regulation of DNI in case of
employees on EOL, otherwise than on medical grounds has been examined in
consultation with Department of Expenditure. It is clarified that same as
provided under the conditions laid down in this Departments OM dated 18.2.1986,
qualifying service of less than 6 months rendered between 1st Jan and 30th June
of any year on account of EOL will have the effect of postponing one‟s increment
to 1st July of next Year, if all other conditions are met” – (DOP&T UO
No.13/1/2009-Pay I dated 20.2.2009)
The above clarification has put the employees into a huge loss and it amounts
to stoppage of increment is postponed by an year. This is not justified.
Therefore, the above decision of the DOP&T may be withdrawn.
Further to the above, it is pertinent to mention here that as provided in FR
26 periods of EOL not counting for increment up to 30days will not have the
effect of postponing ones increment. Therefore, the present decision conveyed
vide the above referred OM of DOP&T is in violation of FR 26.
ITEM NO. 48
15 YEAR PERIOD FIXED FOR RESTORATION OF COMMUTED PORTION OF
PENSION
(CPOP) IS ARBITRATY AND UNJUSTIFIED BEING CONTRARY TO THE
PRINCIPLE
ENUMERATED BY THE 6
TH
CPC AND LAID DOWN BY THE APEX
COURT.
As per the existing rules of commutation of pension, the period fixed for
restoration of the commuted portion of pension (CPOP) is 15 years irrespective
of the age at retirement. While the basis on which the revised Commutation
Table, as per Annexure to the OM dated 2nd September 2008 issued by the DOP
& PW , has been prepared has been mentioned at the foot of the table as the
pre revised Commutation Table was prepared on the basis of 4.75% interest (para
5.1.35 of 6th CPC Report). The relevance of the fixed rate of interest with the
period of restoration of the CPOP must be based on some principle or rationale,
for otherwise the period of restoration would be anomalous and grossly
unjustified being whimsical and arbitrary. The Pay Commission did mention this
principle in determining the period for restoration of CPOP but did not follow
it in practice and recommended to retain the already existing period of
restoration i.e. 15 years. The rationale / principle mentioned by the 6th CPC
with reference to a Supreme Court judgment is contained in para 5.1.34 of the
Commission‟s report in the following words:-
“In this Judgment, the Supreme Court had directed restoration of the
Commuted value of pension once the commutation amount along with the interest
element was recovered fully.”
To verify the irrationality of the pre revised as well as the revised
Commutation tables, one has to refer to Annexure A & B enclosed herewith,
which have been prepared with the help of mathematical logic. The method as to
how the period of restoration can be calculated for 4.75% rate of interest or 8%
rate of interest has also been explained in these annexures. The irrationality
of these Commutation Tables is further explained in the following paragraphs.
As mentioned above, the pre-revised commutation table is purported to have
been prepared on the basis of concessional rate of interest of 4.74% p.a at
which the capitalized value of pension (CVOP) paid to a pensioner is required to
be recovered along with the interest element, which practically calls for fixing
different periods instead of 15 years presently fixed for restoration of the
CPOP depending upon the retirement age, as worked out and shown in the Table –
below:-

 

RETIRING AGE IN
YEARS
AGE NEXT B.
DAY IN YEARS
NO. OF YEARS
OF PURCHASE OF CPOP
i.e. COMMUTATION
FACTOR
PERIOD IN WHICH THE
CVOP STANDS FULLY RECOVERED A/W INTEREST
ELEMENT AT 4.75% RATE
OF INTEREST P.A.
RATE OF INTEREST
AT WHICH CVOP IS
FULLY RECOVERED A/W INTEREST
ELEMENT IN 15
YEARS BEFORE
RESTORATION OF CPOP
55
56
11.42
(137.04 Months)
174.5 Months
(14 ½ Years
Approx)
5.45% p.a
58
59
10.46
(125.52 Months)
157 Months
(13 Years Approx)
8.235 p.a.
60
61
9.81
(117.72 Months)
145.38 months
(12 years Approx)
10.70% p.a.
62
63
9.15
(109.80 Months)
133.88 months
(11 years Approx)
13.85% p.a.

The above table reveals that if rate of interest is constant, the restoration
periods should be variable (depending on the retiring age) as in column 4 above.
For example, against 55 years retiring age with the 4.75% rate of interest, the
period of restoration of CPOP is worked out to be 174.5 months (i.e. 14 ½ years
approx). And against 62 year retiring age, the restoration period would be
133.88 months (11 years).
Conversely, if restoration period is kept uniformly constant, the rates of
interest, at which the capitalized value of CPOP is fully recovered along with
interest element would be of different values as shown in Col. 5 above.
Therefore, the commutation table, pre – revised, is faulty because the
restoration period of 15 years is constantly applied in respect of all retiring
age stages, which is not in conformity with 4.75% rate of interest.
Similer is the case with the revised commutation table as per Annexure to the
Govt. orders issued vide OM F. No. 38/37/08-P&PW (A) dated 2.9.2009. This
revised Table has been prepared on the basis of constant and uniformly applied
interest rate of 8.00% p.a. But at the same time the period of 15 years has also
been kept constant for restoration of CPOP. Thus the 8% rate of interest at
which the CVOP is intended to vbe recovered along with interest element becomes
irrelevant which may be verified from the following Table .
RETIRING AGE IN
YEARS
AGE NEXT BIRTHD AY (IN YEARS)
NO. OF YEARS
OF PURCHASE OF CPOP
(i.e. COMMUTATION TABLE)
PERIOD IN WHICH CVOP
STANDS
FULLY RECOVERED A/W INTEREST
ELEMENT AT 8.00% RATE
OF INTEREST P.A.
RATE OF INTEREST AT
WHICH CVOP IS
FULLY RECOVERD A/W INTEREST
ELEMENT IN
55
56
8.572
(102.864 Months)
138.47 Months
(11 ½ years)
17.33% p.a.
58
59
8.371
(100.452 Months)
134.42 Months
(11 ¼ years)
18.73% p.a.
60
61
8.194
(98.328 months)
130.88 months
(11 years_)
20.7% p. a.
62
63
7.928
(95.784 months)
126.68 months
(10 ½ Years)
21.81% p.a.

