Clarifications relating to F.R. 31
Government Of India
Ministry Of Finance
(Department Of Expenditure)
NEW DELHI-2, the 12th July, 1961.
Subject:- Clarifications relating to F.R. 31.
The undersigned is directed to say that a question has arisen whether refixation of pay under Sub-rule(2) of F.R. 31 shall be admissible in respect of a post in which a Government servant was not actually officiating at the time of enhancement of his substantive pay, but would have officiated under the ‘next below rule’ but for his deputation to some other post/officiating appointment to a still higher post.
2.It is clarified that the provisions of sub-rule (2) of F.R. 31 shall be applicable in such cases also.
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The pay of the Government servant concerned shall be refixed under F.R..3192) notionally in he post in which he would have continued to officiate but for his deputation to some other post/appointment in an officiating capacity to a still higher post. As and when the Government servant reverts to that post from deputation/higher post, the actual pay to be given to him on the date of reversion will be arrived at with reference to such notional pay.
3.These orders will have effect from the date of issue of this Office Memorandum and all cases which have arisen prior to this date, but are still pending on that shall also be regulated in accordance with the provisions contained in these orders.
4.In so far as the personnel serving in the Indian Audio and Accounts Department are concerned, these orders have been issued after consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor General
( RABI RAY)
Deputy Secretary to the Govt. of India.