Simplification of procedures for financial up-gradation under MACPS
GOVERNMENT OF ASSAM
FINANCE (PAY RESEARCH UNIT) DEPARTMENT
Janata Bhawan, Block ‘F’, 2nd floor
ORDERS BY THE GOVERNOR OF ASSAM
Dated Dispur, the 09-03-2019
Sub. : Modified Assured Career Progression Scheme (MACPS).
The matter of simplification of procedures for processing the proposals relating to financial up-gradation under MACPS prescribed in Para (C) of this Department’s Notification No.FPC.12/2017/4, dtd.06-07-2017 have been under consideration of the Government.
Now, considering all aspects of the matter and with a view to simplifying the processing of such proposals, the Government has decided to review the earlier directions and prescribe the following procedures under Para (C) of the Notification referred to above, as follows:
(C) Procedure for grant of financial up-gradation benefit :
i) For Class I & Class II Officers, there shall be a Screening Committee headed by the senior most Secretary of the concerned Administrative Department and comprising two other members, one of which shall be from the Finance Service or Accounts Service, where no officer from Finance Service is available. For Class III & Class IV employees, the Screening Committee shall be headed by concerned Head of Department/ Head of Office, who is Appointing Authority for the concerned cadre, as the case may be, as Chairman and it shall comprise of two other members, one of which shall be from the Finance Service or Accounts Service, where no officer from Finance Service is available.
ii) The Committee as constituted above, in the month of January of every year, will consider the cases of Government servants who have completed 10 years of service/20 years of service/30 years of service in the previous calendar year. The list of such Government servants will be prepared by the concerned appointing authority in the month of December of the previous year and placed in the meeting of the Committee to be held in January.
iii) The Committee will verify the length of service as on 1st January of the year in which the meeting is held and verify if any Departmental Proceeding/Criminal Case is contemplated or pending against the government servant under consideration. ACRs need not be considered for deciding the MACP benefit.
iv) The Committee shall recommend all the cases of the Government servants who have completed 10 /20/30 years of service and have no DP or criminal cases against him.
v) On receipt of the recommendation of Committee for financial up-gradation under the MACPS, the concerned Department/Head of Department/Head of Office, as the case may be, shall issue orders granting the benefit of financial up-gradation with effect from 1st January of the year.
Other conditions as prescribed vide Notification No.FPC.12/2017/4, dtd. 06-07-2017 remain unchanged.
Commissioner & Secretary to the Government of Assam
Finance (PRU) Department