Implementation of recommendation of 7th CPC – Para 11.12.140 – Grant of Grade of Rs. 5400 (PB2) i.e. Level 9 of Pay Matrix in case of Assistant Accounts Officer of Defence Accounts Department of Ministry of Defence.
Controller General of Defence Accounts
Ulan Batar Road, Palam, Delhi Cantt- 110010
No. AN/XIV/14162/7th CPC/Vol-ll
All PCsDA/CsDAIPCA (Fys)
Sub: Implementation of recommendation of 7th CPC – Para 11.12.140 – Grant of Grade of Rs. 5400 (PB2) i.e. Level 9 of Pay Matrix in case of Assistant Accounts Officer of Defence Accounts Department of Ministry of Defence.
Sanction of the Gol, Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure on the above subject conveyed vide its OM No. F.No. 25-2/2017-IC/E.III(ii) dated 06.11.2020 is hereby communicated. The OM has been issued in pursuance of the recommendations of 7th CPC as contained in para 11.12.140 of the Report and Government Resolution No. G.I, M.F. No. 1-2/2016-IC dated 25th July 2016.
2. In accordance with the ibid OM, the revised pay scale of the post of Assistant Accounts Officer in Defence Accounts Department would be in Level 8 of Pay Matrix and Level 9 on completion of 4 years in Grade Pay of Rs. 4800/- (PB-2)/Level 8. This is a Non-Functional Upgradation (NFU), which is subject to the following terms and conditions:-
(i) The grant of NFU will be admissible on completion of 4 years of regular service in the cadre from the date of joining as AAO. The aforesaid Non-Functional Upgradation (NFU) to AAQs is effective from 01.01 2016.
(ii) The NFU will be subject to vigilance clearance. While issuing orders, it may be ensured that none of circumstances for adoption of sealed cover procedure exists and the official is not undergoing any penalty under CCS (CCA) rules 1965.
(iii) The orders for grant of Non-Functional Upgradation to AAOs shall be issued by the Appointing Authority.
(iv) Benefit of Pay Fixation as per Rule 13 of CCS (Revised Pay) Rules 2016 shall be available at the time of grant of Non-Functional Upgradation to AAOs. Option for pay ‘fixation may be exercised within one month of issue of orders for grant of NFU.
(v) After the grant of NFU to AAOs in Pay Level-9 and their pay fixation under Rule 13 of CCS (RP) Rules 2016, there will be no further pay fixation on promotion to the post Accounts Officer in Pay Level-9.
vi) NEU will be reckoned for financial upgradation under Modified Assured Career Progression scheme (MACPS). Subsequent financial upgradation under MACPS, if any, is to be reckoned from the date of grant of NFU.
(Rajeev Ranjan Kimar)
Dy. CGDA (AN)