Department of Posts seeking clarification whether bunching benefit is admissible to Assistant Engineers (Civil & Electrical) Civil Wing of Dept. of Posts on the analogy of benefit granted to Asst. Engineers (Civil & Electrical) of CPWD.
F.No. 3-26/2019. E-III-A
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
North Block, New Delhi
Subject.- Benefit of Bunching under CCS (RP) Rules, 2008 to Asstt. Engineer (Civil & Electrical) Civil Wing of Department of Posts at par with AEs CPWD-reg.
The undersigned is directed to refer to Department of Posts letter No. 9-1/2017-PCC dated 31.05.2018 seeking clarification whether bunching benefit is admissible to Assistant Engineers (Civil & Electrical) Civil Wing of Dept. of Posts on the analogy of benefit granted to Asst. Engineers (Civil & Electrical) of CPWD vide OM No.8/52/2011-EC.III dated 10.03.2017 or DOE UO, dated 14.12.2009
2.In this regard it is stated that CCS (RP) Rules, 2008 provides the manner in which the fixation of pay has to be done in respect of a post which has been upgraded as a result of the recommendations of the 6’h CPC. As per Note 2A read with illustration 4A of Rule 7 of CCS(RP) Rules 2008, the revised pay of AEs, who are in the pre-revised scale of Rs. 6500-10500 and their pay scale has been upgraded to Rs 7450-11500, will be fixed by multiplying the existing basic pay of AEs as on 01.01.2006 in their pre revised scale of Rs. 6500-10500 with the factor of 1.86 rounded off to next Rs. 10) and thereafter to add the GP of Rs. 4600 corresponding to upgraded pre-revised scale of Rs. 7450-11500. There is no question of bunching of Pay in the above said Pay Fixation.
3. In so far as the case of Asst Engineer (CPWD) is concerned, Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs was advised to fix their pay strictly as per methodology explained vide ID No.689165/E.lll (A)/2018, dated 06.07.2018 (copy enclosed).
Department of Posts is advised to process the case of their Asstt Engineers in the manner as advised in the case of Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs
Under Secretary to the Government of India
Asstt. Director General (GDS/PPC)
Department of Post,
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi, Delhi 110001