Clarification on benchmarks for promotion to administration grades on numerical grading for the APARs prior to year ending 2017.
Government of Railways
Ministry of Railways
New Delhi dated 23.11.2017
The General Manager,
Mumbai – 20
[Attention: Ms. Yatri Dave, Vitekar, Dy CPO(Gaz.)]
Sub: Clarification on benchmarks for promotion to administration grades on numerical grading for the APARs prior to year ending 2017.
Ref: Western Railway letter NO.E/G/1024/0 dated 23.10.2017
Consequent to introduction of numerical grading (from a scale to 1 to 10) in the APARs of Railway officers from the year 2016-17, the numerical gradings in APARs from the reporting year 2016-17 have been classified in terms of ‘Outstanding’, ‘Very Good’ & ‘Good’ vide Board’s letter No. 2017/SCC/03/13 dated 21.07.2017
1.1 Also, benchmarks for promotion to various grades have been revised in terms of points vide Board’s letter No.2017/SCC/3/09 dated 01.09.2017. However, APARs prior to the reporting period 2016-17 contain gradings such ‘Outstanding’, ‘Very Good’, ‘Good’, ‘Average’ & ‘Below Average’ and no numerical values have been assigned to these gradings.
2. To ensure homogeneity, it has been decided that gradings in APARs prior to 2016-17 may be assigned numerical values for empanelment/ promotion purposes etc as under:
3. This disposes of Western Railway’s letter referred above.
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