Promotion of Accountants to the grade of Sr. Accountant on seniority-cum-fitness basis in relaxation of eligibility service on crucial date: CGA Order
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
DEPARTMENT OF EXPENDITURE
CONTROLLER GENERAL OF ACCOUNTS
MAHALEKHA NIYANTRAK BHAWAN
GPO COMPLEX, BLOCK-E, INA
NEW DELHI – 110023
Dated, the 06th November, 2023
Subject:- Promotion of Accountants to the grade of Sr. Accountant on seniority-cum-fitness basis.
Reference is invited to DoP&T’s O.M. No. AB-14017/17/2018-Esstt.RR dated 12.08.2021 regarding relaxation in eligibility service as prescribed in recruitment rules/service rules as on the crucial date i.e. 1st January, 2021 upto a maximum period of three months. The relaxation is permitted for three vacancy years 1.e. 2021, 2022 and 2023.
2. It has been observed in the select lists received from User Departments (Cadre Controlling Authorities in respect of Group ‘C’ & ‘B’ Non-Gazetted employees) where the relaxation has been granted to the eligible officials as per instructions contained in DoPT ibid O.M. dated 12.08.2021 that these officials have been recommended for promotion as Senior Accountant w.e.f. 1st January of the year of consideration. Whereas instructions contained in Para 5 of DoPT ibid O.M. dated 12.08.2021 states that “the relaxation is subject to the condition that actual promotions are effected only after completion of the eligibility service prescribed in the Recruitment Rules/Service Rules”.
3. The concerned User Departments, being the Cadre Controlling Authority in respect of Group ‘C’ & ‘B’ Non-Gazetted employees in their respective Ministry/Department, are, therefore, requested to conduct a review DPC in their respective offices to consider the “fitness” of the eligible Accountants for promotion as Senior Accountant as per eligibility conditions prescribed in relevant Recruitment Rules and instructions contained in DoPT ibid O.M. dated 12.08.2021 wherever applicable and to recommend the name of Accountants, if found “fit”, for promotion w.e.f. 1st April of the year of consideration in cases where relaxation in prescribed service length is required (maximum upto 03 months) for the vacancy years 2021, 2022 and 2023.
4. The name of such Accountants may be forwarded to this office in prescribed select list proforma (as circulated vide CGA’s O.M. of even number (539) dated 27.03.2023) alongwith copy of minutes of review DPC for further consideration in this office, latest by 30th November, 2023.
This issues with approval of the Competent Authority.
Sr. Accounts Officer
Relaxation in the eligibility service for promotion- change in the crucial date i.e. 1st January: DoP&T OM
The Pr. CCAs/CCAs/CAs concerned.
The Sr. AO (ITD), O/o the CGA with the request for uploading on website of the CGA.