No.10/3/2004-CS-II (Pt.I)

Government of India

Ministry of Personnel, PG and Pensions

(Department of Personnel & Training)



Lok Nayak Bhavan, 3rd Floor

Khan Market, New Delhi-110003

Dated, the 25th January, 2006




Sub:     Grant of Non-Functional Scale of Rs.8000-275-13500 to Stenographer Grade A’ & ‘B’ (Merged) (PS) of Central Secretariat Stenographers’ Service (CSSS) w.e.f. 01.01.1996.


            In partial modification of this Department’s Order of even number dated 24th June, 2005 the Government has decided to provide Non-Functional Scale of Rs.8000-275-13500 to the regular officers in the Steno. Grade ‘A’ & ‘B’ (Merged) (Private Secretaries) of CSSS retrospectively with effect from 1st January, 1996 on notional basis, with actual benefits on account of such refixation of pay with effect from 3rd October, 2003.


2.         The cadre authorities may grant the Non-Functional Scale of Rs.8000-275-13500 to the Steno. Grade ‘A’ & ‘B’ (Merged) (PS) of CSSS in accordance with the following parameters:-


(i)                  The Non-Functional Scale of Rs.8000-275-13500 is admissible to regular Steno. Grade ‘A’ & ‘B’ (Merged) (PS) of CSSS on completion of 4 years of approved service in the grade, subject to their vigilance clearance.


(ii)                Though the notional pay fixation of the eligible officers will be done w.e.f. 01.01.1996, actual benefits are admissible to them w.e.f. 03.10.2003; 


(iii)               On account of such pay fixation, the officers would be entitled to draw arrears of pay w.e.f. 03.10.2003.


(iv)              Officers in the Stenographer Grade ‘A’ & ‘B’ (Merged) (PS) of CSSS, who are granted Non-Functional Scale of Rs.8000-275-13500 will continue to remain in Group `B’ (Gazetted) and their eligibility for promotion to the Private Secretary Grade (designated as PPS) of CSSS in the pay scale of Rs.10000-15200 will be reckoned on the basis of total period of service spent in both the pay scales, viz. Rs.6500-10500 and Rs.8000-13500, counted together.


(v)                Officers who are placed in the above Non-Functional Scale will be entitled to the benefit of pay fixation under F.R.22 (I)(a)(2).


3.         Necessary Notification relating to amendment to the CSSS Rules will be issued separately.





Under Secretary to the Govt. of India

Telephone: 24623157



      All Cadre Authorities of CSSS.