Non-Functional upgradation for Officers of Organized Group ‘A’ Services – Additional Secretary Grade to Officers of 1996 batch & earlier w.e.f. 06.11.2023: DoP&T OM dated 28.11.2023
File No. AB.14017/30/2011-PP.(RR) Vol. III
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training
New Delhi, the 28th November, 2023
Sub:- Non-Functional upgradation for Officers of Organized 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 JAS officers posted in the Centre in the grade of Additional Secretary as well as the date of posting of the first officer belonging to that batch are indicated in the table below:
|Batch and Level in IAS
|Date of Appointment at the Centre
|Batch of Organized Group ‘A’ service to be considered for NFU
|1998 as Additional Secretary
|1996 & earlier w.e.f. 06.11.2023
3. Grant of higher pay scale under Non-Functional Upgradation is subject to the terms and conditions provided in Annex-I to OM dated 24.4.2009. Para 3 of the Annex-I states that all the prescribed eligibility criteria and promotional norms including ‘benchmark’ for up-gradation to a particular grade pay, have to be met, at the time of screening.
4. Therefore, officers belonging to OGAS, who have not been granted promotion in the above grade but have completed the necessary residency period in their respective feeder grades as on the crucial date of eligibility for promotion to the grade 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-15 with effect from the date mentioned above.
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