Government of India
Ministry of Finance
(Department of Expenditure)
New. Delhi -2 , the 27th July, 1960.
Subject :- Counting of leave on average pay, earned leave on half average pay and leave on half pay availed of for the purpose of scientific and technical studies, for increments in officiating appointments.
The undersigned is directed to refer to paragraph 2 of this Ministry’s Office Memorandum No.F.13(47)-Est.III/58 dated the 27th July, 1959 in accordance with which the extraordinary leave availed of by temporary and officiating Government servants for the purpose of higher scientific and technical studies may be allowed to count for increments in the officiating appointment if an officer has put in at least three years service under Central Government at the time of proceeding on such leave, provided that a certificate is given by the appointing authority that the officer would have continued to officiate in that post or a post on the same time-scale but for his proceeding on such of leave
2. The President is pleased to decide that in the case of temporary and permanent Government servants officiating in other posts and leave on average pay/earned leave/leave on half average pay leave on half pay availed of for the purpose of prosecuting higher scientific and technical studies may also be allowed to count for increments in the officiating appointment, on the same conditions imposed in the O.M. dated 27.7.59 referred to in the proceeding paragraph, if such leave on average pay/ earned leave , leave on half average pay or half pay leave does not count for increment in the officiating appointment under the provisions of F.R.26(bb) or F.R.26(b) (as amended by this Ministry’ s Notification No .F.2(10 )E.III/59 dated the 4th April 1959).
3 These orders will have effect from the 27th July 1959 and amendments to the Fundamental Rules will be issued in due course.
( V. DORAISWAMY )
Deputy Secretary to the Govt. of India.