Grant of benefits of MACP Scheme w.e.f. 01.01.2006 to civilian employees and inputs received from DOPT to defend similar cases
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi — 110001
Date : 22/11/2019
Chief Postmaster General
Rajasthan Circle, Jaipur — 302 007.
Sub :- Hon’ble CAT Jaipur Bench OA No. 291/558/2019 titled as Bharu Ram Siklitgar Vs UOI & Ors. – regarding grant of benefits of MACP Scheme w.e.f. 01.01.2006 to civilian employees.
On the above noted subject, I am directed to inform you that this Directorate has received an OA bearing No. 291/558/2019 titled as Bharu Ram Siklitgar Vs UOI & Ors. and your office might be received the same being a respondent in the case.
2. In the instant OA, the applicant has sought for relief for grant of benefit of MACP Scheme with effect from the commencement of 6th CPC i.e. 01.01.2006 instead of 01.09.2008, by quoting the. judgment dated 08.12.2017 of Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in case of Balvir Singh Civil Appeal Diary No. 3744 of 2016.
3. In this regard, I am directed to forward herewith a copy of Department of Personnel & Training Office Memorandum No. 43019/5/2019-Estt.-D dated 01.11.2019 containing facts / grounds for defending the issue involved in the OA, and request you to kindly get the counter reply prepared and filed on the basis of the facts / grounds provided by the DoP&T.
4. It is also requested to defend the case properly and to intimate the outcome of the proceedings periodically to this Directorate.
Encl: (As Above)
Assistant Director General (PCC/GDS)