Grant of additional pay to promoted Officers of certain established central services class I.
Government Of India
Ministry Of Finance
Department Of Expenditure.
New Delhi Dt:12-10-1972
Subejct: Grant of additional pay to promoted Officers of certain established central services class I.
The undersigned is directed to invite a reference to this Ministry’s O.M.of even number dated 12-1-1971, wherein officers promoted from class II to class in the Indian Audit and accounts service: Indian Defence Accounts services and Central Excise wing of the customs and central excise service were granted two additional incremnts of Rs.40/- each, when they are appointed to the senior posts involving group charge such as Deputy Accountant General or equivalent. The promoted officers of certain other class I services carrying the integrated scale of Rs.400-1250, did not become eligible for this benefit where due to administrative or other organisational reasons, the conditions of group charge (viz., supervision ove another class I Officer) could not be fulfilled. As this created a ceeling of invidious distincton among offices of the various central services calss I carrying the aforesaid integrated scale, the matter has further been reviewed and it has been decided by the president to extend the above benefit of two additional increments in the integrated scale of Rs.400-1250, to promoted officers of the Indian postal services India Income Tax service; customs wing of the customs and central excise serrvice and the military lands and cantonement service subject to the conditions enumerated hereunder;
(i) The benefit of two additional increments in the integrated scale of Rs.400-1250, will be admissible to the promoted officers only after they have put in service for three years on a regular basis in class I Posts, after their promotion from class II to class I. The duration of any ad-hoc appointment or short-term promotions to class I posts should not be rechoned for computing the period of three years for the above purpose.
(ii) The normal dates of increment will continue to be the same dates on which increments will have fallendue but for the grant of these additional increments.
(iii) The above benefit of two additional increments will not, however, be admissible in those cases where the pay on promotion to class I has been fixed at : Rs.510/- or below in the integrated scale or where as a result of fixation of pay at the stage of Rs.700/- in the integrated scale the officer has already reaped a benefit of increase in pay of Rs.120/- or more.
(iv) The above benefit will take effect from the date of this office memorandum and will apply to officers of the aforesaid four services who are promoted after 1-7-1959 and continue to be in the integrated scale on the date of this Memorandum but the benefit of two increments equal to Rs.40/- each may be allowed notionally from the date on which the condition of three years service on a regular basis in class I posts has been fulfilled. No arrears will be admissible for the period prior to the dae of this Memorandum.
2. It is also clarified that in the case of officers whose pay before the grant of the above benefit stood at the stage of Rs.1060/- the pay after the admission of the above benefit would be fixed at Rs.1100/- (Second stage in the integrated scale) only so as to allow to the officer the same extent of benefit in the integrated scale as would have accrued in the normal span of two incremental stages in the scale.
3. The benefit sanctioned above is only of an interim nature pending the receipt of the Third pay Commission’s Report and shall be subject to further review after the Third Pay Commission’s recommendations are received and considered by the Government.
Deputy Secretary to the govt.of India