Second Meeting of the Joint Committee on MACPS
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel , Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 6th October, 2010
Subject:- Record Note of the Second Meeting of the Joint Committee on MACPS held under the Chairmanship of the Joint Secretary(E), DOPT on 15th September, 2010.
The undersigned is directed to enclose herewith Record Note of the Second Meeting of the Joint Committee on MACPS held under the Chairmanship of the Joint Secretary (Establishment), DOPT on 15’~ september, 2010 for information and further necessary action.
RECORD NOTE OF THE SECOND MEETING OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON MACPS HELD UNDER THE CHAIRMANSHIP OF THE JOINT SECRETARY (ESTABLISHMENT), DOP&T ON 15TH SEPTEMBER 2010
The second meeting of the Joint Committee constituted to examine the anomalies pertaining to the MACP scheme was held under the Chairmanship of Joint Secretary (Estt.) Department of Personnel & Training on 15th September, 2010. All the members of the Committee were present in the meeting. In addition, Ms Urvilla Khati, Executive Director, Ministry of Railways was also present.
2. The Chairperson welcomed the representatives of the Official Side and the Staff Side and referred to the first meeting of the Joint Committee held on 25th May, 2010. The staff side was informed that clarifications had since been issued with regard to item numbers 4 & 7 which were discussed during the first meeting of the Joint Committee. She also informed that item No.6 stood transferred to the agenda of the National Anomaly Committee. The staff side was also informed that many of the 57 agenda items submitted by them represented common issues and therefore, similar items had been clubbed together for the present meeting.
3. Thereafter, the three options submitted by the staff side during the first meeting of the Joint Committee with respect to agenda item number 1 and other similar items regarding grant of MACP in the promotional hierarchy were discussed. The official side expressed its inability to agree to any of the options suggested by the staff side. The official side stated that the Government has already improved upon the recommendations of the 6th CPC regarding MACPS and therefore, any further improvement in the same may not be feasible.
4. Thereafter, agenda items were taken up. A statement indicating gist of the decisions taken on the agenda items is enclosed.
5. The meeting ended with a vote of thanks to the Chair.