Implementation of “SPARROW” in respect of AAOs, AOs and Sr.AOs of Central Civil Accounts Service
No. A-65061/I/2020-Group B-CGA-Part(2)/299
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
O/o Controller General of Accounts
E-Block, GPO Complex, INA,
Dated 2nd December, 2020
Subject: Implementation of “SPARROW” in respect of AAOs, AOs and Sr.AOs of Central Civil Accounts Service – regarding.
The undersigned is directed to refer to O.M of even number dated 28th August, 2020 on the subject requesting all the departmentalized accounts organizations for authorization of Custodian/PAR Manager for online recording of APARs of AAOs, AOs and Sr.AOs of CCAS Cadre through SPARROW. The Principal Accounts Offices which have not so far authorized the Custodian/PAR Manager may please furnish the information at the earliest through e-mail at [email protected]
The website enabling online recording of APARs for AAOs, AOs and Sr.AOs is accessible through https://snarrow-cga.eoffice.gov.in. The role of designates in SPARROW is explained in the Annexure attached for smooth operation of the platform.
All the departmentalized accounts organizations of Ministries/Departments are requested that APARs of AAOs, AOs and Sr.A0s may be filled up online only with an exception in respect of those officers whose physical APARs have already filled up and are completed in all respect.
While initiating APARs in SPARROW, the designated PAR Manager/Custodian must ensure that APAR of the concerned officer is not initiated previously through manual process to avoid duplicacy.
Help Manual for different roles as Custodian/PAR Manager/Officer Reported Upon etc. is available under the help tab on the https://sparrow-cga.eoffice.gov.in.
Queries if any may please be mailed at [email protected] with complete details
Sr. Accounts Officer