Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, PG and Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)
2nd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan, New Delhi- 110003
Dated the 11th May, 2012.
Subect:- Promotion of Section Officers of the CSS to Grade I (Under Secretary) of the CSS on ad-hoc basis.
The undersigned is directed to say that due to litigations, this Department could not bring Out Select List of Under Secretary beyond 2008. This Department is now in the process of bringing out pending Select Lists, Pending issue of Select Lists, the vacancies in the grade of US are being filled up on ad-hoc basis. A large number of vacancies in the grade of US will arise shortly in view of promotions to the grade of Deputy Secretary. It has now been decided to promote eligible Section Officers to the Under Secretary grade on ad hoc basis in the CSS for a period of one year. The Section Officers of the Select Lists 2003 (upto CSL No.7820 in General and CSL No.8052 in SC/ST) as well as some Section Officers belonging to earlier Select Lists who could not be promoted for one reason or other, may be considered for ad-hoc promotion to the Under Secretary grade against the vacancies arising upto 31.05.2012. Hence, the following information may urgently be sent to the DOPT, latest by 31st May, 2012
(i) The latest vigilance status and APARs upto 2010-2011 of the Section Officers of 2003 Select List (upto CSL No.7820 in General and CSL No.8052 in SC/ST);
(ii) If any of the officers is away on deputation, the details of the same may also be intimated together with likely date of return from deputation:
(iii) Their Personal information in the enclosed proforma-l and
(iv) Though this Department is centrally maintaining the vacancy position however, to reconcile the exact vacancy position in the Ministry/Department vis-à-vis sanctioned strength in the Under Secretary grade as on 31.05.2012; and vacancies likely to arise in the Under Secretary grade in as 30.06.2012 may be given in Proforma-II.
2. To fill up a large number of vacancies of Under Secretary grade in Ministries/Departments, the above information may kindly be made available latest by 31st May, 2012. It is also in the interest of the Section Officers concerned whose ACRs are called for to pursue with their cadre authorities where they are working, to communicate the above information to this Department for urgent action in the matter.
Under Secretary to the Government of India