Memorandum to Rule-6 of WBS(ROPA) Rules, 2019
Government of West Bengal
In terms of the first proviso to Rule-6 of WBS(ROPA) Rules,2019 under Notification No. 5562-F dt. 25.09.2019, a Govt. employee on deputation or on foreign service has no scope to exercise option to come under the revised pay structure until he is repatriated to his parent cadre and on repatriation he is eligible to exercise such option within three months of his/her return/ repatriation to the parent cadre. However, the Officers/Staffs on deputation who are drawing pay in their respective cadre post i.e. who have opted to draw pay in the pay structure of their parent department with or without deputation allowance may be allowed to exercise such option online through their respective HRMS ID provided the amount of deputation allowance, if any as on 31.12.2019, shall remain the same.
The Government employees who are on deputation in a board, corporation, municipal body, zilla parishad, development authority, trust, society, undertaking, commission or parastatal etc. under the administrative control of West Bengal Government may be categorized in 2 categories as below:
1) The employees who are on deputation and draw their pay through HRMS of IFMS. For example, Officers posted in Municipalities/Municipal Corporations.
2) The employees who are on deputation and do not draw their pay through HRMS of IFMS but the Parastatals where they are posted have a HOO Code and HOO login Id in HRMS. For example Officers posted in Zilla Parishads.
Now in view of the above the Governor is pleased to decide that for the employees falling under category 1, submission of option by such employees and the process of pay fixation for ROPA 2019 through HRMS of IFMS is mandatory. And the employees falling under category 2 above, submission of option and the process of pay fixation for ROPA 2019 through HRMS is optional.
Additional Chief Secretary