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Govt. stipulates procedures for promotion after retirement cases

By EMN Updated: Oct 15, 2019 11:32 pm

Dimapur, Oct. 15 (EMN): The Nagaland government has stipulated procedures to deal with cases relating to government employees’ promotion after retirement.
The government publicity agency the department of Information and Public Relations (IPR) issued on Tuesday updates about the stipulations.

According to the IPR, the state’s government has issued an office memorandum referring to the Personnel & Administrative Reforms department’s memorandum dated January 25 2016 which deals with the grant of notional promotion to a government servant exonerated in a disciplinary proceeding after retirement.

“However, the cases of government servants who are found fit by review DPC after their retirement on account of revision of seniority list of the feeder cadre, upgradation (sic) of below benchmark APARs etc are not covered under the said OM. These cases have now been examined procedures has been laid down for dealing with such cases,” the IPR stated.

A government servant who is not recommended ‘in the panel’ by the original/supplementary DPC but later on is recommended in the panel by a review DPC but has since retired, the IPR stated, may be given the benefit of notional promotion with effect from the date of promotion of his immediate junior in the reviewed panel.

Fixing notional pay is subject to the fulfilment of the following conditions:

a. That the officer who is immediate junior to the retired government servant assumed charge of the higher post on or before the date of superannuation of the retired government servant.

b. That the said retired government servant was clear from vigilance angle on the date of promotion of his immediate junior.

c. A retired government servant who is considered for notional promotion from the date of promotion of his immediate junior on the recommendation of a review DPC would also be entitled to fixation of pension on the basis of such notional pay.

d. The notional promotion, notional pay fixation and revision of pension shall be further subject to extant rules on promotion, pay fixation and CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972. Actual increase in pension shall be given only from the date of approval of reviewed panel by the competent authority. No arrears shall be paid.

e. The provisions contained in this office memorandum shall become operational from the date of issue of this office memorandum. Past cases settled in accordance with the earlier provision shall not be reopened.

f. In so far as persons serving in the Indian Audit & Accounts department are concerned, these orders issue after consultation with the Comptroller & Auditor General of India.’

By EMN Updated: Oct 15, 2019 11:32:13 pm
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