1st January falls on Sunday or Holiday can be counted for Annual Increment
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
OFFICE OF THE PRINCIPAL CONTROLLER OF ACCOUNTS (FYS)
PAY TECH SECTION
10-A, S.K. BOSE ROAD, KOLKATA: 700001
No. Pay/Tech-I/01(7th CPC)
(kind attention: Smt Vani A Singh, Dir/Admin)
Date of next increment in cases where Govt servants are not able to Join posts in a particular grade pay on promotion/appointment on 1st January of a year due to Sunday or Gazetted Holiday
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Reference: OFB letter No O43/PER/POLICY (Pt), dated 03/01/2017
OFB vide their letter mentioned under reference has sought to know as to whether a Govt servant who has to join post on promotion/appointment on 1st January but could not join due to that day being Sunday or Gazetted Holiday, for the purpose of granting their annual increment, can be treated as to have completed 6 months service on 1st July of that year based on MoF OM dated 13/03/2009.
It has since been clarified by the HQrs Office, CGDA that in case 1st day of January happens to be a Sunday or a gazetted holiday, a Govt. servant who could not Join post in a particular grade pay on appointment/promotion on the 1st day of January, will be treated to have completed 6 months of service on 1st July of that year for the purpose of grant of their annual increment.
The affected cases may be regulated accordingly.
A C of A(Fys)