The prerevised CT ought to have been revised in consonance with the principal
propounded by the Hon‟ble Apex Court about „ an addition of two years to the
period necessary for the recovery on the basis of years of purchase‟ in para 9
of its judgment dated 9.12.1986 in w.ps 3958-61 of 1983 filed by “Common Cause”
& Ors V. UOI (AIR 1987 SC 2101. However, at the Annexure A & B enclosed
herewith are the tabulated statements showing the periods required for
restoration of CPOP as well as the rate at which the CVOP paid to the pensioners
retiring at different age levels is currently being recovered along with
interest element in 15 years under pre and post revised structure and also the
method of calculation of these details.
As the pre-revised and the revised Commutation Tables have been prepared on
the basis of the fixed interest rates of 4.75% and 8.00% p.a. respectively,
uniformly applied to all the different age groups, the period for restoration of
the commuted portion of pension cannot, by mathematical logic, be also a fixed
period (like 15 years as at present). The period for restoration of CPOP shall
in fact be variable in accordance as the age of retirement / commutation as
shown in the tables at Annexure „A‟ & „B‟. The method of preparing these
tables along with mathematical formula has also been explained at page 2 of
Annexure „A‟.
As the fixed period of 15 years for restoration of CPOP is in contravention
of the principle enunciated by the Pay Commission as mentioned above, it has
caused a serious anomaly besides gross injustice with the pensioners, the
existing Commutation Tables (pre revised & revised) should be modified as
suggested at Annexure A and B for otherwise the pensioners would be continually
subjected to the exorbitant interest amount at the interest rates as shown in
Col (9) of the said Annexure A and B as compared to the stipulated rates of
4.75% and 8% interest p.a. respectively.
It is hoped that the National Anomaly Committee would appreciate the logic
and modify the pre and post revision Commutation Tables on the same lines.
However, the immediate need, in the mean time, is that the period of 15 years
may be amended to 12 years for the restoration of commutation portion of pension
of those who retired at 60 years age under revised table w.e.f. 1.1.2006.
ITEM NO.49
ANOMALIES IN THE MATTER OF PAY SCALES OF
STENOGRAPHERS
Demand for revision of the pay scale of Stenographer from Rs.4000 – 6000 to
Rs.4500 – 7000 was raised before the National Anomaly Committee under the V CPC.
But the anomaly was not resolved. It was assured that all the unresolved
anomalies of the V CPC would be referred to the 6th CPC. But the Staff Side
National Council (JCM) was never intimated that it had been referred to the 6th
Pay Commission, and as such the Staff Side National Council could not get any
scope to represent it before the 6th CPC. It has come to the notice of the Staff
Side that the minimum scale of Stenographer was already fixed in scale
Rs.4500-7000 in other departments while in the Railways, the minimum Scale of
Stenographer continued as Rs.4000-6000. The Pay Commission, in its report, vide
para 3.1.14 have recommended that there should be parity in the matter of pay
scale between the field and the Secretariat offices. The Pay Commission has also
recommended as follows vide the same para 3.1.14.
“ In the Stenographers cadre the posts of Stenographers Gr. II & I in the
existing scale of Rs.4500-7000 Rs.5000-8000 and Rs.5500 – 9000 will therefore,
stand merged and placed in the higher scale of Rs.6500-10500”
As such stenographers in the pay scales of Rs.4000-6000 Rs.5000 – 8000 and
Rs.5500 – 9000 should be treated as merged and be placed in scale Rs.6500 –
10500 with Grade pay of Rs.4200.
In the Accounts Department, the SO in scale Rs.6500-10500 has been allotted
the Grade Pay of Rs.4800. To maintain horizontal and vertical relativity amongst
different categories of employees, the stenographers in scale Rs.6500-10500
should be upgraded to Rs.7450-11500 with grade Pay of Rs.4800.
Further the non functional Grade Pay of Rs.5400 as has been granted to the
PSs vide Railway Board‟s letter No.PC-VI/2008/1/5/4 dated 20.11.2008 may also be
extended to the Private Secretary, Gr. I scale Rs.7500 – 12000 to remove the
anomaly.
ITEM NO.50
ANOMALIES IN THE PAY SCALES OF OFFICIAL
LANGUAGE STAFF
Official Language staff / Rajbhasa Sahayak / Hindi Asstt. have been allotted
the following pay scales vide Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure‟s
letter No.1/1/2008 – IC dated 24.11.2008.
Designation
Recommended Pay Scale
Corresponding Pay Band and
Grade Pay
Jr. Translator
Rs.6500 10500
PB – 2 (Rs.4200)
Sr. Translator
Rs.7450 11500
PB – 2 (Rs.4600)
Asstt. Director (OL)
Rs.8000 13500
PB – 3 (Rs.5400)

This is a common category. In the Railway the following scales have been
introduced for Official
Language Staff / Rajbhasa Sahayak / Hindi Assistant
Rs.4500 – 7000 with Grade Pay of Rs.2800
Rs.5000 – 8000 with Grade Pay of Rs.4200
Rs.6500 – 10500 with grade Pay of rs.4200
As per the recommendation of the 6th CPC as embodied in para 3.1.14 parity
between Field office and Secretariat staff is to be maintained. To remove the
anomaly the following pay scales and corresponding Grade Pay may be allotted to
the Official Language Staff / Rajbhasa Sahayak / Hindi Asstt working in Indian
Railways.
Designation
Recommended Pay Scale
Corresponding Pay Band and
Grade Pay
Jr. Translator
Rs.6500 10500
PB – 2 (Rs.4200)
Sr. Translator
Rs.7450 11500
PB – 2 (Rs.4600)
Asstt. Director (OL)
Rs.8000 13500
PB – 3 (Rs.5400)

