CCS (RP) Rules, 2016 – Opportunity for revision of option to come over to revised pay structure, Clarification sought on DoE OM dated 12.12.2018 – Department of Posts – F.NO. 02-09/2019-PAP – Dated 08.04.2021
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
[Establishment Division/P.A.P. Section]
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
The Chief Post Master General,
Vijayawada — 520013.
Sub: CCS (RP) Rules, 2016 – Opportunity for revision of option to come over to revised pay structure, Clarification sought on DoE OM dated 12.12.2018 – regarding.
Kindly refer your office letter AC II/ Pen/VJA/Corr/Vol.11/2018 dated 04.05.2020 seeking clarifications on Department of Expenditure OM 4-13/17-IC/E-II A dated 12.12.2018, providing an opportunity to government servants for revision of option to come over to the revised pay structure as notified in CCS (RP) rules 2016.
2. DoE OM dated 04.05.2020, permitted another opportunity to Central Government employees who have already exercised their option to come over to the revised pay structure as notified by CCS (RP) 2016 to revise their initial option in terms of Rule 5 & 6 thereof. The provisos of Rule 5 of RP rules 2016 are self-explanatory: Government servant may elect to continue to draw pay in the existing pay structure until the date on which he earns his next or any subsequent increment in the existing pay structure or until he vacates his post or ceases to draw pay in the existing pay structure and for those Government Servants who has been placed in a higher grade pay or scale between 1st day of January, 2016 and the date of notification of these rules on account of promotion or upgradation, the Government servant may elect to switch over to the revised pay structure from the date of such promotion or upgradation as the case may be, with explanation 1 under Rule 5 as the option to retain the existing pay structure under the provisos to this rule shall be admissible only in respect of one existing Pay Band and Grade Pay or scale.
3. On the foregoing facts it is hereby clarified that DoEOM 12.12.2018 permits employees who have already exercised option to come over to the revised pay structure or to retain the old pay structure from 01.01.2016 till the date of issue of OM, to revise their initial option in terms of Rule 5 & 6 thereof.
4. Hence it is requested to settle the grievances of officials/ officers on the subject matter at your end on the basis of above clarification.
5. This issues with the approval of competent authority.
(D. K. Tripathi)
Assistant Director General (Estt.)