Government of India

Ministry of Personnel, P.G. & Pensions

(Department of Personnel & Training)


3rd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan,

New Delhi, dated the 8th March, 2004




Sub: Introduction of Non-Functional scale of Rs.8000-275-13500 to Section Officers of Central Secretariat Service (CSS) - Clarification reg.


The undersigned is directed to say that references are being received from various Ministries regarding grant of Non-Functional Scale of Rs.8000-13500 to the Section Officers of CSS, who are presently on deputation to certain ex-cadre posts. The matter has been examined and it is clarified that the Section Officers, who become eligible for the grant of Non-Functional scale of Rs.8000-13500 in terms of DOP&T's order No.21/36/03-CS.I dated 13.11.2003, while working on ex-cadre posts on deputation basis, shall also be entitled to exercise the option for fixation of pay in the new scale under FR 22(1)(a)(2). However, their further continuance in the deputation posts may have to be regulated as per the general instructions governing terms of deputation.




(Devki Nandan Gupta)

Deputy Secretary to the Govt. of India





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