Vigilance Clearance for Promotion – Comprehensive review of instructions: Clarification by DoPT OM dated 23.01.2014
Subject: Comprehensive review of instructions pertaining to vigilance clearance for promotion—clarifications – regarding
“For the purpose of vigilance clearance for Review DPC, instructions exist in O.M. No.22011/2/99-Estt(A) dated 21.11.2002 that review DPC will take into consideration the circumstances obtaining at the time of original DPC and any subsequent situation arising thereafter will not stand in the way of vigilance clearance for review DPC. However, before the officer is actually promoted it needs to be ensured that he/she is clear from vigilance angle and the provision of para 7 of O.M. No.22011/4/91-Estt.(A) dated 14.09.1992 are not attracted”.
4. In cases, where the junior is not promoted, it is to be ensured that the provisions of para 7 of OM dated 14.9.1992 are not attracted on the date the official is being actually promoted.