Clarification on fixation of pay of Inspector Posts on promotion to the cadre of Asstt. Superintendent Posts cadre.
No. 2-12/2013-PCC (Pt.)
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg
New Delhi – 110001
Date : 23-10-2018
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Sub : Clarification on fixation of pay of Inspector Posts on promotion to the cadre of Asstt. Superintendent Posts cadre.
The Grade Pay of Inspector Posts was upgraded to Rs. 4600 (pre-revised) in PB – 2 vide this Directorate OM No. 2-12/2013-PCC dated 24.1/012017, whereas the higher post of ASPOs continued to fall in the GP Rs. 4600 w.e.f. 01.01.2006. After issue of OM dated 24.10.2017, various authorities have sought for clarification that since both the cadres were placed in identical GP between 01.01.2006 to 31.12.2015 and as such whether 3% fixation benefit as per CCS (RP) Rules, 2008 would be available on promotion from IP to ASP cadre or not.
2. The issue has been examined in this Directorate in light of DoP ID Note No. 2-5/2010-PCC dated 26.04.2012 and MoF OM No. 10/02/2011-E.III/A dated 07.01.2013 and it is clarified that the Asstt. Superintendent Posts cadre carries higher duties and responsibilities than that of Inspector Posts, as such fixation benefit will be available on promotion from Inspector Posts to Assistant Superintendent Posts cadre.
3. All concerned may be informed accordingly.
Asstt. Director General (GDS/PCC)