Grant of Selection Grade to Lift Operators (other than Civil and Electrical Wings) working in the Department of Posts – Fixation of Pay
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi — 110001
Dated: 12th December, 2019
All Chief Postmasters General / Postmasters General
Subject : Grant of Selection Grade to Lift Operators (other than Civil and Electrical Wings) working in the Department of Posts – Fixation of Pay – regarding
This is in continuation of this office letter of even number dated 03.05.2019, on the subject mentioned above.
2. In this regard, this is to inform that the Telangana Circle, vide its letter no. ST/Lift Operator/Rigs dated 13.06.2019, requested to supply some clarifications w.r.t. fixation of pay and grant of financial upgradation(s) to the Lift Operators on grant of selection grade after 8 years for implementation of the instructions issued vide this office letter of even number dated 03.05.2019.
3. Therefore, the matter was examined in consultation with the Civil and Electrical Wings of this Department. The Directorate General, CPWD vide its O.M No. 20/30/2007-EC.V dated 29.04.2011 (copy enclosed), had issued instructions regarding fixation of pay of Lift Operators on grant of selection grade after 8 years, and accordingly to these instructions:
“………. the upgradation (as selection grade) from pre -revised pay scales of Rs 3050-4590 to Rs. 4000-6000 would be counted and offset against 1st financial upgradation under Assured Career Progression Scheme and 2nd financial upgradation, if due i.e. prior to 01.09.2008, would be allowed in the pre-revised pay scale of Rs. 4500-7000 (revised to grade pay of Rs. 2800) to the Lift. Operator. After implementation of Modified Assured Career Progression Scheme (MACPS), the Lift Operators would be entitled for 2nd and 3rd financial upgradation w.e.f 01.09.2008 or on completion of 20 and 30 years of continuous regular service, whichever is later, as the case may be in the immediately higher grade pays of Rs. 2800/- and Rs. 4200/- respectively. The Department of Expenditure, M/o Finance has concurred with the views of DOPT vide their I.D. No. 64222/JS (Per)/2011 dated 28th April, 2011.”
4. Thus, the pay of the Lift Operators, working in the administrative control of the Circles, may be fixed as per the aforesaid guidelines of CPWD while granting selection grade/financial upgradations to them.
Encl: as above.
(Harpreet Kaur Manchanda)
Asstt. Director General (PE-I)