Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training *********
NewDelhi, the 28th May,2009.
Subject:- Revision of the rates of Deputation (Duty) Allowance/payfixation on appointment on the personal Staff of Ministers - regarding.
Consequent upon the implementation of the recommendations of thesixth Central Pay Commission, the President is pleased to decide that in supersessionof all earlier orders on the subject, the pay of employees who are appointed on the personal staff of Ministers will be regulated in the following manner: -
I. OFFICERS OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT/AUTONOMOUS BODIES APPOINTED ON THE PERSONAL STAFF OF MINISTERS:
(i) When officers of the Central Government/Autonomous Bodies holding posts at lower levels or those who are not cleared for appointments at levels at which the post in the Personal Staff of Minister exists are appointed to higher posts, in addition to their basic pay, they may be allowed Deputation (Duty) Allowance at the rate of 15% of the basic pay subject to a maximum of Rs. 4000 per month.
(ii) As regards officers who go on deputation to equivalent and/or analogous posts on the Personal Staff of the Ministers, in addition to their basic pay, they may be allowed Deputation (Duty) Allowance in accordance with this Department's O.M. No. 2/22 (B)/2008-Estt. (Pay-II) dated 3rd September 2008 on the subject of "Grant of Deputation (Duty) Allowance - Recommendations of the Sixth Central Pay Commission".
(iii) In the case of officers of All-India Services and Organized Group 'A' Services who are appointed on the Personal Staff of Ministers under the Central Staffing Scheme, they may be allowed Central Secretariat (Deputation on Tenure) Allowance in accordance with this Department's O.M. No. 2/22(A)/2008-Estt. (Pay II) dated 3rd September, 2008 on the SUbject of revision of the rates of Central Secretariat (Deputation on Tenure) Allowance and Special Pay applicable etc. in the case of organized Group 'A' officers; and as per the provisions of relevant Pay Rules in the case of All-India Services officers.
II. OFFICERS FROM THE STATE GOVERNMENT/PUBLIC SECTOR UNDERTAKINGS APPOINTED ON THE PERSONAL STAFF OF MINISTERS:
In the case of officers from State Governments/Public Sector Undertakings, their terms of appointment may be governed by the orders contained in this Department's O.M. No. 2/29/91 - Estt. (Pay II) dated 5th January 1994. The rate of Deputation (Duty) Allowance payable in their case will be in accordance with this Department's O.M. No. 2/22(B)/200-Estt. (Pay-II) dated 3rd September 2008 on the subject of "Grant of Deputation (Duty) Allowance - Recommendations of the Sixth pay Commission".
III. OFFICERS FROM PRIVATE SECTOR APPOINTED ON THE PERSONAL STAFF OF MINISTERS:
In the case of officers from Private Sector appointed on the Personal Staff of the Minister, they may be granted the grade pay corresponding to the post in which they are appointed and their pay in the pay band may normally be fixed at the entry level pay prescribed for their grade pay vide Section II, Part A of First Schedule to the CSS (RP) Rules, 2008. However, where it is proposed to fix their pay by granting advance increment(s), the approval of this Department will have to be obtained.
2.Basic pay in the revised pay structure means the pay drawn in the prescribed pay band plus the applicable grade pay but does not include any other type of pay like special pay, etc.
3. These orders shall come into effect w.e.f. 1.9.2008.
4. Insofar as persons serving in the Indian Audit & Account Department are concerned, these orders issue after consultation with the Comptroller & Auditor General of India.
5. Hindi version will follow.
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