Violation of Promotion Rules : LokSabha Q&A
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 1369
ANSWERED ON: 25.07.2018
Violation of Promotion Rules
RAKSHA NIKHIL KHADSE
Will the Minister of PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS be pleased to state:-
(a) whether cases of violations of promotion rules by the States in case of All India Service officers creating anomaly in overall cadre of same batch have come to the notice of the Union Government;
(b) if so, the details thereof and the number of such cases which have come to notice during the last three years and the current year, State-wise;
(c) whether the Government has established or proposes to monitor such type of violations; and
(d) if so, the details thereof along with the guidelines and instructions issued in this regard from time to time?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS AND MINISTER OF STATE IN THE PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE
(DR. JITENDRA SINGH)
(a) & (b): During the last three years and the current year, three cases of promotion without completing the mandatory length of service i.e. 25 years for Higher Administrative Grade in Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and Rajasthan and one case of promotion without completing the mandatory length of service of 16 years for Super Time Scale in Punjab Cadre have come to the notice of the Department of Personnel and Training. No cases of violation of promotion Rules have been reported by the Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in respect of IPS and IFS officers respectively.
(c) & (d): Government of India issues instructions to the State Governments as well as inform the respective Accountant General to adhere to the respective Promotion Guidelines. Copies of IAS and IPS Promotion Guidelines are enclosed.