7th Pay Commission Fixation of pay on promotion consequent to grant of NFU: FinMin clarification to CGA
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Controller General of Accounts
Mahalekha Nlyantrak Bhawan
E Block, GPO Complex, INA
Dated, the 9th October, 2019
Sub: Fixation of pay in the Revised Pay Structure, 2016 on promotion as Accounts Officer consequent to grant of NFU to Assistant Accounts Officers (CCAS).
The references have been received in this office seeking clarification whether the AAOs who have been granted NFU in the Pay Level 9 in terms of this office 6.M. No. A-60015/1/2018/ MF.CGA(A)/NGE/7th CPC/238 dated 4th July, 2018, are eligible for benefit of fixation of pay on promotion as Accounts Officer. The matter was taken up with the Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance accordingly.
2. The Department of Expenditure vide ID No. 02-01/2018-E.lllA dated 09.09.2019 has viewed that the benefit of fixation of pay under Rule 13 of CCS (Revised Pay) Rules 2016 if availed at the time of NFU, the same should be offset at the time of promotion in the same Level in order to avoid double fixation benefits. As such the AAOs (CCAS) who have been granted. NFU in Pay Level 9 and availed benefit of fixation of pay under Rule 13 of the CCS (RP) Rules 2016, are not eligible for grant of same benefit on promotion as Accounts Officer in the same Level i.e. Pay Level 9.
3. All respective accounting units of Ministries/Departments concerned or advised to review all such cases in the light of clarification as mentioned in Para 2 above;
This issues with approval of the competent authority.
Sr. Accounts Officer (NGE)