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Government of India

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions

Department of Personnel & Training


3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhavan,

                                                                                 Khan Market, New Delhi-110003.


     Dated the 20th July, 2006




Subject :- Promotion of Stenos Gr. ‘C’ to Steno Gr. ‘A’ & ‘B’(Merged)(Designated as P.S)

                 of CSSS on ad-hoc basis- reg.


            In partial modification of this Department’s O.M. of   even      number    dated 31.5.2006, the undersigned is directed to say that it has been decided to make re-nomination of the following Steno Grade ‘C’ on their ad-hoc promotion as Steno. Grade ‘A&B’ (Merged)  (designated as PS):-




Name of the Officer


Cadre where working

Cadre where


Cadre where



N.Ajay Babu





Surat Singh


Social  Justice & Emp.



A.L. Sharda


Health & FW



P.K. Kalra





S. Ramakrishnan

Planning Commission

Environment & Forests

Road Transport and Highways


S. Purushothaman

Planning Commission

Urban Development

Planning Commission


Navin  Kumar (SC)

Planning Commission


Planning Commission


Other terms  and  conditions  mentioned in  this  Department’s OM  of even  number  dated 31-5-2006 will remain unchanged.


2.         It has also been decided to cancel the nomination of Ms. Rita Behl, from the Cadre of Planning Commission to the Cadre of Road Transport and Highways, as she is no more.


3.         It is pointed out that a large number of references/representations seeking retention of PSs (ad-hoc), on one ground or the other were received in this Department but it has not been found feasible to agree to such requests/representations excepting those mentioned in para 1 above.  It is, therefore, requested that all the PAs who are to be appointed as PSs on ad-hoc basis may be relieved of their duties immediately, wherever applicable, with the direction to report for duty in the Cadre(s) to which they have been nominated.  It is further pointed out that the CSSS Association has requested this Department to fill up immediately the resultant vacancies arising on account of promotion of PAs to PSs on ad-hoc basis.  It is, therefore, requested that if any person declines to accept the promotion on any ground, the details of such cases may please be furnished immediately so as to enable this Department to take further necessary action.  It is made clear that persons who refuse ad-hoc promotion to the post of PS will not be considered again for ad-hoc promotion in future but would be considered only for regular promotion in due course of time.


4.         Attention is also invited to para 5 of this Department OM of even number dated 31.5.2006 in which the details regarding shortage/excess in the representation in the categories of SCs/STs in terms of the reservation rosters maintained by the Cadre Authorities were sought for.  In addition, the details such as the names of regular PSs who are on deputation, the sanctioned term of deputation, the nature of the ex-cadre post etc. were also sought for vide para 6 of this Department’s OM of even number dated 31.5.2006 referred to above.  However, no such details have been furnished by any of the Cadre authorities.  Since the said details are necessary for making further promotions of PAs to PSs on ad-hoc basis it is requested that the above details as well as the number of vacancies remaining to be filled in Steno. Grade ‘A’ & ‘B’ (merged) (with category-wise break-up viz. Gen./SC/ST) must be furnished to this Department urgently, in the enclosed proforma latest by 31.7.2006.  Information may also be sent by e-mail on the following address vacancy-CSS @


5.         This may please be accorded Top Priority.        



                                                Sd/-                                                                           (G.S.Pundir)

                                         UNDER SECRETARY TO THE GOVT. OF INDIA


Encl. : As above.




         All Cadre authorities of CSSS


                        Copy to Director, NIC, DOP&T, Lok Nayak Bhawan, New Delhi with the request to upload this OM on the Website of CS Division.


Name of Cadre____________________________________________________


I. Details of vacancy position in Steno. Grade ‘A’ & ‘B’ (merged) of CSSS


Sanctioned strength

Number of Regular PSs in position

Number of persons working as ad-hoc PS

Number of Regular PS on deputation

Number of vacancies remaining unfilled (Gen./SC/ST)












 II. Details of Regular PS who are on deputation





Ministry/Department/Office where working on deputation

Sanctioned term of deputation

Date of proceeding on deputation

Likely date of reversion











Under Secretary (Admn.)