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Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Clarification issued for non-functional upgradation to STS level for organised Group-A civil services

As regular readers would know, non-functional financial upgradation was implemented in the civil services after recommendations to the said effect by the 6th CPC. The said scheme essentially involves the grant of a higher grade pay (and pay band, if applicable) with two years’ difference vis-à-vis IAS officers of the same batch in conjunction with the central staffing scheme. For example, if an IAS officer is empanelled as Director to Govt of India in Pay-Band-4 with Grade Pay of Rs 8700 after 15 years of service, then other Group-A civil service officers would also be placed in Pay-Band-4 after 17 years of service on a non-functional basis, meaning thereby that they shall be granted higher pay but not status.

Problems were however being faced by officers in the Junior Time Scale (Pay-Band-3 Grade Pay 5400) of some civil services since the empanellment of IAS officers is almost non-existent at the Senior Time Scale (STS) level (Pay-Band-3 Grade Pay 6600). Since hence there is no point of comparison at STS level, the govt has decided to grant Grade Pay of Rs 6600 on a non-functional basis to all those Group-A officers of the organized civil services who complete 7 years in Group-A.


Anonymous said...

Maj Navdeep, anything for Armed Forces Officers, in the same line
(NONFunctional Financial Upgradation)?

For PBOR, the ACP is already implemented just like the civilian counterpart, where MACP is there.

Anonymous said...

Pl see May 2009 post in Maj Navdeeps blog, for the full report and its implications:

In simple terms, if you have a bright batchmate, who attains more and more rank, whereas you are left behind, then financially nothing to worry, because the understanding from this letter is, that a non-empanelled officer will accrue the same financial benefits as his empanelled batchmate, albeit without ranks

Non-functional financial upgradation for all Organised Group-A Civil Services on 21 May 2009.

rajkumar said...

yes , it it is another clarification .
but the due to the bureaucratic wrangles this financial up gradation has not yet been implemented in civil services .
every deptt is asking clarification after clarification . this is fifth or sixth clarification on the subject.every time we demand implementation but we only get clarification .

let us hope this time we get some thing .

if any body happens to know any department where this NFUG scheme has been implemented . we are really frustrated .

in my view , in india first the orders are issued in a hurry , later on same old practice of observation and clarification

Anonymous said...

1. I have two queries for you:-
(a) Do local orders supersede laid down regulations on leave?
(b) Refer to revised RMA ratehttp://90paisa.blogspot.com/2010/06/central-government-employees-transfer.htmls @Rs 30/km in case where the starting point is X/Y Class city.I have already preferred a claim @Rs18/km.How do i prefer a supplementary claim as i have already submitted the bills at the old rates.

Anonymous said...

@ maj navdeep Well..how does this affect army officers....

rajkumar said...

no effect for army officers .it is applicable only for civil posts

Anonymous said...

Would someone be able to tell me as to what would the basic pay and grade pay be of an IDES or IDAS officer (both being support services in the Min of Def) , after say 21 years service, with this new dispensation ?