Who are Operational Staff Eligible for Over Time Allowance
Government of India
Ministry of Communication
Department of Posts
Dak Bhawan, Sanand Marg, New Delhi – 110001
Dated: 22nd January, 2019
Sub: Implementation of the recommendation of 7th CPC on Over Time Allowance (OTA) preparation a list of those staff coming under the category of ‘Operational Staff’ reg.
I am directed to refer to Department of Personnel and Training OM No.A-27016/03/2017-Estt.(AL) dated 19.6.2018 circulated vide letter No.52-0/2018-PAP dated 4.7.2018 on the above subject. According to the said O.M. Government has decided to discontinue OTA for categories other than Operational Staff and industrial employees.
2.per para 1 of this OM “Ministries/Departments to prepare a list of those staff coming under the category of “Operational Staff. The following definition shall be used to define Operational Staff.
“All non-ministerial non-gazetted Central Government servants directly involved in smooth operation of the office including those tasked with operation of some electrical or mechanical equipment.”
3.In this regard, it is requested to prepare a list of operational staff with full justification based on the above parameters for inclusion of a particular of a particular category of staff in the list of operational staff and submit it to this office latest by 04.02.2019.
Assistant Director General (Estt.)