Government of West Bengal
Kolkata, the 29th June,2011.
As per provisions of rule 10 of was (ROPA) Rules,2009 w.e.f. 01.01.2006 there is a uniform date of increment and such date is the 1st day of July of every year in respect of the State Government employees. In case of the employees completing 6 (Six) months and above in the revised pay structure as on 1st July of a year are eligible to be granted the increment. In terms of this provision of rules the State Government employees who are not able to join posts in a particular grade on account of promotion / appointment on the 1st day of January of a particular year due to the said date falling on saturday ( where saturday is holiday), sunday or any gazetted holiday are granted their increment on the 1st day of July of the next year.
2. In the above context the undersigned is directed to state that if a State Government employee is to join post in a particular grade on promotion / appointment on 1st January of a year happens to be Saturday (where Saturday is holiday), sunday or any gazetted holiday actually joins on the 1st working day of the year will be treated to have completed 6 ( six) months service on the 1st day of July of that year for the purpose of granting him increment on that day.
3. Necessary amendment in the WBS ( ROPA) Rules, 2009 will be done in due course.
O.S.D & Special Secretary
to the Government of West Bengal
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