GP 5400 Level 9 to Asst. Superintendent Posts (ASPs) on completion of four years of service in GP 4800 Level 8 - Dept. of Posts Clarification No.
Department of Posts
Shri Arup Kumar Seal,
Qtr. No. 12, P&T Colony, Khurshid Square,
Civil Lines, Delhi -110054.
Sub : Granting of GP Rs. 5400 in PB -2 (Level 9 in Pay Matrix) on
completion of four years of service in the GP Rs. 4800 (Level 8 in Pay
Matrix) to ASPs on non functional basis.
mentioned subject and to inform that the issue of granting NFSG in pre
revised GP Rs. 5400/- in PB-2 corresponding to Level 9 to Asstt.
Superintendent Posts on completion of four years of service in the
pre-revised GP Rs. 4800/- (Level 8 in Pay Matrix) has been examined with
25-2/2017- IC/E.III (A) dated 18.06.2018 as per recommendations of 7th CPC
in Para 11.12.140 of the report whereas there is no such recommendation for
ASP cadre. Moreover, AAOs in P&T Accounts are having all India Transfer
Liability and on contrast, the ASP is a Circle level cadre. Further, ASPs
are enjoying Rule 38 transfer from one Circle to other whereas there is no
such provision for AAOs. As such, the plea for granting NSFG to ASP cadre
in line of AAO cadre as mentioned in the representation is not tenable.
is a Circle level cadre. In some Circles IPs get promotion in ASPs cadre
immediately after completion of minimum qualifying years of service in IP
cadre viz 3 years (now 5 years) whereas in some Circles IPs are waiting
their hierarchical promotion in ASP cadre even after regular service of
10-13 years in the cadre. The NSFG Scale would not only make a huge
disparity in pay among ASPs who are originally entered in IP cadre on the
basis of same examination and are borne on the same IP gradation list.
completion of four years of service cannot be recommended.