Ad-hoc promotion to Senior Scale in Law Department (RBE No.205/2018)
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
RBE No.205 /2018
New Delhi, dated 28.12.2018
The General Managers/Director General,
All Indian Railways / Production Units/RDSO
Sub: Ad-hoc promotion to Senior Scale in Law Department.
In terms of Board’s letters No.E(GP)81/1/91 dated 01.04.91 and No. E(GP)96/1/11 dated 03.09.1996, read with letter No.E(GP)99/1/33 dated 14.03.2012, Group ‘B’ Officers of Law Department, who have not put in 8 years of regular service in Group when detailed to look after duties in Senior Scale or are promoted on ad-hoc basis, are eligible to draw charge allowance of Rs.1500/- p.m. subject to the condition that pay plus charge allowance should not exceed the pay that would have been admissible had the pay been fixed under Rule 1313 (FR 22) R-I1 on regular promotion. However, such officers are entitled to draw pay in Senior Scale, as may be admissible under the normal rules, only on completion of 8 years of regular service in Group ‘B’.
2. As per the revised Recruitment Rules of Law Department (viz. Railways Deputy Chief Law Officer, Senior Law Officer and Law Officer (Group ‘A’ and Group B’ posts) Recruitment Rules, 2017), notified vide Notification dated 22.12.2017, Group ‘B’ officers with 6 years of regular service in Group ‘B’ are eligible for consideration for regular promotion to Senior Scale. In view of the above, Group ‘B’ officers of Law Department, when promoted to Senior Scale on ad-hoc basis, may be allowed to draw pay in Senior Scale [GP Rs.6600/- (pre-revised)/Level 11 as per 7th CPC], as may be admissible under the normal rules on completion of 6 years of regular service in Group ‘B’, as prescribed in the revised Recruitment Rules.