Fixation of pay on promotion equivalent to the person who joined the post afresh – Ministry of Communication Order dated 13.04.2018

Fixation of pay on promotion equivalent to the person who joined the post afresh – Ministry of Communication Order dated 13.04.2018

Fixation of pay on promotion equivalent to the person who joined the post
afresh – Ministry of Communication Order dated 13.04.2018
Ministry of Communication, Department of Posts has issued letter dated 13 th April 2018 regarding fixation of pay of Group D officials
promoted to Postal Assistants 

Court case / Priority
F. No. 2-15/2016.PAP
Government of India
Ministry of Communication
Department of Posts
(Establishment Division/P.A.P Section)
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg
New Delhi – 110 001
Dated: 13 Apr, 2018

To

All Heads of Circles,

Sub: Fixation of Pay of Group D officials promoted to Postal Assistant –
reg. 

This is regarding fixation of pay of Group D officials promoted to Postal
Assistant at per with the directly recruited Postal Assistants who were
appointed on or after 01.01.2006. In the subject case the applicant was
promoted as Postal Assistant on 27.07.2015 and his pay was fixed as
Rs.9770/- with DNI as on 01.07.2016. Whereas the pay of the directly
recruited Postal Assistants have been fixed as Rs.9910/- in the scale of
Rs.5200-20200 + Rs2400/- as grade pay. Aggrieved of this, the applicant
filed an OA No. 170/00801/2016 in the Hon’ble CAT Bengaluru Bench. The
Hon’ble CAT in its order dated 12.06.2017 ordered that “when a person gets
promotion to a higher post, he should be entitled to the same minimum pay
for the post which is allowed to person who joined the posts afresh as
enunciated by the Hon’ble Apex Court in several cases.” 
It is requested to inform the details of similar cases at your circle and
financial implication involved upon implementation of this order in such
cases may be furnished to this Directorate at the earliest for taking
further decision in this case.
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(K. V. Vijayakumar)
Assistant Director General (Estt.)
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Source: Confederation 


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