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Chennai North Division Conference

1)Rotational Transfer Policy applicable to CSS Officers – Review of the policy reg.

G.I., Dept. of Per. & Trg., O.M.No.21/2/2009-CS.I(P), dated 15.5.2015

Subject : Rotational Transfer Policy applicable to CSS Officers – Review of the policy reg.

The undersigned is directed to refer to the subject mentioned above and to say that the following provision is proposed to be added in the rotational transfer policy for CSS/CSSS Officers:

“Officers returning from deputation/ long leave/ long term training etc.: An Officer repatriating from deputation, returning from long leave/ long term training will be posted back to the same Ministry/ Department he last served for the balance period of the tenure prescribed for the grade subject to availability of a vacancy and subject to the condition that at least one year of balance tenure is left. In the absence of a vacancy in the last Ministry/ Department served, he will be allowed to exercise option for posting treating the last served Ministry/ Department as his current group. On expiry of the retention for the balance tenure, the officer will be transferred on rotational transfer.

Period of leave/ training exceeding six months will be treated as long leave/ long term training for the purpose of posting under RTP.

Officers to be retained on promotion in the same Ministry/ Department in terms of the RTP would be adjusted first and only thereafter officers returning from deputation, long leave or training would be considered for retention, subject to availability of vacancy.”

(V. Srinivasaragavan)
Under Secretary to the Government of India
2)One rank, one pension’ cleared: Parrikar

The much-awaited “one rank, one pension” (OROP) for the armed forces is likely to be cleared in a few days, defence minister Manohar Parrikar said in Goa on Saturday.
OROP proposal is in final stage. The defence ministry has approved it and the finance ministry will clear it in a few days,” he added.
He said it is the first time that a clear proposal has been sent to finance ministry on OROP.
An estimated Rs 8,000 crore is likely to be allocated by the government to fulfill its commitment to the over 25 lakh ex-servicemen, who have been demanding OROP for several years.