Engagement of retired Private Secretary (PS)/Personal Assistant(PA) as Consultant in the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) – regarding

Engagement of retired Private Secretary (PS)/Personal Assistant(PA) as
Consultant in the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) – regarding

C.No. A-12028/05/2018-Admn-II
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Telecommunications
(20-Ashoka Road, Sanchar Bhawan, New Delhi)
Dated : 07/08/2018

Subject : Engagement of retired Private Secretary (PS)/Personal
Assistant(PA) as Consultant in the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) – regarding.

Department of Telecommunications intends to engage 30 (Thirty) Consultants
against the vacant posts of Private Secretary (PS)/Personal Assistant(PA)
in DoT(HQ) including TEC initially for a period of six months from the date
of engagement. Accordingly, applications are invited from retired
Government employees residing in Delhi/NCR who fulfil the following
eligibility criteria:- 
(i) Must have retired from Central Government Service at the level of
Private Secretary (Level 8 of Pay Matrix as per 7‘h CPC) or Personal
Assistant (Level 7 of Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC);
(ii) Must have not exceeded the age of 65 years, as on the last date of
receipt of applications;
(iii) Should be well acquainted with the functioning of Central Government
Departments/Ministries and aware of various rules/regulation of Central
(iv) Must be capable of taking dictation in shorthand and its
transcription, assisting in drafting and issue of all correspondences as
per direction of the officer, managing of appointments/engagements,
attending to the telephone calls and receiving visitors, maintaining the
papers required to be retained by the officer, destroying by
shredding/burning the stenographic record of the confidential and secret
letters and assisting the officer in such a manner as he/she may direct.
(v) Must have good knowledge of working on computer (MS Office
2. Engagement of Consultants shall be subject to the following terms and
a) The retired Government servant himself should apply expressing clearly
his willingness for his engagement as consultant stating his suitability
for the broad nature of work.
b) The person must be able to work in MS Word, Power Point and should be
proficient in taking dictation in shorthand and its transcription.
c) The consultant shall not be entitled for any kind of allowances and
residential accommodation. They shall also not be entitled to telephone
facilities, CGHS, Medical reimbursement, transport facilities, staff car
and residential accommodation from Central Government pool.
d) The engagement of the consultant will be purely on Contract basis.
e) The candidate will be required to sign a non disclosure Undertaking.
f) The Headquarters of consultant will be at Delhi.
g) The Consultant may be attached with the officers of any level and he
will have to work independently without any assistance.
h) The engagement shall be initially for a period of six months, which may
be extended subject to the approval of competent authority.
i) Working hours of Consultants shall normally be from 9.00 am to 5.30 pm
during working days including half an hour lunch break in between. However,
in exigencies of work they may be required to sit late and/or called on
Saturday/Sunday and other Gazetted Holidays.
j) The retired official on his engagement as consultant may be allowed
“Leave” at the rate of 20 days in each calendar year. To perform outstation
duties, TA/DA as per his entitlement before his retirement will be paid.
k) The services of consultant can be terminated at any time without
assigning any reason whatsoever. However, if the consultant is not willing
to work for whatsoever reasons may be, he will have to give a minimum one
month notice to the office. The decision of Secretary(T), Department of
Telecommunications shall be the final in all respects.
l) Remuneration: The consolidated fee/remunerations for the consultants
shall be restricted to an amount equal to the difference between the last
basic pay (as per 7th CPC) drawn by the retired officer and
basic pension(as per 7th CPC), plus dearness allowance on the difference at
the rate applicable to Central Government servants from time to time.
m) Personal Assistants/Private Secretaries, who have retired recently may
be given preference.
n) Department of Telecommunications will shortlist the applications and may
prescribe for the shortlisted applicants a proficiency test in
shorthand/typing as a criterion for final selection. The decision of the
Department in the matter of selection of Consultants shall be final and
binding upon the applicants.
3. The persons who fulfil the eligibility criteria as mentioned in para (1)
above and are willing to work as Consultant on the terms and conditions
mentioned in para (2) above, may submit their applications in the
prescribed proforma (enclosed) latest by 7th September 2018 to Under Secretary
(Admn.II), Department of Telecommunications, Room No. 416, Sanchar Bhawan,
20-Ashoka Road, New Delhi-11001.
Read also :  NPS: Union Cabinet approved enhancement of Govt. contribution towards National Pension System (NPS) to 14%
(Anil Kumar Singh)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India
Tel: 2303688

1. All Ministries/Departments to the Govt. of India for wide publicity

2. Director (NK) for uploading the Circular on the DoT’s website under

3. E-Office Notice Board

Application for engagement of Consultants in response to DoT’s

No. A-12028/05/2018-Admn.II dated 07/08/2018.
1. Name of the Applicant :
2. Full address of the Applicant

(Copy of Aadhar Card to be enclosed)
3. E-mail & Mob. No. of the Applicant :
Self attested photograph

4. Date of superannuation :
5. Age on the closing date of receipt of application : ……. Years ….. Months ….Days
6. Name & full address of the Govt. office last served :
7. Designation and post held at the time of retirement :
8. Pay-band with Grade Pay/Pay Level of the post held at the
time of retirement
9. Pension drawn (as per 7th CPC)

(copy of PPO to be enclosed)
10. Highest Educational Qualification :
11. Language of Stenography/typing skill

(Hindi or English or both)
12. Work Experience during last 15 years of Retirement :
Read also :  7वें वेतन आयोग : सरकार ने उच्च्तम एवं निम्नतम वेतन में अन्तर कम करने की सम्भावना को खारिज किया

Sl. No. Period of Work & Post held Name of the Office where served Details of wok performed during the period

13. Whether any minor penalty/major penalty was imposed during
last 15 years of Govt. Service
14. ACR Grading (Good/V.Good/Outstanding) year wise, during
last 05 years of retirement
15. Certified that:-
the information furnished above are true to the best of my
I am willing to work as Consultant in the Department of
Telecommunications against the vacant post of PS/PA and I
am suitable for the broad nature work of the post.
I have gone through and understood the eligibility criteria
and the terms and conditions for engagement Consultant in
Deptt. of Telecommunications against the vacant post of
PS/PA, as contained in DoT’s Circular No.
A-12028/5/2018-Ad.II dated 07/08/2018; and that I
unequivocally and unconditionally accept all these terms
& conditions.
Signature of Applicant with Date

Click here to view/download order

Read also :  Immediate Relief to families of Government Servants who die while in service enhanced to Rs.25,000/- - Finance Ministry Order