Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan,
Khan Market, New Delhi-110 003
Subject : Continuance of promotion of Personal Assistant of CSSS to the grade of Private Secretary of CSSS on ad-hoc basis-Extension thereof-reg.
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s OM No. 4/2/2018-CS.II(A) dated 20.01.2020 vide which promotion on ad-hoc basis of Personal Assistant (PA) of CSSS to the grade of Private Secretary (PS) of CSSS was extended beyond 31.12.2019 till 30.06.2020.
2. As regular promotion to the grade of Private Secretary of CSSS may take some more time, it has now been decided to further extend the period of ad-hoc promotion from the grade of PA to the grade of PS in CSSS, as mentioned in the OM as cited in para 1 above beyond 30.06.2020 and upto 30.06.2021 subject to the following conditions:-
i) The period of ad-hoc promotion to the grade of Private Secretary would be up to 30th June, 2021 or date of superannuation or date of their regular appointment or till further orders, whichever is the earliest.
ii) The extension in the period of ad-hoc promotion shall be subject to Vigilance Clearance in terms of DoP&T OM No. 22034/4/2012-Estt.(D) dated 2.11.2012 and other relevant instructions on the subject;
iii) The ad-hoc appointment in the grade of Private Secretary shall not confer on the appointees any right to continue in the grade indefinitely or for inclusion in the Select list of Private Secretary for regular appointment or to claim seniority in the Private Secretary grade of CSSS;
iv) In the event of the ad-hoc appointees to the PS grade not qualifying for regular appointment as and when made in future, they shall be reverted to the Personal Assistant grade from the date of the order of appointment of the regular Private Secretaries.
v) The officer(s) who fail to avail ad-hoc promotion would not be considered for ad-hoc promotion for a period of one year from the date of issue of this promotion order;
vi) The outcome in the SLP (C) No.30621/2011 arising out of the final judgment and order dated 15.07.2011 in CWP No.13218/2009 passed by the Hon’ble High Court of Punjab & Haryana and other connected cases before the Hon’ble Supreme Court;
vii) The outcome in the SLP (C) No.31288/2017 arising out of the Hon’ble Delhi High Court judgment dated 23.08.2017 in WP(C) No.3490/2010 filled by the All India Equality Forum & Others vs. U01 & Ors. and other related court cases in any competent court;
viii) Any other court cases in a connected matter.
3. Any factual inaccuracies/deficiencies, if any, may be brought to the notice of this Department immediately.
(Vasanthi V. Babu)
Under Secretary to the Government of India