No. 5/4/2005-CS-I

Government Of India

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions

(Department of Personnel & Training)


Lok Nayak Bhavan, 3rd Floor

Khan Market, New Delhi-110003

Dated, the March 30, 2006




Subject:-††††††††† Admissibility of Non-Functional pay scale ofRs. 8000-13500 in respect of Section Officers of CSS- clarifications regarding fixation of pay.



The undersigned is directed to refer to this Departmentís Order of even number dated25th January, 2006onthesubjectmentioned†† aboveand to say that references have been received with regard to pay fixation of those Section Officers of CSS who have already completed 4 years of approved service in the grade as on 01.01.1996 or prior to this date directly in the pay scale of Rs. 8000-13500 in accordance with CCS (RP ) Rules, 1997 as has been allowed in case of Officers of DANICS/DANIPS. The issue has been consideredin consultation with Ministry of Finance (Deptt. of Expenditure ) and it has been decided that all Section Officers of CSS who had completed approved service of 4 years or more in the grade on01.01.1996 will be eligible for being placed directly in the scale of Rs.8000-13500 in accordance with CCS (RP) Rules, 1997 notionally w.e.f. 01.01.1996. However, the actual financial benefits will be available only w.e.f03.10.2003.


All such Section Officers may be allowed to exercise fresh option if they so desire.



( M. S. Sharma ).

Under Secretary to the Govt. of India

Telephone : 24629411

All Cadres of CSS


(Deputy Secretary / Director, Admn/Estt ))

New Delhi


Copy to :- †††††† Ministry of Finance [ Deptt. of Expenditure ( Implementation Cell ) ] w.r.t. their O.M. No. 79/2/2005 IC dated 23rd March, 2006