Deputation for Central Government Employees: Rules, Guidelines, Latest Orders

Deputation for Central Government Employees: Rules, Guidelines, Latest Orders

Deputation (Duty) Allowance

The Deputation (Duty) Allowance admissible shall be at the following rates:

(a) In case of deputation within the same station the Deputation (Duty) Allowance will be payable at the rate of 5% of basic pay subject to a maximum of Rs.4500 p.m.

(b) In case of deputation involving change of station, the Deputation (Duty) Allowance will be payable at the rate of 10% of the basic pay subject to a maximum of Rs.9000 p.m.

(c) The ceilings will further rise by 25 percent each time Dearness Allowance increases by 50 percent

(d) Basic Pay, from time to time, plus Deputation (Duty) Allowance shall not exceed the basic pay in the apex level i.e. Rs. 2,25,000/-. In the case of Government servants receiving Non Practising Allowance, their basic pay plus Non-Practising Allowance plus Deputation (Duty) Allowance shall not exceed the average of basic pay of the revised scale applicable to the Apex Level and the Level of the Cabinet Secretary i.e. Rs.2,37,500/-.

[ Ref: 7th CPC Deputation (Duty) Allowance DOPT Order ]

Transfer on deputation / foreign service of Central Government Employees

Deputation Consolidated Guidelines – DOPT Order

The terms deputation/foreign service will cover only those appointments that are made by transfer on a temporary basis provided the transfer is outside the normal field of deployment and is in public interest. The question whether the transfer is outside the normal field of deployment or not will be decided by the authority which controls the service or post from which the employee is transferred

The following types of appointments will not be treated as deputation/foreign service for the purposes of these orders:

(a) appointment of serving employees made either by promotion or by direct recruitment from amongst open market candidates whether on permanent or temporary basis.

(b) permanent appointment made by transfer.

(c)Temporary appointment made on the basis of personal requests of employees.

(d) Arrangements necessitated by staff imbalances arising on re-organisation of offices on the same or different stations, subject to the specific condition that no deputation (duty) allowance will be admissible in such cases.

Deputation Orders

DeptOrder No & DateSubjectOrder Link
Railway PC-VII No 180 RBE No. 15 dated 7th Feb 2022Amendment in Para 3.4 and Para-5 of consolidated guidelines on deputation issued vide OM No. 6/8/2009-Estt.(Pay-II) dated 17th June, 2010 according to 7th CPC pay structureClick here
Railway PC-VII No. 179
RBE No. 09/20222
New Delhi, dated 17th January 2022
Grant of Deputation (Duty) Allowance in cases where the basic pay in parent cadre has been upgraded on account of NFU, MACP, NFSG, etc. in the 7th CPC context – clarificationClick here
DOPTNo. 2/11/2017-Estt.(Pay-II) Dated 15th March, 2021Grant of Deputation (Duty) Allowance in cases where the basic pay in parent cadre has been upgraded on account of NFU, MACP, NFSG, etc. in the 7th CPC contextClick here
DOPTF.No. 2/9/2018-Estt. (Pay-II) dated 12th April 2021Amendment in Para 3.4 of deputation guidelines issued vide OM No. 6/8/2009-Estt (Pay-II) dated 17th June, 2010Click here
DOPTF. No.2/10/2018-Estt. (Pay-II) dated 2nd March 2021Amendment of Para 5 of consolidated guidelines on deputation issued vide OM No.6/8/2009-Estt.(Pay-II) dated 17.06.2010 according to 7th CPC pay structureClick here
DOPTNo.2/8/20 18-Estt.(Pay-II) Dated 7th February, 2019Revision of the rates of Deputation (Duty) Allowance/pay fixation on appointment in the Personal Staff of MinistersClick here
DOPTNo.2/11/2017-Estt.(Pay-II)
dated 24th November, 2017
Grant of Deputation (Duty) Allowance – Recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay CommissionClick here
DOPTNo. 6/8/2009-Estt. (Pay II) dated 17th June, 2010Transfer on deputation / foreign service of Central Government Employees to ex-cadre posts under the Central Government/ State Governments/Public Sector Undertakings/Autonomous Bodies, Universities! UT Administration, Local Bodies etc. and vice–versa – Regulation of pay, Deputation (duty) Allowance, tenure of deputation/ foreign service and other terms and conditionsClick here

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