Clarification on compassionate appointment by Ministry of Defence

Controller General of Defence Accounts (CGDA) has forwarded the Ministry of Defence’s clarification regarding regulation of condition and admissibility of various allowances after implementation of 6th CPC recommendation in respect of widows who appointed on compassionate ground. 

The text of Ministry of Defence letter:-

Government of India
Ministry of Defence

New Delhi, the 18th June, 2012.

Subject:- Compassionate
appointment – Clarification regarding regulation of condition and admissibility
of various allowances after implementation of 6th CPC recommendation – regarding.

The undersigned is directed to refer to DoP&T O.M. No. F.No.
14014/2/2009-Estt(D) dated 3.4.2012 on the above subject circulated  vide
this Ministry letter of even number dated 11.4.2012 and to forward the
following clarifications received from DoP&T, for information, compliance,
guidance and necessary action:-
S. No.
Point of Reference 
Cases where widows who were earlier engaged in Pay band-1 with Grade Pay Rs. 1800/- and given on job training and were later reverted to Trainee in – 1S Pay Band due to subsequent govt. instruction recovery of excess payment has been effected:  
The status of a Government servant appointed on compassionate ground will be either a “Trainee” or a ‘regular’ government servant. Subject to clarification furnished vide OM dated 3.4.2012, the status of a widow appointed on compassionate grounds will be that of a ‘regular’ government servant from the initial day of appointment. 
(i) Will they be entitled to arrears for the recovery effected from them. 

(ii) Will their appointment after the latest instructions in Pay Band – 1 with Grade Pay Rs. 1800/- become effective from the date of initial appointment. 
(iii) Will this entitle them to arrears of salary and Pay Fixation accordingly.

Cases where widows were engaged as Trainees in the first instance due to non fulfillment of educational qualification. If appointing authority is satisfied that duties can be performed with the help of on job training then

(i) Can the widows be appointed in Pay Band – 1 with Grade Pay 1800/- with retrospective effect i.e. from the date of initial engagement as trainee.  
(ii) Accordingly will they be entitled for arrears of pay and pay fixation accordingly.

Source/Order: www.cgda.nic.in