ITEM NO. 51
ASSIGNING HIGHER GRADE PAY OF RS.4600/- TO ADMINISTRATIVE
OFFICER GR.III
PRIVATE SECRETARY IN SUBORDINATE OFFICERS
Administrative Officers Gr. III are the first Supervisory level in Group B
(Gazetted) in subordinate Offices. Similarly Private Secretaries are the first
level in the stenographic cadres above the three tier Stenographer Grades
(Gr.III, II, and I). The 6th CPC has recommended for the removal of disparity in
the matter of Pay Scales of Officials secretariat the first level supervisory
officers in Group B. i.e. Section officers and the Private Secretaries are
assigned the PB2 with Grade Pay of Rs.4800/= i.e. equivalent to the erstwhile
scale of Pay of 7500-1200 To ensure that the recommendations of the 6th CPC of
removing the disparity are properly acted upon, these cadres i.e. AO Gr.III and
PS in subordinate Offices are to be assigned the Grade Pay of Rs.4800/= in PB.2
In this connection, we also invite the attention of the official side to the
following stipulation in the CCS (RP) Rules, 2008. in part „B‟ – Section – I –
para (ii), under the head Revised pay scales of certain common categories of
staff at page no. 44 and in part „C‟ – Section – para (ii) under Revised pay
Structure for certain posts in Ministries, Departments and Union Territories at
page no. 49.:
On account of merger of pre-revised pay scales of Rs. 5000-8000,
Rs.5500-9000 and Rs.6500-10500, some posts which presently constitute feeder and
promotion grades will come to lie in an identical grade. The specific
recommendations about some categories of these posts made by the Pay Commission
are included Section II of Part B. As regards other posts, the posts in these
three scales should be merged. In case it is not feasible to merge the posts in
these pay scales on functional considerations, the posts in the scale of
Rs.5000-8000 and Rs.5500-9000 should be merged, with the posts in the scale of
Rs.6500-10500 being upgraded to the next higher grade in pay band PB-2 i.e. to
the grade pay of Rs.4600 corresponding to the pre-revised pay scale of
Rs.7450-11500. In case a post already exists in the scale of Rs.7450-11500, the
post being upgraded from the scale of Rs.6500-10500 should be merged with the
post in the scale of Rs.7450-11500”.
This stipulation has also not been implemented in most of the subordinate
offices. The AOs and Private Secretaries in subordinate offices were in the Pay
scale of 6500-10500 prior to the revision of pay scales by the 6th CPC. Their
duties and responsibilities are distinct and higher than what is assigned to the
Grades with the Pay Scale of Rs.5000-8000 and 5500-9000. The Aos are Supervisory
Officers to those who were in the feeder Grades of 5000-8000 and 5500-9000. They
cannot be amalgamated and made into a single Category. The stipulation in the
notification of the Dept. of Expenditure, which is in acceptance of the 6th CPC
recommendation itself in this regard ought to have been implemented with effect
from 1.1.2006. We request that the orders may be issued in this regard assigning
higher grade pay of Rs.4600/- to the Administrative Officers, Gr.III and Private
Secretaries in the subordinate offices.
ITEM NO. 52
GRANT OF HIGHER GRADE PAY FOR THE PHYSICAL EDUCATION
TEACHERS,
PRIMARY SCHOOL RESOURCE TEACHERS, MUSIC/ART TEACHERS,
LIBRARIANS,
CRAFT INSTRUCTORS ETC. IN THE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT OF ANDAMAN
AND
NICOBAR ADMINISTRATION.
Based on the recommendations of the 6th Central Pay Commission, the
Government of India has granted upgraded pay for teachers, Vice Principals,
Principals, Education Officers, Asst. Directors of Education, etc. and it has
been included in Part B of the Central Civil Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2008.
Grade Pay for the next Grade of each category of teachers has also been
mentioned in the said rules, leaving no room for any ambiguity. It has however
been noticed that certain categories of teaching staff have been excluded from
the list. They are physical education teachers, primary school resource
teachers, music/art teachers, librarians, craft instructors, etc. The above
categories of teachers were always considered for all benefits extended to the
teaching community or in other words they were considered as members of the
teaching community only. In regard to Physical Education teachers, Librarians,
and Craft Instructors, they have already been notified as
“Miscellaneous
category of teachers” in 1986 and 1997 by the 4th and 5th CPCs respectively. It
is therefore, necessary that the benefit of upgraded Grade Pay be extended to
the above cited left out categories of teaching staff of the Education
Department of Andaman and Nocobar Administration.
ITEM NO. 53
GRANT OF HIGHER GRADE PAY FOR HEAD MASTERS (PRIMARY) AND
HEAD
MASTERS (MIDDLE)
On the recommendations of the 6th CPC, the teaches, vice Principals etc have
been granted higher grade pay as is seen from the Part B of the CCS(RP) Rules
2008. Grade pay for the next grade of each category of teachers has also been
mentioned in the said rules, leaving no room for ambiguity. However, it has been
noticed that this upgraded pay has not been extended to the Head Masters
(Primary) and Head Masters (Middle). Most of the Head Masters (Prmary) and
Headmasters (Middle) have already got the 1st and 2nd financial upgradation
under the ACP scheme in the posts of primary school teacher and graduate trained
teacher respectively, before they became headmasters and before the effective
date of implementation of the 6th CPC recommendations and were drawing the pay
scales of teachers. On becoming Headmasters, these Headmasters were not given
any pay fixation benefits as they were already in the same scale of pay or more
than that.
As per Part B of the CCS(RP) Rules, 2008, the Grade Pay of PST is Rs.4200.
Grade pay of Rs.4600 is allowed to the PST on getting 1st ACP and Rs.4800 is
extended to PST on getting 2nd ACP Since the post of Headmaster (Primary) has
not been included in the Part B, they have been given te replacement grade pay
of Rs.4200 which is the grade pay of entry grade PSTs. In the same way, the
grade pay of entry grade graduate trained teacher (GTT) is Rs.4600. Grade pay of
Rs.4800 is extended to GTTs on getting ist ACP and Grade Pay of Rs.5400 is given
to GTTs on the award of 2nd ACP. However, the Headmaster (Middle) on promotion
from GTT is given the replacement Grade pay of Rs.4200 only on the plea that the
post of Headmaster (Middle) doest not find place in the Part B of CCS(RP) Rules,
2008. In certain cases, the Headmasters who got upgraded Grade Pay from 1.1.2006
while being a teacher, have been brought down to the grade pay of entry grade
GTT/PST on their promotion to the post of Headmaster(Middle)/Headmaster
(Primary). In this way, these Headmasters have been not only denied the
financial benefits they were already enjoying but their subordinate teachers are
placed at higher grade pay.
It is, therefore, necessary that the Head Master (Primary) and Headmaster
(Middle) may be included in Para XVII of Section II of Part B in the CCS(Revised
Pay) Rules, 2008 as has been done in the case of Vice Principal, Principal,
Education Officer, Asst. Direction of Education, etc. in order to remove the
anomaly.

ITEM NO.54

RECTIFICATION OF ANAMOLY IN THE REVISED PAY STRUCTURE OF
THE COMMON
CATEGORY OF AUXILIARY NURSING MIDWIFE (ANM) , LADY
HEALTH VISITOR (LHV)
AND PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE (PHN) IN THE UNION TERRITORY
OF PUDUCHERRY.

