DoPT Order: Revision of the rates of Deputation (Duty) Allowance/pay fixation on appointment in the Personal Staff of Ministers- regarding
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
Dated: 7th February, 2019
Subject :- Revision of the rates of Deputation (Duty) Allowance/pay fixation on appointment in the Personal Staff of Ministers- regarding.
Consequent upon the implementation of the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission, the President is pleased to decide that in supersession of this Department’s order No. 2/23/2008-Estt.(Pay-II) dated 28th May, 2009, the pay of employees who are appointed in the personal staff of Ministers will be regulated in the following manner :-
I. OFFICERS OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT/AUTONOMOUS BODIES APPOINTED IN THE PERSONAL STAFF OF MINISTERS:
(i) When the officers of the Central Government/Autonomous bodies holding posts at lower levels, or those who are not cleared for appointments at levels at which the posts in the Personal Staff of Ministers exist, are appointed to higher posts, in addition to their basic pay in their parent cadre, they may be allowed Deputation (Duty) Allowance at the rate of 15 % of their basic pay, subject to a maximum of Rs.9000/- per month.
(ii) As regards the officers who go on deputation to equivalent or analogous posts in the Personal Staff of the Ministers, in addition to their basic pay, they may be allowed Deputation (Duty) Allowance in accordance with this Department’s OM No. 2/11/2017-Estt.(Pay-I]) dated 24th November, 2017 .
(iii) The officers of All India Services and Organized Group ‘A’ Central Services who are appointed in the Personal Staff of Ministers under the Central Staffing Scheme, may be allowed Central Secretariat (Deputation on Tenure) Allowance in accordance with this Department’s OM No.2/11/2017-Estt.(Pay-II) dated 24th November, 2017.
In the case of persons retired from Defence Forces or Civilian Organizations and appointed in the personal Staff of Ministers, their pay shall be fixed in accordance with the provisions contained in OM No.3/3/2016-Estt.( Pay-II) dated 01.05.2017.
2. Basic pay in the revised pay structure means the pay drawn in the prescribed Level of Pay Matrix.
3. These orders shall come into effect w.e.f 01.07.2017.
4. In so far as persons serving in the Indian Audit & Account Department are concerned, these orders issue after consultation with the Comptroller & Auditor General of India.
Deputy Secretary to the Govt. of India