Grant of financial upgradation under MACPS to Station Masters
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
(MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS)
New Delhi, Dt. 25- 02-2020
The General Manager
All Zonal Railways & PUs
(As per mailing list)
Sub:- Grant of financial upgradation under MACPS to Station Masters
Arising out of the decision to upgrade Assistant Station Masters in GP 2800 to GP 4200 and merge them with the post of Station Masters in GP 4200 communicated vide Note 2 of Annexure B of Board’s letter dated 02-8-2016 (RBE No.93/2016), the issue of ignoring promotion from ASM (GP 2800) to SM (GP 4200) for the purpose of MACPS has been under Board’s consideration. This issue has also been raised by AIRF in PNM forum as item No. 5/2018 and NFIR as item No. 15/2017.
2. The matter has been considered by the Board in terms of para 5 of Annexure to DOP&T’s OM dated 22-10-2019 circulated vide Board’s letter dated 04-2-2020 (RBE No.16/2020) and it has been decided that promotion from the post of ASM (GP 2800) to SM (GP 4200) may not be reckoned for the purpose of MACPS. As the necessary amendment in the recruitment provisions for Station Masters has been notified vide Board’s letter dated 16-2-2018 (RBE No. 22/2018), the benefit of MACPS ignoring promotion from ASM to SM shall be admissible w.e.f. 16-2-2018.
3. This issues with the concurrence of Finance Directorate of Ministry of Railways.
4. Hindi version is enclosed.
(Sudha A Kujur)
Dy. Director/Pay Commission