Benchmark & consideration of “Good” benchmark for the previous years before
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
New Delhi – 110001
Sub : Clarification on applicability of “Very Good”
benchmark for financial upgradation under MACPS and consideration of “Good”
benchmark for the previous years before 25.07.2016.
This office is in receipt of large number of references
consequent upon the clarification issued vide DG Posts’ letter of even number
dated 02.07.2018 on the above mentioned subject, regarding allowing opportunity
of making representation against ‘good’ benchmark and relaxation of benchmark
2. In this context, it is reiterated that opportunity of making representation
against the APAR which are post 2009 cannot be given as it is already disclosed
to the employees in APAR process.
3. Further, the benchmark for the purpose of financial upgradation under MACP
was enhanced from ‘good’ to ‘very good’ w.e.f. 25.07.2016 i.e prior to
25.07.2016 the benchmark was ‘good’ for MACPS. As such, the ‘good’ grading of
APAPRs for the period prior to 25.07.2016 may be considered for financial
upgradation under MACPS. However, the “very good” benchmark applicable w.e.f.
25.07.2016 cannot be relaxed for MACPS.
4. All concerned may be informed accordingly.