The Sixth Central Pay Commission (SCPC) has evolved principles and policies
in chapter 1.2 for rectification of anamolies in para 1.2.20 that various
categories recommended upgradations to remove the anomalies as per the
principles laid down I 1.2.20 (a), (b), (c),(d) and (e).
2. The Nursing categories of Auxiliary Nursing Midwife (ANM), Lady
Health Visitor (LHV) and Public Health Nurse (PHN) have been performing duties
in the villages to look after the health care of women and children, take
preventive measures for containing vector borne diseases, attending health care
clinics in the villages for pregnant women and new born children, sanitation
etc.
3. The SCPC recommends that the common categories in para 3.8.3 (e)
that higher pay scales have been recommended for nursing cadres keeping in view
the arduous nature of their duties and in para 3.8.3 (f) it is emphasized that
Nurses in Hospitals and Health care are recommended higher entry level pay
scales fully aware that these upgradations may upset some relativities, real or
perceived, but the recommendations for these upgradations have been made as the
same were considered as necessary to ensure better delivery system on the focal
points of good governance.
4. It is stated in 3.8.3 (f) that nurses in Hospitals and Health care
are recommended higher entry level pay scales. However the Nurses in Hospitals
are placed in higher level pay scale for the entry level Staff Nurse with pay
band PB-2 with Grade Pay of Rs.4600 having the entry qualification of XII
standard with 3 ½ years Diploma in Nursing recognized by the Nursing Council.
The Nurses working in the Hospitals are utilized in the curative aspect. Whereas
Nurses work in Health care are utilized in the preventive aspect in the
villages.
5. The entry level for Nurses in preventive Healthcare (ANM+LHV+PHN)
in villages have been recommended higher pay scale for the entry level in para
3.8.3 (f) but the pay scale for the ANM the entry level cadre of Nurses in
Preventive Health care have not been recommended higher pay scales in para
3.8.15 for the para medical staff.
6. The entry qualification for ANM is XII with 2 years Diploma course
in Public Health Nursing recognized by the Nursing Council performing the duties
in the villages to look after the health care of womenfolk and new born,
prevention of spreading vector borne diseases, attending health clinics,
sanitation in villages etc.
7. The ANMs are in the entry level revised pay structure of PB-1 with
Grade Pay of Rs.2400 whose pre-revised pay scale was Rs. 4000-6000.
8. As per the recommendations of 1.2.20 (e), the anamoly in the cadre
of Nurses in the preventive Healthcare has been crept in. The para 1.2.20 (e)
reads that where the functions, nature of the jobs, qualifications prescribed
and level of responsibility attached to the post justified a higher pay
scale without causing any distortion or imbalance in any of the established
relativities
.”
9. The anomaly in the cadre of ANM is to be rectified by revising the
pay structure PB-1 with Grade Pay of Rs.2400 to PB-2 with Grade pay of Rs.4200
commensurate with the functions, nature of the job, qualification prescribed,
level of responsibilities attached to the post.
10. The hierarchical structure next to ANM is LHV which is the
promotional for the feeder category of ANM. LHV is supervisory in nature. The
next hierarchical cadre PHN is the promotional post of Staff Nurse having B.SC
Nursing in Public Health. Since the Staff Nurses in the hospitals are in the
revised pay structure of PB-2 with Grade Pay of Rs.4600, the promotional post of
PHN with higher qualification of B.Sc Nursing is justified for the analogous
posts of Head Nurse/Nursing Sister in the revised pay structure of PB-2 with
Grade pay of Rs. 4800 in consonance with the para 1.2.20 (d) of the SCPC when
identical or analogous posts are placed in two or distinct pay scales,
discharging similar functions, the anamoly in the revised pay structure is to be
rectified .
11. In order to restore relativity and avoid causing distortion and
imbalance anamoly in the revised pay structure of PHN has to be rectified and
placed in the PB-2 with Grade pay of Rs. 4800. As the post of LHV and PHN are
supervisory in nature, the Commission in para 3.8.3 (b) recommends that the
running pay bands and many existing pay scales have been merged with view to
delayer the Govt. by cutting down the number of hierarchical levels, that
vindicates the merger of the Supervisory levels of LHV and PHN.
12. It has been reiterated in 3.8.3 (g) of the SCPC that this is a
conscious decision of the Commission and has been resorted to in cases where
functional justification for maintaining two distinct levels as feeder and
promotional post did not exist or the operational efficiency was not impacted or
is likely to actually improve by merger, vindicates the two cadres of LHV and
PHN for merger..
13. The above recommendations caused for merger of feeder and
promotional posts protecting the seniority as well as higher pay is kept intact
in revised running pay bands.
14. Therefore, in order to rectify the anomaly in revised pay structure
of ANM, LHV and PHN working in the villages to protect the healthcare of
womenfolk and children involving in the preventive healthcare, their pay
structure may please be revised as follows:
Post
Existing Pay Scale
Revised Pay
Scale after rectification of Anamoly
Pay Band
Grade Pay
Pay Band
Grade Pay
Auxiliary Nursing Midwife
PB1
Rs.2400
PB2
Rs.4200
Lady Health Visitor
PB1
Rs.2800
Merged as Public
Health Nurse
PB2
Rs.4200
Public Health
Nurse
PB2
Rs.4200

ITEM NO.55

RECTIFICATION OF ANAMOLY IN THE REVISED PAY STRUCTURE OF
DATA ENTRY
OPERATOR (COMMON CATEGORY) IN THE UNION TERRITORY OF
PUDUCHERRY.

The Sixth Central Pay Commission (read as SCPC) has categorized E.D.P staff
as common category in chapter 3.8 under 3.8.11 and has recommended the revised
Pay structure as follows:
Designation
Present pay scale
Recommended pay scale
Corresponding pay scale & Grade Pay
Pay Band
Grade Pay
Data Entry Operator Gr.A.
Rs.40006000
Rs.40006000
PB1
Rs.2400
Data Entry Operator Gr.B
Rs.45007000
Rs.45007000
PB1
Rs.2800
Data Entry Operator Gr.C #
Rs.50008000
Rs.650010500
PB2
Rs.4200
Data Entry Operator Gr.D #
Rs.55009000
Rs.650010500
PB2
Rs.4200
Data Processing
Assistant *
Rs.650010500
Rs.745011500
PB2
Rs.4600
System Programmer/
equivalent *
Rs.745011500
Rs.745011500
PB2
Rs.4600
Programmer/System
Analyst
Rs.750012000
Rs.750012000
PB2
Rs.4800

# Data Entry Operator Grade C shall stand merged with Data Entry Operator
Grade D.
* Data Processing Assistant shall stand merged with System Programmer.
2. As stated above, there are four categories in the post of Data Entry
Operator viz. Grade A, B, C and D. In the U.T. of Puducherry, there is only one
Grade of Data Entry Operator.

Recruitment
Qualification
for the post of Data Entry Operator in U.T
of Puducherry
Recruitment
Qualification for
the
post of Data
Entry Operator Gr. “C” in National Capital Territory of Delhi
(Department of Information Technology)
Essential:
A degree from a
recognized University;
A pass in Higher
Grade (*)
in English Typewriting; Working
knowledge in
Computers particularly Data Entry; and
A pass in trade test to be conducted by the
Recruitment Committee
Desirable: A
degree in Computer Science (OR)
A Diploma in
Computer Application
/ Science
A Degree of recognized
University or equivalent
(OR)
Diploma in Computer Engineering / Application,
etc.
AND
Should possess a speed of 8000 key impressions per hour.

