Dopt Orders on Service Book Maintenance as per rule SR 199 and SR 202
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, PG and Pensions
(Department of Personnel & training)
Old JNU Campus, New Delhi
Dated the 23 October, 2013.
Subject: Simplification of procedure for verification of service - adherence to the revised format - regarding.
The undersigned is directed to invite attention to the provisions of the Supplementary Rules which relate to maintaining records of service of a Government employee. The provisions of SR- 199 and 202 require that "Every step in a Government servant's official life must be recorded in his Service Book and each entry must be attested by the Head of his Office...." (SR199) and that "It shall be the duty of every Head of Office to initiate action to show the Service Books to the Government servants under his administrative control every year.....The Government servants shall inter alia ensure...... that their services have been duly verified and certified as such...." (SR 202).