Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
North Block, New Delhi
Dated 19th August, 2020
Subject:- Annual Performance Assessment Report in respect of officers appointed to the post of Joint Secretary on Lateral Recruitment basis in Government of India.
The undersigned is directed to say that appointments to the post of Joint Secretary have been made on Lateral Recruitment basis in various Ministries/Departments under Government of India.
2. It has been decided with the approval of the competent authority that the format of Annual Performance Assessment Report (APAR) for the post of Joint Secretary appointed on Lateral Recruitment shall be similar to the APAR format applicable to Central Secretariat Service officers of equivalent status. The APAR of such officers may be recorded online to the extent possible.