Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)

Lok Nayak Bhawan

New Delhi -110003 April 25, 2013.


Subject: Constitution of a Committee for Cadre Restructuring of the Central Secretariat Service (CSS).

A Committee for cadre restructuring of the Central Secretariat Service (CSS) with the following composition and terms of reference is constituted:-


(i)              Establishment Officer & Additional Secretary, DoP&T        Chairman

(ii)             Joint Secretary (CS), DoP&T                                                   Member

(iii)            Joint Secretary (Pers), D/o Expenditure                                 Member

(iv)            Director (CS-I), DoP&T                                                           Member-Secretary

Terms of Reference:-

(a)             To review the structure of CSS cadre, along with the feeder cadre, so as to harmonise the functional needs with the legitimate career expectations of its members.

(b)            To assess the magnitude of stagnation in various grades of CSS and suggest remedial measures — both short-term and long-term, as to reduce promotional blocks and at the same time prevent gaps from building up.

(c)             To suggest measures to enhance the effectiveness of service and capacitybuilding of its members.

(d)             To take into view the suggestions of the stakeholders, viz. participatingMinistries, Associations and members of the service for cadre review.

(e)             To examine any issue as referred to it by the cadre controlling authority ofCSS and Central Secretariat Clerical Service (CSCS).

2.            The secretarial services to the Committee would be provided by the CS Division.

3.            This has the approval of the Hon’ble Minister of State for Personnel.

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