DoP&T O.M. No.4/10/99-EO (MM-I) dated the 24th June, 1999


Policy regarding the appointments of Additional Private Secretaries/O.S.Ds etc. in the personal staff of the Ministers.

In partial modification of para 5 of the O.M. No. 27/12/97-EO (ACC) dated 15.10.97, the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has decided to delegate the authority of appointing officers in the rank of Additional Private Secretary, OSD etc. in the personal staff of the Ministers to the concerned Ministries provided such appointments have been made on posts which have been duly sanctioned and which satisfy the criteria laid down by Department of Personnel & Training vide O.M. No.8/3/92-CS.II dated 14.1.1994 for appointment of personal staff in the Minister’s office. The appointments Committee of the Cabinet has also directed that while making such appointments Ministries/Departments must ensure that these appointments should be made within the norms laid down by the Department of Personnel & Training.