Ministry of Personnel, P.G. and Pensions
(Department of Personnel and Training)
Lok Nayak Bhawan, Khan Market,
Subject : Policy/Guidelines issued by the Office of the Director(Canteens) – Clarification regarding.
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. of even No. dated 30.10.2007 on the above subject and to say that in order to avoid undue delay in the settlement of cases in future it was decided that reference in the matter of giving concurrence in respect of the following subjects/items is not required :-
(i) Implementation of the policy relating to Non-Statutory Departmental Canteens functioning in Central Government Offices.
(ii) Opening/Closing/Upgradation/Downgradation of Canteens/Tiffin Rooms.
(iii) ACP Scheme to canteen employees.
(iv) Court Cases on the subject.
2. The matter has since been reviewed. It appeared that the delegation of power in respect of item No. (i) Policy relating to Non-Statutory Departmental Canteens functioning in Central Government Offices has created an apprehension that references on this item is also not required to be made to DOPT. It is hereby clarified that the power has not been delegated on this item and it shall stand deleted from the aforesaid O.M.. It is, once again, stated that the policy relating to Non-Statutory Departmental Canteens will remain with DOPT. The other items i.e. (ii), (iii) & (iv) will be renumbered as (i), (ii) & (iii).
Ministries/Departments of the Government of
Copy to : Ad.III Section, DOPT for information and record.