Government of India
Ministry of Personnel Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
North Block, New Delhi
Dated 07, December, 2017
Subject:- Implementation of the recommendations of 7th Central Pay Commission: Discontinuation of Central Secretariat (Deputation on Tenure) Allowance to officers of Organized Group ‘A’ Services on their appointment as Under Secretary, Deputy Secretary and Director in the Central Secretariat under the Central Staffing Scheme.
This Department’s OM No. 2/22(A)/2008-Estt(Pay-II) dated 3rd September 2008 provided for rates of Central Secretariat (Deputation on Tenure) Allowance to officers of Organized Group ‘A’ Services on their appointment as Under Secretary, Deputy Secretary and Director in the Central Secretariat under the Central Staffing Scheme.
2. As provided in para 7 of Ministry of Finance (Department of Expenditure)’s Resolution No.1-2/2016-IC dated 25th July, 2016, the matter regarding allowances (except Dearness Allowance) based on the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) was referred to a Committee under the Chairmanship of Finance Secretary and until a final decision thereon, all allowances have been paid at the existing rates in the existing pay structure.
3. The decision of the Government on various allowances based on the recommendations of the 7th CPC and in the light of the recommendations of the Committe under the Chairmanship of the Finance Secretary, has since been issued as per the Resolution No.11-1/2016-IC dated 6th July 2017 of Department of Expenditure.
4. D/o Expenditure’s OM No.29/1/2017-E.II(B) dated 11.07.2017 also provided that disbursement of all existing allowances which have not been specifically recommended for continuation in terms of the Resolution dated 6th July,2017 shall be discontinued from the salary of the month of Jul, 2017.
5. In view of D/o Expenditure’s OM No.29/1/2017-E.II(B) dated 11.07.2017, Central Secretariat (Deputation on Tenure) Allowance can not be paid without issue of a fresh O.M. All Ministries/Departments may please take note for strict compliance.
Under Secretary to the Government of India