No.5/10/2012-CS – II(C)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training

3rd floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan,
Khan Market, New Delhi-110003.
1st January, 2013.


Subject: Fixation of ‘range of seniority’ for promotion of Stenographers Grade ‘D’ to Personal Assistant (PA) Grade of CSSS for the Select List Year 2011.

   The undersigned is directed to say that it has been decided to fix the ‘range of seniority’ (zone of promotion) for making additions to the Select List of PA Grade (Seniority Quota) of CSSS for the Select List Year 2011 as follows:


UR/SC/ST Category All unabsorbed and eligible Stenos Grade ‘D’ of the previous zones, remaining Steno ‘D’ of SL year 1996 and Stenos Grade ‘D’ upto the Select List Year 1999.

   3. If required, the above zone of promotion may be further extended or restricted keeping in view the number of eligible officers available against the number of vacancies.

   4. All the Cadre Units of CSSS are requested to place the cases of all eligible Stenographers Grade ‘D, who are covered within the prescribed ‘range of seniority’ and who have not yet been included in the Select List of PAs of CSSS, before the Departmental Promotion Committee (DPC) to assess their suitability or otherwise for promotion to the PA Grade of CSSS. The recommendations of the DPC along-with vigilance clearance in respect of all the eligible officer(s) concerned who are working in the Cadres Units including those who have been transferred to the Cadre Units from other Cadre Units on their ad-hoc promotion to PA Grade of CSSS, may be furnished to this Department in the Annexures – I. II & III so that a consolidated order for their regular promotion may be issued by this Department. Detailed incumbency position in the PA grade may also be furnished to this Department in the Annexure-IV.

   5. Cadre Units are also requested to get the Annexure-V filled up from the concerned Steno Grade ‘D’ who have been found suitable for promotion as PA and forward the same along with the recommendations of the DPC and vigilance clearance. In case, no option for preference for posting is received from any official, the nomination/transfer shall be made keeping in view the number of vacancies in Cadre Units of CSSS. It is requested that complete information in the prescribed annexures may be furnished to this Department Latest by 31.1.2013 positively so that a consolidated order may be issued by this Department.

   End: As above

(Kameshwar Mishra)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India

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