Concessions to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in posts filled by Promotion by selection-posts within Group A
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training
North Block, New Delhi – 110001
Dated : 7th June, 2013
Subject: Concessions to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in posts filled by Promotion by selection-posts within Group A (Class I).
The undersigned is directed to invite reference to this Department OM No.36028/21/2003-Estt. (Res.) dated 29th January 2004 which provides that in promotion by selection to posts within Group A (Class I) which carry an ultimate salary of Rs.18,300/- per month or less, the Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe officers, who are senior enough in the zone of consideration for promotion so as to be within the number of vacancies for which the select list has to be drawn up, would be included in that list provided they are not considered unfit for promotion. The scales of pay of Group A post have been revised on the basis of the recommendations of the 6th Central Pay Commission. Keeping that in view, it has been decided that orders contained in the aforesaid OM would apply to promotions by selection to posts within Group A carrying Grade Pay of Rs. 8,700/- or less.
2. All Ministries/Departments are requested to bring the above decision to the notice of all concerned.
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India