3. The Data Entry Operators in the U.T. of Puducherry are performing all the
duties assigned to the Data Entry Operator of Grade A, B, C and D. Comparing
with NCT of Delhi, the entry qualification of Data Entry Operator
Grade C is equated to the entry qualification of Data Entry Operator
of U.T of Puducherry and also the functions, duties
and responsibilities are similar.
4. The SCPC in chapter 7.57 of Union territories the pay scale of Union
Territory employees have to be in parity with the Central Govt. as vindicated in
7.57.5 as follows:
The Commission has recommended parity between Central Secretariat
and field staff in all Central Government organization. This parity justifiably
has to be extended to the Secretariat staff of the UTs
whose pay scales
are generally on par with those in the field organizations of the Central
Government. The Commission, accordingly, recommends pay scales on par with those
existing in the Central Secretariat for the Secretariat staff of various
UTs.”
5. In the SCPC, in Chapter 1.2, on “Philosophy and guiding principles” in
connection with the anomalies in pay scales at para 1.2.20 states that the
Commission has taken care to minimize the number of recommendations for such
upgradations and the same have been restricted to the cases that were covered by
in 
Para 1.2.20 (d): where identical analogous posts discharging similar posts
have been placed in two or more distinct pay scales
Para 1.2.20 (e):where the functions, nature of the jobs, qualifications
prescribed and level of responsibility attached to the post justified a higher
pay scale without causing any distortion or imbalance in any of the established
relativities
.
6. The pay scale of Data Entry Operators in the U.T of Puducherry is in the
pre-revised pay scale of Rs. 4500-7500 performing all the functions, duties and
responsibilities of Data Entry Operators Grade A, B, C and D. The entry
qualification of Data Entry Operators in the U.T. of Puducherry is similar to
Data Entry Operators Grade C in the NCT of Delhi and Central Government whose
pre-revised pay scale was Rs.5000-8000 placed in the running pay band PB-2 with
Grade pay Rs.4200. But the Data Entry Operators of U.T. of Puducherry has been
placed in the running pay band of PB-1 with Grade pay Rs.2800 causing anomaly in
revised pay structure.
7. The hierarchal structure of E.D.P. Staff in U.T. of Puducherry is as
follows :
A. Data Entry Operator
B. Data Processing Assistant and
C. Programmer
8. Had the anamoly for the post of the Data Entry Operator in U.T of
Puducherry been rectified in the revised pay structure of PB2 with Grade Pay
Rs.4200, the vertical relativity to the promotional post of Data Processing
Assistant merged with System Programmer will not cause distortion
or imbalance
, since SCPC has recommended the revised pay structure for
the post of Data Processing Assistant as PB2 with Grade Pay Rs.4600.
9. Since the revised pay structure of Data Entry Operator of U.T. of
Puducherry contravene the principles and policies of the SCPC we implore your
sagacious office to justify our cause for rectifying the pay anamoly of Data
Entry Operator to be placed in the revised pay structure of PB-2 with Grade pay
4200 parity with the similarly placed categories in the Central Govt. and NCT of
Delhi as per the recommendations of the SCPC.

ITEM NO.56

RECTIFICATION OF ANAMOLY IN THE REVISED PAY STRUCTURE OF
INVESTIGATOR
IN PLANNING AND RESEARCH DEPARTMENT IN THE UNION
TERRITORY OF
PUDUCHERRY.

