MACPS to Central Government employees – clarification on counting of pre-appointment training w.r.t. Para 9 of MACPS guidelines
Government Of India
Ministry Of Communications
Department of Posts
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi – 110 001
All Heads of Circle,
Sub: Modified Assured Carrier Progression Scheme (MACPS) to Central Government Employees w.e.f. 01.09.2008 – clarification on counting of pre-appointment training w.r.t. para 9 of MACPS guidelines – regarding.
The MACP Scheme promulgated by DoP&T vide OM No.35034/3/2008-Estt.(D) dated 19.05.2009 was circulated in the Department vide OM No.4-7/(MACPS)/2009-PCC dated 18.09.2009. Directorate has been receiving numerous references from service unions/federations and Circles to clarify as to whether the pre-appointment training period will be counted for the purpose of MACPS or not with reference to para 9 of the Scheme.
2. The matter was taken up with the nodal Department i.e. DoP&T for clarification. The DoP&T has clarified vide Dy.No.1312914/18/CR dated 5.6.2018 as under:-
“as per provisions of MACP Scheme as contained in Para 9 of Annexure-I of MACP Scheme dated 19th May 2009, Pre-appointment training before regular appointment is not counted for the purpose of MACP Scheme.”
3. All Concerned may take action accordingly.
Asstt. Director General (GDS/PCC)