Guidelines for transfer to regulate transfer of Group ‘C’ officials & Group ‘B’ (non-gazetted) officials – Deptt. of Posts order dated 22.12.2021
No. 53(03)/2019/PA Admn.II/ 2555-2579
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
PA Wing Dak Bhawan
Sansad Marg New Delhi 110 001
All GMs (PAF)/DsA(P) of PAOs
Sub: Guidelines for transfer to regulate transfer of Group ‘C’ officials & Group ‘B’ (non-gazetted) officials-reg.
I am directed to invite your kind attention on the aforesaid subject and to enclose herewith DoP HQ letter No. X-12/6/2021-SPN-II dated 17/11/2021. Wherein DoP HQ has conveyed revised guidelines in continuation to its letter no. 141-141/2013-SPB-II dated 17.01.2019 relating to Postal Accounts Offices as follows:
i) Only such officials who have completed one year of service shall be eligible for transfer under Rule-38,
Provided that the condition of one year shall not be applicable for employees appointed on compassionate ground, Persons with Disabilities and official or dependent family members with terminal illness.
[Para 3(A)(x) of the guidelines referred to above stands modified accordingly]
ii) Transfer of officials shall not be denied solely on the ground of shortage of staff where working strength of the cadre in the concerned unit is 66.66% of sanctioned strength or more.
(Para 3(C)(x) of the guidelines referred to above stands modified accordingly]
iii) Under Rule 38, an official will be eligible for two Inter-Circle transfers during entire service. However, a gap of 3 years shall be mandatory for availing same category of transfer for the second time.
[Para 3(A)(xi) of the guidelines referred to above stands modified accordingly].
2. Relevant provisions of Guidelines for Transfer issued vide letter dated 17.01.2019 cited above are modified to the extent mentioned above.
3. These shall come into force with immediate effect.
This issues with the approval of competent authority.
Read also ⇒ DoP : Guidelines for transfer to regulate transfers of Group ‘C’ officials, Group ‘B’ (non-gazetted) and Assistant Superintendent of Posts (Group ‘B’ Gazetted)
Enct: As above.
Asstt. Director General
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