There are five posts of Investigator in the pre-revised pay scale of Rs.
4000-6000 having entry qualification of Degree in
Economics/Statistics/Maths/Computer Science/Social Science, being filled up 100%
by Direct Recruitment.
2. The para 7.57.67 mentioned under Planning and Research Department of
Puducherry under Chapter 7.57 of Union Territories reads that the post of Data
Entry Operator and Investigator are common category posts and will be governed
by the recommendations given for these common categories.
3. The common category of Statistical Investigator Gr. IV in the Ministry of
Statistics and Programme Implementation was in the pre-revised pay scale of Rs
5000-8000 with the entry qualification of Bachelor Degree in
Statistics/Economics/Maths and Commerce. After implementation of the Sixth
Central Pay Commission (SCPC), due to the merger of pay scales, the Statistical
Investigator Gr. IV in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation
has been placed in the revised pay structure of Pay Band II with Grade Pay Rs
4200 corresponding to the Revised Pay Scale of Rs 6500-10500.
4. Since the post of Investigator in the Union Terrotory of Puducherry and
Statistical Investigator Gr. IV in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme
Implementation are having the same entry qualification of graduation in
Statistics/Economics/Maths etc are to be governed by the recommendations of the
SCPC for the common categories mentioned in the para 7.57.5 reads
Para 7.57.5: The Commission has recommended parity between
Central Secretariat and field staff in all Central Government organization. This
parity justifiably has to be extended to the Secretariat staff of the UTs whose
pay scales are generally on par with those in the field organizations of the
Central Government. The Commission, accordingly, recommends pay scales on par
with those existing in the Central Secretariat for the Secretariat staff of
various UTs.”
Therefore anomaly has been crept in the cadre of the Investigator of the UT
of Puducherry causing contravention of the principles and policies of the SCPC
as per the para mentioned below:
Para 1.2.20 (d): where identical analogous posts
discharging similar posts have been placed in two or more distinct pay
scales
1. In the light of the above the anomaly in the pay scale of Investigator of
Planning and Research Dept. of UT of Puducherry may please be rectified in
pursuance of the principles and policies of the SCPC reads in the paras 7.57.5
and 1.2.20(d) in commensurate with the common categories of Statistical
Investigator Gr.IV of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation by
placing in the revised pay structure of Pay Band – 2 with Grade Pay Rs 4200
corresponding to the merged revised pay scale of Rs 6500-10500.
ITEM NO.57
RECTIFICATION OF ANAMOLY IN THE REVISED PAY STRUCTURE OF
PUBLIC
RELATIONS ASSISTANT IN INFORMATION AND PUBLICITY DEPARTMENT
IN THE
UNION TERRITORY OF PUDUCHERRY.
There are ten posts of Public Relations Assistant in the pre-revised pay
scale of Rs. 4500-7000 having entry qualification of Degree of a recognized
university and possessing Diploma in Journalism/ Mass Communication/Public
Relations/Advertising from recognized institutions or equivalent. As per the
existing Recruitment Rules of Public Relations Assistant 50% being filled up by
direct recruitment, 20% from the posts of Reporter and 30% from deputation from
the analogous posts.
2. During the visit of Sixth Central Pay Commission (SCPC) in the UT of
Puducherry it was apprised to the Chairman and the Member Secretary that the pay
scales for the post of Public Relations Assistant, Sub Editor, Reporter had to
be revised to higher pay scales commensurate with the entry qualification and
duties and responsibilities. It was apprised that the post of Public Relations
Assistant comprised the merged posts of Reception Officer, Publicity Assistant,
Information Assistant and Exhibition Assistant. The Public Relations Assistant
has been performing duties of the Reception Officer, Publicity Assistant,
Information Assistant and Exhibition Assistant in the Information and Publicity
Department, Puducherry.
3. The Sixth Central Pay Commission in para 7.57.66 recommended higher pay
scales to the Reporter and Sub – Editor from the pre-revised scale of Rs
4000-6000 to Rs 4500-7000 having similar entry qualification of graduate degree
for both the posts. The Public Relations Assistant post is otherwise called as
Reception Officer is the promotional post to the Reporter. The para 7.57.66 of
the SCPC recommendation is given below.
Para 7.57.66: Higher scale have been sought
for the posts of Public Relations Assistant, Sub-Editor and Reporter. The post
of Sub-Editor carries minimum qualification of Graduate degree and as such the
scale of Rs. 4500-7000 is appropriate. The post of Reporter also carries
identical minimum qualifications. The fifth CPC had recommended the minimum
qualification scale of Rs. 4500-7000 for the posts carrying minimum
qualification of a Degree. The post, therefore, needs to be upgraded from the
present scale of Rs. 4000-6000. This however will create an imbalance in the
hierarchy as it will then come to lie an identical scale as that of Sub-Editor.
The Commission, accordingly, recommends merger of the post of reporter with that
of Sub- Editor in the scale of Rs. 4500-7000 corresponding to the revised pay
band PB-1 of Rs. 4860-20200 along with grade pay of Rs. 2800.
4. The Public Relations Assistant is the common category of post because the
Reception Officer is merged with the Public Relations Assistant and performing
the duties of Receptionist. The SCPC has given its recommendations for the post
of Receptionist in para 3.8.19 under chapter 3.8 of the common categories reads
as below:
· Para 3.8.19: In so far as the cadre of receptionist is
concerned, it is observed that the Fourth CPC had recommended merger of these
posts with the clerical cadres of the respective ministries. These
recommendation are appropriate and in consonance with the general philosophy of
the Commission which emphasizes on multi-skilling of all categories of the
exiting employees so that they are able to perform multiple role as may be
required in discharge of their official duties. The Commission recommended
merger of the various posts of Receptionist with the clerical cadre in the
corresponding pay band and grade pay. In case no corresponding grade pay exists
in the clerical cadre, the merger should be made in the immediate higher grade
pay available in the clerical cadre.
5. Pursuant of the above para 3.8.19 and 7.57.66 of the recommendations of
the SCPC the Public Relations Assistant/ Receptionist have to be compared with
the corresponding clerical cadre. Since the pre-revised pay scale of Public
Relations Assistant was Rs 4500-7000 and the feeder category post of Reporter‟s
pre revised pay scale of Rs 4000-6000, the vertical relativity between the
feeder category of Reporter and Public Relations Assistant (Reception Officer)
has become distorted/ disturbed due to the higher pay scale of Rs. 4500-7000 for
the Reporter was recommended in the para 7.57.66 of the SCPC.
6. Owing to the recommendations of the SCPC in para 7.57.66 the anomaly for
the post of Public Relations Assistant (Receptionist) has been crept in,
contravening the principles and policies of the SCPC read in paras 1.2.20 (d)
and 1.2.20 (e).
Para 1.2.20 (d): where identical analogous posts
discharging similar posts have been placed in two or more distinct pay
scales
Para 1.2.20 (e): where the functions, nature of the
jobs, qualifications prescribed and level of responsibility attached to the post
justified a higher pay scale without causing any distortion or imbalance in any
of the established relativities
.
7. Pursuant of the above policies and principles mentioned paras 1.2.20 (d)
and 1.2.20 (e) of the SCPC recommendations the anomaly for the post of Public
Relations Assistant (Receptions Officer) have to be rectified in consonance with
the paras 3.8.19 and 7.57.66 paras of the SCPC recommendations to restored the
relativity between the feeder posts of Reporter and the promotional post of
Public Relations Assistant by revising the existing pre-revised pay scale of Rs
4500-7000 in parity with the clerical post of Assistant placed in the revised
pay structure of the Pay Band – II with Grade Pay Rs 4200 corresponding to the
revised pay scale of Rs 6500-10500.
8. Therefore the present pay scale of Public Relations Assistant
(Receptionist) Rs 4500-7000 is to be revised and placed in revised pay structure
in the Pay Band – 2 with Grade Pay Rs 4200 corresponding to the Revised Pay
Scale of Rs 6500-10500 in consonance with the SCPC recommendations.
ITEM NO.58
RECTIFICATION OF ANAMOLY IN THE REVISED PAY STRUCTURE OF
PUBLIC
RELATIONS ASSISTANT IN INFORMATION AND PUBLICITY DEPARTMENT
IN THE
UNION TERRITORY OF PUDUCHERRY.
There are ten posts of Public Relations Assistant in the pre-revised pay
scale of Rs. 4500-7000 having entry qualification of Degree of a recognized
university and possessing Diploma in Journalism/ Mass Communication/Public
Relations/Advertising from recognized institutions or equivalent. As per the
existing Recruitment Rules of Public Relations Assistant 50% being filled up by
direct recruitment, 20% from the posts of Reporter and 30% from deputation from
the analogous posts.
2. During the visit of Sixth Central Pay Commission (SCPC) in the UT of
Puducherry it was apprised to the Chairman and the Member Secretary that the pay
scales for the post of Public Relations Assistant, Sub Editor, Reporter had to
be revised to higher pay scales commensurate with the entry qualification and
duties and responsibilities. It was apprised that the post of Public Relations
Assistant comprised the merged posts of Reception Officer, Publicity Assistant,
Information Assistant and Exhibition Assistant. The Public Relations Assistant
has been performing duties of the Reception Officer, Publicity Assistant,
Information Assistant and Exhibition Assistant in the Information and Publicity
Department, Puducherry.
3. The Sixth Central Pay Commission in para 7.57.66 recommended higher pay
scales to the Reporter and Sub – Editor from the pre-revised scale of Rs
4000-6000 to Rs 4500-7000 having similar entry qualification of graduate degree
for both the posts. The Public Relations Assistant post is otherwise called as
Reception Officer is the promotional post to the Reporter. The para 7.57.66 of
the SCPC recommendation is given below.
Para 7.57.66: Higher scale have been sought
for the posts of Public Relations Assistant, Sub-Editor and Reporter. The post
of Sub-Editor carries minimum qualification of Graduate degree and as such the
scale of Rs. 4500-7000 is appropriate. The post of Reporter also carries
identical minimum qualifications. The fifth CPC had recommended the minimum
qualification scale of Rs. 4500-7000 for the posts carrying minimum
qualification of a Degree. The post, therefore, needs to be upgraded from the
present scale of Rs. 4000-6000. This however will create an imbalance in the
hierarchy as it will then come to lie an identical scale as that of Sub-Editor.
The Commission, accordingly, recommends merger of the post of reporter with that
of Sub- Editor in the scale of Rs. 4500-7000 corresponding to the revised pay
band PB-1 of Rs. 4860-20200 along with grade pay of Rs. 2800.
4. The Public Relations Assistant is the common category of post because the
Reception Officer is merged with the Public Relations Assistant and performing
the duties of Receptionist. The SCPC has given its recommendations for the post
of Receptionist in para 3.8.19 under chapter 3.8 of the common categories reads
as below:
· Para 3.8.19: Insofar as the cadre of receptionist is
concerned, it is observed that the Fourth CPC had recommended merger of these
posts with the clerical cadres of the respective ministries. These
recommendation are appropriate and in consonance with the general philosophy of
the Commission which emphasizes on multi-skilling of all categories of the
exiting employees so that they are able to perform multiple role as may be
required in discharge of their official duties. The Commission recommended
merger of the various posts of Receptionist with the clerical cadre in the
corresponding pay band and grade pay. In case no corresponding grade pay exists
in the clerical cadre, the merger should be made in the immediate higher grade
pay available in the clerical cadre.
5. Pursuant of the above para 3.8.19 and 7.57.66 of the recommendations of
the SCPC the Public Relations Assistant/ Receptionist have to be compared with
the corresponding clerical cadre. Since the pre-revised pay scale of Public
Relations Assistant was Rs 4500-7000 and the feeder category post of Reporter‟s
pre revised pay scale of Rs 4000-6000, the vertical relativity between the
feeder category of Reporter and Public Relations Assistant (Reception Officer)
has become distorted/ disturbed due to the higher pay scale of Rs. 4500-7000 for
the Reporter was recommended in the para 7.57.66 of the SCPC.
6. Owing to the recommendations of the SCPC in para 7.57.66 the anomaly for
the post of Public Relations Assistant (Receptionist) has been crept in,
contravening the principles and policies of the SCPC read in paras 1.2.20 (d)
and 1.2.20 (e).
Para 1.2.20 (d): where identical analogous posts
discharging similar posts have been placed in two or more distinct pay
scales
Para 1.2.20 (e): where the functions, nature of the
jobs, qualifications prescribed and level of responsibility attached to the post
justified a higher pay scale without causing any distortion or imbalance in any
of the established relativities
.
7. Pursuant of the above policies and principles mentioned paras 1.2.20 (d)
and 1.2.20 (e) of the SCPC recommendations the anomaly for the post of Public
Relations Assistant (Receptions Officer) have to be rectified in consonance with
the paras 3.8.19 and 7.57.66 paras of the SCPC recommendations to restored the
relativity between the feeder posts of Reporter and the promotional post of
Public Relations Assistant by revising the existing pre-revised pay scale of Rs
4500-7000 in parity with the clerical post of Assistant placed in the revised
pay structure of the Pay Band – II with Grade Pay Rs 4200 corresponding to the
revised pay scale of Rs 6500-10500.
8. Therefore the present pay scale of Public Relations Assistant
(Receptionist) Rs 4500-7000 is to be revised and placed in revised pay structure
in the Pay Band – 2 with Grade Pay Rs 4200 corresponding to the Revised Pay
Scale of Rs 6500-10500 in consonance with the SCPC recommendations.
ITEM NO.59
RECTIFICATION OF ANOMALY IN THE REVISED PAY STRUCTURE
OF
STATISTICAL STAFF, (FIELD SUPERVISOR,STATISTICAL INSPECTOR,
STATISTICAL OFFICER AND DEPUTY DIRECTOR WORKING IN THE UNION TERRITORY
OF PUDUCHERRY.
There are two supervisory posts of Gazetted status such as Deputy Director
(Statistics) in the pre-revised pay scale of Rs. 6500-10500 and Joint Director
(Statistics) in the pre-revised pay scale of Rs.8000-13500.
2. The Deputy Director statistics is a gazette post being filled up 25% by
Direct Recruitment through UPSC and 75% by promotion. Since the entry
qualification of Deputy Director has Post Graduation in Statistics/Economics
with desirable qualification of Doctorate in Statistics/Economics but the
existing pay structure is PB-2 with grade pay 4200 causing anamoly.
3. The similar post existing in Central Govt. and NCT, Delhi are in the
revised pay structure of PB-3 with Grade pay 5400 with similar entry
qualification being filled by UPSC as well as in the Central Government. The
SCPC in Chapter 1.2 recommended in 1.2.20 for rectification of anomalies in pay
scales involve the principles in para 1.2.20 (d), 1.2.20 (e) and 7.57.5
Para 1.2.20 (d): where identical analogous posts
discharging similar posts have been placed in two or more distinct pay
scales
Para 1.2.20 (e): where the functions, nature of the
jobs, qualifications prescribed and level of responsibility attached to the post
justified a higher pay scale without causing any distortion or imbalance in any
of the established relativities
.
Para 7.57.5: The Commission has recommended parity between
Central Secretariat and field staff in all Central Government organization. This
parity justifiably has to be extended to the Secretariat staff of the UTs whose
pay scales are generally on par with those in the field organizations of the
Central Government. The Commission, accordingly, recommends pay scales on par
with those existing in the Central Secretariat for the Secretariat staff of
various UTs.”
4. Since the Deputy Director statistics (gazette) and similarly placed posts
in the NCT, Delhi and Central Govt. have been identical discharging similar
functions but placed in the distinct pay scales the anamoly has to be rectified
in pursuance of para 1.2.20 (d), (e) and 7.57.5 of the SCPC.
5. In order to restore the vertical relativities the Deputy Director
Statistics (gazetted post) and Joint Director (gazetted post) may be merged to
avoid many supervisory levels and placed in the revised pay structure of PB-3
with Grade pay 5400 as vindicated by the recommendations of the SCPC.
6. Had the existing pay structure of the Deputy Director (gazetted) been
rectified and placed in the revised pay structure of the identical posts in the
PB-3 with Grade pay 5400 there should be no distortion or imbalance in the
established relativities.
7. We would like to submit the hierarchical structure of the Subordinate
Statistics staff cadre in the U.T. of Puducherry is given below:
Post
Prerevised pay structure
Rectified
pay structure
Pay Band
Grade Pay
Field Supervisor
Rs. 40006000
PB1
2400
Statistical Inspector
50008000
PB2
4200
Statistical
O
fficer
650010500
PB2
4200
8. The entry qualification of the Field Supervisor is Graduation in
Statistics/Economics and placed in PB-1 with Grade Pay of Rs.2400.The
Statistical Investigator Grade II in the Central Government has the entry
qualification of Degree in Statistics/Economics.
9 The entry qualification for the Statistical Inspector is Post Graduation in
Statistics/Economics. The promotional post is Statistical Officer, having placed
in the same revised pay structure of PB-2 with Grade pay of Rs. 4200. The Deputy
Director post (gazetted) is having element of Direct Recruitment is filled by
UPSC with Post Graduation in Economics/Statistics as essential and Doctorate in
Statistics/Economics is desirable. But the revised pay structure is placed in
PB-2 with Grade Pay of Rs.4200, same as the feeder category posts of Statistical
Inspector and Statistical Officer.
10. The SCPC recommends for the Subordinate Statistical Service in the
para 7.41.5 which reads that “Accordingly, the post of Statistical
Investigator Grade II may be placed in the next higher scale of Rs. 7450-11500
corresponding to the revised pay band PB-2 of Rs. 8700-34800 along with Grade
pay of Rs. 4600 and merged with the post of Statistical Investigator grade I
that already exists in the pay scale of Rs. 7450-11500. Posts of Statistical
Investigator Grade III and Grade IV shall stand merged in the revised pay band
PB-2 of Rs. 8700-34800 along with grade pay of Rs. 4200 corresponding to the
pre-revised pay scale of Rs. 6500-10500.”
Posts
PreRevised
Pay Structure
Rectified
Revised Pay
Structure
Pay Band
Grade pay
Statistical Investigator Grade IV
Rs. 5000-8000
Merged SI III and IV as
PB2
Rs.4200
Statistical Investigator Grade III
Rs. 5500-9000
Statistical Investigator Grade II
Rs.6500-10500
Merged SI I and II as
PB2
Rs. 4600
Statistical Investigator Grade I
Rs. 7450-11500

