Online generation and recording of APAR on SPARROW of Group ‘A’, ‘B’ and ‘C’ officers – Extension of timelines for completion of APAR online for the year 2018-19
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension
Department of Personnel & Training
North Block. New Delhi – 110001
Dated the 28th June 2019
Subject: Online generation and recording of Annual Performance Assessment Report (APAR) on SPARROW (Smart Performance Appraisal Report Recording Online Window) of Group ‘A’, ‘B’ and ‘C’ officers – Extension of timelines for completion of APAR online for the year 2018-19 where the reporting/reviewing/accepting authority demits office or retires from service before the prescribed dates.
The undersigned is directed to say that vide this Department’s 0.M of even number dated 18.04.2019 (copy enclosed), the timelines for online generation. filling up of self-appraisal, reporting. reviewing and acceptance of APAR for the year 2018-19, through SPARROW portal, for all Group ‘A’, ‘B’ and ‘C’ officers, were extended as a one-time measure.
2. It has further been decided, with the approval of competent authority, that for APAR for the year 2018-19, the extended timelines specified in the Annexure to the O.M. dated 18.04.2019 shall apply to the reporting / reviewing / accepting authorities, who demit office or retire from service prior to the respective cut off dates, and they shall be allowed to record their remarks till the respective cut off dates.
Under Secretary to the Government of India