CCS(RP) Rules,1973-Fixation of pay of LCDs whose Increment have been withheld for not passing the Type –writing test
Minister of finance
(Department Of Expenditure)
Dated,New Delhi,the18th June,75.
Subject: CCS(RP) Rules,1973-Fixation of pay of LCDs whose Increment have been withheld for not passing the Type –writing test.
As the ministers/Department ect.are aware,the Ministry of Home Affairs O.M.No.15/3/63-Bstt.(D) dated the 16th September,1965 provides that in the case of persons .Appointed to the posts of lower division clorks,whether before or on or after 13th July,1964,who pass the typewriting test at the speed of 30 words per minute subsequent to the date on which their increments fell due, the increment should be allowed from the date of the test at which the individual concerned passed and that no arrears of increment should be allowed but the normal increment accured should be allow from that date with normal annual date being retained have come to the notice of this ministry where the pay of the lower division clerks,whose increment had been withheld account of their failure to pass the type-writing test at the required speed,and who had stoped for the revised scale of pay of the post of lower division clerk w.e.f 1.1.73 and who passed the said test after 1.1.73 was fixed by releasing their withheld increments in the revised scale of pay in terms of the above mentioned O.M.dated 13th July,1964. A questions has arisen whether it was in order to fix the pay of such LCD by releasing their withheld increments in the revised scale of pay.
2. The above Question has been considered by this Ministry and it is clarified that in such cases,the pay of the individual concerned should ,on their passing the typing ,have been (R.P) Rules ,1973 with reference to their pay in the pre-revised scale as on 31.12.72 after the release of withdrawl increments in the pre-revised scale upto that date ,Further ,where the period for which increments are withheld falls partly before 1.1.73 1and partly after 1.173 fixation of pay on passing the typing test should be first done as on 1.1.73 as stated above and thereafter ,pay as on the date of the test in which the official has qualified should be fixed by releasing increment 9s) pertaining to the period after 1.1.73 in the revised scale of pay. The fixation of pay in this manner has to be done on notional basis and the benefit of the refixed pay is to be allowed to the individuals concerned from the date of type writing test at which they qualify. An iullustration to make the position more clear is given below:-
|Pay on 1.2.71(date of appointment)||Rs.110/-||
|Pay on 1.2.72||Rs.110/-||Rs.113/-|
|Pay on 1.1.73||Rs.266/-||Rs.266/-|
Under SCS (RP) Rules 1973.
|Pay on 1.2.73||Rs.266/-||Rs.272/-|
|Pay on 10.9.73(date of passing the typewriting test)||Rs.272/-||
|Pay on 1.2.74||Rs.273/-||(next increment)|
3. Past cases where the pay of the officers concerned has not been fixed in the above manner may also be reviewed in the light of the above clarifications.
4. In so far as persons serving in I.A.&A.D. are concerned these orders issue in consultation with the Cr.&A.G. of India.
DEPUTY SECRETARY TO THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA.