Treatment of the period of training or instruction in India as ’duty’ under F .R.9(6)(b)(i)
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department of Expenditure)
NEW DELHI-2, the 3rd December,1960.
Subject:- Treatment of the period of training or instruction in India as ’duty’ under F .R.9(6)(b)(i).
The undersigned is directed to refer to sub-clause (i) of clause (b) of rule 9(6 of the Fundamental Rules and to say that the President is pleased to decide that the authorities competent to appoint the Govt. servant to the post for which the training is essential may be empowered to treat the period of training or instruction in India of Government servants as ’duty’ under this rule, subject to the following conditions:
(a)The training or instruction should be in India;
(b)The training or instruction should be connected with the post which the Govt. servant is holding at the time of placing him on training or instruction;
(c)That it is obligatory on the part of the Govt. to send the person for such training o* instructions;
(d)The training should not be in professional or technical subjects which are a normally brought under the Provisions relating to ‘study leave’ and
(e)The period of training should not exceed one year.
In so far as persons (including officers of the I.A.& A.S .), serving in the Indian Audit & Accounts Department are concerned, these orders are issued in consultation with the Comptroller & Auditor General of India who will exercise the powers of the Appointing authority for the purposes of these orders.
deputy Secretary to the Government of India.