Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training
North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 14th August 2013
Sub: Policy decisions to curb the instances of over-stay by All India Service Officers on Inter Cadre Deputation.
The undersigned is directed to refer to the subject cited above and to say that EO Division vide its ID Note No. 37/29/2002-10(SM-1) dated 5.7.2011 had intimated that while considering the proposal for regularization of period of overstayal of one of the officers, the competent authority has inter alia desired that DOPT should come up with policy suggestions to curb the instances of overstay.
2. In this background, the following decisions have been taken:-
The inter cadre deputation shall be valid only for the period for which it is approved by the Central Government. All Inter Cadre Deputation orders shall indicate the period (and dates in extension cases) in the body of the order itself. Based on the joining report, a specific order indicating the last date of deputation would also be issued.
(ii) The copy of all deputation orders must be marked to /served on the officer concerned a longwith State Governments and others concerned.
(iii)Any extension in Inter Cadre Deputation period shall neither be automatic nor should be presumed merely on the ground that the State Government concerned or officer or both had made a request to Central Government for extension. In case, no specific approval of the central Government for extension is received within the period for which deputation was originally valid, the officer shall have to be relieved positively and immediately on completion of the original tenure.
(iv)An officer immediately after expiry of approved deputation period shall have to relinquish charge and shall get himself /herself relieved without waiting for formal rejection letter from Central Government.
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