11. The 6th Central Pay Commission (SCPC) has recommended in para 2.2.21
(V)
reads that “in case it is not feasible to merge the posts in these
pay scales on functional considerations, the posts in the scale of Rs. 5000-8000
and Rs. 5500-9000 should be merged with the post in the scale of Rs. 6500-10500
being upgraded to the next higher grade in pay band PB-2 with grade pay of
Rs.4600 corresponding to the pre-revised pay scale of Rs. 7450-11500. In case a
post already exists in the scale of Rs. 7450-11500, the post being upgraded from
the scale of Rs.6500-10500 should be merged with the post in the scale of Rs.
7450-11500.
12. Based on the recommendations in para 2.2.21 (V) accepted and notified in
CCS RP Rules 2008 and in para 7.41.5 of the Statistical Subordinate Service have
been vindicated in para 7.57.5 the two cadres of Field Supervisor and
Statistical Inspector may be merged into one cadre as in the Central Government.
13. Therefore the pay scales of Statistical cadre of U.T. of Puducherry shall
have parity in pay scales on par with those in the field organizations of the
Central Government vindicated in para 7.57.5 of the SCPC. Consequently the Field
Supervisor and Statistical Inspector are to be merged and equated with the
merged Statistical Investigator Grade IV and Grade III in the Central Government
and be placed in the revised pay structure of PB-2 with Grade pay of Rs. 4200.
14. Similarly the Statistical Officer of the U.T. of Puducherry may be
equated with the merged Statistical Investigator Grade II and Statistical
Investigator Grade I in the Central Government and placed in the revised pay
structure of PB-2 with Grade Pay of Rs.4600.
15. In the light of the above the anomaly crept in the Subordinate
Statistical cadres may please be rectified in consonance with the para 7.57.5.
After rectification there will be two cadres of Statistical Staff in the
Subordinate cadre placed in the PB-2 with Grade Pay of Rs. 4200 and in the PB-2
with Grade Pay of Rs. 4600 respectively parity with the two Subordinate
Statistical cadres in the Central Government.
16. Similarly the Supervisory cadre of Deputy Director (Statistics), Gazetted
post, being filled up 25% by Direct Recruitment through UPSC may be placed in
the PB-3 with Grade Pay of Rs. 5400 being merged with the other Supervisory post
of Joint Director to avoid distortion and imbalance in the relativities.
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  • STAFF FORMULA ( CBSE )
    The following library staff is recommended for different levels of schools having a strength of 2000
    or less:
    a) For Secondary School, the library staff should consist of:20
    Librarian (TGT grade) – One
    Assistant Librarian (Assistant Teacher Grade) – One
    Library Attendant – One
    b) Senior Secondary School: The Library Staff of a Senior Secondary School should consist of:
    Senior Librarian (PGT Grade) – One
    Librarian (TGT Grade) – One
    Assistant Librarian (Assistant Teacher Grade) – One
    Library Attendant – One

