MACP/ACP benefit to SAS qualified Section Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer: Important Clarification of DoPT shared by CGDA

MACP/ACP benefit to SAS qualified officers appointed to the post of Section
Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer: Important Clarification of DoPT shared
by CGDA*** CONTROLLER GENERAL OF DEFENCE ACCOUNTS*** ULAN BATAR ROAD,
PALAM, DELHI CANTT-10***No. Adm./ XI/11051/MACP/2016/VOL-I Dated
22-06-2017*** Sub: Regarding grant of MACP/ACP benefit to
SAS qualified officers appointed to the post of Section Officer/Assistant
Accounts Officer on the basis of CAG Circular No. 23 staff wing/2016 No. 39
staff(Ent-1) 184-2014 dated 20/06/2016*** DOP&T clarifiee that
Departmental Examination is one of the fast track mode of promotion and the
appointment on the base of Limited Departmental Examination cannot be
treated as direct recruitment and the orders of C & AG dated 20.06.2016
is not consistent with the instructions of the Government. Further, DoPT
has opined that treating AAO as a fresh recruits for the purpose of benefit
of MACP will be violative of the provisions of RR.

CONTROLLER GENERAL OF DEFENCE ACCOUNTS
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ULAN BATAR ROAD, PALAM, DELHI CANTT-10

क्रमांक: प्रशा/XI/11051/MACP/2016/VOL-I
Dated 22-06-2017

To
PCA (Fys), PCsDA/CsDA 

Sub: Regarding grant of MACP/ACP benefit to SAS qualified officers
appointed to the post of Section Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer on
the basis of CAG Circular No. 23 staff wing/2016 No. 39 staff(Ent-1)
184-2014 dated 20/06/2016 
 
Various reference has been received from different Controllers regarding
grant of benefit of ACP/MACP after passing of SAS-ll examination on the
basis of CAG Circular No. 23 staff Wing/2016 No. 39 staff(Ent-1) 184-2014
dated 20/06/2016. 
In this connection, attention is invited to‘ Para 1 and 9 of Annexure of
DOP&T OM No.3534/3/2008-Estt.(D) dated 19th May 2009, which stipulates
that 
1) There shall be three financial upgradations under the MACPS, counted
from the direct entry grade on completion of 10, 20 and 30 years service
respectively. Financial upgradation under this scheme will be admissible
Whenever a person has spent 10 years continuously in the same grade pay. 
2) Regular service for the purpose of the MACPS shall commence from the
date of joining of a post in direct entry grade on a regular basis either
on direct recruitment basis or on absorption/re-employment basis. Service
rendered on adhoc/contract basis before regular appointment on
pre-appointment training shall not be taken into reckoning. However, past
continuous regular service in another Government Department in a post
carrying same grade pay prior to regular appointment in a new Department,
without a break shall also be counted towards qualifying regular service
for the purpose of MACPs only ( and not for the regular promotions).
However, benefits under the MACPS in such cases shall be considered till
the satisfactory completion of the probation period. 
Further, it is also intimated that the matter was referred to DoPT, for
treating AAO as fresh recruits after passing of SAS Part II Exams and it
has been clarified by DOP&T that Departmental Examination is one of the
fast track mode of promotion and the appointment on the base of Limited
Departmental Examination cannot be treated as direct recruitment and the
orders of C & AG dated 20.06.2016 is not consistent with the
instructions of the Government. Further, DoPT has opined that treating AAO
as a fresh recruits for the purpose of benefit of MACP will be violative of
the provisions of RR. 
Accordingly, the representations received in this regard may be replied at
your end. 
(Vishav Jit Gandotra)
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