Non-Functional upgradation for Officers of Organized Group A Services (OGAS) – Joint Secretary Grade – 2005 Batch: DoP&T OM dated 10.10.2023. The Office Memorandum, dated 10 October 2023, issued by the Department of Personnel & Training, Government of India, discusses Non-Functional Upgradation (NFU) for officers of Organised Group ‘A’ Services (OGAS). It provides details about Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers posted as Joint Secretaries at the Centre in 2023, along with the relevant batch information for NFU consideration. The memorandum clarifies that eligibility criteria and promotional norms must be met at the time of screening for NFU. Officers from OGAS, who meet the residency period and are two batches senior to the mentioned IAS officer, are eligible for NFU to Level-14 from the specified date.
F.No.AB-14017/30/2011- PP (RR)[Vol.III]
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
New Delhi, the 10 October,2023
Sub: Non-Functional upgradation for Officers of Organised Group ‘A’ Services.
In terms of para 1(iv) of this Department’s OM No. AB-14017/64/2008-Estt. (RR) dated 24.04.2009, regarding Non-Functional Upgradation for officers of Organised Group ‘A’ Services (OGAS), the details of batch of the officers belonging to the Indian Administrative Service who have been posted at the Centre in various grades were issued from time to time.
2. The details of the batch of IAS officer posted in the Centre in the grade of Joint Secretary as well as the date of posting of the first officer belonging to the respective batch in 2023 are indicated in the table below:-
|Sl. No.||Batch and Level in IAS||Date of Appointment at the Centre||Batch of Organized Group ‘A’ service to be considered for NFU|
|1.||2007 as Joint Secretary||18.07.2023||2005 & earlier w.e.f. 18.07.2023|
3. Grant of higher pay scale under Non-Functional Upgradation is subject to the terms and conditions, prescribed in Annex-I to OM dated 24.04.2009. Para 3 of the Annex-I states that all the prescribed eligibility criteria and promotional norms including ‘benchmark’ for upgradation to a particular grade pay, would have to be met, at the time of screening.
4. Therefore, officers belonging to OGAS, who have not been granted promotion in the above grades but have completed the necessary residency period in their respective feeder grades as on the crucial date of eligibility for promotion to these grades and are at least two batches senior to the batch of the IAS officer mentioned in the table below Para-2, shall be eligible to be considered for grant of NFU to Level-14 with effect from the date mentioned above.
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