Government of India
Ministry of Personnel Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training

3 Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan,
Khan Market, New Dethi-110003.

19th April 2012.


Subject: Stepping up of pay of PAs of CSSS in case of ACP followed by ad-hoc promotion.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. of even number  dated 25.1.2012 on the subject noted above and to say that the issue has further been  examined in consultation with the Department of Expenditure who have conveyed their  advice vide I.D. Note No.18/11/2010-Legal (Pt. File)-Vol I dated 10.4.2012 and it has   that:

“the senior PAs of CSSS who have attained ACP/ad hoc/regular promotion prior to  1.1.2006 and are drawing less pay than PAs of CSSS who have been granted  ACP/ad-hoc/regular promotion after 1.1.2006 (Le. between 1.1.2006 and 31.8.2008)  may be permitted stepping up of pay subject to the fulfilment of the following  conditions:

(i) Both the junior and the senior Government servants should belong to the  same cadre and the posts in which they have been promoted/financially upgraded  should be identical in the same cadre.

(ii) The pre-revised scale of pay and the revised grade pay of the lower and  higher posts in which they are entitled to draw pay should be identical.

(iii) The senior Government servants should have been drawing equal or more  pay than the junior before receiving ACP/ad-hoc promotion.

(iv) The stipulations as contained in DOPT’s O.M. No.4/7/92-Estt.(Pay-I) dated  4.11.1993 along with revision of pay scales may be observed while granting such a  stepping up of pay.

2. The other terms and conditions mentioned in the ibid O.M. dated 25.1.2012 will  remain unchanged.