SPARROW: To complete pending APARs for 2017-18 before 30th June 2019 – EPFO instruction

SPARROW: To complete pending APARs for 2017-18
before 30th June 2019 – EPFO instruction

भविष्य निधि संगठन

Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation
श्रम एवं रोजगार मंत्रालय, भारत सरकार
Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of India
भविष्य निधि भवन/Bhavishya Nidhi Bhawan
14, भीकाजी कामा प्लेस, नई दिल्ली 110066
Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi 110066

File no. APAR-12/2015-16/SPARROW/ Part File-III/3046

Date: 04 JUN 2019


All Addl. Central P.F. Commissioner/Director PDNASS/Addl. CPFC(ASD)
All Regional P.F. Commissioners (In charge Of Regions )
All Officers In Charge of ROs/ZTIs

Subject :Electronic submission of Annual Performance Assessment Report (APAR) for the
year 2017-18 through SPARROW Software -regarding .

References :-i) APAR-12/2015-16/SPARROW/2012 dated 25.04.2018
ii) APAR-12/2015-16/SPARROW/Part File-II/16156 dated 01.01.2019

Madam/ Sir,

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Instructions were issued from time to time vide above referred circulars with a view to
ensure timely. completion of online APAR for the year 2017-18 . However, as per the
system-generated report, there are many officers who have not yet filed /assessed the APAR through
SPARROW Software. SPARROW dashboard showing Pending APARs at various levels in respect
of each Offices is enclosed for ready reference in Annexure -I.

2. All the PAR Custodians are to ensure completion of pending APARs as per the deadlines. In
this regard, the PAR Custodians are advised to add. “Certificate” for non reporting/reviewing in
pending PARs for relevant reason and to use Force Forward” functionality to send the pending
APAR to the next level . Further, PAR Custodians are also advised to ensure the disposal of the
pending representations in the time frame given hereinafter.

3. As per the instruction received from the National Information Centre (NIC) the PAR activities
for the yeas 2017-2018 have to be closed . Hence, all officers may be directed to complete the APAR
related activity pending in their respected (SPARROW) account latest by 30th June 2019.
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4. It is further emphasised that all activities will stand closed by the aforesaid date and no further
extension shall be granted for completing the activities and hence all out efforts have to be made by
all officers and offices including Head Office in this matter .

Yours faithfully,
(Udita Chowdhary )
Addl. Central P. F. Commissioner (HRM)


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