    BUT IN INDIA NO UNAIDED CBSE SCHOLL PROVIDE SUCH FORMULA

  • Sir, My Sincere request your kind self to settle my case. My problem is Not counting training period in 6th pay commission even though we have appointed before 6th pay commission. Sir I have appointed as Postal Assistant in dept of post and under gone induction training from 27.09.2005 to 10.01.2006. and jointed to regular duty on 11.01.2006. In 6th pay commission we given first increment on 01.07.2007(after 22 months from date of training). our accounts officer saying that we have not completed 6 months in revised pay to give increment on 01.07.2006. But in every case training period counts for increment. but our case same has not been considering.. Hence Kindly provide supporting orders, to get increment on 01.07.2006. This is my humble request sir.
    Kotresh HB
    SUB POSTMASTER
    MAYAKONDA SO-577534
    KARNATAKA
    [email protected]

  • Mohandass mohan 10 years ago

    patient care allowance double order issued or not and status

  • Anonymous 10 years ago

    The issue of allowing MACP on promotional hierarchy is once again shifted to cold storage by Govt/Union.

  • Anonymous 10 years ago

    Sir/Madam,
    Pl.refer to item No.58 regarding revised pay anamoly of a Public Relation Assitant or Field Publicity Assistant( a challenging and peculiar post in a media Unit of I&B Ministry), since it shoulders a lot of responsibility and deadlines in dealing the public, their grievances are genuine and be on par with that of the grade pay of Rs.4200 at the least.

  • Anonymous 10 years ago

    My problem is as under :-

    under 5th CPC Under 6th CPC
    ( In my case )
    Direct recruit in Direct recruit in
    Basic 6500-200 Basic 6500-200

    After 12 years 1st ACP After 10 years 1st ACP
    Basic 8000-275- GP-4800
    (GP-5400 Pay Band-3)

    After 24 years 2nd ACP After 20 years GP-5400
    GP-6600 ( Pay Band – 2)

    – After 30 years GP-5400
    ( Pay Band – 3)

  • hari babu 10 years ago

    sir i am haribabu, appointed as a assistant master in rashtriya military school in 2007 november 19, as direct recruit. my total pay is fixed in the pay scale of 9300-34800+4600 grade pay, with pay in the pay band 12540+4600= 17140. as per the gazete notification , for fresh recruites on or after 2006 in the grade pay of 4600, they had mentioned 12540 as a pay in the pay band. this is correct,and i am taking this only. i think i am true.

  • Sources expected that Agenda Point 42 will be settled in 17th July meeting. Staff side may take special request for it.

  • gobinda 10 years ago

    I am just eagerly waiting for the solution to Agenda point 42 , because , I am direct victim of 6th CPC implementation, in the form of MACP replacing the ACP ( "old is gold " ). Please allow up-gradation under MACP on "promotional hierarchy" , else , make it optional to opt for either MACP or old ACP ( after 12/ 24 years , on promotional hierarchy) .