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Subject:

F.No.W2008-IC

Government

of India

Ministry

of Finance

Department

e.

of Expenditure

Cell

Implementation

t

New Delhi, dated the 13thMarch, 2(JlJ<.J.

.

OFFICE MEMORANDUM'

Government grade pay on

promotion/appointment on 1st of January of a year due to

Sunday

Date

servants are not able join

of

next

increment

holiday

in

cases

where

posts in a particular

-clarification

or Gazettd

rega:ding.

 

~

As per the provisions

of Rule

10 of CCS (RP) Rules, 7.00H,""

e.f.

1.1:~OO6,in

the case

of

all

Cenh"al

Govemnlent

e~.,loyees

there

is

a

unll()rm

date

of increment,

i.e.

1st of July

of every

vear:.

Government

servants, completing six months and abov~ in the re~i;ed p~y structurl' dS ()n 1~(at .ruly are eligible to be granted the increment. From the al"J()\.e

tJro\"isionot

l'enLJered less than 6 months of service as on 1stof JulYeof ~year wil! ll{)t lx'

eligible

on that day and their date of increment ,-\'ill f,111

CCS (RP) Rules it flows

that Government";erva~ts

who hc1\.e

to <.lraw incre~ent

12

months

later

on the

next 1st of

July.

Accordingly,

all the G()Vern.nlent

servants

who

join

posts

in

a

particular

grade

on

account

(')f

t"Jromotion/ appointment

Ltraw their

etc., on 1stof January of a 'year ~_ill beeli~iL"Jl~'t(.)

on the

1st of July

of

that :vear.

Hol.~'e\~r,

annual

increment

those

who

join the posts

between

2nd January and 30th Ju~

will

nl)t be

eligible

for the same.

2.

In the light

of the above position,

some administrative

departments

hil\:e sought clarification from this Department regarding date of next increment in cases where Government servants are not able join posts in a

~)articular grade pay on promotion/ appoinhnent on l~t of Januar~' c.)fa ~.earLtue to 1~1of January f~lling on a Sunday or GazettLi holida~'. {n this l.-l)tl.J1ection,it is clarified"l-that in the normal course, i.f a Government .,ervant was to join post in a grade pay on appointment/promotion Oil 1~1 ()f January of a year, but he could not join the post ~ because 1'1 ()f january of the year happened to be a Sunday or gazetted holiLta~', the

on the 1st working da~' of the ~.ei.lr

(~overnment servants who join posts

\-\.ili be treated to have completed 6 months of service on l~t of Jul~' (.)fth,1t

~

:,-earfor the purpose of granting them annual increment on that Lia~'.

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