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Extension of timelines for reporting / reviewing of part period of APAR – DOPT Latest Order

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No.21011/02/2015-Est(A-ll)-Part II
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

North Block, New Delhi
9th October, 2020


Subject : Extension of timelines for reporting / reviewing of part period of Annual Performance Assessment Report (APAR) of Group ‘A’, ‘B’ and ‘C’ officer of Central Civil Services during the current the year 2020-21, by officers retiring from 30.06.2020 to 31.10.2020.

The undersigned is directed to invite attention to Department of Personnel & A.R. O.M. No. 21011/1/77-Estt.(A) dated 30.01.1978 and this Department’s O.M. number 21011/1/93-Estt.(A) dated 14.01.1993 regarding recording of remarks by reporting and reviewing authority within one month after retirement (copies enclosed).

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2. Due to unforeseen situation caused by COVID 19 pandemic, practical difficulty is being faced in recording the part period of APAR during the current year 2020-21 by the reporting / reviewing authority retiring on or after 30.06.2020. Accordingly, it has been decided, with the approval of the competent authority, that the reporting / reviewing authorities retiring from Government service during the period from 30.06.2020 to 31.10.2020, shall be allowed to record part period of the APAR for the current year 2020-21 of Group ‘A’, ‘B’ and ‘C’ officers of Central Civil Services, within 31.12.2020, in relaxation of the extant timelines for reporting and reviewing within one month after retirement. However, for reporting / reviewing authority retiring in November, 2020 or thereafter, the extant provisions as contained in O.Ms dated 30.01.1978 and 14.01.1993, mentioned at para 1 above, shall continue to be applicable.

3. The above relaxation is a one-time measure only.

Encl: (2)

(Kabindra Joshi)

Signed Copy

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