DOPT: Proposal of review of MFCS
North Block, New Delhi
Subject: – Review of Modified Flexible Complementing Scheme (MFCS) – reg.
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department OM of even number dated 16.4.2020 (copy enclosed) on the above-mentioned subject conveying therein the following recommendations made by Committee of Secretaries (CoS), in its meeting held on 20th February 2020, while considering the proposal of review of Modified Flexible Complementing Scheme (MFCS):
(i) Ministries / Departments may carefully rework the Output Indicators so as to simplify and streamline them. Qualitative dimensions may also be captured so that excellence of a Scientist is brought out and only the deserving Scientists get promoted.
(ii) Ministries / Departments may ensure that all promotions under MFCS are held timely so that the issue of granting retrospective promotion does not arise.
(iii) Number of posts required at HAG / HAG+ level may be worked out individually at the Ministry/ Department level looking at the organizational structure and their specific requirements. Cadre review exercise may accordingly be undertaken.
2. All Scientific Ministries/Departments were accordingly requested to take necessary action as per the above recommendations of the CoS and furnish an Action Taken Report to this Department by 31.05.2020.
3. However, Action Taken Report has not been received in this Department from any of the Scientific Ministry/Department. It is, therefore, requested that Action Taken Report on the recommendations made by CoS, may kindly be provided to this Department latest by 10.7.2020.
Under Secretary to the Government of India