Government of India
Ministry of Personnel PG & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
2nd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan, Khan Market
New Delhi, the 16th September, 2016
Subject: Grant of Non Functional Scale (NFS) to Section Officers of CSS – regarding.
The undersigned is directed to say that pursuant to issue of OM No. 5/4/2005-CS-I(S) dated 21.04.2014 by this Department on the subject mentioned above, doubts have been raised by some Ministries/Departments regarding procedure to be followed for grant of NFS to Section Officers of CSS.
2. In this connection, it is reiterated that regular Section Officers of CSS with 4 years of approved service would be considered for grant of NFS subject to vigilance clearance only in terms of this Department’s OM No. 21/36/03-CS I dated 13.11.2003 and 5/4/2005-CS.I dated 25.01.2006. The word ‘DPC’ wherever appearing in OM dated 21.04.2014 may be ignored.
3. This issues with the approval of Secretary (P)
Under Secretary to the Govt of India