Central Govt Employees Apply within 3 Months to get Benefit

Govt of India, Ministry of finance has issued an important circular regarding award of some financial benefit which is applicable to all central govt employees including Defence Personnel. The last date to apply is 4th Oct 2023 to get the benefit. Lets know the details of benefit and eligibility criteria to get the benefit. Copy of the MoF letter is reprorduced below :-

No. 04-21/2017-IC/E.III.A
Government of India

Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
(E.III.A Branch)

New Delhi, Date: 04.07.2023

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Date of next increment under Rule 10 of Central Civil Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2016 – Clarification – regarding.

The undersigned is directed to invite attention to this Department’s O.M. of even No. dated 28.11.2019 on the subject noted above. In Para ‘7’ of the said O.M. dated 28.11.2019, the employees who have been regularly promoted or granted financial up-gradation on or after 01.01.2016 and desire to exercise/re-exercise option for pay fixation under FR 22(I)(a)(1), were given an opportunity to exercise or re-exercise of their option for pay fixation within one month of the date of issue of the said Q.M. dated 28.11.2019.

  • Thereafter, another opportunity to exercise/re-exercise the option for pay fixation, as allowed under O.M. dated 28.11.2019, was provided for a period of 3 months vide O.M. of even No. dated 15.04.2021.
  • However, a number of proposals are still being received from various Ministries/Departments for allowing another opportunity to exercise/re-exercise the option for fixation of pay as allowed under O.M. dated 28.11.2019.
  • Therefore, the Competent Authority in partial modification of the conditions enumerated in para ‘7’ of the said Q.M. dated 28.11.2019, has further approved for allowing another opportunity to Government employees to exercise/re-exercise option for pay fixation as allowed under O.M. dated 28.11.2019 within a period of three  months from the date of issue of this Office Memorandum. No further request for extension of date or relaxation of condition in exercising of option will be entertained under any circumstances. Ministries/Departments are advised to give wide publicity of this O.M..
  • All other conditions of O.M. dated 28.11.2019 remain unchanged.
  • In their application to the persons belonging to Indian Audit and Accounts Department, these orders are issued under Article 148(5) of the Constitution and after consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor General of India”.
Hindi Version of these orders is attached. 

(Umesh Kumar Agarwal) Deputy Secretary to the Government of India

To,

  1. All Ministries/Departments as per standard list. With the request to bring the content of this D.M. to the notice of all employees concerned.
  2. C&AG, UPSC etc. as per standard endorsement list.
  3. In-charge, RBI, for it’s circulation among all Ministries/Departments.
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