3 The progress made toward generation and completon of online APARs on SPARROW system for the financial year 2017-18 is being constantly monitored in this Department.It has been observed that as on date 367 APARs are pending with ORUs,404 APARs are pending with Reporting Officers and 445 APARs are pending with the Reviewing Officers. Apart from the above,a total number of 503 APARs are pending at different stage for disclosure/clodsure. It is note-worthy that the timelines including extended timelines for writing of APARs for the financial year 2017-18 have been over on 31.8.2018.As per the instructions contained in OM of even number dated 24.07.2018,the entire exercise for writing of APARs in respect of CSS/CSSS officers,for the financial year 2017-18 will be closed on 31.12.2018

4. In the meantime, a new feature for sending ‘alerts; in the SPARROW web portal has been developed by the NIC (SPARROW Division) to remind the officers to complete their APAR activities on SPARROW.

5. Keeping in view the overall progress made in completion of apars on SPARROW, the Ministries/Departments are advised to take the following actions for timely completion of APARs on SPARROW for the financial year 2017-18,before it is finally closed on 31.12.2018.

(i) All the ministries/Department may send ‘alerts’ to all the officers to complete the APARs on lying in their ‘inboxes’The facillity for sending ‘alerts’ are available in the revised version of SPARROW.

(ii) The PARs in respect of ORU who have still not submitted their PARs to their Reporting Officers,may be given a final chance to submit their self-appraisl to their respective Reporting Officers within 15 days from the date of issue of this OM Thereafter, their APARs may be force forwarded to their next level i.e the Reporting Officer.

(iii) The Nodal officers are advised to devise a mechanism to monitor progress pf completion of APARs for the financial year 2017-18 including disclosure and consideration of representation.if any by the stipulated date i.e 31/12/2018

(iv) It may be re-iterated that the end of entire APAR recording process on SPARROW for the financial year 2017-18 will be on 31.12.2018.

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(Chandra Shekhar)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India

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Deputation/Foreign Service of Officers of CSS – DoPT

Deputation/Foreign Service of Officers of CSS – DoPT

F.No.7/10/2016-CS-I(A)
Government of India
Ministry at Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension
Department of Personnel & Training
CS-I (A) Section

Lok Nayak Bhawan, New Delhi
Dated 13th April, 2018

Subject: Deputation/Foreign service of officers of CSS – Revised instructions regarding

Reference is invited to this 0.M. No.2/2/2010-CS-I() dated 18.08.2010 on the subject noted above.

2. In respect of deputation by a CSS officer, para 2.2 of this Department’s 0.M. dated 18.08.2010 states as under:

“A CSS officer shall eligible for Deputation/Foreign service to any post in Central or State Government, Central/State Government organizations/Government of UTs/Government of UTs organizations/Autonomous bodies/Trusts, Societies, PSUs etc., only after he/she has completed 9 years of Service and is clear from the vigilance angle. The 9 years of service clause, however, will not apply to posting in the personal staff of Ministries.

3. It is reiterated that above clause is still in force and all the Ministries/Departments are, therefore, requested to take note of the above clause while forwarding the application of CSS officers for deputation posts.

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(K.Srinivasan)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

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Review of CSS Officers (Deputy Secretary/Director) under FR 56 Q) and Rule 48 of CSS (Pension) Rules, 1972

Review of CSS Officers (Deputy Secretary/Director) under FR 56 Q) and Rule 48 of CSS (Pension) Rules, 1972

No.318/2015-CS-l(D)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)

Lok Nayak Bhawan, New Delhi -110003
Dated the 15th January, 2018

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Review of CSS Officers (Deputy Secretary/Director) under FR 56 Q) and Rule 48 of CSS (Pension) Rules, 1972.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s OM of even no. dated 26.02.2016 on the subject mentioned above (copy enclosed) and to say that next meeting of the Review Committee is likely to be held shortly. As the information/inputs are necessary to under take review of the officers, it is requested that the same may be furnished to this Department in the prescribed format (indicated at Annexure-l).

2. It is, therefore, requested that information/inputs may please be provided at the earliest so that the cases may be submitted for the consideration of the Review Committee.

3. This may please be accorded Priority.

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(Debabrata Banrejee)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India

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Annual Immovable Property Returns IPR-2017 as on 31.12.2017 is due to be filed latest by 31.01.2018 – DoPT

All the CSS/CSSS Officers to file the Immovable Property Return (IPR) for the year 2017

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL & TRAINING
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
NORTH BLOCK, NEW DELHI – 110001

D.O No. 142/47/2015-AVD.I/D (Pt.)

5th January, 2018

Dear Sir/Madam,
All the Group ‘A’ officers of CSS/CSSS cadre are required to submit their annual Immovable Property Returns (IPRs) of the previous year, latest by 31 st January of the current year, as per Rule 18 of CCS (Conduct) Rules, 1964. Accordingly IPR-2017 as on 31.12.2017 is due to be filed latest by 31.01.2018.

2. In this context, CS Division vide their OM No. 26/01/2017-CS.I (PR/CMS) dated 21.12.2017 and 22.12.2017 has requested to all the CSS/CSSS Officers to file the Immovable Property Return (IPR) for the year 2017 (as on 31.12.2017) well in time, latest by 31.01.2018, through Web Based Cadre Management System only.

3. It may please be noted that Vigilance Clearance to Group ‘A’ Officers of CSS/CSSS cadre for the purpose of (a) empanelment; (b) any deputation for which Vigilance Clearance is sought; (c) appointment to the post of sensitive post, assignments to training programmes (except mandatory training), is examined as per the guidelines contained in DOP&T OM No 11012/11/2007-Estt.A dated 27.09.2011. As per the guidelines, non submission of IPR-2017, as on 31.12.2017 latest by 31.01.2018 would invite denial of Vigilance Clearance to the Group ‘A’ Officers of CSS/CSSS cadre, during the year 2018.

4. In view of the above, I would be grateful if necessary instruction in this regard is immediately issued to all Group ‘A’ Officers of CSS/CSSS cadre in your jurisdiction.
With regards.

Yours sincerely
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(Devesh Chaturvedi)

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Abolition of 85% post falling vacant meant for direct recruitment in the grade of JSA (erstwhile LDC)

Abolition of 85% post falling vacant meant for direct recruitment in the grade of JSA(erstwhile LDC)

No. 13/3/2016-CS.II(B)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training
(CS.II Division)

3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan,
Khan Market, New Delhi – 110 003.
Dated: 5th May, 2016.

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Abolition of 85% post falling vacant meant for direct recruitment in the grade of JSA(erstwhile LDC)-reg.

In pursuance of DoP&T’s O.M. No. 9/2/2003-CS-ll dated 20th April, 2005, it was decided to abolish 85% of the posts falling vacant on or after 03-10-2003 meant for direct recruitment quota in the grade of JSA(erstwhile LDC) of CSCS. The said decision was taken by the Cabinet after considering the recommendations of the report of First Cadre Restructuring of CSS.

2. However, it is observed that though a number of the cadre units have achieved the target of abolition of 85% of the posts falling vacant on or after 03-10-2003 meant for direct recruitment in the grade of JSA(erstwhile LDC) of CSCS every year. Some cadre units as shown in Annexure still have to achieve the target.

3. The Ministries/Departments shown in the Annexure are requested to take necessary action to abolish the remaining posts immediately and furnish a compliance report to DoP&T by 13th May, 2016 along-with a copy of the Office Order of the number of posts abolished. The deadline may please be strictly adhered to.

Encls: Annexure.

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(Rajesh Sarswat)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India