No.27/1/2005 -EO (SM-II)

Department of Personnel & Training

(Office of the Establishment Officer)


New Delhi, the 23rd February 2005.





Subject: Extension of service of Outstanding Scientists, beyond superannuation under Fundamental Rules- FR 56(d).




Attention of all Ministries/Departments is invited to the extant orders on the above subject contained in FR-56 (d) as amended vide Fundamental (Amendment) Rules, 2002 which provides for extension in service to specialists in medical or scientific fields beyond the normal date of superannuation.


2. It has been observed that Ministries/Departments often submit proposals late to the Establishment Division of the DOPT for consideration by the Committee under the Chairmanship of the Cabinet Secretary, as a result of which submission of cases, for consideration of the ACC also gets delayed.


3. After careful consideration of the matter, the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has now directed that all proposals for extension of service of specialists in medical or scientific fields, beyond the normal date of superannuation, should be submitted, two months in advance of the date of superannuation, in future.


4. The above directions of the ACC, are therefore, brought to the notice of all Ministries/Departments for information and compliance.


5. Kindly acknowledge receipt of this communication.





( Badal K. Das )


Appointment Committee of the Cabinet