This Department has received references from Ministries / Departments regarding counting of broken spells of ad-hoc promotion for the purpose of increment.
2. The matter has been considered in consultation with Department of Expenditure and it is clarified that the provisions of FR 26 which provide for counting of broken spells in officiation in the higher post for increment, continue to apply for increment under Rule 10 of CCS (RP) Rules, 2008.
3. In so far as persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department are concerned, these orders issue in consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor /General of India.
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