Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
2″ Floor, A-Wing, Lok Nayak Bhawan
Khan Market, New Delhi
Dated 22nd May, 2020.
Subject : Extension of timelines for Recording of Annual Performance Assessment Report (APAR) for the year 2019-2020 in respect of Group-A and Group-B officers of Central Secretariat Service (CSS) through SPARROW Portal – Reg.
The undersigned is directed to refer to O.M. No.21011/01/2009-Estt. (A)(Pt.II) dated 27.03.2020 and O.M. No.21011/02/2015-Estt.(A-II) (Pt.II) dated 30.03.2020 issued by the Estt. Division of this Department. Accordingly, the timelines for recording of the Annual Performance Assessment Report (APAR) across all the Group-A and Group-B Officers of Central Secretariat Service (CSS) for the year 2019-20 has been extended as per the Annexure to the Estt. Division O.M. No.21011/02/2015-Estt. (A-II) (Pt.II) dated 30.03.2020 (copy enclosed).
2. All the APARs in respect of Group-A and Group-B Officers of Central Secretariat Service (CSS) have to be generated through Smart Performance Appraisal Report Recording Online Window (SPARROW) within the extended
3. Accordingly, all Ministries/Departments are requested to take necessary action from generation of APAR online SPARROW till completion stage.
Under Secretary to Government of India